Monthly Archives: February 2018

Trump Tweets Against 2016 Payment To Iran

Feb 18, 2018 |

Trump Tweets Against 2016 Payment To Iran President Donald Trump is railing against law enforcement and lawmakers – this time over an Obama-era payment to Iran. Trump says in a tweet that he’s “never gotten over the fact that Obama was able to send $1.7 Billion Dollars in CASH to Iran and nobody in Congress, […more]

Self-Proclaimed ‘Icon’ Adam Rippon Takes Final Olympic Skate

Feb 17, 2018 |

Self-Proclaimed ‘Icon’ Adam Rippon Takes Final Olympic Skate Adam Rippon put his hands over his face and let the cheers wash over. He waved and smiled, and when the crowd kept clapping, he jumped where he stood and swung his arms to egg them on. Ever the showman, and with his trademark grace and flair, […more]

Cougars get 18th win as Evans has big night against Concordia

Feb 17, 2018 |

Cougars get 18th win as Evans has big night against Concordia SIOUX FALLS – On a history-making night, the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (18-9, 13-8 NSIC), led by junior guard Trevon Evans with 35 points, continued its last season surge with a 79-68 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory over Concordia St. Paul […more]

Pheasant Fest expected to attract more than 20000 visitors to Sioux Falls

Feb 16, 2018 |

Pheasant Fest expected to attract more than 20000 visitors to Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Thousands of people are expected to flock to Sioux Falls this weekend for the annual Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic, but it’s the first time the city has hosted the event and it’s the largest convention to ever […more]

City, Landowner Appeal Supreme Court's Buffalo Chip Ruling

Feb 16, 2018 |

City, Landowner Appeal Supreme Court’s Buffalo Chip Ruling 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 Man Convicted Of […more]

Summit Championships in SF Could Have Big Benefits

Feb 15, 2018 |

Summit Championships in SF Could Have Big Benefits There were no flights, no layovers, no delays, but more importantly to have another primer event in Sioux falls speaks a lot for Sioux Falls” … up here and to swim my whole life, and then to have such a high event here it just means a […more]

New 180-unit apartment complex in southeast Sioux Falls highlights 'plenty' of parking

Feb 15, 2018 |

New 180-unit apartment complex in southeast Sioux Falls highlights ‘plenty’ of parking A 180-unit under construction in southwest Sioux Falls will have a lot of amenities increasingly found in Sioux Falls. But Huntington Village Apartments has one more amenity to highlight: Parking. Lots of parking. “One of the biggest complaints I hear with new multi-family […more]

Wednesday Night Scoreboard – February 14th

Feb 14, 2018 |

Wednesday Night Scoreboard – February 14th Here are Wednesday’s results from across KELOLAND. Men’s Basketball USD 85 vs. Oral Roberts 67 DWU 85 vs. Northwestern 69 Morningside 93 vs. Dordt 72 Women’s Basketball USD 72 vs. Omaha 50 DWU 81 vs. Northwestern 60 Morningside 89 vs. Dordt 81 College Baseball Kansas Wesleyan 14 vs. Dakota […more]

Pheasant Fest 2018 fan guide: How to hunt down exhibits

Feb 14, 2018 |

Pheasant Fest 2018 fan guide: How to hunt down exhibits An orange-clad army of bird hunters and upland conservationists will invade Sioux Falls this weekend. The National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic, the country’s largest upland hunting show, is coming to the Denny Sanford Premier Center on Friday through Sunday. In South Dakota, “upland” means …See […more]

Sioux Falls top-10 employers led by growing health care workforce

Feb 13, 2018 |

Sioux Falls top-10 employers led by growing health care workforce The healthcare industry continues to dominate the employment scene in the Sioux Falls region, adding hundreds of workers over the past year. Data collected by the Sioux Falls Business Journal shows Sanford Health and Avera Health kept their top spots, respectively, in a ranking of […more]

Olympic Figure Skating Unveils New, Modern Soundtrack

Feb 13, 2018 |

Olympic Figure Skating Unveils New, Modern Soundtrack When the International Skating Union made the popular decision to allow lyrics in all performances, the Paul Simon classic “The Sound of Silence” seemed like it would be a natural choice. The folk tune is light and airy and fits neatly within the confines of traditional figure skating. […more]

