News Category: Local News

Noem appoints Marlette to Adjutant General for National Guard

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem announced today the appointment of Brigadier General Jeffery P. Marlette to serve as the Adjutant General for the South Dakota National Guard. The appointment is effective June 8, 2019 upon the retirement of Major General Tim Reisch. As the state’s 22nd Adjutant General, Marlette will serve as… Read more »

Noem appoints Marlette to Adjutant General for National Guard

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem announced today the appointment of Brigadier General Jeffery P. Marlette to serve as the Adjutant General for the South Dakota National Guard. The appointment is effective June 8, 2019 upon the retirement of Major General Tim Reisch. As the state’s 22nd Adjutant General, Marlette will serve as… Read more »

Bond adjusted for woman accused in 1981 death of newborn

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A judge has given a Sioux Falls woman accused in the 1981 death of her newborn a better chance at leaving jail as she awaits her trial. Second Circuit Court Judge Susan Sabers changed Theresa Bentaas’ $250,000 cash bond to $250,000 cash surety Tuesday. It gives Bentaas the chance to… Read more »

Bond adjusted for woman accused in 1981 death of newborn

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A judge has given a Sioux Falls woman accused in the 1981 death of her newborn a better chance at leaving jail as she awaits her trial. Second Circuit Court Judge Susan Sabers changed Theresa Bentaas’ $250,000 cash bond to $250,000 cash surety Tuesday. It gives Bentaas the chance to… Read more »

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Mount Marty Fieldhouse

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The official start of construction of the Mount Marty College Fieldhouse was noted with a groundbreaking moved indoors due to rainy weather. Mount Marty College President Marc Long says the building reflects core values of the school. Long also announced the name of the new facility. Ruth Donahoe was the first… Read more »

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Mount Marty Fieldhouse

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The official start of construction of the Mount Marty College Fieldhouse was noted with a groundbreaking moved indoors due to rainy weather. Mount Marty College President Marc Long says the building reflects core values of the school. Long also announced the name of the new facility. Ruth Donahoe was the first… Read more »

Business index drops in past month

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – The April Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota to Arkansas, fell from March but still signals growth for the region over the next three to six months. Ernie Goss is director of Creighton University’s Economic Forecasting Group. This marks the… Read more »

Business index drops in past month

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – The April Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota to Arkansas, fell from March but still signals growth for the region over the next three to six months. Ernie Goss is director of Creighton University’s Economic Forecasting Group. This marks the… Read more »

Sioux Falls Police asking for assistance in search for missing woman

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSOO) – Police recently issued a missing person statement, and now they’re asking for residents of Sioux Falls to actively search for the woman, 77-year-old Kathryn Butler. Kathryn was last seen on April 24th at 9:00 AM. Little to no information has come into police, and they’re asking to check your property,… Read more »

Sioux Falls Police asking for assistance in search for missing woman

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSOO) – Police recently issued a missing person statement, and now they’re asking for residents of Sioux Falls to actively search for the woman, 77-year-old Kathryn Butler. Kathryn was last seen on April 24th at 9:00 AM. Little to no information has come into police, and they’re asking to check your property,… Read more »

Second Annual Kentucky Derby Party Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Hub Area Habitat for Humanity’s Second Annual Kentucky Derby Party takes place Saturday, May 4, at the Dakota Event Center. Activities will run from 4 to 10 p.m. Shaun Falken, Executive Director for Hub Area Habitat for Humanity, talked about  the event. There will also be live entertainment during the… Read more »

Second Annual Kentucky Derby Party Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Hub Area Habitat for Humanity’s Second Annual Kentucky Derby Party takes place Saturday, May 4, at the Dakota Event Center. Activities will run from 4 to 10 p.m. Shaun Falken, Executive Director for Hub Area Habitat for Humanity, talked about  the event. There will also be live entertainment during the… Read more »

Looking like soggy start to May

AMES, Iowa (WNAX) – It looks like a soggy end to April will transition into a soggy start to May. Dennis Todey, head of the Midwest Climate Hub (in Ames, Iowa) says the forecasts into the middle of May don’t show much change. Todey says the storm track has been stuck in the same pattern… Read more »

Looking like soggy start to May

AMES, Iowa (WNAX) – It looks like a soggy end to April will transition into a soggy start to May. Dennis Todey, head of the Midwest Climate Hub (in Ames, Iowa) says the forecasts into the middle of May don’t show much change. Todey says the storm track has been stuck in the same pattern… Read more »

Police provides extra security to state’s only rabbi in wake of shooting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — South Dakota’s only rabbi first heard about the synagogue shooting from Sioux Falls Police. Rabbi Mendel Aperlowitz had unplugged from social and news media to observe the Saturday Sabbath. The police came to his door to tell his shocked family about the shooting in California and to offer Aperlowitz extra security.… Read more »

Police provides extra security to state’s only rabbi in wake of shooting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — South Dakota’s only rabbi first heard about the synagogue shooting from Sioux Falls Police. Rabbi Mendel Aperlowitz had unplugged from social and news media to observe the Saturday Sabbath. The police came to his door to tell his shocked family about the shooting in California and to offer Aperlowitz extra security.… Read more »

Tough times for towns and cities to recruit businesses

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The rapidly changing retail landscape makes it difficult for towns and cities to recruit new businesses. Dave Mingo is Yankton’s Community Development Director. Mingo says they have changed their focus of the types of businesses that would be successful. Mingo says most large retail companies do their own, sophisticated research. Mingo… Read more »

Tough times for towns and cities to recruit businesses

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The rapidly changing retail landscape makes it difficult for towns and cities to recruit new businesses. Dave Mingo is Yankton’s Community Development Director. Mingo says they have changed their focus of the types of businesses that would be successful. Mingo says most large retail companies do their own, sophisticated research. Mingo… Read more »

Street closed Thursday for work on water lines

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Weather permitting, beginning at approximately 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 2, the following road will be closed to thru traffic for work on water lines: South Centennial St. from Milwaukee Ave. SE to Third Ave. SE Work is expected to last all day. Motorists are advised to take alternate routes.

Street closed Thursday for work on water lines

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Weather permitting, beginning at approximately 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 2, the following road will be closed to thru traffic for work on water lines: South Centennial St. from Milwaukee Ave. SE to Third Ave. SE Work is expected to last all day. Motorists are advised to take alternate routes.