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FEMA Opening Disaster Recovery Centers In 6 South Dakota Counties

SIOUX FALLS – The State of South Dakota and FEMA are opening Disaster Recovery Centers in six counties across the state. The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses that suffered losses from the severe winter storms and flooding from Sept. 9 – 26, 2019. Each center will be open for five days. Visitors to the centers can learn…

Officials List Pot Vape Brands Reported in US Outbreak

In this Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 photo released by Northwest Metro Drug Task Force/Minnesota Departments of Public Safety shows “Dank” packaging, part of the 75,000 THC vaping cartridges seized in a record drug bust in Anoka County, Minn. Dank, a shadowy but widely sold illegal marijuana vape is drawing the attention of investigators looking into a rash of mysterious lung…

Opening Day at ‘Great Shots’

SIOUX FALLS Golf clubs will no longer accumulate dust over the winter months. ‘Great Shots’ opens Friday, December 6th, at 11:00 a.m. The three-story facility features state of the art golfing areas, the largest Daktronics screen in South Dakota, a full restaurant and bar, and local golf organizations. KDLT News sent Simon Floss to get a sneak peek of the…

Survey: Businesses Added Just 67,000 Jobs in November

WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. companies added just 67,000 jobs in November, a private survey found, barely half the gain of the previous month. Payroll processor ADP said that manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut 18,000 jobs combined. Companies with fewer than 20 employees also slashed their payrolls. November’s job gain is the fewest in six months and suggests that hiring…

‘Eat Fit Go’ to Close its Doors After 3 Years in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS A grab-and-go food business offering healthier food options will be closing its doors in Sioux Falls. ‘Eat Fit Go’ opened near 57th Street and Louise Avenue in 2016. The store offers ready-to-eat meals with a health-forward focus. In a Facebook post, the store announced they will be closing for good once their current inventory sells out. Categories: Business,…

It’s a Win-Win For Sioux Falls Local Businesses on Black Friday

SIOUX FALLS, SD—With Christmas being right around the corner, many businesses are hoping to take advantage of the Black Friday crowds. “Yeah of course, yeah, it’s fun. Like I said it’s fun to have busier traffic and just have a different type of clientele in the store,” said Chrisanne Evertz, manager of Evereve. Evereve, a woman’s boutique shop, opened up…

Volunteers Go the Extra Mile on Thanksgiving

SIOUX FALLS, SD— Some volunteers went the extra step to truly get into the Thanksgiving spirit, as the Banquet and St. Francis House volunteers gave up their Thanksgiving to make sure others were special. “You know how it goes after you have your Thanksgiving dinner, what do you do? You just lay around and sleep off your turkey cap-stand or…

The Key to Growing a Farming Operation in Tough Times: Diversify

Having graduated during a recession, Amanda Radke has always looked at what more she might do

Farming will always be her first love when it comes to career, but Amanda Radke says she’s known since college it’s important to consider other revenue streams to support the family farm. She graduated from South Dakota State during the recession of the 90’s. She and her husband figured it out then, and will continue to do the same. But…

Addiction Care Center at Avera on Louise Campus to Open Next Month

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls will soon have a new option for drug addiction and treatment services, with the opening of Avera’s new addiction care center. The facility at Avera’s campus at 69th Street and Louise Avenue will open next month. The 20-thousand square foot facility features 32 private rooms, a central building for treatment and programming, a fitness…

GM Recalls 640K Pickups; Seat Belts Can Cause Carpet Fires

(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)DETROIT (AP) – General Motors is recalling over 640,000 pickup trucks worldwide because hot gas from a high-tech seat belt can set the carpeting on fire. The recall covers certain 2019 and 2020 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks. Also included are some 2020 Silverado and Sierra 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty pickups. All have carpet as…

Great Shots Announces December Opening Date

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls is home to many sports, but golfers have never had an outdoor facility there to call home until now. Great Shots will open its doors on December 6th. General Manager of Great Shots, Jonathan Buckley said, “To add golf now to this is going to be great. It is…

Disney Plus User Accounts Already Found on Hacking Sites

FILE – In this April 3, 2019, file photo characters from Disney and Fox movies are displayed behind Cathleen Taff, president of distribution, franchise management, business and audience insight for Walt Disney Studios during the Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2019, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) at Caesars Palace in Las…

Mazda Recalls Vehicles to Replace Takata Air Bag Inflators

DETROIT (AP) – Mazda is recalling nearly 117,000 U.S. vehicles for a second time to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. The action covers vehicles recalled from 2013 to 2017 that received Takata replacement inflators because parts from other manufacturers weren’t available. Included are 2007 to 2012 CX-7 and CX-9 SUVs, and 2003 through 2012 Mazda6 sedans. Also covered…

Local Bank Aims to Help Non-Profits

SIOUX FALLS, SD— For the 7th year in a row, First National Bank is letting the public decide which local non-profits get their charitable donations. “A lot of these non-profits are very small, and a lot of people don’t know about them. So, it’s great for them to come and enter this contest and get their name put out there and…