News Category: Local News

FEMA going to partner with state to push flood insurance

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – With rivers running high and wet ground, there is concern about flood potential next spring. Phil Wernisch with the Federal Emergency Management Agency says they are going to partner with the State of South Dakota to push flood insurance. Wernisch says many people misunderstand how flood insurance works. Wernisch says they… Read more »

FEMA going to partner with state to push flood insurance

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – With rivers running high and wet ground, there is concern about flood potential next spring. Phil Wernisch with the Federal Emergency Management Agency says they are going to partner with the State of South Dakota to push flood insurance. Wernisch says many people misunderstand how flood insurance works. Wernisch says they… Read more »

Changes coming to railroad crossings in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Some major changes are taking place with railroad crossings in Aberdeen. Some have been completed while others are still in the works, according to Robin Bobzien, Public Works Director. Motorists have probably already noticed one of the major changes as the railroad tracks that bisect N. Roosevelt St. and Eighth Ave.… Read more »

Changes coming to railroad crossings in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Some major changes are taking place with railroad crossings in Aberdeen. Some have been completed while others are still in the works, according to Robin Bobzien, Public Works Director. Motorists have probably already noticed one of the major changes as the railroad tracks that bisect N. Roosevelt St. and Eighth Ave.… Read more »

Blood drives throughout the area during November

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – November is full of activities as the start of the holiday season begins. The month is also full of Vitalant Blood Drives, because this is a critical time of the year to donate. Abbie Arneson, Senior Donor Recruiter for Vitalant, said the month gets going in the Aberdeen area on Wednesday,… Read more »

Blood drives throughout the area during November

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – November is full of activities as the start of the holiday season begins. The month is also full of Vitalant Blood Drives, because this is a critical time of the year to donate. Abbie Arneson, Senior Donor Recruiter for Vitalant, said the month gets going in the Aberdeen area on Wednesday,… Read more »

Marijuana reform groups submit petitions for ballot initiatives

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Marijuana reform groups submitted petitions containing over 80,000 signatures to the South Dakota Secretary of State’s Office Monday, Nov. 4, hoping to qualify two separate ballot initiatives for next year’s election. One initiative would establish a medical marijuana program for qualified patients with debilitating health conditions. The other would legalize… Read more »

Marijuana reform groups submit petitions for ballot initiatives

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Marijuana reform groups submitted petitions containing over 80,000 signatures to the South Dakota Secretary of State’s Office Monday, Nov. 4, hoping to qualify two separate ballot initiatives for next year’s election. One initiative would establish a medical marijuana program for qualified patients with debilitating health conditions. The other would legalize… Read more »

Governor’s Awards presented Monday

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The South Dakota Department of Human Services held its annual Governor’s Awards in a ceremony at the State Capitol Rotunda in Pierre Monday. The awards recognize achievements of both individuals with disabilities and employers and other who work with those people. Governor Kristi Noem says South Dakota is a leader for… Read more »

Governor’s Awards presented Monday

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The South Dakota Department of Human Services held its annual Governor’s Awards in a ceremony at the State Capitol Rotunda in Pierre Monday. The awards recognize achievements of both individuals with disabilities and employers and other who work with those people. Governor Kristi Noem says South Dakota is a leader for… Read more »

Sioux Falls man identified in fatal crash north of Beresford

BERESFORD, S.D. (Press Release) – A Sioux Falls, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died in a fatal crash involving four vehicles early Wednesday morning north of Beresford. A 2007 Peterbilt Conventional semi-truck was southbound on Interstate 29 when the vehicle lost a tire. The tire and rim landed in the passing… Read more »

Sioux Falls man identified in fatal crash north of Beresford

BERESFORD, S.D. (Press Release) – A Sioux Falls, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died in a fatal crash involving four vehicles early Wednesday morning north of Beresford. A 2007 Peterbilt Conventional semi-truck was southbound on Interstate 29 when the vehicle lost a tire. The tire and rim landed in the passing… Read more »

Temps to continue to be below average

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – The forecast calls for temperatures in central South Dakota to range from the low 30s to mid 40s this week, which Weatherology meteorologist Micheal Karow says is a little cooler than average for this time of year. He says central South Dakota is right on the edge of a cold… Read more »

Temps to continue to be below average

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – The forecast calls for temperatures in central South Dakota to range from the low 30s to mid 40s this week, which Weatherology meteorologist Micheal Karow says is a little cooler than average for this time of year. He says central South Dakota is right on the edge of a cold… Read more »

One killed in crash north of Oelrichs

OELRICHS, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Oelrichs. Names of those involved are not being released pending notification of family members. A 2007 Buick LaCrosse was westbound on U.S. Highway 18 when the vehicle crossed the fog line and went onto the shoulder. The driver… Read more »

One killed in crash north of Oelrichs

OELRICHS, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Oelrichs. Names of those involved are not being released pending notification of family members. A 2007 Buick LaCrosse was westbound on U.S. Highway 18 when the vehicle crossed the fog line and went onto the shoulder. The driver… Read more »

Another semi hits train bridge in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – The train bridge over Pierre Street in Pierre proved once again Sunday morning it won’t give an inch to any over height vehicle that attempts to drive underneath of it. The Pierre Police Department says officers responded to a semi having hit the train bridge a little before 11 a.m.… Read more »

Another semi hits train bridge in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – The train bridge over Pierre Street in Pierre proved once again Sunday morning it won’t give an inch to any over height vehicle that attempts to drive underneath of it. The Pierre Police Department says officers responded to a semi having hit the train bridge a little before 11 a.m.… Read more »

Rhines scheduled to be executed today

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man who stabbed to death a former co-worker who interrupted him during a burglary is set to be executed in South Dakota today barring a last-minute stay. Charles Russell Rhines brushed off a plea for mercy from 22-year-old Donnivan Schaeffer in the 1992 slaying at a Rapid City doughnut… Read more »

Rhines scheduled to be executed today

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man who stabbed to death a former co-worker who interrupted him during a burglary is set to be executed in South Dakota today barring a last-minute stay. Charles Russell Rhines brushed off a plea for mercy from 22-year-old Donnivan Schaeffer in the 1992 slaying at a Rapid City doughnut… Read more »