News Category: Local News

Traffic numbers trending upward in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – People are starting to move about and numbers in Aberdeen show it. Rich Krokel, Aberdeen Transportation Director, said a second flight is returning to the Aberdeen Regional Airport. The number of people flying in the area has gone up in recent weeks and that has also been the case locally. Krokel… Read more »

Traffic numbers trending upward in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – People are starting to move about and numbers in Aberdeen show it. Rich Krokel, Aberdeen Transportation Director, said a second flight is returning to the Aberdeen Regional Airport. The number of people flying in the area has gone up in recent weeks and that has also been the case locally. Krokel… Read more »

Yankton plans on normal school schedule in August

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – In school classes ended abruptly in mid-March for most students in South Dakota due to the coronavirus pandemic. Most districts then used a combination of remote and online learning. Yankton School Superintendent Wayne Kindle says they are planning on returning to a normal schedule in August. Kindle says they will work… Read more »

Yankton plans on normal school schedule in August

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – In school classes ended abruptly in mid-March for most students in South Dakota due to the coronavirus pandemic. Most districts then used a combination of remote and online learning. Yankton School Superintendent Wayne Kindle says they are planning on returning to a normal schedule in August. Kindle says they will work… Read more »

Thune says PPP has been successful

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – Members of Congress are working with the Trump Administration on the next phase of economic stimulus. South Dakota Senator John Thune says they will use feedback from the first three rounds in writing the next plan. Thune says not all of the money Congress approved has been spent, yet. Thune says… Read more »

Thune says PPP has been successful

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – Members of Congress are working with the Trump Administration on the next phase of economic stimulus. South Dakota Senator John Thune says they will use feedback from the first three rounds in writing the next plan. Thune says not all of the money Congress approved has been spent, yet. Thune says… Read more »

Rounds says U.S. can’t fall behind in military readiness

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The Senate Armed Services Committee approved the $740 billion “National Defense Authorization Act” last week, funding the military for the next year. South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds, a member of the Committee, says it’s part of continuing strategy. Rounds says the U.S. can’t afford to fall behind in military readiness. Rounds… Read more »

Rounds says U.S. can’t fall behind in military readiness

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The Senate Armed Services Committee approved the $740 billion “National Defense Authorization Act” last week, funding the military for the next year. South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds, a member of the Committee, says it’s part of continuing strategy. Rounds says the U.S. can’t afford to fall behind in military readiness. Rounds… Read more »

Dacotah Bank processes nearly 1,950 local PPP loans

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Banks across the country were busy helping businesses with the Payment Protection Program during the coronavirus. Daryl Ebach, Business Development Officer with Dacotah Bank in Aberdeen, talked about the number of loans that were processed. He said there were several original priorities with the loans that have now changed. Ebach said… Read more »

Dacotah Bank processes nearly 1,950 local PPP loans

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Banks across the country were busy helping businesses with the Payment Protection Program during the coronavirus. Daryl Ebach, Business Development Officer with Dacotah Bank in Aberdeen, talked about the number of loans that were processed. He said there were several original priorities with the loans that have now changed. Ebach said… Read more »

Barnett says numbers show strong absentee voting

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – All registered voters in South Dakota got an absentee ballot request before the June second primary. Secretary of State Steve Barnett says they numbers show the results. Barnett says he thinks it was worth the effort and expense. Barnett says they won’t be sending out another absentee request before the general… Read more »

Barnett says numbers show strong absentee voting

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – All registered voters in South Dakota got an absentee ballot request before the June second primary. Secretary of State Steve Barnett says they numbers show the results. Barnett says he thinks it was worth the effort and expense. Barnett says they won’t be sending out another absentee request before the general… Read more »

SNAP benefits help those struggling with food costs

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, increased Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits are continuing this month and next month for some South Dakota families. State Department of Social Services Secretary Laurie Gill says SNAP benefits give a much-needed boost to those who may be struggling with food costs. SNAP recipients who… Read more »

SNAP benefits help those struggling with food costs

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, increased Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits are continuing this month and next month for some South Dakota families. State Department of Social Services Secretary Laurie Gill says SNAP benefits give a much-needed boost to those who may be struggling with food costs. SNAP recipients who… Read more »

Fort Pierre City Council approves agreement for work on bridge

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The Fort Pierre City Council approved an agreement that let’s the city take advantage of a zero-percent State Infrastructure Bank loan for work on the Fort Pierre end of the Lt. Commander John Waldron Memorial Bridge. The Fort Pierre Business Improvement District or BID is offering to help fund the… Read more »

Fort Pierre City Council approves agreement for work on bridge

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The Fort Pierre City Council approved an agreement that let’s the city take advantage of a zero-percent State Infrastructure Bank loan for work on the Fort Pierre end of the Lt. Commander John Waldron Memorial Bridge. The Fort Pierre Business Improvement District or BID is offering to help fund the… Read more »

State reports two new deaths; active cases drop by 50

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Department of Health reported two new COVID-19 related deaths today while the number of active cases continues to drop. The deaths move the state total to 77. There were 38 new cases statewide, along with 108 new recoveries lowering the number of active cases to 820. There have been 5,966… Read more »

State reports two new deaths; active cases drop by 50

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Department of Health reported two new COVID-19 related deaths today while the number of active cases continues to drop. The deaths move the state total to 77. There were 38 new cases statewide, along with 108 new recoveries lowering the number of active cases to 820. There have been 5,966… Read more »

Flow testing to continue Wednesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Beginning at approximately 8 a.m. on Wednesday, June 17, weather permitting the Aberdeen Fire Department will begin flow-testing fire hydrants in the following area: From Railroad Avenue North to City Limits Between North 5th St & North Dakota St The fire department will be opening hydrants and residents will experience… Read more »

Flow testing to continue Wednesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Beginning at approximately 8 a.m. on Wednesday, June 17, weather permitting the Aberdeen Fire Department will begin flow-testing fire hydrants in the following area: From Railroad Avenue North to City Limits Between North 5th St & North Dakota St The fire department will be opening hydrants and residents will experience… Read more »