Monthly Archives: August 2016

Roving Rabbis come to Sioux Falls

Aug 31, 2016 |

Roving Rabbis come to Sioux Falls Rabbinical students are making their way through Sioux Falls this week to connect with Jews in the community, talk with them and facilitate religious …See all stories on this topic Railyard project could ‘repair fabric’ of SF RDG for the last few months has been studying Sioux Falls and the […more]

Musicians Close To Prince Reportedly In The Mix For Tribute

Aug 31, 2016 |

Musicians Close To Prince Reportedly In The Mix For Tribute A Minnesota State Arts Board newsletter says the Oct. 13 concert at the new U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis will “feature members of the iconic Prince Family.”See all stories on this topic FSU Football Player Eats Lunch With Student Sitting Alone Tallahassee, FL (AP) For […more]

CVB: USD Opens Sports Center With Win Over UND

Aug 31, 2016 |

CVB: USD Opens Sports Center With Win Over UND VERMILLION, S.D. — South Dakota junior setter Brittany Jessen and senior outside hitter Audrey Reeg recorded a triple-double and double-double, respectively, as the Coyotes knocked off North Dakota 25-23, 25-8, 23-25, 25-14 Tuesday in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center in front of a crowd of 2,401. […more]

Passengers Survive Crash Landing Without Injuries

Aug 30, 2016 |

Passengers Survive Crash Landing Without Injuries The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office said two people inside the plane survived the crash on Tuesday morning.See all stories on this topic Good Boy! Dogs Know What You’re Saying, Study Suggests Berlin (AP) Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man’s best friend […more]

Blank slab gives options in rail yard transformation

Aug 29, 2016 |

Blank slab gives options in rail yard transformation It took more than a decade and millions of dollars for Sioux Falls to acquire 10 acres of downtown land. Now the real work starts. The city of Sioux Falls …See all stories on this topic Missing child found safe UPDATE: According to Sioux Falls Police, Rueben Martel […more]

O'Gorman takes Huron Invitational

Aug 29, 2016 |

O’Gorman takes Huron Invitational HURON — With two players finishing within the top four scores, the Sioux Falls O’Gorman Knights overpowered the field, en route to the win at Friday’s …See all stories on this topic Minnehaha County told, not asked , re joining city building Minnehaha County was told–not asked–about how it would participate in […more]

Co-founder of Stewart hair salons, beauty schools dies

Aug 28, 2016 |

Co-founder of Stewart hair salons, beauty schools dies Stewart served in the Army during World War II and attended Sioux Falls College — now the University of Sioux Falls — before dropping out to pursue …See all stories on this topic RedHawks blast three home runs, keep precarious playoff hopes alive The RedHawks cracked three home […more]

South Dakota Schools Take Aim At Meth

Aug 28, 2016 |

South Dakota Schools Take Aim At Meth Principal Rocky Brinkman says the school is committed to meeting the meth problem head-on.See all stories on this topic Starting Your College Students’ Financial History Off Right You’ll need to make a lot of financial decisions in a short period of time. See all stories on this topic

Students miss school waiting for scholarship answers

Aug 27, 2016 |

Students miss school waiting for scholarship answers Sioux Falls Catholic Schools admissions coordinator Jenni Struck said … Private school tuition in Sioux Falls can cost parents from about $3,000 to …See all stories on this topic Schwan: The Sioux Chef hopes to revitalize Native cuisine Someone asked me recently if I could provide a list of […more]

Insurance agent earns two honors

Aug 27, 2016 |

Insurance agent earns two honors She has been a New York Life agent since 2000 and is associated with New York Life’s Great Plains General Office in Sioux Falls. She serves the …See all stories on this topic High School Football: RC Central Falls to SF O’Gorman in Season Rapid City – When summer begins to […more]

Oglala Tribe Members Urged To Enroll In Medicare, Medicaid

Aug 26, 2016 |

Oglala Tribe Members Urged To Enroll In Medicare, Medicaid Pine Ridge, SD Officials for the Indian Health Service were in Pine Ridge Friday working to enroll tribal members in Medicare and Medicaid.   And the health fair and enrollment center at Billy Mills Hal could mean improved medical-treatment options for tribal members. “We’re trying to […more]

Golf Course In Platte Vandalized; Police Seek Public's Help

Aug 26, 2016 |

Golf Course In Platte Vandalized; Police Seek Public’s Help The vandals damaged several greens and yardage markers last weekend. Authorities say video surveillance captured two people driving a golf cart erratically, and a black sports car leaving the course early Sunday.See all stories on this topic Brewer AB Inbev To Cut Thousands Of Jobs In […more]

