Monthly Archives: May 2018

Black Hills National Forest Offers Up Some Wildfire Safety Tips

May 26, 2018 |

Black Hills National Forest Offers Up Some Wildfire Safety Tips This Memorial Day, many families will be heading out to the Black Hills National Forest  for a weekend of camping. Officials want to remind campers of some wildfire safety tips ahead of the holiday. Before you go camping, check for current fire restrictions in your area.  Open fire […more]

PREP SOFTBALL: Warriors rally past Estherville Lincoln Central

May 25, 2018 |

PREP SOFTBALL: Warriors rally past Estherville Lincoln Central SIOUX CITY — Eighth-grader Emma Salker delivered two RBI singles in the third inning as Sergeant Bluff-Luton battled from deficits of 3-0 and 7-6 to …See all stories on this topic Ride Across South Dakota to begin sixth annual trek Riders from 25 states and Canada will meet […more]

4 Sioux City elementary schools to dismiss early due to heat

May 25, 2018 |

4 Sioux City elementary schools to dismiss early due to heat SIOUX CITY — Students at Bryant, Hunt, Riverside and Sunnyside elementary schools will all be dismissed from classes early Friday due to the heat at …See all stories on this topic Warmest Memorial Day weekend since 1942 According to the Sioux Falls National Weather Service, […more]

Sioux Falls groomer saves a dog's life

May 24, 2018 |

Sioux Falls groomer saves a dog’s life A Sioux Falls family is grateful for the quick thinking of their little dog’s groomer who ultimately saved his life. Monday was a day Nicole Daggett and …See all stories on this topic Dyslexia Becomes Personal For Sioux Falls Christian Schools Teachers Dyslexia is the most common known learning […more]

Michael Ray & BlackHawk join Sioux Empire Fair lineup

May 24, 2018 |

Michael Ray & BlackHawk join Sioux Empire Fair lineup SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – The Sioux Empire Fair has added another pair of country music artists to its 2018 entertainment lineup. Michael Ray and …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls city pools to open June 1 Sioux Falls, S.D. (KSFY) – Another sign summer […more]

Augie's Historic Season Continues At College World Series

May 23, 2018 |

Augie’s Historic Season Continues At College World Series Augustana has qualified for the Division II College World Series for the first time in program history.  It’s been 2 days since Augustana knocked off Southern Arkansas to clinch its spot in the World Series and the Vikings are excited for the tournament to begin on Saturday. […more]

Two Sioux Falls boys who went missing now charged with motor vehicle theft

May 23, 2018 |

Two Sioux Falls boys who went missing now charged with motor vehicle theft SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – The two Sioux Falls boys who were reported missing earlier this week have now been charged with motor vehicle theft, …See all stories on this topic Summit League headquarters moving to Sioux Falls, South Dakota SIOUX FALLS, S.D. […more]

Dozier, Twins Blank Tigers 6-0

May 23, 2018 |

Dozier, Twins Blank Tigers 6-0 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Lance Lynn gave up five hits over 6 2/3 innings in his most efficient outing of the season, and Brian Dozier drove in three runs with a pair of doubles to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 6-0 on Tuesday night. Lynn (2-4) lowered his […more]

Hotel Names Announced For One Of The Tallest Buildings In SD

May 22, 2018 |

Hotel Names Announced For One Of The Tallest Buildings In SD KELOLAND News now knows which hotels will be part of one of the tallest buildings in South Dakota. A Residence Inn by Marriott and an AC Hotel will be located in the Village on the River in downtown Sioux Falls. In addition to 220 guest rooms, […more]

Fernson Brewing Company unleashes Zoo Brew to benefit the Great Plains Zoo

May 21, 2018 |

Fernson Brewing Company unleashes Zoo Brew to benefit the Great Plains Zoo Fernson Brewing Company and the Great Plains Zoo teamed up for a special beer to help a cause. On Monday, Zoo Brew was unleashed to help …See all stories on this topic Council members say ‘tough decisions’ ahead if ramp, convention bids don’t come […more]

