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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Marijuana Proponents To Hold Summit

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Medical marijuana supporters are hosting a legislative summit this weekend in Sioux Falls.

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Highway Funding On Congressional Agenda

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For the past several years, Congress has passed a series of short term highway funding bills, without addressing the underlying funding problems.

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Feenstra Prepares For Legislative Session

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When Iowa lawmakers return to Des Moines in January for the 2015 legislative session, they will all have some ideas for helping their home areas.

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Noem Has Choices To Make

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South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says she is still considering her choices for committee assignments in the new Congress that convenes in January.

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Hacking Affecting Area Banks

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First Dakota National Bank based in Yankton recently replaced a large number of debit cards for customers who had used them at Kmart.