Author: Grace Finerman

Search Efforts Pick Up For Missing Sioux Falls Woman Ellabeth Lodermeier

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – Search efforts picked up today for a Sioux Falls woman at the center of a cold case. Ellabeth Lodermeier was reported missing in 1974 after she did not show up for work at the community services office. Police say she vanished with no word to friends or family. Lodermeier went missing in 1974. Yet in 2019,…

Downtown Sioux Falls Library Kicks Off Native American Heritage Month With Lakota Language Classes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – November is Native American heritage month and the Downtown Sioux Falls Library is celebrating. This afternoon they taught a Lakota language class, hoping to spread the indigenous language. “My grandmother was Lakota, so ever since I’ve always been interested in learning about it,” says South Dakota is home to many Native American populations, yet not many…

11th Annual “Ice Institute” Gears The Sioux Empire Up For Winter

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – It’s chilly in the Sioux Empire, but that doesn’t mean there’s a lack of activities. This weekend the Premier Center held the 11th annual “Ice Institute”, and those involved say it was a hit. The “Ice Institute” aims to provide people with the latest and greatest of the ice fishing industry. You could shop and speak…

South Dakota to Provide Education Opportunities World Wide?

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – This week an Egyptian delegation traveled around the Sioux Empire with the goal of buying products. Deals were agreed upon, but something else was accomplished as well. “Egyptian group came, they saw, and they conquered, I believe, in the sense of actually signing deal,” says South Dakota state representative Michael Saba. This week, South Dakota proved…

First “Yogafest” At The Premier Center Is A Hit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – Yoga lovers in the Sioux Empire might want to listen up. Today was the ever first “Yogafest” at the premier center. People who worked the event say it was a hit. The event had all kinds of vendors with food, clothes and other products, and of course yoga classes for all levels. Some classes included one’s…

Someone You Should Know: ‘Delivering Hope’ to Chemotherapy Patients

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – One employee at Rosa Parks Elementary School goes above and beyond to help others. She thought of a way to help people going through chemo therapy, and that’s why we think she is “Someone You Should Know.” Rachel Schuldt was close with her grandmother. “My grandma loved the chicken soup crossword,” Rachel says. But disaster struck…

Glory House in Sioux Falls Hopes to Expand Reach with New Apartments

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Glory House, a residential and outpatient treatment center, kicked off their campaign to build 75 new apartments today. One client has been through extreme trauma and says she couldn’t have recovered without the facility. Lisa Piper has a devastating past. “I had a 5-month-old son that was killed by his father, my one and a half-year-old…

Egyptian Delegation Sees Opportunity In South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – South Dakota farmers might soon have another trade partner. One state representative is hosting delegates from around the world, showcasing what the AG industry does best. State representative Michael Saba’s goal is simple. “Bring new dollars into South Dakota and to preserve South Dakota’s agricultural heritage,” he says. He’s looking to sell South Dakota AG products…

Terror 29’s First Halloween Was A Hit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – You may remember a certain haunted house new to Sioux Falls this year– featured in a Someone You Should Know. They say their first season was a hit. Zac Tenneboe, owner of Terror 29, says more people came then even he expected. He says the haunted house got incredible reviews. He tried to make his attraction…

Sioux Falls Home To Only Jewish Preschool In The State Of South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – Imagine moving somewhere where there is not a local school teaching important ideas about your religion. That was the case for one Sioux Falls family, but they took matters into their own hands. “The way Judaism looks at early childhood education is especially unique,” says Mussie Alperowitz. She’s the director of the only Jewish preschool in…

Roosevelt High School’s Band Combines Music And Technology

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – Roosevelt High School’s marching band lit up the field during their performances this year… literally. They had a creative way to use LED lights. Roosevelt High School freshman Brock Kruger knows, his band’s had a good year. “We’ve placed first in some of them, we’ve place third and fourth in someone them. It’s all about getting…

Assisted Living Center Shows Halloween is for All Ages

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Halloween is a holiday for all ages to enjoy, and one assisted living center is gearing up for their celebration this Thursday. Larry Meyer loves all things Halloween. “A lot of decorations out there that probably surpass Christmas,” he says. So he’s lucky to live at StoneyBrook Suites Assisted Living. The suites are pairing up with…

Local School to Provide Courses in Finance

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Kids these days sometimes have trouble when it comes to financial literacy, but one school in the area is doing what it can to combat these issues. Financial Planner Christina Lynn’s caught on to the frightening trend. “Our young students are graduating from high school unprepared for making good financial decisions when they leave the nest,”…

Hotel on Phillips: One Week Later

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s been about a week and a half since the opening of Hotel on Phillips and employees say the turn out’s been exciting. The hotel opened on October 10. It’s a historical building with modern rooms….