News Category: Local News

One killed in crash north of Akaska

AKASKA, S.D. (Press Release) – A 55-year-old man died Thursday night in a one-vehicle crash that occurred north of Akaska. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family members. He was the only person involved in the crash. A 2002 Ford F150 pickup was northbound on 303rd Avenue near the… Read more »

One killed in crash north of Akaska

AKASKA, S.D. (Press Release) – A 55-year-old man died Thursday night in a one-vehicle crash that occurred north of Akaska. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family members. He was the only person involved in the crash. A 2002 Ford F150 pickup was northbound on 303rd Avenue near the… Read more »

Search resumes for missing girl in the Black Hills

ROCKERVILLE, S.D. (AP) — Investigators in South Dakota are conducting another search for a 9-year-old girl who went missing in the Black Hills area more two months ago. Pennington County sheriff’s spokeswoman Helene Duhamel says the search will resume Friday for Serenity Dennard, who ran away from the Black Hills Children’s Home on Feb. 3.… Read more »

Search resumes for missing girl in the Black Hills

ROCKERVILLE, S.D. (AP) — Investigators in South Dakota are conducting another search for a 9-year-old girl who went missing in the Black Hills area more two months ago. Pennington County sheriff’s spokeswoman Helene Duhamel says the search will resume Friday for Serenity Dennard, who ran away from the Black Hills Children’s Home on Feb. 3.… Read more »

Businesses and media groups file suit against IM 24

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO.com) – Major business and media groups in South Dakota have jointly filed suit against a ban on out-of-state money to fund ballot question campaigns. Their lawyer is former State Attorney General Marty Jackley. He says the ban violates the Commerce Clause in the Constitution. IM-24 was approved by the voters in November… Read more »

Businesses and media groups file suit against IM 24

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO.com) – Major business and media groups in South Dakota have jointly filed suit against a ban on out-of-state money to fund ballot question campaigns. Their lawyer is former State Attorney General Marty Jackley. He says the ban violates the Commerce Clause in the Constitution. IM-24 was approved by the voters in November… Read more »

Chamber leader says business groups forced to play defense during legislative session

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Business groups had to play defense at times during this year’s legislative session. Dave Owen, President of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry, says some gun related issues could have created problems for their members. Owen says they backed a bill allowing people to take driver’s license tests in… Read more »

Chamber leader says business groups forced to play defense during legislative session

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Business groups had to play defense at times during this year’s legislative session. Dave Owen, President of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry, says some gun related issues could have created problems for their members. Owen says they backed a bill allowing people to take driver’s license tests in… Read more »

Dinner in the Dark event Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired will host Dinner in the Dark on Tuesday night on the campus of Northern State. The event, which is sold out, features people trying to eat a meal while blindfolded, according to Jodi Carlsgaard, Committee Member of Dinner in the Dark.… Read more »

Dinner in the Dark event Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired will host Dinner in the Dark on Tuesday night on the campus of Northern State. The event, which is sold out, features people trying to eat a meal while blindfolded, according to Jodi Carlsgaard, Committee Member of Dinner in the Dark.… Read more »

Recent storm causes variety of damage to power lines in southern South Dakota

MARION, S.D. (WNAX) – Southeastern Electric was among the rural coops that dealt with power outages caused by last week’s blizzard. Manager Brad Schardin says they had their hands full for a few days. Schardin says they found a variety of damages. Schardin says they made some temporary fixes and will have to go back… Read more »

Recent storm causes variety of damage to power lines in southern South Dakota

MARION, S.D. (WNAX) – Southeastern Electric was among the rural coops that dealt with power outages caused by last week’s blizzard. Manager Brad Schardin says they had their hands full for a few days. Schardin says they found a variety of damages. Schardin says they made some temporary fixes and will have to go back… Read more »

Thune says release of Mueller report will satisfy most people, but not everybody

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) – South Dakota Senator John Thune says, even though the conclusions by the Mueller investigation stated there was no collusion in the 2016 trump campaign, the question of obstruction will most likely continue to be debated and discussed. Senator Thune also responded to another finding in the report wherein Mueller said, although… Read more »

Thune says release of Mueller report will satisfy most people, but not everybody

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KXLG) – South Dakota Senator John Thune says, even though the conclusions by the Mueller investigation stated there was no collusion in the 2016 trump campaign, the question of obstruction will most likely continue to be debated and discussed. Senator Thune also responded to another finding in the report wherein Mueller said, although… Read more »

Severe Weather Awareness Week April 22-26

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – There is still snow on the ground, but South Dakota officials say the time is now to start preparing for this summer’s eventual severe weather. Next week, April 22-26, has been designated as Severe Weather Awareness Week in South Dakota. Tina Titze, director of the South Dakota Office of Emergency… Read more »

Severe Weather Awareness Week April 22-26

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – There is still snow on the ground, but South Dakota officials say the time is now to start preparing for this summer’s eventual severe weather. Next week, April 22-26, has been designated as Severe Weather Awareness Week in South Dakota. Tina Titze, director of the South Dakota Office of Emergency… Read more »

Nine new troopers added to South Dakota Highway Patrol

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – As squeeks from their polished, shiny new leather duty gear echoed through the South Dakota Capitol Rotunda Thursday, nine freshly minted South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers gathered for a delayed graduation ceremony Thursday. Major Rick Miller told the family members in attendance to continue to support the troopers as they depart… Read more »

Nine new troopers added to South Dakota Highway Patrol

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – As squeeks from their polished, shiny new leather duty gear echoed through the South Dakota Capitol Rotunda Thursday, nine freshly minted South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers gathered for a delayed graduation ceremony Thursday. Major Rick Miller told the family members in attendance to continue to support the troopers as they depart… Read more »

Advisory board to look at parking issue in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (DBE Radio Group) – The new proposed parking plan in Rapid City will be overseen by a parking advisory board as the plan is now going to be studied some more and more input will be taken. But City leaders at the regular Monday night City Council meeting expressed their support for… Read more »

Advisory board to look at parking issue in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (DBE Radio Group) – The new proposed parking plan in Rapid City will be overseen by a parking advisory board as the plan is now going to be studied some more and more input will be taken. But City leaders at the regular Monday night City Council meeting expressed their support for… Read more »