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Gubernatorial Candidate Billie Sutton Donates Donations to LifeScape

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Donations made anonymously to a candidate’s campaign can not legally be spent by that candidate, according to state law. On Wednesday, one gubernatorial candidate is donating his anonymous donations. Democratic hopeful Billie Sutton was in Sioux Falls on Wednesday, to make a donation to LifeScape. The $1,252 check will go to help LifeScape send kids to…

Authorities Seize $445K In Ongoing Fentanyl Distribution Case

PIERRE, S.D. – Authorities say they have seized an additional $445,220 in an ongoing fentanyl distribution case. The seizure was part of an ongoing investigation related to arrests made in October 2017. 28-year-old Cory Poelstra and 23-year-old Carissa Sayler were both arrested on multiple drug charges including fentanyl distribution. Authorities seized over $86,000 in cash, fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, MDMA and marijuana…

Two More Arrested In Connection With Fatal Watertown Stabbing

WATERTOWN, S.D. – Authorities in Watertown have arrested two more people in connection with a deadly stabbing that occurred Monday night. On Monday, authorities charged 38-year-old Jeremy Steinberg with second-degree murder and aggravated assault in the alleged stabbing death of 28-year-old Kristopher Spotts. Deputies were called to the 900 block of 39th St. SW around 9:30 p.m. Monday for a report…

1st Annual PorkPalooza Taking Place This Summer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls residents have a new festival to look forward to in the summer. KBACK Radio, Remedy Brewing Company, Age Media and the Sioux Falls Jaycees are partnering with Feeding South Dakota to host the first annual PorkPalooza. After the departure of RibFest, Sioux Falls has been craving a community event like it. The event will…

Watertown Man Arrested For Murder

Jeremy SteinbergWATERTOWN –  A homicide investigation is underway after an overnight stabbing. The Codington County Sheriff’s Office arrested 38-year-old Jeremy Steinberg of Watertown Tuesday morning at 9:55 a.m. He is charged with 2nd degree murder and aggravated assault in the stabbing death of 28-year-old Kristopher Spotts. Deputies were called to the 900 block of 39th St. SW around 9:30 p.m. Monday…

2 South Dakota Senior Volunteer Programs Lose Sponsor

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Two senior volunteer programs in eastern South Dakota remain in limbo after Volunteers of America announced that it will stop administering them in May. The Aberdeen American News reports that Volunteers of America will no longer facilitate the Foster Grandparents and Retired Senior Volunteer programs in eastern and northeastern South Dakota. Both service programs are available…

Volunteers Prep For Election Day In Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Tuesday is Election Day in the City of Sioux Falls. While the polls may not open until 7 a.m. tomorrow, volunteers are already working behind the scenes. There are 55 polling locations in 66 precincts for this year’s election. 250 people volunteer their time during the election. This includes set up, clean up, and ballot preparation….

Dispatchers Being Recognized During National Public Telecommunicators Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – All this week, the people who work behind the scenes of most law enforcement agencies are being recognized. It’s National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. The week is set aside to recognize the work that dispatchers and public safety communicators do day-in and day-out. Dispatchers at Metro Communications in Sioux Falls take about 250 call every day….

Final Paperwork Submitted For State’s Supreme Court Trial Against Online Retailers

The final paperwork has been submitted for an upcoming US Supreme Court trial against online retailers. Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota has filed its last brief in the lawsuit versus Wayfair, Overstock and Newegg. Jackley is asking the Supreme Court to require online companies to charge sales tax to South Dakota customers. That tax will then be collected…

Police: Man Arrested For Assault Used Curtain Rod, Gardening Tool

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A 23-year-old Sioux Falls man is behind bars after police say he attacked another man with household items. Police arrested John James Junior on Friday on aggravated assault, resisting arrest and intentional damage to property charges. Police say James used a curtain rod and a gardening tool to attack another man because he couldn’t find his…