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SD House Ag & Natural Resources committee push HB1047 vote back to Thursday

PIERRE, S.D.(LifeWRX)- A bill that would allow non-resident landowners to harvest deer in South Dakota was held over in committee this morning in Pierre. The House Ag and Natural Resources committee took more than 90 minutes of testimony and discussion Tuesday morning in Pierre but will not call a vote on HB1047 until Thursday. HB1047… Read more »

SD House Ag & Natural Resources committee push HB1047 vote back to Thursday

PIERRE, S.D.(LifeWRX)- A bill that would allow non-resident landowners to harvest deer in South Dakota was held over in committee this morning in Pierre. The House Ag and Natural Resources committee took more than 90 minutes of testimony and discussion Tuesday morning in Pierre but will not call a vote on HB1047 until Thursday. HB1047… Read more »

Congressman Johnson one of 83 Republicans to introduce the Keystone XL Pipeline Construction and Jobs Preservation Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-N.D.) and 83 House Republicans(Congressman Dusty Johnson is among them) to introduce the Keystone XL Pipeline Construction and Jobs Preservation Act. This legislation authorizes the construction and operation of the Keystone XL Pipeline and declares that a Presidential… Read more »

Congressman Johnson one of 83 Republicans to introduce the Keystone XL Pipeline Construction and Jobs Preservation Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Congressman Kelly Armstrong (R-N.D.) and 83 House Republicans(Congressman Dusty Johnson is among them) to introduce the Keystone XL Pipeline Construction and Jobs Preservation Act. This legislation authorizes the construction and operation of the Keystone XL Pipeline and declares that a Presidential… Read more »

Thune, Colleagues Reintroduce Bill to Address the Telecommunications Workforce Shortage

WASHINGTON(Press Release) — U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.), and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today reintroduced the Telecommunications Skilled Workforce Act, legislation to address the shortage of trained workers necessary to fill next-generation jobs in the telecommunications industry in communities throughout… Read more »

Thune, Colleagues Reintroduce Bill to Address the Telecommunications Workforce Shortage

WASHINGTON(Press Release) — U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.), and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today reintroduced the Telecommunications Skilled Workforce Act, legislation to address the shortage of trained workers necessary to fill next-generation jobs in the telecommunications industry in communities throughout… Read more »

SD Congressman Johnson calls out President Biden for lack of unity

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WNAX)-South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says executive actions by President Biden and democrats ramming bills through Congress isn’t a definition of unity. The President has proposed a one point nine trillion-dollar Covid relief bill, while Senate republicans are supporting a six hundred billion dollar proposal. Johnson says pushing Covid relief through the budget process… Read more »

SD Congressman Johnson calls out President Biden for lack of unity

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WNAX)-South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says executive actions by President Biden and democrats ramming bills through Congress isn’t a definition of unity. The President has proposed a one point nine trillion-dollar Covid relief bill, while Senate republicans are supporting a six hundred billion dollar proposal. Johnson says pushing Covid relief through the budget process… Read more »

SD bill to set up K-12 schools in majority native American areas didn’t passs

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- A bill that would have set up four K – 12 schools in majority native American areas failed in the South Dakota Senate Monday. Senator V.J. Smith of Brookings says the schools would be a major step in helping native communities. Bill sponsor Senator Troy Heinert of Mission says the schools would help… Read more »

SD bill to set up K-12 schools in majority native American areas didn’t passs

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- A bill that would have set up four K – 12 schools in majority native American areas failed in the South Dakota Senate Monday. Senator V.J. Smith of Brookings says the schools would be a major step in helping native communities. Bill sponsor Senator Troy Heinert of Mission says the schools would help… Read more »

SD voter-approved recreational marijuana amendment challenged in Hughes County

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- A voter-approved constitutional amendment permitting recreational marijuana is being challenged in Hughes County.  The first hearing Constitutional Amendment A was held last week.  The court challenge will make the job of South Dakota legislators difficult. District 24 Representative Will Mortentson of Pierre says a decision on ‘A’ will come after this year’s Legislature… Read more »

SD voter-approved recreational marijuana amendment challenged in Hughes County

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- A voter-approved constitutional amendment permitting recreational marijuana is being challenged in Hughes County.  The first hearing Constitutional Amendment A was held last week.  The court challenge will make the job of South Dakota legislators difficult. District 24 Representative Will Mortentson of Pierre says a decision on ‘A’ will come after this year’s Legislature… Read more »

State added 1 COVID-related death, active cases decline while hospitalization increase

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 1 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases declines while hospitalization increases, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The death toll now at 1,779. The state had 116 new confirmed cases and 348 recoveries, lowering active infections 2,600. Those hospitalized in connection with… Read more »

State added 1 COVID-related death, active cases decline while hospitalization increase

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 1 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases declines while hospitalization increases, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The death toll now at 1,779. The state had 116 new confirmed cases and 348 recoveries, lowering active infections 2,600. Those hospitalized in connection with… Read more »

Vitalant looking for blood donors

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- Vitalant are looking for people to donate blood.  Abbie Arneson with Vitalant tells us how much blood is needed each week. Arneson tells us how long the blood is good for after donation. Arneson also explain how the donated blood can deals with COVID-19. Arneson tells the ways you can schedule an appointment… Read more »

Vitalant looking for blood donors

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- Vitalant are looking for people to donate blood.  Abbie Arneson with Vitalant tells us how much blood is needed each week. Arneson tells us how long the blood is good for after donation. Arneson also explain how the donated blood can deals with COVID-19. Arneson tells the ways you can schedule an appointment… Read more »

SD Senate Bill 93 looks to upgrade Rapid City, Pierre, & Eastern rail lines

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)-Some central South Dakota lawmakers are working to improve some vital railroad lines through the middle of the state.  Senate Bill 93 would appropriate nearly six-million dollars for upgrading of the Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern main line between Fort Pierre in Stanley County and Midland in Haakon County. District 24 Senator Mary Duvall… Read more »

SD Senate Bill 93 looks to upgrade Rapid City, Pierre, & Eastern rail lines

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)-Some central South Dakota lawmakers are working to improve some vital railroad lines through the middle of the state.  Senate Bill 93 would appropriate nearly six-million dollars for upgrading of the Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern main line between Fort Pierre in Stanley County and Midland in Haakon County. District 24 Senator Mary Duvall… Read more »

Aberdeen Ride Line now requiring mask wearing starting today

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio)-Starting today Aberdeen Ride Line will require anyone needing service will be require to wear a face covering. Ride Line manager Tom Wanttie told the Aberdeen City Council where the directive comes from. Councilman Josh Rife ask if Ride Line has enough available to begin with. Councilman Mark Remily offers up a possible… Read more »

Aberdeen Ride Line now requiring mask wearing starting today

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio)-Starting today Aberdeen Ride Line will require anyone needing service will be require to wear a face covering. Ride Line manager Tom Wanttie told the Aberdeen City Council where the directive comes from. Councilman Josh Rife ask if Ride Line has enough available to begin with. Councilman Mark Remily offers up a possible… Read more »