News Category: Local News

City to spray for mosquitoes Monday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide ground spray for mosquitoes on Monday, Sept. 23 between the hours of 7:30 p.m. and Midnight. The adulticiding equipment is noisy and travels at 10 mph.  The mosquito control trucks are identified and travel with a flashing yellow light. To ensure… Read more »

City to spray for mosquitoes Monday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide ground spray for mosquitoes on Monday, Sept. 23 between the hours of 7:30 p.m. and Midnight. The adulticiding equipment is noisy and travels at 10 mph.  The mosquito control trucks are identified and travel with a flashing yellow light. To ensure… Read more »

Corps attempting to move stored water

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – The Corps of Engineers continues to adjust releases from dams on the Missouri River in an attempt to move stored water, while trying to avoid further downstream flooding. Mike Swenson, with the water management office at Corps Headquarters in Omaha, says storage went up last week. Swenson says releases from Gavins… Read more »

Corps attempting to move stored water

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – The Corps of Engineers continues to adjust releases from dams on the Missouri River in an attempt to move stored water, while trying to avoid further downstream flooding. Mike Swenson, with the water management office at Corps Headquarters in Omaha, says storage went up last week. Swenson says releases from Gavins… Read more »

Four-way stop planned for intersection of fatal accident

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem and the South Dakota Department of Transportation announced that they are working to install additional traffic control measures at the intersection of Highways 34 and 37 in Sanborn County, changing it from a two-way stop to a four-way stop. “Keeping South Dakota safe is our number one… Read more »

Four-way stop planned for intersection of fatal accident

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem and the South Dakota Department of Transportation announced that they are working to install additional traffic control measures at the intersection of Highways 34 and 37 in Sanborn County, changing it from a two-way stop to a four-way stop. “Keeping South Dakota safe is our number one… Read more »

Cold front moving across the state today

ABERDEEN, S.D. (KWAT) — A cold front moving across South Dakota today and tonight could be the trigger point for the development of severe storms. National Weather Service forecaster Renee Wise says some of the storms could be severe. Wise says the strongest storms in northeast South Dakota are expected to occur during the overnight… Read more »

Cold front moving across the state today

ABERDEEN, S.D. (KWAT) — A cold front moving across South Dakota today and tonight could be the trigger point for the development of severe storms. National Weather Service forecaster Renee Wise says some of the storms could be severe. Wise says the strongest storms in northeast South Dakota are expected to occur during the overnight… Read more »

Watertown crash now considered a homicide investigation

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) — A stunning development today in the investigation of a fatal car crash on Highway 212 in Watertown. Police don’t believe it was an accident that took the life of 43 year-old Dawn Meyer. Assistant Police Chief Tim Toomey says investigators working the case believe the 16 year-old boy from Moorhead, Minnesota… Read more »

Watertown crash now considered a homicide investigation

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) — A stunning development today in the investigation of a fatal car crash on Highway 212 in Watertown. Police don’t believe it was an accident that took the life of 43 year-old Dawn Meyer. Assistant Police Chief Tim Toomey says investigators working the case believe the 16 year-old boy from Moorhead, Minnesota… Read more »

Crews continuing to work on Interstate 90

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota Department of Transportation crews have been working this week to create a water barrier along the westbound lanes of Interstate 90, just east of Exit 357 (Bridgewater), to divert the water from continuing to overtop the interstate. Traffic will still be reduced to one lane each direction east… Read more »

Crews continuing to work on Interstate 90

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota Department of Transportation crews have been working this week to create a water barrier along the westbound lanes of Interstate 90, just east of Exit 357 (Bridgewater), to divert the water from continuing to overtop the interstate. Traffic will still be reduced to one lane each direction east… Read more »

ABBY awards handed out

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Several community awards were handed out Thursday night at the 25th Annual ABBY Awards Program, held at the Dakota Event Center of Aberdeen. The ABBY Awards program is hosted by the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by the Aberdeen Development Corporation. The program recognizes outstanding businesses and organizations… Read more »

ABBY awards handed out

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Several community awards were handed out Thursday night at the 25th Annual ABBY Awards Program, held at the Dakota Event Center of Aberdeen. The ABBY Awards program is hosted by the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by the Aberdeen Development Corporation. The program recognizes outstanding businesses and organizations… Read more »

Deputy Secretary of Education visits Riggs High School

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Mick Zais (zay-ss) toured some of the Career and Technical Education classrooms at T.F. Riggs High School in Pierre Thursday morning. Zais says work is being done at the federal level to make technical education more affordable. Zais says there’s a big gap between the… Read more »

Deputy Secretary of Education visits Riggs High School

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Mick Zais (zay-ss) toured some of the Career and Technical Education classrooms at T.F. Riggs High School in Pierre Thursday morning. Zais says work is being done at the federal level to make technical education more affordable. Zais says there’s a big gap between the… Read more »

Yankton County Commission declares emergency

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The Yankton County Commission has officially declared an emergency following record flooding on the James River. Commission Chairman Dan Klimisch says that is only the first step. All four county maintained James River bridges were closed due to the high water and a number of other roads were inundated. Klimisch says… Read more »

Yankton County Commission declares emergency

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The Yankton County Commission has officially declared an emergency following record flooding on the James River. Commission Chairman Dan Klimisch says that is only the first step. All four county maintained James River bridges were closed due to the high water and a number of other roads were inundated. Klimisch says… Read more »

Fourth Annual Create ‘N’ event Wednesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Fourth Annual Create ‘N’: A Festival Celebrating Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Innovation and Workforce is set for Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State. Doug Ohmer, Interim Dean of the School of Business, talked about the event. Create ‘N’ kicks off with keynote speaker,… Read more »

Fourth Annual Create ‘N’ event Wednesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Fourth Annual Create ‘N’: A Festival Celebrating Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Innovation and Workforce is set for Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State. Doug Ohmer, Interim Dean of the School of Business, talked about the event. Create ‘N’ kicks off with keynote speaker,… Read more »