Monthly Archives: March 2016

'You are enough' Noem: Say yes to opportunities

Mar 31, 2016 |

‘You are enough’ Noem: Say yes to opportunities Kristi Noem’s message to women Thursday during her inaugural Women of Influence Conference in Sioux Falls, as she encouraged women to take …See all stories on this topic City to announce affordable housing project More affordable housing is coming to Sioux Falls as home prices continue to increase. […more]

High Court: AG's Loan Ballot Measure Explanation Is Valid

Mar 31, 2016 |

High Court: AG’s Loan Ballot Measure Explanation Is Valid The initiative would cap interest rates for short-term loans such as payday loans at 36 percent.See all stories on this topic Authorities Identify Victim Of Fatal Crash In Jones County The Highway Patrol says 39-year-old Denny Steele, of Rapid City, lost control of his sport utility […more]

Annual 'Big Squeeze' Campaign Kicks Off

Mar 30, 2016 |

Annual ‘Big Squeeze’ Campaign Kicks Off The City of Sioux Falls and the University of Sioux Falls are teaming up to create awareness of the dangers of high blood pressure.See all stories on this topic National Weather Service to hold Severe Weather Spotter training in Sioux City If being a storm spotter is something that […more]

Study: Less Than Three Percent Of Americans Are Healthy

Mar 30, 2016 |

Study: Less Than Three Percent Of Americans Are Healthy You likely know many Americans have unhealthy habits, but the results of a new survey might surprise you. Researchers looked at the activities and health of more than 4700 American adults. Less than three percent of them met the four basic parameters of healthy activities. “Often […more]

Tuesday Sports Broadcast – March 29th

Mar 29, 2016 |

Tuesday Sports Broadcast – March 29th Click the video player to view Tuesday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast.See all stories on this topic Skyforce Top Energy For Record 39th Win The Sioux Falls Skyforce (39-9) pulled away from the Iowa Energy (24-24) in the second half to earn a 125-107 victory, setting a new NBA Development […more]

Paul K. Hess, age 49

Mar 29, 2016 |

Paul K. Hess, age 49 Paul K. Hess, age 49 of Sioux Falls, passed away Thursday, March 24, … Survivors include his son: Cory of Sioux Falls; his father: John (Dianne) of …See all stories on this topic Code Bootcamp draws interest from women, freelancers Three students have moved to Sioux Falls to participate in the […more]

WBK: USD Excited To Host The WNIT Final Four

Mar 28, 2016 |

WBK: USD Excited To Host The WNIT Final Four For a fourth time this season the DakotaDome was threatened with hosting its final basketball game ever, but the USD women kept their season alive by knocking the Lady Toppers in the Elite Eight last night. There was no guarantee that the Dome will host another […more]

New downtown marketing office includes miniature golf course

Mar 28, 2016 |

New downtown marketing office includes miniature golf course Epicosity started as Epic Multimedia in Vermillion about a decade ago and has been based in Sioux Falls since 2008. The staff of 20 had become …See all stories on this topic RedHawks hope Humphries can provide much-needed power Humphries had a strong season with the Sioux Falls […more]

Food Falls: Major upsets, lots of chalk, Second Round voting is open

Mar 28, 2016 |

Food Falls: Major upsets, lots of chalk, Second Round voting is open Downtown Sioux Falls is always well-represented in this tournament, as #DTSF is packed with many of our city’s favorite eateries. In fact, the first three …See all stories on this topic Twin Cities native helps lead family business There are lots of great restaurants […more]

Crazy Horse Memorial To Mark World Autism Awareness Day

Mar 27, 2016 |

Crazy Horse Memorial To Mark World Autism Awareness Day The Crazy Horse Memorial in western South Dakota will be lit up in blue to commemorate World Autism Awareness Day.See all stories on this topic Tips For Home Sellers This Spring As the spring real estate season starts, what do sellers need to know before listing […more]

