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Madison Grandparents Searching For Missing Wedding Ring

MADISON, S.D. – It’s hard to find a more likeable couple than Randy and Julie Bobzien of Madison. The retirees have been married for nearly five decades, and they have a love to show for it. However, a piece of them is missing. On September 4, 1971, Julie and Randy Bobzien married in North Dakota. “High school sweethearts,” said Randy….

Harrisburg Voters Approve $40 Million Bond for School District Upgrades

Voters in Harrisburg passed a $40 million bond on Tuesday with approximately 85 percent approval from more than 1600 voters. Bond elections require a minimum of 60 percent to be approved. The passing of this bond election allows for the school district to build a new elementary school and an addition to the high school which will relieve pressure off of…

A New School Could Be Coming to Harrisburg, Bond Vote Next Week

HARRISBURG, S.D. — The Harrisburg School District is continuing to grow and nearing capacity. Next week district residents have the chance to vote for a bond that would build a new elementary school and add on to the high school. KDLT learns why this bond won’t affect voters’ pockets. Overcrowding is nothing new for the Harrisburg School District. “The major thing…

Harrisburg Homecoming Parade Celebrates 125 Years with Special Guests

HARRISBURG, S.D. – Each year the Harrisburg School District holds a homecoming parade, but today in honor of their 125th anniversary they decided to do something a little different and invite two special guests to ride in the parade. 96-year-old Grace Aleck and five-year-old Blakely Langner are the oldest and youngest Tigers in the Harrisburg community. Grace graduated class of 1940,…

Harrisburg: Community Outside the Classroom

HARRISBURG, S.D. – Harrisburg students had one of their most memorable days of school today, but it wasn’t even in the classroom. 10 years ago, two teachers looked out at their students when they sparked an ambitious idea. ”Wouldn’t it be neat if we could giver back to the community a little bit?” Hence, the Harrisburg “Day of Action” was…

The Buddy Bench: Helping Kids Find Friends

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-At the start of the school year, it can be hard for some students to make new friends. Now thanks to one family, a Harrisburg Elementary School has a system in place that’s make that process a little easier. A heartwarming photo was posted to Facebook recently, showing a first grader sitting on a bench comforting another…

Could Tiny Houses Help South Dakota With Affordable Housing Crunch?

There are few communities in South Dakota experiencing not only a housing crunch, but an affordable housing crisis. Lynne Keller Forbes, Executive Director for the South Eastern Council of Governments and South Eastern Development Foundation, shares insights as to how Beresford, specifically, is working to meet the needs of the community. And one way, in particular, may surprise you. Categories: KDLT News Today,…

Harrisburg Businesses Collect Food For Kids In Need

HARRISBURG, S.D-Several businesses in harrisburg teamed up today to help kids in their community before the start of the new school year. Their mission was to fill a large school bus full of food. Stores in the Schoeneman’s Strip Mall off Cliff Avenue organized the Back to School Bash. People donated food items in exchange for activities like the bouncy…

Allen paces Harrisburg, Madison rallies at “B” Amateur

Allen paces Harrisburg, Madison rallies at "B" Amateur

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Dalton Allen was really comfortable on the Ronken Field mound Tuesday night pitching for Harrisburg. He pitched all 7 innings and struck out 15 in the 12-0 win over Lennox in 2nd round action at the State “B” amateur tournament. Allen appeared in a school record 73 games for Augustana. Justin White had 4 RBI’s and JT…

East and Yankton Advance at Region 2-A

East and Yankton Advance at Region 2-A

SIOUX FALLS, SD… SF East and Yankton advanced to the winner’s bracket of the Region 2-A Legiobn baseball tournament at Harmodon Park with wins Tuesday afternoon. East will play again Wednesday afternoon while Yankton had to face top seeded Brandon Valley. East rallied tio beat West 4-3 when Mitchell Tolk’s 2nd RBI single of the game scored Alex Fuhs with…

Yankton Outslugs Harrisburg

Post 12 Picks Up 9-5 Road Win

HARRISBURG, S.D.  —  Rex Ryken had three hits and both Levi Wiersma and Owen Feser drove in a pair of runs to lead Yankton Post 12 to a 9-5 victory at Harrisburg in Legion Baseball action on Friday night.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: harrisburg, Legion Baseball, YANKTON

Renner and SF West win legion games Wednesday

Renner and SF West win legion games Wednesday

RENNER AND SIOUX FALLS, SD… Wednesday night featured legion games in Renner and also at Harmodon Park in Sioux Falls. SF East jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead in Renner as Mitchell Tolk had 2 RBI’s. But Peyton Garbers had a bases-clearing double and Justin Aldrich 4 hits as Renner roared back to win 9-6. In Sioux Falls, it…

Would-be Fireworks Thieves Caught On Camera

Business-owner offering reward for information leading to an arrest

HARRISBURG, S.D. — A Sioux Falls man is asking for help identifying two would-be thieves caught on camera breaking into his fireworks stand. Patrick Masur says around 1 a.m. Wednesday at Platinum Fireworks near Harrisburg, his security camera caught two men entering the fireworks tent. The camera’s app alerted him to the break-in. He was able to communicate with them…

SF East Sweeps Harrisburg in Legion Baseball

SF East Sweeps Harrisburg in Legion Baseball

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Austin Ryhland struck out 6 and had a 2-run double as SF East beat Harrisburg 4-2 at Harmodon Park Tuesday night. Anthony Lanier had 7 K’s for Harrisburg. Matt Hedeen had the game-winning 2-run double in the 6th inning to break a 2-2 tie. East won the nightcap 15-5. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story…

West Sweeps Harrisburg in Legion Baseball

West Sweeps Harrisburg in Legion Baseball

HARRISBURG… SF West swept two games from Harrisburg Thursday night. In game one Matt Fiegen, John Rogers and Mason Ohnstad each had r-run base hits as West built a big lead and hung on to win game one 9-8. They really had the bats working in the nightcap, winning 17-2. Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: harrisburg,…

Say Goodbye to “Classrooms” – Harrisburg To Expand Personalized Learning

HARRISBURG, S.D. – It’s a challenge parents and teachers sometimes face. Imagine your child is in the fourth grade. However, they may read at a third grade level but do fifth grade-level math. What do you do when a one-size-fits-all classroom doesn’t work for your child? An elementary school in Harrisburg thinks they’ve crafted a solution that’s remixing learning. KDLT’s…

Gianni Farinacci Back Home After ATV Accident

Harrisburg, S.D. – A Harrisburg boy who was critically injured in an ATV accident has finally come home, and the Harrisburg community continues to rally around him. “It’s funny how you always want your kids to look up to you, but we look up to him,” says his mother, Nicole Farinacci. In November, 11-year old Gianni Farinacci was involved in…