Training

Paroled Pups Program

SIOUX FALLS ,S.D.- Some dogs have a difficult time being adopted from the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society because of behavioral issues. So they’re put on “parole” so to speak and sent somewhere where they can receive the extra care and attention they need.   They spend some time at the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls. Five inmates…

‘Stop the Bleed’ Training Coming to Schools Statewide

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — New medical kits could help save lives during active shooter situations or other serious injuries sustained at school. Medical personnel are making sure students and teachers are equipped when emergencies happen. Stop the Bleed is a program that’s trying to provide medical kits to all 877 elementary, middle and high schools in South Dakota. “Hopefully we will…

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…

Civil Air Patrol Trains In Watertown

Recent Incident Inspires Location Of Search and Rescue Practice

WATERTOWN, S.D. — Saturday marked a training day for the South Dakota Civil Air Patrol. Six cities in the state are home to patrol bases: Sioux Falls, Brookings, Rapid City, Spearfish, Custer and Pierre. The closest base to Watertown, however, is in Brookings. Col. David Small, wing commander with the South Dakota Civil Air Patrol, said a recent incident inspired…