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Connor Libis transfers to Northern

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Dakota News Now) -Former DRSM star Connor Libis is transferring to a home court he knows well from his high school days because he played in the State “B” basketball tournament at the Barnett Center for the Cardinals. He started at Briar Cliff, but now he’ll...
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Here’s why a driver may get pulled over in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — There’s at least a few thousand people driving in South Dakota cities without a driver’s license. Tickets for no driver’s license rank in the top five of traffic citations in the five most populous cities. In 2021, the Sioux Falls Police...
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Northern Men's Assistant Coach Hired by NMSU

Northern New Mexico College’s men’s basketball assistant coach is headed back to his alma mater after three years (two full seasons) at Northern. Billy Keys is leaving Northern to become a video coordinator at New Mexico State University, where he was an all-conference player and led the Aggies to a conference championship in 1999.

Aberdeen City Council preliminarily OK's promotion funds, including $96K for youth center

Promotional funds, including $96,000 for the Glenna and Rodney Fouberg Youth Development Center, have been preliminarily approved by the Aberdeen City Council. The 2023 promotion fund allocations were discussed Monday during the council's regular meeting. The promotion fund is a small part of the city's overall budget. It includes $1.2 million from the city's 1% tax on...

Rushmore Classic: Post 320 and Sturgis undefeated after the first day

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Rushmore Classic baseball tournament kicked off Thursday at Pete Lien Field in Rapid City. The tournament is hosted by Post 320. The Stars squared off against Aberdeen in the nightcap. Post 320 grabbed the early lead and went on to beat Aberdeen, 9-3. Rushmore...

Nebraska student visiting every community in South Dakota

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Seth Varner is visiting all 310 communities in South Dakota. He’s already covered over 200 so far, and made his way to Aberdeen Wednesday. Varner is a student at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. In 2020, he decided to visit every community in Nebraska. In 2021, he covered Iowa. Now, he’s making his way through the Mount Rushmore State.

Obsidian Gallery Tattoo to move to previous location

Obsidian Gallery Tattoo will be moving to its previous location.  R.T. Leisen, owner of Obsidian, said the shop will be moving to its previous location at 22 2nd Ave. S.E. Leisen first opened the shop in 2016, but moved to its current location on Sixth Avenue in 2020. That decision came after Leisen decided that he wanted more room. ...

Fraud charge yields 21 months in prison for former Leola banker

A former banker has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison after he authorized loans in the name of a customer, but used the money himself. Gabe Outtrim, 42, of Glenham pleaded guilty to a count of fraud Dec. 7 at the federal courthouse in Aberdeen. On Monday afternoon, Federal Judge Charles B. Kornmann sentenced Outtrim to 21 months in prison in addition to five years of supervised release. He must also pay $144,000 in restitution.

Three female city councilors marks most in Aberdeen history

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - For the first time in Aberdeen City Council history, three women will be serving. Of the eight councilors, Tiffany Langer was previously the only woman serving. She was elected to serve the Southeast District in 2020. After the city election earlier this month, Langer...

Smittys U-14 squad wins Vern Jark Memorial Tournament

While the Aberdeen Legion team was away last weekend, the Smittys 14-and-under squad found some home. Aberdeen won the 14-and-under Vern Jark Memorial Tournament after the format was changed to a round robin format with just four teams. In games against Selby, Flandreau and Renner at Fossum Field, Aberdeen...

4-H rodeo in Aberdeen this weekend

The 2022 Hub Area 4H Rodeo will kick off on Friday with a whole host of fast-paced events. Starting July 1, 2022 at 5:30 p.m., five junior contestants and one senior contestant are competing for the Junior and Senior Ambassador titles to represent 4H and the sport of rodeo in the upcoming year.


Funeral Burial Service for Genevieve H. Larson (Aaland, Frykman) will be on Saturday, July 9th, 2022 at 10:30a.m. at Falnes Lutheran Church in rural Langford, South Dakota. Genevieve was born on Dec. 31, 1918 on her family farm in Day County, South Dakota to Lewis and Hilma Larson. She passed away om January 24th, 2022 in Carol Stream, Illinois.

Tanner Berg finishes Northern career with National Championship in Hammer Throw

ABERDEEN, S.D. (Dakota News Now) -When Tanner Berg entered the Northern State Track and Field program five years ago, he only had a small amount of experience in field events in high school. But his coaches saw that he had the potential to be something special. “Mariah just said, ‘You’re going to be good at this.’ And here we are. I kind of didn’t have any choice but to throw it. Started to hate it right away, then things started going well, then I eventually learned to love it.” Berg said.

Mosquito spraying scheduled for Tuesday

ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city-wide ground spray for mosquitoes on Tuesday, June 28th between the hours of 9:00 pm and 1:00 am. West Nile Virus has been identified in Aberdeen and city officials urge citizens to take reasonable precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.