News Category: Local News

Johnson shares thoughts on tweets of President Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – President Trump continues a string of twitter and personal attacks on former Senator John McCain, seven months after the Arizona Senator died. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says the country deserves better. Johnson says the President turns his attention on a dime. Johnson says the President can be difficult to work… Read more »

Johnson shares thoughts on tweets of President Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – President Trump continues a string of twitter and personal attacks on former Senator John McCain, seven months after the Arizona Senator died. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says the country deserves better. Johnson says the President turns his attention on a dime. Johnson says the President can be difficult to work… Read more »

Long time lobbyist says Noem had good reasons to veto hemp bill

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The 2019 session of the South Dakota legislature saw a flurry of activity over industrial hemp. Bills authorizing its production passed both the House & Senate with healthy majorities before it was stopped by a veto from Governor Kristi Noem, which was upheld in the Senate. Long time lobbyist and legislative… Read more »

Long time lobbyist says Noem had good reasons to veto hemp bill

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The 2019 session of the South Dakota legislature saw a flurry of activity over industrial hemp. Bills authorizing its production passed both the House & Senate with healthy majorities before it was stopped by a veto from Governor Kristi Noem, which was upheld in the Senate. Long time lobbyist and legislative… Read more »

Community Garden Meeting Wednesday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is hosting its Annual Spring Community Garden Meeting on Wednesday, March 27. The event takes place at 6:30 p.m. in the Alumni room at the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center, 225 Third Ave. S.E. Aaron Kiesz, City Forester, talked about the meeting. Plots are $20… Read more »

Community Garden Meeting Wednesday night

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is hosting its Annual Spring Community Garden Meeting on Wednesday, March 27. The event takes place at 6:30 p.m. in the Alumni room at the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center, 225 Third Ave. S.E. Aaron Kiesz, City Forester, talked about the meeting. Plots are $20… Read more »

Red Cross offers tips for flood safety

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – With the potential for major or moderate flooding across the Dakotas Region this spring, people are at risk and the American Red Cross is issuing flood safety steps people should follow. FIND A SHELTER If someone needs to find a shelter, they can visit redcross.org/shelter, download the free Red Cross Emergency… Read more »

Red Cross offers tips for flood safety

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – With the potential for major or moderate flooding across the Dakotas Region this spring, people are at risk and the American Red Cross is issuing flood safety steps people should follow. FIND A SHELTER If someone needs to find a shelter, they can visit redcross.org/shelter, download the free Red Cross Emergency… Read more »

Flooding closes road south of Fort Pierre

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Bad River Road south of Fort Pierre is CLOSED to through traffic. Stanley and Hughes County emergency manager Rob Fines says there’s water flowing over the road, so it’s restricted to local traffic only. He says the Bad River is at flood stage and expected to rise. Fines says… Read more »

Flooding closes road south of Fort Pierre

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Bad River Road south of Fort Pierre is CLOSED to through traffic. Stanley and Hughes County emergency manager Rob Fines says there’s water flowing over the road, so it’s restricted to local traffic only. He says the Bad River is at flood stage and expected to rise. Fines says… Read more »

Parents of missing girl say she has history of running away

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl missing from a South Dakota residential youth home for nearly two months has a history of running away, her parents said in an interview published Sunday. Chad and Kasandra Dennard told the Rapid City Journal that their daughter, Serenity Dennard, had planned escapes by packing a suitcase and… Read more »

Parents of missing girl say she has history of running away

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl missing from a South Dakota residential youth home for nearly two months has a history of running away, her parents said in an interview published Sunday. Chad and Kasandra Dennard told the Rapid City Journal that their daughter, Serenity Dennard, had planned escapes by packing a suitcase and… Read more »

Noem signs legislation requiring ‘fake meat’ to be correctly labeled

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Kristi Noem has signed legislation that requires “fake meat” products to be correctly labeled, hoping to reduce the impact of lab-cultured products on the local beef market. A product is misbranded if it intentionally labels products in a false, deceptive or misleading manner that misrepresents it as meat or a… Read more »

Noem signs legislation requiring ‘fake meat’ to be correctly labeled

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Kristi Noem has signed legislation that requires “fake meat” products to be correctly labeled, hoping to reduce the impact of lab-cultured products on the local beef market. A product is misbranded if it intentionally labels products in a false, deceptive or misleading manner that misrepresents it as meat or a… Read more »

Residents displaced in Dell Rapids due to flooding

DELL RAPIDS, S.D. (KSOO) – Flood levels of the Big Sioux have continued to rise, displacing several residents in Dell Rapids. Jason Gearman with the Minnehaha County Emergency Management team says if you evacuate, be prepared that it could be a while before returning after the waters subside. Gearman says it’s important to keep in… Read more »

Residents displaced in Dell Rapids due to flooding

DELL RAPIDS, S.D. (KSOO) – Flood levels of the Big Sioux have continued to rise, displacing several residents in Dell Rapids. Jason Gearman with the Minnehaha County Emergency Management team says if you evacuate, be prepared that it could be a while before returning after the waters subside. Gearman says it’s important to keep in… Read more »

NSU students featured at Presentation College Wein Gallery

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – A quartet of Northern State students have featured works at the Presentation College Wein Gallery. The works will be displayed until the end of the month. Erin Giovannini, Special Assistant for Project Development and Wein Gallery Curator, talked about the NSU students and their pieces. There will be a reception to… Read more »

NSU students featured at Presentation College Wein Gallery

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – A quartet of Northern State students have featured works at the Presentation College Wein Gallery. The works will be displayed until the end of the month. Erin Giovannini, Special Assistant for Project Development and Wein Gallery Curator, talked about the NSU students and their pieces. There will be a reception to… Read more »

Johnson says all forms of government ready to help with flood aid

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson has been on the move across the state, checking with local authorities on flood damage, and the potential for more high water. He says the response will come from all levels of government. Johnson says there are a number of federal programs that can be… Read more »

Johnson says all forms of government ready to help with flood aid

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson has been on the move across the state, checking with local authorities on flood damage, and the potential for more high water. He says the response will come from all levels of government. Johnson says there are a number of federal programs that can be… Read more »