News Author: Hub City Radio Staff

US Senators reacting to Democrats attempt to federalize the upcoming elections

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.(KELO)- As President Joe Biden urges lawmakers to pass election reform laws, Republican Senators remain unanimous in their opposition to the proposed legislation. Iowa Senator Joni Ernst Senator Mike Rounds says the Republican party needs to put the past behind them and try to focus on upcoming elections. Rounds says that still to… Read more »

US Senators reacting to Democrats attempt to federalize the upcoming elections

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.(KELO)- As President Joe Biden urges lawmakers to pass election reform laws, Republican Senators remain unanimous in their opposition to the proposed legislation. Iowa Senator Joni Ernst Senator Mike Rounds says the Republican party needs to put the past behind them and try to focus on upcoming elections. Rounds says that still to… Read more »

Bills dealing with the grain industry working its way through the SD Senate committee

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- Three bills moving through the South Dakota legislature on protecting grain buyers and sellers have mostly gained approval by the Senate Ag and Natural Resources Committee.  Senate Bills 35, 38 and 39 are brought by the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission which regulates the state’s grain warehouses.  P-U-C Chairman Chris Nelson says S-B… Read more »

Bills dealing with the grain industry working its way through the SD Senate committee

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- Three bills moving through the South Dakota legislature on protecting grain buyers and sellers have mostly gained approval by the Senate Ag and Natural Resources Committee.  Senate Bills 35, 38 and 39 are brought by the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission which regulates the state’s grain warehouses.  P-U-C Chairman Chris Nelson says S-B… Read more »

Legislation in the works dealing with classification of ranch lands for tax purposes

PIERRE, S.D.(KOTA)- South Dakota cattle producers have had tough questions go unanswered regarding the classification of ranch lands for tax purposes. State Senator Jessica Castleberry of Rapid City is co-sponsoring legislation in an effort remedy the situation, and offered a breakdown of the bill as it stands. Producers, Castleberry says, are being forced to pay… Read more »

Legislation in the works dealing with classification of ranch lands for tax purposes

PIERRE, S.D.(KOTA)- South Dakota cattle producers have had tough questions go unanswered regarding the classification of ranch lands for tax purposes. State Senator Jessica Castleberry of Rapid City is co-sponsoring legislation in an effort remedy the situation, and offered a breakdown of the bill as it stands. Producers, Castleberry says, are being forced to pay… Read more »

School boards at Marion, Freeman, & Freeman Academy considering coop for sports

MARION, S.D.(WNAX)- School boards in the Marion, Freeman Public and Freeman Academy districts have been talking about a possible sports cooperative. Marion Superintendent Brad Barens says they have had some initial discussions. Berens says while no further talks have been scheduled, they are not off the table. Berens says they are talking only about a… Read more »

School boards at Marion, Freeman, & Freeman Academy considering coop for sports

MARION, S.D.(WNAX)- School boards in the Marion, Freeman Public and Freeman Academy districts have been talking about a possible sports cooperative. Marion Superintendent Brad Barens says they have had some initial discussions. Berens says while no further talks have been scheduled, they are not off the table. Berens says they are talking only about a… Read more »

Joint Committee on Appropriations held hearing prior to start of the 2022 legislative session

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The Joint Committee on Appropriations of the South Dakota legislature held several days of budget hearings before the official open of the 2022 session. Those were with large agencies like the Departments of Social Services and Human Services and the Board of Regents. Committee Co-Chair, Senator Jean Hunhoff of Yankton, says they won’t… Read more »

Joint Committee on Appropriations held hearing prior to start of the 2022 legislative session

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The Joint Committee on Appropriations of the South Dakota legislature held several days of budget hearings before the official open of the 2022 session. Those were with large agencies like the Departments of Social Services and Human Services and the Board of Regents. Committee Co-Chair, Senator Jean Hunhoff of Yankton, says they won’t… Read more »

South Dakota leaders react to Supreme Court ruling over vaccine mandates decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job. At the same time, the court is allowing the administration to proceed… Read more »

South Dakota leaders react to Supreme Court ruling over vaccine mandates decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job. At the same time, the court is allowing the administration to proceed… Read more »

SD State-Tribal committee heard testimony involving missing people

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg told the State-Tribal Relations committee he doesn’t have the funding to staff a position to coordinate tribal, state, and local law enforcement in finding missing persons. He says his office has made improvements. Ravnsborg says last years legislature authorized the additional position, but federal funds were supposed… Read more »

SD State-Tribal committee heard testimony involving missing people

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg told the State-Tribal Relations committee he doesn’t have the funding to staff a position to coordinate tribal, state, and local law enforcement in finding missing persons. He says his office has made improvements. Ravnsborg says last years legislature authorized the additional position, but federal funds were supposed… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 10 new COVID-19 related deaths(1 in Brown County)

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 10 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,544. The state had 2,584 new cases and 521 recoveries, increasing active infections to 24,796. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus is… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports 10 new COVID-19 related deaths(1 in Brown County)

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 10 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 2,544. The state had 2,584 new cases and 521 recoveries, increasing active infections to 24,796. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus is… Read more »

Holiday Garbage Change

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- Due to the Martin Luther King’s Day observance on Monday, January 17th, City garbage pick-up will change. Residents who normally have their garbage picked up on Monday are reminded to have their garbage out for pick up by 8:00 A.M., Tuesday, January 18th, 2022. Both Monday & Tuesday’s garbage will be picked… Read more »

Holiday Garbage Change

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- Due to the Martin Luther King’s Day observance on Monday, January 17th, City garbage pick-up will change. Residents who normally have their garbage picked up on Monday are reminded to have their garbage out for pick up by 8:00 A.M., Tuesday, January 18th, 2022. Both Monday & Tuesday’s garbage will be picked… Read more »

Recap of the State of the Judiciary address delivered Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Steven Jensen spoke to the legislature yesterday (Wednesday), delivering the “State of the Judiciary” speech. He told lawmakers that the state’s court system was able to continue the legal process during the pandemic. Jensen says the system is having a hard time finding and holding on to… Read more »

Recap of the State of the Judiciary address delivered Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Steven Jensen spoke to the legislature yesterday (Wednesday), delivering the “State of the Judiciary” speech. He told lawmakers that the state’s court system was able to continue the legal process during the pandemic. Jensen says the system is having a hard time finding and holding on to… Read more »