Convicted Armed Robber Facing New Federal Charges

Feb 12, 2018 |

Convicted Armed Robber Facing New Federal Charges We Welcome discussion on KELOLAND News stories but will delete any comments that contain swearing or make threats against others. 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]

A frigid Monday, but relief is on its way

Feb 12, 2018 |

A frigid Monday, but relief is on its way SIOUX CITY — A cold blast from southern Canada will keep Siouxland chilly on Monday. … high of 14 degrees is a good 20 degrees below the 34 degrees which is typical this time of the year,” Brad Adams, the observing program leader at the National […more]

Kenworthy Embracing LGBT Flag-Bearer Role In Pyeongchang

Feb 11, 2018 |

Kenworthy Embracing LGBT Flag-Bearer Role In Pyeongchang At the Sochi Games, he was the medal-winning athlete who overshadowed that achievement by rescuing five stray dogs. In Pyeongchang, he’s vacuuming up attention with his “We’re here. We’re queer. Get used to it” posts and photos of him kissing skater Adam Rippon, and taking swipes at U.S. Vice […more]

One dead after stabbing in Sioux Falls on Saturday night

Feb 11, 2018 |

One dead after stabbing in Sioux Falls on Saturday night One person is dead and another hospitalized after a stabbing Saturday night in Sioux Falls. Police were called to the 1900 block of W. 42nd Street at 9:21 p.m. after a report of a stabbing, Sgt. Scott Van Roekel said in a news release. A […more]

Woman Sneezes, Crashes Into Semi In North Dakota

Feb 10, 2018 |

Woman Sneezes, Crashes Into Semi In North 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 MBK: Mustangs Hold […more]

Trump Won't Declassify Democratic Memo

Feb 10, 2018 |

Trump Won’t Declassify Democratic Memo The White House has told the House intelligence committee that President Donald Trump is “unable” to declassify a memo drafted by Democrats about abuse of government surveillance powers in the FBI’s Russia probe. The Democratic memo is a response to a Republican memo alleging abuse of those surveillance powers. White […more]

2017 Report: Drug Activity Up and Overall Crime Rate Down in Sioux Falls

Feb 9, 2018 |

2017 Report: Drug Activity Up and Overall Crime Rate Down in Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– Murder and drugs are on the rise in Sioux Falls according to the city’s latest crime report. These crimes are increasing as Sioux Falls continues to grow. In 2017 police handled nearly 3,000 drug cases, 220 more than in […more]

Another inch of snow possible Friday evening

Feb 9, 2018 |

Another inch of snow possible Friday evening SIOUX CITY — After 2.4 inches of snow fell on Thursday, more snow is expected to be on the way Friday. Brad Adams, a meteorologist with the Sioux Falls National Weather Service, said another band of snow is expected to arrive in Sioux City Friday afternoon and linger […more]

Argus Leader Snow Cam: 2/8

Feb 8, 2018 |

Argus Leader Snow Cam: 2/8 Here’s a look at the intersection of Minnesota Avenue and 10th Street in Sioux Falls from the Argus Leader Snow Cam. Sioux Falls Weather: Snow alert issued for Sioux Falls · Sioux Falls could get 3-4 inches of snow tonight. CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Read or Share this …See all stories on this topic […more]

Trump Calls Faith ‘Central’ To American Life

Feb 8, 2018 |

Trump Calls Faith ‘Central’ To American Life Trump on Thursday addressed the National Prayer Breakfast, a high-profile annual event that brings together faith leaders, politicians and dignitaries. He spoke about seeing the “power of God’s love” in Americans, particularly during the response to recent hurricanes and mass shootings. The president enjoys strong support from evangelical […more]

Administration building contractor asks for $350K change order

Feb 7, 2018 |

Administration building contractor asks for $350K change order The contractor building Sioux Falls’ new city administration building this week asked City Councilors to sign off on changes to the project plans valuing nearly $350,000. Sue Quanbeck-Etten, director of the city’s Central Services Department overseeing construction, said in an email Wednesday the …See all stories on this […more]

From the Heart: Sioux Falls survival guide for Valentine's Day

Feb 7, 2018 |

From the Heart: Sioux Falls survival guide for Valentine’s Day As Valentine’s Day approaches, the scramble has begun to plan the perfect date. A dozen roses? Candlelit dinner? Gift card to Target? What timely present can adequately express your affection? If you’re having trouble planning a romantic Valentine’s Day, here are a few suggestions that […more]

Tale of 'The Tiger': How did Tobias Ritesman of Global Aquaponics end up in handcuffs?

