Monthly Archives: November 2015

Snow Alert Declared In Sioux Falls

Nov 30, 2015 |

Snow Alert Declared In Sioux Falls After Monday’s snowfall, city crews have declared a snow alert in Sioux Falls. Starting at 1 a.m. Tuesday, crews will begin plowing in the city’s three zones. All vehicles parked while a zone is being plowed could be ticketed and towed. For more information and a snow zone map, […more]

Augustana To Host U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Nov 30, 2015 |

Augustana To Host U.S. Supreme Court Justice A U.S. Supreme Court justice will be speaking at a Sioux Falls university. Augustana University and the Center for Western Studies announced Antonin Scalia will talk at the school at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 9 in the Elmen Center. Scalia’s appearance is part of the 20th-annual Boe Forum […more]

More Snow Headed To KELOLAND

Nov 30, 2015 |

More Snow Headed To KELOLAND Another round of snowfall is headed our way, with parts of south central and northeast South Dakota forecasted with the most. Forecast: Storm Center Update- Monday AM Storms are tracking from the south along Interstate 29, and could dump between 6 to 8 inches of snow onto Sioux Falls, Mitchell […more]

SD museum unveils new exhibit that includes 8 mongooses

Nov 30, 2015 |

SD museum unveils new exhibit that includes 8 mongooses The Sioux Falls facility has unveiled a new mixed species exhibit that includes eight dwarf mongooses and one Von der Decken’s hornbill.See all stories on this topic Delbridge Museum of Natural History in Sioux Falls unveils new exhibit that includes mongooses SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota — […more]

Aberdeen Sweeps Yankton Girls

Nov 29, 2015 |

Aberdeen Sweeps Yankton Girls S.F. WEST 9, YANKTON 0: SIOUX FALLS – Three different players each had a goal and an assist for Sioux Falls West in a 9-0 victory over Yankton in …See all stories on this topic Metro schools poised to make snow day decision; 6-10 inches expected The National Weather Service in Sioux […more]

Behavior a growing concern in Sioux Falls schools

Nov 29, 2015 |

Behavior a growing concern in Sioux Falls schools Public school educators in Sioux Falls are looking for more help when it comes to handling student behavior problems, and top officials wonder if …See all stories on this topic Small Business Saturday & Cyber Monday Sioux Falls, SD (KELO-AM) Downtown Sioux Falls was busier than ever Saturday […more]

North Sioux City call center announces promotions

Nov 29, 2015 |

North Sioux City call center announces promotions A Sioux Falls-based firm has announced plans to open a call center in North Sioux City, creating 50 to 100 new jobs initially. Read more …See all stories on this topic Developing good habits from within the Heat organization The Sioux Falls Skyforce (4-2) beat the Maine Red Claws […more]

Saturday Sports Broadcast

Nov 29, 2015 |

Saturday Sports Broadcast Click the video player to view Saturday’s 10 PM Sports with @KELOCat Follow us on Twitter @KELOSports JavaScript is used to provide enhanced functionality for much of KELOLAND.com. For the best experience on this site, please enable JavaScript….See all stories on this topic Small Businesses Celebrate Own Shopping Day As many businesses […more]

Sunday Boredom Busters

Nov 28, 2015 |

Sunday Boredom Busters Grasslands Christmas is a holiday light display fundraiser for the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society. The location is 2805 N. Lyme Grass Avenue in Sioux Falls.  The hours are from 5-10 p.m.  Listen to holiday music by tuning in your car radio to 93.3 FM.  Christmas at the Western Mall is a digital […more]

Man Killed In Rollover Crash Near Artesian

Nov 28, 2015 |

Man Killed In Rollover Crash Near Artesian A man has died in a one-vehicle crash west of Artesian Friday night. The 62-year-old man was traveling east on SD Highway 34 getting ready to head south onto SD Highway 37 when he lost control of the vehicle, which then rolled and hit an electrical pole. The […more]

