Monthly Archives: January 2019

Photos: Bishop Heelan at Sioux City West Basketball

Jan 31, 2019 |

Photos: Bishop Heelan at Sioux City West Basketball Sioux City West’s Andrea Vazquez, center, is defended by Bishop Heelan’s Ashlyn Peck during a high school basketball game in Sioux City, Iowa on …See all stories on this topic Cause of fatal fire at Sioux Falls home ‘undetermined’ SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Fire officials say the […more]

Siouxland temperatures rise above zero

Jan 31, 2019 |

Siouxland temperatures rise above zero As of 9 a.m. Thursday, the Sioux Falls National Weather Service pegged Sioux City’s temperature at 4 degrees above. Wind chill values, however, …See all stories on this topic Super Bowl party tips and tricks SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Kick off is set for 5:30 Feb. 3rd for Super Bowl […more]

Men's Basketball: UMC looks to rebound this weekend with away games at SMSU, Sioux Falls

Jan 30, 2019 |

Men’s Basketball: UMC looks to rebound this weekend with away games at SMSU, Sioux Falls The Minnesota Crookston men’s basketball team will look to get that elusive first road win in conference play this weekend when they travel to …See all stories on this topic Three Sioux Falls Legislative Coffees in February The Sioux Falls Area […more]

NWS: Wind chills will worsen as Wednesday approaches

Jan 29, 2019 |

NWS: Wind chills will worsen as Wednesday approaches As of 9 a.m., the temperature in Sioux Falls is already -8 degrees with a wind chill of -33 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. A wind …See all stories on this topic Sioux Area Metro to Offer Free Fixed Route Rides Through Thursday A supervisor with […more]

First Look at New High School, School Board Approves Names

Jan 29, 2019 |

First Look at New High School, School Board Approves Names We’re getting something that when we look at 2019 and beyond it’s something we can be very proud of,” says Kent Alberty Sioux Falls School Board …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls School District to release students two hours early Tuesday The Sioux Falls […more]

1 hospitalized after west side house fire

Jan 28, 2019 |

1 hospitalized after west side house fire Robert Wilson, assistant fire chief with Sioux City Fire Rescue, said fire crews were called to a residence at 1815 John St. at around 1:46 p.m. …See all stories on this topic Augustana Wrestlers Upset #19 Upper Iowa SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sunday wrestling matinee at the Elmen […more]

Augustana snaps win streak, falling to MSU-Mankato in men's hoops

Jan 27, 2019 |

Augustana snaps win streak, falling to MSU-Mankato in men’s hoops SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Trailing by seven points at halftime, the Augustana men’s basketball team used a 50-point second half to spark a comeback, but …See all stories on this topic Free throws make difference as Augsutana women take down MSU-Mankato SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Coming […more]

Make-A-Wish South Dakota Grants A Special Wish

Jan 27, 2019 |

Make-A-Wish South Dakota Grants A Special Wish SIOUX FALLS, SD- The NCAA and the Make-A-Wish Foundation have a long-lasting partnership helping make wishes come true. On Saturday night …See all stories on this topic Women’s Basketball: Minot State uses big first half to beat Minnesota Crookston The Golden Eagles fall to 10-10 overall and 5-9 in […more]

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: No. 13 KP girls open WVC Tournament with victory

Jan 26, 2019 |

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: No. 13 KP girls open WVC Tournament with victory KINGSLEY, Iowa | Delaney Iseminger had 18 points to lead the No. 13 Kingsley-Pierson girls basketball team (Class 1A) to a win in a first round 66-39 …See all stories on this topic PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Webster edges Huskies in Dak XII/NEC Clash MADISON, […more]

Ben Reifel's Former Chief of Staff Shares a Message for Incoming Students

Jan 26, 2019 |

Ben Reifel’s Former Chief of Staff Shares a Message for Incoming Students SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – In Sioux Falls, the new middle school will be named after a man who made history in South Dakota and nationwide. Ben Reifel …See all stories on this topic PROGRESS: Virginia Square to add 84-room Avid hotel in downtown Sioux […more]

Sioux Falls VA hosts community event

Jan 25, 2019 |

Sioux Falls VA hosts community event The Sioux Falls VA Hospital hosted an event Friday to let community members know they are here and willing to help. The health care system has a …See all stories on this topic Looking Back: Albert House hotel building still stands on N. Phillips Paul G. Anderson came to Sioux […more]

