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  • 36th Kingswood Rummage off to good start

    36th Kingswood Rummage off to good start

    36th Kingswood Rummage off to good start

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:10 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:10:15 GMT
    The 36th Annual Kingswood Rummage Sale started on Wednesday and runs through Saturday. Roughly 300 homes will participate this year and as the city continues to grow, more homes will do the same. More >>
    The 36th Annual Kingswood Rummage Sale started on Wednesday and runs through Saturday. Roughly 300 homes will participate this year and as the city continues to grow, more homes will do the same. More >>
  • Kingswood Rummage sale begins; some sellers working for a cause

    Kingswood Rummage sale begins; some sellers working for a cause

    Kingswood Rummage sale begins; some sellers working for a cause

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:50:58 GMT
    The 36th Annual Kingswood Rummage Sales BeginsMore >>
    The 36th Annual Kingswood Rummage Sales BeginsMore >>
  • No sound for Sioux Falls tornado siren test

    No sound for Sioux Falls tornado siren test

    No sound for Sioux Falls tornado siren test

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:22:37 GMT
    It is starting to warm up and spring has finally arrived, but with that, comes severe weather. This morning the tornado sirens were tested, but many in the Sioux Falls area did not hear them. The Emergency Manager for Sioux Falls said it was a communication problem. And other than that they are not exactly sure why it happened. We all know what the tornado siren means - potentially dangerous weather approaching. On Wednesday South Dakota had a state-wide test for when the storms roll through....More >>
    It is starting to warm up and spring has finally arrived, but with that, comes severe weather. This morning the tornado sirens were tested, but many in the Sioux Falls area did not hear them. The Emergency Manager for Sioux Falls said it was a communication problem. And other than that they are not exactly sure why it happened. We all know what the tornado siren means - potentially dangerous weather approaching. On Wednesday South Dakota had a state-wide test for when the storms roll through....More >>
  • Redfield family keeps local drive-in alive

    Redfield family keeps local drive-in alive

    Redfield family keeps local drive-in alive

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:43:58 GMT
    Catching a flick at a drive-in movie theater is almost a thing of the past.Several small town indoor theaters even have a hard time surviving.On easter day Redfield lost their cinema, and one local family was not about to let the town's drive-in close as well. “Our community is pretty small, and if it would close there is probably no chance it would open again, so we didn't want to see it close we wanted to continue to see it in our community,” Drive-in co-owner Stacey Marlow said. Painting, ...More >>
    Catching a flick at a drive-in movie theater is almost a thing of the past.Several small town indoor theaters even have a hard time surviving.On easter day Redfield lost their cinema, and one local family was not about to let the town's drive-in close as well. “Our community is pretty small, and if it would close there is probably no chance it would open again, so we didn't want to see it close we wanted to continue to see it in our community,” Drive-in co-owner Stacey Marlow said. Painting, ...More >>
  • Wife of slain correctional officer holds prison officials responsible in court

    Wife of slain correctional officer holds prison officials responsible in court

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:30:13 GMT
    A federal judge has heard from both sides in a case to determine if the South Dakota Department of Corrections is responsible for the murder of prison guard Ronald "RJ" Johnson.The court hasn't reached a decision yet. There's a few things the judge must consider first with this case.More >>
    A federal judge has heard from both sides in a case to determine if the South Dakota Department of Corrections is responsible for the murder of prison guard Ronald "RJ" Johnson.The court hasn't reached a decision yet. There's a few things the judge must consider first with this case.More >>
  • Proposed policy for transgender students

    Proposed policy for transgender students

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:26:04 GMT
    The South Dakota High School Activities Association had its first reading Wednesday for a policy on transgender students.The policy would allow students to participate in activities according to their identified gender, not necessarily the gender listed on their records.Recently, a South Dakota transgender student was interested in competing in interscholastic activities. James Weaver with the South Dakota High School Activities Association told KSFY that at the time there was no transgender ...More >>
    The South Dakota High School Activities Association had its first reading Wednesday for a policy on transgender students.The policy would allow students to participate in activities according to their identified gender, not necessarily the gender listed on their records.Recently, a South Dakota transgender student was interested in competing in interscholastic activities. James Weaver with the South Dakota High School Activities Association told KSFY that at the time there was no transgender ...More >>
  • Traffic backed up on I-29 south of Sioux Falls

    Traffic backed up on I-29 south of Sioux Falls

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:21:19 GMT
    Traffic is delayed near the Davis/Hurley exit on Interstate 29 after a crash in that area.More >>
    Traffic is delayed near the Davis/Hurley exit on Interstate 29 after a crash in that area.More >>
  • South Dakota tribes take their KXL fight to Washington

    South Dakota tribes take their KXL fight to Washington

    South Dakota tribes take their KXL fight to Washington

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:47:50 GMT
    The president's decision to approve or reject the Keystone XL Pipeline may be months away, but South Dakota's tribes are joining with other Native American groups, landowners, and environmental advocates this week in demanding they not only be heard - but seen as well. And the spot they chose could hardly be more visible.It's a sight that wouldn't phase most South Dakotans, but in Washington D.C., tipi's, horses, and headdresses stand out.Members of the Cowboy and Indian Alliance - tribal mem...More >>
    The president's decision to approve or reject the Keystone XL Pipeline may be months away, but South Dakota's tribes are joining with other Native American groups, landowners, and environmental advocates this week in demanding they not only be heard - but seen as well. And the spot they chose could hardly be more visible.It's a sight that wouldn't phase most South Dakotans, but in Washington D.C., tipi's, horses, and headdresses stand out.Members of the Cowboy and Indian Alliance - tribal mem...More >>
  • KSFY Newsmakers: Pastor Adam Weber talks Embrace Church's growth

    KSFY Newsmakers: Pastor Adam Weber talks Embrace Church's growth

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:38:47 GMT
    We are debuting a new segment on KSFY.com called KSFY Newsmakers. We will present conversations with interesting people and their thoughts on what is happening in the world around us.More >>
    We are debuting a new segment on KSFY.com called KSFY Newsmakers. We will present conversations with interesting people and their thoughts on what is happening in the world around us.
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  • LaPlante will leave tribal relations post this summer

    LaPlante will leave tribal relations post this summer

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:05:24 GMT
    Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that Leroy “J.R.” LaPlante, the Secretary of the Department of Tribal Relations, is resigning from his position, effective Aug. 1.More >>
    Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that Leroy “J.R.” LaPlante, the Secretary of the Department of Tribal Relations, is resigning from his position, effective Aug. 1.More >>
  • Fair Housing program aims to educator renters, landlords

    Fair Housing program aims to educator renters, landlords

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:22:56 GMT
    Renters and landlords both have rights, and the Sioux Falls Community Development Department wants everyone to know what those rights mean.
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    Renters and landlords both have rights, and the Sioux Falls Community Development Department wants everyone to know what those rights mean.

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  • Family displaced after Tea house fire

    Family displaced after Tea house fire

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:37:57 GMT
    A family of four is without a home after a house fire early this morning.
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    A family of four is without a home after a house fire early this morning.

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  • Man charged for using hammer in fight

    Man charged for using hammer in fight

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:27:32 GMT
    A Sioux Falls man is in jail hitting a man with a hammer during a fight last night.More >>
    A Sioux Falls man is in jail hitting a man with a hammer during a fight last night.More >>
  • HBO shows coming to Amazon ... not Netflix

    HBO shows coming to Amazon ... not Netflix

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:09:58 GMT
    Non-HBO subscribers will soon be able to watch some of the network's old TV shows, like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire," on Amazon Prime's streaming video service.More >>
    Non-HBO subscribers will soon be able to watch some of the network's old TV shows, like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire," on Amazon Prime's streaming video service.More >>
  • Klu Klux Klan hands out flyers in Hill City

    Klu Klux Klan hands out flyers in Hill City

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:43:27 GMT
    On Easter morning people in Hill City woke to find flyers from the Klu Klux Klan in front of their homes.More >>
    On Easter morning people in Hill City woke to find flyers from the Klu Klux Klan in front of their homes.More >>
  • South Dakota high school group considers transgender policy

    South Dakota high school group considers transgender policy

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:18:14 GMT
    The South Dakota High School Activities Association is considering a policy on transgender students.More >>
    The South Dakota High School Activities Association is considering a policy on transgender students.More >>
  • Arguments set in Sioux Falls prison guard killing lawsuit

    Arguments set in Sioux Falls prison guard killing lawsuit

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:06:53 GMT
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    A federal judge is hearing arguments in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the widow of a South Dakota State Penitentiary guard slain by inmates three years ago.More >>
    A federal judge is hearing arguments in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the widow of a South Dakota State Penitentiary guard slain by inmates three years ago.More >>
  • One person dies as violent protests flare in Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach

