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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

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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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Writers Group: #MeToo highlights a history of women trying to overcome injustice

Writers Group: #MeToo highlights a history of women trying to overcome injustice

When wealthy women reformers gathered in Seneca Falls, N.Y., in 1848, the gathering produced a “convention to discuss the social, civil and religious conditions and … Susan Claussen Bunger, 65, of Sioux Falls is an instructor of sociology and Native American social systems at Augustana University.
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MHS student takes top honors at weekend speech and debate tournament

A Mitchell High School student took home top honors from the Central Forensics Tournament held on Saturday at Sioux Falls O’Gorman High School. Thea Patrick took first place in the varsity oratory competition, while fellow Mitchell High School student Madison Hetland placed fourth. Hetland also …
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Police Searching For Super 8 Armed Robbery Suspect

Police Searching For Super 8 Armed Robbery Suspect

SIOUX FALLS – Police are searching for a man accused of robbing a Sioux Falls hotel Thursday night. Authorities said the man walked into the Super 8 on W. 41st St. just before 7 p.m., showed a handgun to an employee and demanded money. He left with cash and was last seen running west from the …
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Sioux Falls coroner: Minn. college freshman died of heart disease on flight home

22 of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with myocardial fibrosis, Dr. Kenneth Snell, director of the Minnehaha County Coroner’s Office in Sioux Falls, S.D., said on Thursday. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy involves a thickened or enlarged heart and often goes undiagnosed because many people with the …
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2017 Ends with OKC Blue Celebration in Sioux Falls

2017 Ends with OKC Blue Celebration in Sioux Falls

As the game wound down, Sioux Falls (9-13) was riding the exploits of Tony Mitchell who came off the home team’s bench to tally 30 points and 8 rebounds including 12 in the fourth quarter. A three by Ike Nwamu (26 points, 8 assists) with 2:23 left made it 104-102 in favor of the Blue, but that’s as close it …
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Cone Park closed due to extreme cold

SIOUX CITY | Sioux City’s Cone Park will be closed to the public Monday due to extreme cold temperatures. The park … According to the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, Sioux City is in a wind chill warning through noon Monday, with the high temperature only expected to reach 3 below zero.
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Sports Roundup: Thursday, December 28, 2017

Sports Roundup: Thursday, December 28, 2017

Friday’s Games. Delaware at Iowa, 7 p.m.. Northern Arizona at Sioux Falls, 7 p.m.. Oklahoma City at Salt Lake City, 8 p.m.. IOWA COLLEGE MEN. Buena Vista 82, La Verne 52. Colorado College 69, Cornell 65. At Cedar Falls. S. ILLINOIS (9-5): Pippen 6-12 2-4 14, Lloyd 3-6 0-0 6, Smithpeters 2-5 1-4 7, …
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My Voice: Support proactive wildlife conservation

South Dakota is blessed with a diverse array of fish and wildlife, and more than 660,000 people spend $800 million a year enjoying wildlife-related recreation here. However, while many of S.D.’s wildlife species are thriving, others are declining in numbers. State fish and wildlife agencies have identified …
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On The Street

On The Street

She received her dietary manager certification in 1990 and continued there until 1998 when she relocated to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. In 2007, Jerzak returned to Bethany. She was known for incorporating residents’ own recipes into meal service and also provided choice menus using homelike foods.
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High yields in SD soybean yield contest despite challenging growing season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — 2017 wasn’t a record year for soybean production in South Dakota, but it was close. Despite a challenging growing season, farmers posted another year of high yields, and those results were evident in this year’s South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest. Jon Schaeffer, South Dakota …
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Letter: City dictatorship 'ruined spring, summer golf'

Letter: City dictatorship ‘ruined spring, summer golf’

The city of Sioux Falls can build unnecessary parking garages for private developers. We learned we can’t vote. Even with a 6,400 signatures petition. Now they’ve attacked our golf. Some of us do not play tennis. What the golf contract process has done is ruined spring and summer golf. Employees will …
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Letter: Local business should manage city golf courses

The operation of the three municipal golf courses: Elmwood, Prairie Green and Kuehn Park, will be considered Tuesday at a special meeting of the Sioux Falls City Council at 7 p.m., Carnegie Library. At issue is a 5-year contract with an out-of-state firm – Landscapes Unlimited, Lincoln, Neb. There is no …
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Year Round Brown Tanning takes over three locations from competition

