News Category: Local News

Watertown man drives into entrance of post office

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — Mark McClendon, age 60 of Watertown, was unhurt Monday morning after his car lurched over a curb and rammed into the front entrance of the Watertown post office in the downtown area.  Watertown Police Department Corporal Trevor Barthel  explains what happened. No charges have been filed. Watertown Police sealed off the… Read more »

Watertown man drives into entrance of post office

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) — Mark McClendon, age 60 of Watertown, was unhurt Monday morning after his car lurched over a curb and rammed into the front entrance of the Watertown post office in the downtown area.  Watertown Police Department Corporal Trevor Barthel  explains what happened. No charges have been filed. Watertown Police sealed off the… Read more »

PUC looking at large number of applications for wind power projects

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission has been reviewing lots of applications for wind power projects and it looks like that workload will increase. Commissioner Kristie Fiegen talked about the issue. Fiegen says they have worked through a number of applications. Fiegen says they will have more applications coming in front… Read more »

PUC looking at large number of applications for wind power projects

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission has been reviewing lots of applications for wind power projects and it looks like that workload will increase. Commissioner Kristie Fiegen talked about the issue. Fiegen says they have worked through a number of applications. Fiegen says they will have more applications coming in front… Read more »

Final draft of Wylie Park master plan available

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Progress continues on the update of the Wylie Park master plan and a final draft of the plan is complete. The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department heard comments and suggestions from over 300 residents during public meetings and through an online survey regarding the draft of the master plan. The… Read more »

Final draft of Wylie Park master plan available

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Progress continues on the update of the Wylie Park master plan and a final draft of the plan is complete. The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department heard comments and suggestions from over 300 residents during public meetings and through an online survey regarding the draft of the master plan. The… Read more »

Washout east of Midland stalls rail service

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Rail service along the Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern line across west central South Dakota is stalled as railroad officials consider repairs to a major washout under the R-C-P and E line east of Midland in Haakon County. Vice President of Corporate Communications Michael Williams says the washout happened last Wednesday,… Read more »

Washout east of Midland stalls rail service

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – Rail service along the Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern line across west central South Dakota is stalled as railroad officials consider repairs to a major washout under the R-C-P and E line east of Midland in Haakon County. Vice President of Corporate Communications Michael Williams says the washout happened last Wednesday,… Read more »

Thune to speak at Boys State on Wednesday

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) will be in Aberdeen Wednesday, May 29, to address Boys State at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the Northern State University campus. Thune will be speaking at 1 p.m.    

Thune to speak at Boys State on Wednesday

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) will be in Aberdeen Wednesday, May 29, to address Boys State at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the Northern State University campus. Thune will be speaking at 1 p.m.    

Rounds encourages state’s teens to believe in themselves and get involved

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Senator Mike Rounds is in South Dakota this week where he is speaking at Girls State in Vermillion and Boys State in Aberdeen. He said his message to the teenagers is to believe in themselves and get involved. Rounds is currently dealing with a variety of issues in Washington, including legislation… Read more »

Rounds encourages state’s teens to believe in themselves and get involved

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Senator Mike Rounds is in South Dakota this week where he is speaking at Girls State in Vermillion and Boys State in Aberdeen. He said his message to the teenagers is to believe in themselves and get involved. Rounds is currently dealing with a variety of issues in Washington, including legislation… Read more »

Second person dies from injuries suffered in May 7 crash

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Press Release) – A second person has now died from injuries suffered in a May 7, 2019 two-vehicle crash south of Rapid City. James Broderick, 71, had sustained serious non-life threatening injuries in the crash and was taken to the Rapid City hospital. He died on Thursday, May 23. The accident occurred… Read more »

Second person dies from injuries suffered in May 7 crash

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Press Release) – A second person has now died from injuries suffered in a May 7, 2019 two-vehicle crash south of Rapid City. James Broderick, 71, had sustained serious non-life threatening injuries in the crash and was taken to the Rapid City hospital. He died on Thursday, May 23. The accident occurred… Read more »

Pennington County officials warn of flooding

PENNINGTON COUNTY, S.D. (Press Release) – Water is running high and flooding is becoming a problem in many areas of the Southern Hills in Pennington County. Creeks in Hill City and Keystone are running out of their banks and onto roads and bridges. Several driveways are partially or totally submerged. Keystone has major flooding. Many… Read more »

Pennington County officials warn of flooding

PENNINGTON COUNTY, S.D. (Press Release) – Water is running high and flooding is becoming a problem in many areas of the Southern Hills in Pennington County. Creeks in Hill City and Keystone are running out of their banks and onto roads and bridges. Several driveways are partially or totally submerged. Keystone has major flooding. Many… Read more »

Connect South Dakota grant awards announced

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Connect South Dakota, the state program designed to fund broadband projects in unserved and underserved areas across the state, recently awarded $5 million to its first grant recipients. The money was approved by legislators last March. The initial $5 million will leverage more than $11.4 million in project costs. “Sixty-five… Read more »

Connect South Dakota grant awards announced

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Connect South Dakota, the state program designed to fund broadband projects in unserved and underserved areas across the state, recently awarded $5 million to its first grant recipients. The money was approved by legislators last March. The initial $5 million will leverage more than $11.4 million in project costs. “Sixty-five… Read more »

Woman kills pedestrian in Rapid City Walmart parking lot

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Police say an intoxicated driver intentionally struck and killed a pedestrian in a Walmart parking lot in Rapid City. The 48-year-old woman is being held on possible charges of first-degree murder and driving under the influence. Authorities say the crash happened shortly before 1 p.m. Sunday. First responders found the… Read more »

Woman kills pedestrian in Rapid City Walmart parking lot

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Police say an intoxicated driver intentionally struck and killed a pedestrian in a Walmart parking lot in Rapid City. The 48-year-old woman is being held on possible charges of first-degree murder and driving under the influence. Authorities say the crash happened shortly before 1 p.m. Sunday. First responders found the… Read more »