Names For New High School And Middle School In Sioux Falls Announced

Jan 25, 2019 |

Names For New High School And Middle School In Sioux Falls Announced SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – We now know the names of the two new schools in Sioux Falls. In a news conference Thursday the Sioux Falls School District …See all stories on this topic Thomas Jefferson, Ben Reifel Chosen for New Sioux Falls School District […more]

Sioux Falls Woman Tries to Pay for Pizza with Funny Money

Jan 24, 2019 |

Sioux Falls Woman Tries to Pay for Pizza with Funny Money The observant delivery driver discovered that someone was paying for their food with bogus bills which led to a finding of more fakes. Sioux Falls …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls Girls Dance To A National Championship For Ohio State Two dancers from […more]

Vinyl Taco sets opening date in former Borrowed Bucks space

Jan 23, 2019 |

Vinyl Taco sets opening date in former Borrowed Bucks space The exterior of Vinyl Taco, the new restaurant opening in the old Borrowed Bucks location near Sioux Falls’ Western Mall. (Photo: Jeremy Fugleberg).See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls Shopko on 41st Street to Remain Open SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – As many Shopko locations […more]

LIVE South Dakota High School basketball: No. 2 Sioux Falls Christian boys host No. 1 Tea Area

Jan 22, 2019 |

LIVE South Dakota High School basketball: No. 2 Sioux Falls Christian boys host No. 1 Tea Area Watch live as the top-ranked Tea Area boys visit No. 2 Sioux Falls Christian in a battle between two of the top teams in the state. Video player not …See all stories on this topic New Homes for Presentation […more]

Storm Center Update- Tuesday AM, January 22nd

Jan 22, 2019 |

Storm Center Update- Tuesday AM, January 22nd The morning road report shows ice covered conditions south of Sioux Falls where freezing drizzle has been falling for several hours. Please slow …See all stories on this topic Waselenchuk Happy To Be Back in Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, SD… The best racquetball player in the world is healthy […more]

American Red Cross volunteer reflects on experience in Northern California

Jan 21, 2019 |

American Red Cross volunteer reflects on experience in Northern California SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday is meant to empower people to reflect and give back to their community. One man is …See all stories on this topic Italian leather boutique relocating to 11th and Phillips When Luca Papini started selling […more]

USHL WEEKEND BREAKOUT 1/18-1/20 Junior Hockey News

Jan 21, 2019 |

USHL WEEKEND BREAKOUT 1/18-1/20 Junior Hockey News WATERLOO BLACK HAWKS [4], SIOUX CITY MUSKETEERS [0]. Wednesday, Jan. 16th. SIOUX FALLS STAMPEDE [3], FARGO FORCE [2]. Thursday …See all stories on this topic No. 5 Red Bulls pocket Plum Creek wrestling duals The Red Bulls opened with a 65-12 victory over Sioux Falls Roosevelt, flattened Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta […more]

Three-goal first lifts Laker boys past Yankton

Jan 20, 2019 |

Three-goal first lifts Laker boys past Yankton The Watertown Lakers Bantam A hockey team went 1-1 on the weekend, winning 4-2 at Yankton on Saturday and falling 10-1 at Sioux Falls on …See all stories on this topic Waselenchuk earns single’s title in Lewis Drug Racquetball championship The 13-time U.S. Open Pro Singles Champion facing fourth […more]

WWE Sioux Falls, SD Live Event Results (1/19/19): Becky Lynch vs. Asuka vs. Charlotte Flair

Jan 20, 2019 |

WWE Sioux Falls, SD Live Event Results (1/19/19): Becky Lynch vs. Asuka vs. Charlotte Flair WWE’s SmackDown crew took over the ‘Denny Sanford PREMIERE Center’ on Saturday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for a live event. The likes …See all stories on this topic A grisly crime gets a re-examination by two Sioux City authors […more]

Sunday Boredom Busters: January 20th

Jan 19, 2019 |

Sunday Boredom Busters: January 20th SIOUX FALLS, SD – Before you start planning your dream wedding, stop by the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center for the GonnaGetWed Bridal …See all stories on this topic USD tennis falls to Kansas State MANHATTAN, Kansas – South Dakota women’s tennis team opened its spring 2019 schedule by falling at Kansas […more]

Sioux Falls & Mary Split Basketball Doubleheader

Jan 19, 2019 |

Sioux Falls & Mary Split Basketball Doubleheader SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Senior guard Trevon Evans scored 26 points to lead the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (13-4, 8-3 NSIC) to a …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls Men Surging Within NSIC SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The University of Sioux Falls has been […more]

