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Someone You Should Know: Roosevelt Teacher Awarded for Music Education

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A local music teacher is getting national attention from the country music world all while inspiring her students. Choir class at Roosevelt High School is Robyn Starks Holcomb’s stage. She expresses her passion for music and the arts through teaching.      “The arts were just so much a part of my upbringing and shaping who I was….

Veteran Receives Long-awaited Purple Heart

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Nine years ago a Sioux Falls soldier was wounded while serving in Iraq. A paperwork problem robbed him of the recognition he deserved. Now the Military has set things right. It was a day Jonathan Tilk had been waiting a long time for. “Almost nine years later I’m finally being recognized,” said Tilk. He comes from a…

Sanford Health Earns Award For Colorectal Screenings

SIOUX FALLS, SD – March is Colorectal Cancer awareness month. It’s the third most diagnosed cancer in South Dakota. Today the Sanford Health Family Medicine Clinic in Sioux Falls was given an achievement award from the American Cancer Society for its Colorectal screenings. The clinic said it screens 80% of its patients for colon cancer. Experts say this type of…

‘Moonlight’ Wins Best Picture At Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” is the winner of the best picture Academy Award. The film won after the end of the awards ceremony was plunged into chaos after “La La Land” was mistakenly announced as the best picture winner. Presenter Warren Beatty says he paused so long before the name was read because the envelope read…