Monthly Archives: June 2016

Why Can't We Christians Laugh Anymore?

Jun 30, 2016 |

Why Can’t We Christians Laugh Anymore? When 50 Shades of Grey took over the world last year, it spawned so much Christian outrage that I took to satire and wrote a piece called “A Modest …See all stories on this topic Trump, torture and religion: Why the Christian Right has flocked to the GOP nominee But […more]

Walmart's Amazon Prime competitor is here, and you can try it for free

Jun 30, 2016 |

Walmart’s Amazon Prime competitor is here, and you can try it for free Walmart has been trialing a rival service to the free shipping part of Amazon Prime for a while, but ShippingPass is finally ready for prime time.See all stories on this topic Elizabeth Warren Says Apple, Amazon and Google Are Trying to Warren […more]

Pope Francis: Christians should ask for forgiveness from gay people

Jun 29, 2016 |

Pope Francis: Christians should ask for forgiveness from gay people VATICAN CITY, VATICAN – JUNE 13: Pope Francis waves to the boy scouts gathered Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City, Vatican.See all stories on this topic Regular Christians Are No Longer Welcome in American Culture Traditional American Christians have long been on […more]

US Consumer Confidence Rises To Highest Level Since October

Jun 28, 2016 |

US Consumer Confidence Rises To Highest Level Since October The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index rose to 98 this month from 92.4 in May, snapping a two-month losing streak.See all stories on this topic Still The King: Tony Hawk Lands Iconic 900 At Age 48 Tony Hawk doesn’t have anything left to prove to the […more]

HERSOM: Explorers in midst of grueling stretch

Jun 28, 2016 |

HERSOM: Explorers in midst of grueling stretch Sioux City Explorers’ Noah Perio Jr., left, is late to tag out St. Paul Saints’ Chad Christiansen during a game in Sioux City, Iowa on Monday, June 20, …See all stories on this topic James D. Cimburek/P&D Back on June 6, Lien won a Sioux Empire Junior Golf tournament […more]

Is The Brexit Bad News For Amazon's International Ambitions?

Jun 27, 2016 |

Is The Brexit Bad News For Amazon’s International Ambitions? Amazon has already announced plans to expand its U.K. operations this year by opening two new fulfillment centers in the U.K. — and hiring to fill …See all stories on this topic Amazon launches Inspire as it looks to become a major player in education tech Sharing […more]

Alexandria community mourns crash victim

Jun 27, 2016 |

Alexandria community mourns crash victim “I was like are they all ok and he said one of them got airlifted to Sioux Falls and Dylan didn’t make it and I stopped and I couldn’t say anything,” …See all stories on this topic Marine Cove Needs Help to Keep Jellyfish in Sioux Falls Many people may not […more]

Christians urged to light a candle for a torture survivor

Jun 26, 2016 |

Christians urged to light a candle for a torture survivor An international prayer vigil is being organised by Action by Christians Against Torture (ACAT) to coincide with the United Nations’ International Day …See all stories on this topic Orlando Shooting pits Muslims against gay people This trend of equivocating Christians and Muslims, and scapegoating Christians has […more]

Sunday Boredom Busters, June 26th

Jun 26, 2016 |

Sunday Boredom Busters, June 26th Enjoy the sweet taste of Georgia peaches during the South Dakota Peach Festival at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls. See all stories on this topic A Taste Of Peach Festival In Sioux Falls The Sioux Falls Peach Festival is back in town and organizers are hoping this year is […more]

Hollywood and Christians

Jun 25, 2016 |

Hollywood and Christians And there are other ways in which Hollywood demeans religion, mainly Christianity. For example, one doubts that children with burgeoning telekinetic …See all stories on this topic 170 Muslim Refugees Had Me Surrounded As the CEO of Open Doors USA, an organization that advocates for and supports persecuted Christians throughout the world, I […more]

Jim Rossman's tech review: Triby gets Amazon's Alexa to help you in the kitchen

Jun 25, 2016 |

Jim Rossman’s tech review: Triby gets Amazon’s Alexa to help you in the kitchen You may have heard of the Amazon Echo, a stand-alone speaker with the Alexa voice service built in. I’ve been using an Echo for several months …See all stories on this topic 72×72 inch / 180×180 cm bath curtains bathroom mildew free […more]

Christians are expected to demonstrate fraternal cooperation and mutual appreciation – says Pope …

Jun 24, 2016 |

Christians are expected to demonstrate fraternal cooperation and mutual appreciation – says Pope … Pope Francis delivered a speech in the Cathedral of the Mother See of Etchmiadzin during which he said the Christians are expected to demonstrate a …See all stories on this topic Pope praises Armenia’s Christian past, but avoids ‘genocide’ YEREVAN, Armenia – […more]

Warehouse positions/AMAZON

Jun 24, 2016 |

Warehouse positions/AMAZON Kelly Services, Inc. is seeking motivated, hardworking individuals to staff fulfillment, warehouse and production positions for Amazon in Phoenix, AZ if …See all stories on this topic Upload path incorrect when configured with Amazon S3 Is this plugin compatible with Amazon S3/Cloudfront? The upload function is storing the files on our S3 server correctly […more]

