Monthly Archives: October 2015

Amazon reviews hijacked by causes, conspiracies, rage

Oct 31, 2015 |

Amazon reviews hijacked by causes, conspiracies, rage Organized groups are using the Amazon review system to push political and social agendas often only tangentially related to the products being sold.See all stories on this topic

Here are the new movies and TV shows coming to Amazon Prime, iTunes, Hulu, and more in …

Oct 31, 2015 |

Here are the new movies and TV shows coming to Amazon Prime, iTunes, Hulu, and more in … November means all manner of relaxing outdoor activities — beer gardens, botanic gardens — are out. Time to hop on the couch and do nothing …See all stories on this topic

Christian organization to host “Night to Honor Israel” event at The Colonnade

Oct 31, 2015 |

Christian organization to host “Night to Honor Israel” event at The Colonnade Christians United for Israel (CUFI), along with churches in north Georgia and the greater Chattanooga area, invite the community to a “Night to Honor …See all stories on this topic

Halloween Saturation

Oct 31, 2015 |

Video posted below. Halloween Saturation Trick-or-treaters won’t be the only ones out in force Saturday evening. The Sioux Falls Police Department will conduct a Halloween night saturation with twenty additional officers patrolling the streets, watching out for drunk drivers and other traffic violations. Police also held a saturation Friday night. JavaScript is used to provide […more]

5 Ways Christians Can Take Halloween Captive

Oct 31, 2015 |

5 Ways Christians Can Take Halloween Captive It’s Halloween, and Christians should see it as an opportunity, and not a threat, writes David Mathis, executive editor for desiringGod.org, explaining …See all stories on this topic

No Halloween Tipsy Tow in Sioux Falls this year

Oct 31, 2015 |

No Halloween Tipsy Tow in Sioux Falls this year If you’re feeling buzzed, you probably are over the 0.08 limit and should not drive. “It’s simple: if you’re planning to drink, use public transportation or a …See all stories on this topic

Amazon to shutter credit card payment reader 14 months after high-profile debut

Oct 31, 2015 |

Amazon to shutter credit card payment reader 14 months after high-profile debut Screen Shot 2015-10-30 at 9.20.11 PM Amazon.com is pulling the plug on yet another product, announcing on its Web site today that it is closing …See all stories on this topic

Randy Lindemann – Kansas City, Mo.: Aug. 25, 1954 – Oct. 11, 2015

Oct 31, 2015 |

Randy Lindemann – Kansas City, Mo.: Aug. 25, 1954 – Oct. 11, 2015 He moved with his parents to White Bear Lake, Minn., in 1959 and in 1967 they moved to Sioux Falls. He was confirmed at the Wesley Methodist …See all stories on this topic

Bosworth Will Keep Her Medical License…For Now

Oct 31, 2015 |

Video posted below. Bosworth Will Keep Her Medical License…For Now 10/29/2015 5:40 AM A law enforcement vehicle was seen being towed from the scene. JavaScript is used to provide enhanced functionality for much of KELOLAND.com. For the best experience on this site, please enable JavaScript. Dr. Annette Bosworth can continue to treat patients while her […more]

Amazon Kills Credit Card Reader And Square Competitor, 'Register'

Oct 31, 2015 |

Amazon Kills Credit Card Reader And Square Competitor, ‘Register’ An “Amazon Register” product shot from the credit card reader’s Aug. 2014 launch. On Friday, the retailer said it would end the service. (Photo: …See all stories on this topic

Now through Sunday only, save 20% on Amazon coin bundles for the Amazon Appstore

Oct 31, 2015 |

Now through Sunday only, save 20% on Amazon coin bundles for the Amazon Appstore You might not know it, but Amazon sells coins that can be used to purchase apps and games from the Amazon Appstore, or they can be applied …See all stories on this topic

My Voice: Medicaid Expansion is 'morally' right

Oct 31, 2015 |

My Voice: Medicaid Expansion is ‘morally’ right Suzanne Letcher, Sioux Falls, is a circulating nurse at Avera McKennan Surgery and currently pursuing a master’s degree in Family Nurse Practitioner …See all stories on this topic

