Author: Joe Farrell

Battery Sales Boom As Cold Temps Drain Them

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- We are all getting tired of the cold that we have experienced over the last couple weeks. The people of the Sioux Empire are not the only ones getting tired of it. Cars of the Sioux Empire are struggling as well. As those temperatures dipped to dangerous levels this last weekend, car batteries started to die left…

Rep. Kristi Noem Continues Her “Tax Cuts And Jobs” Tour

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Many people have questions about the recently passed tax reform. Kristi Noem is making stops in a handful of cities across the state of South Dakota and holding lunch, and small group dialogue to answer any concerns. The largest of these concerns from the public is, why are top earners being benefited more so over middle class…

Powerball And Mega Millions Top $400 Million

SIOUX EMPIRE- Picture this, the numbers you have on your lottery ticket are being drawn one-by-one, and you see that you’ve won over $400 Million. Think of the euphoria you would feel. Well, that is going to be someone eventually, but who knows when that will be? All we know is that tons of people across the Sioux Empire are…

As “Me-Too” Movement Grows, School Counselors Prepare

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The “Me-too” movement won Time Magazines person of the year. This movement has instilled courage into many individuals who are victims of sexual harassment. This includes kids, and teenagers. Many kids going through this situation often suffer in silence. They feel as though they cannot trust anyone. There are, however, adults within the school district that you…

Tips To Avoid Water Pipes Freezing Within Your Home

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It’s no secret anymore, and it shouldn’t be. We have brutally cold temperatures making their way to the area for New Years weekend. Wind chill advisories and warnings are in effect across the entire area. All precautions will need to be taken to keep yourself safe into 2018. Hats, gloves, extra layers, anything to keep those extremities…

Three Women Retire From The VA After Over 30 Years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Three women that work, and are retiring, at the VA Medical Center were deservingly honored after a combined 103 years of service. Ann Nelson, Cindy Khan, and Brenda Stevens, were the three women celebrated. All were crucial in starting programs to help veterans struggling with mental illnesses. Ann Nelson started the “adaptive sports program”, which helps veterans…

Sioux Falls Opens All Six Outdoor Ice Rinks

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Time to get your skates, that may of gathered some dust, ready to go. The city of Sioux Falls opened up all 6 of their outdoor ice rinks for the first time this winter Thursday, December 28th. Their target date this year was December 15th, obviously mother nature kept saying no to that. The Sioux Empire is…

Snow Cleanup Goes Smoothly For City Crews

SIOUX FALLS S.D. – Many folks around the Sioux Empire who were dreaming of a white Christmas got their wish Thursday night. Some areas saw more than four inches of snow – including Sioux Falls, where officials issued a snow alert as plows hit the streets to clear the way. “We made a decision at that point that we really needed…

Stay Updated on Latest Road Conditions

With snow and wind impacting travel across parts of the viewing area today. Be sure to stay updated with the latest road conditions at www.safetravelusa.com/sd/ Tags: Road Conditions, Snow, south dakota, Winter Weather Driving

AAA To Host Free Car Checkup For First Day Of Winter

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- With winter making its true return to the area, AAA is making it easy for you to make sure your car is ready for the changes. Thursday, December 21st, the AAA on 49th and Louise is hosting an event where they will check your battery, tires, and fluid levels, free of charge. The event goes on from…