Monthly Archives: May 2016

Terry McCarl Wins 100th Feature At Badlands Motor Speedway

May 31, 2016 |

Terry McCarl Wins 100th Feature At Badlands Motor Speedway Terry McCarl won his 100th feature at Badlands Motor Speedway over the holiday weekend.See all stories on this topic Tuesday Sports Broadcast – May 31st Click the video player to view Tuesday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast.See all stories on this topic

McConnell: Trump Has Earned GOP Nomination

May 31, 2016 |

McConnell: Trump Has Earned GOP Nomination Washington (AP) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that while presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is “a phenomenon” and political outsider, he has earned the right to the GOP nomination and the party’s support. “I think Donald Trump is a phenomenon. I don’t believe Donald Trump is […more]

Toy Lending Library Finds New Home

May 31, 2016 |

Toy Lending Library Finds New Home A non-profit toy lending organization that used to be housed in the Sioux Falls college, also had to pack up and leave. But the new spot is providing …See all stories on this topic Minor flooding begins again at several Siouxland rivers SPENCER, Iowa | The National Weather Service in […more]

Katz takes second for Tigers at AA state meet

May 30, 2016 |

Katz takes second for Tigers at AA state meet Huron’s Clay Korkow takes the baton from Hyland Heinz during the boys’ medley relay at the Class AA State Track and Field Meet at Sioux Falls …See all stories on this topic Huber wins state title for Cyclones Sioux Falls Christian was first in the boys’ team […more]

KARSYN: Bike SUX caters to all levels of cycling experience

May 29, 2016 |

KARSYN: Bike SUX caters to all levels of cycling experience SIOUX CITY | While some cycle for fitness and others for fun, Bike SUX … areas like Omaha, Nebraska; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and Ames, Iowa.See all stories on this topic Explorers sweep Sioux Falls, win fifth-straight game Ryan Zimmerman struck out six batters in […more]

Business Finding Way Around Malt Beverage Tax

May 29, 2016 |

Business Finding Way Around Malt Beverage Tax Five local business owners are exercising a loophole in state law that allows them to circumvent charging their customers the taxSee all stories on this topic Heartland Humane Society Offering Animals For $10 In June From June 1-30, animals that have been at the shelter for a while […more]

Stolen car abandoned on I-229 with weapons inside

May 28, 2016 |

Stolen car abandoned on I-229 with weapons inside Sioux Falls Law enforcement are investigating a stolen vehicle that was found abandoned in a ditch along Interstate 229 just south of I-90 Saturday.See all stories on this topic SCW’s Schlicht caps prep career with two second-place finishes SIOUX FALLS—Rex Schlicht couldn’t stop smiling on Saturday. … […more]

Pierre To Repair Sinkhole From Corroded Storm Sewer Pipe

May 28, 2016 |

Pierre To Repair Sinkhole From Corroded Storm Sewer Pipe Staff members say the repair work should begin within the next four weeksSee all stories on this topic Iowa Department Of Natural Resources Announces Free Fishing Weekend The department has announced their free fishing weekend will run June 3-5. See all stories on this topic

21 cattle killed by lightning, police say

May 27, 2016 |

21 cattle killed by lightning, police say Police in McCook County, near Sioux Falls, South Dakota, said over 20 cattle were killed by lightning Thursday night. >> Read more trending stories.See all stories on this topic Campaign reports show legislative, ballot committee receipts SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — State campaign finance reports released Friday show […more]

Videos: National retail interest in Sioux Falls

May 27, 2016 |

Videos: National retail interest in Sioux Falls Sioux Falls Business Journal editor Jodi Schwan spent this week at RECON, the retail industry’s largest convention. The event drew 37,000 people …See all stories on this topic STI cuts leave businesses with unanswered questions SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Southeast Technical Institute is dissolving a program focused on […more]

