Economic Gateway http://www.greateryanktonliving.com Greater Yankton Living News RSS Feed Fri, 21 Jul 2017 04:01:29 -0700 en-us The One South Dakota Town That's So Perfectly Midwestern http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=13196 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Fri, 21 Jul 7600 15:00:44 -0800 What do you think of when you think “midwestern?” If you think of close-knit communities with strong values, plenty of beautiful scenery and the kind of people who will do anything for the... Dakota Diners: Charlie's Pizza is legendary in Yankton http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=13019 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 All this month we are visiting the hometown South Dakota restaurants that you say we need to check out. For months now, you have told us that we need to go to Yankton and check out a place called &... 2017 Yankton Youth Duathlon http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=13004 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The City of Yankton’s Recreation Department will host the fifth annual Yankton Duathlon for youth ages 6-15 years on Friday, August 4 at Riverside Park. This free event will include biking an... Music at the Meridian http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=12918 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Thursday nights just got a little “cooler.” Grab your friends, a lawn chair and head to the Music at the Meridian concert series. “Chill out” with a different live band every T... 4th of July Fireworks http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=12897 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The City of Yankton is pleased to announce the Independence Day Firework Display is set for Tuesday, July 4th. The annual firework display takes place over the Missouri River, shot off from the Nebras... Summit Activities Center 4th of July http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=12656 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Summit Activities Center will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.  The Summit Activities Center will go back to normal summer business hours on Wednesday, July 5.&... Memorial Pool 4th of July Swim Carnival http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=12528 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cool off at the FREE annual swim carnival held at Memorial Park Municipal Pool on Tuesday, July 4, from 12:30-4:00 p.m.  There will be races, coin dives, watermelon, and a great deal of fun for a... Summit Activities Center Summer Membership Promotion http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=12473 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 “Summit Up” at the Summit Activities Center this summer! Don’t miss out on another great summer at the Summit!  In addition to youth summer programs, summer swimming, summer wor... Smoke Alarms Save Lives http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=12352 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you have a smoke alarm? Have you checked its batteries in the last year? Smoke alarms are an important part of home safety.  The American Red Cross is coming to the communities of Yankton a... Memorial Pool Opening http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=12348 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Yankton Department of Parks and Recreation announces Memorial Park Pool will be opening for the summer season on Friday, June 2, and will open at 12:30.   The public is reminded that ... Riverside Park Play Area Ribbon Cutting http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=12342 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Yankton Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will host a ribbon cutting for the official opening of the City of Yankton’s Boundless Play Area in Riverside Park on Tuesday, May 30, at 4:30 pm.&nbs... Leadership SD Participants Benefit From Experience http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=12174 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A program that helps to grow South Dakota leaders and entrepreneurs has benefited two Yankton citizens. Nancy Wenande and Ashli Jensen-Danilko recently graduated from Leadership South Dakota’... Onward Yankton Fellowship Winners Announced http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=12205 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Five area students will have the opportunity to be fully engaged in learning about entrepreneurship in Yankton this summer thanks to being named to the first-ever Onward Yankton Entrepreneurship Exper... South Dakota is 2nd Most Fun State http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=11899 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 According to a recent study by Wallet Hub, comparing the 50 states across 22 indicators, South Dakota is the second most fun state in the Union! Read the article and see the full list here! ... Small Towns Get Their Grocery Stores Back http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=11744 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 It was an exciting day for the towns of Scotland, Tyndall, and Tripp. The only grocery store in each of those communities reopened their doors. This after the family running the Corner Grocery sto... 2 YHS Students Receive Double Edge Scholarships http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=11743 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Build Dakota Scholarship, created to help fill a demand for skilled workers in the state of South Dakota, is paying dividends for more Yankton High School (YHS) graduates. Wednesday, it was ann... Northeast Community College and Mount Marty College sign MOU articulation agreement http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=11555 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Students will have the opportunity to benefit from a new partnership between Mount Marty College and Northeast Community College beginning later this year. The presidents of the two institutions signe... Ride-Sharing Service Coming To Yankton County http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=11419 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft aren't in South Dakota, but that's not stopping one corner of the state from welcoming another ride-sharing service.  The company is called Liberty... design:SD Downtown Yankton Project http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=11375 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Learn about the ideas presented at the design:SD reveal on April 8th and how you can get involved in the process of revitalizing downtown Yankton. More is available from Onward Yankton here! ... 2017's Best & Worst States for Millennials http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=11291 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Loved by marketers, vilified by media, millennials are at once the most popular and unpopular generation alive. They’re the largest, too, giving them an outsized influence on American cultu... Mount Marty College Hosts Annual Business Community Prayer Breakfast http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=11230 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Mount Marty College (MMC) will host its 28th annual Business Community Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. The interdenominational prayer breakfast will explore the topic of “Ethics in ... The Yankton Indoor Archery Center to Nearly Double in Size http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=11186 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Inside the Yankton Archery Center, archers can shoot 90 meters away from the target. That’s nearly the size of a football field. But many still believe the space is too small. So the ce... Onward Yankton Offers Summer Entrepreneurship Fellowships http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=11043 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Five students have the opportunity to win a $1,000 summer entrepreneurship fellowship through Onward Yankton. The fellowships will be awarded to students who exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit an... Summer Programs Brochure 2017 is Now Available! http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=11004 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Yankton Department of Parks and Recreation Summer Programs Brochure is now available on the City of Yankton's website and may also be picked up at the Summit Activities Center. Yo... Healthy Yankton Community Garden: Reserving Plots http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10959 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Healthy Yankton Community Garden invites returning gardeners still wishing to reserve garden plots to make reservations as soon as possible.  Contact Angie O’Connor, at 605-668-8590 or ...