The second weekend of October coming to an end and so is this last taste of summer that we received. On both Saturday and Sunday, temperatures climbed into the 70s, 80s and 90s (thankfully we didn’t have the humidity) with plenty of sunshine. However, with the wind, it was gone yet it was the warm airmass that helped create these windy conditions.
One is called a silent killer, the other may only give you two minutes before it destroys your house but both can be prevented. That’s what has the University of Sioux Falls and Augustana, two natural rivals, joining for a life saving cause, Growing Resilient Project.
A medical expert says something more needs to be done to promote cancer screenings in South Dakota.
More than 80 percent of South Dakota is either farmland or ranches, according to the South Dakota Secretary Of Agriculture. Now a new campaign wants to help farmers preserve the natural habitat. It’s called Habitat Pays.
Dakota Days is supposed to be a fun time for students, staff and alumni at the University of South Dakota. However, the week leading up to homecoming started with bad news; two sexual assaults were reported this week.
It’s part of three supermoons that will be seen this Fall; last night was a rare event where the moon was not only a supermoon but also went through a lunar eclipse. It was an event that hasn’t been seen in 33 years and it won’t be seen again until 2033.
Imagine being prescribed medicine that is tailored to your genetic makeup. It seems like something from the future, but it’s not too far off. Sanford broke ground today on their new ‘Sanford Imagenetics’ which hopes to do just that and more.
It’s a position that goes beyond just helping direct the police department. The Sioux Falls Police Department has announced who is going to be the new assistant police chief. However, it’s because of a unique event that Captain Galen Smidt became interested in law enforcement in the first place.
After several days of being underneath a very tropical feeling airmass, the KDLT viewing area is starting to see some relief, a break, from the dog days of summer. We’ll start to see temperatures drop from the 80s to mid 60s for highs!
Anywhere from 5 to 8 inches of rain fell Thursday night resulting in some roads accumulating waist deep water. For one business, that accumulating water resulted in the complete loss of their basement.
There was a time when the future of the EROS center in South Dakota wasn’t looking too promising. Twenty five years later, not only is the center still there but their work is being celebrated by many, including the man who helped bridge an important partnership.
From the blue whale to the orangutan, there are a number of endangered animal species around the world And a nine year old girl from Tea wants to bring awareness to these animals and help save them.
A low pressure system moved through the region yesterday, putting the eastern portion of the KDLT viewing area under the gun for a potentially severe weather afternoon. However, the severe weather threat was eliminated by cloud cover and as we go into later parts of next week, the low will become cut-off which means we’re going to be under plenty of quiet skies.
For the 10th year in a row, the Madison Dairy Queen has sold the most blizzards in the country. With all proceeds going to the Children’s Miracle Network, one member of the organization got to celebrate with the Dairy Queen owner in a unique way.
Heavy rains that fell across the Sioux Empire Sunday night caused roads to flood which then brought the risk of hydroplaning to those driving. With the chance of rain sticking around through the first half of next week, do you know what to do if you’re caught hydroplaning?
The start of the school year is still a few weeks away for South Dakota students, but class is already in session for school officials. Educators wrapped up an annual conference today in Sioux Falls but now, the focus is on applying those lessons.
With school about to start, more and more teen drivers will be on the road. The Sioux Empire Safety Village wants to make sure that your teen doesn’t get into a crash with their new campaign which isn’t aimed at the young drivers.
For the last 32 years, the Sioux Empire Fair has taken the time to say thank you to South Dakota’s largest industry. Today was Ag Appreciation Day, which shows gratitude to the $25.6 billion dollar industry.
With the passing of a cold front, the jetstream will start to move into a trough setup in which cooler than usual air will be over the region resulting in high temperatures in the mid to upper 70s for a couple of days.
The Great Plans Zoo has announced some new renovations for one of their exhibits starting next summer; the changes are not only expected to bring smiles to the visitors but also to some beasts of nature as well.