Category Archives: Local

Curlers Host Bragging Rights

Curlers Host Bragging Rights

The final Bragging Rights of the summer was held behind Missouri River Associates on Thursday night. Hosting the event with a fully stocked potato bar, was the Yankton Curling Club. Julianna Ford, of the Curling Club, describes some of the benefits of being a curler… The Yankton Curling Club practices and competes at the Yankton…read more »

Victim Identified in Helicopter Crash

Victim Identified in Helicopter Crash

The victim in a helicopter crash just south of Tabor Road on Tuesday has been identified. The Yankton County Sheriff’s Office says that Kevin Rehm, 65 years old from California was pronounced dead at the scene. The Sheriff’s Office says that an autopsy is being conducted in Sioux Falls and the results will not be…read more »

Inmate Missing From Federal Prison Camp in Yankton

Inmate Missing From Federal Prison Camp in Yankton

Law enforcement officials are searching for inmate Juan Ali Ramirez Ramirez who was discovered missing from the Federal Prison Camp in Yankton. Officials say that Ramirez was discovered missing on Monday, September 26, 2022, at approximately 10:40 p.m. Ramirez Ramirez was sentenced in the District of Arizona to a 36-month sentence for Engaging in the…read more »

One Dead In Helicopter Crash Near Yankton

One Dead In Helicopter Crash Near Yankton

Firefighters and Emergency Services were called to a report of a helicopter crash Northwest of Yankton around 10:15 am. Larry Nickles, the Yankton Deputy Fire Chief says that upon arrival they found a helicopter that had crashed in a field. Nickles confirmed one person dead in the crash. Nickles added that the crash is still…read more »

West Side Park Update

West Side Park Update

Last night, the Yankton City Commission met, and gave an update on the progress of the West Side Park renovations.           City Manager, Amy Leon, explains the progress…             Currently, the contract is expected to be completed in late October.           The next City Commission meeting will be held at 7pm on October 10th, and…read more »

Cameron on Campus for Cops and Criminals

Cameron on Campus for Cops and Criminals

New York Times best selling author, Mark Cameron, was the guest of honor at a crime and cops round table discussion on the Mount Marty Campus, last night.           Cameron served as a Deputy US Marshal for 29 years, giving him extensive material as a successful author.           Cameron talks about a case of a…read more »

Fire Prevention Week Upcoming

Fire Prevention Week Upcoming

          The Yankton Fire Department would like everyone to know about a couple of events that they have going on just around the corner.           Deputy Fire Chief Larry Nickles talked about Fire Prevention Week…           The Department never stops its educational efforts to keep everyone safe, and utilize all three stations, plus public forums,…read more »

Hotcakes at Fire Station #2

Hotcakes at Fire Station #2

On Sunday, the Yankton Fire Department opened their doors at Fire Station #2 for a pancake feed to help raise money for upcoming events.           Chief Tim Linke describes the turnout…           This fundraiser will jump start the process for the Department to celebrate its sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary in 2024.           Linke talked about…read more »

Octoberfest

Octoberfest

The Cramer Kenyon Heritage Home held their Octoberfest fundraiser at Ben’s Brew Station on Saturday.           Brats, beer and Broken Trellis were available to tickle the taste buds.           Michele Leibfrarth, chairperson of the Octoberfest organization committee, talks about the change in location…           As the main fundraiser, Leibfrarth hopes that they raise at least …read more »

Free Youth Fishing Clinic

Free Youth Fishing Clinic

Junior anglers are invited to a free summer fishing clinic at Niobrara State Park on Sunday, September 25th, from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm.           The clinic is hosted by the Niobrara National Scenic River, the Missouri National Recreational River, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, and the Friends of the Niobrara. “We are excited to…read more »