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Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Diabetes Alert Dog
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Lori Dennison’s youngest son Benjamin was born facing numerous medical issues. Dennison knew she needed to rely on the expertise of healthcare professionals to help him.It wasn’t long befo...
World of Music
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Dayton BullardIf you’re from around the Springfield area you are probably lucky enough to know of Dayton Bullard. If you’re not, Dayton is your average, happy, 19-year old who loves music,...
Not Just a Survivor But a Thriver
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Iris DoolittleDeclaring herself not just a stroke survivor but a stroke thriver, Iris Doolittle has demonstrated most of her life how her name is an oxymoron.Growing up on the family farm near Lyons,...
Aimee’s Shoes Makes a Difference for Many
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Aimee TschetterIn my experience writing “Her Voice” stories, I have been blessed to meet so many remarkable people right here in my own community. Nothing has yet moved me as much as my in...
Friday, November 17th, 2017
Christmas Memories
Published: Friday, November 17th, 2017
When I saw the P&D request for Christmas recipes/traditions, I just had to smile. I loved Christmas as a kid.Our one issue, I remember quite well, was the fact that Santa Claus was not an item for...
Thursday, November 16th, 2017
The High Points Of Life
Published: Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Tim JamesTim James climbed a summit this past summer – an impressive accomplishment for most anyone but it’s not the first for him or even the last.In recent years, James, a Yankton attorn...
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
It Started As A Dream...
Published: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
For one Yankton High School graduate, working in the space industry was just a dream until he recently received an internship offer from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).This p...
Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Overcoming Obstacles
Published: Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Vicki BluumVicki Bluum wasn’t always a cake decorator at Hy-Vee. She started in the bakery, then took classes and was trained through Hy-Vee, and has now been decorating cakes for 15 years. Howe...
Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Bob Willcockson Perseveres
Published: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Bob Willcockson and family.Bob Willcockson’s story of surviving pancreatic cancer is nothing short of remarkable. Previously diagnosed with terminal, Stage 3 pancreatic cancer and given only a f...
Thursday, July 13th, 2017
Helping Others Achieve Their Dreams
Published: Thursday, July 13th, 2017
“People with disabilities aren’t really that much different from you and me. They learn differently, they may look differently, have a different learning style and all that, but they want...
Nelsons Educate Others about Juvenile Arthritis
Published: Thursday, July 13th, 2017
CAPTIONEach year, more than 300,000 children are affected with juvenile arthritis. Juvenile arthritis is not a disease itself but rather an umbrella condition to describe several autoimmune and inflam...
Friday, May 19th, 2017
Team HOPE Helps Many
Published: Friday, May 19th, 2017
Karen Kubal EdlerAfter Karen Kubal Edler recovered from a cancer diagnosis, the support she received from the community prompted her to pay it forward to others in need of support. Team HOPE has been...
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...
The Journey of Collecting Families
Published: Friday, May 19th, 2017
What does she look like? Where does she live? How is she doing? These were recurring questions that Jan Everson and Jane Pugh thought often for many years about the daughter they each had given up for...
Life's Adventures
Published: Friday, May 19th, 2017
Darla Heimes and familyDarla Heimes traveled to more places in the first 28 years of her life than many people travel in their lifetime. The kind, down-to-earth busy mother of six sat down with me one...
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Jordan's Story
Published: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
What is Autism?Many of us have heard of autism but few really know what it is. According to www.autismspeaks.org, “Autism spectrum disorder and Autism are both terms for a group of complex disor...
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...
Thursday, January 19th, 2017
An Eye For An Eye
Published: Thursday, January 19th, 2017
At 17 years old, I have a prosthetic eye.I have been blind in my right eye since birth, and the eye problems continued from there. But now I am pain-free. My journey is just beginning.When I was three...
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...
Your Kindness is Showing
Published: Thursday, January 19th, 2017
Having been born and raised in Yankton, I couldn’t imagine living anywhere else and I never have. Sheltered? Scared? You might think so. I’d say lucky or blessed. Honestly, I’ve neve...
No Regrets....
Published: Thursday, January 19th, 2017
We don’t know how long we’ll be blessed with someone’s presence and where our paths may lead. I’ve come to believe that losing someone you love ranks near the top of “Lif...

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