Bike program up and ready to go at Redfield City Park

The Healthy Hometown initiative powered by Wellmark has provided new bikes for Redfield City Park at no charge. This is the first summer the bikes, in both children and adult sizes, are available at Redfield City Park for anyone to use freely, provided they are returned to the bike rack after each use. The bike rack is stationed near the Redfield Municipal Pool.
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Kiosks used for new license tags get makeover in South Dakota

The South Dakota Department of Revenue has launched new-look motor vehicle kiosks, and one of them is in Aberdeen. That kiosk is at Kessler's grocery store, 615 Sixth Ave. S.E. The kiosks can be used to get new tags for license plates. In order to complete transactions, certain documentation is...
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Letter: Muffler problem is loud and clear

I hope that vehicular muffler noise is included in the Aberdeen noise ordinance. When one is in the backyard reading or conversing, each of which ceases waiting for a truck, car, SUV or motorcycle to pass due to loud muffler noise, it is disturbing. Waiting for a loud vehicle to...

Thunder Road revving up for 27th season

Aberdeen, SD(Press Release) – Thunder Road in Wylie Park is gearing up to open on Saturday, May 1 for their 27th season, weather permitting. This season, Thunder Road will also be rolling out a fleet of revamped Go-Karts. This addition of upgraded Go-Karts will provide Aberdeen residents with the opportunity...
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Aberdeen region snow plow named Darth Blader

After receiving more than 800 entries, the South Dakota Department of Transportation announced names for 12 snowplows, and there are some doozies. It was the first time the department had a contest for snowplow names. The force was with Aberdeen, as the winning title for the area is Darth Blader,...
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City approves vehicle purchases, budget amendments

The Aberdeen City Council made several interconnected decisions this week, many of which addressed new vehicle purchases. The purchases also signify a shift in the city’s vehicle replacement policy with City Manager Joe Gaa’s new fleet replacement plan. The city council met Tuesday because Monday was Martin Luther King Jr....
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DOT testing blue lights on some snow plows

Motorists might notice something different on some South Dakota snowplows. As part of a pilot program, the South Dakota Department of Transportation recently installed blue lights on 25 snow plows across the state. In this area, one plow each from the DOT’s fleet in its Aberdeen, Faulkton, Sisseton, Watertown and Redfield offices has been equipped with a blue light instead of traditional amber lights.

‘Go Baby Go’ car gives gift of accessibility

Mark Eisenbraun (left) and Nick Gourley, work on the electric car provided by DSU’s CybHER program. The modified electric car was presented to a South Dakota child, in partnership with LifeScape. Some Dakota State University students acted as Santa’s helpers this past fall, adapting a ride-on electric car for a...

‘Go Baby Go' car gives gift of accessibility

Some Dakota State University students acted as Santa's helpers this season, adapting a ride-on electric car for a child in Aberdeen. "Then we watch the magic happen," said Dr. Justin Blessinger, DSU professor of English, commenting on the day when the Go Baby Go car was delivered, just in time for Christmas.
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Exhaust Pros Plus moves to Aberdeen Chrysler Center

For 28 years, Chris Feiock has been doing exhaust repairs and modifications at Exhaust Pros, at 902 Sixth Ave. S.W. Chris and his wife Tami are now operating Exhaust Pros Plus out of the Aberdeen Chrysler Center at 901 Auto Plaza Dr. Officially, the business joined the Aberdeen Chrysler Center on Monday.