News Author: Hub City Radio Staff

Fort Pierre City Council kill proposal to remove ash trees from public property

FORT PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The Fort Pierre City Council again killed a proposal to start the systematic removal of ash trees on public property in advance of the emerald ash borer’s arrival in central South Dakota.  Two weeks ago, the proposal was brought back to conference with the Arbor and Parks and Recreation Boards.  Councilman Larry… Read more »

Fort Pierre City Council kill proposal to remove ash trees from public property

FORT PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The Fort Pierre City Council again killed a proposal to start the systematic removal of ash trees on public property in advance of the emerald ash borer’s arrival in central South Dakota.  Two weeks ago, the proposal was brought back to conference with the Arbor and Parks and Recreation Boards.  Councilman Larry… Read more »

Elk Point is the latest location to close their nursing homes

ELK POINT, S.D.(WNAX)- Another South Dakota nursing home is closing its doors. In a release, the South Dakota Health Care Association says Prairie Estates Care Center in Elk Point will close as of January 14, 2023. The closure is due to a combination of the ongoing underfunding of Medicaid, the current staffing crisis, and costs… Read more »

Elk Point is the latest location to close their nursing homes

ELK POINT, S.D.(WNAX)- Another South Dakota nursing home is closing its doors. In a release, the South Dakota Health Care Association says Prairie Estates Care Center in Elk Point will close as of January 14, 2023. The closure is due to a combination of the ongoing underfunding of Medicaid, the current staffing crisis, and costs… Read more »

Senator-elect Sydney Davis address the potential repeal of the grocery tax

BURBANK, S.D.(WNAX)- As South Dakota legislators prepare for the 2023 session in January, they will face a decision on cutting the sales tax on groceries. Governor Kristi Noem made that a center piece of her reelection campaign. District 17 Senator-elect Sydney Davis of Burbank says she needs to hear more details. Davis says the cut… Read more »

Senator-elect Sydney Davis address the potential repeal of the grocery tax

BURBANK, S.D.(WNAX)- As South Dakota legislators prepare for the 2023 session in January, they will face a decision on cutting the sales tax on groceries. Governor Kristi Noem made that a center piece of her reelection campaign. District 17 Senator-elect Sydney Davis of Burbank says she needs to hear more details. Davis says the cut… Read more »

AAA South Dakota talks travel this Thanksgiving weekend

SOUTH DAKOTA(WNAX)- Lots of people will be on the move this holiday weekend. Shawn Steward is with Triple “A” South Dakota. Steward says the vast majority of travelers will be on the highways. Steward says for those traveling by air, be prepared for disruptions. Most of the central part of the US should see pretty… Read more »

AAA South Dakota talks travel this Thanksgiving weekend

SOUTH DAKOTA(WNAX)- Lots of people will be on the move this holiday weekend. Shawn Steward is with Triple “A” South Dakota. Steward says the vast majority of travelers will be on the highways. Steward says for those traveling by air, be prepared for disruptions. Most of the central part of the US should see pretty… Read more »

SD Supreme Court appointing committee to study process for admitting attorneys

VERMILLION, S.D.(WNAX)- The South Dakota Supreme Court is appointing a committee to study the process for admitting attorneys to practice law in the state. Neil Fulton, Dean of the Knudson School of Law at USD in Vermillion, and a member of the committee says there are more questions about the relevance of the current bar… Read more »

SD Supreme Court appointing committee to study process for admitting attorneys

VERMILLION, S.D.(WNAX)- The South Dakota Supreme Court is appointing a committee to study the process for admitting attorneys to practice law in the state. Neil Fulton, Dean of the Knudson School of Law at USD in Vermillion, and a member of the committee says there are more questions about the relevance of the current bar… Read more »

Congressman Johnson talks about what’s left in 2022 and look ahead to 2023

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- Congressman Dusty Johnson will be returning to Washington, D.C. this Monday to finish up the term for the 117th Congress.  Congress still have items that needs to be done by the end of the year. One of the items to be address will be the Respect for Marriage Act to codify same sex… Read more »

Congressman Johnson talks about what’s left in 2022 and look ahead to 2023

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- Congressman Dusty Johnson will be returning to Washington, D.C. this Monday to finish up the term for the 117th Congress.  Congress still have items that needs to be done by the end of the year. One of the items to be address will be the Respect for Marriage Act to codify same sex… Read more »

Brown County lobbyist Julie Johnson provide updates on the regional jails to Brown County Commission Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- The Brown County Commission on Tuesday heard a report on the committees dealing with regional jails & correctional facilities from Brown County & Aberdeen lobbyist Julie Johnson. Johnson informed the commission about the committees they were tracking during the summer months. Johnson talks about the Incarceration Construction Fund. Johnson discussed the issue of… Read more »

Brown County lobbyist Julie Johnson provide updates on the regional jails to Brown County Commission Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- The Brown County Commission on Tuesday heard a report on the committees dealing with regional jails & correctional facilities from Brown County & Aberdeen lobbyist Julie Johnson. Johnson informed the commission about the committees they were tracking during the summer months. Johnson talks about the Incarceration Construction Fund. Johnson discussed the issue of… Read more »

Summit Carbon Solutions working to finalize their route through South Dakota

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- Summit Carbon Solutions says they have reached easement agreements with more than fifty percent of the landowners needed for the South Dakota portion of their proposed liquid carbon dioxide pipeline. Chief Operating Officer Jimmy Powell says they are surveying much more than lines on a map. McPherson and Brown Counties have signaled possible… Read more »

Summit Carbon Solutions working to finalize their route through South Dakota

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- Summit Carbon Solutions says they have reached easement agreements with more than fifty percent of the landowners needed for the South Dakota portion of their proposed liquid carbon dioxide pipeline. Chief Operating Officer Jimmy Powell says they are surveying much more than lines on a map. McPherson and Brown Counties have signaled possible… Read more »

Outgoing Secretary of State Steve Barnett talks about his future

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Secretary of State Steve Barnett was defeated in his bid for renomination at the state republican party convention in June and will be leaving office in January. He won’t be leaving Pierre though, as he has been named the next General Manager of the state Rural Electric Association. Barnett says the… Read more »

Outgoing Secretary of State Steve Barnett talks about his future

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Secretary of State Steve Barnett was defeated in his bid for renomination at the state republican party convention in June and will be leaving office in January. He won’t be leaving Pierre though, as he has been named the next General Manager of the state Rural Electric Association. Barnett says the… Read more »

SD Board of Education Standards held public forum on the social studies standards in Sioux Falls Monday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.(WNAX)-  The South Dakota Board of Educational Standards met again Monday in Sioux Falls, gathering public input on the proposed new social studies standards. Shannon Malone with the state Department of Education said there will be a training and transition period. Aaron Livesay (live-a-say) of Sioux Falls says the changes need to be… Read more »

SD Board of Education Standards held public forum on the social studies standards in Sioux Falls Monday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.(WNAX)-  The South Dakota Board of Educational Standards met again Monday in Sioux Falls, gathering public input on the proposed new social studies standards. Shannon Malone with the state Department of Education said there will be a training and transition period. Aaron Livesay (live-a-say) of Sioux Falls says the changes need to be… Read more »