News Category: The Rock News

Sky Warn Spotter Training scheduled for April 29th

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- The National Weather Service – Aberdeen Office and Brown County Emergency Management office is hosting Sky Warn Spotter Training: Monday April 29th, 2024. K.O. Lee Aberdeen Public Library. 5:30pm – 7:30pm This training is FREE and open to the public. No registration needed. This class will cover topics discussing severe thunderstorms that… Read more »

Sky Warn Spotter Training scheduled for April 29th

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- The National Weather Service – Aberdeen Office and Brown County Emergency Management office is hosting Sky Warn Spotter Training: Monday April 29th, 2024. K.O. Lee Aberdeen Public Library. 5:30pm – 7:30pm This training is FREE and open to the public. No registration needed. This class will cover topics discussing severe thunderstorms that… Read more »

Tourism impacts South Dakota in 2023

PIERRE, S.D.(DRGNews)- A newly released analysis of visitor spending in every county in South Dakota in 2023 shows a 21% increase from 2019– pre-pandemic– and a 4.9% increase from 2022 numbers. Travel South Dakota Deputy Secretary Wanda Goodman says the county level data is a followup to the analysis of the state as a whole… Read more »

Tourism impacts South Dakota in 2023

PIERRE, S.D.(DRGNews)- A newly released analysis of visitor spending in every county in South Dakota in 2023 shows a 21% increase from 2019– pre-pandemic– and a 4.9% increase from 2022 numbers. Travel South Dakota Deputy Secretary Wanda Goodman says the county level data is a followup to the analysis of the state as a whole… Read more »

Senator Thune call for response to defend Israel following Iranian attacks over the weekend

WASHINGTON, D.C.(HubCityRadio)- Over the weekend Iran sent over 300 drones & missiles directly toward Israel.  President Biden following the attack told the Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu that if they attack Iran that the U.S. wouldn’t be a part of it.  On Tuesday, Senator John Thune went on the floor of the U.S. Senate to condemn… Read more »

Senator Thune call for response to defend Israel following Iranian attacks over the weekend

WASHINGTON, D.C.(HubCityRadio)- Over the weekend Iran sent over 300 drones & missiles directly toward Israel.  President Biden following the attack told the Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu that if they attack Iran that the U.S. wouldn’t be a part of it.  On Tuesday, Senator John Thune went on the floor of the U.S. Senate to condemn… Read more »

1-year-old who fell from hotel window dies

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELOLAND) — A Minnesota family is mourning the loss of a 1-year-old boy who fell from a window at a Sioux Falls hotel. Madden Hein fell from a third-story window over the weekend. We checked with Sioux Falls police this morning. A spokesman told us the investigation continues, but at this point… Read more »

1-year-old who fell from hotel window dies

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELOLAND) — A Minnesota family is mourning the loss of a 1-year-old boy who fell from a window at a Sioux Falls hotel. Madden Hein fell from a third-story window over the weekend. We checked with Sioux Falls police this morning. A spokesman told us the investigation continues, but at this point… Read more »

Dive teams recover teen’s body in accidental drowning in Spink County

FRANKFORT, S.D. (Dakota News Now) – Authorities in Spink County, South Dakota, responded to an accidental drowning on Sunday. Officials report that a 17-year-old from rural Frankfort, South Dakota, jumped off of a bridge into the James River. The incident happened south of Frankfort, in Spink County. Dive teams conducted a search. After two hours,… Read more »

Dive teams recover teen’s body in accidental drowning in Spink County

FRANKFORT, S.D. (Dakota News Now) – Authorities in Spink County, South Dakota, responded to an accidental drowning on Sunday. Officials report that a 17-year-old from rural Frankfort, South Dakota, jumped off of a bridge into the James River. The incident happened south of Frankfort, in Spink County. Dive teams conducted a search. After two hours,… Read more »

Fort Pierre City Council reject third party business dealing with code enforcement

FORT PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The Fort Pierre City Council has said no to the idea of having a third party business come in and deal with code enforcement issues in the city.  Mayor Gloria Hanson says code enforcement is an area where the city has had a hard time getting traction. Joel Johnson owns Code Enforcement… Read more »

Fort Pierre City Council reject third party business dealing with code enforcement

FORT PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The Fort Pierre City Council has said no to the idea of having a third party business come in and deal with code enforcement issues in the city.  Mayor Gloria Hanson says code enforcement is an area where the city has had a hard time getting traction. Joel Johnson owns Code Enforcement… Read more »

Hughes County starting to see revenue from North Bend Wind Farm

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The Hughes County Commission got good news regarding the North Bend Wind Farm on the Hughes/Hyde County border.  County Finance Officer Thomas Oliva says the first revenue from the farm has been received by the county. Commission Chair Tom Rounds was curious about how the wind farm determines what revenue the county gets.… Read more »

Hughes County starting to see revenue from North Bend Wind Farm

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The Hughes County Commission got good news regarding the North Bend Wind Farm on the Hughes/Hyde County border.  County Finance Officer Thomas Oliva says the first revenue from the farm has been received by the county. Commission Chair Tom Rounds was curious about how the wind farm determines what revenue the county gets.… Read more »

Watertown City Council adopt plans for their parks

WATERTOWN, S.D.(KWAT)–The Watertown City Council adopted a master plan for the city’s park facilities at their meeting Monday night. City Manager Amanda Mack explains what the 250-page document is all about. Councilman Mike Danforth had concerns about “adopting” the master plan, and exactly what that means. Councilman Bruce Buhler. The master plan was put together… Read more »

Watertown City Council adopt plans for their parks

WATERTOWN, S.D.(KWAT)–The Watertown City Council adopted a master plan for the city’s park facilities at their meeting Monday night. City Manager Amanda Mack explains what the 250-page document is all about. Councilman Mike Danforth had concerns about “adopting” the master plan, and exactly what that means. Councilman Bruce Buhler. The master plan was put together… Read more »

Watertown police dog retired Monday

WATERTOWN, S.D.(KWAT)–A member of the Watertown Police Department retired Monday. The Watertown City Council accepted the retirement of K-9 officer Sadie. Patrol Captain Ryan Beauchamp told the council a little about Sadie at their meeting Monday night. Sadie is a Dutch Shepherd who came to Watertown from the Netherlands. She’ll spend her retirement days with… Read more »

Watertown police dog retired Monday

WATERTOWN, S.D.(KWAT)–A member of the Watertown Police Department retired Monday. The Watertown City Council accepted the retirement of K-9 officer Sadie. Patrol Captain Ryan Beauchamp told the council a little about Sadie at their meeting Monday night. Sadie is a Dutch Shepherd who came to Watertown from the Netherlands. She’ll spend her retirement days with… Read more »

Work to begin on bridge south of Britton Friday

BRITTON, S.D.(Press Release)- A significant bridge repair project is slated to commence on S.D. Highway 27 is located approximately two miles south of Britton. The project, set to begin on Friday, April 19, 2024, will involve the installation of signs and concrete barriers by the contractor as the initial phase. The bridge work is scheduled… Read more »

Work to begin on bridge south of Britton Friday

BRITTON, S.D.(Press Release)- A significant bridge repair project is slated to commence on S.D. Highway 27 is located approximately two miles south of Britton. The project, set to begin on Friday, April 19, 2024, will involve the installation of signs and concrete barriers by the contractor as the initial phase. The bridge work is scheduled… Read more »