$445K home on eastern edge of Sioux Falls tops home sales report

May 21, 2018 |

$445K home on eastern edge of Sioux Falls tops home sales report A walkout ranch-style home with a countryside view on the edge of eastern Sioux Falls topped our home sales report for the week ending May 4.See all stories on this topic Things to do in Sioux Falls, May 21-27 Bros Brasserie Americano is […more]

Business Fire, 3900 Block of South Willow Sioux Falls

May 20, 2018 |

Business Fire, 3900 Block of South Willow Sioux Falls In addition to Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responding, the Sioux Falls Police Department was on the scene, as well as Paramedics Plus Ambulance, Xcel …See all stories on this topic ‘A pretty powerful thing’: Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics Sanford has three […more]

3 Republicans compete in high-profile US House primary race

May 20, 2018 |

3 Republicans compete in high-profile US House primary race SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — An energetic former South Dakota public utilities commissioner campaigning on making tough choices to tackle the federal …See all stories on this topic Pierre State Tournament Bound SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Pierre High School baseball team won twice on Saturday to […more]

Invaders football falls to Sioux City

May 19, 2018 |

Invaders football falls to Sioux City SIOUX CITY, Iowa—Sioux City topped the Fargo Invaders 23-15 Saturday in Northern Elite Football League action at Heelan Memorial Field. Invaders …See all stories on this topic Payton Wensel ends her career with 8 state track titles Lauren Van Dyke (Sioux City East), 2:15.27; 6. Allison Bookin-Nosbisch (Ottumwa), 2:15.38; 7. […more]

USD Law School Facing Challenges But Seeing Opportunities

May 19, 2018 |

USD Law School Facing Challenges But Seeing Opportunities One of South Dakota’s most venerable institutions, the law school at the University of South Dakota, is facing academic and financial challenges unprecedented in the school’s 117-year history. Applications are historically down. The balance sheet is barely in the black. More marginally qualified students have been admitted […more]

Friday Sports Broadcast – May 18th

May 18, 2018 |

Friday Sports Broadcast – May 18th Click the video player to view Friday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast with @kelotravis Follow us on twitter @kelosports See all stories on this topic Twins Opens Series With 8-3 Loss Against Brewers MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jesus Aguilar homered twice and Ji-Man Choi hit a solo home run in his […more]

Investigators search for cause of Sioux Falls blaze

May 18, 2018 |

Investigators search for cause of Sioux Falls blaze SIOUX FALLS, SD — Authorities in Sioux Falls are looking for what caused a fire at a welding supply company Thursday that sent massive fireballs into …See all stories on this topic Tigers play in Brookings Invite BROOKINGS — The Aberdeen Central Golden Eagles swept the top two […more]

WATCH: Drone used for first time to fight A-OX fire

May 17, 2018 |

WATCH: Drone used for first time to fight A-OX fire SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — Today’s A-OX Welding Supply fire had a first for Sioux Falls Fire Rescue–they used a sUAV–a drone–to get a …See all stories on this topic Huge explosion, fire at welding business causes evacuation in west Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—A huge […more]

Critics Say US Sugar Program A Sour Deal For Consumers

May 17, 2018 |

Critics Say US Sugar Program A Sour Deal For Consumers 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 Gov. […more]

#ALSportsAwards: Michael Ricke capped career with rare Class A sweep

May 16, 2018 |

#ALSportsAwards: Michael Ricke capped career with rare Class A sweep “Coach Ricke had an outstanding career and he is highly respected among coaches,” added Sioux Falls Christian coach Mike Schouten. “His teams …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls VA Health Care System unveils new clinics SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Upgrades and renovations continue […more]

Police Investigate Armed Robbery Of Mitchell Business

May 16, 2018 |

Police Investigate Armed Robbery Of Mitchell Business 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 South Dakota’s Secret Boarding […more]

