News Category: Local News

Authorities investigating house explosion near Wagner

WAGNER, S.D. (AP) — Police in southeastern South Dakota suspect a propane leak caused a house to explode. But authorities haven’t said whether anyone was injured in Wednesday’s explosion near Wagner. It happened at Wagner North Housing on the Yankton Sioux Reservation. Lindsay Lasley lives near the house that exploded. Lasley tells KSFY she was… Read more »

Authorities investigating house explosion near Wagner

WAGNER, S.D. (AP) — Police in southeastern South Dakota suspect a propane leak caused a house to explode. But authorities haven’t said whether anyone was injured in Wednesday’s explosion near Wagner. It happened at Wagner North Housing on the Yankton Sioux Reservation. Lindsay Lasley lives near the house that exploded. Lasley tells KSFY she was… Read more »

Man dies in truck fire in Lemmon

LEMMON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities in Lemmon have recovered the body of a truck driver after his semi caught fire in the parking lot of a grocery store. Firefighters were called to a vehicle fire in the parking lot of the Lemmon IGA around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. Crews found the semi engulfed in flames. A… Read more »

Man dies in truck fire in Lemmon

LEMMON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities in Lemmon have recovered the body of a truck driver after his semi caught fire in the parking lot of a grocery store. Firefighters were called to a vehicle fire in the parking lot of the Lemmon IGA around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. Crews found the semi engulfed in flames. A… Read more »

South Dakota starting another meth awareness campaign

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The State of South Dakota will soon start another meth awareness campaign. Governor Kristi Noem says it will take a combined effort. Noem says it will be a more positive campaign. The state has been running the “No Meth Forever” campaign for the past few years. Law enforcement says meth is… Read more »

South Dakota starting another meth awareness campaign

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The State of South Dakota will soon start another meth awareness campaign. Governor Kristi Noem says it will take a combined effort. Noem says it will be a more positive campaign. The state has been running the “No Meth Forever” campaign for the past few years. Law enforcement says meth is… Read more »

One killed, two injured in four-vehicle crash north of Beresford

BERESFORD, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and two others were injured in a fatal crash involving four vehicles early Wednesday morning north of Beresford. Names of those involved are not being released pending notification of family members. A 2007 Peterbilt Conventional semi-truck was southbound on Interstate 29 when the vehicle lost a tire.… Read more »

One killed, two injured in four-vehicle crash north of Beresford

BERESFORD, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and two others were injured in a fatal crash involving four vehicles early Wednesday morning north of Beresford. Names of those involved are not being released pending notification of family members. A 2007 Peterbilt Conventional semi-truck was southbound on Interstate 29 when the vehicle lost a tire.… Read more »

Ghoul Gallop Community Glow Run Friday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Ghoul Gallop Community Glow Run will take place on Friday, Nov. 1 at the Aberdeen Aquatic Center. Registration starts at 4:30 p.m. with the run/walk beginning at 6 p.m. Saundra Anderson, Director of the Aberdeen Central FOR Club, provides the details. Cost is $25 per adult and $15 for students… Read more »

Ghoul Gallop Community Glow Run Friday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Ghoul Gallop Community Glow Run will take place on Friday, Nov. 1 at the Aberdeen Aquatic Center. Registration starts at 4:30 p.m. with the run/walk beginning at 6 p.m. Saundra Anderson, Director of the Aberdeen Central FOR Club, provides the details. Cost is $25 per adult and $15 for students… Read more »

Litigation continuing against radio frequency identification ear tags

BELVIDERE, S.D. (WNAX) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has paused its effort to mandate radio frequency identification ear tags for cattle and bison. That was removed following a lawsuit filed by R-CALF. One of the lead plaintiffs in the case is South Dakota rancher Kenny Fox of Belvidere who serves as R-CALF’s Animal ID… Read more »

Litigation continuing against radio frequency identification ear tags

BELVIDERE, S.D. (WNAX) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has paused its effort to mandate radio frequency identification ear tags for cattle and bison. That was removed following a lawsuit filed by R-CALF. One of the lead plaintiffs in the case is South Dakota rancher Kenny Fox of Belvidere who serves as R-CALF’s Animal ID… Read more »

Time to start preparing for winter

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – While the state received its first taste of winter weather a few weeks ago, the real winter season is right around the corner. It is not too early to start thinking about winter preparedness. Scott Meints, Brown County Emergency Manager, said people should already start thinking about safe traveling tips. Being… Read more »

Time to start preparing for winter

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – While the state received its first taste of winter weather a few weeks ago, the real winter season is right around the corner. It is not too early to start thinking about winter preparedness. Scott Meints, Brown County Emergency Manager, said people should already start thinking about safe traveling tips. Being… Read more »

Census reports vital for future programs

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The U.S. Census Bureau is ramping up for next year’s count of everyone who lives in the United States. Yankton Community and Economic Development Director Dave Mingo says an accurate report is vital to all states, counties and cities. Mingo says he hopes people will take the time to fill out… Read more »

Census reports vital for future programs

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The U.S. Census Bureau is ramping up for next year’s count of everyone who lives in the United States. Yankton Community and Economic Development Director Dave Mingo says an accurate report is vital to all states, counties and cities. Mingo says he hopes people will take the time to fill out… Read more »

Sobriety checkpoints announced for November

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – State Department of Public Safety officials say sobriety checkpoints are planned in 18 counties statewide during November.   Checkpoints are done monthly in different counties as a way to discourage drivers from drinking and then driving.  The checkpoints are funded by the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety and conducted… Read more »

Sobriety checkpoints announced for November

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – State Department of Public Safety officials say sobriety checkpoints are planned in 18 counties statewide during November.   Checkpoints are done monthly in different counties as a way to discourage drivers from drinking and then driving.  The checkpoints are funded by the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety and conducted… Read more »

Farmers Union Lobbyist doubts rules will cover all of Noem’s concerns

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The USDA announced that their interim rule on production and growing of industrial hemp will be published in the Federal Register on Thursday. South Dakota Farmers Union Lobbyist Mitch Richter says even though the rule is calling for hemp testing at DEA labs, he doesn’t think that will cover all of… Read more »

Farmers Union Lobbyist doubts rules will cover all of Noem’s concerns

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The USDA announced that their interim rule on production and growing of industrial hemp will be published in the Federal Register on Thursday. South Dakota Farmers Union Lobbyist Mitch Richter says even though the rule is calling for hemp testing at DEA labs, he doesn’t think that will cover all of… Read more »