Photos: Sioux Falls Stampede at Musketeers hockey

Mar 26, 2016 |

Photos: Sioux Falls Stampede at Musketeers hockey Sioux City’s David Trinkberger races with the puck as Sioux Falls’ AJ Vanderbeck defends during Musketeers hockey action at the Tyson Events …See all stories on this topic Brittany Patricia Rose Corcoran, 17, of Tea The visitation will take place at Miller Funeral Home at 6200 West 41st Street […more]

James Taylor adds Sioux Falls to Upper Midwest schedule

Mar 26, 2016 |

James Taylor adds Sioux Falls to Upper Midwest schedule SIOUX FALLS, SD. — James Taylor and his All-Star Band have added Sioux Falls to their busy Upper Midwest tour schedule this summer where they …See all stories on this topic TRAXLER: NCAA women’s regional helps put SD on national sports map The opening tip between South […more]

"Just Like Ohio, With Less Trees" OSU Athletic Band Visits South Dakota

Mar 25, 2016 |

“Just Like Ohio, With Less Trees” OSU Athletic Band Visits South Dakota From the Sculpture Walk to downtown eateries, the group from Ohio is taking in all that Sioux Falls has to offer. “We went and saw the Falls today, went …See all stories on this topic NCAA notebook: Ray Tanner revisits familiar territory Yet if […more]

Sweet 16 Teams Taking In The SD Experience

Mar 25, 2016 |

Sweet 16 Teams Taking In The SD Experience Teams from across the country are getting the full South Dakota experience. See all stories on this topic LIVE at 10:30 a.m.: Sioux Falls Police Briefing Sioux Falls Police will review its crime log at today’s media briefing. Watch live below, starting at 10:30 a.m.: KELOLAND News […more]

#ALMinute: Dismissed rape charges, bus suit and stalled plans

Mar 24, 2016 |

#ALMinute: Dismissed rape charges, bus suit and stalled plans Police are combing a central Sioux Falls neighborhood after a shooting was reported Thursday afternoon. Police arrested a man accused of strangling …See all stories on this topic Orange Crush? Gamecocks ready for Syracuse’s press The Gamecocks play Syracuse in the first round of the Sioux Falls […more]

Longtime O'Gorman coach to be honored

Mar 24, 2016 |

Longtime O’Gorman coach to be honored A coaching retirement roast will be held for longtime O’Gorman football coach Steve Kueter on April 15 at the Best Western Ramkota in Sioux Falls.See all stories on this topic Wednesday’s storm 6th highest for snow fall in city history A snow plow with a positive message crosses an […more]

Therapy Animals Offer Comfort To People

Mar 23, 2016 |

Therapy Animals Offer Comfort To People Animals and people have a long history of building bonds with each other. Establishing those connections can even be therapeutic for us. In fact, some animals are trained to bring that feeling of comfort to people. One dog spends her days doing just that. Most dogs enjoy getting treats […more]

Live at 3: #100Eyes on Business

Mar 23, 2016 |

Live at 3: #100Eyes on Business Get news and insights on the business scene during #100Eyes with Sioux Falls Business Journal Editor Jodi Schwan and Argus Leader Content …See all stories on this topic James Taylor coming to Sioux Falls July 24 James Taylor & His All-Star Band will perform at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center […more]

Big eighth inning propels Vikings to victory over USF Tuesday

Mar 22, 2016 |

Big eighth inning propels Vikings to victory over USF Tuesday SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – After trailing for much of the game, Augustana (8-8) used a big eighth inning to come from behind and defeat cross town rival …See all stories on this topic Mad Ants fall to Sioux Falls 109-88 FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Mad […more]

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dies After Fighting Cancer

Mar 22, 2016 |

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dies After Fighting Cancer Rob Ford, the pugnacious, populist former mayor of Toronto whose career crashed in a drug-driven, obscenity-laced debacle, died Tuesday after fighting cancer, his family says. He was 46.See all stories on this topic Justices Uphold $5.8 Million Award Against Tyson Foods The Supreme Court has ruled […more]

Patriots hope to find right pace against Seawolves in Elite Eight

Mar 21, 2016 |

Patriots hope to find right pace against Seawolves in Elite Eight … the Division II Southeast Regional at Limestone College in Gaffney. FMU plays Alaska Anchorage on Tuesday in the Elite Eight in Sioux Falls, S.D..See all stories on this topic Mayor: Clean up your trash, ESPN is coming Clean up your trash before ESPN […more]