Patriots Preparing For Class "A" Baseball Tournament

May 26, 2016 |

Patriots Preparing For Class “A” Baseball Tournament The 2016 Class “A” State Baseball Tournament will take place this Saturday at Sioux Falls Stadium. The defending champions from Brookings will take on Roosevelt in game one at 10 AM followed by Pierre and Lincoln. Coming in at 21-1 the Lincoln Patriots are considered the favorites in […more]

Strong storms possible Thursday night

May 26, 2016 |

Strong storms possible Thursday night Sioux Falls and other areas south of it have a slight chance of severe weather Thursday night, the National Weather Service said, while areas to the …See all stories on this topic Looking Back: First Sioux Falls execution took three tries The first man legally executed in Sioux Falls was Thomas […more]

Wednesday Sports Broadcast – May 25th

May 25, 2016 |

Wednesday Sports Broadcast – May 25th Click the video player to view Wednesday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast.See all stories on this topic CBB: Oral Roberts Edges SDSU 6-5 TULSA, Okla. – Top-seeded Oral Roberts scored five times in the bottom of the fifth inning and held off South Dakota State for a 6-5 victory in […more]

State Department Audit Faults Hillary Clinton In Emails

May 25, 2016 |

State Department Audit Faults Hillary Clinton In Emails Washington (AP) Hillary Clinton disregarded various State Department guidelines for avoiding cybersecurity risks, an internal audit found Wednesday, faulting her and past secretaries of state for weak information management. The inspector general’s 78-page analysis, a copy of which was obtained by The Associated Press, cites “longstanding, systemic […more]

City plans to withdraw anti-discrimination ordinance

May 25, 2016 |

City plans to withdraw anti-discrimination ordinance “This ordinance is so important to pass because it tells the community of Sioux Falls that discrimination is not ok,” Sioux Falls Center for Equality …See all stories on this topic Databank for May 25, 2016 BUILDING PERMITS. The following are building permits for $20,000 or more issued for April […more]

Sioux Falls School Targeted By Automated Call Bomb Threat

May 24, 2016 |

Sioux Falls School Targeted By Automated Call Bomb Threat On Monday morning, officials at Lowell Elementary received the threat via an automated call.See all stories on this topic South Dakota Farmers Make Progress With Corn And Soybeans Seeding of soybeans is 56 percent complete, ahead of 47 percent on average. About 13 percent of the […more]

Monday Sports Broadcast – May 23rd

May 23, 2016 |

Monday Sports Broadcast – May 23rd Click the video player to view Monday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast.See all stories on this topic State Of Infrastructure Both are vital pieces of infrastructure to maintain, but the money it takes to keep fixing each one can be hard to find.See all stories on this topic

Pierre's Only Licensed Extended-Hours Child Care Closing

May 23, 2016 |

Pierre’s Only Licensed Extended-Hours Child Care Closing Little Explorers has been open for a little more than a year, with about 30 employees caring for an average of about 55 children per day.See all stories on this topic Chewbacca Mom’s Infectious Laugh Draws More Than 135M Views New York (AP) A Texas woman who spontaneously […more]

Canaries Complete Sweep Of Sioux City

May 22, 2016 |

Canaries Complete Sweep Of Sioux City SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries (4-0) battled back from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the Sioux City Explorers (0-4) by the final score of 6-2 on …See all stories on this topic Brokers to promote Sioux Falls at retail’s largest convention From emerging new concepts to struggling […more]

Crews Find McGillycuddy House's Original Wooden Sidewalk

May 22, 2016 |

Crews Find McGillycuddy House’s Original Wooden Sidewalk Architect and Historic Rapid City board member Fred Thurston says it’s an exciting find, as it may be the only original wooden sidewalk in Rapid City.See all stories on this topic Couple Sentenced In Wagner Auto Shop Theft A Wagner couple has been sentenced to prison for stealing […more]

Canaries extend Sioux City's slide

May 22, 2016 |

Canaries extend Sioux City’s slide SIOUX FALLS | The Sioux Falls Canaries scored five runs in the seventh inning to break a 4-all tie and cruised from there to a 10-6 victory over the …See all stories on this topic Retiring WITCC teacher looks forward to life of a modern-day nomad SIOUX CITY | Leslie Erickson […more]

