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Would-be Fireworks Thieves Caught On Camera

Business-owner offering reward for information leading to an arrest

HARRISBURG, S.D. — A Sioux Falls man is asking for help identifying two would-be thieves caught on camera breaking into his fireworks stand. Patrick Masur says around 1 a.m. Wednesday at Platinum Fireworks near Harrisburg, his security camera caught two men entering the fireworks tent. The camera’s app alerted him to the break-in. He was able to communicate with them…

Iowa Considers Legalizing Sports Betting

DES MOINES, IA – Lottery officials are looking at how they could offer sports betting if Iowa lawmakers legalize it next year. The Iowa Lottery Board discussed sports betting Wednesday at a meeting in Clive. The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to expand sports betting last month, and Iowa lawmakers will likely consider legislation next year to…

SF City Pools Closed Due to Rainy Weather

Sioux Falls, S.D. – All Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation outdoor aquatic centers and pool facilities will be closed today due to rain and cool temperatures. The locations of the six public pools and spray park are: Drake Springs Family Aquatic Center—301 South Fairfax Avenue Frank Olson Pool—4101 East 16th Street Kuehn Park Pool—2309 Kuehn Park Road Laurel Oak Family Aquatic…

UPDATE: Propane Filling Station Fire Sets Off Gas Tank Explosions

Cause of fire still under investigation

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Several explosions and a huge fireball made for a scary scene in northwest Sioux Falls Thursday evening.  The incident was caught on cellphone footage by several witnesses. Crews responded to A-OX Welding Supply Company on North Harlem Avenue just after 5 p.m.  As of 9 p.m. Thursday, most of the fire was contained, but firefighters will…

26th & Minnesota Avenue Construction Project to Begin Monday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Construction on one of Sioux Falls’ busiest roads will begin Monday. Upgrades at the intersection of South Minnesota Avenue and West 26th Street will include new pavement, sanitary sewer and water main repairs and new signal improvements. The $3,000,000 project is expected to be completed by November. It is estimated that about 12,000 vehicles travel through…

Driver Hospitalized in Rollover Crash on Russell Street

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – One person was hospitalized in a rollover crash in northwest Sioux Falls this afternoon. The crash happened at around 1 p.m. on Russell Street, near Western Avenue on Friday. One of the two vehicles involved in the crash rolled onto its side. The 44-year-old driver of the Pontiac was trapped inside and had to be extricated…

Memorial Services Scheduled for Sylvia Henkin

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Memorial services for Sioux Falls’ influential Sylvia Henkin have been announced. A public memorial service will begin at 4 p.m. on Monday, May 14th at the Washington Pavilion. The family has requested that memorials be directed to the South Dakota Symphony or to Lifescape. Sylvia died passed away on Monday, April 30th at age 96. Sylvia was behind…

Lennox 6th Grader Advances in Doodle 4 Google Art Contest

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Google constantly changes its homepage with new artwork. Sometimes it honors notable public figures, but soon it could show off the hard work of a South Dakota sixth grader. 11-year-old Kathryn Loewe from Lennox is advancing in the nationwide Doodle 4 Google contest as the representative from South Dakota. US Senator Mike Rounds and representatives from…

Dairy Queen Hosts Bingo Fundraiser for LifeScape

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Dairy Queen locations across Sioux Falls are making it extra sweet to help support kids and adults with disabilities in our community this month. Kim from LifeScape and Shay from Dairy Queen join us in the studio to tell us about this project.  

Badlands Pawn Signs Come Down as Building Most Likely Goes to Auction

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s official, Dollar Loan Center has sold all of its South Dakota location. What’s left of payday loan businessman Chuck Brennan’s South Dakota operation is most likely headed for the auction block. On Thursday, workers began removing the “Badlands Pawn” signs for the 60,000 square foot building on Russell Street in Sioux Falls. The building has…

Mayor Mike Huether Announces Top 10 Wins in Office

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Mayor Mike Huether has less than two weeks left serving as Mayor in Sioux Falls, but he has memories that always stick with him. On Thursday morning, Mayor Huether announced his “Top 10 Wins” over his eight years serving as Mayor. These include the city’s responses to extreme weather and lowering the debt per capita. The…

Former US Attorney Randy Seiler Joins Attorney General Race

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Former US Attorney Randy Seiler is joining the race for South Dakota’s next Attorney General. He made a formal campaign announcement this afternoon in Sioux Falls. A native of Herreid, South Dakota, Seiler served 22 years with the US Attorney’s office, including two years as US Attorney for the district of South Dakota under President Obama….