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Petition to change Sioux Falls schools start date Video included

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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>>

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Raven Industries adds green rooftop to its environmentally friendly design Video included

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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 Video included

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At the end of 2013, only 32 commercial buildings in South Dakota were LEED certified. More>>

Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Contrast Enhanced Spectral Mammography

Dr. Josie Alpers shows a mammogram that was taken with CESM technology Dr. Josie Alpers shows a mammogram that was taken with CESM technology
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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

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Police found the weapon used in Sioux Falls' second murder of the year.  More>>

Aberdeen keeps historic downtown alive Video included

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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' Video included

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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 Video included

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Police released new details today in Sioux Falls' second murder of the year. More>>

South Dakota gets nearly $310K for specialty crop grants

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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

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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

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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'

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 Video included

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Sioux Falls has seen its second murder of 2014 and again, the victim is a woman in her 50's. More>>

De Smet community raises $450,000 in less than 24 hours Video included

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People in De Smet came together to raise nearly half a million dollars to complete a new community center.
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National park visits will be more expensive this year

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Park Superintendent Vidal Davila says the fees fund facility upgrades. He says the increases were discussed at public meetings. More>>

Wastewater lagoons bring bad odor to Brandon this spring Video included

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The bad odor is coming from the city's waste water lagoons. The smell has been around since the lagoons were built in the 1980s, but the city's recent growth has made the odor much more noticeable. More>>

STD rates spike in Minnesota

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Increases were much higher for some diseases, with syphilis up 64 percent and gonorrhea up 26 percent. More>>

Keystone XL Pipeline remains a divisive issue Video included

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The potential environmental impact isn't the only issue pipeline opponents have raised. One widespread belief is it will have little to no domestic benefit. Howard says that is not true. More>>

New cane ball courts diversifying Huron Video included

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Cane ball, a game similar to volleyball and soccer, is growing popular in the city of Huron, and a group of students are doing something about it. Middle schoolers, originally from Thailand and Burma, are so in love with the game, for their Destination Imagination (D.I.) project they petitioned to get some courts set up in town. More>>

Sioux Falls swimmers anticipate indoor aquatic center Video included

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Sioux Falls swimmers could see a new indoor pool open at Spellerberg park in the next two years.That's just east of the VA in central Sioux Falls.KSFY News spoke to people who love taking to the water. More>>

Two puppies stolen from Ed's Pet World Video included

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"What kind of person would come in and steal puppies?" Ed Anderson, owner of Ed's Pet World in Mitchell, is trying to find out. More>>

Police investigating murder in western Sioux Falls

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Police say a woman was murdered this afternoon at a home in western Sioux Falls. More>>

Henry man killed in two-vehicle crash

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A Henry man died Monday in a two vehicle crash approximately twenty miles west of Watertown. More>>

South Dakota Governor hosts Easter egg hunt

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Families are invited to join the Easter egg hunt at the Governor's resident in Pierre. More>>

State help for Northern Beef was about $4.4M

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South Dakota U.S. Senate candidates talking about the idled Northern Beef Packers have been tossing out figures of taxpayer losses ranging from zero dollars to $80 million. More>>

Mother of missing boy found in claw machine will not face charges Video included

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The mother of the 3-year-old Nebraska boy who was reported missing before being found safe inside a claw machine at a nearby bowling alley will not face charges. More>>

Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck off South Korea

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Military dive teams and other rescuers worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea early Thursday in a desperate effort to find nearly 300 people who remained missing after the ferry they were taking to a South Korean island resort sank with breathtaking speed. More>>

Indian Motorcycles dealership to open in Sturgis

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The company Indian Motorcycles plans to open a permanent dealership in Sturgis. More>>

Man charged with Boston Marathon hoax held on $100K bail

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The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday following his initial court appearance. More>>

Revolutionary "NeuroLens" technology developed in South Dakota Video included

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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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Seven dead babies case baffles investigators

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Investigators are reconstructing a mysterious decade from Megan Huntsman's life as they try to figure out how she concealed seven pregnancies before allegedly strangling or suffocating her newborns. More>>

