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SD Legislature Conducts Nursing Home Study

Most summer study committees of the South Dakota legislature will start their work next month. A large study of mental health will be broken down into several subcommittees. Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton will chair one of those study groups. Hunhoff says they need to look at alternative care models. Hunhoff says staffing levels at… Read more »

SD Legislature Conducts Nursing Home Study

Most summer study committees of the South Dakota legislature will start their work next month. A large study of mental health will be broken down into several subcommittees. Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton will chair one of those study groups. Hunhoff says they need to look at alternative care models. Hunhoff says staffing levels at… Read more »

FEMA Eligibility Letter May Not Be Last Word on Disaster Assistance

PIERRE, S.D. (News Release) – If you applied for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency because of the severe storms/flooding earlier this year and received a letter or text message saying you were not eligible for disaster aid, you should know that the first communication may not be the last word. There may be… Read more »

FEMA Eligibility Letter May Not Be Last Word on Disaster Assistance

PIERRE, S.D. (News Release) – If you applied for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency because of the severe storms/flooding earlier this year and received a letter or text message saying you were not eligible for disaster aid, you should know that the first communication may not be the last word. There may be… Read more »

Aberdeen Residents Plan Vigil in Support of Children at the Border

Aberdeen, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – A group of Aberdeen-area residents plans a vigil on Friday, July 12 at Anderson Park, to shine a light on the horrific abuses by the federal government in human detention camps, particularly with respect to children. Organizer Dr. Marie Schwab Miller says the “Lights for Liberty” demonstration is a nonpartisan effort… Read more »

Aberdeen Residents Plan Vigil in Support of Children at the Border

Aberdeen, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – A group of Aberdeen-area residents plans a vigil on Friday, July 12 at Anderson Park, to shine a light on the horrific abuses by the federal government in human detention camps, particularly with respect to children. Organizer Dr. Marie Schwab Miller says the “Lights for Liberty” demonstration is a nonpartisan effort… Read more »

Third Annual VFW Kids day set for Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Third Annual VFW Kids Day is set for Saturday, June 29. This year’s event will take place at Wylie Park. Keith Wilkinson, Chairman of the event, talked about some of the festivities. He said Kids Day is geared toward kids ages 2-12. Wilkinson said the goal is to help promote… Read more »

Third Annual VFW Kids day set for Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Third Annual VFW Kids Day is set for Saturday, June 29. This year’s event will take place at Wylie Park. Keith Wilkinson, Chairman of the event, talked about some of the festivities. He said Kids Day is geared toward kids ages 2-12. Wilkinson said the goal is to help promote… Read more »

The Arc of Dreams in Sioux Falls is Complete

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — The complete Arc of Dreams now gracefully rises over the Big Sioux River in downtown Sioux Falls. The second half of the stainless steel arc was installed on Thursday. The installation was briefly delayed by a big storm with high wind, but once the storm roared away, the work crews… Read more »

The Arc of Dreams in Sioux Falls is Complete

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — The complete Arc of Dreams now gracefully rises over the Big Sioux River in downtown Sioux Falls. The second half of the stainless steel arc was installed on Thursday. The installation was briefly delayed by a big storm with high wind, but once the storm roared away, the work crews… Read more »

Avera Makes Donation to Mount Marty College

Avera Health is donating one million dollars to Mount Marty College in Yankton in support of their fifteen-million-dollar field house project. Avera Sacred Heart Hospital President Doug Ekeren says they will move their sports programming and the Coach Rozy Performance Center in the field house. Trainer Mark Roozen says their sports conditioning program has grown… Read more »

Avera Makes Donation to Mount Marty College

Avera Health is donating one million dollars to Mount Marty College in Yankton in support of their fifteen-million-dollar field house project. Avera Sacred Heart Hospital President Doug Ekeren says they will move their sports programming and the Coach Rozy Performance Center in the field house. Trainer Mark Roozen says their sports conditioning program has grown… Read more »

Fake FEMA Concerns

Yankton, SD (WNAX) – Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency are asking residents to check identification of anyone approaching them during the disaster recovery. FEMA spokesperson Pam Saulsby says they have had a few reports. Saulsby says all FEMA employees will have clear government I.D.’s on them. Saulsby says people should contact them if… Read more »

Fake FEMA Concerns

Yankton, SD (WNAX) – Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency are asking residents to check identification of anyone approaching them during the disaster recovery. FEMA spokesperson Pam Saulsby says they have had a few reports. Saulsby says all FEMA employees will have clear government I.D.’s on them. Saulsby says people should contact them if… Read more »

SD Loves Sin- -Sin Taxes That Is

Sioux Falls, SD (KELO.com) – South Dakota profits from sin. Sin taxes that is. The financial website 24/7 Wall Street says South Dakota profits the seventh most in the nation. Nearly five percent of the state budget comes from taxes on booze, tobacco, and the lottery.   The lottery in all its forms brings in… Read more »

SD Loves Sin- -Sin Taxes That Is

Sioux Falls, SD (KELO.com) – South Dakota profits from sin. Sin taxes that is. The financial website 24/7 Wall Street says South Dakota profits the seventh most in the nation. Nearly five percent of the state budget comes from taxes on booze, tobacco, and the lottery.   The lottery in all its forms brings in… Read more »

Rhubarb Festival June 28-30 in Leola

LEOLA, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Rhubarb Festival takes place in Leola this weekend, June 28-30. The bi-annual event gets started on Friday with a special event from a well-known movie. Richard Jasmer, member of the Leola Development Corporation Board, provides the details. Saturday’s schedule is full of activities that includes a road race, parade at… Read more »

Rhubarb Festival June 28-30 in Leola

LEOLA, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Rhubarb Festival takes place in Leola this weekend, June 28-30. The bi-annual event gets started on Friday with a special event from a well-known movie. Richard Jasmer, member of the Leola Development Corporation Board, provides the details. Saturday’s schedule is full of activities that includes a road race, parade at… Read more »

Focus on SD Financial Literacy

Yankton, SD (WNAX) – When current South Dakota State Treasurer Josh Haeder was campaigning for the job last year, one of his pledges was to help start financial literacy programs for students. Haeder says the need is still apparent. Haeder says he wants to have private businesses help with the programs. Haeder says it will… Read more »

Focus on SD Financial Literacy

Yankton, SD (WNAX) – When current South Dakota State Treasurer Josh Haeder was campaigning for the job last year, one of his pledges was to help start financial literacy programs for students. Haeder says the need is still apparent. Haeder says he wants to have private businesses help with the programs. Haeder says it will… Read more »