News Year: 2021

SD Dept of Health reports 6 new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 6 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,474. The state had 944 new cases and 338 recoveries, increasing active infections to 7,871. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus is… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 6 new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 6 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,474. The state had 944 new cases and 338 recoveries, increasing active infections to 7,871. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus is… Read more »

Brown County approves equipment purchases for dive team

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Aberdeen American News)- Homeland Security grants will be used to expand the personal protective equipment for Brown County’s emergency dive team. Brown County Commissioners approved $12,627 in equipment purchases at Tuesday’s meeting. Dive team member Jason Vilhauer said this will round out the equipment needs for volunteers who respond to calls, ensuring a five-member team is… Read more »

Brown County approves equipment purchases for dive team

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Aberdeen American News)- Homeland Security grants will be used to expand the personal protective equipment for Brown County’s emergency dive team. Brown County Commissioners approved $12,627 in equipment purchases at Tuesday’s meeting. Dive team member Jason Vilhauer said this will round out the equipment needs for volunteers who respond to calls, ensuring a five-member team is… Read more »

NSU DB Makes First-Team All-America Team from AP

(AP) – Shepherd quarterback Tyson Bagent, a finalist for the Harlon Hill Trophy as the Division II player of the year, headlined The Associated Press Division II All-America team released Wednesday. The AP D-II All-America team presented by Regions Bank was chosen by a panel of sports writers and sports information directors in conjunction with COSIDA.… Read more »

NSU DB Makes First-Team All-America Team from AP

(AP) – Shepherd quarterback Tyson Bagent, a finalist for the Harlon Hill Trophy as the Division II player of the year, headlined The Associated Press Division II All-America team released Wednesday. The AP D-II All-America team presented by Regions Bank was chosen by a panel of sports writers and sports information directors in conjunction with COSIDA.… Read more »

Numerous Summit League Basketball Games Cancelled

SIOUX FALLS, SD (TheSummitLeague.org) – Summit League officials announced Tuesday that numerous men’s and women’s basketball games for Thursday, Dec. 30 and Saturday, Jan. 1 have been cancelled due to COVID-19 protocols: Men’s Basketball South Dakota at North Dakota, Dec. 30 Omaha at Kansas City, Dec. 30 South Dakota State at North Dakota, Jan. 1 Denver… Read more »

Numerous Summit League Basketball Games Cancelled

SIOUX FALLS, SD (TheSummitLeague.org) – Summit League officials announced Tuesday that numerous men’s and women’s basketball games for Thursday, Dec. 30 and Saturday, Jan. 1 have been cancelled due to COVID-19 protocols: Men’s Basketball South Dakota at North Dakota, Dec. 30 Omaha at Kansas City, Dec. 30 South Dakota State at North Dakota, Jan. 1 Denver… Read more »

High School Sports Scoreboard for Tuesday, 12/28/21

GBB Herreid/SA Ab Roncalli 59-28 AR – Morgan Fiedler 17 points; Madi Bragg 13p; Olivia Hanson 11p HSA – Kendell Sawinsky 9p Roncalli moved to 5-0 this season w/ a 59-28 victory over H/SA. AR dominated from the get go, leading 18-0 after the 1Q.   NW Estelline/Hendricks – PPD to WED   Langford 55-53… Read more »

High School Sports Scoreboard for Tuesday, 12/28/21

GBB Herreid/SA Ab Roncalli 59-28 AR – Morgan Fiedler 17 points; Madi Bragg 13p; Olivia Hanson 11p HSA – Kendell Sawinsky 9p Roncalli moved to 5-0 this season w/ a 59-28 victory over H/SA. AR dominated from the get go, leading 18-0 after the 1Q.   NW Estelline/Hendricks – PPD to WED   Langford 55-53… Read more »

SD House Majority Leader discuss upcoming issues in the 2022 legislative session

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.As the House begins it’s investigation into the fatal traffic accident involving Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, Majority Leader Kent Peterson says nothing has been decided Much of the committee’s work will be in executive session and not open to the public. South Dakota is feeling the pressure from inflation and that’s reflected in… Read more »

SD House Majority Leader discuss upcoming issues in the 2022 legislative session

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.As the House begins it’s investigation into the fatal traffic accident involving Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, Majority Leader Kent Peterson says nothing has been decided Much of the committee’s work will be in executive session and not open to the public. South Dakota is feeling the pressure from inflation and that’s reflected in… Read more »

Staffing issues exist at law enforcement agencies

YANKTON, S.D.(KYNT)- Staffing issues continue to plague many businesses and companies not only in Yankton, but across South Dakota. The lack of trained staff is not only an issue for businesses, but also for law enforcement agencies. South Dakota Sheriff’s Association Executive Director Staci Akerman says law enforcement agencies need to work cooperatively. Akerman adds… Read more »

Staffing issues exist at law enforcement agencies

YANKTON, S.D.(KYNT)- Staffing issues continue to plague many businesses and companies not only in Yankton, but across South Dakota. The lack of trained staff is not only an issue for businesses, but also for law enforcement agencies. South Dakota Sheriff’s Association Executive Director Staci Akerman says law enforcement agencies need to work cooperatively. Akerman adds… Read more »

South Dakota grocery owner testifies before US Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WNAX)- A South Dakota grocery store chain has launched several programs aimed at easing food insecurity, targeted at Native American reservations. R.F. Buche, President of Buche Foods, appeared by video before the US House Rules Committee to talk about what they are doing. He says they have a program to bridge the gap when… Read more »

South Dakota grocery owner testifies before US Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WNAX)- A South Dakota grocery store chain has launched several programs aimed at easing food insecurity, targeted at Native American reservations. R.F. Buche, President of Buche Foods, appeared by video before the US House Rules Committee to talk about what they are doing. He says they have a program to bridge the gap when… Read more »

Study shows hunger still an issue in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- A new report confirms that hunger is still a problem in South Dakota. The study from hungerfreeamerica dot com says almost ninety-five thousand people are short of food in the state including many families with kids. Megan Kjose, Development Director with Feeding South Dakota, says they are still seeing a growing need. Kjose… Read more »

Study shows hunger still an issue in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- A new report confirms that hunger is still a problem in South Dakota. The study from hungerfreeamerica dot com says almost ninety-five thousand people are short of food in the state including many families with kids. Megan Kjose, Development Director with Feeding South Dakota, says they are still seeing a growing need. Kjose… Read more »

No foul play suspected in car fire death

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) – Sioux Falls Police say foul play is not suspected in the death of a man found dead in a car fire. The body of Chad Walter Taggatz, 38, of Sioux Falls, was found in a burned-out car during the early morning hours of December 23rd. The car was… Read more »

No foul play suspected in car fire death

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) – Sioux Falls Police say foul play is not suspected in the death of a man found dead in a car fire. The body of Chad Walter Taggatz, 38, of Sioux Falls, was found in a burned-out car during the early morning hours of December 23rd. The car was… Read more »