News Category: Local News

Third Annual Handmade Market rescheduled for March 23rd

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Third Annual Handmade Market will take place Saturday, March 23 at the Dakota Event Center. Rachael Craymond, Director of Sales at the DEC, provides details of the event. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/03/06135825/Handmade-Market-1.mp3 She said that Saturday’s Handmade Market will be the biggest one, yet. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/03/06135830/Handmade-Market-2.mp3 Craymond said that more than 35 vendors will… Read more »

Third Annual Handmade Market rescheduled for March 23rd

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Third Annual Handmade Market will take place Saturday, March 23 at the Dakota Event Center. Rachael Craymond, Director of Sales at the DEC, provides details of the event. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/03/06135825/Handmade-Market-1.mp3 She said that Saturday’s Handmade Market will be the biggest one, yet. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/03/06135830/Handmade-Market-2.mp3 Craymond said that more than 35 vendors will… Read more »

House Education Committee passes civics bill

PIERRE, S.D. (KJJQ) – The House Education Committee passed a bill dealing with civics education. However, it’s a drastically changed bill. Senate Bill 52 started as a measure to require an extra half-credit of civics education in South Dakota schools. It was hoghoused by the bill’s original sponsor and now requires a survey to “determine… Read more »

House Education Committee passes civics bill

PIERRE, S.D. (KJJQ) – The House Education Committee passed a bill dealing with civics education. However, it’s a drastically changed bill. Senate Bill 52 started as a measure to require an extra half-credit of civics education in South Dakota schools. It was hoghoused by the bill’s original sponsor and now requires a survey to “determine… Read more »

Numbers continue to grow in drug court

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Drug court is a diversion program offered to offenders in an effort to help them off drugs and avoid prison time. Circuit Judge Tami Bern helped start a drug court in the First Judicial Circuit in Yankton in 2013. She says they continue to see what the program can do. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/03/06150938/Tami-Bern-306a.mp3… Read more »

Numbers continue to grow in drug court

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Drug court is a diversion program offered to offenders in an effort to help them off drugs and avoid prison time. Circuit Judge Tami Bern helped start a drug court in the First Judicial Circuit in Yankton in 2013. She says they continue to see what the program can do. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/03/06150938/Tami-Bern-306a.mp3… Read more »

Spring flooding a concern for eastern South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — Eastern South Dakota is bracing for spring flooding, but it’s anybody’s guess how bad it will be. The ground is hard because it’s been such a cold winter so that means the melting snow will run off instead of sinking into the ground, but much of the snow has been… Read more »

Spring flooding a concern for eastern South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — Eastern South Dakota is bracing for spring flooding, but it’s anybody’s guess how bad it will be. The ground is hard because it’s been such a cold winter so that means the melting snow will run off instead of sinking into the ground, but much of the snow has been… Read more »

Hillestad will continue as Roberts County Sheriff until 2020 election

SISSETON, S.D. (KXLG) — Interim acting Sheriff Barry Hillestad will continue as sheriff in Roberts County until the 2020 election. Hillestad was appointed to the position by the Roberts County Commission Jan. 7 pending the outcome of a trial involving then elected Roberts County Sheriff Korey Ware of Sisseton. The 28 year-old Ware was a… Read more »

Hillestad will continue as Roberts County Sheriff until 2020 election

SISSETON, S.D. (KXLG) — Interim acting Sheriff Barry Hillestad will continue as sheriff in Roberts County until the 2020 election. Hillestad was appointed to the position by the Roberts County Commission Jan. 7 pending the outcome of a trial involving then elected Roberts County Sheriff Korey Ware of Sisseton. The 28 year-old Ware was a… Read more »

More street widening planned for Thursday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Beginning at 8 a.m., Thursday, March 7, the City Street Department will continue the process of widening of Roadways. The process will require temporarily prohibiting parking in the following areas: 7th Avenue SE from South Main St to South State St 8th Avenue SE from South Main St to South… Read more »

More street widening planned for Thursday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Beginning at 8 a.m., Thursday, March 7, the City Street Department will continue the process of widening of Roadways. The process will require temporarily prohibiting parking in the following areas: 7th Avenue SE from South Main St to South State St 8th Avenue SE from South Main St to South… Read more »

Joint Appropriations Committee passes pipeline protest bill

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Last-minute legislation designed to cover extraordinary law enforcement costs associated to possible protests of the Keystone X-L pipeline passed the Joint Appropriations Committee Wednesday. Legislators listened to over three hours of testimony on Senate Bills 189 and 190. Pierre lawyer Dick Tiezen, representing the South Dakota Sheriff’s Association says the state’s… Read more »

Joint Appropriations Committee passes pipeline protest bill

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Last-minute legislation designed to cover extraordinary law enforcement costs associated to possible protests of the Keystone X-L pipeline passed the Joint Appropriations Committee Wednesday. Legislators listened to over three hours of testimony on Senate Bills 189 and 190. Pierre lawyer Dick Tiezen, representing the South Dakota Sheriff’s Association says the state’s… Read more »

One killed in crash west of Brandon

RANDON, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday night west of Brandon. The names of the two people involved are not being released pending notification of family members. A 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee was eastbound on Interstate 90 when it collided with a 2017 Kentworth T-270 tow truck.… Read more »

One killed in crash west of Brandon

RANDON, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday night west of Brandon. The names of the two people involved are not being released pending notification of family members. A 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee was eastbound on Interstate 90 when it collided with a 2017 Kentworth T-270 tow truck.… Read more »

Legislators will work on budget until final day of session

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators will continue to negotiate on the state budget until the final day of the session. Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton, Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, says there will be some changes. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/03/06073004/Jean-Hunhoff-306a.mp3 Hunhoff says there are some agreed on priorities. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/03/06073012/Jean-Hunhoff-306b.mp3 Hunhoff says there will be… Read more »

Legislators will work on budget until final day of session

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators will continue to negotiate on the state budget until the final day of the session. Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton, Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, says there will be some changes. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/03/06073004/Jean-Hunhoff-306a.mp3 Hunhoff says there are some agreed on priorities. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/03/06073012/Jean-Hunhoff-306b.mp3 Hunhoff says there will be… Read more »

Cleanup continuing following derailment in Milbank

MILBANK, S.D. (KXLG) – Burlington Northern Sante Fe spokesperson Amy McBeth says that cleanup crews are in place at Milbank removing spilled grain and clearing damaged cars following an early Monday Morning derailment. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/02/26134757/Derailment-Update-1.mp3 McBeth says that most of the 24 damaged rail cars will have to be scrapped. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/02/26134813/Derailment-Update-2.mp3 And, although the weather has… Read more »

Cleanup continuing following derailment in Milbank

MILBANK, S.D. (KXLG) – Burlington Northern Sante Fe spokesperson Amy McBeth says that cleanup crews are in place at Milbank removing spilled grain and clearing damaged cars following an early Monday Morning derailment. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/02/26134757/Derailment-Update-1.mp3 McBeth says that most of the 24 damaged rail cars will have to be scrapped. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/02/26134813/Derailment-Update-2.mp3 And, although the weather has… Read more »