News Category: Local News

2018-19 SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Awards

PIERRE, SD – The 2018-2019 school year marked the 23rd year of recognition by the South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) of athletic teams and fine arts groups for academic excellence. The Activities Association recognizes 446 high school athletic teams and fine arts groups from schools across the state that have achieved the “Academic… Read more »

2018-19 SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Awards

PIERRE, SD – The 2018-2019 school year marked the 23rd year of recognition by the South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) of athletic teams and fine arts groups for academic excellence. The Activities Association recognizes 446 high school athletic teams and fine arts groups from schools across the state that have achieved the “Academic… Read more »

Finn Fest this weekend in Frederick

FREDERICK, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The 12th Annual Finn Fest will take place Friday through Sunday, June 21-23 in Frederick. There will be a variety of Finnish events during the festivities. Krysti Mikkonen, President of Frederick Forward, said that things kick off on Friday night. Saturday includes a full day’s worth of activities. Teeter-totters are used… Read more »

Finn Fest this weekend in Frederick

FREDERICK, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The 12th Annual Finn Fest will take place Friday through Sunday, June 21-23 in Frederick. There will be a variety of Finnish events during the festivities. Krysti Mikkonen, President of Frederick Forward, said that things kick off on Friday night. Saturday includes a full day’s worth of activities. Teeter-totters are used… Read more »

Hub City Radio’s He Shed/She Shed Giveaway

This Summer Hub City Radio is giving you a chance to win with the He Shed/She Shed Giveaway!  Stop into participating businesses throughout the Summer to register.  We’ll draw one qualifier from each location to go into the final drawing to be held later this Summer to win the shed!  Use it as a He… Read more »

Hub City Radio’s He Shed/She Shed Giveaway

This Summer Hub City Radio is giving you a chance to win with the He Shed/She Shed Giveaway!  Stop into participating businesses throughout the Summer to register.  We’ll draw one qualifier from each location to go into the final drawing to be held later this Summer to win the shed!  Use it as a He… Read more »

Tool Confirm Release Date For New Album

The band confirmed the news during their concert in Birmingham, Alabama on Tuesday night. According to fans on the ground, a video screen flashed the date “August 30th” during the set’s intermission. Frontman Maynard James Keenan then encouraged fans to share the news via social media, saying, “Alright everyone take out your phones, security stand… Read more »

Tool Confirm Release Date For New Album

The band confirmed the news during their concert in Birmingham, Alabama on Tuesday night. According to fans on the ground, a video screen flashed the date “August 30th” during the set’s intermission. Frontman Maynard James Keenan then encouraged fans to share the news via social media, saying, “Alright everyone take out your phones, security stand… Read more »

Hub City Radio Live Broadcasts

Keep an eye out for Hub City Radio’s upcoming live broadcasts featuring our van with the LED sign for special sales and events in the area and the Hub City Radio Boombox with our stations playing and advertising huge events at area businesses! Upcoming events featuring the Hub City Radio Van and/or Boombox include: Aberdeen… Read more »

Hub City Radio Live Broadcasts

Keep an eye out for Hub City Radio’s upcoming live broadcasts featuring our van with the LED sign for special sales and events in the area and the Hub City Radio Boombox with our stations playing and advertising huge events at area businesses! Upcoming events featuring the Hub City Radio Van and/or Boombox include: Aberdeen… Read more »

Max & Erma’s closing April 14

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – An Aberdeen restaurant is closing its doors. Max & Erma’s announced on Sunday that it will be closing in two weeks. This was the post listed on the restaurant’s Facebook page: To Our Valued Guests: Max & Erma’s is closing. After 10 years serving Aberdeen and the surrounding communities we are… Read more »

Max & Erma’s closing April 14

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – An Aberdeen restaurant is closing its doors. Max & Erma’s announced on Sunday that it will be closing in two weeks. This was the post listed on the restaurant’s Facebook page: To Our Valued Guests: Max & Erma’s is closing. After 10 years serving Aberdeen and the surrounding communities we are… Read more »

