Cremations Increasing In Sioux Falls, Keeping Pace With Trend In U.S.

While death may be a difficult topic to discuss, more and more people are talking about cremation than ever before. According to the National Funeral Directors Association, the rate of cremation in the United States was nearly 49 percent last year, which outpaced burials at 45 percent.

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.

Several People Receive Awards After Rescue Of Kidnapped Victim

On October 28, 2016, a 38-year-old woman called 911 after finding her ex-boyfriend waiting for her. The ex-boyfriend kidnapped the woman by placing her in the truck of her own car. The 911 call the victim made turned out to be instrumental in finding both her and the suspect before any serious injury occurred.

Live Well Sioux Falls Launches Program To Teach Healthy Eating On A Budget

Live Well Sioux Falls has partnered with other local organizations to provide free healthy grocery store tours to low-income residents. This collaboration was made possible by a grant from Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, a national effort focused on improving access to healthy food for all kids.