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Rounds has bill that would give states more flexibility with federal money

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – As part of the economic rescue bill, Congress sent billions of dollars to state governments for COVID-19 related costs. Some states, including South Dakota, have complained about the rules on spending that money. Senator Mike Rounds says that authority is still an issue in the Senate. Rounds says they don’t want… Read more »

Rounds has bill that would give states more flexibility with federal money

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – As part of the economic rescue bill, Congress sent billions of dollars to state governments for COVID-19 related costs. Some states, including South Dakota, have complained about the rules on spending that money. Senator Mike Rounds says that authority is still an issue in the Senate. Rounds says they don’t want… Read more »

Travel and Tourism Week recognizes industry’s strength

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – South Dakota welcomed 14.5 million visitors last year (2019)– a number the 2020 tourism season isn’t likely to get close to. State Department of Tourism deputy secretary Wanda Goodman says this week’s National Travel and Tourism Week (May 3-9) theme recognizes the industry’s strength and resiliency. She says travel restrictions… Read more »

Travel and Tourism Week recognizes industry’s strength

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – South Dakota welcomed 14.5 million visitors last year (2019)– a number the 2020 tourism season isn’t likely to get close to. State Department of Tourism deputy secretary Wanda Goodman says this week’s National Travel and Tourism Week (May 3-9) theme recognizes the industry’s strength and resiliency. She says travel restrictions… Read more »

Traffic picking up at Aberdeen Mall

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Traffic is starting to pick up at the Aberdeen Mall now that some businesses have reopened. Mall Manager Karla Spear said that some businesses are still closed, but many are now open. The combination of stores reopening and nicer weather have contributed to more shoppers at the mall. Spear said that… Read more »

Traffic picking up at Aberdeen Mall

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Traffic is starting to pick up at the Aberdeen Mall now that some businesses have reopened. Mall Manager Karla Spear said that some businesses are still closed, but many are now open. The combination of stores reopening and nicer weather have contributed to more shoppers at the mall. Spear said that… Read more »

Parks and Rec preparing for summer activities

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – While there will be some modifications along the way, the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is preparing for summer activities. The first step is the opening of Storybook Land today. Mark Hoven, Director of Parks and Rec, talked about opening the facility. He said the goal is to get the… Read more »

Parks and Rec preparing for summer activities

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – While there will be some modifications along the way, the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is preparing for summer activities. The first step is the opening of Storybook Land today. Mark Hoven, Director of Parks and Rec, talked about opening the facility. He said the goal is to get the… Read more »

State dealing with scammers during pandemic

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – As the pandemic spread across the country, scams tagged along. South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg says they started getting reports almost as soon as the financial rescue package was passed by Congress. Ravnsborg says people should just slow down and be skeptical about the so called “good deals” that come… Read more »

State dealing with scammers during pandemic

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – As the pandemic spread across the country, scams tagged along. South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg says they started getting reports almost as soon as the financial rescue package was passed by Congress. Ravnsborg says people should just slow down and be skeptical about the so called “good deals” that come… Read more »

State employees will return to work in phases

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – State of South Dakota employees will return to their offices in phases after Gov. Kristi Noem signed an executive order late last week (May 1) as part of her “Back to Normal” plan. Noem says cabinet secretaries and bureau commissioners are evaluating how and when their employees come back to… Read more »

State employees will return to work in phases

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – State of South Dakota employees will return to their offices in phases after Gov. Kristi Noem signed an executive order late last week (May 1) as part of her “Back to Normal” plan. Noem says cabinet secretaries and bureau commissioners are evaluating how and when their employees come back to… Read more »

Absentee voting totals expected to soar for June election

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The 2020 Primary election is roughly a month away on June 2. Absentee balloting is being encouraged in the primary by the South Dakota Secretary of State’s office and county auditors across the state. Absentee ballot applications were mailed out to every registered voter in the state and Hughes County Auditor… Read more »

Absentee voting totals expected to soar for June election

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The 2020 Primary election is roughly a month away on June 2. Absentee balloting is being encouraged in the primary by the South Dakota Secretary of State’s office and county auditors across the state. Absentee ballot applications were mailed out to every registered voter in the state and Hughes County Auditor… Read more »

Brown County cases jump 17 to 93

ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Elisa Sand esand@aberdeennews.com) – State Epidemiologist Josh Clayton said 17 more COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Brown County Thursday, which pushes the local total to 93 with 34 recoveries. Of the total, 58 are employees at DemKota Ranch Beef, according to an email from the South Dakota Department of Health. That’s an… Read more »

Brown County cases jump 17 to 93

ABERDEEN, S.D. (By Elisa Sand esand@aberdeennews.com) – State Epidemiologist Josh Clayton said 17 more COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Brown County Thursday, which pushes the local total to 93 with 34 recoveries. Of the total, 58 are employees at DemKota Ranch Beef, according to an email from the South Dakota Department of Health. That’s an… Read more »

Governor’s press conference at 1:15 on all Hub City Radio stations

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Gov. Kristi Noem will have a press conference at approximately 1:15 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

Governor’s press conference at 1:15 on all Hub City Radio stations

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Gov. Kristi Noem will have a press conference at approximately 1:15 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

Capitol Building SD

Media availability call at 11:45 on all Hub City Radio stations

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 11:45 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations.

Media availability call at 11:45 on all Hub City Radio stations

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 11:45 a.m. today to discuss developments surrounding coronavirus in South Dakota. The event will be carried live across all Hub City Radio stations.