News Category: Local News

Avera Makes Donation to Mount Marty College

Avera Health is donating one million dollars to Mount Marty College in Yankton in support of their fifteen-million-dollar field house project. Avera Sacred Heart Hospital President Doug Ekeren says they will move their sports programming and the Coach Rozy Performance Center in the field house. Trainer Mark Roozen says their sports conditioning program has grown… Read more »

Avera Makes Donation to Mount Marty College

Avera Health is donating one million dollars to Mount Marty College in Yankton in support of their fifteen-million-dollar field house project. Avera Sacred Heart Hospital President Doug Ekeren says they will move their sports programming and the Coach Rozy Performance Center in the field house. Trainer Mark Roozen says their sports conditioning program has grown… Read more »

Fake FEMA Concerns

Yankton, SD (WNAX) – Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency are asking residents to check identification of anyone approaching them during the disaster recovery. FEMA spokesperson Pam Saulsby says they have had a few reports. Saulsby says all FEMA employees will have clear government I.D.’s on them. Saulsby says people should contact them if… Read more »

Fake FEMA Concerns

Yankton, SD (WNAX) – Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency are asking residents to check identification of anyone approaching them during the disaster recovery. FEMA spokesperson Pam Saulsby says they have had a few reports. Saulsby says all FEMA employees will have clear government I.D.’s on them. Saulsby says people should contact them if… Read more »

SD Loves Sin- -Sin Taxes That Is

Sioux Falls, SD (KELO.com) – South Dakota profits from sin. Sin taxes that is. The financial website 24/7 Wall Street says South Dakota profits the seventh most in the nation. Nearly five percent of the state budget comes from taxes on booze, tobacco, and the lottery.   The lottery in all its forms brings in… Read more »

SD Loves Sin- -Sin Taxes That Is

Sioux Falls, SD (KELO.com) – South Dakota profits from sin. Sin taxes that is. The financial website 24/7 Wall Street says South Dakota profits the seventh most in the nation. Nearly five percent of the state budget comes from taxes on booze, tobacco, and the lottery.   The lottery in all its forms brings in… Read more »

Rhubarb Festival June 28-30 in Leola

LEOLA, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Rhubarb Festival takes place in Leola this weekend, June 28-30. The bi-annual event gets started on Friday with a special event from a well-known movie. Richard Jasmer, member of the Leola Development Corporation Board, provides the details. Saturday’s schedule is full of activities that includes a road race, parade at… Read more »

Rhubarb Festival June 28-30 in Leola

LEOLA, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Rhubarb Festival takes place in Leola this weekend, June 28-30. The bi-annual event gets started on Friday with a special event from a well-known movie. Richard Jasmer, member of the Leola Development Corporation Board, provides the details. Saturday’s schedule is full of activities that includes a road race, parade at… Read more »

Focus on SD Financial Literacy

Yankton, SD (WNAX) – When current South Dakota State Treasurer Josh Haeder was campaigning for the job last year, one of his pledges was to help start financial literacy programs for students. Haeder says the need is still apparent. Haeder says he wants to have private businesses help with the programs. Haeder says it will… Read more »

Focus on SD Financial Literacy

Yankton, SD (WNAX) – When current South Dakota State Treasurer Josh Haeder was campaigning for the job last year, one of his pledges was to help start financial literacy programs for students. Haeder says the need is still apparent. Haeder says he wants to have private businesses help with the programs. Haeder says it will… Read more »

SD Highway Patrol Hosts 8th Annual Youth Trooper Academy This Week

PIERRE, S.D. (SD Dept of Public Safety):  For a group of South Dakota high school students, this week is a chance to learn what being a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper is all about. The eighth annual Youth Trooper Academy is being held at the Mickelson Law Enforcement Training Center in Pierre. It is sponsored… Read more »

SD Highway Patrol Hosts 8th Annual Youth Trooper Academy This Week

PIERRE, S.D. (SD Dept of Public Safety):  For a group of South Dakota high school students, this week is a chance to learn what being a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper is all about. The eighth annual Youth Trooper Academy is being held at the Mickelson Law Enforcement Training Center in Pierre. It is sponsored… Read more »

Connect South Dakota Grants to Increase Internet Speeds around the State

SIOUX FALLS, SD (Dakota Radio Group): Five million dollars in Connect South Dakota grants to eight recipients will leverage more than $11.4 million in broadband, high speed internet projects in the state. Gov. Kristi Noem says the greatest need found was for funding in some of the outer rings around communities that don’t have the… Read more »

Connect South Dakota Grants to Increase Internet Speeds around the State

SIOUX FALLS, SD (Dakota Radio Group): Five million dollars in Connect South Dakota grants to eight recipients will leverage more than $11.4 million in broadband, high speed internet projects in the state. Gov. Kristi Noem says the greatest need found was for funding in some of the outer rings around communities that don’t have the… Read more »

SD Board of Regents Discusses Diversity

BROOKINGS, SD (WNAX Radio): The South Dakota Board of Regents held what they are calling a “conversation” about intellectual diversity at their meeting at SDSU in Brookings. (today – Wednesday) The Board must implement a new policy on diversity mandated by the legislature. Representative Sue Peterson of Sioux Falls was one of the prime sponsors… Read more »

SD Board of Regents Discusses Diversity

BROOKINGS, SD (WNAX Radio): The South Dakota Board of Regents held what they are calling a “conversation” about intellectual diversity at their meeting at SDSU in Brookings. (today – Wednesday) The Board must implement a new policy on diversity mandated by the legislature. Representative Sue Peterson of Sioux Falls was one of the prime sponsors… Read more »

South Dakota Is 2019’s 2nd Worst State for Teen Drivers – WalletHub Study

WalletHub Release – With teens obtaining driver’s licenses during the summer more than any other season and an average of six teens dying every day from motor vehicle injuries, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Teen Drivers as well as accompanying videos. In order to determine the safest… Read more »

South Dakota Is 2019’s 2nd Worst State for Teen Drivers – WalletHub Study

WalletHub Release – With teens obtaining driver’s licenses during the summer more than any other season and an average of six teens dying every day from motor vehicle injuries, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Teen Drivers as well as accompanying videos. In order to determine the safest… Read more »

Tourism Video Crew in Eastern South Dakota

Yankton, SD (WNAX) – A video crew is moving across eastern South Dakota, shooting what they hope turns into viral videos promoting state land marks. Tory Nelson says they are working with local and national tourism web sites. Nelson says they are looking for interesting locations. Nelson says they were impressed with what they found… Read more »

Tourism Video Crew in Eastern South Dakota

Yankton, SD (WNAX) – A video crew is moving across eastern South Dakota, shooting what they hope turns into viral videos promoting state land marks. Tory Nelson says they are working with local and national tourism web sites. Nelson says they are looking for interesting locations. Nelson says they were impressed with what they found… Read more »