News Author: Hub City Radio Staff

Economic growth continuing in Mid-America region

OMAHA, N.E.(WNAX)- The economy in the nine state Mid America region from Minnesota and the Dakotas to Arkansas is still showing growth but is slowing some. Ernie Goss of Creighton University in Omaha coordinates the monthly survey of business managers. Goss says there are mixed signals on supply chain issues. Goss says labor issues also… Read more »

Economic growth continuing in Mid-America region

OMAHA, N.E.(WNAX)- The economy in the nine state Mid America region from Minnesota and the Dakotas to Arkansas is still showing growth but is slowing some. Ernie Goss of Creighton University in Omaha coordinates the monthly survey of business managers. Goss says there are mixed signals on supply chain issues. Goss says labor issues also… Read more »

Skywest to cut back services in Pierre starting today

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- It’s now officially a one-horse town at Pierre Regional Airport.  Airport Liaison to the Pierre Regional Airport Jamie Huizenga says SkyWest Airlines is officially beginning to cut back service from Pierre to Denver. SkyWest lost the current Essential Air Service contract to Key Lime Air’s Denver Air Connection in July, but agreed to… Read more »

Skywest to cut back services in Pierre starting today

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- It’s now officially a one-horse town at Pierre Regional Airport.  Airport Liaison to the Pierre Regional Airport Jamie Huizenga says SkyWest Airlines is officially beginning to cut back service from Pierre to Denver. SkyWest lost the current Essential Air Service contract to Key Lime Air’s Denver Air Connection in July, but agreed to… Read more »

Congressman Johnson weigh in the Omicron variant of COVID-19

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- The Omicron variant is the latest version of Covid-19 to spark worldwide reaction. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says everyone needs to slow down and wait for more information. Johnson says people still need to make good decisions and protect themselves. Johnson says he hopes the latest variant doesn’t become another political wedge.… Read more »

Congressman Johnson weigh in the Omicron variant of COVID-19

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- The Omicron variant is the latest version of Covid-19 to spark worldwide reaction. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says everyone needs to slow down and wait for more information. Johnson says people still need to make good decisions and protect themselves. Johnson says he hopes the latest variant doesn’t become another political wedge.… Read more »

Sioux Valley Energy looking to improve power lines

COLMAN, S.D.(WNAX)- Sioux Valley Energy, based in Colman, is in the middle of a project to replace or rebuild about one hundred twenty five miles of power lines. Through this fall, the electric cooperative has spent over fourteen million dollars on the project. Vice President of Engineering and Operations Ted Smith says most of the… Read more »

Sioux Valley Energy looking to improve power lines

COLMAN, S.D.(WNAX)- Sioux Valley Energy, based in Colman, is in the middle of a project to replace or rebuild about one hundred twenty five miles of power lines. Through this fall, the electric cooperative has spent over fourteen million dollars on the project. Vice President of Engineering and Operations Ted Smith says most of the… Read more »

Public not sure what the impact buffer strips have had in their communities

BROOKINGS, S.D.(WNAX)- Buffer strips along creeks and rivers have been slow to catch on. Those are grasslands that slow the movement of pollutants into those waterways. Jay Gilbertson, manager of the East Dakota Water Development District in Brookings, says it takes time for those changes to have an effect. The legislature has offered property tax… Read more »

Public not sure what the impact buffer strips have had in their communities

BROOKINGS, S.D.(WNAX)- Buffer strips along creeks and rivers have been slow to catch on. Those are grasslands that slow the movement of pollutants into those waterways. Jay Gilbertson, manager of the East Dakota Water Development District in Brookings, says it takes time for those changes to have an effect. The legislature has offered property tax… Read more »

Giant Vision competition looking for new business ideas

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The “Giant Vision” business development competition is again looking for new business ideas. Mary Anne Boyd is with one of the sponsors, the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Boyd says there are some big incentives to get into the competition. Boyd says they usually get really good entries and ideas. The… Read more »

Giant Vision competition looking for new business ideas

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The “Giant Vision” business development competition is again looking for new business ideas. Mary Anne Boyd is with one of the sponsors, the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Boyd says there are some big incentives to get into the competition. Boyd says they usually get really good entries and ideas. The… Read more »

Senator John Thune offers his take on the upcoming Mississippi case looking to challenge Roe vs Wade

WASHINGTON, D.C.(HubCityRadio)- On Wednesday, the United State Supreme Court will be hearing argument in a Mississippi case looking to challenge the Roe vs Wade case involving abortion. Senator John Thune on Tuesday went on the US Senate floor to offer his support of Mississippi’s case. Thune talks about wanting to overturn Roe v Wade. Thune… Read more »

Senator John Thune offers his take on the upcoming Mississippi case looking to challenge Roe vs Wade

WASHINGTON, D.C.(HubCityRadio)- On Wednesday, the United State Supreme Court will be hearing argument in a Mississippi case looking to challenge the Roe vs Wade case involving abortion. Senator John Thune on Tuesday went on the US Senate floor to offer his support of Mississippi’s case. Thune talks about wanting to overturn Roe v Wade. Thune… Read more »

Senator Mike Rounds went on Facebook to thank his supporters & look ahead to what’s happening in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C.(KCCR)- South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds, appearing in a video on Facebook, is ready to get back to work following the passing of his wife Jean. Rounds says there is plenty of work in front of him. Rounds says Senators will also have to attended to a pending debt ceiling vote. Jean Rounds passed… Read more »

Senator Mike Rounds went on Facebook to thank his supporters & look ahead to what’s happening in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C.(KCCR)- South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds, appearing in a video on Facebook, is ready to get back to work following the passing of his wife Jean. Rounds says there is plenty of work in front of him. Rounds says Senators will also have to attended to a pending debt ceiling vote. Jean Rounds passed… Read more »

Carroll Nehls, 86

Obituary Funeral services for Carroll “Spike” Nehls, 86, of Groton will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 2nd at St. John’s Lutheran Church.  Rev. Larry Johnson and Pastor Craig Grams will officiate.  Burial with military honors will follow in Groton Union Cemetery under the direction of Paetznick-Garness Funeral Chapel, Groton. Visitation will be held for one… Read more »

Carroll Nehls, 86

Obituary Funeral services for Carroll “Spike” Nehls, 86, of Groton will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 2nd at St. John’s Lutheran Church.  Rev. Larry Johnson and Pastor Craig Grams will officiate.  Burial with military honors will follow in Groton Union Cemetery under the direction of Paetznick-Garness Funeral Chapel, Groton. Visitation will be held for one… Read more »

Robert Geditz, 91

Obituary Mass of Christian Burial for Robert ‘Bob’ Geditz, 91, Ipswich, will be at 10:30am Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Ipswich, SD. Father Timothy Smith, Father Roger Geditz and Father J.P. Morgan will serve as Concelebrants. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. Visitation is from 5-7pm, Friday, December 3,… Read more »

Robert Geditz, 91

Obituary Mass of Christian Burial for Robert ‘Bob’ Geditz, 91, Ipswich, will be at 10:30am Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Ipswich, SD. Father Timothy Smith, Father Roger Geditz and Father J.P. Morgan will serve as Concelebrants. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. Visitation is from 5-7pm, Friday, December 3,… Read more »