News Category: Local News

Yankton man facing charges following fatal shooting

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — A Yankton man is facing criminal charges after a fight inside a Yankton pizza restaurant turned deadly. The 22-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting Lucas Smith in an alley last Saturday after the two were thrown out of Mojo’s Pizza and Spirits because of a fight. Police say the suspect… Read more »

Yankton man facing charges following fatal shooting

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — A Yankton man is facing criminal charges after a fight inside a Yankton pizza restaurant turned deadly. The 22-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting Lucas Smith in an alley last Saturday after the two were thrown out of Mojo’s Pizza and Spirits because of a fight. Police say the suspect… Read more »

Watertown School Board President addresses death of student

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — At the outset of the Watertown School Board meeting Monday evening president Stuart Stein addressed the recent death of 15-year-old Marianna “Mari” Smith who was a 9th grader at Watertown High School. Stein didn’t know all the facts of Marianna’s death last Thursday evening, but added the community and school is… Read more »

Watertown School Board President addresses death of student

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — At the outset of the Watertown School Board meeting Monday evening president Stuart Stein addressed the recent death of 15-year-old Marianna “Mari” Smith who was a 9th grader at Watertown High School. Stein didn’t know all the facts of Marianna’s death last Thursday evening, but added the community and school is… Read more »

Frederick Area school board members to be elected today

FREDERICK, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – An election to elect school board members for the Frederick Area School District takes place today. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to registered voters living within the School District. Voting will take place at the Frederick Community Center and the Westport Town Hall. Voters must vote… Read more »

Frederick Area school board members to be elected today

FREDERICK, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – An election to elect school board members for the Frederick Area School District takes place today. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to registered voters living within the School District. Voting will take place at the Frederick Community Center and the Westport Town Hall. Voters must vote… Read more »

Spink County man charged with neglecting his cows

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A Spink County man charged with neglecting his cows has been given a suspended jail sentence. Court documents say four dead cows were found on Rex Spear’s Ashton property in June of 2017. Spear was charged with felony animal abuse and misdemeanor animal neglect. The American News says Spear pleaded guilty… Read more »

Spink County man charged with neglecting his cows

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A Spink County man charged with neglecting his cows has been given a suspended jail sentence. Court documents say four dead cows were found on Rex Spear’s Ashton property in June of 2017. Spear was charged with felony animal abuse and misdemeanor animal neglect. The American News says Spear pleaded guilty… Read more »

Regents approve plan allowing USD develop new college at University Center

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents approved a plan that will allow the University of South Dakota to develop a new college at the University Center in Sioux Falls. The current Executive Director of the University Center, Carmen Simone, says it will change their focus and classes offered. The center… Read more »

Regents approve plan allowing USD develop new college at University Center

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents approved a plan that will allow the University of South Dakota to develop a new college at the University Center in Sioux Falls. The current Executive Director of the University Center, Carmen Simone, says it will change their focus and classes offered. The center… Read more »

Residents asked to stay off gravel roads in Yankton County

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The Yankton County Commission is asking people to stay off gravel roads. Commission Chairman Dan Klimisch talked about the issue. Klimisch says services to rural areas will also be cut back. Klimisch, at a news conference Friday, says they don’t have a timeline to get those roads fixed. Klimisch says many… Read more »

Residents asked to stay off gravel roads in Yankton County

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The Yankton County Commission is asking people to stay off gravel roads. Commission Chairman Dan Klimisch talked about the issue. Klimisch says services to rural areas will also be cut back. Klimisch, at a news conference Friday, says they don’t have a timeline to get those roads fixed. Klimisch says many… Read more »

National Work Zone Awareness Week in progress

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – While the South Dakota Department of Transportation will be focused on snow removal this week with a major spring snowstorm on the way, the DOT is normally dealing with the kick-off to road construction season. This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week and DOT Pierre Area Engineer Dean VanDeWeile says… Read more »

National Work Zone Awareness Week in progress

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – While the South Dakota Department of Transportation will be focused on snow removal this week with a major spring snowstorm on the way, the DOT is normally dealing with the kick-off to road construction season. This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week and DOT Pierre Area Engineer Dean VanDeWeile says… Read more »

SDSU Extension offering workshops to help farmers deal with stress

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The South Dakota State University Extension office is trying to help farmers cope with the stresses of the profession. There are two events scheduled for Monday, April 15 in Aberdeen. They will take place at the SDSU Extension Aberdeen Regional Center, 13 Second Ave. S.E. Suzanne Stluka (sloo-ka), SDSU Extension Food… Read more »

SDSU Extension offering workshops to help farmers deal with stress

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The South Dakota State University Extension office is trying to help farmers cope with the stresses of the profession. There are two events scheduled for Monday, April 15 in Aberdeen. They will take place at the SDSU Extension Aberdeen Regional Center, 13 Second Ave. S.E. Suzanne Stluka (sloo-ka), SDSU Extension Food… Read more »

Candidate forum May 7 at K.O. Lee Aberdeen Public Library

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce and Aberdeen Area League of Women Voters invite you to attend a Candidate Forum with candidates running for Aberdeen Mayor and NW City Council. Candidates for Mayor are Mike Levsen and Travis Schaunaman. Candidates for the NW City Council position are Jennifer Slaight-Hansen and… Read more »

Candidate forum May 7 at K.O. Lee Aberdeen Public Library

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce and Aberdeen Area League of Women Voters invite you to attend a Candidate Forum with candidates running for Aberdeen Mayor and NW City Council. Candidates for Mayor are Mike Levsen and Travis Schaunaman. Candidates for the NW City Council position are Jennifer Slaight-Hansen and… Read more »

Rivers could remain high into summer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WNAX) – The National Weather Service is warning that rivers in much of the Missouri River Basin could stay high into the summer. Wendy Pearson, deputy chief of hydrologic services for the National Weather Service in Kansas City says those conditions will be widespread. Pearson says there are several chances for precipitation… Read more »

Rivers could remain high into summer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WNAX) – The National Weather Service is warning that rivers in much of the Missouri River Basin could stay high into the summer. Wendy Pearson, deputy chief of hydrologic services for the National Weather Service in Kansas City says those conditions will be widespread. Pearson says there are several chances for precipitation… Read more »