Monica Albers

Sioux Falls Man Arrested On Child Porn Charges

Suspect reportedly locked a 17-year-old in his house before arrest

A Sioux Falls man is behind bars after a 17-year-old girl reported seeing child porn on his electronics when she was locked inside his house. Police say a 17-year-old victim went to Steven Christopher Clancey’s home in the 1100 block of West 8th Street to charge her phone on Tuesday. Police say Clancey, 32, an acquaintance to the victim, locked…

More Than 85 Grams Of Meth, Marijuana, Found During Sioux Falls Traffic Stop

SIOUX FALLS – Police arrested two people during a November drug investigation when 85 grams of meth and marijuana were discovered in their vehicle. When investigating a home in eastern Sioux Falls on Nov. 22, officers pulled over a vehicle that had left that residence near 6th Street and Lake Avenue around 8:30 p.m. A K-9 officer was brought to the…

Sioux Falls Man Arrested After Doctors Say Baby’s Broken Arm Came From A “Snapping” Motion

SIOUX FALLS – A Sioux Falls man is behind bars on felony child abuse charges after a baby was brought to an area hospital with a broken arm. Police say the one-year-old baby began fussing around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning when Glen Wanna, Jr., 27, got up to attend to the baby. Police say he woke the baby’s mother after pulling…

Nearly Two Pounds Of Meth Seized From Sioux Falls Home

Parole agents find drugs when conducting random check at residence

Two men have been arrested after police discovered nearly two pounds of methamphetamine in a Sioux Falls home Wednesday afternoon. Sioux Falls Police Officer Sam Clemens says three parole agents were conducting a random check at a house in the 200 block of S. Elmwood Ave. when they discovered baggies containing 1.8 grams and 3.3 grams of marijuana and several…

Nearly 14,000 Customers Still Without Power After Weekend Storms

Holiday weekend storms knock out electricity for thousands of customers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Rural Electric Association says nearly 14,000 customers remain without power after the holiday storm, mostly in the northeast and northwest corners of the state. And the cooperative association says it could take several days before power is restored everywhere. Gov. Dennis Daugaard declared a state of emergency that will help facilitate the…

Sioux Falls hardware store catches fire overnight

No injuries reported in hardware store garage fire

Firefighters quickly put out a fire at a Sioux Falls hardware store late Monday night. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue crews responded to a fire at Robson True Value Hardware in the 2300 block of West 12th Street at 11:15 p.m. Officials say crews found fire and smoke coming from the garage doors at the back of the building. They were…

Minnesota farmers prepare for new federal regulations

Farmers must get a veterinarian's approval before giving antibiotics to animals

EDGERTON, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota farmers say they’re prepared for new federal regulations that will require farmers to get a veterinarian’s approval before giving antibiotics to their farm animals. The new rules will be the broadest restrictions ever handed down on feeding healthy animals antibiotics. Federal and other health officials say unbridled use of antibiotics in animal feed is a…

Areas for vacation home rentals expanded in Pennington County

Some residents concerned for potential tourist influx

Courtesy: South Dakota Dept. of TourismRAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Some South Dakota residents are worried about an influx of tourists in their neighborhoods after Pennington County commissioners expanded the areas where vacation home rentals may be located. County commissioners approved some changes to the vacation home rental ordinance Tuesday to include allowing rentals in neighborhoods zoned suburban residential district….