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Stuff to do: March 24 - 30
Sioux Falls is getting crafty, so get your hands dirty with gardening or paining or you can shop around some local flea markets and craft fairs. Whether you're into artisan gifts or happy hour activities, here's a few fun events for this week. Find flea market fun. Shop the Crooks...
Sioux Falls PD needs help finding missing teen
The Sioux Falls Police Department is looking for assistance locating a 13-year-old female.
What Is the ‘437 Project’ and Why Is It so Important to South Dakota?
If someone were to ask you today, hey, what is the "437 Project" would you be able to answer them?. You should know the project is so important to the people of South Dakota, that even Sioux Falls Mayor Paul TenHaken, and several other high-profile individuals from across the Sioux Falls community have chosen to get involved.
Dress for Success Sioux Falls spring closet sale happening this weekend
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - If you’re looking to refresh your wardrobe, Dress for Success is holding a Spring Closet Sale this weekend. The nonprofit organization is dedicated to improving women’s lives in the Sioux Falls area. The event is open to the public to come and shop for women’s clothes and support women’s programs at Embe.
Raising money to help erase the school lunch debt
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — In December 2022, the Sioux Falls School District announced it had surpassed $100,000 in school lunch debt. Today, local businesses are working to help erase that debt. Severance Brewing Company in downtown Sioux Falls is helping raise money and awareness in the fight against...
Genesis Farms bringing dispensary to Minnesota Ave.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — One of the busiest stretches of road in the city of Sioux Falls will soon be host to a new medical marijuana dispensary. Genesis Farms COO, Emmett Reistroffer confirmed Thursday morning that they are currently doing work at 3601 S. Minnesota Ave., with a goal of opening in early May 2023.
Boys High School All-State teams announced
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — The All-State teams have been announced for boys high school basketball. Here’s a look at the three classes:
‘Just Between Friends’ event helping parents save on clothes
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Kids grow up fast, and a nationwide franchise is making their way to the W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds to assist parents with growing children. The “Just Between Friends” event happens twice a year in Sioux Falls and can be a great way for parents or new parents to save money on children’s clothes or help out other families.
SFPD Launches Career Cadets Program
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - The Sioux Falls Police Department has launched a new program aimed at getting more people into a career of public safety. Police Chief Jon Thum joined Dakota News Now on Friday morning to give us more details about it.
Former Sioux Falls officer pleads no contest to assault charge, receives five-day sentence
A former Sioux Falls police officer will spend five days behind bars after pleading no contest to a simple assault charge. Joseph Michael Larson, 33, received a 60-day sentence with all but five of those days suspended. He will also be eligible for work release. Conditions along with the sentence include no similar offenses, no violent or threatening behavior and 40 hours of community service.
Inver Hills Alumnus Spotlight: Dakota County Sheriff Joe Leko
1993 graduate serving as Alumni Career Ready mentor. Joe Leko, 52, was elected sheriff of Dakota County in November 2022. Twenty-eight years earlier, Joe graduated from Inver Hills Community College with an Associate of Science (A.S.) in Law Enforcement. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
Dog Friendly Restaurants And Hotels In Sioux Falls and South Dakota
Ahhh....summer vacation time. It'll be here before we know it. It's been a long winter and don't get me started on all that snow. We need to getaway. We have a beautiful state to explore or re-explore. Yep, in good ol' South Dakota, you can head north, south, east, west. It doesn't matter, there's beauty in every part of the state and fun, too! Whether a day trip or a week, count me in!
Refractive Lens Exchange with Vance Thompson Vision
As we age, the eye’s natural crystalline lens may lose its ability to clearly focus on what we see. Refractive lens exchange, or RLE, is a procedure performed at Vance Thompson Vision that is designed to improve your eyesight by replacing the natural lens of your eye with an intraocular lens. I recently sat down to find out more about the procedure with two vision specialists at Vance Thompson Vision, one who performed the surgery and the other who got it.
New interim warden named for Sioux Falls correctional facilities
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - According to a mass email sent to staff at the South Dakota Department of Corrections around 2:55 p.m. Thursday, Teresa Bittinger has been named as interim warden for the Sioux Falls State Penitentiary and Jameson Annex. This is a developing story and will...
Violent crime unit added to Sioux Falls Police Department
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) – Recently, law enforcement officials within South Dakota have said violent crimes are continually being committed by repeat offenders who have lengthy criminal records or are out on parole. This issue is something the Sioux Falls Police Department is dedicated to combatting through a new...
Renters feel impacts of inflation in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) -With the city of Sioux Falls expanding rapidly, renters in the city could see different costs. This could depend on the type of unit you are renting, how many people you are living with, as well as location. Gage Klein is a managing partner...
Sioux Falls man sentenced for escaping federal custody in Sioux City
A Sioux Falls man was sentenced for escaping from federal custody in Sioux City.
Temperatures: 50 is the new 40, 30 or 20
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) –Winter has a firm grip of us in KELOLAND. It’s was another day with below average temperatures as highs only made the 20s in northeast KELOLAND with 30 degree weather elsewhere. While we’ve had some warm days, we’re still playing catch up. Here’s what I mean.
Firefighters filling potholes in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — This story has been updated with additional statements from the City. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue is lending a hand to its fellow city department by assisting Public Works in their non-stop effort to fill potholes around the city. We are 81 days into 2023,...
Avera Medical Minute: What to know about multiple sclerosis
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, is a lifelong condition that impacts nearly one million Americans. In this week’s Avera Medical Minute, Alexandra Todd spoke with Neurology Specialist, Dr. Andrew Ridder, to learn more about diagnosis and treatment for MS.
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