Why high oil prices are actually good for airlines

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Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business. More>>

Man charged after suspicious bags found near Boston Marathon finish line

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A man was charged Tuesday with possession of a hoax device, disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace after two suspicious bags were found near the finish line of the Boston Marathon amid stepped-up security on the anniversary of the bombings that shook the city a year ago. More>>

No shots, no school amid Ohio mumps outbreak

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Unvaccinated kids could spend 25 days at home if someone at their school develops mumps – a contagious disease making the rounds in Columbus, Ohio. More>>

As many as 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram, Nigerian officials say

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As many as 200 girls were abducted from their boarding school in northeastern Nigeria by heavily armed Boko Haram Islamists who arrived in trucks, vans and buses, officials and witnesses said. More>>

Vermillion named South Dakota's community of the year

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Governor Dennis Daugaard named Vermillion Large Community of the Year. More>>

Rapid City man sentenced for using 2-year-old as a shield

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The man who used his 2-year-old daughter as a shield to avoid being arrested will spend nearly two decades in prison. More>>

Madison man killed in crash

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A Madison man died in a one-vehicle crash west of Salem yesterday. More>>

SW Sioux Falls construction underway

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Construction season is here and drivers are feeling the effects. Sioux Falls projects are underway with $31.6 million worth of work done to roads and intersections. More>>

Daugaard: "I Support The Death Penalty" Video included

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard tells KSFY News he supports the death penalty, but also says overseeing the process of capital punishment does weigh on him. More>>

Governor urges communities to participate in 125th celebration Video included

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Communities interested in hosting a celebration must form a local committee and fill out an application. More>>

Three takes on working death sentence trial Video included

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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 Video included

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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>>

Several clues unravel 42-year-old missing persons case Video included

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As KSFY News first reported Monday night, the remains found in a car pulled from Brule Creek in September belong to Pam Jackson and Cheryl Miller. And investigators say their death was an accident. Several clues helped unravel this four-decades-old mystery. More>>

Runner reflects on Boston Marathon one year later Video included

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An hour after Bruce Allen crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon last year, the unthinkable happened. More>>

Indoor aquatic center plans presented to Sioux Falls City Council

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A new outdoor pool for Spellerberg Park was shot down by Sioux Falls voters, but now supporters of an indoor pool are making their intentions known. More>>

Confirmation in the case of two missing girls brings closure for families and law enforcement Video included

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Authorities have confirmed what KSFY News first reported Monday. The remains found in a rural Union County creek belong to Pam Jackson and Cheryl Miller, two teenage girls who disappeared on their way to a party back in May 1971. More>>

Police say Minnesota man tried to kill girlfriend

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Police are accusing a Minnesota man of trying to kill his girlfriend by choking her, punching her and beating her with a metal bat in their apartment. More>>

FEC report: Pressler raised less than $10K

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Tuesday marks the deadline for South Dakota's U.S. Senate candidates to file their quarterly campaign reports with the Federal Election Commission. More>>

Western South Dakota boy, 10, arrested for carrying BB gun to school

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Police in western South Dakota say a 10-year-old boy has been arrested at an elementary school for carrying a BB gun in his backpack. More>>

Medical center offers new therapeutic lens for chronic headaches

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A Sioux Falls medical center will offer a new technology to treat headaches. More>>

Ex-Minnesota State, Mankato coach returning to job

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Former Minnesota State, Mankato, football coach Todd Hoffner says he'll return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongly fired. More>>

Volunteers needed for senior meals program Video included

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The Area 4 Senior Meals Program provides a nutritious lunch for seniors every Monday through Friday, but they are in desperate need of one thing, volunteers. More>>

Accused Kansas shooter in wheelchair for court appearance

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Frazier Glenn Miller, who could face the death penalty for allegedly killing three people at Jewish centers in Kansas, made his first court appearance today wearing only what appeared to be a padded smock with his arms and legs exposed. More>>

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

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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>>