Parade Of Lights Award Winners

Nov 28, 2015 |

Parade Of Lights Award Winners Organizers handed-out awards following the 24th annual Parade of Lights in downtown Sioux Falls Friday. The Best Use of Lights goes to First PREMIER Bank’s “Believe in Possibility.” Best Workmanship: First Bank & Trust “I’m Dreaming of a Tropical Christmas.” Spirit of Sioux Falls goes to Vance Thompson Vision “Happy […more]

UPDATE: 3 Dead In Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooting

Nov 28, 2015 |

UPDATE: 3 Dead In Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooting Police say three people are dead after a shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. Those who died Friday include two civilians and one police officer from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. The university is about 10 minutes away from the clinic and officials […more]

Great Bear's 'White Friday'

Nov 27, 2015 |

Great Bear’s ‘White Friday’ Our snowy November has been a tantalizing tease to local skiers, snowboarders and tubers, but Great Bear Recreation Park isn’t ready to open for the season quite yet.  The slopes on the east side of Sioux Falls are getting a fresh-coating of artificial snow in advance of opening day, which may […more]

WBK: Varsho Leads USF Past Florida Tech

Nov 27, 2015 |

WBK: Varsho Leads USF Past Florida Tech Sioux Falls opened the game with tight defense as they have all season, … Knecht added the final two points for Sioux Falls in the first half, bringing …See all stories on this topic 6-plus inches of snow expected from storm A winter storm beginning early Monday in Sioux […more]

State braces for heroin epidemic

Nov 27, 2015 |

State braces for heroin epidemic The South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners meets Thursday in Sioux Falls for a public hearing on the issue. The backdrop to the …See all stories on this topic Woman Hospitalized After Striking Tree With Car In Sioux Falls Sioux Falls Police say a woman was taken to the […more]

High school soccer: Three Cavaliers earn Soccer605 Elite Eleven honors

Nov 27, 2015 |

High school soccer: Three Cavaliers earn Soccer605 Elite Eleven honors St. Thomas More junior Kassidy Kirsch (6) looks to get control of the ball in a game earlier this season against Sioux Falls Christian. Kirsch was one of …See all stories on this topic Panthers Look To Get Back On Winning Track Against Sioux Falls After […more]

South Dakota Rhodes Scholar To Help Refugees

Nov 26, 2015 |

South Dakota Rhodes Scholar To Help Refugees JavaScript is used to provide enhanced functionality for much of KELOLAND.com. For the best experience on this site, please enable JavaScript. Rachel Mullin, a 2010 graduate of O’Gorman High School and a 2014 graduate of the College of St. Benedict in Minnesota, is one of just 32 Americans […more]

Pawn shop, entertainment venue opens in Sioux Falls

Nov 26, 2015 |

Pawn shop, entertainment venue opens in Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A 70,000-square-foot pawn shop and entertainment venue in Sioux Falls opened its doors on Saturday. Badlands Pawn …See all stories on this topic Runners bring it all, including their hearts For his sister, Dori Leslie, the run through downtown Sioux Falls and Falls […more]

Badlands Pawn, Gold & Jewelry Celebrates Grand Opening Today

Nov 26, 2015 |

Badlands Pawn, Gold & Jewelry Celebrates Grand Opening Today SIOUX FALLS, Nov. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Today at 9 a.m., Badlands Pawn, Gold & Jewelry opened its doors to the public. The 70,000 square foot …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls-based Raven designs 4 new character balloons for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade SIOUX FALLS, […more]

Sioux Falls urging residents to recycle cooking grease

Nov 26, 2015 |

Sioux Falls urging residents to recycle cooking grease SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The city of Sioux Falls is urging residents to recycle the grease resulting from holiday cooking. People are being asked to …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls urging residents to recycle cooking grease SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The city of Sioux […more]