Highway Patrol To Hold Seminars To Recruit Women To Join

May 21, 2016 |

Highway Patrol To Hold Seminars To Recruit Women To Join The patrol wants to build on momentum from the last recruiting process, in which two women were hired.See all stories on this topic ‘Fresh Prince’ Finale Aired 20 Years Ago; Here’s What Else Is Turning 20 Bel Air, CA (WCMH) From WCMH Now, this is […more]

Food Truck Friday moves to the evening

May 20, 2016 |

Food Truck Friday moves to the evening SIOUX FALLS The first Food Truck Friday of the season was held at the Bakery, brining out hundreds of people to downtown Sioux Falls. “It’s the …See all stories on this topic Former President Bill Clinton draws small crowd in Sioux Falls Former President Bill Clinton made an appearance […more]

Keystone Woman Fed Up With Mount Rushmore Helicopter Tours

May 20, 2016 |

Keystone Woman Fed Up With Mount Rushmore Helicopter Tours Media General Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • Advertising Terms and Conditions • For problems with the FCC Public File • Children’s Programming (KELO, KDLO, KPLO, KCLO) • For assistance accessing our FCC online public files (KELO, KDLO, KPLO, KCLO) ALL CONTENT © COPYRIGHT YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, […more]

Thursday Sports Broadcast – May 19th

May 19, 2016 |

Thursday Sports Broadcast – May 19th Click the video player to view Thursday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast.See all stories on this topic UFC Fighter Michael Chiesa Says The Time Is Now Michael Chiesa will meet Tony Ferguson in the main event at UFC Fight Night 91 on July 13th at the PREMIER Center.See all stories […more]

Warmer temps come with thunderstorms

May 19, 2016 |

Warmer temps come with thunderstorms SIOUX CITY | Temperatures will heat up a bit this weekend before some rain and thunder come to visit. The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, …See all stories on this topic Gas prices expected to keep rising in May Sioux Falls – Gas prices are expected to keep rising in […more]

Giving Thanks To Those That Save Lives Everyday

May 18, 2016 |

Giving Thanks To Those That Save Lives Everyday Across the nation it’s EMS Week and one Sioux Falls woman had the opportunity to not only share her own personal story but thank the emergency …See all stories on this topic New overtime pay regulations for salaried workers But here in Sioux Falls, some say a blanket […more]

Dogs Inside Watertown Pawn Shop Thwart Burglary

May 18, 2016 |

Dogs Inside Watertown Pawn Shop Thwart Burglary The would-be thief broke a window at Lester’s Gun and Pawn to gain entry early Tuesday, only to be confronted by the dogs.See all stories on this topic South Dakota Attorney General To Lead Delegation To Israel Jackley is leading the trip in his capacity as president of […more]

Trip Of A Lifetime: Sioux Falls Boy With Type 1 Will Test Out Artificial Pancreas

May 17, 2016 |

Trip Of A Lifetime: Sioux Falls Boy With Type 1 Will Test Out Artificial Pancreas A Sioux Falls boy will soon be taking the trip of a lifetime. This trip isn’t for fun, but rather for a much bigger purpose. He’ll be traveling to Virginia next …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls school district […more]

Canaries Hosting Season Opener Game On Friday

May 17, 2016 |

Canaries Hosting Season Opener Game On Friday It’s a mark of summer! The Sioux Falls Canaries’ home opener is this Friday evening and they’ve got a big celebration planned!See all stories on this topic Good weather blooms, but storms return next week The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, S.D. forecasts Tuesday’s high of 68 […more]

Lincoln student paints district logo for graduation

May 16, 2016 |

Lincoln student paints district logo for graduation The Lincoln senior spent months working to paint an updated version of the Sioux Falls School District’s logo on a wooden disk that’ll hang above the …See all stories on this topic Bicycle commuters encourage others to follow their path Wiese is part of the tiny subset of Sioux […more]