Rapid City Might Move Fireworks From Winter Back To Summer

Mar 21, 2016 |

Rapid City Might Move Fireworks From Winter Back To Summer Rapid City is considering moving its annual public fireworks display from New Year’s Eve back to the Fourth of July.See all stories on this topic WBK: SDSU Takes On Stanford In NCAA Second Round The Jackrabbits defeated the University of Miami Hurricanes in the first […more]

SFC won the marathon, then the sprint for first-ever championship

Mar 20, 2016 |

SFC won the marathon, then the sprint for first-ever championship After a season of stacking achievements, there was only one thing left to do for the Sioux Falls Christian boys basketball team: Win the program’s first …See all stories on this topic NCAA women’s tournament roundup: Ohio State advances behind offensive outburst COLUMBUS, Ohio — Kelsey […more]

May-Metz

Mar 20, 2016 |

May-Metz Kevin and Angie May of Danvers, Illinois, announce the engagement of their daughter Ashley May of Palatine, Illinois, to Gregg Metz of Sioux Falls, …See all stories on this topic State Basketball: Cavaliers Come up Short in State Title Bid But despite a great effort by St. Thomas More, Sioux Falls Christian wins the Class […more]

A Piece Of Shakespeare's History Is Now In South Dakota

Mar 19, 2016 |

A Piece Of Shakespeare’s History Is Now In South Dakota You now have a chance to catch a rare glimpse of William Shakespeare’s history at a museum right here in South Dakota. Amy Redhage drove her kids five hours from Lowden, Iowa just so they could lay eyes on a rare copy of Shakespeare’s first […more]

Woman Hurt In Shooting, Police Investigating

Mar 19, 2016 |

Woman Hurt In Shooting, Police Investigating If you have any information, you are urged to call CrimeStoppers. See all stories on this topic Meet And Greet Part Of Fundraiser For Yankton Animal Shelter The Hy-Vee in Yankton is teaming up with the Heartland Humane Society to collect items the animals need most.See all stories on […more]

Energized NTDP U17s roll over Stampede

Mar 18, 2016 |

Energized NTDP U17s roll over Stampede U.S. NTDP goalie and Northville native Dylan St. Cyr closes the door against Sioux Falls forward Daniel Warpecha (No. 18) during Friday’s game at …See all stories on this topic Sanford Standout: Sioux Falls Washington guard Sam Siganos Sam Siganos has been on the same mission now for four years: […more]

Dwight Yoakam, Blackhawk Slated For State Fair

Mar 18, 2016 |

Dwight Yoakam, Blackhawk Slated For State Fair The two acts will perform at the grandstand on Friday, Sept. 2. General public ticket sales begin June 29.See all stories on this topic Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center Director Resigning In Early April Executive Director Cindy Bahe is resigning effective the first week of April. Bahe has headed […more]

Impressive Clouds Made From Sun, Rain

Mar 17, 2016 |

Impressive Clouds Made From Sun, Rain A closer look at the clouds revealed some impressive clouds full of color under the powerful rays of the mid March sun.See all stories on this topic Teachers React To Incoming Teacher Pay Increase Comments We Welcome discussion on KELOLAND News stories but will delete any comments that contain […more]

$13 million hotel, restaurant complex planned in Sioux Falls

Mar 17, 2016 |

$13 million hotel, restaurant complex planned in Sioux Falls Elmwood Golf Course is part of the Sioux Falls Sports and Entertainment District that houses the Sanford Sports Complex and the Denny Sanford …See all stories on this topic Warmer temps on the way -next week The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, S.D. reports sunny skies […more]

MBK: Augie Advances To The Elite Eight

Mar 17, 2016 |

MBK: Augie Advances To The Elite Eight Last night the Augustana men’s basketball team not only got revenge on Northwest Missouri State after the Bearcats ended their season by two points in the DII Sweet 16, but they also punched their ticket into the Elite Eight for the first time in school history.   Last […more]

