News Category: Local News

Walking tour set for Sept. 19

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – A walking tour of the Highlands Historic District will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19. The tour will begin at the corner of 12th Ave. N.E. and Main Street. The event is sponsored by the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department. Gene Morsching, Recreation Superintendent, provides the details.… Read more »

Walking tour set for Sept. 19

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – A walking tour of the Highlands Historic District will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19. The tour will begin at the corner of 12th Ave. N.E. and Main Street. The event is sponsored by the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department. Gene Morsching, Recreation Superintendent, provides the details.… Read more »

State closes book on E-Coli investigation

PIERRE, S.D. (KWAT) — The South Dakota Department of Health has closed the books on its investigation into an E-Coli outbreak in Sisseton. Dr. Joshua Clayton is the state epidemiologist. The Health Department looked for a source of the E-Coli, but didn’t have any luck finding it. Clayton says some of the victims were sick… Read more »

State closes book on E-Coli investigation

PIERRE, S.D. (KWAT) — The South Dakota Department of Health has closed the books on its investigation into an E-Coli outbreak in Sisseton. Dr. Joshua Clayton is the state epidemiologist. The Health Department looked for a source of the E-Coli, but didn’t have any luck finding it. Clayton says some of the victims were sick… Read more »

Interstate 90 closed between Highway 281 and Interstate 29

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists that Interstate 90 is now closed between Highway 281 (Exit 310) and Interstate 29 (Exit 396) at Sioux Falls. Westbound traffic detour from Sioux Falls is I-29 north to Brookings, Highway 14 west to Highway 281, then south back to Interstate… Read more »

Interstate 90 closed between Highway 281 and Interstate 29

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists that Interstate 90 is now closed between Highway 281 (Exit 310) and Interstate 29 (Exit 396) at Sioux Falls. Westbound traffic detour from Sioux Falls is I-29 north to Brookings, Highway 14 west to Highway 281, then south back to Interstate… Read more »

Hanson County experiencing major flooding

ALEXANDRIA, S.D. (KELO.com) — Hanson County, located between Mitchell and Salem, is experiencing flooding. Hanson County Emergency Manager Kevin Kayser says “It’s flooding, flooding, flooding. We’re seeing flooding where it’s never flooded before.” He says the county has received between 10 and 14 inches of rain. “There’s no straight shot of any road in the… Read more »

Hanson County experiencing major flooding

ALEXANDRIA, S.D. (KELO.com) — Hanson County, located between Mitchell and Salem, is experiencing flooding. Hanson County Emergency Manager Kevin Kayser says “It’s flooding, flooding, flooding. We’re seeing flooding where it’s never flooded before.” He says the county has received between 10 and 14 inches of rain. “There’s no straight shot of any road in the… Read more »

Yankton man killed in crash on Nebraska-South Dakota border

SOUTH YANKTON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a South Dakota man died after his vehicle struck a guardrail on the south side of a bridge connecting South Dakota and Nebraska. The crash occurred just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on the Nebraska side of the U.S. Highway 81 bridge over to Yankton, South Dakota. The Cedar… Read more »

Yankton man killed in crash on Nebraska-South Dakota border

SOUTH YANKTON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a South Dakota man died after his vehicle struck a guardrail on the south side of a bridge connecting South Dakota and Nebraska. The crash occurred just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on the Nebraska side of the U.S. Highway 81 bridge over to Yankton, South Dakota. The Cedar… Read more »

Flood stages rising due to heavy rains

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – Heavy rain this week is pushing rivers in eastern South Dakota to even higher flood stages. Mike Gillispie with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls says the James River will rise rapidly. Gillispie says the river near Scotland was below flood stage….briefly. The river at Scotland is predicted to… Read more »

Flood stages rising due to heavy rains

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – Heavy rain this week is pushing rivers in eastern South Dakota to even higher flood stages. Mike Gillispie with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls says the James River will rise rapidly. Gillispie says the river near Scotland was below flood stage….briefly. The river at Scotland is predicted to… Read more »

Gov. Noem visits Sioux Falls following storms

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem was in Sioux Falls Wednesday looking over damage from overnight storms and tornadoes and meeting with local officials. She says the response has been very well coordinated.   National Weather Service officials said three tornadoes touched down, with winds estimated at 120 to 130 miles… Read more »

Gov. Noem visits Sioux Falls following storms

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem was in Sioux Falls Wednesday looking over damage from overnight storms and tornadoes and meeting with local officials. She says the response has been very well coordinated.   National Weather Service officials said three tornadoes touched down, with winds estimated at 120 to 130 miles… Read more »

Sioux Falls dealing with aftermath of tornadoes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Residents and business owners in Sioux Falls are dealing with the aftermath of destructive tornadoes and straight line winds. Some neighborhoods are a maze of roads closed by fallen trees as drivers navigate alternative routes. Crews repair gas and power lines damaged in the storm overnight Tuesday. A backyard shed… Read more »

Sioux Falls dealing with aftermath of tornadoes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Residents and business owners in Sioux Falls are dealing with the aftermath of destructive tornadoes and straight line winds. Some neighborhoods are a maze of roads closed by fallen trees as drivers navigate alternative routes. Crews repair gas and power lines damaged in the storm overnight Tuesday. A backyard shed… Read more »

ABBY Awards event Sept. 19

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce’s 25th Annual ABBY Awards will be presented on Thursday, Sept. 19. This year’s theme is Aberdeen: The Greatest Town. The Chamber’s 135th Anniversary will also be celebrated. The ABBY Awards are presented in various categories including Agribusiness, Bridge Builder, Community Involvement-Business, Community Involvement-Not for Profit,… Read more »

ABBY Awards event Sept. 19

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce’s 25th Annual ABBY Awards will be presented on Thursday, Sept. 19. This year’s theme is Aberdeen: The Greatest Town. The Chamber’s 135th Anniversary will also be celebrated. The ABBY Awards are presented in various categories including Agribusiness, Bridge Builder, Community Involvement-Business, Community Involvement-Not for Profit,… Read more »

Dept. of Education head doesn’t recommend district split for Meade Co.

STURGIS, S.D. (KBHB) – The Meade 46-1 School Board met in special session last night at the new Central Meade County School in Union Center. The topic of the special hearing – a proposal to split the district in two – with the rural areas of Union Center and Enning being their own district. Dr.… Read more »

Dept. of Education head doesn’t recommend district split for Meade Co.

STURGIS, S.D. (KBHB) – The Meade 46-1 School Board met in special session last night at the new Central Meade County School in Union Center. The topic of the special hearing – a proposal to split the district in two – with the rural areas of Union Center and Enning being their own district. Dr.… Read more »