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Body of South Dakota Man Found in Cornfield

WAYNE, Neb. – Authorities say the body of a South Dakota man was found in a northeast Nebraska cornfield after his vehicle crashed. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says a motorist discovered the accident Thursday evening along Nebraska Highway 35, about 3½ miles east of Wayne. The sheriff’s office says Parker Mitchell was driving west when his vehicle left the…

U.S. Air Force Schedules Northern Plains Training Session

RAPID CITY, S.D. -The Air Force is planning another training session next month in the massive Powder River Training Complex over the Northern Plains. The Combat Raider exercise is scheduled for three days beginning Oct. 16. It will involve several different types of military aircraft. The 35,000-square-mile complex over the Dakotas, Montana and Wyoming is the largest over the continental…

Air Force to hold exercise in Northern Plains training area

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The Air Force is planning another training session next month in the massive Powder River Training Complex over the Northern Plains. The Combat Raider exercise is scheduled for three days beginning Oct. 16. It will involve several different types of military aircraft. The 35,000-square-mile complex over the Dakotas, Montana and Wyoming is the largest over…

Sioux Falls Woman Advocates for Hydrocephalus Awareness

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- September is Hydrocephalus awareness month and one Sioux Falls woman hopes to educate people about this chronic disease. When Tayla Baca was four months old she was diagnosed with Hydrocephalus. “They told me that I wouldn’t have any of my five senses or be able to walk because my brain was compressed to the size of a…

Stiegelmeier Apologetic After SDSU’s Record Breaking Win

Jacks Coach Wishes Game Hadn't Been As Lopsided

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State was expected to handle Arkansas Pine Bluff as evidenced by them being listed as an early 51-point favorite. It turned out that was being generous since the Jacks ended up winning by 84 (90-6). And it left Jackrabbit coach John Stiegelmeier, who notched his 150th career victory, critical of himself for not being more…

Voters to Decide on $190 Million Bond on September 18

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-This Tuesday, voters will decide on a $190 million bond put forward by the Sioux Falls School District. The 25 year bond is meant to help with overcrowding issues in schools, by funding three new schools. If passed, the average homeowners property tax would increase by roughly $2 a month. Volunteers are going door-to-door today to remind people…

People Climb Stairs to Honor Fallen Firefighters

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-This week marks the 17th anniversary of 9/11, thousands of people lost. People gathered at howard wood field today to honor those heroes in a special way. 250 people took part in the third annual Step Up for Heroes Memorial Stair Climb. Firefighters, law enforcement, military and others in the community symbolically climbed the 110 flights of stairs…

Child Injured After Car Window Shot with BB Gun, Police Ask for Assistance in Investigation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (from Sioux Falls Police Dept.) – On September 15th at approximately 6:57 pm officers from the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to the area of W. 10th Street and S. Duluth Avenue for a weapons violation. A citizen called 911 to report that her vehicle window had been shattered and she believed it was the result…

Brennan: Statement to Come Monday on Future of Badlands Motor Speedway

BRANDON, S.D. – An auction was held this Saturday for the Badlands Motor Speedway near Brandon. The starting bid was set at $3,150,000. Interested buyers had to put $500,000 down to participate in the auction. Owner Chuck Brennan tells KDLT News the auction happened as planned. He says more information will be made available on Monday at http://www.badlandsmotorspeedway.com/ The auction…

500 Consigners Gather for Huge Children’s Consignment Sale

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-It’s a one-stop shop for all items baby and child related this weekend at the W.H. Lyon Fairground Expo Center. The company What Grows Around Comes Around is holding their fall and winter children’s consignment sale. It started ten years ago with 27 consignors and has grown to over 500 this year. Anything from baby clothes, furniture, to…

Harrisburg Homecoming Parade Celebrates 125 Years with Special Guests

HARRISBURG, S.D. – Each year the Harrisburg School District holds a homecoming parade, but today in honor of their 125th anniversary they decided to do something a little different and invite two special guests to ride in the parade. 96-year-old Grace Aleck and five-year-old Blakely Langner are the oldest and youngest Tigers in the Harrisburg community. Grace graduated class of 1940,…

Tomorrow: Badlands Motor Speedway Auction

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Badlands Motor Speedway in Brandon could soon have a new owner. The track is scheduled to go on the auction block tomorrow at around 3 p.m., after sitting empty for more than a year. Interested buyers needed to be pre-qualified, and place a $500,000 deposit before they were allowed to bid. The opening bid for the…

FEMA denies disaster assistance to Iowa after July tornadoes

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A federal agency has denied disaster assistance for residents and business owners of Marshall and Polk counties who endured tornadoes in July. Gov. Kim Reynolds’ office announced Friday the Federal Emergency Management Agency had denied the governor’s request for assistance through the Individual Assistance Program for losses from the July 19 tornadoes. In denying the…