Monthly Archives: February 2016

Making online sales safer

Feb 29, 2016 |

Making online sales safer Sioux Falls, SD An online sale went wrong for one woman in Sioux Falls over the weekend. Sioux Falls police say the woman had an iphone and cash …See all stories on this topic #ALMinute: Monday, Feb. 29, evening update A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the Sioux Falls area. […more]

Announcement On Medicaid Coming Monday

Feb 29, 2016 |

Announcement On Medicaid Coming Monday South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is set to say if he is going to try to expand Medicaid in the state this legislative session. According to the governor’s office, an announcement is coming Monday. The governor has taken in information from the federal government; this will inform a decision to […more]

Amo wins the regional title after day two of the NCAA Super Region 3 Championship

Feb 28, 2016 |

Amo wins the regional title after day two of the NCAA Super Region 3 Championship SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana University sophomore Aero Amo won the Super Region Three 184-pound championship in front of a home crowd at …See all stories on this topic DII wrestling: Pittsburgh-Johnstown, Maryville, UNK highlight Super Region weekend Four regional qualifiers […more]

South Dakota Has Highest Employment Rate For People With Disabilities

Feb 28, 2016 |

South Dakota Has Highest Employment Rate For People With Disabilities A new report says South Dakota has the highest rate of employment for people with disabilities in the country.See all stories on this topic Searchers Look For Missing Montana Girl Searchers are looking for a 4-year-old girl who reportedly has been abducted on the Fort […more]

Augustana outslugs USF in NSIC tournament

Feb 27, 2016 |

Augustana outslugs USF in NSIC tournament 2 at the Sioux Falls Arena, they played a tight, physical game the first half but … Rebounds–Sioux Falls 31 (Johnson, Mack 7), Augustana 26 (Schilling …See all stories on this topic Record temps create peaceful day amid cold months Victoria Zermemo, 4, of Sioux City rides a bike ahead […more]

New Hugh Glass Biography Scheduled To Be Released

Feb 27, 2016 |

New Hugh Glass Biography Scheduled To Be Released Hugh Glass: Grizzly Survivor by James D. McLaird will be released in May.See all stories on this topic Digital Dangers: Headphones Blasting Away Our Inner Ear Beats headphones are without question the hottest audio accessory on the market. Especially popular among teens, the headphones are known for […more]

Sioux Falls man and woman rushed to hospital after being involved

Feb 26, 2016 |

Sioux Falls man and woman rushed to hospital after being involved Sioux Falls, SD police are investigating a double shooting that happen Friday afternoon at an apartment complex on the city’s west. A police …See all stories on this topic City Council Petitions In, What’s Next For Candidates? The deadline for those running for city council […more]

Grants help dozens of immigrants find work

Feb 26, 2016 |

Grants help dozens of immigrants find work A pair of city workforce development grants are helping bridge cultural divides in the workplace. Sioux Falls Community Development last year …See all stories on this topic Shawn and Kamie test out Knockerball Sioux Falls Knockerball is now available in Sioux Falls. What is Knockerball you ask? It’s basically […more]

MBK: USD Secures Spot At Summit League Championships

Feb 25, 2016 |

MBK: USD Secures Spot At Summit League Championships The USD men’s basketball team secured its spot at the Summit League Championships with an 85-82 win over IUPUI on Thursday night.See all stories on this topic WBK: SDSU Falls At IUPUI 63-60 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—Sophomore Ellie Thompson recorded her fourth double-double of the season, but it wasn’t […more]

Controversial Bill To Go Before Senate Committee

Feb 25, 2016 |

Controversial Bill To Go Before Senate Committee South Dakota House Bill 1107 has already hit the national radar, and Thursday it will go before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Pierre. The bill’s stated purpose is to “ensure government nondiscrimination in matters of religious beliefs and moral convictions.” HB 1107, which already passed the state House by […more]

Mitchell Woman Arrested After Hitting Man With Car

Feb 24, 2016 |

Mitchell Woman Arrested After Hitting Man With Car Woodside is charged with aggravated assault and attempted second degree murder.See all stories on this topic Tips For Parents To Help Avoid RSV When children are in close contact, it can be difficult to prevent viruses, such as RSV, from spreading.See all stories on this topic

Overtime victory nets state title for All-Stars

Feb 24, 2016 |

Overtime victory nets state title for All-Stars Sioux Falls East, which was the third seed entering the tournament, put the … The opening goal by Sioux Falls East was the first of the tournament in …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls Skyforce Stomp Fort Wayne Mad Ants The Fort Wayne Mad Ants lost their […more]

