News Category: Local News

Names released in fatal crash in Miner County

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) –  A 25-year-old man has died of injuries sustained in a July 18, 2019 two-vehicle crash west of Howard. A 1999 Kawaski Vulcan motorcycle was westbound on SD Highway 34 near the intersection of SD Highway 25. It was struck by a 2007 Toyota Camry that had turned left onto SD… Read more »

Names released in fatal crash in Miner County

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) –  A 25-year-old man has died of injuries sustained in a July 18, 2019 two-vehicle crash west of Howard. A 1999 Kawaski Vulcan motorcycle was westbound on SD Highway 34 near the intersection of SD Highway 25. It was struck by a 2007 Toyota Camry that had turned left onto SD… Read more »

City of Aberdeen to spray for mosquitoes Monday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide ground spray for Monday, August 5 between the hours of 8:00 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 »

City of Aberdeen to spray for mosquitoes Monday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide ground spray for Monday, August 5 between the hours of 8:00 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 »

Regents to hold strategic planning session

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents will meet in Ft Pierre this week for their annual strategic planning session. Board President Kevin Schieffer says this meeting gives them a chance to talk about long range issues and goals. One of the topics is: “Moving from Transactional to Transformational Higher Education… Read more »

Regents to hold strategic planning session

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents will meet in Ft Pierre this week for their annual strategic planning session. Board President Kevin Schieffer says this meeting gives them a chance to talk about long range issues and goals. One of the topics is: “Moving from Transactional to Transformational Higher Education… Read more »

National Night Out Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – National Night Out takes place Tuesday, Aug. 6. The local portion of the event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. at Melgaard Park. There will be a variety of service agencies on hand to provide information on what they do, according to Sgt. Tony Bisbee of the Aberdeen Police Department.… Read more »

National Night Out Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – National Night Out takes place Tuesday, Aug. 6. The local portion of the event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. at Melgaard Park. There will be a variety of service agencies on hand to provide information on what they do, according to Sgt. Tony Bisbee of the Aberdeen Police Department.… Read more »

USD Law School prepare for more freshmen

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – Law school students at the University of South Dakota get an early start on classes, with orientation set for Aug. 12. This will be the first official session for new Law School Dean Neil Fulton, who was named to the position in March. He says they are preparing for more freshmen.… Read more »

USD Law School prepare for more freshmen

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – Law school students at the University of South Dakota get an early start on classes, with orientation set for Aug. 12. This will be the first official session for new Law School Dean Neil Fulton, who was named to the position in March. He says they are preparing for more freshmen.… Read more »

Nitrate monitor added to James River flood gauge in Yankton County

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – A real time nitrate monitor has been added to the James River flood gauge in Yankton County. Galen Hoogestraat, (who-gah-straat) a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Rapid City, says they wanted more up to date information. Hoogestraat says most river nitrates come from farm fields. The monitor, which has been… Read more »

Nitrate monitor added to James River flood gauge in Yankton County

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – A real time nitrate monitor has been added to the James River flood gauge in Yankton County. Galen Hoogestraat, (who-gah-straat) a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Rapid City, says they wanted more up to date information. Hoogestraat says most river nitrates come from farm fields. The monitor, which has been… Read more »

South Dakota has highest increase in diabetes cases

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – A report last week from the American Diabetes Association said that South Dakota had the highest increase in diabetes cases, with a rise of 66 percent over the last 10 years. Mary Oyos is the Diabetes Program Manager for Avera Health and says life style changes are largely to blame. Oyos… Read more »

South Dakota has highest increase in diabetes cases

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – A report last week from the American Diabetes Association said that South Dakota had the highest increase in diabetes cases, with a rise of 66 percent over the last 10 years. Mary Oyos is the Diabetes Program Manager for Avera Health and says life style changes are largely to blame. Oyos… Read more »

Star Party Friday at Sunshine Park

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is sponsoring a Star Party on Friday, Aug. 9 from dusk – 10:30 p.m. at Sunshine Park located at 1709 South Lawson. A Star Party is a gathering of amateur astronomers viewing the night sky or people just wanting to know more about… Read more »

Star Party Friday at Sunshine Park

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is sponsoring a Star Party on Friday, Aug. 9 from dusk – 10:30 p.m. at Sunshine Park located at 1709 South Lawson. A Star Party is a gathering of amateur astronomers viewing the night sky or people just wanting to know more about… Read more »

Road near Waubay closed to local traffic following Friday rain

WAUBAY, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The City of Waubay is requesting that only local traffic use Lakeshore Drive following a downpour of rain Friday morning. Bryan Anderson, Day County Emergency Manager and 911 Coordinator, talked about the area of concern. He said the area was inundated with rain in a short amount of time.

Road near Waubay closed to local traffic following Friday rain

WAUBAY, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The City of Waubay is requesting that only local traffic use Lakeshore Drive following a downpour of rain Friday morning. Bryan Anderson, Day County Emergency Manager and 911 Coordinator, talked about the area of concern. He said the area was inundated with rain in a short amount of time.

Train derails near New Underwood

NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. (Press Release) – Authorities in the New Underwood have responded to another train derailment. Multiple agencies responded to the scene near Sharpe Road just before 3:00 a.m. According to a release from the Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern Railroad, the train consisting of three locomotives and 60 loaded cars of clay, cement… Read more »

Train derails near New Underwood

NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. (Press Release) – Authorities in the New Underwood have responded to another train derailment. Multiple agencies responded to the scene near Sharpe Road just before 3:00 a.m. According to a release from the Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern Railroad, the train consisting of three locomotives and 60 loaded cars of clay, cement… Read more »