News Year: 2021

Two arrested in connection of shooting death Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D. (KMIT) – Two people have been arrested in connection with a shooting in downtown Mitchell on Saturday night which left one man dead. 27-year-old Jose Morales Acevedo and 28-year-old Luis Perez-Melendez were arrested for 2nd degree murder in the shooting death of a 38-year-old male victim. The name of the victim is not… Read more »

Two arrested in connection of shooting death Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D. (KMIT) – Two people have been arrested in connection with a shooting in downtown Mitchell on Saturday night which left one man dead. 27-year-old Jose Morales Acevedo and 28-year-old Luis Perez-Melendez were arrested for 2nd degree murder in the shooting death of a 38-year-old male victim. The name of the victim is not… Read more »

Johnson addresses election issue concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson held a telephone town hall last week, with a lot of questions about the November election and the perception that President Trump was cheated. Johnson tried to lay out the scenario. Johnson used South Dakota vote totals as an example. Johnson says the pattern in South… Read more »

Johnson addresses election issue concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson held a telephone town hall last week, with a lot of questions about the November election and the perception that President Trump was cheated. Johnson tried to lay out the scenario. Johnson used South Dakota vote totals as an example. Johnson says the pattern in South… Read more »

Corps predicting below normal runoff into Missouri River system

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – The Corps of Engineers is predicting below normal runoff into the Missouri River system this year. Kevin Grode, an engineer in the Corps Omaha office, compared last years runoff with this year’s prediction. Grode says soils are dry and there isn’t much snow pack across the basin. Grode says mountain snowpack… Read more »

Corps predicting below normal runoff into Missouri River system

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – The Corps of Engineers is predicting below normal runoff into the Missouri River system this year. Kevin Grode, an engineer in the Corps Omaha office, compared last years runoff with this year’s prediction. Grode says soils are dry and there isn’t much snow pack across the basin. Grode says mountain snowpack… Read more »

Officials talk about priorities heading into upcoming session

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Among the proposals outlined in South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s proposed 2022 State Budget are projects that would be paid for using nearly $200 million in one-time money. District 24 representative-elect Will Mortenson is heading into his first session as a legislator. He wants to see the dollars used on… Read more »

Officials talk about priorities heading into upcoming session

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Among the proposals outlined in South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s proposed 2022 State Budget are projects that would be paid for using nearly $200 million in one-time money. District 24 representative-elect Will Mortenson is heading into his first session as a legislator. He wants to see the dollars used on… Read more »

Sanford Health opening clinic affiliated with Vermillion hospital

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – Sanford Health will be opening a new clinic in Ponca, Nebraska affiliated with their hospital in Vermillion. Sanford Vermillion senior director Tim Tracy says they were invited to look at the community. Tracy says the town and location are a good fit with their Vermillion facilities. Tracy says they plan on… Read more »

Sanford Health opening clinic affiliated with Vermillion hospital

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – Sanford Health will be opening a new clinic in Ponca, Nebraska affiliated with their hospital in Vermillion. Sanford Vermillion senior director Tim Tracy says they were invited to look at the community. Tracy says the town and location are a good fit with their Vermillion facilities. Tracy says they plan on… Read more »

Vasgaard preparing for first term as representative

CENTERVILLE, S.D. (WNAX) – Legislators are making their final preparations for the start of the 2021 South Dakota session next week. Richard Vasgaard of Centerville will be sworn into his first term as a Representative from District 17. Vasgaard says he has been doing his homework. Vasgaard, a Republican, says he has been hearing about… Read more »

Vasgaard preparing for first term as representative

CENTERVILLE, S.D. (WNAX) – Legislators are making their final preparations for the start of the 2021 South Dakota session next week. Richard Vasgaard of Centerville will be sworn into his first term as a Representative from District 17. Vasgaard says he has been doing his homework. Vasgaard, a Republican, says he has been hearing about… Read more »

One killed, three injured in crash southeast of Madison

MADISON, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon southeast of Madison. Names of the four people involved are not yet being released pending notification to family members. A 2009 Chevy Impala was westbound on 241st Street and failed to stop at the intersection. It… Read more »

One killed, three injured in crash southeast of Madison

MADISON, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon southeast of Madison. Names of the four people involved are not yet being released pending notification to family members. A 2009 Chevy Impala was westbound on 241st Street and failed to stop at the intersection. It… Read more »

SD adds 12 more deaths; active cases, hospitalizations lowest in three months

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state added a dozen more COVID-related deaths, while active cases and hospitalizations dropped to their lowest levels in more than three months, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The deaths (which included one in Brown County and one in Day County) bring the state’s… Read more »

SD adds 12 more deaths; active cases, hospitalizations lowest in three months

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state added a dozen more COVID-related deaths, while active cases and hospitalizations dropped to their lowest levels in more than three months, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The deaths (which included one in Brown County and one in Day County) bring the state’s… Read more »

Hospitality owner receives $309,000 grant, owes back taxes

SIOUS FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Records show a South Dakota motel and hotel owner has received a federal coronavirus small business relief grant of more than $300,000 and still owes thousands in back taxes on his properties. KELO-TV reports AG Dakota, owned by Alan Gross, of Covina, California, once owned 20 motels across the state,… Read more »

Hospitality owner receives $309,000 grant, owes back taxes

SIOUS FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Records show a South Dakota motel and hotel owner has received a federal coronavirus small business relief grant of more than $300,000 and still owes thousands in back taxes on his properties. KELO-TV reports AG Dakota, owned by Alan Gross, of Covina, California, once owned 20 motels across the state,… Read more »

Ag groups divided on department merger

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Ag groups in South Dakota are split on Governor Kristi Noem’s plan to merge the state Departments of Agriculture with Environment and Natural Resources. South Dakota Corn Growers Association President Scott Stahl says they haven’t taken a position, yet. Also not taking an official position yet is the South Dakota Soybean… Read more »

Ag groups divided on department merger

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Ag groups in South Dakota are split on Governor Kristi Noem’s plan to merge the state Departments of Agriculture with Environment and Natural Resources. South Dakota Corn Growers Association President Scott Stahl says they haven’t taken a position, yet. Also not taking an official position yet is the South Dakota Soybean… Read more »