Feb 6, 2018 |

Tale of ‘The Tiger’: How did Tobias Ritesman of Global Aquaponics end up in handcuffs? A Sioux Falls businessman who calls himself “The Tiger” is now facing federal wire and mail fraud charges. How did Tobias Ritesman, and the company he created, Global Aquaponics, go from bragging about his new business from a swanky downtown […more]

'Captain of my own ship': Why a long-time employee decided to strike off on her own

Feb 6, 2018 |

‘Captain of my own ship’: Why a long-time employee decided to strike off on her own For decades, Rhonda Kemmis worked for someone else. It went well. Kemmis carved out a three-decade career as an adviser on leadership and work, first for Sioux Falls Public Schools and then for Avera McKennan Hospital. But there was […more]

LISTEN: City Informational Meeting potpourri

Feb 5, 2018 |

LISTEN: City Informational Meeting potpourri SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — It was a usual Tuesday City Council Informational Meeting–only on Monday. Tuesday’s meetings were moved to Monday to accomadate Councilors who wished to attend meetings in Pierre Tuesday and Wednesday. Meanwhile, Councilors heard a number of reports.See all stories on this topic Scholar of the […more]

Feeding South Dakota holds Valentine's Day fundraiser

Feb 5, 2018 |

Feeding South Dakota holds Valentine’s Day fundraiser Each week, the BackPack Program provides more than 3,100 weekend food packages to children in Sioux Falls and ten surrounding communities. The program is partially funded through the Sioux Empire United Way and costs more than $500,000 each year to operate in Sioux Falls. Individual donors …See all stories […more]

Freshman swimmers shine for Coyotes

Feb 4, 2018 |

Freshman swimmers shine for Coyotes SIOUX FALLS | Freshmen from South Dakota’s men’s swimming and diving teams made splashes during the weekend at the Coyote Invitational, held at Sioux Falls’ Midco Aquatic Center. Freshman Mark Vanderzee won three events, the 400 individual medley (4:13.33), the 500 freestyle (4:40.79) and …See all stories on this topic Bill […more]

J-Lo Raises Money For Hurricane Victims During Pre-Super Bowl Concert

Feb 4, 2018 |

J-Lo Raises Money For Hurricane Victims During Pre-Super Bowl Concert 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 Two […more]

No. 1 Sioux Falls Christian rallies for win over No. 3 Sioux Valley

Feb 3, 2018 |

No. 1 Sioux Falls Christian rallies for win over No. 3 Sioux Valley No. 1 Sioux Falls Christian remained unbeaten, rallying from a 12-point deficit to take out No. 3 Sioux Valley 76-69 Saturday night at the Pentagon. Lincoln Unruh led the Chargers, pouring in a game-high 31 points, adding four assists and a couple […more]

Ohioans Want To Hear More About Trump's Opioid Strategy

Feb 3, 2018 |

Ohioans Want To Hear More About Trump’s Opioid Strategy Some on the front lines of the opioid crisis in one of the nation’s hardest-hit states would like to hear more about President Donald Trump’s plans to fight it. Trump is headed to Ohio on Monday but is expected to focus on the new tax overhaul. […more]

New Owner For Sioux Falls Bars

Feb 2, 2018 |

New Owner For Sioux Falls Bars M.G. Oil Company out of Rapid City has purchased 18th Amendment, Billy Frogs and Red Eye, along with a few others….See all stories on this topic Family Roots For Brady Run Deep And Strong In Minnesota Tom Brady has never lost in Minnesota, with his latest game in the […more]

One injured in Friday morning crash

Feb 2, 2018 |

One injured in Friday morning crash One person was injured in a Friday morning car crash in western Sioux Falls. The driver of an SUV collided with a truck near West 12th Street and Lakeside Drive around 7:30 a.m. Both vehicles spun out of control after the impact and landed near a house. One witness […more]

NAU Being Sued By Former Professor And Administrators

Feb 1, 2018 |

NAU Being Sued By Former Professor And Administrators 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 Rodgers Wants To […more]

Reaction To Trump’s Immigration Offer Casts Doubt On A Deal

Feb 1, 2018 |

Reaction To Trump’s Immigration Offer Casts Doubt On A Deal 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 Event […more]