News Author: Hub City Radio Staff

Second man charged in the murder of Adalberto Ferrer-Machado plead not guilty

MITCHELL, S.D.(KMIT)- A second man charged in a fatal shooting in downtown Mitchell last month pleaded not guilty to several counts on Thursday.  28-year old Luis Perez-Melendez is charged with first degree murder, second degree murder, and manslaughter.  On the night of January 9th, Perez-Melendez and 27-year old Jose Morales Acevedo allegedly went to the… Read more »

Second man charged in the murder of Adalberto Ferrer-Machado plead not guilty

MITCHELL, S.D.(KMIT)- A second man charged in a fatal shooting in downtown Mitchell last month pleaded not guilty to several counts on Thursday.  28-year old Luis Perez-Melendez is charged with first degree murder, second degree murder, and manslaughter.  On the night of January 9th, Perez-Melendez and 27-year old Jose Morales Acevedo allegedly went to the… Read more »

Senate State Affairs Committee delays vote on sports betting

PIERRE, S.D.(KJJQ)- The Senate State Affairs Committee delays action on a bill to allow sports betting in Deadwood. The committee could not take action on Senate Bill 44 because of the lack of a prison and jail cost impact statement. The vote will come later. This follows on the passage if Constitutional Amendment ‘B’ in… Read more »

Senate State Affairs Committee delays vote on sports betting

PIERRE, S.D.(KJJQ)- The Senate State Affairs Committee delays action on a bill to allow sports betting in Deadwood. The committee could not take action on Senate Bill 44 because of the lack of a prison and jail cost impact statement. The vote will come later. This follows on the passage if Constitutional Amendment ‘B’ in… Read more »

Mask Mandate bill SB 125 barely passes out of Senate committee

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The South Dakota Senate will debate the merits of a statewide mask mandate.  Senate Bill 125 survived a rocky road through the Senate Health and Services Committee despite all proponent testimony on the measure.  Senator V. J. Smith of Brookings, where mask mandates seem to be working says he struggles with its approval…… Read more »

Mask Mandate bill SB 125 barely passes out of Senate committee

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The South Dakota Senate will debate the merits of a statewide mask mandate.  Senate Bill 125 survived a rocky road through the Senate Health and Services Committee despite all proponent testimony on the measure.  Senator V. J. Smith of Brookings, where mask mandates seem to be working says he struggles with its approval…… Read more »

A Hitchcock man drowns in a lake in Clark County

WILLOW LAKE, S.D.(Mike Tanner, Alpha Media)–A man has drowned while ice fishing on a lake in Clark County. Sheriff Robert McGraw says authorities were called to Dry Lake #2, about four miles north of the town of Willow Lake, Wednesday morning on a report of a man who’d gone fishing there Tuesday night, but never… Read more »

A Hitchcock man drowns in a lake in Clark County

WILLOW LAKE, S.D.(Mike Tanner, Alpha Media)–A man has drowned while ice fishing on a lake in Clark County. Sheriff Robert McGraw says authorities were called to Dry Lake #2, about four miles north of the town of Willow Lake, Wednesday morning on a report of a man who’d gone fishing there Tuesday night, but never… Read more »

Cold weather set to arrive in today

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- A strong cold front will bring in snow, wind and much colder temperatures. Brad Temeyer of the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls says the front will bring the coldest are of the winter. Temeyer says the pattern will stay cold for a while. January just wrapped up with much above normal temperatures… Read more »

Cold weather set to arrive in today

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- A strong cold front will bring in snow, wind and much colder temperatures. Brad Temeyer of the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls says the front will bring the coldest are of the winter. Temeyer says the pattern will stay cold for a while. January just wrapped up with much above normal temperatures… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reported 6 COVID-19 related deaths while active cases and hospitalizations both dropped

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 6 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases and hospitalizations dropped, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The death toll now at 1,788. The state had 174 new confirmed cases and 203 recoveries, lowering active infections 2,517. Those hospitalized in connection with the… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reported 6 COVID-19 related deaths while active cases and hospitalizations both dropped

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 6 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases and hospitalizations dropped, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The death toll now at 1,788. The state had 174 new confirmed cases and 203 recoveries, lowering active infections 2,517. Those hospitalized in connection with the… Read more »

Redfield to do the Polar Plunge on March 13th for Special Olympics

REDFIELD, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- Coming up in March the city of Redfield is hosting the Redfield Polar Plunge. Event Manager Jill Kvanli tells us how this came about. Kvanli explains how the Polar Plunge is taking place at a parking lot and not a lake. Kvanli tells us how to register for the event. Kvanli explains how… Read more »

Redfield to do the Polar Plunge on March 13th for Special Olympics

REDFIELD, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- Coming up in March the city of Redfield is hosting the Redfield Polar Plunge. Event Manager Jill Kvanli tells us how this came about. Kvanli explains how the Polar Plunge is taking place at a parking lot and not a lake. Kvanli tells us how to register for the event. Kvanli explains how… Read more »

Winter Fun Day for Saturday cancelled

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is cancelling the Winter Fun Day scheduled for Saturday, February 6 at Manor Park Ice Rink due to the cold temperatures and wind chills. For further information, please contact the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department office at 626-7015 or check our Facebook page at… Read more »

Winter Fun Day for Saturday cancelled

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is cancelling the Winter Fun Day scheduled for Saturday, February 6 at Manor Park Ice Rink due to the cold temperatures and wind chills. For further information, please contact the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department office at 626-7015 or check our Facebook page at… Read more »

NSU Symphonic Band Winter Concert for Thursday, February 11th

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) – The Northern State University Symphonic Band will present its Winter Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. In honor of Black History month, the featured piece on the program is a special arrangement of “Shenandoah” by Omar Thomas, one of the country’s pre-eminent… Read more »

NSU Symphonic Band Winter Concert for Thursday, February 11th

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) – The Northern State University Symphonic Band will present its Winter Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. In honor of Black History month, the featured piece on the program is a special arrangement of “Shenandoah” by Omar Thomas, one of the country’s pre-eminent… Read more »

US Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry Committee approve Tom Vilsack for Secretary of Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C.(Dakota Radio Group)- The US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry has approved President Joe Biden’s nomination of Tom Vilsack to return to the helm of USDA as Secretary of Agriculture. Ahead of the approval, committee member and South Dakota Senator John Thune questioned Tom Vilsack on a variety of topics, including Country… Read more »

US Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry Committee approve Tom Vilsack for Secretary of Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C.(Dakota Radio Group)- The US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry has approved President Joe Biden’s nomination of Tom Vilsack to return to the helm of USDA as Secretary of Agriculture. Ahead of the approval, committee member and South Dakota Senator John Thune questioned Tom Vilsack on a variety of topics, including Country… Read more »