Amazon will ditch its daily local deals on December 18

Oct 30, 2015 |

Amazon will ditch its daily local deals on December 18 If you’re the sort of person who really likes getting $50 of seafood for $25, your day just got a little more depressing. Amazon just announced that it …See all stories on this topic

Auditor Probe Into GEAR UP Could Go Deeper Into Program

Oct 30, 2015 |

Auditor Probe Into GEAR UP Could Go Deeper Into Program JavaScript is used to provide enhanced functionality for much of KELOLAND.com. For the best experience on this site, please enable JavaScript. A South Dakota state auditor says an inquiry into a federal college-readiness grant wrapped up in an apparent murder-suicide will likely extend deeper into […more]

Wolf on Safran, 'Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia'

Oct 30, 2015 |

Wolf on Safran, ‘Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia’ Janina M. Safran. Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013. ix + 247 …See all stories on this topic

Amazon wins jury verdict in knockoff pillowcase suit, setting key precedent for counterfeit goods

Oct 30, 2015 |

Amazon wins jury verdict in knockoff pillowcase suit, setting key precedent for counterfeit goods It’s a victory for Amazon and other e-commerce companies in a case with major implications for their businesses. The company’s two year legal battle …See all stories on this topic

Local Fans Talk About Prayer On The Field

Oct 30, 2015 |

Local Fans Talk About Prayer On The Field There’s a lot of passion and heart that takes place on the gridiron, especially during playoffs. And it’s this moment these players have worked hard for all season. For some, they rely on their skills, and perhaps, their faith to get the job done. “I have seen […more]

One Dead And Another Injured In Stabbing

Oct 30, 2015 |

One Dead And Another Injured In Stabbing A 19 year old Sioux Falls woman is dead and a 27 year old man is in the hospital following a double stabbing at a northeast Sioux Falls apartment.See all stories on this topic

Fatal stabbing Thursday in northeast Sioux Falls

Oct 30, 2015 |

Fatal stabbing Thursday in northeast Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) – A nineteen year old woman is dead and a 27-year-old man is injured in a stabbing in northeast Sioux Falls yesterday …See all stories on this topic

Importance Of Being On Amazon If You Sell Products

Oct 30, 2015 |

Importance Of Being On Amazon If You Sell Products Importance Of Being On Amazon If You Sell Products. Duration: 00:50 9 hrs ago. SHARE · TWEET · EMAIL. null. READ MORE SEE LESS …See all stories on this topic

High school football: Roosevelt starts fast, stops Raiders

Oct 30, 2015 |

High school football: Roosevelt starts fast, stops Raiders Rapid City Stevens quarterback George Johnson hands the ball off against Sioux Falls Roosevelt in a Class 11AAA football quarterfinal game …See all stories on this topic

Bishop pleads for Syrian Christians

Oct 30, 2015 |

Bishop pleads for Syrian Christians CHRISTIANS fleeing persecution must be given equal access to the Prime Minister’s plan to settle 20,000 Syrian refugees in Britain, the General …See all stories on this topic

Area small college football update: MSU, Mankato heads to SW Minnesota State

Oct 30, 2015 |

Area small college football update: MSU, Mankato heads to SW Minnesota State 3 Sioux Falls, No. 6 Minnesota State, Mankato and No. 7 Augustana. But No. 8 Southwest Minnesota State and No. 9 Minnesota-Duluth are very much …See all stories on this topic

Amazon launches 'Pay With Amazon' buttons

Oct 30, 2015 |

Amazon launches ‘Pay With Amazon’ buttons Amazon says it is finally ready to turn its huge customer base into a big payments business outside of Amazon. For real this time. The e-commerce …See all stories on this topic

Junior Football Addresses Concussion Concerns

Oct 29, 2015 |

Video posted below. Junior Football Addresses Concussion Concerns From second graders to high school seniors, thousands of kids across KELOLAND put on pads and helmets to hit the football field every week. The sport brings communities together, but it can also put young players at risk.  Nationally, seven high school football players have died this […more]

Alibaba or Amazon: Which is Better?

