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Stampede Superfan Captures Plentiful, Priceless Moments

Vonnie Moos watches junior hockey games through a different lens than most

SIOUX FALLS, SD – A Sioux Falls woman found one of her greatest loves later in life.  She’s a huge fan of Stampede hockey.  But, she doesn’t just go to the games and cheer. “You get here and they come out and it just perks you right up,” says fan Vonnie Moos. If the Sioux Falls Stampede are playing at…

Noem & Sutton Meet For Final Debate

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Business and community leaders in Sioux Falls learned where the major party candidates for governor stand on important issues at a Downtown Sioux Falls Rotary event Monday. In the final debate between Republican Congresswoman Kristi Noem and Democratic State Senator Billie Sutton, the candidates covered a wide variety of topics, from education to agriculture, taxes and…

FOOTBALL FRIDAY (On Thursday!)-Week 11 Quarterfinal Playoffs (10-25-18)

Highlights, Scores & Fun From The State Quarterfinal Playoffs!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  After beginning last week for 9-Man and 11B, the playoffs kicked off in South Dakota 11AAA, 11AA and 11A prep football!  Click on the video viewer for scores from every game, matchups for the semifinals, and the fun and highlights from 12 games featuring: -Aberdeen @ Roosevelt -Lincoln @ O’Gorman -Watertown @ Washington -RC Central @…

Noem Prioritizing Crime Reduction & Education Reform

South Dakota's governor's race enters home stretch

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Over the next couple weeks, we’re taking a closer look at the candidates on the November ballot.  Republican Kristi Noem has the chance to become the first female governor of South Dakota.  But, history was already made this summer with a major campaign event.  President Trump’s first visit to the state was largely to endorse Noem…

Brookings Schools Closed Tuesday For Threat Investigation

BROOKINGS, SD – All of the schools in the Brookings School District will be closed Tuesday after a threat was discovered at the high school Monday. The school district has that announcement on its website.  School is cancelled Tuesday while Brookings police investigate the threat, police confirm.  Further details are limited, but according to the school district’s announcement, the threat…

Meet Sonnie: The Little Superhero

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Six-year-old Sonnie is probably one of the happiest kids you could ever meet, but he had a rough start. “I thought he was always sick from the beginning.  Like I’ve always felt like there was something wrong.   I just wasn’t 100% sure what it was,” says mom Christina Stainbrook. When Sonnie was thirteen months old, he…

Someone You Should Know: The Champion Behind The Scenes

Meet the man who's working hard to make the Sanford International a success

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Running the biggest golf tournament in South Dakota has become one man’s full-time job.  He’s made sacrifices for the Sanford International, but you rarely see him without a smile and positive attitude. “It’s just like how do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time,” says Sanford International Tournament Director Greg Conrad. If that’s the…

Hit-And-Run Suspect Tries To Hide From Police

Sioux Falls police say a hit-and-run driver tried to hide out in someone else’s house.  But, the homeowner was quick to call officers. Police responded to a hit-and-run at 10th Street and Menlo Avenue Sunday.  They say the suspect vehicle was a stolen car and officers spotted the driver fleeing on foot.  He’s identified as 28-year-old Daniel Levi Brown.  Police…

Community Coming Together After Tragic Crash

VIBORG, SD – We’re learning more about the victims of a double fatal two-car crash Friday night and community members are rallying support for their families. According to the Viborg-Hurley High School principal, of the two teens who died, the 17-year-old boy was a student at the high school and the 19-year-old man was a graduate.  The driver who survived…

Double Fatal 2-Car Wreck at Uncontrolled Intersection

Westbound view of intersectionNEAR VIBORG, SD – Two teens are dead and another is hospitalized with critical injuries after a two-vehicle crash on country roads late Friday night. According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, it happened around 11:30 p.m. where two gravel roads meet at the intersection of 290th Street and 455th Avenue, one mile west of Viborg in…

New Trial Ordered For SF Man Convicted of Manslaughter

State Supreme Court filed opinion Wednesday

The South Dakota Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a Sioux Falls man convicted of manslaughter in the death of a teenager. David Randle was convicted of manslaughter in 2016 for fatally shooting a 19-year-old.  Supreme Court documents state that the circuit court made a mistake by not giving a jury instruction for “excusable homicide.”  That instruction was…

Tonight at 10: Honest High School Golfer’s Reward

Kate Wynja chosen to play in Sioux Falls professional golf event after heartbreaking state tourney DQ

A Sioux Falls golfer’s act of integrity grabbed national headlines last month.  Now, it’s giving her the opportunity of a lifetime. Kate Wynja was set to win the high school state golf tournament.  However, she reported her own scorecard violation and was disqualified.  Those actions aren’t going unnoticed.  On Labor Day weekend, Wynja will play alongside nearly 150 golf professionals…

Golf Tips: Practice With A Purpose

GreatLIFE golf pro offers tips from tee to green

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The game of golf is tough to master.  With more families and couples getting into the sport, companies like GreatLIFE are trying to make it more affordable, faster and easier to learn. Professional golf instructor and GreatLIFE Director of Golf Jason Sudenga helps people fix swing issues with visual aids, like alignment sticks.  “The better you…

Hy-Vee Recalling Spring Pasta Salad

Reported illnesses in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa & Nebraska

Hy-Vee is recalling containers of its spring pasta salad because it may be contaminated with salmonella. About 20 people in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska have become sick after eating the salad.  The recall affects Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad in one pound and three pound clear plastic containers.  They were sold between June 1 and July 13.  Customers should…

Meet Author of Book in Tom Hanks’ South Dakota Tweet

Highlights Sioux Falls' economy & culture in newly-released book

A tweet Tuesday morning from actor Tom Hanks is creating excitement among South Dakotans. The most optimistic stories, about America! Non-fiction, personal May move to Sioux Falls, at least visit. Rapid City, too. Others! Hanx pic.twitter.com/TgHS18UwK2 — Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) July 10, 2018 On Twitter, Hanks recommended the book Our Towns.  His tweet says “The most optimistic stories about America…”…

Posture, Pain & Playing Golf

Improve your golf game at the gym

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The sport of golf can be a real pain.  Yes, it’s frustrating to hit a bad shot.  But, it can also take an actual, physical toll. There’s a way to address that issue and it’s largely inspired by professional golfers who are changing the game by what they’re doing off the course. “Explosive lifting and muscles…

Rain Cancels, Moves Multiple Fireworks Shows

Several fireworks shows were canceled or postponed because of the weather. Organizers posted on social media to spread the word.  The Sioux Falls Jaycees announced on its Facebook page Wednesday evening that the event was canceled, citing safety reasons because of the weather.  They tell KDLT News the fireworks show won’t be rescheduled due to a lack of volunteers.  They…

Boy Dies In Accidental Pool Drowning

SIOUX FALLS, SD – A boy drowned Tuesday evening in an apartment complex pool in northern Sioux Falls. Details are limited.  A KDLT crew at the scene reports that first responders were at Turning Leaf Apartments just after 5:30 p.m.  According to Sioux Falls police, when officers arrived to the outdoor pool in the 1300 block of North Cleveland Avenue,…