Author: Jacob Cersosimo

Bargains in a Barrel: Harvest Days

GARRETSON, S.D. – “When you go through the line and you got an air horn they honk and a bell to ring, and it’s a timed thing, they just have a great time,” said Owner of Nordstrom’s Automotive Shannon Nordstrom. It’s all about having a great time while getting great deals. Nordstrom’s Automotive and Ewe-Pullet Self Service and Auto Parts…

“Mouth Mobile” Serves Veterans Free Dental Care

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – “Ended up with 35 years, 3 months and 13 days total service,” said U.S. Army Veteran Ken Voigt. Ken Voigt served 35 years as an Engineer in the U.S. Army. For many veterans like him, dental care isn’t included in their VA coverage, leaving them stranded with no care for their mouth. Voigt said, “We get everything…

South Dakota Celebrates Native American Day

SOUTH DAKOTA – It’s the second Monday in October, which means today is Native American Day in South Dakota. In 1990,the state became the first in the U.S. to make this significant change. South Dakota is now one of at least eight states to celebrate the holiday. Some states call today Indigenous People’s Day, while others celebrate the original Columbus…

Fleet Farm Opens South Dakota’s First Toyland

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Fleet Farm has officially opened Toyland nationwide this weekend. The grand opening took place Saturday morning at the Sioux Falls location. Fleet Farm’s annual Toys For Tots drive also started Saturday and will go through November. The Sioux Falls Fleet Farm is the first to bring Toyland to South Dakota. The first 150 costumers received a farm…

Winter Demands More of Food Banks, Volunteers and Donations Needed

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – “Never say no to donations,” said Chief of Operations at Union Gospel Mission Todd Hill. Donations and volunteers are needed at two local organizations that help the homeless. The Banquet and Union Gospel Mission of Sioux Falls say they see more people come through their doors as the temperature drops. Hill said, “Simple fact of more people…

“Harmony South Dakota” Unites Kids With Music

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – Harmony South Dakota is an after school program for kids K-12. The United Way sponsored program teaches kids of all ages and skill sets music, and puts them all on the same stage. Executive Director Dan Goeller said, “So our kids who just started, some of them start in our young harmonics class. They’ve only been playing…

Swap Meet Showcases Unique Items

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Lev promotions held their second Hot Rod Swap Meet of the year today. The event was at the Sioux Empire Fairgrounds this morning. Over 50 vendors were in attendance selling brand new and used equipment. The Swap Meet targets the automotive market. The event attracts people from Minnesota, North Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa. Promoter of the Swap…

Tax Payers Express Concerns at Neighborhood Summit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The City of Sioux Falls held a Neighborhood Summit today. The Summit was for City Officials to talk about programs and resources. Citizens were encouraged to ask questions and talk about concerns in their neighborhoods. The Neighborhood Summit was at the Orpheum Theater Center. Officials updated the public on city improvements and projects. The event had vendors…

Trucking Regulations Could Affect Consumers

SIOUX FALLS S.D. – Workers in the Trucking Industry are reacting to new proposals in Washington that would impact them. Truck drivers have held protests like yesterday’s “slow roll” on the Sioux Falls interstate loop. Proposed Federal Legislation could force drivers to drive a maximum speed of 65 miles per hour. It could also limit the amount of hours a trucker…

McCrossan Boys Ranch Opens Doors to Visitor Center

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The McCrossan Boys Ranch opened a visitor center today. McCrossan held a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning to open the Robert L. Nielsen McCrossan Visitor Center. The building was built to highlight the 64-year history of the Ranch. Pictures and objects will help tell the stories of the kids who have been through the program. Inside the…

“Disrespected Truckers” Protest Congress, Demonstrate “Slow Roll”

CANTON, S.D. – McIntosh said, “We just want awareness. We want people to understand what we are doing out here.” McIntosh and his fellow truck drivers took to the interstate to protest, going just five miles over the speed minimum, they hoped to grab some attention. “We’re bringing everything you got, everything from the milk to the fence post that…

Someone You Should Know: Dueling with Dementia

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – “I’m happy and honored to be a part of that,” said Alzheimer’s Association South Dakota’s State Executive Director Leslie Morrow. Happy to help. That’s the attitude of Alzheimer’s Association South Dakota’s Leslie Morrow. Morrow is the State Executive Director, and with a title like that it’s clear, she loves what she does. “I believe that it is…