Thursday Sports Broadcast – August 25th

Aug 25, 2016 |

Thursday Sports Broadcast – August 25th Click the video player to view Thursday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast.See all stories on this topic Kaeding Brothers Are Third Generation Racers Tim and Bud Kaeding are third generation sprint car drivers. They’ve been turning laps on the dirt-track for nearly 30 years.See all stories on this topic

Suspended Meade County Commissioner On Trial On Felony Count

Aug 25, 2016 |

Suspended Meade County Commissioner On Trial On Felony Count Wood home products businessman Alan Aker faces a felony charge of intentional damage to property and a misdemeanor count of trespassing.See all stories on this topic Fire Displaces Residents Of Pierre Apartment Building The blaze at the State Motel building broke out about 5 a.m. Thursday. […more]

10-Year-Old Boy Killed In Crash Near Platte

Aug 25, 2016 |

10-Year-Old Boy Killed In Crash Near Platte A 10-year-old boy was killed in a collision east of Platte Wednesday.See all stories on this topic Winner Returns Majority of State Champion Football Team The Winner Warrior Football team return 17 starters from last year’s State Championship Team. See all stories on this topic

Video: Seal Avoids Predators By Jumping Onto A Boat

Aug 24, 2016 |

Video: Seal Avoids Predators By Jumping Onto A Boat British Columbia, Canada (MEDIA GENERAL) I mean, that’s one way to do it. One plucky seal decided to take his chances by jumping onto a boat while being hunted by a pod of orcas. The friendly boaters let the seal hang out while they got an […more]

New health care offerings to open

Aug 23, 2016 |

New health care offerings to open Sioux Falls health systems are back to building. After several years without many big-ticket construction projects, several now are in varying stages of …See all stories on this topic Databank for Aug. 24, 2016 BUILDING PERMITS. The following are building permits for $20,000 or more issued for Aug. 1-5, 2016, […more]

Looking Back: Sioux Falls made name with divorce industry

Aug 23, 2016 |

Looking Back: Sioux Falls made name with divorce industry From around 1887 to 1909, one of Sioux Falls’ most popular tourist stops was a courtroom. In the late 1800s, many states had very strict divorce laws …See all stories on this topic Up to half-inch of rain likely for SF Eastern South Dakota could get heavy […more]

Langford Area's Backfield Duo Returns To Defend Title

Aug 22, 2016 |

Langford Area’s Backfield Duo Returns To Defend Title The Langford Area Football team returns two all-state players in title defense.See all stories on this topic Monday Sports Broadcast – August 22nd Click the video player to view Monday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast.See all stories on this topic

Powerball Ticket Sold In Sioux Falls Worth $50,000

Aug 22, 2016 |

Powerball Ticket Sold In Sioux Falls Worth $50,000 The ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball on Saturday to win the game’s third prize, at odds of 1 in about 913,000.See all stories on this topic 1st New Elementary School In 43 Years Opening In Aberdeen Mike Miller Elementary opens Tuesday, […more]

Sunday Sports Broadcast – August 21st

Aug 22, 2016 |

Sunday Sports Broadcast – August 21st Click to view Sunday’s 10 PM Sports with @KELOCatSee all stories on this topic Rebuilding After Prison Stepping back into everyday life after serving time in prison comes with its challengesSee all stories on this topic

Sioux Falls hotels anticipate flat room tax revenue in 2017

Aug 21, 2016 |

Sioux Falls hotels anticipate flat room tax revenue in 2017 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An industry committee that oversees funds from Sioux Falls’ nightly hotel room tax anticipates flat revenue in 2017.See all stories on this topic Wilkes, Stanley Davis YUMA, Ariz. | Stanley Davis Wilkes passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, with his […more]

Saturday Sports Broadcast – August 20th

Aug 21, 2016 |

Saturday Sports Broadcast – August 20th Click to view Saturday’s 10 PM Sports with @KELOCatSee all stories on this topic Ranch Life Celebrated In Union Center Gathering Three Years After Storm The Rancher Round-up in Union Center, S.D., is an annual celebration of ranch life. But it’s also a testament to survival in a beautiful-but-harsh […more]

Trial Set To Begin In Stabbing Case That Shocked Community

Aug 20, 2016 |

Trial Set To Begin In Stabbing Case That Shocked Community Thirty-five-year-old John Hemminger is charged with murder in the death of 26-year-old Jessica GoebelSee all stories on this topic Repeal Or Retain? Election Opens Final Act For ‘Obamacare’ What happens next could affect health insurance for nearly every American.See all stories on this topic

