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72 Miles On The Missouri River

YANKTON, S.D. – 160 paddlers from 15 states, and Canada, are ready to wade through the Missouri River. The annual ‘South Dakota Kayak Challenge’ kicks off Friday morning in Yankton. Paddlers will maneuver their way through 72 miles of the Missouri River, hitting four check points along the way. While some get competitive over the three days, everyone bonds over…

4 Under 40 Awards Nominations Being Sought

Sioux Falls Young Professionals Group is looking for your insights, here's how to nominate

There is an incredible amount of talent in the region when it comes to hard-working, innovative and caring employees and entrepreneurs. So who do we need to know that we’re not yet aware of? Who is on your staff worth recognizing, often behind the scenes but doing bold things and making a difference? The Sioux Falls Young Professionals Network is…

Do This on Social Media to Enhance Your Resume

Advice this week in our Wired Wednesday segment from app creator Carla White

App creator and social media consultant, Carla White, says that there are a lot of mistakes people make when it comes to their social media profiles, especially when they may be in the market for a new job. There are people constantly watching what you post and write, White reassures us. But there are a few simple changes can clean…

Research on Children’s Health Risks in Doubt Over EPA Funds

FILE – In this Sept. 21, 2017, file photo, a sign on a door of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. Long-running research projects credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm that pesticides, air pollution and other hazards pose to children are in jeopardy or shutting down because the Environmental Protection Agency will not commit to their continued funding, researchers…

Target is Dominating in the Digital Space  

ILE- This May 3, 2017, file photo shows the Target logo on a store in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. An aggressive campaign at Target to let customers do more online is paying off. The retailer on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, exceeded first quarter expectations on just about every level, saying the same day services it’s rolled out in recent years…

Out and About with Kali: Week of May 20

Details on some of the more notable events taking place this week

The weather may not cooperate well for outdoor events earlier in the week so stay tuned if you’ve got something you’re hoping to attend, but indoor events – and there are plenty of them, should go off without a hitch! For a look at some of the events happening the week of May 20, 2019, check out Kali’s interview below…

Dressbarn Latest National Retailer to Announce Closure of All Stores

Dressbarn’s parent company, Ascena Retail Group, has announced it will be closing all approximately 650 stores across the United States. The retailer has locations in both Sioux Falls and Rapid City. No specific dates have been given, but the closures come as a number of other major national longtime brands come to an end as well, leaving shopping malls and…

Best Financial Advice for Buying a Home

Local financial expert shares four important tips she says will save you in the long run

If you’re in the market at all for new home, you have to know that it has been a seller’s market in the Sioux Falls metro area and the surrounding regions for years. With more people moving to South Dakota, land and properties are at a premium right now. That can make buying or financing a new home or an…

Judge Won’t Delay Sentencing for 2015 ‘The Bachelor’ Star

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa – A judge has refused to delay sentencing for a northern Iowa farmer who appeared on ABC’s “The Bachelor” and who was involved in a fatal crash. Thirty-seven-year-old Chris Soules pleaded guilty Nov. 13 to a reduced charge of leaving the scene of a serious injury accident. His lawyers had sought the sentencing delay, citing the prosecution’s lack…

Grumpy Cat, Who Entertained Millions Online, Dies at Age 7

MORRISTOWN, Ariz. – Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss expression entertained millions on the internet, has died at age 7. Her owners wrote on social media Friday that she experienced complications from a urinary tract infection and “passed away peacefully” Tuesday “in the arms of her mommy.” Her owners said “Grumpy Cat has helped millions of people smile all around the world…

Campus Upgrades Moving Along At NSU

ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Wolves in Aberdeen will soon have a few new dens. Northern State University is in the middle of upgrading their campus through the ‘Educational Impact Campaign.’ It’s part of a larger ‘Campus Master Plan,’ geared to revamp the entire school. 125$ million dollars are being poured into the renovations, all paid for by outside donors. Older…