News Category: Local News

Body pulled from Rapid City creek that of missing man

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Police say a body pulled from a Rapid City creek this week in that of a man who had been missing since last week. The man is identified as 41-year-old Jason Rush of Rapid City. Police had been searching for Rush since he was reported missing on May 19. An… Read more »

Body pulled from Rapid City creek that of missing man

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Police say a body pulled from a Rapid City creek this week in that of a man who had been missing since last week. The man is identified as 41-year-old Jason Rush of Rapid City. Police had been searching for Rush since he was reported missing on May 19. An… Read more »

Sioux Empire Fair plans to go ahead as scheduled

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — Sioux Empire Fair organizers are working to put on the fair as scheduled this year despite concerns about COVID-19. “We’re trying to give people more space and hand washing stations, but we are moving ahead with planning,” fair marketing director Courtney Drenth said on KELO Radio’s It’s Your Agri-Business. Drenth… Read more »

Sioux Empire Fair plans to go ahead as scheduled

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — Sioux Empire Fair organizers are working to put on the fair as scheduled this year despite concerns about COVID-19. “We’re trying to give people more space and hand washing stations, but we are moving ahead with planning,” fair marketing director Courtney Drenth said on KELO Radio’s It’s Your Agri-Business. Drenth… Read more »

Walters named to Aberdeen Area Community Foundation board

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – At its April meeting, the Aberdeen Area Community Foundation Board of Trustees voted to name Northern State University’s Dr. Hannah Walters as a member of the board. Walters, Assistant Professor of Marketing, has taught in the NSU School of Business since 2012. Prior to that she served as director of… Read more »

Walters named to Aberdeen Area Community Foundation board

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – At its April meeting, the Aberdeen Area Community Foundation Board of Trustees voted to name Northern State University’s Dr. Hannah Walters as a member of the board. Walters, Assistant Professor of Marketing, has taught in the NSU School of Business since 2012. Prior to that she served as director of… Read more »

Clayton says people may be able to get COVID-19 more than once

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Some early research into COVID-19 led scientists and medical providers around the globe to think once a person had it, their body would build resistance and they wouldn’t get it again. Now, South Dakota State epidemiologist Dr. Josh Clayton says researchers are finding out that may not be the case.… Read more »

Clayton says people may be able to get COVID-19 more than once

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Some early research into COVID-19 led scientists and medical providers around the globe to think once a person had it, their body would build resistance and they wouldn’t get it again. Now, South Dakota State epidemiologist Dr. Josh Clayton says researchers are finding out that may not be the case.… Read more »

South Dakota Corn donates $100,000 to Feeding South Dakota

ELK POINT, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Corn has donated $100,000 to Feeding South Dakota. State Corn Utilization Council President Robert Walsh of Elk Point says this is the largest amount they’ve donated to Feeding South Dakota. He says the demands on Feeding South Dakota have grown due to the pandemic and South Dakota Corn’s… Read more »

South Dakota Corn donates $100,000 to Feeding South Dakota

ELK POINT, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Corn has donated $100,000 to Feeding South Dakota. State Corn Utilization Council President Robert Walsh of Elk Point says this is the largest amount they’ve donated to Feeding South Dakota. He says the demands on Feeding South Dakota have grown due to the pandemic and South Dakota Corn’s… Read more »

Pierre will not open outdoor pool this summer

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pierre City Commission decided not to open the municipal outdoor pool this summer. Parks and Recreation Director Tom Farnsworth says the outdoor pool, by its very nature, is a gathering spot. He says there are options at the Oahe Family YMCA. Another option… Read more »

Pierre will not open outdoor pool this summer

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pierre City Commission decided not to open the municipal outdoor pool this summer. Parks and Recreation Director Tom Farnsworth says the outdoor pool, by its very nature, is a gathering spot. He says there are options at the Oahe Family YMCA. Another option… Read more »

Rapid City Public Works looking at possibly delaying projects

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) — The Rapid City Council’s Public Works committee had talks about whether to spend money on scheduled street repair and maintenance projects, or revise all spending due to the uncertainty of future city revenues. Ward Two alderman Bill Evans called a number of projects into question, and said there needed to… Read more »

Rapid City Public Works looking at possibly delaying projects

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) — The Rapid City Council’s Public Works committee had talks about whether to spend money on scheduled street repair and maintenance projects, or revise all spending due to the uncertainty of future city revenues. Ward Two alderman Bill Evans called a number of projects into question, and said there needed to… Read more »

May’s license plate decal deadline extended

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – This week marks the end of another month and normally another deadline for license plate decals. However, as Brown County Treasurer Patty VanMeter explains, this month is a bit unique because of the coronavirus pandemic. She said that means that people will have plenty of time to renew, but they can… Read more »

May’s license plate decal deadline extended

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – This week marks the end of another month and normally another deadline for license plate decals. However, as Brown County Treasurer Patty VanMeter explains, this month is a bit unique because of the coronavirus pandemic. She said that means that people will have plenty of time to renew, but they can… Read more »

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – May is National Stroke Awareness Month. It’s important for everyone to be ready to recognize possible stroke symptoms because quick action can save a life – and brain function. COVID-19 has brought up new concerns about stroke because doctors have reported a number of severe strokes among people who… Read more »

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Press Release) – May is National Stroke Awareness Month. It’s important for everyone to be ready to recognize possible stroke symptoms because quick action can save a life – and brain function. COVID-19 has brought up new concerns about stroke because doctors have reported a number of severe strokes among people who… Read more »

Nation appreciates South Dakota farm and ranch families

HURON, S.D. (DRG News) – After watching the May 3 episode of 60-minutes on the current financial struggles in American agriculture, a retired L.A. County, California law enforcement officer wanted to reach out to tell farm and ranch families in South Dakota and across the country people in urban areas do care. So, Jack Bilheimer… Read more »

Nation appreciates South Dakota farm and ranch families

HURON, S.D. (DRG News) – After watching the May 3 episode of 60-minutes on the current financial struggles in American agriculture, a retired L.A. County, California law enforcement officer wanted to reach out to tell farm and ranch families in South Dakota and across the country people in urban areas do care. So, Jack Bilheimer… Read more »