Ty's Gift Of Life

Nov 25, 2015 |

Ty’s Gift Of Life JavaScript is used to provide enhanced functionality for much of KELOLAND.com. For the best experience on this site, please enable JavaScript. Nearly one week ago, Joseph Patterson received a life sentence without parole for the killing of two-year-old Tyrese Ruffin.  But Ruffin’s memory lives on.  For the first time since his […more]

City Of Sioux Falls Asks To Report Streetlight Outages

Nov 25, 2015 |

City Of Sioux Falls Asks To Report Streetlight Outages Streetlight outages can be reported by calling 605-373-6979, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or by going to www.siouxfalls.org/streetlight.See all stories on this topic Wintry mix, light snow expected Thanksgiving morning A house fire in Sioux City claimed the life of a dog Wednesday […more]

After fog, clouds today, snow likely Thanksgiving Day

Nov 25, 2015 |

After fog, clouds today, snow likely Thanksgiving Day After a foggy morning and a cloudy high of 39 in the Sioux Falls area today, snow is likely on Thanksgiving Day. Today: Fog had spread over much of …See all stories on this topic Dryer fire prompts evacuation of Sioux Falls apartment SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — […more]

Living with Autism: the impact of early diagnosis & therapy

Nov 25, 2015 |

Living with Autism: the impact of early diagnosis & therapy Sioux Falls, S.D. Over the last decade, the number of children diagnosed with autism in the United States has nearly doubled. Right now one in every …See all stories on this topic Databank for Nov. 25, 2015 BUILDING PERMITS. The following are building permits for $20,000 […more]

Fired GEAR UP Worker Defends Stacy Phelps

Nov 24, 2015 |

Fired GEAR UP Worker Defends Stacy Phelps 11/21/2015 5:43 PM As more stores announce their Black Friday hours, the times are getting earlier and could even cut into your Thanksgiving meal. JavaScript is used to provide enhanced functionality for much of KELOLAND.com. For the best experience on this site, please enable JavaScript. When the state […more]

Third-grade reading scores under spotlight

Nov 24, 2015 |

Third-grade reading scores under spotlight The youngest state test-takers in Sioux Falls scored lower in reading and math than peers in the rest of South Dakota last spring. Now, a group of …See all stories on this topic Strawbale Winery owners treasure Thanksgiving traditions On a recent fall day, South watches Sioux Falls florist Josephine Schallenkamp […more]

'Fargo' Heads To Sioux Falls & Season 2 Is About To Get Even Bloodier

Nov 24, 2015 |

‘Fargo’ Heads To Sioux Falls & Season 2 Is About To Get Even Bloodier It’s almost here. For all of Season 2, FX’s Fargo has been teasing viewers with the impending “Sioux Falls Massacre,” a deadly event we’ve known has …See all stories on this topic Unsolved Crimes In Sioux Falls But you might be surprised […more]

The benefits of collaboration

Nov 24, 2015 |

The benefits of collaboration During the next several months, you will no doubt hear a great deal about Forward Sioux Falls as volunteers and staff gear up for the next five-year …See all stories on this topic Mystery At Tuthill Park: Still No Tips, No Suspects Twenty two. That’s the number of times a Sioux Falls […more]

Worldwide travel alert issued during the busiest travel week of the year

Nov 23, 2015 |

Worldwide travel alert issued during the busiest travel week of the year Vacationers who lined up to check their bags at the Sioux Falls Regional Airport Monday night say they weren’t going to cancel their flights due to a …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls shooting illustrates growing meth problem Sioux Falls, SD Lucas […more]

First Snowfall Brings Round Of Snow Alert Tickets

Nov 23, 2015 |

First Snowfall Brings Round Of Snow Alert Tickets Sioux Falls Police said officers wrote an average number of snow-related tickets after Friday’s snow storm. Public Information Officer Sam Clemens said 1,323 tickets were issued to drivers after the city declared a snow alert. If ticketed cars have not been moved, crews will begin towing in […more]