Union County teens missing since 1971 died in car crash

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For 42 years, investigators wondered what happened to Cheryl Miller and Pamela Jackson on May 29, 1971 -- the night the teen girls disappeared. Today, they have a much clearer picture of that night. More>>

Authorities charge Minnesota minister with sexual abuse

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A minister has been charged with 59 counts of criminal sexual conduct involving two members of a "Maidens Group" within a Minnesota-based church he led called the River Road Fellowship. More>>

Iowa City couple accused of tying up young child

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An Iowa City couple facing drug charges has been accused of tying up a young child and using a stun gun on him. More>>

Deputy shot in northern Minnesota

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Authorities in northwestern Minnesota say a suspect has been arrested for shooting a sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop. More>>

Russia: Ukraine on brink of civil war

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An "anti-terrorist operation" is under way in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region against pro-Russia protesters, Kiev declared on Tuesday, with armored personnel carriers seen on the road in the restive area. More>>

Court takes next steps to administer death penalty in McVay case Video included

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A jury sentenced admitted killer James McVay to die by lethal injection for the 2011 murder of Sioux Falls hospice nurse Maybelle Schein. But the jury's decision doesn't make the ruling official. More>>

South Dakota gas at highest price in months

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South Dakota's statewide gas price average is the highest in months. More>>

Sioux Falls enforcing lawn care ordinances

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With a swing to warmer weather, the attention of the City's Property Maintenance staff is shifting from snow removal to nuisance vegetation. City ordinance requires that lawns be kept shorter than 8 inches in height and noxious weeds be controlled. More>>

Miss the 'blood moon'? Check it out; find out when to see it next

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If you were asleep when the "blood moon" graced the sky early today, you're in luck. More>>

Spring wheat, barley seeding behind average in South Dakota

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Planting of spring wheat and barley is lagging behind the average pace in South Dakota. More>>

Communities invited to celebrate South Dakota's 125th

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Gov. Dennis Daugaard is inviting communities to plan events to commemorate South Dakota's 125th anniversary of statehood this year. More>>

Sioux Falls and Aberdeen see record-cold temps

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Record cold gripped parts of South Dakota early Tuesday. More>>

Psychiatric exam ordered for Yankton murder suspect

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A judge has ordered a psychiatric evaluation for a man accused of using a hammer to kill his uncle in Yankton. More>>

SDSU prof: Cattle feeding margins move into black

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A South Dakota State University adjunct economics professor says cattle feeding margins moved back into the black in the first quarter of 2014 after nearly three years of deep losses. More>>

Skyforce clinch series over Canton; Play Ft. Wayne next Video included

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Sioux Falls, S.D. (April 14, 2014) – The fourth-seeded Sioux Falls Skyforce (31-19) will play the top-seeded Fort Wayne Mad Ants (34-16) in the semifinals of the 2014 NBA Development League Playoffs. More>>

James McVay sentenced to death Video included

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James McVay has been sentenced to die by lethal injection for killing Sioux Falls hospice nurse Maybelle Schein. More>>

Maybelle Schein's friends and family honor her memory Video included

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Monday's decision to put James McVay to death brings closure to the family and friends of his victim, Maybelle Schein.
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Fire damages garage in central Sioux Falls Video included

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Fire crews blocked off nearby intersections while they worked to get the fire under control. More>>

Edgerton farmer featured in "Farmland" Video included

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An Edgerton, Minnesota hog farmer is going Hollywood. It all started when his family was named Minnesota's Pork Family of the Year in 2013. More>>

Businesses not worried about rising beef prices Video included

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Beef prices continue to rise. "A year ago i thought it was high, and ever since then i think it's gotten higher," cattle buyer Keith Eichler said. The demand for U.S. beef in Asia is one reason we are seeing a shortage, weather is another cause. More>>

Jury sentences James McVay to death by lethal injection Video included

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A jury has sentenced James McVay to death by lethal injection for the 2011 killing of Maybelle Schein. More>>

Case closed: Union County remains match teens missing since 1971

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A 42-year-old South Dakota cold case is closed, one of the victim's sisters told KSFY News. More>>

