News Category: Local News

Cracked pipes open hole at intersection of Eighth Ave. and S. Washington St.

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Cracked pipes have led to a hole opening up at an intersection in Aberdeen. Lynn Lander, City Manager, described what transpired that eventually closed the intersection at Eighth Ave. and S. Washington St. He said that the city knew there was an issue, located the problem area and blocked it off… Read more »

Cracked pipes open hole at intersection of Eighth Ave. and S. Washington St.

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Cracked pipes have led to a hole opening up at an intersection in Aberdeen. Lynn Lander, City Manager, described what transpired that eventually closed the intersection at Eighth Ave. and S. Washington St. He said that the city knew there was an issue, located the problem area and blocked it off… Read more »

Nine to graduate during Highway Patrol ceremony

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Nine new troopers will join the South Dakota Highway Patrol during a graduation ceremony Thursday, April 18, in the state Capitol Rotunda. The ceremony was postponed from last Friday due to weather. South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson is the guest speaker. The ceremony, which is open to… Read more »

Nine to graduate during Highway Patrol ceremony

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Nine new troopers will join the South Dakota Highway Patrol during a graduation ceremony Thursday, April 18, in the state Capitol Rotunda. The ceremony was postponed from last Friday due to weather. South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson is the guest speaker. The ceremony, which is open to… Read more »

Crews still working to restore power

VOLGA, S.D. (WNAX) – Crews continue to make repairs and restore power to customers of Sioux Valley Energy. Spokesperson Carrie Vugteveen (v-ugg-ta-vean) says more of their system has been brought back online. She says there are still about 700 customers in the dark, down from over 10,000 at one time. Vugteveen says it will take… Read more »

Crews still working to restore power

VOLGA, S.D. (WNAX) – Crews continue to make repairs and restore power to customers of Sioux Valley Energy. Spokesperson Carrie Vugteveen (v-ugg-ta-vean) says more of their system has been brought back online. She says there are still about 700 customers in the dark, down from over 10,000 at one time. Vugteveen says it will take… Read more »

Sutton starting up leadership institute

BURKE, S.D. (WNAX) – Former democratic Governor candidate Billie Sutton is setting up a leadership institute. He says it is one way he can stay involved in public policy. Sutton says they are now taking applications for their first class. Sutton says the first meeting will be held in Chamberlain. Sutton says he wants to… Read more »

Sutton starting up leadership institute

BURKE, S.D. (WNAX) – Former democratic Governor candidate Billie Sutton is setting up a leadership institute. He says it is one way he can stay involved in public policy. Sutton says they are now taking applications for their first class. Sutton says the first meeting will be held in Chamberlain. Sutton says he wants to… Read more »

Johnson giving online updates on wall development

ON THE SOUTHERN BORDER (KELO.com) — Dusty Johnson (R) is giving online updates of his visit to the Mexican border. Postings include a video of Dusty standing in front of a barrier under construction. Johnson says there are humanitarian and national security issues on the border. South Dakota’s lone U.S. Representative is part of a Congressional… Read more »

Johnson giving online updates on wall development

ON THE SOUTHERN BORDER (KELO.com) — Dusty Johnson (R) is giving online updates of his visit to the Mexican border. Postings include a video of Dusty standing in front of a barrier under construction. Johnson says there are humanitarian and national security issues on the border. South Dakota’s lone U.S. Representative is part of a Congressional… Read more »

Blizzards, flooding could lead to disease for calves and cows

BROOKINGS, S.D. (WNAX) – Storms over the last few weeks have brought blizzards and flooding to the Northern Plains. SDSU Extension Veterinarian Dr. Russ Daly says in the next few weeks, disease could pop up, especially in calves and cows. He says calves will be more susceptible to diseases. Daly says producers need to be… Read more »

Blizzards, flooding could lead to disease for calves and cows

BROOKINGS, S.D. (WNAX) – Storms over the last few weeks have brought blizzards and flooding to the Northern Plains. SDSU Extension Veterinarian Dr. Russ Daly says in the next few weeks, disease could pop up, especially in calves and cows. He says calves will be more susceptible to diseases. Daly says producers need to be… Read more »

Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony to present season finale April 27

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony will present “It’s-A-Me!” on Saturday, April 27 at the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State. The concert, which starts at 7:30 p.m., will conclude the current season and feature well-known Italian pieces, according to Christopher Stanichar,… Read more »

Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony to present season finale April 27

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony will present “It’s-A-Me!” on Saturday, April 27 at the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State. The concert, which starts at 7:30 p.m., will conclude the current season and feature well-known Italian pieces, according to Christopher Stanichar,… Read more »

Hawks begins role as Chair of Democratic Party

HARTFORD, S.D. (WNAX) – Former legislator and U.S. House candidate Paula Hawks was elected Chair of the South Dakota Democratic Party at their central committee meeting last month. Hawks, of Hartford, says she ran because she wants to be involved but also stay connected to her family. Hawks says they will hold meetings this year… Read more »

Hawks begins role as Chair of Democratic Party

HARTFORD, S.D. (WNAX) – Former legislator and U.S. House candidate Paula Hawks was elected Chair of the South Dakota Democratic Party at their central committee meeting last month. Hawks, of Hartford, says she ran because she wants to be involved but also stay connected to her family. Hawks says they will hold meetings this year… Read more »

Sturgis City Council votes to amend ambulance service area

STURGIS, S.D. (KBHB) – The Sturgis City Council Monday night voted to amend the service area of its ambulance area after many area campgrounds served by it failed to come up with a funding proposal. Residents of Sturgis and some surrounding areas like Fort Meade, pay for the Sturgis Ambulance Service in their property taxes.… Read more »

Sturgis City Council votes to amend ambulance service area

STURGIS, S.D. (KBHB) – The Sturgis City Council Monday night voted to amend the service area of its ambulance area after many area campgrounds served by it failed to come up with a funding proposal. Residents of Sturgis and some surrounding areas like Fort Meade, pay for the Sturgis Ambulance Service in their property taxes.… Read more »

Air Force Bomber from Doolittle Raid on display in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – WWII or airplane enthusiasts can get a glimpse of history Wednesday morning at the Pierre Regional Airport. Pierre Mayor Steve Harding says an Air Force Bomber from the Doolittle Raid will be on display from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The plane is also making stops at Sioux Falls, Mitchell, Ellsworth Air Force… Read more »

Air Force Bomber from Doolittle Raid on display in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – WWII or airplane enthusiasts can get a glimpse of history Wednesday morning at the Pierre Regional Airport. Pierre Mayor Steve Harding says an Air Force Bomber from the Doolittle Raid will be on display from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The plane is also making stops at Sioux Falls, Mitchell, Ellsworth Air Force… Read more »