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Paramedics Plus Hosts Booster Seat Clinic for EMS Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Paramedics Plus in Sioux Falls is hosting a booster seat clinic today and tomorrow for EMS week. Paramedics Plus, located at 4000 West 57th Street, will offer important booster seat safety tips if you stop by. One easy tip they give is “it’s not fine till they’re 4’9.” Others include making sure the seat belt is...

Published on 24 May 2018 | 7:56 pm


Analysis says Trump budget won’t curb deficits as promised

WASHINGTON (AP) – The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says that President Donald Trump’s budget plan wouldn’t curb the spiraling deficit like it claims. Trump’s budget, released in February and mostly ignored since, promises spending cuts and economic growth that would cut the deficit to $363 billion in 10 years. CBO says it would instead hit almost $1.1 trillion if all...

Published on 24 May 2018 | 6:52 pm


Facebook to label election-related ‘issue ads’ in US

NEW YORK (AP) – Facebook is expanding its advertising disclosure requirements to cover all U.S. ads on polarized issues such as gun control and abortion rights, even if they don’t endorse a particular candidate. Ads coming from specific candidates have already included a disclosure label since October. Facebook has said it would require that of issue ads from outside parties,...

Published on 24 May 2018 | 6:35 pm


Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has signed into law a measure loosening key restraints for banks that came in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession. Trump savored the legislative triumph Thursday. The Republican-led legislation cleared Congress on Tuesday with the help of some Democrats’ votes and allowed Trump to realize his campaign pledge of dismantling...

Published on 24 May 2018 | 4:25 pm


Unique Programming at New Tech High Helps Students Excel

It is a network of schools that aim to transform the way teachers teach and students learn. And if you’ve never heard of New Tech High School in Sioux Falls, the hands-on based academic approach to all of their programming is worth checking out.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 3:57 pm


“It’s One of the Best Ways I’ve Had to Learn”

One of the student ambassadors for New Tech High explains why project-based learning works, how it’s changed her life and why other students at this alternative school in Sioux Falls can’t wait to get back into the classroom next fall.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 3:55 pm


Tech Tip Today: Home Voice Response Systems

Published on 24 May 2018 | 3:24 pm


Daugaard to name circuit judge to SD Supreme Court

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he will appoint circuit court Judge Mark Salter to the South Dakota Supreme Court. The governor said Thursday he will name Salter, of Sioux Falls, to replace Justice Glen Severson, who will retire in June after nine years as a member of the high court. Salter has been a judge in the...

Published on 24 May 2018 | 3:24 pm


Your Health Matters: Embarrassing Dental Questions

Here’s a look at today’s top health headlines brought to you by Wermerson Orthodontics.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 3:22 pm


Iowa seniors may be barred from graduation following prank

FORT MADISON, Iowa (AP) – Some southeast Iowa high school students may be banned from graduating next month after a senior prank that officials say crossed the line and became criminal. The Fort Madison Police Department says 19 Fort Madison High School seniors broke into the school Sunday. School officials on Monday discovered the school covered in toilet paper, Vaseline...

Published on 24 May 2018 | 3:04 pm


Authorities Ask for Public’s Help Locating Vehicle Involved in Fatal Hit-And-Run

Rear view mirror of suspected vehicleLINCOLN COUNTY, S.D. – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle they say was involved in a fatal hit-and-run last night. Authorities say at around 7:45 p.m., 34-year-old Tessa Jacobs was walking on 473rd Avenue between 278th and 279th just north of Worthing. They say she was...

Published on 24 May 2018 | 2:52 pm


Iowa gubernatorial candidate accused of misconduct drops out

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A popular Democratic candidate in Iowa’s crowded race for governor is suspending his campaign, after a newspaper reported three women had accused him of sexual misconduct. Des Moines state Sen. Nate Boulton announced Thursday that he’s leaving the race. The allegations appeared in The Des Moines Register on Wednesday. The women have said Boulton touched...

Published on 24 May 2018 | 2:16 pm


POET Biorefining making $5M in upgrades at Mitchell plant

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – POET Biorefining is making roughly $5 million in upgrades at its Mitchell-area site to expand equipment including for its business forming distillers grains produced while making ethanol into pellets that animals can easily eat. The Daily Republic reports the company ceremonially broke ground on the improvements Wednesday. POET Vice President of Business Development Matt Reiners says...

Published on 24 May 2018 | 1:51 pm


5 Home Automation Technologies Worth Considering

Ever thought about the benefits of a “Geo Fence” around your home? Neither had we, until Chris Prendergast, Chief Strategy Officer with Click Rain suggested we all give it a try. And with rapidly evolving technologies, the possibilities for how you might tailor home to your needs and desires is endless. Check out his thoughts as he weighs the pros...

Published on 24 May 2018 | 1:41 pm


Man gets 10-year sentence in fatal reservation shooting

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A man who admitted helping the suspects in a fatal shooting on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation a year ago has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, along with another eight years in an unrelated drug case. Thirty-one-year-old Scott Benson earlier this year pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the killing of 42-year-old...

Published on 24 May 2018 | 12:57 pm


2 expected to change pleas in Des Moines slaying

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Two people charged in last summer’s slaying of a Des Moines high school student are expected to change their pleas. Polk County District Court records say 19-year-old Daniel Lamay and 30-year-old Crystal Lee are due in court Wednesday for a plea hearing and sentencing. The records don’t say what charge or charges are involved. So...

Published on 24 May 2018 | 11:44 am


Ashley Thompson’s courageous finish helps USD

VERMILLION, SD… The USD track and field team starts competition Thursday in Sacramento in the West prelims with 18 athletes in 21 events. One of those is senior Ashley Thompson who will compete in the triple jump Saturday. It’s a pretty amazing recovery from her hamstring injury during the 400 M hurdles finals in the Summit League championships in Tulsa....

Published on 24 May 2018 | 4:34 am


Augie takes confidence to World Series

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The 2018 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division II All-Region teams and Regional Players of the Year were announced for all eight regions on Wednesday and the Augustana baseball team had four student-athletes garner recognition. The teams are voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the process is led by the ABCA NCAA Div. II All-America...

Published on 24 May 2018 | 4:27 am


Canaries lose again to Explorers

SIOUX FALLS, SD… For the 2nd straight night the Canaries lost at home to the Explorers of Sioux City. Jabari Henry and Chris Grayson each hit homers, but it wasn’t enough as Grady Wood gave up 9 hits and 5 earned runs in his 6.1 IP. The Birds fell to 2-3 and host the X’s again Thursday night at the...

Published on 24 May 2018 | 4:22 am


10 pm Sportscast Wednesday, May 23rd

10 pm Sportscast Wednesday, May 23rd

Published on 24 May 2018 | 4:17 am








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