State presents its case in Rodney Berget's intellectual disability hearing

State presents its case in Rodney Berget’s intellectual disability hearing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – The state presented its case Wednesday saying death row inmate Rodney Berget does not have an intellectual disability that would make the death penalty unconstitutional. File photo. Berget was found guilty of the 2011 murder of senior corrections officer Ronald “RJ” …
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Have you ever wondered: What is the history of the white barn at Lake Lorraine?

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The area of Lake Lorraine, which includes 130 acres, was originally purchased by the Friessen family in five different parcels between 1975 and 1991. That acreage looked much different than it does now. There is a white barn on the property that signifies a lot of history on the land.
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Concerned about craft beer bill, distributors bring their own

Concerned about craft beer bill, distributors bring their own

South Dakota beer distributors said this week a proposal aimed at letting craft brewers sell their beer directly to stores and restaurants gives them unfair advantages over other players in the beer industry. Senate Bill 169, put forth by Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s office, would boost the amount microbrewers …
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Giving Guests A Great Superbowl Spread

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Superbowl Sunday is this weekend, and if you’re feeding family and friends but stuck on what to serve, you’re in luck! Chef Scott Teal stopped in to talk with KDLT’s Carleen Wild and Simon Floss and offer these great tips for us all on how to please the whole crowd. Take a look.
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City Council looking for 'SIOUXPERHERO' nominations

City Council looking for ‘SIOUXPERHERO’ nominations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Do you know a superhero in the Sioux Falls community? The City Council wants you to nominate them as part of a new program. It is called “SIOUXPERHERO,” and it is a Citizen Recognition Program that formed after the City Council approved a resolution earlier this month.
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‘Go Red For Women’ fundraiser held at Sioux Falls Convention Center

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – The Sioux Falls Convention Center was a sea of red for a major, annual event to promote heart health. It was the 2018 Go Red for Women Gala — a dinner, silent auction and fundraiser for the American Heart Association. This year’s Chair said the event was all about …
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Take a look at wildlife in a different perspective through new exhibit in Downtown Sioux Falls

Take a look at wildlife in a different perspective through new exhibit in Downtown Sioux Falls

DOWNTOWN SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – An exhibit called ‘Just Scratching the Surface’ opens at the Eastbank Art Gallery on Tuesday. A member from the Eastbank Art Gallery, Denice Fox, will be the featured member for this particular exhibit. A reception for it will be held on Friday from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
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Winterfest of Wheels at Sioux Falls Convention Center This Weekend

Cars and car enthusiasts come together this weekend for more than just the glitz and glam. More than showing off their pride and joy. The annual Winterfest of Wheels will rock the Sioux Falls Convention Center February 2nd-4th with proceeds benefiting Cure Kids Cancer. Not only will you see rarely …
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New technology makes Sioux Falls building inspectors more efficient

New technology makes Sioux Falls building inspectors more efficient

The software is used by 11 different City of Sioux Falls departments and divisions. It is used to conduct business functions such as permitting, inspecting, professional and business licensing, land development, and code enforcement. The City said the system contains more than 1.5 million records …
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Intellectual disability hearing begins in Rodney Berget case

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Rodney Berget’s case is back in court this week as a judge considers whether he has an intellectual disability that would prevent the death penalty in his case. Rodney Berget; File photo. Berget was found guilty of murdering corrections officer Ronald “RJ” Johnson during a …
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Buffalo Wild Wings is hiring for its new Sioux Falls location

Buffalo Wild Wings is hiring for its new Sioux Falls location

The “now hiring” sign is up outside the Buffalo Wild Wings under construction in northeastern Sioux Falls. The restaurant in Dawley Farms Village is looking for aspiring restaurant workers, including an open management position with a salary of up to $60,000. Like the city’s two other locations, this …
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Chef Jordon Taylor Wins SD Pork Producers Council Taste of Elegance Contest

Six of the state’s top chefs competed in the South Dakota Pork Producers Council Taste of Elegance Contest in Sioux Falls on Sunday. Chef Bob Allen with Ode to Food and Drinks in Sioux Falls talks about the entrée he created for his first shot at competing in the culinary contest. Chef Jordon Taylor …
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Tapio declares for US House race

Tapio declares for US House race

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KELO.com) — A third Republican has formally declared for the U.S. House seat being vacated by Rep. Kristi Noem. State Sen. Neal Tapio of Watertown sent out a media release late tonight formally declaring that he is running. He will have a series of announcements around the …
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Sports Roundup: Sunday, January 28, 2018

Iowa at Sioux Falls, 6:30 p.m.. IOWA COLLEGE MEN. Saturday. William Penn 83, Avila 65. SATURDAY’S BOX SCORE. At Lincoln, Neb. IOWA (11-12): Garza 2-5 3-4 8, Baer 2-6 0-0 5, Cook 11-18 2-5 24, Moss 1-6 0-0 2, Bohannon 8-15 2-2 24, Wagner 2-3 0-0 4, Nunge 1-5 2-2 5, Pemsl 5-6 0-1 10, Uhl …
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OUR OPINION: Proposal holds promise for meeting Tyson parking need

