Economic Gateway http://www.greateryanktonliving.com Greater Yankton Living News RSS Feed Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:02:14 -0800 en-us South Dakota Is Growing More Diverse http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15644 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 South Dakota is more racially diverse than ever. From 2010-2016, the state's population of color grew at nearly twice the national rate, and grew more than six times faster than did the non-H... Yankton native wins prestigious Rhodes Scholarship http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15536 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Sat, 22 Jan 4800 15:15:48 -0800 VERMILLION, S.D. | Some college students just know what career they want to pursue when they set foot on campus, and choosing a major is the first step in preparing for that career. Josh Arens wasn... Toys for Kids Making Their List http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14573 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Community-wide agencies, organizations, and volunteers are partnering to make the holidays brighter this year through the annual Yankton Toys for Kids program. The Yankton Toys for Kids wish list is ... Survey suggests more economic growth ahead for Midwest http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14463 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 OMAHA, Neb. — A monthly survey of business leaders released suggests that economic conditions are still improving for nine states in the Midwest or Plains. The Mid-America Business Conditions... Here Are The 9 Most Iconic Bars In All Of South Dakota http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15694 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Look who made the list! Congratulations to Yankton's Ice House and Vermillion's Carey's Bar! Read the complete list here! ... Meridian District Facade Grants Now Being Offered http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15632 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Applications are now available for 2018 grant funds to spruce up facades in Yankton’s Meridian District. The facade grant program seeks to provide multiple grants each year, including a 50 perce... The 10 Most Beautiful Towns & Villages In South Dakota http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15288 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Hurrah! Yankton made it on this list of the 10 most beautiful towns & villages in South Dakota by The Culture Trip. Read the whole list here to find out why! ... Dining, South Dakota-Style http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15264 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Check out this list of South Dakotan delicacies! We're proud to see some shout-outs to regional restaurants! (Warning - pictures of delectable dishes abound!) View the whole list here! ... South Dakota's mysterious Spirit Mound http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15137 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Late summer 1804, and the Corps of Discovery had moved up the Missouri River and onto the cusp of a landscape so vast, so open and so rich with grasses, grains and game it would come to be known simpl... Downtown Plans And Designs http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15092 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Yankton is closing in on a year working with Dakota Resources’ design:SD initiative on revitalizing the downtown district. Thursday, volunteers constituting business and civic leaders from al... SAC Red Cross Swim Lessons http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15048 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Sat, 22 Jan 4400 15:12:37 -0800 The Summit Activities Center will be offering American Red Cross Swimming Lessons this winter.  The classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings and will run from Tuesday, January 23 throug... Youth Mental Health First Aid Training http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14988 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The goal of Yankton SPARK, Connections for Community, is to connect community leaders and volunteers while gaining knowledge and understanding of community needs. Members meet on the first Friday of e... Toys for Kids Seeking Donations http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14987 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Community-wide agencies, organizations, and individuals are working to make the holidays brighter this year through the Yankton Toys for Kids program. Donations of new, unwrapped children’s toy... Youth Mental Health First Aid Training http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14816 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 SPARK, Connections for Community, is hosting Youth Mental Health First Aid Training in Yankton, Tuesday, December 5th. Did you know…You are more likely to encounter someone — friend, f... Yankton Takes Stand Against Hunger And Homelessness http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14646 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Sat, 22 Jan 0000 15:10:56 -0800 Today, Pathways Shelter for the Homeless kicked off Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, a week of awareness events to draw attention & education to poverty in Yankton. Pathways will spend th... Centerville Opens Doors for a Local Entrepreneur http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14754 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Sat, 22 Jan 0000 15:10:56 -0800 Armed with community feedback, business surveys, business planning assistance from the Centerville Development Corporation, and a desire for more dining options in Centerville, a core team of peo... Expansion At NFAA Takes Shape http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14666 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A big addition is on course to ring in a big year at the National Field Archery Association’s (NFAA) Easton Yankton Archery Center. Organizers say a 24,000-square-foot addition to the facilit... On A Roll: Liberty Mobility Off To Positive Start In Yankton http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14606 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Sat, 22 Jan 6000 15:10:00 -0800 Liberty Mobility is celebrating four months of operation in Yankton, and so far, things have gone smoothly. Kate Schramm, Yankton area manager with Liberty Mobility, told the Press & Dakotan th... Yankton Shelter To Provide A Transitional Home For Clients http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14605 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Sat, 22 Jan 9600 15:09:51 -0800 Yankton’s Pathways Shelter for the Homeless has undergone some major changes in the past couple of years, including moving from a house into a former motel and changing its name. Now, the she... Cafe Brule & Dakota Brick House http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14555 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 One of the owners of Dakota Brick House talks about opening another restaurant in Vermillion and the decision to do it. Watch the full special here! ... Kiwanis 4-H Ice Rink October/November Open Skate Schedule http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14520 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Another season of skating at the Yankton Kiwanis 4-H Ice Arena is about to be underway! Listed below is the open skate schedule for opening weekend in October and for November. The monthly Open Ska... Lake Area Sees Another Big Summer http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14462 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Camping and visitation numbers at four state parks in the Yankton area increased for the sixth season in a row. "It’s been a good summer for our state parks," said Shane Bertsch, di... SDSU Architecture Students Redesign Downtown Yankton http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14438 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 South Dakota State University architecture students are experiencing firsthand what they will be doing in their career field after graduation. Students have been researching and designing concepts to ... Ride-Sharing Already Active In Yankton County http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14369 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Lyft won't be the first ride-sharing experience in KELOLAND: Liberty Mobile Now has been active in Yankton County just over 3 months. "I have seen how beneficial this is to a rural communi... Making the Midwest Home http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=14318 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Vermillion is more than 1,700 miles from Fort Kent, Maine, where South Dakota cross country freshman Luke Bailey grew up. Yet the New England native has found his home at the Midwestern liberal arts u...