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St. Francis woman sentenced for unintentionally smothering her child

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A St. Francis woman has been sentenced to more than a year in federal prison for unintentionally smothering her child. The U.S. attorney’s office says 22-year-old Chelsea Nixon fell asleep while bottle-feeding her child on Aug. 18, 2018, and her shoulder ended up covering the child’s face. The child died of… Read more »

St. Francis woman sentenced for unintentionally smothering her child

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A St. Francis woman has been sentenced to more than a year in federal prison for unintentionally smothering her child. The U.S. attorney’s office says 22-year-old Chelsea Nixon fell asleep while bottle-feeding her child on Aug. 18, 2018, and her shoulder ended up covering the child’s face. The child died of… Read more »

Spink among counties in line for possible federal assistance from storm damage

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Officials are preparing to survey storm damage of individual properties in South Dakota to help determine the possibility for federal assistance. A state Department of Safety release says that Federal Emergency Management Agency staff members, along with state and local representatives, plan to begin preliminary assessments Monday on homes and businesses… Read more »

Spink among counties in line for possible federal assistance from storm damage

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Officials are preparing to survey storm damage of individual properties in South Dakota to help determine the possibility for federal assistance. A state Department of Safety release says that Federal Emergency Management Agency staff members, along with state and local representatives, plan to begin preliminary assessments Monday on homes and businesses… Read more »

Parkinson says Democrats need to get message out

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – Sam Parkinson, who was Executive Director of the South Dakota Democratic Party for the last four years, left last week for a job with the Association of State Democratic Committees. He says the state job, for the most part, was pretty good. Parkinson says he thinks the state Democratic party needs… Read more »

Parkinson says Democrats need to get message out

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – Sam Parkinson, who was Executive Director of the South Dakota Democratic Party for the last four years, left last week for a job with the Association of State Democratic Committees. He says the state job, for the most part, was pretty good. Parkinson says he thinks the state Democratic party needs… Read more »

Rounds says he is fine with Mueller testifying

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) – South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds is good with Robert Mueller testifying before Congress but has doubts it will clear the air. Rounds says Federal law doesn’t allow the release of Grand Jury information and that, although much of the information in the Special Counsel report has been made available, that it… Read more »

Rounds says he is fine with Mueller testifying

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) – South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds is good with Robert Mueller testifying before Congress but has doubts it will clear the air. Rounds says Federal law doesn’t allow the release of Grand Jury information and that, although much of the information in the Special Counsel report has been made available, that it… Read more »

Governor’s habitat initiative aimed at keeping pheasant hunting strong

PIERRE, S.D. (KXLG) – Governor Kristi Noem is confident her habitat Initiative will be a success. The program is intended to ensure the state’s second century of pheasant hunting is as great as the first. The new law, passed by this year’s legislature will appropriate up to one million dollars from the state to protect… Read more »

Governor’s habitat initiative aimed at keeping pheasant hunting strong

PIERRE, S.D. (KXLG) – Governor Kristi Noem is confident her habitat Initiative will be a success. The program is intended to ensure the state’s second century of pheasant hunting is as great as the first. The new law, passed by this year’s legislature will appropriate up to one million dollars from the state to protect… Read more »

Flooding continues throughout the region

YANKTON, SD (WNAX) – Rivers and streams across a wide area have been at flood or running high for some time and that will continue.  Wendy Pearson is with the National Weather Service Central Region Headquarters in Kansas City. Pearson says many states still have flood conditions. Pearson says flood risks will continue into summer.… Read more »

Flooding continues throughout the region

YANKTON, SD (WNAX) – Rivers and streams across a wide area have been at flood or running high for some time and that will continue.  Wendy Pearson is with the National Weather Service Central Region Headquarters in Kansas City. Pearson says many states still have flood conditions. Pearson says flood risks will continue into summer.… Read more »

Autism therapy coverage to be required under insurance proposal

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Health insurance companies will be required to offer autism therapy coverage under a proposal from the South Dakota Division of Insurance. State law mandates coverage of the therapy called “Applied Behavior Analysis” but includes an exemption for small group and individual plans. Representative Ryan Cwach of Yankton sponsored a bill (HB1236)… Read more »

Autism therapy coverage to be required under insurance proposal

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Health insurance companies will be required to offer autism therapy coverage under a proposal from the South Dakota Division of Insurance. State law mandates coverage of the therapy called “Applied Behavior Analysis” but includes an exemption for small group and individual plans. Representative Ryan Cwach of Yankton sponsored a bill (HB1236)… Read more »

Historic walking tours set for Tuesday and Thursday this week

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – A pair of walking tours are planned by the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department this week. A walking tour of the Hagerty and Lloyd Historical District is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7. Troy McQuillen will lead the one-hour walk in one of Aberdeen’s oldest residential neighborhoods. Information will… Read more »

Historic walking tours set for Tuesday and Thursday this week

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – A pair of walking tours are planned by the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department this week. A walking tour of the Hagerty and Lloyd Historical District is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7. Troy McQuillen will lead the one-hour walk in one of Aberdeen’s oldest residential neighborhoods. Information will… Read more »

RAPID CITY, (KOTA News) – A plot of land that has been a golf course in Rapid City is one step closer to being redeveloped into what the parks and rec director called a neighborhood park, which Jeff Biegler said would feature disc golf and trails. Biegler said they had some money in their budget… Read more »

RAPID CITY, (KOTA News) – A plot of land that has been a golf course in Rapid City is one step closer to being redeveloped into what the parks and rec director called a neighborhood park, which Jeff Biegler said would feature disc golf and trails. Biegler said they had some money in their budget… Read more »

Spring load limits to be lifted on Monday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Beginning at 7 AM on Monday May 6, 2019, the spring load limits will be lifted for the City of Aberdeen. The effect of this is that residential roads will have the same regulations for load limits as our truck routes and state highways.

Spring load limits to be lifted on Monday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Beginning at 7 AM on Monday May 6, 2019, the spring load limits will be lifted for the City of Aberdeen. The effect of this is that residential roads will have the same regulations for load limits as our truck routes and state highways.