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Overnight Burglary Lands Sioux Falls Man In Jail

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A 47-year-old Sioux Falls man is behind bars after an overnight burglary in downtown Sioux Falls. Police say people across the street witnessed 47-year-old Donald Hallor punch through the glass window of a loft located in the 200 block of South Phillips Avenue at around 3:24 a.m. When officers arrived on scene they heard noises indicated…

Wired Wednesday: Password Protection Tips

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  Securing yourself online through a strong password is something we’ve been talking about for the last couple weeks. Last week we covered important password basics in order to ensure your safety, but for this weeks edition of ‘Wired Wednesday,’ Chief Strategist Officer at Click Rain Chris Prendergast stopped by with two of the best things you…

Judge Orders Fall Execution For Rodney Berget

Attorney General Marty Jackley said Wednesday that Berget is scheduled to be executed between Oct. 28 and Nov. 3.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s attorney general says convicted prison guard killer Rodney Berget is set to be executed in the fall. State Attorney General Marty Jackley said Wednesday that Berget is scheduled to be executed between Oct. 28 and Nov. 3. Jackley’s office says the warden of the state penitentiary will choose the specific time and date…

Carrie Underwood Returning To PREMIER Center in 2019

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – For the second time, country music star Carrie Underwood will be coming to Sioux Falls. Underwood will perform on October 27th of 2019 as part of her ‘Cry Pretty Tour 360’, according to her website. Her performance will feature special guest appearances from ‘Maddie & Tae,’ as well as ‘Runaway June.’ The most recent Underwood performance…

Sioux Steel Valuing Public Input For Redevelopment

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Before a longtime steel manufacturer moves out of downtown Sioux Falls company officials want to know what you think should go in its place. “There’s hotels, condos, apartments, retail and office space,” says Hugh Dodson Sioux Steel’s Corporate Development Director. Hugh Dodson with Sioux Steel is explaining the mix of what could make a new home in…

Mitchell City Council Hears Proposed $20 Million Lake Cleanup Plan

MITCHELL, S.D. – Lake Mitchell has seen better days. After three years of research, the Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee presented its findings to the Mitchell City Council Monday night. It’s proposing a major cleanup operation that comes with a nearly $20 million dollar price tag. Would you let your family swim in this thick green algae? The lack of people…

Police: “Report Crimes First, Then Post on Facebook”

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Facebook post about a potential abduction at a Sioux Falls gas station is making its way around. The post, which was made around 6:30 on Monday night, is from a young woman in Sioux Falls. She says she was at a gas station near 9th Street and Kiwanis Avenue when a woman approached her and…

Las Vegas Woman Sues Sturgis Grand Marshall

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) – The grand marshal of this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is facing another lawsuit stemming from a 2016 incident in which a motorcycle stunt went wrong. Showman Roland Sands allegedly was driving a bike that went off a Kid Rock concert stage and into the crowd. An Alaska man who said he was injured sued Sands, the…

Sturgis Traffic Up Three Percent From 2017

The annual rally began it's 10 day run on Friday

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) – Traffic is up at this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The annual event in South Dakota’s Black Hills draws hundreds of thousands of people from around the world. This year’s rally began its 10-day run Friday. The state Transportation Department says that during the first three days of the rally, traffic was up 3 percent from last…

U.S. Congressman Visiting Luverne and Worthington

Keith Ellison to meet with voters

Congressman Keith Ellison will be in the Worthington and Luverne area this week in his campaign for Minnesota Attorney General. The Democrat will be hearing from folks in the area and explain why he’s running for the office of Minnesota’s top law enforcement officer. Ellison will be at a community meet and greet in Worthington at 7:30pm on Wednesday, August…

Drug arrests up at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) – Law enforcement officers have made more drug arrests at this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, but fewer people were arrested for drunken driving so far. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says misdemeanor drug arrests have increased to 30 from 14 last year as the annual rally opened. Eight felony drug arrests were made compared to 2 in…

Pipestone Discovery Brings Farming to the Sioux Empire Fair

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- South Dakota is an ag based state, but not everyone is used to the farm life. One company wants to change that, so they’ve set up a barn at the Sioux Empire Fair. The Pipestone Discovery Barn lets people pet and interact with farm animals. They can also ask farmers questions. People can also virtually experience a…

Pinning Down Gardens One Plant At A Time

AURORA, SD-  Jan Sanderson has been the owner and founder of “Sanderson Gardens” since 1977. “I started out like most gardeners start like trying to grow everything. I supplied some stores and farmers markets and people came,” said Sanderson. Jan grew up on the property in Aurora where his garden sits.  In fact, his father turned the home into an…

Sip-N-Cycle Releases Statement Following DWI Crash

UPDATE 8/5/18: Sip-N-Cycle Sioux Falls has released a statement following a crash on Saturday night that sent several patrons to the hospital: “We pride ourselves on offering a unique and fun way to see downtown. Unfortunately, last night a drunk driver reminded us of how quickly something awful can happen to innocent people. Our thoughts are with our riders who…

Mitchell City Council to Hear $19M Lake Clean Up Proposal

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – A committee plans to present a $19 million proposal to clean up Lake Mitchell, which has had water quality issues for decades. The Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee will present the plan to the Mitchell City Council on Monday. The committee evaluated consultant Fyra Engineering’s recommendations to get the lake’s phosphorus levels back to a healthy state….