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Why You May Be Losing Twitter Followers

Twitter is pulling out all the stops to eliminate fake user accounts. The social media platform began suspending fake user accounts back in May and June. Since then, 400 million fake accounts are no longer showing up as “follow” accounts. The average user won’t see much of a change at all, but some of Twitter’s most popular users are seeing a…

Human Remains Found in Minnesota River

Human leg discovered in debris pile

Sheriff’s officials in Wabasha County are investigating the discovery of a human leg found in the Mississippi River. Authorities say deputies responded to a citizen’s call about human remains Saturday afternoon. A resident cleaning out a debris pile near the shoreline in West Newtown found the leg, from thigh bone to foot, with a shoe still on. The Winona Daily…

South Dakota Sainthood

Vatican official to visit South Dakota over sainthood case

A Vatican official is headed to South Dakota to consider promoting the case of sainthood for a Lakota holy man who converted more than 400 people to the Catholic faith. The Rapid City Journal reports that a bishop last year accepted a petition signed by 1,400 people that opened the cause for the canonization of Nicholas Black Elk. A Vatican…

Out and About with Addie: Week of July 16

  What a fun series of events to celebrate mid-summer here in the Sioux Empire. Everything you need to know for those flying solo or with friends to those who can’t wait to get out with the family, Addie Graham-Kramer, president of The Event Company has details for you! Wednesday, July 18, 2018 – 25th Annual Hot Summer Nites, Sioux Falls …

South Dakota Veterans Honored With New Commemorative Coin

South Dakota World War II Vets To Receive Special Coin

South Dakota World War Two veterans are getting another citation, a colorful commemorative coin that says, “South Dakota Thanks the Greatest Generation.” American Legion Post 15 in Sioux Falls will host an award ceremony on July 25 for all South Dakota World War Two veterans and their guests. TheSecretary of the State Department of Veterans Affairs, Larry Zimmerman, will deliver…

23rd Annual Hot Harley Nights

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – For the 23rd consecutive year, Sioux Falls’ JL Harley Davidson is offering the Sioux Empire a weekend full of fun. ‘Hot Harley Nights’ kicked off Thursday night and runs throughout the weekend, with all event proceeds going to the ‘Make-A-Wish’ foundation in South Dakota. Jim Entenman gave Simon Floss an in-depth idea of what to expect…

Someone You Should Know: K-BACK FM’s ‘Crash’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – His is a voice you should know, ‘Crash’ from K-BACK FM has been on the air for decades but if you haven’t seen him in a while you might not recognize him. ‘Crash’ has recently placed an importance on his health after two years ago, he nearly lost his life. “I was on the air June…

Dept. of Justice Settlement – South Dakota

U.S. Attorney’s Office Settles Lawsuit Against South Dakota Landlord

RAPID CITY, SD – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that the United States has reached a settlement agreement with a Rapid City landlord to resolve a lawsuit alleging discrimination on the basis of sex and familial status, in violation of the Fair Housing Act. The lawsuit arose from a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban…

Luverne’s ‘Hot Dog Nite’ Kicks Off Weekend Celebration

LUVERNE, MN – For the 56th year, the City of Luverne is ready to celebrate it’s history. ‘Hot Dog Nite’ starts Thursday, July 12th and kicks off a weekend long celebration. From a wiener man triathlon, to a tour de donut bike ride, and a performance from Minneapolis band ‘The Suburbs,’ there’s something for everyone this weekend. KDLT’s Simon Floss…

Two Places Worth Making a Table Reservation in Brookings

These two off-the-beaten path restaurants will have you wanting to come back for more

Food writer, Staci Perry, says there are two places in the Brookings area to eat that she wouldn’t pass up – if she were you. One is located within the Brookings Childdren’s Museum – Cafe Couteau. The other is the Pheasant, which boasts an incredible outdoor patio, wine cellar, unique oils and vinegars, a solid menu, a unique and scrumptious…

Red Cross Helping Sioux Falls Family Displaced by Fire

Blaze appears to have started in basement

At 6:19 p.m. Tuesday evening, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a basement fire at 1212 S Western Avenue in a single family home. First arriving crews reported moderate smoke within the structure of a residential home. Residents reported the fire started in the basement and the first-in crew made entry into the basement reporting moderate heat…

The Places You Don’t Normally Wear Sunscreen But Should

Your lips, eyelids, ears, and scalp are all important areas to protect

Dr. Christina Olson, a family medicine specialist with Sanford Health, talks about what families and physicians are most concerned about when it comes to sun exposure and changing skin conditions. And NBC News has more on how not only you might prevent sunburn, but also how you want to treat it if you are in the sun too long. Click…