News Category: Local News

Flags to be half-staff in honor of former Sioux Falls legislator

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) Governor Kristi Noem has ordered flags at the South Dakota State Capitol to be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. until sunset on Saturday, June 15, 2019, to honor the life of David Vigen, a former Sioux Falls legislator. Vigen served in the state legislature from 1971-1974. In 1974, Governor Richard… Read more »

Flags to be half-staff in honor of former Sioux Falls legislator

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) Governor Kristi Noem has ordered flags at the South Dakota State Capitol to be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. until sunset on Saturday, June 15, 2019, to honor the life of David Vigen, a former Sioux Falls legislator. Vigen served in the state legislature from 1971-1974. In 1974, Governor Richard… Read more »

Saturday is Elder Abuse Awareness Day

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Saturday, June 15, is Elder Abuse Awareness Day in South Dakota. This statewide observation coincides with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. EAAD provides an opportunity for communities to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of the older population throughout the state. South Dakota Department of Human Services Division… Read more »

Saturday is Elder Abuse Awareness Day

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Saturday, June 15, is Elder Abuse Awareness Day in South Dakota. This statewide observation coincides with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. EAAD provides an opportunity for communities to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of the older population throughout the state. South Dakota Department of Human Services Division… Read more »

Minot man chasing dog killed by SUV

RYDER, N.D. (AP) — A Minot man chasing a dog on a highway is dead after he was struck by an SUV in Ward County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a van stopped on the shoulder of Highway 28 south of Ryder around 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The people inside the van got out, and… Read more »

Minot man chasing dog killed by SUV

RYDER, N.D. (AP) — A Minot man chasing a dog on a highway is dead after he was struck by an SUV in Ward County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a van stopped on the shoulder of Highway 28 south of Ryder around 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The people inside the van got out, and… Read more »

Recovery center opens today in Yankton

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The Small Business Administration is opening a recovery center in Yankton today to provide assistance to businesses and individuals following the March storms and flooding. Spokesman Roger Busch says they can make loans to more than businesses. Busch says people need to register with FEMA before they come to the SBA.… Read more »

Recovery center opens today in Yankton

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The Small Business Administration is opening a recovery center in Yankton today to provide assistance to businesses and individuals following the March storms and flooding. Spokesman Roger Busch says they can make loans to more than businesses. Busch says people need to register with FEMA before they come to the SBA.… Read more »

Rounds says allowing foreign agents to interfere in elections not acceptable

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – President Trump, in an interview with ABC News, says he would listen if a foreign government came to him with damaging information about a political rival and wouldn’t necessarily tell the FBI. South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says that is not acceptable. Rounds says the FBI is right in saying those… Read more »

Rounds says allowing foreign agents to interfere in elections not acceptable

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – President Trump, in an interview with ABC News, says he would listen if a foreign government came to him with damaging information about a political rival and wouldn’t necessarily tell the FBI. South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says that is not acceptable. Rounds says the FBI is right in saying those… Read more »

No parking zones established at two lakes

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Illegal parking of boat trailers in the right of way at two South Dakota lakes has forced state officials to establish no parking zones in those areas. The South Dakota Departments of Public Safety and Transportation have issued a temporary no parking zone between mile markers 130.6 and 130.9 at… Read more »

No parking zones established at two lakes

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Illegal parking of boat trailers in the right of way at two South Dakota lakes has forced state officials to establish no parking zones in those areas. The South Dakota Departments of Public Safety and Transportation have issued a temporary no parking zone between mile markers 130.6 and 130.9 at… Read more »

Woman found inside vehicle pulled from Missouri River identified

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Authorities have released the identity of the woman found inside a car pulled out of the Missouri River at Pierre on Tuesday. Pierre Police Department captain Bryan Walz says 30 year old Corrine (core-in) Faye White Thunder’s last known address was in Pierre. Walz says information received so far indicates… Read more »

Woman found inside vehicle pulled from Missouri River identified

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Authorities have released the identity of the woman found inside a car pulled out of the Missouri River at Pierre on Tuesday. Pierre Police Department captain Bryan Walz says 30 year old Corrine (core-in) Faye White Thunder’s last known address was in Pierre. Walz says information received so far indicates… Read more »

Grain buyers from Asia visit South Dakota farm

SALEM, S.D. (WNAX) – With China buying less United States soybeans due to the trade war, the soybean industry is using Ag Trade Promotion dollars to expand existing and develop new markets. Dawn and Pat Schier (Shy-er) of Salem hosted a group of grain buyers from southeast Asia at their farm Wednesday as part of… Read more »

Grain buyers from Asia visit South Dakota farm

SALEM, S.D. (WNAX) – With China buying less United States soybeans due to the trade war, the soybean industry is using Ag Trade Promotion dollars to expand existing and develop new markets. Dawn and Pat Schier (Shy-er) of Salem hosted a group of grain buyers from southeast Asia at their farm Wednesday as part of… Read more »

Wellness Symposium to focus on opioid addiction

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce’s Health and Wellness Committee will host a Wellness Symposium at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State. The topic of this symposium will be opioid addiction. Lisa Anderson, Director of Public Relations with the Chamber,… Read more »

Wellness Symposium to focus on opioid addiction

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce’s Health and Wellness Committee will host a Wellness Symposium at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State. The topic of this symposium will be opioid addiction. Lisa Anderson, Director of Public Relations with the Chamber,… Read more »

FEMA working with residents of South Dakota communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – President Trump has approved a federal disaster declaration for South Dakota. That gets the wheels of the Federal Emergency Management Agency turning again. Residents of Bennett, Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Dewey, Hutchinson, Jackson, Mellette, Minnehaha, Oglala Lakota, Todd, Yankton and Ziebach Counties are eligible for individual assistance. Brian Hvinden with FEMA… Read more »

FEMA working with residents of South Dakota communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – President Trump has approved a federal disaster declaration for South Dakota. That gets the wheels of the Federal Emergency Management Agency turning again. Residents of Bennett, Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Dewey, Hutchinson, Jackson, Mellette, Minnehaha, Oglala Lakota, Todd, Yankton and Ziebach Counties are eligible for individual assistance. Brian Hvinden with FEMA… Read more »