    One person dies as violent protests flare in Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:59:17 GMT
    Protesters burned barricades and police blocked streets as clashes flared in Rio de Janeiro's beachside neighborhood of Copacabana on Tuesday night. One person was killed.More >>
    Protesters burned barricades and police blocked streets as clashes flared in Rio de Janeiro's beachside neighborhood of Copacabana on Tuesday night. One person was killed.More >>
  • Ebola outbreak: Death toll rises to over 140 in Liberia, Guinea

    Ebola outbreak: Death toll rises to over 140 in Liberia, Guinea

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:58:03 GMT
    A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said.More >>
    A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said.More >>
  • Quentin Tarantino loses first round of script lawsuit with Gawker

    Quentin Tarantino loses first round of script lawsuit with Gawker

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:57:00 GMT
    A lawsuit filed by Academy Award winning screenwriter and celebrated director Quentin Tarantino against the Gawker website for linking to a script for a future movie project was dismissed Tuesday by a federal judge.More >>
    A lawsuit filed by Academy Award winning screenwriter and celebrated director Quentin Tarantino against the Gawker website for linking to a script for a future movie project was dismissed Tuesday by a federal judge.More >>
  • First Lady announcing one-stop job site for vets

    First Lady announcing one-stop job site for vets

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:53:42 GMT
    Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.More >>
    Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.
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  • Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

    Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:52:21 GMT
    Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday only a few miles from the farm where prosecutors say he orchestrated the 1993 killing of a couple whose cows he wanted to steal.More >>
    Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday only a few miles from the farm where prosecutors say he orchestrated the 1993 killing of a couple whose cows he wanted to steal.More >>
  • Object of interest washes ashore amid search for missing flight 370

    Object of interest washes ashore amid search for missing flight 370

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:49:04 GMT
    An unidentified object washed ashore in Australia today, and investigators are trying to determine whether it is related to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
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    An unidentified object washed ashore in Australia today, and investigators are trying to determine whether it is related to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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  • South Dakota tribe invokes treaties against new uranium mine

    South Dakota tribe invokes treaties against new uranium mine

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:39:59 GMT
    The Oglala Sioux Tribe in southwestern South Dakota is invoking federal treaties and international agreements in protest of a proposed uranium mine in the western part of the state.More >>
    The Oglala Sioux Tribe in southwestern South Dakota is invoking federal treaties and international agreements in protest of a proposed uranium mine in the western part of the state.More >>
  • Live WWII hand grenade causes stir at Rapid City pawn shop

    Live WWII hand grenade causes stir at Rapid City pawn shop

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:35:15 GMT
    A woman caused a stir at a Rapid City pawn shop when she brought in two items her husband had collected while serving in the Philippines during World War II.More >>
    A woman caused a stir at a Rapid City pawn shop when she brought in two items her husband had collected while serving in the Philippines during World War II.More >>
  • 5 things to know this morning

    5 things to know this morning

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:46 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:46:48 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. Supreme Court deals blow to affirmative actionBy a 6-2 majority, the court declares that state voters can outlaw using race as a factor in college admissions.2. Pro-Russian gunmen hold American journalist hostageVice News reporter Simon Ostrovsky was kidnapped in Ukraine's eastern city of Slovyansk.3. South Korean captain's image at odds with handling of disasterOne colleague calls ferry ...More >>
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. Supreme Court deals blow to affirmative actionBy a 6-2 majority, the court declares that state voters can outlaw using race as a factor in college admissions.2. Pro-Russian gunmen hold American journalist hostageVice News reporter Simon Ostrovsky was kidnapped in Ukraine's eastern city of Slovyansk.3. South Korean captain's image at odds with handling of disasterOne colleague calls ferry ...More >>
  • Pancake Days underway at Sioux Falls Convention Center

    Pancake Days underway at Sioux Falls Convention Center

    Pancake Days underway at Sioux Falls Convention Center

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:04 AM EDT2014-04-23 09:04:28 GMT
    It is that time of year again for one of the most popular and beloved pancake events in Sioux Falls. More >>
    It is that time of year again for one of the most popular and beloved pancake events in Sioux Falls. More >>
  • FBI: Vahey molested at least 90 students

    FBI: Vahey molested at least 90 students

    FBI: Vahey molested at least 90 students

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:14:59 GMT
    They say William James Vahey is a suspected serial child molester, who began the acts in the early 70's.More >>
    They say William James Vahey is a suspected serial child molester, who began the acts in the early 70's.More >>
  • Ranch uses horses to help mental health

    Ranch uses horses to help mental health

    Ranch uses horses to help mental health

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:39:17 GMT
    Joy Nelson owns the ranch, and her horses have been used by guests of the ranch for over 12 years. Now, with the help of equine specialist Carmen Werning, people will be able to improve their mental health on a whole new level."This is just another part of service that we can provide for people that may want to do equine assisted learning, or it could be psychotherapy with people that may really be struggling whether it's mental, or addictions," equine specialist, Carmen Werning said.The prog...More >>
    Joy Nelson owns the ranch, and her horses have been used by guests of the ranch for over 12 years. Now, with the help of equine specialist Carmen Werning, people will be able to improve their mental health on a whole new level."This is just another part of service that we can provide for people that may want to do equine assisted learning, or it could be psychotherapy with people that may really be struggling whether it's mental, or addictions," equine specialist, Carmen Werning said.The prog...More >>
  • Summit League basketball championships bring more than $8 million to Sioux Falls

    Summit League basketball championships bring more than $8 million to Sioux Falls

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:37:29 GMT
    The 2014 Summit League Basketball Championships contributed an estimated $8.52 million in total business sales to the Sioux Falls economy, according to a new economic impact report from the Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau.More >>
    The 2014 Summit League Basketball Championships contributed an estimated $8.52 million in total business sales to the Sioux Falls economy, according to a new economic impact report from the Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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  • Volga pastor thanks Hamlin Co. sheriff's deputy for saving his life

    Volga pastor thanks Hamlin Co. sheriff's deputy for saving his life

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:32:35 GMT
    A Volga pastor thanks a Hamlin County sheriff's deputy for saving his life. The pastor and his son were playing with a football at Lake Poinsett Monday morning when the ball went into the lake, along with the father and his son.More >>
    A Volga pastor thanks a Hamlin County sheriff's deputy for saving his life. The pastor and his son were playing with a football at Lake Poinsett Monday morning when the ball went into the lake, along with the father and his son.More >>
  • Suspects in Sioux Falls robbery three young teens

    Suspects in Sioux Falls robbery three young teens

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:25:23 GMT
    Sioux Falls Police are looking for three white teenage boys between 13 and 14-years-old.Just after 1 Tuesday morning, the Cubby's convenience store at 49th and Western was robbed at gunpoint.According to the clerk, two of the suspects had guns and were each wearing a dark colored cloth or bandana covering their faces.He told police he believes the suspects are 13 or 14 because of their voices and height.Both Sioux Falls Police and the director of the Minnehaha County Regional Detention Center...More >>
    Sioux Falls Police are looking for three white teenage boys between 13 and 14-years-old.Just after 1 Tuesday morning, the Cubby's convenience store at 49th and Western was robbed at gunpoint.According to the clerk, two of the suspects had guns and were each wearing a dark colored cloth or bandana covering their faces.He told police he believes the suspects are 13 or 14 because of their voices and height.Both Sioux Falls Police and the director of the Minnehaha County Regional Detention Center...More >>
  • FBI seeks victims of 'prolific' international child predator

    FBI seeks victims of 'prolific' international child predator

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:37:45 GMT
    An alleged child predator who taught at schools across the world for more than four decades may have more victims, and the FBI is trying to track them down, the agency's Houston bureau said Tuesday.More >>
    An alleged child predator who taught at schools across the world for more than four decades may have more victims, and the FBI is trying to track them down, the agency's Houston bureau said Tuesday.More >>
  • Iowa woman arrested after child falls from window

    Iowa woman arrested after child falls from window

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:52:47 GMT
    A Manchester woman has been arrested after her toddler fell from a second-story apartment window.More >>
    A Manchester woman has been arrested after her toddler fell from a second-story apartment window.More >>
  • South Dakota tribe's park expansion for bison irks ranchers

    South Dakota tribe's park expansion for bison irks ranchers

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:29:15 GMT
    Range land outside of the south unit of Badlands National Park has become contested territory.More >>
    Range land outside of the south unit of Badlands National Park has become contested territory.More >>
  • Police investigating death of Iowa man

    Police investigating death of Iowa man

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:23:19 GMT
    Police in Iowa are investigating the death of an Ocheyedan man.More >>
    Police in Iowa are investigating the death of an Ocheyedan man.
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  • Sioux Falls dancers will compete at dance team world championships

    Sioux Falls dancers will compete at dance team world championships

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:49:31 GMT
    Thirty five local Sioux Falls dance students from Champion Legacy Dance Academy have qualified to compete at the 2014 USASF Dance Team World Championships in Orlando Florida this weekend.More >>
    Thirty five local Sioux Falls dance students from Champion Legacy Dance Academy have qualified to compete at the 2014 USASF Dance Team World Championships in Orlando Florida this weekend.
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  • Iceberg twice the size of Atlanta is on the move

    Iceberg twice the size of Atlanta is on the move

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:03:47 GMT
    (CNN) -- A massive iceberg with an area almost twice the size of Atlanta is moving into the ocean off Antarctica and could threaten shipping during the Antarctic winter, scientists say.More >>
    (CNN) -- A massive iceberg with an area almost twice the size of Atlanta is moving into the ocean off Antarctica and could threaten shipping during the Antarctic winter, scientists say.
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  • Iowa State says data breach could affect thousands

    Iowa State says data breach could affect thousands

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:26:40 GMT
    Iowa State University has reported a data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers of nearly 30,000 people enrolled at the school over a 17-year period.More >>
    Iowa State University has reported a data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers of nearly 30,000 people enrolled at the school over a 17-year period.More >>
  • Minnesota man accused of murdering teens who entered his home

    Minnesota man accused of murdering teens who entered his home

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:59:52 GMT
    The trial against a 65-year-old man accused of murdering two teens who entered his home is underway in Minnesota, stirring debate about how far people can go in defending their homes.More >>
    The trial against a 65-year-old man accused of murdering two teens who entered his home is underway in Minnesota, stirring debate about how far people can go in defending their homes.
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  • Gas prices down slightly in South Dakota

    Gas prices down slightly in South Dakota

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:46:27 GMT
    The statewide average for regular gasoline in South Dakota has dropped a penny over the last five days to $3.55 a gallon, AAA says.
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    The statewide average for regular gasoline in South Dakota has dropped a penny over the last five days to $3.55 a gallon, AAA says.

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  • Minnesota court rules IQ shouldn't keep father from daughter

    Minnesota court rules IQ shouldn't keep father from daughter

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:30:13 GMT
    The Minnesota Court of Appeals says a father's mental impairment shouldn't keep him from having a relationship with his daughter.More >>
    The Minnesota Court of Appeals says a father's mental impairment shouldn't keep him from having a relationship with his daughter.More >>
  • State, FEMA pay $20 million for west river blizzard recovery

    State, FEMA pay $20 million for west river blizzard recovery

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:19:19 GMT
    South Dakota’s Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will award more than $20 million to Grand Electric Cooperative for damages caused by October, 2013, blizzard.More >>
    South Dakota’s Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will award more than $20 million to Grand Electric Cooperative for damages caused by October, 2013, blizzard.More >>
  • Power restored in central Sioux Falls

    Power restored in central Sioux Falls

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:08:37 GMT
    Hundreds of people in central Sioux Falls were without power this morning.More >>
    Hundreds of people in central Sioux Falls were without power this morning.More >>
  • Local company honors co-worker in Boston Marathon by matching his miles

    Local company honors co-worker in Boston Marathon by matching his miles

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:15:07 GMT
    A Sioux Falls business found a unique way to support one of their own running in the Boston Marathon.More >>
    A Sioux Falls business found a unique way to support one of their own running in the Boston Marathon.More >>
  • Rapid City Council OKs texting-while-driving ban

    Rapid City Council OKs texting-while-driving ban

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:00:52 GMT
    The Rapid City Council has approved a ban on texting while driving that is stricter than state law.More >>
    The Rapid City Council has approved a ban on texting while driving that is stricter than state law.More >>
  • Beach Boys coming to Sioux Empire Fair

    Beach Boys coming to Sioux Empire Fair

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:52:34 GMT
    This just in -- everybody's going surfin' this summer at the Sioux Empire Fair.More >>
    This just in -- everybody's going surfin' this summer at the Sioux Empire Fair.More >>
  • Retired justice proposes changes to Constitution

    Retired justice proposes changes to Constitution

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:46:49 GMT
    In his new book, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens calls for no fewer than six changes to the Constitution, two of which are directly related to guns. Others would abolish the death penalty, make it easier to limit spending on elections and rein in partisan drawing of electoral districts.More >>
    In his new book, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens calls for no fewer than six changes to the Constitution, two of which are directly related to guns. Others would abolish the death penalty, make it easier to limit spending on elections and rein in partisan drawing of electoral districts.
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  • Netflix to increase subscription prices

    Netflix to increase subscription prices

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:41:42 GMT
    Netflix prices are going up.More >>
    Netflix prices are going up.More >>
  • Flight 370: More than 45 days into the search, here come the lawyers

    Flight 370: More than 45 days into the search, here come the lawyers

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:39:18 GMT
    A month and a half ago -- 46 days -- Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished over the southern Indian Ocean.More >>
    A month and a half ago -- 46 days -- Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished over the southern Indian Ocean.More >>
  • North Korea steps up activity at its nuclear site, South says

    North Korea steps up activity at its nuclear site, South says

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:37 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:37:44 GMT
    North Korea has stepped up activity at its main nuclear test site, possibly preparing to carry out a fourth underground blast, South Korea said Tuesday.More >>
    North Korea has stepped up activity at its main nuclear test site, possibly preparing to carry out a fourth underground blast, South Korea said Tuesday.More >>
  • Iowa woman gets prison for beating 6-year-old

    Iowa woman gets prison for beating 6-year-old

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:36:32 GMT
    A day care provider has been sent to prison for beating a 6-year-old girl in Davenport.More >>
    A day care provider has been sent to prison for beating a 6-year-old girl in Davenport.More >>
  • How did teen survive flight inside plane's wheel well?

    How did teen survive flight inside plane's wheel well?

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:25 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:25:30 GMT
    It’s still unclear how a 15-year-old teenager stowed away inside the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines 767 and survived amid the high altitude, frigid temperatures and low oxygen as the plane flew for more than five hours.More >>
    It’s still unclear how a 15-year-old teenager stowed away inside the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines 767 and survived amid the high altitude, frigid temperatures and low oxygen as the plane flew for more than five hours.
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  • South Dakota deputy called a hero after lake rescue

    South Dakota deputy called a hero after lake rescue

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:22:23 GMT
    A Hamlin County deputy came to the rescue when a father and son fell into Lake Poinsett while trying to retrieve a football.More >>
    A Hamlin County deputy came to the rescue when a father and son fell into Lake Poinsett while trying to retrieve a football.More >>
  • Sioux Falls police looking for teens who robbed store at gunpoint

    Sioux Falls police looking for teens who robbed store at gunpoint

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:09 AM EDT2014-04-22 13:09:05 GMT
    Sioux Falls police are looking for three teenagers who robbed a Sioux Falls gas station at gunpoint early this morning and then drove off in a silver Ford Freestyle.More >>
    Sioux Falls police are looking for three teenagers who robbed a Sioux Falls gas station at gunpoint early this morning and then drove off in a silver Ford Freestyle.More >>
  • Teens rob gas station

    Teens rob gas station

    Teens rob gas station

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:44 AM EDT2014-04-22 10:44:06 GMT
    Sioux Falls Police have confirmed a robbery at the Cubby's Gas Station on 49th and Western Avenue just after 1 this morning. The suspects are three teenage boys, estimated to be around 13 to 14 years old, they were wearing hooded sweatshirts, gloves and bandanas across their faces. Two of the suspects had guns and one said "we want your money" to the clerk and made him put the registers cash into a bag. The three boys took off from the scene in a silver Ford Freestyle with a luggage rack on t...More >>
    Sioux Falls Police have confirmed a robbery at the Cubby's Gas Station on 49th and Western Avenue just after 1 this morning. The suspects are three teenage boys, estimated to be around 13 to 14 years old, they were wearing hooded sweatshirts, gloves and bandanas across their faces. Two of the suspects had guns and one said "we want your money" to the clerk and made him put the registers cash into a bag. The three boys took off from the scene in a silver Ford Freestyle with a luggage rack on t...More >>
  • Annual McCrossan Boys Ranch fundraiser, Thursday