Sioux Falls will bask in NCAA region spotlight

Mar 16, 2016 |

Sioux Falls will bask in NCAA region spotlight COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s run to a second straight NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Final Four will go through Sioux Falls, S.D. …See all stories on this topic Airport announcement expected this afternoon Mayor Mike Huether is expected to announce a new member of the Sioux Falls […more]

Tuesday Night Scoreboard – March 15th

Mar 15, 2016 |

Tuesday Night Scoreboard – March 15th Here are Tuesday’s results from across KELOLAND.See all stories on this topic Augie Professor Get Middle Schoolers Excited About STEM Fields There has been a national push to get grade school students more interested in computer science. Now it’s taking hold locally. It’s not every day that you see […more]

Council Considers Public Ban Of Pellet Guns In Sioux City

Mar 15, 2016 |

Council Considers Public Ban Of Pellet Guns In Sioux City Sioux City Council voted 3-2 on Monday to approve a first reading of the amendment.See all stories on this topic Rapid City Might Wipe Out $107,000 In Parking Tickets The city is considering forgiving more than $100,000 in unpaid parking tickets issued in 2011 and […more]

Monday Sports Broadcast – March 14th

Mar 14, 2016 |

Monday Sports Broadcast – March 14th Click the video player to view Monday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast.See all stories on this topic WBK: South Dakota Will Host Creighton In WNIT VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota’s women’s basketball team will host Creighton at 7 p.m. Wednesday inside the DakotaDome in a first round game of the Women’s National […more]

Sanford Sets Multiple Birth Record

Mar 14, 2016 |

Sanford Sets Multiple Birth Record The rate of twin births is on the rise. The latest data from the CDC shows approximately one out of every 30 babies born in the country is a twin. Sanford Health set a record for multiple births last month. The hospital welcomed 14 sets of twins and a set […more]

Sunday Sports Broadcast – March 13th

Mar 13, 2016 |

Sunday Sports Broadcast – March 13th Sunday Sports Broadcast – March 13thSee all stories on this topic High-Caliber History A Sioux Falls man uses weapons of war to tell the story of one of the most famous and most misunderstood battles in U.S. history. Wendell Grangaard’s new book retraces the origins behind the guns used […more]

Today's best bets around Siouxland

Mar 13, 2016 |

Today’s best bets around Siouxland “The Sioux Falls Ceili Band” will perform traditional Irish songs and dance music at 2 p.m. March 13 at the Betty Strong Encounter Center. Admission is …See all stories on this topic Mad Ants stumble against Sioux Falls FORT WAYNE, IN (March 12, 2016) – The Mad Ants, sponsored by Lutheran […more]

Sunday Boredom Busters, March 13th

Mar 12, 2016 |

Sunday Boredom Busters, March 13th The Lawn & Garden Show wraps up Sunday in the Expo Building at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds. Sunday’s hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to landscaping and gardening displays, there will be afternoon seminars on how to make a rain barrel plus questions and answers on […more]

Lose Hour Of Sleep, Gain Hour Of Evening Light For Months

Mar 12, 2016 |

Lose Hour Of Sleep, Gain Hour Of Evening Light For Months Lose an hour of sleep this weekend, gain an hour of evening light for months ahead: Daylight saving time is back.See all stories on this topic St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations In Sioux Falls On Saturday The 37th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will make […more]

Boredom Busters, March 12th

Mar 11, 2016 |

Boredom Busters, March 12th The 37th St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Sioux Falls features a new route. The parade now takes off from 13th & Phillips at 2 p.m. and ends at 5th 7 Phillips. Streets adjacent to the parade route will be closed at 1:30 p.m. and no parking will be allowed on Phillips […more]

Rapid City Alderman Reprimanded For Conduct Code Violation

Mar 11, 2016 |

Rapid City Alderman Reprimanded For Conduct Code Violation Alderman Jerry Wright publically apologized for his behavior and said it’s time for the community “to move on.”See all stories on this topic Affidavit Provides More Details On Fatal Shooting In Roslyn Jason Lewandowski, 44, has pleaded not guilty to premeditated murder in the death of 33-year-old […more]

