Wakonda, SD

World Tour Making Stop at Market at the Meridian

A musical world tour is making a stop a The Lawn for Music at the Meridian on Thursday. The opening local artist will be Marcy, starting at 5 pm, with Daniel Rodriguez taking the stage at 6:30. City Events Coordinator, Luke Youmans, explains how Yankton became part of a world...
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Yankton Middle School Clean Up Making Good Progress

The smoke and water damage from a fire at Yankton Middle School last week should be cleaned up in a few days. YMS Principal Heather Olson told the school board this week that they are making the necessary repairs……. Olson says teachers were in the school setting up their...
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Flashback: Olivia-Newton John Surprises South Dakota High School

The world was shocked when it was announced on Monday that four-time Grammy winner and actress Olivia Newton-John passed away. She was just 73 years old. Aside from her iconic roles and hit songs, Olivia was known for her kindness and high-spirited energy. Even while she was battling her long fight with breast cancer she never let that slow her down. Olivia made time for her fans including fans from a South Dakota high school.

Yankton City Redistributes Money for Aquatic Center

Last night the Yankton City Commission met for a budget working meeting to discuss the proposed budget. One of the main issues discussed was the possibility of moving some of the surplus money from the Huether Family Aquatics Center Construction Reserve Fund. The money in the Construction Reserve Fund can...

Home sales slowing in South Dakota

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- Homes are still being sold and bought, but the pace is slowing just a bit. Mason Schramm, broker with “The Move Group” in Yankton says new construction is helping but more is needed. Schramm says a new development in Yankton is still expanding. There was a...

Yankton City Commission Considering Record Budget

The Yankton City Commission held a workshop Monday night to get an overview of next year’s budget. City Manager Amy Leon led the discussion….. Leon says the budget this year is driven by a number of special projects…. Leon says the budget also means changes in how...

Recent rains good news for Lennox farm

LENNOX, S.D. (KELO) – If you garden, the heat and dry weather may have taken a toll on your vegetables. But for some areas lucky to receive some rainfall over the weekend, it’s making a difference. Produce picking is underway at The Good Earth Farm just south of...

Sioux Falls teenager identified as victim of fatal crash near Chancellor

CHANCELLOR, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man has been identified as the person who died last week in a two-vehicle crash one mile north of Chancellor. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says eighteen year-old Mason Jacobson died when the pickup he was driving collided with a van an an intersection.

Alpaca’s Advance to Quarterfinals After Avenging Loss to the Gang

In a rematch of a semifinal game from the Cornbelt District Tournament, the Lennox Alpacas were able to avenge their loss to the Canova Gang last night in the Class B Amateur Baseball State Tournament. Jared Miller led off the scoring for Canova in the opening inning, hitting a homerun...
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Arrest Made After Armed Robbery At Pump N Stuff

A man alleged to have used a weapon to rob the Pump N Stuff convenience store, 203 E. Main, Vermillion, shortly before midnight on Friday, Aug. 5, has been taken into custody by officers of the Vermillion Police Department. According to a press release issued by the Vermillion Police Department...

USD Receives Nearly $1 Million in Funding for Grounding Science Project

One area of focus for Grounding Science is to broaden the knowledge and teaching practices of USD’s STEM faculty. “Like me, most STEM faculty members were only trained in Western science, and through Grounding Science, we plan to broaden their training so that our STEM faculty are better able to serve our students,” said Meghann Jarchow, Ph.D., principal investigator and Department of Sustainability & Environment chair.

ARPA Funds Helping Students Recover Lost Learning

The Yankton School District will get about five million dollars in federal ARPA funds, designed to help recover from the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. District Curriculum Director Nicole Valnes detailed how those funds are being spent to the school board last (Monday) night…. Valnes says there is a...

Home Buying & Selling Slows Down

Homes are still being sold and bought, but the pace is slowing just a bit. Mason Schramm, broker with “The Move Group” in Yankton says new construction is helping but more is needed…. Schramm says a new development in Yankton is still expanding…. There was a...


Memorial Services for Deloris Kubal, 86, of Yankton, formerly of the Wagner area will be held Wednesday, August 10 at Peters Funeral Home in Wagner. Interment will be at the Scotty Philip Cemetery in Ft. Pierre. Deloris Kubal was born April 3, 1936 to James and Mary (Soukup) Kubal in...