News Category: Local News

Regents approve plan allowing USD develop new college at University Center

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents approved a plan that will allow the University of South Dakota to develop a new college at the University Center in Sioux Falls. The current Executive Director of the University Center, Carmen Simone, says it will change their focus and classes offered. The center… Read more »

Regents approve plan allowing USD develop new college at University Center

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents approved a plan that will allow the University of South Dakota to develop a new college at the University Center in Sioux Falls. The current Executive Director of the University Center, Carmen Simone, says it will change their focus and classes offered. The center… Read more »

Residents asked to stay off gravel roads in Yankton County

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The Yankton County Commission is asking people to stay off gravel roads. Commission Chairman Dan Klimisch talked about the issue. Klimisch says services to rural areas will also be cut back. Klimisch, at a news conference Friday, says they don’t have a timeline to get those roads fixed. Klimisch says many… Read more »

Residents asked to stay off gravel roads in Yankton County

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The Yankton County Commission is asking people to stay off gravel roads. Commission Chairman Dan Klimisch talked about the issue. Klimisch says services to rural areas will also be cut back. Klimisch, at a news conference Friday, says they don’t have a timeline to get those roads fixed. Klimisch says many… Read more »

National Work Zone Awareness Week in progress

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – While the South Dakota Department of Transportation will be focused on snow removal this week with a major spring snowstorm on the way, the DOT is normally dealing with the kick-off to road construction season. This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week and DOT Pierre Area Engineer Dean VanDeWeile says… Read more »

National Work Zone Awareness Week in progress

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – While the South Dakota Department of Transportation will be focused on snow removal this week with a major spring snowstorm on the way, the DOT is normally dealing with the kick-off to road construction season. This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week and DOT Pierre Area Engineer Dean VanDeWeile says… Read more »

SDSU Extension offering workshops to help farmers deal with stress

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The South Dakota State University Extension office is trying to help farmers cope with the stresses of the profession. There are two events scheduled for Monday, April 15 in Aberdeen. They will take place at the SDSU Extension Aberdeen Regional Center, 13 Second Ave. S.E. Suzanne Stluka (sloo-ka), SDSU Extension Food… Read more »

SDSU Extension offering workshops to help farmers deal with stress

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The South Dakota State University Extension office is trying to help farmers cope with the stresses of the profession. There are two events scheduled for Monday, April 15 in Aberdeen. They will take place at the SDSU Extension Aberdeen Regional Center, 13 Second Ave. S.E. Suzanne Stluka (sloo-ka), SDSU Extension Food… Read more »

Candidate forum May 7 at K.O. Lee Aberdeen Public Library

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce and Aberdeen Area League of Women Voters invite you to attend a Candidate Forum with candidates running for Aberdeen Mayor and NW City Council. Candidates for Mayor are Mike Levsen and Travis Schaunaman. Candidates for the NW City Council position are Jennifer Slaight-Hansen and… Read more »

Candidate forum May 7 at K.O. Lee Aberdeen Public Library

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce and Aberdeen Area League of Women Voters invite you to attend a Candidate Forum with candidates running for Aberdeen Mayor and NW City Council. Candidates for Mayor are Mike Levsen and Travis Schaunaman. Candidates for the NW City Council position are Jennifer Slaight-Hansen and… Read more »

Rivers could remain high into summer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WNAX) – The National Weather Service is warning that rivers in much of the Missouri River Basin could stay high into the summer. Wendy Pearson, deputy chief of hydrologic services for the National Weather Service in Kansas City says those conditions will be widespread. Pearson says there are several chances for precipitation… Read more »

Rivers could remain high into summer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WNAX) – The National Weather Service is warning that rivers in much of the Missouri River Basin could stay high into the summer. Wendy Pearson, deputy chief of hydrologic services for the National Weather Service in Kansas City says those conditions will be widespread. Pearson says there are several chances for precipitation… Read more »

Storm Spotter Class April 11

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The National Weather Service and Brown County Emergency Management will be hosting storm spotter training class. This class will cover topics discussing severe thunderstorms that produce damaging winds, large hail, tornadoes and flash floods. Other types of severe weather and lightning safety will also be discussed. This class is free… Read more »

Storm Spotter Class April 11

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The National Weather Service and Brown County Emergency Management will be hosting storm spotter training class. This class will cover topics discussing severe thunderstorms that produce damaging winds, large hail, tornadoes and flash floods. Other types of severe weather and lightning safety will also be discussed. This class is free… Read more »

April 7-13 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota’s Victims’ Services program urges citizens this month to remember the victims of crime, especially children. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and the week of April 7-13 is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Victims’ Services Director Stephanie Pierson says the entire month, and especially the designated week, are… Read more »

April 7-13 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota’s Victims’ Services program urges citizens this month to remember the victims of crime, especially children. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and the week of April 7-13 is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Victims’ Services Director Stephanie Pierson says the entire month, and especially the designated week, are… Read more »

Responders rescue boys from Lead mine

LEAD, S.D. (AP) — Emergency responders rescued two 12-year-old boys who entered a surface mine in western South Dakota. The Lead Volunteer Fire Department says the boys walked into a steep area of the Open Cut mine near Lead on Saturday night and were unable to get out. The Open Cut is approximately 1,200 feet… Read more »

Responders rescue boys from Lead mine

LEAD, S.D. (AP) — Emergency responders rescued two 12-year-old boys who entered a surface mine in western South Dakota. The Lead Volunteer Fire Department says the boys walked into a steep area of the Open Cut mine near Lead on Saturday night and were unable to get out. The Open Cut is approximately 1,200 feet… Read more »

Man sentenced in solicitation of minor, statutory rape of teenager

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — An Aberdeen man has been sentenced to a combined 25 years in prison in cases last year involving solicitation of a minor and statutory rape of a teenager. Forty-two-year-old Greg Hubert was charged in September with two counts of solicitation of a child younger than 16 stemming from incidents in March… Read more »

Man sentenced in solicitation of minor, statutory rape of teenager

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — An Aberdeen man has been sentenced to a combined 25 years in prison in cases last year involving solicitation of a minor and statutory rape of a teenager. Forty-two-year-old Greg Hubert was charged in September with two counts of solicitation of a child younger than 16 stemming from incidents in March… Read more »