News Author: Dave Vilhauer

Mayor Schaunaman shares thoughts on COVID-19

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Aberdeen Mayor Travis Schaunaman provided his thoughts Monday morning on the current COVID-19 situation in the Hub City. He said there are no confirmed cases in Aberdeen. Mayor Schaunaman said that people should refrain from binge shopping for certain items, which prevents others from getting those items. He said local businesses… Read more »

Mayor Schaunaman shares thoughts on COVID-19

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Aberdeen Mayor Travis Schaunaman provided his thoughts Monday morning on the current COVID-19 situation in the Hub City. He said there are no confirmed cases in Aberdeen. Mayor Schaunaman said that people should refrain from binge shopping for certain items, which prevents others from getting those items. He said local businesses… Read more »

Emergency operations center activated in Brown County

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Today the emergency operations center was activated in Brown County. As communities begin preparations for the COVID-19 virus, our primary objective at this time is to provide a centralized and unified point for releasing current and valid information. Again, the activation of the emergency operations center is strictly a proactive… Read more »

Emergency operations center activated in Brown County

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – Today the emergency operations center was activated in Brown County. As communities begin preparations for the COVID-19 virus, our primary objective at this time is to provide a centralized and unified point for releasing current and valid information. Again, the activation of the emergency operations center is strictly a proactive… Read more »

One killed in crash east of Newell

NEWELL, S.D. (Press Release) – One man died early Sunday in a one-vehicle crash east of Newell. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family. He was the only person involved. A 2004 Ford F150 pickup was eastbound on U.S. Highway 212 when the vehicle eventually went across the highway… Read more »

One killed in crash east of Newell

NEWELL, S.D. (Press Release) – One man died early Sunday in a one-vehicle crash east of Newell. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family. He was the only person involved. A 2004 Ford F150 pickup was eastbound on U.S. Highway 212 when the vehicle eventually went across the highway… Read more »

Yankton man arrested in fatal stabbing in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Argus Leader) — Police say a Yankton man has been arrested in a fatal stabbing in Sioux Falls. Officers were called to a home about 2 p.m. Sunday where the body of a woman was found with multiple stab wounds. Authorities say the suspect was also at the home and was arrested.… Read more »

Yankton man arrested in fatal stabbing in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Argus Leader) — Police say a Yankton man has been arrested in a fatal stabbing in Sioux Falls. Officers were called to a home about 2 p.m. Sunday where the body of a woman was found with multiple stab wounds. Authorities say the suspect was also at the home and was arrested.… Read more »

Supreme Court declares Judicial Emergency for just second time

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The South Dakota Supreme Court Friday issued an order declaring a Judicial Emergency for the state’s Unified Judicial System. Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson says a Judicial Emergency has only ever been declared once; for Gregory County after the Burke tornado last year. Each of the seven Judicial Circuits in… Read more »

Supreme Court declares Judicial Emergency for just second time

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The South Dakota Supreme Court Friday issued an order declaring a Judicial Emergency for the state’s Unified Judicial System. Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson says a Judicial Emergency has only ever been declared once; for Gregory County after the Burke tornado last year. Each of the seven Judicial Circuits in… Read more »

House Majority Leader says major goals met during session

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators wrapped up the main run of the 2020 session late Thursday night by passing the $4.9 billion 2021 budget. House Majority Leader Lee Qualm of Platte says they hit their major goals. Qualm says they worked with the Governor’s office to use savings in Medicaid spending. That was… Read more »

House Majority Leader says major goals met during session

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators wrapped up the main run of the 2020 session late Thursday night by passing the $4.9 billion 2021 budget. House Majority Leader Lee Qualm of Platte says they hit their major goals. Qualm says they worked with the Governor’s office to use savings in Medicaid spending. That was… Read more »

National Weather Service offices canceling awareness trainings

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – National Weather Service offices in South Dakota are canceling annual Severe Weather Awareness trainings because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Warning Coordination Meteorologist Kell Serr at the National Weather Service office in Aberdeen says the order to cancel is directive from their parent agency, NOAA. Serr is hopeful the cancellations won’t have… Read more »

National Weather Service offices canceling awareness trainings

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – National Weather Service offices in South Dakota are canceling annual Severe Weather Awareness trainings because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Warning Coordination Meteorologist Kell Serr at the National Weather Service office in Aberdeen says the order to cancel is directive from their parent agency, NOAA. Serr is hopeful the cancellations won’t have… Read more »

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Vermillion representative enjoyed serving on legislature

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – This will be the final legislative session for Representative Ray Ring of Vermillion. He is term limited this year and will not run for any other office. Ring says he enjoyed most of his time in Pierre. A Democrat, Ring has been in a slim minority for most of his time… Read more »

Vermillion representative enjoyed serving on legislature

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PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – This will be the final legislative session for Representative Ray Ring of Vermillion. He is term limited this year and will not run for any other office. Ring says he enjoyed most of his time in Pierre. A Democrat, Ring has been in a slim minority for most of his time… Read more »

House fire in Aberdeen causes minor damage

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – On March 15, 2020 at 12;27 p.m., Aberdeen Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire involving a single family home at 1010 S 1st Street. On arrival crews found a small exterior fire that had been extinguished upon arrival. The fire had been extinguished by the neighbors and residents of… Read more »

House fire in Aberdeen causes minor damage

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Press Release) – On March 15, 2020 at 12;27 p.m., Aberdeen Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire involving a single family home at 1010 S 1st Street. On arrival crews found a small exterior fire that had been extinguished upon arrival. The fire had been extinguished by the neighbors and residents of… Read more »

DSS releases guidelines for childcare providers

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – The Department of Social Services (DSS) is asking childcare providers in South Dakota to take steps to ensure that the health and safety of children, families, and providers remain top priorities in the days and weeks ahead. “Childcare facilities are a vital link to supporting working families,” Governor Noem said.… Read more »

DSS releases guidelines for childcare providers

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – The Department of Social Services (DSS) is asking childcare providers in South Dakota to take steps to ensure that the health and safety of children, families, and providers remain top priorities in the days and weeks ahead. “Childcare facilities are a vital link to supporting working families,” Governor Noem said.… Read more »