Public Works Street Division needs your help

Public Works Street Division needs your help

City of Sioux Falls crew repairs cracks and potholes in the road in front of the Convention Center and Arena, 9/13/17. KELO.com News photo by Todd Epp. SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — You don’t have to simply deal with those pesky potholes on your daily commute. One call can make them go …
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Paramedics Plus opens new facility in Harrisburg

In the past, emergency calls in Harrisburg and Tea have always been answered by a Sioux Falls ambulance. “What this is going to do is put a resource in between both instead of a resource coming into that area from Sioux Falls,” Paramedics Plus Chief Operating Officer Michael Bureau said. The new …
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World Health Organization Classifies “Gaming Addiction” As A Disorder

Sioux Falls, S.D.- With an international organization bringing headlines to the gaming world, it appears too many people are becoming addicted to video games. The World Health Organization now classifies Video Game Addiction as a Disorder. “You can’t just say, ‘Well, I can control it, I can do that.
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Mad Ants win thriller against Mitchell, Skyforce

Mad Ants win thriller against Mitchell, Skyforce

Tony Mitchell, who now plays for the Sioux Falls Skyforce, did his usual thing with big shots and big dunks. … While Sumner was introducing himself to the Coliseum fans, Sioux Falls’ Mitchell was reintroducing himself after he spent 2012 to 2014 with Fort Wayne, helping them to a championship and …
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Sioux Falls resident cheering on son, Eagles during Sunday’s game

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. When your son plays for an NFL team, it’s pretty easy to cheer them on. But for one Vikings fan from Sioux Falls, it means switching sides for this weekend’s big game. The Minnesota Vikings are looking to paint Philadelphia purple on Sunday, but longtime Vikes fan Brian Gerry hopes …
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Luverne Kenneth Marvel, 98, of Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS — Luverne Kenneth Marvel, 98, of Sioux Falls, formerly of Huron, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Luther Manor in Sioux Falls. His funeral service will 2 p.m., Wednesday, January 24, at the Welter Funeral Home in Huron with burial in the Restlawn …
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Sports Schedule for Saturday, January 13th

Sports Schedule for Saturday, January 13th

Sioux Center – Sanford Pentagon … AHSTW, Cherokee, Hinton Community, Sheldon-South O’Brien, Sibley-Ocheyedan, Sioux Center, Sioux City North, Sioux City West, South Sioux City, West Sioux vs. … Akron-Westfield, MOC-Floyd Valley, Okoboji, Sioux Falls Lincoln, West Hancock, Western vs.
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Airbnb Surge in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, SD- Airbnb is becoming more popular across the nation and right here in South Dakota. “Well over a half million people go on I-90 to the west every year and that’s you know, over a half a million people. Of coarse our job is to get them into Sioux falls and many of those people do stay in …
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Can of Mountain Dew helps police solve plow truck theft in Sioux Falls

A Sioux Falls man’s affinity for Mountain Dew helped police solve the case of a local business’ stolen plow truck. Cody Alan Hazulek, 24, was indicted on a grand theft charge Thursday for reportedly stealing the truck from Marv’s Body Shop last summer. Police began investigating the theft of the 2010 …
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Public forums scheduled with Sioux Falls mayoral candidates

Public forums scheduled with Sioux Falls mayoral candidates

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – The public will have the opportunity to question the candidates for mayor of Sioux Falls during two upcoming public forums. The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and AARP in Sioux Falls are partnering to host both events, which are scheduled for Feb. 8 and April 5.
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Battery Sales Boom As Cold Temps Drain Them

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- We are all getting tired of the cold that we have experienced over the last couple weeks. The people of the Sioux Empire are not the only ones getting tired of it. Cars of the Sioux Empire are struggling as well. As those temperatures dipped to dangerous levels this last weekend, car …
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Neighbors: Crime uncommon where Sioux Falls double homicide happened

One man was dead when police arrived on the scene, the other died at a Sioux Falls hospital, shortly thereafter. Police said at this point, they have a lot of work to do. “Really what we’re looking at is just detective work, talking to a lot of people, trying to find out what led up to this and ultimately what …
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Sheldon man faces charges connected to fatal ATV crash

Sheldon man faces charges connected to fatal ATV crash

Donavon was pronounced dead at the hospital. Crowl was later airlifted to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Criminal complaints filed against Crowl earlier this month allege the accident occurred while he was operating the ATV recklessly while under the influence of a controlled substance.
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Watertown, Harrisburg neck and neck at Floyd Farrand Invitational

1, Watertown, 101.0; 2, Harrisburg, 98.0; 3, Brandon Valley, 89.0; 4, Sturgis, 72.0; 5, Vermillion, 63.0; 6, Sioux Falls Roosevelt, 59.0; 7, Sioux Falls O’Gorman, 58.0; 8, Spearfish, 53.5; 9, Lennox, 51.0; 10, Parkston, 47.0; 11, Wagner, 46.0; 12, Milbank, 38.0; 13, Garretson, 33.0; 14, Brookings, 32.5; 15, …
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Ways to prepare your home from the freezing weather

