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Jaber Receives Suspended Drug Sentence, Still Facing Terroristic Threat Charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man facing terroristic threat charges pleaded guilty to drug charges today in Minnehaha County. 46-year-old Ehab Jaber received 5 years suspended for possession of meth. He was sentenced in October to 7 months in prison and 3 years supervised release for a federal firearms charge. Minnehaha county states attorney Aaron McGowan says he…

Borrowed Bucks Roadhouse To Hold Memorabilia Auction

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Borrowed Bucks Roadhouse is auctioning off items this weekend after the establishment closed this past fall. Nearly 2,000 signs and pieces of memorabilia from the Sioux Falls bar, as well as, from the Bucks location in Grand Forks North Dakota will be offered. Including the 1956 Ford tow truck in front of the building. The auction…

Sioux Falls Man Charged With Kidnapping, Sexually Exploiting 13-Year-Old

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man is charged with kidnapping and sexually exploiting a 13-year-old boy. Authorities say 65-year-old Robert Larson, a registered sex offender, is being held without bond following a court appearance yesterday. Court documents say the boy reported missing Nov. 27 and stopped at a Sioux Falls gas station where Larson was working. Authorities say…

Downtown Sioux Falls Store ‘Unglued’ Closing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A homemade gift shop in downtown Sioux Falls is closing it’s doors after two and a half years. Unglued, located on Phillips Avenue will close on Wednesday, January 10th. To celebrate their time in Sioux Falls, staff will be holding a community craft party on Saturday, January 13th. The company says they believe the creative community…

Deer Management Program To Continue In Sioux Falls For Fourth Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Police Department will begin its fourth annual deer harvest this month. They hope to improve the health of Sioux Falls’ deer population as well as reduce property damage. Since 2015 the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks has issued permits allowing police to harvest deer from city limits. The permits were issued…

Hood Magazine’s 2018 Teach Of The Year Nominations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Every day, amazing teachers are helping students across the Sioux Empire learn, grow, and succeed. A special contest returns to recognize one of them as “Teacher of the Year.” Steff from Hood Magazine joins us, along with 2017’s Teacher of the Year, Kali Gottsleben  

Savanna Greywind Murder Suspect Pleads Guilty To Charges

FARGO, N.D. – A North Dakota woman is pleading guilty for her part in the death of an eight-month pregnant woman. Brooke Crews pleaded guilty to all charges today. She and her boyfriend William Hoehn are accused of kidnapping and killing 22-year-old Savanna Greywind. Savanna’s baby was found alive inside of the couple’s home. Authorities have not disclosed how Greywind…

Man Charged With Beating Death Makes Initial Court Appearance

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Minnehaha county judge has ordered bond to remain at $25,000 for Nathan MacTaggart, the third person charged in the beating death of a Sioux Falls man. The 33-year-old is charged with aggravated assault and made his initial court appearance this morning. On November 3rd,  two teenage girls repeatedly punched a 55-year-old victim in the face…

Small Business Spotlight: Carrie Ann’s Boutique

HARRISBURG, S.D. – A boutique owner in Harrisburg jumped at the chance to grab a unique storefront and her customers say it’s a genius location. You can find Carrie Ann’s boutique right next-door to an indoor trampoline park. Carrie Ann Bell first opened her boutique online but when a space became available alongside “Air Madness” in Harrisburg, with indoor access…

U.S. Marshals Arrest Yankton Man For Allegedly Distributing Fentanyl

YANKTON, S.D. – A Yankton man accused of dealing dangerous opioids was arrested earlier this week. Cory Poelstra was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals on Wednesday at a home in Yankton. He’s charged with conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. The U.S. Marshal’s office says the drug he allegedly conspired to sell contained fentanyl and other opiates. When Poelstra…

Great Bear Waiting For More Wintry Temperatures

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – This weekend’s warm temperatures aren’t welcome for one Sioux Falls business this time of year. Dan Grider with Great Bear Recreation Park says they are hoping cold temperatures stick around next week. They started making their own snow on Tuesday but had to stop when wind speeds rose later this week. Grider says they need a…

Announcement On Franken Replacement Expected Within Days

Minnesota’s Governor says he will announce his choice to fill Al Franken’s senate seat within days. Governor Mark Dayton didn’t tip his hand to reporters Friday, saying there are “a number” of good candidates. The governor says he will move forward with a choice quickly. Minnesota law dictates that vacant senate seats are filled by gubernatorial appointment. “I want somebody…

USD Football Players Plead Not Guilty To Rape Charges

USD Football Players Plead Not Guilty To Rape Charges

Dale Williamson Jr., Danny Rambo Jr.VERMILLION, S.D. — Two University of South Dakota football players who’ve been charged with rape and attempted rape in October made their court appearances today in Vermillion. Danny Rambo Jr. and Dale Williamson Jr. plead not guilty to alleged rape and attempted rape charges. Both were out on bond but Williamson is being held again….

City Officials Offer Safety Tips For Winter Heating

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – As the winter temperatures drop city officials want to remind people about winter heating safety. Officials say the city of Sioux Falls requires furnaces to be in good working condition and sitting at a minimum temperature of 68 degrees. Along with that they ask residents to check their smoke alarms to be sure it’s working. Sioux…

South Dakota Board Of Regents Approves $26.3M Dakotadome Renovation

VERMILLION, S.D. – The South Dakota Board of Regents unanimously approved a $26.3 million renovation plan for the Dakotadome. State lawmakers must sign off on the plan during the 2018 legislative session. The multi-sport venue opened in 1979 costing about $8 million. Many sports housed in the dome moved next-door to the Sanford Coyote Sports Center last year. The university…