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‘Bat Out of Hell’ The Musical Hits the Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas – The award-winning hit production Bat Out of Hell – The Musical, featuring Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf’s greatest hits, is set to perform in one of the most iconic entertainment destination in the world – The Las Vegas Strip. The electrifying theatre experience will debut at Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on Sept. 27, 2022.
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Texas Governor Says 15 People Were Killed in School Shooting

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says 15 people were killed in a shooting Tuesday at an elementary school. Abbott says the suspected shooter, an 18-year-old man, also died and was believed to be killed by responding officers. He says 14 children and one teacher were killed at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, about 85 miles west of San Antonio.
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USD MBB Hires New Director of Operations

Both the Men's and Women's Basketball teams at USD experienced coaching changes this offseason, and on Tuesday, the University announced that there will be a new director of operations for Men's Basketball as well. Per an article from "South Dakota head men's basketball coach Eric Peterson announced the hiring...

Aerosmith Cancel Summer Vegas Shows as Steven Tyler Enters Rehab

Aerosmith have canceled their first set of 2022 Las Vegas residency dates so Steven Tyler can seek treatment following a relapse. "As many of you know, our beloved brother Steven has worked hard on his sobriety for many years," the band wrote in a statement shared on social media. "After foot surgery to prepare for the stage and the necessity of pain management during the process, he has recently relapsed and voluntarily entered a treatment program to concentrate on his health and recovery. We are truly sorry to inform our fans and friends that we must cancel our first set of Las Vegas residency dates this June and July while he focuses on his well-being.

New Starbucks Location Coming to Sioux Falls

The Starbucks footprint in Sioux Falls is continuing to grow. Sioux Falls Business is reporting that the national coffee chain will be opening another location in South Dakota's largest city in early 2023. Currently, the Seattle-based company has seven stand-alone locations in Sioux Falls, as well as spots in the...

Trio of Street Closures Coming to Sioux Falls

Road construction season is kicking into high gear with a series of road closures this week. The City of Sioux Falls has unveiled the plans for three closures. Beginning Thursday (May 26), South Cliff Avenue will be fully closed from 49th Street to 56th Street to allow for Phase 2 of Cliff Avenue construction to begin. Traffic will be detoured along 26th Street, Minnesota Avenue, and 57th Street.

Sioux Falls Family Secrets Exposed

I did an Ancestry DNA test a while back and the results were a bit surprising. My whole life I was told I was German, but Germanic Europe was only 17% and I was mostly England and Northwestern Europe. I was 2% Irish and was so excited to wear a custom-made shirt for St. Patrick's Day.

Hole In One Wins Sioux Falls Man a New Car

For most, the answer is NO, but for one man in Sioux Falls on Monday, that answer was yes. According to, Dave Long netted a hole in one at Minnehaha Country Club and in the process won a brand new Audi Q5. Long was golfing in an event sponsored...

NFL Announces Intriguing Team To Be Featured on ‘Hard Knocks’

For NFL junkies, HBO's 'Hard Knocks' has long been a great way to get an inside look at one NFL Franchise during training camp and the preseason. Just last year, HBO had an in season version of the show debut, featuring the Indianapolis Colts. On Monday, the NFL announced that this year's team that will be featured during the season will the the Arizona Cardinals.

Journey’s ‘Raised on Radio’ Was Almost Called ‘Freedom’

Journey are gearing up for the arrival of Freedom, their first new studio album in more than a decade. The title has special significance here in the present, but this isn't the first time the group considered using it. Raised on Radio actually would have had a different moniker in...

OMG! Helium Crisis, Nebraska Husker Balloon Release Canceled

Traditions run high in college football where every moment has an impact on fans, players, and spectators. That is the case in Lincoln, Nebraska every gameday when the Husker football team charges out of the tunnel to over 90,000 screaming fans. One tradition at Memorial Stadium has come to an...

Hey Graduates, Look! South Dakota Jobs Listed Here

Now that you have the diploma, what's next? And please don't say you're going to take some time to think about your future. (Mental Slap) Before you walked to the stage and were shown the gratitude you deserved for the past several years of studying that decision should have been locked in. Now it's time to join the workforce. And there is no better place to begin your career than in South Dakota.

South Dakota Has the Lowest Foreclosure Rate in America

Another reminder about how financially responsible we are in South Dakota compared to a lot of other places in the country. 24/7 Wall St looked at the most recent home ownership numbers from property data provider ATTTOM and found that in the Mount Rushmore State we make good on our commitments and honor our deals.