News Category: Local News

Johnson says trade talks reaching critical stage

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – U.S. and Chinese trade talks are supposed to start again today in Washington facing a Friday deadline of higher tariffs imposed by President Trump. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says this is a critical time. Johnson says these continue to be difficult negotiations. Johnson says he is concerned that even a… Read more »

Johnson says trade talks reaching critical stage

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – U.S. and Chinese trade talks are supposed to start again today in Washington facing a Friday deadline of higher tariffs imposed by President Trump. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says this is a critical time. Johnson says these continue to be difficult negotiations. Johnson says he is concerned that even a… Read more »

Emerald Ash Borers likely to continue to spread

BROOKINGS, S.D. (WNAX) – Emerald Ash Borers are in the region and will continue to spread. South Dakota State University Extension Forestry Specialist John Ball says the bugs are still in the Sioux Falls area. Ball says its expected the bugs will continue to spread, killing ash trees along the way. Ball says you need… Read more »

Emerald Ash Borers likely to continue to spread

BROOKINGS, S.D. (WNAX) – Emerald Ash Borers are in the region and will continue to spread. South Dakota State University Extension Forestry Specialist John Ball says the bugs are still in the Sioux Falls area. Ball says its expected the bugs will continue to spread, killing ash trees along the way. Ball says you need… Read more »

Star Party Friday at Kuhnert Arboretum Parking Lot

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is sponsoring a Star Party on Friday, May 10 from dusk – 10:30 p.m. at the Kuhnert Arboretum Parking Lot located at 2110 South Dakota Street. A Star Party is a gathering of amateur astronomers viewing the night sky or people just wanting… Read more »

Star Party Friday at Kuhnert Arboretum Parking Lot

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is sponsoring a Star Party on Friday, May 10 from dusk – 10:30 p.m. at the Kuhnert Arboretum Parking Lot located at 2110 South Dakota Street. A Star Party is a gathering of amateur astronomers viewing the night sky or people just wanting… Read more »

Annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The 27th Annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is set for Saturday, May 11. Postal workers will collect non-perishable food items to help stock local food shelves. Angie Cleberg, Community Impact Coordinator for the event, said that residents should have received blue bags in their mail boxes this week.… Read more »

Annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The 27th Annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is set for Saturday, May 11. Postal workers will collect non-perishable food items to help stock local food shelves. Angie Cleberg, Community Impact Coordinator for the event, said that residents should have received blue bags in their mail boxes this week.… Read more »

Senators urging Corps of Engineers to have better communication

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – A group of Midwest Senators is urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to communicate better with lawmakers and stakeholders during flood events. Senators Jody Ernst and Chuck Grassley of Iowa led the effort, along with Senators from South Dakota, North Dakota, Kansas and Missouri. In a letter, the Senators… Read more »

Senators urging Corps of Engineers to have better communication

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – A group of Midwest Senators is urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to communicate better with lawmakers and stakeholders during flood events. Senators Jody Ernst and Chuck Grassley of Iowa led the effort, along with Senators from South Dakota, North Dakota, Kansas and Missouri. In a letter, the Senators… Read more »

Special Olympics hosting Law Enforcement Torch Run May 13-16

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – Special Olympics South Dakota is excited to once again be hosting the Law Enforcement Torch Run across the state of South Dakota starting Monday, May 13 and ending Thursday, May 16 at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2019 Special Olympics South Dakota Summer Games in Vermillion. Throughout the four… Read more »

Special Olympics hosting Law Enforcement Torch Run May 13-16

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – Special Olympics South Dakota is excited to once again be hosting the Law Enforcement Torch Run across the state of South Dakota starting Monday, May 13 and ending Thursday, May 16 at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2019 Special Olympics South Dakota Summer Games in Vermillion. Throughout the four… Read more »

Avera pediatrics research findings published in prestigious medical journal

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – Today the medical journal Pediatrics will publish the first findings from the PASS ECHO study in which the Avera Research Institute’s Center for Pediatric & Community Research is a cohort and grantee. As the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the publication is seen as the gold… Read more »

Avera pediatrics research findings published in prestigious medical journal

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – Today the medical journal Pediatrics will publish the first findings from the PASS ECHO study in which the Avera Research Institute’s Center for Pediatric & Community Research is a cohort and grantee. As the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the publication is seen as the gold… Read more »

Runoff into Missouri River basin will be above normal into summer

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – Runoff into the Missouri River basin will continue above normal into the summer. Nicole Shorney, a hydraulic engineer with the Corps of Engineers in Omaha, says run off so far this year has been far above normal. Engineer Joel Knofczynski (noff-chin-ski) says they still have flood storage room in the upper… Read more »

Runoff into Missouri River basin will be above normal into summer

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – Runoff into the Missouri River basin will continue above normal into the summer. Nicole Shorney, a hydraulic engineer with the Corps of Engineers in Omaha, says run off so far this year has been far above normal. Engineer Joel Knofczynski (noff-chin-ski) says they still have flood storage room in the upper… Read more »

One killed in crash south of Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and another person was injured Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash south of Rapid City. Names of those involved are not being released at this time pending notification of family members. A 2010 Honda CRV was making a left-hand turn from Spring Creek Road onto South… Read more »

One killed in crash south of Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and another person was injured Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash south of Rapid City. Names of those involved are not being released at this time pending notification of family members. A 2010 Honda CRV was making a left-hand turn from Spring Creek Road onto South… Read more »

Leadercast event Friday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Aberdeen will once again be participating in the nationwide Leadercast event, broadcast live from Atlanta. It will take place Friday, May 10, at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State, hosted by the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce. Gail Ochs, President of the Chamber, provides some details… Read more »

Leadercast event Friday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Aberdeen will once again be participating in the nationwide Leadercast event, broadcast live from Atlanta. It will take place Friday, May 10, at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State, hosted by the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce. Gail Ochs, President of the Chamber, provides some details… Read more »