The Yankton School District (YSD) is proposing a four-year $1.85 million opt-out.
Due to the overwhelming response of donations for the flood victims in the Lake Andes community, the deadline for receiving donations has been set for Friday, Oct. 18.
Heartland Humane Society will host its annual Wine & Whiskers gala Nov. 9 from 6-9:30 p.m. at the NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Center. The event will include meal with dessert, a large silent auction, merchandise, games and raffles.
PIERRE — The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the South Dakota State Historical Society at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre is preparing for its federal fiscal year 2020 grant application and invites public comment through Oct. 31 on the state’s preservation needs and projects.
VERMILLION — The Main Street Center Health Fair will be held Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Main Street Center; 320 W. Main Street, Vermillion.
Katie Huff, CNP, and Purva Sharma, MD, will address the topic: “What Is Palliative Care and How Can It Help You?” at the 2020 Women’s Health Forum Monday, Oct. 21, at the Avera Sacred Heart Professional Office Pavilion. The event will be held noon-1 p.m.; doors open at 11:30 a.m.
VERMILLION — In 1846, a group which has come to be referred to as the Donner Party left their Midwest homes to head west to what is now the state of California. The journey took many unexpected turns, and only about half of the group survived for the duration of the trip.
PIERRE — Gov. Kristi Noem will recognize individuals and employers for their contributions to the rehabilitation and employment of South Dakotans with disabilities at the 2019 Governor’s Awards ceremony on Nov. 4.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Help preserve the monarch butterfly by planting milkweed. Free milkweed pods are available through the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission while supplies last.
WAKONDA — The Irene-Wakonda FCCLA will be serving concessions at the 33rd annual Santa Shack in Wakonda on Sunday, Oct. 20. The event runs from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Wakonda school gymnasium.
Carol Ford, a Minnesota vegetable producer specializing in Deep Winter Greenhouse (DWG) production, will provide the keynote speech at the South Dakota Local Foods Conference (SDLFC) at the RedRossa Italian Grille conference area in Pierre on Saturday, Nov. 2.
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.
VERMILLION — The U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria will strengthen ISIS terrorists and encourage Russian and Iranian advances in the region, a University of South Dakota professor believes.
ABERDEEN — Elected officials in Corsica, Parkston and Wagner were found to be in violation of South Dakota’s conflict of interest laws.
The month of October is now TeenTober! Help the Yankton Community Library celebrate by kicking off a new weekly Teen event that will be held each Wednesday from 3:45-4:45 p.m. starting Oct. 16 and running through December.
LESTERVILLE — St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of Lesterville Soup Kitchen will be held on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Lesterville Community Hall.
A public meeting on a possible opt-out for the Yankton School District (YSD) will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Yankton High School Theater.