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Support Local Nonprofits on Giving Tuesday

Sunday, November 18, 2018

November 27 is Giving Tuesday, a day where people throughout our community, and the world, donate to the causes they are passionate about. This is...
Supporting and Celebrating Female Entrepreneurs

Thursday, October 11, 2018

October is National Women’s Small Business Month. It’s an opportune time to recognize and celebrate female entrepreneurs and their impact on our economy. Amy Bailey is...
Local Entities Lend A Hand To Furloughed Fed Workers

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Facebook Twitter Email Print Save   Banks and the Yankton School District are extending a hand to help those federal workers who have been furloughed by the partial government shutdown. First Dakota...
City Moves Forward With Pool Engineering

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

With the successful election to build a new aquatic center in the city’s rearview mirror, the design of the facility is now on the horizon. On...
Napa's Next Steps

Friday, January 11, 2019

Momentum is gathering on plans for the construction of a new local ethanol plant at Napa Junction and a new natural gas line to help...
Big Plans At Napa

Friday, December 14, 2018

The last year and a half has seen a grain shuttling facility opened and a pelleting plant beginning to take shape at Napa Junction. Now, Napa...
A Helping Hand

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

As workforce needs grow and evolve, the education needs are following. The South Dakota Department of Labor is trying to help entities meet those needs. This month,...
Nancy Wenande on Alive at Five

Friday, November 16, 2018

Our CEO visited with David Leonard, the host of KYNT 1450's Alive at 5 program, on November 15th! Listen to the conversation here! Learn more about Alive...
Polling The People

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Port Yankton supporters will decide by January whether to resurrect the proposed entertainment complex and convention center. Plans include a casino, requiring a state constitutional amendment....
Diving in, But Not Driving Apart

Friday, November 09, 2018

It’s no secret how the Yankton City Commission feels about the aquatic center issue that now faces Yankton voters. We stood together on Oct. 8 and...
'Us Vs. Them' In County Race?

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

“Us versus them?” The Yankton County Commission candidates tackled that question during Monday night’s debate at the Discovery Church. An audience member noted, in a written comment,...
YAPG Donates to the MMC Project

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Mount Marty College’s (MMC) long-awaited athletic fieldhouse is one step closer to becoming a reality. On Tuesday, Yankton Area Progressive Growth (YAPG) donated $1 million to...
Napa Junction Community Investment

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Lately there has been some confusion regarding the investment that Dakota Plains has made in Yankton County.  Let me help by providing some facts in...
Local Growth: Fact Vs. Fiction

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

As we move closer to Election Day, whether it’s a statewide or a local race, please educate yourself on the candidates and the issues. It...
What's An Opportunity Zone?

Friday, September 28, 2018

The South Dakota Governor's Office of Economic Development team traveled to Yankton on September 21st. Here's their presentation about what opportunity zones are, what they...
Yankton Set To Celebrate Manufacturing Week

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Each year, Manufacturing Week helps students and adults build career networks and knowledge. South Dakota celebrates Manufacturing Week Oct. 1-5. To recognize manufacturers in Yankton, the...
Forum Eyes Growth Issues

Monday, September 10, 2018

Economic and growth issues dominated candidate forum held Saturday. Yankton’s GFWC Woman’s Club this weekend hosted an hour-long County Commission candidate forum at the Hillcrest Country...
South Dakota Tops List of Friendly States

Sunday, September 09, 2018

We weren't surprised when we opened this article to find South Dakota on the top of the list ranking states "friendly" for small businesses! Find the...
Get to Know YAPG CEO Nancy Wenande

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Nancy Wenande took the lead as YAPG’s CEO in March 2018. Wenande is a Yankton native who studied at Black Hills State and then moved away...
Officials Clarify Bond Proposal

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

A proposed pelleting plant may be sailing in smoother waters after being the subject of online controversy. Officials with Dakota Protein LLC appeared before the Yankton...
SDSU President Discusses School, Farm Economy, CAFOs

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

A wide-ranging discussion was on the agenda at Yankton Area Progressive Growth’s (YAPG) quarterly meeting Tuesday. South Dakota State University (SDSU) president Barry Dunn took local...
New Funding Source For South Dakota Companies

Monday, August 13, 2018

PIERRE, S.D. - Entrepreneurs can make a big difference in an area's economy.  There's now another way new companies in South Dakota can get funding.  South Dakota...
Fewer Hurdles Ahead

Monday, August 13, 2018

It’s almost time for the tents to rise, for vendors to move in and for all the other trappings of Riverboat Days to come to...
Nut and Hop Production Tours Aug. 4 in Yankton

Friday, August 10, 2018

YANKTON, S.D. – The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) has coordinated upcoming farm tours to feature the production of nuts and hops on Aug....
Hometown Farmer - 6th Meridian Hops Farm

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

YANKTON, SD — Hops farms are popping up in Siouxland, but how does this often bitter beer ingredient grow here? Ryan Heine knows about beer. He and his...
YAPG: Entity Interested In Former City Land

Friday, July 13, 2018

A new business may be making its way to Yankton, but details are still scant at this time. On Monday, the Yankton City Commission unanimously approved...
Finding Enjoyable, Well-Paying Work

Monday, July 02, 2018

By Gov. Dennis Daugaard Work is an important part of personal fulfillment. True, most of us work because we must – to provide for ourselves and our...