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Pancake Feed to Fund Critical Support Programs

Both adults and children with disabilities will benefit from this major fundraiser for Lifescape

It is an event 26 years in the making and it’s as delicious this year as ever. Lifescape is again serving up hotcakes as one of the organizations bigger fundraisers of the year to support ongoing programs for people with disabilities. Organizers say this year’s proceeds will specifically provide breakfasts and lunches for low-income adults with disabilities, as well as…

Scoreboard Wednesday, October 11th

Scores for Wednesday, October 11, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  SCORES FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11TH, 2017 College Volleyball  Dordt def. Northwestern, 25-22, 30-28, 19-25, 25-22 Briar Cliff def. Dakota Wesleyan, 27-25, 25-15, 25-16 Morningside def. Mount Marty, 25-20, 25-12, 25-9 Midland def. College of Saint Mary, 25-19, 25-22, 25-13 Hastings def. Concordia University, 25-10, 25-14, 25-19   Men’s Soccer Concordia University 2, Doane University 1  …

Willing and Able to Work

Forum aims to encourage South Dakota employers to consider those with special needs for job vacancies

At a time many South Dakota employers are struggling to find help, or the right help, a reminder there may be a group of locals out there just waiting for the right opportunity. A special forum is scheduled for Wednesday, October 11 at the Swiftel Center in Brookings, featuring nationally renowned speaker, Chris Koch, to educate employers on the benefits…

So Far, Improvements Have Washed Away Problems At Flood Prone Intersection In SF

49th Street & Louise Avenue Is The Only Intersection In The City With Water Sensors

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– On days like today, one of South Dakota’s busiest intersections would be pooling with water. Forty-ninth Street and Louise Avenue had the tendency to flood even with small amounts of rainfall. But with new improvements, are city officials noticing a difference? KDLT’S Jill Johnson has more on how they’re keeping the water at bay. In heavy rainfall,…

Newspapers Across The State Make Big Statement With Blank Front Pages

FREEMAN, S.D. – It’s a phrase we’ve all likely heard: “fake news.” It’s gained popularity since President Donald Trump took office. His administration suggests many national news outlets like The New York Times, CNN and NBC aren’t reporting the facts. But others see it as an insult that’s giving local media a bad rap. Some South Dakota newspapers came up…

Sioux Falls Design Week

This 4th annual event is designed to engage, inspire

Celebrate design, challenge yourself to live outside the box, learn about history in the area, or try something new and fun with your home, life, community, or place of business. These are the opportunities ahead as Design Week 2017 gets set to kick off in Sioux Falls. The week-long event runs September 29th to October 7th, 2017. All programs are…

Bass Up 28: Communities Rally Behind Injured Football Player

HILLS, M.N.- It’s something every football player, coach and parent fears– a hit on the field that results in a serious injury. For a 17-year-old Hills Beaver Creek running back, that’s his reality. Two weeks ago, the athlete suffered a neck injury that’s left him partially paralyzed. Now his team, and surrounding communities, is coming to his side. This field…

SF Police Chief, Mayor Say Change Starts With Curfew: ‘The youth of our city are being taken from us’

City officials in Sioux Falls are pleading with parents to show their kids some tough love. It comes after the city has seen three homicides involving teens in the last 18 months. They say changes need to be made… starting with curfew. Police Chief Matt Burns said, “We need to change the narrative in our city. We need change the…

Scoreboard Tuesday, September 19th

Scoreboard Tuesday, September 19th

Scoreboard Tuesday, September 19th American League NY Yankees 5, Twins 2 *Kepler HR (18th) Boys City Golf Final Round @ Willow Run 894-O’Gorman 905-Washington 919-Roosevelt 942-Lincoln 215-Will Grevlos (WHS) 221-Bryce Hammer (OG) Girls Soccer West Central 2, SF Christian 0 O’Gorman 3, Harrisburg 0 Brookings 1, Yankton 0 Boys Soccer Huron 1, Brandon Valley 0 Yankton 1, Brookings 1 SF…

SD House Whip’s Facebook Post Drawing Criticism

A Republican South Dakota lawmaker is under fire for an image she shared on Facebook depicting protesters being hit by a car. State Representative and Majority Whip Lynne DiSanto of Box Elder shared the image two weeks ago with the caption “All Lives Splatter.”  The image was posted less than a month after a driver rammed through counter-protesters at a…

Updated Ordinance Makes It Easier To Euthanize ‘Vicious Animals’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that makes it easier for the city to euthanize pets that attack people, Tuesday night. Animal Control has said they’ve been worried about some of the animals they’re sending back home. So now, it all comes down to the definition of ‘vicious’. If a pet is deemed vicious,…

Guide To Everything Garth: PREMIER Center Wants Fans To Be Prepared

One of the most well known country singers of all time is about to make history at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The first of nine Garth Brooks concerts kicks off Friday night. There are a lot of activities happening in Sioux Falls to welcome him and Trisha Yearwood. In the next two weeks, the PREMIER Center will see more…

Group Looks To Build City’s First Concrete Skate Park

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Right now, there are two skate parks within the city of Sioux Falls; Drake Springs Park and Kuehn Park. But a group of skate boarders are looking to build a third, saying the two aren’t meeting the demands of those traveling on wheels. “The existing parks in Sioux Falls were maybe afterthoughts,” says Jeff Zueger. Growing…

Police Arrest Crown Casino Robbery Suspect

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Sioux Falls Police Department has arrested a man involved in the Crown Casino robbery on Wednesday morning. Police located  27-year-old angel Provincial on the east side of Sioux Falls on Friday night. Provincial robbed the casino near 26th Street and Minnesota Avenue early Wednesday morning. Police say he pointed the gun at the clerk and demanded money…

Florida Family Sends Children To South Dakota Ahead Of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma is expected to make landfall in the United States over the weekend and wreak havoc in Florida. Many residents are desperately trying to evacuate the state, but one couple, with a South Dakota connection, is being forced to make tough decisions for their family. “It’s hard to prepare for doom when it looks like this out.” Kyle and…