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YAPAtorium hosting Harvest Games Cookout on Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The YAPAtorium in Aberdeen will host a Harvest Games Cookout on Satuday, Sept. 16. The event is free and starts at 2 p.m. In addition to a barbecue, there will be a variety of games including bean bags, hacky-sack, ax-throwing (foam version) and Ultimate Frisbee.

YAPAtorium hosting Harvest Games Cookout on Saturday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The YAPAtorium in Aberdeen will host a Harvest Games Cookout on Satuday, Sept. 16. The event is free and starts at 2 p.m. In addition to a barbecue, there will be a variety of games including bean bags, hacky-sack, ax-throwing (foam version) and Ultimate Frisbee.

State and federal funds approved for Waubay flood mitigation project

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – FEMA has awarded a $1.66 million grant to the City of Waubay, South Dakota for home acquisitions. The grant will fund the purchase of ten properties that have been impacted by repetitive flooding caused by closed-basin lakes in Day County. This project will allow property owners to relocate away… Read more »

State and federal funds approved for Waubay flood mitigation project

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – FEMA has awarded a $1.66 million grant to the City of Waubay, South Dakota for home acquisitions. The grant will fund the purchase of ten properties that have been impacted by repetitive flooding caused by closed-basin lakes in Day County. This project will allow property owners to relocate away… Read more »

Eight new COVID deaths reported, including Brown, Walworth counties

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Brown County reported its fourth COVID-related death while Walworth County had its first among totals released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. There were eight new deaths total raising the state’s current amount to 210. Other deaths included two in Minnehaha County, and one each in Buttes, Hughes, Pennington… Read more »

Eight new COVID deaths reported, including Brown, Walworth counties

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Brown County reported its fourth COVID-related death while Walworth County had its first among totals released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. There were eight new deaths total raising the state’s current amount to 210. Other deaths included two in Minnehaha County, and one each in Buttes, Hughes, Pennington… Read more »

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Media availability call at 11:45 on KSDN

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon and State Epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton will hold a brief media availability via conference call at 11:45 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live on 930-102.1 KSDN.

Media availability call at 11:45 on KSDN

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ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon and State Epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton will hold a brief media availability via conference call at 11:45 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live on 930-102.1 KSDN.

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Meteorologist says time to start thinking about months ahead

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – While the weather is currently pleasant to start the fall season, things can change rapidly. Kelly Serr, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Aberdeen, said that people need to start thinking about the months ahead. The area has had significant snowfall each of the past two Octobers. Kerr… Read more »

Meteorologist says time to start thinking about months ahead

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ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – While the weather is currently pleasant to start the fall season, things can change rapidly. Kelly Serr, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Aberdeen, said that people need to start thinking about the months ahead. The area has had significant snowfall each of the past two Octobers. Kerr… Read more »

Legislators question SDHSAA on sports policies for trans gender students

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Republican legislators on the Government Operations and Audit Committee used a survey to question school sports policies for trans gender students. Dan Swartos, Executive Director of the South Dakota High School Activities Association, was explaining the outcome of a survey sent to all school districts. Representative Isaac Latterell of Tea then… Read more »

Legislators question SDHSAA on sports policies for trans gender students

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Republican legislators on the Government Operations and Audit Committee used a survey to question school sports policies for trans gender students. Dan Swartos, Executive Director of the South Dakota High School Activities Association, was explaining the outcome of a survey sent to all school districts. Representative Isaac Latterell of Tea then… Read more »

Three suspects sought after about 40 guns stolen in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Authorities are searching for three suspects after about 40 guns were stolen from a Rapid City gun shop. Officers responded about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday to a report of an alarm and discovered that a glass door on the shop’s main entrance had been shattered. Police say surveillance video shows two… Read more »

Three suspects sought after about 40 guns stolen in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Authorities are searching for three suspects after about 40 guns were stolen from a Rapid City gun shop. Officers responded about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday to a report of an alarm and discovered that a glass door on the shop’s main entrance had been shattered. Police say surveillance video shows two… Read more »

Thune says Supreme Court vacancy different than in 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – Senate Republicans are quickly moving to fill the opening on the U.S. Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. South Dakota Senator John Thune says this vacancy is different then the one in 2016. Senator Lindsey Graham, the Chair of the Judiciary Committee, has said they have the… Read more »

Thune says Supreme Court vacancy different than in 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – Senate Republicans are quickly moving to fill the opening on the U.S. Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. South Dakota Senator John Thune says this vacancy is different then the one in 2016. Senator Lindsey Graham, the Chair of the Judiciary Committee, has said they have the… Read more »

Noem doesn’t see issuing facemask mandate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota has reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in a single day since the pandemic started, tallying 445 people who tested positive. The state has seen the nation’s second-highest number of new cases per capita over the last two weeks. Governor Noem says she doesn’t see a… Read more »

Noem doesn’t see issuing facemask mandate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota has reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in a single day since the pandemic started, tallying 445 people who tested positive. The state has seen the nation’s second-highest number of new cases per capita over the last two weeks. Governor Noem says she doesn’t see a… Read more »

Fall enrollment down, retention rate up at state’s universities

BROOKINGS, S.D.  (WNAX) – Enrollment at the six state universities is down from a year ago, but more students came back to their campuses this fall. South Dakota Board of Regents Executive Director Brian Maher broke down the numbers. Maher says the percentage of students coming back to continue their education went up. Maher says… Read more »

Fall enrollment down, retention rate up at state’s universities

BROOKINGS, S.D.  (WNAX) – Enrollment at the six state universities is down from a year ago, but more students came back to their campuses this fall. South Dakota Board of Regents Executive Director Brian Maher broke down the numbers. Maher says the percentage of students coming back to continue their education went up. Maher says… Read more »