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Regents looking at $91 million for university projects

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents is discussing a wish list of up to $91 million dollars for high priority projects at the six state university campuses. The School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City is asking for $49 million for a new Mineral Industries Building. SDSU is asking for… Read more »

Regents looking at $91 million for university projects

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Board of Regents is discussing a wish list of up to $91 million dollars for high priority projects at the six state university campuses. The School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City is asking for $49 million for a new Mineral Industries Building. SDSU is asking for… Read more »

Borglum to challenge Rounds in Republican primary

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) – State Rep. Scyller (SKY’-ler) Borglum says she’s challenging U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds in a Republican primary. Borglum, who was elected to her first term in the Legislature in November, portrayed herself as a “common sense conservative” as she kicked off her campaign Monday on her home turf in Rapid City.… Read more »

Borglum to challenge Rounds in Republican primary

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) – State Rep. Scyller (SKY’-ler) Borglum says she’s challenging U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds in a Republican primary. Borglum, who was elected to her first term in the Legislature in November, portrayed herself as a “common sense conservative” as she kicked off her campaign Monday on her home turf in Rapid City.… Read more »

Compassionate Conference this week at state penitentiary

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KXLG) — The state penitentiary is the location of the 2019 “Compassionate Conference” this Saturday. Organizer Lawrence Diggs of Roslyn, who is the Buddhist Chaplain at the Prison, says the conference is a multi-religious event sponsored by the ecumenical Compassionate Outreach Group at the prison. More than 90 inmates and others from… Read more »

Compassionate Conference this week at state penitentiary

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KXLG) — The state penitentiary is the location of the 2019 “Compassionate Conference” this Saturday. Organizer Lawrence Diggs of Roslyn, who is the Buddhist Chaplain at the Prison, says the conference is a multi-religious event sponsored by the ecumenical Compassionate Outreach Group at the prison. More than 90 inmates and others from… Read more »

Flow-testing of fire hydrants planned for Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Beginning at approximately 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, weather permitting the Aberdeen Fire Department will begin flow-testing fire hydrants in the following area: From Railroad Avenue South to City Limits Between South 5th Street to West City Limits  The fire department will be opening hydrants and residents will… Read more »

Flow-testing of fire hydrants planned for Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Beginning at approximately 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, weather permitting the Aberdeen Fire Department will begin flow-testing fire hydrants in the following area: From Railroad Avenue South to City Limits Between South 5th Street to West City Limits  The fire department will be opening hydrants and residents will… Read more »

Sisseton woman wins Dakota Cash jackpot

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Patty Nerison’s dreams came true through a $594,260 Dakota Cash jackpot. Nerison claimed the prize Monday after purchasing her ticket at the CrossRoads C-Store in Rosholt. The Sisseton resident played Dakota Cash on a weekly basis before her win, but the location of her purchase proved to be a unique… Read more »

Sisseton woman wins Dakota Cash jackpot

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Patty Nerison’s dreams came true through a $594,260 Dakota Cash jackpot. Nerison claimed the prize Monday after purchasing her ticket at the CrossRoads C-Store in Rosholt. The Sisseton resident played Dakota Cash on a weekly basis before her win, but the location of her purchase proved to be a unique… Read more »

Temperatures to get back to normal this week

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – South Dakotans got our first dose of intense summer heat and humidity over the weekend. Weatherology meteorologist Laura Lockwood says Friday was hot; Saturday was hotter. Lockwood says this week’s temperatures will be more normal for this time of year.

Temperatures to get back to normal this week

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – South Dakotans got our first dose of intense summer heat and humidity over the weekend. Weatherology meteorologist Laura Lockwood says Friday was hot; Saturday was hotter. Lockwood says this week’s temperatures will be more normal for this time of year.

Thursday, July 4th’s Garbage & Recycling Change

Due to the 4th of July holiday observance on Thursday July 4, 2019, city garbage and recycling pick-up will change. Residents who normally have their garbage picked up on Thursday’s are reminded to have their garbage out for pick-up  by 7:00 AM Wednesday.  Both Wednesday and Thursday’s garbage will be picked up on Wednesday. Dependable… Read more »

Thursday, July 4th’s Garbage & Recycling Change

Due to the 4th of July holiday observance on Thursday July 4, 2019, city garbage and recycling pick-up will change. Residents who normally have their garbage picked up on Thursday’s are reminded to have their garbage out for pick-up  by 7:00 AM Wednesday.  Both Wednesday and Thursday’s garbage will be picked up on Wednesday. Dependable… Read more »

Barnett getting out to meet county officials

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – With the South Dakota primary just under a year away, preparations for those elections are underway. Secretary of State Steve Barnett says he has been getting out to meet county officials. Barnett says county auditors will be going through and updating voter registration lists. Barnett says those lists are scrubbed with… Read more »

Barnett getting out to meet county officials

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – With the South Dakota primary just under a year away, preparations for those elections are underway. Secretary of State Steve Barnett says he has been getting out to meet county officials. Barnett says county auditors will be going through and updating voter registration lists. Barnett says those lists are scrubbed with… Read more »

Business index in solid growth range

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – The June Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota and the Dakotas to Arkansas, expanded to a solid reading signaling positive growth for the region over the next three to six months. Ernie Goss, director of Creighton University’s Economic Forecasting Group… Read more »

Business index in solid growth range

OMAHA, Neb. (WNAX) – The June Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota and the Dakotas to Arkansas, expanded to a solid reading signaling positive growth for the region over the next three to six months. Ernie Goss, director of Creighton University’s Economic Forecasting Group… Read more »

K.O. Lee Adult Day Health Center approved as Hope Waiver Program

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) is committed to ensuring that South Dakotans can live and receive services in the most integrated setting according to the individual’s preferences and needs. The Hope Waiver Program is designed to maximize the opportunities for participants… Read more »

K.O. Lee Adult Day Health Center approved as Hope Waiver Program

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) is committed to ensuring that South Dakotans can live and receive services in the most integrated setting according to the individual’s preferences and needs. The Hope Waiver Program is designed to maximize the opportunities for participants… Read more »