SoDak Stories: Bickering Brothers Distillery

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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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TransCanada responds to claims made about KXL Pipeline

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"As we anticipate a decision on the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, we look forward to continuing to build strong relationships with tribal communities along the proposed pipeline route." More>>

United Way gives more than $170,000 to local non-profits

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Sioux Empire United Way awarded $178,811 in grants to several area non-profits.  More>>

University of South Dakota med school expanding class size in fall 2015

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The University of South Dakota is expanding its medical school class size starting in the fall of 2015. More>>

County using new tool to manage roads

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Minnehaha County is using a new tool to manage its roads. More>>

Co-pilot's phone signal picked up after Malaysian airlines jet vanished

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Efforts to find missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 focused beneath the choppy surface of the Indian Ocean on Monday as Australian authorities sent a U.S. Navy submersible diving toward the sea floor in a bid to find the jetliner and the 239 people aboard it. More>>

Jewish center shooting officially classified a 'hate crime'

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The shooting rampage outside two Jewish community centers over the weekend was officially classified a "hate crime" today by authorities. More>>

Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her six babies

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Authorities say a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the children and then put them inside boxes in her garage. More>>

Don't miss rare 'blood moon' lunar eclipse tonight

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Turn your gaze to the stars tonight for an eerie and spectacular view of the "blood moon." More>>

Southeast South Dakota wildfire burns 1.5 square miles

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No one was hurt and no structures were damaged when a controlled burn at a Hutterite colony in southeastern South Dakota ended up scorching 1½ square miles of land. More>>

605 magazine, Scott Hoy announce Summer Classic line up Video included

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The fifth annual 605 Summer Classic is growing big-time, and the magazine announced this year's headliners on today's KSFY Morning Show. More>>

Sioux Area Metro expanding bus services in Sioux Falls

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Sioux Area Metro (SAM) is expanding routes, bus frequency and service hours. More>>

Minn. Governor to sign minimum wage boost into law

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Gov. Mark Dayton is capping a push to raise Minnesota's minimum wage with a ceremony to sign the bill doing just that. More>>

Renovation nearly complete at Sioux Falls YMCA

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The YMCA in Sioux Falls has undergone a $3.5 million renovation project since October 2013, but a big portion of the new facility will be open to members on Monday, April 28th. More>>

UPDATE: 3 dead after Kansas City shooting

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Authorities say three people have been shot and killed in suburban Kansas City. More>>

Crews to begin litter pickup along SD interstates

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Crews have been scheduled to begin picking up litter and other items along the interstate system in southeast South Dakota. More>>

Bridge to be replaced on highway in southeast SD

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Work to replace a bridge on County Highway 2 in Bon Homme County is slated to begin in late April. More>>

Rejected bids won't cause major delay for school

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Officials in Pierre say the rejection of two bids for a major construction phase of a new elementary school won't have a significant impact in the timeline of the project. More>>

Weiland seeks to lessen big money's influence

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As five Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls prepare for battle in a June primary, Democrat Rick Weiland has been busy racking up the miles. More>>

Restaurant Week in downtown Sioux Falls Video included

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If you like food like we do at KSFY, you'll want to check out the 3rd Annual Restaurant Week in Downtown Sioux Falls. More>>

Plunging into frigid water for a good cause, Saturday

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Polar Plunge at Canaries Stadium, Saturday, benefits the Special Olympics.  More>>

Dr. Yvonne DeWitte crowned Mrs. South Dakota

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The newest Mrs. South Dakota was crowned, Friday night.  More>>

Save Our Neighborhood not giving up Video included

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For almost a year, the group 'Save Our Neighborhood' fought hard against Initiated Measure 4.
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2 SD men plead not guilty to sex trafficking

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Authorities say two Sioux Falls men have pleaded not guilty to federal sex trafficking charges involving a child. More>>

8 new troopers join South Dakota Highway Patrol

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Eight new troopers have joined the ranks of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. More>>

2 cleaners shot, wounded outside Target Field

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Authorities say two members of the Target Field clean-up crew were shot and wounded in pre-dawn hours outside the baseball stadium. More>>

Sioux Falls woman killed in crash on I-29

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A Sioux Falls woman died in a two vehicle crash on Interstate 29.