Myers: Readership growth, additions to digital news and changes in print

Jan 18, 2019 |

Myers: Readership growth, additions to digital news and changes in print It’s also a 15 percent readership growth from the year prior. The Sioux Falls Business Journal alone had a record year, upping its digital readership by …See all stories on this topic Marie Kondo Netflix show inspires Sioux Falls to tidy up A new Netflix […more]

New City Of Sioux Falls Street Manager Posts Video Ahead Of Winter Storm

Jan 18, 2019 |

New City Of Sioux Falls Street Manager Posts Video Ahead Of Winter Storm SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – As the snow starts to fall, the street crews are gearing up. The new Street Operations Manager for the City of Sioux Falls, Dustin …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls public schools among dozens closed Friday ahead […more]

Downtown mixed-use project gets new color scheme, price tag

Jan 17, 2019 |

Downtown mixed-use project gets new color scheme, price tag Developers say they are changing the color scheme of the Village on the River project in downtown Sioux Falls. Developers are using a mixture of …See all stories on this topic Shopko closing stores in several South Dakota communities In South Dakota, the two Shopko stores in […more]

Injured Sioux Falls student using Skype to keep up on classwork

Jan 17, 2019 |

Injured Sioux Falls student using Skype to keep up on classwork Injured Sioux Falls student using Skype to keep up on classwork. This video file … They know that saying well at St. Michael’s School in Sioux Falls.See all stories on this topic BRIEFS: Crofton coach going into Hall of Fame SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — […more]

One Dead In Two-Car Crash On I-229

Jan 16, 2019 |

One Dead In Two-Car Crash On I-229 SIOUX FALLS, SD – One person involved in a two-car crash on I-229 near Rice Street is dead. That update came from the Department of Public Safety …See all stories on this topic SiouxFalls.Business Report: January 15, 2019 As enrollment dropped industry-wide for a decade, the Sioux Falls … […more]

Mixed-Use Parking Ramp on Schedule for Completion

Jan 15, 2019 |

Mixed-Use Parking Ramp on Schedule for Completion SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — In downtown Sioux Falls the new hotel and parking ramp project is on schedule to be completed in 2020. The city says the …See all stories on this topic SPORTS BRIEFS: South Dakota hires new defensive coordinator KANSAS CITY, Mo. | The 39th annual NAIA […more]

Sioux Falls TSA Screening Officers Still Getting Paid During Government Shutdown

Jan 15, 2019 |

Sioux Falls TSA Screening Officers Still Getting Paid During Government Shutdown It’s business as usual for Dean Vogel, who just flew to the Sioux Falls Regional Airport (FSD) from Ohio for a work trip. He says he was a little stressed …See all stories on this topic Betty Lou DeMarteleare – Sioux Falls Betty Lou DeMarteleare, […more]

Local Organizations help Federal workers

Jan 14, 2019 |

Local Organizations help Federal workers Every weekday until the shutdown ends, the Original Pancake House in Sioux Falls will provide Federal workers with free meals. Also, the Faith …See all stories on this topic Same Care, New Look Over the last three years seeing a Paramedics Plus ambulance throughout the city of Sioux Falls may be […more]

The Mitten Tree

Jan 14, 2019 |

The Mitten Tree SIOUX FALLS, SD– Although the Christmas season is over, the spirit of giving continues on. This is especially true for one Sioux Falls church.See all stories on this topic Small plane crash reported in McCook County More: Two killed after plane crashes in Sioux Falls on Christmas. The number of people on […more]

Pilot killed in small plane crash in McCook County

Jan 13, 2019 |

Pilot killed in small plane crash in McCook County Around 2:15 p.m. CST (1:15 p.m. MST), a male pilot called a Sioux Falls Regional Airport air traffic tower to report that he was experiencing health …See all stories on this topic McCook County official gives an update on the plane crash SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — […more]

Arrows' offense comes alive in 62-45 win over Washington

Jan 13, 2019 |

Arrows’ offense comes alive in 62-45 win over Washington Rebounds: Sioux Falls Washington 19 (Shields 3, Foltz 3), Watertown 26 (Holden 9, … Assists: Sioux Falls Washington 4, Watertown 12 (Schmidt 3).See all stories on this topic Basketball Roundup: Faith captures the girls title at the West River Tournament Sioux Falls O’Gorman 55, Huron 36. […more]

