News Author: Hub City Radio Staff

Human Services Center in Yankton hired an outside consultant

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- The Department of Social Services has had an outside consultant looking at the operations of the Human Services Center in Yankton. Department Secretary Laurie Gill appeared before the Joint Appropriations Committee of the legislature in Pierre Monday. She says workforce availability and changes in care were reflected in the report. Gill says the… Read more »

Human Services Center in Yankton hired an outside consultant

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- The Department of Social Services has had an outside consultant looking at the operations of the Human Services Center in Yankton. Department Secretary Laurie Gill appeared before the Joint Appropriations Committee of the legislature in Pierre Monday. She says workforce availability and changes in care were reflected in the report. Gill says the… Read more »

SD Board of Regents release report on duplication & efficiencies for next year’s legislature

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- Several state agencies appeared before the Joint Committee on Appropriations of the South Dakota legislature Monday in Pierre. The Board of Regents was mandated by last years “SB55” to produce a report on program duplication and efficiencies for the 2022 session. Regents Executive Director Brian Maher says they have come up with a… Read more »

SD Board of Regents release report on duplication & efficiencies for next year’s legislature

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- Several state agencies appeared before the Joint Committee on Appropriations of the South Dakota legislature Monday in Pierre. The Board of Regents was mandated by last years “SB55” to produce a report on program duplication and efficiencies for the 2022 session. Regents Executive Director Brian Maher says they have come up with a… Read more »

More reactions to South Dakota Retirement System expected increases

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The Trustees of the South Dakota Retirement System approved a three-point five percent increase in benefit payments effective July first. Senator Jim Bolin of Canton, who was at the Trustee meeting last week, says that increase is remarkable. Bolin says investments showed a big return for part of the year. Bolin says those… Read more »

More reactions to South Dakota Retirement System expected increases

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The Trustees of the South Dakota Retirement System approved a three-point five percent increase in benefit payments effective July first. Senator Jim Bolin of Canton, who was at the Trustee meeting last week, says that increase is remarkable. Bolin says investments showed a big return for part of the year. Bolin says those… Read more »

Governor Kristi Noem deliver her budget proposal for 2022

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Tuesday, Governor Kristi Noem delivered her budget proposal for 2022 and beyond. Governor Noem talked about how strong the economy is. Governor Noem credits the economy to the people of South Dakota. Noem talked the biggest annual sale growth the state had in fiscal year 2021. Noem talked about the revenue coming… Read more »

Governor Kristi Noem deliver her budget proposal for 2022

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Tuesday, Governor Kristi Noem delivered her budget proposal for 2022 and beyond. Governor Noem talked about how strong the economy is. Governor Noem credits the economy to the people of South Dakota. Noem talked the biggest annual sale growth the state had in fiscal year 2021. Noem talked about the revenue coming… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 4 new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 4 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases decreased & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,375. The state had 1,026 new cases and 1,057 recoveries, decreasing active infections to 7,647. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 4 new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 4 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases decreased & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,375. The state had 1,026 new cases and 1,057 recoveries, decreasing active infections to 7,647. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus… Read more »

Aberdeen City Attorney Ron Wager provides guidelines to be used in the cannabis industry

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- At the City Council meeting Monday, City Attorney Ron Wager provided an update on the cannabis industry. Wager talks about the application process. Wager reminds everyone that the applications must be approved by both the city and the state. The city has 6 dispensaries planned and if there are more than 6 applicants,… Read more »

Aberdeen City Attorney Ron Wager provides guidelines to be used in the cannabis industry

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- At the City Council meeting Monday, City Attorney Ron Wager provided an update on the cannabis industry. Wager talks about the application process. Wager reminds everyone that the applications must be approved by both the city and the state. The city has 6 dispensaries planned and if there are more than 6 applicants,… Read more »

Aberdeen City Council approve the city redistricting plan

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)-  On Monday night, the Aberdeen City Council approved the city redistricting map created by the committee. Attorney Ron Wager talked about the process. Chairman of the Redistricting Committee, Josh VanLoeden told the council the parameters used to determine the lines. VanLoeden talked about the task the committee was responsible for. The City Council… Read more »

Aberdeen City Council approve the city redistricting plan

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)-  On Monday night, the Aberdeen City Council approved the city redistricting map created by the committee. Attorney Ron Wager talked about the process. Chairman of the Redistricting Committee, Josh VanLoeden told the council the parameters used to determine the lines. VanLoeden talked about the task the committee was responsible for. The City Council… Read more »

Aberdeen City Council rejects the Stencil Group Tif

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Monday night, the Aberdeen City Council discussed the Tif(Tax Increment Finance) #35. Aberdeen City Manager Joseph Gaa told the council this tif was a little different than other tifs in the past. Gaa let the council this is categorized as commercial property rather than residential. Aberdeen attorney Jay Gelhaus feels this would… Read more »

Aberdeen City Council rejects the Stencil Group Tif

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Monday night, the Aberdeen City Council discussed the Tif(Tax Increment Finance) #35. Aberdeen City Manager Joseph Gaa told the council this tif was a little different than other tifs in the past. Gaa let the council this is categorized as commercial property rather than residential. Aberdeen attorney Jay Gelhaus feels this would… Read more »

South Dakotans seeing more robo calls in the state

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- Most of us get those annoying calls on our cell phones and land lines wanting to sell car warranties or satellite tv. Robo calls are increasing in frequency and South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Chairman Chris Nelson says they are hearing about it too. Nelson says new technology is coming online. Nelson says… Read more »

South Dakotans seeing more robo calls in the state

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- Most of us get those annoying calls on our cell phones and land lines wanting to sell car warranties or satellite tv. Robo calls are increasing in frequency and South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Chairman Chris Nelson says they are hearing about it too. Nelson says new technology is coming online. Nelson says… Read more »

People relying on South Dakota Retirement System will see a raise

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- People who depend on the South Dakota State Retirement System will get a decent raise next year. The system trustees approved a three-point five percent increase in benefits starting next July first. State investments rose over two billion dollars last year and now stand at 14.6 billion dollars. Chief State Investment Officer Matt… Read more »

People relying on South Dakota Retirement System will see a raise

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- People who depend on the South Dakota State Retirement System will get a decent raise next year. The system trustees approved a three-point five percent increase in benefits starting next July first. State investments rose over two billion dollars last year and now stand at 14.6 billion dollars. Chief State Investment Officer Matt… Read more »