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Corsica cleans up after windstorm pummels town Video included

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While many were dealing with a wet Saturday, folks in the Central South Dakota community of Corsica faced gale force winds that left plenty of damage in their wake.
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Avera Medical Minute ASL: relieving pain with hysterectomy Video included

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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.
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Tentative deal reached on VA Reform Video included

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The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to improve veterans' health care. More>>

Gas Station clerk injured in armed robbery

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A Sioux Falls gas station clerk was struck in the head with a handgun during an overnight armed robbery. More>>

Celebration for Black Hills Cemetery Act

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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>>

2014 Mike Miller Night of Hope Video included

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. 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.
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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>>

Wind, hail brings widespread damage in Douglas County

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Strong wind and large hail hit parts of Douglas County near Corsica.  More>>

Sioux Falls No. 5 on Forbes Best Small Places

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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>>

Plane headed for South Dakota has emergency landing on Nevada Highway

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Authorities say a small airplane with engine trouble struck a pickup truck during an emergency landing on a Nevada highway Saturday morning. More>>

Hoven High School gears up for new school after fire Video included

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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>>

Neighbors upset about rezoning

Some neighbors in southeast Sioux Falls feel like they were blind-sided when they were told their neighborhood would be re-zoned. Some neighbors in southeast Sioux Falls feel like they were blind-sided when they were told their neighborhood would be re-zoned.
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Some neighbors in southeast Sioux Falls feel like they were blind-sided when they were told their neighborhood would be re-zoned. More>>

USDA investing millions to protect South Dakota honey bees Video included

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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>>

Competition to select a suitable flag to represent the city of Sioux Falls

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We're all familiar with the American flag, and our state flag, but how about the flag of Sioux Falls?
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Small plane crashes near Rapid City; no one hurt

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Officials say a small plane has crashed a few miles east of Rapid City but no injuries have been reported. More>>

Pedestrian struck, killed near Lake Minnetonka

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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>>

Iowa mother pleads guilty to drug charges

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The mother of one of two slain Iowa cousins has pleaded guilty to drug charges. More>>

Police say Huron man passing out tainted peaches

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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 wants more info on immigrant children

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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>>

Damaged road in western South Dakota won't be closed

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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>>

New state forester named for South Dakota

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A longtime South Dakota Agriculture Department official has been named state forester. More>>

Pierre library director says fines long overdue

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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>>

Owning Your Outdoors: Tree Care

Doug says that the natural crown line of a tree should be easy to identify. Doug says that the natural crown line of a tree should be easy to identify.
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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>>

One more week of Salvation Army Back-to-School clothing drive Video included

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The Salvation Army's Back-to-School clothing drive for elementary and middle school aged kids is ending July 31. More>>

Wessington Springs tornado fund nears $150,000

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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>>

Survey finds support for Atlantic salmon in Oahe

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A survey by South Dakota wildlife officials has found that few anglers object to the addition of Atlantic salmon to Lake Oahe.
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Mines students, others present research in Pierre

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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>>

Home for Austin one step closer to completion Video included

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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>>

Watering restrictions in effect for Brandon Video included

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. 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.
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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>>

Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Raising the standard of cancer care Video included

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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.
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Prosecutor: Doctor fires back at hospital gunman who killed one

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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>>

Officials: ISIS blows up Jonah's tomb in Iraq

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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.
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Prep work begins for fence installation at Van Eps Park Video included

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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 pleads not guilty while arraigned for alleged attack on ex-girlfriend

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Joseph Patterson has been arraigned on his indictment for charges stemming from his alleged assault and attack on his former girlfriend. More>>

RAGBRAI rider from Sioux City dies in Mason City

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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>>

Aberdeen hotels help students in need Video included

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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>>

Insurers owe $2,600 in refunds in South Dakota

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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 starts this weekend Video included

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The inaugural South Dakota Peach Festival is this Saturday and Sunday at Yankton Trail Park. More>>

Bighorn sheep transplants chosen carefully

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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.
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Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

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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.
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Wagner woman appointed to pardons, paroles board

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South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed a Wagner woman to the state's Board of Pardons and Paroles.
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14 Clear Lake co-workers claim $230,000 jackpot

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A group of 14 co-workers from a Watertown area business have claimed their $230,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot.
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Inmate dies two hours after execution began in Arizona

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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>>

Plane carrying Indiana teen on round-the-world trip goes down near American Samoa

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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>>

Girl has minor injuries after bike vs. car accident in Sioux Falls Video included

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Police say the driver hit the bicyclist with a car and dragged the bike for about 15 feet.  More>>

