Economic Gateway http://www.greateryanktonliving.com Greater Yankton Living News RSS Feed Thu, 19 Apr 2018 04:37:17 -0700 en-us Meridian District Hires Executive Director http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=16684 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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 ... Scholarship Designed to Boost Potential New Welders http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=16994 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 19 Apr 6400 15:23:51 -0800 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 Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 "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 Wed, 19 Apr 3200 15:22:39 -0800 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, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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 Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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... Tyndall Welcomes Five Businesses To Main Street http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=16388 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 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, 19 Apr 5600 15:17:38 -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 Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -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 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! ... 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... 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... Yankton native wins prestigious Rhodes Scholarship http://www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news/?item=15536 www.greateryanktonliving.com/yankton/news Wed, 19 Apr 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... 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 Wed, 19 Apr 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 Wed, 19 Apr 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 Wed, 19 Apr 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 Wed, 19 Apr 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...