Rotary donates new books to every student at local elementary school

Rotary donates new books to every student at local elementary school

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – The members of Sioux Falls Rotary Club South decided they wanted students at Cleveland Elementary to be able to buy books from their Scholastic Book Order form. So they raised enough money for every student in the school to get at least one book, and some were able …
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Rotary project promotes reading at Sioux Falls elementary school

“Instilling in kids at a young age here….like an elementary school…the importance of reading and how it will help them as they get older is really important for us,” Sara Nelson, president of Sioux Falls Rotary Club South, said. “So helping kids along the path to great opportunities hopefully as they get …
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Newly renovated Sanford Wellness Center offers new classes, variety of workouts

Newly renovated Sanford Wellness Center offers new classes, variety of workouts

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sanford Wellness Center at 49th Street and Oxbow Avenue in Sioux Falls has undergone some renovations. It started back in July of 2017 and is expected to be done in June. About 80% of the building has been renovated and there’s just a little bit left to do in the $3 million …
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IA Sioux Falls SD Zone Forecast

IA Sioux Falls SD Zone Forecast. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 7:16 am | Updated: 7:30 am, Wed Feb 28, 2018. IA Sioux Falls SD Zone Forecast Associated Press |. IA Sioux Falls SD Zone …
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ORU men's basketball: Golden Eagles head to Sioux Falls for Summit League Tournament

ORU men’s basketball: Golden Eagles head to Sioux Falls for Summit League Tournament

The Golden Eagles shot 48.5 percent, their best shooting performance since a 50 percent outing on Feb. 1 at Fort Wayne. ORU was also able to take care of the basketball with only six turnovers. Making shots and protecting the ball will be key in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, at the Summit …
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Hard Work and Luck Helped Sioux Falls’ Budget in 2017

In a year of slow revenue growth and the expectation that sales tax revenues would likely fall short of budget estimates, the City team met the challenge of managing expenses. The Sioux Falls economy remained strong, although the sales tax revenue growth rate of 1.2% over 2016 was relatively low.
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Funding agreement reached on Veterans Cemetery

Funding agreement reached on Veterans Cemetery

“This helps move it forward as we need for that Veterans Cemetery to be in Minnehaha County.” The state would provide four hundred fifty thousand dollars for design and planning work. The bill also has a goal of raising three million dollars by 2023. The City of Sioux Falls has promised to donate the …
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Sioux Falls loses big to Augustana (SD), 63-43 – Recap, Box score

Augustana (SD)’s Logan O’Farrell led her team to a win with a team-high 26 points. She went 10 for 14 from the field, shooting 53.8%. In 33 minutes, Logan collected 26 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 7 steals, 1 block and 3 threes with 1 turnovers. Although Sioux Falls was defeated, Kaely Hummel fought …
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WSU women's basketball advances to NSIC title game

WSU women’s basketball advances to NSIC title game

Julia Silloway of Winona State applies defensive pressure to Anna Schmitt of Concordia-St Paul during Monday’s NSIC semifinal game in Sioux Falls. Michael G Brown_Michael G Brown Photography. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Winona State vs CSP WBB NSIC 20180226. Buy Now.
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Gage Brothers site to get makeover as ‘unique’ retail, hotel center on interstate 29

When Gage Brothers Concrete Products Inc. first opened for business in 1915, its home on West 12th Street in Sioux Falls wasn’t exactly a busy crossroad. A lot has changed in the last 100 years. The site sits at an intersection with some of the highest traffic counts in the city, about 37,000 vehicles a day …
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Alexa's Picks for local entertainment, February 26 to March 4

Alexa’s Picks for local entertainment, February 26 to March 4

The 37th annual Greater Midwest Toy Show will take place at the Ramkota Hotel this weekend. The show will feature 380 plus tables of toys and collectibles, including pedal tractors, toy trucks and cars, toy tractors and construction equipment. Info at greatermidwesttoyshow.com. Mike Henriksen, author …
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Semi crashes into building in northern Sioux Falls

According to Officer Thomas Ward of the Sioux Falls Police Department, the semi truck was headed east on 54th Street when it failed to stop for a red light on Cliff Avenue. The semi then struck a northbound sedan, then hit an oncoming pickup. The tractor trailer then crashed into the side of a building …
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Brookings, Sioux Falls win state amateur basketball titles

Brookings, Sioux Falls win state amateur basketball titles

In the Class A championship, Sioux Falls Ambush defeated the Aberdeen Tropics 98-79. Griffin Callahan was named MVP and finished with 28 points. Former Mitchell standout Jordan Miller scored 21 points. Aberdeen’s Kevin Ratzsch had 25 points. In Sunday’s Class B semifinals, Watertown defeated …
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Sioux Center makes third straight state trip

Sioux Center makes third straight state trip … SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – It was smooth sailing, so to speak, for the Sioux Center girls basketball team all the way to the Iowa Girls State Tournament championship … The other was to Aberdeen (S.D.) Roncalli, 70-66, at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.
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Heat swingman Rodney McGruder scores 16 points for Sioux Falls in first game since leg surgery

Heat swingman Rodney McGruder scores 16 points for Sioux Falls in first game since leg surgery

Playing in his first game in more than 10 months, McGruder scored 16 points in Sioux Falls’ 123-113 victory over the South Bay Lakers in El Segundo, Calif. McGruder, who had surgery on his left leg in October to repair a stress fracture, played 20 minutes and added two rebounds, one assist and one …
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Report: When you fall ill still determines health outcome

Any delay in their arrival would prompt a telemedicine consult through Avera eCARE in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Mayo in Mankato has its own telemedicine capabilities, including e-consults available for doctors looking for more input on a case and telestroke consulting with Mayo Clinic stroke …
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Alcohol tax, veteran cemetery now are intertwined at Capitol

Alcohol tax, veteran cemetery now are intertwined at Capitol

More than 350 miles separate Sioux Falls and Fort Meade. Other sites in the region are the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery south of Mandan and national cemeteries at Stillwater, Minn., and Omaha, Neb. Fort Meade has 19 full-time staff plus seasonal help. For the Sioux Falls site the recommendation …
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Snowstorm didn’t hurt downtown businesses on Saturday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – The weather outside was frightful, but shops in downtown Sioux Falls said business Saturday was delightful. “The snow has been great actually,” Dick Murphy, owner of Mrs. Murphy’s Irish Gifts said. Murphy said the snow has actually been a big attraction to bring folks …
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SD malls might get to display new vehicles again

SD malls might get to display new vehicles again

Auto dealers decided to ask the Legislature to create an exemption. That led to Tim Dougherty and Myron Rau putting together the current proposal lawmakers are considering. Dougherty, a Sioux Falls lawyer, is a lobbyist for Empire Mall LLC that owns the biggest mall in Sioux Falls. Rau is president for …
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Govs fall behind Stevens as State Wrestling Tournament progresses

The Class A and Class B State Tournaments at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls continued on Friday night as area wrestlers saw action in the second session of the day. The wrestlers that remained after the second session will place in their respective brackets and tournaments.
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