Category Archives: Local News

Life Jacket Giveaway

Life Jacket Giveaway

          On Thursday night, the Yankton County Search and Rescue gave away life jackets to children who came to Riverside Park.           Glen Zupfer, a Search and Rescue volunteer, talks about how many life jackets they were giving away…           Zupfer talks about other agencies that came to help by showing off some cool equipment……read more »

Yankton County Authorizes New Road District

Yankton County Authorizes New Road District

          On Tuesday night, the Yankton County Commission approved the application for the formation of the Sundance Ridge Road District.           Todd Huber, who submitted the petition to form the new road district, talks about what it will accomplish…           Huber talks about the timeline for this road district coming on line…           The Sundance…read more »

Gas Leak Leads to Evacuation in Vermillion

Gas Leak Leads to Evacuation in Vermillion

A ruptured gas line in Vermillion caused a mobile park to be evacuated Tuesday. Vermillion Fire Chief Matthew Callahan says that units were dispatched to a ruptured gas line caused by a tree that had fallen near the Suburban Mobile Home Park near 833 E. Duke St. Callahan says that the tree hit three gas…read more »

HHS Building Going Under Construction

HHS Building Going Under Construction

The Heartland Humane Society in Yankton is currently under construction. Executive Director Kerry Feilmeier says that with the building being forty-years-old, it’s time for renovations. Feilmeier says that due to the construction work, HHS will be closed through this Saturday.read more »

Yankton County GOP Hosts Republican Primary Forum

Yankton County GOP Hosts Republican Primary Forum

The Yankton County GOP hosted a candidate forum Monday night at the Riverfront Event Center for the upcoming Republican Primary. South Dakota Senate Candidate Lauren Hanson and incumbent Jean Hunhoff were in attendance, as well as John Marquardt and incumbents Mike Stevens and Julie Auch, who are running for the House of Representatives in District…read more »

Westside Park Pond Update

Westside Park Pond Update

Synthetic line has been placed inside the pond at Westside Park. Yankton City Manager Amy Leon says that all the seams have been welded together and will be tested to assure that there will be no leaks. Leon says that contractor will be placing clay and rock around the pond soon. Leon says that they…read more »

Yankton County GOP to Host Primary Candidate Forum Monday

Yankton County GOP to Host Primary Candidate Forum Monday

The Yankton County GOP will be hosting a candidate forum Monday for candidates in the upcoming Republican primary. Yankton County GOP Chair Steven Rokahr says that the forum will be held at the Riverfront Event Center. Vice Chair Laura Kotalik says that the forum is a great way for the public to stay informed before…read more »

Pass It On Baseball Clinic Set for Monday

Pass It On Baseball Clinic Set for Monday

KYNT and Mount Marty will be holding the annual Pass it On Youth Baseball and Softball Clinic on Monday. The clinic will feature Mount Marty coaches and players, as well as former MLB player Les Norman. KYNT General Manager Curt Dykstra says that the clinic has been held later on in the summer in past…read more »

Voter Registration Deadline for SD Republican Primary is Monday

Voter Registration Deadline for SD Republican Primary is Monday

The voter registration deadline for the upcoming Republican Primary is Monday. Yankton County Auditor Patty Hojem says that voters must get registered at the Yankton County Government Center by 5 p.m. Monday. There are two candidates running for South Dakota Senate, Lauren Nelson and incumbent Jean Hunhoff. There are three candidates for the House of…read more »

YHS Graduation Set for Sunday

YHS Graduation Set for Sunday

The graduation ceremony for the Yankton High School Class of 2024 is set for this weekend. YHS Principal Todd Dvoracek says that year’s class has over two hundred students graduating. Dvoracek gave a rundown of Sunday’s schedule. The YHS graduation ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday at the YHS main gym.read more »