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January 31, 2011 • Page 17 shop online at www.missourivalleyshopper.com where was hired for his first full-time position, and to the city where he spent 15 years. Yankton will be hosting four major events here in July. The USA Archery National Field Championships, the NFAA National Field Championships, the USA Archery national Target Championship and the Hoyt World Open. The events are expected to bring more than 1,000 people to Yankton. July 9 Former First Lady, Betty Ford died yesterday, she was 93. During her years in the White House and after, she fought breast cancer, severe arthritis and addiction to drugs and alcohol. She also pushed for the Equal Rights Amendment and abortion rights. She underwent treatment in her own center, The Betty Ford Center that has treated celebrities and ordinary people for addiction. Her husband President Gerald Ford dies in December 2006. Former Chief of Police Duane Heeney died yesterday, he was 63. Heeney retired from law enforcement in 2009 after 43 years. He joined the Yankton Police Department in 1989 and became chief in 1995. July 13 Ability Building Services hosted a grand opening for their new facility located on Piper Street. The 6,600 square foot assisted living residence includes 6 apartments as well as a commons area for living and dining. July 15 Yankton Middle School activities are facing elimination due to recent budget cuts. Several community members have stepped up to try and save the programs. Recently the YHS Booster Club presented a check for $20,000 to the Yankton School District 63-3 Foundation. The donation will go towards the $85,000 needed by August 1 to fund the activities for the 2011-2012 school year. Lewis & Clark Specialty Hospital just completed an expansion in February and will soon be breaking ground on a new 26,000 square foot medical office building. The $5 million addition will contain doctor’s offices and a full service lab. July 16 Cory Nelson’s last day as administrator at HSC will be August 1st. He has served as administrator for the last 10 years. He will be moving to Arizona to become the chief executive officer of the Arizona State Hospital in Phoenix. July 17 After a tied 2-2 Women’s World Cup soccer match, Japan outscored the U.S. 4-1 in a penalty shootout to win the championship. July 20 Dakota Trailer of Yankton hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for their recent 40,000 square foot expansion. Governor Dennis Daugaard was in attendance. Dakota Trailer is a nationally recognized manufacturer of aluminum and steel grain trailers. July 22 The space shuttle Atlantis has made their last visit to the International Space Station, completing the 135th and final shuttle flight. It is the end of a 30-year program. July 23 The NFAA will be hosting four major events in 7 days. The events will include an appearance by Governor Dennis Daugaard. It begins with the USA Archery National Field Championships, the NFAA Outdoor National Championships, USAA National Target Championships and the Hoyt World Open. Archers from around the world will be competing. July 26 Norway police believe Anders Behring Breivik, is responsible for killing 76 people in a shooting spree on Utoya Island and a bombing outside the government’s headquarters in Oslo. Breivik said the attacks were intended to start a revolution to inspire Norwegians to retake their country from Muslims. July 27 Several area post offices are under review by the USPS for possible closure. Included on the list of possible 3,700 locations are post offices in Davis, Dimock, Lesterville, Mission Hill, Olivet, Utica and Volin. Other area post offices included are Magnet, Royal and St. Helena in Nebraska. July 28 The NFAA/Easton/Yankton Archery Complex will be getting a $1.5 million addition that will include the world’s first 70meter indoor archery range. of circumstances including heavy snow and rainfall in the upper Midwest. August 19 Two severe thunderstorms swept through the area late yesterday and left large hailstones and 76mph wind gusts. The northern section of Yankton near the airport and southeast near the Jim River received the most damage, windows were broken and siding was damages along with down tree branches and broke car windows. August 23 The releases at the Gavins Point Dam and the flooding that disturbed the area for most of the spring/summer was a headline almost every day for months in 2011. 30 Dakota Archery 2305 East Hwy. 50 Yankton, SD & Outdoor Sports YEARS IN BUSINESS 605-665-8340 “Where the Buck Stops & The Hunter Shops” 30 Open Every Night Until 9 PM 2507 Fox Run Parkway Yankton, SD 57078 (605) 665-8073 YEARS IN BUSINESS “Let us help you on your journey to better health.” 30 2 Stores Featuring: August 2011 August 3 President Barack Obama signed legislation to avoid an unprecedented national default that would have devastated the U.S. economy. Wall Street crumpled, dismayed by reports of economic weakness. The Dow Jones Industrial average sank by 266 points. August 4 A man suspected of killing a South Dakota police officers and wounding two others during a gun battle has died. Daniel Tiger, 22, of Rapid City, SD. Investigators still don’t know why Tiger opened fire on the officers earlier this week. August 8 30 American soldiers died when their aircraft was shot down in Afghanistan. Most of the soldiers were elite Navy seals. The helicopter was shot down while they were rushing in to help Army Rangers who had come under fire on the ground. Most of the Seals who died were from the same unit that killed bin Laden. August 9 Yankton Middle School 7th and 8th grade activities have been saved through an $85,000 donations and grants from people and businesses in the community. Also, Larry and Diane Ness and First Dakota National Bank gave an additional $33,000 to save 4th, 5th and 6th grade activities. August 12 Mount Marty College is finalizing major renovations on Marian Auditorium. The auditorium was built in the 1950’s and was in need a major facelift. New seats, lighting and paint are just part of the renovations. August 13 In the Republican presidential race, Rep. Michelle Bachmann wins the Iowa straw poll; Texas Governor Rick Perry officially announces his candidacy. August 15 The Crofton Blue jays captured the 2011 South Dakota State Amateur Baseball Tournament’s Class B championship yesterday in Mitchell. Crofton beat out fellow South Central League team Tabor 11-8 for the title. Crofton last won the title in 1972. August 16 Senator Tim Johnson toured the flooded areas of Dakota Dunes, Riverside, Windstone and Ponderosa areas. Dave Becker, Gavins Point project manager with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers attributes the widespread flooding to a series LEISURE WORLD YEARS IN BUSINESS 30 1900 Broadway, North Hwy. 81, Yankton, SD 57078 • 605-665-1240 2500 S. 13th, South Hwy. 81 • Norfolk, NE 68701 • 402-371-8425 www.leisureworldsd.com Ron’s Auto Glass Locally Owned YEARS IN BUSINESS 605-665-9841 or 605-661-2178 (cell) • 1915 Broadway, Yankton, SD • next to Dairy Queen 30 “Where you are more than just a customer!” “We Service While You Shop!” You complete tire and automotive service center. 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