Deputy shoots knife-wielding man outside South Dakota jail

U.S. 05/21/19, 18:15

Authorities say a man was shot outside of a South Dakota jail after he charged at officers with a knife.Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead says authorities responded to gunshots just after 3 p.m. Tuesday.Milstead says a deputy fired two shots, and at least one hit the 44-year-old suspect.An ambulance arrives ...

A Sioux Falls recycler flourishes amid struggling industry

Business 05/13/19, 00:05

Jake Anderson kept the house he owned in the Twin Cities when he moved away to start his own recycling business.After working in the industry for a Minnesota-based company, Anderson bought a small recycling company in Sioux Falls that had fallen on hard times and moved into a triplex in ...

Wiener dog race steals the show at South Dakota hockey game

Hockey 03/04/19, 01:05

More than 10,000 people witnessed a true underdog story in South Dakota.Biscuit, a "master barker," earned a trophy full of dog bones after being the first dachshund to cross the finish line at the 12th annual Wiener Dog Races hosted by the Sioux Falls Stampede in the Denny Sanford Premier ...

Sioux Falls: Deal with POET benefits taxpayers, environment

Enviroment 03/03/19, 12:54

Sioux Falls officials say the city's deal allowing a biofuel company to use the methane gas released from its landfill is saving taxpayers money and creating cleaner air.The Argus Leader reports that the city recently approved a plan to extend its contract with POET for another 10 years. The company ...

South Dakota brewery plans for the future

Business 02/04/19, 01:05

Fernson Brewing Co. may be the largest brewer in Sioux Falls, distributing their locally made beer all over the city and to five states, but don't mistake it as a beer behemoth set on world conquest.The heart of Fernson's plans for the future skew close to home.The company recently announced ...

Chief justice seeks new mental health court in Sioux Falls

Health 01/09/19, 17:10

The South Dakota Supreme Court's chief justice urged officials in a legislative address Wednesday to seriously consider creating a mental health court in the Sioux Falls region.Chief Justice David Gilbertson said in his State of the Judiciary message that the need for such a court is "great" in Minnehaha County. ...

Update: Philanthropists die in South Dakota plane crash on Christmas Day

U.S. 12/26/18, 17:58

The Latest on a small plane that crashed in a South Dakota city (all times local): 5 p.m. Authorities in Sioux Falls have identified a couple killed when a small plane crashed in a residential neighborhood of the South Dakota city. Police said late Wednesday afternoon that the Minnehaha County coroner positively identified ...

1 person dies in South Dakota small airplane crash on Christmas Day

U.S. 12/26/18, 08:30

Officials say one person died when a single-engine airplane crashed in a backyard in a South Dakota city, leading to the evacuation of four homes. Sioux Falls Emergency Manager Regan Smith told reporters that the person who died was on the plane when it crashed in Sioux Falls around 5 p.m. ...

Sioux Falls’ fried chicken restaurant brought back to life

Business 12/17/18, 01:05

Vonnie Larsen feels at home here in this tidy restaurant attached to a gas station near Interstate 29.Truth is, it's more than a home. The Keg was never limited by geography or bricks-and-mortar, the Sioux Falls Argus Leader reported .It's a gathering space, a family tradition and a culinary philosophy, ...

Sioux Falls nurse helped Avera Health abandon using pagers

Tech 12/08/18, 02:05

Pagers might still beep at the hips of TV show doctors, but they have no place at Avera Health.The way doctors and nurses communicate at Avera is different.It's more comprehensive. More connected to Avera's other communication networks. And it's far more appropriate given the capabilities of modern technology and the ...

South Dakota citizens renew ballot battle with lawmakers

U.S. 11/02/18, 13:51

After watching South Dakota Republicans undo government ethics rules that voters had just imposed, Jennifer Krauel was angry enough to volunteer for a new anti-corruption ballot measure that lawmakers couldn't overturn.In a college town north of Sioux Falls, Krauel reminded welder David Scheibel of the ethics rules' repeal. Republican lawmakers ...

South Dakota executes inmate who killed prison guard in 2011

U.S. 10/29/18, 23:43

A South Dakota inmate who killed a correctional officer seven years ago during a failed prison escape on the guard's 63rd birthday was put to death Monday evening, marking the state's first execution since 2012.Rodney Berget, 56, received a lethal injection of an undisclosed drug for the 2011 slaying of ...

Rapper’s motion for drug charge dismissal denied

Entertainment 10/18/18, 09:30

A judge in South Dakota has denied a motion to dismiss a drug charge against rapper Chief Keef.The rapper, whose legal name is Keith Cozart, was arrested in June 2017 at the Sioux Falls airport when drugs were found in his carry-on bag after he performed at the University of ...

Sioux Falls man donates kidney to stranger for his friend

Treatment 10/06/18, 02:12

It all started when Lance Allen's co-workers insisted he had a twin. The 45-year-old Sioux Falls resident had taken a job at Aprima Medical Software, where he sold electronic health records software. He kept hearing about another sales executive in Florida and how much the two were alike, but he never ...

Stricker, Jobe tied for Sanford International in Sioux Falls

Golf 09/24/18, 06:06

Steve Stricker and Brandt Jobe topped the Sanford International leaderboard again Saturday after another cool and breezy day in the inaugural PGA Tour Champions event.After matching Jerry Smith and David McKenzie with first-round 7-under 63s, Striker and Jobe each shot 67 to get to 10-under 130 at Minnehaha Country Club."It ...

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