Year Round Brown Tanning takes over three locations from competition

Year Round Brown Tanning Salons has announced it will officially take possession of the three Sun Tan City locations and its current memberships in Sioux Falls. Sun Tan City accounts, outstanding sessions and packages will be transferred to Year Round Brown. Year Round Brown will be closing Sun …
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Mild conditions will pump up temps 15 – 20 above normal for Siouxland

Sunny day at Bacon Creek Park in Sioux City, Iowa, Friday, November 24, 2018. … SIOUX CITY | A sunny and warm day is in the forecast on Monday. … above average temperature will likely remain for the next 72 hours, Brad Adams, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, said.
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Charity Windfall In Sioux Falls

Charity Windfall In Sioux Falls

The 24-hour radiothon on 92.5 KTWB (Country), Q95-7 (Classic Hits), 101.9 KELO-FM (AC), and 103.7 KRRO (Rock) featured a first-of-its-kind challenge from an anonymous donor, who challenged the community of Sioux Falls to rally and surpass the previous year’s amount by $25,000. Reaching that …
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When to call a time out? It’s all about timing for USHL coaches

“For me, that falls in a ‘don’t have a choice’ category,” Chupp said. “Hopefully we can avoid that for ourselves. To take a timeout to just basically … Chupp and the Stars host the Sioux Falls Stampede at the Ice Box at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Reach the writer at 402-473-7431 or tgray@journalstar.com. Angry. 0.
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Could Net Neutrality Rules Impact Travel Agents Online?

Could Net Neutrality Rules Impact Travel Agents Online?

This could hurt,” said Jacob Marek, founder and chief explorer, IntroverTravels, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. “The danger is, for so many of us who use Facebook and other social media sites to market our businesses, we might find ourselves paying more for bundles of packages, or alternatively having …
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South Bay Lakers beat Sioux Falls Skyforce in overtime behind Alex Caruso, Thomas Bryant

The South Bay Lakers (10-2) had just come off a 148-144 win over the Northern Arizona Suns (5-8) ready to beat a hungry Sioux Falls Skyforce (6-6) team. The South Bay Lakers faced off with a Sioux Falls Skyforce team looking to gain some momentum. The Skyforce had just handed the Agua Caliente …
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Deal: Players to watch in SD hoops this season

Deal: Players to watch in SD hoops this season

Cole Bergan, Aberdeen Central: The 6-foot-7 senior power forward fueled the Golden Eagles cinderella-esque run at the state tournament last season, falling to Sioux Falls O’Gorman 69-57 in the championship. The first-team all-stater has the talent around him to make another deep run this season.
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Ready for her encore: O’Gorman’s Ronsiek set to pick up where she left off

If Emma Ronsiek feels any additional pressure following her breakout freshman campaign, she certainly hasn’t shown it. “The first week of practice was overwhelming, because we’re missing all the seniors from last year,” said the O’Gorman sophomore, who averaged 8.0 points and 5.0 rebounds last …
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Flyers shut out Rangers, 5-0

Flyers shut out Rangers, 5-0

SIOUX FALLS – The Flyers scored single goals in the first and second periods before adding three in the third to post a 5-0 shutout win over Brookings …
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Tickets to Chris Young’s concert in Sioux Falls on sale Friday

Country music artist Chris Young will bring his Losing Sleep 2018 World Tour to Denny Sanford PREMIER Center on May 11. Tickets will go on sale to …
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Sports Roundup: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Sports Roundup: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Sioux Falls at Omaha, 7 p.m.. Sioux City at Central Illinois, 7 p.m.. Green Bay at Lincoln, 7:30 p.m.. Madison at Tri-City, 7:30 p.m.. SWIMMING. HIGH SCHOOL BOYS. Ankeny 121, Roosevelt 49. At Des Moines. 200 medley relay: Ankeny (Stukerjurgen, Keinroth, Hyler, Vaske), 1:44.66; 200 freestyle: …
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New urgent care option opening soon on Sioux Falls’ south side

“There are a lot of young families who have children. Children have a tendancy to fall and get hurt, not at convenient times. This will be great to families… you’re close to Harrisburg, Tea. it will be a very great asset,” Jean Ptak said. Sioux Falls Urgent Care will be open Monday-through-Friday from 7 to 7.
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South Dakota Family Searches for Stolen Urn and Ashes