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – With below zero temperatures expected all weekend, now is the time to make sure your home is ready to handle the extreme cold. Sales are heating up at home and hardware stores as people prepare for the chilly end to 2017. “We’re kinda planning on the next 3-4 days …
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Sanford Pentagon Prepares for Big Basketball Game

Sanford Pentagon Prepares for Big Basketball Game

Sioux Falls, S.D- Two big division-one basketball programs are meeting on the court tonight in Sioux Falls. The University of Iowa Hawkeyes and the University of Colorado are clashing at the Sanford Pentagon. The game will be broadcasted live on the Big-Ten Network at 8 pm. Pentagon Director of …
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Hawkeyes add to 2018 recruiting class

Iowa added a player recognized as the best in South Dakota and signed a previously committed Florida wide receiver to its 2018 football recruiting class on Friday. Seth Benson, a linebacker on a Sioux Falls Washington team that won its third straight South Dakota 11AAA state title this fall, joined Calvin …
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Sioux Falls project developers couldn’t pay $20K state fine

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Developers behind a $50 million parking ramp and hotel project lacked money to pay a roughly $20,000 fine for illegally dumping asbestos in the Sioux Falls landfill. The Argus Leader reports Norm Drake and Aaron Hultgren, players in a 2016 Sioux Falls building collapse, …
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Recruiting roundup: Nebraska's walk-on event leads to plenty of offers, commitments for prospects

Recruiting roundup: Nebraska’s walk-on event leads to plenty of offers, commitments for prospects

Aurora senior tight end Ian Boerkircher received offers from Wayne State and Sioux Falls. » Omaha Burke … Elkhorn South senior defensive back Mick Williams received offers from Northwest Missouri State and Sioux Falls. … Elkhorn South senior athlete Will Reetz received an offer from Sioux Falls.
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Borrowed Bucks Roadhouse auction of 2000 items continues Saturday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – People will have another chance to own a piece of a once-popular Sioux Falls bar. Hundreds of people took advantage of that already on Friday at an auction organized by the former owner of Borrowed Bucks Roadhouse. Nearly 2,000 signs and pieces of memorabilia were …
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Truckers concerned about ELD mandate set to take effect on Monday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – A mandate that will require truck drivers to have electronic logging devices (ELD) in their vehicles at all time is cause for concern for many South Dakota drivers. After repeated attempts by owner-operators and independent trucking companies, it appears a mandate that will …
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Blarney Stone Pub to open Wednesday in downtown Sioux Falls

Blarney Stone Pub to open Wednesday in downtown Sioux Falls

Blarney Stone Pub to open Wednesday in downtown Sioux Falls … SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – A new Irish pub and restaurant is set to open next week in downtown Sioux Falls. … Business insider Jodi Schwan will give KSFY an inside look of the new pub Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the SiouxFalls.Business …
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Police, delivery carriers offer tips on protecting holiday package deliveries

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Sioux Falls Police say they’ve already responded to several calls about stolen package over the last several weeks, but offered tips on how to protect yourself from package poachers. It’s the busiest time of the year for delivery drivers — and also for the people looking to steal …
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KELO Radio’s magic tunnel to KELOLand–and Mr. Bendo

Midcontinent held on to KELO-AM and its other radio stations until they sold them to Backyard Broadcasting, which in turn sold its Sioux Falls properties to our current owner, Midwest Communications Radio, in the early 2010s. So, as KELO-TV and KELO Radio grew, Midcontinent needed more space.
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Penalty in downtown building collapse still unresolved

Penalty in downtown building collapse still unresolved

While it’s been a year since the former Copper Lounge in downtown Sioux Falls collapsed, there are still unanswered questions about the accident that killed construction worker Ethan McMahon. This spring, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined Hultgren Construction more than …
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The day Captain 11 went on strike

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — In KELO’s early years, Dave Dedrick was one of the hardest working people in broadcasting. He was the weatherman on TV, a disc jockey on radio–and of course–Captain 11, the kids’ show host on TV. Dedrick was working day and night, even though he sometimes …
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Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responds to house fire

Crews from Sioux Falls Fire Rescue were dispatched to a house fire just after 5 p.m. on Friday. According to Captain Scott Anderson with Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, multiple neighbors called in the fire on N. Covell Avenue near 6th Street. Crews out in front of the home on Covell Avenue. Buy Photo.
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Police Searching For Two Juveniles After Breaking Windows

Police Searching For Two Juveniles After Breaking Windows

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police are looking for two juveniles they say broke a homeowner’s window with a rock. Police responded to East 6th Street and North Locust Avenue this afternoon for an original call of a weapons violation indicating someone had shot at a window. Through an …
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Mattel Launching Hijab Barbie

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-It won’t hit stores this holiday season, but soon parents can buy a gift for their kids that breaks barriers. Mattel has released plans for its newest Barbie that will wear a hijab. It’s modeled after a U.S. Olympic athlete. One South Dakota mom is thrilled with this meaningful addition to the …
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Mattel Launching Haji Barbie

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-It won’t hit stores this holiday season, but soon parents can buy a gift for their kids that breaks barriers. Mattel has released plans …
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