Sarah Blakely

LifeScape’s Mall Walk Takes Over The Empire Mall This Saturday

LifeScape’s 23rd annual Mall Walk is coming up again this Saturday, February 4. You can help raise money to purchase items for the kids and adults LifeScape supports. Kathy Hammond, the Mall Walk co-chair, says while the walk will be the main event, there will be many other activities for everyone to take part in, like facepaiting, balloon animals, live…

Dozens Gather At SD Airport To Protest Immigration Orders

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP)– Dozens of people have gathered at the Rapid City Regional Airport to protest President Donald Trump’s immigration order. KNBN-TV reports the demonstrators prayed for refugees and sang songs during Sunday’s rally. Speakers also talked about why they were there to support refugees, after Trump’s order that temporarily bans entry to the U.S. for people from certain…

Fitness Friday: Not a Gymrat? Try These Options Instead

Most of us set fitness and health as our top NY goals, but it can drop off quickly. Some innovative ways to get in your daily exercise may make it a little easier to stick with. Chris and Annie Mello from CPMFITness have some great fitness tips for you. Annie says many gyms, like theirs, are starting to combine two…

The Daily Scoop 1-26-2017

The Daily Scoop is our morning segment that highlights all things trending on social media. Train Plows Semi Truck on Tracks Police dashcam video shows the exact moment a train slammed into a Fed-Ex truck in Utah. A North Salt Lake police officer’s dashcam shows the train just missed the truck’s cab. The accident happened Saturday morning. As you can…

Full Senate To Take Up Voter-Approved Ethics Overhaul Repeal

PIERRE, S.D. (AP)– The South Dakota Senate plans to take up a Republican-backed bill that would sweep away a government ethics overhaul approved by voters in November. The chamber on Thursday is scheduled to consider the bill, which would repeal the ballot initiative that created an ethics commission, public campaign funding and limitations on lobbyist gifts to lawmakers. The Senate…

Health Trends To Know In 2017: Fit Chic LA

Annie Mello, the Fit Chic from CPMFITness, shares health trends

It’s a new year, and that means new health trends that could be great options to incorporate into your diet. Annie Mello, the Fit Chic from CPMFITness, says there a few things to look out for this year that’s going to be popular. Green Vegetables Cleansing Soups Seaweed Golden Lattes Coconut Watch the video above to see how Annie uses…

I-90 Open Between Chamberlain and Kadoka

The South Dakota Department of Transportation Opened the Interstate Wednesday Morning

The South Dakota Department of Transportation has reopened a portion of I-90 between Chamberlain and Kadoka that was previously shut down due to the winter weather. Although the section is reopened, the roads are still reported as “scattered ice/slippery,” so drivers should be cautious. Most of I-90 is listed as “no travel advised.” You can find a map of road…

Senate Panel To Debate Repeal Of Government Ethics Overhaul

PIERRE, S.D. (AP)– A Senate panel is set to consider a Republican-backed bill that would repeal a sweeping government ethics overhaul approved by South Dakota voters in November. The Senate State Affairs Committee will hear the bill Wednesday. It would dismantle the ballot initiative that created an ethics commission, public campaign funding and limitations on lobbyist gifts to lawmakers. The…

What’s Next For The Dakota Access, Keystone XL Pipelines?

Evan Vucci – Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. (AP)– President Donald Trump’s executive actions on the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines are aimed at turning the disputed projects into reality, but it’s not clear how quickly that might happen. Dakota Access is to carry North Dakota oil to Illinois. It’s nearly complete but stalled while the developer and the Army…

Trump To Take Executive Action On Oil Pipelines

WASHINGTON (AP)– President Donald Trump is expected to take executive action Tuesday to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines. That’s according to a person with knowledge of the action. The president is scheduled to sign orders at the White House late Tuesday morning. Former President Barack Obama killed the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in late…

SD Museum Awarded Ownership of Presley Guitar

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP)– A federal judge has ruled that a South Dakota museum is the legal owner of a guitar played by Elvis Presley. The Martin D-35 guitar has been on display at the National Music Museum since 2013. But Tennessee-based collector Larry Moss claimed he was the rightful owner. He said the memorabilia broker who donated the instrument to…

Panel To Discuss Legislator’s Conduct Despite Resignation

PIERRE, S.D. (AP)– A special legislative panel is set to discuss the conduct of a state representative who has resigned after admitting to sexual contact with two interns. House Select Committee on Discipline and Expulsion Vice Chairman Spencer Hawley said the panel will meet Tuesday even though Rep. Mathew Wollmann resigned from the Legislature the day before. Wollmann said last…

Former Badlands House Band Member Announces New Band

Ron Keel announces "Ron Keel Band"

Former Badlands House Band frontman Ron Keel has formed a new band under a new name– but featuring the same musicians. Keel posted on his Facebook page Monday that he, along with guitarist DC Cothern, bassist “El Diablo,” Dakota Scott on keyboard and Jeff “The Rev” Koller on drums, will play under the new name, Ron Keel Band. The musicians…