Rebecca David

SF Woman Starts Project To Help Homeless Women

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Experts say the average age of a homeless person in Sioux Falls is eight years old. These are children who typically have parents in need. A Sioux Falls woman is hoping to ease some of their burdens specifically moms by giving them basic necessities they often lack. “You can help a person retain their dignity by them having…

Police: Construction site thefts on the rise

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A Sioux Empire construction company is warning other businesses, after their trailer and almost all the tools inside of it were stolen. The incident happened last week, police say as the area grows, that means more construction projects and more of these crimes. Jill Young left the jobsite last Tuesday for the day with her company’s trailer…

Arrowhead Parkway Construction Wraps up Wednesday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- With the holiday season upon us, the roads are only going to get busier. That includes Arrowhead Parkway on the east side of Sioux Falls, where construction is wrapping up. The major road which brings in more than 18,000 drivers a day was under work since August. Now drivers and businesses are looking forward to a smoother…

Salvation Army Gives Families Free Thanksgiving Food

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-  With thanksgiving just a few days away, the Salvation Army is making sure families have just the right ingredients they need to enjoy the day with their families. Since Friday, the organization has been handing out “Harvest of Hope” thanksgiving basket giveaways. The free giveaway is a collaboration with Avera Hospital. All of the food and baskets…

E.coli Found in Big Sioux River and Skunk Creek Pose Public Health Risk

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Environmentalists are warning Sioux Empire residents of a harmful bacteria that was recently found in the Big Sioux River and Skunk Creek, but the city of Sioux Falls say this news shouldn’t stress people out. The water may look clean and fresh, but it’s definitely something that isn’t drinkable. Just recently, new research came out saying the…

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Popping Up in Sioux Empire

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A highly contagious and common children’s disease is starting to appear around the Sioux Empire, but doctors say there is a way for parents to reduce the risk of their child getting hand, foot, and mouth disease. It’s not pretty and it’s not fun. Sores and rashes around kids’ mouths and feet. Hand, foot and mouth disease…

Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Work Place

SIOUX FALLS,S.D.-Allegations of sexual harassment have become a hot button issue across the nation affecting many in Hollywood, and the political arena. In light of the issue, we spoke with an expert to clear up confusion on behavior and language that crosses the line. Nichole Mohning has been a partner with Cutler Law Firm for 10 years and knows that…

Organizations Help Veteran Settle in New Home

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A former homeless veteran was honored today by two Sioux Falls organizations that helped him settle into his new apartment. Step Up for Hero’s members and the U.S. Military Vets motorcycle club gathered at the Furniture Mission and helped load furniture for the veteran. All of the furniture was gifted to him for free by the Furniture…

From Vietnam Aircraft Pilot To Crop Sprayer Pilot

SCOTLAND, S.D.- It wasn’t until a gag order was lifted in 1999, that a former aircraft pilot and Vietnam veteran says he was allowed to talk about the Vietnam War. On this Veteran’s day, he’s sharing his experience and what it meant for him to serve at the time and his message to former and current men and women serving….

Sioux Falls Company Launches Customized Screen Protectors

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Imagine customizing your phone screen protector to have a picture of your pet, your favorite sport, or even food? Thanks to a Sioux Falls business man and his company, now you can. It’s the first of its kind screen protector that’s unbreakable, reusable, and comes in different customized designs. “It’s brand new, it’s never been done before. Every…

Organization Provides Bikes to Help Those in Need

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- As winter approaches, some people are putting their bikes aside and using their cars to get to work. However for others, walking may be their only option, but a Sioux Falls organization is trying to change that. Five years ago, Jeffrey Carlon got some much-needed help from the Center of Hope. Two wheels, a seat, and handlebars…

Someone You Should Know: The Voice Behind La Voz Radio Show

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Around 145 languages are spoken in Sioux Falls alone, with English and Spanish being the most widely spoken. With this rich diversity, a Sioux Falls man wants to bring different cultures together despite the language barrier. “I’m trying to think, Hola,” says Sheila Anderson, as she tries her best to say something in Spanish. Sheila Anderson is…

Empire Mall Retailers Looking to Hire Seasonal Workers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- If you’re looking to take on an extra job this holiday season. Retailers in the Sioux Empire are searching for extra employees. The Empire Mall hosted a job fair earlier today. Nearly 30 stores in the mall were outside their storefronts with information on available positions. The Candy Clubhouse was among the many stores that participated in…