Bighorn sheep slated to be transferred from Canada to western South Dakota were picked for their ability to withstand harsh winters and for their familiarity with mining activities.
Authorities say a flight operated by Air Algerie carrying 110 passengers and a crew of six has disappeared from the radar on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers.
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed a Wagner woman to the state's Board of Pardons and Paroles.
A group of 14 co-workers from a Watertown area business have claimed their $230,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot.
An inmate's execution with lethal drugs in Arizona today took almost two hours as witnesses reported the man gasped and snorted, prompting his lawyers to request an emergency halt to the procedure. More>>
A teenage boy from Indiana who was flying around the world with his father in a single-engine plane was killed when their plane crashed earlier today near American Samoa. The father is missing at sea. More>>
Police say the driver hit the bicyclist with a car and dragged the bike for about 15 feet. More>>
Police found the missing woman in Sioux Falls, and she was safely returned to her home. More>>
The artwork of South Dakota-native Oscar Howe has graced the walls of many buildings across the state, including Mobridge. More>>
Chances are you've driven by Van Eps Park and see people drinking during the day -- or others who appear to have had too much. Maria Krell, the director of The Good Shepherd Center says the proposal to ban alcohol at the park is not the right solution. The drinking will only move elsewhere. More>>
Cats in Brookings are still free to roam the city. More>>
A man accused of holding up a Spearfish convenience store at knifepoint has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. More>>
The U.S. Forest Service has banned exploding targets in southern Idaho, southwestern Wyoming, Nevada, Utah and a small portion of eastern California because of wildfire and public safety concerns. More>>
Visiting Mobridge, South Dakota, there's one important stop to make along Main Street: Rick's Cafe. More>>
Brown County officials are investigating unauthorized charges on the credit and debit cards of some people who bought grandstand entertainment tickets for the county fair. More>>
South Dakota's Public Utilities Commission has ruled against an alternative energy producer seeking to force rural electric cooperatives to buy the wind power it plans to generate. More>>
A century-old Deadwood building that was in danger of collapsing a few years ago has found new life as a hotel. More>>
The Canton Car Show is this weekend at the Jack Fox Park in downtown Canton. More>>
Des Moines Public Schools plans to offer free meals to all students at more schools beginning this fall.
As KSFY first reported last month -- Sioux Falls' laws allowing drinking in parks are concerning some neighbors. This includes county administrators whose offices are next to Van Eps Park. More>>
Is your weight a problem you can't seem to solve? If so, the Avera Heart Hospital might be able to help. Your involvement in a metabolic study could give you the answers you need as well as valuable information to those battling heart disease.
The mystery surrounding two white flags that appeared on top of the Brooklyn Bridge today deepened as the New York City Police Department admitted they don't know who committed the security breach or how they accomplished it. More>>
American air carriers have suspended flights from the United Stated to Israel "for a period of up to 24 hours" after the FAA issued a warning in response to a rocket strike this morning near Tel Aviv's main airport, officials said. More>>
Senior U.S. intelligence officials presented evidence today that they say makes a “solid case” as to why the U.S. believes a Russian made SA-11 missile fired from separatist-held eastern Ukraine shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 last week. More>>
It's not quite a "get out of jail free card" but some South Dakota inmates may soon be able to get out of prison early. More>>
This week's Sioux Falls Business Journal Report cover story focuses on the changing financial service workplace. More>>
Tuesday afternoon, Dave Pfeifle addressed the council. He said an independent third party is investigating both the materials and the method of installation used on the construction of the metal panels. More>>
Being your own boss is something some people really enjoy, and in Aberdeen a college is making sure everyone has the tools they need to start their own business. Northern State University is hosting an entrepreneurship camp this week to let students know that success can start at a very young age. More>>
A federal official says 122 children who entered the country illegally were sent to Iowa in the first half of the year. More>>
North Dakota School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler wants American Indian culture taught in the state's classrooms. More>>
City recreation officials in Pierre have fixed a chlorine leak and reopened a public pool that was evacuated. More>>
A participant in an annual bicycle ride across Iowa has died due to a medical condition. More>>
A Sioux Falls man accused of driving drunk and killing a woman in a New Year's Day crash has pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter and second-offense driving under the influence. More>>
An historic park overlooking Rapid City that features concrete and steel statues of dinosaurs might be in line for a $1 million upgrade. More>>
North Dakota's congressional delegation is pressing Canadian Pacific Railway to provide specifics on its backlog of grain shipments. More>>
Parts of Williston, North Dakota are being evacuated after an explosion and fire at Red River Supply.Fire officials got the first call just after midnight Tuesday, and when they arrived on the scene one building was already engulfed. More>>
Residents of Shannon County will vote in November on whether to change the name to Oglala Lakota County. More>>
City recreation officials in Pierre are working to determine when they can reopen a swimming pool that was the site of a chlorine leak. More>>
FX is making another season of its popular series, where the cast is changing but some of the characters are not. More>>
It has been six months since Co-op Natural Foods was hit by arson. They suffered some tremendous damage and had to move out of their store. More>>
A Yankton man accused of trying to kill his girlfriend has been sentenced to 13½ years in the State Penitentiary.
