Nebraska state cross country today, South Dakota meet on Saturday

Nebraska state cross country today, South Dakota meet on Saturday

Abdela, a South Sioux City senior, has finished second in each of his last two meets. He qualified with a 16:48.84 at last Thursday’s district on the …
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‘Safe Bars’ hoping to improve nightlife culture, safety in Sioux Falls

In the wake of a nationwide conversation about sexual violence, an organization based in Washington, D.C. is working in Sioux Falls this week to …
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GRIDIRON GREATNESS-Week 8 (10-14-18)

GRIDIRON GREATNESS-Week 8 (10-14-18)

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The regular season came to an end for about half of the prep teams in South Dakota, giving week eight an early playoff feel.
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U-Mary women’s soccer earns road win at Sioux Falls

U-Mary women’s soccer defeated Sioux Falls 1-0 on Sunday afternoon. Megan Lowery provided the lone goal in the first half for the Marauders, who …
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Sioux Falls Unified Champion School Unites Students

Sioux Falls Unified Champion School Unites Students

Sioux Falls Unified Champion School Unites Students. October 11, 2018. Miranda Paige,. Share This: Facebook · Google+ · Linkedin · Pinterest …
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Heavy spending on Initiated Measure 25 campaigns

… Greg Jamison said. Jamison has run several of his own Sioux Falls campaigns, but says this kind of statewide effort would be even more expensive.
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HIGHLIGHTS: Cheyanne Masterson's 2 Homers Leads West Central to State 'B' Title

HIGHLIGHTS: Cheyanne Masterson’s 2 Homers Leads West Central to State ‘B’ Title

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The State ‘B’ Softball Tournament concluded on Sunday. Click the video box for highlights of the semifinal game between …
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Local Sioux Falls Organization Adopts Lake at Family Park

Thanks to a Sioux Falls organization, one Sioux Falls lake saw a little love on Sunday. Anthony Brown brought his kids along to help him clean up …
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Wet Year For Sioux Falls

Wet Year For Sioux Falls

In fact, I tallied the days of rain we’ve had in Sioux Falls this year and compared them to years past. Through September the city has had 87 days with …
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‘Jurassic Park’ cinematographer to work on project in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – The man who made the dinosaurs in “Jurassic … Cinematographer Dean Cundey will be in the city Oct. 8-11 to shoot …
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Lail Takes Over As Pastor At First Assembly Church

Lail Takes Over As Pastor At First Assembly Church

First Assembly Church’s new pastor, Ray Lail, is familiar with this area, having lived in Sioux Falls for several years. He’s originally from De Smet — the …
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How To Open An Online Boutique

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Chances are you know someone who has started a business online. In particular the number of people who have opened online …
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Stampede rally in OT to open regular season

Stampede rally in OT to open regular season

Pittsburgh, PA—The Sioux Falls Stampede kicked off their 20th anniversary season in exciting fashion Thursday night at the USHL Fall Classic.
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First Take

VERMILLION — University of South Dakota President Sheila Gestring said the university’s School of Law and the University Center in Sioux Falls are …
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Portion of 60th St. closed due to accident in northern Sioux Falls

Portion of 60th St. closed due to accident in northern Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – A major road in northern Sioux Falls is temporarily closed as police investigate an overnight accident. 60th Street N. from …
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Striving for excellence

6th place: Bishop Heelan High School, Sioux City, Iowa. Crimson class … 1st place, outstanding general effect: Lincoln High School, Sioux Falls, S.D..
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Photos: Flooding in Sioux Falls

Photos: Flooding in Sioux Falls

Christian Gabriel, 17, watches the water rise at Falls Park on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 in Sioux Falls, S.D.. by Taboola by Taboola. AD CONTENT.
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Avera McKennan and Sioux Falls First Responders Conduct Active Shooter Simulation

“So as the perpetrator went from the ground floor up to first floor, we had casualties along the way that law enforcement and Sioux Falls fire rescue, …
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SMSU FOOTBALL: Comeback bid falls short for SMSU at No. 24 Sioux Falls

SMSU FOOTBALL: Comeback bid falls short for SMSU at No. 24 Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The University of Sioux Falls, ranked No. 24 nationally, used several big scoring plays in the first half and then used a pair of big …
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Scoreboard Sunday, September 15th

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — SCOREBOARD FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH, 2018. NFL Vikings 29, Green Bay 29. MLB Twins 9, Kansas City 6.
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Phil Schreck marks 30 years at KSFY

Phil Schreck marks 30 years at KSFY

It was a big week. Senior Meteorologist Phil Schreck celebrates 30 years at KSFY. His first day on the job after a move to Sioux Falls was September …
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Winning Culture Grows At Sioux Falls Christian

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The defending 11B State Champion Sioux Falls Christian football team will look to avoid their first losing streak in two years …
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Police: Man's life at risk after hit-and-run

Police: Man’s life at risk after hit-and-run

A Sioux Falls man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after police say his girlfriend left him bleeding in the street following a hit-and-run …
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Cross country: Koller sixth in big Sioux Falls meet

