News Category: Local News

Lake Poinsett water levels dropping

KXLG (Lake Poinsett, SD): One of South Dakota’s largest public lakes, Lake Poinsett in Brookings and Hamlin County is still four and half feet over full according to Hamlin County Emergency Management Director Dave Schaefer, however water levels are dropping. He said Hamlin County was included in the first disaster declaration. Schaefer said there’s considerable… Read more »

Lake Poinsett water levels dropping

KXLG (Lake Poinsett, SD): One of South Dakota’s largest public lakes, Lake Poinsett in Brookings and Hamlin County is still four and half feet over full according to Hamlin County Emergency Management Director Dave Schaefer, however water levels are dropping. He said Hamlin County was included in the first disaster declaration. Schaefer said there’s considerable… Read more »

Thune on Campaign Trail

WNAX (Yankton): With his next possible election more than two years away, South Dakota Senator John Thune is sending out a campaign fundraising plea. Thune says he doesn’t want to wait until the last minute. Thune says the cost of a Senate campaign is rising rapidly. According to the Federal Election Commission, Thune has over… Read more »

Thune on Campaign Trail

WNAX (Yankton): With his next possible election more than two years away, South Dakota Senator John Thune is sending out a campaign fundraising plea. Thune says he doesn’t want to wait until the last minute. Thune says the cost of a Senate campaign is rising rapidly. According to the Federal Election Commission, Thune has over… Read more »

Governor’s Hunt on the Move with No Plans for 2021

DRG Radio (Pierre): The locations for the 2019 and 2020 Governor’s Hunts are set for Pierre and Sioux Falls, but where it’ll be held in 2021 and beyond has yet to be determined. The 2019 Governor’s Hunt will be based in Pierre. The revamped Governor’s Hunt and Sportsmen’s Showcase in 2020 will be based out… Read more »

Governor’s Hunt on the Move with No Plans for 2021

DRG Radio (Pierre): The locations for the 2019 and 2020 Governor’s Hunts are set for Pierre and Sioux Falls, but where it’ll be held in 2021 and beyond has yet to be determined. The 2019 Governor’s Hunt will be based in Pierre. The revamped Governor’s Hunt and Sportsmen’s Showcase in 2020 will be based out… Read more »

Falling Water Levels on the Missouri

WNAX (Yankton): Levels on the Missouri River are falling both upstream and downstream. Mike Swenson, a hydraulic engineer with the Corps of Engineers in Omaha, says releases from Gavins Point Dam will be dropped some this week. Swenson says Ft. Randall Dam will also be adjusting releases. Swenson says Lake Oahe also continues to fall… Read more »

Falling Water Levels on the Missouri

WNAX (Yankton): Levels on the Missouri River are falling both upstream and downstream. Mike Swenson, a hydraulic engineer with the Corps of Engineers in Omaha, says releases from Gavins Point Dam will be dropped some this week. Swenson says Ft. Randall Dam will also be adjusting releases. Swenson says Lake Oahe also continues to fall… Read more »

Congressman Dusty Johnson comments on race relations & education

WNAX (Yankton, SD): Representative Dusty Johnson acknowledges more issues that have come about after the 2016 overhauling of South Dakota’s education funding formula. He says though keeping promises to raise teachers pay is a primary focus, there are many other issues that need to be tackled. Representative Dusty Johnson Reflects after this months Juneteenth Celebrations… Read more »

Congressman Dusty Johnson comments on race relations & education

WNAX (Yankton, SD): Representative Dusty Johnson acknowledges more issues that have come about after the 2016 overhauling of South Dakota’s education funding formula. He says though keeping promises to raise teachers pay is a primary focus, there are many other issues that need to be tackled. Representative Dusty Johnson Reflects after this months Juneteenth Celebrations… Read more »

Aberdeen Police Arrest 5 People for Intentional Damage

ABERDEEN POLICE DEPARTMENT:  On 06/22/2019, Aberdeen Police made contact with persons of interest in the recent rash of intentional damage that involved vehicle and residential windows being shot out by BB guns. Investigation led to the arrests of one adult and four juvenile males, all for felony intentional damage. One juvenile was also charged with… Read more »

Aberdeen Police Arrest 5 People for Intentional Damage

ABERDEEN POLICE DEPARTMENT:  On 06/22/2019, Aberdeen Police made contact with persons of interest in the recent rash of intentional damage that involved vehicle and residential windows being shot out by BB guns. Investigation led to the arrests of one adult and four juvenile males, all for felony intentional damage. One juvenile was also charged with… Read more »

Flood plain maps being updated

WNAX (Yankton, SD):  The Federal Emergency Management Agency is updating flood plain maps across the state. Marc Macy with the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management says most east river counties will see the updates. Macy says the new maps could lead to changes in county zoning. Macy says the flood plain mapping will take… Read more »

Flood plain maps being updated

WNAX (Yankton, SD):  The Federal Emergency Management Agency is updating flood plain maps across the state. Marc Macy with the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management says most east river counties will see the updates. Macy says the new maps could lead to changes in county zoning. Macy says the flood plain mapping will take… Read more »

Brookings County Fatal Motorcycle Crash

BROOKINGS, S.D. – One man died Friday night in a motorcycle crash east of Brookings. The name of the deceased is not yet being released pending notification of family members. He was the only person involved. A 2015 Harley Davidson FLTRXS was westbound on U.S. Highway 14 when the vehicle drifted off the roadway to the… Read more »

Brookings County Fatal Motorcycle Crash

BROOKINGS, S.D. – One man died Friday night in a motorcycle crash east of Brookings. The name of the deceased is not yet being released pending notification of family members. He was the only person involved. A 2015 Harley Davidson FLTRXS was westbound on U.S. Highway 14 when the vehicle drifted off the roadway to the… Read more »

Aberdeen Christian starts sustainability campaign

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Aberdeen Christian School has started a sustainability campaign. The school is trying to raise funds to help offset a solid tuition assistance program that enables students to attend. ACS Superintendent Eric Kline explains the details. Kline said the sustainability campaign has two targets. The school just finished a couple of major… Read more »

Aberdeen Christian starts sustainability campaign

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Aberdeen Christian School has started a sustainability campaign. The school is trying to raise funds to help offset a solid tuition assistance program that enables students to attend. ACS Superintendent Eric Kline explains the details. Kline said the sustainability campaign has two targets. The school just finished a couple of major… Read more »

National Junior High Finals Rodeo to be held at the SD State Fairgrounds

DAKOTA RADIO GROUP NEWS (Sioux Falls, SD): Stalls have been set up all over the South Dakota State Fairgrounds in Huron as contestants arrive for the 15th annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo that starts Sunday. State Fair assistant manager Candi Briley says over 1000 kids are registered to compete in the week long event… Read more »

National Junior High Finals Rodeo to be held at the SD State Fairgrounds

DAKOTA RADIO GROUP NEWS (Sioux Falls, SD): Stalls have been set up all over the South Dakota State Fairgrounds in Huron as contestants arrive for the 15th annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo that starts Sunday. State Fair assistant manager Candi Briley says over 1000 kids are registered to compete in the week long event… Read more »