Local

Yankton Chamber Joins Back The Farm Bill Coalition

Yankton Chamber Joins Back The Farm Bill Coalition

The Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce is one of the 17 groups initially making up the BACK the Farm Bill Coalition. The group Wednesday held a news conference in Sioux Falls to announce their push for asking lawmakers to pass a comprehensive five year farm bill.  Yankton Chamber Director of Member Services Carmen Schramm says the farm bill is critical because agriculture effects all of Yankton’s and the area’s economy.

Schramm says Yankton is the only Chamber group in the coalition but she expects others to join in soon. She says the Coalition is not backing partisan legislation but wants Congress to take action to pass the needed farm bill.

She says agriculture impacts everything in Yankton and the area from the retail to the manufacturing sectors.

Recent Headlines

in National

GM recalls 221K cars over brake fires

Fresh
generalmotors

Cadillacs and Chevrolets are among the models recalled.

in Local

Cell Towers Need Upgrades

Fresh
cell tower

Several cell towers in Yankton County are in need of upgrades.

in Local

Winter Will Be Cold, Or It Won’t Be

Fresh
sd winter

While the Farmer’s Almanac might be calling for a bitter winter, weather experts are saying that depends.

in Local

Local Sales Tax Revenue Higher

Fresh
Ykn City Commission seal 92313

The Yankton City Commission meets tonight at 7pm at the RTEC meeting building.

in Local

Rail Car Shortage Not Improving

Fresh
BNSF train 41714

South Dakota’s Congressional delegation, along with Governor Dennis Daugaard have been working with the Surface Transportation Board, trying to speed up rail grain shipments out of the state.