South Dakota

Sioux Falls Business Donating Portion Of Sales To Family Of Homicide Victim

A Sioux Falls restaurant is reaching out after a teenager was gunned down last week. The Barrel House is donating to the family of Riley Stonehouse. A portion of its sales will help pay for funeral expenses. The Barrel House Manager Alicia Severson said, “Every Monday, we take 10 percent of our gross sales and we donate to local charities…

Nurse Arrested Then Released In Utah After Refusing To Give Blood Draw To Police

Local Attorney, Officer Talk Legal Rights In SD

Some disturbing video released this week is taking over social media. The video shows a Utah Nurse being placed in handcuffs after she refused to allow a police officer to draw blood from an unconscious patient. The nurse says the officer didn’t have a warrant or meet the criteria needed for taking blood. She was released shortly after and never…

Inside The World Of Imagenetics: Sanford Health To Open New Building

In 2014, T. Denny Sanford donated $125 million to establish the Imagenetics Program at Sanford Health. Three years later, the 100,000-square-foot building dedicated to the program is almost complete. If the video board on the outside doesn’t get your attention, one step inside the Imagenetics building on 22nd Street and Grange Avenue in Sioux Falls will. The center of the…

Dog Flu Or Kennel Cough? Sioux Falls Vet Says Only One Has Hit South Dakota

Kentucky, Texas, and Florida have all seen recent cases of the Canine Influenza Virus. In the last month, the Dog Flu has spread to the Midwest with eight confirmed cases in Minnesota. It has yet to make its way to South Dakota, vets are seeing similar symptoms. Dr. Mike McIntyre at Sioux Nation Pet Clinic says people get scared when…

FULL STORY: Click Rain CEO Joins Crowded Race For Sioux Falls Mayor

There are now more than a half-dozen people vying for Mike Huether’s job in the race for Sioux Falls Mayor in 2018. Paul TenHaken became the seventh Tuesday morning, officially announcing his candidacy in front of a huge audience in downtown Sioux Falls. “We live, in my opinion, in the greatest city in the world. Do you agree with that?’”…

Mayweather vs. McGregor: Local Gym Weighs In On What Fight Means To MMA, Boxing

Las Vegas has been preparing for the super fight for months. Now it’s finally going to happen. Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and MMA Star Conor McGregor will face off Saturday night in the city’s T-Mobile Arena. Not only is Sin City keeping a close eye on the fight, so are gyms across the nation. Next Edge Academy Owner Bruce Hoyer…

Someone You Should Know: Local ‘Professor Of Country Music Radio’ Signs Off After 50+ Years

Hank Williams Sr. made him fall in love with country music, and not long after he began introducing his songs on country music radio. After more than five decades on the air, a local legend signed off for the last time Thursday. KDLT’s Jill Johnson gives us a taste of why Joe Morrison is ‘Someone You Should Know’. At just…

FULL STORY: Man Arrested For Child Porn After Police Say Caretaker Discovered Images

A 47-year-old Sioux Falls man has been arrested for child pornography after police say another person discovered the images on his cell phone. After a search of the suspect’s phone, police say they found hundreds of inappropriate photos. On Aug. 11, police say a caretaker visited Aaron Knutson’s home on the 3000 block of East 26th Street. A week later…

Solar Eclipse Viewers Make Most Of Rain In South Dakota

South Dakota wasn’t the ideal place to watch the solar eclipse. While rain may have spoiled some viewing parties, visitors at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls made the most out of it. Eight-year-old Alyssa Clow of Harrisburg said,”It’s where the moon goes over the sun.” The Washington Pavilion has been planning activities surrounding the solar eclipse for a year….

Judge Sets Bond For Man Who Allegedly Tried To Light Wife On Fire At $500,000

Sioux Falls Police: 'a mere push of the thumb would have been catastrophic'

The Sioux Falls man accused of assaulting and pouring gasoline on his wife and then attempting to set her on fire appeared in court for the first time Friday. The judge set 45-year-old Pai Yang’s bond at $500,000 cash. “The thing with domestic violence cases, and especially when you have somebody who is in the side of the relationship where…

Sioux Falls Restaurant Takes ‘Guests’ Back In Time For 50th Anniversary

A well-known restaurant is celebrating its Golden Anniversary. The Royal Fork Buffet opened their first location in Idaho in 1967. To honor the milestone, the Sioux Falls location took their customers back in time Thursday. “We were here Mother’s Day and it was lined clear up around, so we figured we would be here early,” said Evelyn Utley of Sioux…

USD Physics Professor Giving Class Hands On Experience During Solar Eclipse

University To Host Viewing Party On Monday, Aug. 21

A professor at the University of South Dakota says having the opportunity to see a solar eclipse is a 50-year event. If you’re lucky enough to be in his class, you won’t have to skip to witness it. Not only is he taking 180 students outside to experience the science first hand, he’s making a party out of it. USD…

Sturgis Rally Undercover Sex Stings Nab At Least Eight Suspects

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) – Court records show at least eight men were arrested in undercover sex stings during the recent Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. It’s the fifth straight year that state and federal law enforcement agents have conducted operations targeting people seeking sex with minors. Undercover agents use online ads and social media applications to snare suspects. The undercover sex stings…

The Big Picture: Drought Conditions In South Dakota Not As Severe As In 2012

According to the the U.S. Drought Monitor, nearly half of the state is still experiencing severe conditions, and just under 5 percent is in the extreme category. While the dry, hot weather has taken its toll on crops, the state actually hasn’t seen record-setting conditions. With some recent rains, portions of South Dakota are finally starting to see some drought…