News Author: Hub City Radio Staff

Recap of Governor Noem’s State of the State Address

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Tuesday, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem delivered her State of the State Address.  The theme of address talked about things in the Declaration of Independence:  Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Happiness. Governor Noem first talked about the state being in great shape heading into this year. Governor Noem talks about how… Read more »

Recap of Governor Noem’s State of the State Address

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Tuesday, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem delivered her State of the State Address.  The theme of address talked about things in the Declaration of Independence:  Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Happiness. Governor Noem first talked about the state being in great shape heading into this year. Governor Noem talks about how… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports no new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported no 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 2,528. The state had 4,110 new cases and 854 recoveries, increasing active infections to 20,475. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus is… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports no new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported no 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 2,528. The state had 4,110 new cases and 854 recoveries, increasing active infections to 20,475. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus is… Read more »

Yankton School Board to continue their masking policies

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- A review of new anti-bullying policies by the Yankton School Board turned into a public attack on the districts face mask policy. Several speakers asked the board to drop the policy due to the harm they said it’s doing to students. School Board President Dr. Jill Sternquist says they review the policy constantly.… Read more »

Yankton School Board to continue their masking policies

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- A review of new anti-bullying policies by the Yankton School Board turned into a public attack on the districts face mask policy. Several speakers asked the board to drop the policy due to the harm they said it’s doing to students. School Board President Dr. Jill Sternquist says they review the policy constantly.… Read more »

Senator Jim Bolin talks some of the key issues being addressed by the legislature starting today

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota lawmakers will have to get off to a quick start with all the issues in front of them. Veteran Senator Jim Bolin of Canton says marijuana legislation will take considerable time. There are at least thirty eight bills on file dealing with marijuana in some form. Bolin says the impeachment process… Read more »

Senator Jim Bolin talks some of the key issues being addressed by the legislature starting today

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota lawmakers will have to get off to a quick start with all the issues in front of them. Veteran Senator Jim Bolin of Canton says marijuana legislation will take considerable time. There are at least thirty eight bills on file dealing with marijuana in some form. Bolin says the impeachment process… Read more »

SD Dept of Human Services appeared before the Appropriation Committee last week

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The South Dakota Department of Human Services has programs available to help those caring for a disabled or aging relatives. Yvette Thomas, head of Long Term Services says while the funding is there for respite (rest-pit) care, the people often aren’t. Thomas says they are expanding the available resources to those interested in… Read more »

SD Dept of Human Services appeared before the Appropriation Committee last week

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The South Dakota Department of Human Services has programs available to help those caring for a disabled or aging relatives. Yvette Thomas, head of Long Term Services says while the funding is there for respite (rest-pit) care, the people often aren’t. Thomas says they are expanding the available resources to those interested in… Read more »

Recap of the Appropriation Committee meetings held last week

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The Joint Committee on Appropriations held several days of budget hearings last week, ahead of the opening of this year’s legislative session. Committee Co-Chair, Senator Jean Hunhoff of Yankton, says the sessions were useful. Hunhoff says they got a better idea of state agency priorities. Hunhoff says they want more justification for starting… Read more »

Recap of the Appropriation Committee meetings held last week

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The Joint Committee on Appropriations held several days of budget hearings last week, ahead of the opening of this year’s legislative session. Committee Co-Chair, Senator Jean Hunhoff of Yankton, says the sessions were useful. Hunhoff says they got a better idea of state agency priorities. Hunhoff says they want more justification for starting… Read more »

Missouri River levels lowest point in the winter

OMAHA, N.E.(WNAX)- Missouri River and reservoir levels are at winter lows and will stay that way for a while. Mike Swenson, with the Omaha office of the Corps of Engineers, says flows out of Gavin’s Point Dam near Yankton have been greatly reduced. Swenson says the big upstream reservoirs have plenty of room for spring… Read more »

Missouri River levels lowest point in the winter

OMAHA, N.E.(WNAX)- Missouri River and reservoir levels are at winter lows and will stay that way for a while. Mike Swenson, with the Omaha office of the Corps of Engineers, says flows out of Gavin’s Point Dam near Yankton have been greatly reduced. Swenson says the big upstream reservoirs have plenty of room for spring… Read more »

Yankton Representative Mike Stevens talks bills that will be discussed

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- While some legislators have filed numerous bills before the start of the South Dakota legislative session, other are waiting. Representative Mike Stevens of Yankton says he is still reading those that are on file. Stevens says he will be watching bills dealing with education issues. Stevens says its important that voters stay in… Read more »

Yankton Representative Mike Stevens talks bills that will be discussed

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- While some legislators have filed numerous bills before the start of the South Dakota legislative session, other are waiting. Representative Mike Stevens of Yankton says he is still reading those that are on file. Stevens says he will be watching bills dealing with education issues. Stevens says its important that voters stay in… Read more »

ACLU of South Dakota announces 2022 legislative priorities

As the 2022 South Dakota Legislative Session starts this week, all eyes and ears will once again be on Pierre. The ACLU of South Dakota will be monitoring a wide variety of bills and working to defend and protect the civil liberties of all South Dakotans and will focus on three main issue areas: abortion… Read more »

ACLU of South Dakota announces 2022 legislative priorities

As the 2022 South Dakota Legislative Session starts this week, all eyes and ears will once again be on Pierre. The ACLU of South Dakota will be monitoring a wide variety of bills and working to defend and protect the civil liberties of all South Dakotans and will focus on three main issue areas: abortion… Read more »

Richard Molseed appointed interim leader of Avera St. Luke’s & Avera St. Mary’s

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) – Richard (Dick) Molseed has been appointed to the position of Interim Regional President and CEO of Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen and CEO of Avera St. Mary’s Hospital in Pierre. He will begin his interim duties on Feb. 21. An executive search will start soon. Todd Forkel, Regional President and… Read more »

Richard Molseed appointed interim leader of Avera St. Luke’s & Avera St. Mary’s

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) – Richard (Dick) Molseed has been appointed to the position of Interim Regional President and CEO of Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen and CEO of Avera St. Mary’s Hospital in Pierre. He will begin his interim duties on Feb. 21. An executive search will start soon. Todd Forkel, Regional President and… Read more »