News Author: Hub City Radio Staff

Pierre schools reacting to social media threats

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- On Friday, warnings came out of a possible threat to schools across the country through a challenge on the social media app Tik Tok.  Some schools did as a precaution, not hold classes due to loosely unconfirmed and non-credible threats.  Pierre School District Superintendent says social media has changed school safety and more.… Read more »

Pierre schools reacting to social media threats

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- On Friday, warnings came out of a possible threat to schools across the country through a challenge on the social media app Tik Tok.  Some schools did as a precaution, not hold classes due to loosely unconfirmed and non-credible threats.  Pierre School District Superintendent says social media has changed school safety and more.… Read more »

Recap of the weather hitting the region on Wednesday

AMES, I.A.(WNAX)- Weather observers are trying to get a perspective on the intense storm system that moved through the region in the middle of this week. Iowa State Climatologist Justin Glisan says it was historic in many ways. Glisan moderated the North Central Region monthly climate update. He says damage was widespread from severe thunderstorms… Read more »

Recap of the weather hitting the region on Wednesday

AMES, I.A.(WNAX)- Weather observers are trying to get a perspective on the intense storm system that moved through the region in the middle of this week. Iowa State Climatologist Justin Glisan says it was historic in many ways. Glisan moderated the North Central Region monthly climate update. He says damage was widespread from severe thunderstorms… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 3 new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 3 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases increased & hospitalizations decreased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,430. The state had 398 new cases and 140 recoveries, increasing active infections to 7,335. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 3 new COVID-19 related deaths

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 3 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases increased & hospitalizations decreased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,430. The state had 398 new cases and 140 recoveries, increasing active infections to 7,335. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus… Read more »

Threat closes RC Area Schools Today

RAPID CITY, S.D.(KBHB) – Schools across the Rapid City Area System have been canceled today after a threat was received. According to the Rapid City Police Department, they were notified of a threatening social media post directed at a ‘North Middle School.’ Law enforcement began investigating the origin of the post to determine whether or… Read more »

Threat closes RC Area Schools Today

RAPID CITY, S.D.(KBHB) – Schools across the Rapid City Area System have been canceled today after a threat was received. According to the Rapid City Police Department, they were notified of a threatening social media post directed at a ‘North Middle School.’ Law enforcement began investigating the origin of the post to determine whether or… Read more »

SD State Railroad Board provide update on Tabor to Platte Railroad

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The South Dakota State Railroad Board decided to wait for the results of a feasibility study before making any decisions on a proposal to turn an idle rail spur into a walking – biking trail. Ron Wagner of Tyndall, with the group, “Friends of the Tabor to Platte Rail to Trail” told the… Read more »

SD State Railroad Board provide update on Tabor to Platte Railroad

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The South Dakota State Railroad Board decided to wait for the results of a feasibility study before making any decisions on a proposal to turn an idle rail spur into a walking – biking trail. Ron Wagner of Tyndall, with the group, “Friends of the Tabor to Platte Rail to Trail” told the… Read more »

Two railroads connected with Central South Dakota examined by State Railroad Board

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- Two railroads connected to central South Dakota survived examination by the State Railroad Board Wednesday and were approved to move forward with Special Transportation Circumstance grants.   Tony Solce with Ringneck and Western Railroad told the Board there’s been no changes to the application but work continues on the former MRC line from Mitchell… Read more »

Two railroads connected with Central South Dakota examined by State Railroad Board

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- Two railroads connected to central South Dakota survived examination by the State Railroad Board Wednesday and were approved to move forward with Special Transportation Circumstance grants.   Tony Solce with Ringneck and Western Railroad told the Board there’s been no changes to the application but work continues on the former MRC line from Mitchell… Read more »

Michigan school shooting having impact on the safety at Pierre schools

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The impacts of a Michigan school shooting at the end of November are being felt around the Pierre School District.  Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt says any school shooting incident causes the District to look closely at current security protocol. Glodt says Pierre is fortunate to have more available law enforcement resources than most… Read more »

Michigan school shooting having impact on the safety at Pierre schools

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The impacts of a Michigan school shooting at the end of November are being felt around the Pierre School District.  Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt says any school shooting incident causes the District to look closely at current security protocol. Glodt says Pierre is fortunate to have more available law enforcement resources than most… Read more »

Board of Regents release their budget proposols for the SD Legislature

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The South Dakota Board of Regents, like all state agencies, made a number of budget proposals for next year’s legislature. Heather Forney, vice president for finance and administration, told the Regents at their meeting last week at SDSU that Governor Kristi Noem included many of their requests in her budget. Forney says many… Read more »

Board of Regents release their budget proposols for the SD Legislature

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The South Dakota Board of Regents, like all state agencies, made a number of budget proposals for next year’s legislature. Heather Forney, vice president for finance and administration, told the Regents at their meeting last week at SDSU that Governor Kristi Noem included many of their requests in her budget. Forney says many… Read more »

Dept of Social Services plan for Human Services Center in Yankton

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- A consultant’s study of the Human Services Center in Yankton will be the centerpiece of a plan by the Department of Social Services to make changes to mental health programs across the state. Social Services Department Secretary Laurie Gill says much of what the consultants concluded was based on the limits of available… Read more »

Dept of Social Services plan for Human Services Center in Yankton

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- A consultant’s study of the Human Services Center in Yankton will be the centerpiece of a plan by the Department of Social Services to make changes to mental health programs across the state. Social Services Department Secretary Laurie Gill says much of what the consultants concluded was based on the limits of available… Read more »

Influenza has claimed its first victim in South Dakota.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) – The South Dakota Department of Health has reported the first influenza death in the state this season. Health officials say the individual was in their 60′s and from Todd County. According to the department of health, the state has seen 89 confirmed cases and 4 flu-related hospitalizations in… Read more »

Influenza has claimed its first victim in South Dakota.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) – The South Dakota Department of Health has reported the first influenza death in the state this season. Health officials say the individual was in their 60′s and from Todd County. According to the department of health, the state has seen 89 confirmed cases and 4 flu-related hospitalizations in… Read more »