News Category: Local News

#SDpreps Weekend Scoreboard (10/18 – 10/20)

FRI SCHEDULE HIGH SCHOOL FB Ab Central         14 – Ashton Hanson / Austin Huff w/ 1 TD run, each. SF. O’Gorman   29   W/WS/SC       6 Ab Roncalli   16 – Jackson Isakson 5-8 60y 2TD. Post game thoughts w/ Coach Young: MC/M       63 Redfield    6   Northwestern      0 Herreid/SA          51   Brit-Hecla   38 – Stanley Haskins… Read more »

#SDpreps Weekend Scoreboard (10/18 – 10/20)

FRI SCHEDULE HIGH SCHOOL FB Ab Central         14 – Ashton Hanson / Austin Huff w/ 1 TD run, each. SF. O’Gorman   29   W/WS/SC       6 Ab Roncalli   16 – Jackson Isakson 5-8 60y 2TD. Post game thoughts w/ Coach Young: MC/M       63 Redfield    6   Northwestern      0 Herreid/SA          51   Brit-Hecla   38 – Stanley Haskins… Read more »

Fire destroys Malchow’s on Main Street

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – A longtime Aberdeen business was gutted by a fire Saturday night. Firefighters battled a blaze at Malchow’s Home Furnishings on Main Street in downtown Aberdeen for hours. People were living in 13 of the 17 apartments above Malchow’s. Officials said there were no injuries as a result of the fire. The… Read more »

Fire destroys Malchow’s on Main Street

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – A longtime Aberdeen business was gutted by a fire Saturday night. Firefighters battled a blaze at Malchow’s Home Furnishings on Main Street in downtown Aberdeen for hours. People were living in 13 of the 17 apartments above Malchow’s. Officials said there were no injuries as a result of the fire. The… Read more »

Hub City Radio’s Shopper’s Delight

The 10th Annual Hub City Radio’s Shopper’s Delight Show is October 26th at the Dakota Events Center in Aberdeen from Noon to 5pm.  Grab your friends and shop over 30 vendors.  You’ll find health and beauty products, kitchen and household items, gourmet foods, baked goods, clothing, crafts, active-wear, jewelry, and more!!! If you have a… Read more »

Hub City Radio’s Shopper’s Delight

The 10th Annual Hub City Radio’s Shopper’s Delight Show is October 26th at the Dakota Events Center in Aberdeen from Noon to 5pm.  Grab your friends and shop over 30 vendors.  You’ll find health and beauty products, kitchen and household items, gourmet foods, baked goods, clothing, crafts, active-wear, jewelry, and more!!! If you have a… Read more »

Farmers Union President says Congress needs to address climate change

CONDE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Senator John Thune has introduced new legislation to help the National Weather Service improve their forecasting ability. State Farmers Union President Doug Sombke says while improving weather accuracy can be helpful for farmers what Congress really needs to do is address climate change. He says climate change has been… Read more »

Farmers Union President says Congress needs to address climate change

CONDE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Senator John Thune has introduced new legislation to help the National Weather Service improve their forecasting ability. State Farmers Union President Doug Sombke says while improving weather accuracy can be helpful for farmers what Congress really needs to do is address climate change. He says climate change has been… Read more »

Man arrested following incident at Rushmore Mall in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) – Authorities have released the name of the individual involved in a massive police presence at Rushmore Mall in Rapid City Sunday night. Police were dispatched to the mall around 5:00 after a report of a man with a gun threatening people at the haunted house attraction. As it turned out,… Read more »

Man arrested following incident at Rushmore Mall in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) – Authorities have released the name of the individual involved in a massive police presence at Rushmore Mall in Rapid City Sunday night. Police were dispatched to the mall around 5:00 after a report of a man with a gun threatening people at the haunted house attraction. As it turned out,… Read more »

Governor launches first-ever First Gentleman’s Initiative

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Governor Kristi Noem and First Gentleman Bryon Noem launched South Dakota’s first-ever First Gentleman’s Initiative today. Bryon Noem’s initiative, “This is South Dakota,” will highlight the role smaller communities play in South Dakota’s landscape and the importance of preserving the state’s rural culture. As part of this effort, Noem will… Read more »

Governor launches first-ever First Gentleman’s Initiative

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Governor Kristi Noem and First Gentleman Bryon Noem launched South Dakota’s first-ever First Gentleman’s Initiative today. Bryon Noem’s initiative, “This is South Dakota,” will highlight the role smaller communities play in South Dakota’s landscape and the importance of preserving the state’s rural culture. As part of this effort, Noem will… Read more »

Britton-Hecla football player sustains severe head injury

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) — A high school football player from Britton is hospitalized after sustaining a severe head injury during a game in Warner Friday night. According to his Caring Bridge page, junior quarterback Trevor Zuehlke was taken by ambulance to Aberdeen, and then airlifted to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, where a CT… Read more »