Government Shutdown Affecting Breweries

Jan 12, 2019 |

Government Shutdown Affecting Breweries For more established breweries like Remedy Brewing, they won’t see a huge impact, but up-and-coming breweries in Sioux Falls like Covert Artisan …See all stories on this topic Week Ahead In State Government Pardons and Paroles Board, 8 a.m. CT, Jameson Annex, 1600 North Drive, Sioux Falls. Agenda:https://bit.ly/2I9O4e7. Electrical Commission, 8:30 a.m. …See […more]

Amid Government Shutdown, Sioux Falls Man Cleans And Tunes Up Cars

Jan 12, 2019 |

Amid Government Shutdown, Sioux Falls Man Cleans And Tunes Up Cars One Sioux Falls man wants to give his neighbors a clean slate during this difficult time. When someone wants to talk, Emmett Willis from Maintenance …See all stories on this topic Earl Johnsen, 67, of Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS — Earl Dean Johnsen, 67, of […more]

Mayor TenHaken spruces up City Hall with some artwork

Jan 11, 2019 |

Mayor TenHaken spruces up City Hall with some artwork SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — Mayor Paul TenHaken and the Sioux Falls Arts Council unveiled the first works of a rotating art exhibit series to be …See all stories on this topic SF City Hall Announces Art Gallery That Will Showcase Regional Talent City Hall in Sioux […more]

Local Roundup: G-Kings host Sioux Falls Skyforce

Jan 11, 2019 |

Local Roundup: G-Kings host Sioux Falls Skyforce The Stockton Kings are hoping to rediscover their winning ways when they return to Stockton Arena. The G-Kings lost the last two games of their …See all stories on this topic Finding comfort in faith: Sioux Falls woman mourns son who tried to kill her Police arrived at her […more]

South Dakota Chorale to perform Friday night in Sioux City

Jan 10, 2019 |

South Dakota Chorale to perform Friday night in Sioux City (KTIV) – A choir from South Dakota with Siouxland ties is bringing a big sound to Sioux City Friday night. The South Dakota Chorale will be performing …See all stories on this topic Theft At Construction Sites SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Tools and other valuables are […more]

Highway 100 project update

Jan 10, 2019 |

Highway 100 project update SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – The state has been in the process of conducting their largest construction project to date. The project costs nearly $55 …See all stories on this topic Downtown Looking To Improve “Walkability” “I would say downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Sioux Falls. But i think we […more]

Government Shutdown Not Affecting TSA In Sioux Falls

Jan 9, 2019 |

Government Shutdown Not Affecting TSA In Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Travelers flying in and out of the Sioux Falls Regional Airport say things are running smoothly despite the government shutdown.See all stories on this topic Tobin Michael Johnson – Sioux Falls Tobin Michael Johnson, 31, of Sioux Falls, formerly of the Brookings, area, […more]

Sioux Falls Skyforce Build Big Lead and Beat Clippers

Jan 9, 2019 |

Sioux Falls Skyforce Build Big Lead and Beat Clippers Getting a fast start is one thing, but making it hold up will get you wins as the Sioux Falls Skyforce bounced the Agua Caliente Clippers 109-100 …See all stories on this topic Robert Kruse, 91 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Robert J. Kruse, 91, of Sioux Falls, […more]

Kids donate food, toys to Sioux Falls Area Humane Society

Jan 8, 2019 |

Kids donate food, toys to Sioux Falls Area Humane Society SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – A group of young entrepreneurs from the Boys and Girls Club took time Tuesday to donate items to one of their favorite …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls Regional Airport so far untouched by partial shutdown SIOUX FALLS, S.D. […more]

Hy-Vee tightens prescription refill to help fight opioid epidemic

Jan 8, 2019 |

Hy-Vee tightens prescription refill to help fight opioid epidemic … the increase use of heroin and stronger opioids such as fentanyl have crept their way into Sioux Falls during a years-long national epidemic. Hy-Vee …See all stories on this topic Weather Advisory: High Winds Will Hit Sioux Falls, Drop Temperatures In the words of KSFY Television […more]

Sioux Falls Cell Phone Swap Turns Ugly

Jan 7, 2019 |

Sioux Falls Cell Phone Swap Turns Ugly A few hours after gunfire claimed the life of a Sioux Falls man more shots rang out, but no one was injured. Sioux Falls Police Public Information Officer …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls man charged with attempted murder, rape A Sioux Falls man is in custody […more]

Red Bulls capture 2nd place at 19-team South Dakota elite meet

Jan 7, 2019 |

Red Bulls capture 2nd place at 19-team South Dakota elite meet Jagodzinske needed only 47 seconds during Saturday’s 113-pound competition to press Sioux Falls Roosevelt opponent Dane Mediger’s shoulders …See all stories on this topic Coss’ AP boys basketball ballot for Jan. 7 5. Sioux City East (8-0, LB: 7). 6. Davenport Central (9-1, LB: 4). […more]

