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Pro-Freedom & Health Care Bills take effect on July 1

PIERRE, S.D.(Press Release) – Today, pro-freedom & health care reforms promoted by Governor Kristi Noem will take effect in South Dakota. July 1 marks the start of the 2022 fiscal year and ushers in several changes to state law. “‘Freedom’ isn’t just a buzzword for us in South Dakota. It’s our way of life. It… Read more »

Pro-Freedom & Health Care Bills take effect on July 1

PIERRE, S.D.(Press Release) – Today, pro-freedom & health care reforms promoted by Governor Kristi Noem will take effect in South Dakota. July 1 marks the start of the 2022 fiscal year and ushers in several changes to state law. “‘Freedom’ isn’t just a buzzword for us in South Dakota. It’s our way of life. It… Read more »

SDPPC executive on USDA failing to appeal court ruling on package plant line speeds

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WNAX)- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has decided not to seek to overturn a court ruling ordering the nation’s pork processing plants to operate at lower line speeds. South Dakota Pork Producers Council Executive Director Glenn Muller says the impact of the decision will lead to an increase in the backlog of hogs at… Read more »

SDPPC executive on USDA failing to appeal court ruling on package plant line speeds

WASHINGTON, D.C.(WNAX)- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has decided not to seek to overturn a court ruling ordering the nation’s pork processing plants to operate at lower line speeds. South Dakota Pork Producers Council Executive Director Glenn Muller says the impact of the decision will lead to an increase in the backlog of hogs at… Read more »

Road Closed – North Dakota St from 8th Ave NE to 15th Ave NE for Construction

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- Beginning at approximately 8:00 AM on Friday, May 21st, 2021 the following road will be closed to thru traffic for road reconstruction:                       North Dakota Street from 8th Avenue NE to 15th Avenue NE The road is expected to remain closed for… Read more »

Road Closed – North Dakota St from 8th Ave NE to 15th Ave NE for Construction

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- Beginning at approximately 8:00 AM on Friday, May 21st, 2021 the following road will be closed to thru traffic for road reconstruction:                       North Dakota Street from 8th Avenue NE to 15th Avenue NE The road is expected to remain closed for… Read more »

Walk-ins welcome at Avera St. Luke’s April 21st COVID-19 vaccination event

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) –Avera St. Luke’s will once again host people for walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations during its clinic Wednesday, April 21. Walk-ins will be welcome from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Scheduled appointments are available during the clinic’s entirety from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Avera encourages people to self-schedule appointments at avera.org/covid-vaccine. Vaccination clinics are held inside the… Read more »

Walk-ins welcome at Avera St. Luke’s April 21st COVID-19 vaccination event

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) –Avera St. Luke’s will once again host people for walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations during its clinic Wednesday, April 21. Walk-ins will be welcome from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Scheduled appointments are available during the clinic’s entirety from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Avera encourages people to self-schedule appointments at avera.org/covid-vaccine. Vaccination clinics are held inside the… Read more »

Yankton School District opposed to bill not allowing transgenders to play in girl sports

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- A bill dealing with women’s sports and trans gender students is on Governor Kristi Noem’s desk, waiting on a decision. Yankton School Superintendent Wayne Kindle says local districts can deal with these type of issues. Kindle says it creates anxiety and extra work for all involved. Kindle says school districts don’t need this… Read more »

Yankton School District opposed to bill not allowing transgenders to play in girl sports

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- A bill dealing with women’s sports and trans gender students is on Governor Kristi Noem’s desk, waiting on a decision. Yankton School Superintendent Wayne Kindle says local districts can deal with these type of issues. Kindle says it creates anxiety and extra work for all involved. Kindle says school districts don’t need this… Read more »

NSU Symphonic Band Winter Concert for Thursday, February 11th

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) – The Northern State University Symphonic Band will present its Winter Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. In honor of Black History month, the featured piece on the program is a special arrangement of “Shenandoah” by Omar Thomas, one of the country’s pre-eminent… Read more »

NSU Symphonic Band Winter Concert for Thursday, February 11th

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) – The Northern State University Symphonic Band will present its Winter Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. In honor of Black History month, the featured piece on the program is a special arrangement of “Shenandoah” by Omar Thomas, one of the country’s pre-eminent… Read more »

SD House Ag & Natural Resources Committee passes HB1042

PIERRE, S.D.(LifeWRX) A House committee Tuesday morning advanced a bill that changes how buffer strips adjacent to waterways in the state are managed. HB1042, a bill to revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips, went before the House Ag and Natural Resources Committee this morning in Pierre. The proposed changes would reduce the assessment on… Read more »

SD House Ag & Natural Resources Committee passes HB1042

PIERRE, S.D.(LifeWRX) A House committee Tuesday morning advanced a bill that changes how buffer strips adjacent to waterways in the state are managed. HB1042, a bill to revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips, went before the House Ag and Natural Resources Committee this morning in Pierre. The proposed changes would reduce the assessment on… Read more »

Wreaths Across America ceremony takes place in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – A wreath was laid Monday at the head of Pierre’s Flaming Fountain Veteran’s Memorial at Capitol Lake as a part of the 14th annual Wreaths Across America. Father Joseph Holzhauser from St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pierre says the Wreaths Across America effort centers around three goals. South Dakota… Read more »

Wreaths Across America ceremony takes place in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – A wreath was laid Monday at the head of Pierre’s Flaming Fountain Veteran’s Memorial at Capitol Lake as a part of the 14th annual Wreaths Across America. Father Joseph Holzhauser from St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pierre says the Wreaths Across America effort centers around three goals. South Dakota… Read more »

Hunhoff would like to see and hear more details on proposed budget

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem delivered her 2022 budget proposal to a joint meeting of the legislature in Pierre Tuesday. Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton, who will Chair the Senate Appropriations Committee next year, says she wants to see and hear more details. Hunhoff says some of the ideas have been… Read more »

Hunhoff would like to see and hear more details on proposed budget

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem delivered her 2022 budget proposal to a joint meeting of the legislature in Pierre Tuesday. Representative Jean Hunhoff of Yankton, who will Chair the Senate Appropriations Committee next year, says she wants to see and hear more details. Hunhoff says some of the ideas have been… Read more »

Pierre City Commission approves airline recommendation

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The Essential Air Service contract SkyWest Airlines has to operate air service in Pierre expires next spring and the Pierre City Commission has approved a recommendation to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Pierre Regional Airport Manager Cameron Howard talked about the situation. Howard says Boutique Air and Denver Air Connection also… Read more »

Pierre City Commission approves airline recommendation

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The Essential Air Service contract SkyWest Airlines has to operate air service in Pierre expires next spring and the Pierre City Commission has approved a recommendation to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Pierre Regional Airport Manager Cameron Howard talked about the situation. Howard says Boutique Air and Denver Air Connection also… Read more »