OUR OPINION: Proposal holds promise for meeting Tyson parking need

… to the future of our community’s signature entertainment venue. Lack of parking became a more-acute problem due to increased competition from the Pinnacle Bank Arena, which opened in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 2013, and the Denny Sanford Premier Center, which opened in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, …
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Plattsburgh native sweats 60th Grammy Awards

It’s a pickup group: about half local folks here in Sioux Falls, and about half of us get flown in from around the country.” Typically, the chorale rehearses for four or five days, presents two or three concerts, then completes a recording session. “This year, we’re not doing a recording because of the …
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Evans sinks clutch shot late to lift Sioux Falls to victory against the Dragons

Evans sinks clutch shot late to lift Sioux Falls to victory against the Dragons

MOORHEAD—Minnesota State Moorhead was looking to earn its first conference two-game weekend sweep this season, but University of Sioux Falls guard Trevon Evans had other ideas. Evans sank a 3-pointer with 1 second remaining to lift the Cougars to a 70-67 victory against MSUM on Saturday …
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South Dakota a top 5 state in net migration

… as the reason for the move. Ben Snow, president of the Rapid City Economic Development Partnership, said the state’s strong tourism industry brings people to state, with visitors taking note of the strong economic climate from growth, especially in the state’s largest cities Sioux Falls and Rapid City.
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Industry leaders optimistic about policy and renewable fuels growth

Industry leaders optimistic about policy and renewable fuels growth

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Despite low corn prices, farmers are coming off a successful year for policy and growth in renewable fuels. That was the message industry leaders shared at the South Dakota Corn Growers Association annual meeting in Sioux Falls, S.D., on Jan. 20. Emily Skor, CEO of Growth …
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GK Storm teams take part in Sioux Falls’ Rumble in the Jungle competition

The Turn Around’s GK Storm gymnastics teams had an impressive showing at their second meet of the season Jan. 19-22. The Rumble in the Jungle event was held at Power and Grace Gymnastics in Sioux Falls, S.D. GK Storm girls competed against over 400 other gymnasts on the vault, bars, beam …
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Public Works Street Division needs your help

Public Works Street Division needs your help

City of Sioux Falls crew repairs cracks and potholes in the road in front of the Convention Center and Arena, 9/13/17. KELO.com News photo by Todd Epp. SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — You don’t have to simply deal with those pesky potholes on your daily commute. One call can make them go …
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Paramedics Plus opens new facility in Harrisburg

In the past, emergency calls in Harrisburg and Tea have always been answered by a Sioux Falls ambulance. “What this is going to do is put a resource in between both instead of a resource coming into that area from Sioux Falls,” Paramedics Plus Chief Operating Officer Michael Bureau said. The new …
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Valiant Fight but Skyforce Fall at Texas

Valiant Fight but Skyforce Fall at Texas

They were seven strong, but fell eight points short as the Sioux Falls Skyforce were outgunned by the Texas Legends 126-118 Thursday night at Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco Texas. It was the first round of a two-game trip to the Lone Star State. As a team in transition, the Skyforce (15-16) can claim some …
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Local Breweries Gear Up For ‘Sioux Empire On Tap’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – For the 4th year in a row, ‘Sioux Empire On Tap’ comes to Sioux Falls. As you may have guessed, the event is geared towards craft beer enthusiasts. However, if you’re new to craft beer, this event is an excellent way to get involved. Breweries from around the nation come …
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Panthers trim Spirit Lake

Panthers trim Spirit Lake

Wingert, who recently became the school’s career scoring leader, led the way with 19 points. Rylee Rosenquist added nine points while Madisyn Heeren had eight rebounds and Alyssa Johnson seven for a Dakota Valley team that plays at Sioux Falls Christian on Friday. Jordyn Hamm led Spirit Lake …
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South Dakota high school basketball scores for Jan. 25

Here are the SD high school basketball scores for Jan. 25. BOYS BASKETBALL. Brandon Valley 56, Mitchell 54. Sioux Falls O’Gorman 59, Sioux Falls Roosevelt 51. Dakota Oyate Challenge. First Round. Lower Brule 77, Takini 50. Omaha Nation, Neb. 87, Crazy Horse 32. Tiospa Zina Tribal 87, …
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Police search for suspect in early morning robbery

Police search for suspect in early morning robbery

Police say they’re searching for a suspect in a Thursday morning robbery that took place in northern Sioux Falls. Officers were dispatched to the scene at 5:41 a.m., where they were told that a man had entered the business, pointed a handgun at an employee and demanded money, according to a …
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Sioux Falls convenience store robbed at gunpoint

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Authorities in Sioux Falls are looking for a man they say robbed a Sioux Falls convenience store at gunpoint. The robbery happened at Loves Travel Stop on Cliff Avenue near the I-90 interchange around 5:40 a.m. Thursday. Police say a man entered the business and …
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Citi's working parents will lose on-site daycare in Sioux Falls move

Citi’s working parents will lose on-site daycare in Sioux Falls move

A 30-year-old daycare in northern Sioux Falls will be a casualty of Citi’s planned move to a new campus on the other side of the city. For decades, the Bright Horizons Family Care Center has provided child care for employees of Citi and Sanford Health. But the daycare is set to close in 2019, …
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Authorities release more details on Baltic man’s remains being found in Arizona

