City of Yankton offices including City Hall are closed to the public; however, staff is available to assist residents by phone, email, or through online services.  Regular garbage and recycling collection are not impacted.  Police, fire and other emergency services continue to operate as normal, with only minor safety precautions affecting their day to day operations.  The Yankton Community Library and the Summit Activity Center are also closed.  The City Commission unanimously approved an ordinance temporarily closing on-site services at some businesses and limiting public gathering.  For a guide to closures and full text of the ordinance, visit

  • Walnut Street

    Newly completed Walnut Street project

  • Yankton 4th of July Fireworks

    Yankton's annual 4th of July fireworks show over the Missouri River.

  • Meridian Bridge

    Winter Scene

  • Fire Prevention Week

    Fire Prevention Week

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Lewis & Clark Lake

  • Jim River Bridge

    Jim River Bridge

  • Lake Area Trail

    Lake Area Trail

  • Meridian Bridge Moonlight

    Meridian Bridge Moonlight

  • Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

    Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

  • Walnut Street

    Walnut Street

  • Bragging Rights

    Bragging Rights

  • Downtown Streetscape

    Yankton's Downtown

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Missouri River Bluffs

  • 4th of July

    4th of July Fireworks Show

  • Riverside Park

    Riverside Park

  • Meridian Bridge Fog

    Meridian Bridge Fog

  • Meridian Bridge Winter

    Meridian Bridge Winter

  • Meridian Bridge Fall

    Yankton Meridian Bridge Fall

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Lewis & Clark Lake walking trails.

  • Rockin' Ribfest

    June 3-4

  • Yankton Marina

    Yankton Marina

  • Yankton Missouri River

    Yankton Missouri River

  • Fishing the Missouri

    Missouri River Yankton

  • Meridian Bridge

    Meridian Bridge

  • Ice Sailing

    Missiouri River Ice Sailing

  • Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

    Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

  • Missouri River Yankton

    Merry Christmas

  • Yankton Discovery Bridge

    Yankton Discovery Bridge

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    5th Street Road Closure

    On Tuesday, April 7th, 5th Street, between Green Street and Broadway Avenue, will be closed to traffic until late May. The north/south traffic movements at the intersections will still be allowed.

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    Transfer Station Schedule Change

    Beginning April 11th, 2020, the Yankton Transfer Station will be closed on Saturdays, but will remain open Mon-Fri 8:00a.m.-3:45p.m.

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    Window Art Contest

    We want to see your kids' art! Decorate your windows with art for you and your neighbors to enjoy, then submit your display to Facebook using the hashtag #wemakeyankton.

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    Citywide Cleanup CANCELLED

    Citywide cleanup previously scheduled to begin next week has been postponed indefinitely.

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    COVID-19 Guide

    Click here to find information related to the City's COVID-19 response and guidelines.

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    City Election - April 14

    The April 14, 2020 election is for 3 of the 9 City Commission Seats. Absentee voting begins March 30th.

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    Census 2020 Information

    By April 1, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. For the first time, you can respond to the census online or by mail. To learn more, click the link above.

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    Nixle - Yankton's Mobile Alert System

    Sign up here to receive weather emergency alerts and other important community information directly to your mobile phone.

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    Active Transportation Plan

    The city has developed an active transportation plan highlighting the need and placement for new, accessible sidewalks in the community.

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