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Press conference at 1:30 this afternoon on all Hub City Radio stations

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Gov. Kristi Noem will have a press conference at about 1:30 p.m. this afternoon. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations. The link to the press conference is: Facebook.com/govnoem OR SD.Net

Press conference at 1:30 this afternoon on all Hub City Radio stations

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Gov. Kristi Noem will have a press conference at about 1:30 p.m. this afternoon. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations. The link to the press conference is: Facebook.com/govnoem OR SD.Net

Operations Center provides mental health resources information

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Brown County Emergency Operations Center Press Release) – During uncertain times, we need to be mindful of our mental health needs and overall well-being. Please follow the link below for information on how to manage stress and anxiety for you and your family. The 2-1-1 helpline can connect you with a list of… Read more »

Operations Center provides mental health resources information

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Brown County Emergency Operations Center Press Release) – During uncertain times, we need to be mindful of our mental health needs and overall well-being. Please follow the link below for information on how to manage stress and anxiety for you and your family. The 2-1-1 helpline can connect you with a list of… Read more »

Rounds says officials understand seriousness of situation

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The Senate this week passed the $2.2 trillion economic rescue plan. South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says they had to get it passed. Rounds says they know the country is facing a serious situation. Rounds says this is a prime function of the federal government. This is the third rescue bill… Read more »

Rounds says officials understand seriousness of situation

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – The Senate this week passed the $2.2 trillion economic rescue plan. South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says they had to get it passed. Rounds says they know the country is facing a serious situation. Rounds says this is a prime function of the federal government. This is the third rescue bill… Read more »

City Council to look at more restrictive ordinance

ABERDEEN, S.D. (aberdeennews.com) – Days after passing a less-restrictive measure, the Aberdeen City Council is going to consider an ordinance that would close restaurants, coffee houses, bars, casinos and other places where food and beverages are offered for on-site consumption. The council met in special session Wednesday, approving first reading of an ordinance that would restrict… Read more »

City Council to look at more restrictive ordinance

ABERDEEN, S.D. (aberdeennews.com) – Days after passing a less-restrictive measure, the Aberdeen City Council is going to consider an ordinance that would close restaurants, coffee houses, bars, casinos and other places where food and beverages are offered for on-site consumption. The council met in special session Wednesday, approving first reading of an ordinance that would restrict… Read more »

CVB provides list of all local restaurant options

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is trying to get the word out in an effort to help local restaurants. The CVB knows that times are tough and was looking for a way to assist, according to Casey Weismantel, Executive Director of the CVB. He said that all of the… Read more »

CVB provides list of all local restaurant options

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Aberdeen Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is trying to get the word out in an effort to help local restaurants. The CVB knows that times are tough and was looking for a way to assist, according to Casey Weismantel, Executive Director of the CVB. He said that all of the… Read more »

Schools working way through distance learning

AVON, S.D. (WNAX) – Schools across South Dakota are working with parents and students to continue their learning at a distance. Governor Kristi Noem has asked schools to keep their buildings closed through May first. Avon School Superintendent Tom Culver says they sent a survey home with the first week’s homework packet. Culver says they… Read more »

Schools working way through distance learning

AVON, S.D. (WNAX) – Schools across South Dakota are working with parents and students to continue their learning at a distance. Governor Kristi Noem has asked schools to keep their buildings closed through May first. Avon School Superintendent Tom Culver says they sent a survey home with the first week’s homework packet. Culver says they… Read more »

Final day of legislative session will take on different feel

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The final day of this year’s legislative session is set for Monday, March 30, but it will take on a much different feel because of the COVID-19 impact. For starters, many members will not physically be at the State Capitol, but instead be part of the process electronically. Also, the agenda… Read more »

Final day of legislative session will take on different feel

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The final day of this year’s legislative session is set for Monday, March 30, but it will take on a much different feel because of the COVID-19 impact. For starters, many members will not physically be at the State Capitol, but instead be part of the process electronically. Also, the agenda… Read more »

USD President would like to continue looking at Dakotas Promise

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota lawmakers did not approve the “Dakotas Promise” scholarship that had been a priority for the Board of Regents this year. University of South Dakota President Sheila Gestring says the program ran into other financial needs. Gestring says they will continue to talk to legislators about the program. Some of… Read more »

USD President would like to continue looking at Dakotas Promise

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota lawmakers did not approve the “Dakotas Promise” scholarship that had been a priority for the Board of Regents this year. University of South Dakota President Sheila Gestring says the program ran into other financial needs. Gestring says they will continue to talk to legislators about the program. Some of… Read more »

Hughes County Jail undergoing changes during outbreak

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The Hughes County Jail is undergoing some changes in light of the coronavirus outbreak. Sheriff Darin Johnson updated Hughes County Commissioners Thursday about what’s changing at the jail. He says they’re working on reducing the jail’s general population. Johnson says they are working with defense attorneys about remote access to clients,… Read more »

Hughes County Jail undergoing changes during outbreak

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The Hughes County Jail is undergoing some changes in light of the coronavirus outbreak. Sheriff Darin Johnson updated Hughes County Commissioners Thursday about what’s changing at the jail. He says they’re working on reducing the jail’s general population. Johnson says they are working with defense attorneys about remote access to clients,… Read more »

Noem to pitch series of emergency bills

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Kristi Noem says she will pitch legislators on a series of emergency bills to address what she believes will be a months-long fight against the coronavirus. The Republican governor broke with a rosy prediction from President Donald Trump that the economy could be humming again by Easter. She instead… Read more »

Noem to pitch series of emergency bills

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Kristi Noem says she will pitch legislators on a series of emergency bills to address what she believes will be a months-long fight against the coronavirus. The Republican governor broke with a rosy prediction from President Donald Trump that the economy could be humming again by Easter. She instead… Read more »