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Chocolate And Raspberry  Cupcakes With  Frosting

Cupcakes for Your Sweetheart

Tuesday, January 19th 2016 - All Day at Heartland Humane Society
3400 E Hwy 50

Buy yourself or a sweetheart gourmet cupcakes this Valentine’s Day and support Heartland’s pups and kittens awaiting adoption.

Each six-pack includes two mocha, two white champagne, and two red velvet cupcakes made by cupcake artists. Your purchase can include delivery and a handwritten note.

Order today by completing the form at the left or by calling HHS at 605.664.4244605.664.4244 or emailing We will be accepting a total 200 orders from Yankton County and a total 150 orders from Clay County. All deliveries must be within Yankton or Clay county.

Our bakers this year include Willa B’s Bistro in Yankton and Cupcakes by Shelly in Vermillion. What a perfect way to celebrate the holiday and support Heartland Humane Society! 

Orders Due by Feb. 10th

Comm. garden plants grant available

Thursday, January 28th 2016 - All Day

The Clay-Union foundation ,Inc. is offering a $300 comm. garden plants grant this year, with one town or organization selected in each county. Applications were sent to the towns by email, please contact John Gille at 605-421-5050 to have an application sent to you by email. Towns that already budget for spring plantings or fall bulbs will not be eligible, but their organizations or groups can apply.

Applications are due March 10th and can be emailed to Winners will be selected and notified later in March.

Sobriety Checkpoints Planned For February

Monday, February 1st 2016 - All Day

The South Dakota Highway Patrol has released its list of sobriety checkpoints planned for February.

Sobriety checkpoints are held in different counties statewide each month by the Highway Patrol. The checkpoints are designed to discourage people from drinking and then driving.

Checkpoints will be held during February in 17 different counties. The counties are: Beadle, Bennett, Brookings, Brown, Butte, Codington, Davison, Fall River, Hand, Hughes, Lyman, Meade, Minnehaha, Pennington, Roberts, Walworth and Yankton.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is part of the Department of Public Safety.

Free Tax Preparation Offered by Mount Marty College Accounting Students

Thursday, February 4th 2016 - All Day

From February 1 through April 1, local community members with low-incomes can receive free tax preparation by Mount Marty College accounting students. This year marks the 22nd year that Mount Marty students have been providing free individual tax preparation, overseen by qualified faculty, for federal returns.

Qualifying community members will meet with MMC students for an initial interview before their tax return preparation begins. A second, short appointment will be conducted with each client to review the results of the tax returns before filing. If more advanced tax services are deemed necessary, clients will be asked to seek assistance from a professional tax preparer.

Each tax return will go through a verification process to ensure accuracy before being returned to the client for filing. At the conclusion of the tax return preparation process, the client will be given a paper return to mail to the Internal Revenue Service along with a full and complete copy for their personal records. No data relative to any tax returns will be maintained by Mount Marty College or the students providing this service.

Those interested in taking advantage of this free service should e-mail to schedule an appointment. Appointments will be scheduled on Mondays from 9 to 11 a.m., Tuesdays from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursdays from 5 to 8 p.m. Appointments will be held on Mount Marty’s Yankton campus.

Yankton Community Blood Drive

Tuesday, February 9th 2016 - 8:30 am - 2:00 pm at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital–Benedictine Center
501 Summit

Yankton Community Blood Drive, Tuesday, February  9, 2016 from 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital–Benedictine Center, 501 Summit.

Community Coffee Tuesday

Tuesday, February 9th 2016 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am at Wayne Senior Center
410 N Pearl St # B

Senior Living Specialist:  Judith Stanton will be sponsoring  Community Coffee Tuesday February 9, 2016
9:30am – 10:30am
Wayne Senior Center
Wayne, Nebraska

U.S. Senator Mike Rounds Staff to Visit Yankton

Tuesday, February 9th 2016 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am at Yankton County Government Center
321 W. Third St

Staff from the office of U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) will visit Yankton on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 to assist residents with any issues they may have dealing with federal agencies.

WHAT: Senator Rounds Staff Visit to Yankton

WHERE: Yankton County Government Center, First Floor Commission Chambers, 321 W. Third St., Yankton, SD 57078

WHEN: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. CT

Questions or concerns regarding this visit can be directed to Senator Rounds’ Sioux Falls office at (605) 336-0486, or by visiting

Dementia Caregiver Group

Tuesday, February 9th 2016 - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm at The Center
900 Whiting Drive

The Dementia Caregiver Group meets each month on the 2nd Tuesday from 4-5:30pm.  The group is open to the public and free of charge.  Call The Center for more information.

Shrove “Fat” tuesday Pancake Supper

Tuesday, February 9th 2016 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Salem Lutheran Church
301 S. 1st St.

You are invited to the annual Shrove “Fat” Tuesday Pancake Supper at Salem Lutheran Church in Parkston, SD on Feb. 9th.  Serving from 4pm-7pm.  Menu includes pancakes, Delmont Sausage, cookies, coffee and juice all for a free will donation.  Proceeds will benefit their education unit Bathrooms remodel project and mission work.  everyone is invited to attend.

Unplug, Unwind Craft

Tuesday, February 9th 2016 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at Yankton Community Library
515 Walnut Street

Join us for our February Craft night at the Yankton Community Library, 515 Walnut Street, on Tuesday, February 9, from 6:00-7:30 pm., to create a spring centerpiece.

Participants need to bring a jar or vase that, when turned over, will fit over a 3 inch bird’s nest.   Please bring your basic craft tool kit plus a needle nose pliers and glue gun.  All other supplies are provided by the library.  A sample of the completed project is available at the library.

Class size is limited to 22 participants.  Registration is now open and requires a $5.00 payment.  For further information, contact the library at 668-5275.

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