Closing arguments are set in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle. More>>
A train bearing the remains of people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands.
South Dakota has been granted more than $294,000 in federal funds to digitize 100,000 pages of historic state newspapers published between 1836 and 1922. More>>
When the grass is blowing one way, and you're riding the other way, you know it's going to be a tough ride. That's what RAGBRAI riders faced on their ride from Okoboji to Emmetsburg today. More>>
Several area landowners are the very people behind the project to begin with, but others in southern Lincoln County say they have some major concerns about the possibility of several hundred wind towers going up in their community. More>>
Health officials are urging Minnesotans to take precautions in dealing with high temperatures and humidity. More>>
Gov. Rick Perry has ordered 1,000 members of the Texas National Guard to the border in an effort to fend off people crossing the border illegally, but the troops are not expected to do much when they arrive. More>>
The two black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane that left 298 people dead were handed over today to Malaysian officials. More>>
Several of the metal panels on the side of the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center are rippled.The city of Sioux Falls will present a project update on the event center Tuesday. More>>
Living in South Dakota, if you want to catch a professional sporting event, you have to put on a few miles. More>>
SculptureWalk Sioux Falls announced plans Monday for its largest art project yet. It's called the "Arc of Dreams." More>>
A South Dakota man has been sentenced to a decade in prison on a methamphetamine charge.
President Obama has declared a disaster in eight Minnesota counties damaged by flooding, unleashing federal funds to help repair millions in damages. More>>
Repairing your driveway will help with curb appeal.
Repairing your driveway will help with curb appeal.More>>
Crop conditions in South Dakota were reported mostly good to excellent despite a week with little rainfall. More>>
Two Florida men have been sentenced to federal prison for participating in a scheme in which former University of South Dakota athletes and others used stolen identities to fraudulently collect hundreds of thousands of... More>>
Dethroned cyclist Lance Armstrong has been named the official grand marshal of the mayor's ride to kick off the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. More>>
A 3,200 pound concrete form fell, struck and killed a 59-year-old employee, David Lee VanVoorst, from Sioux Falls. More>>
The National Weather Service has posted heat advisories for central and eastern South Dakota and southeastern North Dakota. More>>
Opponents of a proposed site in Fall River County for oil-contaminated soil hope to force a public vote on the matter. More>>
A woman recognized as baseball's first female professional umpire has been inducted into the Yankton College Alumni Hall of Fame. More>>
A man is accused of a brutal beating on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation that left a woman hospitalized and on a ventilator. More>>
Coming up this Saturday is the annual Mike Miller Night of Hope. More>>
The South Dakota State Historical Society is looking for donors toward the upcoming release of Laura Ingalls Wilder's autobiography.
A South Dakota teenager who's about to become an Eagle Scout has been honored by Gov. Dennis Daugaard.. More>>
Sioux Falls may soon bend the rules for homeowners who like to take their gardens to the curb.The city is considering to allow planting in the green space between the sidewalk and the curb.
During the summer almost everyone is looking for a way to cool down. The rivers and lakes of are a popular choice but if you're not careful, your day of fun could take an unfortunate turn. More>>
RAGBRAI is one of the most popular biking events in the country. It attracts people from all walks of life. More>>
The first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price Sunday: It killed 65 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers and forced thousands of terrified Palestinian civilians to flee their neighborhood, reportedly used to launch rockets at Israel and now devastated by the fighting. More>>
Sioux Falls homeowners with a green thumb might see some new restrictions by the city. A proposed ordinance would set new rules for what you can do in the boulevard, the green space between the sidewalk and the street. More>>
For the past 125 years, the beautiful Arnolds Park amusement park has drawn thousands of visitors to the lake every summer. But the park board will tell you it takes a lot of work and money to keep these buildings and the park looking beautiful year after year. More>>
Okoboji knows how to handle large crowds. Thousands visit every weekend in the summer to enjoy life on the water and the beach. But RAGBRAI coming to town means an entirely different level of preparedness for this community. More>>
Rebels in Eastern Ukraine today moved the bodies of 196 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17 into refrigerated trains that will stay in the rebel-held town of Torez, nine miles away from the debris field. More>>
Attorneys for a Gann Valley woman convicted of beating to death a 4-year-old boy because he wet his pants have filed motions for a new trial and a reduced sentence. More>>
South Dakota Lottery officials say a ticket sold in Watertown matched all five numbers and the wild card to win the $230,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot in Saturday's drawing More>>
U.S. District Attorney Brendan Johnson says a federal ruling Friday that will make tens of thousands of inmates serving time for drug crimes eligible for early release could have significant impact on South Dakota. More>>
A group of Oglala Lakota tribal members say they've gathered enough signatures to put a measure on the November ballot to rename Shannon County. More>>
As RAGBRAI kicks off this weekend in Rock Valley Iowa, KSFY is keeping a close eye on a few bicyclists who have already put on hundreds of miles biking across the country for a cause. More>>
The Des Moines Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, better known as "RAGBRAI" starts Sunday afternoon. Riders gathered in Rock Valley, Iowa Saturday to get ready for the seven-day ride.
