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River Flood Warning is in effect

This bulletin remains in effect until 3:33 pm Monday for Yankton County, SD

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Heat Advisory until 9PM CDT SUN

This bulletin remains in effect until 9:00 pm Sunday for Yankton County, SD

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River Flood Warning is in effect

This bulletin remains in effect until 3:33 pm Monday for Yankton County, SD

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Heat Advisory from 1PM CDT MON until 9PM CDT MON

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News

Emergency response conference planned for Omaha in August

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Emergency response planners will gather in Omaha next month to work on improving the way they plan for disasters. Read more

Agencies boost efforts to stop wildland firefighter suicides

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Shane Del Grosso spent some 30 summers crossing smoke-shrouded mountains and forests to fight increasingly devastating … Read more

Rapid City man's body recovered from submerged car

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Crews have recovered the body of a 23-year-old man from a submerged car in Rapid Creek in southwestern South Dakota… Read more

Sports

State Softball Notebook: Former Player — And A Recent One — Becomes Coach For Avon

SIOUX FALLS — Bree Kotab’s title as first-year head coach of Avon’s 18-under girls’ softball team comes with a significant asterisk. Read more

Behind The Mask: Overcoming All Challenges

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of our summer-long ‘Behind The Mask’ series following baseball and softball umpires, and the issues they face Read more

Area Teams In Action At State Softball

SIOUX FALLS — Yankton and area teams got rolling Friday at the South Dakota USA Softball State Girls’ Fastpitch Tournament in Sioux Falls. Read more

Community

Wakonda American Legion Parade

Select photos from a parade celebrating the centennial of Wakonda American Legion Post 13, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Wakonda. Read more

Mussel Matters

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part series on issues facing the James River in eastern South Dakota. Read more

Yankton’s Clothing Closet Kicks Off ‘Back To School’ Children’s Clothing Drive

As families look towards making the most of summer fun, organizers for Yankton’s Clothing Closet are already preparing for fall with a Back… Read more

Opinion

Ross Perot And A Curious Moment

Former presidential candidate H. Ross Perot, a man who briefly represented a lot of hopeful things to a lot of people, passed away this wee… Read more

On This Date

It’s About Time Read more

Letter: Civic Duty

It’s South Dakota’s profitable, civic duty to assure our ethanol market share is 30% by 2023 and 50% by 2028. Read more

Obituaries

Willard Hellwig

Willard C. Hellwig, age 91 of Wakonda, SD passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Wakonda Heritage Manor. Read more

Rodney Grossenburg

Rodney Lee Grossenburg passed away peacefully on July 5, 2019, at the Winner Regional Healthcare Center, Winner, South Dakota. Read more

Virginia ‘Virgie’ Lange

Virginia “Virgie” Lange, 91, of Crofton, Nebraska, died Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton. Read more

Upcoming Events

Billiards at The Center

Enjoy playing billiards at 8:30 am daily on beautiful tables at The Center. Read more

Eric Beringer

Billiards at The Center

Enjoy playing billiards at 8:30 am daily on beautiful tables at The Center. Read more

Weather Today

Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 70s.

Today

92° 76°

Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 70s.

Humidity:73%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:S at 10 mph
Chance of Rain:20%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:06:03:40 AM
Sunset:09:06:50 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 70s.Sun
20%92° 76°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the low 70s.Mon
20%94° 72°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 70s.Tue
20%91° 74°
Mostly sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.Wed
20%92° 72°
Sunshine. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the mid 70s.Thu
10%96° 74°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the low 70s.Fri
10%95° 73°
A few clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.Sat
10%92° 72°

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