Sioux Falls police locate missing woman

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Police found the missing woman in Sioux Falls, and she was safely returned to her home. More>>

Restoring the work of Oscar Howe in Mobridge Video included

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The artwork of South Dakota-native Oscar Howe has graced the walls of many buildings across the state, including Mobridge. More>>

Dispute continues over proposed alcohol ban at Van Eps Park

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. Th 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. Th
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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>>

Ordinance to ban roaming cats fails in Brookings

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Cats in Brookings are still free to roam the city. More>>

Man ordered to prison for robbing Spearfish store

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A man accused of holding up a Spearfish convenience store at knifepoint has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. More>>

Forest Service expands ban on exploding targets

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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>>

Rick's Cafe: A staple in Mobridge, South Dakota Video included

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Visiting Mobridge, South Dakota, there's one important stop to make along Main Street: Rick's Cafe.  More>>

Unauthorized charges linked to county fair tickets

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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 PUC rules against wind power producer

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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>>

Formerly unstable Deadwood building has new life

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A century-old Deadwood building that was in danger of collapsing a few years ago has found new life as a hotel. More>>

Canton Car Show this Sunday Video included

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The Canton Car Show is this weekend at the Jack Fox Park in downtown Canton. More>>

Free meals available to more Des Moines students

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Des Moines Public Schools plans to offer free meals to all students at more schools beginning this fall.
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Park-goers, county and city all in dispute over Van Eps Park Video included

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. 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.
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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>>

Avera Medical Minute AHH: Metabolic study yields positive results Video included

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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.
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Brooklyn Bridge white flag mystery deepens

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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>>

FAA orders US air carriers to suspend all flights to Tel Aviv Video included

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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>>

Intelligence officials present evidence for how Malaysian plane was shot down Video included

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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>>

Federal ruling may set some inmates free in South Dakota Video included

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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>>

Sioux Falls Business Journal Report: July 22 Video included

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This week's Sioux Falls Business Journal Report cover story focuses on the changing financial service workplace. More>>

City discusses ripples on Denny Sanford Premier Center

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. 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.
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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>>

High school students learn what it takes to become their own boss Video included

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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>>

More than 100 immigrant children have entered Iowa

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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 superintendent wants Indian culture taught in schools

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North Dakota School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler wants American Indian culture taught in the state's classrooms. More>>

Pierre swimming pool reopens after evacuation

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City recreation officials in Pierre have fixed a chlorine leak and reopened a public pool that was evacuated. More>>

RAGBRAI rider dies in northern Iowa

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A participant in an annual bicycle ride across Iowa has died due to a medical condition. More>>

Man pleads guilty in fatal New Year's Day crash

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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>>

$1M upgrade sought for Rapid City's Dinosaur Park

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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 wants specifics on backlogged grain shipments

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North Dakota's congressional delegation is pressing Canadian Pacific Railway to provide specifics on its backlog of grain shipments. More>>

UPDATE: Evacuation Ordered After Explosion in Williston

UPDATE: Evacuation Ordered After Explosion in Williston

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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>>

Shannon County name change proposal OK'd for vote

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Residents of Shannon County will vote in November on whether to change the name to Oglala Lakota County. More>>

Pierre swimming pool evacuated after chlorine leak

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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>>

Season 2 of FX's "Fargo" to feature Sioux Falls

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FX is making another season of its popular series, where the cast is changing but some of the characters are not. More>>

Co-op Natural Foods still using temporary location after fire Video included

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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>>

Yankton man sentenced for assaulting girlfriend

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A Yankton man accused of trying to kill his girlfriend has been sentenced to 13½ years in the State Penitentiary.
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Closings set in Ventura suit over sniper's book

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Closing arguments are set in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle. More>>

Train goes to Kharkiv with crash victims remains

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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.
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South Dakota gets over $294K to digitize historic newspapers

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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>>

Pie heals all ills along RAGBRAI Video included

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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>>

Lincoln County residents discuss possibility of a commercial wind farm Video included

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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>>

Precautions urged for excessive heat, humidity

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Health officials are urging Minnesotans to take precautions in dealing with high temperatures and humidity. More>>

Texas governor deploys National Guard to border for 'referring and deterring'

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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>>

Malaysia Airlines' black boxes handed over to investigators

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The two black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane that left 298 people dead were handed over today to Malaysian officials.  More>>

Sioux Falls city councilor concerned about rippled siding on the PREMIER Center Video included

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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>>

Daktronics gets national recognition

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Living in South Dakota, if you want to catch a professional sporting event, you have to put on a few miles.  More>>

SculptureWalk hopes to make the "Arc of Dreams" a reality Video included

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SculptureWalk Sioux Falls announced plans Monday for its largest art project yet. It's called the "Arc of Dreams." More>>

Lake Andes man sentenced to prison on meth charge

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 A South Dakota man has been sentenced to a decade in prison on a methamphetamine charge.