    Annual McCrossan Boys Ranch fundraiser, Thursday

    Annual McCrossan Boys Ranch fundraiser, Thursday

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:45 AM EDT2014-04-22 07:45:43 GMT
    The annual McCrossan Boys Ranch Banquet Auction is Thursday, April 24th. It's the biggest fundraiser event for the ranch, which serves at-risk youth with various programs throughout the year.More >>
    The annual McCrossan Boys Ranch Banquet Auction is Thursday, April 24th. It's the biggest fundraiser event for the ranch, which serves at-risk youth with various programs throughout the year.More >>
  • Historic depots a big part of Aberdeen

    Historic depots a big part of Aberdeen

    Historic depots a big part of Aberdeen

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:38:29 GMT
    Over a hundred years ago Aberdeen was the hub for transportation in Northeastern South Dakota, hence its nickname “the Hub City.” By 1886, nine different railways ran through the city. Four depot stations were built in the early 1900’s and all four still stand today. The one in the worst shape today was built in 1907 by the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad. In order to preserve some of this depot, construction crews tore down the whole west side of the building. Many Aberdeen residents reme...More >>
    Over a hundred years ago Aberdeen was the hub for transportation in Northeastern South Dakota, hence its nickname “the Hub City.” By 1886, nine different railways ran through the city. Four depot stations were built in the early 1900’s and all four still stand today. The one in the worst shape today was built in 1907 by the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad. In order to preserve some of this depot, construction crews tore down the whole west side of the building. Many Aberdeen residents reme...More >>
  • Replacement ignition parts arrive for some GM recall customers

    Replacement ignition parts arrive for some GM recall customers

    Replacement ignition parts arrive for some GM recall customers

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-04-21 23:46:36 GMT
    General Motors recall replacement parts have to be ordered based on each car's VIN number. It's something GM car owners should check to see if they're affected as soon as possible.More >>
    General Motors recall replacement parts have to be ordered based on each car's VIN number. It's something GM car owners should check to see if they're affected as soon as possible.
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  • Delays on northbound I-29 Monday afternoon

    Delays on northbound I-29 Monday afternoon

    Delays on northbound I-29 Monday afternoon

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:39:15 GMT
    The Department of Transportation is urging motorists to consider an alternate route this afternoon if traveling on northbound I-29 at Exit 80 for Madison Street. Traffic has been reduced to one lane and congestion and delays are expected to occur during the evening rush hour. Crews needed to make emergency repairs to a failed drop inlet grate located in the outside lane which is now closed to traffic. Motorists should expect delays and be prepared to stop well in advance of the work zon...More >>
    The Department of Transportation is urging motorists to consider an alternate route this afternoon if traveling on northbound I-29 at Exit 80 for Madison Street. Traffic has been reduced to one lane and congestion and delays are expected to occur during the evening rush hour. Crews needed to make emergency repairs to a failed drop inlet grate located in the outside lane which is now closed to traffic. Motorists should expect delays and be prepared to stop well in advance of the work zon...More >>
  • Aberdeen man enters double armed robbery plea

    Aberdeen man enters double armed robbery plea

    Aberdeen man enters double armed robbery plea

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:34:51 GMT
    ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - An Aberdeen judge set bond at $10,000 for a man arrested for two armed robberies. Christian Cabrera-Ascenio, of Aberdeen, is charged with felony counts of aiding and abetting the robbery of Fresh Start Credit Sales and aiding and abetting attempted robbery of Lafayette Casino. Both crimes were reported March 18. Cabrera-Ascenio pleaded not guilty Monday. The 27-year-old is also charged in a separate case with witness tampering for allegedly having contact with one of the...More >>
    ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - An Aberdeen judge set bond at $10,000 for a man arrested for two armed robberies. Christian Cabrera-Ascenio, of Aberdeen, is charged with felony counts of aiding and abetting the robbery of Fresh Start Credit Sales and aiding and abetting attempted robbery of Lafayette Casino. Both crimes were reported March 18. Cabrera-Ascenio pleaded not guilty Monday. The 27-year-old is also charged in a separate case with witness tampering for allegedly having contact with one of the...More >>
  • Angie's List Report: Wedding on a Budget

    Angie's List Report: Wedding on a Budget

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:00:17 GMT
    How to say "I do" on a budget.More >>
    How to say "I do" on a budget.More >>
  • Two Sioux Falls stores fail alcohol compliance check

    Two Sioux Falls stores fail alcohol compliance check

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:53:36 GMT
    The department visited 24 businesses.  Twenty-two passed the check. More >>
    The department visited 24 businesses.  Twenty-two passed the check. More >>
  • Aberdeen freight depot being demolished

    Aberdeen freight depot being demolished

    Apr 21, 2014 02:18 PM2014-04-21 18:19:54 GMT
    Courtesy: dacotahprairiemuseum.comCourtesy: dacotahprairiemuseum.com
    Demolition has begun on an old freight depot in Aberdeen.More >>
    Demolition has begun on an old freight depot in Aberdeen.More >>
  • Paul McCartney to perform at Target Field in August

    Paul McCartney to perform at Target Field in August

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:10:25 GMT
    McCartney's August 2 show at Target Field in Minneapolis, will be both his first ever at the ballpark and the latest in a long and storied history with the Twin Cities.More >>
    McCartney's August 2 show at Target Field in Minneapolis, will be both his first ever at the ballpark and the latest in a long and storied history with the Twin Cities.More >>
  • Police investigate fatal club shooting in Mankato

    Police investigate fatal club shooting in Mankato

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:46:34 GMT
    Mankato police are trying to determine if there was more than one shooter responsible for the chaotic scene outside a club early Easter morning that left one dead and three others injured.More >>
    Mankato police are trying to determine if there was more than one shooter responsible for the chaotic scene outside a club early Easter morning that left one dead and three others injured.
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  • Kraft Recalls 96,000 Pounds of Oscar Mayer Wieners

    Kraft Recalls 96,000 Pounds of Oscar Mayer Wieners

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:42:17 GMT
    Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.More >>
    Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
    More >>
  • Sioux Falls home damaged by grill fire

    Sioux Falls home damaged by grill fire

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:22:46 GMT
    A Sioux Falls home was damaged by fire after an outdoor cookout last weekend.More >>
    A Sioux Falls home was damaged by fire after an outdoor cookout last weekend.More >>
  • New exhibition opens at historical society museum

    New exhibition opens at historical society museum

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:02 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:02:47 GMT
    The Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society has debuted a new exhibition that showcases the work of Lakota artist Arthur Amiotte. The exhibition is on display at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. It includes 50 original and reproduced works. A reproduction of Amiotte's "Wounded Knee 3" collage is part of the exhibition. The original piece is part of a traveling collection currently on display at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris. Jay Smith is the director of historical society...More >>
    The Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society has debuted a new exhibition that showcases the work of Lakota artist Arthur Amiotte. The exhibition is on display at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. It includes 50 original and reproduced works. A reproduction of Amiotte's "Wounded Knee 3" collage is part of the exhibition. The original piece is part of a traveling collection currently on display at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris. Jay Smith is the director of historical society...More >>
  • Earth Day Cleanup Tuesday along US Highway 12

    Earth Day Cleanup Tuesday along US Highway 12

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:41:24 GMT
    The Leadership Partners of North Central South Dakota are asking for help with the Earth Day Cleanup on Tuesday. The group plans to clean up a stretch of U.S. Highway 12 from the west side of Selby to the west side of Mobridge, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Those wishing to participate can join the effort at the Selby Motel at 2 p.m., at Hogies in Glenham at 4 p.m. or at the Alco in Mobridge at 6 p.m. Times may vary slightly depending on the number of volunteers participating.More >>
    The Leadership Partners of North Central South Dakota are asking for help with the Earth Day Cleanup on Tuesday. The group plans to clean up a stretch of U.S. Highway 12 from the west side of Selby to the west side of Mobridge, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Those wishing to participate can join the effort at the Selby Motel at 2 p.m., at Hogies in Glenham at 4 p.m. or at the Alco in Mobridge at 6 p.m. Times may vary slightly depending on the number of volunteers participating.More >>
  • App to track allergy season

    App to track allergy season

    App to track allergy season

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-04-21 04:09:59 GMT
    Unfortunately, this season is not looking good. But there is a different way you can track the season this year and it is by using your phone.More >>
    Unfortunately, this season is not looking good. But there is a different way you can track the season this year and it is by using your phone.
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  • Avera Medical Minute AQoP: Emergency Care for RSV Scare

    Avera Medical Minute AQoP: Emergency Care for RSV Scare

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-04-21 02:30:09 GMT
    What would you do if your toddler was having trouble breathing? RSV is a very scary condition that puts hundreds of kids in the hospital every year. But getting quick emergency care can help relieve parentMore >>
    What would you do if your toddler was having trouble breathing? RSV is a very scary condition that puts hundreds of kids in the hospital every year. But getting quick emergency care can help relieve parent stress as well as a child's symptoms.More >>
  • Man injured in motorcycle crash near Baltic

