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Higher education task force to meet this week

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – The SB55 task force will meet on campus at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion on Thursday. The task force was created by this year’s legislature to study the state’s public higher education system and come up with recommendations. USD President Sheila Gestring, a member of the task force, says… Read more »

Higher education task force to meet this week

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – The SB55 task force will meet on campus at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion on Thursday. The task force was created by this year’s legislature to study the state’s public higher education system and come up with recommendations. USD President Sheila Gestring, a member of the task force, says… Read more »

Norland named Director of Development at Presentation

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Presentation College is pleased to announce the arrival of Barbara Norland, MSL as the institution’s new Director of Development. Norland joins the Advancement team with over 28 years of experience, working within the sectors of philanthropy, sales, and marketing. Her previous work experience includes Director of Development and Communications at… Read more »

Norland named Director of Development at Presentation

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Presentation College is pleased to announce the arrival of Barbara Norland, MSL as the institution’s new Director of Development. Norland joins the Advancement team with over 28 years of experience, working within the sectors of philanthropy, sales, and marketing. Her previous work experience includes Director of Development and Communications at… Read more »

Avera St. Luke’s moves to next step of surge plan

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – As COVID-19 cases surge across the Midwest, Avera is renewing a public education campaign to encourage everyone to wear protective face masks to slow the spread of the virus. “As the pandemic has progressed over the past several months, scientific evidence for the use of masks has strengthened,” said Jawad… Read more »

Avera St. Luke’s moves to next step of surge plan

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – As COVID-19 cases surge across the Midwest, Avera is renewing a public education campaign to encourage everyone to wear protective face masks to slow the spread of the virus. “As the pandemic has progressed over the past several months, scientific evidence for the use of masks has strengthened,” said Jawad… Read more »

Active COVID cases, hospitalizations, death all increase

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Active COVID cases, hospitalizations and deaths all increased according to totals released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The state had 1,024 confirmed cases and 691 recoveries, pushing the amount of active infections to 16,595. Hospitalizations associated with the virus also increased by 39 to 607. The state reported… Read more »

Active COVID cases, hospitalizations, death all increase

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Active COVID cases, hospitalizations and deaths all increased according to totals released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The state had 1,024 confirmed cases and 691 recoveries, pushing the amount of active infections to 16,595. Hospitalizations associated with the virus also increased by 39 to 607. The state reported… Read more »

Waubay man identified in fatal vehicle-pedestrian crash near Waubay

WAUBAY, S.D. (Press Release) – A Waubay, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Saturday morning in a vehicle-pedestrian crash near Waubay. A 2005 Chevy Classic car was northbound on Day County One when it struck Louis Buck Elk, the 37-year-old pedestrian, who was in the roadway. He was pronounced dead at… Read more »

Waubay man identified in fatal vehicle-pedestrian crash near Waubay

WAUBAY, S.D. (Press Release) – A Waubay, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Saturday morning in a vehicle-pedestrian crash near Waubay. A 2005 Chevy Classic car was northbound on Day County One when it struck Louis Buck Elk, the 37-year-old pedestrian, who was in the roadway. He was pronounced dead at… Read more »

Firefighters respond to structure fire at Wylie Park

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Aberdeen Fire Rescue responded to a Tuesday morning structure fire at Wylie Park. Battalion Chief Stacy Vrchota said the fire was noticed by a person walking or running near the building. He said hay in the building made extinguishing the fire a bit more difficult. Five goats and several chickens were… Read more »

Firefighters respond to structure fire at Wylie Park

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Aberdeen Fire Rescue responded to a Tuesday morning structure fire at Wylie Park. Battalion Chief Stacy Vrchota said the fire was noticed by a person walking or running near the building. He said hay in the building made extinguishing the fire a bit more difficult. Five goats and several chickens were… Read more »

Capitol Building SD

Media availability call at 11:30 on KSDN

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 11:30 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live on 930-102.1 KSDN.

Media availability call at 11:30 on KSDN

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 11:30 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live on 930-102.1 KSDN.

Deck the Halls taking on new look this year

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Avera Foundation will once again host its annual Deck the Halls event, but this year’s version will look a bit different. Because of the current pandemic, the event will be virtual. While there will be a new twist on festivities, the financial needs remain the same, according to Amy Blackstone… Read more »

Deck the Halls taking on new look this year

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Avera Foundation will once again host its annual Deck the Halls event, but this year’s version will look a bit different. Because of the current pandemic, the event will be virtual. While there will be a new twist on festivities, the financial needs remain the same, according to Amy Blackstone… Read more »

South Dakota prisoner dies due to COVID-19 complications

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota has reported its first case of a prison inmate dying due to complications from COVID-19. The Department of Corrections report posted Monday showed that the inmate was being housed at the Mike Durfee State Prison in Springfield. The update did not say how old the person was or… Read more »

South Dakota prisoner dies due to COVID-19 complications

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota has reported its first case of a prison inmate dying due to complications from COVID-19. The Department of Corrections report posted Monday showed that the inmate was being housed at the Mike Durfee State Prison in Springfield. The update did not say how old the person was or… Read more »

Ellsworth, Minneapolis St. Paul are ‘red’ Air Force bases

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota and the Minneapolis St. Paul Air Reserve Base in Minnesota are among nine U.S. Air Force bases in the world that have been categorized as a “red” installation due to the rise of active COVID-19 cases in areas surrounding the bases. The U.S.… Read more »

Ellsworth, Minneapolis St. Paul are ‘red’ Air Force bases

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota and the Minneapolis St. Paul Air Reserve Base in Minnesota are among nine U.S. Air Force bases in the world that have been categorized as a “red” installation due to the rise of active COVID-19 cases in areas surrounding the bases. The U.S.… Read more »