Author: Jacob Cersosimo

Flood Invades Main Road, Houses in Renner

RENNER, S.D. – 258th Street is the main road coming off of I-29 into Renner, but instead of cars coming through this area it’s been people on jet skis and in waders trying to collect what left of their homes. “Because the floors are warped up and coming up. They got pushed up the floors in the house from the…

Tornado Tree Grinding Underway in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The City of Sioux Falls has begun grinding all tree debris from the tornadoes earlier this week. Residents can now drop off trees from the hours of 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sioux Falls Street Division Campus (1015 East Chambers Street) or the Sioux Empire Fair Grounds. The City says grinding tree debris reduces…

Crane Deployed to Remove Tree Off Sioux Falls House

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A tree ruined the top floor of Audrey Rud’s house during the tornadoes on Monday Night. Rud said the tree fell from her neighbor’s yard and damaged two bedrooms and a bathroom. Water also made its’ way into the living room….

Ramen Fuji Burglarized During Severe Overnight Weather

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – During the late-night storm, Ramen Fuji Restaurant was broken into and had their cash register stolen. Police notified the manager this morning saying someone threw a rock through the side door and stole their cash register. Ramen Fuji manager Leon Teng said the staff members this morning didn’t expect someone to break during the storm, “everybody…

Advance Auto Parts Suffers Severe Tornado Damage

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Advance Auto Parts on 41st Street has severe damage from one of the three tornadoes that touched down in Sioux Falls last night. The back wall of the building blew inward causing shelves to fall forward and damaging the inside. Debris…

Brandon Valley School Bond Election

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Residents in the Brandon Valley School District were encouraged today to vote on a $17 million bond. The new Sparta Elementary School would be located at East 41st Street and South Sparta Avenue on the east side of Sioux Falls. The school would accommodate the population growth in the district. Taxpayers would start paying the $17…

Ag Appreciation Day at the Sioux Empire Fair

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Today is Ag Appreciation Day and thousands showed up to the Sioux Empire Fair this morning to celebrate. The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored the event and handed out 7,000 meal tickets. From 11am-1pm today farmers and ranchers were served lunch, enjoyed live music, and free admission to the fair. More than 300 volunteers…

Sioux Falls Breaks Ground on New Main Pump Station

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Mayor Paul Ten Haken was joined by city officials today to break ground on a new sanitary sewer pump station. The event was virtual and members of the community were encouraged to watch via livestream on Facebook. Mayor Ten Haken said, “This lift station, I would argue is the most critical piece of infrastructure…