News Author: Hub City Radio Staff

SD Dept of Health reports 1 COVID-19 related death

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 1 new COVID-related death, while active cases & hospitalizations decreased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 1,977. The state had 84 new cases and 159 recoveries, decreasing active infections to 1,309. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 1 COVID-19 related death

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 1 new COVID-related death, while active cases & hospitalizations decreased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 1,977. The state had 84 new cases and 159 recoveries, decreasing active infections to 1,309. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus… Read more »

Aberdeen approves study on transporting Missouri River water

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Officials in a northeastern South Dakota city are looking into the possibility of getting some of its water from the Missouri River. Aberdeen City Manager Joseph Gaa talks about it at the city council meeting. The Aberdeen City Council has approved a study on the feasibility of installing a raw transmission… Read more »

Aberdeen approves study on transporting Missouri River water

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Officials in a northeastern South Dakota city are looking into the possibility of getting some of its water from the Missouri River. Aberdeen City Manager Joseph Gaa talks about it at the city council meeting. The Aberdeen City Council has approved a study on the feasibility of installing a raw transmission… Read more »

Jet Stream leading to uncertain weather in the state for May

BROOKINGS, S.D.(WNAX)- With the jet stream moving the storm track far to the south, it leaves much of the northern plains in the uncertain zone. South Dakota State Climatologist Laura Edwards says the outlooks don’t give them much direction. Edwards says May is a big month for spring rains. Edwards says the last part of… Read more »

Jet Stream leading to uncertain weather in the state for May

BROOKINGS, S.D.(WNAX)- With the jet stream moving the storm track far to the south, it leaves much of the northern plains in the uncertain zone. South Dakota State Climatologist Laura Edwards says the outlooks don’t give them much direction. Edwards says May is a big month for spring rains. Edwards says the last part of… Read more »

28th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive coming up this Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- Coming up on Saturday, May 8th, the NALC (National Association of Letter Carriers) nationwide will be doing the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. At Monday’s Aberdeen City Council meeting Mayor Travis Schaunaman made this proclamation. If you had not received a bag from your mailman yet, letter carrier Dan Bruckner tells us… Read more »

28th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive coming up this Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- Coming up on Saturday, May 8th, the NALC (National Association of Letter Carriers) nationwide will be doing the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. At Monday’s Aberdeen City Council meeting Mayor Travis Schaunaman made this proclamation. If you had not received a bag from your mailman yet, letter carrier Dan Bruckner tells us… Read more »

SD Legislature setting up summer study committee to look at housing in the state

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The Executive Board of the South Dakota legislature approved a summer study committee to look at housing across the state. House Majority Leader Kent Peterson of Salem says its related to workforce. A similar study was done four years ago but all of the proposals from that were killed in legislative committees. Peterson… Read more »

SD Legislature setting up summer study committee to look at housing in the state

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The Executive Board of the South Dakota legislature approved a summer study committee to look at housing across the state. House Majority Leader Kent Peterson of Salem says its related to workforce. A similar study was done four years ago but all of the proposals from that were killed in legislative committees. Peterson… Read more »

South Dakota redistricting committee to meet in June following the 2020 Census numbers

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- The first official 2020 Census information gives state redistricting committees a starting point. The Census reported South Dakota has a population of 886,667 as of January first. Senator Jim Bolin of Canton is a member of the redistricting committee and says they can now figure how many people need to be in each… Read more »

South Dakota redistricting committee to meet in June following the 2020 Census numbers

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- The first official 2020 Census information gives state redistricting committees a starting point. The Census reported South Dakota has a population of 886,667 as of January first. Senator Jim Bolin of Canton is a member of the redistricting committee and says they can now figure how many people need to be in each… Read more »

Wayne Kindle

Yankton school superintendent dispute some of Governor Noem’s claims in education

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem announced on social media this week that she was the first candidate to sign the “1776 Pledge to Save Our Schools.” That is from a website that supports former President Trumps education plan. Noem says schools need to stop teaching children to hate their own country. Yankton School… Read more »

Yankton school superintendent dispute some of Governor Noem’s claims in education

Wayne Kindle

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem announced on social media this week that she was the first candidate to sign the “1776 Pledge to Save Our Schools.” That is from a website that supports former President Trumps education plan. Noem says schools need to stop teaching children to hate their own country. Yankton School… Read more »

South Dakota State Vet advises producers to vaccinate for anthrax

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Cattle producers are being advised to vaccinate their animals for anthrax. State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin Oedekoven says it’s a good idea to do it every year despite the fact that anthrax cases have been decreasing the past several years. He says it’s very cost effective to vaccinate for anthrax. Oedekoven says… Read more »

South Dakota State Vet advises producers to vaccinate for anthrax

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Cattle producers are being advised to vaccinate their animals for anthrax. State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin Oedekoven says it’s a good idea to do it every year despite the fact that anthrax cases have been decreasing the past several years. He says it’s very cost effective to vaccinate for anthrax. Oedekoven says… Read more »

Watertown’s Tower System hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday

WATERTOWN, S.D.(KXLG)- Tower Systems, a Watertown, South Dakota based tower installation, design and project management company cut a Watertown Chamber sponsored ribbon at the company’s “We Rise” rebrand launch and ribbon cutting event Tuesday.  The event celebrated the heritage and history of Tower Systems as a South Dakota-based company and explained the direction headed with… Read more »

Watertown’s Tower System hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday

WATERTOWN, S.D.(KXLG)- Tower Systems, a Watertown, South Dakota based tower installation, design and project management company cut a Watertown Chamber sponsored ribbon at the company’s “We Rise” rebrand launch and ribbon cutting event Tuesday.  The event celebrated the heritage and history of Tower Systems as a South Dakota-based company and explained the direction headed with… Read more »

Sales and property tax refund program open to senior citizens and citizens with disabilities

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR) – South Dakota senior citizens and citizens with disabilities have until July 1 to apply for sales or property tax refunds under South Dakota’s Tax Refund Program. Department of Revenue Business Tax Deputy Director Jason Evans tells us who are eligible for it. Evans tells us why it is important to register on… Read more »

Sales and property tax refund program open to senior citizens and citizens with disabilities

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR) – South Dakota senior citizens and citizens with disabilities have until July 1 to apply for sales or property tax refunds under South Dakota’s Tax Refund Program. Department of Revenue Business Tax Deputy Director Jason Evans tells us who are eligible for it. Evans tells us why it is important to register on… Read more »