Monthly Archives: February 2019

Movers & Shakers: Hy-Vee, Cornerstone Bank, Augustana University, Blend Interactive

Feb 20, 2019 |

Movers & Shakers: Hy-Vee, Cornerstone Bank, Augustana University, Blend Interactive Houston Engineering, Inc. has added hydrogeology as a new service sector with two new hires, both South Dakota natives, joining its Sioux Falls …See all stories on this topic Daily police briefing 2-20 with update on downtown Sioux Falls shooting We expect to learn more at […more]

Sioux Falls City Council approves funds for triage center

Feb 19, 2019 |

Sioux Falls City Council approves funds for triage center SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – The Sioux Falls City Council has voted unanimously to approve funds for a new triage center. City leaders, county …See all stories on this topic Final Legislative Coffee to be held Saturday in Sioux Falls Three events with Sioux Falls-area legislators were […more]

Sioux City prepares as heavy snow is likely for Tuesday night

Feb 19, 2019 |

Sioux City prepares as heavy snow is likely for Tuesday night That’s the current trajectory of Tuesday’s winter storm, according to Jeff Chapman, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls.See all stories on this topic Abuse survivors find healing in art and shared experiences Weideman is one of the people who will […more]

What are the best sledding destinations in Sioux Falls? Here's what readers suggested.

Feb 18, 2019 |

What are the best sledding destinations in Sioux Falls? Here’s what readers suggested. Sioux Falls, and eastern South Dakota in general, is pretty flat. But despite a lack of hills in the area, there are a number of prime sledding spots …See all stories on this topic SD Prep Media Polls The South Dakota Prep Media […more]

Out and About with Kali: Week of February 18

Feb 18, 2019 |

Out and About with Kali: Week of February 18 Thursday, February 21 – Cultivate Your Future, Sioux Falls. Thursday, February … Saturday, February 23 – Puppy Love at Barre3, Sioux Falls. Sunday …See all stories on this topic Watertown sees increase in tax collections for 2018 Sioux Falls, by far the state’s largest city, accounted for […more]

Stampede split series with Muskegon after Sunday win

Feb 17, 2019 |

Stampede split series with Muskegon after Sunday win Muskegon, MI—Cade Borchardt’s goal with 5:16 remaining in regulation completed another comeback for the Sioux Fall Stampede as they topped the …See all stories on this topic 9th annual wedding showcase held in Sioux Falls Sioux Falls, S.D. – It was a busy day out at the Sioux […more]

Free 'Lets Try Hockey' Event Coming to Sioux Falls

Feb 17, 2019 |

Free ‘Lets Try Hockey’ Event Coming to Sioux Falls This year’s event will take place locally in Sioux Falls on Saturday February 23 at 1pm at the Scheel’s Ice Plex. I have taken my kid out twice to these …See all stories on this topic Snow Digout Begins SIOUX FALLS, SD – Sioux Falls street crews […more]

The Vikings Fall To The Golden Bears In St. Paul

Feb 16, 2019 |

The Vikings Fall To The Golden Bears In St. Paul The Vikings now return to the Elmen Center Friday and Saturday to take on Sioux Falls and Southwest Minnesota State. The tip on Friday is for 5:30 …See all stories on this topic College basketball: Winona State scores 29 in fourth quarter of win over Southwest […more]

Sanford Health launches Child Life program in Bismarck

Feb 16, 2019 |

Sanford Health launches Child Life program in Bismarck BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Sanford Health in Bismarck is starting a new program in the hospital that uses music and entertainment to help children heal.See all stories on this topic Winter Weather Advisory issued February 16 at 2:57AM CST expiring February 17 at 6:00PM CST … Winter […more]

Sioux Falls Organization Helping Spanish-Speaking Community Stay Informed

Feb 15, 2019 |

Sioux Falls Organization Helping Spanish-Speaking Community Stay Informed A new organization in Sioux Falls is trying to help Spanish-speaking community members learn more about what’s happening in the area. It’s called …See all stories on this topic Elegant Mommy to expand, add merchandise SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (SIOUXFALLS.BUSINESS) – The new owners of Elegant Mommy are expanding […more]