A judge has ruled that a Box Elder man who torched his mobile home while two others were inside in 2012 must stay committed at a state mental hospital for now. More>>
U.S. District Attorney Brendan Johnson says a federal ruling Friday that will make tens of thousands of inmates serving time for drug crimes eligible for early release could have significant impact on South Dakota. More>>
As KSFY News first told you, neighbors are complaining about people drinking in parks near their house. More>>
Thousands are flocking to Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls for another great weekend of JazzFest, but with so many people coming together in one place, it’s even more important for drivers to be aware. More>>
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says invasive carp have been found in the Mississippi River near Cottage Grove. More>>
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has requested a presidential disaster declaration to help South Dakota recover repair infrastructure that was damaged by flooding and tornadoes in June. More>>
The Iowa Supreme Court has potentially given the Argosy riverboat casino in Sioux City more time to stay open. More>>
Just one month ago, Rock Valley, Iowa was battling rising flood waters, but now it's ready to celebrate the Registers Annual Great Bike Ride across Iowa, better known as RAGBRAI. More>>
Just a few weeks ago, Rock Valley was fighting off rising flood waters, but now it's getting ready to welcome cyclists for RAGBRAI. More>>
The city of Sioux Falls is slimming down Main Avenue. One lane of traffic has been re-purposed for more restaurant dining and foot-traffic as part of the city's "Road Diet" pilot program. More>>
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Dakota increased its milk production in June. More>>
It has been 25 years since the passengers on United Flight 232 braced themselves for impact and prepared to die. More>>
The Sioux Falls Health Department is using state grant money to boost mosquito control efforts in South Dakota's most populous city. More>>
The driver of a sport utility vehicle in Sioux Falls that ran over and killed a bicyclist Wednesday is not facing any charges. More>>
The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council has voted to not impeach President Bryan Brewer after he was suspended last month over allegations that he acted without the council's approval on two occasions and mishandled a $5,000 check. More>>
A Minnesota man has been charged with animal cruelty after police say they found four dead horses on his property. More>>
Independent U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler says if he's elected he'll push for a American Indian "holocaust memorial" museum at Wounded Knee. More>>
No injuries have been reported after an explosion at an ethanol plant in northwest Iowa. More>>
The bronze statues of former Governors George S. Mickelson, Peter Norbeck and Robert Vessey are slated to be unveiled Nov. 1 at the state Capitol. More>>
The Iowa Supreme Court is expected to rule Friday on whether to reinstate a class-action lawsuit claiming the Iowa executive branch has systematically discriminated against black job applicants. More>>
Authorities in western South Dakota say they will resume search efforts for a 24-year-old Colorado woman that was caught in flood waters while driving last month in northern Butte County. More>>
Charges are no longer facing the parents of an Iowa man who says he grew marijuana to help treat his cancer. More>>
One month ago Friday, a tornado ripped through the town of Wessington Springs. Neighbors have showed just how resilient they are. KSFY has talked to many who say they're not going to let this tornado win. More>>
Authorities say 298 people were killed when the plane traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down Thursday. More>>
Charges are no longer facing the parents of an Iowa man who says he grew marijuana to help treat his cancer.
