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Yankton Commissioners Increase Aquatic Center Fees For 2022

Yankton Commissioners Increase Aquatic Center Fees For 2022

After some lengthy discussion, the Yankton City Commission on a six to two vote Tuesday night approved a fee increase for the Huether Family Aquatic Center in 2022. Yankton Parks and Rec Director Todd Larson initially came before the commissioners requesting a two percent to the nearest dollar increase each year for the next three…read more »

Yankton County Wants RV Park Addressing

Yankton County Wants RV Park Addressing

When it comes to emergencies, clear addressing for first responders is critical. With more and more RV parks being constructed in Yankton County, concise addressing is needed. At a recent meeting of the Yankton County Commissioners, the issue of RV Park addressing was brought forth. Yankton County Planning and Zoning Administrator Gary Vetter says the…read more »

USD Set To Expand Wellness Center

USD Set To Expand Wellness Center

A multi-million-dollar expansion of the USD Wellness Center in Vermillion lies in the list of future improvements planned for the University of South Dakota. University of South Dakota President Sheila Gestring announced the plans for the Wellness Center expansion during her State of the University address… In addition to a new swimming pool, the expansion…read more »

Gridiron Recap

The Hartington Cedar Catholic Trojans fell to Norfolk Catholic on the road this past Friday, ending their regular season with a 7-2 record and the #9 seed entering the playoffs. Now the Trojans prepare to push towards a Class C2 State Football Title, but will have to square up against #8 North-Platte St. Patricks on…read more »

Yankton Competes in State Tournaments

Yankton Competitive Cheer & Dance concluded their respective seasons Saturday after competing in the Class AA State Tournament held in Brandon Valley. Yankton Cheer finished 18th out of 18 with a final score of 166.50, while the State Championship went to O’Gorman with a final score of 283.5. Yankton Dance finished 4th out of 19…read more »

Yankton Releases Identities Of Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applicants

Yankton Releases Identities Of Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applicants

The City of Yankton has released the identities of the applicants for a medical cannabis dispensary license. Yankton was the first municipality in South Dakota to accept medical marijuana dispensary applications. Yankton Community and Economic Development Director Dave Mingo says the next step is to forward the applications onto the state… Mingo says the applicants…read more »

100 Women Of Yankton Select Five Nominees

100 Women Of Yankton Select Five Nominees

When it comes to giving back to their community, 100 Women of Yankton believes that women collectively coming together with small donations can be more powerful and make a bigger impact than individually. Kristi Tacke is a founding member of 100 Women of Yankton. She says the group had over ten individual organizations nominated this…read more »

Yankton To Discuss Aquatic Center Price Increase

Yankton To Discuss Aquatic Center Price Increase

The Yankton City Commission is set to discuss a price hike Monday for both day passes and season passes at the Huether Family Aquatic Center for next summer. Yankton Parks and Recreation Director Todd Larson says despite a record attendance this summer, the Aquatic Center lost money this first year… What’s proposed is a two…read more »

Redistricting Process Causing Concerns Of Gerrymandering

Redistricting Process Causing Concerns Of Gerrymandering

A nonpartisan group says the current South Dakota legislative redistricting process allows for gerrymandering, and hopes to prompt a major change. The South Dakota League of Women Voters is leading a statewide effort through a coalition, called Drawn Together S-D. They are currently gathering petitions for a question on the 2022 ballot, asking for an…read more »

Yankton Police Department Raising Awareness Of Drug Abuse

Yankton Police Department Raising Awareness Of Drug Abuse

It’s Red Ribbon Week in Yankton. Since 1985, parents and youth in communities across the country began wearing Red Ribbons as a symbol of their commitment to raise awareness of the killing and destruction caused by drugs in America. Yankton Police Corporal Brad Parker explains the history of the program… Parker adds that the Yankton…read more »