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“Gonna Get Wed” Prepares Brides for the Big Day

SIOUX FALLS S.D. – The Gonna Get Wed Bridal Showcase was today at the Sanford Premiere Center The event is meant to be a one-stop shop for all your wedding needs. Over 80 vendors attended the event, from catering and jewelry to DJ’s and dresses, there was a vendor for everything. Director of Gonna Get Wed, Kari Black, says the event…

One of Aberdeen’s Oldest Businesses Gutted by Fire

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say fire has gutted a family-owned furniture store that has been a fixture on Main Street in Aberdeen since 1945. No injuries were reported from the Saturday night blaze at the Malchow’s Home Furnishings building, which had 17 apartments on the second floor, at least 14 of which were rented. The American News reports that…

Bargains in a Barrel: Harvest Days

GARRETSON, S.D. – “When you go through the line and you got an air horn they honk and a bell to ring, and it’s a timed thing, they just have a great time,” said Owner of Nordstrom’s Automotive Shannon Nordstrom. It’s all about having a great time while getting great deals. Nordstrom’s Automotive and Ewe-Pullet Self Service and Auto Parts…

‘We expect it to continue to grow’: Grand Falls Sports Betting a Month After Going Live

LARCHWOOD, IA- Since sports betting officially went live in August, casinos across Iowa have become an attraction to many sports fans. “Casinos around the state are seeing folks from all over come in to bet.” Sports betters from Minnesota and South Dakota are flocking to Iowa casinos with their new sports betting feature.   Grand falls casino’s Elite Sports Book…

The “Road Warriors” of Dell Rapids St. Mary

Due to flooding DRSM football team has not been able to play at home

DELL RAPIDS, SD— They’re called the Cardinals, but “Road Warriors” is the new nickname for the Dell Rapids St. Mary’s High School football team. That’s because they haven’t been able to play on their home field since it flooded last month. “It’s disappointing that we don’t get to play on our home field, which we grew up watching Cardinal football on….

‘Railyard Flats’ New Development Proposed for Downtown Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Development of the Downtown Sioux Falls Railyard continues to be a work in progress. But this week, we’re learning more about what could be the future of the area. City councilors got their first look last night at a proposed mixed-use project. Cherapa Place brought growth to Downtown Sioux Falls, according to Property Manager Anne Haber….

Washington High School Teacher Surprised with Milken Educator Award

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It started off as a normal morning for everyone at Washington High School. However, things quickly changed for one psychology teacher. Alison Ter Horst has been teaching psychology at Washington High School for 14 years and she sees a lot of kids every day. Those close to her say she’s one of the hardest working and…

Fighting Human Trafficking: Call to Freedom’s Mission in the Sioux Empire

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The biggest fundraiser of the year for those fighting human trafficking in the Sioux Empire took place this morning. Call to Freedom fights tirelessly to raise awareness on the issue impacting not only the nation but the Sioux Empire as well. Nationally, nearly 3,300 people are pulled into human trafficking every day. In South Dakota, Call…

‘It feels like we’re bringing back our culture’: 2nd Annual Native American Day Parade

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Native American day has been a tradition for almost 30 years, but there’s a fairly new celebration for it in downtown Sioux Falls. More than 30 organizations registered to be in the 2nd annual Native American Day parade. Tribes from all over the region came to dance, sing and advocate with hundreds of people coming out to…

South Dakota Celebrates Native American Day

SOUTH DAKOTA – It’s the second Monday in October, which means today is Native American Day in South Dakota. In 1990,the state became the first in the U.S. to make this significant change. South Dakota is now one of at least eight states to celebrate the holiday. Some states call today Indigenous People’s Day, while others celebrate the original Columbus…

Police: Iowa Suspect in Sioux Falls Man’s Death Caught in Georgia

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) – Georgia authorities have found a man suspected in an Iowa slaying. Fort Dodge police say in a news release that 19-year-old Damion Chavez was spotted by a sheriff’s deputy in Lowndes County, Georgia, on Saturday in a vehicle on Interstate 75. The vehicle was pulled over and Chavez was arrested without incident. Two other people…

US Pulling Out of Northern Syria; Full Withdrawal Possible

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, people welcome Syrian troops as they enter the town of Ein Issa, north of Raqqa, Syria, Monday, Oct 14, 2019. Syrian troops moved east from Aleppo province to Raqqa where state media said they had reached Ein Issa. Heavy fighting the previous day there reached a Kurdish-run displaced-person camp…