Pension cuts could hit South Dakota truck drivers hard

Nov 23, 2015 |

Pension cuts could hit South Dakota truck drivers hard SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A proposed cut to a multistate pension fund could affect nearly 1,000 South Dakotans. The Argus Leader reports …See all stories on this topic Live at 10:30: Police briefing on stabbing, police chase Sioux Falls police share updates on recent crime during […more]

Sioux Falls Police Investigate Multiple Stabbings

Nov 23, 2015 |

Sioux Falls Police Investigate Multiple Stabbings Sioux Falls police investigate two stabbings late Sunday night. The first call came in around 9:30pm at the 300 block of E. 6th st. The victim was transported to the hospital. Their condition is unkown at this time and no reports of a suspect arrest.  The second stabbing happened […more]

CFB: Glenn Announces He Will Retire From USD

Nov 22, 2015 |

CFB: Glenn Announces He Will Retire From USD JavaScript is used to provide enhanced functionality for much of KELOLAND.com. For the best experience on this site, please enable JavaScript. University of South Dakota Athletic Director David Herbster has called a press conference for 11 a.m. Monday morning to announce the retirement of Head Football Coach […more]

Humboldt Student Named Rhodes Scholar

Nov 22, 2015 |

Humboldt Student Named Rhodes Scholar A college student from South Dakota is among the 32 American men and women announced Sunday as Rhodes Scholars who will pursue post-graduate studies at prestigious Oxford University in England. Rachel Mullin of Humboldt attends the College of Saint Benedict in Minnesota. Mullin is among the winners chosen from 869 […more]

Interception seals Henderson victory

Nov 22, 2015 |

Interception seals Henderson victory Henderson State’s Josh Davis (6) pulls down Sioux Falls’ Nicholas Stanke from behind during Saturday’s NCAA Division II playoff game. The Reddies …See all stories on this topic Mistakes cost Storm in loss Sioux Falls transformed a turnover into the game-winner in the third period before later adding an empty-netter to claim […more]

Hartford Residents React To 2 City Council Members Stepping Down

Nov 22, 2015 |

Hartford Residents React To 2 City Council Members Stepping Down Two city council members stepped down in Hartford just days after city leaders rejected to recall the controversial mayor. Twenty-year Hartford homeowner Dale Mustard said he’s growing tired of the controversy surrounding city leaders. “It makes me think the people on the council aren’t getting […more]

Spearfish falls in semifinals, to play for third

Nov 21, 2015 |

Spearfish falls in semifinals, to play for third SIOUX FALLS | Top-seeded Mt. Vernon/Plankinton advanced to the Class A state championship game with a straight-set win over Spearfish in the …See all stories on this topic Parts of Midwest see first snowstorm of season Meteorologist Kevin Skow says the heaviest snow ban is expected to fall […more]

First wintry storm of the season blankets parts of Midwest with foot of snow; more on the way

Nov 21, 2015 |

First wintry storm of the season blankets parts of Midwest with foot of snow; more on the way Gallery: Harvey Wollman, of Sioux Falls, uses a snow blower to clear the sidewalk near his house during the first snow of the season Friday, Nov.See all stories on this topic US Midwest hit by first snowstorm […more]

Henderson looking for playoff success

Nov 21, 2015 |

Henderson looking for playoff success Now, Henderson has a chance to prove it can win a postseason game when the Reddies host Sioux Falls (S.D.) in the first round of the NCAA Division …See all stories on this topic Storm blankets parts of Midwest with more than foot of snow Jim Paulson, of Sioux Falls, shovels […more]

Harrisburg Residents Talk About Heavy Snowfall

Nov 21, 2015 |

Harrisburg Residents Talk About Heavy Snowfall Cleanup continues Friday night after a snowstorm blasted the southeastern part of the state. One of the hardest hit towns was Harrisburg. A reported 17 inches of snow fell in Harrisburg today, catching some people off guard. Now that the system has moved out, the community is focusing on cleaning up. […more]

