News Category: Local News

Pair facing charges in toddler death

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KJJQ) – A three-year-old girl is dead and two Brookings residents are facing charges. Brookings County States Attorney Dan Nelson says 25-year-old Renae Fayant and 27-year-old  Robert Price, Jr. have both indicted by a Brookings County Grand Jury on alternate counts of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter as well as abuse or cruelty… Read more »

Pair facing charges in toddler death

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KJJQ) – A three-year-old girl is dead and two Brookings residents are facing charges. Brookings County States Attorney Dan Nelson says 25-year-old Renae Fayant and 27-year-old  Robert Price, Jr. have both indicted by a Brookings County Grand Jury on alternate counts of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter as well as abuse or cruelty… Read more »

Concerts on Main St. this evening

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Summer Concert Series has a bit of a new look for August. Tonight’s concert on Main St. is one week early, one day later in the week and will feature two bands instead of one. Shelley Westra-Heier, Executive Director of the Aberdeen Downtown Series, explained the changes. She said… Read more »

Concerts on Main St. this evening

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Summer Concert Series has a bit of a new look for August. Tonight’s concert on Main St. is one week early, one day later in the week and will feature two bands instead of one. Shelley Westra-Heier, Executive Director of the Aberdeen Downtown Series, explained the changes. She said… Read more »

Aberdeen man arrested after pulling gun during dispute

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – An Aberdeen man was arrested for pulling a gun on another man on Wednesday. According to the Aberdeen Police Department Abraham D. Manyok, 37, pulled a gun during a dispute in the 800 block of S. Cochrane St. No shots were fired. Manyok was arrested on aggravated assault and false personation… Read more »

Aberdeen man arrested after pulling gun during dispute

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – An Aberdeen man was arrested for pulling a gun on another man on Wednesday. According to the Aberdeen Police Department Abraham D. Manyok, 37, pulled a gun during a dispute in the 800 block of S. Cochrane St. No shots were fired. Manyok was arrested on aggravated assault and false personation… Read more »

Thune says two-year budget deal a compromise

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The U.S. Senate passed a broad, two-year budget deal Thursday that increases spending and eliminates the threat of a debt default until after the 2020 election. It was approved on a vote of 67 to 28. South Dakota Senator John Thune, who voted for the bill, says it is a compromise.… Read more »

Thune says two-year budget deal a compromise

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The U.S. Senate passed a broad, two-year budget deal Thursday that increases spending and eliminates the threat of a debt default until after the 2020 election. It was approved on a vote of 67 to 28. South Dakota Senator John Thune, who voted for the bill, says it is a compromise.… Read more »

Director of Better Business Bureau recommends freezing credit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (DRG News) – The head of the Better Business Bureau in South Dakota is recommending freezing your credit after another major lending company announced a data breach this week. State director Jessie Schmidt says when your credit is frozen, no one can steal your information– but you do have to contact Equifax,… Read more »

Director of Better Business Bureau recommends freezing credit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (DRG News) – The head of the Better Business Bureau in South Dakota is recommending freezing your credit after another major lending company announced a data breach this week. State director Jessie Schmidt says when your credit is frozen, no one can steal your information– but you do have to contact Equifax,… Read more »

Tourism Department using technology for target audience

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Even in the middle of the travel season, tourism officials are working on next year’s plan. South Dakota Department of Tourism Secretary Jim Hagen says they are continually researching who their prime targets should be. Hagen says technology allows them to tailor numerous messages.   Hagen says they will tie that… Read more »

Tourism Department using technology for target audience

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Even in the middle of the travel season, tourism officials are working on next year’s plan. South Dakota Department of Tourism Secretary Jim Hagen says they are continually researching who their prime targets should be. Hagen says technology allows them to tailor numerous messages.   Hagen says they will tie that… Read more »

USDA taking applications for Rural Energy for America Program

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – USDA Rural Development officials are taking applications for the “Rural Energy for America Program,” or REAP. Small rural businesses and farmers and ranchers are eligible with the next grant deadline October 31 of 2019. South Dakota USDA Rural Development Energy Coordinator Jolene (prav-uh-check) Pravecek says the REAP funding is available for… Read more »

USDA taking applications for Rural Energy for America Program

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – USDA Rural Development officials are taking applications for the “Rural Energy for America Program,” or REAP. Small rural businesses and farmers and ranchers are eligible with the next grant deadline October 31 of 2019. South Dakota USDA Rural Development Energy Coordinator Jolene (prav-uh-check) Pravecek says the REAP funding is available for… Read more »

Sobriety checkpoints announced for August

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety has released the list of sobriety checkpoints to be done during August.   Officials plan to hold 24 total checkpoints in 15 counties. The checkpoints, held monthly in different counties, are designed to discourage people from drinking and then driving.      Augusts checkpoints… Read more »

Sobriety checkpoints announced for August

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety has released the list of sobriety checkpoints to be done during August.   Officials plan to hold 24 total checkpoints in 15 counties. The checkpoints, held monthly in different counties, are designed to discourage people from drinking and then driving.      Augusts checkpoints… Read more »

President Huber retiring

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Today, Presentation College announces that Margaret (Maggie) Huber, Ph.D., is retiring from her position of President of the College, effective October 1, 2019. Dr. Huber has been at the helm of Presentation College since January 2012.  Dr. Huber’s goal was to ensure that Presentation College establish itself as a viable… Read more »

President Huber retiring

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Today, Presentation College announces that Margaret (Maggie) Huber, Ph.D., is retiring from her position of President of the College, effective October 1, 2019. Dr. Huber has been at the helm of Presentation College since January 2012.  Dr. Huber’s goal was to ensure that Presentation College establish itself as a viable… Read more »

American Legion Centennial Ride has 13 stops Friday

WATERTOWN, S.D. (Press Release) – The American Legion Centennial Ride through the heart of the nation passes along the American Legion Memorial Highway, U.S. Highway 281, Aug. 2 and includes stops at 13 local American Legion posts in South Dakota. Motorcycling veterans will carry one half of a banner as part of “Team Legacy” toward… Read more »

American Legion Centennial Ride has 13 stops Friday

WATERTOWN, S.D. (Press Release) – The American Legion Centennial Ride through the heart of the nation passes along the American Legion Memorial Highway, U.S. Highway 281, Aug. 2 and includes stops at 13 local American Legion posts in South Dakota. Motorcycling veterans will carry one half of a banner as part of “Team Legacy” toward… Read more »