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Habitat For Humanity For Yankton & Clay Counties

Habitat For Humanity For Yankton & Clay Counties

In preparation for the coming year, Habitat for Humanity of Yankton & Clay Counties is seeking donations to help them carry out their work of helping lower income families afford clean and safe housing. Director Rebecca Meier says in spite of the COVID 19 pandemic this year, the Yankton community provided much needed support for…read more »

City Staff Designated As Essential Service Providers

City Staff Designated As Essential Service Providers

At their final meeting of 2020 Monday, the Yankton City Commission formally took action to designate the city of Yankton and its employees as essential service providers in response to the COVID 19 pandemic. City Manager Amy Leon says the designation may be needed to access potential future federal aid related to COVID 19. Leon…read more »

Yankton City Commission Approves Mask Mandate

Yankton City Commission Approves Mask Mandate

After what was at times an emotional discussion Wednesday night, the Yankton City Commission voted to approve a public mask mandate in response to the COVID 19 pandemic that will be in effect beginning tomorrow. Mayor Nathan Johnson says in some way, the coronavirus has impacted everyone in the community. Johnson says while there has…read more »

South Dakota Shakespeare Festival’s Twelfth Night

South Dakota Shakespeare Festival’s Twelfth Night

After a hiatus in 2020, the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival has announced plans for a live production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, or What You Will at Vermillion’s Prentis Park next June. Executive Artistic Director Chaya Gordon-Bland says the choice to produce a comedy is a deliberate way to help people address the stresses of living…read more »

2021 South Dakota Legislative Preview

2021 South Dakota Legislative Preview

With passage of a pair of ballot measures legalizing the use of marijuana by adults as well as medical patients this fall, the 2021 session of the South Dakota Legislature will feature lawmakers working through the steps to end decades of cannabis prohibition in our state. South Dakota Chamber of Commerce President David Owen says…read more »