News Author: Hub City Radio Staff

SD House Leaders weigh in on the 1st half of the 2021 SD Legislative session

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The South Dakota legislature wrapped up the first half of the session last Friday. House Majority Leader Kent Peterson of Salem says they are watching the bills pile up. Peterson says bills are moving rapidly through the House. Peterson says they get some important reports this week. House Minority Leader Jamie Smith of… Read more »

SD House Leaders weigh in on the 1st half of the 2021 SD Legislative session

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The South Dakota legislature wrapped up the first half of the session last Friday. House Majority Leader Kent Peterson of Salem says they are watching the bills pile up. Peterson says bills are moving rapidly through the House. Peterson says they get some important reports this week. House Minority Leader Jamie Smith of… Read more »

U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ monthly report more worry about drought than flood

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)-Instead of a flood threat, low water may be more of an issue along the Missouri River this spring. During the Corps of Engineers monthly update, Kevin Low with the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center, says mountain snow pack is running below normal. Low says snowpack on the plains is also fairly light and… Read more »

U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ monthly report more worry about drought than flood

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)-Instead of a flood threat, low water may be more of an issue along the Missouri River this spring. During the Corps of Engineers monthly update, Kevin Low with the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center, says mountain snow pack is running below normal. Low says snowpack on the plains is also fairly light and… Read more »

SD Dept of Health added 5 new COVID-19 related deaths, active cases & hospitalization continues to decline

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 5 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 1,809. The state had 97 new confirmed cases and 148 recoveries, lowering active infections 2,316. Those hospitalized in connection with the… Read more »

SD Dept of Health added 5 new COVID-19 related deaths, active cases & hospitalization continues to decline

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 5 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 1,809. The state had 97 new confirmed cases and 148 recoveries, lowering active infections 2,316. Those hospitalized in connection with the… Read more »

One man dead following car crash near Groton

GROTON, S.D. (Press Release)– A 45-year-old man died Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Groton. The name of the person involved in the crash is not yet being released pending notification of family members. A 2014 Jeep Compass was northbound on South Dakota Highway 37 when it left the roadway, entered the west… Read more »

One man dead following car crash near Groton

GROTON, S.D. (Press Release)– A 45-year-old man died Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Groton. The name of the person involved in the crash is not yet being released pending notification of family members. A 2014 Jeep Compass was northbound on South Dakota Highway 37 when it left the roadway, entered the west… Read more »

SD Dept of Health added 6 COVID-19 related deaths, active cases & hospitalization decreases

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 1,804. The state had 188 new confirmed cases and 240 recoveries, lowering active infections 2,372. Those hospitalized in connection with the… Read more »

SD Dept of Health added 6 COVID-19 related deaths, active cases & hospitalization decreases

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 1,804. The state had 188 new confirmed cases and 240 recoveries, lowering active infections 2,372. Those hospitalized in connection with the… Read more »

Rapid City, Pierre, & Eastern Railroad upgrade bill now to the Joint Committee on Appropriations

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR) -A bill to provide matching grant money to the Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern Railroad for upgrades to tracks, trestles and bridges from west of Fort Pierre through Midland is on its way for future consideration by the Joint Committee on Appropriations.  Jerry Vest, Assistant Vice Preisdent with the R-C-P and E says… Read more »

Rapid City, Pierre, & Eastern Railroad upgrade bill now to the Joint Committee on Appropriations

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR) -A bill to provide matching grant money to the Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern Railroad for upgrades to tracks, trestles and bridges from west of Fort Pierre through Midland is on its way for future consideration by the Joint Committee on Appropriations.  Jerry Vest, Assistant Vice Preisdent with the R-C-P and E says… Read more »

Transgender Bill fails to get out of SD Senate committee

PIERRE, S.D.(AP)-A South Dakota Senate committee has unanimously rejected a bill that would have banned transgender people from changing the sex designation on their birth certificates. The bill was passed by the House last month in a vote that divided Republicans who dominate the Legislature. But GOP senators on a Health and Human Services Committee… Read more »

Transgender Bill fails to get out of SD Senate committee

PIERRE, S.D.(AP)-A South Dakota Senate committee has unanimously rejected a bill that would have banned transgender people from changing the sex designation on their birth certificates. The bill was passed by the House last month in a vote that divided Republicans who dominate the Legislature. But GOP senators on a Health and Human Services Committee… Read more »

2nd person died after 2 vehicle crash near Winner

WINNER, S.D.(Press Release) – A 56-year-old female has become the second person to die from fatal injuries sustained Wednesday night in a two-vehicle crash east of Winner.   Names of the four people involved are not yet being released pending notification of family members.   A 1995 Chevrolet GMT 400 pickup was southbound on South… Read more »

2nd person died after 2 vehicle crash near Winner

WINNER, S.D.(Press Release) – A 56-year-old female has become the second person to die from fatal injuries sustained Wednesday night in a two-vehicle crash east of Winner.   Names of the four people involved are not yet being released pending notification of family members.   A 1995 Chevrolet GMT 400 pickup was southbound on South… Read more »

SD House Bill 1089(Governor’s security cost bill) fails committe vote

PIERRE, S.D.(KJJQ)- The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee kills a bill that would have required disclosure of the Governor’s total security costs once per year. Representative Taffy Howard of Rapid City is the sponsor of House Bill 1089. She says this will not impact the safety of the governor. Department of Public Safety Secretary… Read more »

SD House Bill 1089(Governor’s security cost bill) fails committe vote

PIERRE, S.D.(KJJQ)- The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee kills a bill that would have required disclosure of the Governor’s total security costs once per year. Representative Taffy Howard of Rapid City is the sponsor of House Bill 1089. She says this will not impact the safety of the governor. Department of Public Safety Secretary… Read more »

Governor Noem criticizes state’s media coverage of Keystone XL pipeline shutdown

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem is critical of news coverage of the impacts of the shutdown of the Keystone XL pipeline. During her weekly news conference, she pointed to a story that ran in the “Washington Examiner”. Noem says the story was about local residents and businesses impacted by the shutdown. Noem says… Read more »

Governor Noem criticizes state’s media coverage of Keystone XL pipeline shutdown

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem is critical of news coverage of the impacts of the shutdown of the Keystone XL pipeline. During her weekly news conference, she pointed to a story that ran in the “Washington Examiner”. Noem says the story was about local residents and businesses impacted by the shutdown. Noem says… Read more »