News Category: Local News

Bikers Against Child Abuse working with other agencies to help abused children

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Across South Dakota, state, county and local government organizations, schools, law enforcement and more all strive to keep children safe from abuse. But, if a child needs more assurance than those agencies can provide, that’s where Bikers Against Child Abuse, Inc. (B.A.C.A.) may be… Read more »

Bikers Against Child Abuse working with other agencies to help abused children

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Across South Dakota, state, county and local government organizations, schools, law enforcement and more all strive to keep children safe from abuse. But, if a child needs more assurance than those agencies can provide, that’s where Bikers Against Child Abuse, Inc. (B.A.C.A.) may be… Read more »

Future of Lake Hiddenwood Recreation Area in doubt

SELBY, S.D. (AP) — The future of South Dakota’s Lake Hiddenwood Recreation Area is in doubt after a request for federal funding to restore its dam was denied. State officials sought a federal disaster declaration for the Selby park after heavy rains washed out its dam last year, causing Lake Hiddenwood to empty, Aberdeen American… Read more »

Future of Lake Hiddenwood Recreation Area in doubt

SELBY, S.D. (AP) — The future of South Dakota’s Lake Hiddenwood Recreation Area is in doubt after a request for federal funding to restore its dam was denied. State officials sought a federal disaster declaration for the Selby park after heavy rains washed out its dam last year, causing Lake Hiddenwood to empty, Aberdeen American… Read more »

Sutton says new leadership institute not tied to future political plans

BURKE, S.D. (WNAX) – Former South Dakota Governor candidate Billie Sutton has set up the “Billie Sutton Leadership Institute” to offer training to help communities grow. Sutton says it is not tied to any future political plans. Sutton says he learned during his campaign last year that local issues need more than political answers. Sutton… Read more »

Sutton says new leadership institute not tied to future political plans

BURKE, S.D. (WNAX) – Former South Dakota Governor candidate Billie Sutton has set up the “Billie Sutton Leadership Institute” to offer training to help communities grow. Sutton says it is not tied to any future political plans. Sutton says he learned during his campaign last year that local issues need more than political answers. Sutton… Read more »

One killed, another injured in crash west of Faulkton

FAULKTON, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and another person was injured Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash that happened west of Faulkton. The names of those involved are not being released at this time pending notification of family members. A 2001 Cadillac Seville was westbound on U.S. Highway 212 when the vehicle crossed… Read more »

One killed, another injured in crash west of Faulkton

FAULKTON, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and another person was injured Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash that happened west of Faulkton. The names of those involved are not being released at this time pending notification of family members. A 2001 Cadillac Seville was westbound on U.S. Highway 212 when the vehicle crossed… Read more »

El Nino likely to be around for a while

AMES, Iowa. (WNAX) – While it was slow to develop, it appears the effects of the current El Nino will hang around for a while. Dennis Todey, head of the Midwest Climate Hub (in Ames Iowa) says they expect a longer than average El Nino. An El Nino occurs when Pacific Ocean surface temperatures rise,… Read more »

El Nino likely to be around for a while

AMES, Iowa. (WNAX) – While it was slow to develop, it appears the effects of the current El Nino will hang around for a while. Dennis Todey, head of the Midwest Climate Hub (in Ames Iowa) says they expect a longer than average El Nino. An El Nino occurs when Pacific Ocean surface temperatures rise,… Read more »

Democratic leader wants to refine message to attract voters

HARTFORD, S.D. (WNAX) – The incoming Chair of the South Dakota Democratic Party says they need to refine their message to attract voters. Paula Hawks says there are issues that interest potential party members. Democrats have fallen over 100,000 registered voters behind Republicans in the last year. Hawks says because of that they have lost… Read more »

Democratic leader wants to refine message to attract voters

HARTFORD, S.D. (WNAX) – The incoming Chair of the South Dakota Democratic Party says they need to refine their message to attract voters. Paula Hawks says there are issues that interest potential party members. Democrats have fallen over 100,000 registered voters behind Republicans in the last year. Hawks says because of that they have lost… Read more »

Night in a Car for Journey Home takes place Friday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – An event entitled, “A Night in a Car for Journey Home,” is set for 7 p.m. Friday, April 26 until 7 a.m. Saturday, April 28 at the Aberdeen Police Department Parking Lot. The idea came from the Leadership Aberdeen Class, according to Bea Smith, Director of Membership and Events for the… Read more »

Night in a Car for Journey Home takes place Friday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – An event entitled, “A Night in a Car for Journey Home,” is set for 7 p.m. Friday, April 26 until 7 a.m. Saturday, April 28 at the Aberdeen Police Department Parking Lot. The idea came from the Leadership Aberdeen Class, according to Bea Smith, Director of Membership and Events for the… Read more »

Second community open house for Recreational Trails Plan on April 30

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The second community open house for the Aberdeen Recreational Trails Plan is set for Tuesday, April 30 at the Eagles Nest in the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center, 225 Third Ave. S.E. The open house will feature a plan put together from comments offered through a survey conducted in the past… Read more »

Second community open house for Recreational Trails Plan on April 30

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The second community open house for the Aberdeen Recreational Trails Plan is set for Tuesday, April 30 at the Eagles Nest in the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center, 225 Third Ave. S.E. The open house will feature a plan put together from comments offered through a survey conducted in the past… Read more »

Sirens to be tested Wednesday as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota Severe Weather Awareness week is scheduled for April 22-26. During the week Brown County will be testing our entire network of outdoor warning sirens across the county. This this scheduled to happen on Wednesday April 24, 2019. • Test tornado watch will be issued at 10:00am CDT •… Read more »

Sirens to be tested Wednesday as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota Severe Weather Awareness week is scheduled for April 22-26. During the week Brown County will be testing our entire network of outdoor warning sirens across the county. This this scheduled to happen on Wednesday April 24, 2019. • Test tornado watch will be issued at 10:00am CDT •… Read more »

Johnson Farms of Frankfort selected for Leopold Conservation Award

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – In conjunction with Earth Day, Governor Kristi Noem today announced that Johnson Farms of Frankfort has been selected for the 2019 South Dakota Leopold Conservation Award. Given in honor of renowned conservationist, Aldo Leopold, this award recognizes private landowners who inspire others with their dedication to the land, water, and… Read more »

Johnson Farms of Frankfort selected for Leopold Conservation Award

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – In conjunction with Earth Day, Governor Kristi Noem today announced that Johnson Farms of Frankfort has been selected for the 2019 South Dakota Leopold Conservation Award. Given in honor of renowned conservationist, Aldo Leopold, this award recognizes private landowners who inspire others with their dedication to the land, water, and… Read more »