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Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Through The Lens
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Most of us dread the season of winter each year. We cringe at the very thought of subzero temperatures, shoveling snow from our driveways and sidewalks, and driving on icy roads and streets. I will be...
Not So Simple
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Scott Koistra, Joe Van Goor & John ThayerSports play-by-play looks simple: show up, talk about the game, leave when it’s over.But it’s not that simple. Not even close.Three regional ve...
Tielke Experiences Life in China
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Taylor TielkeMany people dream of visiting another country and some dream of living in one. Young Taylor Tielke experienced the dream of living abroad when he resided in China for more than two years,...
The Faces of the Press & Dakotan – Kelly Hertz
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Kelly HertzOne day in August 1984 a young Kelly Hertz stepped into the Press & Dakotan Sports Department, he didn’t know it then but that day was the first step in setting the course of his...
In Uniform
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Joe GillFor 32 years, Yankton resident Joe Gill has served the Yankton community as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).“All those years ago, I was at the house when my grandpa suffered a stro...
His Ride
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Gary PalmerA seat or basket. A propane tank. A nylon balloon.Breath-taking views.It’s an experience Gary Palmer has enjoyed for four decades.Introduced to the world of ‘ballooning’ b...
Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Ultimate Fan
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
P.R. OlsonP.R. Olson of Olson Pest Technicians is one of the few people who can say they own an ambulance.But Olson doesn’t use it to transport patients or as a mere advertising gimmick —...
A Rewarding Part Of Life
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Sheri Duke and her husband James got involved with Special Olympics in 2000, and though she had no idea what to expect in terms of the people or the games, she never imagined it would become such an i...
The Faces of the Press & Dakotan – Kathy Pritchard
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Kathy PritchardA self-taught graphic artist, Kathy Pritchard has shared her talents with the Press & Dakotan for nearly 31 years. She welcomed me with a warm, friendly smile to a conference room a...
Traveling By Rail
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Michael & Karen MillerTraveling by rail is a romantic mode reminiscent of the late 1880s and may be making a comeback.A pair of Yankton women rode the rail this past year and used the more inexpen...
Friday, November 17th, 2017
A Passion That Helps Bring Families Together
Published: Friday, November 17th, 2017
Kerry Woehl is well-seasoned in the restaurant industry. She grew up in the restaurant business, from her grandparents to her parents and eventually she followed suit, taking over Yesterday’s Ca...
Making More Of Life
Published: Friday, November 17th, 2017
Medical diagnoses certainly have an effect on one’s future.“When I found out I had lymphoma, it changes you,” James said. “You live differently due to that diagnosis; change yo...
Friday, November 17th, 2017
The Faces At Yankton’s Title Companies
Published: Friday, November 17th, 2017
If you’ve ever purchased or refinanced a home, chances are you’ve been assisted in the process by a title company. I sat down with the ladies from the title companies in Yankton to find mo...
Bray Provides A Soft Touch
Published: Friday, November 17th, 2017
When you feel your worst, sometimes the smallest gesture can make a world of difference. Betty Bray strives to make a difference in the community by giving back and providing a soft touch to those in...
Through The Lens
Published: Friday, November 17th, 2017
The Padley HotelIn much of our early exploring of abandoned places we traveled mostly rural roads and sticking to the country side. When we did that we started coming across small communities in South...
Thursday, November 16th, 2017
In Uniform
Published: Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Brooks SchildIf you mention Brooks Schild’s name in the Yankton community, some may think of “Mr. Schild,” the Yankton Middle School science teacher. Others, however, know him as Fir...
Crave To Carve
Published: Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Ron LivingstonCarving chalk rock has become Ron Livingston’s passion.“I saw a picture of a Lincoln head my grandpa carved back in 1924 and I wondered if I could do that,” Livingston...
His Ride
Published: Thursday, November 16th, 2017
As he stood in the garage adjacent to his home in Yankton, Toby Woehl was asked how many motorcycles he owns.He thought about the question for a few seconds, then looked around and started counting of...
Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Ultimate Fans
Published: Thursday, November 16th, 2017
The upper Midwest is full of professional football fans.Minnesota Vikings fans are easy to come by.Green Bay Packers fans are a dime-a-dozen.It’s not much of a chore to spot a fan of the Kansas...
Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Alissa Bartling –Chainsaw Artist
Published: Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Alissa BartlingAlissa Bartling has always been an artistic person but in high school she saw a chainsaw artist at Riverboat Days and she was hooked. It wasn’t immediate that she started taking a...
Through The Lens
Published: Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Explorers have a code and we adhere to it strictly. We don’t damage anything, we don’t break into buildings, we never remove items and we never deface a location. We’re there to pres...
Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
In Uniform
Published: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Brad ParkerSometimes, finding your way to your lifelong career takes a while, as Brad Parker learned many years ago.Parker, who has been a police officer with the Yankton Police Department (YPD) for 2...
1927 Tyndall Fire Truck Converted To Haul Firemen To Final Resting Pla...
Published: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Established in 1887 under the leadership of J.D. Elliot, two years before South Dakota became a state, the Elliott Hose Company #1 in Tyndall became the first chartered fire department in all of the D...
Rolfes Is Just A Small-Town Guy
Published: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Ron RolfesRon Rolfes, a retired history/social science teacher and coach from Wynot, NE, has lived in rural Nebraska all his life, growing up on the family farm southeast of Menominee, attending Wayne...
Saturday, July 15th, 2017
In Uniform
Published: Saturday, July 15th, 2017
For Brady Rothschadl, there was never a question about what he wanted to do with his life.When he was a child growing up in Tyndall, he would hear the fire alarms go off and race down to the main stre...


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