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‘Sioux Falls Sanitation’ Customers Frustrated by Garbage Pileup

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Some folks in Sioux Falls are ready to sack their garbage service. Many say their garbage is piling up and they can’t get ahold of the sanitation company in charge of hauling it away.   For many customers who use Sioux Falls Sanitation, garbage is overflowing.  “It’s just frustrating for all us customers,” said Stephanie Ihnen. “We…

Strong Winds Create Flooding Concerns at Lake Poinsett

LAKE POINSETT, S.D.-It’s been a tough couple weeks for folks at Lake Poinsett. They’ve dealt with rain and flooding and now they’re being hit again by mother nature. Strong winds are creating big waves on the lake. Some of the waves are crashing hard against shorelines. A big concern right now for residence is protecting homes and businesses. A local excavating…

Better Together: People Form Friendships with Seniors

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-One program at Lutheran Social Services is matching people together to create lifelong friendships. People find their match with the “Better Together” program. Better Together pairs volunteers with senior citizens who are 65-years or older. The program started in 2015 to offer socialization opportunities for seniors. Pairs spend at least four hours a month together. However, many…

Prayer Bus Tour Brings Awareness to Different Cultures in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-There are people from over 100 different countries living in Sioux Falls and several organizations want to bring awareness to the different cultures. The Multi-cultural Center along with Presentation Sisters and Pax Christi held their second Prayer Bus Tour of the year. On these trips people learn about different cultures, such as Ukraine, Armenia and Turkey. You don’t…

Neighbors In Shock After Fatal Alcester Crash

"It's something that you just never would think would happen, that's the sad part”

ALCESTER, S.D. – Monday morning’s fatal crash is still sinking in for those who live 45 minutes south of Sioux Falls. With a population of only 800, many never expected something like this to happen in their small town. In Alcester, the sound of birds chirping and the occasional thump of construction, are what neighbors are used to. “It’s pretty…