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Caille Siouxland Library Branch Now Open

SIOUX FALLS – While the ribbon cutting and grand reopening of Siouxland Libraries Caille Branch is a few weeks away, its doors opened to the public at 10 a.m.Tuesday, December 20, 2016! Work is all but complete on the major renovation that began in July on one of the city’s busiest libraries at 4100 South Carnegie Circle (near West 49th…

Kirby Family Tubing Park Will Open Tuesday At Great Bear

SIOUX FALLS – Great Bear Recreation Park announces that the Kirby Family Tubing Park will open for the season at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Enjoy Two’fer Tubing Tuesdays! Buy one regularly priced tube ticket, get one free. Free ticket must be used at the time of purchase. Purchase gift cards and season passes online at www.greatbearpark.com or…

Midco Aquatic Center Indoor Swimming Lesson Dates Announced

SIOUX FALLS  – The first ever indoor swimming lessons offered at the Midco® Aquatic Center will begin in January! Indoor swimming lessons will kick off with a winter session offered January 16 through February 18, 2017, and a spring session offered March 6 through April 8, 2017. “We are so excited to be able to offer swimming lessons year-round for…

Sioux Falls Girl Receives Custom Built Bike From Chariots For Children

The five year old has been battling a rare form of brain cancer since she was just over a year old

More than a hundred new bicycles will make their way under a Christmas tree this year, thanks to volunteers with the charity Chariots for Children. The group builds and gives bikes to children during the holiday season. On Saturday, 126 new bikes went home to deserving and happy families. Among the recipients, was a very special little girl, with her…

Sioux Falls Police Receive Bulletproof Vests For K-9 Unit

SIOUX FALLS – Sioux Falls Police can now be more confident about sending their K-9s into high risk situations. The department has received three bullet and stab proof vests for their four-legged officers Rio, Robi, and Max. The vests cost more than $2,000 each. However, the department didn’t have to pay for them. They were purchased by a non-profit organization…

Winter Storm Bringing Snow, Bitter Cold To The Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS – Schools around South Dakota are calling off extracurricular activities and some are even closing as a winter storm hits the state. Winter storm warnings are in effect for much of the state. The National Weather Service says the storm will bring up to 8 inches of snow, wind gusts up to 25 mph and dangerous arctic air….

Tenth Street Fully Open To Traffic Downtown

SIOUX FALLS – The demolition and debris clearing at the site of the former Copper Lounge is now complete, and all three lanes of Tenth Street are fully open to westbound traffic. The sidewalks around the site and Mall Avenue on the east side of the site also are now open. “Thank you for your patience over the past two…

10-Year-Old Honors Sandy Hook Victims

10-Year-Old Shares Her Birthday With The Anniversary Of The Sandy Hook Shootings

  Yesterday marked the 4th anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. On December 14, 20-12, 20 children and six teachers were killed by a troubled 20-year-old gunman. Yesterday also marked Alivia Crawford’s 10th birthday. For the past three years Alivia has spent her birthday blowing up balloons and tying the names of those who died onto them. The…

Stampede Sport Ugly Sweater Jerseys Friday Night

Sioux Falls Stampede take on Lincoln Stars

Our Sioux Falls Stampede takes on the Lincoln Stars this Friday night at the PREMIER Center. They’ll be wearing some ugly sweater jerseys for the game that were designed by a fan. Jim Olander with the Stampede says they teamed up with the Salvation Army last year for the inaugural Ugly Christmas Sweater jersey game. The Stampede organization wanted to…

Welcome Home Soldiers

Thirty eight men and women return after 10 month deployment in Kuwait

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It was a special day for dozens of families as moms, grandmas, and sons held their loved one in their arms for the first time in 10 months. Thirty eight South Dakota Army National Guard soldiers returned home from their deployment in Kuwait. It was a moment that brought many to tears. Including Charity Small as…

Young Musicians To Rock Out At Premier Center

Some young musicians in Sioux Falls are rehearsing for the biggest concert of their lives. 3,000 middle school students from Sioux Falls public and Catholic schools will be performing with one of the original members of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra this Saturday at the Denny Sanford Premier Center. The “Electrify Your Symphony” performance is being billed as the largest rock symphony…

Caille Branch Library Renovation Almost Complete

Finishing Touches Being Put On In The Interior Of Siouxland Library Caille Branch

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Workers are putting finishing touches on the interior of Siouxland Libraries’ Caille Branch. A major renovation that began in July is nearing completion at 4100 South Carnegie Circle (near West 49th Street and Oxbow Avenue). Since Caille’s closure, Siouxland Libraries staff has maintained, “It’s going to be great. Worth the wait!” That’s a promise nearly fulfilled! The…

New Details In Sioux Falls Double Homicide

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – There is new information on a double homicide case out of Sioux Falls that left a 48-year-old woman and 7-year-old boy dead. A search warrant affidavit provides gruesome details of what up led up to their deaths and the arrest of the woman’s son. Heath Otto, 24, has been indicted on two counts of 1st degree…