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Beck Motors Donates Vehicle To Feeding South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. – Beck Motor Company in Pierre donated a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox to Feeding South Dakota on Tuesday. Feeding South Dakota says this donation will help them eliminate prior expenses used for rental vehicles, and will also expand their ability to more consistently reach all areas of central South Dakota. Beck Motor Company presented the vehicle at their location…

LifeScape And Dairy Queen To Host ‘Livin’ It Up For LifeScape’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- LifeScape is inviting the public to their Livin’ It Up for LifeScape event on August 17 to help fund their mission to empower people living with disabilities. The carnival event will be at Dairy Queen on Minnesota Avenue in Sioux Falls from 3:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 17. Jill Willard with Dairy Queen says they’re always happy to…

Kids Zone New At The Sioux Empire Fair

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Empire Fair is making sure kids keep coming back for more, by making their experience special this year. For the first year, the fair has a kids zone located near the main entrance. It features several kids corn boxes, which are basically sand boxes, but filled with corn instead. Campbell Supply donated the all…

Coast 2 Coast Fitness Crew Gears Up For Cancer Run

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- In accordance with their industrial workout philosophy, the crew at Coast 2 Coast is gearing up for their Coastin’ for Cancer event on August 20 that will give runners more of a workout than the typical 5k. This event will be a spin on a traditional race. Coast 2 Coast will be adding check points throughout the run…

Concerns Arise With Possible Regulation Changes To CAFO’s

MINNEHAHA, Co. – Policies may change for farmers who build indoor livestock operations in Minnehaha County. Tuesday, commissioners are expected to vote on the distance between these operations and other buildings, like where you work, or worship. The proposal is concerning a grassroots conservation group that claims these livestock farms are harmful to people’s health. It’s a lengthy name: concentrated…

National Air Guard Selects First Female Wing Command Chief

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The South Dakota National Air Guard celebrated a new milestone today, as they sworn in their first 114th Fighter Wing’s first female Wing Command Chief to ever hold the title in the guard’s history. Her accomplishments are not only making her family proud, but they’re also inspiring other women. “The 114th Wing Command Chief,” says Zona Hornstra, as…

Operation Addy Holds Giveaway Despite Uncertain Future

LENNOX, S.D.- A Lennox-based nonprofit is still giving back to the community, despite it being in need of donors to help the organization stay open. Earlier this morning the organization held a giveaway in Lennox, which helped around 110 people. The giveaway had household items such as clothes, hygiene products, diapers along with other necessities. The organization says despite things being…

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20-Year Old Brandon Valley Grad Is Youngest Mission Pilot In SD Civil Air Patrol

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The South Dakota Civil Air Patrol is made up solely of volunteers who give up their time to keep an eye on others. One of their pilots, Brandon West, 20, is a Brandon Valley High School graduate who is the youngest mission pilot in their fleet. Despite his age, flying has already become a huge part…