Category Archives: Local News

Yankton County Updating Code of Conduct

Yankton County Updating Code of Conduct

The Yankton County Commission is considering making some changes to the Code of Conduct for county employees. Commissioner Wanda Howey-Fox talks about when they can act on any changes… Howey-Fox 1 (16 seconds) “to look at it” 21200 The Yankton County Commission plans to look over the proposed changes and take it up at their…read more »

Yankton County Looking at Social Media Policy

Yankton County Looking at Social Media Policy

The Yankton County Commission is in the middle of formulating policy in regards the use of various social media outlets. Commissioner Cheri Loest talks about why they are looking to make some changes… Commissioner Dan Klimisch talks about some concerns with rushing forward… The Yankton County Commission will further discuss, and possibly act upon, this…read more »

Senior Citizens Center

Senior Citizens Center

The Yankton City Commission is looking at a more long-term agreement with the Yankton Area Senior Citizens Center. City Manager, Amy Leon, addressees the question if the commission needs to consider this every year… Commissioner Tony Maibaum talks about why he raised this question… The Commission renewed the annual agreement, giving all parties time to…read more »

YYSA Completes Fundraising Goal for First Dakota Soccer Park

The Yankton Youth Soccer Association (YYSA) has announced that they have completed their fundraising campaign for First Dakota Soccer Park. Ellie Highstreet, the media contact for YYSA says that they were able to raise $2,670,000, which surpassed their original goal for the project of $2.5 million. Highstreet commented on the support that YYSA has received…read more »

Brunch with Santa

Brunch with Santa

Local military veterans organizations are teaming up with a jolly old soul to bring joy to area children. Chris Olson, the House Committee Chair for VFW Post 791, announces this new collaboration… Luanna Johnson, president of the Marine Corps League Auxiliary, talks about who they aim to help… Johnson explains how to sign up… The…read more »

Summit Activities Task Force

Summit Activities Task Force

The Yankton City Commission will be getting some help with how best to utilize the Summit Activities Center. City Manager, Amy Leon, talks about what is coming… The City Commission will next consider this, and other items on the agenda, on November 28th at the CMTEA building at 7pm.read more »

Meridian Bridge Anniversary Needs Planning

Meridian Bridge Anniversary Needs Planning

The Yankton City Commission is looking for help in planning a celebration for one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. City Manager, Amy Leon, talks about the call for help… For anyone interested in helping plan and organize the celebration during 2024, please contact the City Manager’s office at 605-668-5221 or email at aleon@cityofyankton.org.read more »

Duck Pond Drying Up

Duck Pond Drying Up

The Yankton City Commission met on Monday night, and became aware of a recent issue with a renovation program. City Manager, Amy Leon, describs what is causing a problem… Leon talks about what is happening… The City will be keeping the public informed of any developments as soon as the information becomes available.read more »

Yankton Food For Thought Looking For Donations

Yankton Food For Thought Looking For Donations

Yankton Food For Thought is an organization that provides food to children in the Yankton area that are in need. Food for Thought runs various programs; including the Sack Pack program which helps provide children at risk of hunger over the weekends when they are away from school. Sandi Kramer with Food For Thought says…read more »

Yankton Church Participating in Operation Christmas Child

The Calvary Baptist Church in Yankton is participating in Operation Christmas Child, which is a program designed to fill a shoe box full of toys, hygiene items, and school supplies for kids in need around the world. Valeri Grave, one of the coordinators for Operation Christmas Child at Calvary Baptist spoke about the program. Grave…read more »