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Nebraska State Patrol investigating explosion and 4 deaths in Laurel

Nebraska State Patrol investigating explosion and 4 deaths in Laurel

(AP)- Authorities say four people have been found dead in two burning homes in a Laurel, Nebraska. Firefighters and police responded to a 911 call about an explosion resulting in a fire at a residence in Laurel around 3 a.m. on Thursday and located one person deceased inside the home. As that scene was being…read more »

Yankton School District Hiring Multiple Positions

Yankton School District Hiring Multiple Positions

The Yankton School District is currently looking to fill multiple job openings on their staff for the 2022-2023 school year. Positions that are open include, paraprofessional positions, bus drivers for both activities and after school bus routes, and custodial workers. Cody Lukkes, the principal at Stewart Elementary School says that the school district is looking…read more »

City of Yankton Announces Asphalt Paving Next Week

City of Yankton Announces Asphalt Paving Next Week

The City of Yankton has announced that they will be doing a series of asphalt paving Tuesday through Thursday next week. First is on Valley Road from Burleigh Street to 21st Street. Wednesday will be on Burleigh Street from 8th street to the bridge And they will finish on Thursday with Burleigh Street from the…read more »

McDonald’s Hosts Classroom Kits Teacher’s Event

McDonald’s Hosts Classroom Kits Teacher’s Event

Leonard Management McDonald’s hosted a Classroom Kits Teacher’s Event this morning at the Yankton McDonald’s.           Teachers that signed up for the event received a bag of school supplies with items like pencils, glue sticks, post-its and more.           Marla Snyder, the Director of Marketing and Community Relations for Leonard Management says that showing appreciation…read more »

Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

The Yankton Police Department, in conjunction with the Yankton County Sheriff’s Office, says that they have arrested Collin P. Franzky for Attempted 1st Dg. Murder, Possession of a Weapon with Intent to Commit a Felony, Commission of a Felony while Armed, Obstructing a Police Officer, and Resisting Arrest.   According to the Yankton Police Department, Franzky remains in the Yankton…read more »

COVID 19 Vaccine Arriving Next Week

COVID 19 Vaccine Arriving Next Week

With the first shipments of COVID 19 vaccines expected to arrive in the Yankton community next week, local health officials are urging people to get inoculated against the coronavirus as soon as vaccines are available to the general public. Vice-President of Quality for Avera Health Dr. David Basel says clinical trials have shown that the…read more »