News Author: Hub City Radio Staff

Midwest econcomies showing signs of growth

OMAHA, N.E.(WNAX)-For an eighth straight month, the Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota and the Dakotas to Arkansas, moved strongly into growth territory. Ernie Goss, director of Creighton University’s Economic Forecasting Group, directs the monthly survey. Goss says hiring was still in positive territory… Read more »

Midwest econcomies showing signs of growth

OMAHA, N.E.(WNAX)-For an eighth straight month, the Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota and the Dakotas to Arkansas, moved strongly into growth territory. Ernie Goss, director of Creighton University’s Economic Forecasting Group, directs the monthly survey. Goss says hiring was still in positive territory… Read more »

Associated General Contractors of South Dakota pledges $40,000 in scholarships

SIOUX FALLS, SD(Press Release) – The AGC of SD is deeply committed to a highly educated and trained workforce! Because of this we’re proud to pledge $40,000 annually for students pursuing an education in a career field directly related to the construction industry. Applicants must achieve an above average academic achievement and be committed to… Read more »

Associated General Contractors of South Dakota pledges $40,000 in scholarships

SIOUX FALLS, SD(Press Release) – The AGC of SD is deeply committed to a highly educated and trained workforce! Because of this we’re proud to pledge $40,000 annually for students pursuing an education in a career field directly related to the construction industry. Applicants must achieve an above average academic achievement and be committed to… Read more »

No new COVID-19 deaths reported in today

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported no new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations drop slightly, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The death toll remains 1,775. The state had 65 new confirmed cases and 70 recoveries, lowering active infections 2,828. Those hospitalized in connection with the… Read more »

No new COVID-19 deaths reported in today

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported no new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations drop slightly, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The death toll remains 1,775. The state had 65 new confirmed cases and 70 recoveries, lowering active infections 2,828. Those hospitalized in connection with the… Read more »

Sobriety checkpoints locations for February

PIERRE, S.D.(Press Release) – A total of 15 sobriety checkpoints in 12 different counties are planned during the month of February by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. The monthly checkpoints are designed to discourage drivers from drinking and then driving. The checkpoints are funded by the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety and… Read more »

Sobriety checkpoints locations for February

PIERRE, S.D.(Press Release) – A total of 15 sobriety checkpoints in 12 different counties are planned during the month of February by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. The monthly checkpoints are designed to discourage drivers from drinking and then driving. The checkpoints are funded by the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety and… Read more »

Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WNAX)- The Federal Reserve has indicated they will not raise interest rates for the next couple of years. South Dakota Bankers Association President Karl Adam says that is reassuring to businesses and farmers. Adam says those low rates are not good for savers. Some fifteen-year mortgage rates have fallen below two percent.

Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WNAX)- The Federal Reserve has indicated they will not raise interest rates for the next couple of years. South Dakota Bankers Association President Karl Adam says that is reassuring to businesses and farmers. Adam says those low rates are not good for savers. Some fifteen-year mortgage rates have fallen below two percent.

USDA’s Farm Service Agency suspending payments on farm loans due

WASHINTON,D.C.(WNAX)- The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency has suspended past due debt collections and foreclosures for borrowers under the Farm Storage Facility Loan and Direct Farm Loan programs.  FSA Loan Manager in USDA’s South Dakota state office Ryan Vandenberg says producers with past due loans should contact their county FSA offices. He says… Read more »

USDA’s Farm Service Agency suspending payments on farm loans due

WASHINTON,D.C.(WNAX)- The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency has suspended past due debt collections and foreclosures for borrowers under the Farm Storage Facility Loan and Direct Farm Loan programs.  FSA Loan Manager in USDA’s South Dakota state office Ryan Vandenberg says producers with past due loans should contact their county FSA offices. He says… Read more »

SD added 7 COVID-related deaths, active cases & hospitalizations continue to decline

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state added 7 more COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalization continued to drop, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The deaths moved the state’s overall death toll to 1,775. The state had 115 new confirmed cases and 274 recoveries, lowering active infections by… Read more »

SD added 7 COVID-related deaths, active cases & hospitalizations continue to decline

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state added 7 more COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalization continued to drop, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The deaths moved the state’s overall death toll to 1,775. The state had 115 new confirmed cases and 274 recoveries, lowering active infections by… Read more »

Wayne Smith out as head coach of Roncalli boys basketball

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Jenna Ortiz Aberdeen American News)- Wayne Smith is out, and Rick Kline will coach the Roncalli High School boys basketball team for the rest of the season, Athletic Director Terry Dosch said Friday. Smith coached in a Thursday night victory against Sisseton but is no longer with the team. It was Smith’s second season… Read more »

Wayne Smith out as head coach of Roncalli boys basketball

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Jenna Ortiz Aberdeen American News)- Wayne Smith is out, and Rick Kline will coach the Roncalli High School boys basketball team for the rest of the season, Athletic Director Terry Dosch said Friday. Smith coached in a Thursday night victory against Sisseton but is no longer with the team. It was Smith’s second season… Read more »

HB-1076 now heading to the SD Senate

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- A bill that would not allow changes to gender on a birth certificate is half way through the legislative process in South Dakota. HB-1076 was defeated in a House committee, smoked out to the House floor and passed on a vote of thirty nine to thirty one. House Majority Leader Kent Peterson of… Read more »

HB-1076 now heading to the SD Senate

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- A bill that would not allow changes to gender on a birth certificate is half way through the legislative process in South Dakota. HB-1076 was defeated in a House committee, smoked out to the House floor and passed on a vote of thirty nine to thirty one. House Majority Leader Kent Peterson of… Read more »

SD Board of Regents provide update on their business & financial practices

PIERRE, SD(WNAX)- A task force is working through the details of a bill passed by the South Dakota legislature last year. SB-55 mandated that the Board of Regents study their business and financial practices and come up with a report by November of this year. Regents Executive Director Brian Maher says he clearly heard the question. Maher says the task force meets again this spring. Maher appeared before the legislatures Joint Committee on Appropriations.  

SD Board of Regents provide update on their business & financial practices

PIERRE, SD(WNAX)- A task force is working through the details of a bill passed by the South Dakota legislature last year. SB-55 mandated that the Board of Regents study their business and financial practices and come up with a report by November of this year. Regents Executive Director Brian Maher says he clearly heard the question. Maher says the task force meets again this spring. Maher appeared before the legislatures Joint Committee on Appropriations.