Nicole Griffith

Centerville Farmer Reacts To Flooding Damages

CENTERVILLE, S.D. — Mother Nature continues to bring challenges to those across the Sioux Empire. A farmer in Centerville is trying to salvage what’s left of his crops as he waits for the flooding to lower. “Oh it’s sad. You know all the work and effort that you put into raising a crop, and to have this happen. It’s never a…

SDSU Football Secures Another FBS Opponent

BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State University and Northwestern University have reached a scheduling agreement for a football game during the 2026 season. The game is scheduled to be played Sept. 12, 2026, at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. It would mark the first-ever meeting between the Jackrabbits and Wildcats on the gridiron. SDSU now has secured seven games against…

Council Reaches Compromise on Public Input

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Changing the way people express their concerns and ideas at Sioux Falls city council meetings has been a hot topic the past couple of weeks. Tuesday the council discussed a new idea for public input with hopes of moving it forward. It was another full house at council chambers tonight. There were about 40 people gathered with…

Delta Creates Special Flight for Belgian Tourists to Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Delta Air Lines recently created a special flight to help a group of Belgian tourists reach their South Dakota vacation after experiencing travel delays. The tourists left Amsterdam on May 31 as part of a reward trip by the Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina. Inclement weather delayed the initial flight’s takeoff. Travelers met further delays due…

South Dakota Agency Finds 66% of Deer Fawns Survive

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks Department is studying the survival rates of white-tailed deer fawns for its third year. Department officials attempt to place radio collars onto 150 fawns each spring to track survival rates. It requires the agency’s staff to capture fawns that are only days old, otherwise they can easily outrun humans. The…

Deadwood to Utilize Wildfire Planning Recommendations

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) – Deadwood officials are hoping a planning document will better prepare them for when the next wildfire nears the city. Deadwood officials received recommendations last month from Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire, a grant program helping communities prepare for wildfires. The report says the Black Hills ecosystem is mostly a fire-dependent landscape with frequent and significant fire…

SOUND: Streveler to Start in Season Opener for Blue Bombers

WINNIPEG, CAN. Chris Streveler gave plenty of life to the USD Coyotes last year. Now after going undrafted in the NFL he’s hoping to bring life to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Streveler was fighting for the starting position with the CFL powerhouse after their regular starting QB Matt Nichols got injured. In the preseason finale Streveler started off rocky with…

SOUND: Vikings C.J. Ham Has Plenty of Confidence for 3rd Season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Minnesota Vikings FB C-J Ham was in Sioux Falls for Legends for Kids. The Augustana alum is gearing up for his 3rd season with Minnesota. Ham played 16 games and started 1 last year after not playing any of the 20-16 season. He also notched his first N-F-L touchdown in week 2 against Pittsburg last year. With…

5th Inning Breakout Lifts Canaries Past Dogs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Sioux Falls Canaries took down the Chicago Dogs by a score of 3-1 on Wednesday afternoon. The Birds were powered by a strong outing from the league leader in ERA, Cesilio Pimentel, and a clutch two-RBI double by Patrick Fiala. Cesilio Pimentel took the mound for Sioux Falls (9-15), keeping the Chicago batters at bay for…