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Running the flat 5,000-meter course at Yankton Trail Park in a blistering time of 16 minutes, 46.31 seconds, Worthington High …
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Trump visit could impact Sioux Falls school bus routes

Trump visit could impact Sioux Falls school bus routes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – President Donald Trump’s visit to Sioux Falls Friday afternoon could impact school bus routes. The Sioux Falls School …
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Sip-n-Cycle crash victim on road to recovery

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Victims of last month’s Sip-n-Cycle crash in Sioux Falls are still recovering Thursday night. That includes 56-year-old Laurel …
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Pierre Fastpitch Softball Announces Schedule

Pierre Fastpitch Softball Announces Schedule

The State tournament is the first weekend in October in Sioux Falls. Coach VanDeWille adds that this Friday the squad will be picking up additional …
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‘Don’t let age hold you back’: 78-year-old athlete finds time to shine

6-9 in Sioux Falls. A participant for more than 20 years, Kaufman competes in a total of nine track and field events including sprints, high jump and her …
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Email threat made to a local Sioux Falls high school deemed a hoax

Email threat made to a local Sioux Falls high school deemed a hoax

Superintendent for the Sioux Falls School District, Dr. Brian Maher says that they had extra awareness at the school and all entrances and exits of the …
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Pet Food Drive To Help Hundreds Of Animals At Sioux Falls Area Humane Society

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Imagine feeding hundreds of hungry mouths. That’s exactly what it’s like at the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society. Every year …
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In support of President Trump: Your Letters to the Editor for August 27

In support of President Trump: Your Letters to the Editor for August 27

We endorse the Sioux Falls School District’s VOTE YES proposal. We are in a critical stage concerning capacity issues, accessibility concerns and the …
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Central-Current Conditions

Oklahoma City, OK;Clear;81;S;14;60%. Omaha, NE;Cloudy;79;S;18;81%. San Antonio, TX;Clear;80;SE;13;79%. Sioux Falls, SD;Mostly clear;77;S;13 …
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South Dakota drops behind national rates for immunizations

South Dakota drops behind national rates for immunizations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – South Dakota has dropped behind the national rate for early-childhood immunizations. The goal for young children in the …
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Bacteria Levels In The Big Sioux River: Big Concern

The Big Sioux River is one of Sioux Falls’ most valuable resources. It, along with the Big Sioux aquifer, supplies nearly 50 of the city’s water supply.
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Fighting cancer one ride at a time

Fighting cancer one ride at a time

Sioux Falls, S.D. – It’s a disease that has impacted many of us at one time or another and many are doing what they can to help fight back against …
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Canaries Come From Behind For Road Win Over Railcats

GARY, Ind. – A two-run single from Mitch Glasser in the eighth and seven solid innings from starter Mark Seyler powered the Sioux Falls Canaries to a …
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Cagle has hopes of quarterbacking BCU to winning season

Cagle has hopes of quarterbacking BCU to winning season

SIOUX CITY | Brad Cagle wants to be the first quarterback ever to guide Briar … “We just let them compete and do their thing so that when we got to fall …
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Sioux Falls group responds to KKK fliers being found around the nation

In response to the flyers recently discovered around Sioux Falls, Establishing Sustainable Connections, a local group designed to prevent racism, …
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Sioux Falls Police investigating Saturday night shooting.

Sioux Falls Police investigating Saturday night shooting.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) – Sioux Falls police are investigating a Saturday evening shooting in downtown Sioux Falls. Officers were …
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Sioux County hopes new airport lifts development

MAURICE, Iowa — From the runway of the new Sioux County Regional Airport, one can see the water towers in both Sioux Center and Orange City.
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Total Cost of Sioux Falls School District Bond a Legitimate Question [OPINION]

Total Cost of Sioux Falls School District Bond a Legitimate Question [OPINION]

The debate over a $190 million bond vote to build some new schools in Sioux Falls is heating up. It’s a big number that has raised eyebrows in the city, …
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Woodbury County Fair campers briefly take shelter from Saturday night storm

The Sioux Falls National Weather Service reported wind speeds as high as 47 miles per hour in Sioux City shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday morning.
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Crunch Time to Prep for Sioux Empire Fair

Crunch Time to Prep for Sioux Empire Fair

Crunch Time to Prep for Sioux Empire Fair … FALLS, S.D.- Nine days of fun, food and rides are coming to the W. H. Lyon Fairgrounds in Sioux Falls.
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Boutique Opening In Uptown Sioux Falls Friday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A new clothing boutique will open in uptown Sioux Falls Friday. MK Threads is moving into the Jones421 building. The store …
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Living the Dream one “Green” at a Time

Living the Dream one “Green” at a Time

SIOUX FALLS, SD- It’s one in a million young athletes make go professional in their respected sport. But if you reach that level, there are ways to …
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Watch Cheyenne Native Brody Win Big At Frontier Days [VIDEO]

Round-Up, the Magnolia (Ark.) Stampede, the Rodeo Killeen (Texas), the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Sioux Falls, …
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Mother Sues City For Daughter's Falls Park Drowning Death

