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Daschle honored as Ag Ambassador by South Dakota Farmers Union

Courtesy of SDFU Today, one of the state’s largest agriculture organizations, South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) recognized Senator Tom Daschle (left) for his dedication to South Dakota agriculture with the 2019 Ag Ambassador Award, during the organization’s 104th State Convention held in Aberdeen Dec. 10-11. Daschle is pictured here with SDFU President, Doug Sombke during the… Read more »

Daschle honored as Ag Ambassador by South Dakota Farmers Union

Courtesy of SDFU Today, one of the state’s largest agriculture organizations, South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) recognized Senator Tom Daschle (left) for his dedication to South Dakota agriculture with the 2019 Ag Ambassador Award, during the organization’s 104th State Convention held in Aberdeen Dec. 10-11. Daschle is pictured here with SDFU President, Doug Sombke during the… Read more »

Sumptions honored with Star of Education Award

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Brown County Farmers, John and Margaret Sumption were recognized Dec. 10 recognized for their support of rural youth and education with the Star of Education Award by South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) during the organization’s state convention held in Aberdeen Dec. 10-11. “Through their time, financial gifts and leadership, John… Read more »

Sumptions honored with Star of Education Award

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Brown County Farmers, John and Margaret Sumption were recognized Dec. 10 recognized for their support of rural youth and education with the Star of Education Award by South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) during the organization’s state convention held in Aberdeen Dec. 10-11. “Through their time, financial gifts and leadership, John… Read more »

Experience Works helping senior citizens

STURGIS, S.D. (KBHB) – For many older South Dakotans, going back to work is not an option – it’s a necessity. That’s why a local resource wants to make sure senior citizens know that a help is out there to help them overcome barriers to employment and get the skills they need to find good… Read more »

Experience Works helping senior citizens

STURGIS, S.D. (KBHB) – For many older South Dakotans, going back to work is not an option – it’s a necessity. That’s why a local resource wants to make sure senior citizens know that a help is out there to help them overcome barriers to employment and get the skills they need to find good… Read more »

RFID tags, beef labeling concerns of new Cattlemen’s president

SPEARFISH, S.D. (WNAX) – Spearfish cow calf producer Eric Jennings is the new President of the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association. Jennings who was chosen at last week’s state convention takes over for Steve Ollerich. Jennings says one issue they’re monitoring is the development and implementation of radio frequency identification tags. He says there are some… Read more »

RFID tags, beef labeling concerns of new Cattlemen’s president

SPEARFISH, S.D. (WNAX) – Spearfish cow calf producer Eric Jennings is the new President of the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association. Jennings who was chosen at last week’s state convention takes over for Steve Ollerich. Jennings says one issue they’re monitoring is the development and implementation of radio frequency identification tags. He says there are some… Read more »

Sioux Falls to use sound cannons to scare away geese

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Crews in Sioux Falls will use sound cannons to scare away geese starting this week. Sioux Falls Animal Control is trying to scare off thousands of geese migrating into the area. The birds start searching for new open water areas as ponds and lakes in rural South Dakota freeze over.… Read more »

Sioux Falls to use sound cannons to scare away geese

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Crews in Sioux Falls will use sound cannons to scare away geese starting this week. Sioux Falls Animal Control is trying to scare off thousands of geese migrating into the area. The birds start searching for new open water areas as ponds and lakes in rural South Dakota freeze over.… Read more »

Chronic Wasting Disease reported in Meade, Harding, Tripp counties

PIERRE, S.D. (KBHB) – South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks says Chronic Wasting Disease has been reported in Meade, Harding and Tripp Counties. G.F. & P. Wildlife Program Administrator Chad Switzer says one male mule deer from both Harding and Meade counties tested positive, while three male and one female white-tailed deer were positive from… Read more »

Chronic Wasting Disease reported in Meade, Harding, Tripp counties

PIERRE, S.D. (KBHB) – South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks says Chronic Wasting Disease has been reported in Meade, Harding and Tripp Counties. G.F. & P. Wildlife Program Administrator Chad Switzer says one male mule deer from both Harding and Meade counties tested positive, while three male and one female white-tailed deer were positive from… Read more »

Education Dept. Secretary appears before Appropriations Committee

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Education Department Secretary Ben Jones appeared before the legislatures Appropriations Committee in Pierre this week. The committee is holding budget hearings ahead of the 2020 legislative session. Several members questioned current educational standards in light of weak student test scores. Jones says those standards were just revised. Jones says… Read more »

Education Dept. Secretary appears before Appropriations Committee

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Education Department Secretary Ben Jones appeared before the legislatures Appropriations Committee in Pierre this week. The committee is holding budget hearings ahead of the 2020 legislative session. Several members questioned current educational standards in light of weak student test scores. Jones says those standards were just revised. Jones says… Read more »

Dacotah Prairie Museum hosting Holiday Open House Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Dacotah Prairie Museum will host its annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 14. The event, which runs from 1 to 4 p.m., is free and open to the public. Patricia Kendall, Museum Director, said the Holiday Open House is the biggest event the museum has each year. Festivities include… Read more »

Dacotah Prairie Museum hosting Holiday Open House Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Dacotah Prairie Museum will host its annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 14. The event, which runs from 1 to 4 p.m., is free and open to the public. Patricia Kendall, Museum Director, said the Holiday Open House is the biggest event the museum has each year. Festivities include… Read more »

Department of Corrections shares issues with Appropriations Committee

PIERRE, S.D. (WNA) – The Appropriations Committee of the South Dakota legislature began hearing from state agencies this week in advance of the 2020 session that starts next month. The Department of Corrections was among the first up and Secretary Mike Liedholt says they continue to have capacity issues at the women’s prison in Pierre.… Read more »

Department of Corrections shares issues with Appropriations Committee

PIERRE, S.D. (WNA) – The Appropriations Committee of the South Dakota legislature began hearing from state agencies this week in advance of the 2020 session that starts next month. The Department of Corrections was among the first up and Secretary Mike Liedholt says they continue to have capacity issues at the women’s prison in Pierre.… Read more »

Variety of topics to be discussed at Farmers Union Convention

ABERDEEN, S.D. (WNAX) – Weather impacts on agriculture and farmer stress are two of the major topics that will be addressed at this week’s South Dakota Farmers Union Convention in Aberdeen. President Doug Sombke says they have a lot to talk about. He says his group’s members want to see truthful and consistent labeling of… Read more »

Variety of topics to be discussed at Farmers Union Convention

ABERDEEN, S.D. (WNAX) – Weather impacts on agriculture and farmer stress are two of the major topics that will be addressed at this week’s South Dakota Farmers Union Convention in Aberdeen. President Doug Sombke says they have a lot to talk about. He says his group’s members want to see truthful and consistent labeling of… Read more »