Category Archives: Local

Photography Club Meeting

Photography Club Meeting

          One of the local photography clubs will be meeting on Tuesday night at the GAR Hall at 7 pm.           Luana Johnson, president of Yankton Area Photography Club, talks about why they meet…           Photographer Elijah Berry talks about what people should expect from his presentation…           Further information can be found on the…read more »

Local Artistic Printmaker at GAR Hall

Local Artistic Printmaker at GAR Hall

          On Friday night, over 30 people gathered in the GAR Hall for an evening of art and fellowship at the Meet and Greet of artist Anthony DiMichele (Dee Ma Kay Lee), who’s show, “Art Under Pressure: A Life in Printmaking” is on display.           David Kahle (Kaw Lee), Professor of Fine Arts at Mount…read more »

Yankton Fire Department Accepting Applications for Volunteer Firefighters

Yankton Fire Department Accepting Applications for Volunteer Firefighters

The Yankton Fire Department says that they are accepting applications for firefighters. Yankton Deputy Fire Chief Larry Nickles says that they are looking to add 3-4 fire fighters due to multiple retirements. Nickles says that applications can be found online at http://www.yanktonfd.com/, on their Facebook page, or by picking one up at the fire department.…read more »

Crissey Promotes Three Members of Sheriff’s Office to Captain

Crissey Promotes Three Members of Sheriff’s Office to Captain

It’s been a month since Sheriff Preston Crissey was sworn into office as the Sheriff of Yankton County. Crissey says that a lot has been accomplished in his first month, including the promotion of three members of the Yankton County Sheriff’s office to captain. Crissey praised his staff for their help in making his transition…read more »

Crissey Recaps Week at the Sheriff’s Institute

Crissey Recaps Week at the Sheriff’s Institute

Recently, Yankton County Sheriff Preston Crissey attended the Sheriff’s Institute in Pierre. Crissey says that the Sheriff’s Institute is a week-long class that is designed to help train newly elected Sheriffs, and that he learned a lot from the experience. Crissey says that there are also Sheriffs who have been in their role for a…read more »

Yankton Medical Clinic Pledges $5,000 Donation to Pathways Homeless Shelter

Yankton Medical Clinic Pledges $5,000 Donation to Pathways Homeless Shelter

The Yankton Medical Clinic has announced that they have made a $5,000 donation to the Pathways Homeless Shelter of Yankton. YMC CEO Becky McManus says that the medical clinic was happy to give back to a local organization that serves the community. McManus says that the $5,000 check was presented to Pathways staff members with…read more »

Counterfeit Curbside Opens on Broadway

Counterfeit Curbside Opens on Broadway

Yankton has a new option available for picking up fresh, healthy food in the form of Counterfeit Curbside. Michelle Donner, owner of Counterfeit Catering, started catering 10 years ago out of their Hardington farm, then expanded beyond traditional catering to have 6 vending machines at different businesses…           Donner explains why their store front at…read more »

City of Yankton to Clean Storm Drains Throughout the Rest of the Week

City of Yankton to Clean Storm Drains Throughout the Rest of the Week

Cleaning efforts continue in Yankton after a record amount of snowfall in the month of January. Public Works Director Adam Haberman says that they have designated spots around Yankton for snow, but they’re filling up quickly. The city will be clearing storm drains throughout the rest of the week and Haberman says that one way…read more »

Lewis & Clark Theatre Company to Hold Auditions for Alice in Wonderland

Lewis & Clark Theatre Company to Hold Auditions for Alice in Wonderland

The Lewis & Clark Theatre Company will be holding auditions for their spring play “Alice in Wonderland” on Sunday and Monday at the Dakota Theatre. Director Tracy Taylor says that the auditions will be held for youth ages 5-17. Taylor says that everyone is encouraged to audition whether they have stage experience or not. Show…read more »

Mitchell School Board Approves Bid for New High School

Mitchell School Board Approves Bid for New High School

The Mitchell School Board has approved a base bid of just over $45.5 million for a new high school.   The board voted 4-1 to approve the project, with Terry Aslesen voting no. Aslesen says he voted no because the bid is $17 million less than estimated, and leaves out several athletic facility upgrades, including a…read more »