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Parker teen killed in crash on Highway 42

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A Parker teen died in a one vehicle crash approximately 10 miles west of Sioux Falls Highway 42.


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Major road projects ramping up Monday in Sioux Falls Video included

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Traffic delays are to be expected for all three projects. More>>

Minneapolis venues will soon offer free earplugs

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Company president Brian Felsen says the goal is to make hearing protection as accessible as possible. More>>

DWI driver crashes stolen truck in downtown Sioux Falls

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David James Winters is being treated for non-life threatening injuries at Avera McKennan Hospital after stealing a woman's truck, speeding through Sioux Falls and crashing downtown -- all in just 7 minutes. More>>

Kryger indicted on 10 charges for Kari Kirkegaard's death

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The suspect in Sioux Falls' first homicide of 2014 was formally indicted on 10 charges. More>>

Rachel Coleman sentenced to 42 years in prison for attack on state trooper Video included

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Rachel Lee Coleman learned her fate today. Coleman was sentenced to 42 years behind bars for attacking a South Dakota state trooper with her car in 2012. More>>

Coleman sentencing brings closure for Trooper Steen's friends and family Video included

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Rachel Lee Coleman was sentenced to more than four decades in prison Friday for assaulting Trooper Andrew Steen with her car in 2012.   This case was a difficult time for everyone involved.
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A life lost too soon; remembering Perri Heideman Video included

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Friends and family are trying to come to terms with the loss of a young girl, killed in a fire Thursday night near Adrian, MN. More>>

1 in 10 kids have someone else using their social security number Video included

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Study shows more than 10 percent of children under the age of 18 have someone else using their social security number right now. More>>

No resolutions made for the agriculture rail crisis Video included

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Urgency is a huge factor for farmers. They are soon to put crops in while they still have grain from last year filling their bins. They are in desperate need of train engines to move cars hauling grain and fertilizer. These engines are heading to oil country before they hit agriculture. More>>

McVay takes the stand in sentencing trial Video included

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Admitted killer James McVay took the stand in his sentencing trial Friday afternoon. More>>

South Dakota woman guilty in death of 4-year-old

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A Gann Valley woman was founded guilty of manslaughter in the death of a 4-year-old child. More>>

2013 homicide suspect changes plea to guilty

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The Sioux Falls man charged with a 2013 homicide changed his plea to guilty. More>>

Suspect must be guilty of aggravating factor to get death penalty

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In South Dakota, the jury must find a suspect guilty of at least one aggravating circumstance in order to impose the death penalty. More>>

10-year-old girl killed in Minn. hay bale fire was youngest of four

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A 10-year-old girl died last night after a hay bale fire on a farm in rural Adrian, Minn. More>>

Live updates: James McVay takes the stand in death sentence trial

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The second phase of James McVay's death sentencing trial is underway, and he'll be taking the stand this afternoon. More>>

Coleman gets 42.5 years in prison for running over Trooper Steen

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Rachel Coleman ran over Trooper Andrew Steen with her car in October 2012. More>>

Man found dead along Big Sioux River in Sioux Falls

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A body was found along the Big Sioux River this morning, Sioux Falls police told us. More>>

Death leads to drug bust in Sioux Falls hotel

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An investigation into a death at a Sioux Falls hotel ended with a drug bust and three suspects in custody.Police responded to a medical call at the Residence Inn around 1:30 Thursday morning. They found More>>

Bar owner's sentence reduced from 100 to 75 years

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A recent ruling by the South Dakota Supreme Court has resulted in a slightly reduced sentence for a former Huron bar owner convicted of raping three girls after serving them alcohol.    Werner Fajardo More>>

Students among 10 killed in fiery Calif. crash Video included

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A FedEx truck collided with a charter bus carrying students in California Thursday, killing 10 people and injuring dozens of others, authorities say. More>>

