Economic Gateway http://www.greateryanktonliving.com Greater Yankton Living News RSS Feed Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:55:32 -0700 en-us 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... 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’... 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... 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... 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... 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... Best States for Singles: South Dakota #5 http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10512 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Wallethub just rated South Dakota as the 5th best state for singles! Using data about 'Dating Opportunities', 'Dating Economics', and 'Romance & Fun', Wallethub study all f... #iloveyankton Social Media Campaign http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10494 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The City of Yankton and the Parks and Recreation Department have started an #iloveyankton campaign to celebrate the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday. A giant heart has been built and installed a... State hopes to increase teacher retention through mentorship http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10460 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As a first-year teacher, Gina Schnabel often worries if she will get "burnt out" in her profession. But thanks to her mentor and fellow teacher Paul Kuhlman, Schnabel feels confident she&... This Town Has Highest Graduation Rate in South Dakota http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10450 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Not to anyone’s surprise, but small towns dominated the rankings and Yankton came in as the town with the highest graduation rate in the state. A town with about 14,000 people Yankton’s gr... Hawaii, Alaska, South Dakota tops all U.S. states in well-being http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10441 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A Gallup poll shows that for a sixth time, Hawaii leads all U.S. states for having the highest scores of well-being, followed by Alaska and South Dakota. The Gallup and Healthways Well-Being I... Community Pitches Downtown Ideas http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10448 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Members of the Yankton community — from public officials to members of the public — were challenged to think of their visions for downtown Yankton. Wednesday night, community members ga... YHS-SAC Spring Workout http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10428 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The City of Yankton's Recreation Department, along with YHS Strength Coach Dan Mitchell, are offering a twelve-week session of Spring Workout at the Summit Activities Center for participants curre... Boys & Girls Club Facility Sees Big Things In First 3 Months http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10435 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The new Boys & Girls Club Yankton Traditional Unit has been open for three months and is a big success, according to a local official. The facility held its grand opening Oct. 12. Read the r...