November 27, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Snow blower safety tips

According to weather forecasters, the winter of 2014–15 will see below-normal temperatures for about threequarters of the nation. That means snow blowers could be getting a workout this winter. More...

Tips given for choosing different varieties of Christmas trees

Thanksgiving marks the start of the Christmas tree season, with more than 36 million trees being sold between Thanksgiving and Christmas. More...

Health Insurance Marketplace education, enroll event in Mobridge

Do you want help or need more information about the Health Insurance Marketplace? The 2014 Open Enrollment Window to apply for the Health Insurance started Nov. 15 and continues through Feb. 15, 2015. More...

Illegally dumped snow causing problems

The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds the public and commercial snow removal operators that it is illegal to place or dump excess snow on highway right of way, which includes driving surfaces, shoulders and ditches. More...

Tips on reducing winter heating bills

Everyone knows that summer temperatures are cooler in the shade, but trees can help cut winter energy costs, too. The most common approach is to plant evergreen trees and shrubs on the north and northwest sides of your property. More...

WEB Water Annual Meeting set for Saturday, Dec. 6, in Aberdeen

Two WEB Water Board of Director positions will be filled this year without contest, and one WEB Water Director position will be appointed by the Board at a later date, WEB Water Board Chairman Mike Neuharth of Eureka stated. More...

Open meetings panel issues two reprimands for violations

Two public reprimands for violation of the state’s open meetings laws were issued by the South Dakota Open Meetings Commission in Sioux Falls Nov. 21. More...

Affordable Care Act open enrollment period has begun

Nov. 15 marked the start of 2015 Marketplace open enrollment for theAffordable Care Act, Qualified Health Plan. The enrollment will go until Feb. 15, 2015. To enroll in a plan, visit www.healthcare.gov. More...

Sanford USD Medical Center is South Dakota’s designated Ebola hospital

The Department of Health announced today that Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls will serve as the state’s designated facility to receive and potentially treat a suspect Ebola patient. More...

SDCA Trade Show provides learning opportunities from industry pros

Join the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association at the 66th Annual Convention and Trade Show Dec. 3-4 at the Ramkota Convention Center in Aberdeen. More...

Fred advances to State Oral Interp Festival

The Oral Interp Region Festival was held inAberdeen on Monday, Nov. 17. MPHS Senior Abigail Fred once again made it to state. This year it was in Serious Prose with the selection, “Daddy’s Hands,” by Kenneth G. Hayes. More...