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.
The First Lady of South Dakota says 16 birthing hospitals in the state have pledged to reduce the number early deliveries done for non-medical reasons.
Parents of children with autism have successfully broadened a bill that would help ensure insurance coverage for a key type of Autism Spectrum Disorder treatment.
Pediatricians recommend moderation & awareness
It’s easy to pass off your cell phone to a child if they’re bored or misbehaving, and some parents are even buying their child a device of their own.
The state House has shot down a proposal that would have allowed unilateral no-fault divorce in South Dakota.
A proposal that would have required parental consent for minors to use indoor tanning beds at salons has died in the state Legislature.
It was two weeks ago that we first told you about strangers coming together to rescue five dogs. The dogs were set to be euthanized at an animal shelter in Georgia, until five people hundreds of miles away stepped up to help save them. Last week, they got to meet the dogs for the first time.
Memorial Day reservations for campsites and cabins at South Dakota state parks can be made starting Saturday.