News Category: Local News

DSS awards $1 million for primary and prenatal care

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem today announced that the Department of Social Services (DSS) has awarded $1 million of innovation grants to improve primary and prenatal care for women in the Medicaid program. Noem’s budget included $1 million in funding available up to three years. Providers receiving awards of $333,000 are Native… Read more »

DSS awards $1 million for primary and prenatal care

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem today announced that the Department of Social Services (DSS) has awarded $1 million of innovation grants to improve primary and prenatal care for women in the Medicaid program. Noem’s budget included $1 million in funding available up to three years. Providers receiving awards of $333,000 are Native… Read more »

Edgemont man identified in fatal four-wheeler accident

EDGEMONT, S.D. (Press Release) – An Edgemont, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died in a four-wheeler rollover last week west of Edgemont. A 2017 Polaris RZR four-wheeler was southbound on Coffee Flats Road when David Johnson, the 64-year-old driver, lost control and the vehicle went into the ditch where it rolled.… Read more »

Edgemont man identified in fatal four-wheeler accident

EDGEMONT, S.D. (Press Release) – An Edgemont, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died in a four-wheeler rollover last week west of Edgemont. A 2017 Polaris RZR four-wheeler was southbound on Coffee Flats Road when David Johnson, the 64-year-old driver, lost control and the vehicle went into the ditch where it rolled.… Read more »

Public Safety officials urging caution on state’s roads

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – A recent string of eight vehicle deaths in a four-day period this month has South Dakota Department of Public Safety officials once again urging people to be careful on the state’s roads. Officials say the deaths occurred in six different crashes statewide. The time period was Saturday, Sept. 15 to… Read more »

Public Safety officials urging caution on state’s roads

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – A recent string of eight vehicle deaths in a four-day period this month has South Dakota Department of Public Safety officials once again urging people to be careful on the state’s roads. Officials say the deaths occurred in six different crashes statewide. The time period was Saturday, Sept. 15 to… Read more »

Sixth Annual Wine Walk Tuesday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Sixth Annual Wine Walk takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24. Shelley Westra-Heier, Executive Director of the Aberdeen Downtown Association, talked about the event. Advanced tickets are $30 and must be purchased by 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Tickets at the door are $40. Westra-Heier said there are… Read more »

Sixth Annual Wine Walk Tuesday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Sixth Annual Wine Walk takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24. Shelley Westra-Heier, Executive Director of the Aberdeen Downtown Association, talked about the event. Advanced tickets are $30 and must be purchased by 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Tickets at the door are $40. Westra-Heier said there are… Read more »

Individual wanted in Webster accident located

WEBSTER, S.D. (Press Release) – The Day County Sheriffs Office along with several other agencies continued their search on Sunday, Sept. 22, for the Nyan Htun, who had been involved in a hit and run on Sept. 18, just north of Webster on Highway 25. Within a few hours into the search, Nyan Htun was… Read more »

Individual wanted in Webster accident located

WEBSTER, S.D. (Press Release) – The Day County Sheriffs Office along with several other agencies continued their search on Sunday, Sept. 22, for the Nyan Htun, who had been involved in a hit and run on Sept. 18, just north of Webster on Highway 25. Within a few hours into the search, Nyan Htun was… Read more »

Street closed to repair water line

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Starting today, Centennial Street between Sixth Ave. S.E. and Seventh Ave. S.E. will be closed to thru traffic to repair a water line. Motorists should utilize alternate routes. The work and subsequent repairs are anticipated to take approximately one week to complete.

Street closed to repair water line

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Starting today, Centennial Street between Sixth Ave. S.E. and Seventh Ave. S.E. will be closed to thru traffic to repair a water line. Motorists should utilize alternate routes. The work and subsequent repairs are anticipated to take approximately one week to complete.

FEMA approves state’s hazard mitigation plan

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The hazard mitigation plan developed by the State of South Dakota has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Department of Public Safety spokesman Tony Mangan says it could help the state with future disaster funding. Mangan says only 13 states have been approved for the program. Mangan says under… Read more »

FEMA approves state’s hazard mitigation plan

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The hazard mitigation plan developed by the State of South Dakota has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Department of Public Safety spokesman Tony Mangan says it could help the state with future disaster funding. Mangan says only 13 states have been approved for the program. Mangan says under… Read more »

Rapid City middle school student brings BB gun to school

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) – The Rapid City School District says a student at South Middle School brought a BB gun to school Friday. Rapid City Police Department Juvenile Operations Sergeant Tim Doyle says the student will be subjected to school board policy and appropriate laws relating to weapons on school grounds. The school got… Read more »

Rapid City middle school student brings BB gun to school

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) – The Rapid City School District says a student at South Middle School brought a BB gun to school Friday. Rapid City Police Department Juvenile Operations Sergeant Tim Doyle says the student will be subjected to school board policy and appropriate laws relating to weapons on school grounds. The school got… Read more »

Rounds says Federal Reserve Board doing its job

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The Federal Reserve Board made another quarter point cut in the prime rate last week. Within minutes, President Trump blasted Board Chairman Jay Powell, tweeting “No guts, no sense, no vision.. A terrible communicator.” South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says the Federal Reserve Board is doing its job. Rounds says the… Read more »

Rounds says Federal Reserve Board doing its job

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The Federal Reserve Board made another quarter point cut in the prime rate last week. Within minutes, President Trump blasted Board Chairman Jay Powell, tweeting “No guts, no sense, no vision.. A terrible communicator.” South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says the Federal Reserve Board is doing its job. Rounds says the… Read more »

Wet summer proves challenging for road construction

PIERRE, S.D. (KWAT) — The wet summer has brought many challenges to people who make their living in the road construction business. South Dakota Department of Transportation Secretary Darin Bergqsuist says in several locations, including U.S. Highway 81 south of Arlington, contractors have gone in to raise the highway grade to get it out of… Read more »

Wet summer proves challenging for road construction

PIERRE, S.D. (KWAT) — The wet summer has brought many challenges to people who make their living in the road construction business. South Dakota Department of Transportation Secretary Darin Bergqsuist says in several locations, including U.S. Highway 81 south of Arlington, contractors have gone in to raise the highway grade to get it out of… Read more »