More activities are planned across South Dakota to mark its 125th year of statehood. More>>
A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crashed in a rebel-controlled part of eastern Ukraine on Thursday, spurring swift accusations from Ukrainian officials that "terrorists" shot down the aircraft. More>>
Dozens of bicycle riders held a moving memorial for the woman killed riding her bike along 49th Street and Kiwanis Avenue. More>>
Gov. Mark Dayton wants to see Minnesota eliminate coal from the state's energy production. More>>
Gov. Chris Christie says he would consider requests to help immigrant children in New Jersey, but would not encourage families to send them to his state. More>>
People with a sweet tooth for sweet corn will have to wait just a little longer for some locally grown corn. The late frost this spring followed by a lot of rain had farmers struggling to get crops in on time. More>>
No charges yet in an accident that killed a Sioux Falls bicyclist.Thursday, police did release the name of the victim, and the woman behind the wheel. More>>
The annual Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues festival, JazzFest, is now underway. JazzFest is a free, three-day music event held annually in Sioux Falls. This year’s event is July 17-19, 2014 at Yankton Trail Park.All proceeds from beer, pop and water sales go to towards educational programming put on by Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues, the people who also put on JazzFest. Executive Director Rob Joyce wants to remind people that no coolers, pets (“seeing eye” and “support” dogs excluded), or RVs are allo... More>>
Sioux Falls police have identified the cyclist killed in yesterday's accident on 49th street as 22-year-old Natasha Adams of Sioux Falls.The driver involved in that accident has been identified as 26-year-old Terra Zahn, also of Sioux Falls.KSFY News spoke with Matt Morrison, a Sioux Falls cyclist who said what he thinks will happen in the aftermath of this accident.The cyclist said he likes to take advantage of the city's bike paths and bike lanes to go to work.Morrison said one thing this a... More>>
Renner Wollman survived being born with a rare deadly disease.
Renner Wollman survived being born with a rare deadly disease.More>>
An Aberdeen, S.D, man died in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 12 about two miles east of Mina on Thursday, July 17. More>>
The Minnesota Department of Health says two more cases of E. coli infection have been confirmed in the state. More>>
Authorities say a Spearfish man whose body was found in the Black Hills in April died of a methamphetamine overdose. More>>
A Rapid City man is accused of attacking two men with a knife at a rescue mission. More>>
A Dakotas hospital is adding an air ambulance service based in the state's oil patch. More>>
Six months after Madison's 6,500 residents had to limit water usage for two days when a storage tank collapsed, a new above-ground tank is online. More>>
A Scotland man's conviction for killing his infant son has been upheld. More>>
A Sioux Falls woman died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 229 near the interchange with Interstate 29 on Wednesday, July 16. More>>
South Dakota justices have upheld a Rapid City man's conviction for raping a 9-year-old girl at a slumber party at his house. More>>
One of two men charged in a staged armed robbery of a Huron convenience store has been sentenced. More>>
we've all had a sore back or achy joints at some point in life, but what if that pain was constant and you couldn't find relief? If pain simply won't go away, Doctors in Marshall are ready to help patients live their lives pain-free. More>>
Are you carrying around a six-pack or a keg? For many Americans stubborn belly fat is a growing problem, but is too much tummy bad for your health? One Sioux Falls woman decided she'd had enough of her flabby belly.
Everyday, technology continues to improve the way we live our lives. At the same time, the advances in medical technology are also helping save lives. Say hello to LUCAS the newest tool that is helping emergency crews keep hearts pumping. More>>
You need to fit the bike with your body and your needs.
You need to fit the bike with your body and your needs.More>>
What would you do if you woke up one day and couldn't use your hands? Well, for one Aberdeen man that became a scary reality.
Four years ago, Tom DeVries was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. As if the diagnosis wasn't enough, he also found out his coronary arteries were almost completely clogged. More>>
Whether it's running around the playground or playing sports, summer is the season of sprains and pains. So what do you do when your athlete gets injured? Seeing a foot specialist is the best way to get treatment and relief.
Mayor Huether tells Nancy Naeve about his vacation to our sister city. More>>
There are 3 simple summer lawn tips for a healthy yard. More>>
If you saw someone collapse with a heart attack would you know what to do? Not everyone has taken a CPR class but it's actually easier than you might think to save a life.
For the past week, the Avera Medical Minute has focused on several stories about getting ready for baby. The classes to take and the changes parents make. But even with all that preparation sometimes the unexpected happens. More>>
The region-wide 'Maybe a Baby' event is just around the corner. For many future parents this event helps get their minds ready for baby but what about their bodies? Maintaining complete health while pregnant is important but it's also easier than you think.
Are you thinking it's time to start a family? Is there maybe a baby in your future? Becoming a parent is a challenging, rewarding, life-changing commitment, but Avera is ready and willing to help. More>>
To help reach their goals many people turn to personal trainers but have you ever had your own personal coach? If you live in Anton, a former NFL strength and conditioning coach is looking to help everyday folks and athletes get a competitive advantage.
Plan for the worst, hope for the best. It's the idea that's at the heart of Avera McKennan's disaster training exercises. In May, employees had an active shooter drill on hospital grounds but what if there was a chemical spill in the community? More>>
You need to maintain your grill to keep it working correctly. More>>
If there was a problem with your unborn baby would you want to know? A simple blood test can help determine a child's risk of developmental issues, but it's not fool proof. Despite not being conclusive it's still the best way to develop a plan of treatment for mom and baby.