News Author: Dave Vilhauer

Aberdeen sales tax receipts continue to climb amid pandemic

ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Elisa Sand esand@aberdeennews.com) – City officials remain cautiously optimistic with another bump in sales tax receipts, but Aberdeen’s promotion fund is falling behind. The state’s June sales tax reports have been published, which reflect May sales tax collection and payments. With the city, state and nation dealing with disruptions in the economy… Read more »

Aberdeen sales tax receipts continue to climb amid pandemic

ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Elisa Sand esand@aberdeennews.com) – City officials remain cautiously optimistic with another bump in sales tax receipts, but Aberdeen’s promotion fund is falling behind. The state’s June sales tax reports have been published, which reflect May sales tax collection and payments. With the city, state and nation dealing with disruptions in the economy… Read more »

State reports six new deaths

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – South Dakota experienced its highest single day COVID-19 related death total since the pandemic began with six new deaths reported today. That brings the state’s death total to 107. Three of today’s deaths included Pennington County residents, while two were from Hughes County and one was from Minnehaha County. Pennington now… Read more »

State reports six new deaths

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – South Dakota experienced its highest single day COVID-19 related death total since the pandemic began with six new deaths reported today. That brings the state’s death total to 107. Three of today’s deaths included Pennington County residents, while two were from Hughes County and one was from Minnehaha County. Pennington now… Read more »

State to send testing machines to help during rally

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials say they will send 20 COVID-19 testing machines capable of producing tests in minutes to help carry out the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally amid the coronavirus pandemic. The 80th edition of the annual rally is expected to attract thousands of people to western South Dakota next month.… Read more »

State to send testing machines to help during rally

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials say they will send 20 COVID-19 testing machines capable of producing tests in minutes to help carry out the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally amid the coronavirus pandemic. The 80th edition of the annual rally is expected to attract thousands of people to western South Dakota next month.… Read more »

State making sure tribes have supplies

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota continues to operate checkpoints at the reservation borders to stop non-tribal members from driving through in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Part of the reservation covers Dewey County, where there’s been over 20 new cases of COVID-19 reported in… Read more »

State making sure tribes have supplies

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota continues to operate checkpoints at the reservation borders to stop non-tribal members from driving through in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Part of the reservation covers Dewey County, where there’s been over 20 new cases of COVID-19 reported in… Read more »

Pierre Police investigating Thursday night shooting

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Pierre police are investigating a shooting Thursday night that sent one man to the hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries. Pierre Police Captain Bryan Walz says Central South Dakota Communications received a call just before 9 p.m. on July 9 from the 400 block of West Prospect Avenue that a shooting had… Read more »

Pierre Police investigating Thursday night shooting

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Pierre police are investigating a shooting Thursday night that sent one man to the hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries. Pierre Police Captain Bryan Walz says Central South Dakota Communications received a call just before 9 p.m. on July 9 from the 400 block of West Prospect Avenue that a shooting had… Read more »

Aberdeen Area Senior Center reopens

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Senior Center reopened this past week. While traffic has been a bit light, Director Jackie Witlock said it’s been great being able to reconnect. She said that it is definitely a new normal at the center right now. Witlock said that some events will not take place this… Read more »

Aberdeen Area Senior Center reopens

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Senior Center reopened this past week. While traffic has been a bit light, Director Jackie Witlock said it’s been great being able to reconnect. She said that it is definitely a new normal at the center right now. Witlock said that some events will not take place this… Read more »

Clayton says people need to continue to take precautions

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The numbers of daily positive cases of coronavirus in South Dakota have increased this week. State Epidemiologist Dr. Josh Clayton says those are not necessarily connected to any July 4th gatherings. Clayton says they are watching the spike in cases in many southern and western states. Clayton says people need to… Read more »

Clayton says people need to continue to take precautions

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The numbers of daily positive cases of coronavirus in South Dakota have increased this week. State Epidemiologist Dr. Josh Clayton says those are not necessarily connected to any July 4th gatherings. Clayton says they are watching the spike in cases in many southern and western states. Clayton says people need to… Read more »

YAPAtorium hosting PS4 gaming challenge

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – On Saturday, July 11, the YAPAtorium will be hosting a PS4 gaming challenge at 2 p.m. The three games democratically selected were Fortnite, Star Wars Battlefront, & Street Fighter. We will hold a separate tournament for each game and each tournament winner will receive a prize. It’s free to enter… Read more »

YAPAtorium hosting PS4 gaming challenge

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – On Saturday, July 11, the YAPAtorium will be hosting a PS4 gaming challenge at 2 p.m. The three games democratically selected were Fortnite, Star Wars Battlefront, & Street Fighter. We will hold a separate tournament for each game and each tournament winner will receive a prize. It’s free to enter… Read more »

Body of missing man found near Missouri River

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – The Stanley County Sheriff’s Office says the body of Lee Weber from Pierre was found Thursday afternoon on the Fort Pierre side of the Missouri River, between the railroad and car bridges. Weber’s body was found around 4 p.m. by volunteers helping with the search. The body was placed… Read more »

Body of missing man found near Missouri River

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – The Stanley County Sheriff’s Office says the body of Lee Weber from Pierre was found Thursday afternoon on the Fort Pierre side of the Missouri River, between the railroad and car bridges. Weber’s body was found around 4 p.m. by volunteers helping with the search. The body was placed… Read more »

Blackburn named Dean of Students at NSU

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Northern State University has named Sean Blackburn its new Dean of Students. Blackburn comes to Northern with 18 years of experience in the field of Student Affairs, most recently at the University of Wyoming in Laramie. There, he served as Vice President for Student Affairs, previously holding the position of… Read more »

Blackburn named Dean of Students at NSU

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Northern State University has named Sean Blackburn its new Dean of Students. Blackburn comes to Northern with 18 years of experience in the field of Student Affairs, most recently at the University of Wyoming in Laramie. There, he served as Vice President for Student Affairs, previously holding the position of… Read more »