News Year: 2019

Road closed for work on water main

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Weather permitting beginning at approximately 7 a.m. today the following road will be closed to thru traffic for work on a water main:   1st Avenue NE between N. Lincoln St. & N. Washington St. Work is expected to last through Friday, July 19. The road will be opened nightly… Read more »

Road closed for work on water main

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Weather permitting beginning at approximately 7 a.m. today the following road will be closed to thru traffic for work on a water main:   1st Avenue NE between N. Lincoln St. & N. Washington St. Work is expected to last through Friday, July 19. The road will be opened nightly… Read more »

Nebraska woman fined for climbing Mount Rushmore

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for illegally climbing Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive sculpture without a rope in bare feet last Friday, making it about 15 feet from the top of the granite mountain. A number of signs on the presidential… Read more »

Nebraska woman fined for climbing Mount Rushmore

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for illegally climbing Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive sculpture without a rope in bare feet last Friday, making it about 15 feet from the top of the granite mountain. A number of signs on the presidential… Read more »

Zebra mussels confirmed in lower region of Lake Sharpe

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in the lower region of Lake Sharpe. GFP Area Fisheries Supervisor Mike Smith at Fort Pierre says the mussels were initially discovered at the lower end of Lake Sharpe. He says additional sampling efforts… Read more »

Zebra mussels confirmed in lower region of Lake Sharpe

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in the lower region of Lake Sharpe. GFP Area Fisheries Supervisor Mike Smith at Fort Pierre says the mussels were initially discovered at the lower end of Lake Sharpe. He says additional sampling efforts… Read more »

Hagen believes tourism will bounce back from slow start

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Returns from tourism in South Dakota have set records each of the last eight years and the Department Secretary is confident this year will rebound from a slow start. Jim Hagen says they set out to break the record every year. Tourism was responsible for over $4 billion in economic activity… Read more »

Hagen believes tourism will bounce back from slow start

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Returns from tourism in South Dakota have set records each of the last eight years and the Department Secretary is confident this year will rebound from a slow start. Jim Hagen says they set out to break the record every year. Tourism was responsible for over $4 billion in economic activity… Read more »

Johnson disagrees with President’s comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – President Trump didn’t back down from his criticism of four Democratic Congresswomen of color to get out of the U.S, “right now” if they don’t like what is going on in the country. His series of tweets and comments have been labeled by many as “racist.” South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson… Read more »

Johnson disagrees with President’s comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – President Trump didn’t back down from his criticism of four Democratic Congresswomen of color to get out of the U.S, “right now” if they don’t like what is going on in the country. His series of tweets and comments have been labeled by many as “racist.” South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson… Read more »

Farm Service Agency begins payments for Dairy Margin Coverage

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The Farm Service Agency has begun issuing payments for the Dairy Margin Coverage insurance program. South Dakota Dairy Producers Association President Marv Post says it’s encouraging they’re moving ahead with what was promised this spring. He says while the payments don’t make producers totally whole, they are coming at a good… Read more »

Farm Service Agency begins payments for Dairy Margin Coverage

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The Farm Service Agency has begun issuing payments for the Dairy Margin Coverage insurance program. South Dakota Dairy Producers Association President Marv Post says it’s encouraging they’re moving ahead with what was promised this spring. He says while the payments don’t make producers totally whole, they are coming at a good… Read more »

Airport Travel Center selected to receive Cenex Harvest States grant

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Airport Travel Center was one of 12 locations selected from a pool of 1,500 applications to receive a Cenex Harvest States grant. Ron Erickson, Owner and Manager of the Airport Travel Center, talked about the process. The Hometown Pride initiative rewards communities with a $5,000 grant, which in this case… Read more »

Airport Travel Center selected to receive Cenex Harvest States grant

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Airport Travel Center was one of 12 locations selected from a pool of 1,500 applications to receive a Cenex Harvest States grant. Ron Erickson, Owner and Manager of the Airport Travel Center, talked about the process. The Hometown Pride initiative rewards communities with a $5,000 grant, which in this case… Read more »

Highway Patrol looking for new recruits

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The new Superintendent of the South Dakota Highway Patrol says it takes a special person to be a state trooper. Colonel Rick Miller says they are looking for new recruits. Miller says they have openings they are trying to fill. The Patrol is offering a $5,000 hiring incentive to any certified… Read more »

Highway Patrol looking for new recruits

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The new Superintendent of the South Dakota Highway Patrol says it takes a special person to be a state trooper. Colonel Rick Miller says they are looking for new recruits. Miller says they have openings they are trying to fill. The Patrol is offering a $5,000 hiring incentive to any certified… Read more »

Committee on Industrial Hemp talks about visit with Kentucky

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Legislature’s Interim Committee on Industrial Hemp held its first meeting in Pierre last week. South Dakota Farm Bureau Lobbyist Mike Held says committee members reported on their discussions with the state of Kentucky about their hemp program. He says the main market for industrial hemp in Kentucky is… Read more »

Committee on Industrial Hemp talks about visit with Kentucky

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Legislature’s Interim Committee on Industrial Hemp held its first meeting in Pierre last week. South Dakota Farm Bureau Lobbyist Mike Held says committee members reported on their discussions with the state of Kentucky about their hemp program. He says the main market for industrial hemp in Kentucky is… Read more »

City to spray for mosquitoes Wednesday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide spraying for Wednesday, July 17 between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. If for some reason we are unable to spray Wednesday night because of inclement weather, we will go Thursday, July 18 between the hours of 8:30 p.m.… Read more »

City to spray for mosquitoes Wednesday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide spraying for Wednesday, July 17 between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. If for some reason we are unable to spray Wednesday night because of inclement weather, we will go Thursday, July 18 between the hours of 8:30 p.m.… Read more »