Fiala quickly making most of opportunity

Aug 19, 2016 |

Fiala quickly making most of opportunity On Friday night the Sioux Falls Washington grad was working in the hitting cage with the other Canaries preparing for the soggy opener of a …See all stories on this topic WEB EXTRA: Inside the future home of KSFY – August 19th SIOUX FALLS – Meteorologist Aaron Doudna gives us […more]

Airport sets July record for boardings

Aug 19, 2016 |

Airport sets July record for boardings The Sioux Falls Regional Airport broke its record for boardings in July. Last month, 45,351 passengers took flights out of the airport, breaking the …See all stories on this topic Another former LifeScape worker charged with abusing client SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Charges have been filed against another former […more]

American Association standings – August 18

Aug 19, 2016 |

American Association standings – August 18 Lincoln at Sioux Falls, 7:05 p.m.. Wichita at Gary SouthShore, 7:10 p.m.. Wednesday’s results. Wichita 7, Kansas City 6. Winnipeg 4-6, St. Paul 0-7.See all stories on this topic One Computer That Controls The Big Sioux River As it passes through Sioux Falls, it used for everything from recreational […more]

North Dakota Pipeline Construction Halted Until Court Date

Aug 18, 2016 |

North Dakota Pipeline Construction Halted Until Court Date The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is suing federal regulators for approving permits for the Dakota Access Pipeline that will move oil from North Dakota to Illinois.See all stories on this topic Suspect In Trooper Beating Wants Trial Moved From Rapid City Willingham’s attorney maintains that local news […more]

Wednesday Sports Broadcast – August 17th

Aug 17, 2016 |

Wednesday Sports Broadcast – August 17th Click the video player to view Wednesday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast.See all stories on this topic CFB: USF Looks To Take Next Step In 2016 The USF football team will be seeking its second straight playoff appearance in 2016.See all stories on this topic

Keeping children safe as many head back to school

Aug 17, 2016 |

Keeping children safe as many head back to school SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Many kids will head back to school Wednesday and in the following weeks, so there will be a lot more children on the street in …See all stories on this topic Spearfish boys tie, girls fall to Pierre Spearfish, last season’s state runner’s […more]

Having patent raises value of invention

Aug 16, 2016 |

Having patent raises value of invention Inventor: Patrick W. Kelly, Sioux Falls. » Assigned: Sanford Health, Sioux Falls. » Summary: Kelly has developed an improved stent graft for adapting …See all stories on this topic New grads deal with shortened summers Michael Deaver only had three-fourths of a summer. His summer vacation was cut short 25 […more]

Sioux Falls man killed in crash near Presho

Aug 16, 2016 |

Sioux Falls man killed in crash near Presho A Sioux Falls resident has been identified as the man killed in a motorcycle crash near Presho on Sunday. James Woldt Jr., 58, died after his …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls man identified in fatal motorcycle crash near Presho A second Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven […more]

Monday Night Scoreboard – August 15th

Aug 15, 2016 |

Monday Night Scoreboard – August 15th Here are Monday’s results from across KELOLAND.See all stories on this topic CFB: SDSU Preps For New Season At New Stadium The SDSU football team will open the regular season at TCU, but plays its first game at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium on September 10th.See all stories on this […more]

Chance for thunderstorms expected for Monday night

Aug 15, 2016 |

Chance for thunderstorms expected for Monday night SIOUX CITY | Sunny, dry conditions on Monday may give way for a chance of … a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, said.See all stories on this topic $75M capital raise will set Meta up for more growth Meta Financial Group’s growth spurt doesn’t […more]

Sunday Sports Broadcast – August 14th

Aug 15, 2016 |

Sunday Sports Broadcast – August 14th Sunday August 14th Sports BroadcastSee all stories on this topic Where The Wild Things Eat A behind the scene’s look at what goes into feeding hundreds of animals daily.See all stories on this topic

Frontman for Twin Cities rock band killed in South Dakota rollover crash

Aug 14, 2016 |

Frontman for Twin Cities rock band killed in South Dakota rollover crash The frontman for a Minneapolis rock band was killed along with his female friend in a rollover crash in South Dakota on Thursday. The Sioux Falls …See all stories on this topic Car crash kills Mpls. rock ‘n’ roll singer/guitarist, passenger About 90 minutes […more]

Saturday Sports Broadcast – August 13th

Aug 13, 2016 |

Saturday Sports Broadcast – August 13th Click to view Saturday’s 10 PM Sports with @KELOCatSee all stories on this topic Riverfest Brings Crowds To Big Sioux River The biggest party on the Big Sioux River is still going on right now in downtown Sioux Falls. KELOLAND’s Calah Kelley spent the day at the event. She […more]

