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USPS to Unveil New Forever Stamps

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The United States Postal Service will unveil a new set of Forever stamps this summer and they might be some of the most unique ones yet. The #Haveaball stamps are set to be released on June 14, 2017 at the 117th U.S. Open Championship in Hartford, WI. The stamps mimic the feel of real balls used…

Hultgren Construction Contesting Recent OSHA Citations Over Building Collapse

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Aaron Hultgren, co-owner of Hultgren Construction says in an email to KDLT News, the company will “contest both citations, including proposed penalties” related to the Copper Lounge building collapse in December 2016. OSHA made an announcement on May 1st that the company had committed two willful violations by not instructing its employees about unsafe conditions on…

Garretson Community Rallies to Support Fire Victims

Garretson, S.D. – The community of Garretson is coming together to support the families who lost their homes after Thursday’s house fires in Garretson. The fire started Thursday afternoon in one home and spread to the home next door. Authorities say both homes are a complete loss. No one was injured and authorities are still trying to determine the cause…

Warrants Sealed in Fatal Iowa Crash Involving “The Bachelor” Chris Soules

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Judges are sealing warrants that let police obtain blood and urine samples from “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules and to enter his home after a fatal Iowa crash. Two orders released Friday say the release of warrant materials could jeopardize the investigation into Monday’s accident and undermine Soules’ right to a fair trial. Soules is…

Casey’s General Store Burglarized Overnight

On-Going Investigation At 5th Street and Kiwanis Ave. Store

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Sioux Falls Police Department was called to Casey’s General Store near 5th Street and Kiwanis Avenue at around 2:40 a.m. Thursday morning for reports of a burglary. Surveillance video showed the suspect used a rock to break the glass front door to steal merchandise. The suspect fled the scene before police arrived. There was an employee…

Sioux Falls Police Called to Peeping Tom Incident

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Sioux Falls police were called to a home near 35th Street and Elmwood Avenue early Tuesday morning for a report of a man looking into the window of a home. A woman was inside the home and tells KDLT News she saw a man lying on the ground, watching her through a basement window around 5:15…

Update: Teddy Returned to Southern MN Boy with Cancer

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption Brewster, M.N. – UPDATE: Aiden has been reunited with his Teddy with help from a local police officer. A family in southern Minnesota is breathing a sigh of relief after their son’s teddy bear went…

City Announces St. Patrick’s Day Parade Route And Expected Road Closures

St. Patrick’s Day 2016 Downtown Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS – The St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place Saturday, March 18, 2017, in downtown Sioux Falls. The parade will affect travel in the downtown area. Phillips Avenue will also be closed between 9th and 10th Streets for the painting of the Shamrock from 10:45 a.m. to approximately 11:30 a.m. The…

Sioux Falls Snow Alert Update

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Plowing of north/south streets will begin on Monday, March 13, 2017. Starting at 8 a.m. all vehicles parked on north/south streets are subject to ticketing and towing until all lanes have been plowed or until 5 p.m., whichever is earlier. After 5 p.m., any continuing snow removal operations may impact your use of the street for…

Hundreds Rally in Last Ditch Protest of Dakota Access Pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) – Hundreds of people have rallied outside the White House and President Donald Trump’s Washington hotel in a last-ditch effort to stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. Participants in Friday’s march and rally say the protests against the pipeline have been successful even if it gets built because they’ve called attention to the issue of American Indian…

Sioux Falls State of the City Address Planned

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Mayor Mike Huether plans to hold his State of the City Address on Tuesday, March 28. The Mayor is expected to discuss low unemployment rates in the city, a fourth straight year of record development and the largest growth of new citizens in the history of Sioux Falls. The City ended the year with $42.2 million…

State Prison Inmate gets Another 100 Years for Child Rape

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A man serving 15 years in the South Dakota Penitentiary for a child sex crime has been sentenced to another 100 years for molesting two other children. 40-year-old Michael Slaughter had earlier pleaded guilty to first-degree rape counts. Authorities say he molested two children on almost a daily basis between 2011 and 2012. A prosecutor…

Sioux Falls to Las Vegas: Another Round Trip Option

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Frontier Airlines is adding a direct flight from Sioux Falls to Las Vegas starting this summer. Today’s announcement from Frontier Airlines launches 11 new year-round and seasonal routes in nine cities across the country, including Sioux Falls. Frontier is offering special introductory fares as low as $29 on the new routes. Flights will be offered staring…

Two In Custody Following Officer-Involved Shooting, Stolen Vehicle Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Two people were arrested Friday afternoon after a stolen vehicle incident resulted in an officer-involved shooting and a crash near Falls Park. According to Sioux Falls Police, officers spotted a stolen vehicle in the area of 6th St. and Phillips Ave. around 3:45 p.m. They attempted to stop the vehicle at East Falls Park Dr. and North Weber…

Hy-Vee Collects Diapers for Kids in Need

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – More than 37,000 diapers will be headed to kids who need them in the Sioux Falls area. Hy-Vee stores in Sioux Falls recently held a diaper drive to benefit The Teddy Bear Den and Children’s Inn. Customers were able to donate disposable diapers and wipes at any Sioux Falls Hy-Vee store,…

Fire Crews Still On Scene At Bahnson House Fire

The Red Cross is providing assistance to the family.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Fire crews are still on the scene of a house fire in eastern Sioux Falls. The fire is out but Sioux Falls Fire Rescue is keeping an eye on the home for potential hot spots flaring up. Authorities arrived just after 5:30 p.m. Sunday night to the home filled with heavy smoke and visible flames. It was…