[September 15, 2021, Yankton, SD] – Cornerstones Career Learning Center (CCLC) is celebrating National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, September 19-25, 2021. This week exists to remind us all that reading, writing, and basic math remain an elusive target for 43 million adults nationwide, including more than 3,600 adults in Yankton County. Cornerstones Career Learning Center in Yankton is part of a national network of organizations that work to change lives and communities through the power
Yankton High School announces its 2021 PIONEER DAYS schedule. Yankton High School has prided itself on exciting and unique homecoming activities ever since 1925 when homecoming first originated. This year marks the 96th homecoming celebration. On Tuesday, September 14, the seniors chose the 2021 Royalty. In alphabetical order they are: Pioneer Princess Candidates:Kate BeemanJillian EidsnessChole McDermottMolly SaveyIsabelle Wintz Pioneer Prince Candidates:Carson HaakSamuel KampshoffJayden
Have you heard?? L Lenae Designs and Floral of Yankton is looking for a new owner. This is a great opportunity for someone to take over a turn-key, established business with committed customers and great local partnerships. This business would come complete with inventory and a helping hand to learn floral design and assistance through the transition. Is this YOUR dream opportunity? Call Lori at L Lenae Designs and Floral 605-689-3010 to find out how.
On September 21, Mount Marty University will be welcoming Dr. Martin Nekola, a political science scholar. The institution invites the community to attend his evening presentation, entitled “Post-War Czechoslovakia, Communist Coup and the Cold War Exile.” This presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Marian Auditorium.Nekola received his doctorate in political science at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. His research is focused on non-democratic regimes, the era of Communism, Czech communities
The Yankton Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for Adult Women’s, Men’s, and Coed Volleyball Leagues. Deadline for team registrations, rosters, and fees is Wednesday, October 6. League play is scheduled to begin the week of November 8. Team registration forms and rules are available at the Summit Activities Center at 1801 Summit Street or on the City of Yankton web site at www.cityofyankton.org. For further information, call (605) 668-5234 or stop by the Summit Activities
“Bucks & Gazelles” Fall League along with Yankton Basketball Inc. & Yankton Recreation Department is excited to offer a NEW fall basketball league in Yankton. Boys and girls in grades 1-4 may participate. Appropriate basket heights will be used for the younger division. Referees will be used for 3rd and 4th grade games. 1st and 2nd grade games will be played half court on 8 foot hoops in a 3 vs. 3 format. Open to all Yankton basketball players. Games will be played on Saturday morning’s from October
When Ben Hanten opened Ben’s Brewing Co. in 2005, there was not much demand from residents for craft beers or even knowledge regarding them.“I wanted to make craft beer interesting and create a culture around it,” he said. “Today, there is definitely a demand for and knowledge of craft beer in Yankton.” Hanten has grown with that demand, opening a second Yankton location on May 30, called Ben’s Brew Station, at the former Freeman Company building, about a half mile north of the downtown location.
Vermillion Medical Clinic is pleased to. announce the addition of Alex Lunneborg, a family medicine physician assistant as a medical provider at the clinic. Lunneborg earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Radiologic Technology from Presentation College in Aberdeen, South Dakota, in May 2017. After graduating and working in the X-ray field for a couple of years, however, he found that spending his days solely in that department wasn’t completely fulfilling to him. “Working in X-ray, you are with
The Summit Activities Center will be offering two Lifeguard Training Courses this Fall. The first class will be held November 19-20, 2021 with the Pre-test on Thursday, October 7, at 7:00pm. The second class will be held December 10-12, 2021 with the Pre-test on Thursday, November 4, at 7:00pm. Class times for each course will be Friday from 5:00pm – 10:00pm, Saturday from 8:00am – 8:00pm, and Sunday from 8:00am – 8:00pm. Attendance is mandatory for ALL classes AND the prerequisite testing.
The Summit Activities Center will be closing the aquatics area on Monday, September 13, 2021 for cleaning and routine maintenance. The pool is tentatively scheduled to reopen on Monday, September 27. We apologize for any inconvenience. For further information, please call 668-5234 or stop by the Summit Activities Center at 1801 Summit Street, Yankton, SD. Remember to follow the Yankton Parks and Recreation on our Facebook Page.
With all that has happened over the past year and a half, South Dakota's economy is something of a miracle. Sectors of the economy ravaged by a pandemic, survival credited to sheer determination of business owners and a productive workforce, moderation by state and local leaders and bolstered by transfers from the Federal Treasury. Want to know what will happen to the South Dakota economy over the next year? So do we. Join the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce & Industry for the 15th annual Economic
Located in southeastern South Dakota, the city of Yankton draws much of its vibe from the Missouri River. But the longest river in the United States only begins to scratch the surface of recreation possible in and around Yankton. This summer is the perfect time for residents and visitors alike to get outside and enjoy all that Yankton has to offer! Water activities, camping, biking, a new aquatics center and much, much more are part of a wealth of amenities that makes the Yankton community an incredible
Definitions for the term ‘entrepreneurism’ are wide-ranging. One comes from World Scientific, which states entrepreneurism is a way of life to sustain humanity through a constant pursuit of innovation and creativity, not just for personal gain but also for the common good. The new Gavins Point Recreational Center has fulfilled that pursuit in the recreational vehicle market in the Yankton, South Dakota area. “Yankton is the second-most camped area in South Dakota, and we saw an opportunity to give
The Summit Activities Center will be offering American Red Cross Adult Swimming Lessons. The class will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 5:30-6:30pm and will run from Tuesday, September 28, through Thursday, October 21, 2021. Registration is open and available during normal business hours. Online registration is available through the City of Yankton website at www.cityofyankton.org. For further information, please call 668-5234 or visit the Summit Activities Center at 1801 Summit Street,
Small business owners who are running their enterprise on their own may benefit from outsourcing and investing in tech to avoid being overburdened with multiple tasks. You don’t want to be spending all your time doing jobs that could easily be automated or better performed by a freelancing professional — you want to be able to focus on what keeps your business ticking.Too much multitasking is bad management. Business owners need to be gifted multitaskers, but they also need to know when and where to draw
Small nonfarm businesses in 32 South Dakota counties and neighboring counties in Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by drought in the following primary counties that began July 6, 2021. Primary South Dakota counties: Beadle, Davison, Hutchinson,
Yankton Thrive C.E.O. Nancy Wenande recently spoke with WNAX Radio about the newly unified organization and its direction moving forward.Click Here to Listen to the full interview at WNAX
We’re so excited to be new members of the Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce! If you have any questions about our service, please feel free to reach out to us. Our member directory page contains contact information, including our phone number: (844) 493-6249.Do you dream of starting your own business, with the freedom to follow your own path and without the obligations of permanent staff? If so, becoming a solopreneur can make your dream a reality, and you can achieve that goal in as little as three
Taking the initiative to start or purchase a business can be a stressful endeavor. Sisters Brennan Ewald and Mandi Gause have found the experience of running two small businesses fruitful and satisfying, thanks to their family involvement and the support of Yankton, South Dakota. “Our whole family is actively involved in the two businesses and that support is matched by a community that really understands that if you want local options, you have to support them,” said Ewald. Family Endeavor Ewald and