Economic Gateway http://www.greateryanktonliving.com Greater Yankton Living News RSS Feed Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:21:14 -0800 en-us 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... 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... 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&... 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... 2017's Best & Worst States to Raise a Family http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10344 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 WalletHub just listed South Dakota in the top ten best states to raise a family. That's a great reason to consider moving to South Dakota! View the list and read the story here! ... Mount Marty College Announces 'Lancer Days' Homecoming Event Schedule http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10343 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Mount Marty College (MMC) will celebrate homecoming week, Jan. 30 through Feb. 4, with a full schedule of events for MMC students as well as the general public. Culminating in the MMC Lancer vs. Conco... Women's Basketball League Registration http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10216 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Yankton Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for Women’s Basketball League. Deadline for team registrations, rosters, and fees is Friday, March 3, 2017.  Le... Adult Coed Dodgeball League http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10215 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Yankton Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for the 2017 Adult Coed Dodgeball League. Deadline for team registrations, rosters, and fees is Friday, March 3, 2017.&nbs... Yankton's First Co-Working Space "The Sandbox" Officially Opens http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10208 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 It’s a place like no other in the heart of downtown Yankton. “A co-working space is a shared working space for people to work out of. But I try to tell people it’s much more than ... Quick Start Tennis http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10203 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The City of Yankton's Parks and Recreation Department is offering a four-session “Quick Start” tennis program at the City Hall Gym for all girls and boys that are currently in grades K... Learning On The Job http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10192 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Yankton High School’s (YHS) internship program is beginning to flourish. Started in the spring of 2016, the program was created to offer YHS 18-year-old students an opportunity to intern at b... 2017 SAC "Get Up and Play" Month and Half Price Yankton Summer Season Pool Passes http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10202 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Yankton Parks and Recreation Department announces the month of February as the Summit Activities Center “Get Up and Play” month!  The Yankton Parks and Recreation Department and S... Kiwanis 4-H Ice Rink February and March Open Skate Schedule http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10188 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 wrapping up! Don’t miss out on the last few dates of open skating.  Listed below is the open skate schedule for February an... Design:SD Kicks Off Downtown Yankton Project http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10186 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 “What do you celebrate about downtown Yankton?” With that simple question, the design:SD Project Downtown Yankton began on Tuesday. Read the rest of the story here! ... Vermillion Celebrates Successful 2016, Looks Forward To More In 2017 http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10163 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Vermillion is celebrating a very successful 2016, and according to city leaders, 2017 looks even more exciting. Nate Welch, director of the Vermillion Chamber and Development Company (VCDC), said f... RTEC Offers ‘Career Exploration’ http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10164 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 High school upperclassmen looking to get a head start in learning about welding and engineering have that opportunity through Yankton’s RTEC as part of its Career and Technical Education Academy... Downtown Facade Grant Funds Available http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10165 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Following a successful first year with four Yankton downtown properties sprucing up their facades, applications are now available for 2017 grant funds. The facade grant program seeks to provide multip... 2017 Governor’s Giant Vision Business Plan Competition Open http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10166 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 South Dakota residents who have a new business idea are reminded to enter the Governor’s Giant Vision Business Competition for a chance to win up to $20,000 to launch their idea. If you’re... Lifeguard Training Courses http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10151 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Summit Activities Center will be offering two Lifeguard Training Courses this spring.  The first class will be held March 10-12, 2017 with the Pre-test on Tuesday, February 28 at 5:30 pm.&nbs... Why people are moving to South Dakota http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10144 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 South Dakota, home of Mount Rushmore, topped the list of states with the most inbound movers in 2016, and it’s mostly for the jobs. The state, which has seen a 23% increase in people moving t... YSD: The Internship Program Exceeding Expectations http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=10138 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 An internship program established at YHS just a year ago has expanded beyond expectations. According to Yankton High School (YHS) principal Dr. Jennifer Johnke, the internship program has been so s...