Groups want Congress to fully fund Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – A coalition of ag groups led by the American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union wants Congress to fully fund the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network in next year’s budget. South Dakota Farm Bureau President Scott VanderWal says more money for mental health services is badly needed in rural… Read more »

Groups want Congress to fully fund Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – A coalition of ag groups led by the American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union wants Congress to fully fund the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network in next year’s budget. South Dakota Farm Bureau President Scott VanderWal says more money for mental health services is badly needed in rural… Read more »

Feedback positive for inaugural Employment Expo and Job Fair

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The first Aberdeen Area and NSU Employment Expo and Job Fair took place at the Barnett Center on the campus of Northern State Wednesday. There are have been separate job fairs in the past, but this marked the first time that Aberdeen Office of the South Dakota Department of Labor, Northern… Read more »

Feedback positive for inaugural Employment Expo and Job Fair

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The first Aberdeen Area and NSU Employment Expo and Job Fair took place at the Barnett Center on the campus of Northern State Wednesday. There are have been separate job fairs in the past, but this marked the first time that Aberdeen Office of the South Dakota Department of Labor, Northern… Read more »

Representative says nursing homes need to look at business models

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators this year included a 10 percent increase in Medicaid funding for nursing home patients, which will be about an $18 million boost. Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton says Governor Kristi Noem also included $5 million in innovation grants. Hunhoff says it is one time money. Hunhoff, Vice Chair… Read more »

Representative says nursing homes need to look at business models

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators this year included a 10 percent increase in Medicaid funding for nursing home patients, which will be about an $18 million boost. Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton says Governor Kristi Noem also included $5 million in innovation grants. Hunhoff says it is one time money. Hunhoff, Vice Chair… Read more »

Legislators likely to have short agenda on final day of session

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators return to Pierre this Friday for the final day of the 2019 session. House Majority Leader Lee Qualm of Platte says so far they have a blank agenda. Qualm says they need to fill out the Executive Board before they can set interim study topics. Qualm says its… Read more »

Legislators likely to have short agenda on final day of session

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators return to Pierre this Friday for the final day of the 2019 session. House Majority Leader Lee Qualm of Platte says so far they have a blank agenda. Qualm says they need to fill out the Executive Board before they can set interim study topics. Qualm says its… Read more »

NSU students featured at Presentation College Wein Gallery

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – A quartet of Northern State students have featured works at the Presentation College Wein Gallery. The works will be displayed until the end of the month. Erin Giovannini, Special Assistant for Project Development and Wein Gallery Curator, talked about the NSU students and their pieces. There will be a reception to… Read more »

NSU students featured at Presentation College Wein Gallery

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – A quartet of Northern State students have featured works at the Presentation College Wein Gallery. The works will be displayed until the end of the month. Erin Giovannini, Special Assistant for Project Development and Wein Gallery Curator, talked about the NSU students and their pieces. There will be a reception to… Read more »

Leadership Aberdeen class graduating Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Leadership Class of 2019 will have a graduation ceremony on Tuesday, March 26. The event will take place at the Best Western Ramkota Convention Center. More than two dozen individuals comprise this year’s class, the 32nd since the program began. Gail Ochs, President of the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce,… Read more »

Leadership Aberdeen class graduating Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Leadership Class of 2019 will have a graduation ceremony on Tuesday, March 26. The event will take place at the Best Western Ramkota Convention Center. More than two dozen individuals comprise this year’s class, the 32nd since the program began. Gail Ochs, President of the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce,… Read more »

Yankton dealing with aftermath of flooding

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Flood damages are still being totaled from last week’s flooding. Yankton County Commission Chairman Dan Klimisch says they will meet with towns and townships later this week to get some idea of what’s ahead. Klimisch says they are prepared to pay the costs needed to start recovery. Klimisch says at one… Read more »