Britton-Hecla football player sustains severe head injury

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) — A high school football player from Britton is hospitalized after sustaining a severe head injury during a game in Warner Friday night. According to his Caring Bridge page, junior quarterback Trevor Zuehlke was taken by ambulance to Aberdeen, and then airlifted to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, where a CT… Read more »

Hunter drowns in Bitter Lake near Waubay

WAUBAY, S.D. (KXLG) – The Day County Sheriff’s Office isn’t releasing a name yet, but has confirmed a drowning over the weekend on Bitter Lake near Waubay. Day County Sheriff Ryan Rucktaeschel (RUCK-TASH-EL) says the investigation is being conducted by his office and the Game, Fish, and Parks Department. He says all three of the… Read more »

Hunter drowns in Bitter Lake near Waubay

WAUBAY, S.D. (KXLG) – The Day County Sheriff’s Office isn’t releasing a name yet, but has confirmed a drowning over the weekend on Bitter Lake near Waubay. Day County Sheriff Ryan Rucktaeschel (RUCK-TASH-EL) says the investigation is being conducted by his office and the Game, Fish, and Parks Department. He says all three of the… Read more »

Construction worker rescued after falling into Big Sioux River bed

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) — A construction worker had to be rescued in Watertown Saturday afternoon after falling some 30 feet into the Big Sioux River bed.   It happened just after 12:30 at the scene of the U.S. Highway 212 construction project over the Big Sioux River.   Watertown Fire Rescue crews set up a… Read more »

Construction worker rescued after falling into Big Sioux River bed

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) — A construction worker had to be rescued in Watertown Saturday afternoon after falling some 30 feet into the Big Sioux River bed.   It happened just after 12:30 at the scene of the U.S. Highway 212 construction project over the Big Sioux River.   Watertown Fire Rescue crews set up a… Read more »

Police investigating fatal shooting in Sturgis

STURGIS, S.D. (KBHB) – Authorities in Sturgis have identified the man shot and killed after he reportedly broke into a home early Sunday morning. Sturgis Police Chief Geody VanDewater says an autopsy is pending on 32-year-old Matthew Flagler. Flagler was shot once in the chest after breaking into a home in north Sturgis just before… Read more »

Police investigating fatal shooting in Sturgis

STURGIS, S.D. (KBHB) – Authorities in Sturgis have identified the man shot and killed after he reportedly broke into a home early Sunday morning. Sturgis Police Chief Geody VanDewater says an autopsy is pending on 32-year-old Matthew Flagler. Flagler was shot once in the chest after breaking into a home in north Sturgis just before… Read more »

Strong winds expected today

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) — The National Weather Service has placed northeast South Dakota in a High Wind Warning starting this afternoon, and continuing into early Tuesday morning. Forecaster Aaron Dorn says winds out of the north-northwest will begin ramping up mid-afternoon today. Dorn says wind gusts of that nature will be strong enough to bring… Read more »

Strong winds expected today

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) — The National Weather Service has placed northeast South Dakota in a High Wind Warning starting this afternoon, and continuing into early Tuesday morning. Forecaster Aaron Dorn says winds out of the north-northwest will begin ramping up mid-afternoon today. Dorn says wind gusts of that nature will be strong enough to bring… Read more »

Watertown man killed in motorcycle accident

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) — A motorcyclist from Watertown was killed early Saturday morning when he slammed into a house. Sergeant Trevor Barthel of the Watertown Police Department says it happened at 3:17 a.m. A motorcycle driven by 30-year-old Bryon Manning of Watertown was traveling southbound on 15th Street Northeast. It left the road and crashed… Read more »

Watertown man killed in motorcycle accident

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) — A motorcyclist from Watertown was killed early Saturday morning when he slammed into a house. Sergeant Trevor Barthel of the Watertown Police Department says it happened at 3:17 a.m. A motorcycle driven by 30-year-old Bryon Manning of Watertown was traveling southbound on 15th Street Northeast. It left the road and crashed… Read more »

Corn Growers helping honey industry

BRUCE, S.D. (WNAX) – The National Corn Growers Association is working to help keep honeybees healthy. Members recently attended the annual meeting of the Honeybee Health Coalition and talked about small steps they can take to support honeybee health such as planting of pollinator habitat on unused land on the farm such as grass near… Read more »

Corn Growers helping honey industry

BRUCE, S.D. (WNAX) – The National Corn Growers Association is working to help keep honeybees healthy. Members recently attended the annual meeting of the Honeybee Health Coalition and talked about small steps they can take to support honeybee health such as planting of pollinator habitat on unused land on the farm such as grass near… Read more »