retirement

K-9 Max Retires After 7 Years With Sioux Falls Police

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A four-legged crime fighter in Sioux Falls is calling it a career. The police department threw a retirement celebration today for Max who is retiring after seven years on the force. Max began his career with Sioux Falls police in May 2010. Max is credited with helping the department with several different types of drug seizures…

Where You Should Be Putting Your Money

A local financial adviser says too many people are losing out in one area especially

Brock Hyde of Hyline Wealth, a local investment firm, offers insights into the stock market and what you might do with your money as the Dow reaches record highs. He adds too many people are missing out on matching funds with their 401k, because they aren’t investing anything in the first place. He also talks about why it may be…

Reactions To USD President Abbott’s Retirement

VERMILLION, SD — Scott Pohlson the Vice President of Enrollment says Abbott’s tenure is nothing short of accomplished as he credits Abbott with the 45 million to 258 million endowment increase, division one transition and 350 million dollar facility renovations. “It speaks to his leadership. Vision is truly a long term commitment and he’s done it. He’s left USD in…

Sioux Falls Roofer Refuses to Retire

Technology Helps 80 Year Old Elmer Biteler Thrive

The roofing industry is very competitive .The top dog in this part of the state may be a senior dynamo by the name of Elmer Biteler. He might not know who Mark Zuckerburg or Elon Musk are, but Elmer has nailed down a top spot in the roofing business thanks to science and technology. When the crew at E &…

President Rob Oliver Gives Final Speech at Augustana University Graduation

Rob Oliver served as the university's 23rd president. His last day is July 31st

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-  More than 400 students from Augustana University earned their degrees today. The university not only recognized the achievements of the class of 2017 but also retiring President Rob Oliver, who gave the commencement address and said his final goodbye. “Normally, I have run the commencement activities, this time I am the speaker,” says Augustana University’s 23rd President…

Avera Announces Retirement Of CEO Dr. Kapaska

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Avera Health announces the upcoming retirement of Dr. Dave Kapaska, Regional President and CEO of Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center, on June 30, 2017. David Flicek, Chief Administrative Officer of Avera Medical Group has been named President and CEO of Avera McKennan. Flicek will assume leadership duties beginning July 1 and also maintain his…

Assisted Living Communities Battle The Flu Bug

Avera and Sanford Health Put The Elderly As One Of Their "At-Risk" Populations

For the Primrose Retirement Community in Sioux Falls, this isn’t the most relaxing time of year. The flu is making its rounds across the country and confirmed cases in South Dakota have spiked over the last couple weeks. Despite the jump, however, Director of Nursing Dianne Larson said it doesn’t come as a surprise. “We’ve been taking precautions for quite…

Lawmakers To Take Up Bills On Retirement System, Drug Abuse

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota lawmakers this week plan to consider measures on unmanned aircraft, the state’s retirement system and prescription drug abuse. A state House committee is set to hear bills on Wednesday proposed by the public employee retirement system, including a bill that’s meant to keep it solvent into the future by tying cost-of-living adjustments for recipients…

Touchmark Plans Fitness Center For Ages 55+

Touchmark is slated to open a brand new Health & Fitness Club this spring that caters specially to those 55 and older. Robert DiBonto, the director of the Health & Fitness Club, says Touchmark is very proactive in how they approach fitness with their residents. He says as people mature and age, you should be active so that you’re healthier…