News Category: Local News

Guffin to deliver spring commencement address at NSU

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Northern State University alumna and Aberdeen Public School District Superintendent Dr. Becky Guffin will deliver Northern’s 2019 spring commencement address. The commencement ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4, in the NSU Barnett Center. Guffin is a 2019 Distinguished Alumna. She, along with three other Northern graduates, will… Read more »

Guffin to deliver spring commencement address at NSU

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Northern State University alumna and Aberdeen Public School District Superintendent Dr. Becky Guffin will deliver Northern’s 2019 spring commencement address. The commencement ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4, in the NSU Barnett Center. Guffin is a 2019 Distinguished Alumna. She, along with three other Northern graduates, will… Read more »

School districts following mandate of displaying national motto

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – School districts across South Dakota will have to place signs that say “In God We Trust” in public locations. The legislature this year passed a bill mandating the size and location of the signs in each school district. Yankton Superintendent Wayne Kindle says they are doing what is required. Kindle says… Read more »

School districts following mandate of displaying national motto

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – School districts across South Dakota will have to place signs that say “In God We Trust” in public locations. The legislature this year passed a bill mandating the size and location of the signs in each school district. Yankton Superintendent Wayne Kindle says they are doing what is required. Kindle says… Read more »

Cattleman’s leader says labeling important

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Burger King, the fifth largest fast food chain is adding a plant based alternative burger. They’ve announced they’ll be selling what’s called the Impossible Whopper. South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association Executive Director Jodie Anderson says its important consumers know what they are getting with any labeled product. She says there needs to… Read more »

Cattleman’s leader says labeling important

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Burger King, the fifth largest fast food chain is adding a plant based alternative burger. They’ve announced they’ll be selling what’s called the Impossible Whopper. South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association Executive Director Jodie Anderson says its important consumers know what they are getting with any labeled product. She says there needs to… Read more »

Codington County officials monitoring flood levels

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — Emergency management offices in Eastern South Dakota are bracing for round two of flooding this week. Codington County Emergency Management Director Jim Sutton says the recent 25 inch snowfall is expected to cause another rise on the Big Sioux River. He says any additional rain that combines with the melting snow… Read more »

Codington County officials monitoring flood levels

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — Emergency management offices in Eastern South Dakota are bracing for round two of flooding this week. Codington County Emergency Management Director Jim Sutton says the recent 25 inch snowfall is expected to cause another rise on the Big Sioux River. He says any additional rain that combines with the melting snow… Read more »

Winter tough on fish in lake at Wylie Park

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – This past winter was tough on just about everything and that includes the fish that were in the lake at Wylie Park. The brutal conditions likely played a role in fish that washed up on shore recently, according to Mark Hoven, Parks Superintendent with the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department.… Read more »

Winter tough on fish in lake at Wylie Park

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – This past winter was tough on just about everything and that includes the fish that were in the lake at Wylie Park. The brutal conditions likely played a role in fish that washed up on shore recently, according to Mark Hoven, Parks Superintendent with the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department.… Read more »

Regents President says more involvement needed from public, state leaders

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The decision by the South Dakota Board of Regents to raise tuition this fall at state universities by 3.4 percent came after a long discussion about revenue and expenses. Board President Kevin Schieffer says they need more involvement from the public and state government leaders. Schieffer says they try to keep… Read more »

Regents President says more involvement needed from public, state leaders

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The decision by the South Dakota Board of Regents to raise tuition this fall at state universities by 3.4 percent came after a long discussion about revenue and expenses. Board President Kevin Schieffer says they need more involvement from the public and state government leaders. Schieffer says they try to keep… Read more »

Fire engulfs Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

PARIS (AP) — A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris’ soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below. The blaze collapsed the cathedral’s spire and spread to one of… Read more »

Fire engulfs Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

PARIS (AP) — A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris’ soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below. The blaze collapsed the cathedral’s spire and spread to one of… Read more »

Tukesbrey wins Sevareid award

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Hub City Radio’s David Tukesbrey took home an Eric Sevareid first place honor during this past weekend’s Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association Awards Banquet in the Twin Cities. Tukesbrey was honored in the Sports Play-by-Play Small Market Radio category for “Five Minute Offense in Iowa,” during his call of Presentation College football… Read more »

Tukesbrey wins Sevareid award

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Hub City Radio’s David Tukesbrey took home an Eric Sevareid first place honor during this past weekend’s Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association Awards Banquet in the Twin Cities. Tukesbrey was honored in the Sports Play-by-Play Small Market Radio category for “Five Minute Offense in Iowa,” during his call of Presentation College football… Read more »

Mobility Matters campaign kicks off today

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – A Northern State University student is launching a campaign to raise awareness – and funding – toward accessibility on campus. Tyler Goldade, a junior art student from Aberdeen, has created “Mobility Matters.” The campaign will kick off today, April 15 – “Mobility Monday.” Goldade and his classmates from Sara Christensen… Read more »

Mobility Matters campaign kicks off today

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – A Northern State University student is launching a campaign to raise awareness – and funding – toward accessibility on campus. Tyler Goldade, a junior art student from Aberdeen, has created “Mobility Matters.” The campaign will kick off today, April 15 – “Mobility Monday.” Goldade and his classmates from Sara Christensen… Read more »

Two prison inmates escape

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Two state prison inmates at the Yankton Community Work Center have been placed on escape status. State corrections officials say Travis Mann and Matthew Weddell failed to report to their community service job site in Yankton on Saturday. The 36-year-old Mann is serving sentences from Brookings County for drug possession and… Read more »

Two prison inmates escape

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — Two state prison inmates at the Yankton Community Work Center have been placed on escape status. State corrections officials say Travis Mann and Matthew Weddell failed to report to their community service job site in Yankton on Saturday. The 36-year-old Mann is serving sentences from Brookings County for drug possession and… Read more »