Kirkegaard Family Reacts To Guilty Verdict

Nov 20, 2015 |

Kirkegaard Family Reacts To Guilty Verdict Guilty of rape and murder – that’s the verdict passed down to Christopher Kryger Friday afternoon in a Minnehaha County Courtroom. There was an audible gasp followed by sobbing from Kari Kirkegaard’s family after the two-week trial. Kirkegaard was found strangled in a bathtub in her Sioux Falls home […more]

Kilian Community College To Close In May 2016

Nov 20, 2015 |

Kilian Community College To Close In May 2016 A Sioux Falls community college will close its doors because of declining enrollment. On Friday, Kilian Community College announced it will cease operation on May 31, 2016. Classes and scholarships will be offered through the winter and spring semesters. New students enrolled for the winter term can […more]

Arlene Jean Propst, 77, of Sioux Falls, formerly Goodwin

Nov 20, 2015 |

Arlene Jean Propst, 77, of Sioux Falls, formerly Goodwin 628 in Sioux Falls. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at First Baptist Church in Watertown, with Rev. Bob Weiss officiating. Visitation will …See all stories on this topic Architecture Incorporated to co-sponsor Sioux Falls Made Sioux Falls-based Architecture Incorporated is the newest sponsor […more]

CBK Roundup: South Dakota falls short against the Wildcats

Nov 20, 2015 |

CBK Roundup: South Dakota falls short against the Wildcats Sioux Falls 97, St. Mary 57 in Sioux Falls — Led by Daniel Hurtt’s 20 points and eight rebounds, the USF (2-1) coasted to a 40-point win in its home …See all stories on this topic Harrisburg wins challenging opening round against Huron Harrisburg’s #19 Rachel Nelson […more]

Bishop Dudley House Helping Clients Find Jobs, Housing

Nov 19, 2015 |

Bishop Dudley House Helping Clients Find Jobs, Housing The cold winds blowing across South Dakota send a collective chill through the homeless of Sioux Falls.  For the past ten months, they’ve been able to find shelter from the weather extremes at the Bishop Dudley Hospitality House.  Newly-released visitor numbers tell how strong the need for […more]

House Votes To Curb Syrian Refugees, Snubs Obama Veto Threat

Nov 19, 2015 |

House Votes To Curb Syrian Refugees, Snubs Obama Veto Threat JavaScript is used to provide enhanced functionality for much of KELOLAND.com. For the best experience on this site, please enable JavaScript. The House has rebuked President Barack Obama by ignoring his veto threat and approving a Republican bill erecting fresh barriers for Syrian and Iraqi […more]

Refugee Resettlement Sparking Up Conversations

Nov 19, 2015 |

Refugee Resettlement Sparking Up Conversations JavaScript is used to provide enhanced functionality for much of KELOLAND.com. For the best experience on this site, please enable JavaScript. The recent attacks overseas have prompted several calls to Lutheran Social Services here in Sioux Falls. “They’re fearful that all Syrians are terrorists,” director Tim Jurgens said. “Is South Dakota […more]

A Push For More Human Trafficking Laws

Nov 19, 2015 |

A Push For More Human Trafficking Laws Human Trafficking is the largest growing criminal enterprise in the world. At a Human Trafficking Forum at First Lutheran Church, 3 organizations talked about the issues in South Dakota. As more people talk about the problem, Junior League of Sioux Falls hopes the awareness spreads to Pierre. It’s […more]

State volleyball preview: Tournament starts Thursday

Nov 18, 2015 |

State volleyball preview: Tournament starts Thursday The state’s premier high school volleyball teams are set to descend upon the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls for this year’s state …See all stories on this topic How Sioux Falls Fire Rescue boosted its rating twice in one year We learned yesterday about Sioux Falls Fire Rescue […more]