    Man injured in motorcycle crash near Baltic

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:00:58 GMT
    A man is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash near Baltic, according to Minnehaha County authorities.More >>
    A man is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash near Baltic, according to Minnehaha County authorities.More >>
  • Minnesota runners head to Boston in unity, tribute

    Minnesota runners head to Boston in unity, tribute

    Minnesota runners head to Boston in unity, tribute

    Sunday, April 20 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:54:35 GMT
    More than 600 Minnesota marathoners will line up for the start of the Boston Marathon this year, including 212 who ran last year and say they're going back to finish what they started.More >>
    More than 600 Minnesota marathoners will line up for the start of the Boston Marathon this year, including 212 who ran last year and say they're going back to finish what they started.More >>
  • Law enforcement searching for missing Rapid City inmate

    Law enforcement searching for missing Rapid City inmate

    Law enforcement searching for missing Rapid City inmate

    Sunday, April 20 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:43:37 GMT
    Department of Corrections staff members and local law enforcement are searching for a missing state prison inmate in Rapid City.More >>
    Department of Corrections staff members and local law enforcement are searching for a missing state prison inmate in Rapid City.More >>
  • Woman dies in rock climbing incident in SD

    Woman dies in rock climbing incident in SD

    Woman dies in rock climbing incident in SD

    Sunday, April 20 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-04-20 18:51:49 GMT
    Authorities say a 39-year-old woman has died as a result of injuries sustained from a fall while rock climbing in western South Dakota...More >>
    Authorities say a 39-year-old woman has died as a result of injuries sustained from a fall while rock climbing in western South Dakota...More >>
  • Red Door Church holds large Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday

    Red Door Church holds large Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday

    Red Door Church holds large Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:10:32 GMT
    Easter weekend is here and thousands in Sioux Falls were up early Saturday morning to celebrate it. More >>
    Easter weekend is here and thousands in Sioux Falls were up early Saturday morning to celebrate it. More >>
  • O'Gorman H.S. students to perform "Shrek, the Musical"

    O'Gorman H.S. students to perform "Shrek, the Musical"

    O'Gorman H.S. students to perform "Shrek, the Musical"

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:05:11 GMT
    "Shrek" The Musical is coming to Sioux Falls by way of students at O'Gorman High School.More >>
    "Shrek" The Musical is coming to Sioux Falls by way of students at O'Gorman High School.More >>
  • Drivers frustrated with road construction

    Drivers frustrated with road construction

    Drivers frustrated with road construction

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:20:42 GMT
    Road construction is in full swing in Sioux Falls. Another round of improvements are underway along Russell Street.More >>
    Road construction is in full swing in Sioux Falls. Another round of improvements are underway along Russell Street.More >>
  • After long wait, ranchers find relief from USDA

    After long wait, ranchers find relief from USDA

    After long wait, ranchers find relief from USDA

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:32:04 GMT
    After a devastating blizzard killed thousands of cattle in October, South Dakota lawmaker and rancher Gary Cammack wondered whether his state's ranching community could recover.More >>
    After a devastating blizzard killed thousands of cattle in October, South Dakota lawmaker and rancher Gary Cammack wondered whether his state's ranching community could recover.More >>
  • Sioux Falls Storm tackles child abuse, Saturday night

    Sioux Falls Storm tackles child abuse, Saturday night

    Sioux Falls Storm tackles child abuse, Saturday night

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:57:19 GMT
    April is National Child Abuse Prevention month and in honor of it, the Sioux Falls Storm plans to spread awareness at Saturday night's game against the Wyoming Calvary.The Storm is partnering with Children's Inn, Waterbury Heating and Cooling, Coleman and Fluxxr to raise awareness about Child Abuse.The event will seek to fulfill three main goals: to raise awareness, to encourage strong families in the Sioux Empire and to raise money for the Children's Inn.Children's Inn offers shelter, crisis...More >>
    April is National Child Abuse Prevention month and in honor of it, the Sioux Falls Storm plans to spread awareness at Saturday night's game against the Wyoming Calvary.The Storm is partnering with Children's Inn, Waterbury Heating and Cooling, Coleman and Fluxxr to raise awareness about Child Abuse.The event will seek to fulfill three main goals: to raise awareness, to encourage strong families in the Sioux Empire and to raise money for the Children's Inn.Children's Inn offers shelter, crisis...More >>
  • Vikings to add another $1.2M to stadium project

    Vikings to add another $1.2M to stadium project

    Vikings to add another $1.2M to stadium project

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:41:21 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings are contributing another $1.2 million to the new stadium to put in a bigger video board on the facility's west end and for other video-related upgrades.The funding was approved Friday by the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. It brings the total cost of the project from $975 million to $976.2 million.The team had initially agreed to contribute $477 million to the project. In November, the Vikings agreed to put up $26.4 million in contingency funds....More >>
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings are contributing another $1.2 million to the new stadium to put in a bigger video board on the facility's west end and for other video-related upgrades.The funding was approved Friday by the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. It brings the total cost of the project from $975 million to $976.2 million.The team had initially agreed to contribute $477 million to the project. In November, the Vikings agreed to put up $26.4 million in contingency funds....More >>
  • SD lottery offers losing tickets a second chance

    SD lottery offers losing tickets a second chance

    SD lottery offers losing tickets a second chance

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:57:20 GMT
    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Lottery has announced a second chance game for players with losing scratch-off tickets.The program, called Play it Again, will launch next Wednesday. Members of the Lottery Players Club can enter non-winning tickets in an online drawing.Lottery executive director Norm Lingle says other states have similar games and gamers have asked for it in South Dakota. Lingle says second chance opportunities extend the length and value of games.The first game in the pr...More >>
    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Lottery has announced a second chance game for players with losing scratch-off tickets.The program, called Play it Again, will launch next Wednesday. Members of the Lottery Players Club can enter non-winning tickets in an online drawing.Lottery executive director Norm Lingle says other states have similar games and gamers have asked for it in South Dakota. Lingle says second chance opportunities extend the length and value of games.The first game in the pr...More >>
  • Railroad group says $1 million pledged locally

    Railroad group says $1 million pledged locally

    Railroad group says $1 million pledged locally

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-04-19 18:53:21 GMT
    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota organization that helps raise money for railroad rehabilitation says more than $1 million has been committed locally to help match a federal grant for which the state is applying.Rails to the Future says the state is seeking $12.6 million in a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant. The state wants to rehab the state-owned railroad from Chamberlain to Presho.The entire project is estimated to cost $29 million. Earlier this month...More >>
    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota organization that helps raise money for railroad rehabilitation says more than $1 million has been committed locally to help match a federal grant for which the state is applying.Rails to the Future says the state is seeking $12.6 million in a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant. The state wants to rehab the state-owned railroad from Chamberlain to Presho.The entire project is estimated to cost $29 million. Earlier this month...More >>
  • Big Sioux Falls bar fight ends with three people in custody

    Big Sioux Falls bar fight ends with three people in custody

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:11:32 GMT
    Three men are in custody after a large bar fight in Sioux Falls.It happened Friday morning around 1 a.m. at Bigs Sports Bar on West 12th Street.Sioux Falls Police say when they arrived, there were an estimatedMore >>
    Three men are in custody after a large bar fight in Sioux Falls.More >>
  • Vice principal saved from Korea ferry found hanged

    Vice principal saved from Korea ferry found hanged

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:22:31 GMT
    Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree. The news of the death came Friday as rescuers scrambled to find hundredsMore >>
    Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree.More >>
  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:21:12 GMT
    A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties. TheMore >>
    A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.More >>
  • Sherpa guides 'backbone' of Mount Everest expeditions

    Sherpa guides 'backbone' of Mount Everest expeditions

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:20:11 GMT
    Nepal's Sherpa guides know what it's like to be on top of the world. For more than six decades, the Sherpas have been the unsung heroes of Mount Everest climbing expeditions and have helped thousandsMore >>
    Nepal's Sherpa guides know what it's like to be on top of the world. More >>
  • Should you use self-defense to protect yourself?

    Should you use self-defense to protect yourself?

