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Sanford International Week Arrives

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Some big names in professional golf are arriving in Sioux Falls. Excitement has been building up for the Sanford International. The week is finally here, and we got a look at the final preparations. If you have driven down Kiwanis Avenue in Sioux Falls you may have noticed the Minnehaha County Club looks a little different….

Corrections Center Fire Causes Cramped Quarters at Minnehaha County Jail, 80 Inmates Relocated

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The already full downtown Sioux Falls jail got a little more crowded this weekend after a fire forced nearly 80 inmates out of the County Corrections Center and into the downtown jail. Investigators are still working to figure out what caused the fire, while jail staff is trying to figure out how to accommodate the influx…

Sioux Falls Woman Advocates for Hydrocephalus Awareness

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- September is Hydrocephalus awareness month and one Sioux Falls woman hopes to educate people about this chronic disease. When Tayla Baca was four months old she was diagnosed with Hydrocephalus. “They told me that I wouldn’t have any of my five senses or be able to walk because my brain was compressed to the size of a…

Stiegelmeier Apologetic After SDSU’s Record Breaking Win

Jacks Coach Wishes Game Hadn't Been As Lopsided

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State was expected to handle Arkansas Pine Bluff as evidenced by them being listed as an early 51-point favorite. It turned out that was being generous since the Jacks ended up winning by 84 (90-6). And it left Jackrabbit coach John Stiegelmeier, who notched his 150th career victory, critical of himself for not being more…

People Climb Stairs to Honor Fallen Firefighters

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-This week marks the 17th anniversary of 9/11, thousands of people lost. People gathered at howard wood field today to honor those heroes in a special way. 250 people took part in the third annual Step Up for Heroes Memorial Stair Climb. Firefighters, law enforcement, military and others in the community symbolically climbed the 110 flights of stairs…

Child Injured After Car Window Shot with BB Gun, Police Ask for Assistance in Investigation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (from Sioux Falls Police Dept.) – On September 15th at approximately 6:57 pm officers from the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to the area of W. 10th Street and S. Duluth Avenue for a weapons violation. A citizen called 911 to report that her vehicle window had been shattered and she believed it was the result…

Brennan: Statement to Come Monday on Future of Badlands Motor Speedway

BRANDON, S.D. – An auction was held this Saturday for the Badlands Motor Speedway near Brandon. The starting bid was set at $3,150,000. Interested buyers had to put $500,000 down to participate in the auction. Owner Chuck Brennan tells KDLT News the auction happened as planned. He says more information will be made available on Monday at http://www.badlandsmotorspeedway.com/ The auction…

Volkswagen to Stop Making Iconic Beetle

DETROIT – Volkswagen says it will stop making its iconic Beetle in July of next year. Volkswagen of America on Thursday announced the end of production of the third-generation Beetle by introducing two final special editions. The Beetle was developed in Nazi Germany in 1938 and came to the U.S. 11 years later. It sold for about 30 years before…

Former Columbine Principal Speaks in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It’s been almost 20 years since the mass shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Since then a lot has changed when it comes to school safety and preparedness. The principal during the time of the shooting was in Sioux Falls on Sept. 13th talking to local first responders. Active shooter preparedness has become a common…

Trump rejects Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is rejecting the widely accepted death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria, claiming without citing evidence that “3,000 people did not die.” Trump called the count a move by Democrats to make him look bad. Trump tweeted Thursday as Hurricane Florence bears down on the Carolinas. He said: “When I left the Island,…

State Lawmakers Approve Online Sales Tax Collection

PIERRE, S.D. – In a special session today, South Dakota lawmakers approved two bills that allow the state to collect online sales tax. Governor Dennis Daugaard says South Dakota is losing out on online sales tax revenue, but that could be fixed soon. Starting November 1st, if you live in South Dakota and buy something from a business outside of…