South Dakota Family Searches for Stolen Urn and Ashes

Sioux Falls family asks thief to return urn holding cremated remains of relative, says they won’t press charges. … SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A family in southeastern South Dakota says someone stole an urn containing the cremated remains of a relative, and they’re asking for its return, without fear of …
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Upper Cervical chiropractic expands with new building, 2nd doctor

Local chiropractor Casey Weerheim is excited about his new office. Very excited. “They’re actually building it right now,” Weerheim said, of the building at the corner of 57th Street and Sycamore Avenue in southeast Sioux Falls. “As far as growth goes, that’s a huge area that’s growing.” He’s not wrong.
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Behind The Scenes of Black Friday: See Which Item People Are Waiting in Line For

Behind The Scenes of Black Friday: See Which Item People Are Waiting in Line For

For as far as the eye can see, holiday hopefuls are ready to shop until they drop. People started lining up outside of Best Buy here in Sioux Falls as early as 6 AM on Thanksgiving morning in hopes of scoring some Black Friday deals. Jonathan Talbot and his friend, Jess Williams, said they personally …
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Looking Back: Park Ridge mall enhanced southwest part of 1955 Sioux Falls

The Park Ridge subdivision was platted in May 1946 and was developed as a mostly residential area for Sioux Falls’ expansion to the southwest of its core. Oat fields surrounding what had become the new VA facilities would be paved, graded and developed into a comfortable residential neighborhood.
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Randolph Seiler to retire as US attorney for South Dakota

Randolph Seiler to retire as US attorney for South Dakota

Seiler joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 1995. From 2009 until March 2015, he served as the first assistant U.S. attorney and the tribal liaison for the District of South Dakota. President Donald Trump has nominated Ron Parsons, a Sioux Falls attorney who has specialized in appellate and constitutional …
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Small Business Spotlight: Statues And Their Stories

Meet Stephanie Wollman. She grew up painting statues. Many community members flock to her business on Russell and Louise for bird bathes, religious symbols, angels, flower pots, and military statues. Stephanie says she gets the production materials and rose quartz right here in sioux falls.
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Stars' rookies McCabe, Cotter adjust quickly to USHL

Stars’ rookies McCabe, Cotter adjust quickly to USHL

Cotter leads the Stars with four goals after a two-goal performance last Saturday at the Ice Box against Sioux Falls, and McCabe leads Lincoln in …
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Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Early detection key to treating gout effectively

Johnston was referred to the region’s only gout clinic in Sioux Falls where he met with rheumatologist Dr. Jenna King. “You can sort of see that there’s …
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Mickelson urges school accountability board to deal tough message to districts

Mickelson urges school accountability board to deal tough message to districts

“It was a pretty tough vote and we weren’t doing it to fund something we weren’t voting on,” the Sioux Falls Republican said of the 2016 legislation …
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Cedar Falls Teacher Among 25 Finalists For Grammy Honor

Droe graduated from Augustana College in Sioux Falls with a bachelor’s degree in music education and from the University of Northern Colorado with …
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Ride-sharing hits bumps in the road in Brookings

Ride-sharing hits bumps in the road in Brookings

BROOKINGS, S.D. – A little more than two weeks ago Lyft made the surprising announcement that the ride-sharing service was now available across …
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South Dakota high school volleyball Class AA Sweet 16 scores

Sioux Falls Roosevelt, 25-11, 25-23, 25-13. Mitchell def. Sturgis Brown, 25-13, 25-13, 25-13. Rapid City Stevens def. Rapid City Central, 25-19, 25-18, …
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Below normal temps will keep Siouxland chilly this week

Below normal temps will keep Siouxland chilly this week

Daytime high temperatures at least 15 degrees below normal, according to Tim Masters, a technician with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls.
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The Best Small Cities For Business And Careers 2017

The state’s largest city, Sioux Falls, has been the biggest beneficiary. Citi and Wells Fargo both employ more than 2,000 people in the area and Sioux …
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Sioux Falls Police K-9 Max retires after seven years of active duty

Sioux Falls Police K-9 Max retires after seven years of active duty

A four-legged member of the Sioux Falls Police Department has called it a career. Police service dog Max marked his retirement Thursday after seven …
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Safety experts: Kidde recall affects South Dakotans

