Author: Brandon Green

Court: Boarding School Owner Can Question Accuser’s History

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – The founder of a boarding school for troubled youth could get another chance to discredit a student whose testimony helped convict him of abuse. The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday ordered a hearing to determine whether the student made false allegations of sexual abuse against her adoptive or foster parents. The court says 41-year-old Ben…

“Fair Pay to Play” Might Be Coming to Minnesota Universities

Minnesota House Representative Nolan West plans to introduce the bill

VERMILLION, SD—You can call it a snow-ball effect. California lawmakers recently passed the “Fair  Pay to Play Act” allowing college athletes there to make money off their likeness, and now more states are aiming to follow suit. Minnesota is one of the states ready to introduce a similar bill. “It’s kind of ridiculous that the people generating the income aren’t…

Sioux Falls School Districts Does 1st Mock Evacuation Drill in 5 years

SIOUX FALLS, SD—For the first time in 5 years, the Sioux Falls school district tested their evacuation and reunification protocol. The district simulated an active shooter situation as volunteer students from Eugene elementary school were evacuated and taken to an off-site location. “Today is really a drill to help all entities in the school district but beyond that all entities in…

SDSU Considering a Hobo Day Halloween

The Jackrabbits' homecoming is scheduled for Oct. 31st next season

BROOKINGS, SD— Moiria Curry has lived on the corner of 5th and Medary in Brookings for 8 years and every year she says it’s the same experience on Hobo Day. “Not just Hobo Day weekend. Any football weekend, but especially on Hobo Day, we literally cannot leave our house with our children after 4:30 pm,” said Curry. Curry says that this…

You Can Only Choose One: Are You a Jackrabbit or a Coyote?

SDSU and USD Homecomings fall on the same day this year

BROOKINGS, SD— For the first time since 2013, you may have a tough decision to make as Hobo and Dakota Day fall on the same day this year. Hobo Day has been a part of the Jackrabbits’ tradition since 1912 and is usually their most attended game of the season. “The big game is definitely the most packed game of the…

Scoreboard Wednesday, October 2nd

Scoreboard Wednesday, October 2nd

Scoreboard Wednesday, October 2nd MLB Playoffs Tampa Bay Rays 5, Oakland 1-* Diaz 2 HR   GPAC  Volleyball: Dordt 3, Briar Cliff 1, *Dordt 2-0 v. BCU Northwestern 3, Mount Marty 0   Women’s Soccer: Northwestern 4, Presentation 0 Mount Marty 1, Dakota Wesleyan 0   Men’s Soccer: Waldorf Univ. 4, Dordt 0 Northwestern 5, Presentation 0 Mount Marty 3, Dakota Wesleyan 1   Categories: KDLT Scoreboard,…

Former Jackrabbit Christion Finds a New Home in Pittsburgh

Former Jackrabbit Christion Finds a New Home in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, PA— After being cut by the cowboys at the end of the preseason Former jackrabbit Taryn Christion has found a new home He was signed to Pittsburgh Steelers practice squad today. The Steelers have been in need of back-up quarterback after Ben Roethlisberger went down with a season ending elbow injury Christion will be the fourth quarterback on the Steelers’…

Stampede Ready to Do Some Home Cooking

Stampede Ready to Do Some Home Cooking

SIOUX FALLS, SD— The Stampede title defense started this past weekend, where they went 1-1 at the Fall Classic in Pittsburgh. Now the herd can do some home cooking as they prepare for their home opener Saturday night. It’s going to be a special night at the Denny; the defending champs will be raising their championship banner   For a…

Storm Have a New Ownership Group

Storm Have a New Ownership Group

SIOUX FALLS, SD—The defending champion Sioux Falls Storm are going to be under some different leadership, as the team announced today that they were sold to a new ownership group Former owner Todd Tryon said he has been looking to sell the team ever since they won their 11th championship. The new ownership group consists of local three couples, who…

Roosevelt’s Coach Kim Nelson Sets the All-Time SDHS Football Wins Record

SIOUX FALLS, SD— Over 14,500 days, 41 seasons, and 423 games later Kim Nelson is the all-time winningest head coach in South Dakota high school football history with 290 victories. “I think anybody that coaches a long time knows you’re not doing it for the wins or the loses, so it’s kind of a distraction that I wanted to put…

Democrat Dan Ahler Officially Announces Candidacy for U.S. Senate

Ahler made his announcement at Papa's Pub and Eatery in Dell Rapids, SD

DELL RAPIDS, SD—Former state lawmaker Dan Ahlers officially threw his hat in the ring for Sen. Mike Rounds’ senate seat today. “Dan has become increasingly more aware of things that need to be changed. He’s become the voice for people who are in need of an advocate,” said Dr. Randy Nelson, University of Sioux Falls associate professor and director of…

SYSK: “We’re Here, “Signal 88 Security

SIOUX FALLS, SD— “We’re Here,” two words that carry a lot of meaning for the men and women with “Signal 88 Security.” “We basically do roving patrols through the time that,” said Troy Mergen, Signal 88 Security armed guard. Signal 88 is an Omaha-based private security company. They reach as far away as New Zealand but have been serving clients in…