Oct 29, 2015 |

Alibaba or Amazon: Which is Better? Dressing Casually at Work Without Looking Frumpy. Wochit News 0:34 · Advances in Plastic Surgery. Wochit News 0:38 · Lamar Odom Can …See all stories on this topic

Audit Turns Up More Problems For Former Secretary Of State

Oct 29, 2015 |

Audit Turns Up More Problems For Former Secretary Of State What started with a missing historic South Dakota flag has resulted in more questions over financial issues from former South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant. After current Secretary of State Shantel Krebs took office, she requested an independent accountant report from the South Dakota […more]

The woman who wrote 31014 Amazon book reviews and upended the Internet, dead at 63

Oct 29, 2015 |

The woman who wrote 31014 Amazon book reviews and upended the Internet, dead at 63 Most of the 31,014 reviews she wrote for Amazon — the most from any one user on the site — sounded like this one: “Readers will feel an adrenaline …See all stories on this topic

Sioux Falls to host Summit League basketball through 2022

Oct 29, 2015 |

Sioux Falls to host Summit League basketball through 2022 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Sioux Falls will continue to host the Summit League men’s and women’s basketball championships through 2022.See all stories on this topic

Niagara Falls business owner pleads guilty to bank fraud

Oct 29, 2015 |

Niagara Falls business owner pleads guilty to bank fraud SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls will continue to host the Summit … BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The owner of Niagara Falls’ Electro-Dyn Choke …See all stories on this topic

Amazon Prime Now drivers sue the company over contractor status

Oct 29, 2015 |

Amazon Prime Now drivers sue the company over contractor status Four former drivers for Amazon Prime Now are suing the Seattle-based retailer over wages and benefits they say Amazon denied them by classifying …See all stories on this topic

Chinese Christians wary amid lull in cross removals

Oct 29, 2015 |

Chinese Christians wary amid lull in cross removals Christians in China’s Zhejiang province, where authorities have carried out a devastating cross-removal campaign, say they will remain vigilant amid …See all stories on this topic

Teacher Discusses Task Force Ahead Of Final Meeting

Oct 29, 2015 |

Video posted below. Teacher Discusses Task Force Ahead Of Final Meeting The Blue Ribbon Task Force will hold its final meeting in Pierre Thursday. Members have been looking at issues related to education funding. As a teacher in South Dakota, Steve O’Brien of Watertown High School says education discussion needs to center around student opportunity. […more]

Summit League tournament to stay put in Sioux Falls

Oct 29, 2015 |

Summit League tournament to stay put in Sioux Falls The conference seems to think so too as they announced they have excercised a five year option to keep the tournament in Sioux Falls until 2022.See all stories on this topic

Authorities Close Down I-29 Near Clear Lake, SD

Oct 29, 2015 |

Authorities Close Down I-29 Near Clear Lake, SD We are following an incident on Interstate 29 north of Brookings. Authorities closed a stretch of I-29 near Clear Lake Wednesday evening. Safe Travel USA lists only that the closure was “due to an event,” and would be closed until further notice.  The Department of Public Safety […more]

Former Daycare Provider Sentenced For Meth Charges

Oct 29, 2015 |

Former Daycare Provider Sentenced For Meth Charges Wednesday we found out how much time a former day care provider and drug dealer will spend in prison. A judge sentenced Jennifer Darger to five years for felony meth possession and distribution. Minnehaha County State’s Attorney Aaron McGowan says Darger’s actions put children in danger. It was Darger’s 16-year-old […more]

Blue Ribbon Task Force to Meet One More Time

Oct 28, 2015 |

Blue Ribbon Task Force to Meet One More Time The decision has been in the works for months, and now the Blue Ribbon Task Force will meet one last time on Thursday.  The group started back in February, when Governor Dennis Daugaard announced he was forming a task force to study education funding and make […more]

Generous faith: Giving to charity a priority for millennial Christians

Oct 28, 2015 |

Generous faith: Giving to charity a priority for millennial Christians Christians aged between 18 and 37 are “extremely generous” and giving to charity is a top priority for them, a new survey shows. Nearly half of …See all stories on this topic