“Probably going to affect a lot of residents in Sioux Falls and the surrounding area. I think it’s going to affect a lot of people,” Mike Top, Sioux Falls Fire …
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Man suffers severe injuries in bar fight

Man suffers severe injuries in bar fight

A 40-year-old man is hospitalized with possible life-threatening injuries following an altercation early Sunday at the South Fork Lounge in Watertown, …
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Head-On Crash In Beadle County Kills 1 Man, Injures Another

WESSINGTON, S.D. (AP) – A two-vehicle crash in Beadle County over the weekend killed a 25-year-old man. The Highway Patrol says the man was …
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Sports Roundup: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Sports Roundup: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Chicago at Sioux City, 7 p.m.. Central Illinois at Dubuque, 7 p.m.. Sioux Falls at Madison, 7 p.m.. Des Moines at Omaha, 7 p.m.. Fargo at Waterloo, 7 …
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Sioux Falls Christian advances in 11B playoff with win over Groton Area

In SFC’s opening round victory over Canton last week, the Chargers got all they wanted from the C-Hawks before winning a nail-biter in overtime when …
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Briante Weber agrees to two-way contract with Rockets

Briante Weber agrees to two-way contract with Rockets

… the Year in the Atlantic 10. He was a second-team NBA Development League choice and a first-team all-defensive team pick for Sioux Falls in 2017.
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New podcast: Mickelson relishes ballot-question fight

Mickelson, a Sioux Falls Republican and the speaker of the South Dakota House of Representatives, was interviewed for today’s debut episode of the …
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Police searching for driver of van that collided with two other cars

Police searching for driver of van that collided with two other cars

Police are searching for the driver of a van who collided with two other vehicles before fleeing on foot Thursday night in central Sioux Falls.
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Sports Roundup: Thursday, October 19, 2017

3. W.D.M. Valley (7-1): at Marshalltown. 4. Johnston (7-1): at Sioux City East. 5. Cedar Falls (7-1): vs. Waterloo East. 6. Bettendorf (6-1): at Davenport …
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Lyft to begin ride-hailing operations in South Dakota

Lyft to begin ride-hailing operations in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The ride-hailing company Lyft has beat its competitor Uber to South Dakota. Department of Revenue spokesman Wade …
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Documents: Parents of baby left outside for 18 hours say they were high on K2

The incident began on Oct. 3 just before 9 a.m. when the Sioux Falls Police Department was dispatched to the Faith Family Church for a report of a …
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Failed USA World Cup bid motivation for DASC

Failed USA World Cup bid motivation for DASC

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com and KWSN) — As United States soccer supporters come to grips with the reality of the red, white, and blue sitting out …
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Sioux Falls scouting families excited girls will be allowed in Cub Scouts

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – In what many are calling a historic decision, leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to allow girls to join the Cub Scouts.
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American Association moves to two divisions for 2018

American Association moves to two divisions for 2018

(KFGO/KNFL/American Association) At its league meetings in Sioux Falls, SD last week, the American Association announced that it would move from …
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First frost of the year expected to hit northwest Iowa

Meteorologist Mike Fuhs, at the National Weather Service bureau in Sioux Falls, says the Freeze Warning runs from midnight tonight through 9 A.M. on …
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South Dakotans take aim on both sides of bump stock debate

South Dakotans take aim on both sides of bump stock debate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The gun control debate is taking center stage on … Dakota Silencer, based in Sioux Falls, is a certified machine gun dealer.
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Navy’s first female F-14 Tomcat fighter pilot visits Sioux Falls

It was a unique event bringing together the clientele of First Bank & Trust Sioux Falls, Thursday. Organizers of the second annual event lined up …
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Arrows overcome two-set deficit to post 3-2 ESD victory over Lynx

Arrows overcome two-set deficit to post 3-2 ESD victory over Lynx

“Now we’ve got (Sioux Falls) Roosevelt, another team that’s a little bit down then Mitchell on Thursday and that’s going to be tough. When we step onto …
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Lady Govs’ tennis finished third at ESD tournament

The Lady Govs will now set their focus on the State Tournament, which will be held Thursday-Saturday in Sioux Falls. The Lady Govs finished in …
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Supreme Court will hear arguments in Vermillion

Supreme Court will hear arguments in Vermillion

Joseph Patterson of Sioux Falls is appealing his convictions for second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter and aggravated battery of a child in …
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Lady Govs competitive cheer and dance compete at O’Gorman Invite