7th annual Angels With A Dream Make-A-Wish event held at Great Bear

Jan 6, 2019 |

7th annual Angels With A Dream Make-A-Wish event held at Great Bear Sioux Falls, S.D. – It was a busy day out at Great Bear for the 31st annual Frosty Frolics event in Sioux Falls. Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation hosted a …See all stories on this topic Shooting Death Investigation 14th Street, 3rd Avenue Sioux […more]

Robert Andrie

Jan 6, 2019 |

Robert Andrie 68, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Celebration of life: May 6 at 2 p.m., Riverside Park, Sioux City. Miller Funeral Home, Sioux Falls.See all stories on this topic Sioux Valley falls to Parker in Big East Conference tourney final SIOUX FALLS — Sisseton slipped past Irene-Wakonda 67-63 in a high school boys basketball […more]

Sunday Boredom Busters: January 6th

Jan 5, 2019 |

Sunday Boredom Busters: January 6th The weekend celebration of winter sports, Frosty Frolics, wraps up today in Sioux Falls. Activities include Ski & Snowboard Races benefiting …See all stories on this topic Snowshoeing In Sioux Falls The Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum in Sioux Falls is now offering “snowshoeing tours.” Guides give the basics on the art […more]

Scoreboard Friday, January 4th

Jan 5, 2019 |

Scoreboard Friday, January 4th Potter County 64, Mobridge-Pollock 56. Rapid City Central 52, Aberdeen Central 34. Rapid City Stevens 60, Pierre 49. Sioux Falls Lincoln 68, St. Paul …See all stories on this topic Reunited line sparks Phantoms’ win over Sioux City Reunited line sparks Phantoms’ win over Sioux City … outburst late in the second […more]

Sports Schedule For Saturday January 5th

Jan 4, 2019 |

Sports Schedule For Saturday January 5th Brookings, Central Lyon/GLR, Hinton, Kingsley-Pierson, LeMars, MOC-Floyd Valley, Pipestone Area, Ridge View, Sioux Falls Lincoln, Spencer, …See all stories on this topic BRIEFS: USD vs. SDSU doubleheader sold out … his senior season with 3,020 yards passing and 32 touchdown passes, completing 57.9 percent (197-of-340) of his attempts. The Sioux […more]

Final day for Heroes Behind Badges blood drive: Donate at fire, police headquarters

Jan 4, 2019 |

Final day for Heroes Behind Badges blood drive: Donate at fire, police headquarters The competition for blood between Sioux Falls Fire Rescue and Police Department is coming to a close. With just one more day left for the 23rd annual …See all stories on this topic First Friday Of The New Year SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – […more]

Members Of Dangerous National Gang Facing Drug Charges In South Dakota

Jan 3, 2019 |

Members Of Dangerous National Gang Facing Drug Charges In South Dakota Sioux Falls, SD – A dangerous drug ring with ties to a Latin drug-trafficking gang has been busted in Sioux Falls and two members are now awaiting …See all stories on this topic Barthel, Healy prepare for upcoming legislative session 30 Sioux Falls area state […more]

Extra Session Sends Sioux Falls Skyforce to Win Over Spurs

Jan 3, 2019 |

Extra Session Sends Sioux Falls Skyforce to Win Over Spurs A defensive stand for the ages marked the end of regulation which led to a Sioux Falls Skyforce breakthrough in overtime over the Austin Spurs …See all stories on this topic Skyforce Survive Spurs Rally to Win in OT Sioux Falls jumped out to an early […more]

Winter Carnival coming to downtown

Jan 2, 2019 |

Winter Carnival coming to downtown The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sioux Empire will hold a Winter Carnival event starting Feb. 1 in downtown Sioux Falls.See all stories on this topic Hockey Day in South Dakota set for Jan. 12 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – The second annual “Hockey Day in South Dakota” is […more]

Sioux Falls weather: Deadly wind chills prompt caution for New Year's celebrations

Jan 1, 2019 |

Sioux Falls weather: Deadly wind chills prompt caution for New Year’s celebrations Dangerous weather conditions should keep South Dakotans inside tonight, whether you were planning on barhopping in downtown Sioux Falls or …See all stories on this topic Wind Chill Advisory issued December 31 at 5:08PM CST expiring January 1 at 12:00PM CST by … Wind […more]