Years later, new Gophers hockey coach Bob Motzko is still answering the call

Years later, new Gophers hockey coach Bob Motzko is still answering the call

That love affair has taken Motzko from Austin to Dubuque, Iowa; to Oxford, Ohio; to Sioux Falls; to St. Cloud; and many stops in between. And finally, it landed him at a place that kept calling his name — on the University of Minnesota campus, as head coach of the men’s hockey team. “This was a job that …
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SOUND: Everything’s Clicking for Coach Huber’s Vikings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Augustana’s baseball team is the 4th-ranked squad in the county and is riding a 12-game win streak. The Vikings jumped from 11th to 4th in the NCBWA Top-25 poll this week. This is the school’s highest ranking in the poll. Augustana also notched their 1,000 program win with a …
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Overwhelm naysayers, Sioux Falls arena backer tells Rapid City

Overwhelm naysayers, Sioux Falls arena backer tells Rapid City

Dykhouse said those efforts were necessary to overcome a contingent of 6,000 to 7,000 people in Sioux Falls who, in his words, “will vote ‘no’ on everything.” “We kind of … He was asked what advice he has for Rapid City ahead of its June 5 election on a proposed $130 million arena. The new facility …
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Storm drop road game to Musketeers 5-2

Sioux City, IA. – The Tri-City Storm dropped a game to the Sioux City Musketeers by a final of 5-2 Friday night at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, IA. The Storm fell behind 3-0 in the 1st period and were not able to complete the comeback following 3rd period goals from Mike Koster and Hugo Blixt.
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USF Stays Red-Hot in Softball with sweep of Upper Iowa

USF Stays Red-Hot in Softball with sweep of Upper Iowa

SIOUX FALLS – After their 15-game winning streak was snapped the day before, University of Sioux Falls Softball responded with a pair of thrilling one-run victories over Upper Iowa. The Cougars (20-9, 5-1 NSIC) scored eight unanswered runs capped off by Sydney Nieveen’s second walkoff hit in three …
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Augie Softball with Big Sweep of Mankato

SIOUX FALLS – The Augustana softball team moved to 6-0 in Northern Sun play on Friday with a sweep of the defending national champion, and No. 13 ranked Minnesota State, walking off with a 5-4 win in the opener, and then hanging on for an 8-6 win in the nightcap. The Vikings sixth straight win, …
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Editorial: Next mayor must embrace open government

Editorial: Next mayor must embrace open government

The reality of new leadership for Sioux Falls in the coming months is an exciting and daunting prospect. As mayoral candidates accelerate the campaign pace heading toward the April 10 election, they have the benefit of observing challenges faced by the current administration and how those tests were …
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Flood warning issued for Big Sioux River near Hawarden

According to the Sioux Falls National Weather Service, the Big Sioux River near Hawarden is in a minor flood stage as of Friday morning. Lance VandenBoogart, a meteorologist with the Sioux Falls National Weather Service, said that the Big Sioux in the Hawarden area is currently at about 23 feet in …
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Sports Roundup: Thursday, March 29, 2018

Sports Roundup: Thursday, March 29, 2018

Waterloo at Sioux Falls, 7 p.m.. Chicago at Central Illinois, 7 p.m.. LACROSSE. IOWA COLLEGE WOMEN. St. Ambrose 13, Cornell 11. SOCCER. HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS. 2018 PRESEASON RANKINGS. CLASS 3A. 1. Ames; 2. Waukee; 3. West Des Moines Valley; 4. Ankeny Centennial; 5. CR Kennedy …
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University of Missouri Students Make a Difference in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Mizzou students are on a break from school, but senior Kasey Fleming has been busy. She and her peers are in Sioux Falls, helping adults with disabilities write a play for Lifescapes playwright theater series. “It would be really easy for us to just go home and work or go to Florida and …
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Official says Sioux Falls park review wasn't a safety audit

Official says Sioux Falls park review wasn’t a safety audit

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A 2-year-old review of Falls Park that Sioux Falls officials used to defend safety protocol at the park where a 5-year-old girl drowned on March 18 was actually a training exercise. Documents released to the Argus Leader newspaper show that what the city cited as an …
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Vegas flights boosted the Sioux Falls airport to a record 2017, but 2018 won’t be as big

The airport saw record traffic last year for the seventh year in a row, with about 1.08 million passengers through the airport. The spike was largely caused by Frontier, which added flights to Las Vegas, competing with Allegiant’s monopoly of the direct route out of Sioux Falls, said Dan Letellier, executive …
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USF Softball sweeps Southwest Minnesota State

USF Softball sweeps Southwest Minnesota State

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — Winning in both narrow and dominant fashions, University of Sioux Falls Softball swept Southwest Minnesota State in both teams’ Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference openers on Wednesday evening. The Cougars (17-8) kept their winning streak alive with Sydney …
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Helping Strangers, One Facebook Post at a Time

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – “It was all during that same time… I mean, we just everything that could be falling apart was falling apart.” When Sheila Ritter and her family moved to Sioux Falls nearly three years ago, they found themselves falling on hard times. Homeless and needing a lot of help, Sheila turned …
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Josh Turner is coming to the Sioux Empire Fair

Josh Turner is coming to the Sioux Empire Fair

Country singer Josh Turner is performing at the Sioux Empire Fair this summer. (Photo: Submitted). Country singer Josh Turner is coming to Sioux Falls next summer for the 79th annual Sioux Empire Fair, taking the Campbell’s Main Stage on Monday, August 6. The Sioux Empire Fair will run Friday, …
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Candidates offer diverse experience

Pederson grew up in Yankton and Sioux Falls and graduated from the University of South Dakota with a bachelor’s degree in political science and history and master’s degree in public administration. “I’ve heard a lot of people mention gems, and we’ve seen a lot of things,” he said. “I really do believe …
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Morningside, Briar Cliff split at Lewis and Clark Park

Morningside, Briar Cliff split at Lewis and Clark Park

Morningside’s coach Adam Boeve shakes hands with Nathan DeChaine after he hit a home run against Briar Cliff in Sioux City on Tuesday. … Boeve, a Central Lyon High School graduate, was the executive director of the Sioux Empire Baseball Association in Sioux Falls before taking over the Mustang …
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Morningside opens GPAC slate with win over Briar Cliff

Morningside’s coach Adam Boeve shakes hand with Nathan DeChaine after he hit a home run against Briar Cliff in Sioux City on Tuesday. … Boeve, a Central Lyon High School graduate, was the executive director of the Sioux Empire Baseball Association in Sioux Falls before taking over the Mustang …
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Sioux Falls withholds park audit after 5-year-old drowns

Sioux Falls withholds park audit after 5-year-old drowns

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls officials are declining to release a copy of a 2016 safety audit of Falls Park in the aftermath of a 5-year-old Iowa girl drowning in the area. City officials used the audit last week to argue that the park’s safety precautions are adequate after authorities recovered the …
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SD Sioux Falls SD Zone Forecast

674 FPUS53 KFSD 271413. ZFPFSD. Zone Forecasts for SE South Dakota/NW Iowa/SW Minnesota. National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD. 912 AM CDT Tue Mar 27 2018. SDZ062-272100-. Minnehaha-. 912 AM CDT Tue Mar 27 2018 .REST OF TODAY…Partly cloudy in the late morning then …
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