News Category: Local News

Huron man identified in fatal crash east of Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D. (Press Release) – A Huron, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred two miles east of Mitchell. A 2008 Chrysler Town and County Van was eastbound on 250th Street when the vehicle eventually entered the south ditch, went through a barbed wire fence and… Read more »

Huron man identified in fatal crash east of Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D. (Press Release) – A Huron, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred two miles east of Mitchell. A 2008 Chrysler Town and County Van was eastbound on 250th Street when the vehicle eventually entered the south ditch, went through a barbed wire fence and… Read more »

Thune says new bomber essential to national security

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, along with the state’s Congressional delegation held a celebration in Rapid City Saturday marking the designation of Ellsworth Air Force Base as one of the homes of the new “B-21 Raider” long range bomber. Senator John Thune says the bomber will be vital… Read more »

Thune says new bomber essential to national security

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, along with the state’s Congressional delegation held a celebration in Rapid City Saturday marking the designation of Ellsworth Air Force Base as one of the homes of the new “B-21 Raider” long range bomber. Senator John Thune says the bomber will be vital… Read more »

Task force to monitor property tax system

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – A legislative task force will meet this summer to continue monitoring ongoing changes to the property tax system. Senator Craig Kennedy of Yankton says the task force will implement a study authorized by the legislature this year. Kennedy says they will use several counties to test the new soil study system.… Read more »

Task force to monitor property tax system

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – A legislative task force will meet this summer to continue monitoring ongoing changes to the property tax system. Senator Craig Kennedy of Yankton says the task force will implement a study authorized by the legislature this year. Kennedy says they will use several counties to test the new soil study system.… Read more »

Watertown residents dealing with snow mold, moles and voles

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — It has been a cold and snowy winter in the northern plains and now with the melt underway lawns are becoming visible again and so too is the snow mold, moles and voles. Terry Sorensen with Watertown based TruGreen lawn services says lawns emerging with matted turf and a grayish-white color… Read more »

Watertown residents dealing with snow mold, moles and voles

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — It has been a cold and snowy winter in the northern plains and now with the melt underway lawns are becoming visible again and so too is the snow mold, moles and voles. Terry Sorensen with Watertown based TruGreen lawn services says lawns emerging with matted turf and a grayish-white color… Read more »

Snow geese on their way to Arctic Circle

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Thousands and thousands of snow geese are making their way through central South Dakota on their way to the Arctic Circle area to nest. Game, Fish and Parks wildlife biologist Mark Grovijahn (grove-i-john) is based at Watertown. He says conditions in the middle the state are prime for snow geese.… Read more »

Snow geese on their way to Arctic Circle

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Thousands and thousands of snow geese are making their way through central South Dakota on their way to the Arctic Circle area to nest. Game, Fish and Parks wildlife biologist Mark Grovijahn (grove-i-john) is based at Watertown. He says conditions in the middle the state are prime for snow geese.… Read more »

Executive Board to study industrial hemp

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators passed a bill (SB167) this year that sets up a summer study committee to look at offenses regarding controlled substances. The Legislature’s Executive Board decided to expand the study to include industrial hemp. House Majority Leader Lee Qualm of Platte says it makes sense to do that. Senator… Read more »

Executive Board to study industrial hemp

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators passed a bill (SB167) this year that sets up a summer study committee to look at offenses regarding controlled substances. The Legislature’s Executive Board decided to expand the study to include industrial hemp. House Majority Leader Lee Qualm of Platte says it makes sense to do that. Senator… Read more »

Damage will be left behind following flooding

AMES, Iowa (WNAX) – Wide areas of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota were flooded last month as a result of heavy rain falling on frozen ground. While the water is receding, there will be damage left behind. Dennis Todey at the Midwest Climate Hub (in Ames Iowa) says many farm fields may not get planted… Read more »

Damage will be left behind following flooding

AMES, Iowa (WNAX) – Wide areas of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota were flooded last month as a result of heavy rain falling on frozen ground. While the water is receding, there will be damage left behind. Dennis Todey at the Midwest Climate Hub (in Ames Iowa) says many farm fields may not get planted… Read more »

One killed, another injured in crash northeast of Kennebec

KENNEBEC, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and another was injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred early Thursday morning on the Lower Brule Indian Reservation northeast of Kennebec. Names of the two men are not being released pending notification of family members. A 2005 Chrysler 300 was traveling eastbound on BIA 10 approaching… Read more »

One killed, another injured in crash northeast of Kennebec

KENNEBEC, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and another was injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred early Thursday morning on the Lower Brule Indian Reservation northeast of Kennebec. Names of the two men are not being released pending notification of family members. A 2005 Chrysler 300 was traveling eastbound on BIA 10 approaching… Read more »

APD investigating death of infant during premature delivery

ABERDEEN, S.D. (APD Facebook) – On April 4th the Aberdeen Police Department initiated an investigation based on the suspicious death of an infant during a premature delivery at Sanford Hospital. It is believed that the abuse of methamphetamine by the mother was a significant factor in the baby’s death. No arrests have yet been made… Read more »

APD investigating death of infant during premature delivery

ABERDEEN, S.D. (APD Facebook) – On April 4th the Aberdeen Police Department initiated an investigation based on the suspicious death of an infant during a premature delivery at Sanford Hospital. It is believed that the abuse of methamphetamine by the mother was a significant factor in the baby’s death. No arrests have yet been made… Read more »

Volunteers needed to help fill sandbags

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Brown County Emergency Management is requesting volunteers to help fill sandbags this afternoon. If you can help, please report to 3133 8th Ave. NE or 902 Third Ave. SW. Volunteers are asked to dress appropriately and bring gloves.

Volunteers needed to help fill sandbags

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Brown County Emergency Management is requesting volunteers to help fill sandbags this afternoon. If you can help, please report to 3133 8th Ave. NE or 902 Third Ave. SW. Volunteers are asked to dress appropriately and bring gloves.