Minneapolis police quell rowdy crowd after Gophers' NCAA semifinal win

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It came down to a buzzer-beater, but the Minnesota Gophers men's hockey team is headed to the NCAA Frozen Four championship game. More>>

Downtown Sioux Falls celebrates Restaurant Week Video included

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Downtown Sioux Falls is celebrating Restaurant Week through April 12.  More>>

Avera Medical Minute ASL: Saved by Strangers Video included

Dr. David Ashpole points out the complete blockage that caused Nancy Karlen to collapse at the grocery store Dr. David Ashpole points out the complete blockage that caused Nancy Karlen to collapse at the grocery store
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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 Video included

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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

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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

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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 Video included

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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

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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 suspect More>>

Camp brings a face to South Dakota Tribes' KXL fight

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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 Video included

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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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Avera Medical Minute ASH: Changes coming for Nutrition Labels Video included

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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."I More>>

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

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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>>

Possible power outages during electric construction

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Southeastern Electric Co-op says Sioux Falls' growing population is the main reason behind this expansion. More>>

Search for missing inmate

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He is serving sentences for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Grand Theft out of Minnehaha County. More>>

Families displaced after Sioux Falls apartment fire

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Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to the call at the Arnold's Park Apartments about 1 p.m. and smoke and flames were coming from the second floor. T More>>

Elevator on fire in Howard

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Crews from Howard, Canova and Fedora spent much of Thursday evening fighting a fire at the elevator in Howard. More>>

Avera Medical Minute AQoP: counseling help for managing diabetes Video included

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If you were diagnosed with diabetes would you know what to do next to get your health in check? Well if you're looking for answers and live in Mitchell, help is not far away. More>>

Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Getting athletes back in the game Video included

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You may not know it but March is National Athletic Training Month and a little bit of the spotlight should be shed on the guys and gals who sit at the end of the bench. More>>

East Sioux Falls mobile home destroyed by fire

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Titus says everyone was already outside when firefighters arrive, however the family was trying to find their dogs. More>>

Avera Medical Minute ASL: Lucky to be alive after farm accident Video included

Jim Pray looks up at the grain bin that he fell off of during the harvest Jim Pray looks up at the grain bin that he fell off of during the harvest
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South Dakota's regional hospitals are one of the state's best kept secrets. Even with the state's rural landscape, in an emergency, top notch care is readily available. Because of this commitment to quality care, one Groton man says it's the reason he's alive. More>>

Avera Medical Minute AHH: Burning away that stubborn belly fat Video included

Ann Haight works out at Farrell's Extreme Bodyshaping Ann Haight works out at Farrell's Extreme Bodyshaping
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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. More>>

Lawmakers weigh in on texting ban compromise

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The bill endorsed Thursday by the negotiating committee does not prevent local governments from passing their own texting bans. More>>

Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Living life despite kidney failure

Marie Eidem disinfects her home dialysis kit for her acute kidney failure Marie Eidem disinfects her home dialysis kit for her acute kidney failure
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The ideal solution for chronic kidney failure is a kidney transplant but while they wait, all patients go on dialysis. It's a life changing diagnosis but this blood filtering process is becoming less restrictive. More>>

Americans aboard missing plane Identified from flight manifest

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Malaysia Airlines previously reported that one of the Americans on board the flight was an infant. More>>

Oil slicks found in sea during search for missing plane

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There was no confirmation that the slicks were related to the missing plane, but the statement said they were consistent with the kinds that would be produced by the two fuel tanks of a crashed jetliner. More>>

Threat leads to early dismissal in Spencer

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The exact wording of the note is unknown at this time, but school officials tell The Daily Reporter that it threatened students and faculty.
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Who Reigns the Hardwood Video included

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In this half hour special, KSFY Sports Director Erik Thorstenson and KSFY Sports Anchor Matt Peterson look at some of the top players and top teams. More>>

KSFY News & Argus Leader to host Sioux Falls mayoral debate

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The debate will air live on Monday, March 31, one week before voters head to the polls.



