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South Dakotans Killed in Crash Southwest of Twin Cities

MINNEAPOLIS – Authorities say a South Dakota couple was killed after their motorcycle collided with a farm trailer that broke free from a tractor southwest of the Twin Cities. The Star Tribune reports the crash occurred shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday in Arlington Township. The State Patrol identified the couple killed as 60-year-old Marvin Fandrich and 61-year-old Kathy Fandrich of…

A Lesson in Taking Action: Sanford Hospital Scare

ABERDEEN, S.D- It was a scary morning for staff at the Sanford Hospital in Aberdeen who thought they heard gunshots. It ended up being a false alarm, but as KDLT’s Miranda Paige reports the decisions staff made were important. When staff at Sanford Hospital heard banging noises believed to be gunshots coming from a patient’s room around nine this morning,…

Man Pleads Guilty for Firing Gun Outside of Bar

ABERDEEN, S.D. – An Aberdeen man accused of firing a gun outside a bar and hitting the building with a bullet has pleaded guilty. Authorities say 22-year-old Jay Maxville fired the gun outside The Zoo bar in March for unspecified reasons. No one was hurt, but the bar’s doors were locked to protect customers. Maxville on Tuesday pleaded guilty to…

Aberdeen Fiber Glass Plant Avoids Closure Again

ABERDEEN, S.D. — Hundreds of people were wondering if they would have a job this fall. An Aberdeen manufacturing plant was facing an uncertain future, but everything changed with a single phone call. Wind turbine blades currently fill the lots of the Molded Fiber Glass Companies plant in Aberdeen, but in less than a month the lot could have been empty….

Brown County Fatal Crash

One Dead, Two Injured

ABERDEEN, S.D. – An 86-year-old Aberdeen man has died from injuries sustained in a June 23, 2018 crash west of Aberdeen. A 1999 Chevrolet Blazer was southbound on 385th Avenue when it stopped at the posted stop sign at the intersection with U.S. Highway 12. The vehicle then proceeded across the westbound lanes of U.S. 12, colliding with a westbound…

Aberdeen Post Office Works Around Flooding

ABERDEEN, S.D. – People in Aberdeen are experiencing some challenges with snail mail. For the first time, the Aberdeen Post Office flooded over the weekend. KDLT’s Allison Royal explains why employees aren’t not letting water dampen the mood. The post office is a familar staple of any town. It’s a place where you can pay your bills or send a…

Bacon Lovers Lace Up!

Two runs in South Dakota this weekend to benefit Junior Achievement

South Dakotans will line up Saturday morning in both Aberdeen and Tea for the chance at some bacon, some exercise, and the chance to help educate many of the youth in our state. When you can have all three in the same event, why not take part? Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Local News, News Tags: Aberdeen,…

Out and About With Addie: Week of May 21

Looking for something fun to get you out ahead of the Memorial Day Weekend? The Event Company’s Addie Graham-Kramer offers this weekly round-up of events to get you in the mood for summer music, down time, and fun! Monday, May 21 – Zoo Brew 2018 Release Party Tuesday, May 22 – Create YOUR Style Workshop  Thursday, May 24 – REACH Silent Book Club …

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…

Northern State University’s Superfan

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The season may be over for Northern State University men’s basketball team, they lost in a close game against Ferris State Saturday 71 to 69. However, one thing they can count on never losing is support from one of their biggest fans.   89-year-old Aberdeen resident Lucille Tollifson has been cheering on her team since the 90s. She’s…

Victim Identified In Andover Structure Fire; Aberdeen Man Arrested In Connection

PIERRE, S.D. – Authorities have identified the victim of an Andover structure fire and have arrested an Aberdeen man in connection with it. 25-year-old Tawny Rockwood of Andover, was recovered from the rubble of an apartment fire on February 9. Authorities have arrested 36-year-old Jose Quinones Rodriguez on an aggravated assault-domestic charge. Officials say the charge is related to conduct prior…

UPDATE: Aberdeen Gas Explosion Blocks Neighborhood Street

COURTESY: Hub City Radio News UPDATE: According to the City of Aberdeen’s website, the house fire that followed Tuesday’s gas explosion has been put out.  Firefighters will monitor the scene at 507 N. 2nd Street all night and into Wednesday.  An investigation is underway to figure out the cause of the fiery explosion of the vacant home.  Because of that investigation,…

Massive New Ag Cooperative Kicks Off Operations

The company is a merger of North Central Farmers Elevator and Wheat Growers

ABERDEEN, S.D. – A large agriculture cooperative formed by the merger of two co-ops in the Dakotas has started operations. North Central Farmers Elevator and Wheat Growers officially began business as Agtegra Cooperative on Thursday, headquartered in the northern South Dakota city of Aberdeen. The new co-op has nearly 6,800 members and 900 employees and is serving more than 60…

Aberdeen Businessman Kept Meth In Pawn Shop; Pleads Guilty

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Sentencing has been scheduled March 7 for an Aberdeen businessman who recently admitted to keeping methamphetamine in the basement of his downtown pawn shop. The American News reports that 51-year-old Silas Wilson pleaded guilty last week to possessing meth and ingesting the drug. The charge stems from a police raid of Aberdeen Pawn in which authorities…

Out and About: What’s Happening the Week of January 22

Yoga for a great cause and getting your taxes ready over a beer - just a couple of the events to check out this week

President of The Event Company, Addie Graham-Kramer joins us every Monday with events happening throughout the Sioux Empire! Check out what she’s got in store for you this week in the video above! Details for each event are also linked below. Tuesday, January 23 – Vision Board Empowerment Event at Chelsea’s Boutique in Sioux Falls Tuesday, January 23 – Bookkeeping…