Two More Arrests Made After Fatal Shooting

Oct 28, 2015 |

Two More Arrests Made After Fatal Shooting Police have made two more arrests after a fatal shooting inside a Sioux Falls apartment. Sioux Falls Police said Desmond Juan Henderson, 19, and David Alexsander Ramires, 19, were arrested Tuesday evening for their connection to a deadly accidental shooting on October 24. Police believe Henderson put two […more]

Famed Theologian Explains Why 'Transgender Revolution' Poses a Major Challenge — and Why …

Oct 28, 2015 |

Famed Theologian Explains Why ‘Transgender Revolution’ Poses a Major Challenge — and Why … Famed Theologian Explains Why ‘Transgender Revolution’ Poses a Major Challenge — and Why He Believes Christians Shouldn’t Attend Gay …See all stories on this topic

Coach Jerry Kill Retiring Due To Health Reasons

Oct 28, 2015 |

Video posted below. Coach Jerry Kill Retiring Due To Health Reasons Minnesota coach Jerry Kill says he is retiring because of health reasons. Kill made the surprise announcement on Wednesday morning, one day after missing a scheduled meeting with the media. Kill has epilepsy, and had to take a leave of absence from the team […more]

Getting Help On The Road Towards Recovery

Oct 28, 2015 |

Video posted below. Getting Help On The Road Towards Recovery The road to recovery is long and can be very difficult for those who walk through the doors of Keystone Treatment Center. “They are afraid, they are reluctant and their anxiety level is through the roof. They don’t know how to cope with life on […more]

Spanish Immersion Program Grows Up

Oct 28, 2015 |

Spanish Immersion Program Grows Up Back in 2009, at the end of his first year in the district’s Spanish Immersion program, we asked then-kindergartener Jaden Feterl if learning Spanish was hard. “No, I wouldn’t say so because we have a Spanish teacher, so it’s easy to learn,” Feterl said in 2009. Two years later, we […more]

Business Offers Protection From Cyber Attack

Oct 28, 2015 |

Video posted below. Business Offers Protection From Cyber Attack It can be tough, if not next to impossible, for businesses and government to say ahead of hackers.  Cyber-attacks are on the rise and get more sophisticated all the time.  A Sioux Falls company is on the front lines in this cyber war and has introduced […more]

Donald Trump Holds Rally In Sioux City

Oct 28, 2015 |

Video posted below. Donald Trump Holds Rally In Sioux City He’s been in the political spotlight for months, and now Donald Trump is bringing his message to KELOLAND. On Tuesday, Trump made a stop in Sioux City to try and turn around his recent poll numbers. Trump has been leading almost for months, but that […more]

McGowan principal enjoys seeing inside other businesses

Oct 28, 2015 |

McGowan principal enjoys seeing inside other businesses A: “My wife and I like to support the Heartland House here in Sioux Falls. The organization provides transitional housing to those in need and every …See all stories on this topic

Councilors at odds over appointee perk

Oct 28, 2015 |

Councilors at odds over appointee perk Of the 26 appointed positions working for the city of Sioux Falls, nine are eligible for the bump back provision. Rolfing’s proposal would grandfather in …See all stories on this topic

Lutheran Social Services To Buy Downtown College

Oct 28, 2015 |

Video posted below. Lutheran Social Services To Buy Downtown College Lutheran Social Services is teaming up with Kilian Community College in an effort to better serve the community. The organizations announced on Tuesday that LSS will buy the downtown Sioux Falls campus to move several of its programs closer together. Kilian will lease the second […more]

6 Steps to Control Your Merchant Reputation on Amazon

Oct 27, 2015 |

6 Steps to Control Your Merchant Reputation on Amazon Less than 5 percent of customers who buy through Amazon take the time to leave feedback. For the two million third-party merchants who account for …See all stories on this topic

What Persecuted Christians Want More Than Anything Else

Oct 27, 2015 |

What Persecuted Christians Want More Than Anything Else During the live webcast, Open Doors USA will provide expert commentary and give viewers the chance to ask questions of persecuted Christians from …See all stories on this topic

Company wants technology center lawsuit in federal court

Oct 27, 2015 |

Company wants technology center lawsuit in federal court SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — An attorney representing a Minnesota-based software company and four of its shareholders is trying to get a lease agreement …See all stories on this topic

