News Category: Local News

Burke teen identified in fatal crash

BURKE, S.D. (Press release) – A Burke juvenile male has been identified as the person who died Friday night in a two-vehicle crash east of Burke. A 1996 Chrysler Eagle Vision was eastbound on South Dakota Highway 18 when it crossed the center line and collided head on with a westbound 2012 Dodge Ram 2500… Read more »

Burke teen identified in fatal crash

BURKE, S.D. (Press release) – A Burke juvenile male has been identified as the person who died Friday night in a two-vehicle crash east of Burke. A 1996 Chrysler Eagle Vision was eastbound on South Dakota Highway 18 when it crossed the center line and collided head on with a westbound 2012 Dodge Ram 2500… Read more »

Bear sighted in the area of Aberdeen

Courtesy photo ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Scott Waltman swaltman@aberdeennews.com) – There’s been a bear sighting in Brown County. Dave Lunzman, chief deputy with the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, said a black bear was spotted by deputies Tuesday morning and captured on video. There are no reports of cattle being injured or the bear being aggressive, he… Read more »

Bear sighted in the area of Aberdeen

Courtesy photo ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Scott Waltman swaltman@aberdeennews.com) – There’s been a bear sighting in Brown County. Dave Lunzman, chief deputy with the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, said a black bear was spotted by deputies Tuesday morning and captured on video. There are no reports of cattle being injured or the bear being aggressive, he… Read more »

Flow-testing to continue Wednesday in part of Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press release) – Beginning at approximately 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 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 Dakota Street and South Roosevelt Street The fire department will be opening hydrants and residents will… Read more »

Flow-testing to continue Wednesday in part of Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press release) – Beginning at approximately 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 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 Dakota Street and South Roosevelt Street The fire department will be opening hydrants and residents will… Read more »

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Media availability call at 11:45 on all Hub City Radio stations

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon and State Epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton will hold a brief media availability via conference call at 11:45 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations.

Media availability call at 11:45 on all Hub City Radio stations

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ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon and State Epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton will hold a brief media availability via conference call at 11:45 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations.

Brown County Sheriff’s Office asking for help with missing woman

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information on a missing person. Darla Beaman was last seen in her home at approximately 1 a.m. the morning of Sunday, May 24. She walked away from the residence with just a flashlight. Darla is 5-foot-3, 135-pounds, Reddish/Black hair approximately shoulder length.… Read more »

Brown County Sheriff’s Office asking for help with missing woman

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information on a missing person. Darla Beaman was last seen in her home at approximately 1 a.m. the morning of Sunday, May 24. She walked away from the residence with just a flashlight. Darla is 5-foot-3, 135-pounds, Reddish/Black hair approximately shoulder length.… Read more »

Sioux Falls victim loses $45,000 in phone scam

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Argus Leader) — Sioux Falls police are investigating a fraud case involving a victim who lost $45,000. Police say the individual recently got a call from someone claiming to be from Microsoft. The caller said they found a problem with the victim’s computer and gave instructions on how to allow the caller… Read more »

Sioux Falls victim loses $45,000 in phone scam

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Argus Leader) — Sioux Falls police are investigating a fraud case involving a victim who lost $45,000. Police say the individual recently got a call from someone claiming to be from Microsoft. The caller said they found a problem with the victim’s computer and gave instructions on how to allow the caller… Read more »

Staff and families trying to help elderly deal with isolation

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – As the state begins the process of testing all nursing home and assisted living center residents, it points out the isolation many have been under for weeks due to the pandemic. Doug Ekeren, President of Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, says it is a difficult situation. Ekeren says they are… Read more »

Staff and families trying to help elderly deal with isolation

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – As the state begins the process of testing all nursing home and assisted living center residents, it points out the isolation many have been under for weeks due to the pandemic. Doug Ekeren, President of Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, says it is a difficult situation. Ekeren says they are… Read more »

Man facing multiple charges after chase

ABERDEEN, S.D. (APD Facebook Post) – On Monday, May 25, at 1:47 p.m. a citizen contacted Brown County Communications with concerns about a possible drunk driver. The citizen reported that they followed a GMC pickup on 6th Ave SE and the vehicle was swerving back and forth between lanes. A few minutes later, an APD… Read more »

Man facing multiple charges after chase

ABERDEEN, S.D. (APD Facebook Post) – On Monday, May 25, at 1:47 p.m. a citizen contacted Brown County Communications with concerns about a possible drunk driver. The citizen reported that they followed a GMC pickup on 6th Ave SE and the vehicle was swerving back and forth between lanes. A few minutes later, an APD… Read more »

Work progressing on new softball complex

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Work has started on new softball fields in Aberdeen. The location of four new fields will be at the old Swisher Track and Field complex, just south of the Players Softball Complex, which also includes four fields. B&B Contracting was awarded the bid for the contract at $3,758,076. Mark Hoven, Director… Read more »

Work progressing on new softball complex

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Work has started on new softball fields in Aberdeen. The location of four new fields will be at the old Swisher Track and Field complex, just south of the Players Softball Complex, which also includes four fields. B&B Contracting was awarded the bid for the contract at $3,758,076. Mark Hoven, Director… Read more »

Schools in hiring phase for upcoming year

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – As schools were wrapping up the final quarter of the year with online only classes, many districts were also in the hiring phase for this fall. Vermillion Superintendent Damon Alvey says they did hiring interviews almost like normal. Alvey says they have had to make many adjustments this year. Alvey says… Read more »

Schools in hiring phase for upcoming year

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – As schools were wrapping up the final quarter of the year with online only classes, many districts were also in the hiring phase for this fall. Vermillion Superintendent Damon Alvey says they did hiring interviews almost like normal. Alvey says they have had to make many adjustments this year. Alvey says… Read more »