Justin Wulf

SFPD Investigating Shootings Blocks Apart

SIOUX FALLS – Police are investigating a pair shootings that happened within blocks of each other. The first happened around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday at Linwood Park on Sycamore Ave. Police said it began as an altercation between two groups, but they do not know what it was about. One person ran away, firing several rounds as he left. Police said…

Ag Dept. Announces $12 Billion Plan For Farmers Hurt By Tariffs

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Agriculture Department is announcing a $12 billion “short-term” plan to help U.S. farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says the plan will help a broad number of farmers deal with the cost of “disruptive markets” as U.S. trading partners have retaliated for President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported goods. Agriculture officials say the…

HOM Furniture A Finalist For Retailer Of The Year

COON RAPIDS, Minn. — HOM Furniture has been announced as both a nominee and finalist of The Home Furnishings Association (HFA)’s 2018 Retailer of the Year awards, which honor outstanding retailers who represent exceptional examples of philanthropy, technology, customer experience, mentoring, sustainability and store design/merchandising. “We’re excited to have so many great retailers nominated for these awards,” said HFA CEO…

Badlands Motor Speedway Back Up For Auction

BRANDON – It appears Badlands Motor Speedway is back up for sale. According to the speedway’s website, the Minnehaha County Planning & Zoning Office has rescinded a zoning ordinance decision that put the auction on hold. As a result, the speedway is scheduled to go to auction on Sept. 15 at 3 p.m. in Brandon. The website says the minimum…

Iowa Train Derailment Spilled Less Oil Than Previously Thought

DOON, Iowa (AP) – BNSF Railway says less oil spilled from derailed tanker cars in northwest Iowa last month than originally believed. BNSF spokesman Andy Williams says officials now believe 160,000 gallons (605,648 liters) of tar sand oil spilled from 10 of 32 tanker cars that derailed on June 22 into floodwaters of the Little Rock River near Doon. Officials…

One In Custody After Standoff In Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS – One person is in custody after a standoff Thursday night in central Sioux Falls. Authorities were conducting a search warrant at a home near W. 21st St. and S. Norton Ave. earlier in the day. A press release said due to circumstances surrounding the warrant, the SWAT Team and Crisis Negotiators were activated. The street was eventually…

Anthrax Confirmed In South Dakota Cattle Herd

PIERRE – Officials say anthrax has been confirmed in South Dakota livestock for the first time year this year. State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven has confirmed that eight cows died out of a herd of 87 unvaccinated cattle in Clark County. The Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory at South Dakota State University confirmed the disease from samples submitted over the…

Officials Host Ribbon Cutting For New City Center

SIOUX FALLS — Officials are celebrating the addition of a new downtown Sioux Falls building that will house five city departments. Mayor Mike Huether broke out the scissors for Thursday’s ribbon cutting at the brand new city center. The three-story building will centralize some of the city’s services, including licensing, parks and rec, planning and building, and public works. Officials…

Sioux Falls Native Shares SoCal Wildfire Experience

“You step outside, and everything around you is cooking,”

LOS ANGELES CO., Calif. – Multiple wildfires continue to rage in Southern California, chewing up thousands of acres along the way. And a Sioux Falls native in the path of the flames says she might be joining the thousands who have already had to evacuate. Erin Radke lives in Brentwood, just a couple miles from where a viral video of flames…

UPDATE: Escaped Inmate Taken Into Custody After Standoff

Vermillion, S.D. – A Charles Mix County inmate is back in custody tonight after escaping jail Wednesday.  A standoff at a house in Vermillion involving 19-year-old Jubal Grant ended shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday night. According to Vermillion Police Chief Matt Betzen, around 1:45 p.m. Thursday, a Vermillion patrol officer found a car that had been stolen from Charles Mix County…

Veterans Return Home From Midwest Honor Flight

SIOUX FALLS – Eighty-five veterans from South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota boarded a plane Tuesday for a trip that brought them full circle. The group left Sioux Falls Regional Airport at 6 a.m. for the “Midwest Honor Flight.” The flight took the former service members to Washington, D.C. to visit war memorials built in their honor. The group visited Arlington…

Suspect Apprehended After Attacking Wagner Officer With Taser, Officer Released From Hospital

Officer Flynn suffered a back injury Friday night during an altercation with Jubal Grant Jr., 18

UPDATE: WAGNER, S.D.- The Wagner Police Department reports Officer Flynn has been released from the hospital. Officer Flynn suffered a back injury Friday night during an altercation with a suspect. The officer was attempting to arrest Jubal Grant Jr., 18, around 6 p.m. Friday in the Gus Stop gas station parking lot. Police say Grant fought with Officer Flynn and…

Someone You Should Know: Twin Brothers In Television

KDLT's Jack Eble and WCBI's Tom Eble growing through brotherly bond

Over the last year and a half, KDLT viewers have gotten to know one of our reporters, Jack Eble. He’s shared stories of growing up in Florida and made his love of basketball very well known. But here’s what you might not know – Jack has a twin named Tom. And Tom just so happens to also be a television…

Kenny Anderson Jr. To Announce Bid For Sioux Falls Mayor

Former city council member making announcement Friday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The race for Sioux Falls’ next mayor is getting crowded. Former city council member Kenny Anderson Jr. confirmed Wednesday night that he is holding an event on Friday, where he is expected to announce his bid for mayor in 2018. The announcement will be made at the Bakery on N. Main Ave. in downtown Sioux Falls…

SDSU Men Repeat As Summit League Champions

Jacks edge Omaha 79-77 at Premier Center

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The Jacks are dancing once again. Behind a monstrous night from sophomore Mike Daum, the South Dakota State men captured their fourth Summit League basketball crown in six years with a 79-77 win over Omaha Tuesday at the Premier Center. Daum, the Summit League Player of the Year, poured in 24 of his game-high 37 points…

Michael Flynn Resigns As National Security Adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) National security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned after reports he misled Trump administration officials about his contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. Flynn’s departure less than one month into the Trump administration marks an extraordinarily early shakeup in the president’s senior team of advisers. Flynn was a loyal Trump supporter throughout the campaign, but his ties to…

SFPD Investigating Armed Robbery

Suspects describe as slender white men between 6'0" and 6'2"

SIOUX FALLS – Sioux Falls police are searching for two men involved in an armed robbery Monday night at a west side business. Police say just after 8 p.m., two white men walked up to an employee at a business in the 2400 block of S. Carolyn Ave. and demanded cash. One of the men showed a weapon. Police say…