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Pearl Harbor Remembrance

Pearl Harbor Remembrance

One of our local veterans groups, the Forty and Eight, will be holding a remembrance ceremony on Saturday evening. Kathy Brown, Chef de Garde (chef de guard) of our local 40 and 8 detachment, explains the details… This veterans organization, which traces its roots back to World War One, in best known for the Flags…read more »

City of Yankton Employee of the Year

City of Yankton Employee of the Year

On Friday night, the City of Yankton held their Holiday Party, where the 10th annual City Employee of the Year was announced. This year’s award goes to Officer Jen Keithel (Kigh’-tel) of the Yankton Police Department. Keitel describes how she feels about receiving this award… Keitel talks about what it is like working as a…read more »

Baseball Getting Upgraded in Yankton

Baseball Getting Upgraded in Yankton

The Bob Tereshinski Stadium at Riverside Park is getting some upgrades thanks to the usual trio of the City of Yankton, Yankton Baseball Association, and Mount Marty University. Jason Nelson, from the Yankton Baseball Association, explains how the city’s assistance will help in the long term… These safety projects will make the play safer by…read more »

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken Coming to Yankton

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken Coming to Yankton

The chain restaurant Boss’ Pizza and Chicken will be opening a location in Yankton. Boss’ will be moving into the location that was occupied by Minervas Grill and Bar, which closed at the end of November. Joshua Benz, the Director of Franchisee for Boss’ commented on the decision to open a location in Yankton. Boss’…read more »

Yankton Parade of Lights and Tree Lighting

Yankton Parade of Lights and Tree Lighting

Last night the Meridian District of Yankton hosted the Yankton Parade of Lights and the Tree Lighting Ceremony with fireworks. Luke Youmans, the city’s Aquatics, Recreation and Special Events Manager, talks about the participants in the parade… The parade started with the Yankton Police Department battling The Grinch, and concluded with the Yankton Fire Department…read more »

SAC Task-Force Announced

SAC Task-Force Announced

The Yankton City Commission met on Monday night, where a new task-force was announced to assist in the SAC Fitness Center. Mayor Stephanie Moser makes the announcement… Moser explains how this task-force came about… Moser stresses that this is not a committee, but a task-force with limited focus and a temporary existence to accomplish its…read more »

Duck Pond Update

Duck Pond Update

The Yankton City Commission met last night, and gave an update on the pond in West Side Park. City Manager, Amy Leon, describes what has been happening… The filling of the duck pond was paused to install a sidewalk, which is when it became obvious that there was a leak somewhere. Leon talks about what…read more »

Minervas Grill and Bar in Yankton has Closed

Minervas Grill and Bar in Yankton has Closed

Minervas Grill and Bar has officially closed after 20 years in Yankton. Matt Sawyer with WR Hospitality commented on the situation. Sawyer declined to name the new restaurant that will be moving into the location at this time.read more »

Heikes Farms Selected as South Dakota Specialty Crop Producer of the Year

Heikes Farms Selected as South Dakota Specialty Crop Producer of the Year

Heikes Family Farms in Vermillion has been selected as the South Dakota Specialty Crop Producer of the Year.The Vermillion based farm was one of two finalists for the award, which was selected at the South Dakota Local Food Conference in Sturgis last week. Heidi Heikes with Heikes Farms commented on winning the award. Heikes, who…read more »