Dry Conditions, Wind Create Recipe For Fire

Mar 10, 2016 |

Dry Conditions, Wind Create Recipe For Fire Burning is not advised for Friday as flames will be fanned quickly allow for a faster spread. See all stories on this topic Former Boot Camp Closure Signals End Of Harder Juvenile Corrections Era For years, the complex of buildings along Highway 385 a few miles south of […more]

Sioux Empire Pow-Wow

Mar 10, 2016 |

Sioux Empire Pow-Wow SIOUX FALLS—Top powwow dancers and singers, representing 457 tribes from across Turtle Island, converged on Sioux Falls for the inaugural Sioux …See all stories on this topic Voter registration deadline coming up The voter registration deadline for the upcoming Sioux Falls Municipal/School Board Election is 5 p.m. March 28. Residents may register to […more]

Stampede and Hero Sports To Offer Sled Hockey

Mar 9, 2016 |

Stampede and Hero Sports To Offer Sled Hockey Sioux Falls, SD (KWSN) – Hero Sports and the Sioux Falls Stampede will team up to offer the area’s first sled hockey program for athlete’s with …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls dad disappointed cannabis oil bill fails SIOUX FALLS – People holding out hope for […more]

Live At 10:30: Sioux Falls Police Briefing

Mar 9, 2016 |

Live At 10:30: Sioux Falls Police Briefing Sioux Falls Police will review its crime log at today’s media briefing. Watch live below, starting at 10:30 a.m.: KELOLAND News is also live tweeting today’s briefing: Media General Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • Advertising Terms and Conditions • For problems with the FCC Public File • Children’s Programming (KELO, […more]

House Blocks Marijuana-Related Seizure Disorder Treatment

Mar 8, 2016 |

House Blocks Marijuana-Related Seizure Disorder Treatment The chamber’s 25-43 vote means the bill won’t advance to Gov. Dennis Daugaard. See all stories on this topic By The Numbers, Winter Wasn’t Too Bad Sioux Falls’ January was near average but the second half of February has been above average with temperatures slowly climbing upwards.See all stories […more]

Police investigating dog bite in southwest Sioux Falls

Mar 8, 2016 |

Police investigating dog bite in southwest Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS – Authorities are looking for a dog they say bit another dog in a residential neighborhood in southwest Sioux Falls. It happened Monday …See all stories on this topic Division II wrestling championships: 10 things to watch in Sioux Falls A senior from Compton, California, Joey […more]

#ALMinute: March 7, evening update

Mar 7, 2016 |

#ALMinute: March 7, evening update Time is running out to solve the mystery of a Sioux Falls woman who went … Sioux Falls Police asked the public Monday to come forward with any …See all stories on this topic NCAA Women’s Div. II Basketball Tournament Glance Winona State vs. Fort Hays State, 1 p.m.. Emporia State […more]

Daugaard Requests Flags At Half-Staff For Nancy Reagan

Mar 7, 2016 |

Daugaard Requests Flags At Half-Staff For Nancy Reagan Gov. Daugaard’s request is effective immediately, and stands until sunset on the day of Reagan’s interment.See all stories on this topic Marco Rubio: A Candidate Still Searching For A Viable Base Marco Rubio finds his Oval Office ambitions squeezed by Donald Trump’s outsider ambush and the Republican […more]

Werner nets 18, Bison defense shuts down IUPUI in Summit League tournament

Mar 6, 2016 |

Werner nets 18, Bison defense shuts down IUPUI in Summit League tournament SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—That wasn’t Gonzaga on the other end, but Dexter Werner still played like a madman in March. The North Dakota State center …See all stories on this topic Superheroes To Take The Streets Of Sioux Falls But Jacobsen says the work is […more]

12th Street Bridge Project Kicks Off Construction Season 2016

Mar 6, 2016 |

12th Street Bridge Project Kicks Off Construction Season 2016 As the weather warms up, construction season in Sioux Falls starts – and this year, it’s starting with a major project.See all stories on this topic Peyton Manning To Announce Retirement ESPN is reporting this hour that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is retiring after 18 […more]