… Governors competitive cheer and dance teams continued their seasons on Tuesday as they competed in the O’Gorman Invitational in Sioux Falls.
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Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Preparing To Install Smoke Alarms

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Preparing To Install Smoke Alarms

In partnership with the American Red Cross and the Good Samaritan Society, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue will be inspecting and installing smoke alarms …
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Sioux Falls Walk Helps Survivors of Suicide

Over thirty thousand dollars were raised during the “Out of the Darkness Community Walk” on Saturday in Sioux Falls. Angela Drake, who lost a …
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No. 2 Chargers sweep No. 1 Dakota Valley

No. 2 Chargers sweep No. 1 Dakota Valley

Dakota Valley’s Madisyn Heeren spikes as Sioux Falls Christian’s Ellie Voss defends during Dakota Valley volleyball action against Sioux Falls …
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New Sioux Falls ordinance gives city teeth to decrease animal bites

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – There have been more than 380 animal bites reported to … Sioux Falls Animal Control is hoping to decrease the number of these …
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Miami Heat 2017 training camp preview: Point guards

Miami Heat 2017 training camp preview: Point guards

… II and Derrick Walton Jr., who signed a two-way contract and is expected to spend most of the season with the Heat’s G-League team in Sioux Falls.
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WATCH: One on one with Trisha Yearwood

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — She’s half of a superstar couple that gets to work side by side with her spouse. Country music and celebrity TV chef …
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Could Electric Cars Become the Future:Tesla Installing Supercharger Stations in Sioux Falls

Could Electric Cars Become the Future:Tesla Installing Supercharger Stations in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Electric cars are the future, and that’s why we are seeing more charging stations. In Sioux Falls, Tesla owners will soon be able to …
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Second phony Midco seller appears in Sioux Falls

For the second time this year, phony Midco representatives have appeared in Sioux Falls. The company issued a warning Thursday about a …
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Arrows enjoy 4-1-1 weekend on the diamond

Arrows enjoy 4-1-1 weekend on the diamond

1-rated Sioux Falls Roosevelt on Friday and No. 2 Rapid City Stevens on Friday and Saturday in the Dakota Wesleyan University Showcase and …
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Milbank Area goes 2-3 in Brandon Invite

The Bulldogs (4-8 on the season) earned wins over Vermillion (6-3) and Rapid City Central (5-4) and lost matches to Sioux Falls Lincoln (9-0), …
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Sioux Falls Roosevelt leads fastpitch poll

Sioux Falls Roosevelt leads fastpitch poll

Brandon Valley is third with 23 points, Sioux Falls O’Gorman fourth with 20 and Sioux Falls Lincoln and Washington tied for fourth with 14 points.
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Someone You Should Know: The Veterinarian Who Never Sleeps, Or Stops Treating Patients

SIOUX FALLS – For many of us, 40 hours a week is long enough. But not for one local Veterinarian who works 80 to 100 hours a week. When he’s not …
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Ales Stezka kicks off Hockey Wilderness' 2017 Top-25 Under-25

Ales Stezka kicks off Hockey Wilderness’ 2017 Top-25 Under-25

Specifically, the USHL’s Sioux Falls Stampede. But it was a rough adjustment, and Stezka toiled as a back-up, putting up a completely unremarkable …
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Cone Zone update in Sioux Falls

SIOUX ALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) – Beginning Tuesday morning, the next phase of pavement patching work will begin along Benson Road from Cliff …
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Yellow Jacket volleyball shooting for the postseason

Yellow Jacket volleyball shooting for the postseason

The Yellow Jackets open the season this weekend at the Sioux Falls … at the Country Inn and Suites Invitational, hosted by Sioux Falls College.
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Luxury apartment complex going up on city's southeast side

Luxury apartment complex going up on city’s southeast side

Sioux Falls-based Samuelson Development is building a $29 million luxury apartment complex on the city’s southeast side. Spring Creek Luxury …
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Event center near Tea open after complete remodel

The business is owned by Courtney and Tony Axtell of Sioux Falls, who have experience in the entertainment business with ownership of Empire …
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RedHawks Fight Off Late Rally to Defeat Sioux Falls 5 – 4

