The South Dakota state climatologist says dry conditions will likely stick around in the near future, but there’s hope for more rain in the long-term outlook put out this week by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is honoring Kerri Lutjens, RN as a 2015 Childhood Immunization Champion. CDC presents the annual awards to recognize individuals making outstanding efforts to ensure that children in their communities are fully immunized against 14 preventable diseases before the age of two. The awards are announced in conjunction with National Infant Immunization Week, April 18-25.
The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed left-handed pitcher Brian Duensing on the disabled list with a right intercostal strain. Duensing suffered the injury in yesterday’s game against Kansas City in the ninth inning.
Northern State University has named Dr. Kelly Duncan as its new dean of the NSU School of Education.
Thanks to a federal grant, South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers will begin using motorcycles for the first time in 30 years.
The Mount Marty College volleyball program is announcing today the program’s new head coach is Frank Hebenstreit. Hebenstreit will take over the reins from Candice Climer whose resignation is effective May 31, 2015.
A bird flu strain that’s led to the deaths of more than 2.5 million birds in the Midwest has been confirmed at a fifth commercial turkey farm in South Dakota.
The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office and the State’s Attorney’s Office announced Friday that an arrest has been made in a 1989 homicide case in Minnehaha County.
As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week activities, the National Weather Service and Emergency Management offices from Minnehaha County, Lincoln County, and the City of Sioux Falls are partnering to offer a severe weather awareness training session on Monday, April 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Washington Pavilion.
Three states the company serves rank in top 10 for wind capacity
For the 11th consecutive year, Xcel Energy has been named the country’s top utility wind energy provider by the American Wind Energy Association, a national trade association. For more than a decade, Xcel Energy has led the nation in providing wind energy to its customers.
Beginning on Monday, April 20, 2015, City of Sioux Falls Public Works Water Division teams will begin the annual flushing of the City’s fire hydrants. The work will begin in the northern part of the city and continue south in the following sections.
The recently removed president of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe is fighting to get his job back.
South Dakotans who want to weigh in on five-year goose and turkey management plans have a month to submit comments.
The Aberdeen Police Department and Brown County Sheriff’s Office have been awarded funding to cover the costs of implementing a drug-sniffing canine unit.
The state Supreme Court has ruled that two cases of plaintiffs who say they were abused decades ago by a former staffer at a Catholic mission on the Rosebud Indian Reservation should go to trial.
The United States Attorney’s Office (USAO) and the United States Department of Labor (DOL) recently secured a consent judgment of over $8,000.00 and a permanent injunction in South Dakota District Court, ordering Jan Charles Gray and his businesses.
Now in its fourth week on the New York Times Best Sellers list, “Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography” continues to defy the expectations of those involved in the making of the book.
The City of Sioux Falls Workforce Development Program has awarded $440,000 to eight businesses, including $100,000 to Globe University. Aimee Miritello, Darrin Smith and Ann Kolbrek joined Tom Hanson in the KDLT studio to talk about the program.
Emergency crews in western South Dakota are fighting a wildfire that has consumed more than 200 acres north of Wall.
A preliminary agreement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by more than 250 former employees of Aberdeen’s idled beef plant who claim they weren’t properly notified before they were laid off.