Photo: WNAX AM

Workers Ready to Move for Jobs..


Yankton Area Progressive Growth has updated their study of labor availability in the south east part of the state.

The study looked at available workers, and their willingness to commute for a job in an area from Charles Mix County to Union County.

YAPG interim development director Ron Kraft says they found a wage break that people will travel for……

Kraft says with the health care changes going on, benefits are a much bigger part of the business development process……

Kraft says the study also found a number of employees with advanced education and training were available………

The study found about ninety eight hundred people underemployed, with about twelve thousand workers that would consider moving to a different job.

Recent Headlines

in Agriculture

Farm Bureau Survey Shows Thanksgiving Meal Cost Up

farm bureau logo

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 30th. annual price survey found the average cost of Thanksgiving Day dinner is up slightly…

in Local

SD Blue Ribbon Task Force Differences

blue ribbon

While the final report of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education has been delivered to Governor Dennis Daugaard, details of the legislative plan associated with it are still being worked on.

in Agriculture

API Wants EPA To Protect The Blend Wall

EPA logo

Falling gasoline prices are giving the EPA room to hike the mandate levels on ethanol related to their coming announcement…

in Black Friday, National

Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas but fears of terrorism


That other Thanksgiving tradition — congested highways and jammed airports — is underway with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.

in Agriculture

Prevailing Winds Leaders Start Equity Drive

A wind turbine under clear blue sky

The newest wind project to South Dakota is looking for investors. Another round of investor meetings will be held in…