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South Dakota Authorities Save 13-Year-Old From Overdose With Narcan

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley’s office says Spink County authorities used Narcan to save the life of a 13-year-old girl. Jackley’s office says Sheriff’s deputies administered the life-saving drug on a girl in Redfield last weekend. Narcan is a medicine used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Spink County authorities say the girl overdosed on…

Volunteers Needed For Annual Statewide Homeless Count

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Every year, volunteers across South Dakota brave the January cold to help learn more about the state’s homeless population. Stacey Tieszen, from the Homeless Advisory Board in Minnehaha County tells us about this annual project. Please contact the correct individuals in your area for more information on training and organization plans for communities. Sioux Falls Contact: Stacey…

Lincoln County Sheriff Dennis Johnson Retiring After 20 Years

LINCOLN COUNTY, S.D. – A longtime member of South Dakota law enforcement is calling it a career. Lincoln County Sheriff Dennis Johnson confirmed that he is retiring after two decades with the department. Johnson is entering his 20th year as sheriff, prior to that, he served 15 years with the Canton Police Department with 11 years as chief. He also…

Two Teens Arrested Following Sioux City Bee Farm Vandalism

SIOUX CITY, I.A. – Two young boys are facing charges following an attack on a Sioux City bee farm. Police say the 12 and 13-year-old boys are facing multiple charges including 3rd degree burglary and criminal mischief. Authorities say the boys destroyed beehives and equipment at “Wild Hill Honey” late last month, causing about $60,000 in damage. They say about…

Miranda Paige

Miranda Paige is excited to join the KDLT team as a news reporter. She graduated honors from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. While in college she reported and anchored for her school’s student-run newscast, The Met Report, where she won a student Emmy for anchoring and several SPJ awards for her reporting. She also…

Four Sioux Falls Teens Arrested On Attempted Robbery Charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Four Sioux Falls teenagers are now facing attempted robbery charges after they tried to breaking into a home Wednesday morning. Sioux Falls police say a homeowner in the 2500 block of South Center Avenue heard some loud banging coming from his garage door. The homeowner called police when he realized there were people trying to kick…

Brandon Woman Facing Terrorism, Child Abuse Charges Makes Initial Court Appearance

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Brandon woman charged in two Iowa shootings appeared in Minnehaha County court today, after authorities discovered a stockpile of weapons in her home late last month. 50-year-old Artis Kattenberg is charged with felony child abuse, she’s also facing terrorism and terrorism charges in Iowa. Her bond was set today at $100,000. Kattenberg was arrested following…

Jury Selection To Begin In Dell Rapids Man’s Manslaughter Trial

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Dell Rapids man facing manslaughter charges from 2016 will soon know his fate. The jury selection process is slated to begin tomorrow morning in Alex Wittenberg’s trial. Wittenberg is accused of shooting and killing 39-year-old Jonathan Puttnam. Authorities say back in November 2016, Wittenberg and his girlfriend, who was Putman’s estranged wife, were waiting to…

Friday: 2018 Celebrity Night Out

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Teddy Bear Den offers a variety of services for moms-to-be, free of charge. And a special gala returns this week to help support their efforts. Sandy from the Teddy Bear Den joins us to tell us what it’s all about.