As a self-dubbed city girl from Idaho, Kristen Hicks didn’t expect her career to one day revolve around farm-raised beef. But that changed after she met her husband, Nate, and the couple moved back to Yankton to live on his...
Celebrate this weekend at Yankton’s 35th Annual Riverboat Days August 17-19. A lot of the events take place at Riverside Park, right next to the heart and soul of the town– the Missouri River. The three-day event draws in...
PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY ARE LEARNING NEW SKILLS AND SEEING NEW SIGHTS, THANKS TO A GUIDE WHO’S COMBINING HIS PASSION AND EDUCATION IN AND OUT OF THE CLASSROOM. “With combining education and fishing, I use the two together...
While Yankton is South Dakota’s most historic town, it’s also a must-see for the Missouri River. Creating endless recreational activities, and inspiring events like Riverboat Days (August 17-19), it’s the perfect place for a ride on a boat, fishing,...
John Koch of John Koch Construction wasn’t familiar with Yankton growing up. That is, until his oldest brother met a girl from the town filled with natural beauty. “I had gone down there a couple of times, and I thought,...
By Natalie Slieter Submitted Images Rebecca Swift has had a love for makeup ever since she was a little girl. This love has now become her career. When she isn’t doing bridal and prom makeup, she maintains the social media...

Willa B’s

By Denise DePaolo Images by Liz Painter Located in the heart of downtown Yankton, Willa B’s Bistro and Emporium is exactly the kind of place a visitor to this picturesque river town would hope to wander into. Think a feminine version...
By Denise DePaolo Photos by Liz Painter Since Acoustic shuttered in 2014, fans of Dirty Fries and the Surf and Turf Caesar Salad have been left adrift, waiting for the next venture by restaurateur Tony Kellar to come to fruition and...

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