RedHawks Fight Off Late Rally to Defeat Sioux Falls 5 – 4

The RedHawks’ Tyler Stirewalt set the tone in an F-M RedHawks victory Thursday night in Sioux Falls. Stirewalt navigated his way through several …
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Canaries Fall to RedHawks 5-4

Sioux Falls, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries rallied in the ninth but fell just short against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, falling 5-4 Thursday night at …
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Two Arrested In Separate Cases In Lyon County

Two Arrested In Separate Cases In Lyon County

Rock Rapids, Iowa — A Sioux Falls man faces felony OWI charges after he was arrested on Friday. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that they …
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Cloudy skies may hamper eclipse viewing in Siouxland

“There may be a few breaks in the clouds,” Todd Heitkamp, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, said. “But rain chances …
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Teachers train to bring coding to the classroom

Teachers train to bring coding to the classroom

Godshall is among the dozens of Sioux Falls elementary teachers learning this week how to teach coding as part of a new computer science …
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Avera Medical Minute AHH: AED’s now inside all Sioux Falls Hy-Vee stores

“All the Sioux Falls area Hy-Vee stores are really excited to be able to partner with Avera to be able to provide these AED’s to our customers — so that …
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Save the Date for the Sioux Falls Chamber Annual Meeting

Save the Date for the Sioux Falls Chamber Annual Meeting

You’ll want to mark Tuesday October 24 on your calendar. That’s when the Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce will host its 111th annual meeting at the …
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Humidity will be on the rise as storm chances increase

… nearing 70 will be returning to Siouxland this week, according to Mike Gillispie, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls.
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Soccer Preview: Bucks 'Excited' For 2017

Soccer Preview: Bucks ‘Excited’ For 2017

The Bucks season will open this afternoon (Friday) when they face off with Sioux Falls Lincoln at 4 p.m. at Yankton Soccer Park. The Bucks will follow …
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Soccer Preview: Young Gazelles Hopeful

The Gazelles’ season kicks off tonight (Friday) at the Lewis & Clark Soccer Park with a 6 p.m. start against Sioux Falls Lincoln. Often times it takes a …
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Sioux Falls driver soars at 360 Knoxville Nationals

Sioux Falls driver soars at 360 Knoxville Nationals

The Sioux Falls driver led all 25 laps to win the 27th annual 360 Knoxville Nationals on Saturday night, topping a field of 91 drivers entered from …
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Brookings man named 2017 ‘Friend of the Big Sioux River’

… his time as a state Senator from Revillo. The award will be presented at 6 p.m. at Monk’s House of Ale Repute at 420 E. Eighth Street in Sioux Falls.
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Sioux Falls community members raise concerns over new immigration bill

Sioux Falls community members raise concerns over new immigration bill

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Community members in Sioux Falls are reacting to the new immigration reform bill President Trump introduced to the Senate …
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Falling Enrollments At University Centers Eyed

As the centers came on line, starting with Sioux Falls in January 2001, thousands of students also discovered the trend of college courses delivered …
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Brothers of the Diamond: Higbe brothers making their way in baseball

Brothers of the Diamond: Higbe brothers making their way in baseball

Duell Higbe, a 2007 AHS grad, has his hands full as general manager of the Sioux Falls Canaries, but when he needs a tip on a certain player he’s …
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SD Republican Party Plans Outreach and Expansion

Christopher Prosch of Vermillion is the new Communications Director, and says they plan to be much more active in attracting new members…
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Class A Legion roundup: Aberdeen holds on against Sioux Falls West

Class A Legion roundup: Aberdeen holds on against Sioux Falls West

RAPID CITY—The Aberdeen Smittys Post 24 Legion baseball team stayed alive in the Class A state tournament by fending off a late Sioux Falls West …
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JCPenney teams up with Sioux Falls YMCA to prepare for new school year

Back-to-school is just around the corner and the JCPenney at the Empire Mall partnered with the YMCA of Sioux Falls for an exciting event providing …
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SD Tech Schools Look for Changes

SD Tech Schools Look for Changes

The newly formed South Dakota Technical Education Board held their first meeting last week in Rapid City, and elected Dana Dykhouse of Sioux Falls …
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No one injured in Sunday night house fire

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) Sioux Falls Fire Rescue says no one was injured in a late night fire in Sioux Falls. Crews responded to 330 N. Spring …
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RedHawks Rally to a 4 – 1 Victory over Sioux Falls

