News Category: Local News

Barnett getting out to meet county officials

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – With the South Dakota primary just under a year away, preparations for those elections are underway. Secretary of State Steve Barnett says he has been getting out to meet county officials. Barnett says county auditors will be going through and updating voter registration lists. Barnett says those lists are scrubbed with… Read more »

Barnett getting out to meet county officials

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – With the South Dakota primary just under a year away, preparations for those elections are underway. Secretary of State Steve Barnett says he has been getting out to meet county officials. Barnett says county auditors will be going through and updating voter registration lists. Barnett says those lists are scrubbed with… Read more »

Business index in solid growth range

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – The June Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota and the Dakotas to Arkansas, expanded to a solid reading signaling positive growth for the region over the next three to six months. Ernie Goss, director of Creighton University’s Economic Forecasting Group… Read more »

Business index in solid growth range

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – The June Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota and the Dakotas to Arkansas, expanded to a solid reading signaling positive growth for the region over the next three to six months. Ernie Goss, director of Creighton University’s Economic Forecasting Group… Read more »

K.O. Lee Adult Day Health Center approved as Hope Waiver Program

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) is committed to ensuring that South Dakotans can live and receive services in the most integrated setting according to the individual’s preferences and needs. The Hope Waiver Program is designed to maximize the opportunities for participants… Read more »

K.O. Lee Adult Day Health Center approved as Hope Waiver Program

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) is committed to ensuring that South Dakotans can live and receive services in the most integrated setting according to the individual’s preferences and needs. The Hope Waiver Program is designed to maximize the opportunities for participants… Read more »

Exercise safety this Fourth of July

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Nearly everybody loves fireworks, but those pyrotechnics do not come without risk. Chad Nilson, Aberdeen Fire Marshal, provides some tips for staying safe this Fourth of July. He said there is one particular firework that can pose problems. Nilson said that this year’s wetter than normal conditions should help to curtail… Read more »

Exercise safety this Fourth of July

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Nearly everybody loves fireworks, but those pyrotechnics do not come without risk. Chad Nilson, Aberdeen Fire Marshal, provides some tips for staying safe this Fourth of July. He said there is one particular firework that can pose problems. Nilson said that this year’s wetter than normal conditions should help to curtail… Read more »

Officials work to clean up chemical spill following accident south of Estelline

ESTELLINE, S.D. (KXLG) — Wednesday afternoon deputies with the Hamlin County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a semi rollover crash about two miles south of Estelline. The accident was reported shortly before 5 p.m. The driver of the semi wasn’t hurt, however the vehicle was carrying about 500 gallons of farm chemicals and 200 gallons… Read more »

Officials work to clean up chemical spill following accident south of Estelline

ESTELLINE, S.D. (KXLG) — Wednesday afternoon deputies with the Hamlin County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a semi rollover crash about two miles south of Estelline. The accident was reported shortly before 5 p.m. The driver of the semi wasn’t hurt, however the vehicle was carrying about 500 gallons of farm chemicals and 200 gallons… Read more »

Elkton man identified in fatal crash west of Elkton

ELKTON, S.D. (Press Release) – An Elkton, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash west of Elkton. A 2004 Ford F150 pickup was westbound when it made a U-turn at the intersection of 484th Avenue and South Dakota Highway 13. As the vehicle was going east… Read more »

Elkton man identified in fatal crash west of Elkton

ELKTON, S.D. (Press Release) – An Elkton, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash west of Elkton. A 2004 Ford F150 pickup was westbound when it made a U-turn at the intersection of 484th Avenue and South Dakota Highway 13. As the vehicle was going east… Read more »

One dead following motorcycle-vehicle crash in Yankton

YANKTON, S.D. (Press Release) – One man has died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday afternoon in Yankton. Names of the deceased and other driver involved are not yet being released pending notification of family members. A 2013 Honda Civic was westbound on South Dakota Highway 50 and attempted to make… Read more »

One dead following motorcycle-vehicle crash in Yankton

YANKTON, S.D. (Press Release) – One man has died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday afternoon in Yankton. Names of the deceased and other driver involved are not yet being released pending notification of family members. A 2013 Honda Civic was westbound on South Dakota Highway 50 and attempted to make… Read more »

City to spray for mosquitoes Monday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide spraying for Monday, July 1  between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. If for some reason we can’t go Monday our back up day is Tuesday July 2. The Adulticiding equipment is noisy and travels at 10 mph.  The… Read more »

City to spray for mosquitoes Monday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide spraying for Monday, July 1  between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. If for some reason we can’t go Monday our back up day is Tuesday July 2. The Adulticiding equipment is noisy and travels at 10 mph.  The… Read more »

Supreme Court Rules on Political Gerrymandering

PIERRE, SD (WNAX Radio):  The US Supreme Court ruled this week that federal judges have no role in settling disputes over political gerrymandering. That’s the process involved in drawing political district boundaries and occurs every ten years after the national census. Senator Susan Wismer of Britton was a Representative in 2011 and a member of… Read more »

Supreme Court Rules on Political Gerrymandering

PIERRE, SD (WNAX Radio):  The US Supreme Court ruled this week that federal judges have no role in settling disputes over political gerrymandering. That’s the process involved in drawing political district boundaries and occurs every ten years after the national census. Senator Susan Wismer of Britton was a Representative in 2011 and a member of… Read more »

Senator Thune Discusses the Federal Budget

WASHINGTON, DC (WNAX Radio): Time and other issues may work against Congress in making progress on next year’s federal budget. South Dakota Senator John Thune says budget negotiators from the House, Senate and the White House have been meeting. Thune says both sides have budget wants and needs. Thune says the September 30th deadline for… Read more »

Senator Thune Discusses the Federal Budget

WASHINGTON, DC (WNAX Radio): Time and other issues may work against Congress in making progress on next year’s federal budget. South Dakota Senator John Thune says budget negotiators from the House, Senate and the White House have been meeting. Thune says both sides have budget wants and needs. Thune says the September 30th deadline for… Read more »