Spring Fever Shopping Market benefits Ronald McDonald Houses of Sioux Falls

Feb 15, 2019 |

Spring Fever Shopping Market benefits Ronald McDonald Houses of Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – If you are tired of being stuck inside this winter and want to do some shopping, the 5th annual Spring Fever Shopping …See all stories on this topic Stampede changes name to ‘Fighting Wiener Dogs’ The Stampede’s new name change […more]

Siouxland school employee arrested with guns on school property

Feb 14, 2019 |

Siouxland school employee arrested with guns on school property Prior to that conviction, Schoenfelder was also convicted in federal court in Sioux Falls for bank fraud for cases that stemmed from the late 1980’s.See all stories on this topic Augustana’s Selland returns from serious injury SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – It has been a roller […more]

Snow, cold make keeping up with potholes a tall order for Sioux Falls City Hall: Here's how to avoid …

Feb 14, 2019 |

Snow, cold make keeping up with potholes a tall order for Sioux Falls City Hall: Here’s how to avoid … Frequent snow falls in January and February have street crews scrambling to keep up with pothole repair efforts in Sioux Falls. Each winter, cities in …See all stories on this topic Valentine’s Day themed food to […more]

'It's in the blood': Family of firefighters spans four generations in Colton

Feb 13, 2019 |

‘It’s in the blood’: Family of firefighters spans four generations in Colton LeRoy’s son, Michael, 52, is a captain for Sioux Falls Fire Rescue and fire chief for the Baltic Volunteer Fire Department. His other son, Monte, 43, is an …See all stories on this topic LifeScape bid for street closure fails SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) […more]

Rachel and Hared Boehmer

Feb 13, 2019 |

Rachel and Hared Boehmer SIOUX FALLS – Rachel Clark and Jared Boehmer of Dimock were married October 6, 2018, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. Rev.See all stories on this topic Chelsie and Taylor Gibson SIOUX FALLS – Chelsie Marie Walder and Taylor John Gibson, both of Sioux Falls, were married Dec. 15, […more]

Six Days And Nights In Sioux Falls:

Feb 12, 2019 |

Six Days And Nights In Sioux Falls: 26, Meramec’s own theatre troupe headed to frosty Sioux Falls, South Dakota for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF).See all stories on this topic Avera Health Celebrates Heart Month with Sioux Falls Catholic Schools SIOUX FALLS, SD- An old Chinese proverb says, “When the heart is […more]

South Dakota winter wheat acres down 4 percent

Feb 12, 2019 |

South Dakota winter wheat acres down 4 percent SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s winter wheat crop is a bit smaller … The federal Agriculture Department says South Dakota farmers last fall …See all stories on this topic Databank Feb. 10: Minnehaha County property transfers Partial list of property transfers from Nov. 16-23 on record […more]

Report: South Dakota receives lowest ranking for LGBTQ Equality

Feb 11, 2019 |

Report: South Dakota receives lowest ranking for LGBTQ Equality Sioux Falls, S.D. – A new report says South Dakota lacks in basic civil rights protections for LGBTQ residents. That’s according to the 5th annual State …See all stories on this topic Computer Science Immersion In Sioux Falls School District SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Computer science immersion […more]

Begin to declutter, Marie Kondo consultant "sparks" the joy of organization to Sioux Falls

Feb 11, 2019 |

Begin to declutter, Marie Kondo consultant “sparks” the joy of organization to Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – The popular Netflix series Tidying up with Marie Kondo has become an internet sensation.See all stories on this topic Out and About with Kali: Week of February 11 From a Valentine’s Day Party for Kids to […more]