(KSFY) – Authorities in Sioux Falls have released more details about the Baltic man whose remains were found at a rural Arizona campsite. Capt. Jason Gearman with the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office said Daniel Lucas helped farmers in the Baltic area and traveled to Arizona every year in the off …
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Sioux City in dense fog advisory until 10

Sioux City in dense fog advisory until 10

Brad Adams, observing program leader at the Sioux Falls National Weather Service, said the fog is caused by warmer air moving in and hitting ground moisture — the snow buildup from Monday’s storm. Road visibility in the … Besides the fog, Sioux City is expected to be warmer over the next few days.
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Retired General to speak at Sioux Falls convention

will speak at the CVB’s annual luncheon on May 8 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. Gen. Honore was the Commander of Joint Task Force Katrina and Global Preparedness Authority. He became known as the “Category 5 General” for his striking leadership style in coordinating military relief efforts …
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Hot corner: Why 85th and Minnesota is blowing up

Hot corner: Why 85th and Minnesota is blowing up

Broker Ron Nelson of Nelson Property Consultants ticked down the list of business built on or near the corner: Schulte Subaru, Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital’s Sioux Falls Urgent Care, Burger King, the Dakota Crossing strip mall which is now full, a Valvoline oil change shop, a nearly open Holiday gas …
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65th annual Sioux Empire Farm Show runs through Saturday

The event showcases the area’s best in pure-bred and market livestock Tuesday through Saturday. The commercial exhibit part of the show runs Wednesday through Friday at the Sioux Falls Arena and Convention Center. It gives farmers the chance to check out the latest equipment and products in the …
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Snowfall totals over a foot in Monday snowstorm; Sioux City schools closed

Snowfall totals over a foot in Monday snowstorm; Sioux City schools closed

SIOUX CITY — Over a foot of snow fell in Sioux City during Monday’s snowstorm. According to the Sioux Falls National Weather Service, the official snowfall total was 12.1 inches in Sioux City. The heaviest … Sioux City’s bus service announced it plans to run where possible on priority routes Tuesday.
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Interstate 29 reopens in southeastern South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota transportation and public safety officials have reopened Interstate 29 from around Sioux Falls south to the Iowa border. However, they’re cautioning that travel still might be difficult after heavy snow from Monday’s storm. They say the snow has compacted on the …
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Driver injured in three car accident: North Sioux falls

Driver injured in three car accident: North Sioux falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — At approximately 5:00 p.m. officers responded to the area of Russell Street and Kiwanis Avenue for a three car accident. A 2013 Ford Focus driven by an 18 year old male was traveling eastbound on Russell St. when it rear-ended a Black Dodge pickup also traveling …
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Sioux Falls food scene: More than meat and potatoes

Sioux Falls loves to eat. That is undeniable. Going out to dinner is more than just an alternative to cooking at home. It’s a way of life. The city’s abundant and diverse food scene surprises many travelers and has gained national attention. In recent years, it has been featured in countless blogs, articles and …
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Beat the Blues Winter Marathon in Sioux Falls

Beat the Blues Winter Marathon in Sioux Falls

Living in Sioux Falls this time of year can make a person go a little stir crazy! You may have the winter blues. For some it’s cabin fever. What do you do? Well get off your butt and get moving. Live Well Sioux Falls is the answer to beat the winter blues with physical activity encouraging residents to get …
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Sioux Falls Police Department’s tweet jabbing Vikings goes viral

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – A tweet by the Sioux Falls Police Department poking fun at the Minnesota Vikings’ performance in the NFC Championship game is gaining attention nationwide. The department’s official Twitter feed posted Sunday night “We just have been contacted by the @MinneapolisPD …
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Sole Sioux Falls Curling Club

Sole Sioux Falls Curling Club

SIOUX FALLS, SD- There are 17 days to go until the 2018 Olympic Winter Games kick off in Peyongchang, South Korea, but you don’t have to wait for the start of the games to see or try a number of the winter sports that are showcased. Curling is one example. The sioux falls curling organization hosts a …
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Sioux Falls Police send funny tweet about Vikings during NFC championship

The Sioux Falls Police Twitter account sent a funny tweet about the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC championship game on Sunday. The Sioux Falls Police account joked about helping the Minneapolis police find the Vikings’ defense, which disappeared on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles.
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Upper Midwest and central Plains bracing for heavy snow, Northeast thaws out

Upper Midwest and central Plains bracing for heavy snow, Northeast thaws out

School cancellations, flight delays, and road closures will be likely in Sioux Falls, Sioux City, and Minneapolis. By Tuesday morning, the storm will move into the Great Lakes region and bring a heavy rain threat for the Northeast. The combination of heavy rain, mild temperatures, and existing ice jams …
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STM boys top Pine Ridge at Hanson Classic

RAPID CITY CENTRAL 53, SIOUX FALLS ROOSEVELT 51: After suffering its first loss of the season on Friday, Rapid City Central bounced back on … RAPID CITY STEVENS 51, SIOUX FALLS O’GORMAN 46: The Raiders closed out the weekend in Sioux Falls with a win as it dropped O’Gorman.
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Trevon Evans scores 22 as University of Sioux Falls men beat Concordia St. Paul

