News Category: Local News

Kayaker who died in Sioux Falls was teenager

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police say the person who died after his kayak capsized on Covell Lake in Sioux Falls was 17 years old. The boy and a 22-year-old man were in kayaks that overturned Saturday night. The 22-year-old was rescued by lifeguards from the nearby Terrace Park pool and taken to the hospital.… Read more »

Kayaker who died in Sioux Falls was teenager

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police say the person who died after his kayak capsized on Covell Lake in Sioux Falls was 17 years old. The boy and a 22-year-old man were in kayaks that overturned Saturday night. The 22-year-old was rescued by lifeguards from the nearby Terrace Park pool and taken to the hospital.… Read more »

One arrested, three at large following high-speed chase

TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say one person has been arrested and three additional suspects are being sought after a 40-mile chase in southern South Dakota. Bon Homme County sheriff’s officials say the pursuit began when deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 50 near Tyndall about 9:30 p.m. Sunday. As deputies were interviewing… Read more »

One arrested, three at large following high-speed chase

TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say one person has been arrested and three additional suspects are being sought after a 40-mile chase in southern South Dakota. Bon Homme County sheriff’s officials say the pursuit began when deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 50 near Tyndall about 9:30 p.m. Sunday. As deputies were interviewing… Read more »

Rounds co-sponsoring bill that would help eliminate Federal Department of Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds is co-sponsoring a bill that would take the first steps in eliminating the federal Department of Education. Rounds says school districts have to deal with thousands of federal rules. Rounds says the bill would allow school districts to apply to opt out of federal rules. Rounds… Read more »

Rounds co-sponsoring bill that would help eliminate Federal Department of Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds is co-sponsoring a bill that would take the first steps in eliminating the federal Department of Education. Rounds says school districts have to deal with thousands of federal rules. Rounds says the bill would allow school districts to apply to opt out of federal rules. Rounds… Read more »

Hemp and CBD oil to be topics of discussion this summer

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – There will be a lot of talk about hemp and CBD oil this summer in South Dakota. Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg says his office will be working with the two interim legislative committees dealing with those issues. Ravnsborg says the end results of those committees will most likely carry over into… Read more »

Hemp and CBD oil to be topics of discussion this summer

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – There will be a lot of talk about hemp and CBD oil this summer in South Dakota. Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg says his office will be working with the two interim legislative committees dealing with those issues. Ravnsborg says the end results of those committees will most likely carry over into… Read more »

Finn Fest this weekend in Frederick

FREDERICK, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The 12th Annual Finn Fest will take place Friday through Sunday, June 21-23 in Frederick. There will be a variety of Finnish events during the festivities. Krysti Mikkonen, President of Frederick Forward, said that things kick off on Friday night. Saturday includes a full day’s worth of activities. Teeter-totters are used… Read more »

Finn Fest this weekend in Frederick

FREDERICK, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The 12th Annual Finn Fest will take place Friday through Sunday, June 21-23 in Frederick. There will be a variety of Finnish events during the festivities. Krysti Mikkonen, President of Frederick Forward, said that things kick off on Friday night. Saturday includes a full day’s worth of activities. Teeter-totters are used… Read more »

Rapid City police solve 50-year-old cold case

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) – Rapid City police say they have closed a more than 50-year-old cold case thanks to some technology. At a press conference today, police say DNA Genealogy has solved the murder of Gwen Miller – who was found strangled in her home in February 1968. She had been sexually assaulted and… Read more »

Rapid City police solve 50-year-old cold case

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) – Rapid City police say they have closed a more than 50-year-old cold case thanks to some technology. At a press conference today, police say DNA Genealogy has solved the murder of Gwen Miller – who was found strangled in her home in February 1968. She had been sexually assaulted and… Read more »

Red Cross relocating in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – The Eastern South Dakota chapter of the American Red Cross is excited to announce a new office location in Sioux Falls, SD. The Red Cross will close the office at 808 N. West Avenue and this building will be put up for sale in mid-July. This summer, Red Cross… Read more »

Red Cross relocating in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – The Eastern South Dakota chapter of the American Red Cross is excited to announce a new office location in Sioux Falls, SD. The Red Cross will close the office at 808 N. West Avenue and this building will be put up for sale in mid-July. This summer, Red Cross… Read more »

Nintendo Party Challenge at YAPA Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The YAPA staff and patrons will have a Nintendo Party Challenge this Saturday, June 22, from 3 to 7 p.m. Competitors will be playing some of their favorite and most challenging Nintendo games spread out across Nintendo’s most popular home consoles. Each game will be scored individually, plus there will… Read more »

Nintendo Party Challenge at YAPA Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The YAPA staff and patrons will have a Nintendo Party Challenge this Saturday, June 22, from 3 to 7 p.m. Competitors will be playing some of their favorite and most challenging Nintendo games spread out across Nintendo’s most popular home consoles. Each game will be scored individually, plus there will… Read more »

Johnson seeking internship applications for fall in various cities

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Press Release) – U.S. Representative Dusty (R-S.D.) has announced that his office is seeking internship applicants for Fall 2019 in his Washington, D.C., Rapid City, Aberdeen, and Sioux Falls offices. Duties will include researching legislation, attending committee hearings and briefings, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, handling constituent phone calls, sorting mail and… Read more »

Johnson seeking internship applications for fall in various cities

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Press Release) – U.S. Representative Dusty (R-S.D.) has announced that his office is seeking internship applicants for Fall 2019 in his Washington, D.C., Rapid City, Aberdeen, and Sioux Falls offices. Duties will include researching legislation, attending committee hearings and briefings, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, handling constituent phone calls, sorting mail and… Read more »

City to spray for mosquitoes Tuesday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide spraying for Tuesday, June 18 between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. 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… Read more »

City to spray for mosquitoes Tuesday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide spraying for Tuesday, June 18 between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. 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… Read more »