Departments

Emergency Management

Phone: (605) 668-5289
Fax: (605) 668-5261
Address: 807 Capitol Street, Yankton SD 57078

Emergency Management Office

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

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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 preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.

Quick Links

2016 Annual Report
Winter Storm Book
Tornado Book

Staff

Paul Scherschligt

Director of Emergency Management - 7EM1 Send an Email

Steve Hermanson

Chief Deputy Emergency Manager - 7EM2

Bryant Jackson

Deputy Emergency Manager - 7EM4

Lee Rettig

Deputy Emergency Manager / Public Information Officer - 7EM5

Severe Weather Preparedness Guide

Are You Prepared for a Disaster

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

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

Outdoor Warning Sirens are tested on the first Wednesday of the Month at 12pm

Don't Let a Winter Storm Take You by Surprise

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Announcements

Yankton County - Office CLOSED
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Yankton County Offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 for the Memorial Holiday.

Highway Department - Road Closed
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

452nd Avenue between 304th Street and 305th Street is closed due to a bridge replacement. This bridge replacement is a shared project with Clay County.

Weed & Pest Department - Nuisance (Spring Time) vs Vector (Summer) Mosquitos
Monday, May 15, 2017
Yankton County Highway - Roads Closed
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

298th Street between 428th Avenue and 429th Avenue is currently closed due to culvert washout. This will remain closed until we are able to get it repaired weather permitting.

Yankton County Highway - Roads Closed
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

302nd Street between 432nd Avenue and 433rd Avenue will be closed today due to culvert washout. This will remain closed until it is repaired weather permitting.

Weed & Pest Department
Monday, May 1, 2017

May is South Dakota's Noxious Weed Control Awareness Month. click for noxious weed listing

Highway Department Hours
Monday, April 10, 2017

We are currently in our Summer Hours, which are 6:30am thru 5:00pm Monday thru Thursday.

Yankton County Weed Dept - Noxious Weeds MUST Be Controlled
Monday, April 10, 2017

Weed Department announces that they will be begin inspections on May 1, 2017 for noxious weeds. Read More

Yankton County Weed Dept - No Spray Program
Monday, April 10, 2017

Weed Department requests if property owners do NOT want their property sprayed for noxious weeds, please complete this form. No Spray Request Form

YC Observer March 31, 2017 article - Yankton Co spends less per person than similar counties
Monday, April 3, 2017
Highway Department - NAPA Junction
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Planning and Zoning - 2017 Calendar
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Yankton County Emergency Management
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

You can text YCOEM to 898211 to receive up to date emergency information.

2017 Calendar
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Yankton County EMS 2017 CPR Class Schedule
Monday, November 21, 2016

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, & Sunday

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