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My friend went through a divorce. Like most who have traveled that road, he did not plan such when he got married and it came as a terrible surprise to him. He felt he had failed.

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PIERRE — The South Dakota Teen Court Association recently received a donation of $12,000 from the South Dakota Elks Association. Tom Adams of Lead, president of the South Dakota Elks Association, made the donation at the recent Lawrence County Teen Court Session. The donation will be used to…

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This has been an exhausting year for moms. Last spring, we had no idea we would still be dealing with this pandemic a year later. It presented difficult decisions, such as in-person school or remote learning, how to work from home while caring for children or how to pay the bills without wor…

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Here’s what’s new at the Yankton Community Library for May 1, 2021:

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Traditionally, this is the time of year when aspiring graduates are eagerly planning their walk across the stage and claim their diploma. Shortly thereafter, the student loan repayment process begins. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns of deceptive scammers and encourages graduates to ca…

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In the old days, country doctors often cared for folks by coming to the patient’s homes. These house calls brought great relief to people and families that needed medical attention.

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Here’s what’s new at the Yankton Community Library: April 24, 2021

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Yankton Area Arts invites area photographers to participate in the annual photo competition known as the Mighty Mo Photo Show. The annual Photo Exhibit is an area photographic competition, now in its 17th year, designed to encourage and recognize the talents of area photographers.

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PIERRE — National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is a national public awareness campaign designed to spread the vital message that we are all responsible for work zone safety. The 2021 National Work Zone Awareness Week is scheduled for April 26-30 with a “Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives.…

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You may have noticed this month that a blue pinwheel “garden” has popped up somewhere in Yankton each week! The pinwheel display, sponsored by the Southeast CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates) Program, features 51 blue pinwheels to represent the number of abused and neglected children s…

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Peace Church (PCUSA), Yankton, will be closing their congregation. The Presbyterian congregation which built the current building in 1994 and was chartered in 2005 has sold its property and will be ending their congregation later this spring.

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The annual Great American Cleanup that Keep Yankton Beautiful looks forward to hosting every year is happening April 24, and we need you. Seriously…we need you.

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Little did I know when I signed up for Mr. Lumpkin’s course in Folk Music and Literature at the University of Colorado 55 years ago that he would influence my appreciation for farm culture.   

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Did you receive a text with a survey about your vaccine? It’s one of those scams that just keep reappearing … each time with a new twist. This time, the phony survey claims to be from pharmaceutical company Pfizer, with questions about their COVID-19 vaccine.