Author: Grace Finerman

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….

Micro-Current Machine to Treat Pain

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – What if a machine could help your body heal itself from pain and injury? Sounds too good to be true… or is it? Spencer Paulsen loves baseball. “My mom took a video of me for the first time at 2 years old swinging and throwing,” Paulsen says. He was a pitcher at the University of Sioux…

Many Pushing For The Legalization Of Hemp And Medical Marijuana

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – If you’ve been driving around Sioux Falls, you may have noticed signs pushing for the legalization of hemp and medical marijuana. Lawrence Robinson was on the job hunt. “I’m just going through Craig’s List, you know what I’m saying,” he says. The position he found is unconventional. It’s at a company called Fieldworks. Its goal is…

‘Railyard Flats’ New Development Proposed for Downtown Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Development of the Downtown Sioux Falls Railyard continues to be a work in progress. But this week, we’re learning more about what could be the future of the area. City councilors got their first look last night at a proposed mixed-use project. Cherapa Place brought growth to Downtown Sioux Falls, according to Property Manager Anne Haber….

Start to Jewish Holiday of Sukkot

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – For Jewish people in the community, it’s a special time of year. Sukkot is a Jewish holiday devoted to thanking God for protection during the historic journey from Egypt to the Promised Land of Israel. Those who celebrate traditionally make a hut with wooden doors and a temporary roof. They will then eat there meals inside…

Harrisburg Company in Hemp Industry Hoping for Statewide Legalization

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Industrial hemp is illegal in South Dakota. Lawmakers this year passed a bill that would have allowed farmers to grow hemp but Governor Noem vetoed it. Despite that, one company still hopes to make a profit within the industry but not by growing hemp. They are building hemp processing equipment. “What we’re doing is not illegal….

Senator John Thune Visits Large Ethanol Producer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Officials say 40 percent of South Dakota’s corn supply is used for ethanol production. Today Senator John Thune visited one of the world’s largest producers of ethanol following a big announcement from the Trump Administration. Last week the administration announced plans to implement new rules that will increase demand for ethanol, which is good news for…

Country Apple Orchard’s Harvest Festival In Full Swing

HARRISBURG, S.D – If you’re a fall lover today was your day. The Country Apple Orchard was in full swing with the annual Harvest Festival, and families from all over the Sioux Empire took advantage. The Country Apple Orchard is part of everyday life for the Olsen family. “With our family operating the orchard, it’s become a tradition for us….