Logo



Home   »  News   »  Community



Community Articles
Previous Next
Friday, July 20th, 2018
Bull-O-Rama
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Springfield, South Dakota is well-known for its 4th of July celebration, an event that takes place over a few days and features a few different events. The main attractions of this celebration are the...
Through The Lens
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
In researching for new locations to photograph, Ryan came across information on an old convent school. Now of course I’m picturing old movie scenes of nuns with rulers in hand, children in unifo...
The Faces of the Press & Dakotan – Gary Wood
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Gary WoodFor almost 15 years, Gary Wood has overseen the behind-the-scenes productions of the Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan and Missouri Valley Shopper in Yankton and the Vermillion Plain Talk and...
Tschetter Mission Behind Honor Fest
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Connie and Dave Tschetter loved their community and enjoyed helping others. Connie mentioned to their son Russ one day that, because she helped so many people during her time as a nurse for 37 years,...
His Ride
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Nebraska native Gale Vogt’s called Yankton home for around two years now.But well before that, Vogt was making the rounds on dirt tracks throughout the upper Midwest.Recently, the long-time driv...
His Eats
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Steve HuffFor Steve Huff, much was at “steak” with our latest meal — so he came up with something downright fishy.The Yankton man planned a grilling session, but our evening meal did...
Friday, July 20th, 2018
John Huber, ‘Good Roads, Good People, You Bet’
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
John HuberJohn Huber is the supervisor at the South Dakota Department of transportation in Yankton County. He started with the DOT in 1998 in Menno as a highway maintenance worker where he worked for...
Yankton’s 2018 Riverboat Days Captain and Belle
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Cliff and Donna MadsonSome familiar faces will be in new roles for Yankton’s 2018 Riverboat Days.Cliff and Donna Madson, whose ties to the festival run back to its very beginning 35 years ago, w...
Remembering A Brother, A Husband And A Friend
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
A former Yankton family is thinking back on their time here a bit more somberly these days.John and Doris Elliot along with their five children — Cheryl, Sharon, JD, Sandra, and Stephen —...
The Faces of the Press & Dakotan – Angella Byykkonen
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Angella ByykkonenWhen asked to do this story about myself and my position with Yankton Media I laughed, no, really, I laughed hard! Who on earth would find that interesting? “I’m an open b...
Yankton College Forever
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Yankton, like any town, has an interesting, rich history. Born and raised in Yankton, I have heard many stories of the town’s past but don’t know much about it. Never much of a history buf...
Yankton Area Arts Makes Impact on Community
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Having been a resident of Yankton forever, I’ve heard of the Yankton Area Arts Association (YAA) but have never really known what their mission entails. I set out to their art gallery located at...
Friday, July 20th, 2018
A Passion For Horses
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Vanessa GravattVanessa Gravatt went through the school of hard knocks.As a native of Portland, Oregon, Gravatt moved to Boise, Idaho, where she developed her love of horses. Her passion for horses and...
Youth Gain Plethora of Benefits from 4-H Program
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
“4-H gives you so many life skills and benefits,” explains Katie Doty, the 4-H Youth Program Assistant. Though she’s just in her first year in this position, the 4-H program is nothi...
ALA Girls State
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Cheryl HovorkaCheryl Hovorka, who works in the Department of Political Science at University of South Dakota also took over as Director of the American Legion Auxiliary South Dakota Girls State; an an...
Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Through The Lens
Published: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Late June, several years ago while visiting the Black Hills, my husband tells me we should take a drive to an old army base that he had mapped out. “Sure”, I say with excitement as that is...
A Passion For Pens
Published: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Nancy Wortmann is very happy her husband Dick has his own workshop.“(She) is definitely happy I can go out to my workshop – keeps me out of her hair,” Wortmann said laughing. When sh...
His Ride
Published: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Rich AndreImagine if half of the population of Yankton took to their bikes.Not just for recreation or exercise — imagine if they did it as their main means to get to school, work, the store or e...
Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
An Extraordinary Fellow
Published: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Roger WillcutThe first word to enter my thoughts when I met this man of modest stature and age-defined features was “ordinary”. He impressed me as a kind man, very welcoming, a confidence...
Cut From The Same Cloth
Published: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Jeff Van Meeteren“I think when you have a desire to do something, you have to go after that because, if you don’t, you’re always going to regret it,” said Jeff Van Meeteren, re...
Benefit From Your Birthdays
Published: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Not all birthdays are about a driver’s license, getting to vote or toasting with a glass of wine. Some are important to your comfort in retirement, too. No matter who you are, the years leading...
The Faces of the Press & Dakotan – Cassie Brockmoller
Published: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Cassie BrokmollerAccounting Clerk Cassie Brockmoller has enjoyed being a part of the Press & Dakotan team for the past 13 years.“My favorite thing is the people I work with, even though we d...
Love Of The Outdoors
Published: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Karla ZeutenhorstKarla Zeutenhorst has turned her love of the outdoors into a lifelong career.Since 1989, she has been a park ranger for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers working at the Gavins Point Pr...
Artistic Communication – Update on Reanna Schultz
Published: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Her Voice last spoke to Reanna Schultz in 2014, at the time she was a recent University of South Dakota graduate where she obtained her BFA in Sculpture and at that time she talked about her recent se...
Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Michelle Dvoracek and Jen Torsney:
Published: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
As soon as I stepped out of my car onto Michelle Dvoracek’s gravel driveway, I was immediately greeted by Dallas, the family’s Aussie welcome wagon. It was another crisp Dakota spring morn...


© Copyright 2015 Her Voice Online