Mother Sues City For Daughter’s Falls Park Drowning Death

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The family of a little girl who drowned in Falls Park, is now taking the city of Sioux Falls to court. A lawsuit filed by the young girl’s …
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Daycare workers facing additional abuse charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Two women accused of abusing multiple children at Sioux Falls daycare back in February are now facing additional …
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Sioux Falls Man Guilty on Child Pornography Charges

Sioux Falls Man Guilty on Child Pornography Charges

A 27-year-old Sioux Falls man has been found guilty in a child pornography case. A jury found Maksim Stefanyuk guilty on mulitple charges including …
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Batting order switches benefit Heelan

SIOUX CITY | During the last eight games, Jack Boever and Collin … You could psychoanalyze the batting order until your mind falls apart, but the …
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JazzFest 2018 Kicks Off Tomorrow

JazzFest 2018 Kicks Off Tomorrow

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – JazzFest provides some of the most anticipated sounds of the summer each year in Sioux Falls, the music festival returns …
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Sioux Falls Police Unveils Crime Tracking Software

There’s an interactive web-based map showing crime locations in Sioux Falls which could be a valuable tool to help keep neighborhoods safe.
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SOFT: Brookings (18U 'A'), Sioux Falls Steel (16U 'A') win state titles

SOFT: Brookings (18U ‘A’), Sioux Falls Steel (16U ‘A’) win state titles

Brookings (18U ‘A’), Sioux Falls Steel (16U ‘A’), and numerous other clubs took on state softball titles on Sunday afternoon at Sherman park. Click the …
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Sioux Falls’ Zeb Knutson Attends Minnesota Wild Development Camp

ST. PAUL, MN — Sioux Falls native Zeb Knutson always dreamed of playing hockey in the NHL. For this week at least he’s getting to live that dream at …
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Whitney: Tom Hanks doesn't really want to live in Sioux Falls. Are we OK with that?

Whitney: Tom Hanks doesn’t really want to live in Sioux Falls. Are we OK with that?

Whether through the power of social media or Sioux Falls’ desperate need for validation, “Our Towns” by James and Deborah Fallows was flying off …
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Shade blankets on strollers increase risk for heat exhaustion

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KSFY) Heat exhaustion is a very serious concern with the higher temperatures we’re experiencing this week. It can happen to …
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Pamplona's 3rd day of bull race ends with 4 runners injured

Pamplona’s 3rd day of bull race ends with 4 runners injured

Falls or trampling by the bulls cause most injuries. Some runners are occasionally gored along the 930-yard (850-meter) route, immortalized in Ernest …
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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Stock Held by Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc.

First National Bank Sioux Falls increased its stake in shares of Verizon Communications by 8.7% in the second quarter. First National Bank Sioux Falls …
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Law enforcement surrounding central Sioux Falls home

Law enforcement surrounding central Sioux Falls home

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Multiple law enforcement agencies are surrounding a central Sioux Falls home. Police, SWAT, Crime Negotiations and …
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Police surround central Sioux Falls residence

Police have a central Sioux Falls residence surrounded and are calling for its occupants to exit the building. Police surrounded the building near …
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Sunday Sports Broadcasts

Sunday Sports Broadcasts

Sunday’s 5:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. sports broadcasts, featuring highlights from the Ringneck softball tournament, the Sioux Falls Canaries, the Minnesota …
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Close Games Make Storm Season More Entertaining For Fans & Players

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — It is officially United Bowl game week for the Sioux Falls Storm who head to Des Moines on Saturday for the IFL Championship …
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Canaries Get the Win at Cleburne

Canaries Get the Win at Cleburne

The Sioux Falls Canaries erased a three-run deficit to defeat the Cleburne Railroaders 6-4 on Thursday. The Railroaders scored two in the fourth on a …
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Harrold and Storm Move Forward with Confidence

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Sioux Falls Storm have seldom been underdogs in recent years, so Saturday’s playoff win at Arizona was extra rewarding to …
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Sioux Falls Storm to Appear in Ninth Consecutive Championship Game

Sioux Falls Storm to Appear in Ninth Consecutive Championship Game

Last week we told you about the streaks that could end for the Sioux Falls Storm. This week we’re telling you that the more things change the more …
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Looking Back: Handsome 4-story bank building cost $65000 to build in 1889

Along with the Mulhalls’ bank, the first tenants to occupy the city’s most … fine restaurants in downtown Sioux Falls, or have a bite at the hotel’s cafe.
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Zenner Coaches At Clinic As He Prepares For Fourth NFL Season

Zenner Coaches At Clinic As He Prepares For Fourth NFL Season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Being able to bring in a professional running back is always a boon to the Riggs Sanford Power Football running back clinic.
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Why rural maternity care is disappearing and how South Dakota can fix it

Nurse Kim Schrag, right, helps Julie Larson,left, hold her sons Rudy and Jack together in the Sanford NICU Wednesday, June 13, in Sioux Falls.
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Is your kid planning to go to Memorial Middle School? Redistricting could change that.

Is your kid planning to go to Memorial Middle School? Redistricting could change that.

