News Category: Local News

Department of Revenue working remotely

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – The South Dakota Department of Revenue staff, though not in the office, is working remotely to assist South Dakotans. DOR Online Motor Vehicle Services Our online services allow you to review and renew your vehicle registration/decals and license plates, purchase new license plates, opt-in for email renewal and general notifications,… Read more »

Department of Revenue working remotely

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – The South Dakota Department of Revenue staff, though not in the office, is working remotely to assist South Dakotans. DOR Online Motor Vehicle Services Our online services allow you to review and renew your vehicle registration/decals and license plates, purchase new license plates, opt-in for email renewal and general notifications,… Read more »

Judge rules DNA can be used in murder case from nearly 40 years ago

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Argus Leader) — A judge has ruled prosecutors can use DNA evidence investigators pulled from the trash of a Sioux Falls woman charged with killing her newborn nearly 40 years ago. Second Circuit Court Judge Susan Sabers this week denied a request from the defense attorney for Theresa Bentaas to suppress the… Read more »

Judge rules DNA can be used in murder case from nearly 40 years ago

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Argus Leader) — A judge has ruled prosecutors can use DNA evidence investigators pulled from the trash of a Sioux Falls woman charged with killing her newborn nearly 40 years ago. Second Circuit Court Judge Susan Sabers this week denied a request from the defense attorney for Theresa Bentaas to suppress the… Read more »

Bodies found on reservation believed to be those of missing men

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Rapid City Journal) — Sheriff’s officials say two bodies found on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are believed to be those of cousins who have been missing for more than two months. Oglala Lakota County Sheriff Joe Herman says autopsies will confirm the identity of the two, but that “it is very… Read more »

Bodies found on reservation believed to be those of missing men

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Rapid City Journal) — Sheriff’s officials say two bodies found on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are believed to be those of cousins who have been missing for more than two months. Oglala Lakota County Sheriff Joe Herman says autopsies will confirm the identity of the two, but that “it is very… Read more »

Johnson knows economic help is needed

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – President Trump is pushing Congress to approve an economic rescue package that could top one trillion dollars. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says they know help is needed quickly. Johnson says while direct payments make a lot of sense, Congress has to have a plan in place to do that. Johnson… Read more »

Johnson knows economic help is needed

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – President Trump is pushing Congress to approve an economic rescue package that could top one trillion dollars. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says they know help is needed quickly. Johnson says while direct payments make a lot of sense, Congress has to have a plan in place to do that. Johnson… Read more »

Brookings County moves magistrate and circuit court matters

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KJJQ) – All magistrate and circuit court matters in Brookings County have been continued to late April and early May. States Attorney Dan Nelson says the decision was made after consultation with Presiding Circuit Judge Gregory Stoltenburg. Nelson says those criminal offenders currently in custody or those who may be jailed during this… Read more »

Brookings County moves magistrate and circuit court matters

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KJJQ) – All magistrate and circuit court matters in Brookings County have been continued to late April and early May. States Attorney Dan Nelson says the decision was made after consultation with Presiding Circuit Judge Gregory Stoltenburg. Nelson says those criminal offenders currently in custody or those who may be jailed during this… Read more »

Noem says state does not have community spread

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem met in Sioux Falls with officials from Sanford Health and Avera Health to talk about cooperation in the face of the coronavirus outbreak. Following that meeting Noem announced that state schools will be closed again next week. Noem said there are now a total of… Read more »

Noem says state does not have community spread

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem met in Sioux Falls with officials from Sanford Health and Avera Health to talk about cooperation in the face of the coronavirus outbreak. Following that meeting Noem announced that state schools will be closed again next week. Noem said there are now a total of… Read more »

Chamber President encourages people to support local businesses

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The COVID-19 threat continues to make its impact around the world and the effects are being felt as well here in Aberdeen. Gail Ochs, President of the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce, encouraged people to continue to support the local businesses. She said it’s hard to tell if, or when, restaurants… Read more »

Chamber President encourages people to support local businesses

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The COVID-19 threat continues to make its impact around the world and the effects are being felt as well here in Aberdeen. Gail Ochs, President of the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce, encouraged people to continue to support the local businesses. She said it’s hard to tell if, or when, restaurants… Read more »

Community Gardens plots can be reserved starting Monday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – While there will not be a Community Gardens Meeting this spring, there will be Community Gardens this summer. The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department has announced that plots can be reserved starting Monday, March 23. Aaron Kiesz, City Forester, talked about the switch in plans. He said that plenty of… Read more »

Community Gardens plots can be reserved starting Monday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – While there will not be a Community Gardens Meeting this spring, there will be Community Gardens this summer. The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department has announced that plots can be reserved starting Monday, March 23. Aaron Kiesz, City Forester, talked about the switch in plans. He said that plenty of… Read more »

Lawmakers agree on outlines of 2021 session

CANTON, S.D. (WNAX) – While the 2020 session of the South Dakota legislature has one more day to finish up, lawmakers have agreed on the outlines of the 2021 session. Senator Jim Bolin says next year’s session will look a lot like this year’s. Bolin says there was some discussion of going to the full… Read more »

Lawmakers agree on outlines of 2021 session

CANTON, S.D. (WNAX) – While the 2020 session of the South Dakota legislature has one more day to finish up, lawmakers have agreed on the outlines of the 2021 session. Senator Jim Bolin says next year’s session will look a lot like this year’s. Bolin says there was some discussion of going to the full… Read more »

Governor announces schools will remain closed for at least another week

PIERRE, S.D. (aberdeennews.com) – Public K-12 schools in South Dakota will be closed through next week at least. That’s what Gov. Kristi Noem announced during a news conference today in Sioux Falls to discuss the COVID-19 outbreak. That means the soonest classes will resume is March 30. Noem previously closed schools through this week because… Read more »

Governor announces schools will remain closed for at least another week

PIERRE, S.D. (aberdeennews.com) – Public K-12 schools in South Dakota will be closed through next week at least. That’s what Gov. Kristi Noem announced during a news conference today in Sioux Falls to discuss the COVID-19 outbreak. That means the soonest classes will resume is March 30. Noem previously closed schools through this week because… Read more »