News Author: Dave Vilhauer

FEMA teams to be out on Saturday

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KJJQ) – Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Survivor Assistance teams will be out in a number of southeast South Dakota counties on Saturday. FEMA spokesperson Debra Young says they’ll visit areas hit by the September storms in Brookings, Charles Mix, Davison, Hanson, Hutchinson, Lake, Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, Moody, and Yankton counties and the… Read more »

FEMA teams to be out on Saturday

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KJJQ) – Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Survivor Assistance teams will be out in a number of southeast South Dakota counties on Saturday. FEMA spokesperson Debra Young says they’ll visit areas hit by the September storms in Brookings, Charles Mix, Davison, Hanson, Hutchinson, Lake, Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, Moody, and Yankton counties and the… Read more »

School officials concerned about budget proposal

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – A budget proposal from South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem to freeze state aid to school payments at last year’s level is raising concern among school district officials. Yankton School Superintendent Wayne Kindle says there was a compromise reached in 2016. In exchange for a half cent increase in the state sales… Read more »

School officials concerned about budget proposal

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – A budget proposal from South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem to freeze state aid to school payments at last year’s level is raising concern among school district officials. Yankton School Superintendent Wayne Kindle says there was a compromise reached in 2016. In exchange for a half cent increase in the state sales… Read more »

Corps says reservoir system sees decline in past month

OMAHA, Neb. (KCCR) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held its final scheduled update on the Missouri River for 2019 Thursday afternoon. Kevin Low with the National Weather Service’s Missouri Basin River Forecast Center says precipitation in the basin has been about average except for parts of South Dakota and Montana. Mike Swenson with… Read more »

Corps says reservoir system sees decline in past month

OMAHA, Neb. (KCCR) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held its final scheduled update on the Missouri River for 2019 Thursday afternoon. Kevin Low with the National Weather Service’s Missouri Basin River Forecast Center says precipitation in the basin has been about average except for parts of South Dakota and Montana. Mike Swenson with… Read more »

Sturgis man sentenced to life in prison without parole

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) – A Sturgis man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for his role in the murder of his former girlfriend, Jessica Rehfeld. Jonathon Klinetobe had earlier plead guilty to aiding and abetting first degree manslaughter. After four days of testimony, a judge handed down the life sentence Thursday.… Read more »

Sturgis man sentenced to life in prison without parole

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) – A Sturgis man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for his role in the murder of his former girlfriend, Jessica Rehfeld. Jonathon Klinetobe had earlier plead guilty to aiding and abetting first degree manslaughter. After four days of testimony, a judge handed down the life sentence Thursday.… Read more »

Frederick Holiday Extravaganza Saturday

FREDERICK, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Frederick Holiday Extravaganza takes place Saturday, Dec. 7. Krysti Mikkonen, Event Coordinator, said there are a variety of activities planned, starting out at 8 a.m. The event continues with a cookie walk and shopping at the high school gym. The extravaganza concludes with a lunch served from 11 a.m. to… Read more »

Frederick Holiday Extravaganza Saturday

FREDERICK, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Frederick Holiday Extravaganza takes place Saturday, Dec. 7. Krysti Mikkonen, Event Coordinator, said there are a variety of activities planned, starting out at 8 a.m. The event continues with a cookie walk and shopping at the high school gym. The extravaganza concludes with a lunch served from 11 a.m. to… Read more »

NSU hosting Holiday Extravaganza Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Northern State School of Fine Arts will host its annual Holiday Extravaganza on Tuesday, Dec. 10. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater at the Johnson Fine Arts Center. There will be some pre-concert music at 6:45 p.m. in the lobby as well as… Read more »

NSU hosting Holiday Extravaganza Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Northern State School of Fine Arts will host its annual Holiday Extravaganza on Tuesday, Dec. 10. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater at the Johnson Fine Arts Center. There will be some pre-concert music at 6:45 p.m. in the lobby as well as… Read more »

Electric battle to continue into legislative session

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – It looks like the battle between rural electric cooperatives and municipal electric systems will continue into the 2020 South Dakota legislative session. An interim committee had met several times on the issue and presented their report to the Executive Board this week. Legislative Research Council attorney Alex Timperley gave the report… Read more »

Electric battle to continue into legislative session

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – It looks like the battle between rural electric cooperatives and municipal electric systems will continue into the 2020 South Dakota legislative session. An interim committee had met several times on the issue and presented their report to the Executive Board this week. Legislative Research Council attorney Alex Timperley gave the report… Read more »

Annual Living Christmas Tree this weekend

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The 31st Annual Living Christmas Tree will be presented this weekend at the Aberdeen Civic Arena. Performances are 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. There is no cost to attend. A free-will offering will be taken and individuals are encouraged to bring a canned… Read more »

Annual Living Christmas Tree this weekend

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The 31st Annual Living Christmas Tree will be presented this weekend at the Aberdeen Civic Arena. Performances are 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8. There is no cost to attend. A free-will offering will be taken and individuals are encouraged to bring a canned… Read more »

FCC forms task force to review precision ag

BROOKINGS, S.D. (WNAX) – The Federal Communications Commission has formed a task force to review the technology needs of precision agriculture. Michael Adelaine, Vice President for Technology and Security at South Dakota State University has been named to the task force. He says precision ag needs to be connected to the net to be successful.… Read more »

FCC forms task force to review precision ag

BROOKINGS, S.D. (WNAX) – The Federal Communications Commission has formed a task force to review the technology needs of precision agriculture. Michael Adelaine, Vice President for Technology and Security at South Dakota State University has been named to the task force. He says precision ag needs to be connected to the net to be successful.… Read more »

Corn Growers leader excited about Japan trade deal

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Japan’s Parliament approved a trade deal with the United States that was agreed to earlier this year by both countries Presidents. South Dakota Corn Grower’s Association Executive Director Lisa Richardson says that’s exciting news for America’s corn growers. She says it will mean more U.S. ethanol going into Japan duty free.… Read more »

Corn Growers leader excited about Japan trade deal

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Japan’s Parliament approved a trade deal with the United States that was agreed to earlier this year by both countries Presidents. South Dakota Corn Grower’s Association Executive Director Lisa Richardson says that’s exciting news for America’s corn growers. She says it will mean more U.S. ethanol going into Japan duty free.… Read more »