Trevon Evans scores 22 as University of Sioux Falls men beat Concordia St. Paul

Led by 22 points from Trevon Evans and a career-high 17 from Aaron Rothermund, the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball (13-7, 8-6 NSIC) rolled to its third win in four games with a 85-64 NSIC road decision over Concordia St. Paul (3-16, 2-11 NSIC) at the Ganglehoff Center on Saturday.
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Augustana men fall to Winona State 84-80

SIOUX FALLS – Three Vikings recorded double-doubles and four scored in double figures, but Winona State hit a dozen 3-pointers in the second half to secure an 84-80 win at the Sioux Falls Arena to spoil Augustana’s hopes of a weekend sweep. Both teams entered the game with the same 12-7 …
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Sioux Falls police searching for armed robbery suspect

Sioux Falls police searching for armed robbery suspect

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Authorities in Sioux Falls are looking for a man they say robbed a business late Friday night. The robbery happened at a business at 46th Street and Western Avenue around 11:55 p.m. According to Sgt. Michael Olson, the suspect entered the business with his hand in his …
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Police investigating armed robbery in southwest Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) – Sioux Falls police are investigating a Friday night armed robbery in south west Sioux Falls. Officers were called to a business near west 46th Street and South Western Avenue just before midnight. Investigators were told by an employee that the suspect entered the …
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Mad Ants win thriller against Mitchell, Skyforce

Mad Ants win thriller against Mitchell, Skyforce

Tony Mitchell, who now plays for the Sioux Falls Skyforce, did his usual thing with big shots and big dunks. … While Sumner was introducing himself to the Coliseum fans, Sioux Falls’ Mitchell was reintroducing himself after he spent 2012 to 2014 with Fort Wayne, helping them to a championship and …
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Sioux Falls resident cheering on son, Eagles during Sunday’s game

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. When your son plays for an NFL team, it’s pretty easy to cheer them on. But for one Vikings fan from Sioux Falls, it means switching sides for this weekend’s big game. The Minnesota Vikings are looking to paint Philadelphia purple on Sunday, but longtime Vikes fan Brian Gerry hopes …
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Thieves stole $14000 in tools from Sioux Falls construction sites

Thieves stole $14000 in tools from Sioux Falls construction sites

Thieves are hitting Sioux Falls construction sites again. The Home Builders Association of the Sioux Empire is warning its members to be aware of a rise in thefts from job sites. The association was informed of more than $9,000 in tool thefts in January, it said recently. Thieves have stolen at least $45,000 …
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Living just miles apart, long-lost brothers find each other after 63 years

His younger brother Mark attended O’Gorman High School, graduating just 6 years after his brother. And in an even stranger twist, each man’s father worked at the Sioux Falls VA Hospital. After high school, the brothers both settled in Sioux Falls to raise their own families. Despite the missed decades, …
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First National Bank Sioux Falls Takes Position in Boeing Co (BA)

First National Bank Sioux Falls Takes Position in Boeing Co (BA)

Boeing logo First National Bank Sioux Falls acquired a new position in shares of Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 1,099 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock, valued at approximately …
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Supernatural recap: ‘Wayward Sisters’

Claire then returns home to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to find that Jody is now a hugger and Patience has been staying with her for a few days. The women come together, along with Alex, to listen to Sam’s last voicemail to Jody. He explains that they’re looking for Kaia Nieves and that they think she …
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Record Year for Commercial Construction in Sioux Falls

Record Year for Commercial Construction in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Commercial construction climbed to another record-breaking year in Sioux Falls. Building permits issued in 2017 for commercial projects reached $739 million. City leaders say it’s the fifth year in a row that construction has reached record-breaking levels. The city’s biggest …
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Apartment project adds to growth in eastern Sioux Falls

New apartments being built in eastern Sioux Falls will contribute to recent growth along Hwy. 11. Construction is already underway on the first building of Silverthorne Flats, a rental community that will eventually include 230 units with custom finishes and access to numerous on-site amenities.
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Drug rips have a deadly history in Sioux Falls

Drug rips have a deadly history in Sioux Falls

Police say it was a drug rip that led to Sioux Falls’ first two homicides of 2018. Manuel Frias was arrested Tuesday night after an 11-day search by law enforcement following the deaths of two people. Court documents regarding the Jan. 5 homicides say a meth-deal-turned-robbery went wrong, and …
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Carson, Pros Love Playing the Lewis

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The 40th Annual Lewis pro-Am Racquetball Tournament starts Thursday and close to 40 of the world’s top pros will be competing for the top prize on the I-R-T Tier One event. California native Rocky Carson has been coming to Sioux Falls for 2 decades and while his goal is to win, …
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Warmer temperatures coming to Siouxland

Warmer temperatures coming to Siouxland

SIOUX CITY | Temperatures will finally take a turn to the mild side at the end of the week, after a few days of chilly temperatures and sub-zero wind chills. Wednesday’s high temperature, according to the Sioux Falls National Weather Service, should be 31 degrees, with sunny skies. Clear skies remain …
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Historic Sioux Falls building sold to architectural firm

The city of Sioux Falls will sell a historic building that once was a fire station and library. The building, which has served the city in various capacities since 1920, will be purchased by Stone Group Architects, which plans to invest up to $1 million to restore it and convert it to office space. The Argus Leader …
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40 Years of Lewis Pro-Am Racquetball

