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Paramedic – Part-time

Madison Regional Health System

Location: Madison, South Dakota Job Description: Part-time Paramedic position available. Paramedic will take calls for the Ambulance Service. Part-time hours on-call will include days, evenings, weekends and holiday rotation. Must have excellent communication skills and critical thinking skills Wage: Competitive salary and benefit package. Contact:  Send application/resume to: Madison Regional Health System; Attn: Human Resources, 323 SW 10th Street., Madison,…

Tea Man Credits AED and CPR for Saving His Life

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Over 325,000 people die each year from Sudden Cardiac Arrest and a man from Tea credits his coworkers for saving his life two months ago. He went into a Sudden Cardiac Arrest at work and fortunately his coworkers had the knowledge and necessary tools to help him. Now he’s on a mission to save others. May 18 is a day…

Medical Records Coder / Clerk – Part-Time

Madison Regional Health System

Job Location: Madison, South Dakota Job Description: Part-time Medical Records Coder/Clerk. This position is part-time with flexible hours. Candidate should be well organized and have good problem solving skills. Knowledge of a medical record, personal computers and Microsoft Office is required. Must be able to proficiently code in ICD-10. Knowledge of billing rules and regulations is required. Associates degree or…

Neighbors In Shock After Fatal Alcester Crash

"It's something that you just never would think would happen, that's the sad part”

ALCESTER, S.D. – Monday morning’s fatal crash is still sinking in for those who live 45 minutes south of Sioux Falls. With a population of only 800, many never expected something like this to happen in their small town. In Alcester, the sound of birds chirping and the occasional thump of construction, are what neighbors are used to. “It’s pretty…

Garth Brooks Adds Another Show To Sioux Falls Line-Up

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – According to a release, Garth Brooks has added one more show in Sioux Falls for his World Tour with Trisha Yearwood. The latest concert date released is Saturday, September 23rd at 3:00 p.m. at the Denny Sanford Premier Center. Tickets for this additional concert go on sale Thursday, July 27th at 10:00 a.m. Order tickets online at ticketmaster.com/GarthBrooks…

Brookings Mother & Daughter Raise Money for Wells in Africa

BROOKINGS, S.D.- A Brookings mother and daughter are using their musical talents to help raise money to what will bring water to villages in South Sudan and Cameroon. The Duo says the inspiration came from an international foundation. “Music for me is such an amazing outlet,” says Tina Davis Playing the piano has become an outlet for Tina Davis and she’s…

Orange City Kicks Off 2017 RAGBRAI

ORANGE CITY, Ia. – For the first year, Orange City, Iowa is kicking off the oldest and biggest bike ride in the world. It’s drawing in more bicyclists than the town’s residential population. As bikers wiz by shouting “morning, morning, good morning,” it’s easy to tell the group got an early start. It’s not a small group; 25,000 bicyclists are…

Dollar Loan Center Signals Expansion Plan

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Less than a month after Dollar Loan Center once again began offering short term loans in Sioux Falls and Rapid City, documents show the company may have plans to expand. According to the Associated Press, last month Dollar Loan Center, which is owned by Chuck Brennan, filed for new money lending licenses at three more locations….

Local Resident With Felon Status Speaks About Growing Need for Felon Housing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- By next summer, Glory House is hoping to start construction on a 72 unit housing facility in Sioux Falls. The non-profit says the building will fill a need in the community for felon-friendly housing and one local woman agrees as she continues to face difficulties finding housing with a felon status. “The children are the ones that are…

Evapotranspiration – A Fancy Word For Corn Sweat

A Big Word Caused By Something On A Molecular Level

On a hot, sunny day in the middle of the Summer have you ever stopped and noticed how muggy it feels outside? Like instead of living in the Northern Plains, you’re living somewhere tropical but… there’s no ocean around. So what’s causing it to feel like that? Look around, chances are, especially if you’re in the Northern Plains, you’re surrounded…

Adventures With Ahtra: Shooting Trap

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The sportsmen and women at Crooks Gun Club make shooting trap look easy. Vice President Chris Erickson says he’s been shooting since he was a little kid. Shooting trap takes more than just good aim; before you pick up a shotgun at Crooks Gun Club, there are some basics to get down first. “You start off with safety,…

Future First Responders Learn Resilience Training

"I wish I would have been taught this"

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – We first introduced you to Sioux Falls Fire Rescue apparatus operator Kirk Rangel back in May, when he talked about the stress of the job taking a toll on him, and his coworkers. Thursday, he’s highlighting this to the next wave of EMS workers, in hopes to decrease the number of first responders taking their lives….

Strengthening Patrol

SF Mayor recommends adding 4 new officers in 2018

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – During his last budget address Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether stressed the importance of public safety, suggesting $62 million worth of the operating budget goes to just that. The chief of police isn’t complaining. He says the department needs more staff. “Our city grew by about 5,000 people in 2016,” says SFPD Chief Matt Burns. “We…