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City Councilor Proposes Changes in Whittier Neighborhood

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- People passing out in front of others’ homes and using lawns or parking lots as a toilet. These are just two of the issues that businesses and homeowners in the Whittier area are dealing with in Sioux Falls. Now City Councilor Theresa Stehly is proposing some changes in the neighborhood.  Denise West says she has run into…

Wednesday Temperatures Expected To Break Records

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The National Weather Service is expecting Wednesday to break longstanding records. It will be a cold some of us have never experienced. It’ll be a dangerously cold couple of days. “There’s just a large area of arctic air that’s come down from the north pole and just very frigid temperatures within there and then we also…

Holler Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter, Faces Life in Prison

CANTON, S.D. –  19-year-old Dylan Holler and the state have reached a plea deal. On Friday, Holler pleaded guilty to manslaughter for shooting another teenager in August 2017. KDLT’S Allison Royal was in the emotional courtroom Friday morning. Holler has pleaded guilty for killing Riley Stonehouse. Stonehouse was 17 years old when he died. According to the prosecution, Holler signed…

“People Are Hurting” – U.S. Secretary Of Agriculture Visits South Dakota

LENNOX, S.D. – Between tariffs, a challenging farm economy, and Mother Nature, Midwest farmers have seen better days. Farmers have their struggles, but mainly, they have pressing questions. The man who calls himself agriculture’s “cheerleader” may have those answers. The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, visited Lennox on Thursday. When South Dakota’s key commodities struggle, so do the family…

No Evidence of Gunshots After Reports of Shots Fired

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Police Department says they found no evidence of gun shots Saturday night after a person reported that someone fired a gun near W. 12th Street and Lyons Boulevard. At 7:57 pm police responded to the area. According to a press release, police say “no evidence was located to corroborate the initial report to…

Axe Throwing at Escape 605, Leagues Starting Soon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-If you’re not feeling challenged enough playing darts, there’s a different kind of throwing experience in Sioux Falls that involves something a bit bigger. Folks can now try axe throwing at Escape 605. It’s the next generation of escape rooms. “It’s just another team building aspect,” said Adam Stockberger, Owner of Escape 605. “I say it’s darts on…

A Lesson in Taking Action: Sanford Hospital Scare

ABERDEEN, S.D- It was a scary morning for staff at the Sanford Hospital in Aberdeen who thought they heard gunshots. It ended up being a false alarm, but as KDLT’s Miranda Paige reports the decisions staff made were important. When staff at Sanford Hospital heard banging noises believed to be gunshots coming from a patient’s room around nine this morning,…

KKK Fliers Circulating Around Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Ku Klux Klan pamphlets are circulating around Sioux Falls. They showed up a couple weeks ago and many residents have posted to Facebook about their concerns after finding them. Sioux Falls Police say they’ve also received several reports of these pamphlets. The papers are for the Loyal White Knights Of The Ku Klux Klan. Inside is info about…

Infant Death Investigation Underway, Mother In Custody

  UPDATE: Sioux Falls Police tell KDLT News that Angelia Berg was taken into custody Friday around 5 p.m. at the Law Enforcement Center. SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-An investigation is underway regarding the death of a 4-month-old girl. Police are also searching for the baby’s mother who they say is facing several charges. Wednesday police responded to a call at an…

South Dakota AG Community: Critics of Trade War & Bailout Plan

The president announced Tuesday, July 25th, a $12 billion plan to pay farmers for their losses and find new global markets.   However, some in South Dakota’s ag industry say a bailout won’t stop the damaging domino effect of the trade war with China. “It’s kind of a poor bandaid to put on for the time being,” said Scott Stahl,…

Gray Television and Raycom Announce $3.6 Billion Deal

Merger will form third largest television broadcast group

In a joint statement Monday morning, Gray Television, Inc. and Raycom Media, Inc., an employee-owned company, announced that they will be merging. The transaction will create the single largest owner of top-rated local television stations and digital assets in the country. The companies announced as well that upon the closing, Raycom President and CEO, Pat LaPlatney, will become Gray’s President and Co-Chief…

Sioux Falls Business Prepares for Next Generation of Tower Climbers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Everyday you might listen to the radio, watch TV or use your phone, but you probably don’t think about how you’re able to do that. Sioux Falls Tower And Communications is one of the companies that makes it all possible. They opened their new 25-thousand square foot corporate headquarters and training center today. The new facility has…

68th Anniversary of Armed Forces Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Saturday marks the 68th anniversary of Armed Forces Day. People across the nation honored those who have served in the U.S. military. Sioux Falls had their own celebration. Veterans and spectators gathered at the South Dakota Air National Guard to honor those who serve past, present and future. Awards were given to service men and women for…

Lyft Leads to More Ordinance Changes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-  The introduction of Lyft to Sioux Falls has created new competition for driving companies. Not everyone thinks it’s a level playing field. Those concerns have led city council to re-evaluate some transportation laws. The council unanimously passed two proposals last night. Both brought forward by council member Greg Neitzert. The first change will allow  luxury pick up…

Long Snow Season Causes Late Start to Mosquito Preparation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Due to the longer snow season, the City of Sioux Falls Environmental Health is in rush mode to prepare for mosquitoes. “You know we’re just around the corner from seeing everything change really fast, said Denise Patton, Health Program Coordinator. Usually by now they’d have spent several weeks setting up around 20 traps all around town, but…

An Earth Day Tradition

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It’s Earth Day today, a day that’s recognized worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Since it was so nice out, many people celebrated Earth Day outdoors. KDLT’s Miranda Paige introduces you to two people who were hard at work helping mother nature: Categories: Local News, News Tags: day, earth, Earth Day, Environment, feature, mother nature, news,…

3 Arrested in Connection with Fatal Stabbing in Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D.- It’s quiet now, but Monday night this neighborhood on the Southwest side of town had emergency responders on the scene outside of a residence. “Law enforcement got a call of a stabbing that had occurred at the 900 block of 39th Street Southwest,” said Watertown Sheriff, Brad Howell. The stabbing victim, 28-year-old Christopher Spotts, was taken to the hospital…