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South Dakota leads nation in unplanted acres

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Dakota farmers were unable to plant more than 3.8 million acres this year, the highest number in the nation. KSFY-TV reports the tally includes 2.8 million unplanted corn acres and nearly 851,000 acres for soybeans. The USDA says total number of unplanted acres… Read more »

South Dakota leads nation in unplanted acres

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Dakota farmers were unable to plant more than 3.8 million acres this year, the highest number in the nation. KSFY-TV reports the tally includes 2.8 million unplanted corn acres and nearly 851,000 acres for soybeans. The USDA says total number of unplanted acres… Read more »

Mitchell Tech among top community colleges; S.D. second overall

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WalletHub) – With back-to-school season upon us and a year of community college nearly three times less expensive than a year at a public four-year college, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst Community Colleges, coupled with its state-by-state ranking of the Best & Worst Community-College Systems… Read more »

Mitchell Tech among top community colleges; S.D. second overall

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WalletHub) – With back-to-school season upon us and a year of community college nearly three times less expensive than a year at a public four-year college, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst Community Colleges, coupled with its state-by-state ranking of the Best & Worst Community-College Systems… Read more »

Interim Joint Appropriations Committee on the road this week

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The Interim Joint Appropriations Committee of the South Dakota legislature will be on the road this week. Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton says they will start in Mitchell Tuesday. Hunhoff says they will then spend time at South Dakota State in Brookings. Hunhoff says she thinks it is useful for legislators… Read more »

Interim Joint Appropriations Committee on the road this week

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The Interim Joint Appropriations Committee of the South Dakota legislature will be on the road this week. Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton says they will start in Mitchell Tuesday. Hunhoff says they will then spend time at South Dakota State in Brookings. Hunhoff says she thinks it is useful for legislators… Read more »

Some businesses feeling bind of trade war

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – U.S. manufacturers are dealing with the impacts of the trade war and rising tariffs on Chinese products. Dave Owen, President of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry says some businesses are in a real bind. Owen says their members are using different approaches to deal with the rising costs.… Read more »

Some businesses feeling bind of trade war

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – U.S. manufacturers are dealing with the impacts of the trade war and rising tariffs on Chinese products. Dave Owen, President of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry says some businesses are in a real bind. Owen says their members are using different approaches to deal with the rising costs.… Read more »

South Dakota becomes member of Gigawatt Club

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The State of South Dakota recently hit a milestone of sorts by becoming the newest member of the “Gigawatt Club.” The state is now producing 1,019 megawatts of electricity from wind power. Tom Paulson, the state outreach coordinator for the “Clean Grid Alliance” says the state has more wind power in… Read more »

South Dakota becomes member of Gigawatt Club

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The State of South Dakota recently hit a milestone of sorts by becoming the newest member of the “Gigawatt Club.” The state is now producing 1,019 megawatts of electricity from wind power. Tom Paulson, the state outreach coordinator for the “Clean Grid Alliance” says the state has more wind power in… Read more »

Free Fall Residential Cleanup starts Aug. 23

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – As summer events are wrapping up, it’s time to turn thoughts to fall activities. The Annual Free Fall Residential Cleanup starts on Friday, Aug. 23 and runs through Sept. 7. Mike Scott, Brown County Landfill Manager, talked about this year’s event. He reminded people that the landfill will be open on… Read more »

Free Fall Residential Cleanup starts Aug. 23

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – As summer events are wrapping up, it’s time to turn thoughts to fall activities. The Annual Free Fall Residential Cleanup starts on Friday, Aug. 23 and runs through Sept. 7. Mike Scott, Brown County Landfill Manager, talked about this year’s event. He reminded people that the landfill will be open on… Read more »

Better Business Bureau warns of number search scam

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – “Tell Alexa to play for your favorite song. Ask Siri about the weather. Use Google Assistant to turn down the air conditioner. But don’t ask your smart device to look up a phone number, because it may accidentally point you to a scam,” warns Jim Hegarty, president and CEO… Read more »

Better Business Bureau warns of number search scam

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – “Tell Alexa to play for your favorite song. Ask Siri about the weather. Use Google Assistant to turn down the air conditioner. But don’t ask your smart device to look up a phone number, because it may accidentally point you to a scam,” warns Jim Hegarty, president and CEO… Read more »

City to spray for mosquitoes Monday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide ground spray for mosquitoes on Monday, Aug. 19 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. The alternate night would be Tuesday, Aug. 20 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. The adulticiding equipment is noisy and travels… Read more »

City to spray for mosquitoes Monday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide ground spray for mosquitoes on Monday, Aug. 19 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. The alternate night would be Tuesday, Aug. 20 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. The adulticiding equipment is noisy and travels… Read more »

Avera grant to help palliative care in Northern Plains American Indians

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – Walking Forward, along with a team of collaborators, announce a generous five-year grant of $3 million from the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, for a two-phase study to advance palliative care in Northern Plains American Indians. The funding will allow the two-phase study to… Read more »

Avera grant to help palliative care in Northern Plains American Indians

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – Walking Forward, along with a team of collaborators, announce a generous five-year grant of $3 million from the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, for a two-phase study to advance palliative care in Northern Plains American Indians. The funding will allow the two-phase study to… Read more »

One killed, three injured in crash near Parkston

PARKSTON, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and three others were seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon near Parkston. Names of those involved are not being released pending notification of families. A Ford Ranger was northbound on 409th Avenue. The female driver swerved to miss a mud hole in the road and… Read more »

One killed, three injured in crash near Parkston

PARKSTON, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and three others were seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon near Parkston. Names of those involved are not being released pending notification of families. A Ford Ranger was northbound on 409th Avenue. The female driver swerved to miss a mud hole in the road and… Read more »