With winter’s chill hopefully behind us, many people are now yearning for summer days, sitting by the pool and soaking up the sun. And Wild Water West in Sioux Falls is expanding in hopes of making this summer the best one yet.
U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem wants South Dakota high school students to know they have a chance to have their artwork hung in the U.S. Capitol.
Some business owners and residents in Sturgis are upset that the city plans to allow vendors and motorcycle shows in Sturgis City Park during this year’s rally.
Bill mandates coverage for children with autism
A bill that would mandate that certain insurance plans cover a costly but effective treatment for children with autism is headed to the governor’s desk.
Raising Money For Childhood Cancer Research
The Saint Baldrick’s Foundation was formed to help find a cure for kids cancer.Earlier tonight, more than a hundred men and women agreed to shave their heads for the cause in Sioux Falls.
Sioux Falls Public Schools ready for a new class of kids
Thursday was a big day for four-year-olds and five-year-olds in Sioux Falls. It marks the first day of kindergarten registration.
The South Dakota Senate and House are going to work out differences in a bill that would help ensure insurance coverage for a key treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Since 9/11, local governments have been coming up with plans to deal with mass fatalities. For the past two years, a committee has been working on a plan for Minnehaha County and the City of Sioux Falls that can be copied across the state.
Summer may be a couple months away, but organizations throughout the Sioux Empire are already spreading the word on what summer children’s activities they’ll be offering.
A world-wide push to end an extremely hurtful word made its way to South Dakota Wednesday. In a campaign called ‘Spread the Word to End the Word’, thousands of South Dakotans pledged to end the casual and degrading use of the r-word.
First Of Its Kind In The Area
One in every 68 children in the United States is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. According to a recent study, nearly half of them are prone to wandering. Sioux Falls Police have now created an online registry to help find missing children with special needs. One mom talks about her experience with the problem.
Report Published In 'JAMA Pediatrics'
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just released a new report that puts teens and dating violence in the spotlight. The study found that one in five teenage girls who date has experienced some form of dating violence in the past year. It also shows girls aren’t the only victims.
Loaded Gun That Killed Jordan LeBeau In 2013
The 22-year-old Dell Rapids man involved in a drug robbery that ended in murder will not serve any more time behind bars. Judge Bradley Zell sentenced Doug Scholten to 30 years in prison with all 30 of those years suspended.
The city is seeking a title sponsor for the new indoor pool at Spellerberg Park in Sioux Falls. While the city hasn’t put a price tag on how much it will cost, they’re hoping it will help pay for operating costs.
Two South Dakota middle school basketball coaches were honored Wednesday for saving a young player’s life. While they’re grateful for the recognition, they say let this be a lesson for all of us.
Sioux Falls is now home to a new food pantry. Feeding South Dakota opened a new location in north central Sioux Falls in mid January, but the organization still needs help to make it feel more inviting.
The Millers were anxious to return home after carbon monoxide scare
One family in Mitchell is lucky to be alive. The Miller’s home filled with carbon monoxide last week, making them so sick, they were barely able to call 911. Their home is safe now and the family of four has recovered. But returning home, wasn’t as easy as you would think.
A Sioux Falls woman who has never ran more than a mile will run the Boston Marathon next month to support an organization that helped her family during a difficult time.
Benson’s Flea Market and Black Events & Advertising Inc are hosting a bake sale fundraiser this weekend for Kathy Steever and her family.
The Millers didn't have a CO detector; they want others to learn from their mistake
You can’t see it or smell it, but carbon monoxide can kill you. One Mitchell family knows the danger all too well after a scary situation last week. The Millers now want to share their story with the hope that others will learn from their mistake.