Miranda Paige

Animal Control Warns of Hot Car Dangers for Pets

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-From April 1st to May 25th there have been 45 calls made to animal control about pets left in cars. These next couple months it’s going to get even hotter. They want to remind pet owners not to leave their furry friends in vehicles. “When animals get in temperatures that are highly elevated in even up to the…

68th Anniversary of Armed Forces Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Saturday marks the 68th anniversary of Armed Forces Day. People across the nation honored those who have served in the U.S. military. Sioux Falls had their own celebration. Veterans and spectators gathered at the South Dakota Air National Guard to honor those who serve past, present and future. Awards were given to service men and women for…

South Dakota Beekeepers Turn to Swarm Catching, Safely Removing Unwanted Honey Bees

CORSON, S.D.- Bees are an important part of our ecosystem. Experts say one out of every three bites of food you eat was pollinated by honey bees. However, sometimes they end up living in the wrong places, like in between the walls of someone’s house. During the spring and summer months honey bee infestations become more common. Last spring augustana…

The Log Cabin to Reopen

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Jerry Adams passed away in March leaving behind The Log Cabin bar. When longtime friend Dusty Foltz found out it wasn’t going to reopen he knew what he had to do. “He was a funny guy, he was fun to hangout with and me and him became friends. I stopped and met him here about eleven years…

Sioux Falls Businesses Report String of Thefts

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Several business owners in Sioux Falls believe they are the victims of a serial thief. They claim a young woman is responsible for stealing several wallets and spending thousands of dollars at places like walmart and walgreens. Several stores have filed police reports and are hoping someone will recognize this woman. Businesses say they can’t believe this…

Excitement Builds Over Year-round E15

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-People are usually not able to fill up their tanks with E15 over the summer. Soon they might be able to as well as year-round. President Trump announced Tuesday that this change is coming. E15 is a blend of gasoline and 15 percent ethanol. “Opens up the market. It really addresses outdated regulation that has been in place…

Prayer Bus Tour Brings Awareness to Different Cultures in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-There are people from over 100 different countries living in Sioux Falls and several organizations want to bring awareness to the different cultures. The Multi-cultural Center along with Presentation Sisters and Pax Christi held their second Prayer Bus Tour of the year. On these trips people learn about different cultures, such as Ukraine, Armenia and Turkey. You don’t…

Volunteers Participate in Citywide Day of Service

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Mayday is the international distress call for help and while many haven’t asked for it, First United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls wants to lend their helping hands. They held their 4th annual MayDay event Sunday May 6th to do just that. It’s a citywide day of service. More than 200 people volunteered three hours of their day…

Artists Show Off New Sculptures for 2018 SculptureWalk

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-It’s a new year of sculptures. 56 of them were installed in Downtown Sioux Falls Saturday morning for the annual SculptureWalk. The sculptures are incredible to look at, but have you ever wondered who the artists behind the sculptures are? Artists waited patiently to see their sculptures go up and now they’re ready to show them off to the…

Falls Park Farmers Market Opens for the Season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It’s now farmers market season and Saturdays warm temperatures brought a lot of people outside. Falls Park Farmers Market opened and will run until the last Saturday in October. It’s from eight a.m. to one p.m. every Saturday. They’re open regardless of the weather, but are hoping this will be a nice spring and summer season. They…

South Dakota Schools Celebrate ‘School Lunch Hero Day’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-   Lunch is an important part of a child’s school day. School districts across South Dakota strive to serve nutritious meals, but they aren’t able to do this without the help of all their school nutrition professionals. This is why today they are honoring these people as a part of ‘School Lunch Hero Day.’ Lunch time at John…

Spike in Bug-borne Diseases in U.S.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Soon we’ll start to see a lot more bugs out like mosquitoes and ticks. We always try to avoid them, but it’s especially important to stay away this year. According to the CDC, more and more people are being infected by deadly diseases these insects can carry. The City of Sioux Falls Environmental Health Division wants people…

The Impact of 4-H Rodeo in South Dakota

BROOKINGS, S.D.-After a heated debate over Title IX, South Dakota 4-H Rodeo can run as it always has for at least this rodeo season. Earlier this year the USDA  warned the SDSU Extension that their 4-H Rodeo program must comply with Title IX and get rid of gender references on all events and awards. Not doing so would remove them…

Long Snow Season Causes Late Start to Mosquito Preparation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Due to the longer snow season, the City of Sioux Falls Environmental Health is in rush mode to prepare for mosquitoes. “You know we’re just around the corner from seeing everything change really fast, said Denise Patton, Health Program Coordinator. Usually by now they’d have spent several weeks setting up around 20 traps all around town, but…

Melting Snow Creates Flood Conditions

WATERTOWN, S.D.- Now that it’s starting to warm up, that means all the snow and ice from this long winter is melting. This is causing some flooding in South Dakota, especially in Watertown at Lake Kampeska. The lake is 32 inches above full right now. While this is only minor flooding, it’s causing headaches for some residents. Dennis Stolberg has…