40 Years of Lewis Pro-Am Racquetball

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Lewis Pro-Am Racquetball Tournament starts Thursday in Sioux Falls and runs through Sunday when all championship matches will be played. It is now the longest-running tournament in the country. And when the Lewis made the jump to a Tier One event on the International …
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Twins Winter Caravan visits Worthington

WORTHINGTON, Minn. (KSFY) – The Minnesota Twins’ annual Winter Caravan isn’t making a stop in Sioux Falls or anywhere in south dakota this year. However, that doesn’t mean the team’s goodwill tour isn’t still stopping in the area. KSFY sports reporter Elliot Nathan caught up with the Twins at their …
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2 Man Get Long Prison Terms for Dealing Meth in Sioux Falls

2 Man Get Long Prison Terms for Dealing Meth in Sioux Falls

2 Man Get Long Prison Terms for Dealing Meth in Sioux Falls. Two Sioux Falls men will serve lengthy federal prison sentences for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine in the city. Jan. 16, 2018, at 8:30 a.m.. 2 Man Get Long Prison Terms for Dealing Meth in Sioux Falls …
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Open mic night encourages kids to perform on stage

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The organization called Our Growth Project will hold an open mic night at Augustana University Thursday, January 25th. The organization was started because the founder, Wilson Kubwayo, wanted kids to be able to connect with others in the community as well as connect with …
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Women's March planned for Saturday, January 20

Women’s March planned for Saturday, January 20

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — Saturday, January 20, women from across Southeastern South Dakota will hold an anniversary Women’s march, Standing in solidarity with each other, and with those marching across the country. This year’s March is a celebration of accomplishments achieved over the …
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This Week in Politics: January 14, 2018

We require three years of math in high school before you can even enroll in the CTE Academy in Sioux Falls. And so this is exactly what needs to happen in my opinion, and really it’s Governor Daugaard, President Trump, his Secretary of Labor Acosta, who are changing federal rules that are freeing up …
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Below zeros wind chills will keep Siouxland frigid for the start of the workweek

Below zeros wind chills will keep Siouxland frigid for the start of the workweek

SIOUX CITY | Bundle up on Monday as Sioux City’s daytime high will have a problem making it past zero. “A 15 – 20 mph north/northwest wind will keep things blustery,” Matt Dux, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, said Monday morning. “In addition, expect wind chill values …
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‘Dainty Obsessions’ magazine hosts wedding workshop January 18

It’s for the newly engaged or the wedding lovers out there. A ‘Dainty Wedding Workshop’ is being held at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls January 18. ‘Dainty Obsessions’ is a midwest magazine and blog focussing on all things weddings. The evening will have most things you need to prepare for …
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Woman Punched in Face, Robbed Behind Fryn' Pan Restaurant

Woman Punched in Face, Robbed Behind Fryn’ Pan Restaurant

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Just after 6:00 p.m. Sunday, the Sioux Falls Police Department was dispatched to a robbery near W. 12th Street and S. Western Avenue. Two female victims were approached by a male subject who asked for money. The suspect then grabbed one of the victim’s purses and punched …
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Minnesota family shares medical cannabis story in Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, SD (KSFY) A Minnesota family made national headlines for how they treated their son’s traumatic brain injury with cannabis. The family shared their story at an event in Sioux Falls Saturday afternoon and also discussed national policy changes. They say they wanted to share their …
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Lady Capitals Lose at Sioux Falls

Lady Capitals Lose at Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Flyers girls hockey team scored 5 unanswered goals from late in the first period to early in the third to defeat the Oahe Lady Capitals 6-2 in high school league action in Sioux Falls on Saturday. Amy Gilkerson and Katelyn Swenson scored 14 seconds apart midway …
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STM boys pull away from Lennox

The St. Thomas More boys’ basketball team used a good third quarter to score a 47-41 victory over Lennox at the Heritage Classic in Sioux Falls on Saturday. The first half was as close as it could get with the Cavaliers taking a 25-25 lead into the half. St. Thomas More started to pull away as it outscored …
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MSU men end North Dakota trip by downing Mary

MSU men end North Dakota trip by downing Mary

Minnesota State (13-4, 9-2 in Northern Sun) returns to Bresnan Arena next weekend for a pair of important South Division games, hosting Sioux Falls on Friday and Southwest Minnesota State on Saturday. “We won three out of four in this stretch of road games, and it will nice to be home,” Margenthaler …
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Contractor Preparing to Start Painting Project

Maquire Iron, Sioux Falls, S.D., will strip all the existing paint off the tower before applying a fresh new coat. The project will cost $598,100. Ogle said the first step of the project will be to construct the rigging for the tarp. Some of the paint on the tower is lead based, so Maquire will have to mitigate the lead …
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Living with Leukemia: Local girl in need of bone marrow transplant

Living with Leukemia: Local girl in need of bone marrow transplant

A former student at Brewster and Lakefield elementary schools, McKhia has lived with her great-aunt, Sara Caven, in Sioux Falls since last August, and is enrolled as a fifth-grader at Hawthorne Elementary. She will return to Sanford Children’s on Monday to begin her next round of chemotherapy …
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Bemidji St. wins in match against Sioux Falls, 74-68 – Recap, Box score

