Citizens in several northern townships in Yankton County are considering leaving the county.
Over the weekend, a forum was held in Irene to discuss the idea about joining Turner County or starting it’s own.
One farmer says it’s in response to the county commission’s approach toward livestock development.
Simon Healy is a cattle farmer in Irene who is pushing for several townships to secede from Yankton County.
Healy says the idea is join Turner County, which he says is more friendly toward ag producers.