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Flooding Delays School Friday in SFSD

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Citywide flooding is causing the Sioux Falls School District to delay school on Friday. School district officials say school will start two hours late Friday. School will be 2 hours late tomorrow, Friday, March 15, 2019 due to flooding in the city. Please drive safely! — Sioux Falls Schools (@SFSchools) March 15, 2019 Categories: News Tags:…

Honoring Coach Rich Greeno

Group Raises Money for Bronze Sculpture

SIOUX FALLS, SD- The creation of a bronze sculpture of a legendary South Dakota track and cross-country coach is underway. Rich Greeno passed away in March of 2017 at the age of 88. He coached at both Lincoln High School and the University of Sioux Falls. A group called “The Friends of Rich Greeno” raised $125,000 for the memorial It…

Whooping Cough Confirmed in Sioux Falls Schools

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Two more cases of whooping cough have been confirmed in the Sioux Falls School District. Parents of students at Memorial Middle School and Discovery Elementary received an email from the school district Wednesday night.  It says their child may have been exposed to pertussis, also known as whooping cough, during the past few weeks.  The email…

Person, Dog Shot Near Downtown Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Sioux Falls police are investigating a shooting just north of downtown. Details are limited.  Police were called to the 800 block of North Dakota Avenue around 9:40 p.m. Tuesday.  According to an officer at the scene, one person has been shot and a dog has also been shot.  The extent of their injuries has not been…

Competitive Cornhole at Iowa Casino

LARCHWOOD, IOWA – Cornhole, also known as bags, is a fun game to play at a cookout.  But, there are competitors in our area this weekend who take the game much more seriously. Grand Falls Casino and Billion Automotive are putting on a Cornhole Classic tournament at the casino.  The three-day tournament welcomes 90 teams from as far as Washington…

Popeyes Donates Chicken Dinners To Homeless Shelter

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Wednesday, some folks at the Bishop Dudley Hospitality House homeless shelter in Sioux Falls received an extra helping of hospitality. These Popeyes employees donated chicken dinners to a local homeless shelter Wednesday night Employees at the Popeyes on Louise Avenue saw KDLT’s story about the shelter being over capacity during our 6 p.m. newscast and decided…

Amazing Cold Weather Trick Filmed in Sioux Falls

"This is what we do for fun during a South Dakota polar vortex."

SIOUX FALLS, SD – We’ve gotta give credit where credit is due.  A Sioux Falls realtor made one of the best videos we’ve seen of the old boiling water in the air trick. Mark Fiechtner went out to his back yard Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. when the sun was rising.  It was -24 degrees when he threw the hot…

One Person Found In Burning Mobile Home

SIOUX FALLS, SD – One person was rushed to the hospital Wednesday evening after a mobile home caught fire in Sioux Falls. Firefighters arrived on the scene and quickly put out the fire on West 14th Place, just off West 12th Street near I-29.  They found a man inside who was no longer breathing.  They performed CPR and took him…

Pushing for 211, Better Mental Health Resources in Moody County

FLANDREAU, SD – “Being a lifelong member of this community and caring about this community, I just wanted to get involved and see if I could help in some small way,” said Todd Sanderson. Sanderson is among thirty local residents, pastors, ag business leaders, and neighbors that meet weekly to try and improve the mental health resources for local farmers, and…

One Dead In Two-Car Crash On I-229

SIOUX FALLS, SD – One person involved in a two-car crash on I-229 near Rice Street is dead. That update came from the Department of Public Safety Tuesday evening.  The crash happened in the afternoon and responders were on scene for hours.  Another person involved in the crash was taken to the hospital.  No further details have been given.  …

Snow Alert In Effect Through Saturday Morning

Cars parked on emergency snow routes could be ticketed and towed

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Cold temperatures and high winds continued Thursday night.  That, with the snow, has prompted Sioux Falls to issue a snow alert. As of Thursday, city crews were out plowing the emergency snow routes, which are mostly the main streets and roads in Sioux Falls.  This will continue until the routes are clear.  Cars parked on these…

SF Firefighters Act Fast To Save Holiday

Family given Christmas gifts in time of need

SIOUX FALLS, SD – A week before Christmas, Sioux Falls firefighters step up to make the holiday brighter for a family of six in need. Tuesday afternoon, a woman and her grandkids were forced out of their home because of a kitchen fire.  There’s smoke damage throughout the house and some items were damaged including a new toy kitchen set. …

Augustana Sets Goal of Offering Division 1 Athletics

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Last weekend, Augustana University’s Board of Trustees approved a plan that sets big goals for the future of the school and its sports programs. The school announced Thursday that the board unanimously approved the university’s vision for the next 12 years.  That vision includes plans like offering new academic programs and graduate degrees, expanding arts programs,…

Consultant Recommends Restricting Access To Falls Park Dangers

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The City of Sioux Falls says a third party consultant has finished its safety review of Falls Park. Alliant Insurance Services was hired to review the drowning risk at the park.  Overall, a consultant reported that the city has implemented adequate measures to prevent injury or death.  The consultant says one of the biggest problems is…

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…