Sioux Falls

The Salvation Army Is In Need Of Toys

Still A Large Need Of Toys For Boys And Girls Between 9 To 12

The Salvation Army wants to help provide a wonderful and joy filled Christmas morning to the children throughout Sioux Falls, to do this there is still a large need of toys for boys and girls between the ages 9 to 12. Major Thomas Riggs of the Sioux Falls Salvation Army said, “The Salvation Army has taken over 1,792 applicants for…

Demolition At Building Collapse Site Nearly Complete

Crews Removing Roof Framing Of Old Skelly's Building Could Be Done Today

SIOUX FALLS – Construction crews continue to remove the roof framing of the old Skelly’s building and the debris on the site of the downtown building collapse. Demolition work, including leveling the remaining single-story portions of the Copper Lounge and Skelly’s, could be complete by the end of today. The site should be cleared by the end of the week….

Annual Heroes And Helpers Shopping Adventure

Sioux Falls PD And The Banquet Team Up To Help Low-Income Kids

SIOUX FALLS – The 2016 Heroes and Helpers event is an exciting shopping adventure that allows children from low income families to shop for themselves and family members during this holiday season. The Banquet will select the children for this event, and the kids will partner with area law enforcement to help with the shopping. “This event has been held…

Flick And Float Event Scheduled At The Midco Aquatic Center

Sunday, December 18, 2016, from 2 to 4 p.m. featuring the movie The Polar Express.

You’ve never seen a movie quite like this! The Midco Aquatic Center will host a Flick and Float event on Sunday, December 18, 2016, from 2 to 4 p.m. featuring the movie The Polar Express. This is your chance to join us in the 50 Meter Pool for a floating good time all while watching a movie! Inflatables will be…

Be Smart And Safe With AAA’s Tipsy Tow

AAA South Dakoa Is Offering Free Rides Home Over The Holidays

AAA South Dakota is offering free rides home over the holidays this year – for you and your vehicle – if you feel unsafe behind the wheel after partying at Christmas/New Year’s/holiday get-togethers. “Tipsy Tow” is available from 6 p.m. this Friday, Dec. 16 until 4 a.m. Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 in Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Mitchell and Yankton. The…

Tobacco Free Policy Will Go Into Effect Despite Lack Of SF Mayor Signature

The Mayor chose not to sign the ordinance because it wasn't strict enough

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether has decided to go against what city council approved last week. “I hate smoking, because it killed my dad,” says Huether during a press conference, where he made it clear how he feels about tobacco use. “It’s going to kill your dad; it’s going to kill your brother and your grandma.”…

Hultgren Construction Releases Statement Addressing Building Collapse, Victims

First public comments since building collapsed on December 2

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – In a letter addressed to the community, Aaron Hultgren, of Hultgren Construction releases a statement on the Copper Lounge building collapse, and sends condolences to the victims. TO OUR COMMUNITY Our friend and team member, Ethan McMahon was laid to rest today. Neither the McMahon family, nor the Hultgren Construction team, will ever completely recover from…

Man Caught On Camera Stealing A Package From Sioux Falls Home

Police Believe He's Responsible For At Least One Other Theft

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The true definition of a Grinch has surfaced in Sioux Falls. Police say they believe the same man stole packages from two different homes Thursday afternoon. “I was actually picking up my daughter from school and I got the notification that there was someone at the door,” said Adam Winter. Winter installed a surveillance camera on…

Hurtt Brings Hurt For USF

Career-High 33 Points Guides Cougars To 83-70 Win

With a career-high 33 points from senior forward Daniel Hurtt, the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (5-7, 2-3 NSIC) snapped a two-game losing streak by registering an 83-70 win over Minnesota Duluth (1-7, 1-3 NSIC) in a North-South NSIC matchup Saturday at the Stewart Center. USF, which led by as many as 16 points in the second half…

Career Night From Smith Leads Coo

Brooke Smith's 26 Guides USF To Win Over Minnesota-Duluth

Led by Brooke Smith’s career-best 26 points and another double double from Sam Knecht, the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (8-1, 4-1 NSIC) extended their winning streak to three games with a 66-47 North-South NSIC victory over Minnesota Duluth (4-4, 3-2 NSIC) on Saturday at the Stewart Center. With the snow beating the pavement outside, Smith, a senior…

Building Collapse Aftermath: Are Health Risks Involved?

Sanford Research Center Scientist Weighs In

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – On Friday, dozens of first responders responded to a scene full of dust and debris. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue says following the building collapse in downtown, their main focus was to save 22-year-old Emily Fodness and 24-year-old Ethan McMahon. But what kind of health impact could it have on the first responders or construction crews? Sioux…

114th Fighter Wing Misses Out On F-35

Joe Foss Field Not Selected As Possible Home For New Jets

The Air Force selected five out of eighteen locations that move forward as possible new homes for the F-35’s. The 114th fighter wing at Joe Foss Field in Sioux Falls was not one of them. Flight Commander Col. Nate Alholinna said they thought they would be serious contenders for the nod. “We were disappointed. We feel like we’re one of…