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Sioux Falls Thunder FC Trialing Players For 2nd Season

Sioux Falls, S.D. – 63 trialists have traveled as far as Kansas and Wisconsin to get the chance to play semi-professional soccer. “We just say you know, come out and enjoy a family atmosphere of that next level of soccer that is missing from this area,” says Sioux Falls Thunder FC Head Coach, Mekonnen Afa. At the helm this year…

Empire Mall Has “Caring Bunny” For Children With Disabilities

Sioux Falls, S.D.- The Caring Bunny was on hand at the empire mall this morning meeting children with special needs. It’s an opportunity for children with disabilities to take pictures with the Easter Bunny in a quiet environment before the busy hours of the mall begin. There was activities like coloring and playing with play-doh to keep their emotions calm…

Sioux Falls Resident Smashing Bench Press Records

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Most 60-year-olds are probably relaxing at home watching March Madness or out on the golf course shooting a round, but not for one Sioux Falls resident. “I like the fact that it’s me and this hunk of metal and I want to get to that hunk of metal and I want to be able to put…

Monkey Bizness Opens In Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, S.D. – A new children’s indoor playground has opened in Sioux Falls. The Colorado-based company, Monkey Bizness opened their first location in South Dakota off of S. Louise Ave and 55th St. Fun for the kids include a custom-built tree house with a foam-pit, interactive games on the floor and on the walls, a bounce house and a…

Sioux Falls Bars Welcome March Madness Watchers

Sioux Falls, S.D. – With the NCAA tournament in full-swing, bars in Sioux Falls are welcoming the public to hang out and watch games all day. The Liebrary is opening their doors at 11 a.m. for the start of the tournament’s games and offers half-priced drinks from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. along with their daily specials. Liebrary also offers…

Sioux Falls Public Works Fixing Potholes

Sioux Falls, S.D. – It’s a busy time of year for road crews across the region, with winter weather tearing up roads and creating headaches for drivers. That means staff at Sioux Falls Public Works are hitting the streets to in an effort to make your drive a little smoother. Over the past few months and the accumulation of water…

Allergists Give Tips On The Upcoming Allergy Season

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Warmer temperatures are a reminder that allergy season is on the way. Doctors say now is the time to take precautions to make sure you’re not stuffy for the beautiful spring weather. “The key is be ready,” says Dr. Mark Bubak from Dakota Allergy and Asthma. It’s that time in late March and April when the…

Siouxland Smash Hosting Super Smash Bros Tournaments In Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Super Smash Bros fans in the Sioux Empire have a place and a group to play one of the most popular video games of all time. An all-time great, Super Smash Bros has been some of video gamers go-to since its first release on the Nintendo 64 in 1999 with tens of millions of copies in…

Comic Book Fans Come Together For Siouxper DayCon

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Fans of comic books, cosplay and everything in between showed up for Siouxper DayCon today at the Western Mall. SiouxperCon is a non-profit organization setting up gatherings of different fandoms of Anime, Sci-Fi and more. The net profit from SiouxperCon is donated to “Reach Literacy” and childhood cancer research. A cosplay competition was held for the…

Benson’s Flea Market Sellers Show Off Their Unique Antiques

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Vendors at Benson’s Flea Market were showing off their highly valuable antiques to the public this weekend. Benson’s Flea Market is the biggest flea market in South Dakota and has been around for around 50 years. Dealers collect items from all over the world to bring to the flea market. For instance, one dealer has ancient…

Sanford Sports Science Institute Combining Science With Golf

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The Sanford Sports Science Institute team is back, this time at the golf expo this weekend giving out the latest information in their research into golf. Some of the services offered to the public at the expo includes a mobility service where Sanford Sports scientists will look at the way you move and how that could…

D-Bat Opens In Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, S.D. – A new Baseball training facility opened up in Eastern Sioux Falls today. D-Bat comes equipped with ten cages for hitting, pitching and catching. The hitting machines also have computerized measurements to track the speed and trajectory of the balls hit. At the front of the complex, a fully-loaded pro shop has gloves, bats, batting gloves, and…

Summit League Tournament Celebrates 10th Year In Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The Summit League Championships have returned to Sioux Falls.  The Men’s and Women’s basketball tournaments tip off Saturday at the Premier Center. This one’s special, though.  It’s the 10-year anniversary of the tournament coming to Sioux Falls. “I don’t know if anybody knew it was going to be quite this big, quite that fast,” says SDSU…

Icon Lounge Working To Comply With Noise Ordinances

Sioux Falls, S.D. – One of Sioux Falls popular night life destinations is going through renovations to comply with city ordinances. “We are now a very active entertainment district and we really need to talk about what the standards should be for sound,” says Icon Lounge Partner Stacy Newcomb-Weiland. When Icon Lounge opened in 2012, it hosted live music events…

Metallica Making Their Way Back To Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, S.D. – One of rock’s biggest bands is making their way back to Sioux Falls for the first time in 26 years. “Sioux Falls really is a home for rock and roll,” says KBACK Rock Radio Co-owner and DJ, Crash. For the first time in 26 years, legendary rock band Metallica will perform in Sioux Falls.  They’ll be…

Residents Remember the Old Canton Ski Hill

Canton, S.D. – With the Winter Olympics wrapping up, most are unaware that a small South Dakota town was once a hot spot for winter sports due to having their own ski hill. “It was good for the city and good for the sport,” says Canton resident, Omar Peterson. In 1912, the Canton Ski Hill was built two miles east…

Renner Fire Department Hosts Pancake Benefit

Renner, S.D. – The Renner Fire Department is continuing their yearly fundraising tradition with a pancake breakfast. Since the Renner Fire Department is volunteer based, they use fundraising events and donations to supply the station with expensive fire equipment. Last year, the fire department raised around seven-thousand dollars which was put towards buying a Lucas device, which is an CPR…