Man arrested after approaching young girl at Walmart

Nov 18, 2015 |

Man arrested after approaching young girl at Walmart Sioux Falls police identified the man as Thomas Mark Fernandez, 41. A recent address was not known, but Fernandez did have a Colorado driver’s …See all stories on this topic Hudson: Don’t look down on GhostCat just because they are from Sioux City If we’re going to be […more]

Rogue renters vulnerable to city code enforcers

Nov 18, 2015 |

Rogue renters vulnerable to city code enforcers Sioux Falls homeowners who list their properties on online lodging sites like Airbnb might only be trying to make an extra buck, but city officials say …See all stories on this topic No one hurt in fire at Sioux Falls mechanic shop Sioux Falls Fire Rescue received a report […more]

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Gets Rare Designation

Nov 18, 2015 |

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Gets Rare Designation Sioux Falls Fire Rescue got a pretty big present for its 135th anniversary, making it one of the best fire departments in the nation.See all stories on this topic Craig Lloyd gets ready for ‘rewirement’ From those roots would grow a major player in Sioux Falls development. Lloyd […more]

Tips Lead To Drug Bust In Dell Rapids

Nov 17, 2015 |

Tips Lead To Drug Bust In Dell Rapids An anonymous tip leads Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Deputies to a Dell Rapids home full of drugs.  45 year-old Cindy Woods is behind bars for the crime. Sioux Falls Area Drug Task Force used a searched warrant to enter a home on East 3rd Street. They found 7 […more]

Cold-Case Testing Shows Where Four Lived, When They Were Killed

Nov 17, 2015 |

Cold-Case Testing Shows Where Four Lived, When They Were Killed JavaScript is used to provide enhanced functionality for much of KELOLAND.com. For the best experience on this site, please enable JavaScript. Scientific testing has allowed investigators to pinpoint where four people likely lived before their bodies were found in New Hampshire in 1985 and 2000, […more]

Talking About Terrorism In The Classroom

Nov 17, 2015 |

Talking About Terrorism In The Classroom The recent terror attacks that left more than 120 people dead in Paris created shock and disbelief around the world. “It was just so evil and there was no preparation for it,” senior Chris Lauer said. Jeff Gordan’s AP world history class at O’Gorman High School rely on their […more]

From Augustana Vikings to Minnesota Vikings, twins from Sioux Falls cheer professionally

Nov 17, 2015 |

From Augustana Vikings to Minnesota Vikings, twins from Sioux Falls cheer professionally Of course the players and fans are happy, but so are the cheerleaders, especially two from Sioux Falls. Kirsten and Karmen Nyberg are twins and …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls man charged with criminal sexual conduct in Pipestone PIPESTONE — Frederick […more]

Sioux Falls Man Facing Rape Charges In Two States

Nov 16, 2015 |

Sioux Falls Man Facing Rape Charges In Two States JavaScript is used to provide enhanced functionality for much of KELOLAND.com. For the best experience on this site, please enable JavaScript. Two states and multiple crimes. Frederick McAbee is being held at the Pipestone County Jail, where he is waiting for his first court appearance. KELOLAND News […more]

New Details In Sioux Falls Rape Investigation

Nov 16, 2015 |

New Details In Sioux Falls Rape Investigation We’re learning more about the Sioux Falls man accused of raping a 14-year-old girl last week. Frederick McAbee is in the Pipestone County, Minnesota, Jail. He faces several charges including criminal sexual conduct. It all started Thursday night on the 1200 block of North Lincoln in Sioux Falls.  […more]

Tickets for Jason Aldean's Sioux Falls concert on sale Friday

Nov 16, 2015 |

Tickets for Jason Aldean’s Sioux Falls concert on sale Friday SIOUX FALLS – Tickets will go on sale later this week for Jason Aldean’s return to Sioux Falls. The country music superstar will perform at the Denny …See all stories on this topic Jason Aldean Returning To Sioux Falls For January Concert Jason Aldean Returning To […more]

