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Court Docs: Witness Gave Crucial Information on Suspects

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Authorities have arrested two suspects in the shooting death of 40-year-old LaKendrick Thornton, whose body was found in a ditch North of Sioux Falls. On Thursday, authorities arrested 23-year-old Kelsey Roubideaux and 29-year-old Henry Long. Roubideaux is charged with first-degree manslaughter and aggravated assault. Long is charged with second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter and aggravated assault. Court…

Absentee Voting Begins for South Dakota Mid-Term Election

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Absentee voting for the November mid-term election begins today in South Dakota. This year’s high profile races includes South Dakota’s next Governor, US Representative and Attorney General. Voters will also decide of five ballot measures. You can find your registered polling place and more information on this year’s election here: sdsos.gov. Categories: Local News, News, Politics

2nd Day of Hoehn’s Murder Trial Reveals Details About Savanna Greywind’s Final Moments

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — William Hoehn’s nine day trial for conspiracy to commit murder in the death of 22–year–old Savanna Greywind continues with opening statements and witness testimonies, revealing some gruesome, new details about the case. Greywind was eight months pregnant when she went to try on a dress for her upstairs neighbor, and Hoehn’s girlfriend, Brooke Crews. When no one heard…

Man looking at $12 million payback in medical fraud case

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A judge says former Rapid City dentist convicted of medical fraud should pay back about $12 million to victims. KOTA-TV reports that Larry Lytle was sentenced in April to 12 years in prison after he was accused of selling hand-held devices to more than 3,000 customers who fell for bogus claims about their effectiveness. Lytle…

Records: Suspect in golfer’s death struggled after prison

Police in an Iowa college town had repeated interactions with a troubled drifter in the weeks between his release from prison and his alleged killing of a star student golfer from Spain. Ames police reports show that 22-year-old Collin Richards struggled with drug and alcohol abuse, mental health problems and homelessness after he got out of prison in June. Records…

Authorities Arrest Second Person in Connection with Body Found in Renner

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Authorities have arrested a second person in connection with a body found near Renner earlier this week. 29-year-old Henry Francis Little Long was arrested last night at a residence in Southeast Sioux Falls. Little Long is facing second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter, and aggravated assault charges. Authorities say Little Long and 23-year-old Kelsey Roubideaux gave a ride…

Iowa unemployment rate down to 2.5 percent, 2nd lowest in US

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa’s unemployment rate dropped slightly to 2.5 percent in August, giving the state the second-lowest rate in the country. Iowa Workforce Development reported Friday that the unemployment rate dropped from 2.6 percent in July and was down from 3 percent a year ago. Iowa was only behind Hawaii, which has the nation’s lowest rate of…

Campaigns Aim to Mobilize Supporters as Absentee Voting Begins

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Election Day is still a month-and-a-half away, but South Dakota campaigns are mobilizing their supporters to turn out early as absentee voting begins this week. Absentee voting starts Friday in South Dakota, where high-profile races include governor, U.S. House and attorney general, not to mention contests for other statewide offices, legislative seats and five ballot measures….

Final Summer Weekend for Locally Grown Art Market at Falls Park

It will be a local art fair unlike any other this Saturday at Falls Park, and you’ve got the chance to be very hands on with some art you create yourself. Click on the link below to learn why, and don’t forget to bring your lawn chair, especially if you’ll be there at 2 p.m. Lisa Myhre with BronzeAge Art…

Walk to Shed Light on Suicide Awareness

This Saturday At Terrace Park in Sioux Falls

In 2017, according to the South Dakota Department of Health, suicide was the second leading cause of death for youth and young adults across the state. Overall, it was the 9th leading cause of death for all age groups that year as well. The number rose by nearly 40% from 2016 with nearly 200 people losing their battle to suicide…

Trump says Kavanaugh ‘under assault’ by left

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is “under assault by radical left wing politicians.” Trump tweeted Friday that Kavanaugh has an “impeccable reputation” and that Democrats “don’t want to know the answers, they just want to destroy and delay.” He adds, “Facts don’t matter. I go through this with them every single day in…

Heavy rains impact roads, crops, PGA golf tournament

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Storms this week have dumped as much as 8 inches of rain on southeastern South Dakota, leading to flash flooding and inundated roads. National Weather Service hydrologist Mike Gillispie says he expects problems with excess water to ease quickly. The 2 inches that fell in Yankton Thursday pushed the city’s yearly total to 34, within…

$3 million Belle Fourche school tech building dedicated

BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. (AP) – The Belle Fourche School District has dedicated a nearly $3 million Career and Technical Education building after about a year of construction. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the building will be used to educate students to work in several industries, including welding, family and consumer science, accounting, hospitality and agriculture. The 10,000-square-foot facility also…

Farmers Dealing with Flooded Fields and Impact on Harvest Season

CENTERVILLE, S.D. — Mother Nature is bringing challenges to farmers who hope to harvest their crops over the next few weeks. Flooded field after flooded field is the sight for area farmers. “Well it’s frustration it’s been quite a year for us,” says Craig Anderson. This scene isn’t new for Centerville farmer Craig Andersen but that doesn’t stop his concern for…

KDLT Cares: One Autumn Night

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s an evening of fun and friendship, food and live entertainment, and it’s all for a good cause. Tesse Dee with LifeScape joins us in the studio to preview the event called One Autumn Night. Categories: Community, KDLT Cares

Xcel Energy Giving Rebates to South Dakota Customers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota energy companies have leftover money that needs to go back to their customers. This comes after the tax cuts and jobs act of 2017 passed by congress last year. Xcel Energy customers have already received their share. Due to tax cuts, Xcel had $11,500,000 that needed to go back to their customers. Over 88,000…