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Brookings man identified in fatal ski accident

LEAD, S.D. (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a Brookings man who died in a skiing accident at a Black Hills resort over the weekend. The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office on Monday identified the victim as 24-year-old Trenton Hofer. The death occurred at Terry Peak Ski Area near Lead on Saturday afternoon. Dispatchers… Read more »

Brookings man identified in fatal ski accident

LEAD, S.D. (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a Brookings man who died in a skiing accident at a Black Hills resort over the weekend. The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office on Monday identified the victim as 24-year-old Trenton Hofer. The death occurred at Terry Peak Ski Area near Lead on Saturday afternoon. Dispatchers… Read more »

Concealed carry bill passes Senate

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – A bill to streamline the carrying of a concealed firearm inside the State Capitol in Pierre gains favor with the South Dakota Senate Monday. Senator Jim Stalzer of Sioux Falls says Senate Bill 98 is a follow-up to the original Capitol carry bill, SB-115 last year. Stalzer says that process is… Read more »

Concealed carry bill passes Senate

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – A bill to streamline the carrying of a concealed firearm inside the State Capitol in Pierre gains favor with the South Dakota Senate Monday. Senator Jim Stalzer of Sioux Falls says Senate Bill 98 is a follow-up to the original Capitol carry bill, SB-115 last year. Stalzer says that process is… Read more »

Senator says zoning law is complicated

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Governor Kristi Noem has proposed a bill to streamline the process for ag developments across the state. There is some concern it will short circuit some local zoning processes. Senator Craig Kennedy of Yankton says it’s a complicated process. Kennedy says development decisions should come at the local level. The Governor’s… Read more »

Senator says zoning law is complicated

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Governor Kristi Noem has proposed a bill to streamline the process for ag developments across the state. There is some concern it will short circuit some local zoning processes. Senator Craig Kennedy of Yankton says it’s a complicated process. Kennedy says development decisions should come at the local level. The Governor’s… Read more »

Annual Fischgaard Short Film Project this weekend

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The 15th Annual Fischgaard Short Film Project takes place this weekend, Friday-Sunday, Feb. 14-16. Tom Black, Founder of the event, talked about what it all entails. Those participating do not know ahead of time the specifics of the films, such as genre and control criteria (one line of dialogue, one character… Read more »

Annual Fischgaard Short Film Project this weekend

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The 15th Annual Fischgaard Short Film Project takes place this weekend, Friday-Sunday, Feb. 14-16. Tom Black, Founder of the event, talked about what it all entails. Those participating do not know ahead of time the specifics of the films, such as genre and control criteria (one line of dialogue, one character… Read more »

Watertown man killed by vehicle in apparent suicide

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) — A Watertown man is dead from what police say appears to be a suicide Monday morning. Assistant Watertown Police Chief Tim Toomey says police were called to the 1800-block of 9th Avenue Southeast a little after 8 0’clock Monday morning. Toomey says the victim was 24-years-old. Toomey says it was a… Read more »

Watertown man killed by vehicle in apparent suicide

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) — A Watertown man is dead from what police say appears to be a suicide Monday morning. Assistant Watertown Police Chief Tim Toomey says police were called to the 1800-block of 9th Avenue Southeast a little after 8 0’clock Monday morning. Toomey says the victim was 24-years-old. Toomey says it was a… Read more »

Updated tax revenue numbers expected this week

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The Appropriations Committees of the South Dakota legislature will get the updated tax revenue numbers this week and from that will begin to fill out the 2021 budget bill. Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton says from what they have seen so far, there will still be a gap. Hunhoff says they… Read more »

Updated tax revenue numbers expected this week

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The Appropriations Committees of the South Dakota legislature will get the updated tax revenue numbers this week and from that will begin to fill out the 2021 budget bill. Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton says from what they have seen so far, there will still be a gap. Hunhoff says they… Read more »

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Gender bill defeated in Health and Human Services Committee

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – A bill that would penalize medical providers for treatment of gender issues in children was defeated in the South Dakota Senate Health and Human Services Committee today. Bill sponsor, Representative Fred Deutsch (doyt-sch) of Florence amended the bill to change the penalties from criminal to civil. Senator Phil Jensen of Rapid… Read more »

Gender bill defeated in Health and Human Services Committee

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PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – A bill that would penalize medical providers for treatment of gender issues in children was defeated in the South Dakota Senate Health and Human Services Committee today. Bill sponsor, Representative Fred Deutsch (doyt-sch) of Florence amended the bill to change the penalties from criminal to civil. Senator Phil Jensen of Rapid… Read more »

Joyner-Kersee to speak at Boys and Girls Club Banquet

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Boys and Girls Club of Aberdeen Area’s Annual Banquet and 50th Anniversary Celebration is set for Friday, Feb. 21. The event runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Dakota Event Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Mike Sommers, Club President, talked about this year’s guest speaker. The Club annually… Read more »

Joyner-Kersee to speak at Boys and Girls Club Banquet

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Boys and Girls Club of Aberdeen Area’s Annual Banquet and 50th Anniversary Celebration is set for Friday, Feb. 21. The event runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Dakota Event Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Mike Sommers, Club President, talked about this year’s guest speaker. The Club annually… Read more »

Social bills grab spotlight during first half of legislative session

PIERRE, S.D. (KMIT) – Social issue bills have grabbed the spotlight as the South Dakota legislative session nears the halfway point. Two transgender-related bills have already been voted down, while another will be heard today in a Senate committee. State Senator Josh Klumb (klumm) of Mitchell says the number of these bills have not necessarily… Read more »

Social bills grab spotlight during first half of legislative session

PIERRE, S.D. (KMIT) – Social issue bills have grabbed the spotlight as the South Dakota legislative session nears the halfway point. Two transgender-related bills have already been voted down, while another will be heard today in a Senate committee. State Senator Josh Klumb (klumm) of Mitchell says the number of these bills have not necessarily… Read more »

Man dies in ski accident at Terry Peak near Lead

LEAD, S.D. (AP) – Officials at a ski resort in the Black Hills say a man has died after he was injured on one of the slopes over the weekend. The death occurred at Terry Peak Ski Area near Lead on Saturday afternoon. Resort spokeswoman Linda Derosier says management and staff send their sincere condolences… Read more »

Man dies in ski accident at Terry Peak near Lead

LEAD, S.D. (AP) – Officials at a ski resort in the Black Hills say a man has died after he was injured on one of the slopes over the weekend. The death occurred at Terry Peak Ski Area near Lead on Saturday afternoon. Resort spokeswoman Linda Derosier says management and staff send their sincere condolences… Read more »