Departments

Emergency Management

The Emergency Management Office is located at 807 Capitol Street.
Use the northern-most entrance on the east side of the building.

Emergency Management Office

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Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Phone:

(605) 668-5289

Fax:

(605) 668-5261

Address:

807 Capitol Street
Yankton, SD 57078

Mission:

Yankton County Emergency Management exists to protect the residents of Yankton County and their property from the effects of natural, man-made, and technological disasters through efforts in prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.

Severe Weather Preparedness Guide

Severe weather safety means having a family plan and the supplies necessary to stay safe in the event of severe weather. Being prepared ahead of time is the only effective way to ensure your safety and your family's safety in the event of severe weather.

Storm Sirens

*Outdoor Warning Sirens are tested on the first Wednesday of the month at 12:00pm

The communities in Yankton County have two (2) different types of siren tones.

The first is a steady tone for three (3) minutes. This is to inform you to go inside and get more information on why they are sounding. This sound NOT be confused with the slow wavering tone used to alert the Volunteer Fire Departments of an emergency call. Read more

Don't Let a Winter Storm Take You by Surprise

Staff

Paul Scherschligt

Director of Emergency Management - 7EM1 Send an Email

Erin Hacecky

Chief Deputy Emergency Manager - 7EM2 Send an Email

Announcements

Yankton County
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

NOTICE OF POSSIBLE YANKTON COUNTY COMMISSION QUORUM

There may be a quorum of the Yankton County Commission on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at 12 p.m. in the Elks Lodge at 504 W 27th St. A meeting put on by Yankton Thrive will be held that afternoon for the Economic Insights for Workforce & Housing with Jared McEntaffer.

Yankton County Auditor
Monday, May 13, 2024

Absentee Voting for the June 4th Primary begins on Friday, April 19th and runs until Monday, June 3rd. The absentee voting will take place in the County Commission Chambers from 9am to 5pm.

Also you have until Monday, May 20th to make any changes to your voter registration. Any questions please let our office know.

Yankton County Treasurer
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Reminder: Yankton County residents that have last names starting with H, I and O have until May 31, 2024 to renew vehicle registration.

Yankton County Highway Department
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

The Yankton County Highway Department will begin their summer hours on Monday, April 02, 2024 and will run until further notice.

Summer hours are Monday through Thursday 6:30am-5:00pm.

Yankton County Weed Department
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

The Yankton County Weed Department would like to remind that Yankton County landowners are required to control noxious weeds on their property. The Weed Department will begin their inspections on May 1, 2024.

Main Phone:
(605) 260-4400

Address:
321 West 3rd Street, Suite 100 Yankton, SD 57078

Office Hours:
9:00am - 5:00pm CST, Monday-Friday
Closed on Holidays, Saturdays, & Sundays

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