Yankton dealing with aftermath of flooding

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Flood damages are still being totaled from last week’s flooding. Yankton County Commission Chairman Dan Klimisch says they will meet with towns and townships later this week to get some idea of what’s ahead. Klimisch says they are prepared to pay the costs needed to start recovery. Klimisch says at one… Read more »

Bill aims to crack down on skimmers

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) – A big initiative of the Independent Community Bankers of South Dakota this year legislatively was achieving approval of House Bill 1050. The legislation, which BECOMES LAW JULY FIRST, provides new tools for law enforcement to crack down on anyone in possession of ATM skimmers. Their Executive Director is Megan Olson who… Read more »

Bill aims to crack down on skimmers

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) – A big initiative of the Independent Community Bankers of South Dakota this year legislatively was achieving approval of House Bill 1050. The legislation, which BECOMES LAW JULY FIRST, provides new tools for law enforcement to crack down on anyone in possession of ATM skimmers. Their Executive Director is Megan Olson who… Read more »

New text alert service available to Brown County residents

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – There is a new service now available to the residents of the county. Brown County Emergency Management has partnered with South Dakota Helpline Center (211) to provide “Public Impact Text Alerts.” Individuals can sign up to receive text messages that for things that are impacting the county. Patti Woods, Assistant Brown… Read more »

New text alert service available to Brown County residents

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – There is a new service now available to the residents of the county. Brown County Emergency Management has partnered with South Dakota Helpline Center (211) to provide “Public Impact Text Alerts.” Individuals can sign up to receive text messages that for things that are impacting the county. Patti Woods, Assistant Brown… Read more »

10th Annual Empty Bowls event Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The 10th Annual Empty Bowls event is set for Saturday, March 23. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Yelduz Shrine, 802 S. Main St.

10th Annual Empty Bowls event Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The 10th Annual Empty Bowls event is set for Saturday, March 23. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Yelduz Shrine, 802 S. Main St.

Cellisimo to perform Thursday at Civic Theatre

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The cello duo, Cellisimo, will be performing at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Aberdeen Civic Theatre as part of the Aberdeen Community Concert Association (ACCA) concert series. This is the fourth of five concerts in the series. While most of the concerts take place at the Johnson Fine Arts… Read more »

Cellisimo to perform Thursday at Civic Theatre

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The cello duo, Cellisimo, will be performing at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Aberdeen Civic Theatre as part of the Aberdeen Community Concert Association (ACCA) concert series. This is the fourth of five concerts in the series. While most of the concerts take place at the Johnson Fine Arts… Read more »

3 Doors Down with Red Sun Rising at The Brown County Fair

As heard on your concert connection, 94.1 The Rock, the 2019 edition of Rock Night at The Brown County Fair will feature 3 Doors Down with special guest RED SUN RISING!   Tickets are on sale now at www.TheBCFair.com! About Red Sun Rising: Red Sun Rising formed in 2006 and built a following by previewing… Read more »

3 Doors Down with Red Sun Rising at The Brown County Fair

As heard on your concert connection, 94.1 The Rock, the 2019 edition of Rock Night at The Brown County Fair will feature 3 Doors Down with special guest RED SUN RISING!   Tickets are on sale now at www.TheBCFair.com! About Red Sun Rising: Red Sun Rising formed in 2006 and built a following by previewing… Read more »

City of Aberdeen Snow Removal Announcement

ABERDEEN, S.D. – A Snow removal removal alert has been issued for the city of Aberdeen. • Plowing on POSTED EMERGENCY SNOW ROUTES will begin at 6 AM, ON THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019. • Plowing on NORTH-SOUTH STREETS in Zone 2 and plowing of all streets and avenues in Zone 3 will begin at 7… Read more »