Coyotes fall in Summit quarterfinals

Mar 5, 2016 |

Coyotes fall in Summit quarterfinals SIOUX FALLS | John Konchar recorded a double-double with 16 points and 16 rebounds as the top-seeded Fort Wayne basketball team downed …See all stories on this topic IPFW women see season end SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The IPFW women’s basketball team dropped its opening round game of The Summit League […more]

Sioux Falls Skyforce Debuts Wearable Athletic Tech In Matchup Against Grand Rapids

Mar 5, 2016 |

Sioux Falls Skyforce Debuts Wearable Athletic Tech In Matchup Against Grand Rapids The Sioux Falls Skyforce debuted VERT, a new wearable athletic technology, against the Grand Rapids Drive on Friday night. VERT is a non-invasive …See all stories on this topic Miller eager to lead Jacks to second straight NCAA berth SIOUX FALLS—South Dakota State point […more]

House Panel To Mull Oversight Overhaul After GEAR UP Scandal

Mar 4, 2016 |

House Panel To Mull Oversight Overhaul After GEAR UP Scandal The House State Affairs committee is set to consider the bill Monday.See all stories on this topic Saturday Boredom Busters, March 5th The Sioux Empire Home Show features more than 245 home-related booths at the Sioux Falls Convention Center & Arena this weekend. Today’s hours […more]

Summit League Tickets In High Demand

Mar 4, 2016 |

Summit League Tickets In High Demand Demand is high and tickets are going quickly for the opening session of this year’s Summit League tournament. See all stories on this topic Live at 10:30: Sioux Falls Police Briefing Sioux Falls Police will review its crime log at today’s media briefing. Related: Officers arrested a 19-year-old man late Thursday […more]

Cooking for Sioux Falls' diverse palate

Mar 3, 2016 |

Cooking for Sioux Falls’ diverse palate Sioux Falls is home to thousands of immigrants from the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia, and a sold-out dinner Saturday will showcase foods from …See all stories on this topic 12th Street bridge replacement underway Sioux Falls will spend $7.4 million to replace the 12th Street bridge this year after […more]

4-H Pop Tab Collection Helps Ronald McDonald House

Mar 3, 2016 |

4-H Pop Tab Collection Helps Ronald McDonald House The South Dakota State 4-H Youth Council has collected 1,250 pounds of pop can tabs to help the Ronald McDonald House provide families with a place to stay while their child is in the hospital. The tabs generated about $500 that went to the nonprofit as part […more]

Man Charged With Assault In Parking Dispute

Mar 2, 2016 |

Man Charged With Assault In Parking Dispute A dispute over a parking spot has landed a 47-year-old Sioux Falls man in jail. At about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sioux Falls Police were called to the 100 block of South Lake Avenue. While visiting a friend, a 15-year-old parked his vehicle in an alley. The 15-year-old’s friend […more]

Dakota Wesleyan University Plans $1M Theater Project

Mar 2, 2016 |

Dakota Wesleyan University Plans $1M Theater Project The center and multipurpose theater will be in an expansion to the Dakota Discovery Museum, which the Mitchell university began managing last year. See all stories on this topic Injured Norwegian Biker Rides Again A Norwegian man who was seriously injured in a crash involving a car and […more]

Consultant says more seats at Tyson probably won't pay off

Mar 1, 2016 |

Consultant says more seats at Tyson probably won’t pay off … said the city’s competition with the Hard Rock is relatively new, and officials are working with the casino as events are recruited to Sioux City.See all stories on this topic SF taps $2.5M in reserves in 2015 City Finance Director Tracy Turbak during his […more]

Permitting System Considered For Rapid City's Art Alley

Mar 1, 2016 |

Permitting System Considered For Rapid City’s Art Alley However, graffiti has slowly swallowed up traditional murals, frustrating property owners. See all stories on this topic Deadline Nears For State ‘Bathroom Bill’ The measure, dubbed the transgender bathroom bill, would require students in South Dakota to use the bathroom assigned to their gender at birth.See all […more]