Monthly Archives: January 2018

More Education Doesn't Always Mean More Pay

Jan 22, 2018 |

More Education Doesn’t Always Mean More Pay In fact, new research from Georgetown University finds that more people with good jobs in South Dakota actually don’t have bachelor’s degrees. Welcome to the Mechatronics class at Southeast Tech. In addition to students who are right out of high school, you’ll find those who have had other […more]

Pence Tells Israel US Embassy To Move To Jerusalem In 2019

Jan 22, 2018 |

Pence Tells Israel US Embassy To Move To Jerusalem In 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic […more]

More Texts Turned Over From FBI Agent Taken Off Mueller Team

Jan 21, 2018 |

More Texts Turned Over From FBI Agent Taken Off Mueller Team The Justice Department has turned over to Congress additional text messages involving an FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team following the discovery of derogatory comments about President Donald Trump. But the department also said in a letter to […more]

Upper Midwest and central Plains bracing for heavy snow, Northeast thaws out

Jan 21, 2018 |

Upper Midwest and central Plains bracing for heavy snow, Northeast thaws out School cancellations, flight delays, and road closures will be likely in Sioux Falls, Sioux City, and Minneapolis. By Tuesday morning, the storm will move into the Great Lakes region and bring a heavy rain threat for the Northeast. The combination of heavy rain, […more]

Police Fatally Shot Knife-Wielding Man In Fairmont

Jan 20, 2018 |

Police Fatally Shot Knife-Wielding Man In Fairmont Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic WBK: Szymanski Scores USF […more]

Trump Blames Democrats For Shutdown

Jan 20, 2018 |

Trump Blames Democrats For Shutdown President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for the government shutdown – tweeting that they wanted to give him “a nice present” to mark the one-year anniversary of his inauguration. He says Democrats “could have easily made a deal but decided to play Shutdown politics instead.” And as part of a […more]

Family: Tom Petty Died Of Accidental Drug Overdose

Jan 19, 2018 |

Family: Tom Petty Died Of Accidental Drug Overdose His wife and daughter released the results of Petty’s autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page Friday night. Dana and Adria Petty say they got the results from the coroner’s office earlier in the day that the overdose was caused due to a variety of medications. […more]

California Murder Suspect Won't Face Charges In South Dakota

Jan 19, 2018 |

California Murder Suspect Won’t Face Charges In South Dakota Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic Youth Volunteer […more]

Pinterest: Most Popular App In SD

Jan 18, 2018 |

Pinterest: Most Popular App In SD In fact, CenturyLink says South Dakota is the most popular place in the nation for Pinterest. If you’d like to take a look at the most popular app by state, you can find the report here….See all stories on this topic CWR: Augustana Pins SMSU 27-9 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. […more]

Russia Probes Come Up Against Claims Of Executive Privilege

Jan 18, 2018 |

Russia Probes Come Up Against Claims Of Executive Privilege Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic Bill Pay […more]

Drug rips have a deadly history in Sioux Falls

Jan 17, 2018 |

Drug rips have a deadly history in Sioux Falls Police say it was a drug rip that led to Sioux Falls’ first two homicides of 2018. Manuel Frias was arrested Tuesday night after an 11-day search by law enforcement following the deaths of two people. Court documents regarding the Jan. 5 homicides say a meth-deal-turned-robbery […more]

GOP Still Struggling With Trump’s Remarks On Africa

Jan 17, 2018 |

GOP Still Struggling With Trump’s Remarks On Africa Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic 1 Injured In […more]

USF students back from Hawaii after missile strike false alarm

Jan 16, 2018 |

USF students back from Hawaii after missile strike false alarm SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – A group of University of Sioux Falls students was in Hawaii over the weekend when the emergency alert system (EAS) was accidentally activated, alerting all on the island that a ballistic missile strike was imminent. KSFY News met the students, […more]

Missile-Alert Error Reveals Uncertainty About How To React

Jan 16, 2018 |

Missile-Alert Error Reveals Uncertainty About How To React Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic Pollock Woman Sentenced […more]

Monday Night Scoreboard – January 15th

Jan 15, 2018 |

Monday Night Scoreboard – January 15th Here are Monday’s results from across KELOLAND. Women’s Basketball Northern State 94 vs. Presentation 54 High School Basketball South Dakota BOYS BASKETBALL Harrisburg 63, Sioux Falls Roosevelt 53 Dakota Valley Conference Tournament First Round Dell Rapids St. Mary 70, Lake Preston 68, 3OT Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 46, Deubrook Area 41 GIRLS […more]

Below zeros wind chills will keep Siouxland frigid for the start of the workweek

Jan 15, 2018 |

Below zeros wind chills will keep Siouxland frigid for the start of the workweek SIOUX CITY | Bundle up on Monday as Sioux City’s daytime high will have a problem making it past zero. “A 15 – 20 mph north/northwest wind will keep things blustery,” Matt Dux, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in […more]

Trump Says Program To Protect ‘Dreamers’ Is ‘Probably Dead’

