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United Church of Christ (Congregational), located at 5th & Walnut streets in Yankton, will hold its annual Christmas coffee and bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 3. This will be the 29th annual event.

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MENNO — Make plans to attend the ninth annual “Old Fashioned Christmas Worship Service” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, rural Menno. Join in as we “Celebrate the Birth of Jesus” in a simpler, old-fashioned way before the rush of the Christmas Season.

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TRIPP — SoDak Stamm Germans from Russia will have an afternoon singing old-time Christmas carols, a recitation or two, and music by the Happy Memories Band at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at the American Lutheran Church in Tripp.   

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If you love traditional Christmas carols, mark your calendar for Sunday, Dec. 18, when “The Carols of Christmas” will be presented at 5 p.m. in the seasonally decorated historic sanctuary of the Yankton United Church of Christ-Congregational at Fifth and Walnut streets.

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This year nearly 250,000 patients will be diagnosed with lung cancer and 130,000 will die from it. In SD, 660 people will be diagnosed and over 400 will die from the disease. Lung cancer accounts for the most cancer deaths in both the U.S. and in South Dakota.

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Here’s what’s new at the Yankton Community Library: Nov. 26, 2022

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The Salvation Army in Yankton will soon be ringing bells at local businesses. Ninety percent of all funds raised locally are used to provide temporary, emergency assistance to local residents and transients in Yankton.

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ROY ANDERSON UNIT NO. 12 AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY

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A short online retreat, “The Desert Shall Bloom,” will include short presentations, quiet reflection time and prayer. Participants will be invited to reflect on the text from Isaiah, “… the desert will bloom.” Join the Sisters on Zoom from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3.

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MENNO — The Salem Reformed Church of Menno will host its annual soup kitchen Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event will also include a bake sale.

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United Church of Christ (Congregational), located at 5th & Walnut streets in Yankton, will hold its annual Christmas coffee and bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 3. This will be the 29th annual event.

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MENNO — Make plans to attend the ninth annual “Old Fashioned Christmas Worship Service” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, rural Menno. Join in as we “Celebrate the Birth of Jesus” in a simpler, old-fashioned way before the rush of the Christmas Season.

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TRIPP — The SoDak Stamm Chapter of the Germans from Russia Heritage Society is inviting you all to the First Sunday of Advent at the American Lutheran Church in Tripp Dec. 4. The program will begin at 2:30 p.m.

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A three-pound baby entered the world in recent days. This precious child was born after his Mom spent seven weeks in the hospital on bedrest. At home, Dad and two siblings were working, going to school, and worrying. Surrounding the family were two sets of grandparents who ensured that the p…

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NEW YORK — With Thanksgiving approaching, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is offering seven tips to help families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related illnesses ensure their Thanksgiving celebration is dementia-friendly.

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Dr. Carol Stewart and Hannah Otten always knew they wanted to change people’s lives. What they didn’t know is that an urge to continue learning would propel them further into the field of healthcare than they ever imagined.

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Here’s what’s new at the Yankton Community Library: Nov. 19, 2022

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As we prepare to eat with relatives and friends at Thanksgiving, I wonder what would be different if we knew Jesus was coming for dinner.

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Jan Schiferl of rural Fordyce, Nebraska, and Loretta Sorensen of rural Yankton have combined their writing and storytelling skills to develop “It’s Your Time to Fly,” a 100-page collection of inspirational true-life stories intended to encourage others.

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A short online retreat, “The Desert Shall Bloom,” will include short presentations, quiet reflection time and prayer. Participants will be invited to reflect on the text from Isaiah, “… the desert will bloom.” Join the Sisters on Zoom from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3.

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On Saturday evening, Nov. 19, United Church of Christ (Congregational), Yankton, will host a bingo party from 5:30-8 p.m. at River Rock Event Center, 2901 Broadway Ave. The admission price will include a loaded nacho supper and bingo cards. A variety of prizes will be awarded to winners.

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You can spread “Joy to the World” by packing a gift-filled shoebox for Operation Christmas Child. This program provides an opportunity for individuals of all ages to be involved in a simple, hands-on mission project that reaches out to suffering children while focusing on the true meaning of…

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MENNO — Make plans to attend the ninth annual “Old Fashioned Christmas Worship Service” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, rural, Menno. Join in as we “Celebrate the Birth of Jesus” in a simpler, old-fashioned way before the rush of the Christmas Season.

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United Church of Christ (Congregational), located at 5th & Walnut streets in Yankton, will hold its annual Christmas coffee and bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 3. This will be the 29th annual event.

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Recently, while visiting from out of state, my father had a “health hiccup.” As we navigated getting this problem investigated and addressed, he was very concerned that we keep his primary care doctor informed. As my dad has said repeatedly, “I give him more grief than any of my other doctor…

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If gluten is a problem for you or a family member, here is a list of gluten-free grains, a total of nine grains: rice, sorghum, buckwheat, amaranth, millet, corn, oats, teff, quinoa. If you’re highly sensitive to gluten, use gluten-free certified oats, which means they were processed in a gl…

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Here’s what’s new at the Yankton Community Library: Nov. 12, 2022

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Yankton School District staff are invited to an event called Celebrate Education on Nov. 16 at the Yankton High School Commons from 4:30-5:30 p.m.