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:07:32 GMT
    The city's second murder for the year has some people worried about their protection.Many times women are attacked by someone they know.In the recent murder of a Sioux Falls woman, police say the suspectMore >>
    The city's second murder for the year has some people worried about their protection.Many times women are attacked by someone they know.In the recent murder of a Sioux Falls woman, police say the suspectMore >>
  • First ticket sales for Denny Sanford Premier Center

    First ticket sales for Denny Sanford Premier Center

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:58:32 GMT
    People's patience will  be rewarded in seven months when Eric Church performs at the Denny Sanford Premier Center. He's just one of the big names who will be headlining the new event center in the nextMore >>
    Eric Church fans lined up for the first public ticket sales for any event at the Denny Sanford Premier Center.More >>
  • Knife found in Hansen murder a major break in the case for Sioux Falls Police

    Knife found in Hansen murder a major break in the case for Sioux Falls Police

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:17:56 GMT
    This week saw Sioux Falls second murder of the year. The police department says it now has a tight case. Thursday night, they found the murder weapon.More >>
    This week saw Sioux Falls second murder of the year. The police department says it now has a tight case. Thursday night, they found the murder weapon.More >>
  • Mustangs hit Sioux Falls streets to celebrate milestone

    Mustangs hit Sioux Falls streets to celebrate milestone

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:23:06 GMT
    If you were out and about in Sioux Falls Thursday night, you might've noticed a lot of muscle cars on the road. The Ford Mustang turns 50 this week, and a group of local car enthusiasts celebrated theMore >>
    If you were out and about in Sioux Falls Thursday night, you might've noticed a lot of muscle cars on the road.More >>
  • Ferry captain arrest sought for leaving bridge at critical time

    Ferry captain arrest sought for leaving bridge at critical time

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:22:40 GMT
    The black keel of the stricken ferry that has jutted above the water since the ship sank with hundreds of people on board slipped below the surface today as hope for survivors dwindled. The deathMore >>
    The black keel of the stricken ferry that has jutted above the water since the ship sank with hundreds of people on board slipped below the surface today as hope for survivors dwindled. More >>
  • Kadoka man killed south of Phillip

    Kadoka man killed south of Phillip

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:43:59 GMT
    A Kadoka man died in a one-vehicle crash on S.D. Highway 73 about five miles south of Philip today. Jeremiah Iron Moccasin, 54, was northbound driving a 1981 Chevrolet K10 pickup. On a curve, the vehicleMore >>
    A Kadoka man died in a one-vehicle crash on S.D. Highway 73 about five miles south of Philip today.More >>
  • Absentee voting begins in South Dakota

    Absentee voting begins in South Dakota

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:47:02 GMT
    We're still more than a month away from the primary election, but South Dakotans can begin voting for their favorite candidates. Friday marks the first day of absentee voting for the June 3 primary. "ToMore >>
    Military and overseas voters have the option of using a new system called iOASIS.  It turns a 60 day process into less than a 5 minute transaction.
    More >>
  • Public gives a "thumbs-up" to Christian theme movies

    Public gives a "thumbs-up" to Christian themed movies

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:45:37 GMT
    Instead of sitting in a church pew this Good Friday, many people may find themselves in a different seat. Right now movie theaters are offering several Christian flicks, and people are taking advantage. ‘Noah,'More >>
    Instead of sitting in a church pew this Good Friday, many people may find themselves in a different seat. Right now movie theaters are offering several Christian flicks, and people are taking advantage.More >>
  • Long line for Eric Church tickets

    Long line for Eric Church tickets

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:24:33 GMT
    Eric Church fans showed up in force to buy tickets for the country music star's performance at the Denny Sanford Premier Center.Tickets went on sale Friday morning, and a long line formed at the arenaMore >>
    Eric Church fans showed up in force to buy tickets for the country music star's performance at the Denny Sanford Premier Center.Tickets went on sale Friday morning, and a long line formed at the arenaMore >>
  • Vermillion man dead in two-vehicle crash

    Vermillion man dead in two-vehicle crash

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:15:52 GMT
    A Vermillion man is dead after a two-vehicle crash in southeastern South Dakota.According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, the accident happened Thursday night at the intersection of S.D. Highways 50More >>
    A Vermillion man is dead after a two-vehicle crash in southeastern South Dakota.More >>
  • Easter display for Make A Wish

    Easter display for Make A Wish

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:45:25 GMT
    A Sioux Falls family is using an Easter Display to help raise money for the Make A Wish foundation of South Dakota. Homeowner Greg Nosbush lives along 5700 S. Holbrook Avenue where he has decorated hisMore >>
    A Sioux Falls family is using an Easter Display to help raise money for the Make A Wish foundation of South Dakota.More >>
  • Man in custody after 3-hour standoff in Rapid City

    Man in custody after 3-hour standoff in Rapid City

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:58:15 GMT
    Charges are pending against a 37-year-old Rapid City man arrested after a standoff with police that lasted more than three hours.    Authorities say the Thursday afternoon standoff at a mobile home beganMore >>
    Charges are pending against a 37-year-old Rapid City man arrested after a standoff with police that lasted more than three hours.More >>
  • SD family recognized for conservation efforts

    SD family recognized for conservation efforts

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:56:46 GMT
    Gov. Dennis Daugaard has recognized a South Dakota family for its conservation efforts.    Lyle and Garnet Perman, their son Luke and his wife Naomi are the state's recipients of the Leopold ConservationMore >>
    Gov. Dennis Daugaard has recognized a South Dakota family for its conservation efforts.More >>
  • Progressive slot machines unveiled in Deadwood

    Progressive slot machines unveiled in Deadwood

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:54:00 GMT
    Special slot machines linked to machines in another state to provide much larger jackpots are now available in Deadwood.    The Gaming Association and the Chamber of Commerce in the western South DakotaMore >>
    Special slot machines linked to machines in another state to provide much larger jackpots are now available in Deadwood.More >>
  • Petition to change Sioux Falls schools start date

    Petition to change Sioux Falls schools start date

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:38:58 GMT
    Some parents are picking up where the legislature left off -- starting a petition to get the Sioux Falls School District's school start date changed. KSFY News spoke with the woman behind the petition.SheMore >>
    Some parents are picking up where the legislature left off -- starting a petition to get the Sioux Falls School District's school start date changed.More >>
  • Raven Industries adds green rooftop to its environmentally friendly design

    Raven Industries adds green rooftop to its environmentally friendly design

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:07:00 GMT
    Over the past three years, the Raven Industries Headquarters in downtown Sioux Falls have undergone some major renovations, all in an effort to make the building more environmentally friendly. The historicMore >>
    Over the past three years, the Raven Industries Headquarters in downtown Sioux Falls have undergone some major renovations, all in an effort to make the building more environmentally friendly.More >>
  • Green building projects account for small portion of new development

    Green building projects account for small portion of new development

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:46:39 GMT
    Sioux Falls has been breaking building records for the past two years; things are already well above average this year, with $109 million in building permits from January to March. But not many of theseMore >>
    At the end of 2013, only 32 commercial buildings in South Dakota were LEED certified.More >>
  • Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Contrast Enhanced Spectral Mammography

    Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Contrast Enhanced Spectral Mammography

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:30:07 GMT
    Dr. Josie Alpers shows a mammogram that was taken with CESM technologyDr. Josie Alpers shows a mammogram that was taken with CESM technology
    It takes years of training before a radiologist can detect breast cancer on a mammogram. Would you know what to look for? With the latest in mammogram technology, that picture is becoming clearer, evenMore >>
    It takes years of training before a radiologist can detect breast cancer on a mammogram. Would you know what to look for? With the latest in mammogram technology, that picture is becoming clearer, even for the untrained eye.More >>
  • Sioux Falls police find murder weapon used in Hansen's death

    Sioux Falls police find murder weapon used in Hansen's death

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:05:52 GMT
    Police continue its investigation of Sioux Falls' second murder of the year. Police have a suspect but they haven't found the murder weapon yet.More >>
    Police found the weapon used in Sioux Falls' second murder of the year. More >>
  • Aberdeen keeps historic downtown alive

    Aberdeen keeps historic downtown alive

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:55:03 GMT
    History is something every city likes to have in its downtown, and Aberdeen is no different. Its city hall, built in 1913, is getting a facelift. In order for this to happen, city workers needed somewhereMore >>
    History is something every city likes to have in its downtown, and Aberdeen is no different. Its city hall, built in 1913, is getting a facelift. In order for this to happen, city workers needed somewhere else to go. For the past 4 months they have been working in another historic building, the old Central High School.