Nels “Chris” Andrew Christensen, 65, of Harrisburg

May 16, 2016 |

Nels “Chris” Andrew Christensen, 65, of Harrisburg His memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Ransom Church in Sioux Falls, with Pastor Cody Tupps officiating. Funeral arrangements are being …See all stories on this topic Cecelia Ann “Cel” Halter, 74, of Huron Huron — Cecelia Ann “Cel” Halter, 74, of Huron, passed away on […more]

Billboards Test The Faith Of Area Residents

May 15, 2016 |

Billboards Test The Faith Of Area Residents Those are just two questions, founder of Sioux Falls Atheists and Sioux Falls Free Thinkers, Dale Hemming, hopes travelers will ponder the next time …See all stories on this topic Falls Park Shines Blue For Fallen Law Enforcement Officers Here in the Sioux Empire, blue lights are shinning at […more]

Snippets and scenes from Bernie Sanders' visit to South Dakota

May 15, 2016 |

Snippets and scenes from Bernie Sanders’ visit to South Dakota Sanders began his campaign rally in Sioux Falls on Thursday night with a geography blunder. The Democratic senator from Vermont referred to Sioux …See all stories on this topic Late turnover costly in Empire’s loss at Sioux Falls Late turnover costly in Empire’s loss at Sioux […more]

Sunday Boredom Busters, May 15th

May 14, 2016 |

Sunday Boredom Busters, May 15th The Sioux Empire Brass presents its Spring Concert at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. The concert, dedicated to all cancer patients, their families and cancer-care providers is at 7 p.m. A free-will offering will be taken. A reception will follow the concert. Our Savior’s Lutheran is located at […more]

Attorney: Grandchild Of Prince's Half Brother Could Be Heir

May 14, 2016 |

Attorney: Grandchild Of Prince’s Half Brother Could Be Heir He asked the court to appoint a guardian ad litem if the child’s mother doesn’t obtain an attorney soon.See all stories on this topic Hill City Man Identified In Thursday Motorcycle Crash A 25-year-old Hill City man has been identified as the victim of a motorcycle […more]

Friday Sports Broadcast – May 13th

May 13, 2016 |

Friday Sports Broadcast – May 13th Click the video player to view Friday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast.See all stories on this topic Search Continues For Three Men On Pine Ridge Indian Reservation As the temperature begins to drop, concerns are rising for three men who are still missing from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. See […more]

'Prom Night Through The Decades' Dance Tonight In Sioux Falls

May 13, 2016 |

‘Prom Night Through The Decades’ Dance Tonight In Sioux Falls The Ballroom Dance Club in Sioux Falls is hosting its “Prom through the Decades” dance. It’s your chance to re-live the big night and celebrate like it is …See all stories on this topic Ticket Down is a reputable source for authentic tickets for Dolly Parton’s […more]

Thursday Sports Broadcast – May 12th

May 12, 2016 |

Thursday Sports Broadcast – May 12th Click the video player to view Thursday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast.See all stories on this topic Aldi: What To Know Before You Shop When you see a line forming in the early morning, you likely think about concert tickets or the chance to see a celebrity. “The prices are […more]

Sioux Tribes Push To Protect Sacred Black Hills Site Pe' Sla

May 12, 2016 |

Sioux Tribes Push To Protect Sacred Black Hills Site Pe’ Sla Kurt BlueDog, an attorney representing the tribes, says the move would guarantee that the place called Pe’ Sla stays in the hands of Native American people for cultural and religious use.See all stories on this topic Shoppers Welcome New ALDI Store In Sioux Falls […more]

Wednesday Sports Broadcast – May 11th

May 11, 2016 |

Wednesday Sports Broadcast – May 11th Click the video player to view Wednesday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast.See all stories on this topic USF Prepares For NSIC Baseball Tournament The USF baseball team is making its first-ever appearance at the NSIC Baseball Tournament.See all stories on this topic

Google To Ban Payday Lending Ads, Calling Industry 'Harmful'

