News Category: Local News

Flags to be half-staff in honor of volunteer firefighter

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem has ordered flags across the state to be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. until sunset on Saturday, April 27, 2019, to honor the life of Dwain Hudson, a volunteer firefighter who lost his life while responding to a wildfire. Hudson was a volunteer firefighter with the… Read more »

Flags to be half-staff in honor of volunteer firefighter

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem has ordered flags across the state to be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. until sunset on Saturday, April 27, 2019, to honor the life of Dwain Hudson, a volunteer firefighter who lost his life while responding to a wildfire. Hudson was a volunteer firefighter with the… Read more »

Annual Day of Champions Saturday – Updated

UPDATE: Due to the weather, outdoor projects included with the event will no longer be taking place. This has changed site locations, and potentially some projects. All activities will be indoors. Some athletes from projects that were cancelled have also been redistributed to other projects. The larger number of athletes on indoor projects may result… Read more »

Annual Day of Champions Saturday – Updated

UPDATE: Due to the weather, outdoor projects included with the event will no longer be taking place. This has changed site locations, and potentially some projects. All activities will be indoors. Some athletes from projects that were cancelled have also been redistributed to other projects. The larger number of athletes on indoor projects may result… Read more »

Water continues to rise at Lake Poinsett

LAKE POINSETT, S.D. (KXLG) – As of Friday morning water elevations continue to slowly rise at Lake Poinsett says Hamlin County Emergency Management Director Dave Schaefer. He says that nearly a half foot of water has over topped both U.S. Highway 81 and South Dakota Highway 28 adjacent to the lake. He cautions motorists to… Read more »

Water continues to rise at Lake Poinsett

LAKE POINSETT, S.D. (KXLG) – As of Friday morning water elevations continue to slowly rise at Lake Poinsett says Hamlin County Emergency Management Director Dave Schaefer. He says that nearly a half foot of water has over topped both U.S. Highway 81 and South Dakota Highway 28 adjacent to the lake. He cautions motorists to… Read more »

Measles cases approaching levels not seen in quarter of century

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – The number of measles cases in the U.S. this year is approaching levels not seen in 25 years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says this year’s total is well over 600 cases. The vast majority have been in New York, in populations who typically don’t vaccinate. South Dakota… Read more »

Measles cases approaching levels not seen in quarter of century

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – The number of measles cases in the U.S. this year is approaching levels not seen in 25 years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says this year’s total is well over 600 cases. The vast majority have been in New York, in populations who typically don’t vaccinate. South Dakota… Read more »

Thune talks about disaster aid being held up in Congress

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Senator John Thune made stops at businesses in North Sioux City and talked about disaster aid being held up in Congress. He says there is some irony there with a number of Senators running for President being in Iowa. Thune says the disaster bill should be at… Read more »

Thune talks about disaster aid being held up in Congress

NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Senator John Thune made stops at businesses in North Sioux City and talked about disaster aid being held up in Congress. He says there is some irony there with a number of Senators running for President being in Iowa. Thune says the disaster bill should be at… Read more »

Three people stabbed at Sioux Falls home

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Three people have been stabbed at a home in Sioux Falls. Officers were called to the house about 2 a.m. Thursday where they found three people with stab wounds. They were rushed to hospitals and are expected to be OK. Police say two people who knew each other got into… Read more »

Three people stabbed at Sioux Falls home

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Three people have been stabbed at a home in Sioux Falls. Officers were called to the house about 2 a.m. Thursday where they found three people with stab wounds. They were rushed to hospitals and are expected to be OK. Police say two people who knew each other got into… Read more »

First installment of real estate taxes due Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Tuesday marks the final day of the month and another deadline. This time, however, it’s not a license plate renewal. Sheila Enderson, Brown County Treasurer, said April is the deadline for the first installment of real estate taxes. She said there is also another way to pay.

First installment of real estate taxes due Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Tuesday marks the final day of the month and another deadline. This time, however, it’s not a license plate renewal. Sheila Enderson, Brown County Treasurer, said April is the deadline for the first installment of real estate taxes. She said there is also another way to pay.

Drug Take Back Day set for Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Police Department is participating in the Drug Take Back Program on Saturday, April 27. Individuals can bring in old and expired medication from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Captain Eric Duven talked about the event. He said there are a few items that the Police Department does not accept.… Read more »

Drug Take Back Day set for Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Police Department is participating in the Drug Take Back Program on Saturday, April 27. Individuals can bring in old and expired medication from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Captain Eric Duven talked about the event. He said there are a few items that the Police Department does not accept.… Read more »

Corps of Engineers leader addresses plan for Lewis & Clark Lake

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Flooding in the past month should not have a big impact on efforts to create a sediment control plan for Lewis & Clark Lake. Paul Boyd, a hydraulic engineer with the Corps of Engineers, spoke to the annual meeting of the Missouri Sedimentation Action Coalition in Niobrara this week. Boyd says… Read more »

Corps of Engineers leader addresses plan for Lewis & Clark Lake

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Flooding in the past month should not have a big impact on efforts to create a sediment control plan for Lewis & Clark Lake. Paul Boyd, a hydraulic engineer with the Corps of Engineers, spoke to the annual meeting of the Missouri Sedimentation Action Coalition in Niobrara this week. Boyd says… Read more »

Members of South Dakota Army National Guard helps residents of Suriname

ALBINA, Suriname (Press Release) – Soldiers from the South Dakota Army National Guard traveled to the South American county of Suriname to provide medical and dental services to the local population of Albina, April 10-12. The mission was part of a medical/dental readiness education and training exercise to assist with ongoing efforts of improving systemic… Read more »

Members of South Dakota Army National Guard helps residents of Suriname

ALBINA, Suriname (Press Release) – Soldiers from the South Dakota Army National Guard traveled to the South American county of Suriname to provide medical and dental services to the local population of Albina, April 10-12. The mission was part of a medical/dental readiness education and training exercise to assist with ongoing efforts of improving systemic… Read more »