Sharif Black (Bemidji State) scored a team-high 18 points for the winning team, making 5 of 18 attempts from the field for a 27.8% field goal percentage. In 38 minutes, he collected 18 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists and 1 steal with 4 turnovers. Trevon Evans led Sioux Falls’ team in scoring with 21 points, …
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Sports Schedule for Saturday, January 13th

Sports Schedule for Saturday, January 13th

Sioux Center – Sanford Pentagon … AHSTW, Cherokee, Hinton Community, Sheldon-South O’Brien, Sibley-Ocheyedan, Sioux Center, Sioux City North, Sioux City West, South Sioux City, West Sioux vs. … Akron-Westfield, MOC-Floyd Valley, Okoboji, Sioux Falls Lincoln, West Hancock, Western vs.
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Airbnb Surge in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, SD- Airbnb is becoming more popular across the nation and right here in South Dakota. “Well over a half million people go on I-90 to the west every year and that’s you know, over a half a million people. Of coarse our job is to get them into Sioux falls and many of those people do stay in …
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Second Suspect Arrested in Sioux Falls Double Homicide

Second Suspect Arrested in Sioux Falls Double Homicide

Second Suspect Arrested in Sioux Falls Double Homicide. Another suspect wanted in connection with a double homicide in Sioux Falls has been arrested in Minnesota. Jan. 12, 2018, at 8:43 a.m.. Second Suspect Arrested in Sioux Falls Double Homicide …
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Chicago Men Sentence for Dealing Drugs in Sioux Falls

Chicago Men Sentence for Dealing Drugs in Sioux Falls. Two Chicago man have been sentenced in federal court for conspiring to distribute heroin in South Dakota. Jan. 12, 2018, at 8:11 a.m.. Chicago Men Sentence for Dealing Drugs in Sioux Falls …
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Suspect wanted in Sioux Falls fatal 'drug rip' arrested in Minnesota

Suspect wanted in Sioux Falls fatal ‘drug rip’ arrested in Minnesota

RED WING, MINNESOTA Law enforcement has found a suspect wanted in connection to a ‘drug rip gone bad’ that occurred in Sioux Falls last week resulting in the death of two men. Maria Shantel LeClaire was found in Red Wing, Minnesota Thursday. LeClaire is facing accessory to robbery charges.
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Suspect connected to Sioux Falls homicide found

A tip led authorities to the arrest of a suspect wanted in connection to the Sioux Falls homicide last week. More: Two dead in northern Sioux Falls shooting. Maria LeClaire was located in Red Wing, Minn. on Thrusday, after a citizen saw her and reported it to local law enforcement. She was arrested …
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Executives Indicted for Fish Farm Investment Fraud

Executives Indicted for Fish Farm Investment Fraud

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Two executives of a company with plans to build an aquaponics farm in Brookings have been indicted on wire and mail fraud. Federal prosecutors say Tobias Ritesman and Timothy Burns misled potential investors about the viability of Global Aquaponics. An indictment says …
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Avera CareFlight expands to Pierre, seeking to boost service to rural areas

Other Careflight assets include a helicopter based in Aberdeen and a airplane and helicopter in Sioux Falls. Avera serves an area that spans 72,000 square miles, and the expansion will speed care for rural patients, Avera said. “Avera is concerned about every single resident within our service area.
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Thursday winter storm expected to bring one to two inches

Thursday winter storm expected to bring one to two inches

Mike Gillispie, a hydrologist with the Sioux Falls National Weather Service, said snow accumulation from Thursday’s winter storm will likely be one to two inches. Winds are … A heavier band of snow is expected to hit east of Sioux City, bringing three to five inches of snow to Ida and Buena Vista counties.
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4 arrested in town house search but not homicide suspect

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Police have arrested four people after searching a Sioux Falls town home for a man wanted in a double homicide, but the primary suspect remains at large. Authorities believed that Manuel Frias was at the home, but he was not found Wednesday. The Argus Leader reports …
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Sexual assault advocates see increase in assault reports at emergency rooms

Sexual assault advocates see increase in assault reports at emergency rooms

The team is made of Minnehaha and Lincoln county law enforcement, state’s attorneys offices, Avera, Sanford, Augustana University, the University of Sioux Falls, Southeast Technical Institute, the Boys and Girls Club of the Sioux Empire and the Compass Center. More: Rape kits crucial to assault …
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Raven Industries gives $5M to SDSU for precision ag building

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls company is donating $5 million toward building a home for the precision agriculture program at South Dakota State University. Raven Industries President and CEO Dan Rykhus says the donation is an investment, noting the company’s work in the field of …
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Winter storm headed to Siouxland Wednesday night

Winter storm headed to Siouxland Wednesday night

The storm and cold front is expected to move into Sioux City Wednesday afternoon, when the high temperature will still be around 46 degrees. Rain and … “That, combined with the falling snow across the area, could make travel difficult,” said Brad Temeyer, a meteorologist with the NWS in Sioux Falls.
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SiouxFalls.Business Report: January 9, 2018

Imagine a robot small enough to fit inside your abdomen and perform surgery. That’s what a company called Virtual Incision has developed, with major funding help from Sioux Falls private equity firms. It’s already successfully performed surgery on a human and been used by researchers in one state to …
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Sioux Falls could see 4 or more inches of snow by Thursday