Skyforce Stomp Mad Ants 123-74

Feb 23, 2016 |

Skyforce Stomp Mad Ants 123-74 The Sioux Falls Skyforce (27-7) dominated in every facet of the game on Tuesday night, beating the Fort Wayne Mad Ants (15-19) 123-74 to earn their fifth straight win. The Skyforce have now won 14 games at home this season, matching their win total from a season ago when they […more]

Live At 10:30 AM: SF Police Briefing

Feb 23, 2016 |

Live At 10:30 AM: SF Police Briefing Watch police briefing live at 10:30 a.m. for an update on recent crimes in the city.See all stories on this topic Apartment Building Fire In Delmont Considered Suspicious Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Wingert said no one was in the building at the time and no one was […more]

Monday Night Scoreboard – February 22nd

Feb 22, 2016 |

Monday Night Scoreboard – February 22nd Here are Monday’s results from across KELOLAND.See all stories on this topic 13 Year Old Fights Back Against Illness Doctors diagnosed 13-year-old Kinsey Capaldo with walking pneumonia last October. See all stories on this topic

Small Spenders Lose Out With Coffee Shop Reward Changes

Feb 22, 2016 |

Small Spenders Lose Out With Coffee Shop Reward Changes Changes to the program mean people who spend around $5 or less per visit are losing out.See all stories on this topic Sales Tax Increase Bill Heads Back To House Floor All eyes in KELOLAND are going to be on House Bill 1182 in Pierre once […more]

MBK: Coyotes Close DakotaDome With A Loss

Feb 21, 2016 |

MBK: Coyotes Close DakotaDome With A Loss Marcus Byrd scored a game-high 22 points and Joe Rosga added 16 more to lead Denver to a 76-71 win against South Dakota Sunday in the final USD men’s basketball game to be played inside the DakotaDome. Denver (14-14, 6-9 Summit) ended a three-game skid and swept the […more]

Sioux Falls starts fast in storming past Billings

Feb 21, 2016 |

Sioux Falls starts fast in storming past Billings Billings Wolves running back Julian Laing is tackled by Sioux Falls Storm players during their Indoor Football League game at Rimrock Auto Arena at …See all stories on this topic BayHawks notes: NBA commissioner Silver reiterates push for D-League expansion Atlantic a hub for talent: The Sioux Falls […more]

WBK: USD Completes Regular Season Sweep Over SDSU

Feb 20, 2016 |

WBK: USD Completes Regular Season Sweep Over SDSU South Dakota senior guard Nicole Seekamp recorded her ninth collegiate double-double as the Coyotes topped the Jackrabbits 80-75 in front of a DakotaDome crowd of 3,612 on Saturday afternoon. With its 12th consecutive win, South Dakota (22-5, 13-1) takes sole possession of the top spot in Summit […more]

Storm forces OT, falls to Sioux Falls

Feb 20, 2016 |

Storm forces OT, falls to Sioux Falls First period—1, Sioux Falls, Bergmann 4 (Gicewicz, Tuomie), 9:13 (pp); 2, Tri-City, Labosky 6 (Allison), 16:25 (sh). Penalties— Labosky, Tri-City …See all stories on this topic MSU Falls to USF 66-64 Over at the Bresnan Arena, the Mavericks women’s basketball team was taking on the Cougars from the University […more]

WBK: Knecht Connects In Final Second To Lead USF To Victory

Feb 19, 2016 |

WBK: Knecht Connects In Final Second To Lead USF To Victory MANKATO, Minn. – Winning games on the road isn’t easy. It was something the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team learned again Friday night. With a basket from junior center Sam Knecht with less than a second to play, the Cougars moved to […more]

Co-op Natural Foods hires new general manager

Feb 19, 2016 |

Co-op Natural Foods hires new general manager SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Patrick Sayler has been hired to succeed Molly … the general manager at the M.B Haskett delicatessen in downtown Sioux Falls.See all stories on this topic Sunny Radio expands to Florida Sunny Radio is expanding to the Sunshine State. The Sioux Falls radio company […more]

Sioux Falls City Council proposes higher land development fees

Feb 18, 2016 |

Sioux Falls City Council proposes higher land development fees SIOUX FALLS – As the population of Sioux Falls continues to grow the city sees more and more people on the roads. A proposed increase in platting …See all stories on this topic Crews in Sioux Falls try new product to fill potholes Sioux Falls – Drivers […more]

