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July 2, 2020

Producers battle high heat and humidity

BROOKINGS, S.D. (WNAX) – Northern plains livestock producers will be up against high heat and humidity this week and the challenge for keeping cattle cool may be higher than... Read More

July 2, 2020

July sobriety checkpoints announced

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota’s Department of Public Safety will resume its monthly statewide sobriety checkpoints starting in July.   The checkpoints were... Read More

July 1, 2020

Thune blasts Dems over police bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. (rapidcity.fm) — While the U.S. Senate debates the next Defense Authorization Bill this week, Senator John Thune took potshots at Democrats at the... Read More

July 1, 2020

Mitchell Tech unveils new brand

MITCHELL, S.D. (Press Release) — Mitchell Technical College has taken on a new name and a new brand effective July 1. After the passage of House Bill 1083 during the 2020 South... Read More

July 1, 2020

Mount Marty switches over to university

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – The little college on the hill on the westside of Yankton is now known as Mount Marty University. President Marc Long says it has taken a while to get... Read More