SDHCA Presents Awards At 2016 Convention

SDHCA Presents Awards At 2016 Convention

SIOUX FALLS — The South Dakota Health Care Association (SDHCA), … Care Centers across South Dakota, held its Annual Fall Convention Sept.
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Feeding South Dakota In Need Of BackPack Sponsors For The 2016-17 School Year

SIOUX FALLS — For one in five kids in South Dakota, ghosts are not the scariest part of the Halloween season — hunger is. Research shows that …
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Rapid City venue struggles to attract strong concert lineup

Rapid City venue struggles to attract strong concert lineup

… lineup isn’t as robust as it could be so far and that Rapid City isn’t keeping up with Sioux Falls when it comes to attracting top entertainment acts.
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Toppers Pizza adding third location

Toppers Pizza is expanding again in Sioux Falls. The pizza chain known for its wide assortment of toppings plans to open a third location on the west …
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Sioux Falls Ends Mankato Mastery To Take Division Title

Sioux Falls Ends Mankato Mastery To Take Division Title

Sioux Falls Ends Mankato Mastery To Take Division Title. USF Wins First Game In Division Two Era Against Mavericks 24-14. Zach Borg, KDLT News …
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Augie Nips Sioux Falls In Overtime

The Augustana soccer team finished the 2016 regular season on a high note by defeating crosstown rival USF on Sunday afternoon. Hannah …
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Banquet Block Party brings community together for Halloween fun

Banquet Block Party brings community together for Halloween fun

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – It was a day for neighbors in Sioux Falls to … “I just think it shows Sioux Falls is a great place to live, and we can come …
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11th annual Zombie Walk creeps through downtown Sioux Falls

The Zombie Walk was put on by the Sioux Falls Roller Dollz. Part of the proceeds raised Saturday went towards an organization called Be A Lifesaver …
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Stampede can't hold off Lumberjacks, fall 4-3

Stampede can’t hold off Lumberjacks, fall 4-3

Muskegon, MI—The Sioux Falls Stampede rallied once, but couldn’t a second time in a 4-3 loss to the Muskegon Lumberjacks Saturday night at L.C. …
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Schwan: This is my brand

I have to address the ongoing changes in our industry, highlighted by this week’s staff reduction at the Argus Leader and Sioux Falls Business Journal.
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Mavericks football faces toughest test on schedule

Mavericks football faces toughest test on schedule

“Sioux Falls is a different team than in the past,” Minnesota State coach Todd Hoffner said. “They’re more committed to running the football. They have …
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College Football Game Day: Sioux Falls at MSU, Gustavus at St. Olaf

Last season, the Mavericks won 44-3 at Sioux Falls. … Sioux Falls is ranked No. 4 in national polls and No. 2 in the opening Super Region 3 rankings.
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PREMIER Center announces next big concert

PREMIER Center announces next big concert

Sioux Falls, SD (KELO AM) – The next big ticket in Sioux Falls concerts is coming February 19th. Officials with Pepper Entertainment and the Denny …
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At least 3 groups backing ballot measures raise over $1M

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — State campaign finance reports released Friday show that at least three groups backing South Dakota ballot measures …
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Man rescued from 15-foot trench in Brandon

Man rescued from 15-foot trench in Brandon

Law enforcement from Brandon, Sioux Falls and Valley Springs were able to get the man out of the trench within 15 minutes using “man power and …
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Near-record high temperatures expected Friday

Brad Temeyer, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, said winds will remain at 10-20 mph for much of the day and possibly …
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#ThatTimeWhen Eyedea rocked Sioux Falls

#ThatTimeWhen Eyedea rocked Sioux Falls

He torched some of the best battlers on some of the biggest stages, but he also made a mark in Sioux Falls as the city fostered a growing hip-hop …
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State investigators probe drugs at mental health hospital

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — State authorities have launched an investigation into drugs at South Dakota’s mental health hospital in Yankton. Attorney …
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Sioux Falls police search for missing 13-year-old

Sioux Falls police search for missing 13-year-old

Sioux Falls police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 13-year-old. Amelia Blackbear was last seen near 51st and Grange around 10 …
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Study shows South Dakota’s law enforcement is ‘overworked’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY)- With headlines about kidnappings and crime, more and more police resources around the country are being stretched …
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Foster mother pleads guilty to reduced charge in boy's death

Foster mother pleads guilty to reduced charge in boy’s death

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman accused of killing her 2-year-old foster son has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.
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Foster mother pleads guilty to reduced charge in boy’s death