Pierre Plumber Accused Of Raping Teen Girl Pleads Not Guilty

Feb 18, 2016 |

Pierre Plumber Accused Of Raping Teen Girl Pleads Not Guilty Thirty-year-old David Timmons faces three rape-related counts that could put him in prison for decades if he’s convicted.See all stories on this topic House Bill 1008 Makes National Headlines An online search of South Dakota and you will find more than 100 articles regarding House […more]

Henry Sims' big night isn't enough as Grand Rapids Drive fall to top team in D-League

Feb 17, 2016 |

Henry Sims’ big night isn’t enough as Grand Rapids Drive fall to top team in D-League Sims had a season-high 27 points and 11 rebounds as the Grand Rapids Drive lost 108-100 to the Sioux Falls Skyforce in front of 2,112 fans at The …See all stories on this topic Potholes wreaking havoc on vehicles Potholes […more]

Hughes County Raising Wheel Tax On Large Vehicles In 2017

Feb 17, 2016 |

Hughes County Raising Wheel Tax On Large Vehicles In 2017 The tax on vehicles weighing more than 6,000 pounds will go from $2 per wheel to $5 per wheel, and from a maximum of four wheels to as many as a dozen.See all stories on this topic GOP Candidates In High-Stakes Chess Match In South […more]

Sioux Falls City Council considers paratransit rate hike

Feb 16, 2016 |

Sioux Falls City Council considers paratransit rate hike SIOUX FALLS – Some people who take the bus in Sioux Falls might have to dig a little deeper in their pockets if a transit fare increase goes through.See all stories on this topic Eight New Homes In SF Aim To Provide Affordable Options The non-profit organization […more]

Cloudy, breezy Tuesday before warm-up

Feb 16, 2016 |

Cloudy, breezy Tuesday before warm-up People fish at Bacon Creek Park in Sioux City on April 27, 2013. … Todd Heitkamp, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls.See all stories on this topic Week in Pop: Alina Bea, Exrays, Markus, Sioux Falls, VUM Look & amp; listening ahead and onward, we bring […more]

New commission chief Wes Hall had big-event experience right out of grad school

Feb 15, 2016 |

New commission chief Wes Hall had big-event experience right out of grad school “It wasn’t as if I was itching to exit Sioux Falls,” Hall said. “In the three years I was there we did a tremendous amount of work, we built a lot of great …See all stories on this topic Division II Wrestling: Power […more]

New manager offers 'escape room' insight

Feb 15, 2016 |

New manager offers ‘escape room’ insight This week’s Monday Q&A features Sam Jacobsen, the manager of the new Escape 605 puzzle room business. A Sioux Falls native, he is a graduate of …See all stories on this topic U-Haul Transforms Abandoned Dairy to Self-Storage in Sioux Falls, SD Phoenix-based U-Haul International Inc. has converted an abandoned […more]

“He valued that transgender person, he respected that transgender person."

Feb 14, 2016 |

“He valued that transgender person, he respected that transgender person.” Kendra Heathscott, 22, is a transgender activist in the Sioux Falls community and has advocated for the LGBT community around the state. She has …See all stories on this topic Justice Scalia was planning a trip to Sioux Falls Justice Scalia was planning a trip to […more]

Biggest Valentine's Day Card Ever? Husband Rents Billboard For Wife

Feb 14, 2016 |

Biggest Valentine’s Day Card Ever? Husband Rents Billboard For Wife From WISH Patrick Sullivan said his wife asks for modest gifts on Valentine’s Day. “She tells us, just write me a note or a card,” he said. But he had something different in mind this year. “When I was driving north on Emerson Ave., I […more]

Sunday Boredom Busters: February 14, 2016

Feb 13, 2016 |

Sunday Boredom Busters: February 14, 2016 Boredom Busters for Sunday, February 14See all stories on this topic Sunday Boredom Busters February 14th The Hegg Brothers perform a special Valentine’s Day concert called Heart to Heart. The performance is at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls. Tickets range from $10 to $20. […more]

What Do Men Want For Valentine’s Day?

