Breaking News from Yankton SD

Find the latest Yankton SD News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Woman's death at South Dakota mental hospital raises concern

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - A 37-year-old woman died of alcohol withdrawal at a state-run mental hospital in December, even though the hospital wasn't equipped to handle her condition and its policy was to transfer such patients to another facility for treatment, an Argus Leader investigation has found. An

YANKTON DAILY PRESS - 2018-03-17 06:02:25

More Details On Death Released

HARTINGTON, Neb. - More details were released Friday concerning the June 2017 death of a Yankton woman in northeast Nebraska, and a misdemeanor arrest was announced in connection with the case. In addition, officials are still waiting for a Cedar County (Neb.) district judge's ruling on calling a gr

YANKTON DAILY PRESS - 2018-03-17 02:26:00

Yankton police investigating bogus bills circulating in city

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - Yankton police are investigating reports of counterfeit money circulating in the city. Police Chief Brian Paulsen tells the Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan that authorities have received five separate reports of fake $100 bills being passed at businesses in recent days. He says it


House Hopeful Makes Yankton Stop

As a former circuit judge, Tim Bjorkman saw many people from all walks of life come before the bench. Now, the Canistota resident is running as a Democrat for South Dakota's lone seat in the U.S. House. He visited Yankton Thursday as part of his statewide campaign swing. "We've been to more than 80

YANKTON DAILY PRESS - 2018-03-16 02:57:00

Above Average Precipitation, Cooler Temps To Persist

Yankton can expect more of the same when it comes to weather, at least for the next couple of weeks. Above-normal precipitation and cooler temperatures are expected to persist, at least according to the recent National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration Climate Outlook. Earlier in the winter, the pr

YANKTON DAILY PRESS - 2018-03-17 02:37:00

State Transportation Commission awards highway, bridge projects

PIERRE - The South Dakota Transportation Commission approved six projects for various state highways and agreed to replace a Yankton bridge Thursday. The commission decided to proceed with the Pine Street crossing on Marne Creek, after hearing Yankton city officials would pay the amount exceeding th

MITCHELLREPUBLIC.COM - 2018-03-15 20:34:32

Missouri River sediment group to host annual meeting in Yankton

YANKTON, S.D. -- A report concerning the possible reuse of sediment found in the Niobrara River will highlight the upcoming annual meeting of the Missouri Sedimentation Action Coalition. The public is invited to attend the meeting, scheduled for 11 a.m. March 29 in the event room at The Landing, 104


Yankton Citywide Cleanup Has Changes For 2018

Yankton's annual Citywide Cleanup has made some changes for 2018. Beginning March 17, 2018, and going through April 14, 2018, residents on the City of Yankton residential solid waste collection routes who wish to dispose of their own items may take them to the Transfer Station at no charge. Items wi