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Frigid Temps Beneficial For Ice Fishing

Frigid Temps Beneficial For Ice Fishing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — These negative temperatures might be taking a toll on many of us in the Sioux empire, but they’re good for at least one thing — ice fishing. From December to nearly March South Dakota lakes are packed with those hoping to score a perch, northern pike or walleye. With a few straight days of negative temperatures, you…

Lola’s Recovery Inspires Search for Additional Lost Pets

Lola Meets Volunteers Who Searched for Her at "Kiss-and-Greet"

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – “Lola” is a dog many people in Sioux Falls are now familiar with. She spent seven days wandering in sub-zero temperatures, before she was eventually found this weekend, thanks to the help of thousands in the area. Now her rescue is inspiring others to help find other pets that are still missing. Today, little miss Lola…

Lost Boxer “Lola” Found Alive

Lola, a female boxer missing since Christmas Eve has been found alive

https://www.facebook.com/groups/346663262466900/ SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Lola, a female boxer missing since Christmas Eve has been found alive. Lola belonged to a family visiting from Omaha, and was unfamiliar with southeastern Sioux Falls, where she escaped. Lola was reportedly found by another dog Sunday afternoon. This was posted on the “Loving Lola” Facebook page, previously named “Looking for Lola:”   “Here…

City Council Votes 5-3 For New Golf Course Management

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – In a matter of weeks, Sioux Falls city golf courses will be under new management. People packed Carnegie Town Hall to witness a close vote on Tuesday evening after another long night at city council.  Many people even sat on the floor. Sioux Falls city councilors voted 5 to 3 approving Nebraska-based “Landscapes Unlimited” to oversee…

Sioux Falls Man Fixes Family’s Car For Free

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – If there’s anything Justin Heidinger knows a lot about, it’s cars. He’s been working with them for his entire life. “Cars are a little bit simpler to diagnose and take care of than people are,” said Heidinger. Of course, he’s also passionate about people. You’ll often find Justin stopping to help someone in need. ”People stopped…

Sioux Falls Golf Course Management Deal In Limbo

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Instead of getting the week off for the Christmas holiday, Sioux Falls city councilors are holding a special meeting next week to talk golf. The city is considering whether Nebraska-based “Landscapes Unlimited” will take over management of its Elmwood, Kuehn Park and Prairie Green municipal golf courses.  Dakota Golf Management currently operates the courses.  Tuesday night,…

Luminary Lane Returning for 69th Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A bright holiday tradition returns to Sioux Falls Sunday night for the 69th year. Luminary Lane has been the staple of the Park Ridge neighborhood in Sioux Falls since 1948. Every year on the Sunday before Christmas Eve, families in the neighborhood display candles on their front yards right after the sun goes down. Neighbors have been…

Shantel Krebs and Trump Advisor Visit Sioux Falls While Critics Organize

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Kris Kobach, Secretary of State of Kansas is campaigning for Shantel Krebs, South Dakota’s Secretary of State. Kobach is endorsing Krebs on her run for South Dakota’s house lone seat, but concerned critics are calling the pair “islamophobic.” If there’s one thing Kris Kobach is tough on, it’s immigration. Now he’s supporting South Dakota’s Shantel Krebs, who…

Democratic Sources: Lt. Gov. Smith To Replace Franken

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A Democratic operative with knowledge of the appointment says Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has chosen Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to fill Sen. Al Franken’s seat until the November election – and Smith will run in that election to complete Franken’s term through 2020. The operative spoke on condition of anonymity because the operative wasn’t authorized…

3M To Close Eagan Plant In 2018

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) – 3M says it will close its plant in Eagan next year. The St. Paul company says it’s part of a realignment that will affect 430 employees across the U.S. and Mexico in 2018. 3M spokeswoman Lori Anderson says the Eagan plant employs about 150. The Eagan plant handles commercial air filtration products, refrigeration filtration products and…

Trump Wants To Send Man Back To Moon, On To Mars

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump wants to send man back to the moon – and on to Mars. Trump signed a policy directive Monday instructing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to “refocus America’s space program on human exploration and discovery.” The move, Trump said, “marks an important step in returning American astronauts to the moon for the first…

Patients May Pay For On-Scene Care In Western Iowa

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) – Emergency medical technicians might charge patients who receive on-scene care but don’t require transportation to the hospital in a western Iowa city next year. The Sioux City Council will vote Monday on a proposal to introduce a $186 to $327 fee for services received from paramedics at a scene. The new fee structure comes as…