News Category: Local News

FEMA has seen all types of damage in South Dakota

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are going out to individuals in South Dakota that had their homes and businesses damaged in the March storms and flooding. FEMA spokesperson Pam Saulsby says they have seen all types of damages. Just under $7 million has been paid out so far. Saulsby… Read more »

FEMA has seen all types of damage in South Dakota

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are going out to individuals in South Dakota that had their homes and businesses damaged in the March storms and flooding. FEMA spokesperson Pam Saulsby says they have seen all types of damages. Just under $7 million has been paid out so far. Saulsby… Read more »

Search is on for more zebra mussels

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The search is on for evidence of more zebra mussel infestations. Lake Sharpe on the Missouri River was the latest water body found to have the invasive pests. Dan Klimisch of Yankton is Chairman of the James River Water Development Board of Directors and says the river has not been checked.… Read more »

Search is on for more zebra mussels

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The search is on for evidence of more zebra mussel infestations. Lake Sharpe on the Missouri River was the latest water body found to have the invasive pests. Dan Klimisch of Yankton is Chairman of the James River Water Development Board of Directors and says the river has not been checked.… Read more »

Workshop for small businesses on Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Elm Digital Marketing is offering a workshop for small businesses on Tuesday, July 30. The event runs from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Downtown Workshop, 208 S. Main St. Josh Latterell, Owner and CEO of Elm Digital Marketing, said this workshop is to help small businesses get more leads and… Read more »

Workshop for small businesses on Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Elm Digital Marketing is offering a workshop for small businesses on Tuesday, July 30. The event runs from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Downtown Workshop, 208 S. Main St. Josh Latterell, Owner and CEO of Elm Digital Marketing, said this workshop is to help small businesses get more leads and… Read more »

Keeping health care services in rural areas challenging

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Keeping health care services and providers in rural areas is becoming a major challenge. Doug Ekeren, President of Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, says the area has strong medical community now. Ekeren says it will be more difficult to find and recruit doctors in the future. Ekeren says they need… Read more »

Keeping health care services in rural areas challenging

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Keeping health care services and providers in rural areas is becoming a major challenge. Doug Ekeren, President of Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, says the area has strong medical community now. Ekeren says it will be more difficult to find and recruit doctors in the future. Ekeren says they need… Read more »

Schaunaman guest speaker at Community Affairs Committee Meeting

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The August meeting of the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce’s Community Affairs Committee will feature Mayor Travis Schaunaman as the speaker. Mayor Schaunaman will speak about his vision and goals for the Aberdeen community. This event will take place on Thursday, August 1 from noon to 1 p.m. at the… Read more »

Schaunaman guest speaker at Community Affairs Committee Meeting

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The August meeting of the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce’s Community Affairs Committee will feature Mayor Travis Schaunaman as the speaker. Mayor Schaunaman will speak about his vision and goals for the Aberdeen community. This event will take place on Thursday, August 1 from noon to 1 p.m. at the… Read more »

Signup for market facilitation program payments starts Monday

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced the next round of market facilitation program payments. South Dakota Farm Service Agency State Director Paul (shoe-beck) Shubeck says the payment rates vary by county and are in response to the negative impacts of the trade war with China. He says the payment rates… Read more »

Signup for market facilitation program payments starts Monday

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced the next round of market facilitation program payments. South Dakota Farm Service Agency State Director Paul (shoe-beck) Shubeck says the payment rates vary by county and are in response to the negative impacts of the trade war with China. He says the payment rates… Read more »

Water to be off in part of Aberdeen on Friday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Beginning at approximately 8 a.m. on Friday, July 26, 2019, water will be off in the following areas to replace a water main valve:           200 block of South Congress St & 200 block of South Jackson St  The Public Works Department suggests that residents in… Read more »

Water to be off in part of Aberdeen on Friday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Beginning at approximately 8 a.m. on Friday, July 26, 2019, water will be off in the following areas to replace a water main valve:           200 block of South Congress St & 200 block of South Jackson St  The Public Works Department suggests that residents in… Read more »

Aberdeen family appreciative of Children’s Miracle Network

MADISON, S.D. (KJAM) – When a child is very sick or suffering from a traumatic injury, a parent’s main focus is helping and being with the child through it all. It’s not something that is planned, so parents and families are not prepared for what could be a long road ahead of them. That’s where… Read more »

Aberdeen family appreciative of Children’s Miracle Network

MADISON, S.D. (KJAM) – When a child is very sick or suffering from a traumatic injury, a parent’s main focus is helping and being with the child through it all. It’s not something that is planned, so parents and families are not prepared for what could be a long road ahead of them. That’s where… Read more »

Barnett says his office will help counties who want vote centers

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – While the next round of state-wide elections are months away, preparations are well underway. A number of counties in South Dakota have been using vote centers, with electronic registrations and the ability to vote at any polling place in the county. Secretary of State Steve Barnett says some adjustments will have… Read more »

Barnett says his office will help counties who want vote centers

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – While the next round of state-wide elections are months away, preparations are well underway. A number of counties in South Dakota have been using vote centers, with electronic registrations and the ability to vote at any polling place in the county. Secretary of State Steve Barnett says some adjustments will have… Read more »

California man wanted for murder arrested in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – A man wanted for murder in California was arrested at a residence on East Dakota Avenue in Pierre Wednesday. Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Gary Bunt says 32-year-old Adam Renfroe of Brentwood, CA, was wanted for Murder and a Parole Violation. The charges stem from an incident on July 12, 2019,… Read more »

California man wanted for murder arrested in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – A man wanted for murder in California was arrested at a residence on East Dakota Avenue in Pierre Wednesday. Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Gary Bunt says 32-year-old Adam Renfroe of Brentwood, CA, was wanted for Murder and a Parole Violation. The charges stem from an incident on July 12, 2019,… Read more »