It's not the easiest topic to discuss and no woman will tell you her cycle is a joyful experience. But for Wendy Mehlhaff, every month was accompanied by pain and discomfort.
The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to improve veterans' health care. More>>
A Sioux Falls gas station clerk was struck in the head with a handgun during an overnight armed robbery. More>>
Supporters of a bill that transfers ownership of nine historic cemeteries in the Black Hills from the federal government to local communities celebrated among the living and the dead. More>>
Sioux Falls was filled with some big name professional athletes Friday night for the Mike Miller Night of Hope benefiting the Sanford Children's Hospital. More>>
Strong wind and large hail hit parts of Douglas County near Corsica. More>>
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, had held the No. 1 spot for nearly a decade until 2011. The South Dakota city ranked fifth in the most recent list. More>>
Authorities say a small airplane with engine trouble struck a pickup truck during an emergency landing on a Nevada highway Saturday morning. More>>
With just a month left before a new school year, Hoven High School students and staff prepare for their first day in a new building after the May 25th fire. More>>
Some neighbors in southeast Sioux Falls feel like they were blind-sided when they were told their neighborhood would be re-zoned. More>>
This June, the USDA announced it was investing $8 million in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) incentives for farmers.In the last 50 years, bee experts estimate the honey bee population in the U.S. has dropped about 60 percent. More>>
We're all familiar with the American flag, and our state flag, but how about the flag of Sioux Falls?
Officials say a small plane has crashed a few miles east of Rapid City but no injuries have been reported. More>>
A driver is under arrest after police say he struck and killed a 57-year-old woman walking near Lake Minnetonka west of Minneapolis. More>>
The mother of one of two slain Iowa cousins has pleaded guilty to drug charges. More>>
Police in Huron are looking for an individual who took 46 cases of potentially contaminated peaches from a grocery store dumpster and has been passing them out around town. More>>
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the state is asking the federal government for more information on unaccompanied immigrant children placed in the state. More>>
Meade County officials have decided not to close a damaged section of a road connecting U.S. Highway 34 with Interstate 90 in western South Dakota. More>>
A longtime South Dakota Agriculture Department official has been named state forester. More>>
The director of the public library in Pierre wants to crack down on people who are late returning items or don't bring them back at all. More>>
There are a number of reasons to prune and crown trees. Trees can grow to close to buildings, power lines or sidewalks and become a hazard. Trees can also be crowned and pruned to make them cosmetically more appealing. More>>
The Salvation Army's Back-to-School clothing drive for elementary and middle school aged kids is ending July 31. More>>
More than 60 people in Wessington Springs have applied for help from a relief fund set up after a tornado that hit a month ago. More>>
A survey by South Dakota wildlife officials has found that few anglers object to the addition of Atlantic salmon to Lake Oahe.
Undergraduate students who have conducted research in metallurgical engineering and other topics this summer are set to present their work at a symposium in Pierre. More>>
Austin Coffee’s arms and legs were amputated when he was just three years old to save him from a rare form of Meningitis. Thursday, the now seven-year-old is getting ready to move into a new house built especially for him. More>>
Starting Thursday, neighbors in Brandon will be under a water restriction. Those with even-number addresses can water on even-number days and those with odd-number addresses can water on odd-number days. Watering is prohibited between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. for everyone. More>>
It's a fair bet that cancer has touched your life. Whether it's you personally or through a friend or a loved one. While the diagnosis can be crushing, it's not a defeat. With each day, medicines and tools are getting better.
A psychiatrist who was grazed by gunfire from a patient at a hospital on Thursday helped stop the patient by apparently using his own weapon to shoot and wound him, but not before a caseworker was killed, authorities said. More>>
If you blink during the video, you might miss the moment Jonah's tomb in Mosul, Iraq, explodes. The first few frames show the revered shrine towering over its landscape. There's a sudden burst of dust, fire and smoke. Then, nothing.
Van Eps park has seen a lot of activity the past few weeks. Many have complained about people hanging out and drinking in the park. Thursday, the park was busy with construction equipment. More>>
Joseph Patterson has been arraigned on his indictment for charges stemming from his alleged assault and attack on his former girlfriend. More>>
A RAGBRAI participant from Sioux City has been found dead in his tent in Mason City in the second death during the weeklong bicycling event. More>>
Getting to buy school supplies can be an exciting time for some students. Aberdeen hotels are trying to make sure all students are able to afford these supplies. More>>
The federal government says insurers owe South Dakota customers about $2,600 in refunds because of a provision in the nation's health care law. More>>
The inaugural South Dakota Peach Festival is this Saturday and Sunday at Yankton Trail Park. More>>
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>>
Renner Wollman survived being born with a rare deadly disease.
Renner Wollman survived being born with a rare deadly disease.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.