     
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  • Brandon elementary students 'pay it forward'

    Brandon elementary students 'pay it forward'

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:05:41 GMT
    A group of fifth graders at Fred Assam Elementary in Brandon were each given $5 and had to write about what they did with the money -- but they didn't do what you would expect.The kids pooled their moneyMore >>
    A group of fifth graders at Fred Assam Elementary in Brandon were each given $5 and had to write about what they did with the money -- but they didn't do what you would expect.More >>
  • Memorial fund opened for Sioux Falls murder victim

    Memorial fund opened for Sioux Falls murder victim

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:00:58 GMT
    Police released new details today in Sioux Falls' second murder of the year. 53-year-old Brenda Hansen was stabbed to death – in her home – by someone she knew. Police say John Richard Senn, 41, was arrestedMore >>
    Police released new details today in Sioux Falls' second murder of the year.More >>
  • South Dakota gets nearly $310K for specialty crop grants

    South Dakota gets nearly $310K for specialty crop grants

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:09:04 GMT
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Dakota this year is getting nearly $310,000 for grants to develop specialty crops.    The federal funds were authorized under the 2014 farm bill.    The federalMore >>
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Dakota this year is getting nearly $310,000 for grants to develop specialty crops.More >>
  • Suspect in custody in Sioux Falls drug bust

    Suspect in custody in Sioux Falls drug bust

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:36 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:36:29 GMT
    A Sioux Falls man is facing felony drug charges after police say they found more than two pounds of marijuana and ten ounces of marijuana in his home.Wednesday night, Sioux Falls drug force officers servedMore >>
    A Sioux Falls man is facing felony drug charges after police say they found more than two pounds of marijuana and ten ounces of marijuana in his home.More >>
  • Bond set at $1 million for man charged in Sioux Falls murder

    Bond set at $1 million for man charged in Sioux Falls murder

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:42:22 GMT
    It was over drugs, police say. 53-year-old Brenda Lynn Hansen is dead today, murdered by a man she knew, but wasn't romantically involved with, because he wanted her Oxycontin pills. John Richard Senn,More >>
    It was over drugs, police say. Brenda Lynn Hansen, 53, is dead, murdered by a man she knew, but wasn't romantically involved with, because he wanted her Oxycontin pills.More >>
  • This year's Sioux Falls JazzFest will be 'Bad to the Bone'

    This year's Sioux Falls JazzFest will be 'Bad to the Bone'

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:53:39 GMT
    George Thorogood and the Destroyers and Gary Clark Jr. are set to headline this year's JazzFest. Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues announced the main stage lineup Thursday at the Washington Pavilion.  The lineupMore >>
    George Thorogood and the Destroyers will team up with Gary Clark Jr. as headliners at the 2014 JazzFest.More >>
  • Suspect in Pierre standoff being arraigned

    Suspect in Pierre standoff being arraigned

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:46:33 GMT
    An Eagle Butte man is scheduled to enter a plea to a state attempted murder charge stemming from a standoff with law officers last October.More >>
    An Eagle Butte man is scheduled to enter a plea to a state attempted murder charge stemming from a standoff with law officers last October.More >>
  • Two Sheldon residents behind bars

    Two Sheldon residents behind bars

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:13:31 GMT
    Two Sheldon residents are behind bars today. An 11 month long joint investigation between the Sheldon Police Department and the Iowa State Fire Marshall's Office into the 05-14-13 fire which destroyedMore >>
    An 11 month long joint investigation between the Sheldon Police Department and the Iowa State Fire Marshall's Office into the 05-14-13 fire which destroyed the Buddz's Sports Bar and Grill in Sheldon, Iowa, has resulted in the arrest of two Sheldon residents on charges of arson.More >>
  • South Dakota jailer set for September trial on rape charge

    South Dakota jailer set for September trial on rape charge

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:06:58 GMT
    A South Dakota jailer accused of raping a female inmate is scheduled to stand trial in early September.More >>
    A South Dakota jailer accused of raping a female inmate is scheduled to stand trial in early September.More >>
  • More Wagner residents indicted on meth charges

    More Wagner residents indicted on meth charges

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:05:05 GMT
    Authorities are continuing efforts to crack down on the methamphetamine trade on the Yankton Sioux Reservation in southeastern South Dakota.More >>
    Authorities are continuing efforts to crack down on the methamphetamine trade on the Yankton Sioux Reservation in southeastern South Dakota.More >>
  • North Dakota town reacts after sex offender moves in from South Dakota

    North Dakota town reacts after sex offender moves in from South Dakota

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:01:45 GMT
    The City Council in the southeastern North Dakota community of Hankinson has given initial approval to a sex offender ordinance after an offender moved to town from South Dakota.More >>
    The City Council in the southeastern North Dakota community of Hankinson has given initial approval to a sex offender ordinance after an offender moved to town from South Dakota.More >>
  • Neighbors react to southwest Sioux Falls murder

    Neighbors react to southwest Sioux Falls murder

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:54:39 GMT
    Sioux falls has seen its second murder of 2014 and again, the victim is a woman in her 50's. It happened in a home on the 5600 block of Misty Glen Place  in southwest Sioux Falls. Neighbors were surprisedMore >>
    Sioux Falls has seen its second murder of 2014 and again, the victim is a woman in her 50's.More >>
  • Revolutionary "NeuroLens" technology developed in South Dakota

    Revolutionary "NeuroLens" technology developed in South Dakota

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:14:06 GMT
    Dr. Jeff Krall kept hearing about the same eye-related symptoms, resulting in another headache for his patients. After ten years of research, the Mitchell optometrist came to a conclusion. "We have foundMore >>
    The symptoms are quite common - you get sleepy while reading a book or your eyes feel gritty and burn. Suddenly, you've got a headache, which a local optometrist specifically calls an eyeGraine.

     
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  • Three takes on working death sentence trial

    Three takes on working death sentence trial

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:00:23 GMT
    South Dakota is one of 32 death penalty states and right now, four men sit on death row. They are Charles Russell Rhines, Briley Piper, Rodney Berget, and James McVay - who was sentenced to die Monday.More >>
    All four men have been convicted in grisly murders, but deciding whether the death penalty is appropriate is a difficult job.More >>
  • Avera Medical Minute AQoP: Training for Spine Trauma

    Avera Medical Minute AQoP: Training for Spine Trauma

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:30:09 GMT
    We tend to learn best from experience and getting a hands on lesson to what we've read and studied. In the medical field it's no different. So how do you treat and simulate a spinal cord emergency? ItMore >>
    We tend to learn best from experience and getting a hands on lesson to what we've read and studied. In the medical field it's no different. So how do you treat and simulate a spinal cord emergency? It starts with a simple tackle.More >>
  • South Dakota 125th: How your hometown can be a Statehood Celebration Community

    South Dakota 125th: How your hometown can be a Statehood Celebration Community

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:18:07 GMT
    Tonight we continue our nearly year-long coverage of South Dakota's 125th year of statehood. Today, Governor Daugaard announced communities statewide are being urged to develop their own community basedMore >>
    Today, Governor Daugaard announced communities statewide are being urged to develop their own community based celebration to honor the state's upcoming 125th anniversary in November.More >>
  • SoDak Stories: Bickering Brothers Distillery

    SoDak Stories: Bickering Brothers Distillery

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:41:47 GMT
    The perfume of yeast hits you at the door, and your ears buzz from the constant whir of mixing. "What we're stirring in here is a corn flour. Corn is full of starch," said A.J. Rounds.He's the masterMore >>
    Family businesses aren't easy. Plus, typical business partners don't show up to family dinners. In this month's SoDak Story Paige Pearson meets the Bickering Brothers.

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  • Avera Medical Minute ASH: Fighting Prostate Cancer Together

    Avera Medical Minute ASH: Fighting Prostate Cancer Together

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-04-14 02:30:07 GMT
    Phil Dohn talks about his battle with prostate cancerPhil Dohn talks about his battle with prostate cancer
    This year alone, nearly a quarter-million American men will develop prostate cancer. But for every new case there are still those living with the disease undiagnosed. So getting screened should be everyMore >>
    This year alone, nearly a quarter-million American men will develop prostate cancer. But for every new case there are still those living with the disease undiagnosed. So getting screened should be every man's priority.More >>
  • Major road projects ramping up Monday in Sioux Falls

    Major road projects ramping up Monday in Sioux Falls

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:14:38 GMT
    Sioux Falls Public Works suggests drivers leave early Monday, April 14. Several major road projects are getting underway that morning.10th Street and Sycamore AvenueThe intersection of 10th Street andMore >>
    Traffic delays are to be expected for all three projects.More >>
  • Minneapolis venues will soon offer free earplugs

    Minneapolis venues will soon offer free earplugs

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:53:59 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis bars and clubs that feature live music will have to offer free earplugs to patrons starting April 19.    The Minneapolis City Council approved the ordinance Friday.    TheMore >>
    Company president Brian Felsen says the goal is to make hearing protection as accessible as possible.More >>
  • Avera Medical Minute ASL: Saved by Strangers

