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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...
Going To The Dogs
Published: Saturday, July 15th, 2017
Growing up, Clay and Rachel Stoddard each had a strong connection with dogs. Now, dogs are not only a part of their lives, but their livelihood.The Yankton couple runs Dogsense Dog Training, a venture...
Through The Lens
Published: Saturday, July 15th, 2017
Since this is the first installment of “Through the Lens”, it is only prudent to begin with a proper introduction. Ryan and I currently call the small town of Tyndall, SD, our home.We have...
Friday, July 14th, 2017
His Ride – Tom Holmstrom
Published: Friday, July 14th, 2017
In 1977, Tom Holmstrom bought a car.It was a Plymouth Satellite. A 1966 model.“That was the very first car I owned,” says Holmstrom, who livesand works in Yankton.“I had just enough...
Ultimate Fan
Published: Friday, July 14th, 2017
The Green Bay Packers were the centerpiece of the NationalFootball League (NFL) in the mid-1960s.After struggling through the 1950s, the team had turned itself around with the hiring of coach Vince Lo...
Johnson & Ogstad Succeed In Non-Traditional Careers
Published: Friday, July 14th, 2017
“I would definitely say not to hold back. You never know how you are going to succeed in anything until you put yourself in it. Then it just depends on the amount of effort you put in from there...
Thursday, July 13th, 2017
Ellingson’s Right Choice for RBD Captain & Belle
Published: Thursday, July 13th, 2017
Duke and Peg Ellingson met with me one beautiful, warm summer evening on their open front porch in the center of Yankton and made me immediately feel welcomed and right at home. Though I had never met...
Water Safety
Published: Thursday, July 13th, 2017
Summer is here and what’s better than getting out on the water to beat the heat? But do you know all the water safety tips to keep you and your loved ones safe while enjoying the water? The area...
Friday, May 19th, 2017
A Teacher’s Endless Legacy
Published: Friday, May 19th, 2017
Rosalee Sternhagen“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” This quote by Henry Adams sums up the impact that Rosalee Sternhagen has had on many students i...
Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Cupcake Corner
Published: Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Melting Snowman CupcakesYou will need: 1 box cupcake mix2 containers of whipped frostingBag of black icingBag of blue icingMarshmallowsOrange Starburst candies24 cupcake liners Bake cup...
A Coat To Cherish
Published: Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Of all the sewing projects Georgette Sutera has taken on since she started sewing as a teen, the coat she made recently may be the most unique.The pattern itself isn’t extraordinary. She deliber...
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Dr. Erin Schroeder – Hard Work Yields Dreams
Published: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Dr. Erin Schroeder, owner and veterinarian of Cedar County Veterinary Services, has the remarkable ability of balancing a growing family and successful veterinary career alongside husband Dr. BenSchro...
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Shelly Kinsley – Providing Care During the Night
Published: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Methodically working during the night, quiet so not to disturb the little ones more than necessary is Shelly Kinsley, a Registered Nurse at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton. On her 25th year of...
Setting Goals to Move Forward – Tracy Taylor
Published: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Tracy and her husband, Eric.One of my favorite things about interviewing people for stories is meeting people and listening to the many inspiring experiences that we can all learn from. Tracy Taylor w...
Thursday, January 19th, 2017
Monastery Prioress Prepares To Step Down
Published: Thursday, January 19th, 2017
If you are a member of a religious organization, you might have to do things you didn’t think you’d ever do.Yankton’s Benedictine Sacred Heart Monastery Prioress Sister Penny Bingham...
Olson And Her Four Winds Boat Shop Provide Connection with Nature
Published: Thursday, January 19th, 2017
While on a camping trip in Ontario, Canada not too long ago, Dawne Olson dared herself to try something new.What the rural Vermillion woman didn’t realize at the time is that accepting that dare...
Marathon Running
Published: Thursday, January 19th, 2017
Jackie Freeman and daughter Tiernee. Courtesy of Color Your RecoveryApril 21st and November 5th of 2017 are two important days for a couple local (current and past) residents, Jackie Freeman and Melis...
Massey Roots Run Deep
Published: Thursday, January 19th, 2017
If you saw a red Massey Harris or Massey Ferguson tractor in our area in the 1990’s, chances are it bore the Kendall Brothers or Kendall Implement logo. Connie Kendall sat down with me to explai...
Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
Longhorn Herd Is Kaeberle’s ‘Piece Of The West’
Published: Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
Karen Kaeberle stood among her herd of Texas longhorn cattle early on a Friday morning, partly in the role of caregiver, and partly, it seemed as a playground monitor.A few of the cattle seemed to be...
Women In Science Event Encourages Science Careers
Published: Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
Mount Marty College holds an annual conference for eighth-grade girls designed to increase their interest in science and technology careers. The Women in Science event offers a keynote speaker followe...
Live Nativity Brings Out The Holiday Spirit
Published: Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
The First United Methodist Church makes the holiday spirit come alive with their Live Nativity that they offer to the general public during the Christmas season. Held for the past three years, Rev. Ro...
Manufacturing: Breaking the Gender Stereotype
Published: Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
Left to Right: Kris Llewellyn, Jennifer Herrboldt, Kristi Palecek and Pam Erickson.South Dakota native Kristi Palecek enjoys the variety that her job as TruXedo General Manager offers her. “I li...
All Are Welcome to the Yankton Community Feast
Published: Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
Pictured is the inaugural committee of the Yankton Community Feast, left to right: Donna Madson, Marlene and the late Steve Johnson, Don Edwards and Cliff Madson.Thanksgiving is a time for many to get...
Top 10 New Year Resolutions
Published: Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
All of us have had a New Year’s resolution, but how many of us have stayed true to them? We’ve compiled a list of some of the most common resolutions, why they don’t always work out...
Friday, September 16th, 2016
Haunted History Tours
Published: Friday, September 16th, 2016
It wouldn’t be Halloween in Yankton without a ticket to the Haunted History Tours hosted by the Dakota Territorial Museum.This year’s tours will be held Oct. 24, 25 and 27 – tours ti...

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