May 11, 2016 |

Google To Ban Payday Lending Ads, Calling Industry ‘Harmful’ New York (AP) Google says it will ban ads from payday lenders, calling the industry “deceptive” and “harmful.” Google said Wednesday it will no longer allow ads for loans due within 60 days and will also ban ads for loans where the interest rate is 36 […more]

CBB: Augie Prepares For The NSIC Tournament

May 10, 2016 |

CBB: Augie Prepares For The NSIC Tournament The NSIC Baseball Tournament will get underway Wednesday morning on the campus of St. Cloud State, marking the first time in three years it’s not being hosted in Sioux Falls. The Augustana baseball team enters the Northern Sun Conference Tournament as the two seed and will meet a […more]

Former Augie running back CJ Ham signs with Vikings

May 10, 2016 |

Former Augie running back CJ Ham signs with Vikings “I just sat back and thought about it,” Ham said after getting back to Sioux Falls on Monday afternoon. “Every single rookie there was nervous. We all …See all stories on this topic Local track and field athletes compete in Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS – The Howard […more]

Canaries down Explorers in exhibition opener

May 9, 2016 |

Canaries down Explorers in exhibition opener YANKTON, S.D. | Sioux Falls catcher Cameron Garfield hit a three-run home run to help Sioux Falls pull away from the Sioux City Explorers 10-5 in a …See all stories on this topic Severe storms drop hail, flood roadways in Siouxland The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls reported more […more]

Twenty One Pilots coming to Sioux Falls

May 9, 2016 |

Twenty One Pilots coming to Sioux Falls The duo Twenty One Pilots will bring its “Emotional Roadshow” tour to Sioux Falls on Feb. 4. Their current single “Ride” follows their hit “Stressed Out.See all stories on this topic Zuercher Technologies acquires Ohio company Sioux Falls-based Zuercher Technologies, a TriTech company, has acquired Ohio-based EmergiTech. Both […more]

Track and field: Siebenahler, Muller, Scholten place at Howard Wood

May 8, 2016 |

Track and field: Siebenahler, Muller, Scholten place at Howard Wood SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Luverne junior Courtney Siebenahler and Windom Area senior Amy Muller each placed among the top girl individuals in the …See all stories on this topic Smoky haze lifts for sunny Sunday; storms move in Monday According to the National Weather Service in […more]

College Students Averaging Over $30K In Student Loans

May 8, 2016 |

College Students Averaging Over $30K In Student Loans 43 million Americans owe an estimated at $1.3 trillion in student loansSee all stories on this topic Give Blood For Trauma Awareness Month The Red Cross must collect 14,000 units of blood per day to keep up with the demand.See all stories on this topic

Howard Wood Relays: Plenty Of Area Faces In High Jump

May 7, 2016 |

Howard Wood Relays: Plenty Of Area Faces In High Jump Yankton’s Devin Millen celebrates after clearing 6-feet-5 in the boys’ high jump on Saturday at the Howard Wood Dakota Relays in Sioux Falls.See all stories on this topic MSU closes regular season on a roll Minnesota State’s Taylor Branstad (2) is high-fived by teammates Tory […more]

Nighthawks upset bid of Sioux Falls comes up short

May 7, 2016 |

Nighthawks upset bid of Sioux Falls comes up short The Nighthawks’ Evans Troy runs upfield against Sioux Falls. The Nighthawks (5-4) will attempt to snap their two-game losing streak May 14 when …See all stories on this topic Waddell wins pole vault at Howard Wood Dakota Relays Mitchell’s Tevyn Waddell competes in the girls pole vault […more]

Powell Using The Podyum To Grow Football Across Europe

May 6, 2016 |

Powell Using The Podyum To Grow Football Across Europe Sioux Falls, SD Former USD wide out Will Powell has been a busy man since catching passes for the Coyotes. He is now growing the game he loves across Europe. After graduating from USD Will Powell and former Coyotes teammate Marcus Sims took their talents and […more]

One Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into A Building

May 6, 2016 |

One Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into A Building One man is hospitalized with unknown injuries after crashing his vehicle into a Sioux Falls office building Friday morning.See all stories on this topic Chelsea’s Boutique Hosts Annual ‘Style And The City’ Fashion Show Erin Bosch from Dress for Success says the proceeds they received from the […more]

Back Alley Boozing

May 5, 2016 |

Back Alley Boozing The arrival of warmer, drier weather this week means more families are returning to Sioux Falls city parks to enjoy the outdoors. But in recent years, park visitors have also included those more interested in drinking than soaking up the sun. A year ago, KELOLAND News was first to tell you about […more]

Stay-at-home mom promotes herbal teas' health benefits

May 5, 2016 |

Stay-at-home mom promotes herbal teas’ health benefits Her teas will be sold for the first time at Friday’s Sioux Falls Made Market. Richard has six blends of herbal tea. Comforting Blend is her favorite.See all stories on this topic Crave Restaurant Opens Soon In Sioux Falls The Sioux Falls Crave will be located at the […more]

High School Football Combine Continues To Grow

May 4, 2016 |

High School Football Combine Continues To Grow In 2014, Storm Head Coach Kurtiss Riggs brought in more than 100 of the area’s top sophomore and junior football players for the first ever High School Football Combine in South Dakota. Today, the event bigger and better than ever. This past weekend Riggs Premier Football held the […more]

Dowling to Run in Special 200 Meter Event at Howard Wood

May 4, 2016 |

Dowling to Run in Special 200 Meter Event at Howard Wood SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Pierre Lady Governor senior sprinter Courtney Dowling will be running in Friday’s High School Girls 200 meter special event …See all stories on this topic City of Sioux Falls names next Director of Community Development SIOUX FALLS – Daren Ketcham has […more]

Tuesday Sports Broadcast – May 3rd

May 3, 2016 |

Tuesday Sports Broadcast – May 3rd See all stories on this topic Jona Leo Wins Second Bench Press Championship See all stories on this topic

Police: Iowa Teacher Tested Drunk While Chaperoning Prom

May 3, 2016 |

Police: Iowa Teacher Tested Drunk While Chaperoning Prom A northwest Iowa school board has scheduled a special meeting Tuesday to discuss what to do about a teacher who failed alcohol tests while chaperoning the high school prom.See all stories on this topic Live At 10:30: Sioux Falls Police Briefing Sioux Falls Police will review its […more]

PREMIER Center rolls out security updates in time for Paul McCartney concert

May 2, 2016 |

PREMIER Center rolls out security updates in time for Paul McCartney concert SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sir Paul McCartney took the stage in front of … at the PREMIER Center, this is the biggest name to come to Sioux Falls, so far.See all stories on this topic Photos: Paul McCartney in Sioux Falls Photos: Paul […more]

Daugaard Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Mehlhaff

May 2, 2016 |

Daugaard Orders Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Mehlhaff Mehlhaff represented the Eureka area in the South Dakota House of Representatives from 1967 until 1977.See all stories on this topic Pleas Entered In Meth-Smuggling Case At State Women’s Prison Attorney General Marty Jackley says 34-year-old Loretta Flute was recently sentenced to an additional year behind bars. […more]

Economic outlook in SD outshines national view

May 1, 2016 |

Economic outlook in SD outshines national view The economic climate lends itself to business development. Sioux Falls has experienced three consecutive years of record construction and is on …See all stories on this topic Emergency shelter implements “Pay For Stay” program SIOUX FALLS The Bishop Dudley Hospitality House has served more than 1500 people in its […more]

Football: Rangeview grad Tidwell, Grandview grad Yarbrough sign free agent deals with Broncos

May 1, 2016 |

Football: Rangeview grad Tidwell, Grandview grad Yarbrough sign free agent deals with Broncos Two familiar names to Aurora prep football fans stood out immediately, Rangeview grad John Tidwell (Sioux Falls) and Grandview grad Eddie …See all stories on this topic Green Bay Blizzard comes up shy at Sioux Falls The Blizzard lost 66-59 at Sioux Falls […more]