News Category: Local News

Mobridge lifeguard honored for lifesaving action

MOBRIDGE, S.D. (Press Release) – On July 11, 2018, Geneva Wollman called on her American Red Cross CPR training to save the life of a 3-year-old girl found at the bottom of the pool at the Mobridge Aquatic Center. She dove in and brought the child to the surface. The toddler was not breathing, and… Read more »

Mobridge lifeguard honored for lifesaving action

MOBRIDGE, S.D. (Press Release) – On July 11, 2018, Geneva Wollman called on her American Red Cross CPR training to save the life of a 3-year-old girl found at the bottom of the pool at the Mobridge Aquatic Center. She dove in and brought the child to the surface. The toddler was not breathing, and… Read more »

Noem pleased that Trump approves state’s request for Presidential Disaster Declaration

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem is pleased that President Trump has approved the State’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration. This will allow federal money to be used to help citizens and local governmental entities recover from property damage sustained during the statewide winter weather and flooding this spring. The President signed… Read more »

Noem pleased that Trump approves state’s request for Presidential Disaster Declaration

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem is pleased that President Trump has approved the State’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration. This will allow federal money to be used to help citizens and local governmental entities recover from property damage sustained during the statewide winter weather and flooding this spring. The President signed… Read more »

Humboldt man identified in fatal crash northeast of Colman

COLMAN, S.D. (Press Release) – A Humboldt, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died last Wednesday in a one-vehicle crash northeast of Colman. A 2017 Ford F-250 pickup was southbound on Interstate 29 when it left the roadway to the left, collided with a guard rail and rolled over the bridge. The… Read more »

Humboldt man identified in fatal crash northeast of Colman

COLMAN, S.D. (Press Release) – A Humboldt, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died last Wednesday in a one-vehicle crash northeast of Colman. A 2017 Ford F-250 pickup was southbound on Interstate 29 when it left the roadway to the left, collided with a guard rail and rolled over the bridge. The… Read more »

Rapid City woman who used pepper spray on son avoids prison time

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Rapid City woman who used pepper spray on her 11-year-old son won’t spend any time in prison if she follows terms of her probation. Thirty-three-year-old Ashley Ellis could have been sentenced to five years in prison. A judge instead gave her four years in prison, but suspended the entire… Read more »

Rapid City woman who used pepper spray on son avoids prison time

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Rapid City woman who used pepper spray on her 11-year-old son won’t spend any time in prison if she follows terms of her probation. Thirty-three-year-old Ashley Ellis could have been sentenced to five years in prison. A judge instead gave her four years in prison, but suspended the entire… Read more »

One of three shot in Sioux Falls has died

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police say one of three people shot in Sioux Falls on Saturday has died. Capt. Blaine Larsen says 42-year-old Larry Carr Jr., of Sioux Falls, died Monday morning. Carr was shot in the torso. Another man shot in the torso has been released from the hospital and the third victim,… Read more »

One of three shot in Sioux Falls has died

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police say one of three people shot in Sioux Falls on Saturday has died. Capt. Blaine Larsen says 42-year-old Larry Carr Jr., of Sioux Falls, died Monday morning. Carr was shot in the torso. Another man shot in the torso has been released from the hospital and the third victim,… Read more »

Johnson says hidden issues in spending bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The Ag Appropriations bill passed out of committee last week, sets aside $24 billion for ag spending, four percent more than last year and $5 billion over the budget request. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says there are issues hidden in each spending bill. Johnson says they need more debate on… Read more »

Johnson says hidden issues in spending bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The Ag Appropriations bill passed out of committee last week, sets aside $24 billion for ag spending, four percent more than last year and $5 billion over the budget request. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says there are issues hidden in each spending bill. Johnson says they need more debate on… Read more »

One killed in crash south of Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash south of Watertown. Names of the deceased and the other person involved are not being released pending notification of family. A 1996 GMC Yukon was westbound on South Dakota Highway 22 when it made an illegal lane change to cross U.S.… Read more »

One killed in crash south of Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash south of Watertown. Names of the deceased and the other person involved are not being released pending notification of family. A 1996 GMC Yukon was westbound on South Dakota Highway 22 when it made an illegal lane change to cross U.S.… Read more »

4-H Performing Arts Troupe to perform shows this weekend at NSU

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The South Dakota 4-H Performing Arts Troupe is on the campus of Northern State this week. The group, comprised of 4-H members throughout the state, will spend the week rehearsing a show that they will perform this weekend. Elissa Serfling, Director and Choreographer for the 4-H Performing Arts, talked about the… Read more »

4-H Performing Arts Troupe to perform shows this weekend at NSU

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The South Dakota 4-H Performing Arts Troupe is on the campus of Northern State this week. The group, comprised of 4-H members throughout the state, will spend the week rehearsing a show that they will perform this weekend. Elissa Serfling, Director and Choreographer for the 4-H Performing Arts, talked about the… Read more »

Rest of June may be on the cool side

AMES, Iowa (WNAX) – While rains may diminish a bit across the northern plains over the next few weeks, other signs of summer may be lacking. Dennis Todey, head of the Midwest Climate Hub (in Ames Iowa) says heavier rains will move away for a while. Todey says there will still be chances for rain… Read more »

Rest of June may be on the cool side

AMES, Iowa (WNAX) – While rains may diminish a bit across the northern plains over the next few weeks, other signs of summer may be lacking. Dennis Todey, head of the Midwest Climate Hub (in Ames Iowa) says heavier rains will move away for a while. Todey says there will still be chances for rain… Read more »

Avera Farm and Rural Stress Hotline to be staffed 24 hours a day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – Stress is rising in rural areas across the region due to a combination of bad weather and volatile economic conditions. Avera Health is opening a 24 hour “Farm and Rural Stress Hotline.” Amber Reints, a psychiatric nurse practitioner at Avera Health in Sioux Falls, says they are offering choices. Reints… Read more »

Avera Farm and Rural Stress Hotline to be staffed 24 hours a day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – Stress is rising in rural areas across the region due to a combination of bad weather and volatile economic conditions. Avera Health is opening a 24 hour “Farm and Rural Stress Hotline.” Amber Reints, a psychiatric nurse practitioner at Avera Health in Sioux Falls, says they are offering choices. Reints… Read more »