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Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain Found Dead

Apparent Suicide in France

PARIS (AP) – American celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. He was 61. CNN confirmed the death, saying in a statement he was found unresponsive Friday morning by friend and chef Eric Ripert, and calling it a suicide. CNN said…

Why Kids Are Logging Off of Facebook

And where they're now fairly constantly logged into

This may not surprise all that many parents or tech users in general, but 45 percent of teens now say they are online “almost constantly.” Where they are logged into though, is changing.  A new survey reveals that Facebook use has decreased in popularity among America’s teenagers! Find out where they’re spending time and what advice one of our tech…

Where to Spend At Least One Summer Night With the Family

There aren't a whole lot of drive-in theater's left - why you should frequent those still flinging the gates wide open

With a dwindling number of drive-in theaters across the nation, it may be a good weekend to celebrate National Drive-In Theater Day. There are a dedicated group of theaters still turning the lights on each week for die hard fans and newcomers to the venue. We visited with the owner of the Verne Drive-In in Luverne, Minnesota for some perspective…

Big Races To Be Decided Across South Dakota in Today’s Primary Elections

GOP governor, House races top South Dakota primary ballot

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Republican primary voters picking a nominee for South Dakota governor also will select a candidate for a statewide congressional seat while joining other residents in weighing changes to the “Marsy’s Law” victims’ bill of rights. The polls will be open Tuesday from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. local time, with Republicans choosing in their governor…

Old Explosives Found at New Construction Site

Demolition explosives found at Sioux Falls construction site

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls police bomb squad was called to a construction site after some old demolition explosives were unearthed. Authorities got a call about suspicious devices on Friday in a construction zone northeast of Interstate 229 and East 26th Street. Authorities determined the devices were old construction demolition explosives. The bomb squad detonated them early Saturday,…

Top Military-Themed Movies By State

Favorite True War Movies

Hollywood has a history of honoring the veterans and fallen of US wars, perhaps because most true war stories and heroes seem larger than life. And Hollywood’s true stories about feats of strength, unwavering loyalty in the face of adversity, and overcoming incredible odds are captivating. Trust us—once we compiled an incredible list of war movies based on true stories,…

STEM Event Inspires Girls to Take Apart Electronics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-May 26th was the second annual Girls Breaker Day. It’s an event designed to expose girls to activities centered around STEM or science, technology, engineering and math. “A couple years ago my daughter was taking things apart at home and she thought it was really neat and I thought well I bet a lot of girls don’t have…

Prosecution Says Alcohol Was a Factor In Fatal Hit-And-Run

CANTON, S.D. – A mourning family is beginning to get answers. Authorities arrested Christian Dixon, a 21-year-old Sioux Falls man, after a 34-year-old Tessa Jacobs was killed in a hit-and-run Wednesday night near Worthing. Dixon appeared in court for the first time to face first degree manslaughter charges.  KDLT’s Allison Royal was in the Lincoln County courtroom on Friday afternoon. Dixon…

Watertown Woman Given Jail Time, Fine for Elder Abuse

PIERRE, S.D. – A Watertown woman has been ordered to serve about two months in jail and pay nearly $26,000 in restitution in an elder financial abuse case. The attorney general’s office says 60-year-old Barbara Lingenfelter used her mother’s assets for personal gain and failed to provide for her mother’s nursing care while having power of attorney. Lingenfelter pleaded guilty…

UPDATE: Arrest Made In Fatal Hit-And-Run

WORTHING, S.D. – UPDATE 6:25 P.M. A suspect is in custody after a 34-year-old woman was killed in a hit-and-run Wednesday night near in Worthing. Lincoln County Sheriff Dennis Johnson says Christian Dixon, 21, of Sioux Falls, was arrested late Thursday afternoon on first degree manslaughter charges. Authorities say the suspect vehicle, a 1999 Chevy Silverado, was located in southwest…

Big 1st inning leads Explorers past Canaries at Cage

Big 1st inning leads Explorers past Canaries at Cage

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Sioux Falls Canaries trailed the Sioux City Explorers 6-0 before they even came to bat Tuesday night at SF Stadium. The #9 hitter Dexter McCall capped the outburst with a 2-run double for the X’s. Jim Patterson lasted only 5 innings giving up 10 hits a and 7 runs as the Birds dropped an 8-2 decision…

South Dakota Gubernatorial Fundraising

Noem outpaces Jackley, Sutton

U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem’s campaign for governor has nearly twice as much cash on hand as South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley heading into the June Republican primary. Noem’s campaign reported Monday raising more than $619,300 since Jan. 1. Her campaign has more than $1 million cash on hand going into the June primary election. Jackley reports more than $570,000…

Sisseton Sentencing

Former tribal executive sentenced to prison for embezzlement.

A former executive board member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribe has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for embezzlement. Sixty-six-year-old Barbara Kirk of Sisseton was sentenced in federal court to 16 months in prison. Kirk also was ordered to pay more than $100,000 in restitution and serve three years of supervised release. According to court documents,…

Aberdeen to Remove Ash Trees to Prevent Ash Borer Infestation

ABERDEEN, S.D. – With an infestation of emerald ash borer insects almost a certainty at some point, Aberdeen is implementing a plan to remove ash trees from public rights of way. South Dakota’s Agriculture Department earlier this month confirmed the presence of the destructive insect in the state for the first time, in Sioux Falls. Officials in Pierre and Yankton…

Where South Dakota Deer Will Need To Be Tested For CWD

RAPID CITY, S.D. – A South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks proposal would require deer killed by hunters in Custer State Park to be tested for chronic wasting disease. The proposal is similar to a current requirement for elk killed in the park, and aimed at determining the prevalence of CWD in the deer population. The proposal will be considered…