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Sioux Falls woman accused of killing her 2-year-old foster son has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge. Thirty-two-year-old …
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Woman Kidnapped By Ex-Boyfriend In Sioux Falls

Woman Kidnapped By Ex-Boyfriend In Sioux Falls

Officer Sam Clemens with the Sioux Falls Police Department said she spent ten minutes on the phone with dispatch before the call was disconnected.
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Sioux Falls Business Journal Report: October 25, 2016

Sioux Falls just keeps growing, but now it looks like some of the smaller communities around Sioux Falls are seeing some exciting development as …
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Chargers, Wildcats earn titles in Class A

Chargers, Wildcats earn titles in Class A

Sioux Falls Christian runner Lance VanZee was fifth, leading the Chargers to a comfortable 42-63 win over West Central in the team race. Spearfish …
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Sioux Falls Lincoln sweeps AA titles

The Sioux Falls Lincoln Patriot boys’ team put five runners in the top 10 to post 29 team points and easily run away with the team title. Cross-town rival …
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C.R. RoughRiders make trade with Sioux Falls

C.R. RoughRiders make trade with Sioux Falls

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders continued to make over their roster Monday, trading forwards Nick Bowman and Will Garin to the …
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Sioux Falls Couple Donates Chess Sets To Ethiopian Schools

A nonprofit based in Canton provides education for students living in poverty overseas. Now, the charity is getting a unique gift to send to those …
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Deaf community asks for more interpreters, closed captioning

Deaf community asks for more interpreters, closed captioning

Access to local government and jobs is lagging for the hearing impaired in Sioux Falls. That’s the message a group of hearing impaired Sioux Falls …
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Sioux Falls Christian, Custer run to Class A team titles

HURON – Custer and Sioux Falls Christian proved to be too strong as the Wildcats scored 62 points to edge St. Thomas More (84) for the Class A …
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Midco Aquatic Center makes a big splash during first week

Midco Aquatic Center makes a big splash during first week

SIOUX FALLS. SD. (KSFY) Its been 10 days since the Midco Aquatic Center has been open for use to the public. The 60 year project has families from …
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Letter: Improve accountability, support Amendment V

As someone who was elected on a partisan ballot to the state legislature and a nonpartisan ballot to the Sioux Falls City Council, I firmly believe that a …
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Falls Park Farmers Market vendors see good harvest

Falls Park Farmers Market vendors see good harvest

SIOUX FALLS, SD. (KSFY)- It was a beautiful morning for some shopping at the Falls Park Farmers Market. But while the weather may still be warm …
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Vermillion’s Lavin finishes as state runner-up

Sioux Falls Christian, a Dakota XII Conference rival of Vermillion and Dakota Valley, won the Class A boys team championship, unseating West …
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Rapid City region seeing less poverty than Sioux Falls

Rapid City region seeing less poverty than Sioux Falls

While poverty rates in the Sioux Falls area have witnessed a steady increase over the past three years, the Rapid City metropolitan area comprised of …
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Friday night shooting injures one

Sioux Falls, SD (KELO AM) – Sioux Falls Police are investigating a shooting near the Empire Mall that sent one person to the hospital. Officers were …
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One Injured In Sioux Falls Shooting

One Injured In Sioux Falls Shooting

Sioux Falls police are investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital Friday night. The extent of the man’s injures are unknown.
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Police investigate shooting near Empire mall in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS (KSFY) – One person has been hospitalized following a shooting near the Empire Mall in Sioux Falls. Police say the shooting happened …
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Group to form Drug Endangered Children team

Group to form Drug Endangered Children team

Prairie View Prevention Director Darcy Jensen of Sioux Falls, right, leads a discussion about helping children escape from being subjected to a …
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Sioux Falls Doctor accused of human trafficking faces additional

More charges are being added to a Sioux Falls Doctor accused of human trafficking a Georgia girl. Jonathon Cohen originally faced 7 charges but on …
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Sanford Surgeon Arrested For Sex Trafficking Also Facing Child Porn Charges

Sanford Surgeon Arrested For Sex Trafficking Also Facing Child Porn Charges

The Sioux Falls man is facing additional counts of human trafficking, sexual exploitation, and promoting prostitution. There are also some new charges …
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Admin building bonds – SOLD

Sioux Falls finance director Tracy Turbak said the 3.09 interest rate is lower than the 3.21 percent rate the city got when it sold bonds worth $115 …
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Can you ride your snowmobile in town?

Can you ride your snowmobile in town?

