District Three based in Yankton turns 50

MITCHELL, S.D.(WNAX)- Planning and Development District Three will mark its 50th anniversary in a ceremony in Mitchell Wednesday.

Executive Director Greg Henderson has been with the district for over forty years.

The District, based in Yankton, is a voluntary association covering fifteen counties in south central and south east South Dakota.

Henderson says they work in the background with county, municipal and tribal governments.

Henderson says they have a variety of grant and loan programs.

Henderson has also announced his retirement effective in October.