News Author: Dave Vilhauer

City to spray for mosquitoes Monday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide ground spray for mosquitoes on Monday, Aug. 19 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. The alternate night would be Tuesday, Aug. 20 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. The adulticiding equipment is noisy and travels… Read more »

City to spray for mosquitoes Monday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide ground spray for mosquitoes on Monday, Aug. 19 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. The alternate night would be Tuesday, Aug. 20 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. The adulticiding equipment is noisy and travels… Read more »

Are we On? (Dave Vilhauer blog)

Technology has gotten me again. OK. So, this time it was probably more my fault than technology’s, but the fact remains that I once again fell prey to an electronic device. I remember when I got my first smart phone and was just learning how to text. I failed to realize that you had to… Read more »

Are we On? (Dave Vilhauer blog)

Technology has gotten me again. OK. So, this time it was probably more my fault than technology’s, but the fact remains that I once again fell prey to an electronic device. I remember when I got my first smart phone and was just learning how to text. I failed to realize that you had to… Read more »

Avera grant to help palliative care in Northern Plains American Indians

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – Walking Forward, along with a team of collaborators, announce a generous five-year grant of $3 million from the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, for a two-phase study to advance palliative care in Northern Plains American Indians. The funding will allow the two-phase study to… Read more »

Avera grant to help palliative care in Northern Plains American Indians

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – Walking Forward, along with a team of collaborators, announce a generous five-year grant of $3 million from the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, for a two-phase study to advance palliative care in Northern Plains American Indians. The funding will allow the two-phase study to… Read more »

One killed, three injured in crash near Parkston

PARKSTON, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and three others were seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon near Parkston. Names of those involved are not being released pending notification of families. A Ford Ranger was northbound on 409th Avenue. The female driver swerved to miss a mud hole in the road and… Read more »

One killed, three injured in crash near Parkston

PARKSTON, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and three others were seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon near Parkston. Names of those involved are not being released pending notification of families. A Ford Ranger was northbound on 409th Avenue. The female driver swerved to miss a mud hole in the road and… Read more »

School for the Deaf moving to different campus

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota School for the Deaf is moving to a smaller campus this fall despite record enrollment. Demographic data shows the school serves nearly 600 students who are deaf and or have some hearing loss. The number is expected to jump to about 650 by 2021, the Argus Leader… Read more »

School for the Deaf moving to different campus

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota School for the Deaf is moving to a smaller campus this fall despite record enrollment. Demographic data shows the school serves nearly 600 students who are deaf and or have some hearing loss. The number is expected to jump to about 650 by 2021, the Argus Leader… Read more »

Officials continue to work on zebra mussels solution

PIERRE, S.D. (KOTA TV) – The Rules Review Committee of South Dakota Legislature reviewed the Game Fish And Parks department emergency rules regarding zebra mussels in Lake Sharpe and Lake Francis Case to designate those waters as containment waters which would require boaters to follow decontamination rules as laid out in law. The emergency rule… Read more »

Officials continue to work on zebra mussels solution

PIERRE, S.D. (KOTA TV) – The Rules Review Committee of South Dakota Legislature reviewed the Game Fish And Parks department emergency rules regarding zebra mussels in Lake Sharpe and Lake Francis Case to designate those waters as containment waters which would require boaters to follow decontamination rules as laid out in law. The emergency rule… Read more »

Committee to look at state’s drug issues

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Another South Dakota legislative committee dealing with drug issues meets Monday. The “Offenses Regarding Controlled Substances Interim Study” will hold their first meeting of the summer. Committee Vice Chair, Senator Craig Kennedy of Yankton says they will outline what they hope to achieve. Kennedy says the state is unique when it… Read more »

Committee to look at state’s drug issues

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Another South Dakota legislative committee dealing with drug issues meets Monday. The “Offenses Regarding Controlled Substances Interim Study” will hold their first meeting of the summer. Committee Vice Chair, Senator Craig Kennedy of Yankton says they will outline what they hope to achieve. Kennedy says the state is unique when it… Read more »

Industrial Hemp Study Committee meeting Monday

PLATTE, S.D. (WNAX) – The Industrial Hemp Study Committee of the South Dakota legislature holds its second meeting of the interim Monday. Committee Chairman, Representative Lee Qualm of Platte says he has a goal in mind. Qualm says they are also waiting for federal rules on hemp production. Qualm says they keep hearing about the… Read more »

Industrial Hemp Study Committee meeting Monday

PLATTE, S.D. (WNAX) – The Industrial Hemp Study Committee of the South Dakota legislature holds its second meeting of the interim Monday. Committee Chairman, Representative Lee Qualm of Platte says he has a goal in mind. Qualm says they are also waiting for federal rules on hemp production. Qualm says they keep hearing about the… Read more »

City of Brandon quashes fears about unsafe drinking water

BRANDON, S.D. (KELO.com) — The City of Brandon held a news conference on Wednesday to quash fears its drinking water is unsafe. City Administrator Bryan Read says someone altered legitimate test results and posted them online. Read refused to speculate about who may have put up the bogus results, but says its more evidence that you… Read more »

City of Brandon quashes fears about unsafe drinking water

BRANDON, S.D. (KELO.com) — The City of Brandon held a news conference on Wednesday to quash fears its drinking water is unsafe. City Administrator Bryan Read says someone altered legitimate test results and posted them online. Read refused to speculate about who may have put up the bogus results, but says its more evidence that you… Read more »

Pierre wins School Board Award of Excellence

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Each year, the Associated School Boards of South Dakota names one school board to receive the School Board Award of Excellence. Pierre School Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt says this year’s honorees are the Pierre School Board.

Pierre wins School Board Award of Excellence

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Each year, the Associated School Boards of South Dakota names one school board to receive the School Board Award of Excellence. Pierre School Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt says this year’s honorees are the Pierre School Board.