Downtown Businesses Stay Open For Refuge

"You don't really think about your business at a time like this"

While some businesses are experiencing power outages because of a building collapse, many stores are still open.The city of Sioux Falls has not required any business owners to evacuate or shut down.They are allowing them to decide for themselves whether or not they want to keep their doors open.”It’s terrifying,” says Vishnu Bunny Tattoos and Piercings owner Jeff Mann.

State Seeing A Shortage In Court Reporters

They are the eyes and ears of the courtroom, but less people are vying for the job

In a typical court room there’s a judge, the defense, prosecution, and a court reporter.Their job is to take down every word that is being said, and who is saying it.It’s an important job, but the number of people going into this field is declining.And technology and schooling may be to blame.