Economic Gateway http://www.greateryanktonliving.com Greater Yankton Living News RSS Feed Sun, 28 May 2017 08:19:19 -0700 en-us 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 ... 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... 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... 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... 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 ... April Pool's Day Event http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10889 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 On Friday, March 31, several community organizations will come together to host the annual April Pools Day event at the Summit Activities Center. Once again, the event will feature FREE educational ac... Building For The Future http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10886 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Two Yankton High School seniors are celebrating this week as they have been announced as Build Dakota Scholarship award winners. The scholarships, sponsored by local manufacturers, will cover all of t... P&D’s Hoeck Repeats As SD Sportswriter Of The Year http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=11587 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 For the second year in a row, Yankton Press & Dakotanassistant sports editor Jeremy Hoeck has been named the South Dakota Sportswriter of the Year. He has been selected as the state’... SAC Red Cross Spring Swim Lessons http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10823 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Summit Activities Center will be offering American Red Cross Swimming Lessons this spring.  The classes will be held Saturday mornings and will run from Saturday, April 1 through Saturday, Ma... The Worst and Best States to Be a Homeowner in 2017 http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=11586 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Since buying a home is one of the biggest investments of your life, it's ideal to buy within a state where housing is relatively affordable and the value of your home is likely to appreciate stron... SD Using Quality of Life to Attract Younger Workers http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=11585 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Selling quality of life has become as important as job openings for state development experts, Scott Stern, Commissioner of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, says they are now expa... 10 Under-Appreciated State Parks in South Dakota You're Sure To Love http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10733 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 There’s so much to see and do in South Dakota, that it can be easy to overlook some of our lesser-known gems. Take a look at these 10 under-appreciated state parks – you’ll find fewe... Owners of Tyndall Bakery find recipe for success at longtime business http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10682 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 When Ed and Carol Radack took over as owners of the Tyndall Bakery nearly 10 years ago, they had to learn plenty of new skills and undertake unique tasks. For Ed, he had to learn how to operate the...