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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…

Police Searching For Suspects After 2 Casinos Robbed Over Weekend

Police say they’re searching for the suspects after two Sioux Falls casinos were robbed over the weekend. The first robbery occurred Saturday morning at Deuces Casino on North West Avenue. Police say a man walked into the casino with dark colored clothing, a black hat, and a bandana over his face. They say he pointed a gun at a couple…

New Goal for United Way Annual Campaign

This year's hope is to top $10 million to help fill the gap for much needed services in and around the Sioux Empire.

Olivia Essig from the United Way previews the September 12 announcement of this year’s fundraising goal for the organization. Last year, the Sioux Empire community helped the United Way fund more than $10 million in grants to dozens of organizations. Volunteers this year have gone through applications and determined where the funds are needed most, with a specific focus looking…

Henry Belts Three Bombs In Birds Win At Sioux City

Nears Team Record After 6-1 Win

Sioux City, IA – Behind Jabari Henry’s three home runs and eight quality innings from Bo Hellquist, the Sioux Falls Canaries topped the Sioux City Explorers, 6-1, Sunday evening at Meyer Field at Lewis & Clark Park.   After three scoreless innings from Hellquist and Keith Picht, Jabari Henry and Chris Jacobs’ led off the top of the fourth with…

Plankinton Man Sentenced for Sex Abuse

Judge issues nearly 90 year sentence for incidents involving two minors.

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man has been sentenced to 87 years in prison on sexual abuse charges. Forty-three-year-old Christian Thomas, of Plankinton, was convicted in May on 26 counts, including rape, sexual contact with a child under 16, and possession of child pornography. Authorities say the charges stem from incidents that involved two minor victims.

Latest: Explosions Reported At Chemical Plant In Texas

CROSBY, T.X. (AP)–Two explosions have been reported at a Houston-area chemical plant that lost power amid flooding from Harvey. A statement from the company says the Harris County Emergency Operations Center reported two explosions and black smoke coming from the Arkema Inc. plant early Thursday. In a tweet, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy was taken to the…

SF Group Holds Vigil For Fargo Murder Victim

A Sioux Falls group gathered tonight to remember a 22-year-old Fargo woman who police say was violently killed. Authorities found Savanna Greywind’s body, wrapped in plastic, Sunday night in the Red River. A newborn, believed to be Greywind’s, was found with two people who have been charged with conspiracy of murder. These disturbing details are driving community members to stand…

At Least One Confirmed Calf Shot In Moody County

Five calves believed to be shot in Grant County in the last two weeks

FLANDREAU, S.D. – The Moody County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging farmers and ranchers to pay close attention to their cattle, after a series of calves appear to have been attacked. Sheriff Troy Wellman says they received a call Tuesday that a calf on a farm in the eastern side of the county had been shot in the back left hip,…

RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE

Location: Sioux Falls, SD Job Description: You’re not just a Cashier at Get N Go – its way more involved than that. It’s a Customer 1st Culture so being friendly and smiling is important. It’s fast paced so you will need to be energetic and enthusiastic. And there is no way to get the work done without team work –…