    Avera Medical Minute ASL: Saved by Strangers

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:30:09 GMT
    Dr. David Ashpole points out the complete blockage that caused Nancy Karlen to collapse at the grocery storeDr. David Ashpole points out the complete blockage that caused Nancy Karlen to collapse at the grocery store
    Do you know CPR? Or would you know what to do if you saw someone collapse at the park or in the grocery store? Those questions became a reality for an Aberdeen woman who is alive today thanks to a fewMore >>
    Do you know CPR? Or would you know what to do if you saw someone collapse at the park or in the grocery store? Those questions became a reality for an Aberdeen woman who is alive today thanks to a few 'Good Samaritans.'More >>
  • Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Researching the human genome

    Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Researching the human genome

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-04-10 02:30:09 GMT
    You probably wouldn't guess it, but some of the world's foremost genetics research is happening right here in South Dakota. Last Fall we introduced you to the rare partnership that Avera has with geneticsMore >>
    Last Fall we introduced you to the rare partnership that Avera has with genetics research in the Netherlands. Now we'll give you a closer look at the research being done.More >>
  • Taking a look at Sioux Falls' ballot measures

    Taking a look at Sioux Falls' ballot measures

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-04-07 16:12:12 GMT
    We are nine days away from a city-wide election in Sioux Falls.  Tuesday, April 8 -- voters will have a few decisions to make.  First on the ballot -- Initiated Measure 1 -- snow gates. Voters willMore >>
     
    We are nine days away from a city-wide election in Sioux Falls. Tuesday, April 8 -- voters will have a few decisions to make. 


     
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  • Avera Medical Minute AHH: the saturated fat debate

    Avera Medical Minute AHH: the saturated fat debate

    Monday, April 7 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-04-07 13:38:26 GMT
    There are foods that are good for you and then there are foods that aren't so good for you, but taste incredible.  So what do you do? Well, a new study suggests your favorite foods might not be so bad.More >>
    There are foods that are good for you and then there are foods that aren't so good for you, but taste incredible.  So what do you do? Well, a new study suggests your favorite foods might not be so bad.More >>
  • Avera Medical Minute AQoP: Always open for emergencies

    Avera Medical Minute AQoP: Always open for emergencies

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 1:24 PM EDT2014-04-02 17:24:47 GMT
    Heart attacks and traumas are often the focal point of emergency room stories, but for every critical story there are dozens of others that highlight the skills of the ER team. there is a lot of hard workMore >>
    Heart attacks and traumas are often the focal point of emergency room stories, but for every critical story there are dozens of others that highlight the skills of the ER team. there is a lot of hard work behind the scenes being done to ensure that the ER is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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  • Tribal members suspect Lower Brule not invested in KXL fight

    Tribal members suspect Lower Brule not invested in KXL fight

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-04-02 02:51:45 GMT
    President Obama has a big decision to make. Will he approve the Keystone XL Pipeline or not? If South Dakota's Native American tribes have their way, the answer will be no. But members of one Tribe suspectMore >>
    President Obama has a big decision to make. Will he approve the Keystone XL Pipeline or not? If South Dakota's Native American tribes have their way, the answer will be no. But members of one Tribe suspectMore >>
  • Camp brings a face to South Dakota Tribes' KXL fight

    Camp brings a face to South Dakota Tribes' KXL fight

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-04-01 15:09:59 GMT
    If approved, the TransCanada's Keystone XL Pipeline would carry tar sands from Canada to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast. It would run through South Dakota, west of the Missouri River, on landMore >>
    For years, Native American tribes have been vocal in their opposition to the project. Now, resistance to the pipeline is moving from rhetoric to the physical realm.More >>
  • Huether, Jamison debate on KSFY

    Huether, Jamison debate on KSFY

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-04-01 03:21:12 GMT
    Tonight on KSFY Television, Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether and challenger City Councilman Greg Jamison debated several issues facing the City of Sioux Falls. The debate was jointly sponsored by KSFYMore >>
    Monday on KSFY Television, Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether and challenger City Councilman Greg Jamison debated several issues facing the City of Sioux Falls.
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  • Sioux Falls murder suspect has a history of violence

    Sioux Falls murder suspect has a history of violence

    Friday, March 28 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-03-28 22:31:54 GMT
    Christopher Kryger from his prior arrest for rape in 2008Christopher Kryger from his prior arrest for rape in 2008
    Sioux Falls Police have arrested the man they believe is responsible for raping and killing a Sioux Falls woman in her own home. On March 16, Kari Kirkegaard, 56, was found dead in her home on S. GarfieldMore >>
    Christopher Kryger faces burglary, rape, and murder charges for his role in Kari Kirkegaard's death. A look into his past unfortunately follows a similar history of violence.More >>
  • Avera Medical Minute ASH: Changes coming for Nutrition Labels

    Avera Medical Minute ASH: Changes coming for Nutrition Labels

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-03-28 02:30:10 GMT
    They are on every package of every food item. Nutrition facts. But when it comes to meals and snacks not everyone in the Northern Lights Cafe at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital pays attention to this guide."IMore >>
    They are on every package of every food item. Nutrition facts. But when it comes to meals and snacks not everyone in the Northern Lights Cafe at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital pays attention to this guide."IMore >>
  • Avera Medical Minute AMcK: donor breast milk depot comes to South Dakota

    Avera Medical Minute AMcK: donor breast milk depot comes to South Dakota

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-03-26 02:30:07 GMT
    They were supposed to arrive on May 13, but it seems twins Kaylie and Ethan Faehn were a little impatient."The babies decided to come early anyway so I only made it through four days on our hospital bedMore >>
    Avera McKennan is now a breast milk depot or collection site and all that screened donors need to do to donate is visit Plaza Two.More >>
  • Cousin charged in girl's freezing death in Bemidji

    Cousin charged in girl's freezing death in Bemidji

    Monday, March 24 2014 8:40 AM EDT2014-03-24 12:40:33 GMT
    A 22-year-old Bemidji woman is charged with manslaughter in the freezing death of her 6-year-old cousin last month. Rachel Stacey Downer appeared in Beltrami County court Monday on a second-degree manslaughterMore >>
    A 22-year-old Bemidji woman is charged with manslaughter in the freezing death of her 6-year-old cousin last month. Rachel Stacey Downer appeared in Beltrami County court Monday on a second-degree manslaughterMore >>
  • Doe And Fawn Study

    Doe And Fawn Study

    Monday, March 24 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-03-24 12:50:38 GMT
    A helicopter with trained wildlife wranglers flew over McCook and Lake counties earlier this month to assist with capturing 50 deer for the Department of Game, Fish and Parks' new doe and fawn survivalMore >>
    A helicopter with trained wildlife wranglers flew over McCook and Lake counties earlier this month to assist with capturing 50 deer for the Department of Game, Fish and Parks' new doe and fawn survivalMore >>
  • Fatal Collision-Mankato

    Fatal Collision-Mankato

    Monday, March 17 2014 8:45 AM EDT2014-03-17 12:45:49 GMT
    ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota State Patrol says three people are dead and three others injured after a head-on crash on a highway between St. Peter and Mankato. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reportsMore >>
    ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota State Patrol says three people are dead and three others injured after a head-on crash on a highway between St. Peter and Mankato. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reportsMore >>
  • Final words from jet came after system shutdown

    Final words from jet came after system shutdown

    Monday, March 17 2014 8:38 AM EDT2014-03-17 12:38:23 GMT
    The mystery surrounding the fate of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 only deepens with each new bit of information that emerges.   Authorities say the final words from the cockpit came after one of theMore >>
    The mystery surrounding the fate of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 only deepens with each new bit of information that emerges.   Authorities say the final words from the cockpit came after one of theMore >>
  • Firefighters spread Christmas cheer to kids at Avera McKennan

    Firefighters spread Christmas cheer to kids at Avera McKennan

    Friday, March 7 2014 11:06 AM EST2014-03-07 16:06:04 GMT
    For many families the holidays are spent in the hospital, but that doesn't mean these children are forgotten. Firefighters with Sioux Falls Fire Rescue teamed up with Santa himself to help spread a littleMore >>
    For many families the holidays are spent in the hospital, but that doesn't mean these children are forgotten. Firefighters with Sioux Falls Fire Rescue teamed up with Santa himself to help spread a little Christmas cheer.More >>
  • Does It Work? WOW Cup

    Does It Work? WOW Cup

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 6:00 PM EST2014-02-19 23:00:19 GMT
    If you have a toddler that loves to throw her Sippy cup on the floor from her high-chair this "As Seen on TV" product might do the trick. It's called the "WOW Cup" and they are so new they haven't evenMore >>
    The WOW Cup claims to be a spill free drinking cup like no other, but does it work?More >>
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