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Does It Work? Potato Express Video included

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It's a microwave potato cooker. More>>

Former SDSU student sentenced for HIV exposure

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Colaites in January admitted to not using a condom during consensual sex with another student who did not know Colaites is HIV-positive. More>>

Angie's List Report: Run Flat Tires Video included

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Spare tires have been replaced by run flat tires. More>>

Getting a better understanding of concussions in football

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Behind the glory of football there are the scars and bruises, some visible, some not. We still have much to learn about the health risk football puts on it's players, but some of the biggest strides in research are happening on South Dakota's fields. More>>

Does It Work? WOW Cup Video included

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The WOW Cup claims to be a spill free drinking cup like no other, but does it work? More>>

Does It Work? GripGo

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GripGo is a universal car phone mount that is supposed to firmly hold your phone and yet easy to peel off. More>>

Angie's List Report: Home Buyers Heartache Video included

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How to avoid all those things that can be problems when buying a house. More>>

Three seriously injured in Minnehaha County crash

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Trooper Wosje says that alcohol was not a factor. He also confirms that the juvenile driver of the Buick was not texting or using his phone at the time of the crash. More>>

Exploring the possibilities of pot on Pine Ridge

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A committee will ask whether people support medicinal marijuana, recreational marijuana, or no marijuana at all. More>>

Angie's List Report: Light Bulb Changes Video included

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Incandescent bulbs are soon going to be a thing of the past. More>>

Johnson Fine Arts Center plans renovations

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The Johnson Fine Arts Center on Northern State University's campus is soon getting a facelift. NSU has raised $11 million to renovate the building that houses the Theater, Music and Arts departments. They More>>

Affordable Housing opens in Aberdeen

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Cutting ribbons, and cutting prices, that's what's going on at the new affordable housing development in Aberdeen. More>>

Corinna Robinson launches campaign

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Corinna Robinson, who is the democratic candidate for the U.S. House, made a visit in Aberdeen this afternoon to introduce herself to the public. More>>

Three injured in crash south of Brandon

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The woman driving vehicle #1 is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. Two other people were injured as well. Ten people were riding in the three vehicles. More>>

Angie's List Report: Wallpaper Makes a Comeback

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Wallpaper is in style again, but it's still hard to apply and strip. More>>

Pedestrian killed in Sioux Falls crash

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The victim was taken to the hospital, but died after he arrived.
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Angie's List Report: Bad Contractors Video included

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If you are a victim of a bad contractor, what can you do? More>>

Angie's List Report: Get Your House In Order Video included

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Angie's List has compiled a list to make it easier for you to start getting your house in order in 2014. More>>

Corn and soy stocks up in South Dakota

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Stocks of corn and soybeans are up in South Dakota. More>>

Legal challenge delays Vikings stadium bond sale

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State officials say a legal challenge from a stadium opponent has forced them to delay the sale of bonds to finance the new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. More>>

SD Legislature to debate Common Core standards

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South Dakota lawmakers expect to spend a lot of time during the upcoming legislative session debating the Common Core standards that establish what students should know in math and English at each grade level. More>>

Angie's List: Gym Contracts Video included

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Read your contract before joining a gym. More>>

One body found following Minneapolis apartment fire

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Fire officials say they confirmed a body was found shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday. More>>

Man injured, mother arrested in Sioux Falls stabbing

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The victim's mother has been arrested. Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the incident. More>>

Snow alerts for Aberdeen & Brookings

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Violators will be ticketed and/or towed. More>>

Local students help moms in need

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Local junior high students help moms in need with Advent baby shower.  More>>

Parents remember Pierre teen killed by gun violence

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Dalton's parents say they feel they won't have closure until the trial is over, but it's not clear when that will be. More>>

Homeless numbers show spike in children from 2012

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New numbers show homeless statistics in South Dakota, based on a one-day count. More>>

Angie's List Report: Restoring Water Damage Video included

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Restoring your home after fire & water damage should include a professional. More>>

UPDATE: Missing Inmate Back In Custody

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Reginald Walton was reported missing from his work release job in Sioux Falls Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Does It Work? Light Angel Video included

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Nancy Naeve tests "As Seen on TV" Products again. This time the motion activated stick up LED light. More>>

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