Paul TanHaken takes over as Sioux Falls Mayor Tuesday

May 15, 2018 |

Paul TanHaken takes over as Sioux Falls Mayor Tuesday Paul TanHaken takes over as Sioux Falls Mayor Tuesday … Mayor TenHaken led his first city council meeting with a group he’s looking forward to …See all stories on this topic Sports Digest SIOUX CITY – Morningside College athletic director Tim Jager announced the college plans to […more]

Tickets For Sanford International Release Today

May 15, 2018 |

Tickets For Sanford International Release Today SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The opportunity to attend a once in a lifetime golf tournament in Sioux Falls starts today. Tickets go on sale for The Sanford …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls School Board bans ‘timeout’ rooms SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Sioux Falls School Board […more]

Mitchell takes fifth at Sioux Falls Washington Invite

May 14, 2018 |

Mitchell takes fifth at Sioux Falls Washington Invite SIOUX FALLS — Ashley Zimmer and Masy Mock had strong performances as the Mitchell High School girls golf team placed fifth at the Sioux Falls …See all stories on this topic This Week in Politics: Sioux Falls FOP asks for action on recruitment, retention But we understand that […more]

South Dakota seeks to strengthen victim-centered criminal justice

May 14, 2018 |

South Dakota seeks to strengthen victim-centered criminal justice … nearly an entire day last year trying to notify an out-of-state bank that someone had been arrested for trespassing in a Sioux Falls home it owned.See all stories on this topic Alexa’s Picks for Sioux Falls entertainment, May 14-20 Headlining the event are the short film […more]

Losing your religion? 21 percent of Americans claim 'no religion'

May 13, 2018 |

Losing your religion? 21 percent of Americans claim ‘no religion’ Sioux Falls, S.D. – Religion plays a big role in many peoples’ lives, but a recent poll shows a growing number of Americans are changing their beliefs.See all stories on this topic Boys golf: Area district assignments … High, Lincoln Southeast, Millard North, Omaha Burke, […more]

Plastic Found In Beer Brewed With Water From Great Lakes

May 13, 2018 |

Plastic Found In Beer Brewed With Water From Great Lakes A recent study from the University of Minnesota that tested 12 beers that used water from the Great Lakes during the brewing process shows all of them had microplastics. Microplastics, which come from things like clothing and soap, have been appearing in water all over […more]

Minnesota Scene: Gophers take lead in Big Ten baseball

May 12, 2018 |

Minnesota Scene: Gophers take lead in Big Ten baseball Augustana erased a four-run deficit and went on to defeat Concordia (St. Paul) 10-9 in the NSIC baseball championship game in Sioux Falls, S.D. …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls facing housing shortage as more people move to the city SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – […more]

Brooklyn Hofer, Golden Eagles win Mitchell Invitational; Bobcats 15th

May 12, 2018 |

Brooklyn Hofer, Golden Eagles win Mitchell Invitational; Bobcats 15th Aberdeen Central 337, Sioux Falls O’Gorman 340, Yankton 354, Brandon Valley 358, Sioux Falls Roosevelt 361, Pierre 363, Rapid City Stevens 376, …See all stories on this topic One injured in Saturday morning car – pedestrian accident SIOUX FALLS (KELO.com) — Sioux Falls Police are investigating an […more]

Friday Sports Broadcast – May 11th

May 11, 2018 |

Friday Sports Broadcast – May 11th Click the video player to view Friday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast with @kelotravis Follow us on twitter @kelosports See all stories on this topic Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championships: Day 2 TULSA, Okla. – Ten event champions were crowned, another meet record bit the dust and plenty of […more]

Liam, Emma Lead Top Baby Names In US For 2017

May 11, 2018 |

Liam, Emma Lead Top Baby Names In US For 2017 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 Rainfall […more]

