News Author: Dave Vilhauer

Noem explains details of zoning bill

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – There are a variety of bills being voted on in the legislature. One of those is bill SB-157 which is known as the zoning bill. While some have described the bill as complicated, Gov. Kristi Noem said there are just several sections to it. Noem said the bill would provide structure… Read more »

Noem explains details of zoning bill

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – There are a variety of bills being voted on in the legislature. One of those is bill SB-157 which is known as the zoning bill. While some have described the bill as complicated, Gov. Kristi Noem said there are just several sections to it. Noem said the bill would provide structure… Read more »

Number of farms and ranches remain unchanged

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – South Dakota’s number of farms and ranches remained unchanged from 2018 to 2019. According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, there are 29,600 farms and ranches in the state. Numbers of farms and ranches in South Dakota with less than $100,000 in agricultural sales decreased 100 farms from the year… Read more »

Number of farms and ranches remain unchanged

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – South Dakota’s number of farms and ranches remained unchanged from 2018 to 2019. According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, there are 29,600 farms and ranches in the state. Numbers of farms and ranches in South Dakota with less than $100,000 in agricultural sales decreased 100 farms from the year… Read more »

Northern State again recognized as Military Friendly School

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Northern State University has again been recognized for its service to student veterans and students in the military. NSU has been designated a 2020 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, an honor the university has received many of the past several years. The Military Friendly® Schools list provides a comprehensive guide for… Read more »

Northern State again recognized as Military Friendly School

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Northern State University has again been recognized for its service to student veterans and students in the military. NSU has been designated a 2020 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, an honor the university has received many of the past several years. The Military Friendly® Schools list provides a comprehensive guide for… Read more »

Tripp man identified in fatal crash south of Parkston

PARKSTON, S.D. (Press Release) – A Tripp, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday in a one-vehicle crash south of Parkston. A 1998 Chevrolet Tahoe was northbound on South Dakota Highway 37 when the driver  lost control, causing the vehicle to roll. Michael Cooper was the 53-year-old driver and only vehicle… Read more »

Tripp man identified in fatal crash south of Parkston

PARKSTON, S.D. (Press Release) – A Tripp, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday in a one-vehicle crash south of Parkston. A 1998 Chevrolet Tahoe was northbound on South Dakota Highway 37 when the driver  lost control, causing the vehicle to roll. Michael Cooper was the 53-year-old driver and only vehicle… Read more »

Long-range weather outlook calls for cold, wet spring

CHICAGO, Ill. (WNAX) – While most of the region will have a mild weekend, the longer-range outlooks are variable at best. Illinois State Climatologist Trent Ford moderated the monthly north central regional climate update and says the next two weeks will cool off again. Ford says March could be cool and wet for most of… Read more »

Long-range weather outlook calls for cold, wet spring

CHICAGO, Ill. (WNAX) – While most of the region will have a mild weekend, the longer-range outlooks are variable at best. Illinois State Climatologist Trent Ford moderated the monthly north central regional climate update and says the next two weeks will cool off again. Ford says March could be cool and wet for most of… Read more »

Small Business Administration leaders meet with Gov. Noem

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Officials from Washington, D.C. with the Small Business Administration visited with Governor Kristi Noem Thursday to discuss economic development for rural parts of South Dakota. National Director of Rural Affairs for S-B-A Michelle Christian says they’re encouraged by Noem’s “Open For Business” mantra. Dan Nordberg is Region Eight Administrator for S-B-A.… Read more »

Small Business Administration leaders meet with Gov. Noem

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Officials from Washington, D.C. with the Small Business Administration visited with Governor Kristi Noem Thursday to discuss economic development for rural parts of South Dakota. National Director of Rural Affairs for S-B-A Michelle Christian says they’re encouraged by Noem’s “Open For Business” mantra. Dan Nordberg is Region Eight Administrator for S-B-A.… Read more »

Officials asking Fort Pierre residents to conserve water following leak

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – City officials in Fort Pierre are asking residents to conserve water as crews try to find and repair a “sizeable” water leak in the city. Fort Pierre Mayor Gloria Hanson says the leak was discovered around 3 a.m. Friday morning. Hanson is asking residents to conserve water as much as… Read more »

Officials asking Fort Pierre residents to conserve water following leak

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – City officials in Fort Pierre are asking residents to conserve water as crews try to find and repair a “sizeable” water leak in the city. Fort Pierre Mayor Gloria Hanson says the leak was discovered around 3 a.m. Friday morning. Hanson is asking residents to conserve water as much as… Read more »

One killed in Brookings fire

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KJJQ) – One man is killed in an explosion and fire that extensively damages a home at 618 6th Avenue in Brookings. Firefighters were called to the scene shortly before Noon Thursday. Fire Chief Darrell Hartmann says there were extensive flames throughout the structure when they arrived. He says they began attacking the… Read more »

One killed in Brookings fire

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KJJQ) – One man is killed in an explosion and fire that extensively damages a home at 618 6th Avenue in Brookings. Firefighters were called to the scene shortly before Noon Thursday. Fire Chief Darrell Hartmann says there were extensive flames throughout the structure when they arrived. He says they began attacking the… Read more »

Safety Symposium for places of worship set for Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Police Department along with the Aberdeen Area Chaplains Corps is offering a Safety Symposium for places of worship on Tuesday, Feb. 25. The event starts at 1 p.m. in the Community Room at the Aberdeen Police Station. Aberdeen Police Chief Dave McNeil talked about the inaugural event. He said… Read more »

Safety Symposium for places of worship set for Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Police Department along with the Aberdeen Area Chaplains Corps is offering a Safety Symposium for places of worship on Tuesday, Feb. 25. The event starts at 1 p.m. in the Community Room at the Aberdeen Police Station. Aberdeen Police Chief Dave McNeil talked about the inaugural event. He said… Read more »

Senate Judiciary Committee passes bill to limit presumptive probation

PIERRE, S.D. (KJJQ) – The Senate Judiciary Committee passed the attorney general’s bill designed to limit presumptive probation for drug offenders. When an inmate is convicted of a class five or class six felony, it’s assumed that person will be sentenced to probation. A judge can justify prison time if they think it’s necessary Attorney… Read more »

Senate Judiciary Committee passes bill to limit presumptive probation

PIERRE, S.D. (KJJQ) – The Senate Judiciary Committee passed the attorney general’s bill designed to limit presumptive probation for drug offenders. When an inmate is convicted of a class five or class six felony, it’s assumed that person will be sentenced to probation. A judge can justify prison time if they think it’s necessary Attorney… Read more »