More: Sioux Falls could see three new schools by 2024 under $190 million … Currently, the Sioux Falls district serves more than 23,000 students.
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Police: Sioux Falls man scammed after responding to Facebook message

A Sioux Falls man was scammed by a person who hacked his friends Facebook profile, claiming he had won $800,000. The man was then instructed …
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Hiring done: Woodbury County has paramedics for 24-7 coverage

Hiring done: Woodbury County has paramedics for 24-7 coverage

SIOUX CITY — Woodbury County is set to begin the 24-7 emergency services as desired in July, now that the hiring of experienced paramedics has …
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PREP BASEBALL: Heelan takes two from CBAL

NORTH 17-11, CB THOMAS JEFFERSON 2-1: The Sioux City North baseball team won a pair of games against Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson in a …
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McKennan Park house owners: City responsible for approving home

McKennan Park house owners: City responsible for approving home

Jesse Deffenbaugh, residential designer who redrew plans for the McKennan Park home, watches the home come down Thursday, June 7, in Sioux …
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Teen charged in fatal 2017 crash to be sentenced Tuesday

A Sioux Falls teen who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2017 death of another teen in a fatal car crash is scheduled to be sentenced this week.
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Tatum is a veteran leader for Storm

Tatum is a veteran leader for Storm

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Every team needs veteran leadership. And that’s exactly what wide receiver Mike Tatum brings to his Sioux Falls Storm …
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Sanford Health expands midwifery services to Dakota Dunes

The extension of outreach services marks the first time hospital-based midwifery care has been available in the Sioux City metro area. Pregnant …
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Chance of severe thunderstorms, hail Wednesday night

Chance of severe thunderstorms, hail Wednesday night

SIOUX CITY — This week’s forecast calls for heat, with a chance for severe thunderstorms leading to hail and damaging winds Wednesday night.
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McKennan Park house to be torn down

But the plans were rejected by the Sioux Falls Board of Historic Preservation last month. In a court hearing that followed, Dick Travis, a lawyer who …
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Officials fear South Sioux City grain elevator will collapse after blast

Officials fear South Sioux City grain elevator will collapse after blast

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have not let northeast Nebraska residents who live near a grain elevator damaged in an explosion …
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Jackley, Noem face-off in final contentious debate before primary election

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Attorney General Marty Jackley and Rep. Kristi Noem took the stage in downtown Sioux Falls Thursday night for the final …
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Roads Buckling Throughout Sioux Empire

Roads Buckling Throughout Sioux Empire

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The warm weekend temperatures have done their part creating hazardous traveling conditions. Authorities across the Midwest …
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Sioux Falls Lincoln, Brandon Valley Claim 2018 State Track and Field Titles

Add another championship in the 2017-18 calendar year for both Sioux Falls Lincoln and Brandon Valley as the two schools claimed state track and …
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X's Complete Sweep of Canaries at Cage

X’s Complete Sweep of Canaries at Cage

SIOUX FALLS, SD… For the second time in 3 games the Canaries dug a huge hole in the first inning and couldn’t recover. Sioux City scored 5 times …
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Former DCI agent receives $1.5 million settlement payment after months of delay

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Former DCI agent Laura Zylstra Kaiser says the state of South Dakota delayed paying her $1.5 million settlement, …
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State's top prosecutor voices support for victims' rights amendment

State’s top prosecutor voices support for victims’ rights amendment

Attorney General Marty Jackley told reporters in Sioux Falls that he supported the amendment, which will come before voters next month as …
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Buzz City Beat: Collin Sexton expects to workout for the Charlotte Hornets, Pat Delaney could join …

(Woj) In this edition of Buzz City Beat, we look at Collin Sexton meeting with … Before joining the Hornets, Pat was the head coach of the Sioux Falls …
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GALLAGHER: Spring smiles upon 78th Orange City Tulip Festival

GALLAGHER: Spring smiles upon 78th Orange City Tulip Festival

“We thank the Lord for sun and blue skies,” said Orange City Mayor Deb … Jessica Lieuwen, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, photographs her children …
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Events this week in Siouxland

Sioux City Art Center: Grant Wood’s Corn Room mural, ongoing; The Briar Cliff Review Exhibition 2018, April 19-July 8; “Of Sticks and Stones: …
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Fosheim: Plan to attend workforce summit to hear new ideas

Fosheim: Plan to attend workforce summit to hear new ideas

23 in Sioux Falls, gives business and community leaders an opportunity to join in the conversation and share ideas for building the workforce of …
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Rollover crash north of Yankton kills woman, injures man

A 21-year-old female passenger in the SUV was flown to a Sioux Falls hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The 23-year-old male driver …
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Experts Address Emerald Ash Borer Questions

Experts Address Emerald Ash Borer Questions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Residents in Sioux Falls are acting quickly to get their questions answered about the Emerald Ash Borer. More than 100 people …
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Benike, Preheim medal in invite

Milbank Area finished seventh at 431, Sisseton eighth at 449 and Sioux Valley ninth at 489. Sioux Falls Christian won the tournament with a 384 score …
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Police: Man Arrested in Connection with Overnight Firearm Discharge