Victims Of Aurora County Crash Identified

Aug 13, 2016 |

Victims Of Aurora County Crash Identified The driver in a crash that killed a passenger near White Lake Thursday has also died of his injuries.See all stories on this topic Marines Look For A Few More Good Women In Recruiting Drive Marine recruiters are turning to high school sports teams to find candidates who may […more]

Online sales save business hanging on by a thread

Aug 12, 2016 |

Online sales save business hanging on by a thread SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The retail giant Macy’s has announced that it is closing … Even locally owned shops in downtown Sioux Falls have online stores.See all stories on this topic Castlewood Stays Alive At State Amateur Tournament Renner fell to the Sioux Falls Brewers on […more]

Flight Turbulence Injures 24 Over South Dakota

Aug 12, 2016 |

Flight Turbulence Injures 24 Over South Dakota JetBlue says more than 20 passengers and crew members were injured when turbulence rocked their flight from Massachusetts to California, forcing the aircraft to be diverted to South Dakota.See all stories on this topic Weather Threat Forces Teams Indoors Weather can also cause safety concerns which is why […more]

School bus drivers needed in Sioux Falls

Aug 11, 2016 |

School bus drivers needed in Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – As we reported back in February, Sioux Falls Area Metro discontinued routes that normally carried high school students to school …See all stories on this topic Thursday storm damages southern Woodbury County Alex Ferguson, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, said […more]

Widespread rainfall continues Thursday night

Aug 11, 2016 |

Widespread rainfall continues Thursday night A large part of South Dakota received a healthy dose of rain after a parched few weeks, the National Weather Service said. Parts of Sioux Falls saw …See all stories on this topic Meta Financial Group, Inc.® Announces Pricing of $75 Million Subordinated Notes SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Aug. 11, 2016 (GLOBE […more]

Sioux Falls Call Center Changes Name

Aug 10, 2016 |

Sioux Falls Call Center Changes Name The company based in Sioux Falls is growing and offering more jobs in the Fargo area. Five Star Call Center has four locations in Fargo, and is …See all stories on this topic Police return gift cards from local churches Following the shootings of officers last month in Dallas, churches […more]

Correa, Astros Top Twins 7-5

Aug 9, 2016 |

Correa, Astros Top Twins 7-5 Carlos Correa had a two-run home run and two-run double in Houston’s 7-5 win over Minnesota on Tuesday night.See all stories on this topic Tuesday Night Scoreboard – August 9th Here are Tuesday’s results from across KELOLAND.See all stories on this topic

Twin Cities boutique opens downtown

Aug 9, 2016 |

Twin Cities boutique opens downtown Twin Cities boutique Primp has opened in downtown Sioux Falls. It’s located at 204 S. Philips Ave. in the space that most recently was Modtro.See all stories on this topic Comedy club opens this week, plans to add more entertainment “Sioux Falls is a strange market. There is a comedy […more]

Nobody injured in west Sioux Falls fire, Monday morning

Aug 8, 2016 |

Nobody injured in west Sioux Falls fire, Monday morning Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 1009 West Bridgeport Place near Marion and Dardanlla, around 9:20 a.m. Monday.See all stories on this topic Federal Courthouse Evacuated Due To Suspicious Letter A letter containing suspicious white powder led to a […more]

Heart Recipient Walks Donor's Daughter Down Aisle At Wedding

Aug 8, 2016 |

Heart Recipient Walks Donor’s Daughter Down Aisle At Wedding Her father’s heart was with a Pennsylvania bride as she walked down the aisle, though he wasn’t there in person. See all stories on this topic Top Dirt-Track Racer Bryan Clauson Dies From Crash Injuries Bryan Clauson, considered the top dirt-track racer in the country, has […more]

KARSYN: Siouxland entrepreneurs share stories at weekly coffee gathering

Aug 7, 2016 |

KARSYN: Siouxland entrepreneurs share stories at weekly coffee gathering SIOUX CITY | When a mother of five experienced the healing power of yoga, she … The closest participating locations are Sioux Falls and Omaha.See all stories on this topic 13-Under: Reds Finish Fourth At State BROOKINGS — Sioux Falls East blanked the Yankton Reds 10-0 […more]

2 Contracts Awarded For Lewis And Clark Pipeline Projects

Aug 7, 2016 |

2 Contracts Awarded For Lewis And Clark Pipeline Projects New developments for Lewis and Clark Regional Water SystemSee all stories on this topic Prehistoric Indian Village Sees Record-High Attendance More than 4,030 people visited the Prehistoric Indian Village in Mitchell last month. See all stories on this topic

