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City of Madison Officials Grappling with Sewer Sanitary Emergency

MADISON, S.D.-The city of Madison is urging residents to take the city’s current Sanitary Sewer Emergency seriously. If folks don’t, there could be some negative consequences for homeowners and even the city. Officials in Madison are relying on residents to limit water usage and make sure sump pump lines are routed to the streets and not into their floor drains….

DSU Cricket Club Brings Culture to Madison

MADISON, S.D. — Dakota State University is known for having people who want to go into the technology field, but one group of students is bringing culture to the school and town through another field. Rajesh Godasu’s dream job is to be a researcher. He’s currently studying for his Ph. D in information systems at DSU. “Madison is a wonderful place….

Family Impact on Nursing Home Closures

MADISON, S.D. – Last week, we explored a growing problem: nursing home closures in South Dakota. Experts say this is because South Dakota has the lowest medicaid reimbursement rate nationwide. One of the homes closing its doors is in Madison. When Monica Pickard’s mother started getting sick in 2016, she decided it was time to move her mother, Margaret, into…

School Zone: DSU Students Prep For ‘Global Game Jam’

MADISON, S.D. – Creating a video game from scratch can take months or even years to do, but could you imagine doing it in 48 hours? Oh yeah, without any breaks either? That’s what lies ahead of the students at The Beacom Computer and Cyber Sciences at Dakota State University. Starting Friday night at 5:00pm, students will compete in the…

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….

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…

Someone You Should Know: Miracle Man

MADISON, S.D.-Each year the dairy queen in Madison has one of the biggest turnouts in the country for Miracle Treat Day. The annual event sees one dollar from each blizzard sold donated to the Children’s Miracle Network. For the store’s owner this is more than just a fundraiser.  KDLT’s Miranda Paige tells us why he’s someone you should know. DeLon…

New Construction Expected to Wrap Up Before Sioux Empire Fair

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – 12,000 cars pass through the intersection of Madison and Louise everyday. All that wear and tear means it’s time for a makeover. “The pavement on Madison Street is in pretty rough shape,” said Joshua Peterson, the principal enginner. “We’ve pretty much used up its useful life.” Madison will go from three lanes to five and Louise will…

DSU to Play Esports at Collegiate Level

MADISON, S.D.- In his free time dsu sophomore Dominic Sharma likes to play video games, especially heroes of storm. Soon he hopes to use his passion to help pay off his college tuition. Dominic learned about competitive gaming or esports in middle school. “I was like ‘hey this looks fun, i could win money and i’m pretty good even though…

Keeping Personal Information Safe on Facebook

MADISON, S.D.- There are a lot of unhappy Facebook users right now after a possible data breach. The company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has admitted mistakes were made. So how can you keep your personal information from being exposed? Experts say everything online comes with a price. “I think everyone thinks it’s just a fun thing and that it’s free to…

No Serious Injuries in Lake County House Explosion

Propane explosion rocks Winfred home off foundation, blows out windows

WINFRED, SD – The Madison fire chief says a family of four was “very fortunate” to make it out of a house explosion practically unharmed Thursday night. Fire Chief Randy Minnaert says around 7:45 p.m., crews were called to the 600 block of Main Street in the small community of Winfred for a gas explosion.  He says every window in…

Authorities Search for Endangered Missing Madison Girl

MADISON, S.D. — Authorities are asking for the public’s help in the search for a missing 14-year-old Madison girl who may be in danger. Police in Madison, S.D. say Kyden Mapp was last seen at her home in Madison around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, and was missing the next morning when her family awoke. They say Mapp does not have any…

Dell Rapids Follows State B Prep Title With Legion Sweep At Madison

Win 9-1 And 14-2 At Flynn Field

MADISON, S.D.  —  Three nights after completing the high school season with a dominating performance and State B Championship, Dell Rapids opened the Legion season with a sweep at Madison, 9-1 and 14-2, on Thursday evening at Flynn Field.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Dell Rapids, Legion Baseball, Madison

Madison Is Under An Energy Alert Due To Extremely Cold Weather

MADISON, S.D. – The city of Madison is under an energy alert due to the extremely cold weather. City officials are asking residents to turn off any unnecessary lights or space heaters from 6AM to 6PM. They are also asking people to hold off on using major appliances like washers, dryers and dishwashers until after 6PM. The energy alert went into…