Police: Man Arrested in Connection with Overnight Firearm Discharge

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police are investigating an overnight shooting that sent a 30-year-old bystander to the hospital. Police say at around 11 p.m. Sunday night, two men were arguing outside Mercato’s near West 11th Street and South Summit Avenue. One of the men started walking away …
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GOP gov hopefuls meet in debate

SIOUX FALLS – Two candidates seeking the Republican nomination for governor did not differ much on the issues, instead using most of a debate to offer their qualifications for the office. The debate between U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem and South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley took place Saturday at …
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Community members get a taste of Eastern European culture

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 …
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Positives for Explorers in loss to Lincoln

Sioux City Explorers Manager Steve Montgomery witnessed several positives following Sunday night’s 9-4 American Association exhibition loss to the Lincoln … Montgomery said either Taylor Jordan or James Dykstra will get the pitching start Wednesday night when the Explorers face the Sioux Falls …
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LINK: Vote for Brandon Valley in Kraftville Hockey Contest

LINK: Vote for Brandon Valley in Kraftville Hockey Contest

Even though the rink is in Brandon the entire Sioux Empire can benefit from this contest. “If we could get that indoor rink we’re going to have much more ice time for Sioux Falls, Tea, Harrisburg all the different communities around Sioux Falls,” says Cody Clites VP Brandon Valley Hockey Association.
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HIGHLIGHTS: USF Drops Doubleheader to MSU-Mankato

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The University of Sioux Falls hosted MSU-Mankato in a doubleheader. Click the video box for highlights. Related Post. Augustana Baseball Splits Home Opening Doubleheade… USF Rushes Past Wayne State · Wednesday, August 16 6 P.M. Sportscast · USF gets walkoff and …
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Police: Partygoer attacked host with gardening tool

Police: Partygoer attacked host with gardening tool

Police say a man is in custody after he hit another man with a gardening tool and a curtain rod when he was unable to locate his cell phone. John James Jr., 23, was arrested for aggravated assault on Friday afternoon, said police spokesman Sam Clemens. James Jr. had attended a party at an …
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RELEASE: Where do I vote Tuesday?

Sioux Falls, South Dakota: The Sioux Falls Municipal/Sioux Falls School District Election is tomorrow, April 10, 2018. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and voters will vote at their assigned precinct polling place. Voters can locate their polling place online at www.siouxfalls.org/election (click the …
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Sioux Falls author finds cure for writer's block at Tires Tires Tires

Sioux Falls author finds cure for writer’s block at Tires Tires Tires

That happened to a Sioux Falls author who turned her ‘writer’s block’ into a unique romance at a local tire shop. Amy Daws just released her new book ‘Wait With Me’. The romantic comedy, written mostly at Tires Tires Tires, is loosely based on her experience breaking through writer’s block one day …
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USF and Minnesota Crookston NSIC series moved to Birdcage

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — Due to unplayable field conditions in Crookston, Minn., the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference baseball series between the University of Sioux Falls and Minnesota Crookston has been moved to Sioux Falls Stadium (Birdcage) and will be played on Saturday, …
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Police: Day care employees repeatedly abused toddlers

Police: Day care employees repeatedly abused toddlers

Two employees of a Sioux Falls day care were arrested after video footage showed them repeatedly abusing young children by slamming them to the ground, yanking them by their arms and stomping on them. Teresa Gallagher, 31 and Kennedi Wendt, 22 were both charged with 25 counts of abuse or …
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Winter returns to Sioux City on Tuesday, with 2 – 3 inches of snow in the forecast

SIOUX CITY — The calendar may say we’re in the first week of April, but don’t put away your snow shovels yet. Sioux City may be digging out from under 2 to 3 inches of new snow on Tuesday. People in the Iowa Great Lakes may be buried under 5 – 7 inches of wet, heavy snow in this system. However …
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Mayoral candidates weigh in on safety at Falls Park

Mayoral candidates weigh in on safety at Falls Park

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Wednesday, the South Dakota Public Assurance Alliance released paperwork from a training exercise performed at Falls Park in 2016. Sioux Falls city officials have been referring to this training as a safety audit since five year-old Maggie Jo Zaiger drowned at the park earlier this …
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Greg Jamison says ‘Smoother Roads Ahead’ if elected mayor

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Greg Jamison says the City of Sioux Falls has hit some bumps in the road, but a vote for him — would pave the way for a smoother future. If you are a registered voter in Sioux Falls, you may have already met Jamison. He is going all over town, even making an appearance at …
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New South Dakota education standards mirror Common Core

New South Dakota education standards mirror Common Core

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Secretary of Education Don Kirkegaard says Common Core standards officially have been replaced in the state. But an analysis by the Argus … Nicole Osmundson is a Sioux Falls parent who helped review the new standards. She says if the standards mirror …
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Teenage girl dragged by car in attempt to stop robbery

Sioux Falls police say a teenage girl was dragged by a car as she tried to stop a robbery last week. Police spokesman Sam Clemens said a 19-year-old man had advertised a cell phone for sale on a website, and was contacted by some people interested in buying it. When they arrived to make the …
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Teen plans March for Our Lives 'sister' march in Sioux Falls