Sioux Falls could see 4 or more inches of snow by Thursday

Sioux Falls is set to get slammed by another round of winter weather — including up to 4 inches of snow. The city — and much of the surrounding area, from Brookings County to Yankton County— will be under a winter storm watch as of 6 p.m. Wednesday until Thursday at noon, according to the …
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One of Three Persons Wanted In Sioux Falls Shooting Behind Bars

KDLT reports that the third person wanted in connection with the recent double homicide in Sioux Falls is in custody this morning. 19-year-old Crystal Habben was booked into the Minnehaha County Jail early Tuesday morning. She was wanted for concealing a felony. This was in relation to the two …
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Sioux Falls elementary teacher in 50th year receives proclamation from mayor

Sioux Falls elementary teacher in 50th year receives proclamation from mayor

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – A longtime St. Mary Elementary teacher in Sioux Falls received a big surprise Monday. During an assemble, May Mike Huether read a proclamation for “Miss Mac,” who has taught third grade at the school for 50 years. Huether proclaimed January 8, 2018 as “Miss Janice …
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Snow tickets: Outlying areas less likely to see officers

Last week, I mapped the snow tickets given during the most recent snow alert in Sioux Falls. As one reader suspected, the tickets seemed to be clustered largely in older, less affluent neighborhoods in the city core, or Zone 2 of the city’s three snow removal zones. More: Sioux Falls snow tickets mostly …
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Ugly weather headed our way

Ugly weather headed our way

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) – We’ve gotten a bit of break from the frigid temps that have gripped Sioux Falls recently. But don’t get used to it. Winter hasn’t retreated yet, and we’re in for a couple of nasty days this week. Jim Murray at the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls says we need to enjoy …
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Trucking firms worried electronic logging device could hurt livestock industry

Farm groups say the Electronic Logging Device Rule is unworkable for those hauling livestock and is very dangerous for animals. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service. SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Truckers hauling livestock have received a 90-day waiver from the Electronic Logging Device, or ELD …
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Thabo Sefolosha plays with an edge in start against Miami

Thabo Sefolosha plays with an edge in start against Miami

Utah signed the forward out of Louisiana Tech last month to a two-way contract, swiping him from the Heat G-League affiliate in Sioux Falls. McCree spent training camp with the Heat, and Spoelstra apparently came away with a good impression. “I’m glad he did get a nod and an opportunity to continue …
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Pospisil: Different gym, but Columbus has its win; Lincoln East reaches No. 1, Central No. 2

Friday: Bellevue East at Bellevue West, Lincoln Pius X at Lincoln High, Norfolk at Lincoln North Star, Sioux Falls Roosevelt at Omaha Bryan, Omaha Westside at Omaha Burke. Saturday: Lincoln High at Omaha Central, Millard North at Millard South, Kearney at Bellevue East, Grand Island at Omaha …
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Capitols beat Sioux Falls 6-4

Capitols beat Sioux Falls 6-4

Forward Kamil Sadlocha nets a hat trick in the Madison Capitols 6-4 win over the Sioux Falls Stampede at Denny Sandford Premier Center on Saturday night, Jan. 6. Madison swept the weekend games with two victories. Madison (11-14-0-2) is ranked seventh in the Eastern Conference with 24 points.
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Stripe of snow to threaten travel delays from Rockies to Upper Midwest at midweek

“Heavy snow will fall to the north of the storm’s track as it moves from the central Rockies northeastward across the Plains, the Upper Midwest and Great … Casper, Wyoming; Denver; North Platte, Nebraska; Rapid City, Aberdeen and Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Sioux City, Iowa; Fargo, North Dakota; and …
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PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Dakota Valley downs Irene-Wakonda

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Dakota Valley downs Irene-Wakonda

SIOUX FALLS — Paul Bruns scored 16 points as the Dakota Valley boys basketball team defeated Irene-Wakonda 62-51 at the Pentagon on Saturday … SIOUX FALLS CHRISTIAN 82, UNITY CHRISTIAN 56: Witte had 14 points and Koln Oppold added 13 to lead Sioux Falls Christian past Unity Christian …
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Sioux falls Home a Total Loss Following Saturday Morning Fire

Sioux Falls, South Dakota (from SFFR): At 11:26 a.m. Saturday morning, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 2909 E Lacey Pl. First arriving crews reported smoke and flames from the rear of a single family manufactured home. Due to the heavy involvement of fire on the …
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Sioux Falls woman charged with fugitive from justice

Sioux Falls woman charged with fugitive from justice

WORTHINGTON — A Sioux Falls woman arrested Dec. 31 in Nobles County has been charged with being a fugitive from justice of another state, a felony. A Nobles County sheriff’s deputy arrested Pranom Souvannarath, 35, pursuant to a warrant issued out of Minnehaha County, S.D. after she was found …
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MN Sioux Falls SD Zone Forecast

Copyright 2017 AccuWeather. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. © 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Discuss; Print; ShareShare. Posted on Saturday, January …
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Public forums scheduled with Sioux Falls mayoral candidates