Thursday Sports Broadcast – May 10th

May 10, 2018 |

Thursday Sports Broadcast – May 10th Click the video player to view Thursday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast with @kelotravis Follow us on twitter @kelosports See all stories on this topic Music Teacher Had To Use Her Voice To Save Her Life A Sioux Falls music teacher learned an important lesson that saved her life. Katie […more]

Sioux Empire Community Theatre presents 'Motherhood OUT LOUD'

May 10, 2018 |

Sioux Empire Community Theatre presents ‘Motherhood OUT LOUD’ The group is presenting the production “Motherhood OUT LOUD” on Saturday, May 12 at the Orpheum Theatre in Sioux Falls. The sketch play …See all stories on this topic Mother’s Day fashion on display at Empire Mall SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – With Mother’s Day right around the […more]

Wednesday Sports Broadcast – May 9th

May 9, 2018 |

Wednesday Sports Broadcast – May 9th Click the video player to view Wednesday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast with @kelotravis Follow us on twitter @kelosports See all stories on this topic Jackrabbits Eager To Continue Historic Season At Conference Tournament The South Dakota State softball team’s preparing for its first game at the Summit League Tournament […more]

Preview the menu at Turks & Caicos Cabana Grille, opening today at 5 pm

May 9, 2018 |

Preview the menu at Turks & Caicos Cabana Grille, opening today at 5 pm Turks & Caicos Cabana Grille is bringing a bold menu full of island flavors to Sioux Falls. Preview the lunch and dinner menus below. When let in for a sneak peek yesterday, I was intrigued by the lineup of innovative dishes, […more]

VA Medical Center hosts first-ever baby shower for female veterans

May 8, 2018 |

VA Medical Center hosts first-ever baby shower for female veterans The Sioux Falls VA Medical Center hosted its first-ever baby shower for area women veterans. Twenty-four new and expecting parents enjoyed dinner and the opportunity to network with their fellow veteran parents and parents-to-be. Many of the items the families will take home were donated […more]

Ex-Officer Who Killed Australian Woman Appears In Court

May 8, 2018 |

Ex-Officer Who Killed Australian Woman Appears In Court 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 Bee Shipments To […more]

New policies implemented to keep contraband out of South Dakota State Penitentiary

May 8, 2018 |

New policies implemented to keep contraband out of South Dakota State Penitentiary SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Warden Darin Young said the state’s Department of Corrections has new policies in place to keep drugs out of the prisons across …See all stories on this topic Outgoing Mayor Mike Huether reflects on 8 years, looks ahead to what’s […more]

Tickets for Sioux Falls PGA Tour Champions event on sale May 15

May 7, 2018 |

Tickets for Sioux Falls PGA Tour Champions event on sale May 15 According to Sanford International Tournament Manager Erica Westhoff, the event brings players from the PGA TOUR Champions to Sioux Falls, and also provides philanthropic impact to local children’s charities. Tickets go on sale at 10:00 a.m. and are available online or by phone […more]

US Forecast

May 6, 2018 |

US Forecast Sioux Falls, SD;78;50;81;58;Partly sunny;SSE;14;38%;66%;9. Spokane, WA;81;56;73;51;A t-storm in spots;SE;6;59%;53%;6. Springfield, IL;85;50;78;48;Mostly sunny;E;8;42%;4%;9. St. Louis, MO;84;52;78;51;Mostly sunny, nice;E;7;44%;0%;10. Tampa, FL;81;67;89;61;Mostly sunny;ENE;6;54%;12%;11.See all stories on this topic AMERICAN IDOL ANNOUNCES 2018 LIVE TOUR The 40+ city tour will kick off on Wednesday, July 11 in Redding, CA and wrap on Sunday, … August 24: Sioux […more]

Community members get a taste of Eastern European culture

May 6, 2018 |

Community members get a taste of Eastern European culture SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) — It is an event hosted in the spirit of building bridges between cultures in the Sioux Falls area. This prayer bus tour held earlier Sunday connected community members with neighbors from Armenia, Ukraine, Turkey, and other Eastern European countries. Participants hear …See […more]