Teen plans March for Our Lives ‘sister’ march in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – People across the country are preparing to participate in another nationwide demonstration in response to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. March for Our Lives events will be held in more than 800 cities worldwide including communities in South Dakota. Marches are taking …
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March for Our Lives ‘sister’ marches planned in South Dakota

Many people didn’t think a march was going to happen in Sioux Falls, but just days before the weekend event a 17 year-old decided to take it upon herself to organize it. “I stepped into my boots and I thought, ok I’ve got to do this,” Courtney Merchant said. Merchant explained her story outside Carnegie …
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Audubon girl identified as Sioux Falls drowning victim

Audubon girl identified as Sioux Falls drowning victim

A spokesman with the Sioux Falls parks and rec department told reporters that the city had considered installing barricades near the falls in years past, but felt that would create a false sense of security. The Associated Press says the location of Zaiger’s drowning is near the spot where two others …
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Cossacks finish fourth after 77-60 loss to Sioux Falls Christian

RAPID CITY – With the ultimate goal of a state tournament to secure three wins in three days, Saturday’s game for Sioux Valley wasn’t the one it wanted to be playing in. But after a three-point loss Friday night to Madison in the semifinals – a game in which they trailed by 20 points in the third quarter …
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Raider boys knock another chip off their shoulders

Raider boys knock another chip off their shoulders

SIOUX FALLS — Rapid City Stevens senior Cooper Bowman said he and his teammates arrived in Sioux Falls with something to prove. Despite compiling a 16-3 record en route to claiming the top overall seed, Bowman said the Raiders still feel like they’re being overlooked and have been playing (and …
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Sioux Falls Irish Dancers Tapping Their Way to Scotland

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Only 1 percent of American dancers get the chance to dance their hearts out at the World Irish Dancing Championships. Three of those dancers are from the Sioux Falls area, and they’re tapping away to put South Dakota on the map. 21-year-old Hannah Vaca put her dancing …
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10-Year-Old Causes $65K in Damage to Playground

10-Year-Old Causes $65K in Damage to Playground

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A 10-year-old boy was cited with arson on Sunday, after he caused $65,000 in damage to an apartment playground in Sioux Falls. Police say the boy was playing with a lighter and paper at a newly installed playground located on the 4400 block of west Valhalla Blvd.
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Zeal launches second season of its startup Growth Accelerator program

If you’re the owner of an early stage business or one looking to grow, the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship in Sioux Falls might be looking for you. Zeal has launched its 2018 Growth Accelerator program, looking for four young businesses who have a unique model or concept and need help scaling up.
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They wan't your vote, but how often do Sioux Falls mayoral hopefuls show up to the polls?

They wan’t your vote, but how often do Sioux Falls mayoral hopefuls show up to the polls?

According to Secretary of State records provided to the Argus Leader by the Minnehaha County Auditors Office, four of the six Sioux Falls mayoral candidates have cast ballots in all five city elections since 2010. They are Kenny Anderson, Jr., Jim Entenman, Greg Jamison and Jolene Loetscher.
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Easter Egg Hunt Planned for Downtown Sioux Falls

On March 31st, you’ll likely see kids skipping along next to their parents collecting candy filled eggs at Downtown Sioux Falls businesses for the Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt. This free event is available in several different sessions, between 10:30 AM and 3:30 PM. Pre-registration for each child is …
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Serial burglar indicted on identity theft, burglary charges

Serial burglar indicted on identity theft, burglary charges

A Sioux Falls man was indicted on burglary and theft charges last week after his most recent accused burglary led police to an unsolved one from 2016. Alexander Kpayah Vorjolo, 20, was indicted by a Minnehaha County grand jury last week on three separate cases. He faces multiple charges of …
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IA Sioux Falls SD Zone Forecast

Copyright 2017 AccuWeather. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. © 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Discuss; Print; ShareShare. Posted on Monday, March 5, …
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Whitney: 'When have we ever seen a moment like this in South Dakota?'

Whitney: ‘When have we ever seen a moment like this in South Dakota?’

The notion that Graham would bring his larger-than-life persona to South Dakota seemed far-fetched when whispers of such an appearance started to circulate among Sioux Falls church leaders in 1985. Chuck Landon, who was pastor of First Baptist Church, headed a local steering committee and had …
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Police release crime scene photos in effort to solve 37-year-old cold case

(Photo: Sioux Falls Police Department). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Sioux Falls police are hoping that several previously unreleased crime scene photos will help solve the 37-year-old mystery of who left a baby boy to freeze to death in a ditch just hours after he was born.
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Big rig causes big havoc on North Cliff Avenue

Big rig causes big havoc on North Cliff Avenue

SIOUX FALLS, S.D (KELO.com) — Police say a semi-tractor trailer failed to stop for a red light at 54th Street North and Cliff Avenue about 7:45 a.m. today. The big rig struck a car then an oncoming pickup. The 18-wheeler then lodged into the wall of a business. The semi-driver went to the hospital for …
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Alexa’s Picks for local entertainment, February 26 to March 4

