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Fugitive Arrested in Yankton

September 26, 2020 Scott Kooistra 0

A prisoner from Turner County who escaped during a transport this week was arrested last night in the Meridian District in Yankton. 42-year-old Tyson Wessels had allegedly assaulted a Turner County Deputy Sheriff on Tuesday […]

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Huether Family Aquatic Center

September 26, 2020 David Leonard 0

Progress on the construction of the Huether Family Aquatic Center at Yankton’s Memorial Park was the focus of a walk-through of the project held Friday afternoon with city officials. Yankton native and former Sioux Falls […]

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Bon Homme County Jail Agreement

September 26, 2020 David Leonard 0

A court-ordered reduction in the number of prisoners that can be held in the Yankton County Jail due to the COVID 19 pandemic is responsible for local officials seeking an agreement with Bon Homme County […]

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Yankton HS Coronation

September 25, 2020 Scott Kooistra 0

The annual Coronation ceremony for Yankton High School was outside this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Many Homecoming Week activities were still held at YHS although there is no homecoming parade this year. Dress-Up […]

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Special COVID 19 Legislative Session

September 24, 2020 David Leonard 0

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has called a special session of the state legislature for early next month, to consider legislation related to the use of one-point-two-five billion dollars in federal COVID 19 relief funds. […]

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Food Boxes and Flu Shots Today

September 24, 2020 Scott Kooistra 0

A food box giveaway and flu shot clinic for those in need will be held free of charge in Yankton later this afternoon. Yankton County Emergency Management Public Information Officer Cherie Hoffman says they are […]

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Area COVID-19 Update for 9/24

September 24, 2020 Scott Kooistra 0

The state of South Dakota set a single-day high for COVID-19 infections and has a record-high number of people hospitalized with the virus.  There were 445 new positive tests on Wednesday with 3,108 active cases […]

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COVID-19 and Local Education

September 24, 2020 Scott Kooistra 0

The Gayville-Volin School District has suspended in-person classes starting today until Tuesday, October 6th.  The District determined there were too many faculty, staff and students that have been deemed close contacts and must be quarantined, […]

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Yankton County 5 Year Road Plan

September 24, 2020 David Leonard 0

With no shortage of work to be done on infrastructure throughout Yankton County, the need for increased revenue for roads and bridges was one topic that emerged from Wednesday night’s Five-Year Road Plan meeting. Commission […]

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YAPG Exploratory Survey

September 24, 2020 David Leonard 0

Through an on-line survey, local business organizations are asking for the public’s input on what direction the Yankton community should take into the future and the resources needed to achieve those goals. C-E-O Nancy Wenande […]

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