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Watertown Man Arrested and Charged After Firing Shots at His Vehicle

WATERTOWN (Watertown Police Department) On 12/15/2019 at approximately 3:23 am, the Watertown Police Department, Codington County Sheriff’s Office, and Watertown Fire Rescue responded to the 100 block of Maple Street South for a report of a discharge of a firearrm. Police arrived on scene and determined Matthew Wolf had fired two shots at his own vehicle in the 100 block…

SantaCon Mixes in a Good Time for a Good Cause

SIOUX FALLS  Downtown Sioux Falls was filled with Santa’s and elves Saturday night for the 8th annual SantaCon. The event started at PAve where people dressed in their favorite Christmas clothes. SantaCon stopped at three downtown clubs before ending at the Icon Lounge for a concert. There, the band Sleigher performed and had a $10 cover charge with proceeds going…

Recording Devices Found in Minneapolis Hotel Rooms; LHS Parent Says Students Recently Stayed

Authorities are investigating the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minneapolis after recording devices were found in guest rooms. Authorities say it’s not immediately known if the devices recorded any guests. A Lincoln High School parent tells us that students from the school, including his own, stayed at the hotel while participating in a DECA event last weekend. You can read the…

What’s at Stake: The Case for Improving Rural Broadband

The one thing South Dakota's SBA Director hears from nearly all small town business leaders

The world doesn’t seem to wait for anyone, anymore. We are all moving and consuming at a fast pace. That is precisely why South Dakota small businesses need an even playing field when it comes to commerce, according to the head of South Dakota’s Small Business Administration. Jaime Wood says one big area we are lacking right now is internet…

Glory House Builds Apartments for Former Clients

SIOUX FALLS A special apartment building on the south side of Sioux Falls is now open. The Glory House held a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning to unveil their new apartment building. These apartments are for clients of the Glory House after they complete the recovery program. The housing is also for other low income residents and those with a criminal…

Holiday Waste: What You Can and Can’t Recycle

SIOUX FALLS While the holiday season celebrates a time of giving, it also creates a lot more waste. Knowing what can be recycled and what can’t is especially important this time of year. Americans throw away 25% more trash during the Thanksgiving to New Year’s holiday period, that’s according to Stanford University.   Andy Berg, Sioux Falls Environmental and Storm…

Siouxland Libraries Launches Collection of 30,000 New eAudiobooks

Hundreds more are being added each month

It used to be you had to wait to check out your favorite book, especially if it was already checked out, at the local library. But in Sioux Falls, a whole new database of ebooks means members can download upwards of 30,000 pieces of literature on their mobile devices almost anytime. The books, along with hundreds more being added now…

Pelosi Announces Agreement on North American Trade Pact

WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced agreement on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win. This comes on the very same day that Democrats announced their impeachment charges against the president. Just before Pelosi announced her support, Trump said the revamped U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement will “be great” for the U.S. Pelosi…

One Dead, One Injured After Overnight Stabbing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Police have launched a homicide investigation after two were stabbed overnight. Sioux Falls Police report one victim has died, and another is injured following the incident. Names are currently being withheld. Officers responded to the Eagle’s Nest apartment complex around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. The complex is on Louise Avenue, between 49th & 57th. The…

Two Articles of Impeachment Launched Against President Donald Trump

House Democrats have unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.  “His abuse of office has left us no choice,” said house Democrats as the charges were announced. The charges include one count of abuse of power and another of obstruction of Congress, the latter a result of the President blocking Democrats from interviewing key witnesses in the investigation….

Fewer High School Football Classes? Football Committee Proposes a Change

South Dakota Football Advisory Committee proposed a change to the football class system

SIOUX FALLS, SD— A big change could be on the horizon for South Dakota high school football. The South Dakota Football Advisory Committee has proposed reducing the number of football classes in the state, from seven to five, for the first time since 1999. “Three or four different proposals that we’re all similar. So, we just started from scratch with all…