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Local Business Helps Keep the Art of Calligraphy Alive

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Technology has integrated its way into many areas of our daily lives, but one class in Sioux Falls is proving that many people still enjoy writing with good old pen and paper. At “Oh My Word Paperie” in Sioux Falls the old art of decorative handwriting comes to life. Chelsea Burtis teaches a “Basics To Hand Lettering And…

Despite The Cold People Shop Downtown For Crazy Days

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-After Christmas it can be a slow time for stores in Downtown Sioux Falls, but this weekend is one of the busiest weekends stores see in the month of January. That’s because stores participate in “Crazy Days” where they offer crazy deals. It gives stores a chance to mark older items on clearance to make room for new…

Indoor Obedience Training For Hunting Dogs

HARRISBURG, SD- Hunting season is on break right now, but the Midwest Tri-State Navda group wants to make sure all dogs are still on their toes.  Especially the hunters in training. Every year, the organization holds a 5-6 week indoor obedience class for dogs when they aren’t hunting.   The class teaches basic commands like “sit” and “stay.”  They also focus on…

Essential Air Service Ends in Watertown, Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Passenger air service has stopped to the South Dakota cities of Pierre and Watertown. Watertown Mayor Sarah Caron and Pierre Mayor Steve Harding said in a statement Sunday that California Pacific Airlines has stopped service to their cities. CP Air provides essential air service to the two South Dakota cities. The mayors say both their communities…

Behind The Scenes Of The Dance Gallery’s Production of “Sleeping Beauty”

    SIOUX FALLS, SD-  Dancing is art and at the Dance Gallery of South Dakota they always showcase their talents at their recitals.  Hard work, dedication, and passion perfectly describe the Dance Gallery’s production of “The Sleeping Beauty.” It’s about talent and “pointing” your foot in the right direction. Since the summer, 135 dancers along with the over 20 actors…

Third Annual Women’s March in Downtown Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-People across the nation and in the Sioux Empire marched Saturday Jan. 19th in support of women as a part of the 2019 National Women’s March. This is the third year of the Women’s March In Sioux Falls. Usually supporters will march the streets of downtown, but cold temperatures forced the event indoors this year. That didn’t stop…

Avoiding Scams in Video Games, Bug Recently Found in Fortnite

Online video games are catching the attention of cyber criminals who are able to scam players. The most recent game this has happened with is the popular video game “Fortnite.” Recently Epic Games, the makers of Fortnite announced that there was a bug in their system. hackers sent out links in the game. If someone clicked on the link, it…

Oh My Cupcakes! Opens New Location

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-One family owned Sioux Falls business that’s been around for over a decade is expanding. You no longer have to be just on the south side of town to enjoy a gourmet cupcake from Oh My Cupcakes. January 18th and 19th was the grand opening weekend for the business’ second storefront location .It’s on the east side of…

The 31st Annual Greater Sioux Falls Outdoor Show

SIOUX FALLS, SD-  For those sick and tired of the cold already, the annual outdoor show can help get you excited for summer. over 50 vendors come to Sioux Falls to showcase the newest and latest outdoor activities and sporting gear.  From ATVs to speed boats, the weekend show gives over 3-thousand visitors a chance to see what spring and summer…

North Dakota Governor Wants to Work with Gov. Noem on Strengthening Tribal Relations

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is working to develop relationships with the new governors who recently took office in neighboring South Dakota and Minnesota. Burgum wants to collaborate with Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on the $2.75 billion Fargo-Moorhead area flood division project. And he and Republican South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem plan to work with the…

Supporting Area Veterans with Military Carnival and Resource Fair

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — It’s likely that you or someone you know has a military connection. One Sioux Falls organization is hoping to better serve those who have served our country. The Community Action for Veterans group hosted its first Military Family Carnival and resource fair Friday night. Events ranged from games to informational booths plus a talk by South…

Behind The Scenes: Sioux Falls Snow Crew

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Arlyn Groen is just starting his work day at noon: a 12-hour day. “The twelve hours actually goes pretty quickly because you’re so concentrated on what you’re doing that don’t keep track of time,” said Groen. “Then the other shift comes in at midnight and goes until noon.” Snow crews split Sioux Falls up into 20…

UPDATE: Victim Identified In I-229 Fatal Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Authorities have identified the woman killed in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Sioux Falls. The South Dakota Highway Patrol said Nikki Jones, 25, of Sioux Falls was pronounced dead at the scene on Interstate 229 near Benson Rd. She  was not wearing a seat belt. Previous story One person died and another person was injured…

FBI Identifies Wisconsin Man In White Lake Officer-Involved Shooting

The FBI has identified a Wisconsin man killed during an officer involved shooting along Interstate 90 in South Dakota. Authorities said Nathan Thoe, 34, from Hortonville, Wisc. was the subject of an ongoing federal investigation. He was known to be in and around the Pierre area for the past several months, according to the FBI. Federal officers from multiple agencies…

Iowa’s 2.4 Percent Unemployment Rate Remains Nation’s Lowest

DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa’s unemployment rate remained at a national low of 2.4 percent in December. Iowa Workforce Development reported Friday that the rate didn’t change as the number of unemployed resident remained at an estimated 40,600. The number of residents with jobs rose slightly to 1,651,300. Iowa’s rate compared to the national December rate of 3.9 percent. Iowa…

Spyglass Gas Well Permits Revoked

RAPID CITY, S.D. – State regulators have revoked a company’s permits for 40 natural gas wells near Buffalo. The wells have been idle for seven years as the company, Spyglass Cedar Creek, has struggled financially. The state Board of Minerals and Environment also directed the state Department of Environment and Natural Resources to calculate the maximum civil penalty that may…

Best Way to Get Back on Track with New Year’s Resolutions

Kimberly Henderson with Sanford Profile works with clients year-round who struggle to stay on track with goals they’ve set for themselves. Some of the lessons she’s learned in helping them, she shares in the interview below. Categories: News Tags: 2019, health, Healthy, Kimberly Henderson, Resolutions, sanford profile

Sioux Falls School District Cancels Classes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Due to the impending severe winter weather, the Sioux Falls School District has canceled classes for the day. There will be no activities throughout during the day. Kids Inc. is also closed. For a full list of closings, click here. Categories: Local News, News, Weather Tags: Kids Inc., School Closings, Sioux Falls School District, Winter Weather