Brandon Students Find Success With Smartlab

Oct 27, 2015 |

Brandon Students Find Success With Smartlab It might just look like a regular classroom from the outside, but the setup inside offers something much more. “It’s called Smartlab,” Brandon Valley Intermediate School sixth-grade student Damen Visscher said. “Not very many states have this and this is the only one in the state as of right […more]

Sioux Falls man gets 5 years in prison for bank robbery

Oct 27, 2015 |

Sioux Falls man gets 5 years in prison for bank robbery SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A 45-year-old Sioux Falls man has been sentenced to four years in federal prison for robbing a local bank. Rickey Starks …See all stories on this topic

GLAAD TV Report Praises Streaming Services Like Amazon & Netflix For The Visibility They Give …

Oct 27, 2015 |

GLAAD TV Report Praises Streaming Services Like Amazon & Netflix For The Visibility They Give … And for the first time ever, GLAAD included in their findings a thorough analysis of streaming services — Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix. Considering that …See all stories on this topic

Another evangelical church demolished in Muslim-majority Sudan

Oct 27, 2015 |

Another evangelical church demolished in Muslim-majority Sudan Christian Solidarity Worldwide said: “The destruction of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Omdurman is an alarming development that comes amid …See all stories on this topic

LOOKING BACK

Oct 27, 2015 |

LOOKING BACK Brandon has pumped partially treated sewage to Sioux Falls since 1993 … By pumping half to Sioux Falls, the city will be able to grow by another …See all stories on this topic

Sioux Falls Kids Help African Children

Oct 27, 2015 |

Sioux Falls Kids Help African Children JavaScript is used to provide enhanced functionality for much of KELOLAND.com. For the best experience on this site, please enable JavaScript. Kids Against Hunger in Sioux Falls is set to reach nearly 1 million meals packed and distributed this year. The non-profit works with local groups to purchase, assemble and […more]

Meals To Go

Oct 27, 2015 |

Meals To Go What’s the most stressful time of day for working parents?  If your answer is dinner time, you’re certainly not alone.  A new Sioux Falls business is banking on taking the stress out of meal preparation.  Chef to Plate started up a year ago with its first meal to go; now it’s producing […more]

Strong Support For Trooper Following Attack On I-90

Oct 27, 2015 |

Strong Support For Trooper Following Attack On I-90 Authorities believe the people who attacked a state trooper on Interstate 90 had more than 50 pounds of pot in their car at the time of the crime. Trooper Zac Bader stopped the car on Saturday just east of Rapid City.  That’s where investigators say three people […more]

Design firm hired for new Sioux Falls city building

Oct 27, 2015 |

Design firm hired for new Sioux Falls city building Sioux Falls, SD (KELO-AM) The City of Sioux Falls as hired a local firm, Koch Hazard Architects, to design the new city administration building planned …See all stories on this topic

Amazon launches 'Pay with Amazon'

Oct 26, 2015 |

Amazon launches ‘Pay with Amazon’ CNBC’s Mary Thompson speaks to Amazon external payment services vice president Patrick Gauthier, at the Money 2020 Conference, about using …See all stories on this topic

Sheriff: Assault Suspects Hid 50 Pounds Of Marijuana

Oct 26, 2015 |

Video posted below. Sheriff: Assault Suspects Hid 50 Pounds Of Marijuana Authorities found a large amount of marijuana after a Highway Patrol deputy was assaulted. The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office says more than 50 pounds of marijuana and a handgun were stashed by the suspects. Deputies found the evidence in a rural area off County […more]

Archbishop of Erbil: Iraqi Christian refugees are losing hope of returning home

Oct 26, 2015 |

Archbishop of Erbil: Iraqi Christian refugees are losing hope of returning home Thousands of Iraqi Christians are still fleeing their country even though the humanitarian situation for the displaced has improved, Chaldean Catholic …See all stories on this topic