Feb 13, 2016 |

What Do Men Want For Valentine’s Day? From WSPA As much as men may be sweating about what to give the women in their lives for Valentine’s Day, it may be even tougher for women buying for men. What do men want for Valentine’s Day? “I have no idea,” says University of South Carolina student […more]

CWR: SDSU Edges WVU For 12th Straight Dual Win

Feb 12, 2016 |

CWR: SDSU Edges WVU For 12th Straight Dual Win BROOKINGS, S.D. – It was a night for records at Frost Arena as the South Dakota State University wrestling team moved its dual winning streak to a school-record 12 with an 18-15 victory over West Virginia on Friday night before the largest crowd in the program’s […more]

Death Of Officer, 2nd Killed In Line Of Duty, Shakes Fargo

Feb 12, 2016 |

Death Of Officer, 2nd Killed In Line Of Duty, Shakes Fargo The death of a Fargo police officer in the line of duty has shaken the city, North Dakota’s largest. Officer Jason Moszer, 33, died Thursday of a gunshot wound suffered while responding to a domestic disturbance hours earlier. The six-year veteran of the force […more]

MBK: South Dakota Beats NDSU 72-58

Feb 11, 2016 |

MBK: South Dakota Beats NDSU 72-58 VERMILLION, S.D.—Tyler Flack scored a game-high 18 points, Tre Burnette added 11 and both pulled down 10 rebounds in leading South Dakota to a 72-58 win against North Dakota State Thursday inside the DakotaDome. South Dakota (12-14, 4-8 Summit) led from start to finish and avenged an earlier one-point […more]

Rent Or Own: Knowing The Right Time To Buy

Feb 11, 2016 |

Rent Or Own: Knowing The Right Time To Buy BY: SOUTH DAKOTA HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Many new homeowners say their decision to buy a house instead of continuing to rent is to feel a sense of investment in the monthly payments they’re making. And with the state of the housing market in recent years, many […more]

Light snow predicted for Thursday

Feb 10, 2016 |

Light snow predicted for Thursday After light snow sprinkled the Sioux Falls area on Wednesday, another dusting of the white stuff is projected for Thursday. Sioux Falls will likely see 0.9 …See all stories on this topic How Inspectors Look At Restaurants For example, according to the Sioux Falls Health Department, a dirty floor on its […more]

Light snow expected to taper off Wednesday afternoon

Feb 10, 2016 |

Light snow expected to taper off Wednesday afternoon By 8 a.m. the National Weather Service reported 0.9 inches of snow at the Sioux Falls Airport, and the light snow is expected to fall on and off through …See all stories on this topic Storm Center Update – Wednesday AM, Feb. 10 We expect snow in Aberdeen […more]

Transportation alternatives help ease transit costs

Feb 9, 2016 |

Transportation alternatives help ease transit costs Volunteer drivers could hold the keys to stabilizing Sioux Falls’ bus system budget and improving transportation options for seniors and people with …See all stories on this topic Sanford weight loss clinic coming to Sioux City The Sioux City clinic will be the company’s second franchise location. … clinic in […more]

Snow on Wednesday, dangerous wind chills expected Friday

Feb 9, 2016 |

Snow on Wednesday, dangerous wind chills expected Friday Tuesday’s wind chill values dipped as low as -12 in the early morning, according to the NWS office in Sioux Falls. Up to an inch of snow is expected to …See all stories on this topic ReliaMax® Surpasses $2.5 Billion in Insured Private Student Loans SIOUX FALLS, S.D., […more]

Sioux Falls Is A Top Pick For College Grads

Feb 8, 2016 |

Sioux Falls Is A Top Pick For College Grads Sioux Falls is the place to be if you’re a recent college graduate. Forbes magazine is rating it the number one city in the country for young professionals to start their new lives. After graduating from Augustana University, Hannah Kuelbs decided to stay in Sioux Falls. […more]

Housing market shows continued rising prices

Feb 8, 2016 |

Housing market shows continued rising prices New listings and closed sales were nearly identical in January in Sioux Falls compared with the same time last year as the city continues to …See all stories on this topic MetaBankB., Global Cash Card Extend Relationship With New Four Year Contract SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Feb. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) […more]

City replacing more lead lines this year

Feb 7, 2016 |

City replacing more lead lines this year Sioux Falls by and large has removed all of its lead water lines and the ones that remain will be gone within 20 years, city officials say. But there’s less …See all stories on this topic More candidates clarify ballot outlook Three more candidates entered the race for Sioux […more]

Governor Wrestlers Finish Second at Yankton Tournament

Feb 7, 2016 |

Governor Wrestlers Finish Second at Yankton Tournament Sioux Falls Roosevelt and Douglas finished 3rd and 4th in the 17 team tournament. The Governors had 3 tournament champions as Lincoln Turman …See all stories on this topic High Speed Chase Leads To I-29 Crash A high speed chase that authorities say started in Vermillion ended with a […more]

