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Weber Taking Over As Yankton Fire Department Chaplain

Buy NowJerry Weber, a clinical social worker in Yankton and a former city commissioner, is set to become a chaplain with the Yankton Fire Department this summer.Kelly Hertz/P&D

YANKTON DAILY PRESS - 2018-04-23 03:06:00

Clay County Sheriff's Report - Vermillion Plain Talk: Community

5:30 a.m. - A deputy responded to a one car crash which resulted in serious injuries to the driver on 306th St. east of Volin. 5:48 p.m. - A deputy transported an inmate from the jail in Yankton to a medical clinic in Vermillion after Yankton County Jail staff reported she was having an allergic rea


Sioux City man sentenced to prison for setting fire during standoff

SIOUX CITY -- A Sioux City man who barricaded himself inside a house and set a fire inside it was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison. Michael Counterman, 33, pleaded guilty in Woodbury County District Court to reduced charges of second-degree arson and second-degree burglary. He also pleaded gui

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2018-04-23 14:00:00

Long Winter Probably Didn’t Hurt Local Trees

You might fear that one of the effects of the long winter season would be an impact on local parks, but Yankton Parks and Recreation’s Lisa Kortan thinks the late arrival of spring might have actually helped, at least in a few areas.“That amount of snowfall — there are obviously both down sides and

YANKTON DAILY PRESS - 2018-04-24 03:32:00

Breaking: Vermillion Woman Among Finalists In USD President Search

Sheila Gestring, vice president of finance and chief financial officer at USD, will join three other finalists for scheduled meetings with constituents and the South Dakota Board of Regents next week on the university campus, announced Regent Kevin Schieffer, who chairs the presidential search proce


Rogers leads the Summit in Home Runs

VERMILLION, SD…With a bat in her hands during Coyote softball games, Jessica Rogers checks all the boxes.

KDLT - 2018-04-24 01:39:50

Yankton Updates Rules For Peddlers, Solicitors

Before the ordinance change, the city's peddler's fees had been $5 per year for each foot peddler or solicitor, and $10 per year for people operating with a motor vehicle.

KELOLAND TV - 2018-04-22 14:12:00

Minor fire causes evaucation of Edgewood Senior Living Center

A fire Saturday morning in a light fixture caused minor building damage and the evacuation of 85 residents from the Edgewood Senior Living Center in Watertown. Watertown Fire Rescue was contacted shortly before 9 a.m. regarding smoke on the second floor of the facility. Crews found the fire in the l


Yankton Commissioners Mandate Higher Fees, Time Limits Peddlers and solicitors

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - A city in southeast South Dakota is changing its rules for peddlers for the first time since 1949. The Yankton City Commission voted recently to impose higher fees and a time limit on peddlers operating in the city. Before the ordinance change, the city's peddler's fees had been

KDLT - 2018-04-22 18:03:56

REVIEW: Sioux City Symphony offers stirring 'West Side Story'

In this April 11 file photo, cast and crew members watch as George Akram, playing Bernardo, left, and J Clayton Winters, portraying Riff, run through a fight scene during a staging rehearsal of "West Side Story's" rumble scene and knife fight. The Sioux City Symphony Orchestra is performing the musi

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2018-04-22 17:00:00

Authorities seize nearly $500K in Yankton fentanyl investigation

YANKTON, S.D. (KSFY) - Attorney General Marty Jackley credits a joint law enforcement effort for seizing nearly $500,000 in an ongoing fentanyl distribution case. The new seizure of $445,220 was part of an ongoing investigation and related to arrests made last October in Yankton. Cory Michael Poels


Yankton drug investigation leads to over $400,000 seizure

YANKTON, S.D. - Authorities in South Dakota say that over $400,000 has been seized as part of an ongoing fentanyl distribution case related to arrests made in Yankton, South Dakota. According to a press release from the South Dakota Attorney General and Yankton County Sheriff's Office, law enforceme


More than $445,000 seized in Yankton drug investigation

YANKTON, S.D. -- Law enforcement officers on Wednesday announced the seizure of $445,220 in cash during an ongoing investigation into a fentanyl distribution case. The recent seizure is related to the October arrests of a Yankton man and woman on numerous charges, according to a news release from So


Big Yankton drug bust grows bigger

Drug Bust PIERRE, S.D. (KELO.com) -- Law enforcement has seized an additional $445,220 in an ongoing fentanyl distribution case." That's according to attorney general Marty Jackley and Yankton County Sheriff Jim Vlahakis. "This cooperative law enforcement effort has resulted in removing drugs and t


Hawarden man hurt when he crashes pickup

HAWARDEN-One person was injured in a one-vehicle crash about 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, on Highway 10, just east of Hawarden. Gary Lee Moffatt, 55, Hawarden, was driving east when he lost control of his 1999 Dodge Pickup, which entered the south ditch and struck a tree, according to the Sioux County S


Authorities ID woman stabbed to death in Sioux City; 5th killing marks city's most since 2001

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Authorities have released the name of a woman stabbed to death outside her home on the west side of Sioux City. She's been identified as 24-year-old Kenia Alvarez-Flores. Police say she died at a hospital after being stabbed several times before 8 a.m. Sunday. Authorities have arr


Teachers bringing in third party to negotiate with Sioux City Community School District

The Sioux City Community School Board approved its 2019 budget on Monday. In it, they cut $1.4 million from teachers' pay. About 300 teachers in the district made an additional $4,800 a year to teach a sixth period per school day. The teachers' union has been meeting with the district for months


2 hurt in Bacon Creek Park rollover

SIOUX CITY -- Two people received minor injuries and both were under investigation for drunken driving after their van rolled over at Bacon Creek Park in Sioux City Wednesday. Police and rescue personnel were dispatched to the park at about 5:30 p.m., when the green Chrysler minivan left a road near


1 person dead after early Sunday morning stabbing in Sioux City

SIOUX CITY - A 20-year-old Dakota City woman is custody after a fatal stabbing early Sunday morning on Sioux City's west side. Melissa Camargo Flores was arrested after being found in a vehicle that matched the description of the suspect's vehicle for a stabbing on the 1200 block of West 14th Street


Sioux City police say woman accused of fatal stabbing knew victim

Melissa Camargo-Flores Sioux City police have identified the woman stabbed to death Sunday morning on the city's west side. Police say 24-year-old Kenia Alvarez-Flores died outside her home from numerous stabbed. Detective Nick Thompson says police arrested 20-year-old Melissa Camargo-Flores of Dako