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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

Capitol Building SD

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.  

Milbank man identified in motorcycle crash in Big Stone City

BIG STONE CITY, S.D. (Press Release) – A Milbank, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash in Big Stone City. A 2019 Kawasaki ZX636GKFA was southbound on South Dakota Highway 109 when it went through the intersection with U.S. Highway 12, left the roadway, went into… Read more »

Milbank man identified in motorcycle crash in Big Stone City

BIG STONE CITY, S.D. (Press Release) – A Milbank, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash in Big Stone City. A 2019 Kawasaki ZX636GKFA was southbound on South Dakota Highway 109 when it went through the intersection with U.S. Highway 12, left the roadway, went into… Read more »

Noem to talk to families dealing with sinkholes in Blackhawk

PIERRE, S.D. (KBHB) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem says she plans to host a conference call with the families evacuated from their homes due to sinkholes that opened up in a Blackhawk subdivision. During her daily conference call Tuesday, the governor said she’s getting a lot of questions… Noem hasn’t said when she would… Read more »

Noem to talk to families dealing with sinkholes in Blackhawk

PIERRE, S.D. (KBHB) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem says she plans to host a conference call with the families evacuated from their homes due to sinkholes that opened up in a Blackhawk subdivision. During her daily conference call Tuesday, the governor said she’s getting a lot of questions… Noem hasn’t said when she would… Read more »

COVID-19, conflicts of interest are topics city council forum

ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Elisa Sand esand@aberdeennews.com) – Two local business owners and one incumbent provided their thoughts on changes they’d like to see if elected to the Aberdeen City Council. Residents in the Southeast District in Aberdeen can chose from three candidates in this year’s June 2 primary. They shared their thoughts on a few… Read more »

COVID-19, conflicts of interest are topics city council forum

ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Elisa Sand esand@aberdeennews.com) – Two local business owners and one incumbent provided their thoughts on changes they’d like to see if elected to the Aberdeen City Council. Residents in the Southeast District in Aberdeen can chose from three candidates in this year’s June 2 primary. They shared their thoughts on a few… Read more »

Johnson says China should be accountable for pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – President Trump has said he may take strong steps against China after accusing them of covering up the extent of the coronavirus pandemic. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says China should be held responsible. Johnson says it is time to restart critical manufacturing in the U.S. The President has said cutting… Read more »

Johnson says China should be accountable for pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – President Trump has said he may take strong steps against China after accusing them of covering up the extent of the coronavirus pandemic. South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says China should be held responsible. Johnson says it is time to restart critical manufacturing in the U.S. The President has said cutting… Read more »

Former Crow Creek Sioux Tribe members sentenced in embezzlement scheme

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Two former Crow Creek Sioux Tribe council members have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in an embezzlement scheme involving tribal funds. Former council member 64-year-old Tina Grey Owl was sentenced to a split sentence of ten months of custody, with five months to be served at a… Read more »

Former Crow Creek Sioux Tribe members sentenced in embezzlement scheme

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Two former Crow Creek Sioux Tribe council members have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in an embezzlement scheme involving tribal funds. Former council member 64-year-old Tina Grey Owl was sentenced to a split sentence of ten months of custody, with five months to be served at a… Read more »

COVID rate in South Dakota much lower than projected so far

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – While South Dakota is still seeing an increase of positive COVID-19 cases daily, the rate is falling much lower than earlier projections. Governor Kristi Noem says they continue to watch carefully. Noem says hospital usage has stayed under critical limits. Noem says despite the lower numbers, social distancing and other precautions… Read more »

COVID rate in South Dakota much lower than projected so far

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – While South Dakota is still seeing an increase of positive COVID-19 cases daily, the rate is falling much lower than earlier projections. Governor Kristi Noem says they continue to watch carefully. Noem says hospital usage has stayed under critical limits. Noem says despite the lower numbers, social distancing and other precautions… Read more »

No one using CARE-19 app has tested positive so far

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The State of South Dakota has been encouraging people to download and use the “CARE-19” app that tracks movements and could be used to trace the contacts of people that test positive for a COVID-19 infection. State Health Department Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon says so far, no one using the app has… Read more »

No one using CARE-19 app has tested positive so far

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The State of South Dakota has been encouraging people to download and use the “CARE-19” app that tracks movements and could be used to trace the contacts of people that test positive for a COVID-19 infection. State Health Department Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon says so far, no one using the app has… Read more »

Absentee voting already more than double of last presidential election

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – All registered voters in South Dakota got an absentee ballot request in the mail for the June primary election. Secretary of State Steve Barnett says people are responding to that. Barnett says its hard to estimate turn out for the primary based on the absentee requests. Barnett says voters still have… Read more »

Absentee voting already more than double of last presidential election

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – All registered voters in South Dakota got an absentee ballot request in the mail for the June primary election. Secretary of State Steve Barnett says people are responding to that. Barnett says its hard to estimate turn out for the primary based on the absentee requests. Barnett says voters still have… Read more »

Aberdeen preparing for battle against mosquitoes

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The battle against mosquitoes is right around the corner. So far, the Aberdeen area has been dealing with insects that look like mosquitoes, but they are actually midges, according to Mark Hoven, Director of Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry. He said the lack of moisture this spring could have an impact… Read more »

Aberdeen preparing for battle against mosquitoes

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The battle against mosquitoes is right around the corner. So far, the Aberdeen area has been dealing with insects that look like mosquitoes, but they are actually midges, according to Mark Hoven, Director of Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry. He said the lack of moisture this spring could have an impact… Read more »