News Category: Local News

Girl identified in Cherry Creek accident

CHERRY CREEK, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 5-year-old girl whose body was recovered from a swollen creek in north-central South Dakota. The FBI identifies the girl as Ariya Huapapi. Ziebach County Sheriff Gary Cudmore says the girl was reported missing Tuesday after she had reportedly been playing in Cherry Creek.… Read more »

Girl identified in Cherry Creek accident

CHERRY CREEK, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 5-year-old girl whose body was recovered from a swollen creek in north-central South Dakota. The FBI identifies the girl as Ariya Huapapi. Ziebach County Sheriff Gary Cudmore says the girl was reported missing Tuesday after she had reportedly been playing in Cherry Creek.… Read more »

Mobridge residents remembered following highway accident

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A small South Dakota town has been hit hard by the deaths of two people who drove into a hole that appeared in a dark North Dakota highway after a flash flood washed through. Jim Vanderwal, 65, and Trudy Peterson, 60, both of Mobridge, South Dakota, were retrieved Tuesday from the… Read more »

Mobridge residents remembered following highway accident

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A small South Dakota town has been hit hard by the deaths of two people who drove into a hole that appeared in a dark North Dakota highway after a flash flood washed through. Jim Vanderwal, 65, and Trudy Peterson, 60, both of Mobridge, South Dakota, were retrieved Tuesday from the… Read more »

Missouri River runoff to be second highest ever

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is continuing to provide weekly updates on the status of the Missouri River as the river and its tributaries remain at or over flood stage in many locations below Gavins Point Dam. Hydrologist Kevin Lowe with the National Weather Service says rain chances remain unchanged… Read more »

Missouri River runoff to be second highest ever

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is continuing to provide weekly updates on the status of the Missouri River as the river and its tributaries remain at or over flood stage in many locations below Gavins Point Dam. Hydrologist Kevin Lowe with the National Weather Service says rain chances remain unchanged… Read more »

Water still rising in some parts of South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – While rivers and lakes in the central part of South Dakota are slowly receding after well over two feet of snow and heavy rainfalls earlier this year, other parts of the state are still dealing with the aftermath of flooding. Gov. Kristi Noem says in some areas the water is… Read more »

Water still rising in some parts of South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – While rivers and lakes in the central part of South Dakota are slowly receding after well over two feet of snow and heavy rainfalls earlier this year, other parts of the state are still dealing with the aftermath of flooding. Gov. Kristi Noem says in some areas the water is… Read more »

Highway Patrol wants good relationship with local law enforcement

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The new Superintendent of the South Dakota Highway Patrol says they want to be good partners with local law enforcement. Colonel Rick Miller says they can bring extra resources to county sheriffs and police departments. Miller says he is quickly becoming familiar with the legal side of the highway patrol. Miller… Read more »

Highway Patrol wants good relationship with local law enforcement

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The new Superintendent of the South Dakota Highway Patrol says they want to be good partners with local law enforcement. Colonel Rick Miller says they can bring extra resources to county sheriffs and police departments. Miller says he is quickly becoming familiar with the legal side of the highway patrol. Miller… Read more »

Unspoken to be in concert at The Abbey of the Hills July 21

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Unspoken will be performing an acoustic outdoor concert on Sunday, July 21 at The Abbey of the Hills in Marvin (located between Summit and Milbank). The Christian band has sold more than 100,000 copies, including four top 10 singles and a number one hit. Amanda Arndt, Events Coordinator for The Abbey… Read more »

Unspoken to be in concert at The Abbey of the Hills July 21

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Unspoken will be performing an acoustic outdoor concert on Sunday, July 21 at The Abbey of the Hills in Marvin (located between Summit and Milbank). The Christian band has sold more than 100,000 copies, including four top 10 singles and a number one hit. Amanda Arndt, Events Coordinator for The Abbey… Read more »

Small Business Administration can also provide flood recovery help

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – While much of the attention has been on the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the programs they provide, there are other agencies working on flood disaster recovery. Roger Busch with the Small Business Administration, says they are able to provide loans to more than businesses. Busch says once a person registers… Read more »

Small Business Administration can also provide flood recovery help

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – While much of the attention has been on the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the programs they provide, there are other agencies working on flood disaster recovery. Roger Busch with the Small Business Administration, says they are able to provide loans to more than businesses. Busch says once a person registers… Read more »

Former editor looks at plight of newspapers

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) – It’s no secret that newspapers across the country and here in South Dakota have been struggling in recent years. An article in the Atlantic Business magazine stated that print newspapers have been in decline for more than 15 years. The article continued saying it isn’t breaking news or a violent explosion,… Read more »

Former editor looks at plight of newspapers

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) – It’s no secret that newspapers across the country and here in South Dakota have been struggling in recent years. An article in the Atlantic Business magazine stated that print newspapers have been in decline for more than 15 years. The article continued saying it isn’t breaking news or a violent explosion,… Read more »

Pierre commission looking to amend gun ordinance for security officers

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The Pierre City Commission is looking to amend a city ordinance to allow merchant security officers the ability to carry a firearm. Police Chief Jason Jones says the change is being brought to the Commission after the permit-less concealed carry firearms law took effect July 1. Jones says a Pierre-based merchant… Read more »

Pierre commission looking to amend gun ordinance for security officers

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The Pierre City Commission is looking to amend a city ordinance to allow merchant security officers the ability to carry a firearm. Police Chief Jason Jones says the change is being brought to the Commission after the permit-less concealed carry firearms law took effect July 1. Jones says a Pierre-based merchant… Read more »

Trade group to spend nearly $70,000 in support of Rounds

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A trade group says it will spend $69,000 on radio and TV ads in support of U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds and his re-election. The announcement by the American Chemistry Council comes a week after state Rep. Scyller Borglum launched a challenge to Rounds in the June 2020 Republican primary election. Rounds… Read more »

Trade group to spend nearly $70,000 in support of Rounds

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A trade group says it will spend $69,000 on radio and TV ads in support of U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds and his re-election. The announcement by the American Chemistry Council comes a week after state Rep. Scyller Borglum launched a challenge to Rounds in the June 2020 Republican primary election. Rounds… Read more »