Local: News

News

Higher Water Bills Now, Construction Later

Yankton residents will see higher water bills this month, but City Manager Amy Nelson says there will not be any visible construction for quite some time.

corn rainbow 1013

AP: High Environment Cost of Ethanol

The Associate Press has released a story critical of the environmental impacts of ethanol production, especially in land conversion.

Riverside Baseball Park in Yankton to get Artificial Turf

Riverside Baseball park in Yankton will get artificial turf and an honorary name.

Ykn city commission 92313

Two Years Needed for Water Plant Design

The City of Yankton will have to wait at least two years for design of a new water plant.

Ken Behrendt 81313

Eagle Creek Software Building on schedule..

The new building for Eagle Creek Software in Vermillion is on schedule, and should open in May.

Al Viereck 110913

Water Rates Rising in Yankton

Water rates in Yankton will be rising because of the need to finance the construction of a new water plant and wells.

Healthcare

Community Health Services Expanding to Yankton

The Union County Health Foundation is getting a grant from the federal government to expand community health services into Yankton.

grocery bag

Food Stamps Remain Sticking Point In Farm Bill

House and Senate members of the Farm Bill conference committee are working through differences in their versions in hopes of…

Capital 2

Nelson Says Money Won’t Decide Race

South Dakota republican Senate candidate Stace Nelson says despite a lack of resources, he can be competitive in the republican primary.

Black telephone

Dropped Calls To Be Tracked

The Federal Communications Commission has approved rules that should help complete phone calls in and out of rural areas. Some…

Recent Headlines

in Local

South Dakota Attorney Addresses Legislative Committee

Marty Jackley news conf 92313

An arrest warrant was prepared for Richard Benda.

in Local

Drones Banned From Mighty Mo

Missouri River Mulberry Bend 60111

Unmanned aircraft have been banned within the boundaries of the Missouri National Recreational River on the South Dakota – Nebraska border.

in Local

Internet Provider Sold

KNOLOGY 72914

A South Dakota cable, phone and internet provider has been sold, and the new owners are promising improved services.

in Local

Power Company Expansion Approved

NW ENERGY 72914

Northwestern Energy is looking at a major upgrade of their electric transmission facilities in and near Yankton.

in Local

Committee To Meet On EB5

state capitol pierre

The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota legislature is meeting today in Pierre.