News Author: Hub City Radio Staff

Low runoff of the Missouri River basin to lead to lower than normal hydropower

LAKEWOOD, C.O.(WNAX)- Due to low runoff into the Missouri River basin, the Corps of Engineers is predicting that power production from the six main stem dams will be about seventy seven percent of normal this year. The electricity from the dams is distributed through WAPA, or the Western Area Power Administration. WAPA spokesperson Lisa Meiman… Read more »

Low runoff of the Missouri River basin to lead to lower than normal hydropower

LAKEWOOD, C.O.(WNAX)- Due to low runoff into the Missouri River basin, the Corps of Engineers is predicting that power production from the six main stem dams will be about seventy seven percent of normal this year. The electricity from the dams is distributed through WAPA, or the Western Area Power Administration. WAPA spokesperson Lisa Meiman… Read more »

Councilwoman Tiffany Langer’s statement regarding Last Monday’s complaint

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)-  At Monday night’s city council meeting Councilwoman Tiffany Langer sent a letter to all council members & media involving a situation that took place on Monday, May 9th. “To my fellow City Councilmembers & the Aberdeen Community. When the aggressive divide of national politics trickle into this small community of Aberdeen that I… Read more »

Councilwoman Tiffany Langer’s statement regarding Last Monday’s complaint

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)-  At Monday night’s city council meeting Councilwoman Tiffany Langer sent a letter to all council members & media involving a situation that took place on Monday, May 9th. “To my fellow City Councilmembers & the Aberdeen Community. When the aggressive divide of national politics trickle into this small community of Aberdeen that I… Read more »

Executive Board Monday announced legislators for the summer studies

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Monday the South Dakota Executive Board officially announced the legislators for the upcoming summer studies on juvenile justice, regional jails, & property taxes. Among the legislators in our region that will be doing summer studies are the following: None were selected for the juvenile justice or property taxes summer studies. A motion… Read more »

Executive Board Monday announced legislators for the summer studies

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Monday the South Dakota Executive Board officially announced the legislators for the upcoming summer studies on juvenile justice, regional jails, & property taxes. Among the legislators in our region that will be doing summer studies are the following: None were selected for the juvenile justice or property taxes summer studies. A motion… Read more »

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National Weather Service has declared last week’s event a derecho

ABERDEEN, S.D.(DRGNews)- A preliminary evaluation from the National Weather Service says a rare and particularly dangerous storm system moved through the Northern Plains during the late afternoon and early evening hours last Thursday. Kelly Serr is the Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service Office in Aberdeen. Serr says the NWS uses a combination… Read more »

National Weather Service has declared last week’s event a derecho

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ABERDEEN, S.D.(DRGNews)- A preliminary evaluation from the National Weather Service says a rare and particularly dangerous storm system moved through the Northern Plains during the late afternoon and early evening hours last Thursday. Kelly Serr is the Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service Office in Aberdeen. Serr says the NWS uses a combination… Read more »

Mitchell man’s trial for refusing to leave the school board postponed

MITCHELL, S.D.(KMIT)- The trial scheduled for Monday for a Mitchell man who did not comply with a mask mandate at a Mitchell School Board meeting in September 2020 and refused to leave when asked to do so has been postponed.  No makeup date announced.  Reed Bender is charged with a Class 2 misdemeanor count of… Read more »

Mitchell man’s trial for refusing to leave the school board postponed

MITCHELL, S.D.(KMIT)- The trial scheduled for Monday for a Mitchell man who did not comply with a mask mandate at a Mitchell School Board meeting in September 2020 and refused to leave when asked to do so has been postponed.  No makeup date announced.  Reed Bender is charged with a Class 2 misdemeanor count of… Read more »

Special Olympics Law Enforcenment Torch Run coming to Aberdeen Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- The Law Enforcement Torch Run for the upcoming Special Olympics will be stopping in Aberdeen, Event manager Jill Kvanli runs down the itinerary for Tuesday. Event manager Turner Kaines talks about the number of athletes participating this weekend at the Special Olympics Games in Spearfish. Aberdeen is one of 20 stops the Torch… Read more »

Special Olympics Law Enforcenment Torch Run coming to Aberdeen Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- The Law Enforcement Torch Run for the upcoming Special Olympics will be stopping in Aberdeen, Event manager Jill Kvanli runs down the itinerary for Tuesday. Event manager Turner Kaines talks about the number of athletes participating this weekend at the Special Olympics Games in Spearfish. Aberdeen is one of 20 stops the Torch… Read more »

Congressman Johnson address the baby formula shortage

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WNAX)- Baby formula supplies are running low in many parts of the country and Congress is now involved. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says it’s a critical issue. The FDA shut down an Abbott Labs plant in Michigan due to contamination problems. Johnson says Congress has to have answers soon. Johnson says the formula… Read more »

Congressman Johnson address the baby formula shortage

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WNAX)- Baby formula supplies are running low in many parts of the country and Congress is now involved. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says it’s a critical issue. The FDA shut down an Abbott Labs plant in Michigan due to contamination problems. Johnson says Congress has to have answers soon. Johnson says the formula… Read more »

Car thefts in Rapid City decline compare to 2020

RAPID CITY, S.D.(KOTA)- While declining over 2020’s numbers, Rapid City’s 514 car thefts in 2021 is most comparable to the 584 seen in Fargo – a much larger metro area. Fargo being one of the cities the Rapid City Police Department compared its numbers to for the 2021 crime report. For reference, Fargo’s metro population… Read more »

Car thefts in Rapid City decline compare to 2020

RAPID CITY, S.D.(KOTA)- While declining over 2020’s numbers, Rapid City’s 514 car thefts in 2021 is most comparable to the 584 seen in Fargo – a much larger metro area. Fargo being one of the cities the Rapid City Police Department compared its numbers to for the 2021 crime report. For reference, Fargo’s metro population… Read more »

Next month marks the 50th anniversary of the Rapid City Flood

RAPID CITY, S.D.(KOTA)- It was perhaps the most fitting possible weather as city officials, including communications coordinator Darrell Shoemaker, introduced the schedule of events for the upcoming 50th anniversary commemoration of the Rapid City Flood. Those events include a memorial walk in Memorial Park, hosted by the Rapid City Parks and Recreation Department, the Journey… Read more »

Next month marks the 50th anniversary of the Rapid City Flood

RAPID CITY, S.D.(KOTA)- It was perhaps the most fitting possible weather as city officials, including communications coordinator Darrell Shoemaker, introduced the schedule of events for the upcoming 50th anniversary commemoration of the Rapid City Flood. Those events include a memorial walk in Memorial Park, hosted by the Rapid City Parks and Recreation Department, the Journey… Read more »

Recap of District 23 Candidate Forum held Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Saturday afternoon the candidates running for the District 23 House & Senate seats held a forum at NSU.  The candidates for the Senate seat are the incumbent Bryan Breitling  & his challenger the Speaker of the SD House Spencer Gosch. The candidates for the House seats are Scott Moore, James Wangsness, Gregory… Read more »

Recap of District 23 Candidate Forum held Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Saturday afternoon the candidates running for the District 23 House & Senate seats held a forum at NSU.  The candidates for the Senate seat are the incumbent Bryan Breitling  & his challenger the Speaker of the SD House Spencer Gosch. The candidates for the House seats are Scott Moore, James Wangsness, Gregory… Read more »