The 37th annual Greater Midwest Toy Show will take place at the Ramkota Hotel this weekend. The show will feature 380 plus tables of toys and collectibles, including pedal tractors, toy trucks and cars, toy tractors and construction equipment. Info at greatermidwesttoyshow.com. Mike Henriksen, author …
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#SDBasketball18: Thursday's region roundup (A & B girls)

#SDBasketball18: Thursday’s region roundup (A & B girls)

No. 2 Dell Rapids 52, No. 3 Sioux Falls Christian 40 — Sioux Falls Christian trimmed a 12-point halftime deficit down to 1 midway through the third quarter, but were never able to break through against the Quarriers, who pulled away down the stretch for the 12-point win. Emma Paul led Dell Rapids with …
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Rodney McGruder’s Recovery Tour Winds through Sioux Falls on Assignment with Skyforce

Two teams, two playoff pushes and one player who is going to take a quick spin in the NBA G League to on the road to recovery. Rodney McGruder looks to get some burn in a return with the Sioux Falls Skyforce. McGruder has never shied away from doing whatever is necessary to improve his game …
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Knights place 7th in Region 1B

Knights place 7th in Region 1B

WEBSTER – Redfield Area totaled 150 points to edge Sisseton (149) for the team title at the Region 1B Wrestling Tournament on Saturday. Kingsbury County took seventh as three Knights qualified for the state tourney – Gavin Holland (152 pounds) placed second, Alex Dobson (120) third and Connor …
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Fliers qualify 4 for B State Meet

He lost a 16-1 (5:48) technical fall to Howard’s Kieffer Klinkhammer in the semifinals but earned a bye in wrestlebacks to earn a state tourney bid. He fell in 1:53 against EPJ’s … Austin Kulm (138) all went 0-2. The Class B State Tournament is Friday and Saturday at the PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls.
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South Dakota Legislature: East River veterans cemetery project hits snag

South Dakota Legislature: East River veterans cemetery project hits snag

A group pushing for a veterans cemetery near Sioux Falls might need to come up with nearly $10 million before the state government gets on board. Officials with the South Dakota Veterans Council say they were “blindsided” Thursday morning when lawmakers suggested the group should accrue at …
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Sports Roundup: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Sioux Falls at Sioux City, 7 p.m.. Muskegon at Cedar Rapids, 7 p.m.. Des Moines at Chicago, 7 p.m.. Madison at Dubuque, 7 p.m.. Tri-City at Fargo, 7 p.m.. Omaha at Lincoln, 7:30 p.m.. VOLLEYBALL. IOWA COLLEGE MEN. Grand View def. Graceland 25-17, 25-23, 25-22. WRESTLING. IOWA COLLEGE.
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Rachel Gannon wins state title in floor exercise

Rachel Gannon wins state title in floor exercise

Sioux Falls O’Gorman’s Lizzie Miller (36.875), Pierre’s Mikah Moser (36.375), Bollinger (36.2) and Mitchell’s Gracie Czmowski (35.925) rounded out the top six. Gannon ended up seventh in the all-around with a score of 35.875. Junior Cydne Munson (34.375) took 14th, junior Maci Law (34.225) 15th, …
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Rangers solidify hold on second place in SDAHA standings with win over Fremont; tie with Flyers …

SIOUX FALLS/FREMONT, Neb. – The Rangers beat Fremont and tied with Sioux Falls in a pair of South Dakota Amateur Hockey Association league games over the weekend. Brookings downed Fremont, 1-0, on Saturday before skating to a 2-2 tie with the Flyers on Sunday. The Rangers, 9-2-2-0 on the …
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First Gerber Baby with Down Syndrome Encourages Sioux Falls Organizations

First Gerber Baby with Down Syndrome Encourages Sioux Falls Organizations

SIOUX FALLS, SD- Gerber has announced its baby of the year. 1-year-old Lucas Warren from Dalton Georgia is the Gerber baby of 2018. He beat out 140,000 entries. He will be featured in their social media posts as well as ads throughout this year. He also received a $50,000 cash prize, which his …
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Sioux Falls Mayoral Candidates Field Public’s Questions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The mayoral election isn’t for a couple more months, but the public was able to test the candidates during a moderated forum on Thursday. Nearly 200 people gathered to hear from the seven eager mayoral candidates and even push certain topics of conversations. Questions …
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Schoon wins title, Bobcats take 11th at Yankton Invitational

Schoon wins title, Bobcats take 11th at Yankton Invitational

At 113 pounds, Connor Klinkhammer won by fall over Carson Holt, Sioux Falls O’Gorman in 52 seconds to open the tournament. He then won a 4-2 decision over Pierre’s Jace Bench-Bresher before losing 5-2 to Cody Stockman of Rapid City Stevens. In consolation action, he won a 6-2 decision over …
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Rangers win in Sioux Center, fall to Flyers at home

BROOKINGS/SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – The Rangers split a pair of SDAHA league game over the weekend, beating Sioux Center, 8-2, Saturday on the road, before losing 3-2 to Sioux Falls on Sunday at Larson Ice Center. The split gives Brookings an 8-2-1-0 record, good for 17 points and fourth in the …
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Sioux Falls cashes in on the Super Bowl: Tickets, T-shirts, TV and a football-shaped slow cooker

