News Category: Local News

Soldiers from Aberdeen-based Alpha Battery to be deployed in September

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – About 115 Soldiers from the South Dakota Army National Guard’s Alpha Battery, 1-147th Field Artillery Battalion and 147th Forward Support Company have received a mobilization order for an eight month deployment to Europe beginning in September. The units will deploy within European Command’s area of responsibility in support of allied… Read more »

Soldiers from Aberdeen-based Alpha Battery to be deployed in September

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – About 115 Soldiers from the South Dakota Army National Guard’s Alpha Battery, 1-147th Field Artillery Battalion and 147th Forward Support Company have received a mobilization order for an eight month deployment to Europe beginning in September. The units will deploy within European Command’s area of responsibility in support of allied… Read more »

Sump pumps not to be discharged into sanitary sewer system

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen Public Works Department is advising business and home owners that effective immediately, sump pump water is no longer authorized to be discharged into the sanitary sewer system until further notified. It is recommended that discharges be to the curb and gutter outside your home or business… Read more »

Sump pumps not to be discharged into sanitary sewer system

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen Public Works Department is advising business and home owners that effective immediately, sump pump water is no longer authorized to be discharged into the sanitary sewer system until further notified. It is recommended that discharges be to the curb and gutter outside your home or business… Read more »

SkyWest begins service in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Commercial air service is back in the Capital City. United Express flight 5138 arrived at Pierre Regional Airport almost 20 minutes ahead of its expected 1:34 p.m. arrival. Pierre Mayor Steve Harding says the return of air service is exciting for the city. SkyWest Managing Director of Marking and Planning Craig… Read more »

SkyWest begins service in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Commercial air service is back in the Capital City. United Express flight 5138 arrived at Pierre Regional Airport almost 20 minutes ahead of its expected 1:34 p.m. arrival. Pierre Mayor Steve Harding says the return of air service is exciting for the city. SkyWest Managing Director of Marking and Planning Craig… Read more »

Handgun found in backpack of special education student in Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — In a voice message to parents Wednesday Watertown Intermediate School Principal Jennifer Bollinger informed parents that an alert staff member at the school observed an unloaded handgun in a special education student’s backpack. She says the backpack was immediately brought to her office and the police notified.

Handgun found in backpack of special education student in Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — In a voice message to parents Wednesday Watertown Intermediate School Principal Jennifer Bollinger informed parents that an alert staff member at the school observed an unloaded handgun in a special education student’s backpack. She says the backpack was immediately brought to her office and the police notified.

Serious crime declines in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A new report shows that serious crime in South Dakota declined last year. The report released Tuesday by Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg defines serious crimes as those against person, property or society. There were 51,488 of those offenses reported last year, compared to 53,182 in 2017. That’s a 3.2 percent decrease.… Read more »

Serious crime declines in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A new report shows that serious crime in South Dakota declined last year. The report released Tuesday by Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg defines serious crimes as those against person, property or society. There were 51,488 of those offenses reported last year, compared to 53,182 in 2017. That’s a 3.2 percent decrease.… Read more »

Chamber presents Service Into Sales on Thursday, April 11

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce will present Turning Service Into Sales on Thursday, April 11. The event runs from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel and will feature international speaker, trainer and author David K. Aaker. Gail Ochs, President of the Chamber, talked about the guest… Read more »

Chamber presents Service Into Sales on Thursday, April 11

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce will present Turning Service Into Sales on Thursday, April 11. The event runs from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel and will feature international speaker, trainer and author David K. Aaker. Gail Ochs, President of the Chamber, talked about the guest… Read more »

Mount Marty adding football program

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Mount Marty College made the announcement Tuesday that they will begin a varsity football program and compete in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. (GPAC) President Marc Long says adding football fits into their over strategic plan. Long says it took a while to get to this decision. Long says besides starting… Read more »

Mount Marty adding football program

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Mount Marty College made the announcement Tuesday that they will begin a varsity football program and compete in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. (GPAC) President Marc Long says adding football fits into their over strategic plan. Long says it took a while to get to this decision. Long says besides starting… Read more »

Bill requires Board of Regents to encourage and retains students from state tribes

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota legislature passed a bill this year that would require the Board of Regents to develop programs to encourage and retain students from the nine recognized tribes in the state. Regents President Kevin Schieffer says it has been a priority for some time. Schieffer says they are seeing growth… Read more »

Bill requires Board of Regents to encourage and retains students from state tribes

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota legislature passed a bill this year that would require the Board of Regents to develop programs to encourage and retain students from the nine recognized tribes in the state. Regents President Kevin Schieffer says it has been a priority for some time. Schieffer says they are seeing growth… Read more »

Lake Kampeska residents asked to minimize water

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — The community of Watertown is still struggling with ground and lake water runoff entering the city’s sewer system at Lake Kampeska. Watertown Mayor Sarah Caron is asking residents who live around the lake to continue minimizing water use. Key to any future flooding, says Caron, is the weather and potential equipment… Read more »

Lake Kampeska residents asked to minimize water

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — The community of Watertown is still struggling with ground and lake water runoff entering the city’s sewer system at Lake Kampeska. Watertown Mayor Sarah Caron is asking residents who live around the lake to continue minimizing water use. Key to any future flooding, says Caron, is the weather and potential equipment… Read more »

Federal flood insurance assistance meetings scheduled

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Federal flood insurance assistance meetings are scheduled for three South Dakota communities next week,  April 8-9-10. Officials from the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management (OEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other agencies will answer flood-related questions and discuss how to obtain National Flood Insurance Program coverage to… Read more »

Federal flood insurance assistance meetings scheduled

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Federal flood insurance assistance meetings are scheduled for three South Dakota communities next week,  April 8-9-10. Officials from the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management (OEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other agencies will answer flood-related questions and discuss how to obtain National Flood Insurance Program coverage to… Read more »