Hurd family loses everything in house fire

Feb 10, 2019 |

Hurd family loses everything in house fire WATERBRIDGE, S.D. (KSFY) – A well-known family in the Sioux Falls community is piecing their lives back together after a fire broke out at their home …See all stories on this topic Great Bear gives people with a visual or mobility impairment the ability to ski Sioux Falls, S.D. […more]

Sunday morning road reports

Feb 10, 2019 |

Sunday morning road reports SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) – Roads in the Sioux Falls area are reported scattered slippery to snow covered and slippery. This includes …See all stories on this topic Light snow Sunday and more through the week SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) – Light snow will be the issue today as an inch or […more]

Dragons men edge Sioux Falls, despite 39 points from Evans

Feb 9, 2019 |

Dragons men edge Sioux Falls, despite 39 points from Evans Those points proved crucial as the Dragons held off Sioux Falls for a 75-71 victory in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men’s basketball before …See all stories on this topic 1 to 3 inches snow possible Sunday, followed by another system Monday and Tuesday Lance VandenBoogart, a […more]

More drugs seized in Sioux Falls in 2018 than ever before.

Feb 9, 2019 |

More drugs seized in Sioux Falls in 2018 than ever before. KELO-TV reports that Sioux Falls Police Chief Matt Burns notes that drug prices have never been lower and supplies have never been greater.See all stories on this topic Critics call for end to South Dakota mental holds in jail SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — […more]

East girls defeat CB Abraham Lincoln

Feb 8, 2019 |

East girls defeat CB Abraham Lincoln SIOUX CITY — East took a six-point lead at halftime and continued to hold Council Bluffs Abraham … Abraham Lincoln falls to 10-9 on the season.See all stories on this topic Saturday Boredom Busters: February 9th SIOUX FALLS, SD – It’s the final day of the Sioux Falls Winter […more]

Interstate 29 reopened from Sioux Falls to North Dakota border

Feb 8, 2019 |

Interstate 29 reopened from Sioux Falls to North Dakota border A section of Interstate 29 closed Thursday because of hazardous wintry weather has been reopened as of Friday morning. I-29 from Sioux Falls to the …See all stories on this topic I-29 reopens from Sioux Falls to North Dakota border PIERRE – Officials have opened the […more]

Cherokee grad Hummel reaches milestone at Sioux Falls

Feb 7, 2019 |

Cherokee grad Hummel reaches milestone at Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota (KTIV) — In high school at Cherokee, Kaely Hummel was a two-time, first-team all-state player, scoring nearly 1,800 …See all stories on this topic I-29 Closed from Sioux Falls to Fargo The closure was enacted at 5:00 PM on Thursday (February 7) at Sioux […more]

City recreation centers closed today

Feb 7, 2019 |

City recreation centers closed today SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces all five community centers will be closed, Thursday, February 7, 2019, …See all stories on this topic Several crashes reported amid blizzard conditions Blizzard conditions have lead to several crashes in the Sioux Falls area, including one that is diverting […more]

Morningside struggles to score, loses to Concordina

Feb 6, 2019 |

Morningside struggles to score, loses to Concordina SIOUX CITY — Morningside struggled to score in the first quarter with only six points against top-ranked Concordia. It didn’t get any better for the …See all stories on this topic 2019 Dairy Beef Short Course, Sioux Falls, March 26 BROOKINGS, S.D. – I-29 Moo University Collaboration Hosts 2019 […more]

Snow precedes frigid temperatures coming this weekend

Feb 6, 2019 |

Snow precedes frigid temperatures coming this weekend Two to three inches of snow is possible for Sioux Falls on Thursday before bitter cold sets in later this week, the National Weather Service said.See all stories on this topic First ever Winter Carnival in Sioux Falls has another weekend of jam packed events SIOUX FALLS, S.D. […more]

PREP WRESTLING ROUNDUP: West Sioux qualifies for 1A dual team state wrestling tourney