Sioux Falls city ordinances are pretty clear on this point. … snowmobiles in the street if the Sioux Falls Police Chief or Civil Defense Director authorizes …
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Come together over an open mic

But Wilson Kubwayo came back to Sioux Falls, like so many local leaders want our city’s young people to do. Kubwayo wanted to build something in …
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Weld Touts Libertarian Ideals in South Dakota

Weld Touts Libertarian Ideals in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Libertarian vice presidential nominee Bill Weld told potential voters Wednesday morning that he and Gary Johnson had the …
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SIOUX CITY FALLS SHORT ON TRAVEL GUIDE COVER VOTE

Sioux City’s Art Center came up short in its quest to be featured on the cover of the next official Iowa Travel Guide. The Snake Alley Criterium in …
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Working Conditions: Disease Cluster Comprises Nonprofit Mental Health Workers in Sioux Falls

Working Conditions: Disease Cluster Comprises Nonprofit Mental Health Workers in Sioux Falls

Mental health professionals working with people with mental illness face many challenges—low pay and stringent certification requirements, poor …
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Bend, Ore. Heads The Best Small Cities For Business And Careers 2016

Sioux Falls, S.D. ranks No. 2 for business and careers among smaller metros thanks to a young, educated workforce and costs 22% below the national …
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Sioux Falls Ranks High for Livability with Older South Dakotans

Sioux Falls Ranks High for Livability with Older South Dakotans

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A new survey shows that older residents of Sioux Falls find it a desirable place to live, and they want to stay in their homes as …
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James “Jim” Francis Jeans

Survivors include his wife, Cathy Jeans of Sioux Falls, S.D.; two children, Susie VanDyke of Canton, S.D., and Thomas Jeans of Martin, S.D.; five …
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Gazelles To Wear Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

Gazelles To Wear Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

The Yankton Gazelles volleyball team will hold its annual Breast Cancer Awareness Night Tuesday when it hosts Sioux Falls Roosevelt at the YHS …
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Friend Of Victim Whose Nipples Were Cut Off Asks For Public’s Help

“Sioux Falls is a community of hard working and strong individuals,” says Myers. “As a community, I know that when one of us is suffering we all are …
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Voters to decide South Dakota payday loan industry's fate

Voters to decide South Dakota payday loan industry’s fate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The passage of a ballot measure capping payday loan interest rates would destroy the industry in South Dakota, according to …
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Local results: Volleyball

Sioux Falls Washington def. Sioux City, North, Iowa, 21-12, 14-21, 15-7Unity Christian, Orange City, Iowa def. Sioux Falls O’Gorman, 21-14, 21-19.
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Sioux Falls volleyball defeats MSU

Sioux Falls volleyball defeats MSU

MANKATO — Sioux Falls defeated Minnesota State 25-22, 25-19, 20-25, 26-24 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference volleyball match Friday …
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High School Football: Week 8 Scores and Highlights

RAPID CITY – Rapid City Stevens lost to third ranked Sioux Falls O’Gorman last week by just 12 points, 39-27. This week, the Raiders faced another …
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Seven ranked teams at today's Heelan Volleyball Classic

Seven ranked teams at today’s Heelan Volleyball Classic

Seven of the squads participating in today’s Bishop Heelan Volleyball Classic are rated, including Sioux Falls O’Gorman, third in South Dakota Class …
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Hunters Flock for Non-Resident Pheasant Opener

Ready to greet the hunters as they step off the plane and into the lobby of the Sioux Falls regional Airport is Tami Schmidt, with the Sioux Falls …
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Whitney: Rape charges lead to fallout

Whitney: Rape charges lead to fallout

“The process (at Augustana) was a complete sham,” says Sioux Falls defense lawyer Mike Butler, who represented Tsuruta at the hearing and in his …
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Twisted Sister to Perform Last U.S. Date Ever at Badlands Pawn

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Twisted Sister, fronted by the incomparable Dee Snider, is coming to Badlands Pawn in Sioux Falls …
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CROSS COUNTRY: Cardinals claim district title

CROSS COUNTRY: Cardinals claim district title

Meanwhile, South Sioux City girls competed in the Class A district meet …. LENNOX, S.D. — Sioux Falls Christian boys and Beresford girls claimed …
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Take Back the Night celebrates survivors, spreads awareness of domestic violence

Take Back the Night, coordinated by multiple Sioux Falls domestic violence survivor support groups and organizations, is meant to honor victims and …
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Sioux Falls breweries create Oatmeal Pale Ale for charity

Sioux Falls breweries create Oatmeal Pale Ale for charity

The different craft breweries in Sioux Falls are a testament to that belief. There are a lot of different craft breweries in Sioux Falls and while we might …
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Sioux Falls Man Accused Of Sitting On Woman, Cutting Off Her Nipples