Cyclones attempt to fix issues against Chicago State

Nov 16, 2015 |

Cyclones attempt to fix issues against Chicago State Naz Mitrou-Long guards Colorado’s George King on Nov. 13 in Sioux Falls, S.D. The Cyclones defeated the Buffaloes 68-62 in their season opener.See all stories on this topic MBB: USF Falls to Fort Hayes, 62-60 HAYS, KAN. – Despite 16 points and four rebounds from junior Mack […more]

Enoch's game-winner lifts Tigers past Sioux Falls

Nov 15, 2015 |

Enoch’s game-winner lifts Tigers past Sioux Falls Kenny Enoch’s jumper with one-second to play lifted the Tigers to a 62-60 win over Sioux Falls, moving them to 2-0 on the young season.See all stories on this topic Tigers move to 2-0 on Enoch’s last-second shot FHSU junior Kenny Enoch celebrates after his game-winning jumper with […more]

Supreme Court denies school boundary change to Tea residents

Nov 15, 2015 |

Supreme Court denies school boundary change to Tea residents TEA, S.D. (AP) — The state Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling blocking three Tea families from joining the Sioux Falls School District.See all stories on this topic McCrossan’s Tree Of Hope To Be Displayed This Month The McCrossan Boys Ranch “Tree of Hope” […more]

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue To Celebrate 135 Years In Service

Nov 15, 2015 |

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue To Celebrate 135 Years In Service “On Tuesday, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue will be presented with an incredible honor setting us above 99.75 percent of fire departments across the nation,” …See all stories on this topic South Dakota fights an influx of sex traffickers who target vulnerable young girls Neighborly, close-knit towns […more]

Washington Tops O'Gorman For 11AAA Title

Nov 15, 2015 |

Washington Tops O’Gorman For 11AAA Title Sioux Falls Washington defeated Sioux Falls O’ Gorman 27-24 on Saturday night in the state championship football game at the DakotaDome.See all stories on this topic Herd Knock off Storm in OT, 3-1. Sioux Falls, SD—Parker Tuomie’s league leading 14th goal of the season at 3:11 of overtime lifted […more]

South Dakota university confirms student studying in France in safe

Nov 14, 2015 |

South Dakota university confirms student studying in France in safe SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – People across the globe are showing support for Paris after several terrorist attacks in the city killed more than 120 people Friday …See all stories on this topic Man arrested in Pipestone for criminal sexual conduct PIPESTONE — A Sioux Falls, S.D., […more]

Mitchell Police Search For Bank Robbery Suspect

Nov 14, 2015 |

Mitchell Police Search For Bank Robbery Suspect Mitchell Police are on the lookout for a man involved in robbing a First Dakota Bank Saturday. Authorities released surveillance photos of the suspect on their Facebook page. They described the suspect as a man standing 5’3″ tall, around 170 pounds with brown eyes and dark hair. He […more]

Paris Attacks: The Latest

Nov 14, 2015 |

Paris Attacks: The Latest Previous Story 11/14/15 – Storm Center Update – Saturday AM JavaScript is used to provide enhanced functionality for much of KELOLAND.com. For the best experience on this site, please enable JavaScript. Two French police officials say a Syrian passport was found on the body of one of the suicide bombers who […more]

Iowa State shows resiliency in 68-62 win against Colorado

Nov 14, 2015 |

Iowa State shows resiliency in 68-62 win against Colorado SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Georges Niang didn’t try to sugarcoat Iowa State’s performance against Colorado. It wasn’t pretty. Whether or not it was pretty …See all stories on this topic Stampede back on winning track The Lancers answered with a goal from Austin Alger minutes later to […more]

FHS standout chooses Sioux Falls

Nov 13, 2015 |

FHS standout chooses Sioux Falls Fremont High senior Bradyn Thomas signs a NCAA National Letter of Intent to play baseball at the University of Sioux Falls Friday afternoon at …See all stories on this topic CU men’s basketball: Buffs’ upset bid falls short against No. 7 Iowa State Sioux Falls, S.D. — Unable to slow No. […more]

