Category Archives: Local

Boys & Girls Club Annual SUV Raffle

Boys & Girls Club Annual SUV Raffle

Yesterday, the Yankton Boys and Girls Club held their 8th Annual SUV Raffle just outside The Club on the north end of the Middle School. Cierra Steffensen, Director of Special Events & Marketing, talked about how this year’s raffle event has been … Bouncy houses and other games were enjoyed by all the children, and…read more »

Music at the Meridian for August 4th

Music at the Meridian for August 4th

Music at the Meridian will be back at The Lawn on Thursday evening. Luke Youmans, Yankton’s Activities Director, runs down the evening’s lineup …             If you still wish to participate in the community art project, Youmans expects that this will be the last chance to paint a tile.  Youmans talked about the vendors that…read more »

Interchange Tours Mysterious Downtown Building

Interchange Tours Mysterious Downtown Building

Interchange is a professional and networking group which meets every Monday at noon to keep connected and to have informative presentations. Normally they meet at Minerva’s, but Yesterday, they took a tour of a mysterious building in the Meridian District. Interchange’s president, Dana Schmidt, explains what they are…  Schmidt describes the 19th-century theater they were…read more »

Meridian Bridge saw Heavy Metal .. Music Tuesday Night

Meridian Bridge saw Heavy Metal .. Music Tuesday Night

The Meridian Bridge was the scene of some serious heavy metal…music last night. The east side of the bridge hosted Bragging Rights behind Missouri River Associates, with cars, trucks and motorcycles of all types. Boy Scout Troop 102 was providing brats, hotdogs and snow cones to raise some much-needed funds. Andrew Kuchta, of Troop 102,…read more »

Missouri River Has Massive Money Impact on Area

Missouri River Has Massive Money Impact on Area

The National Parks Service recently reported on the economic impact that our national parks have on the economy. Tom Downs, Public Information Officer and Chief of Interpretation, Education & Outreach for the Missouri National Recreational River, explains the numbers … The Missouri National Recreational River had over 140,000 visitors in 2021, spending $6.9 million, with…read more »

Music at the Meridian Preview

Music at the Meridian Preview

The Music at the Meridian is coming back to The Lawn at the Meridian Bridge on Thursday evening. Luke Youmans, City Events Coordinator, introduces the entertainment …. James Dean Acoustic will be on stage from 5pm to 6. Dirty Red and the Soul Shakers will begin playing at 6:30. Youmans likes the weather forecast for…read more »

City Sells Land for Business Expansion

City Sells Land for Business Expansion

On Monday night, the Yankton City Commission met and decided to sell some property for a business to build their new home on. Dave Mingo, Yankton’s Community and Economic Development Director, describes the land in question …. This parcel is just north of Menard’s and south of Wilson Trailer. Dave Hertz, owner of Midwest Ready…read more »

Yankton Hosted Bikers Saturday

Yankton Hosted Bikers Saturday

Rock ‘N’ Rumble returned to downtown Yankton on Saturday with live music and several competitions for people gearing up for Sturgis. Prizes and trophies were given out for Loudest Pipes, Best Bike, and a Poker Run, all while having a band on stage. Rex Scott, lead singer for Rock n Roll Damnation, an AC/DC tribute…read more »

Wandermore Travel Guide Covers Yankton

Wandermore Travel Guide Covers Yankton

This summer, the creators of a new travel guide have been traveling to all 310 incorporated towns in South Dakota. On Saturday, The Wandermore Project finished this summer’s project in Yankton. Seth Verner, founder of Wanermore Publishing, explains how this all began … The last two summers have seen the same, comprehensive look in Nebraska,…read more »

Music at the Meridian Takes a Good Turn Thursday Night

Music at the Meridian Takes a Good Turn Thursday Night

A large crowd of music lovers turned out to hear John Statz and Turn Turn Turn on Thursday evening for Music at the Meridian. Adam Levy, of Turn Turn Turn, talks about their style of music … Several venders were on hand, including Boxcar, who provided free handmade ice-cream, thanks to the evening’s sponsor, Avera…read more »