Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls Celebrates with First-ever Pride Parade

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Saturday, June 15 was an important day for people in the LGBT community in Sioux Falls. The first-ever Sioux Falls Pride Parade was held downtown. People dressed in rainbow colors to show their support as more than 40 floats made their way down Phillips Avenue. Organizers say the Sioux Falls Pride event has grown over the past…

80-Year-Old Sioux Falls Driver Cited After Car vs. Building Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – An 80-year-old motorist sent a person to the hospital after crashing into a building Friday. Just before 10 a.m., police responded to a car vs. building crash in the 4400 block of South Racket Drive. Police say an 80-year-old man mistakenly accelerated from a parking space and struck the side of a building. The vehicle entered…

Amping Up For Levitt at the Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- There will be a new vibe in downtown Sioux Falls this summer. Levitt at the Falls is hosting its inaugural concert Friday evening. Downtown’s newest entertainment venue is setting the stage for a summer of music and increased foot traffic. It’s been ten years in the making. Now staff are excited to bring the community together through…

City of Sioux Falls to Improve Public Transportation System

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-  The City of Sioux Falls is aiming to speed up its transit system, while also making it more accessible. A “Core Team” of city staffers has been doing research and coming up with ideas. In the future, the public transportation system may look a lot different than it does right now, but coming up with a new…

Hall of Fame Quarterback Brett Favre to Headline Sioux Falls Event

His appearance this fall is the first time the NFL legend will speak publicly in South Dakota

NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 10: Brett Farve visits FOX Business Network at FOX Studios on February 10, 2015 in New York, United States. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)Hall of Fame quarterback, Brett Favre, will be in Sioux Falls this November to headline a charity fundraiser and event organizers expect tickets will go fast. Favre has agreed to help host…

Sioux Falls Police Issue Arrest Warrant for Suspect in Fatal Shooting

Ramon Deron Smith Courtesy: Minnesota Department of CorrectionsSIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Police have issued an arrest warrant for a man in connection with Saturday’s fatal shooting. Police issued an arrest warrant for 34-year-old Ramon Deron Smith. Police say Smith is suspected of shooting three people, one fatally, on Saturday. The warrant is for Murder Second Degree, Manslaughter First…

Minnehaha Co. Residents Affected By Flooding Granted Individual Assistance

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Citizens of Minnehaha County whose homes were affected by spring flooding might now be eligible for individual assistance through FEMA. This is due to the rain and snow storms the area endured from mid-March to late April. Minnehaha County officials say Disaster Recovery Centers will be set up later this week. The centers are walk-in facilities…

Trial for Sioux Falls Woman Charged in Cold Case Moved to September

The trial for a Sioux Falls woman charged in a nearly 40 year cold case that was scheduled to begin today, has been postponed to September 3, 2019. 57-year-old Theresa Bentaas faces murder and manslaughter charges after allegedly leaving her baby outside to die in 1981. Back in March, Bentaas pleaded “not guilty” to those charges and a judge set…

Minnesota Brewing Company to Acquire Sioux Falls Based Hydra Beer Company

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Minnesota company is buying Sioux Falls-based Hydra Beer Company. Lupulin Brewing Company of Big Lake, MN has agreed to acquire Hydra Beer Company. Hydra’s current location in Sioux Falls will become Lupulin Brewing’s newest brewery and taproom. Lupulin Brewing also recently partnered with Global Distributing to distribute its beer in South Dakota. Lupulin Brewing officials…

Where 2nd In the Nation Isn’t a Good Thing

8th annual suicide prevention event aims to educate, save lives and offer support

This coming Sunday, organizers of the 8th annual Step Forward to Prevent Suicide are hoping to see more participants taking part in the annual event. They know there are a growing number of South Dakotans struggling – and contemplating taking their own lives. They need you to know and share that there are resources available to help, that there are…

Year-round Sale of E15 Increases Opportunities for Farmers and Ethanol Industry

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- More opportunities, that’s how several industries are feeling about the Trump administration lifting a summertime ban on gasoline mixed with 15 percent ethanol. Now, E15 can be sold year-round. The decision could help ease the burden being felt by farmers throughout the midwest. “The trade issue is real. We have grave concerns there, but at the…

Local Business Hosts CBD Informational Class

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-CBD oil is a controversial product in South Dakota with many questioning if it’s legal. CBD comes from the cannabis family, but unlike marijuana it won’t get you high. A health and wellness store in Sioux Falls says it’s trying to eliminate the stigma surrounding CBD. Two months ago, Juniper Apothecary began selling CBD products.   “We felt…

‘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…

Doctor Runs 50 5K’s for Mental Health Awareness

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Fifty 5K runs in 50 states in 50 days. That may seem like a big goal, but for one runner, there’s no goal too big, especially when it comes to mental health awareness. This is the second year Wisconsin Doctor Adel Korkor has planned out a 5K in each state. He ran his 30th 5K of the year…

4 Under 40 Awards Nominations Being Sought

Sioux Falls Young Professionals Group is looking for your insights, here's how to nominate

There is an incredible amount of talent in the region when it comes to hard-working, innovative and caring employees and entrepreneurs. So who do we need to know that we’re not yet aware of? Who is on your staff worth recognizing, often behind the scenes but doing bold things and making a difference? The Sioux Falls Young Professionals Network is…

Dressbarn Latest National Retailer to Announce Closure of All Stores

Dressbarn’s parent company, Ascena Retail Group, has announced it will be closing all approximately 650 stores across the United States. The retailer has locations in both Sioux Falls and Rapid City. No specific dates have been given, but the closures come as a number of other major national longtime brands come to an end as well, leaving shopping malls and…