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The Yankton City Commission will welcome a new face along with a couple of commissioners — one incumbent and one former — coming in for a second term.

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At the close of Tuesday night’s vote counting, tw0 Republican primaries for the South Dakota Legislature remain in doubt and could be headed for recounts.

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VERMILLION — The South Dakota Shakespeare Festival (SDSF) will present “South Dakota Shakespeare Festival, at a Distance!” taking place June 8-14, 2020. This year’s Festival will be a socially-distanced, week-long celebration of all things Shakespeare.

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LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will be issuing emergency supplemental allotments to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who receive benefits for the month of May on June 6. On April 8 DHHS announced that in response to Cong…

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PIERRE — Applications for the second phase of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act emergency relief funds designated for South Dakota arts and cultural organizations are now open.

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PIERRE — The Interim Rules Review Committee will meet Tuesday, June 9, at 10 a.m. (CT). In accordance with COVID-19 guidance regarding limiting group gatherings to fewer than 10 people, the meeting is being conducted via electronic conference with limited physical access in Room 414 of the S…

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Growing up as a black man in Mississippi, Dennis Welch said he was used to racism and tension between the police and minorities.

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Recently, about 4 million individuals across the U.S. received VISA debit cards in the mail instead of stimulus checks and —according to the Better Business Bureau — it’s legit.

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The Yankton County Commission is set to discuss the extension of its Health Board during its regular meeting on Thursday.

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The Hy-Vee stores in Yankton and Vermillion will give away more than 6,700 free mini peaches to customers during a contactless drive-thru event on Tuesday, June 2. The giveaway will start at 10 a.m. and continue until noon, or while supplies last.

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LINCOLN, Neb. — The U.S Department of Agriculture Rural Development has received the new 2020 income limits for the direct homeownership loan program. The increased income limits may make more households eligible to obtain 100% financing through the agency’s program for homeownership. The in…

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United Way of Greater Yankton will be distributing emergency food boxes safely packed and delivered by Feeding South Dakota. Food boxes will be distributed once per week in a drive-thru style, in the parking lot of the Yankton High School, 1801 Summit Street, Yankton, on Wednesday, June 3, f…

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On Sunday night, Yankton joined nationwide protests following the actions of a Minneapolis policeman resulting in the death of a black man.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced yet another tough decision for one of the area’s premier events.

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In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, organizers of summer events in Yankton and the surrounding area have to make adjustments.

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Friday, staff members of Yankton’s Ability Building Services (ABS) organized a parade for 130 of their clients who have been sheltering at home due to COVID-19. The parade of vehicles decked out with encouraging posters drove by each of ABS’s residences and waved. The residents, some with si…