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Johnson hasn’t given much thought to re-election

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – With the 2020 Presidential campaign in full swing, some of that is trickling down to other candidates. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson, who will be up for re-election next year, says he hasn’t thought about it much, yet. Johnson says politicians should do the same job every year. Johnson says they… Read more »

Johnson hasn’t given much thought to re-election

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – With the 2020 Presidential campaign in full swing, some of that is trickling down to other candidates. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson, who will be up for re-election next year, says he hasn’t thought about it much, yet. Johnson says politicians should do the same job every year. Johnson says they… Read more »

Flash drought could become an issue this summer

AMES, Iowa (WNAX) – While most of the northern plains have seen very wet conditions for most of the last 18 months, dry weather can appear, sometimes quickly. Dennis Todey is head of the Midwest Climate Hub in Ames Iowa. Todey says any flash drought would be fairly localized. Todey says the overall outlooks for… Read more »

Flash drought could become an issue this summer

AMES, Iowa (WNAX) – While most of the northern plains have seen very wet conditions for most of the last 18 months, dry weather can appear, sometimes quickly. Dennis Todey is head of the Midwest Climate Hub in Ames Iowa. Todey says any flash drought would be fairly localized. Todey says the overall outlooks for… Read more »

Mosquito spraying scheduled for Wednesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) –  The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide mosquito spraying for Wednesday, July 10 between the hours of 8:30 pm and 1:00 AM. The Adulticiding equipment is noisy and travels at 10 mph.   The mosquito control trucks are identified and travel with a flashing yellow light. To ensure spray… Read more »

Mosquito spraying scheduled for Wednesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) –  The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide mosquito spraying for Wednesday, July 10 between the hours of 8:30 pm and 1:00 AM. The Adulticiding equipment is noisy and travels at 10 mph.   The mosquito control trucks are identified and travel with a flashing yellow light. To ensure spray… Read more »

Water hydrant testing Wednesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Beginning at approximately 8am on Wednesday, July 10th, 2019, weather permitting, the Aberdeen Fire Department will begin flow-testing fire hydrants in the following area: From Railroad Avenue North to City Limits between North Washington Street to West City Limits The fire department will be opening hydrants and residents will experience… Read more »

Water hydrant testing Wednesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Beginning at approximately 8am on Wednesday, July 10th, 2019, weather permitting, the Aberdeen Fire Department will begin flow-testing fire hydrants in the following area: From Railroad Avenue North to City Limits between North Washington Street to West City Limits The fire department will be opening hydrants and residents will experience… Read more »

Fed President to visit Aberdeen this week

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Ninth Federal Reserve District, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari will be in Aberdeen this week to learn more about the region’s economy from a variety of civic leaders, business owners and residents. Kashkari will have a roundtable discussion with business leaders on Thursday, July 11. He will a free public townhall… Read more »

Fed President to visit Aberdeen this week

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Ninth Federal Reserve District, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari will be in Aberdeen this week to learn more about the region’s economy from a variety of civic leaders, business owners and residents. Kashkari will have a roundtable discussion with business leaders on Thursday, July 11. He will a free public townhall… Read more »

Regents working on free speech policy

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents is now working under a mandate passed by the legislature to create a free speech policy for the six universities. Regents President Kevin Schieffer says they will have a policy in place. Schieffer says the universities should be centers of learning, not politics. Schieffer says… Read more »

Regents working on free speech policy

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents is now working under a mandate passed by the legislature to create a free speech policy for the six universities. Regents President Kevin Schieffer says they will have a policy in place. Schieffer says the universities should be centers of learning, not politics. Schieffer says… Read more »

Special Education Interim Committee to meet this week

CANTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The Special Education Interim Committee of the South Dakota legislature will hold its first meeting on Thursday. Committee Vice Chairman, Senator Jim Bolin of Canton says the committee is much broader in membership and scope than last year’s group. Bolin says providing special education is becoming more difficult for rural schools.… Read more »

Special Education Interim Committee to meet this week

CANTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The Special Education Interim Committee of the South Dakota legislature will hold its first meeting on Thursday. Committee Vice Chairman, Senator Jim Bolin of Canton says the committee is much broader in membership and scope than last year’s group. Bolin says providing special education is becoming more difficult for rural schools.… Read more »

Details still being worked out on payments to ag producers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – Details are still being worked out for the next round of federal payments to ag producers from the tariff fall out. The ongoing trade war with China has severely limited export markets. South Dakota Senator John Thune says the U.S. Ag Department has spent down most of their available funding. Thune… Read more »

Details still being worked out on payments to ag producers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – Details are still being worked out for the next round of federal payments to ag producers from the tariff fall out. The ongoing trade war with China has severely limited export markets. South Dakota Senator John Thune says the U.S. Ag Department has spent down most of their available funding. Thune… Read more »

Men arrested following altercation near Wallace

WALLACE, S.D. (KXLG) – Early Sunday morning just before 2 a.m. Codington County Sheriff’s Deputies and the South Dakota Highway Patrol responded to a call near Wallace South Dakota for an assault call involving a gunshot wound. On arrival Deputies spoke to Austin Anderson age 22 of Watertown, who had a gunshot wound to his… Read more »

Men arrested following altercation near Wallace

WALLACE, S.D. (KXLG) – Early Sunday morning just before 2 a.m. Codington County Sheriff’s Deputies and the South Dakota Highway Patrol responded to a call near Wallace South Dakota for an assault call involving a gunshot wound. On arrival Deputies spoke to Austin Anderson age 22 of Watertown, who had a gunshot wound to his… Read more »

North Dakota Department of Transportation part of drone program

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Department of Transportation was selected last year as one of 10 participants for a drone integration program that has become somewhat of a race to see who can find the next best thing to help quickly and safely incorporate drones into the national airspace. The NDDOT last month… Read more »

North Dakota Department of Transportation part of drone program

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Department of Transportation was selected last year as one of 10 participants for a drone integration program that has become somewhat of a race to see who can find the next best thing to help quickly and safely incorporate drones into the national airspace. The NDDOT last month… Read more »