Feb 5, 2019 |

PREP WRESTLING ROUNDUP: West Sioux qualifies for 1A dual team state wrestling tourney Eighth-ranked Dillon Lynott (132) then began a streak of six consecutive falls for West Sioux. Pins also came from Carson Lynott (138), Andrew Cox …See all stories on this topic Local Boy and Girl Scout troops react to girls being able to join […more]

Sioux Falls business fails alcohol compliance check

Feb 5, 2019 |

Sioux Falls business fails alcohol compliance check A Sioux Falls business sold alcohol to an underage person during a recent compliance test by city police. Nikki’s La Mexicana sold alcohol to …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls store fails alcohol compliance check A Sioux Falls store failed a recent alcohol compliance check after a […more]

Cold weather kills some emerald ash borer, doesn't change city's removal plan

Feb 4, 2019 |

Cold weather kills some emerald ash borer, doesn’t change city’s removal plan Sioux Falls, S.D. – Nearly nine months after the emerald ash borer was confirmed in Sioux Falls, the removal of thousands of targeted ash trees for …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls population grows to estimated 187200 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – […more]

After mild weekend, Sioux City sees the return of cold weather

Feb 4, 2019 |

After mild weekend, Sioux City sees the return of cold weather Kyle Weisser, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, said such whiplash weather shifts aren’t unusual for this time of the …See all stories on this topic Icy Roads Lead To Cars In Ditch Monday Morning The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said […more]

Dell Rapids resident fulfills 'bucket list' trek to Nepal

Feb 3, 2019 |

Dell Rapids resident fulfills ‘bucket list’ trek to Nepal This 21-hour trip to Kathmandu served a similar purpose. She flew from Sioux Falls to Chicago; Chicago to Doha, Qatar; and from Doha to Kathmandu.See all stories on this topic Vidoli has season-high five assists in Sioux City win SIOUX CITY – Marcus Kallionkieli and Bobby […more]

Stevens Edges Pierre for Yankton Tournament Title

Feb 3, 2019 |

Stevens Edges Pierre for Yankton Tournament Title YANKTON, S.D. – Rapid City Stevens edged out Pierre 218.5 to 215.5 to win … 5th Place Match – Beau Beavers (Sioux Falls O-Gorman) 31-8 won by …See all stories on this topic Indianola Girls Basketball Falls to Sioux City West The Indianola girls basketball team, playing their third […more]

25th annual LifeScape MallWalk held in Sioux Falls Saturday

Feb 2, 2019 |

25th annual LifeScape MallWalk held in Sioux Falls Saturday Sioux Falls, S.D. – It was a busy day out at the Empire Mall in Sioux Falls Saturday for the 25th annual MallWalk for LifeScape. It’s their biggest …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls Winter Carnival in full swing Sioux Falls, S.D. – It’s a […more]

NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Michael Maxwell, WR, University of Sioux Falls

Feb 2, 2019 |

NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Michael Maxwell, WR, University of Sioux Falls I love the competitiveness throughout the city. List these three in order of importance and why: Film Study, Strength and Conditioning and Practice?See all stories on this topic Skyforce Fall at Texas Sioux Falls grabbed the first lead with a Briante Weber layup, […more]

East beats Thomas Jefferson as coach Vanderloo wins 200th

Feb 1, 2019 |

East beats Thomas Jefferson as coach Vanderloo wins 200th SIOUX CITY – No. 4 East scored the first 23 points of the game and had little problem rewarding Coach Ras Vanderloo with his 200th career coaching …See all stories on this topic Morningside wrestling wins on Senior Night SIOUX CITY – Honoring its eight-member Class of […more]

'I think that's what he'll do at Indiana': Kalen DeBoer's journey from Sioux Falls to IU

Feb 1, 2019 |

‘I think that’s what he’ll do at Indiana’: Kalen DeBoer’s journey from Sioux Falls to IU Bob Young, the head coach at Sioux Falls (NAIA), met DeBoer on the recruiting trail. South Dakota told DeBoer he would need to become a linebacker …See all stories on this topic Winter Carnival kicks off in Sioux Falls Events […more]