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Friday, July 20th, 2018
Tschetter Mission Behind Honor Fest
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Connie and Dave Tschetter loved their community and enjoyed helping others. Connie mentioned to their son Russ one day that, because she helped so many people during her time as a nurse for 37 years,...
Remembering A Brother, A Husband And A Friend
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
A former Yankton family is thinking back on their time here a bit more somberly these days.John and Doris Elliot along with their five children — Cheryl, Sharon, JD, Sandra, and Stephen —...
Hope Is Anchored At Sacred Heart Monastery!
Published: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Sister Maribeth WentzlaffIt was a year to the day of Sister Maribeth Wentzlaff’s installation as the fourteenth prioress of Sacred Heart Monastery in Yankton, South Dakota, and I felt blessed to...
Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Finding Humor in Life’s Lessons
Published: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Life’s lessons are what make us unique individuals. Some people have lessons that can be profound and life changing, while others face teachings that are simple and uncomplicated. It is what we...
It’s Worth It
Published: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
“It’s worth it. Somewhere along the line in your life, you have to think about you. If you’re not happy where you are, you’re the only one that can change that. And if you&rsqu...
Remembering The Crash of United Airlines Flight 232
Published: Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Mary Ann BlachnikMary Ann Blachnik will never forget the day that United Airlines 232 crash-landed in Sioux City, Iowa twenty-nine years ago, nor the events that transpired afterward. “It was a...
Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
Preserving History
Published: Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
Here at Her Voice we believe that everyone has a story to tell and we aim to tell them to save that history, to pass it on. Maxine Schuurmans Kinsley believes that every place has an important story t...
Girls On The Run
Published: Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
When Lindsey Doctorman was adjusting to life as a resident of Juneau, Alaska, seven years ago, a colleague at the University of Alaska approached her with the opportunity to participate in a program f...
Growing Strong Through Challenges
Published: Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
Denise DeJong and Marilyn Steffen are not only identical twins, they also share the condition Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), a genetic disorder of the eyes causing loss of vision. The two, along with thei...
Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Diabetes Alert Dog
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Lori Dennison’s youngest son Benjamin was born facing numerous medical issues. Dennison knew she needed to rely on the expertise of healthcare professionals to help him.It wasn’t long befo...
World of Music
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Dayton BullardIf you’re from around the Springfield area you are probably lucky enough to know of Dayton Bullard. If you’re not, Dayton is your average, happy, 19-year old who loves music,...
Not Just a Survivor But a Thriver
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Iris DoolittleDeclaring herself not just a stroke survivor but a stroke thriver, Iris Doolittle has demonstrated most of her life how her name is an oxymoron.Growing up on the family farm near Lyons,...
Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Aimee’s Shoes Makes a Difference for Many
Published: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Aimee TschetterIn my experience writing “Her Voice” stories, I have been blessed to meet so many remarkable people right here in my own community. Nothing has yet moved me as much as my in...
Friday, November 17th, 2017
Christmas Memories
Published: Friday, November 17th, 2017
When I saw the P&D request for Christmas recipes/traditions, I just had to smile. I loved Christmas as a kid.Our one issue, I remember quite well, was the fact that Santa Claus was not an item for...
Thursday, November 16th, 2017
The High Points Of Life
Published: Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Tim JamesTim James climbed a summit this past summer – an impressive accomplishment for most anyone but it’s not the first for him or even the last.In recent years, James, a Yankton attorn...
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
It Started As A Dream...
Published: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
For one Yankton High School graduate, working in the space industry was just a dream until he recently received an internship offer from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).This p...
Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Overcoming Obstacles
Published: Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Vicki BluumVicki Bluum wasn’t always a cake decorator at Hy-Vee. She started in the bakery, then took classes and was trained through Hy-Vee, and has now been decorating cakes for 15 years. Howe...
Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Bob Willcockson Perseveres
Published: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Bob Willcockson and family.Bob Willcockson’s story of surviving pancreatic cancer is nothing short of remarkable. Previously diagnosed with terminal, Stage 3 pancreatic cancer and given only a f...


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