Economic Gateway http://www.greateryanktonliving.com Greater Yankton Living News RSS Feed Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:29:07 -0700 en-us YSD Pilot Bus Program Hits The Streets In August http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=17785 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 While the Yankton School District (YSD) won’t be rolling out any magic school busses this year, it will introduce a new bussing system. When school begins this fall, YSD will officially enact... Onward Yankton Announces 2018 Entrepreneurship Fellowships http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=17770 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Onward Yankton is pleased to announce the fellows selected to participate in the second Entrepreneurship Experience Fellowship program.  These entrepreneurs were selected by the Onward Education ... Day of Caring - Changing Lives - One Project at a Time http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=17649 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 On Saturday, June 23rd, United Way will host its 2nd annual Day of Caring, a one day, community – wide event where volunteers can come together to change lives, one project at a time. Day o... Yankton Hunger Collaborative‚Äôs Kitchen Supply Drive http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=17580 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 June is National Hunger Awareness Month. In the hopes to raise more awareness of food insecurity in our community and the struggles local families face, the Yankton Hunger Collaborative will be conduc... Freeman Woman Bakes Up New Business http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=17342 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A 20-year-old woman has some sweet dreams in store for Freeman, as Harley Blue, and her mother Brenda, are opening a new bakery, Delicious Flavor, on Main Street. Blue moved to Freeman around 10 ye... United Way & Big Friend-Little Friend Announce Merger of Mentor Program http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=17308 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 United Way & Volunteer Services of Greater Yankton and Big Friend – Little Friend (BFLF) announced today that they have merged the community-based mentoring agency to be a programming compon... Food Network names Charlie's in Yankton best pizza in South Dakota http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=17252 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 YANKTON, S.D. (KSFY) - A South Dakota pizzaeria is receiving some national recognition after the Food Network says it has the best pizza in the entire state. The honor goes to Charlie's Pi... Scholarship Designed to Boost Potential New Welders http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=16994 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The need for welders in the state and beyond continues to grow, and a new scholarship may help meet that need. RTEC, Yankton Area Progressive Growth (YAPG) and a number of local manufacturers are t... Paint - South Dakota Campaign Seeking Volunteers http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=16685 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Mon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 "Paint – South Dakota” is underway and South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is seeking volunteer painters and nominations for houses in need of painting. To get invol... Meridian District Board Of Directors Hires New Executive Director http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=16725 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Board of Directors for the Meridian District has decided an outsider approach was needed for their executive director position. Jessica Scott, a Yankton transplant, spoke with the Press an... Ribfest Is Out For This Year, But New BBQ Festival Set For Downtown http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=16724 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Rockin’ Ribfest is no more — but Yankton barbecue fans have some glimmer of hope for the future. Organizer Kristy Wyland told the Press & Dakotan Tuesday that the festival... Scholarship Designed To Boost Potential New Welders http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=16708 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The need for welders in the state and beyond continues to grow, and a new scholarship may help meet that need. RTEC, Yankton Area Progressive Growth (YAPG) and a number of local manufacturers are t... Meridian District Hires Executive Director http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=16684 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Jessica Scott has been hired as the new executive director of the Meridian District in Yankton. The position, previously held by Mollie Grey, will be spearheading district-focused projects, events ... Tyndall Welcomes Five Businesses To Main Street http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=16388 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 After years of driving nearly 60 miles round trip to work, Krystal Williams of Tyndall, SD needed a change. A cosmetologist, Williams was renting a chair in a Yankton beauty salon when she made t... Sanford gives $30 million for scholarships, many will go to S.D. teens http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15879 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Billionaire philanthropist T. Denny Sanford is donating $30 million to help pay the college costs of hard-working students in South Dakota and other states. The money will start an endowment fund w... Vermillion Experiencing Downtown Business Boom http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15877 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The City of Vermillion barely has any space for any more new businesses, but it wasn't always that way. Just three short years ago, about 25 percent of downtown retail storefronts were vacant. ... 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 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Look who made the list! Congratulations to Yankton's Ice House and Vermillion's Carey's Bar! Read the complete list here! ... South Dakota Is Growing More Diverse http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15644 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -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... Meridian District Facade Grants Now Being Offered http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15632 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -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... Yankton native wins prestigious Rhodes Scholarship http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15536 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -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... The 10 Most Beautiful Towns & Villages In South Dakota http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15288 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Thu, 21 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -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 Tue, 19 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -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! ... Downtown Plans And Designs http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15092 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -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...