*This News Story originally appeared in the Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan* A local partnership is helping to plug Yankton into the future. Thanks to Yankton Thrive and NorthWestern Energy, Morgen Square is set to host the first publically available electric vehicle charging station in the city. “There was a Volkswagon Grant that NorthWestern Energy applied for and was able to receive that grant, which allows for that station to be placed in Yankton,” Yankton Thrive CEO Nancy Wenande told the
*This News Story originally appeared in the Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan* A new high school class organized by educators and local manufacturers is raising awareness about career options in manufacturing for students in the Yankton School District. Last week about 70 Yankton High School students participated in the first Mini-Maker Camp at the CMTEA building, a one-day educational, hands-on experience with an array of technology, including microcontrollers, collaborative-robot (cobot) technology,
P.A.Y. Scholarship Program (PromotingAgriculturalYouth)Families Feeding Families, AGvocacy in cooperation with Yankton Thrive is awarding five $2,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the Yankton area that plan to pursue post-secondary education in agricultural related fields.ObjectivesRecognize local Youth that are agricultural leadersProvide financial support for academic study and leadership developmentFoster the development of future leaders in rural America, agribusiness, and production
Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. announces the appointment of two executive positions. Brenda Rueb has been named the chief operating officer and Angela Jere as the chief financial officer. Brenda Rueb most recently served as the director of external operations at Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. Her previous experience in health care includes administrator at Ear, Nose & Throat Associates, P.C. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration – management from the University of South Dakota.
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.
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
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