City of Aberdeen Snow Removal Announcement

ABERDEEN, S.D. – A Snow removal removal alert has been issued for the city of Aberdeen. • Plowing on POSTED EMERGENCY SNOW ROUTES will begin at 6 AM, ON THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019. • Plowing on NORTH-SOUTH STREETS in Zone 2 and plowing of all streets and avenues in Zone 3 will begin at 7… Read more »

Officials urging citizens to prepare for winter storm

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota state government officials urge citizens to make preparations now, which includes adjusting travel plans, for a late-winter storm

Officials urging citizens to prepare for winter storm

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota state government officials urge citizens to make preparations now, which includes adjusting travel plans, for a late-winter storm

3 Doors Down Performing at the Brown County Fair

The 2nd Annual Rock Night at The Brown County Fair will feature headliner 3 Doors Down on Friday, August 16, 2019! Tickets will go on sale online March 15, stay tuned to your concert connection, 94.1 The Rock to find out who will be joining 3 Doors Down in the coming weeks!

3 Doors Down Performing at the Brown County Fair

The 2nd Annual Rock Night at The Brown County Fair will feature headliner 3 Doors Down on Friday, August 16, 2019! Tickets will go on sale online March 15, stay tuned to your concert connection, 94.1 The Rock to find out who will be joining 3 Doors Down in the coming weeks!

Canadian woman identified in fatal crash north of Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D. (Press Release) – A Canadian woman has been identified as the person who died Tuesday, June 11, in a pickup-motorcycle crash north of Watertown. A 2008 Harley Davidson FLST was southbound on Interstate 29, trailing two other motorcycles. The motorcycle was rear-ended by a 2016 Ford F 150 pickup. The 67-year-old female motorcycle… Read more »

Canadian woman identified in fatal crash north of Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D. (Press Release) – A Canadian woman has been identified as the person who died Tuesday, June 11, in a pickup-motorcycle crash north of Watertown. A 2008 Harley Davidson FLST was southbound on Interstate 29, trailing two other motorcycles. The motorcycle was rear-ended by a 2016 Ford F 150 pickup. The 67-year-old female motorcycle… Read more »

Aberdeen police arrest men from Miami in connection with stolen credit cards

ABERDEEN, S.D. (APD Facebook Post) – On June 12, 2019 the Aberdeen Police Department received information that stolen credit card accounts were being used at numerous area businesses. Police located one male suspect in the 200 block of 6th Avenue SW. Another male was located on a traffic stop which occurred in the 1600 block… Read more »

Aberdeen police arrest men from Miami in connection with stolen credit cards

ABERDEEN, S.D. (APD Facebook Post) – On June 12, 2019 the Aberdeen Police Department received information that stolen credit card accounts were being used at numerous area businesses. Police located one male suspect in the 200 block of 6th Avenue SW. Another male was located on a traffic stop which occurred in the 1600 block… Read more »

Disaster recovery center opens on Rosebud Reservation

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have opened a disaster recovery center on the Rosebud Reservation to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses impacted by the severe winter storms and flooding from mid-March to late April 2019. This follows previous openings in Minnehaha and… Read more »

Disaster recovery center opens on Rosebud Reservation

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have opened a disaster recovery center on the Rosebud Reservation to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses impacted by the severe winter storms and flooding from mid-March to late April 2019. This follows previous openings in Minnehaha and… Read more »

Miller to become Highway Patrol Superintendent during ceremony Friday

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota Highway Patrol Major Rick Miller will officially become the 15th superintendent in the Patrol’s 82-year history during a state Capitol Rotunda ceremony Friday. An official transfer of command ceremony starts at 10 a.m. Miller will take command of the Patrol from former Highway Patrol Superintendent Craig Price, who… Read more »

Miller to become Highway Patrol Superintendent during ceremony Friday

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota Highway Patrol Major Rick Miller will officially become the 15th superintendent in the Patrol’s 82-year history during a state Capitol Rotunda ceremony Friday. An official transfer of command ceremony starts at 10 a.m. Miller will take command of the Patrol from former Highway Patrol Superintendent Craig Price, who… Read more »

