News Author: Hub City Radio Staff

Legislative summer study to look at regional jails

VERMILLION, S.D.(WNAX)- Many counties across the state are struggling with rising jail costs, either their own, or paying to house prisoners in another county. Senator Art Rusch of Vermillion says that will be one of the topics of a legislative summer study this year. Rusch says they heard from a number of counties during the… Read more »

Legislative summer study to look at regional jails

VERMILLION, S.D.(WNAX)- Many counties across the state are struggling with rising jail costs, either their own, or paying to house prisoners in another county. Senator Art Rusch of Vermillion says that will be one of the topics of a legislative summer study this year. Rusch says they heard from a number of counties during the… Read more »

Senator John Thune address different topics during an interview on KSDN

WASHINGTON, D.C.(HubCityRadio)- On Thursday Senator John Thune appeared on the KSDN evening report to discuss a number of different topics. Just prior to our interview, the U.S. Senate made history by confirming Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court.  Senator Thune comment on that historic moment. Senator Thune compares Judge Jackson to the… Read more »

Senator John Thune address different topics during an interview on KSDN

WASHINGTON, D.C.(HubCityRadio)- On Thursday Senator John Thune appeared on the KSDN evening report to discuss a number of different topics. Just prior to our interview, the U.S. Senate made history by confirming Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court.  Senator Thune comment on that historic moment. Senator Thune compares Judge Jackson to the… Read more »

2022 Aberdeen Central High School Hall of Fame inductees announced

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- The Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation is pleased to announce the Aberdeen Central High School Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Academics/Achievement Dr. Arlo F. Fossum, Class of 1964 – A pre-eminent international research scientist and engineer, Fossum has received numerous accolades for his work at Sandia National Laboratories developing revolutionary paradigms, structural… Read more »

2022 Aberdeen Central High School Hall of Fame inductees announced

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- The Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation is pleased to announce the Aberdeen Central High School Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Academics/Achievement Dr. Arlo F. Fossum, Class of 1964 – A pre-eminent international research scientist and engineer, Fossum has received numerous accolades for his work at Sandia National Laboratories developing revolutionary paradigms, structural… Read more »

NSU 2nd Annual GiveNDay deemed a success

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- Northern State University on Wednesday began their 2nd annual NSU GiveNDay, a 24 hour event to help raise money for the school.  The goal was to achieve 1,800 donors.  1,805 donors contributed raising almost $249,000. NSU released the following statement afterwards: Northern State University’s second annual GiveNDay was a huge success! This 24-hour… Read more »

NSU 2nd Annual GiveNDay deemed a success

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- Northern State University on Wednesday began their 2nd annual NSU GiveNDay, a 24 hour event to help raise money for the school.  The goal was to achieve 1,800 donors.  1,805 donors contributed raising almost $249,000. NSU released the following statement afterwards: Northern State University’s second annual GiveNDay was a huge success! This 24-hour… Read more »

Wade Pogany reacts to Governor Noem’s executive order involving Critical Race Theory

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem issued an executive order instructing the state Department of Education to review teacher training, content standards and other educational material to make sure they don’t contain any “divisive concepts” on race. Wade Pogany, Executive Director of the Associated School Boards, says the issue is the same that was… Read more »

Wade Pogany reacts to Governor Noem’s executive order involving Critical Race Theory

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem issued an executive order instructing the state Department of Education to review teacher training, content standards and other educational material to make sure they don’t contain any “divisive concepts” on race. Wade Pogany, Executive Director of the Associated School Boards, says the issue is the same that was… Read more »

Brian Bengs now officially a candidate for the U.S. Senate

ABERDEEN, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota democratic Senate candidate Brian Bengs election petitions have been certified and he will be on the November general election ballot. He says that was a big step. Bengs says step two is raising campaign cash. Bengs says he will be looking for endorsements both in and outside the state. Bengs is… Read more »

Brian Bengs now officially a candidate for the U.S. Senate

ABERDEEN, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota democratic Senate candidate Brian Bengs election petitions have been certified and he will be on the November general election ballot. He says that was a big step. Bengs says step two is raising campaign cash. Bengs says he will be looking for endorsements both in and outside the state. Bengs is… Read more »

Fort Pierre mayoral candidate speak out against transparency

FORT PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- For the last eight months Jim Hoffman, the former Fort Pierre mayor now challenging current mayor Gloria Hanson, has periodically attended meetings raising various concerns about city spending and claims of a lack of transparency of city government; acting as a defacto seventh Alderman at times speaking out of turn.  Hoffman confronted… Read more »

Fort Pierre mayoral candidate speak out against transparency

FORT PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- For the last eight months Jim Hoffman, the former Fort Pierre mayor now challenging current mayor Gloria Hanson, has periodically attended meetings raising various concerns about city spending and claims of a lack of transparency of city government; acting as a defacto seventh Alderman at times speaking out of turn.  Hoffman confronted… Read more »

Congressman Johnson comment on potential closure of VA clinics during a roundtable

WASHINGTON, D.C.(KOTA) – U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) spoke at a congressional roundtable to express opposition to the recent U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) recommendations to the Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission to close or downsize several VA health care facilities in South Dakota, including Fort Meade. Panelists of the roundtable agreed that… Read more »

Congressman Johnson comment on potential closure of VA clinics during a roundtable

WASHINGTON, D.C.(KOTA) – U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) spoke at a congressional roundtable to express opposition to the recent U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) recommendations to the Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission to close or downsize several VA health care facilities in South Dakota, including Fort Meade. Panelists of the roundtable agreed that… Read more »

SD Aeronautics Commission approved letter dealing with North Bend Wind Farm

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The South Dakota Aeronautics Commission has approved a letter of comment relating to the North Bend Wind Farm.  The North Bend project is proposed for an area along the Hughes and Hyde County line near land owned by Michael and Judi Bollweg.  Aeronautics Commission Chair Eric Odenbach says the Public Utilities Commission’s intervenor… Read more »

SD Aeronautics Commission approved letter dealing with North Bend Wind Farm

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The South Dakota Aeronautics Commission has approved a letter of comment relating to the North Bend Wind Farm.  The North Bend project is proposed for an area along the Hughes and Hyde County line near land owned by Michael and Judi Bollweg.  Aeronautics Commission Chair Eric Odenbach says the Public Utilities Commission’s intervenor… Read more »

Crest Road on top of Gavins Point Dam closing soon

Crest Road, that crosses the top of Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River near Yankton, will be closed for at least two months due to construction. Gavins Point Operations Manager Tom Curran says the road just to the south of the power house needs to be replaced. Curran says run off from the steep… Read more »

Crest Road on top of Gavins Point Dam closing soon

Crest Road, that crosses the top of Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River near Yankton, will be closed for at least two months due to construction. Gavins Point Operations Manager Tom Curran says the road just to the south of the power house needs to be replaced. Curran says run off from the steep… Read more »