YANKTON, S.D. — What do you like best about Yankton’s Meridian District? What should be changed? Local leaders want to know, so they’ve created an online poll to gather the opinions of area residents. “A lot of very positive improvements have been made over the last few years in our downtown area,” says Mandi Gause of Boston Shoe Store, who serves on the Meridian District board. “The city has accomplished great things on Walnut Street and at the walking bridge. We’ve added new signage.
Kids who have a passion for making and selling things will have the opportunity to present their wares at Market at the Meridian on Saturday, August 10. Kid-preneur Day will feature a variety of vendors under age 18 at the northeast corner of 2nd and Douglas from 9:00 AM to noon. “Children make and sell things for a variety of reasons,” Veronica Trezona, an organizer of the Market, said. “Some just get involved in a hobby and it grows to the point where they need to sell some things. Others are good at
A leader in downtown re-development from Hastings, Nebraska will visit Yankton on Tuesday and Wednesday (Aug. 6-7) to share ideas and success stories. Randy Chick is the executive director of Hastings’ Community Redevelopment Authority, a group that has led a revitalization of that city by prioritizing exterior renovation and preservation, and upper level development of historic buildings. Lofts and apartments in Hastings have become popular living spaces and downtown residents have provided a spark for
Feed Your Faith: Benedictine Peace Center Offers Spiritual Enrichment Program The Benedictine Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery’s Peace Center are once again offering a Spiritual Enrichment Program, designed to nurture that desire in us for a deeper life of faith. The program will meet one Saturday morning per month, from 9:30 to 11:30, from September through May, at the Benedictine Peace Center in Yankton. Interested men and women are welcome to gather with Sister staff members to share prayer, to
Yankton, SD – Today, the Mead Cultural Education Center (MCEC) announces it will join museums nationwide in participating in the 10th summer of Blue Star Museums, a program which provides free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer. The 2019 program will begin on Saturday, May 18, 2019, Armed Forces Day, and ending on Monday, September 2, 2019, Labor Day. Military can find the list of participating museums at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. Blue Star Museums is
Residential Volunteer Program | Sacred Heart MonasteryFor: Single females 21 years and older with no dependents who desire an exciting adventure while discovering direction and focus in one's life.Duration: 3 months to 1 yearWhat to expect: Residential Volunteers are officially welcomed with a Blessing Ritual. Volunteer Orientation includes an introduction to: Liturgy of the Hours, Lectio Divina, the history of the Yankton Benedictines, and more. Spiritual Direction is available. Volunteer ministries