Sioux Falls cashes in on the Super Bowl: Tickets, T-shirts, TV and a football-shaped slow cooker

The Vikings may not be in the Super Bowl on Sunday. But that doesn’t mean Sioux Falls isn’t getting in the spirit of the big game. The selling spirit, that is. Locals are hawking everything Super Bowl online, from tickets to sweatshirts to a “must have” television to a football-shaped slow cooker that will just …
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Sports Roundup: Thursday, February 1, 2018

Oklahoma City at Sioux Falls, 7 p.m.. IOWA COLLEGE MEN. Wednesday. Blackburn 100, Iowa Wesleyan 94 (OT). Briar Cliff 88, Doane 86. Iowa Lakes 79, NIACC 72. Northwestern 96, Dordt 92. WEDNESDAY’S BOX SCORE. N. IOWA (11-12): Phyfe 0-1 2-2 2, Carlson 2-10 0-0 6, Pickford 2-5 2-2 6, …
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Sanford Donates $30 Million for College Scholarships

Sanford Donates $30 Million for College Scholarships

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Billionaire philanthropist Denny Sanford is donating $30 million to create college scholarships for students who have faced … The schools in South Dakota include the University of Sioux Falls, Augustana University, University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University, …
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Denver Women Finish Sixth in the Country in Fall GPA

Denver Women Finish Sixth in the Country in Fall GPA … The Pioneer men were one of 96 programs to earn the honor from their fall academic success. … 2-3 before the men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs head to Sioux Falls, S.D. for the 2018 Summit League Championships Feb. 14-17.
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Nyberg Twins Are Still Busy With Super Bowl Prep

Nyberg Twins Are Still Busy With Super Bowl Prep

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Super Bowl 52 is less than two weeks away, and for fans in the area the Minnesota Vikings loss might have taken some air out of their sails. Although the purple and gold won’t be playing in their home stadium two of their biggest cheerleaders, the Nyberg twins from Sioux Falls, …
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Sports Roundup: Thursday, January 25, 2018

Texas 126, Sioux Falls 118. Oklahoma City at Santa Cruz, late. IOWA COLLEGE MEN. Wednesday. Iowa Wesleyan 81, Spalding 79 (OT). Northwestern 66, Morningside 57. IOWA COLLEGE WOMEN. At Iowa City. Ohio State (89)—Mavunga 5-7 5-5 15, Mitchell 10-26 4-6 27, Calhoun 4-11 0-0 9, Harper …
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Thunder in a blizzard? Yes, it can happen

Thunder in a blizzard? Yes, it can happen

Brad Adams, the observing program leader for the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, said snow thunder and snow lightning is a very common phenomenon in the middle of a strong storm front. “I’m sure people don’t expect thunder and lightning in a blizzard but it happens more often than you …
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Watertown Forensics Team places in Speech Fiesta

The Great Western Award for three years cumulative excellence was earned by Sioux Falls O’Gorman coached by Bob Stevens and Teresa Fester. Travis Dahle, former Milbank graduate and now head coach at Sioux Falls Washington, was named to the Fiesta Hall of Fame for Distinguished Service.
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BOYS BASKETBALL: KP rolls past MMCRU

BOYS BASKETBALL: KP rolls past MMCRU

SIOUX CENTER 58, UNITY CHRISTIAN 45: Tyus Arends scored 19 points as the sixth-ranked (3A) Sioux Center boys basketball team downed Unity Christian 58-45 in a back-and-forth … 2 Chargers (Class A) stayed unbeaten with a win over the Tanagers in a game played in Sioux Falls Thursday.
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Worthing residents lament lack of police coverage

The discussion points to a perennial issue in the small towns that dot the landscape surrounding Sioux Falls. Some, like Tea, maintain their own police force. Others, like Harrisburg, have opted to contract with the Sheriff’s office for a designated number of hours. Worthing transitioned from a full-time, one …
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Below zeros wind chills will keep Siouxland frigid for the start of the workweek

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 Sioux Falls, said Monday morning. “In addition, expect wind chill values …
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‘Dainty Obsessions’ magazine hosts wedding workshop January 18

It’s for the newly engaged or the wedding lovers out there. A ‘Dainty Wedding Workshop’ is being held at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls January 18. ‘Dainty Obsessions’ is a midwest magazine and blog focussing on all things weddings. The evening will have most things you need to prepare for …
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Sioux Falls-based human trafficking nonprofit raises awareness

Sioux Falls-based human trafficking nonprofit raises awareness

‘Call to Freedom’ held an event at Sioux Falls First inviting several other anti-trafficking organizations. People are wearing blue to recognize National Human Trafficking Day and while many may not think human trafficking is an issue in South Dakota, leaders for anti-human trafficking organizations say …
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One of 2 suspects wanted in connection with Sioux Falls double murder found in Minnesota

Frias is accused of firing the shots that killed two men in northern Sioux Falls early Friday morning, Jan. 5. Police believe there was a drug deal that was going to happen and one tried to rob the other — then the shooting began. Killed in the shooting were Samuel Louis Crockett, 28, and Corey James …
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