Jan 14, 2018 |

Trump Says Program To Protect ‘Dreamers’ Is ‘Probably Dead’ President Donald Trump said Sunday that a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children is “probably dead,” casting a cloud over already tenuous negotiations just days before a deadline on a government funding deal that Democrats have tied to immigration. […more]

Trump Disputes Newspaper Quote About His Relationship With North Korea

Jan 14, 2018 |

Trump Disputes Newspaper Quote About His Relationship With North Korea President Donald Trump is disputing a quote attributed to him during a newspaper interview about relations with North Korea’s leader. The Wall Street Journal on Thursday quoted Trump as saying: “I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un.” Trump tweeted Sunday: “The […more]

PREP WRESTLING: Woodbury Central wins WVC tourney

Jan 13, 2018 |

PREP WRESTLING: Woodbury Central wins WVC tourney Okoboji crowned both Hunter Abrahamson (126) and Blake Abrahamson (132) champions and placed sixth in the team standings with 111.5 points. Hunter Abrahamson won by technical fall, 20-5, over Tae Ellenbecker of Sioux Falls Lincoln in the championship match while Blake Abrahamson pinned …See all stories on this topic […more]

Living with Leukemia: Local girl in need of bone marrow transplant

Jan 13, 2018 |

Living with Leukemia: Local girl in need of bone marrow transplant A former student at Brewster and Lakefield elementary schools, McKhia has lived with her great-aunt, Sara Caven, in Sioux Falls since last August, and is enrolled as a fifth-grader at Hawthorne Elementary. She will return to Sanford Children’s on Monday to begin her next […more]

Noem Reacts To Trump's Use Of Profanity Words In Describing Haiti And African Countries

Jan 12, 2018 |

Noem Reacts To Trump’s Use Of Profanity Words In Describing Haiti And African Countries Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories […more]

Cold temperatures will remain in Siouxland until Sunday warm-up

Jan 12, 2018 |

Cold temperatures will remain in Siouxland until Sunday warm-up SIOUX CITY | Cold temperatures are expected to remain in Siouxland through Sunday. Tim Masters, a technician at the Sioux Falls National Weather Service, said Friday’s high temperature will be around 11 degrees, with wind chills between -23 and -13 degrees. “Gonna be pretty cold,” he […more]

South Dakota high school basketball scores for Jan. 11

Jan 11, 2018 |

South Dakota high school basketball scores for Jan. 11 Jack Peterson added 10 points. Alex Glanzer led Lincoln with 17 points and seven rebounds. Christophe Bwanya scored 13 points. Scores. BOYS BASKETBALL. Brandon Valley 68, Pierre 51. Madison 72, Flandreau 55. Oelrichs 69, Crazy Horse 51. Sioux City, East, Iowa 62, Sioux Falls Lincoln 57.See […more]

Executives Indicted for Fish Farm Investment Fraud

Jan 11, 2018 |

Executives Indicted for Fish Farm Investment Fraud SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Two executives of a company with plans to build an aquaponics farm in Brookings have been indicted on wire and mail fraud. Federal prosecutors say Tobias Ritesman and Timothy Burns misled potential investors about the viability of Global Aquaponics. An indictment says …See all […more]

Sports briefs

Jan 10, 2018 |

Sports briefs Defensively, he was noted as one of the best in the country in college and earned significant praise during his time with Sioux Falls,” said Wild Things general manager Steve Zavacky. “We feel we can tap into his aggressiveness offensively, but he has shown a knack for being a persistent table setter …See all […more]

Xcel Energy Sending Crews To Help In Puerto Rico

Jan 10, 2018 |

Xcel Energy Sending Crews To Help In Puerto Rico Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic Bannon Out […more]

Tuesday Night Scoreboard – January 9th

Jan 9, 2018 |

Tuesday Night Scoreboard – January 9th Here are Tuesday’s results from across KELOLAND. Men’s Basketball Dakota State 79 vs. Mount Marty 64 Women’s Basketball Mount Marty 82 vs. Dakota State 75 High School Gymnastics Madison 134.15 vs. Vermillion 125.35 High School Wrestling Tri-Valley Quadrangular Tri-Valley 37, Dakota Valley 36 Elk Point-Jefferson 32, Tri-Valley 3 West […more]

Judge Postpones ‘Bachelor’ Star’s Fatal Accident Trial

Jan 9, 2018 |

Judge Postpones ‘Bachelor’ Star’s Fatal Accident Trial The January trial for an Iowa farmer-turned-reality television star charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident last year has been rescheduled. Chris Soules who appeared on “The Bachelor” and “Dancing With The Stars” had been scheduled to face a jury trial on Jan. 18. On Monday, […more]

Sioux Falls lawyer becomes new US Attorney for South Dakota

Jan 8, 2018 |

Sioux Falls lawyer becomes new US Attorney for South Dakota Ronald Parsons Jr. was sworn in at a brief ceremony in Sioux Falls and began his duties immediately, his office said in a release. As U.S. Attorney, Parsons is the chief law enforcement officer responsible for prosecuting and defending U.S. interests in South Dakota. He […more]

