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Bitter cold delays SD inmate shoveling service

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SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Bitter cold temperatures delayed inmates from shoveling snow for elderly or disabled homeowners in Sioux Falls, officials said.

The "Scoop It" program uses minimum-security inmates to shovel snow for people who cannot do it because of physical limitations or cannot afford to pay someone to do it. The program is coordinated by local community resource agencies.

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