Events

Ranger Programs
Loading Map....

Date/Time
Tuesday, August 20th 2013 - All Day

Location
The Dakota Territorial Museum

Rangers from Missouri National Recreational River (MNRR) will open the Dakota Territorial Capitol replica in Yankton’s Riverside Park, Douglas Street at the river,  from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday August 19 through Friday, August 23.  This week’s exhibit, the last for this summer, will feature replicas of articles used by the Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804-1806.   Rangers will explain the use of the items and their importance to the success of the mission.  Visitors may join the ranger for a walk to the Meridian Bridge for a short talk on the natural or cultural history of the Missouri River at 11:30, 12:30, and 3:00 pm.  MNRR officials report that the capitol programs have been very popular this summer with over 700 residents and visitors attending.  Additional exhibits and Kids’ programs are being planned for next summer.

Recent Headlines

yesterday in Local

Committee Will Study Roads And Bridges

pothole

The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature voted to have a summer study committee look at roads and bridges in the state.

yesterday in Local

More Cedar County, NE Voters Able To Vote By Mail

mailboxes

Over half of the voters in Cedar County (Nebraska) will now be able to mail in their ballots for the May 13th primary.

yesterday in Local

Education To Be Studied Again

education 3

The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature has decided to have another summer study of education in the state.

Wednesday in Local

Confusion Over Farm Program Sign Up

money farm

The spring planting season is underway and local U-S-D-A Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices are getting calls from farmers, asking…

Wednesday in Local

Bill Would Protect Whistleblowers

Iowa state capital

Key Democrats in the Iowa Senate are pressing forward with a bill that would forbid confidential settlements with laid off state workers.