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Lennox Residents Vote Down Bond For New Public Pool

City of Lennox FacebookLENNOX, S.D. – Residents in Lennox have voted down a bond proposal that would have helped pay for a $2.8 million public pool and facilities. Tuesday’s special election saw 338 of nearly 480 voters — roughly 70% — decline the proposal. City officials estimated that property taxes would have increased about $225 for every $100,000 of property…

5th Grader Uses Art Contest To Help Other Kids

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The winner of a t-shirt design contest is helping the organization that gave him the opportunity to express himself. The Boys & Girls Club of the Sioux Empire partnered with Scratchpad Tees to hold an art contest for kids to design a t-shirt with part of the proceeds benefiting the Boys & Girls Club. They chose Roni, who…

Hartington Man Killed In Car Vs. Pedestrian Crash

  CEDAR COUNTY, N.E.- The Cedar County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of a car vs. pedestrian on Highway 84, just west of the Highway 57 intersection, shortly before 6 p.m. Monday evening. Upon investigation, officers found the vehicle driven by 72-year-old Alton Halle, of Hartington, was driving east bound when he struck 55-year-old Daniel Leise, of Hartington,…

Man Arrested For Robbing Mitchell Auto Zone

Caleb Babb, 33, Sioux City arrested

Authorities have arrested the man they believe robbed a Mitchell Auto Zone last Sunday. The Mitchell Police Department said 33-year-old Caleb Robert Babb of Sioux City has been charged with 1st degree robbery. Police said Babb walked into the Auto Zone on East Havens Ave. just before 7 p.m. Sunday, pointed a handgun at an employee and left with cash….

Two Dead, Six Injured In Alcester Crash

Driver unintentionally stepped on gas instead of brake

Photo Courtesy: Shaleen AllenUPDATE (5:13 p.m.) ALCESTER – South Dakota Highway Patrol officials say the investigation into Monday’s fatal crash in Alcester continues to indicate that the incident was unintentional. Two people were killed and six others were injured when a vehicle ran into Alcester Care and Rehab Center, hitting seven people who were coming out of the building. The…

No Injuries Reported In Late Night House Fire

Sioux Falls, S.D.- Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a fire at 330 North Spring Avenue shortly after 10:30 Sunday night. First-arriving crews found a dumpster fire located close to the building causing an exterior corner of the building to catch fire. All residents of the building were evacuated. The fire was quickly extinguished and crews searched…

2017 South Dakota Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Ten South Dakotans were introduced today as the 2017 state Hall of Fame inductees. They are professionals in industries like agriculture, education and medicine. The ten were selected from a group of nominees. Board members say making the choice is never easy with so many qualified applicants. The inductees are being honored for their outstanding work…

Witnesses Testify In Dell Rapids Manslaughter Motions Hearing

A Dell Rapids man accused of shooting and killing another man in November, told investigators he meant to shoot the victim in the shoulder, not the head. Alex Wittenberg is facing manslaughter charges in the death of 39-year-old Johnathan Puttman. Authorities say last November, Wittenberg and his girlfriend, who was Puttman’s estranged wife, were waiting to drop off her kids…

Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends Sees Record Fundraising Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Hy-vee Sanford Legends announced a record fundraising year today at the Sanford Fieldhouse in Sioux Falls. $210,000 was raised for local youth sports organizations, pushing the total donated since 2005 to $1.89M. The program provides opportunities for student-athletes to learn alongside celebrity athletes through sporting clinics and camps held in Sioux Falls. More than 4,500 student…

Crews Searching Missouri River For Missing Swimmer

Elk Point, S.D. — Authorities are searching the Missouri River near Burbank Beach after a report of a 27-year-old man that went missing in the water near the South Dakota-Nebraska border. The report was made around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities said a group of six people was swimming on a sand bar when one of them stepped off and went…

Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood To Perform At Premier Center

Tickets go on sale Friday, July 21st at 10 a.m.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Entertainer of the Year in 2017, Garth Brooks and Grammy award-winning superstar Trisha Yearwood will bring The Garth Brooks World Tour to the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center Saturday, September 16th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 21st at 10 a.m. at www.ticketmaster.com, or charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000. This will be the last South Dakota/Minnesota appearance…