News Year: 2020

Small businesses now eligible for economic assistance

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem announced today that small businesses and non-profit organizations in South Dakota that have been negatively impacted by the global COVID-19 virus are now eligible for economic assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). “I submitted a request to the SBA for expedited approval of… Read more »

Small businesses now eligible for economic assistance

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem announced today that small businesses and non-profit organizations in South Dakota that have been negatively impacted by the global COVID-19 virus are now eligible for economic assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). “I submitted a request to the SBA for expedited approval of… Read more »

One killed in crash south of McLaughlin

McLAUGHLIN, S.D. (Press Release) – One woman died early Thursday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of McLaughlin. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family. She was the only person involved. A 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche was southbound on South Dakota Highway 63 when the 35-year-old driver lost control of… Read more »

One killed in crash south of McLaughlin

McLAUGHLIN, S.D. (Press Release) – One woman died early Thursday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of McLaughlin. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family. She was the only person involved. A 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche was southbound on South Dakota Highway 63 when the 35-year-old driver lost control of… Read more »

Community leaders discuss COVID-19 developments

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Community leaders gathered Friday morning to discuss the most recent developments regarding COVID-19. There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Brown County, although that information might be a bit misleading, according to Todd Forkel Regional President and CEO of Avera St. Luke’s Hospital. Both Avera and Sanford have to send… Read more »

Community leaders discuss COVID-19 developments

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Community leaders gathered Friday morning to discuss the most recent developments regarding COVID-19. There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Brown County, although that information might be a bit misleading, according to Todd Forkel Regional President and CEO of Avera St. Luke’s Hospital. Both Avera and Sanford have to send… Read more »

Aberdeen schools ready to implement flexible learning

ABERDEEN, S.D. (aberdeennews.com) – Flexible learning opportunities and e-learning are new catchphrases at schools as districts look at being closed for a second week. Gov. Kristi Noem’s closure orders have been in response to concerns about COVID-19. There will be no K-12 in-person classes in South Dakota before March 30. In response, some schools are… Read more »

Aberdeen schools ready to implement flexible learning

ABERDEEN, S.D. (aberdeennews.com) – Flexible learning opportunities and e-learning are new catchphrases at schools as districts look at being closed for a second week. Gov. Kristi Noem’s closure orders have been in response to concerns about COVID-19. There will be no K-12 in-person classes in South Dakota before March 30. In response, some schools are… Read more »

Applications for Billie Sutton Leadership Institute open April 1

BURKE, S.D. (Press Release) – The Billie Sutton Leadership Institute has announced that fellowship applications for a second class of leaders will open April 1, 2020. Last spring, Billie Sutton, former state senator and 2018 candidate for governor of South Dakota, launched the non-partisan Sutton Leadership Institute dedicated to inspiring and preparing the next generation… Read more »

Applications for Billie Sutton Leadership Institute open April 1

BURKE, S.D. (Press Release) – The Billie Sutton Leadership Institute has announced that fellowship applications for a second class of leaders will open April 1, 2020. Last spring, Billie Sutton, former state senator and 2018 candidate for governor of South Dakota, launched the non-partisan Sutton Leadership Institute dedicated to inspiring and preparing the next generation… Read more »

South Dakota reports three more cases of COVID-19

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota State Health Lab got more supplies to be able to test more coronavirus samples. Governor Kristi Noem says more positives turned up. Noem says the new positive cases were clustered. Noem says they will be investigating the new positive cases. Noem says they expect more positive cases as… Read more »

South Dakota reports three more cases of COVID-19

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota State Health Lab got more supplies to be able to test more coronavirus samples. Governor Kristi Noem says more positives turned up. Noem says the new positive cases were clustered. Noem says they will be investigating the new positive cases. Noem says they expect more positive cases as… Read more »

Warrant out for Twohearts

ABERDEEN, S.D. (APD Facebook Post) – Darrell Twohearts, 40, is wanted for Brown County warrants involving aggravated assault and possession of a controlled substance. He is believed to be armed. If you see him, please do not approach him. Call law enforcement immediately. You can reach dispatch at 626-7911.

Warrant out for Twohearts

ABERDEEN, S.D. (APD Facebook Post) – Darrell Twohearts, 40, is wanted for Brown County warrants involving aggravated assault and possession of a controlled substance. He is believed to be armed. If you see him, please do not approach him. Call law enforcement immediately. You can reach dispatch at 626-7911.

Johnson hearing from livestock producers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says he is hearing from livestock producers and is looking to get them some help. Cash prices for livestock have crashed following the coronavirus outbreak while retail demand increases. Johnson says the U.S. Ag Department has programs in place that could be adapted. Johnson says there… Read more »

Johnson hearing from livestock producers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says he is hearing from livestock producers and is looking to get them some help. Cash prices for livestock have crashed following the coronavirus outbreak while retail demand increases. Johnson says the U.S. Ag Department has programs in place that could be adapted. Johnson says there… Read more »

Funding will help with staff and students for SDSU vet program

BROOKINGS, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has signed legislation authorizing $250,000 for the Veterinary Medical School program at South Dakota State University.  SDSU President Barry Dunn says the funding will help the school hire faculty and get students signed up for the program. He says their goal is to keep more students… Read more »

Funding will help with staff and students for SDSU vet program

BROOKINGS, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has signed legislation authorizing $250,000 for the Veterinary Medical School program at South Dakota State University.  SDSU President Barry Dunn says the funding will help the school hire faculty and get students signed up for the program. He says their goal is to keep more students… Read more »

Qualm would like to return to Pierre in different role

PLATTE, S.D. (WNAX) – House Majority Leader Lee Qualm of Platte is term limited in that body this year but wants to return to Pierre. He has filed to run for the Senate in District 21. Incumbent Senator Rocky Blare of Ideal has now filed to run for the House. Qualm says they talked about… Read more »

Qualm would like to return to Pierre in different role

PLATTE, S.D. (WNAX) – House Majority Leader Lee Qualm of Platte is term limited in that body this year but wants to return to Pierre. He has filed to run for the Senate in District 21. Incumbent Senator Rocky Blare of Ideal has now filed to run for the House. Qualm says they talked about… Read more »