Police: Accidental Shooting Led To 19 Year Old's Death

Oct 26, 2015 |

Video posted below. Police: Accidental Shooting Led To 19 Year Old’s Death JavaScript is used to provide enhanced functionality for much of KELOLAND.com. For the best experience on this site, please enable JavaScript. Authorities think an accidental shooting caused the death of a 19-year-old Sioux Falls man. At about 2:30 a.m. Saturday, a 911 caller […more]

amazon-mws 0.2.3

Oct 26, 2015 |

amazon-mws 0.2.3 A python interface for Amazon MWS. # ** DISCLAIMER ** This API is in constant development. Do not rely on it too much until its in stable release.See all stories on this topic

New Sanford Health oncologist: Field is 'exploding'

Oct 26, 2015 |

New Sanford Health oncologist: Field is ‘exploding’ We have several organizations with chapters here in Sioux Falls working on those efforts, including the Edith Sanford Breast Foundation, Susan G.See all stories on this topic

TF Riggs boys, girls place top 10

Oct 26, 2015 |

TF Riggs boys, girls place top 10 Jebben Keyes receives his top-25 medal during the Class AA boys awards ceremony Saturday at Sioux Falls’ Yankton Trails Park. JebbenKeyes4.jpg.See all stories on this topic

Sully Buttes girls ninth in Class B

Oct 26, 2015 |

Sully Buttes girls ninth in Class B Gracie Weinheimer runs during the Class B girls race Saturday at Sioux Falls’ Yankton Trails Park. Weinheimer placed fourth. GracieWeinheimer2.jpg.See all stories on this topic

Amazon to open exclusive Diwali store on US, UK website

Oct 26, 2015 |

Amazon to open exclusive Diwali store on US, UK website Earlier this year, Amazon opened up the option for Indian sellers to export their products from the country. The report says that nearly 5,000 Indian …See all stories on this topic

Name Of Assaulted Trooper Released

Oct 26, 2015 |

Video posted below. Name Of Assaulted Trooper Released Authorities have released the name of the South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper who was attacked Saturday during a traffic stop. Previous Story: SD Trooper Attacked During Traffic Stop Thirty-four-year-old Zachary Bader was attacked during a traffic stop at mile marker 70 on I-90 near Rapid City Saturday morning. […more]

Sioux Falls Police searching for suspect in BB gun assault

Oct 26, 2015 |

Sioux Falls Police searching for suspect in BB gun assault SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police are searching for a suspect who … 400 block of west 11th street in Sioux Falls around 4:30 Sunday morning.See all stories on this topic

Augie Fights On And Through USF

Oct 26, 2015 |

Augie Fights On And Through USF Yesterday the Viking football team lived up to that creed in their 35-28 win over rival Sioux Falls. First Augustana fell behind 14-0, then they committed …See all stories on this topic

New on Amazon Prime: these are the movies, TV shows that will be added in November

Oct 25, 2015 |

New on Amazon Prime: these are the movies, TV shows that will be added in November Amazon will update its Prime and Amazon Video catalog with new movie and TV show titles this November. Some of the new TV show and titles that …See all stories on this topic

One Man Dies In Two Vehicle Crash In Day County

Oct 25, 2015 |

Video posted below. One Man Dies In Two Vehicle Crash In Day County One man is dead after a two-vehicle crash east of Andover, South Dakota.  Around 12:30 a.m Sunday, a 50-year-old man was driving his mini-van eastbound in the right westbound lane on US Highway 12 when it struck an RV traveling westbound in […more]

Former Redskins Coach Jim Zorn Split the Team into “Christians” and “Ballplayers”

Oct 25, 2015 |

Former Redskins Coach Jim Zorn Split the Team into “Christians” and “Ballplayers” He split the team into “Christians and ballplayers,” said the now-retired running back who was with the team for five consecutive seasons starting in …See all stories on this topic

İstanbul churches united on 'Basic principles of Christianity' after 1700 years

Oct 25, 2015 |

İstanbul churches united on ‘Basic principles of Christianity’ after 1700 years For the first time after 1,700 years in the Christian world, the leaders of the Greek Orthodox, Armenian Apostolic, Syriac Orthodox, Catholic and …See all stories on this topic

How Christian Couples Can Avoid Splitting Over Money

Oct 25, 2015 |

How Christian Couples Can Avoid Splitting Over Money Finances are often a problem for Christian couples, but money doesn’t need to be a divisive element in a relationship. Properly framed, a couple’s …See all stories on this topic