News Category: Local News

Lennox man identified in fatal crash in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – A Lennox, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash on the Interstate 29-Interstate 229 interchange in Sioux Falls. A 1996 Ford Explorer was traveling northbound on Interstate 29 when the driver attempted to take the on ramp to go… Read more »

Lennox man identified in fatal crash in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – A Lennox, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash on the Interstate 29-Interstate 229 interchange in Sioux Falls. A 1996 Ford Explorer was traveling northbound on Interstate 29 when the driver attempted to take the on ramp to go… Read more »

Tabor man identified in fatal crash west of Yankton

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – A Tabor, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Monday in a two-vehicle crash west of Yankton. A 2015 Western Star Conventional 4900FA Semi Truck and Trailer, hauling gravel, was westbound on South Dakota Highway 50 near the intersection of 433rd Avenue. A 2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette was northbound… Read more »

Tabor man identified in fatal crash west of Yankton

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – A Tabor, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Monday in a two-vehicle crash west of Yankton. A 2015 Western Star Conventional 4900FA Semi Truck and Trailer, hauling gravel, was westbound on South Dakota Highway 50 near the intersection of 433rd Avenue. A 2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette was northbound… Read more »

Safe Harbor bringing back Purple Potty fundraiser

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Safe Harbor’s Purple Potty fundraiser is making a return appearance. The event will start in July. Safe Harbor decided to try the fundraiser last year and could not keep up with demand, according to Safe Harbor Executive Director Gina Karst. She explained how the fundraiser works. Karst said that donations have… Read more »

Safe Harbor bringing back Purple Potty fundraiser

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Safe Harbor’s Purple Potty fundraiser is making a return appearance. The event will start in July. Safe Harbor decided to try the fundraiser last year and could not keep up with demand, according to Safe Harbor Executive Director Gina Karst. She explained how the fundraiser works. Karst said that donations have… Read more »

Man pulled from Wall Lake dies

SIOUX FALL, S.D. (KELO.com) — Lazerick Grant’s cousin says Lazerick has died after being pulled out of Wall Lake last night. On a GoFundMe page for Lazerick’s funeral expenses, Josh Grant writes that the currents pushed Lazerick under for 45 minutes. The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office says Lazerick was on a floatation device with two children. The… Read more »

Man pulled from Wall Lake dies

SIOUX FALL, S.D. (KELO.com) — Lazerick Grant’s cousin says Lazerick has died after being pulled out of Wall Lake last night. On a GoFundMe page for Lazerick’s funeral expenses, Josh Grant writes that the currents pushed Lazerick under for 45 minutes. The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office says Lazerick was on a floatation device with two children. The… Read more »

Yankton physician says not enough people wearing masks

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Despite recent reports that show the numbers of coronavirus infections flattening, people still need to keep their distance and wear a mask. Dr. Mike Pietila of Yankton says those practices are paying off. Pietila says he isn’t seeing enough people wearing masks. Pietila says there are some trends he is watching.… Read more »

Yankton physician says not enough people wearing masks

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Despite recent reports that show the numbers of coronavirus infections flattening, people still need to keep their distance and wear a mask. Dr. Mike Pietila of Yankton says those practices are paying off. Pietila says he isn’t seeing enough people wearing masks. Pietila says there are some trends he is watching.… Read more »

Human-caused fire on Pine Ridge Reservation fully contained

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (KBHB) — A human-caused fire on the Pine Ridge Reservation is reportedly at 100-percent containment, after a day that saw the fire area balloon from 200 to just short of 16-hundred acres in size. The Wilson Road fire was reported Tuesday afternoon, and is believed to be caused by fireworks usage, in… Read more »

Human-caused fire on Pine Ridge Reservation fully contained

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (KBHB) — A human-caused fire on the Pine Ridge Reservation is reportedly at 100-percent containment, after a day that saw the fire area balloon from 200 to just short of 16-hundred acres in size. The Wilson Road fire was reported Tuesday afternoon, and is believed to be caused by fireworks usage, in… Read more »

Home day care destroyed by Wednesday afternoon fire

A home near the intersection of 131st Street and 390th Avenue was destroyed by a Wednesday afternoon fire. (American News Photo by Scott Waltman) ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Scott Waltman swaltman@aberdeennewscom and Elisa Sand esand@aberdeennews.com) – A Wednesday afternoon destroyed a house near the intersection of 131st Street and 390th Avenue. Crews were called 2329 N.… Read more »

Home day care destroyed by Wednesday afternoon fire

A home near the intersection of 131st Street and 390th Avenue was destroyed by a Wednesday afternoon fire. (American News Photo by Scott Waltman) ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Scott Waltman swaltman@aberdeennewscom and Elisa Sand esand@aberdeennews.com) – A Wednesday afternoon destroyed a house near the intersection of 131st Street and 390th Avenue. Crews were called 2329 N.… Read more »

FDIC helping banks with PPP loans

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – Many banks have been working overtime to help businesses and ag producers apply for “Paycheck Protection Program” loans through the Small Business Administration. Many of the rules for the program are still being written and the head of the FDIC, Jelena McWilliams says they are helping banks work through those. McWilliams… Read more »

FDIC helping banks with PPP loans

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – Many banks have been working overtime to help businesses and ag producers apply for “Paycheck Protection Program” loans through the Small Business Administration. Many of the rules for the program are still being written and the head of the FDIC, Jelena McWilliams says they are helping banks work through those. McWilliams… Read more »

Dental Van coming to Aberdeen in July

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Delta Dental Van is coming to Aberdeen. The van will be parked at 815 First Ave. S.E. in front of the Avera Human Performance Center. Diane Lehr, Program Coordinator with Discover Your Child, said the van will be in town multiple weeks. The van will provide dental care for individuals… Read more »

Dental Van coming to Aberdeen in July

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Delta Dental Van is coming to Aberdeen. The van will be parked at 815 First Ave. S.E. in front of the Avera Human Performance Center. Diane Lehr, Program Coordinator with Discover Your Child, said the van will be in town multiple weeks. The van will provide dental care for individuals… Read more »

Legislators know budget issues looming

SALEM, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators are waiting on Governor Kristi Noem possibly calling a special session of the legislature to deal with potential budget problems. Representative Kent Peterson of Salem says it is top of mind for most of them. Noem has said a special session won’t be needed this month but could… Read more »

Legislators know budget issues looming

SALEM, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators are waiting on Governor Kristi Noem possibly calling a special session of the legislature to deal with potential budget problems. Representative Kent Peterson of Salem says it is top of mind for most of them. Noem has said a special session won’t be needed this month but could… Read more »