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

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Algae Alert Issued

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A health alert for toxic blue-green algae has been announced for multiple areas in Nebraska.

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Rail Car Shortage Continues

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A delegation of state officials was scheduled to travel to Washington last Friday and meet with the Surface Transportation Board about ongoing railroad shipment issues and delays.

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Johnson Supports President On Border Issue

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President Obama has requested that Congress earmark about four billion dollars to help the federal government slow down the flow of illegal immigrants coming across the US southern border.

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Rounds Travels To Texas

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South Dakota Senate candidate Mike Rounds recently spent some time in Texas, visiting the US – Mexican border, trying to get a handle on the border crossing by illegal immigrants.

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Legacy Of Yankton College Continues

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Yankton College may have closed thirty years ago, but the alumni and board are still active and still awarding scholarships.