Tickets On Sale For NCAA Tourney In Sioux Falls

Nov 13, 2015 |

Tickets On Sale For NCAA Tourney In Sioux Falls March Madness may be months away but women’s basketball fans are getting their tickets now for the NCAA tournament games coming to Sioux Falls.See all stories on this topic City: Don’t pocket switchblades, brass knuckles Carrying brass knuckles, daggers and switchblades isn’t illegal in Sioux Falls. […more]

Man Wanted For Raping Underaged Relative

Nov 13, 2015 |

Man Wanted For Raping Underaged Relative Authorities are looking for a man accused of raping a 14-year-old girl. Sioux Falls Police said Frederick James McAbee, 41, assaulted his relative inside a gray 1999 Chevy Express cargo van with South Dakota license plates 1BMC21. Officers also said McAbee fired a gun as the victim ran away. […more]

An Anti-Corruption Bill Looks To Change Numbers

Nov 13, 2015 |

An Anti-Corruption Bill Looks To Change Numbers It’s a grade no state wants to get. A recent report from The Center for Public Integrity gave South Dakota an “F” in terms of the possibility of corruption. The report also ranks South Dakota 47th overall — a number one bipartisan coalition wants to change that. The […more]

Prosecution presents surveillance video in Kryger trial

Nov 12, 2015 |

Prosecution presents surveillance video in Kryger trial A Sioux Falls detective who was at the scene of Kari Ann Kirkegaard’s death testified in court on Thursday afternoon. Det. Timothy Bakke of the Sioux …See all stories on this topic HUD proposes public housing smoking ban SIOUX FALLS – Smokers living in public housing might have to […more]

First Responders Testify In Kryger Murder Trial

Nov 12, 2015 |

First Responders Testify In Kryger Murder Trial It’s the second day of the murder trial for Christopher Kryger, who accused of killing 56-year-old Kari Kirkegaard nearly two years ago. Thursday morning, prosecutors called first responders to describe what they saw on the day she was found.  Detectives, officers and a paramedic all took the stand […more]

High wind through the day

Nov 12, 2015 |

High wind through the day A wind advisory runs through 6 p.m. Thursday for much of the area. The Sioux Falls area should get 20 to 30 mph winds with gusts as high as 40 mph, …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls After-School Program Recognized By White House An arts and science program at […more]

Next stop: Sioux Falls

Nov 12, 2015 |

Next stop: Sioux Falls Cortney Dowling signs her letter of intent Wednesday at T.F. Riggs while brother Justin looks on. Dowling’s name is peppered throughout the school …See all stories on this topic Time is everything as new air ambulance service opens in Pierre That’s why he told the hospital to call his employer, Medical Air […more]

USF, Augustana basketball teams announce recruiting classes

Nov 11, 2015 |

USF, Augustana basketball teams announce recruiting classes Augustana University and the University of Sioux Falls announced their basketball recruiting classes on Tuesday. The Augustana men will announce …See all stories on this topic High winds warning in effect for the rest of Wednesday A high wind warning will last until midnight on Wednesday, with potential speeds […more]

MBB: USF Announces Signings

Nov 11, 2015 |

MBB: USF Announces Signings SIOUX FALLS – University of Sioux Falls head men’s basketball coach Chris Johnson has announced the signings of four student-athletes, who will …See all stories on this topic Veterans thanked for debt that can ‘never fully be repaid’ Carl Sampson has attended the Veterans Day event in Sioux Falls for the last […more]

Dog bites Sioux Falls man in face

Nov 11, 2015 |

Dog bites Sioux Falls man in face A stray dog bit a Sioux Falls man in the face Tuesday night. The man was outside his apartment at 5000 W. St. James Dr. at around 9 p.m. when he …See all stories on this topic 2015 American Honey Queen Tours Sioux Falls Schools You probably put it […more]