News Category: Sports

Civics test passes Senate Education Committee

PIERRE, S.D. (KJJQ) – The Senate Education Committee passed the Governor’s Civics Test. It requires all South Dakota high school students to pass a U.S. Citizenship Test before graduating. It started out as a 50 questions, but was amended in the House to 10 questions from the U.S. Citizenship Test. The Committee Tuesday passed an… Read more »

Civics test passes Senate Education Committee

PIERRE, S.D. (KJJQ) – The Senate Education Committee passed the Governor’s Civics Test. It requires all South Dakota high school students to pass a U.S. Citizenship Test before graduating. It started out as a 50 questions, but was amended in the House to 10 questions from the U.S. Citizenship Test. The Committee Tuesday passed an… Read more »

Port Yankton supporters will consider petition drive

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Backers of the Port Yankton project will now consider a state-wide petition drive to put a constitutional amendment on next year’s ballot. The state Senate defeated an amendment resolution Monday on a vote of 22 to 13. Yankton Area Progressive Growth C.E.O. Nancy Wenande says their planning committee will meet again… Read more »

Port Yankton supporters will consider petition drive

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Backers of the Port Yankton project will now consider a state-wide petition drive to put a constitutional amendment on next year’s ballot. The state Senate defeated an amendment resolution Monday on a vote of 22 to 13. Yankton Area Progressive Growth C.E.O. Nancy Wenande says their planning committee will meet again… Read more »

Tickets on sale for Knight for a Princess

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) — The Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation is excited to announce the seventh annual Knight for a Princess event to be held April 13, 2019 at Aberdeen Central High School. This special event is for girls ages 4-12 to experience a fantastic evening including appetizers, cupcakes, magic, princess activities, a photo moment,… Read more »

Tickets on sale for Knight for a Princess

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) — The Aberdeen Public Schools Foundation is excited to announce the seventh annual Knight for a Princess event to be held April 13, 2019 at Aberdeen Central High School. This special event is for girls ages 4-12 to experience a fantastic evening including appetizers, cupcakes, magic, princess activities, a photo moment,… Read more »

Indiana individuals arrested during major drug bust near Eagle Butte

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (KCCR) – Tribal law enforcement made a major drug bust in Dewey County last week. Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Police officers made a traffic stop for speeding in a U-Haul truck around 1:30 Thursday afternoon on U.S. Highway 212 near Eagle Butte. During the stop, drug detection K-9 was deployed and alerted… Read more »

Indiana individuals arrested during major drug bust near Eagle Butte

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (KCCR) – Tribal law enforcement made a major drug bust in Dewey County last week. Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Police officers made a traffic stop for speeding in a U-Haul truck around 1:30 Thursday afternoon on U.S. Highway 212 near Eagle Butte. During the stop, drug detection K-9 was deployed and alerted… Read more »

Farmers Union leader opposes candidate for Farm Credit board

CONDE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Farmers Union is opposing the nomination of Rodney Brown, a California bank executive, to the Farm Credit Administration Board. President Doug Sombke says they’re asking the Senate Ag Committee to oppose Brown for that position. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/02/27075036/Doug-Sombke-227a.mp3 He says if Brown’s nomination is approved it’ll just add to the… Read more »

Farmers Union leader opposes candidate for Farm Credit board

CONDE, S.D. (WNAX) – The South Dakota Farmers Union is opposing the nomination of Rodney Brown, a California bank executive, to the Farm Credit Administration Board. President Doug Sombke says they’re asking the Senate Ag Committee to oppose Brown for that position. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/02/27075036/Doug-Sombke-227a.mp3 He says if Brown’s nomination is approved it’ll just add to the… Read more »

Johnson among Republicans who supported effort to block national emergency declaration

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Rep. Dusty Johnson is among 13 House Republicans who supported a Democratic effort to block President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to fund a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.The House’s vote of 245-182 Tuesday fell well below the two-thirds majority that would be needed to override what would be… Read more »

Johnson among Republicans who supported effort to block national emergency declaration

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Rep. Dusty Johnson is among 13 House Republicans who supported a Democratic effort to block President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to fund a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.The House’s vote of 245-182 Tuesday fell well below the two-thirds majority that would be needed to override what would be… Read more »

GFP extends deadline for fish house removal

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Because heavy snow and wind have made driving on lakes difficult in many areas of the state, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks has extended the deadline for when anglers must remove their fish houses from lakes. GFP has not set a hard deadline for fish house removal at this… Read more »

GFP extends deadline for fish house removal

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – Because heavy snow and wind have made driving on lakes difficult in many areas of the state, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks has extended the deadline for when anglers must remove their fish houses from lakes. GFP has not set a hard deadline for fish house removal at this… Read more »

Two suspects in custody following shooting death in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) – Rapid City police say they have two suspects in custody in relation to the shooting death of a teen late Tuesday night. In a release, police say Andre Martinez and Cole Waters, both 19 and from Rapid City, were detained Wednesday. Police say the arrests are in connection to the […]

Two suspects in custody following shooting death in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KBHB) – Rapid City police say they have two suspects in custody in relation to the shooting death of a teen late Tuesday night. In a release, police say Andre Martinez and Cole Waters, both 19 and from Rapid City, were detained Wednesday. Police say the arrests are in connection to the […]

Fire in Faith claims pet, displaces two residents

FAITH, S.D. (DBE Radio Group) – Fire and black powder presented some challenges for firefighters who were called to a house fire in Faith. No one was injured but a pet perished that fire that displaced the two residents. Meade County Emergency Manager Doug Huntrods said that the Faith Volunteer Fire department crews were called… Read more »

Fire in Faith claims pet, displaces two residents

FAITH, S.D. (DBE Radio Group) – Fire and black powder presented some challenges for firefighters who were called to a house fire in Faith. No one was injured but a pet perished that fire that displaced the two residents. Meade County Emergency Manager Doug Huntrods said that the Faith Volunteer Fire department crews were called… Read more »

Monday High School Sports Scoreboard for 02/25/19

GBB Class A Postseason Region 1A at higher seeds… Webster Red/Dol  59-22 RD – Kailee Clausen 17p; Eve Millar 12p & 12r Postgame thoughts of Coach Gregg… https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/02/26061212/2-15-19-Redfield-GBB-vs-Webster-Postgame.mp3   TZ Milbank  47-30 M – Gabbi Cummins 15p, 7r, 5s TZ – Jordyn LaBlanc 12p   Region 2A at higher seeds… SV  48-43 Deuel D –… Read more »

Monday High School Sports Scoreboard for 02/25/19

GBB Class A Postseason Region 1A at higher seeds… Webster Red/Dol  59-22 RD – Kailee Clausen 17p; Eve Millar 12p & 12r Postgame thoughts of Coach Gregg… https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/238/2019/02/26061212/2-15-19-Redfield-GBB-vs-Webster-Postgame.mp3   TZ Milbank  47-30 M – Gabbi Cummins 15p, 7r, 5s TZ – Jordyn LaBlanc 12p   Region 2A at higher seeds… SV  48-43 Deuel D –… Read more »