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A large crowd gathered in Yankton’s Meridian District Friday afternoon for Yankton High School’s annual Pioneer Days homecoming parade. The event featured the YHS and Yankton Middle School bands, plus entries from the Yankton School District’s elementary schools. The fall athletic teams also…

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WEST DES MOINES — Hy-Vee, Inc., has announced that free Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster doses are now available at Hy-Vee’s more than 275 Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations across its eight-state region.

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Yankton’s 23rd Street west of West City Limits Road will be closed to traffic on Wednesday, Sept. 29. Contractors will be on site installing utilities and preparing the street section for concrete pavement.  

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Mount Marty University’s (MMU) Bede Art Gallery, will host a reception and gallery talk on Sept. 29 from 2-4 p.m. in conjunction with the current exhibit of the work of Dick Termes, “Total Visual Space.”

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VERMILLION — The Vermillion Community Mural Project and the Vermillion Cultural Association are hosting a dedication event celebrating the completion of “Wanahca,” the second installation of a two-part mural designed and created by Reyna Hernandez, Elizabeth Skye and Inkpa Mani, and assisted…

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ABERDEEN — The BIG Idea Competition is launching its 15th competition this fall. High school students across South Dakota are invited to compete in this business idea competition where nearly $35,000 in cash and scholarships are awarded.

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HARTINGTON, Neb. — The Rev. James Keiter thought he had found the right teacher for his Catholic elementary school, only to see the applicant reject his job offer.

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VERMILLION — President Sheila Gestring is proud of the University of South Dakota’s ability to provide education in a wide range of health care fields to help students become professionals who provide cutting-edge medical services care.

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Isabelle Wintz and Max Raab were named the Yankton High School Pioneer Days homecoming royalty Thursday night at the YHS gym. The festivities also included a bonfire after the ceremony. The Pioneer Days celebration continues today (Friday) with the annual homecoming parade in Yankton’s Merid…

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According to the American Library Association: “Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. It brings together the entire book c…

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An experienced Yankton developer is looking to further expand the offerings of the Meridian District along Second Street.

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HARTINGTON, Neb. — For three straight years, Greg Heine may have felt plagued by misfortune as the Cedar County Fair Board president.

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The Associated General Contractors of South Dakota (AGCSD) kicked off its workforce development-focused immersive Construction Career Camps at RTEC/CMTEA in Yankton Wednesday for area high school students. The camp gave students a little hands-on experience at eight work stations that includ…

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HURON — Ten outstanding women have been nominated by their communities to be honored at the Spirit of Dakota’s 35th Anniversary Celebration and Award Banquet in Huron. They are Angela Ehlers, Presho; Robyn Freedom Flickinger, DeSmet; Roberta Hindberg, Tea; Caryn Hojer, DeSmet; Sandra Larson,…

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Pumpkins have been appearing at a couple of spots at “Market at the Meridian,” but this Saturday, a trailer-full will be on tap. Get pumpkins and other fresh produce from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday in the city parking lot at Second St. and Douglas Ave., Yankton.

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The American Legion Auxiliary of Roy Anderson Unit No. 12 of Yankton will hold their September meeting on Monday, Sept. 27, at the VFW Post. The meeting starts at 7 p.m.

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The Yankton Community Library will host an outdoor interactive movie for families on Saturday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. The movie selection is “Boss Baby.” (This is a change from the original date of Sept. 25).

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SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota has received a $1.3 million grant to help map referral systems and overcome barriers to service access experienced by the parents of young children due to South Dakota’s rural nature, large land mass and diversity of service delivery models.

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OMAHA, Neb. — September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and is a good time to bring to light the mental health crisis that has grown in every community since the beginning of the pandemic. While mental health struggles have always existed, we are seeing more and more people speaking ou…

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Yankton Animal Control has several pets looking for their owner. If you are missing your cat or dog, call dispatch at 605-668-5210. If you wish to adopt an animal, contact Heartland Humane Society at 605-664-4244.