News Category: Local News

Fall Climate Outlook calls for continued wet conditions

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – After an already wet year, the trend looks to continue in the months ahead. The Fall Climate Outlook has come out and the forecast calls for cooler and wetter conditions than normal in the near future, according to Laura Edwards, State Climatologist. That wet trend will continue into the fall as… Read more »

Fall Climate Outlook calls for continued wet conditions

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – After an already wet year, the trend looks to continue in the months ahead. The Fall Climate Outlook has come out and the forecast calls for cooler and wetter conditions than normal in the near future, according to Laura Edwards, State Climatologist. That wet trend will continue into the fall as… Read more »

Preseason NSIC Soccer Poll Sees NSU in 10th

BURNSVILLE, MN (NSUWolves.com) – The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference released the Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll Wednesday morning, with the Northern State Wolves picked tenth overall. NSU accumulated 107 points in the poll. Northern State enters the 2019 season under the direction of first year head and assistant coaches Ryszard Gorski and Rachael Norton. Gorski brings… Read more »

Preseason NSIC Soccer Poll Sees NSU in 10th

BURNSVILLE, MN (NSUWolves.com) – The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference released the Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll Wednesday morning, with the Northern State Wolves picked tenth overall. NSU accumulated 107 points in the poll. Northern State enters the 2019 season under the direction of first year head and assistant coaches Ryszard Gorski and Rachael Norton. Gorski brings… Read more »

Activity Passport: Explore Aberdeen taking place in July

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is once again offering the Activity Passport: Explore Aberdeen during the month of July. Last year was the first year for the program. Gene Morsching, Recreation Superintendent, talked about the details of Activity Passport. He said the activities offered throughout the month of July… Read more »

Activity Passport: Explore Aberdeen taking place in July

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is once again offering the Activity Passport: Explore Aberdeen during the month of July. Last year was the first year for the program. Gene Morsching, Recreation Superintendent, talked about the details of Activity Passport. He said the activities offered throughout the month of July… 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: Pierson… 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: Pierson… 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 »

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!

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 »

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.