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Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
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Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
December 2, 2016
Minnehaha County man charged in death of his mother, nephew
SIOUX FALLS (AP) - A grand jury in Minnehaha County has indicted a 24-year-old man accused of killing his mother and his 7-year-old nephew. KELO-TV reports that Heath Otto was arrested last week. He faces the death penalty or life in prison if convicted in the case. Minnehaha...
12 hours 21 min ago
Building collapses in Sioux Falls, 2 trapped
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Rescue workers pulled a woman, injured but alive, from the rubble of building that had collapsed nearly three hours earlier...
15 hours 23 min ago
November 30, 2016
Police say ‘story’ untrue about Sioux Falls mom killing her children
SIOUX FALLS -- A fake link on a Facebook page to a “news story” saying a Sioux Falls mother had killed her children has caused a response by Sioux Falls police. “This story is a type of click-bait designed to draw people to a particular website,” said police spokesman Sam...
November 30, 2016 - 5:10pm
November 28, 2016
Sioux Falls retail store disputes citation for mural
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A code enforcement dispute between City Hall and a Sioux Falls business has officials rethinking a long-standing rule prohibiting murals that double as advertisements. The city zoning office informed the owners of Elegant Mommy that the mural on the side of its...
November 28, 2016 - 11:42am
Sioux Falls businesses grapple with new overtime rules
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls businesses are working to reclassify employees who will be eligible for overtime pay when the new federal rule takes effect next month. The rule, which is expected to affect 4.2 million workers nationwide, will double the current Department of Labor...
November 28, 2016 - 11:39am
November 27, 2016
Cougars eliminated from Division II playoffs
SIOUX FALLS — The best season in program history at the NCAA Division II level ended for No. 4 Sioux Falls in heartbreaking fashion as No. 5 Harding University (Arkansas) converted two late field goals to escape with a 27-24 overtime victory at Bob Young Field on Saturday in...
November 27, 2016 - 4:49pm
November 23, 2016
7-year-old homicide victim was South Dakota suspect's nephew
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities say the 7-year-old boy killed in a double homicide in Sioux Falls last weekend was the suspect's nephew. At the request of his mother, the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday identified the boy as Brayden Robert-Emil Otto. The boy was being...
November 23, 2016 - 8:48pm
November 22, 2016
Prosecutors: South Dakota man strangled his mother, boy
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Prosecutors say a 24-year-old South Dakota man strangled his mother and a 7-year-old boy in a mobile home. Heath Otto, of Sioux Falls, appeared in Minnehaha County court Monday on two counts of first-degree murder. Bond was set at $5 million dollars cash only,...
November 22, 2016 - 6:28am
November 21, 2016
Woman, child found dead in Sioux Falls, suspect in custody
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sheriff's officials say the deaths of a woman and a child in Sioux Falls are being investigated as homicides and that a suspect is in custody. Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead said Monday a deputy responded to an alarm at a mobile home Sunday afternoon where...
November 21, 2016 - 11:45am
November 20, 2016
Train derailment may keep Sioux Falls street closed for week
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Officials expect a train derailment will keep a street in Sioux City closed all week. On Friday, the Ellis & Eastern Railroad was switching cars on Rice Street when three cars derailed while passing through the crossing. No one was hurt, but the road was damaged,...
November 20, 2016 - 10:02am
November 18, 2016
Feds showcase Avera's telehealth service on Rural Health Day
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Federal health officials are highlighting the telemedicine services offered by Sioux Falls-based Avera Health during National Rural Health Day. Avera Health providers offered a live, simulated telemedicine demonstration Thursday as part of a series of events organized...
November 18, 2016 - 11:22am
November 15, 2016
FBI, police looking for two men who robbed Sioux Falls bank Tuesday morning
SIOUX FALLS -- Police and the FBI were still looking late Tuesday afternoon for two men -- one wearing a mask -- who robbed the First National...
November 15, 2016 - 3:09pm
Vigil held for homeless man beaten to death in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A vigil was held outside a Sioux Falls homeless shelter where a man was recently beaten to death. Organizer Jean Bhatti says the gathering outside the Union Gospel Mission Monday night was held to take back the site where 61-year-old Robert Allen Petersen was...
November 15, 2016 - 10:53am
November 14, 2016
Sioux Falls aquatic center funders upset with facility's use
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Some boosters of Sioux Falls' new indoor aquatic center aren't happy with how the city is putting the $24 million facility to use. The city parks office has established a policy not to commit any of the newly opened Spellerberg Park building for anything other...
November 14, 2016 - 11:01am
2 boys pulled from Sioux Falls apartment pool; 1 critical
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police say two boys were pulled unconscious from an apartment complex swimming pool, and one of the boys is in critical condition. Police and first responders were called around 5:30 p.m. Friday to the Timberland Village Apartments. Authorities say...
November 14, 2016 - 10:48am