Author: Brandon Green

New Home for the Birds?

The Canaries have aspirations of moving to downtown

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – For the last year, The Events Center Campus Study Group has been trying to determine the vision for the 2040 Premier Center. One of their suggestions is moving the home of the Canaries. “We’re a baseball town and people like baseball. But, that facility was built in 1961 and been losing money out at that facility,”…

Slow Down In School Zones: Sioux Falls School District Warns Drivers

Sioux Falls Police and South Dakota Highway Patrol are partnering to enforce school zone speed limits

SIOUX FALLS, SD—  The school year has already started in cities like Mitchell, Aberdeen, Pierre, and Yankton. But in Sioux Falls public school resume on Thursday, and the school district and police department have a reminder for drivers; slow down. “I would challenge you to think of that big yellow school bus not as that big piece of metal, but…

Sioux Falls Police Are Testing a New Communication Method

Sioux Falls Police for next couple of weeks will not say call locations over the airwaves

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Police Department is trying something new. “We’re not giving out the address when police calls are being dispatched. This is something that we talked about doing for a number of years,” said Sam Clemens, Sioux Falls police department information officer. Police already get the address and location of calls on their patrol laptops,…

Parents Beware: Health Officials Say Buy the Right Size Backpack

SIOUX FALLS, SD— As the new school year begins, one thing students need to think about is proper backpack usage. “When we look at an ideal backpack, we want to go between the small or medium-sized backpack. Just so that can limit the amount of weight that can be carried,” said Dr. Mike Clarke, HealthSource Chiropractic. “When we look at the…

Turner County Fair Takes Community Involvement One Step Further

Fair volunteers say the fair helps them reconnect with friends and neighbors

PARKER, S.D. –  The Turner County Fair is celebrating its 139th birthday this week. Fair management says it would not have been possible without the over 200 people that work behind the scenes. “I enjoy it when you been to the fair as long as I have and haven’t missed a year,” said Doris Filnt, Turner County Fair volunteer. “That…

SDGA MEN’S & WOMEN’S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP: Katie Bartlett and Jack Lundin Take Home the Hardware!

BROOKINGS, SD— The SDGA Amateur Men’s and Women’s Golf Championship started today with Katie Barlett and Will Grevlos leading the field, and ended with just one of them hoisting the trophy. In the Men’s Championship, Jack Lundin of Sioux Falls came from behind to win with a final round 4 under par 68. He held off Russell Pick from Mitchell with a…

New Year, New Defenses in Brookings & Vermillion

BROOKINGS, SD— For both USD and SDSU there are going to be some changes on the defensive side of the football field this season. Both teams will have new signal callers. In January hired Travis Johansen from Grand View as their new defensive coordinator, and for SDSU Jimmy Rogers and Brian Bergstrom will share the defensive coordinator duties for the Jackrabbits….

Scoreboard Sunday, August 11th

Scoreboard Sunday, August 11th

KDLT SCOREBOARD: Amateur Baseball State Tournament @ Mitchell Dell Rapids 10, Dimick/Emery 4, Four Corners 13, Madison 11, *FC 9 run 5th 2nd Round: Winner/Colome 6, Wynot (NE) 2, *JJ Farner complete game Plankinton 10, Crofton 7 Twins 4, Cleveland 1, *Twins take sole possession of 1st place American Association Lincoln 4,  Canaries 2,  *Saltdogs sweep series MLB: Cleveland 7,…

Scoreboard Saturday, August 10th

Scoreboard Saturday, August 10th

KDLT SCOREBOARD: Legion Baseball Central Plains Region @ SF Stadium Excelsior 12, Renner 2, *Renner eliminated Amateur Baseball State Tournament @ Mitchell Menno 10, Clear Lake 0, *Oplinger 8.0 IP, 7 K Garretson 15, Groton, 0,*Brockhouse 4 RBI’s Canova 10, Akron (IA) 0, *Miller 8.0 IP, 9 K Flandreau 10, Freeman 0,*Entringer 7.0 IP, 8 K Clark 3, Redfield 2,…

CENTRAL PLAINS REGIONAL: Renner Gets Eliminated by Excelsior, 12-2

Renner ends the season 39-24

SIOUX FALLS, SD– Renner hoped to continue their run in the American Legion Central Plains Tournament, and today would be no cake walk as they faced a stacked team in Excelsior. The game would be tied after the 2nd inning, but after that things would fall apart for Renner. The Royals would be mercy ruled in the 5th inning, 12-2….

SDGA MEN’S & WOMEN’S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP: Will Grevlos and Katie Bartlett Lead After Day 2

Grevlos leads by 3 strokes, Bartlett leads by 2 strokes

BROOKINGS, SD— Today was day two of the SDGA Men’s and Women’s Golf Championship, and it was more of the same as Will Grevlos and Kaite Barlett, the leaders from Day 1, found themselves leading at the end of day 2. Men’s Recap:  Will Grevlos entered today top dog but that doesn’t mean he didn’t have to work for his…

STATE AMATEUR “B” TOURNAMENT: Northville Wins in a Shoot-out, 18-11

MITCHELL, SD— The State Amateur Class “B” baseball tournament continued today. But with games being postponed last night due to weather, there were six games today instead of four. First game of the day was between South central and Northville. You want to talk about instant offense, the teams combined for 9 runs in the 1st inning! Click the viewfinder to…

Scoreboard Friday, August 9th

Scoreboard Friday, August 9th

Scoreboard Friday, August 8th NFL Preseason: Vikings 34, Saints 25,*Cousins 4-4, 1 pass TD Legion Baseball Central Plains Region @ SF Stadium Renner 6, Edina 5, *Washenberger 3 RBI’s Amateur Baseball State Tournament @ Mitchell Mount Vernon 4, Larchwood 3, *MV scored 3 runs in the 9th Milbank 5, Chamberlain 1, *Boerger complete game Menno 3, Clear Lake 0, *Game…

Augie Softball Takes Over Target Field

MINNEAPOLIS, MN— The Augustana Vikings softball team took-over target field tonight, as the twins recognized the team tonight for winning their 2nd softball national championship. Head coach Gretta Melsted was bestowed with the honor of throwing out the pitch, which came with some perks like her own twins jersey and an official major league baseball. Melsted says she was training for…