News Category: Local News

Johnson shares thoughts on funding bill for border security

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The U.S. House passed a $4.6-billion emergency funding bill for border security last week just before they left Washington for the July fourth holiday. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says Democrats finally allowed the bill to come up for a vote. Johnson says they were facing a deadline. Johnson says stories… Read more »

Johnson shares thoughts on funding bill for border security

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The U.S. House passed a $4.6-billion emergency funding bill for border security last week just before they left Washington for the July fourth holiday. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says Democrats finally allowed the bill to come up for a vote. Johnson says they were facing a deadline. Johnson says stories… Read more »

Aquatic Center benefits from hot, humid conditions

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The hot and humid weather may have been tough on some people last weekend, but it was good for business for the Aberdeen Aquatic Center. Travis Lemer, Aquatics/Recreational Supervisor with the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department, said that a lot of people used the facility to help cool off last… Read more »

Aquatic Center benefits from hot, humid conditions

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The hot and humid weather may have been tough on some people last weekend, but it was good for business for the Aberdeen Aquatic Center. Travis Lemer, Aquatics/Recreational Supervisor with the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department, said that a lot of people used the facility to help cool off last… Read more »

Missouri River levels slowing dropping

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – Levels on the Missouri River and reservoirs continue to hold steady or show a slight drop. John Remus, Chief of Missouri River Basin Water Management for the Corps of Engineers in Omaha says mountain snowpack is about gone. Remus says they are watching water levels drop up and down the system.… Read more »

Missouri River levels slowing dropping

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – Levels on the Missouri River and reservoirs continue to hold steady or show a slight drop. John Remus, Chief of Missouri River Basin Water Management for the Corps of Engineers in Omaha says mountain snowpack is about gone. Remus says they are watching water levels drop up and down the system.… Read more »

Regents looking at $91 million for university projects

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents is discussing a wish list of up to $91 million dollars for high priority projects at the six state university campuses. The School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City is asking for $49 million for a new Mineral Industries Building. SDSU is asking for… Read more »

Regents looking at $91 million for university projects

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents is discussing a wish list of up to $91 million dollars for high priority projects at the six state university campuses. The School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City is asking for $49 million for a new Mineral Industries Building. SDSU is asking for… Read more »

Borglum to challenge Rounds in Republican primary

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) – State Rep. Scyller (SKY’-ler) Borglum says she’s challenging U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds in a Republican primary. Borglum, who was elected to her first term in the Legislature in November, portrayed herself as a “common sense conservative” as she kicked off her campaign Monday on her home turf in Rapid City.… Read more »

Borglum to challenge Rounds in Republican primary

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) – State Rep. Scyller (SKY’-ler) Borglum says she’s challenging U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds in a Republican primary. Borglum, who was elected to her first term in the Legislature in November, portrayed herself as a “common sense conservative” as she kicked off her campaign Monday on her home turf in Rapid City.… Read more »

Compassionate Conference this week at state penitentiary

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KXLG) — The state penitentiary is the location of the 2019 “Compassionate Conference” this Saturday. Organizer Lawrence Diggs of Roslyn, who is the Buddhist Chaplain at the Prison, says the conference is a multi-religious event sponsored by the ecumenical Compassionate Outreach Group at the prison. More than 90 inmates and others from… Read more »

Compassionate Conference this week at state penitentiary

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KXLG) — The state penitentiary is the location of the 2019 “Compassionate Conference” this Saturday. Organizer Lawrence Diggs of Roslyn, who is the Buddhist Chaplain at the Prison, says the conference is a multi-religious event sponsored by the ecumenical Compassionate Outreach Group at the prison. More than 90 inmates and others from… Read more »

Flow-testing of fire hydrants planned for Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Beginning at approximately 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, weather permitting the Aberdeen Fire Department will begin flow-testing fire hydrants in the following area: From Railroad Avenue South to City Limits Between South 5th Street to West City Limits  The fire department will be opening hydrants and residents will… Read more »

Flow-testing of fire hydrants planned for Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Beginning at approximately 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, weather permitting the Aberdeen Fire Department will begin flow-testing fire hydrants in the following area: From Railroad Avenue South to City Limits Between South 5th Street to West City Limits  The fire department will be opening hydrants and residents will… Read more »

Sisseton woman wins Dakota Cash jackpot

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Patty Nerison’s dreams came true through a $594,260 Dakota Cash jackpot. Nerison claimed the prize Monday after purchasing her ticket at the CrossRoads C-Store in Rosholt. The Sisseton resident played Dakota Cash on a weekly basis before her win, but the location of her purchase proved to be a unique… Read more »

Sisseton woman wins Dakota Cash jackpot

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Patty Nerison’s dreams came true through a $594,260 Dakota Cash jackpot. Nerison claimed the prize Monday after purchasing her ticket at the CrossRoads C-Store in Rosholt. The Sisseton resident played Dakota Cash on a weekly basis before her win, but the location of her purchase proved to be a unique… Read more »

Temperatures to get back to normal this week

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – South Dakotans got our first dose of intense summer heat and humidity over the weekend. Weatherology meteorologist Laura Lockwood says Friday was hot; Saturday was hotter. Lockwood says this week’s temperatures will be more normal for this time of year.

Temperatures to get back to normal this week

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – South Dakotans got our first dose of intense summer heat and humidity over the weekend. Weatherology meteorologist Laura Lockwood says Friday was hot; Saturday was hotter. Lockwood says this week’s temperatures will be more normal for this time of year.

Thursday, July 4th’s Garbage & Recycling Change

Due to the 4th of July holiday observance on Thursday July 4, 2019, city garbage and recycling pick-up will change. Residents who normally have their garbage picked up on Thursday’s are reminded to have their garbage out for pick-up  by 7:00 AM Wednesday.  Both Wednesday and Thursday’s garbage will be picked up on Wednesday. Dependable… Read more »

Thursday, July 4th’s Garbage & Recycling Change

Due to the 4th of July holiday observance on Thursday July 4, 2019, city garbage and recycling pick-up will change. Residents who normally have their garbage picked up on Thursday’s are reminded to have their garbage out for pick-up  by 7:00 AM Wednesday.  Both Wednesday and Thursday’s garbage will be picked up on Wednesday. Dependable… Read more »