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The City of Yankton has received enough snow that a snow emergency will be going into effect.  Plowing will begin at 5:00 a.m. February 24th.  

A snow emergency will go into effect at 12:00 a.m., Friday, February 24, 2017.  The Department of Public Works will begin plowing streets at 5:00 AM Friday Friday, February 24, 2017.  The City asks for your cooperation to please have your vehicles removed from city streets by this time. Vehicles left on Emergency Snow Routes will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.

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Capital for a Day

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Yankton Capital For a Day Schedule Announced

Grant Marsh StatueSeptember 14, 2016 

PIERRE, S.D. – On Wednesday, Sept. 21, Yankton will be South Dakota’s Capital for a Day. Activities for the day will include the One Million Cups presentation, a community social, a main street walk, business tours and a roundtable meeting.

Citizens are encouraged to attend the community social at 10 a.m. at the Gathering Grounds Coffee House (205 W. 3rd St.) where community members will have the chance to talk one-on-one with Gov. Dennis Daugaard. At the coffee house, the Governor will proclaim Yankton Capital for a Day and give a speech. 

First Lady Linda Daugaard will accompany the Governor for the day and will be reading at the Yankton Public Library at 1 p.m. Children from the community are invited to join the First Lady for story time. 

 

Yankton To Be Capital For A Day

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that Yankton has been chosen to be South Dakota’s Capital for a Day on Wednesday, Sept. 21.
 
“Yankton was the first capital city of Dakota Territory, so the locals will essentially be welcoming the capital back to Yankton,” Gov. Daugaard said. “This will be an excellent opportunity for me to learn more about the area and become better acquainted with the people who live there and the issues they care about.”
 
The Governor’s activities for the day will include a Main Street walk, business tours around town, and a community social and coffee hour. The Governor will also hold a roundtable for community leaders to meet and discuss the needs of the city.
 
“We are excited to be named Capital for a Day and welcome Gov. Daugaard and his staff. Yankton’s natural beauty, history and vibrant economy are just few of the reasons we love to call Yankton home,” said Yankton Mayor Charlie Gross. “As Capital for a Day, it will be easy for all to see why ideas flow here, and we look forward to showcasing the latest achievements we have made in education, quality of life, healthcare, manufacturing and entrepreneurship. Whether you take a stroll through our trail system, visit the historic downtown, or enjoy educational and after-school opportunities, Yankton is committed to our citizens and our future.”
 
A complete agenda will be released at a later date.