News Category: Local News

Mount Marty adding football program

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Mount Marty College made the announcement Tuesday that they will begin a varsity football program and compete in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. (GPAC) President Marc Long says adding football fits into their over strategic plan. Long says it took a while to get to this decision. Long says besides starting… Read more »

Mount Marty adding football program

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Mount Marty College made the announcement Tuesday that they will begin a varsity football program and compete in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. (GPAC) President Marc Long says adding football fits into their over strategic plan. Long says it took a while to get to this decision. Long says besides starting… Read more »

Bill requires Board of Regents to encourage and retains students from state tribes

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota legislature passed a bill this year that would require the Board of Regents to develop programs to encourage and retain students from the nine recognized tribes in the state. Regents President Kevin Schieffer says it has been a priority for some time. Schieffer says they are seeing growth… Read more »

Bill requires Board of Regents to encourage and retains students from state tribes

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota legislature passed a bill this year that would require the Board of Regents to develop programs to encourage and retain students from the nine recognized tribes in the state. Regents President Kevin Schieffer says it has been a priority for some time. Schieffer says they are seeing growth… Read more »

Lake Kampeska residents asked to minimize water

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — The community of Watertown is still struggling with ground and lake water runoff entering the city’s sewer system at Lake Kampeska. Watertown Mayor Sarah Caron is asking residents who live around the lake to continue minimizing water use. Key to any future flooding, says Caron, is the weather and potential equipment… Read more »

Lake Kampeska residents asked to minimize water

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — The community of Watertown is still struggling with ground and lake water runoff entering the city’s sewer system at Lake Kampeska. Watertown Mayor Sarah Caron is asking residents who live around the lake to continue minimizing water use. Key to any future flooding, says Caron, is the weather and potential equipment… Read more »

Federal flood insurance assistance meetings scheduled

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Federal flood insurance assistance meetings are scheduled for three South Dakota communities next week,  April 8-9-10. Officials from the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management (OEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other agencies will answer flood-related questions and discuss how to obtain National Flood Insurance Program coverage to… Read more »

Federal flood insurance assistance meetings scheduled

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Federal flood insurance assistance meetings are scheduled for three South Dakota communities next week,  April 8-9-10. Officials from the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management (OEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other agencies will answer flood-related questions and discuss how to obtain National Flood Insurance Program coverage to… Read more »

Aberdeen Central senior to compete at national oratorical contest

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Keilly Kristine Gunther, a senior at Aberdeen Central, will be competing in the American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program – A Constitutional Speech Contest this weekend. The event starts on Saturday, April 6 in Indianapolis, Ind. Quarterfinals run from 8:45 a.m. to Noon and will narrow the field from 53… Read more »

Aberdeen Central senior to compete at national oratorical contest

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Keilly Kristine Gunther, a senior at Aberdeen Central, will be competing in the American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program – A Constitutional Speech Contest this weekend. The event starts on Saturday, April 6 in Indianapolis, Ind. Quarterfinals run from 8:45 a.m. to Noon and will narrow the field from 53… Read more »

One dead in crash east of Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D. (Press Release) – One person has died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred two miles east of Mitchell. The name of the 28-year-old male victim is not being released pending notification of family members. A 2008 Chrysler Town and County Van was eastbound on 250th Street when the vehicle eventually entered the south… Read more »

One dead in crash east of Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D. (Press Release) – One person has died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred two miles east of Mitchell. The name of the 28-year-old male victim is not being released pending notification of family members. A 2008 Chrysler Town and County Van was eastbound on 250th Street when the vehicle eventually entered the south… Read more »

City issues warning for residents along Moccasin Creek

ABERDEEN, S.D. (APD Facebook post) – The City of Aberdeen is issuing the following citywide warning for residents along Moccasin Creek. Excessive snow melt is raising the Moccasin Creek to flood stage levels. Residents in areas that have historically experienced past flooding events along Moccasin Creek are advised to monitor and prepare for rising water… Read more »

City issues warning for residents along Moccasin Creek

ABERDEEN, S.D. (APD Facebook post) – The City of Aberdeen is issuing the following citywide warning for residents along Moccasin Creek. Excessive snow melt is raising the Moccasin Creek to flood stage levels. Residents in areas that have historically experienced past flooding events along Moccasin Creek are advised to monitor and prepare for rising water… Read more »

National Guard training at the fairgrounds

Aberdeen, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Army National Guard will be doing training this coming Friday (5th), Saturday (6th), and Sunday (7th) at the Brown County Fairgrounds. This is important for the public to know because there will be artillery going off. Please do not call the Sheriff’s Office if you hear these loud booms. This… Read more »

National Guard training at the fairgrounds

Aberdeen, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Army National Guard will be doing training this coming Friday (5th), Saturday (6th), and Sunday (7th) at the Brown County Fairgrounds. This is important for the public to know because there will be artillery going off. Please do not call the Sheriff’s Office if you hear these loud booms. This… Read more »

Johnson hearing optimism on trade talks

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators wrapped up what are being described as “constructive” talks in Beijing last week and will resume talks in Washington this week. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says he is hearing some optimism from Administration officials. Johnson says even if a deal is worked out it doesn’t… Read more »

Johnson hearing optimism on trade talks

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators wrapped up what are being described as “constructive” talks in Beijing last week and will resume talks in Washington this week. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says he is hearing some optimism from Administration officials. Johnson says even if a deal is worked out it doesn’t… Read more »

Hunhoff says it takes time for Governor and legislators to have working relationship

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Veteran South Dakota lawmaker, Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton says it can take some time for a new Governor and legislators to forge a working relationship. She says Governor Kristi Noem brought a different style to Pierre this year. Hunhoff says the Governor was clear in her priorities. Hunhoff says the… Read more »

Hunhoff says it takes time for Governor and legislators to have working relationship

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Veteran South Dakota lawmaker, Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton says it can take some time for a new Governor and legislators to forge a working relationship. She says Governor Kristi Noem brought a different style to Pierre this year. Hunhoff says the Governor was clear in her priorities. Hunhoff says the… Read more »