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Region 8 EPA head visits Glacial Lakes Energy

At left is Glacial Lakes Energy head Jim Seurer and at right is Region 8 EPA head Greg Sopkin. WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) – Cooperative board members and company employees spent most of Tuesday morning at the Glacial Lakes Energy plant in Watertown educating region 8 EPA head Greg Sopkin about the importance of ethanol to… Read more »

Region 8 EPA head visits Glacial Lakes Energy

At left is Glacial Lakes Energy head Jim Seurer and at right is Region 8 EPA head Greg Sopkin. WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) – Cooperative board members and company employees spent most of Tuesday morning at the Glacial Lakes Energy plant in Watertown educating region 8 EPA head Greg Sopkin about the importance of ethanol to… Read more »

City to spray for mosquitoes Wednesday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide ground spray for Wednesday, July 31 between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. 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 to spray for mosquitoes Wednesday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city wide ground spray for Wednesday, July 31 between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. 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 »

Heidelberger wants judge to block law on ballot measures

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota political activist wants a federal judge to block a new law that would place requirements on groups promoting ballot measures. Cory Heidelberger, Aberdeen, requested a court order Monday to prevent a bill passed by state lawmakers from taking effect. The bill passed in the last session and… Read more »

Heidelberger wants judge to block law on ballot measures

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota political activist wants a federal judge to block a new law that would place requirements on groups promoting ballot measures. Cory Heidelberger, Aberdeen, requested a court order Monday to prevent a bill passed by state lawmakers from taking effect. The bill passed in the last session and… Read more »

Thune says rhetoric needs to be toned down

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – President Trump was in another tweet storm started over the weekend when he attacked Representative Elijah Cummings over living conditions in his district in Baltimore. South Dakota Senator John Thune made another plea for the heated rhetoric to be toned down. Thune says that type of talk is divisive. Thune says… Read more »

Thune says rhetoric needs to be toned down

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – President Trump was in another tweet storm started over the weekend when he attacked Representative Elijah Cummings over living conditions in his district in Baltimore. South Dakota Senator John Thune made another plea for the heated rhetoric to be toned down. Thune says that type of talk is divisive. Thune says… Read more »

South Dakota has seventh lowest credit card debt

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WalletHub) – With Americans starting 2019 off with over $1 trillion in credit-card debt and projected to have a net increase of $70 billion this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on States with the Highest & Lowest Credit Card Debts as well as accompanying videos. The site’s researchers drew… Read more »

South Dakota has seventh lowest credit card debt

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WalletHub) – With Americans starting 2019 off with over $1 trillion in credit-card debt and projected to have a net increase of $70 billion this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on States with the Highest & Lowest Credit Card Debts as well as accompanying videos. The site’s researchers drew… Read more »

Rapid City Police make arrests in two separate shooting incidents

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA News) – The Rapid City Police Department had a busy weekend which included a pair of weapons calls. The first call shortly after 9 o’clock Saturday (07/27/19) morning at 13-04 Atlas Street. Police found shell casings in two different spots within the parking lot. Witnesses told police that a white SUV… Read more »

Rapid City Police make arrests in two separate shooting incidents

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA News) – The Rapid City Police Department had a busy weekend which included a pair of weapons calls. The first call shortly after 9 o’clock Saturday (07/27/19) morning at 13-04 Atlas Street. Police found shell casings in two different spots within the parking lot. Witnesses told police that a white SUV… Read more »

Corn Palace Director announces resignation

MITCHELL, S.D. (KMIT) – Corn Palace Director Scott Schmidt has announced his resignation.  Schmidt, who has been director of the Corn Palace since 2016, explains why he is leaving. Schmidt’s final day will be August 25th, following this year’s Corn Palace Festival.

Corn Palace Director announces resignation

MITCHELL, S.D. (KMIT) – Corn Palace Director Scott Schmidt has announced his resignation.  Schmidt, who has been director of the Corn Palace since 2016, explains why he is leaving. Schmidt’s final day will be August 25th, following this year’s Corn Palace Festival.

Chamber develops recruitment toolkit

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) –  The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce has developed a recruitment toolkit to assist employers in helping to recruit employees. Lisa Anderson, Director of Public Relations for the Chamber, talked about the origins of the new project. The website to find the kit is www.aberdeensd.com/therightmove She said that the toolkit includes a… Read more »

Chamber develops recruitment toolkit

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) –  The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce has developed a recruitment toolkit to assist employers in helping to recruit employees. Lisa Anderson, Director of Public Relations for the Chamber, talked about the origins of the new project. The website to find the kit is www.aberdeensd.com/therightmove She said that the toolkit includes a… Read more »

Johnson says Russians still continuing to attack U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The focus of the investigation by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller was Russian interference in the 2016 election. Much of that was lost in the political battle. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says everyone needs to pay attention to that. Johnson says it is a matter of national security. A bill dealing… Read more »

Johnson says Russians still continuing to attack U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The focus of the investigation by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller was Russian interference in the 2016 election. Much of that was lost in the political battle. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says everyone needs to pay attention to that. Johnson says it is a matter of national security. A bill dealing… Read more »

Controls for zebra mussels showing mixed results

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – As zebra mussels continue to spread through the Missouri River system, various controls are showing mixed results. Gavins Point Dam has experienced a heavy infestation, both inside and outside of the power house. Operations Manager Tom Curran says they have been working to find some way to slow the spread. Curran… Read more »

Controls for zebra mussels showing mixed results

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – As zebra mussels continue to spread through the Missouri River system, various controls are showing mixed results. Gavins Point Dam has experienced a heavy infestation, both inside and outside of the power house. Operations Manager Tom Curran says they have been working to find some way to slow the spread. Curran… Read more »