News Category: Local News

Avera officer believes award is reflection of core values

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – Avera Health, based in Sioux Falls, has been named the number one employer in the state in a poll done by Forbes magazine. Avera Chief Human Resources Officer Kim Jensen says they didn’t know the poll was going on. Jensen says they believe the standing stems back to their core… Read more »

Avera officer believes award is reflection of core values

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – Avera Health, based in Sioux Falls, has been named the number one employer in the state in a poll done by Forbes magazine. Avera Chief Human Resources Officer Kim Jensen says they didn’t know the poll was going on. Jensen says they believe the standing stems back to their core… Read more »

Brown County Fair tickets go on sale Friday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Tickets for this year’s Brown County Fair will go on sale Friday online and at outlets. This year’s entertainment lineup include Shenandoah, Restless Heart and Blackhawk on Wednesday, Aug. 14, Jordan Davis and Dylan Scott on Thursday, Aug. 15, Red Sun Rising and 3 Doors Down on Friday, Aug. 16, and… Read more »

Brown County Fair tickets go on sale Friday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Tickets for this year’s Brown County Fair will go on sale Friday online and at outlets. This year’s entertainment lineup include Shenandoah, Restless Heart and Blackhawk on Wednesday, Aug. 14, Jordan Davis and Dylan Scott on Thursday, Aug. 15, Red Sun Rising and 3 Doors Down on Friday, Aug. 16, and… Read more »

Disaster recovery centers open in Pine Ridge and Yankton

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – The State of South Dakota and FEMA have opened disaster recovery centers in Pine Ridge and Yankton to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses impacted by the severe winter storms and flooding from mid-March to late April 2019. These are the first centers to be opened, with additional locations… Read more »

Disaster recovery centers open in Pine Ridge and Yankton

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – The State of South Dakota and FEMA have opened disaster recovery centers in Pine Ridge and Yankton to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses impacted by the severe winter storms and flooding from mid-March to late April 2019. These are the first centers to be opened, with additional locations… Read more »

Casper named Governor’s Ag Ambassador Award recipient

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem today named Paul Casper of Lake Preston as the 2019 Governor’s Ag Ambassador Award recipient. He will be recognized at the annual Governor’s Agricultural Summit in Sioux Falls on July 11. “Paul Casper embodies hard work, honesty, and humility,” said Governor Noem. “Paul’s visionary leadership has increased… Read more »

Casper named Governor’s Ag Ambassador Award recipient

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem today named Paul Casper of Lake Preston as the 2019 Governor’s Ag Ambassador Award recipient. He will be recognized at the annual Governor’s Agricultural Summit in Sioux Falls on July 11. “Paul Casper embodies hard work, honesty, and humility,” said Governor Noem. “Paul’s visionary leadership has increased… Read more »

Star Party set for Friday night at Kuhnert Arboretum

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is sponsoring a Star Party on Friday, June 14 from dusk – 10:30 p.m. at the Kuhnert Arboretum Parking Lot located at 2110 South Dakota Street. A Star Party is a gathering of amateur astronomers viewing the night sky or people just wanting… Read more »

Star Party set for Friday night at Kuhnert Arboretum

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is sponsoring a Star Party on Friday, June 14 from dusk – 10:30 p.m. at the Kuhnert Arboretum Parking Lot located at 2110 South Dakota Street. A Star Party is a gathering of amateur astronomers viewing the night sky or people just wanting… Read more »

Nashvegas Allstars performing tonight in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The first of the Aberdeen Downtown Association Summer Concert Series takes place this evening. Shelley Westra-Heier, Executive Director of the Downtown Association, provides the details. She said the band has played in Aberdeen in the past. Tonight will mark the beginning of a full summer schedule of downtown concerts. Westra-Heier also… Read more »

Nashvegas Allstars performing tonight in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The first of the Aberdeen Downtown Association Summer Concert Series takes place this evening. Shelley Westra-Heier, Executive Director of the Downtown Association, provides the details. She said the band has played in Aberdeen in the past. Tonight will mark the beginning of a full summer schedule of downtown concerts. Westra-Heier also… Read more »

Johnson says Democrats want massive spending increase in budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – Budget bills are starting to move through Congress and some of them are breaking lids. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says majority Democrats are pushing a massive spending increase. Johnson says the only cuts in the budget are in the military budget. That comes as the deficit soars, hitting over $730… Read more »

Johnson says Democrats want massive spending increase in budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – Budget bills are starting to move through Congress and some of them are breaking lids. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says majority Democrats are pushing a massive spending increase. Johnson says the only cuts in the budget are in the military budget. That comes as the deficit soars, hitting over $730… Read more »

Thune says year-round sale of E15 great news for corn producers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (DRG News) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved allowing year round sales of 15 percent ethanol-blended fuel. South Dakota Sen. John Thune says lifting the ban on the year-round sale of E15 is great news for corn producers in South Dakota and around the nation. He says gas stations have a… Read more »

Thune says year-round sale of E15 great news for corn producers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (DRG News) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved allowing year round sales of 15 percent ethanol-blended fuel. South Dakota Sen. John Thune says lifting the ban on the year-round sale of E15 is great news for corn producers in South Dakota and around the nation. He says gas stations have a… Read more »

Attorney General declines to file appeal in IM24

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg declined to file an appeal to a Judges decision ruling IM24 unconstitutional. The deadline to file was Monday of this week. Ravnsborg says they didn’t feel they would win on appeal. IM24 was approved by voters in last year’s election and would have banned out… Read more »

Attorney General declines to file appeal in IM24

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg declined to file an appeal to a Judges decision ruling IM24 unconstitutional. The deadline to file was Monday of this week. Ravnsborg says they didn’t feel they would win on appeal. IM24 was approved by voters in last year’s election and would have banned out… Read more »

Krogh named Dean of College of Nursing at SDSU

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KJJQ) – Mary Anne Krogh has been named Dean of South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing. She was appointed following a nationwide search. She had been head of the nursing program at Mount Marty College in Yankton and President Marc Long says her appointment was not a surprise. Long says there could… Read more »

Krogh named Dean of College of Nursing at SDSU

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KJJQ) – Mary Anne Krogh has been named Dean of South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing. She was appointed following a nationwide search. She had been head of the nursing program at Mount Marty College in Yankton and President Marc Long says her appointment was not a surprise. Long says there could… Read more »