News Year: 2020

Schools in hiring phase for upcoming year

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – As schools were wrapping up the final quarter of the year with online only classes, many districts were also in the hiring phase for this fall. Vermillion Superintendent Damon Alvey says they did hiring interviews almost like normal. Alvey says they have had to make many adjustments this year. Alvey says… Read more »

Schools in hiring phase for upcoming year

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – As schools were wrapping up the final quarter of the year with online only classes, many districts were also in the hiring phase for this fall. Vermillion Superintendent Damon Alvey says they did hiring interviews almost like normal. Alvey says they have had to make many adjustments this year. Alvey says… Read more »

Officials still waiting for information on how federal money could be spent

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has held several conference calls with legislators, updating them on the coronavirus pandemic and the states response. Senator Craig Kennedy of Yankton says in their last call, Noem said there may not be the need for a special session to fix the budget. Kennedy, assistant Senate… Read more »

Officials still waiting for information on how federal money could be spent

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has held several conference calls with legislators, updating them on the coronavirus pandemic and the states response. Senator Craig Kennedy of Yankton says in their last call, Noem said there may not be the need for a special session to fix the budget. Kennedy, assistant Senate… Read more »

South Dakota banks loan out more than $1.6 billion

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Congress authorized $350 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program in early April and that money was all loaned out in about two weeks. Congress then authorized another $300 billion in late April. Rob Stephenson, President and C.E.O. of First Dakota National Bank in Yankton says all of their customers that applied… Read more »

South Dakota banks loan out more than $1.6 billion

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Congress authorized $350 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program in early April and that money was all loaned out in about two weeks. Congress then authorized another $300 billion in late April. Rob Stephenson, President and C.E.O. of First Dakota National Bank in Yankton says all of their customers that applied… Read more »

One killed, another seriously injured in crash east of Burke

BURKE, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and another person was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday night east of Burke. Names of the two people have not yet been released pending notification of family members. They were the only persons involved. A 1996 Chrysler Eagle Vision was eastbound on South Dakota Highway… Read more »

One killed, another seriously injured in crash east of Burke

BURKE, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and another person was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday night east of Burke. Names of the two people have not yet been released pending notification of family members. They were the only persons involved. A 1996 Chrysler Eagle Vision was eastbound on South Dakota Highway… Read more »

Thune questions the pending “HEROES ACT”

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The US House returned to Washington last week and quickly passed the “HEROES ACT,” another economic rescue plan totaling about three point three trillion dollars. South Dakota Senator John Thune made a Senate floor speech explaining the oversight of previous emergency spending. Thune says its time to take a pause in… Read more »

Thune questions the pending “HEROES ACT”

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The US House returned to Washington last week and quickly passed the “HEROES ACT,” another economic rescue plan totaling about three point three trillion dollars. South Dakota Senator John Thune made a Senate floor speech explaining the oversight of previous emergency spending. Thune says its time to take a pause in… Read more »

Thursday Night Men’s Golf League Results for 5/21/20 at Rolling Hills GC

RESULTS: Cardinal Tool 3 Yellow Submarine 5, Tri State No Water Hazard 3 ½ Circus Sports Bar 4 ½, Caddy Shack 8 Fab Fore 0, Gsd 4 Inman Irrigation 4, Dahme Const. 0 Triples/Doubles /bogies 8, Fore Gasm 2 ½ Steel Structures 5 ½, Fore Putz 5 Sammy’s/ Fisher’s Cleaning 3. STANDINGS: Tri State No… Read more »

Thursday Night Men’s Golf League Results for 5/21/20 at Rolling Hills GC

RESULTS: Cardinal Tool 3 Yellow Submarine 5, Tri State No Water Hazard 3 ½ Circus Sports Bar 4 ½, Caddy Shack 8 Fab Fore 0, Gsd 4 Inman Irrigation 4, Dahme Const. 0 Triples/Doubles /bogies 8, Fore Gasm 2 ½ Steel Structures 5 ½, Fore Putz 5 Sammy’s/ Fisher’s Cleaning 3. STANDINGS: Tri State No… Read more »

Flags will be at half-staff for Memorial Day

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem today ordered that flags be flown at half-staff in honor of Memorial Day from sunrise until sundown on Monday, May 25, 2020. President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed that flags be lowered to half-staff nationwide.

Flags will be at half-staff for Memorial Day

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem today ordered that flags be flown at half-staff in honor of Memorial Day from sunrise until sundown on Monday, May 25, 2020. President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed that flags be lowered to half-staff nationwide.

Capitol Building SD

Media availability call on all Hub City Radio stations at 11:45

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon and State Epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton will hold a brief media availability via conference call at 11:45 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations.

Media availability call on all Hub City Radio stations at 11:45

Capitol Building SD

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon and State Epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton will hold a brief media availability via conference call at 11:45 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations.

Avera beginning to allow limited visitors

SIOUX FALLS, S.D./ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Avera is now allowing one visitor per patient per day in hospitals, surgery centers, emergency departments and clinics during regular visitor hours. Patients and visitors must wear masks within an Avera facility, and will be screened for temperature and symptoms of COVID-19 before entering the building. Patients and visitors… Read more »

Avera beginning to allow limited visitors

SIOUX FALLS, S.D./ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Avera is now allowing one visitor per patient per day in hospitals, surgery centers, emergency departments and clinics during regular visitor hours. Patients and visitors must wear masks within an Avera facility, and will be screened for temperature and symptoms of COVID-19 before entering the building. Patients and visitors… Read more »

PC Adds Two to WBB Squad for 2020-2021 Season

ABERDEEN, SD (PCSaints.com) – Presentation College women’s basketball head coach, Nicole Bullock, has announced the addition of two 2020 high school graduates that will be joining the Saints’ squad this fall. Hayden Leggett of Cortez, CO, and Jaycee Brannon of Weatherford, TX, have committed to attending Presentation College in the fall of 2020. Leggett is… Read more »

PC Adds Two to WBB Squad for 2020-2021 Season

ABERDEEN, SD (PCSaints.com) – Presentation College women’s basketball head coach, Nicole Bullock, has announced the addition of two 2020 high school graduates that will be joining the Saints’ squad this fall. Hayden Leggett of Cortez, CO, and Jaycee Brannon of Weatherford, TX, have committed to attending Presentation College in the fall of 2020. Leggett is… Read more »