Public forums scheduled with Sioux Falls mayoral candidates

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – The public will have the opportunity to question the candidates for mayor of Sioux Falls during two upcoming public forums. The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and AARP in Sioux Falls are partnering to host both events, which are scheduled for Feb. 8 and April 5.
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Battery Sales Boom As Cold Temps Drain Them

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- We are all getting tired of the cold that we have experienced over the last couple weeks. The people of the Sioux Empire are not the only ones getting tired of it. Cars of the Sioux Empire are struggling as well. As those temperatures dipped to dangerous levels this last weekend, car …
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Two Dead After Friday Morning Shooting

Two Dead After Friday Morning Shooting

Sioux Falls Police confirm that weapons have been recovered from the crime scene and do not believe there is any risk to the public. Police also can not confirm if the victims live in a near by apartment complex or if they are residents of Sioux Falls or South Dakota. Police also confirm that one victim that …
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Sioux Falls Police Investigating Fatal Friday Morning Shooting

KDLT’s Carlene Wild reports that police are on the scene of a fatal shooting in the north part of Sioux Falls this Friday morning. “Authorities are on the scene at 700 West Rice Street for reported shots fired. It is near Elmwood Golf Course. Sioux Falls Police confirm that one person has died and another in …
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$1 Million 'Monster House' Must Go, Court Rules

$1 Million ‘Monster House’ Must Go, Court Rules

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (CN) – The South Dakota Supreme Court weighed in on a neighbor dispute in a historic, elm-lined district of Sioux Falls on Thursday morning, unanimously upholding an injunction against a bulky, canary-yellow home that broke code, made a neighbor’s fireplace useless, and has …
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Man charged in death of wife to be sentenced next week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – A Sioux Falls man who has been charged in the stabbing death of his wife will have to wait until next week to learn his fate. Irving Jumping Eagle pled guilty to manslaughter charges in the death of his wife Alicia Jumping Eagle back in September. On Thursday, he appeared …
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Downtown Parking Sioux Falls Ramp Shall Proceed

Downtown Parking Sioux Falls Ramp Shall Proceed

Some due diligence was done before a crucial vote that paves the way for a new multi-use parking ramp and hotel. The elected official also deemed it necessary to reveal the facts to justify the action. It was announced during the Sioux Falls City Council meeting and confirmed the next day in a press …
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Sioux Falls Swim Pass Renewals Available January 8

Just in time for your New Year’s resolution of slimming down so you can go buy a new swimsuit add your swim pass to the list. Too soon? Maybe but why wait? Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation has announced that swim pass renewals will be available beginning on Monday, January 8th for the …
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Twin Cities college student dies in Sioux Falls after emergency plane landing last month

Twin Cities college student dies in Sioux Falls after emergency plane landing last month

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – A college freshman from Minnesota was pronounced dead at a Sioux Falls hospital last month after falling unconscious during a flight. According to the Star Tribune, 18-year-old Griffin Gutwa of Burnsville was returning home from his first semester of college from the …
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Dead body found in downtown Sioux Falls

Police responded to a report of a dead body found in downtown Sioux Falls around 9 a.m. Wednesday. The body was found near Third Street and Main Avenue. An investigation is underway but there’s nothing suspicious at this time, said Sgt. Candi Gearman. Read or Share this story: …
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Police: Sioux Falls stabbing motivated by fight over woman

Police: Sioux Falls stabbing motivated by fight over woman

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police say a stabbing at an apartment in Sioux Falls happened during a dispute over the suspect’s girlfriend. Sioux Falls police spokesman Sam Clemens says a 42-year-old man has been arrested on a possible charge of aggravated assault. Clemens says police were called …
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Downtown Sioux Falls Parking Ramp Repeal Vote Fails

Sioux Falls City Council began the New Year by returning to an issue from last year. The downtown parking ramp project. With the project approved in December of 2017 council members voted 5-3 against a repeal ordinance Tuesday night. Download Our Branded App Today! The parking ramp will sit …
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Council kills parking ramp repeal effort, Hultgren being removed from contract

Council kills parking ramp repeal effort, Hultgren being removed from contract

After a pair of mayoral candidates and the father of a women injured in a 2016 building collapsed Tuesday night spoke out against a partnership between the city and a private development company, the City Council opted not to delay a mixed-use parking ramp in downtown Sioux Falls. Since approving …
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Spencer Tops the Charts at Augustana

I had no idea about Sioux Falls, SD and I got here it was like the apocalypse was going down with the weather. It was cold, just freezing and I was like what have I go myself into?” Adjusting to life in Sioux Falls was the least of his worries. Tom Billeter, Augie MBB Coach:”He didn’t make a jump shot the …
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605 Magazine January issue focuses on taking care of yourself

605 Magazine January issue focuses on taking care of yourself

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – What better way to start out 2018 than to take some time for yourself. The publisher of 605 Magazine has some ideas on how to do that in the January issue. Alana Snyder traveled around the state to find some various ways to take care and revitalize yourself after the holiday season.
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Alexa’s Picks for local entertainment, Jan. 2-7

The cover charge is $5.50, with 100% of proceeds benefiting the nonprofit focused on reaching out to youth through music. Info at facebook.com/rockofagesmulticulturalmusicandartsorganization. If you have an event or story idea that fits into the Sioux Falls dining or entertainment theme, Alexa Giebink …
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