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SD virus death total up 2, at 46

ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Lisa Kaczke and Elisa Sand) – Two more people have died of the coronavirus in South Dakota, and the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state increased by 58 on Tuesday. South Dakota had a total of 46 COVID-19 deaths as of Tuesday, according to the South Dakota Department of Health. One… Read more »

SD virus death total up 2, at 46

ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Lisa Kaczke and Elisa Sand) – Two more people have died of the coronavirus in South Dakota, and the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state increased by 58 on Tuesday. South Dakota had a total of 46 COVID-19 deaths as of Tuesday, according to the South Dakota Department of Health. One… Read more »

Capitol Building SD

Media availability call at 11:45 on all Hub City Radio stations

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 across all Hub City Radio stations.

Media availability call at 11:45 on all Hub City Radio stations

Capitol Building SD

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 across all Hub City Radio stations.

Rolled semi tanker closes part of I-90 on Monday

OACOMA, S.D. (DRG News) – The westbound lanes of Interstate 90 between Reliance and Oacoma were closed for about seven hours Monday after a semi tanker hauling diesel rolled, spilling several thousand gallons of fuel. According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, 39-year-old Ryan Budahl of Emery, SD, was westbound driving a 2015 Cascadia Freightliner… Read more »

Rolled semi tanker closes part of I-90 on Monday

OACOMA, S.D. (DRG News) – The westbound lanes of Interstate 90 between Reliance and Oacoma were closed for about seven hours Monday after a semi tanker hauling diesel rolled, spilling several thousand gallons of fuel. According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, 39-year-old Ryan Budahl of Emery, SD, was westbound driving a 2015 Cascadia Freightliner… Read more »

Sioux Falls man sentenced to 40 years in fatal stabbing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for fatally stabbing another man in Minnehaha County after a night of drinking. The State’s Attorney’s Office says Christopher Adams was sentenced on Monday on a manslaughter charge in the March 2019 death of Ronnie Baker. Prosecutors say… Read more »

Sioux Falls man sentenced to 40 years in fatal stabbing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for fatally stabbing another man in Minnehaha County after a night of drinking. The State’s Attorney’s Office says Christopher Adams was sentenced on Monday on a manslaughter charge in the March 2019 death of Ronnie Baker. Prosecutors say… Read more »

Record number of absentee ballots returned in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Argus Leader) — The city clerk in Sioux Falls says a record number of absentee ballots have been returned ahead of the June 2 election. The Argus Leader reports about 14,500 absentee ballots have been mailed to voters so far, and nearly 6,230 have been returned. By comparison, there were about 6,600… Read more »

Record number of absentee ballots returned in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Argus Leader) — The city clerk in Sioux Falls says a record number of absentee ballots have been returned ahead of the June 2 election. The Argus Leader reports about 14,500 absentee ballots have been mailed to voters so far, and nearly 6,230 have been returned. By comparison, there were about 6,600… Read more »

Man killed in shootout with Rapid City Police was positive for COVID-19

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a Rapid City man who died in a shootout with police last week was positive for COVID-19. South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg said Monday that the Division of Criminal Investigation and the Rapid City Police Department confirmed that 30-year-old Anthony Angel was positive for the disease caused… Read more »

Man killed in shootout with Rapid City Police was positive for COVID-19

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a Rapid City man who died in a shootout with police last week was positive for COVID-19. South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg said Monday that the Division of Criminal Investigation and the Rapid City Police Department confirmed that 30-year-old Anthony Angel was positive for the disease caused… Read more »

Local leaders share thoughts on new Malchow’s Plaza

The Aberdeen Development Corp. has announced a $2.5 million plan to create a new plaza area where Malchow’s Home Furnishings previously was on South Main St. Construction is expected to begin later this summer. Courtesy renderings ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Local leaders shared their thoughts on the new Malchow’s Plaza to be located in downtown… Read more »

Local leaders share thoughts on new Malchow’s Plaza

The Aberdeen Development Corp. has announced a $2.5 million plan to create a new plaza area where Malchow’s Home Furnishings previously was on South Main St. Construction is expected to begin later this summer. Courtesy renderings ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Local leaders shared their thoughts on the new Malchow’s Plaza to be located in downtown… Read more »

New city brand unveiled

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Aberdeen Downtown Association, Aberdeen Development Corporation, and Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce unveiled the city’s new brand Monday night at the Aberdeen City Commission meeting. The four organizations have been collaborating with Pinned Workshop of Aberdeen to create the cohesive brand which includes a… Read more »

New city brand unveiled

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Aberdeen Downtown Association, Aberdeen Development Corporation, and Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce unveiled the city’s new brand Monday night at the Aberdeen City Commission meeting. The four organizations have been collaborating with Pinned Workshop of Aberdeen to create the cohesive brand which includes a… Read more »

USD Law School classes won’t be as usual this fall

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents has decided that universities will resume in person classes at the start of the fall term. Among the first to start is the Law School at USD, which normally begins in the first week in August. Law School Dean Neil Fulton says it won’t be… Read more »

USD Law School classes won’t be as usual this fall

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents has decided that universities will resume in person classes at the start of the fall term. Among the first to start is the Law School at USD, which normally begins in the first week in August. Law School Dean Neil Fulton says it won’t be… Read more »

Brookings getting better idea on number of lost students

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KJJQ) – The Brookings School District is starting to get some idea of the number of students they’ve lost contact with during the pandemic. These are students they’ve had either no contact with or just minimal contact since the district switched to online instruction in April. Brookings School Superintendent Klint Willert asked the… Read more »

Brookings getting better idea on number of lost students

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KJJQ) – The Brookings School District is starting to get some idea of the number of students they’ve lost contact with during the pandemic. These are students they’ve had either no contact with or just minimal contact since the district switched to online instruction in April. Brookings School Superintendent Klint Willert asked the… Read more »