Heidelberger circulating People Power Petitions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota blogger is circulating a pair of petitions that seek to roll back changes that state lawmakers have made in recent years to the initiated measure process. Cory Heidelberger, of Aberdeen, says his “People Power Petitions” would eliminate bureaucratic roadblocks that are being thrown up to make it… Read more »

Heidelberger circulating People Power Petitions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota blogger is circulating a pair of petitions that seek to roll back changes that state lawmakers have made in recent years to the initiated measure process. Cory Heidelberger, of Aberdeen, says his “People Power Petitions” would eliminate bureaucratic roadblocks that are being thrown up to make it… Read more »

SDSU Extension hosting open house meetings in Aberdeen, Faulkton Friday

BROOKINGS, S.D. (Press Release) – SDSU Extension is hosting open house meetings in eight South Dakota locations to address the current state of farming due to excessive moisture. These meetings will be come-and-go style with no formal presentations. Bring your questions and concerns regarding forages, cover crop mixtures, herbicides, insurance, delayed planting, etc. Experts will… Read more »

SDSU Extension hosting open house meetings in Aberdeen, Faulkton Friday

BROOKINGS, S.D. (Press Release) – SDSU Extension is hosting open house meetings in eight South Dakota locations to address the current state of farming due to excessive moisture. These meetings will be come-and-go style with no formal presentations. Bring your questions and concerns regarding forages, cover crop mixtures, herbicides, insurance, delayed planting, etc. Experts will… Read more »

Kayaker who died in Sioux Falls was teenager

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police say the person who died after his kayak capsized on Covell Lake in Sioux Falls was 17 years old. The boy and a 22-year-old man were in kayaks that overturned Saturday night. The 22-year-old was rescued by lifeguards from the nearby Terrace Park pool and taken to the hospital.… Read more »

Kayaker who died in Sioux Falls was teenager

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police say the person who died after his kayak capsized on Covell Lake in Sioux Falls was 17 years old. The boy and a 22-year-old man were in kayaks that overturned Saturday night. The 22-year-old was rescued by lifeguards from the nearby Terrace Park pool and taken to the hospital.… Read more »

One arrested, three at large following high-speed chase

TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say one person has been arrested and three additional suspects are being sought after a 40-mile chase in southern South Dakota. Bon Homme County sheriff’s officials say the pursuit began when deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 50 near Tyndall about 9:30 p.m. Sunday. As deputies were interviewing… Read more »

One arrested, three at large following high-speed chase

TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say one person has been arrested and three additional suspects are being sought after a 40-mile chase in southern South Dakota. Bon Homme County sheriff’s officials say the pursuit began when deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 50 near Tyndall about 9:30 p.m. Sunday. As deputies were interviewing… Read more »

Rounds co-sponsoring bill that would help eliminate Federal Department of Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds is co-sponsoring a bill that would take the first steps in eliminating the federal Department of Education. Rounds says school districts have to deal with thousands of federal rules. Rounds says the bill would allow school districts to apply to opt out of federal rules. Rounds… Read more »

Rounds co-sponsoring bill that would help eliminate Federal Department of Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds is co-sponsoring a bill that would take the first steps in eliminating the federal Department of Education. Rounds says school districts have to deal with thousands of federal rules. Rounds says the bill would allow school districts to apply to opt out of federal rules. Rounds… Read more »

Hemp and CBD oil to be topics of discussion this summer

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – There will be a lot of talk about hemp and CBD oil this summer in South Dakota. Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg says his office will be working with the two interim legislative committees dealing with those issues. Ravnsborg says the end results of those committees will most likely carry over into… Read more »

Hemp and CBD oil to be topics of discussion this summer

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – There will be a lot of talk about hemp and CBD oil this summer in South Dakota. Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg says his office will be working with the two interim legislative committees dealing with those issues. Ravnsborg says the end results of those committees will most likely carry over into… Read more »