Pipeline Protest Talks take place about protest camp cleanup
Kristi Noem Noem pleased with President Trump’s first month
SF Police Salaries finalized for Sioux Falls Police officers following impasse
Legislation Legislators work to replace IM22 provisions
Sanford Health Sanford to join Cancer-LinQ

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Pipeline Protest
Talks take place about protest camp cleanup

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has talked with Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault about efforts to clean up and vacate a camp protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Burgum’s office says

Kristi Noem
Noem pleased with President Trump’s first month

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KELO) – South Dakota’s Kristi Noem likes most of what she’s seen from President Donald Trump in his first month in the White House. South Dakota’s lone U.S. Representative is also very happy with how

Legislation
Legislators work to replace IM22 provisions

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators this week will see bills intended to replace provisions of IM22. That initiated measure was repealed by legislators earlier in the session. House Speaker Mark Mickelson of Sioux Falls says

Sanford Health
Sanford to join Cancer-LinQ

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – Sanford Health oncologists soon will be able to access real-time patient data to help guide cancer treatments through the use of a national non-profit called Cancer-LinQ (link). CancerLinQ uses big data to

Science
Science bill sponsor says media misunderstands it

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – Pierre Senator Jeff Monroe’s “scientific teaching” bill is getting national attention, but he says the bill is not what is perceived by the media. The bill simply states that “no teacher may be

Legislature
Crossover Day approaching

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – This week marks three weeks and counting before the end of the session’s main run on March 10. Crossover Day, which is when all bills have to be dealt with in their house

COOL
Senate considering country of origin bill

PIERRE, S.D. (KBHB) – The State Senate will consider a bill today that would require retailers to display the country of origin of beef sold in South Dakota. The full Senate will take up the proposal after

Presentation College News Logo
PC to host Black & White Ball

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The Presentation College Annual Black and White Ball is set for Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Dakota Event Center. The event, which starts at 6 p.m. with a cocktail hour, is the biggest

Police (3)
Ten injured in crash near Bath

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – A late Sunday night accident resulted in a fiery crash that injured 10 people near Bath, according to Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer for the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. Mangan said that fortunately,

City of Aberdeen
Water to be shut off on Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Weather permitting water will be turned off at 8 a.m. Tuesday due to utility work between 306 East Palmer Circle and 605 East Palmer Circle. Residents should plan on collecting and storing water for

Budget
Official says revenue picture may not be that bad

Budget projections approved by South Dakota legislators last week show a decrease of about $28 million in sales tax revenue from the earlier projection. Some legislators say they may have to make spending cuts in to offset the

School Money
Lake Andes approves construction plan

LAKE ANDES, S.D. (WNAX) – The Andes Central school district in Lake Andes is the latest small, rural district in South Dakota to move ahead with a major building project. Superintendent Debera Lucas says their school board

Fatal Crash
Stockholm man identified in crash near South Shore

SOUTH SHORE, S.D. (Press Release) – A 52-year-old Stockholm, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash that occurred east of South Shore. A 2011 Chevrolet Silverado pickup was

Northern State University NSU
Husband and wife to present duo concert

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Ken Boulton and his wife, JoAnne Barry, will present “Music for Piano Four-Hands” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Northern State’s Krikac Auditorium. The couple has been playing duet and duo concerts

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China Exploreum/Culture Center has Grand Opening

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Northern State will host a Grand Opening of the Confucius Institute’s China Exploreum/Culture Center at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 at the Williams Library. The opening of the Culture Center has been in

Meth Lab
Battling the meth problem

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSOO) – Meth addiction has grabbed the attention of South Dakota leaders because of the harmful effects to users and their families plus the eventual high costs to either rehabilitate or incarcerate addicts. Sally

Senator Billie Sutton
Bill on ethics commission debated

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – South Dakota legislators continue to consider bills that would replace portions of the now repealed IM22. That initiated measure was approved by voters last November, but lawmakers effectively repealed it earlier this session.

Public Safety
South Dakota has fourth lowest vehicle fatality rate

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – South Dakota had the nation’s fourth lowest motor vehicle fatality rate in 2016, according to a national organization. The National Safety Council says in its annual report released this week that the

Kellie Lynn Beck - Flooding Aberdeen
Flood threat area identified

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (WNAX) – The first official flood outlook of the late winter points to some areas of potential high water. Mike Gillispie, hydrologist at the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, says there is only

City of Aberdeen
Garbage collection change

ABERDEEN, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Due to the President’s Day Holiday on Monday there will be a change in the garbage pick up. Those who normally have their garbage picked up on Monday will have their garbage picked

Hemp
House Committee approves hemp bill

PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – A House committee has approved a bill that would allow the cultivation of industrial hemp in South Dakota. The House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted 9-2 to approve the plan Thursday. Supporter

Sisseton Redmen
Sisseton elementary students still displaced

SISSETON, S.D. (KWAT) — It was a week ago today that fire in a mechanical room caused extensive smoke damage to Westside Elementary School in Sisseton. There’s been no elementary school this week as district officials worked

Flooding
Run off system not developed yet

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – After the Missouri River flooding in 2011, the Corps of Engineers said they would develop a real-time rain and run off monitoring system in the upper basin. That has not yet happened. South

Fatal Crash
Man killed in crash near South Shore

SOUTH SHORE, S.D. (Press Release) – One man died and another man was injured Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash that occurred east of South Shore. The names of the two drivers are not being released pending