News Category: Local News

Aberdeen Area Community Foundation helping non-profits during pandemic

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Community Foundation is playing a key role during the current coronavirus pandemic. The foundation, a part of the South Dakota Community Foundation, has been able to help non-profit organizations to weather the storm. Pat Gallagher, Community Development Coordinator for the S.D. Community Foundation, provides some of the details.… Read more »

Aberdeen Area Community Foundation helping non-profits during pandemic

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Community Foundation is playing a key role during the current coronavirus pandemic. The foundation, a part of the South Dakota Community Foundation, has been able to help non-profit organizations to weather the storm. Pat Gallagher, Community Development Coordinator for the S.D. Community Foundation, provides some of the details.… Read more »

South Dakota looking to extend pheasant hunting season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials are looking at extending the pheasant hunting season. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks has proposed some changes to the length of the hunting season. Under the proposal, the pheasant season would start two hours earlier at 10 a.m. on the third Saturday of October. The… Read more »

South Dakota looking to extend pheasant hunting season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials are looking at extending the pheasant hunting season. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks has proposed some changes to the length of the hunting season. Under the proposal, the pheasant season would start two hours earlier at 10 a.m. on the third Saturday of October. The… Read more »

Chamber president says business recovery showing mixed results

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Businesses are still working through impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and federal programs designed to help them survive. Dave Owen, President of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry, says the federal dollars were critical despite the surrounding confusion. Owen says business recovery is all over the place. Owen says… Read more »

Chamber president says business recovery showing mixed results

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Businesses are still working through impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and federal programs designed to help them survive. Dave Owen, President of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry, says the federal dollars were critical despite the surrounding confusion. Owen says business recovery is all over the place. Owen says… Read more »

Noem giving school districts flexibility on fall plans

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Schools across South Dakota are working on plans to return their staff and students to the classrooms next month. Governor Kristi Noem says each district has to work through their local conditions. Noem says she will work with districts to meet their needs. President Trump had threatened to withhold federal funding… Read more »

Noem giving school districts flexibility on fall plans

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Schools across South Dakota are working on plans to return their staff and students to the classrooms next month. Governor Kristi Noem says each district has to work through their local conditions. Noem says she will work with districts to meet their needs. President Trump had threatened to withhold federal funding… Read more »

One killed in motorcycle crash south of Corsica

CORSICA, S.D. (Press Release) – One man died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle crash that occurred south of Corsica. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family members. He was the only person involved. A 2007 Harley Davidson FLHT Classic motorcycle was eastbound on U.S. Highway 281 when the vehicle… Read more »

One killed in motorcycle crash south of Corsica

CORSICA, S.D. (Press Release) – One man died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle crash that occurred south of Corsica. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family members. He was the only person involved. A 2007 Harley Davidson FLHT Classic motorcycle was eastbound on U.S. Highway 281 when the vehicle… Read more »

One killed in crash west of Union Center

UNION CENTER, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Union Center. Names of the two drivers are not yet being released pending notification of family members. They were the only people involved. A 1998 Honda Civic was eastbound on South Dakota Highway 34 when it crossed the… Read more »

One killed in crash west of Union Center

UNION CENTER, S.D. (Press Release) – One person died Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Union Center. Names of the two drivers are not yet being released pending notification of family members. They were the only people involved. A 1998 Honda Civic was eastbound on South Dakota Highway 34 when it crossed the… Read more »

Pierre City Commissioners approve hiring of two new police officers

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – This past week, Pierre City Commissioners approved the hiring of two new police officers. Commissioner Jim Mehlhaff thanked the two for joining the department during a time when how members of law enforcement across the country interact with the constituents they serve has come under the microscope. Mehlhaff also thanked… Read more »

Pierre City Commissioners approve hiring of two new police officers

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – This past week, Pierre City Commissioners approved the hiring of two new police officers. Commissioner Jim Mehlhaff thanked the two for joining the department during a time when how members of law enforcement across the country interact with the constituents they serve has come under the microscope. Mehlhaff also thanked… Read more »

Lake at Wylie Park sees uptick in traffic this summer

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Wylie Park is always a popular destination in the summer, but with the Aberdeen Aquatic Center closed due to the coronavirus, traffic has definitely picked up at the lake at Wylie Park. Dawn Thorstenson, Concessions Manager at Storybook Land, said she has noticed much more activity around the water this summer.… Read more »

Lake at Wylie Park sees uptick in traffic this summer

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Wylie Park is always a popular destination in the summer, but with the Aberdeen Aquatic Center closed due to the coronavirus, traffic has definitely picked up at the lake at Wylie Park. Dawn Thorstenson, Concessions Manager at Storybook Land, said she has noticed much more activity around the water this summer.… Read more »

Missing Persons category on attorney general website

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota’s top law enforcement agency is bringing new awareness to missing persons in the state. Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg says there’s a Missing Persons category on their website. Ravnsborg says he’s also reached out to the Native American Tribes in the state. Bonnie Feller-Hagen is the state’s Missing Persons… Read more »

Missing Persons category on attorney general website

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota’s top law enforcement agency is bringing new awareness to missing persons in the state. Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg says there’s a Missing Persons category on their website. Ravnsborg says he’s also reached out to the Native American Tribes in the state. Bonnie Feller-Hagen is the state’s Missing Persons… Read more »

Deadline for Spirit of Dakota Award is Aug. 1

HURON, S.D. (Press Release) – The deadline for nominations for the 2020 Spirit of Dakota Award is August 1. The honoree will be announced Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at a celebration banquet at the Huron Event Center or via the media depending on the status of the pandemic. This award will be presented to an… Read more »

Deadline for Spirit of Dakota Award is Aug. 1

HURON, S.D. (Press Release) – The deadline for nominations for the 2020 Spirit of Dakota Award is August 1. The honoree will be announced Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at a celebration banquet at the Huron Event Center or via the media depending on the status of the pandemic. This award will be presented to an… Read more »