News Category: Local News

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Wednesday

The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide spraying for Wednesday, June 26, 2019 between the hours of 8:30 pm and 1:30 AM. The Adulticiding equipment is noisy and travels at 10 mph.  The mosquito control trucks are identified and travel with a flashing yellow light. To ensure spray effectiveness during the spraying operations,… Read more »

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Wednesday

The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide spraying for Wednesday, June 26, 2019 between the hours of 8:30 pm and 1:30 AM. The Adulticiding equipment is noisy and travels at 10 mph.  The mosquito control trucks are identified and travel with a flashing yellow light. To ensure spray effectiveness during the spraying operations,… Read more »

State Highway Projects Behind Schedule

Yankton, SD (WNAX) – The long cold wet winter and spring has put highway construction behind schedule. South Dakota Department of Transportation Secretary Darin Bergquist says they have lots of projects trying to catch up. Bergquist says they have their full federal funding for this year. The state will get about three hundred million dollars… Read more »

State Highway Projects Behind Schedule

Yankton, SD (WNAX) – The long cold wet winter and spring has put highway construction behind schedule. South Dakota Department of Transportation Secretary Darin Bergquist says they have lots of projects trying to catch up. Bergquist says they have their full federal funding for this year. The state will get about three hundred million dollars… Read more »

Johnson Weighs in on UMCA Agreement

Yankton, SD (WNAX) – The timeline for Congressional debate of the USMCA trade agreement is being pushed back. It now looks like the proposal won’t come up until after the August recess. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says that appears to be the best case now. Johnson says he wants to see the debate sooner… Read more »

Johnson Weighs in on UMCA Agreement

Yankton, SD (WNAX) – The timeline for Congressional debate of the USMCA trade agreement is being pushed back. It now looks like the proposal won’t come up until after the August recess. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says that appears to be the best case now. Johnson says he wants to see the debate sooner… Read more »

Name Released in Brooking County Fatal Crash

SD Department of Public Safety (BROOKINGS, S.D.):  A Watertown, S.D. man died Friday night in a motorcycle crash that occurred east of Brookings. A 2015 Harley Davidson FLTRXS was westbound on U.S. Highway 14 when the vehicle drifted off the roadway to the right. The vehicle went into the north ditch and went airborne. Gary… Read more »

Name Released in Brooking County Fatal Crash

SD Department of Public Safety (BROOKINGS, S.D.):  A Watertown, S.D. man died Friday night in a motorcycle crash that occurred east of Brookings. A 2015 Harley Davidson FLTRXS was westbound on U.S. Highway 14 when the vehicle drifted off the roadway to the right. The vehicle went into the north ditch and went airborne. Gary… Read more »

Legislative Hemp Hearing

Pierre, SD (WNAX) – The Industrial Hemp Study Committee will hold their first meeting of the legislative interim on July 11th in Pierre. Committee Chairman, Representative Lee Qualm of Platte, says he was on a recent trip to Kentucky to see how they are implementing their hemp program. Qualm says the Kentucky plan does a good… Read more »

Legislative Hemp Hearing

Pierre, SD (WNAX) – The Industrial Hemp Study Committee will hold their first meeting of the legislative interim on July 11th in Pierre. Committee Chairman, Representative Lee Qualm of Platte, says he was on a recent trip to Kentucky to see how they are implementing their hemp program. Qualm says the Kentucky plan does a good… Read more »

Yankton Adds Reserve Officers

Yankton (WNAX) – The Yankton City Commission approved adding reserve officers to the Yankton Police Department at their meeting last (Monday) night. Police Commander Jason Foote says they those officers will be fully trained. Foote says the reserves will work with full time officers. Foote says other cities are using reserves in a variety of… Read more »

Yankton Adds Reserve Officers

Yankton (WNAX) – The Yankton City Commission approved adding reserve officers to the Yankton Police Department at their meeting last (Monday) night. Police Commander Jason Foote says they those officers will be fully trained. Foote says the reserves will work with full time officers. Foote says other cities are using reserves in a variety of… Read more »

Capt. Weinmeister

Husby, Weinmeister Selected As New Highway Patrol Assistant Superintendents

PIERRE, S.D. – Two South Dakota Highway Patrol captains, with a combined 40 years of experience, have been chosen as assistant superintendents of the Highway Patrol. Captains Jason Husby and Robert Weinmeister began their new duties Monday (today, June 24). They will work with new Highway Patrol Superintendent Col. Rick Miller. “We had five very… Read more »

Husby, Weinmeister Selected As New Highway Patrol Assistant Superintendents

Capt. Weinmeister

PIERRE, S.D. – Two South Dakota Highway Patrol captains, with a combined 40 years of experience, have been chosen as assistant superintendents of the Highway Patrol. Captains Jason Husby and Robert Weinmeister began their new duties Monday (today, June 24). They will work with new Highway Patrol Superintendent Col. Rick Miller. “We had five very… Read more »

State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Opens on Cheyenne River Reservation

PIERRE, SD (News Release) – The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have opened a disaster recovery center on the Cheyenne River Reservation to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses impacted by the severe winter storms and flooding from mid-March to late April 2019. This follows previous openings in Minnehaha… Read more »

State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Opens on Cheyenne River Reservation

PIERRE, SD (News Release) – The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have opened a disaster recovery center on the Cheyenne River Reservation to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses impacted by the severe winter storms and flooding from mid-March to late April 2019. This follows previous openings in Minnehaha… 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 »

Pennington County looking to get Federal Disaster Relief

KOTA Radio (Rapid City, SD):  Pennington County commissioners voted last week during their regular meeting to declare a disaster for damages that occurred from  May 21 to June 7, during which the emergency manager Dustin Willett said there were successive precipitation events. He said the preliminary damage assessment was $725,000, well in excess of the… Read more »

Pennington County looking to get Federal Disaster Relief

KOTA Radio (Rapid City, SD):  Pennington County commissioners voted last week during their regular meeting to declare a disaster for damages that occurred from  May 21 to June 7, during which the emergency manager Dustin Willett said there were successive precipitation events. He said the preliminary damage assessment was $725,000, well in excess of the… Read more »