Jerry Oster

Jerry Oster

News Director – oster@wnax.com

A native of Aberdeen, Jerry is a graduate of Lake Area Tech in Watertown and USD at Springfield. He joined the WNAX team in September of 1976 as the news editor. He continued on, taking on more jobs and challenges joining Norm Hilson in coverage of SDSU Jackrabbit football in 1979. From there Jerry became the News Director in 1990, when the legendary Bob Hill retired, where he remains to this day.

You can hear Jerry continuing his coverage of SDSU football as well as news on both WNAX and 1041 The Wolf. His talents don’t stop at the microphone, as he is the in-house technical support for all systems at WNAX. He keeps the station running and on-air in the worst of blizzards. Jerry really is a master of all trades.

Jerry lives in Yankton with his wife Cheryl and four boys: Ryan, Evan, Colin and Logan.


Recent Headlines

1 hour ago in Local

Health Organizations in Nebraska Watching the Zika Virus

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Health organizations are carefully monitoring the spread of the Zika virus after a large outbreak in May of last year in Brazil.

8 hours ago in Local

Property Tax Debate Continues in Nebraska

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Governor Pete Ricketts told a legislative committee Nebraskans demand property tax relief...and the Unicameral needs to respond this year.

10 hours ago in Local

SD Legislature Keeps Conceal Carry Bill Alive

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The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee narrowly passed a bill that would allow people with an enhanced concealed weapons permit to possess those weapons in the state Capital and any county courthouse.

11 hours ago in Local

SD Counties Have to Wait for Additional Dollars

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has told county commissions to “be patient” as money from taxes and fees that were raised last year flow to local governments.

21 hours ago in Local

Minnesota Governor Dayton See Fire Damage in Medelia

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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton was in Madelia and got a first-hand-look at the damage from this week's fire that leveled several businesses along Main Street.