News Category: Local News

Daugaard shares thoughts of his statue on Trail of Governors

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Former Governor Dennis Daugaard returned to his former work place last Friday to see the unveiling of his statue that joins others of former South Dakota Governors that are speckled across Pierre on the Trail of Governors. Daugaard joked that his statue joined the elite group too soon. Sculptor James Maher… Read more »

Daugaard shares thoughts of his statue on Trail of Governors

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Former Governor Dennis Daugaard returned to his former work place last Friday to see the unveiling of his statue that joins others of former South Dakota Governors that are speckled across Pierre on the Trail of Governors. Daugaard joked that his statue joined the elite group too soon. Sculptor James Maher… Read more »

One drowns, another rescued on Covell Lake in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say one person drowned while another was rescued after two kayaks capsized on Covell Lake in Sioux Falls. Sioux Falls police said in a statement Sunday that they got a report around 8:15 p.m. Saturday that two kayakers had capsized and were struggling to make it to shore. One… Read more »

One drowns, another rescued on Covell Lake in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say one person drowned while another was rescued after two kayaks capsized on Covell Lake in Sioux Falls. Sioux Falls police said in a statement Sunday that they got a report around 8:15 p.m. Saturday that two kayakers had capsized and were struggling to make it to shore. One… Read more »

Johnson says USMCA trade deal would be huge win for U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – A vote on the proposed USMCA trade deal has not yet been scheduled in Congress. If approved, it would replace NAFTA, which has been in effect since 1994. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says the agreement needs to be approved. Johnson says the agreement could also set the stage for other… Read more »

Johnson says USMCA trade deal would be huge win for U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – A vote on the proposed USMCA trade deal has not yet been scheduled in Congress. If approved, it would replace NAFTA, which has been in effect since 1994. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says the agreement needs to be approved. Johnson says the agreement could also set the stage for other… Read more »

Rapid City Council considering large residential subdivision

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The Rapid City Council is considering whether to approve what officials believe is the largest residential subdivision that the city has seen in decades. Developers of the 77-acre Shepherd Hills project say it will make 265 single-family lots available in a range of different prices, and fill the need for… Read more »

Rapid City Council considering large residential subdivision

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The Rapid City Council is considering whether to approve what officials believe is the largest residential subdivision that the city has seen in decades. Developers of the 77-acre Shepherd Hills project say it will make 265 single-family lots available in a range of different prices, and fill the need for… Read more »

Missouri River reservoirs should be able to handle runoff

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – Big reservoirs on the Missouri River should have enough room to handle anticipated mountain snowpack runoff. Mike Swenson is a hydraulic engineer with the Corps of Engineers in Omaha. Swenson says they expect to continue high flows from the dams for some time. Swenson says they are seeing drops in some… Read more »

Missouri River reservoirs should be able to handle runoff

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – Big reservoirs on the Missouri River should have enough room to handle anticipated mountain snowpack runoff. Mike Swenson is a hydraulic engineer with the Corps of Engineers in Omaha. Swenson says they expect to continue high flows from the dams for some time. Swenson says they are seeing drops in some… Read more »

FEMA to meet with county officials

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – A Presidential disaster declaration covers public damages to 58 counties and three Indian reservations in South Dakota. Brian Hvinden with the Federal Emergency Management Agency says they will be meeting soon with county officials. Hvinden says they will have teams in the field to fine tune disaster estimates. Hvinden says the… Read more »

FEMA to meet with county officials

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – A Presidential disaster declaration covers public damages to 58 counties and three Indian reservations in South Dakota. Brian Hvinden with the Federal Emergency Management Agency says they will be meeting soon with county officials. Hvinden says they will have teams in the field to fine tune disaster estimates. Hvinden says the… Read more »

Annual Family Violence Prevention Conference Wednesday and Thursday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Annual Northeast South Dakota Family Violence Prevention Conference is set for Wednesday and Thursday, June 19-20, at the Dakota Event Center in Aberdeen. Brittany O’Day, Victim Specialist with the Brown County State’s Attorney Office, highlighted the speakers at this year’s conference. She said there will also be a special opportunity… Read more »

Annual Family Violence Prevention Conference Wednesday and Thursday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Annual Northeast South Dakota Family Violence Prevention Conference is set for Wednesday and Thursday, June 19-20, at the Dakota Event Center in Aberdeen. Brittany O’Day, Victim Specialist with the Brown County State’s Attorney Office, highlighted the speakers at this year’s conference. She said there will also be a special opportunity… Read more »

Better Business Bureau warns about fake College World Series tickets

OMAHA, Neb. (Press Release) – There are thousands of fans around the country searching for tickets for the NCAA College World Series (CWS) in Omaha, Nebraska from June 15 – June 26. Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa is alerting consumers to be on guard for fraudulent… Read more »

Better Business Bureau warns about fake College World Series tickets

OMAHA, Neb. (Press Release) – There are thousands of fans around the country searching for tickets for the NCAA College World Series (CWS) in Omaha, Nebraska from June 15 – June 26. Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa is alerting consumers to be on guard for fraudulent… Read more »

One killed, three seriously injured in crash east of Philip

PHILIP, S.D. (Press Release) – One woman died and three others were seriously injured Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash that occurred east of Philip. Names of those involved are not yet being released pending notification of family members. A 2007 Ford Edge, pulling a boat on a trailer, was westbound on U.S. Highway 14… Read more »

One killed, three seriously injured in crash east of Philip

PHILIP, S.D. (Press Release) – One woman died and three others were seriously injured Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash that occurred east of Philip. Names of those involved are not yet being released pending notification of family members. A 2007 Ford Edge, pulling a boat on a trailer, was westbound on U.S. Highway 14… Read more »

Three new governor statues unveiled Friday

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The Trail of Governors in Pierre grew by three new additions Friday. Bronze renderings of South Dakota’s 5th Governor Samuel Elrod, 22nd Governor Archie Gubburd and 32nd Governor Dennis Daugaard were unveiling before a State Capitol Rotunda full of family, dignitaries and former staffers. Sculptor James Van Nuys completed the Elrod… Read more »

Three new governor statues unveiled Friday

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The Trail of Governors in Pierre grew by three new additions Friday. Bronze renderings of South Dakota’s 5th Governor Samuel Elrod, 22nd Governor Archie Gubburd and 32nd Governor Dennis Daugaard were unveiling before a State Capitol Rotunda full of family, dignitaries and former staffers. Sculptor James Van Nuys completed the Elrod… Read more »