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
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