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Day County Man Found Guilty Of Murder, Sentenced To Life In Prison

WEBSTER, S.D. – A Day County man accused of fatally shooting another man in his home two years ago has been found guilty of murder. A jury today found 46-year-old Jason Lewandowski guilty of several charges including first and second degree murder in the 2015 shooting death of Jeremy Hendrickson. Authorities say the incident happened in Hendrickson’s home in Roslyn….

Boy Scouts To Allow Girls: Local Program Will Welcome Change With Open Arms

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– Boy Scouts of America made a monumental decision this week. The organization announced it will begin allowing girls as early as next year. KDLT’s Jill Johnson talked to the local program based in Sioux Falls. The Sioux Council says they will welcome the change with open arms. Inside the Sioux Council Office is more than 70 years…

South Dakota Secretary Of Education To Retire In December After Six Years

PIERRE, S.D. – Governor Dennis Daugaard announced that Secretary of Education Melody Schopp is retiring in December. Schopp oversaw the department throughout the “Gear up” scandal which centered around a multi-million dollar embezzlement scheme and a murder-suicide investigation into the Platte family. She also helped with improving teacher pay in South Dakota through a half-cent sales tax hike. Schopp has…

State Examining Impact Of End To Health Care Subsidies

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Division of Insurance is analyzing the impact of President Donald Trump’s plan to halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services made the announcement in a statement late Thursday. The subsidies help lower copays and deductibles for people with modest incomes. South Dakota U.S….

Minnesota To Sue Over Trump Health Care Move

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota is joining a lawsuit over President Donald Trump’s decision to stop federal payments to insurers that had helped hold premiums down for people buying insurance under the Obama-era health care law. The White House announced late Thursday it would end the payments after months of speculation. States are preparing for premium spikes of 20…

Health Insurance Industry Warns Against Trump Health Care Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) – The health insurance industry says the billions of dollars in “Obamacare” subsidies that President Donald Trump is halting are not a “bailout” that companies are using to line their coffers. America’s Health Insurance Plans and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association said in a joint statement Friday that the money goes to doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, and other…

Governor Daugaard Will Keynote USS South Dakota Christening

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is traveling to Connecticut for the christening of the USS South Dakota submarine. Daugaard says the submarine bearing the state’s name is lighter and faster than the previous class of subs and has the latest technology. He’ll be the keynote speaker at the ceremony in Groton Saturday morning. The boat is the third…

Trial Scheduled For Man Accused Of Trying To Kill Trooper

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Washington state man accused of trying to kill a Highway Patrol trooper in South Dakota has been scheduled for trial in December. Three others who pleaded guilty to being accessories in the case are expected to testify against 35-year-old Donald Willingham. He’s pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and other charges in the October…

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Manage multiple jobs simultaneously that are produced on schedule   Shoot and edit video at a professional standard   Write scripts and develop creative ideas and concepts for client commercials.   Design website and mobile app advertising, and place advertisements according to instructions.   Assist in maintaining KDLT vehicles: Creative Services Producers will assist the Corporate Creative Services and Promotions…

Farmers Behind On Harvest Season

LENNOX, S.D.- Farmers across the U.S. are celebrating National Farmers Day Thursday, but one thing that hasn’t been pleasant for many this year is the actual farming season. With the recent rain, corn and soybean harvests continue to fall behind last year’s numbers. “We haven’t harvested anything yet, so Thursday hopefully is our first day of harvest,” says Soybean and…

AAA Travel: Caribbean Islands Now A Go Following Hurricanes Irma And Maria

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– AAA Travel says some of the world’s most popular travel destinations are open for business again following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. They say the Caribbean Islands are mostly unscathed and airlines have lifted travel bans. “This year has just been a really weird year. I mean, it’s just one after another after another and that’s what’s caused…

Police: SF Cab Driver Charged With Aggravated Assault After Pointing Gun At Other Driver

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls cab driver is behind bars after police say he pulled a gun on another cab driver. Fifty-eight-year-old Jozef Barszcz is charged with aggravated assault. Police say Barszcz was parked behind another driver at the Sioux Falls Regional Airport last night. When the light turned green for the other driver to move forward to pick…

The “Pumpkin Man” of Tea: Someone You Should Know

TEA, S.D. — This time each year, the number of places to pick out a fall pumpkin are nearly endless — grocery stores, street-side stands, and of course, family farms. However, one unique produce stand in Tea draws hundreds of pumpkin connoisseurs each year. Not only for their wide variety of pumpkins, but also in part because of the interesting…