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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…

Suspect in Deputy-Involved Shooting Facing Multiple Assault Charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -The Minnehaha County State’s Attorney has charged the man in connection with an incident that led to a deputy-involved shooting in Sioux Falls on Tuesday. 44-year-old George Lee Rinzy, Jr., is facing four aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer charges and two simple assault on a law enforcement officer charges, as well as, one intentional damage…

South Dakota Governor Requests Federal Disaster Help

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is asking for a presidential disaster declaration because of property damage caused by a snowstorm and flooding this spring. Noem requested the federal aid in a letter to President Donald Trump on Wednesday. The governor asked for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help with repairs for damage to both public…

Division of Criminal Investigation Reviewing Officer-Involved Shooting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Deputy who shot a man outside of the jail in Sioux Falls yesterday, was not back to work today. the State Division of Criminal Investigation is reviewing the shooting. Authorities say the deputy shot a man who was threatening officers with a knife. The 44-year-old man was hospitalized after the incident. The…

South Dakota Governor Not Planning to Stop Inmate Execution

South Dakota’s governor says she does not plan to stop the execution of a death row inmate who claims jurors were biased against him because he’s gay. The American Civil Liberties Union is urging Gov. Kristi Noem to grant clemency to Charles Rhines. The 62-year-old Rhines was convicted in the 1992 stabbing death of a doughnut shop employee in Rapid…

Police: Two People Found in Mitchell Motel Died By Suicide

MITCHELL, S.D. – Authorities in Mitchell say an autopsy on two people found dead in a motel room concluded they took their own lives. Authorities say the bodies of two people were found in a hotel room on Monday. An autopsy confirmed their deaths were caused by asphyxiation. Authorities say it appears the two people took their own lives by hanging….

Two Arrested for Giving Massages without Licenses in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Two Sioux Falls women are facing charges after allegedly giving massages at a Sioux Falls massage parlor, without a license. Sioux Falls Police say they received “numerous complaints” about unlicensed masseuses at Asian Moonlight Relaxing Center on 41st Street. Street crimes officers were sent in to investigate the complaints. Two women, 48-year-old Xuesong Fan, and 53-year-old…

Brookings Man Pleads Guilty to Dealing Meth Near Schools

BROOKINGS, S.D. – A 35-year-old Brookings man could face anywhere from 10 to 35 years in prison after admitting to distributing methamphetamine to a minor near schools. Aaron Aspon pled guilty to the charge on Tuesday in Brookings County court, along with violating a drug-free zone. Brookings County State’s Attorney Dan Nelson said Aspon was dealing out of an apartment…

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…

Iowa Governor Blocks Bill Aimed at Stopping Anti-Trump Suits

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has vetoed a measure that Republican lawmakers pushed through in the final days of the legislative session to stop the state’s Democratic attorney general from filing or joining lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s policies. The measure Reynolds vetoed Wednesday was targeted at stopping Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller from joining multistate…

Search Warrants Tied to Former Trump Lawyer Cohen Released

(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)WASHINGTON (AP) – Five search warrants have been made public in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer. The warrants are in response to requests from news organizations. The documents reveal the wide-ranging scope of Mueller’s investigation and early concerns about possible financial connections to Russia. The documents show how investigators…

NASCAR to Buy Intl. Speedway, Owner of Daytona, Talladega

NASCAR is buying International Speedway in a deal worth about $2 billion. International Speedway Corp. owns some of America’s most well known car racing facilities including the Daytona International Speedway and in Florida, where the company is based, and the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. The companies said Wednesday that deal is expected to close this year. Categories: Business, News, U.S….

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…