Rebecca David

Boy Scouts Hoping To Help Feeding South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Feeding South Dakota feeds around 100 families every day but the non-profit’s pantry shelves and inventory are becoming bare. However thanks to an annual food drive, the empty shelves won’t be open for long. “It’s just a great feeling helping out people, even if you don’t get to see the end product,” says Boy Scout Troop 361, Michael…

Name Released in Minnehaha County Fatal Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Dell Rapids man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday night in a one-vehicle crash north of Sioux Falls. Eric Petty, 35, was driving a 1993 Chevrolet Suburban on South Dakota Highway 115 when he lost control. The vehicle went into the west ditch and rolled. Petty was ejected from the vehicle and later…

How To Talk To Your Children About Difficult Topics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- In light of these teacher-student contact accusations parents may be wondering how they can better protect their children. Experts say it starts with conversations that aren’t always easy. However, instead of waiting to find the “perfect” time to talk, it’s best to just face the conversations head on. “Yeah I think it can be challenging, it’s important…

“You Knew What You Signed Up For” Gold Star Family Believes Headline Taken out of Context

Urging People to Read the Full Conversation Transcript between President Trump and the Widow of the Fallen Solider

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- President Donald Trump has faced criticism for what some say was his awkward handling of a call to the grieving widow of a soldier killed in action, but the family of a South Dakota soldier killed in 2007, says those critics have it all wrong. If there was anything Robb Rolfing loved more than his family, it…

Court Documents Show James Brinker Had History of Domestic Violence

MITCHELL, S.D.- A Mitchell man charged with his wife’s death made his first court appearance in Davison County this Friday morning. 39-year-old James Brinker is charged with manslaughter after police say the woman suffocated. According to the Mitchell Police Department, it all happened at a home on the 900 block of east 3rd street on Tuesday night. The investigation is…

March in Honor of White Cane Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Members of the visually impaired community gathered in Sioux Falls for a march to protect the rights of pedestrians in honor of National White Cane Day on Sunday. People gathered at the China Express restaurant this Saturday morning, where the event began with the reading of the mayor’s “white cane law proclamation.” The group then marched down…

Two Mitchell Nurses Will Go Through Training To Treat Rape Victims

MITCHELL, S.D.- According to the Central Dakota Sexual Assault Response Team, the city of Mitchell sees about one to two rape cases a month. Currently victims younger than the age of 15, have to travel out of town to be seen by medical professionals but that will soon change. “Every rape case is a serious case,” says Mitchell Police Department…

Farmers Behind On Harvest Season

LENNOX, S.D.- Farmers across the U.S. are celebrating National Farmers Day Thursday, but one thing that hasn’t been pleasant for many this year is the actual farming season. With the recent rain, corn and soybean harvests continue to fall behind last year’s numbers. “We haven’t harvested anything yet, so Thursday hopefully is our first day of harvest,” says Soybean and…

Domestic Violence: An Issue Common in the Community

Organization and Police Working Together to Offer Resources

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-  Almost everyone knows someone in their life, who’s been affected by domestic violence and a Sioux Falls organization is using October to shine a light on the issue, that law enforcement says is one of the most dangerous to investigate. “I’ll hurt you, I’ll hurt the children, or I’ll kill your family. Those are the threats that…

Tea Man Receives Taco Trophy From Taco John’s

He is only one of two people to ever receive it

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- He’s the most loyal customer on Taco Tuesday and today a Tea man was honored by Taco John’s on 5100 South Louise Street for his dedication– eating at the fast food restaurant nearly every week for the last year. “I thought only Chad would get a trophy for eating tacos,” says Chad’s mother with a laugh, Verlene…

Camp Encourages Parents to Be Active Outdoors With Kids

Registration Fee Increases If Child Comes Without Parent

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- An annual outdoor camp held at the NFAA Easton Yankton archery center brought about 100 kids and 90 parents together this Saturday morning and like most camps, participants had to pay for it, but there was a twist for parents, who didn’t show up with their child. 6-year-old Jase Stahl loves fishing, but not so much when he…

Task Force Recommends USD Law School Stay, President to Review Recommendation Next

VERMILLION, S.D.- The University of South Dakota Law School task force has recommended the state’s only law school remain in Vermillion but have the university offer classes and programs in Sioux Falls as well. That decision was made today after months of work to determine whether relocating the law school to Sioux Falls would help with enrollment and bar passage rates….

SAB Biotherapeutics Expanding Facility to Canton

CANTON, S.D.- A Sioux Falls biopharmaceutical company is expanding on an 80-acre property near Canton. It’ll be home to cattle, but it’s not your typical farm. The animals could help people fight off diseases. Earlier Thursday morning, SAB Biotherapeutics broke ground in Canton, where a building is going up that will house the company’s transgenic cattle. SAB says the animals produce…