Saturday Sports Broadcast – August 6th

Aug 7, 2016 |

Saturday Sports Broadcast – August 6th Click the video player to view Saturday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast with @KELOBailey. See all stories on this topic Running For A Cause We take a look at a how a Brookings family is keeping alive their son’s memory and how they raise money to help families in similar […more]

First Gold Medal In Rio Goes To US Shooter Virginia Thrasher

Aug 6, 2016 |

First Gold Medal In Rio Goes To US Shooter Virginia Thrasher American shooter Virginia Thrasher has won the first gold medal of the Rio OlympicsSee all stories on this topic Board Of Regents Announce Goals For 2018 State Budget Requests “Attracting students to South Dakota is critical to sustaining and growing our state’s economy,” Regents […more]

Pilots take home championship in CCL's debut season

Aug 6, 2016 |

Pilots take home championship in CCL’s debut season Given how the Sioux Falls Pilots’ campaign in the inaugural season of the Cornbelt Collegiate League had gone, anything other than what happened …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls man charged for sexually assaulting a young girl SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man was […more]

Suspect In GA Teen Killings To Have First Hearing

Aug 5, 2016 |

Suspect In GA Teen Killings To Have First Hearing A spokesman for a Georgia prosecutor says the man accused of killing two teenagers in an Atlanta suburb is scheduled to have his first hearing before a judge.See all stories on this topic Update On Robbery, Child Pornography Arrests At Sioux Falls Police Briefing Sioux Falls […more]

Canaries Ground AirHogs 10-6

Aug 5, 2016 |

Canaries Ground AirHogs 10-6 SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries’ offense scored ten runs on Thursday night and coasted to a 10-6 victory over the Texas AirHogs. Starter Dylan Thompson pitched five solid innings, allowing only one run to score on three hits while walking three and striking out five. The Canaries’ pitching […more]

Walk-Away State Prison Inmate Back In Custody In Rapid City

Aug 4, 2016 |

Walk-Away State Prison Inmate Back In Custody In Rapid City A state prison inmate who walked away from a work assignment last weekend is back in custody.See all stories on this topic Breastfeeding In Public This week is world breastfeeding week.See all stories on this topic

Slowdown in Real Estate May Come Soon to Sioux Falls

Aug 4, 2016 |

Slowdown in Real Estate May Come Soon to Sioux Falls A study has ranked Sioux Falls as the best city in the country to buy and resell, or flip, houses, but a slowdown in real estate there may change that …See all stories on this topic 94-year-old Taco John’s employee retires SIOUX FALLS- It’s a day […more]

Charges Filed in Connection With Marijuana Grow Facility In Flandreau

Aug 3, 2016 |

Charges Filed in Connection With Marijuana Grow Facility In Flandreau Eric Matthew Hagen, 34, Sioux Falls, was indicted on one count of conspiracy to possess more than ten pounds of marijuana, class 3 felony, …See all stories on this topic 2 Consultants Charged in South Dakota Tribal Pot Operation Hagen, 34, of Sioux Falls, is charged […more]

Calendar

Aug 2, 2016 |

Calendar Mike Rounds, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Ramkota Hotel, 3200 W. Maple St. Fee: $25 for chamber members, $50 for others. Registration: tschreier@siouxfalls.com …See all stories on this topic Big Rig BBQ opens in lake area Sioux Falls-based Big Rig BBQ expanded to the Okoboji area this season. While it’s a popular food truck on South […more]

Luverne woman shot in head in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Aug 2, 2016 |

Luverne woman shot in head in Sioux Falls, South Dakota Sioux Falls South Dakota Police responded to a call of shots fired over the weekend to find a 28-year-old Luverne woman with life-threatening injuries …See all stories on this topic Siouxland veterans services team up for annual ‘stand down’ The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System, […more]

Monday Sports Broadcast – August 1st

Aug 2, 2016 |

Monday Sports Broadcast – August 1st Click the video player to view Monday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast.See all stories on this topic Rapid City Post #22 Preps For Central Plains Regional Rapid City Post #22 won its fourth straight state “A” legion baseball championship Sunday, and will open play at the Central Plains Regional Tournament […more]

Authorities ID Crop-Dusting Pilot Killed In Iowa Crash

Aug 1, 2016 |

Authorities ID Crop-Dusting Pilot Killed In Iowa Crash The Sac County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that a preliminary investigation shows the plane clipped the static lines on high-voltage lines and came down in a cornfield.See all stories on this topic California-Based Ag Tech Company Expanding In South Dakota Farmers Business Network says that will triple […more]