It was a classic pitcher’s duel Thursday night in Sioux Falls. The RedHawks’ Tyler Alexander pitched eight innings, allowed six hits, and conceded just …
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Kids learn architecture through LEGO, Minecraft in new summer camp

Kids learn architecture through LEGO, Minecraft in new summer camp

… will learn design basics, look at examples of architecture in other cities and then use LEGO blocks and Minecraft to redesign downtown Sioux Falls.
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Names and notables July 16-17, 2017

Students from Mankato were named to the dean’s list for spring semester at the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota. To qualify for the list, …
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Best Rummage Sale in Sioux Falls is This Weekend

Best Rummage Sale in Sioux Falls is This Weekend

There’s nothing like the excitement of looking over a sea of bargains at a rummage sale, and if you enjoy shopping for treasures too, the St. Lambert’s …
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Mysterious standoff unfolding in Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, S.D. (KELO AM) – An unidentified man in east-central Sioux Falls is doing his best to stay away from the cops, even if that means climbing …
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Sioux Falls Hot Summer Nites Features Corvettes, New Kids & Food Area

Sioux Falls Hot Summer Nites Features Corvettes, New Kids & Food Area

The 24th Annual Hot Summer Nights Corvette extravaganza not only showcases the most amazing vehicles on the planet, they’ve upgraded to include …
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Bimbo closing bakery in Sioux Falls

Bimbo Bakeries USA announced Monday it is closing its bakery in Sioux Falls in September. “Making the decision to close a facility is never an easy …
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Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Firefighter with recurrent Hodgkin Lymphoma will need bone marrow …

Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Firefighter with recurrent Hodgkin Lymphoma will need bone marrow …

This Tuesday at the Oyate Community Center in Sioux Falls, there will be a bone marrow registry drive from noon to 7PM. It is put on by Avera, the city …
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Olympic Gold Medalist Tyler Clary Hits the Pool at Midco Aquatic Center

Clary was invited to Sioux Falls by the Sioux Falls Swim Team and Speedo to host a swimming clinic ahead of the first Scheels Independence Day …
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Authorities respond to three weekend shots fired reports

Authorities respond to three weekend shots fired reports

Friday, police arrested one woman after a road rage incident escalated in northern Sioux Falls. Two vehicles were near the intersection of North …
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Holiday thunderstorms may impact Forth of July plans

SIOUX CITY | It made not be merely fireworks lighting up the skies. Much of … a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, said.
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RedHawks rally but fall to Sioux Falls in ten innings

RedHawks rally but fall to Sioux Falls in ten innings

The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks rallied for six runs in the eighth inning to tie Sioux Falls at eight but fall in ten innings 9-8 Thursday at Newman …
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Traveling Exhibit Set For Hartington

Since then, his artwork has been selected for more than 20 juried regional exhibits, including Sioux Falls; Norfolk, Nebraska; and Sioux City, Le Mars …
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Entry forms available for MasterWorks art show

Entry forms available for MasterWorks art show

SIOUX FALLS- The South Dakota Health Care Association (SDHCA), Great Western Bank, KELOLAND Television and Blackhills Healthcare …
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A cool Monday may give way for a stormy Tuesday

However, Mike Gillispie, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, said severe thunderstorms are likely on Tuesday. “A warm …
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She survived the horrific shooting in Lennox. Now, she's trying to get home

She survived the horrific shooting in Lennox. Now, she’s trying to get home

She made it back to the area from Lincoln last fall, but the 17 miles between Sioux Falls and Lennox may prove to be Kathy’s longest road yet.
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AL edges past Sioux Falls

The Albert Lea Lakers pulled out some late game heroics as they hosted the Sioux Falls Gold on Thursday night. The Lakers broke a tie game in the …
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Remember Touch of Europe? New Blarney Stone Irish Pub to feature basement bar, indoor patio

Remember Touch of Europe? New Blarney Stone Irish Pub to feature basement bar, indoor patio

And it’s Irish. The former home of restaurants Touch of Europe and Mi Tierra, on the corner of 12th Street and Phillips Avenue in downtown Sioux Falls, …
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Post 320 beat Sioux Falls West to go undefeated in the Black Hills Classic

Alex Fiegen scores to put Sioux Falls West up 2-nothing. In the bottom of the 1st, Cam White up to bat for the Stars with 2 outs, and takes Dylan Ryan’s …
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