Rebecca David

Organization Provides Bikes to Help Those in Need

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- As winter approaches, some people are putting their bikes aside and using their cars to get to work. However for others, walking may be their only option, but a Sioux Falls organization is trying to change that. Five years ago, Jeffrey Carlon got some much-needed help from the Center of Hope. Two wheels, a seat, and handlebars…

Someone You Should Know: The Voice Behind La Voz Radio Show

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Around 145 languages are spoken in Sioux Falls alone, with English and Spanish being the most widely spoken. With this rich diversity, a Sioux Falls man wants to bring different cultures together despite the language barrier. “I’m trying to think, Hola,” says Sheila Anderson, as she tries her best to say something in Spanish. Sheila Anderson is…

Empire Mall Retailers Looking to Hire Seasonal Workers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- If you’re looking to take on an extra job this holiday season. Retailers in the Sioux Empire are searching for extra employees. The Empire Mall hosted a job fair earlier today. Nearly 30 stores in the mall were outside their storefronts with information on available positions. The Candy Clubhouse was among the many stores that participated in…

Drug Epidemic Impacting Children

SIOUX FALLS ,S.D.- The drug epidemic in the United States is something that every community has become familiar with, even here in the Sioux Empire. The Sioux Falls Police Department made more than 7,600 drug-related arrests last year with a majority of the cases being meth-related. As the issue continues to be a growing problem, the epidemic is driving an…

Boy Scouts Hoping To Help Feeding South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Feeding South Dakota feeds around 100 families every day but the non-profit’s pantry shelves and inventory are becoming bare. However thanks to an annual food drive, the empty shelves won’t be open for long. “It’s just a great feeling helping out people, even if you don’t get to see the end product,” says Boy Scout Troop 361, Michael…

Name Released in Minnehaha County Fatal Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Dell Rapids man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday night in a one-vehicle crash north of Sioux Falls. Eric Petty, 35, was driving a 1993 Chevrolet Suburban on South Dakota Highway 115 when he lost control. The vehicle went into the west ditch and rolled. Petty was ejected from the vehicle and later…

How To Talk To Your Children About Difficult Topics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- In light of these teacher-student contact accusations parents may be wondering how they can better protect their children. Experts say it starts with conversations that aren’t always easy. However, instead of waiting to find the “perfect” time to talk, it’s best to just face the conversations head on. “Yeah I think it can be challenging, it’s important…

“You Knew What You Signed Up For” Gold Star Family Believes Headline Taken out of Context

Urging People to Read the Full Conversation Transcript between President Trump and the Widow of the Fallen Solider

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- President Donald Trump has faced criticism for what some say was his awkward handling of a call to the grieving widow of a soldier killed in action, but the family of a South Dakota soldier killed in 2007, says those critics have it all wrong. If there was anything Robb Rolfing loved more than his family, it…

Court Documents Show James Brinker Had History of Domestic Violence

MITCHELL, S.D.- A Mitchell man charged with his wife’s death made his first court appearance in Davison County this Friday morning. 39-year-old James Brinker is charged with manslaughter after police say the woman suffocated. According to the Mitchell Police Department, it all happened at a home on the 900 block of east 3rd street on Tuesday night. The investigation is…