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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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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…

Police Searching For Missing Boy

UPDATE - Boy Found: Police say they are searching for 12-year-old Eduardo Lopez.

UPDATE – Sioux Falls police report Eduardo Lopez has been found. SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Police say they are searching for 12-year-old Eduardo Lopez. He is about 5’5″ tall, and weighs about 130 pounds. Eduardo has brown hair and was last seen wearing a green sweatshirt and blue jeans. He was wearing gray Jordan tennis shoes. Eduardo was last seen around 4:00…

Food Truck “Trunk Or Treat” To Raise Money For Hurricane Relief

A fun and delicious event is taking place this weekend.  It’s also a chance to help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. Del’Inkka Beaudion, one of the owners of Swamp Daddy’s Cajun Kitchen, has organized a food truck “Trunk Or Treat” for Saturday at 8th and Railroad in Sioux Falls.  The event will feature “trunk or treaters,” a bouncy house, a…

Domestic Violence: An Issue Common in the Community

Organization and Police Working Together to Offer Resources

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-  Almost everyone knows someone in their life, who’s been affected by domestic violence and a Sioux Falls organization is using October to shine a light on the issue, that law enforcement says is one of the most dangerous to investigate. “I’ll hurt you, I’ll hurt the children, or I’ll kill your family. Those are the threats that…

Transformers Visit Walmart Supercenters In Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A fast-moving superhero was making the rounds in Sioux Falls today, but you might not have noticed the “robot in disguise.” Walmart and Hasbro have teamed up to launch a retail tour that stops at 870 Walmart Supercenters across the country featuring new Transformers merchandise. Today, Transformers visited Walmart locations on Louise Avenue and Arrowhead Parkway…

Legal Challenge Could Scuttle Prescription Drug Initiative In South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A legal challenge could scuttle a ballot measure that would cap how much state agencies could pay for prescription drugs even if backers gather enough support to put it on the 2018 ballot. Industry groups have appealed to the South Dakota Supreme Court after a judge rejected their challenge to the attorney general’s explanation. Initiative supporter…

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Calls Dakota Access Ruling Disappointing

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – An attorney for the Standing Rock Sioux says a federal judge’s decision allowing the Dakota Access pipeline to continue operating while more environmental study is done is “disappointing.” The $3.8 billion pipeline began moving oil from North Dakota to Illinois in June, but Judge James Boasberg ruled that month more assessment is needed on the project’s…

Iowa Sets Up Text-To-911 System For Public Safety

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa has set up a Text-to-911 system for wireless phones. Officials say 94 of Iowa’s 113 emergency calls centers can accept text messages from at least one wireless phone carrier. The remaining centers are expected to have that capability by the end of 2017. The Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management oversees Iowa’s 911…

Former Secy. Rice To Speak At 2018 Boe Forum On Public Affairs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana University announced today that former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will speak at the 2018 Boe Forum on public affairs next spring. Rice will discuss America’s national security and the world. The forum takes place on Tuesday, March 20th and is free to attendees. More event and ticket information will be announced early next…

Judge Allows Dakota Access Pipeline To Keep Running

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A judge has decided to allow the Dakota Access oil pipeline to continue operating while a study is completed assessing its environmental impact on an American Indian tribe. The $3.8 billion pipeline built by Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners began moving oil from North Dakota to Illinois on June 1. But U.S. District Judge James Boasberg ruled…