Rebecca David

Comic Lovers Unite For Free Comic Book Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Every May, comic book stores nationwide celebrate “Free Comic Book Day” and residents here in the Sioux empire were one of the many states that joined in the celebration. It’s like Christmas in May, for comic lovers on this special day. “I got here at 5:30 this morning; yeah I have been coming the last like 16 years,…

Sioux Falls Police: Man Arrested For Aggravated Assault

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Sioux Falls Police say a Sioux Falls man was arrested for aggravated assault early Friday night. Police were called to the 200 block of East 12th Street for disorderly subjects fighting. When officers arrived, one of the subjects involved in the fight took off running to the north. Officers located the subject in the 200 block of East…

Fidget Spinners: The Latest Toy Trend With Children

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- From fidget cubes to fidget spinners, it’s the latest trend kids are latching onto. The pocket size toy has been selling out at many stores in the Sioux empire. “This one is going to the middle one, “says Jodi Peterson as she bought the last Fidget Spinner for her Grandchild. Peterson has seven grandchildren and she knows when…

Hultgren Construction Hit With More OSHA Fines

More Than $100,000 For Two "Willful" Citations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Hultgren Construction the company involved in the fatal Copper Lounge building collapse last December faces two new citations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The company was handed down about a dozen serious violations last Monday. “It’s absolutely unacceptable that a company would put their workers in harm’s way by not following OSHA standards and regulations, “says…

Organization Brings Awareness to Sexual Violence

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- April is Sexual Violence Awareness month and a newly formed organization is hoping to bring more awareness to the issue. MorningStar Incorporated is a nonprofit grass-roots organization formed by people who have either worked or volunteered in the field of domestic violence or sexual violence. The organization hosted their first public event at the Downtown library this Sunday…

Two Sioux Falls Resident Get a Second Chance At Graduation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Two Sioux Falls residents had the opportunity to accomplish something today, which they never thought they’d get to do, walk across the stage and graduate. They were among other 11 men and woman who graduated from their first year of ministry school from Church at the Gate. “I’m never going to graduate the same time as my parents…

Benefit Held for Alicia Jumping Eagle’s Children

BRANDON, S.D. – Earlier this month, a Sioux Falls woman was found stabbed to death in a central Sioux Falls apartment complex. Her husband, Irving Jumping Eagle, was charged in her death. Today, friends and family of Alicia Jumping Eagle gathered to support the two children she left behind at the Double D Saloon in Brandon, where she worked. Organizers…

Kiwanis Club Gives Free Groceries to Sioux Falls Family

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A Sioux Falls woman and her family were able to get around 900 dollars’ worth of groceries at Sunshine Foods today for free. She was selected through the Sioux Falls East Kiwanis Club’s “Supermarket Sweep Raffle”. Two minutes was all Clint had, to fill up two carts with anything he wanted in the store. “I bought some tickets…

Residents Grade President Trump’s First 100 Days

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Saturday marks 100 days of President Donald Trump being in office Residents of Sioux Falls weighed in on the president’s first 100 days and what grade they would give him. “We will face challenges, we will confront hardships, but we will get the job done, “said President Trump in his inaugural speech. With President Donald Trump’s…

Health Officials: ‘Stealthing’ A Form of Sexual Assault

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- There’s a new dangerous sex trend on the rise that’s alarming health officials. It’s called “stealthing” and some say it should be considered a form of sexual assault. “It definitely has been around and we have talked about it with past clients before,” says Compass Center Assistant Director Michelle Trent. Staff members at the Compass Center have…

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…