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Schools complying with mandate to display national motto

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota legislature this year passed a bill mandating the national motto of the United States: “In God We Trust” be displayed in each public school. Damon Alvey, Superintendent of the Vermillion School District, says they will follow the law. Alvey says they will answer questions and any objections as… Read more »

Schools complying with mandate to display national motto

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota legislature this year passed a bill mandating the national motto of the United States: “In God We Trust” be displayed in each public school. Damon Alvey, Superintendent of the Vermillion School District, says they will follow the law. Alvey says they will answer questions and any objections as… Read more »

Noem declares Sunday Statewide Day of Prayer

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) –  Governor Kristi Noem has declared Sunday, April 7, 2019, a Statewide Day of Prayer for South Dakotans affected by the flooding and disastrous conditions. “In the last few weeks, South Dakota has been deeply impacted by extreme weather and severe flooding,” said Noem. “As a result of these storms, many communities have been left with destroyed roads, bridges, and culverts,… Read more »

Noem declares Sunday Statewide Day of Prayer

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) –  Governor Kristi Noem has declared Sunday, April 7, 2019, a Statewide Day of Prayer for South Dakotans affected by the flooding and disastrous conditions. “In the last few weeks, South Dakota has been deeply impacted by extreme weather and severe flooding,” said Noem. “As a result of these storms, many communities have been left with destroyed roads, bridges, and culverts,… Read more »

Aberdeen Area Senior Center to be closed Friday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Senior Center will be closed on Friday, April 5, due to the rising flood waters from Moccasin Creek. The City issued a warning on Wednesday night about the creek rising above flood level. Paths along the creek have been closed to due water issues.

Aberdeen Area Senior Center to be closed Friday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Senior Center will be closed on Friday, April 5, due to the rising flood waters from Moccasin Creek. The City issued a warning on Wednesday night about the creek rising above flood level. Paths along the creek have been closed to due water issues.

Governor appoints DeVaney to South Dakota Supreme Court

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem today appointed Patricia Jean DeVaney to serve on the South Dakota Supreme Court. The appointment fills the open vacancy in the 3rd Supreme Court District created by the Late Justice Steven Zinter. “Patricia has 25 years of diverse experience in the courtroom handling all types of cases… Read more »

Governor appoints DeVaney to South Dakota Supreme Court

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem today appointed Patricia Jean DeVaney to serve on the South Dakota Supreme Court. The appointment fills the open vacancy in the 3rd Supreme Court District created by the Late Justice Steven Zinter. “Patricia has 25 years of diverse experience in the courtroom handling all types of cases… Read more »

Soldiers from Aberdeen-based Alpha Battery to be deployed in September

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – About 115 Soldiers from the South Dakota Army National Guard’s Alpha Battery, 1-147th Field Artillery Battalion and 147th Forward Support Company have received a mobilization order for an eight month deployment to Europe beginning in September. The units will deploy within European Command’s area of responsibility in support of allied… Read more »

Soldiers from Aberdeen-based Alpha Battery to be deployed in September

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – About 115 Soldiers from the South Dakota Army National Guard’s Alpha Battery, 1-147th Field Artillery Battalion and 147th Forward Support Company have received a mobilization order for an eight month deployment to Europe beginning in September. The units will deploy within European Command’s area of responsibility in support of allied… Read more »

Sump pumps not to be discharged into sanitary sewer system

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen Public Works Department is advising business and home owners that effective immediately, sump pump water is no longer authorized to be discharged into the sanitary sewer system until further notified. It is recommended that discharges be to the curb and gutter outside your home or business… Read more »

Sump pumps not to be discharged into sanitary sewer system

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen Public Works Department is advising business and home owners that effective immediately, sump pump water is no longer authorized to be discharged into the sanitary sewer system until further notified. It is recommended that discharges be to the curb and gutter outside your home or business… Read more »

SkyWest begins service in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Commercial air service is back in the Capital City. United Express flight 5138 arrived at Pierre Regional Airport almost 20 minutes ahead of its expected 1:34 p.m. arrival. Pierre Mayor Steve Harding says the return of air service is exciting for the city. SkyWest Managing Director of Marking and Planning Craig… Read more »

SkyWest begins service in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Commercial air service is back in the Capital City. United Express flight 5138 arrived at Pierre Regional Airport almost 20 minutes ahead of its expected 1:34 p.m. arrival. Pierre Mayor Steve Harding says the return of air service is exciting for the city. SkyWest Managing Director of Marking and Planning Craig… Read more »

Handgun found in backpack of special education student in Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — In a voice message to parents Wednesday Watertown Intermediate School Principal Jennifer Bollinger informed parents that an alert staff member at the school observed an unloaded handgun in a special education student’s backpack. She says the backpack was immediately brought to her office and the police notified.

Handgun found in backpack of special education student in Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — In a voice message to parents Wednesday Watertown Intermediate School Principal Jennifer Bollinger informed parents that an alert staff member at the school observed an unloaded handgun in a special education student’s backpack. She says the backpack was immediately brought to her office and the police notified.

Serious crime declines in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A new report shows that serious crime in South Dakota declined last year. The report released Tuesday by Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg defines serious crimes as those against person, property or society. There were 51,488 of those offenses reported last year, compared to 53,182 in 2017. That’s a 3.2 percent decrease.… Read more »

Serious crime declines in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A new report shows that serious crime in South Dakota declined last year. The report released Tuesday by Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg defines serious crimes as those against person, property or society. There were 51,488 of those offenses reported last year, compared to 53,182 in 2017. That’s a 3.2 percent decrease.… Read more »

Chamber presents Service Into Sales on Thursday, April 11

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce will present Turning Service Into Sales on Thursday, April 11. The event runs from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel and will feature international speaker, trainer and author David K. Aaker. Gail Ochs, President of the Chamber, talked about the guest… Read more »

Chamber presents Service Into Sales on Thursday, April 11

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce will present Turning Service Into Sales on Thursday, April 11. The event runs from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel and will feature international speaker, trainer and author David K. Aaker. Gail Ochs, President of the Chamber, talked about the guest… Read more »