Rapid City Planning $7 Million Expansion Of City Landfill

Jan 8, 2018 |

Rapid City Planning $7 Million Expansion Of City Landfill Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic Concealed Carry […more]

Kollbaum leads Huskies to victory

Jan 7, 2018 |

Kollbaum leads Huskies to victory SIOUX FALLS | Presston Kollbaum scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds Saturday night while leading Elk Point-Jefferson’s boys basketball team to … SIOUX FALLS O’GORMAN 54, NORTH 34: Michael Statz scored 11 points and added five steals while leading O’Gorman to Saturday night’s win …See all stories on this topic […more]

Warmer through Wednesday, then back to reality

Jan 7, 2018 |

Warmer through Wednesday, then back to reality SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — The saying goes, if you don’t like the weather (or even if you do), it will change. A brief stretch of above normal temperatures begins today, but an abrupt return to winter is on the horizon later this week. Temperatures will be in […more]

Women's basketball: Winona State avenges lone loss with win over Sioux Falls

Jan 6, 2018 |

Women’s basketball: Winona State avenges lone loss with win over Sioux Falls Winona State’s Hannah McGlone, middle, takes a shot on Saturday night during the Warriors’ game against Sioux Falls at McCown Gymnasium. … The same young squad who were trying to figure out how to play with each other in their lone loss of […more]

Skyforce Suppresses Iowa with 2nd Half Blitz

Jan 6, 2018 |

Skyforce Suppresses Iowa with 2nd Half Blitz Whatever plans were made during the halftime break were executed flawlessly in the 3rd quarter as the Sioux Falls Skyforce cruised past the Iowa Wolves 128-103 on Friday. After a brief lull in the second period, Sioux Falls (11-13) closed to within 57-45 at the break. Over the […more]

Cardinals ground Crofton

Jan 5, 2018 |

Cardinals ground Crofton Both teams have losses on their respective ledgers to Sioux Falls Lincoln while eight-time state champion Crofton has also lost to O’Neill. South Sioux City rebounded after suffering a pair of losses in the Waverly tournament with a strong second half in a Tuesday win over West. “Crofton is a very well …See […more]

Misery March: Browns Fans Facing Bitter Cold For 0-16 Parade

Jan 5, 2018 |

Misery March: Browns Fans Facing Bitter Cold For 0-16 Parade Despite temperatures forecast in the single digits, thousands of disillusioned fans are expected to attend a parade on Saturday to commemorate — and protest — the historically inept 0-16 season. The “Perfect Season Parade” organizer Chris McNeil’s tongue-in-cheek tweet more than a year ago spawned […more]

Police Investigating Robbery At Super 8 Hotel

Jan 4, 2018 |

Police Investigating Robbery At Super 8 Hotel Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic Police Arrest Man Stuck […more]

Death Penalty Not Sought In Mitchell Man's Murder Trial

Jan 4, 2018 |

Death Penalty Not Sought In Mitchell Man’s Murder Trial Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic Woman Accused […more]

Guebert Scores 25 Points As SDSU Tops Omaha

Jan 3, 2018 |

Guebert Scores 25 Points As SDSU Tops Omaha DISCLAIMER: The views of the author are not necessarily those of this station, its owners, officers, agents or employees. Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • Advertising Terms and Conditions • For problems with the FCC Public File • Children’s Programming (KELO,KDLO, KPLO, KCLO) • […more]

Carbon Monoxide Leak Closes Part Of Mitchell's Main Street

Jan 3, 2018 |

Carbon Monoxide Leak Closes Part Of Mitchell’s Main Street Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic Pro-Government Rallies […more]

Tuesday Night Scoreboard – January 2nd

Jan 2, 2018 |

Tuesday Night Scoreboard – January 2nd Here are Tuesday’s results from across KELOLAND. Women’s Basketball USD 82 vs. NDSU 67 Presentation 90 vs. Nebraska Christian College 66 Men’s Basketball Presentation 101 vs. Nebraska Christian College 95 NBA G League Sioux Falls 108 vs. South Bay 100 High School Gymnastics 1 Watertown 141.650 2 Brookings 138.650 […more]

Black Hills National Cemetery To Get Additional Land

Jan 2, 2018 |

Black Hills National Cemetery To Get Additional Land The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that significantly expands the Black Hills National Cemetery. About 200 acres of land currently held by the Bureau of Land Management will be transferred to the 107-acre national cemetery. The additional land is northwest of the current cemetery along Interstate […more]

St. Paul Family Of 10 Sickened By Carbon Monoxide But OK

Jan 1, 2018 |

St. Paul Family Of 10 Sickened By Carbon Monoxide But OK Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic […more]

Aspiring doctor mysteriously dies on flight home for holidays

Jan 1, 2018 |

Aspiring doctor mysteriously dies on flight home for holidays A medical professional began CPR on the teen as the Delta flight changed course for an emergency landing in Sioux Falls, where paramedics met the plane at the airport but could not revive Gutwa. A cause of death remains under investigation by the Sioux Falls medical […more]