Sneak Peek Into Super Bowl 50 Preparations At Levi's Stadium

Feb 6, 2016 |

Sneak Peek Into Super Bowl 50 Preparations At Levi’s Stadium From KRON Super Bowl weekend is officially here! The stage is set for the big game at Levi’s Stadium. With one day until the big game, there is still a lot of preparation for Super Bowl 50. People from all over the world came out […more]

#ArgusPreps Hoops Roundup (Feb. 6)

Feb 6, 2016 |

#ArgusPreps Hoops Roundup (Feb. 6) Sioux Falls Lincoln vs. Sioux City West (Iowa) at Lincoln – 3:30 p.m. CT. Aberdeen Roncalli vs. Sioux Falls O’Gorman at Aberdeen – 5:00 p.m. CT.See all stories on this topic Tanager cagers fall to Sioux Falls Christian, 47-42 The Vermillion High School girls’ basketball team lost by five points, […more]

W-Knicks go big, small to KO Skyforce

Feb 5, 2016 |

W-Knicks go big, small to KO Skyforce The shortest man on the court started things for Westchester in its 95-91 win over the Sioux Falls Skyforce, and the tallest man on the court ended it.See all stories on this topic USF women rebound way to win over UMC SIOUX FALLS 64, MINNESOTA CROOKSTON 55. MINNESOTA […more]

Continuing Catholic Education

Feb 5, 2016 |

Continuing Catholic Education John Paul II School teaches nearly 200 students from preschool to sixth grade. Like many Catholic students across KELOLAND, once they hit middle school, students must transition to the public school system. Renee Lebrun has two children at John Paul II. She says she likes the fact that they can involve faith […more]

Sioux Falls boy to reunite with stuffed animal at Hy-Vee

Feb 4, 2016 |

Sioux Falls boy to reunite with stuffed animal at Hy-Vee A stuffed monkey is having the adventure of a lifetime as she journeys from Iowa City to reunite with her owner in Sioux Falls on Friday afternoon.See all stories on this topic Stars acquire Peters from Sioux Falls The Lincoln Stars acquired forward Collin Peters […more]

FBI: 1 Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting On Reservation

Feb 4, 2016 |

FBI: 1 Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting On Reservation The FBI says one person is dead and a tribal police officer is injured following a shooting on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in south central South Dakota. FBI spokesman Kyle Loven confirmed the death, but declined to release more details, including names. Loven said the officer was […more]

Some businesses forced to weather the storm

Feb 3, 2016 |

Some businesses forced to weather the storm SIOUX FALLS – Tuesday’s snow storm is all but a memory as many stores in the Sioux Falls area were back in businesses the day after a blizzard …See all stories on this topic City Crews, Sioux Falls Residents Dig Out After Snow Storm Depending on where you live […more]

Crews Respond To Fire At Andover Bar

Feb 3, 2016 |

Crews Respond To Fire At Andover Bar Firefighters battled flames early Wednesday morning at a Day County business. Crews arrived at Andover Bar and Grill at approximately 3 a.m. for a fire. Authorities say the business was destroyed, but firefighters were able to save surrounding buildings. The investigation is ongoing. Erich Schaffhauser is at the […more]

Blizzard Forecast Shuts Down Schools

Feb 2, 2016 |

Blizzard Forecast Shuts Down Schools Strong winds and snow add up to a blizzard warning across northern Iowa and southeast South Dakota. Snow is expected in Iowa this morning, and will move into Sioux Falls by early afternoon. Winds are forecasted to reach 40 miles per hour on Tuesday. Schools are cancelled across the area, […more]

Shrinking learning gaps

Feb 1, 2016 |

Shrinking learning gaps Student success in Sioux Falls public schools can vary depending on a student’s background and income, and a group of community leaders is trying …See all stories on this topic Foot of snow forecast as winter storm bears down on Siouxland SIOUX CITY | Siouxlanders braced Monday for a winter storm that forecasters […more]

Chamber workshop to offer collections strategies

Feb 1, 2016 |

Chamber workshop to offer collections strategies A workshop Tuesday from the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce will cover payment policies and collection strategies that business can use to …See all stories on this topic Some areas under blizzard warning A winter storm system that’s expected to cause blizzard conditions southeast of Sioux Falls is expected […more]