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls man is accused of sitting on a woman and slicing off her nipples with a pair of scissors. Police spokesman …
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Police: Sioux Falls man cuts off his ex-girlfriend's nipples with scissors

Police: Sioux Falls man cuts off his ex-girlfriend’s nipples with scissors

Police: Sioux Falls man cuts off his ex-girlfriend’s nipples with scissors … SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A 45-year-old Sioux Falls man is in jail after police said …
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Mission Haiti deals with Hurricane Matthew first hand

Mission Haiti is a non-profit based in Sioux Falls that operates in Ti-Riviere serving thousands in need. “A country like that that is in this much need on …
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Plane makes successful emergency landing in Mitchell

Plane makes successful emergency landing in Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Engine problems forced a turboprop plane flying from Minot, North Dakota, to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to make an …
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City puts off action on landfill charges

Sioux Falls, SD (KELO AM) – There will be no immediate action taken on a proposal to force Sioux Falls garbage haulers to pony up some form of …
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Shireen Ranschau helped thousands find a home

Shireen Ranschau helped thousands find a home

Thousands of Sioux Falls’s most vulnerable residents have a roof over their heads thanks in part to Shireen Ranschau. The men, women and children …
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Databank for Oct. 12, 2016

BUILDING PERMITS. The following are building permits for $20,000 or more issued for Sept. 12-16, 2016, in the city of Sioux Falls. Value of all permits …
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Man identified in fatal motorcycle crash

Man identified in fatal motorcycle crash

A Sioux Falls man has been named as the victim of a motorcycle crash on Sunday night. Yomar Rodriguez Valentin, 27, Sioux Falls was riding at a …
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No on Marsy’s Law group to hold panel

A group opposing a so-called victim’s rights amendment in South Dakota will hold a discussion session called “Accurate Information on Amendment S” …
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Salvation Army Announces Big Donation Goal For Needy Families

Salvation Army Announces Big Donation Goal For Needy Families

To donate, you can drop off items at the Salvation Army at 800 North Cliff Avenue in Sioux Falls, KDLT at 3600 S. Westport Avenue in Sioux Falls, …
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NCAA Championships back in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, SD. (KSFY)- “We’re excited to kind of bring the NCAA back again to the city of Sioux Falls and kind of show case what Sioux Falls has …
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Noem, Hawks to meet at South Dakota US House debate

Noem, Hawks to meet at South Dakota US House debate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem and Democratic state lawmaker Paula Hawks are meeting for the first debate of South …
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SF Lincoln wins girls’ tennis team championship

RAPID CITY – Sioux Falls O’Gorman’s Danielle Sebata and Samantha Czarnecki had standout individual performances, but Sioux Falls Lincoln …
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WSOC: USF's comeback falls short to Upper Iowa

WSOC: USF’s comeback falls short to Upper Iowa

SIOUX FALLS – After conceding two first half goals, University of Sioux Falls Soccer mounted a comeback in the second half but fell short in a 2-1 loss …
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Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on 41st Street, Vehicle Ends Up in Daycare

On October 9th, 2016 at approximately 6:58 pm Sioux Falls Police, SFFR, and Paramedics Plus responded to a car/motorcycle accident at W. 41st …
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Pay gap causes racial divide in Sioux Falls

Pay gap causes racial divide in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Median income for black households in Sioux Falls dropped closer to the poverty line last year, while the rest of the …
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Record pace of construction in Sioux Falls not letting up

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The record pace of construction in Sioux Falls isn’t letting up. The Argus Leader (http://argusne.ws/2d5UhGQ) reports that the …
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Schwan: In defense of a liberal arts education

Schwan: In defense of a liberal arts education

“Entrepreneurship is kind of the ‘liberal arts of business,’” said University of Sioux Falls professor Bruce Watley. “As an entrepreneur, you have to know …
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Photo Gallery Aberdeen Central volleyball vs Sioux Falls Roosevelt

Aberdeen Central’s Allisen Nielsen, center and Melia Mounga, right, defend the net as Sioux Falls Roosevelt’s Leah Koltz, left, hits the ball during …
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Raiders looking for repeat, Cobblers, Spartans battling for redemption

Raiders looking for repeat, Cobblers, Spartans battling for redemption

All three teams did just that last season and will compete in their second straight soccer championships at McEneaney Field in Sioux Falls.
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Amendment R critical to economy

There is not the same degree of sharing between the Sioux Falls School District and Southeast Technical Institute, Cartney said. So that community …
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