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Brandon Woman Facing Terrorism, Child Abuse Charges Makes Initial Court Appearance

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Brandon woman charged in two Iowa shootings appeared in Minnehaha County court today, after authorities discovered a stockpile of weapons in her home late last month. 50-year-old Artis Kattenberg is charged with felony child abuse, she’s also facing terrorism and terrorism charges in Iowa. Her bond was set today at $100,000. Kattenberg was arrested following…

Jury Selection To Begin In Dell Rapids Man’s Manslaughter Trial

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Dell Rapids man facing manslaughter charges from 2016 will soon know his fate. The jury selection process is slated to begin tomorrow morning in Alex Wittenberg’s trial. Wittenberg is accused of shooting and killing 39-year-old Jonathan Puttnam. Authorities say back in November 2016, Wittenberg and his girlfriend, who was Putman’s estranged wife, were waiting to…

Friday: 2018 Celebrity Night Out

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Teddy Bear Den offers a variety of services for moms-to-be, free of charge. And a special gala returns this week to help support their efforts. Sandy from the Teddy Bear Den joins us to tell us what it’s all about.

Suspect In Sioux Falls Double Homicide In Minnehaha County Custody

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls woman wanted in connection to a double homicide is now in custody in Minnehaha County. 27-year old Maria LeClaire was extradited to South Dakota following her arrest in Red Wing, Minnesota last Thursday. She was booked into Minnehaha County jail around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, where she’s being held without bond. She’s charged…

Out and About: What’s Happening the Week of January 15, 2017

From Watertown to Aberdeen and everywhere in-between, events worth checking out!

Addie Graham-Kramer, president of The Event Company, is back with another edition of Out and About. Every Monday she details events across the region that are unique, fun, and worth checking out. Check out the great list of happenings this week in the Sioux Empire. Monday, January 15 – Free Tubing at Great Bear https://greatbearpark.com/calendar/scheels-tubing-night Tuesday, January 16 – Chef…

Man Fatally Shot in Watertown

Watertown Police Department Believe Public IS NOT In Danger

  WATERTOWN, S.D – Watertown Police Department and Paramedics were dispatched to the 600 block of 1st Avenue NW in Watertown around 3:37am Friday morning after receiving a call from a male saying his roommate had been shot. Upon arrival, police made contact with the 30-year-old male who made the initial call as well as another 30-year-old male inside the…

Monday: Feminine Hygiene Product Drive In Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The costs of feminine hygiene products can add up for women in need and the shelters that help support them. But area groups are coming together for the 6th annual supply drive in Sioux Falls to help meet those needs. Lucy and Brienne join us to tell us how we can help.    

Man Arrested After Off-Duty Officers Witness Robbery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Police have arrested a Sioux Falls man after two off-duty officers witnessed him rob a woman. The victim was assaulted and robbed while walking to her car near 14th Street and Minnesota Avenue on Tuesday. Two off-duty officers witnessed the robbery and followed the vehicle the suspect got into. The off-duty officers were able to get…

Police, SWAT Surround Townhome In Connection With Double Homicide Investigation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police have arrested four people after police and SWAT were called to a townhome in southeastern Sioux Falls. Police say they received a tip that Manuel Frias, a double homicide suspect, may be hiding in a townhome located on 54th Street and Dubuque Avenue. When police arrived two people were leaving the townhome and…

Three Arrested After Hours-Long Standoff Tuesday Night

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Three people have been arrested after an hours-long standoff in Sioux Falls. While looking for the double homicide suspect, Manuel Jesus Frias, the name Amy Crandall came up during their investigation. Minnehaha County deputies located Crandall at an apartment complex on 6th Street on Tuesday around 5 p.m. Deputies arrested Dakota Wohlers, who was renting the…