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Obama declares disaster in flooded Minn. counties

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President Obama has declared a disaster in eight Minnesota counties damaged by flooding, unleashing federal funds to help repair millions in damages. More>>

Angie's List Report: Driveway Sealing

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 Repairing your driveway will help with curb appeal.

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Crop conditions good despite week with little rain

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Crop conditions in South Dakota were reported mostly good to excellent despite a week with little rainfall. More>>

Men sentenced in case involving ex-USD athletes

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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>>

Lance Armstrong is grand marshal for Sturgis ride

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Dethroned cyclist Lance Armstrong has been named the official grand marshal of the mayor's ride to kick off the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. More>>

Man dies after workplace accident in Sioux Falls

Man dies after workplace accident in Sioux Falls

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A 3,200 pound concrete form fell, struck and killed a 59-year-old employee, David Lee VanVoorst, from Sioux Falls. More>>

Hot weather blanketing much of the Dakotas

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The National Weather Service has posted heat advisories for central and eastern South Dakota and southeastern North Dakota. More>>

Foes seek vote on oil-contaminated soil project

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Opponents of a proposed site in Fall River County for oil-contaminated soil hope to force a public vote on the matter. More>>

South Dakota woman recognized for role in baseball history

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A woman recognized as baseball's first female professional umpire has been inducted into the Yankton College Alumni Hall of Fame. More>>

Fort Yates man facing two federal assault charges

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A man is accused of a brutal beating on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation that left a woman hospitalized and on a ventilator. More>>

Mike Miller Night of Hope this Saturday Video included

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Coming up this Saturday is the annual Mike Miller Night of Hope.  More>>

Renner's Miracle Journey Video included

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 Renner Wollman survived being born with a rare deadly disease.

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Angie's List Report: Front Doors Video included

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 Front door ideas that will boost your curb appeal.
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Avera Medical Minute AM: Orthopedic options for Marshall Video included

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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>>

Avera Medical Minute AHH: Burning away that stubborn belly fat

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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.
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Avera Medical Minute ASM: Keeping the blood flowing with LUCAS Video included

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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>>

Angie's List Report: Bike Buying Tips Video included

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 You need to fit the bike with your body and your needs.

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Avera Medical Minute ASL: Giving patients a better grip on life Video included

Al Hoerth takes a swing, something that would have been impossible a few months ago Al Hoerth takes a swing, something that would have been impossible a few months ago
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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.
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Avera Medical Minute AHH: Getting Cholesterol in Check Video included

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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>>

Angie's List Report: Bee Removal Video included

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 An eco-friendly way to get rid of unwanted bees. More>>

Avera Medical Minute ASH: Getting athletes back on their feet Video included

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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.
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Sioux Falls Mayor is Back from Potsdam Video included

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Mayor Huether tells Nancy Naeve about his vacation to our sister city. More>>

Angie's List Report: Healthy Lawn

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There are 3 simple summer lawn tips for a healthy yard. More>>

Avera Medical Minute AHH: Teaching Hands Only CPR Video included

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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.
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Angie's List Report: Metal Roofing

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It's expensive, but extremely durable. More>>

Avera Medical Minute AQoP: Keeping patients calm during abnormal deliveries Video included

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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>>

Avera Medical Minute ASM: Maintaining health during pregnancy Video included

Heidi Kool has her baby's heart rate checked by Dr. Jessica Rasmussen Heidi Kool has her baby's heart rate checked by Dr. Jessica Rasmussen
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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.
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Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Preparing for Baby Video included

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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>>

Avera Medical Minute ASH: Giving Yankton the Performance Edge Video included

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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.
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Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Preparing for a Chemical Emergency Video included

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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>>

Angie's List Report: Grills Video included

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You need to maintain your grill to keep it working correctly. More>>

Avera Medical Minute ASL: Quad Marker Tests Video included

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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.
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  • 2014 Mike Miller Night of Hope

    2014 Mike Miller Night of Hope

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:14:24 GMT
    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.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.
    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 >>
    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 >>
  • Wind, hail brings widespread damage in Douglas County

    Wind, hail brings widespread damage in Douglas County

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-07-27 03:45:21 GMT
    Strong wind and large hail hit parts of Douglas County near Corsica. More >>
    Strong wind and large hail hit parts of Douglas County near Corsica. More >>
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