Rebecca David

Sioux Falls Boy Recognized For Giving Back To Community

He is one of two selected as South Dakota’s top youth volunteer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A 13-year-old Sioux Falls boy is being recognized for his efforts for giving back to his community. He is one of two selected as South Dakota’s top youth volunteer. The award was given by Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. The program honors middle school and high school students for their outstanding service to others at the local, state…

Bria Neff’s Earth Day Art Reception

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- We brought you multiple stories of 10-year-old Bria Neff, who helps saves endangered animals and species, which she’s still doing. However, in honor of earth day today Bria invited kids to do some chalk drawings on the sidewalk as part of the Truffula Tree project inspired by Dr. Seuss’s book the Lorax. Bria says the project helps empower…

Marchers March in the Name of Science

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Hundreds of community members in Sioux Falls marched in solidarity with others across the world all in the name of science. The march is a grassroots effort to advocate for the sciences as valuable fields of study that should have a role in forming policies that shape the world. “I only march periodically, but I am constantly resistant,…

Yankton Democrats Elect Officers

YANKTON, S.D.- During their Thursday evening organizational meeting, the Yankton County Democratic Party elected officers for the upcoming political campaign. The following officers will serve for the next two years. Chairperson: Jay Williams Vice Chairperson: Karin Ehlers Secretary: Katie Hunhoff Treasure: Dennis Menke State Committee Person: Robert Amon State Committee Person: Colleen Craig-Davis In addition to the Yankton County officers, the…

Lincoln County State’s Attorney Reviewing Controversial Facebook Video

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Police say a Sioux Falls man is being investigated by the Lincoln County State’s Attorney’s Office for a Facebook Live video. In the video, he showed multiple guns and warned viewers to “be scared.” Authorities say the state’s attorney’s office is investigating whether Ehab Jaber legally owns those weapons and if his language in the video was threatening….

Armed Man Posts Controversial Facebook Live Video

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A Facebook Live video created by a Sioux Falls man is stirring up controversy. Ehab Jaber made the video April 9.  He was armed when he went to rally with demonstrators who were protesting outside of what they called an “anti-Muslim” gathering. “And now if you really want to be scared, be scared,” Jaber says in the video….

Golf Bags Left Unattended Stolen At Two Sioux Falls Courses

Theft took place last week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It’s a situation many golfers say they’ve never heard of before in Sioux Falls: golf bags containing clubs and other belongings stolen at two different golf courses. On Saturday, a golfer at Willow Run had $3,900 worth of equipment taken while their bag was left unattended for just a couple minutes.  Earlier last week, two similar crimes happened at…

Rescued Special Needs Cats Looking for Homes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Sioux Falls Area Humane Society is looking for families for some rescued cats with special needs. Over 20 cats were rescued from a home and have been with the society for months now. There are multiple kittens and adults looking for a friend and a forever home. The special needs of each cat vary, some do have teeth…

Washington Pavilion Looking For Votes To Win Grant

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Washington Pavilion is asking for the public’s help in getting selected for a community thrives grant. The grant is sponsored by USA Today Network; it focuses in the areas of wellness, arts, and culture. Each individual and organization was asked to a create a three-minute video on how they plan to make a difference in those areas….

Organization Provides Easter Egg Hunt for Children with Disabilities

Over ten thousand eggs were scooped by kids at the third annual Operation Addy Easter egg hunt

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- An Easter egg hunt that includes children with disabilities took place today at the Sioux Empire Fairgrounds. Over ten thousand eggs were scooped by kids at the third annual Operation Addy Easter egg hunt. And off they went to hunt for their eggs, each with the goal to fill their buckets, but this Easter egg hunt was like…

Springtime Gardening and Landscaping Safety for Homeowners

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- If you are one of the many people who love gardening and landscaping, Xcel Energy has a message for you.  The company is asking homeowners to call 811 to have underground utility lines marked before starting your digging projects. “We like having a yard that was kind of a big thing for us, “says homeowner Chris Biewer. Biewer…

USPS Reports Five Dog Attacks On Sioux Falls Mail Carriers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-  The dog and the mail carrier, it’s a tense relationship we’ve seen play out in cartoons and movies, but a Sioux Falls man says it’s no laughing matter. Five mail carriers were attacked last year alone in Sioux Falls. “And was just putting mail in the box like normal and out of the blue it just bit…

Two Trucks, Three Car keys Stolen from Sioux Falls Business

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The owners of a lawn care and snow removal business in Sioux Falls are asking for the public’s help in finding two vehicles stolen from their business. The owners of Lawn & Snow Company LLC, say they got the call on Friday morning that someone had broken into their shop on North Third Avenue. When they arrived, they…

Survey Reveals Residents Unhappy with Road Conditions

A quarter of citizens say they still want to see improvements on the repair and the maintenance of city streets

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A randomly selected citizen survey given to residents in January is back with some results. A quarter of citizens say they still want to see improvements on the repair and the maintenance of city streets. It was the 2010 sanitary sewer collapse that gave Mayor Mike Huether and the city, a wake-up call that something had to change…

Police Investigating Shots Fired At a House

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Sioux Falls Police are investigating who allegedly fired shots at a home early Sunday morning. Officers responded to several calls of shots fired near 7th street and Trapp Avenue. They found witnesses and the people who were targeted by the shots. Police say no one was hit by the gunfire. The altercation was the result of an…

Herpetological Society Brings Reptiles for Meet and Greet at PetSmart

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – They say a dog is a man’s best friend but the Herpetological society thinks a reptile can be too. The society brought their reptiles for a meet and greet at the Louise Avenue PetSmart. The public was given information about a reptile and how they can raise one if they were interested in buying one. The…

Police Arrest Gunman for Allegedly Firing Shot at Two People

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Sioux Falls Police arrested a suspect on Saturday morning for alledgly firing a firearm at two people while they were driving. Officers were called to 37th Street and Minnesota Avenue where the victims and the suspect exchanged words as they were driving. The suspect displayed a firearm at the two victims. The victims followed the suspect and…

Police Investigating Stabbing

A 32-year-old man was found with a cut to his neck

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Sioux Falls Police Department is investigating a stabbing that happened Friday night. Officers responded to the 600 block of South Minnesota Avenue. A 32-year-old man was found with a cut to his neck. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing.