News Author: Sy Ewoniuk

SD Senator John Thune Speaks on Local Economy

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) – Record high prices and sky-high interest rates are choking the economic life of South Dakotans. That’s the belief of Senator John Thune, who says runaway government spending under President Biden is putting the squeeze on Americans… Thune says the American dream is owning a home, is now out of reach for… Read more »

SD Senator John Thune Speaks on Local Economy

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) – Record high prices and sky-high interest rates are choking the economic life of South Dakotans. That’s the belief of Senator John Thune, who says runaway government spending under President Biden is putting the squeeze on Americans… Thune says the American dream is owning a home, is now out of reach for… Read more »

Higher Interest Rates Straining Local Economy

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) – Higher interest rates from the Federal Reserve Board is putting the brakes on the rural economy. Creighton University’s Rural Mainstreet Index surveys small community bankers in our ten-state region. Economist Ernie Goss says nearly 85-percent of the bankers are urging the Fed to hold rates steady… Bankers are also concerned about… Read more »

Higher Interest Rates Straining Local Economy

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) – Higher interest rates from the Federal Reserve Board is putting the brakes on the rural economy. Creighton University’s Rural Mainstreet Index surveys small community bankers in our ten-state region. Economist Ernie Goss says nearly 85-percent of the bankers are urging the Fed to hold rates steady… Bankers are also concerned about… Read more »

Federal Reserve Update

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) – Some evidence to back up the Senator’s claims today from Creighton University. The Rural Mainstreet Index – a survey of small community bankers in a ten-state region –  had few bright spots Economist Ernie Goss says the Federal Reserve’s policy of raising interest rates to slow down the economy is taking… Read more »

Federal Reserve Update

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) – Some evidence to back up the Senator’s claims today from Creighton University. The Rural Mainstreet Index – a survey of small community bankers in a ten-state region –  had few bright spots Economist Ernie Goss says the Federal Reserve’s policy of raising interest rates to slow down the economy is taking… Read more »

Person passes away after shooting near Aberdeen YMCA

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Hub City Radio) – One person has succumbed to their injuries after a shooting occurred near the Aberdeen YMCA early Wednesday afternoon. At 12:17 p.m. on Wednesday, law enforcement and EMS were dispatched to the parking area of the Aberdeen YMCA in reference to a shooting. Captain Tanner Jondahl with the Aberdeen Police… Read more »

Person passes away after shooting near Aberdeen YMCA

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Hub City Radio) – One person has succumbed to their injuries after a shooting occurred near the Aberdeen YMCA early Wednesday afternoon. At 12:17 p.m. on Wednesday, law enforcement and EMS were dispatched to the parking area of the Aberdeen YMCA in reference to a shooting. Captain Tanner Jondahl with the Aberdeen Police… Read more »

Aberdeen Community Theatre Update

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (Hub City Radio) – The Aberdeen Community Theatre is asking for the public’s help with a recent unforeseen circumstance. Jim Walker, Artistic/Managing Director of the Aberdeen Community Theatre, explains the details about the unique situation. Jim also shares the history of the Aberdeen Community Theatre as well as the Capitol Theatre, which… Read more »

Aberdeen Community Theatre Update

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (Hub City Radio) – The Aberdeen Community Theatre is asking for the public’s help with a recent unforeseen circumstance. Jim Walker, Artistic/Managing Director of the Aberdeen Community Theatre, explains the details about the unique situation. Jim also shares the history of the Aberdeen Community Theatre as well as the Capitol Theatre, which… Read more »

Watertown Elementary School Closing

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) – Watertown will have one fewer elementary school beginning next fall. At Monday night’s Watertown School Board meeting, the board voted to close Roosevelt Elementary at the end of the current academic year. The school board has been studying the issue for months, as enrollment levels among elementary age students in the… Read more »

Watertown Elementary School Closing

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) – Watertown will have one fewer elementary school beginning next fall. At Monday night’s Watertown School Board meeting, the board voted to close Roosevelt Elementary at the end of the current academic year. The school board has been studying the issue for months, as enrollment levels among elementary age students in the… Read more »

Watertown House Fire Update

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) – New information on last week’s house fire in Watertown that left two children in a Twin Cities burn hospital with second-degree burns. Watertown Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Scott Jongbloed (jung-blood) said, “the fire is deemed accidental, and the ignition source is undetermined.” The fire at 525 3rd Street Southwest was reported just after midnight… Read more »

Watertown House Fire Update

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KWAT) – New information on last week’s house fire in Watertown that left two children in a Twin Cities burn hospital with second-degree burns. Watertown Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Scott Jongbloed (jung-blood) said, “the fire is deemed accidental, and the ignition source is undetermined.” The fire at 525 3rd Street Southwest was reported just after midnight… Read more »

Yelduz Shrine’s 2nd Annual FEZtival of Trees

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Hub City Radio) – The Yelduz Shrine’s 2nd Annual FEZtival of Trees is taking place this week, November 13th-18th, at the shrine center located at 802 South Main Street in Aberdeen, S.D. During this event, the shrine center is filled with uniquely decorated trees, and people have a chance to win their favorite… Read more »

Yelduz Shrine’s 2nd Annual FEZtival of Trees

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Hub City Radio) – The Yelduz Shrine’s 2nd Annual FEZtival of Trees is taking place this week, November 13th-18th, at the shrine center located at 802 South Main Street in Aberdeen, S.D. During this event, the shrine center is filled with uniquely decorated trees, and people have a chance to win their favorite… Read more »

Smart Scammers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) – Smart devices may not be smart enough to out-smart scammers. Voice detection technology is being duped by phone scammers. Jessi Schmidt with the Better Business Bureau… Schmidt suggests going directly to a company’s website and clicking on “contact us.”

Smart Scammers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) – Smart devices may not be smart enough to out-smart scammers. Voice detection technology is being duped by phone scammers. Jessi Schmidt with the Better Business Bureau… Schmidt suggests going directly to a company’s website and clicking on “contact us.”

Sioux Falls Amazon Fulfillment Center Employs Robots

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) – The massive Amazon fulfillment Center in Sioux Falls is on the move… It employs thousands of people…and a few robots. Jodi Schwan from sioux Falls Business tells us about “Kermit”… Amazon is now employs around 2500 humans.

Sioux Falls Amazon Fulfillment Center Employs Robots

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) – The massive Amazon fulfillment Center in Sioux Falls is on the move… It employs thousands of people…and a few robots. Jodi Schwan from sioux Falls Business tells us about “Kermit”… Amazon is now employs around 2500 humans.