IRS phone scam clears $19K

Jun 23, 2016 |

IRS phone scam clears $19K SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) – A Sioux Falls man is out nearly $20,000 in an IRS phone scam. Officer Sam Clemens says the caller told the …See all stories on this topic Touring Downtown Sioux Falls on the Sip-N-Cycle Sioux Falls – The Party Bike Sioux Falls is a great […more]

Amazon's delivery drones may be grounded by new FAA rules

Jun 23, 2016 |

Amazon’s delivery drones may be grounded by new FAA rules The Department of Transportation may have just grounded delivery drones, effectively canceling Amazon’s plan to deliver packages via drones.See all stories on this topic Surprise! Amazon Isn’t as Efficient as You Think In a lot of ways, Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) is an extremely efficient company. Its […more]

AmazonFresh, Amazon's grocery delivery service, wakes back up with a launch in Boston

Jun 22, 2016 |

AmazonFresh, Amazon’s grocery delivery service, wakes back up with a launch in Boston Amazon’s online grocery shopping service, AmazonFresh, is expanding once again – roughly a year and a half since its last launch. Following its …See all stories on this topic Amazon slims down $80 Kindle, adds Bluetooth audio and offers new white version Amazon […more]

Christians try to make peace with Trump at New York meeting

Jun 22, 2016 |

Christians try to make peace with Trump at New York meeting Andrea Lafferty is an evangelical Christian who used to have reservations about Donald Trump. Not necessarily because of his three marriages or …See all stories on this topic Trump To Christians: We’ll Say ‘Merry Christmas’ (Video) According to RawStory.com, the meeting was arranged by the […more]

RCPD: Mark Heinen Is Primary Suspect In Shooting Death Investigation

Jun 21, 2016 |

RCPD: Mark Heinen Is Primary Suspect In Shooting Death Investigation Rapid City Police are still looking for a suspect in a weekend shooting.See all stories on this topic Fiat Chrysler To Halt Use Of Dangerous Air Bag Inflators The company says its factories will stop using inflators that don’t have a chemical drying agent. Inflators […more]

Paris Mayor Is Unhappy With Amazon's Same-Day Delivery Service

Jun 21, 2016 |

Paris Mayor Is Unhappy With Amazon’s Same-Day Delivery Service Amazon’s Prime Now is the latest on-demand service to anger French officials. After Amazon introduced the express delivery service in Paris last week …See all stories on this topic Enterprising trash monsters are already exploiting the Pulse shooting on Amazon Our columnist Seth Kubersky sent this pic […more]

Pope Francis: I often have a 'crisis of faith'

Jun 20, 2016 |

Pope Francis: I often have a ‘crisis of faith’ Even Pope Francis has doubts about the Christian faith, he admitted to a group of young people in Rome on Saturday. The Pope was responding to a …See all stories on this topic Trump to meet conservative Christians in New York ‘conversation’ Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald […more]

Monday Memo: Week's highlights include a space conference and the Brexit vote

Jun 20, 2016 |

Monday Memo: Week’s highlights include a space conference and the Brexit vote TODAY: Amazon Web Services, Amazon.com’s cloud-computing unit, holds a two-day Public Sector Summit in Washington, D.C. Amazon said it …See all stories on this topic Cancer fraud Belle Gibson’s cookbook The Whole Pantry is still being sold on Amazon despite her … Belle Gibson’s […more]

Professor blames Christians and GOP for Orlando attack

Jun 19, 2016 |

Professor blames Christians and GOP for Orlando attack Professor blames Christians and GOP for Orlando attack. Jun. 19, 2016 – 2:43 – Fox News contributor Katherine Timpf reacts. Fox Business Channel …See all stories on this topic New Christian dating site: a ‘romantic way to escape persecution’? Many Pakistani Christians still follow the tradition of arranged […more]

Center For Equality Hosts Pride Festival In Sioux Falls

Jun 19, 2016 |

Center For Equality Hosts Pride Festival In Sioux Falls People from the LGBT community and its allies gathered at Terrace park to participate in the Sioux Falls Pride Festival.See all stories on this topic Congresswoman Kristi Noem Weighs In On Gun Control Watertown, SD The devastation in Orlando has brought a controversial debate back to […more]

2 Retailers Fending Off Amazon.com

Jun 18, 2016 |

2 Retailers Fending Off Amazon.com TJX and Ross are succeeding where other retailers are failing, and it doesn’t seem online retailers like Amazon could ever have an impact on the …See all stories on this topic New Amazon Fresh delivery service is slammed for turning up at customer’s doors even when they … Customers have blasted […more]

Amazon's third bookstore goes to bookish Oregon

Jun 18, 2016 |

Amazon’s third bookstore goes to bookish Oregon SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon is wading into one of the nation’s most bookish metro areas for the opening of its third brick-and-mortar bookstore.See all stories on this topic Amazon opening bookstore at Washington Square Amazon.com; Amazon FILE – This Sept. 28, 2011, file photo shows the logo for […more]

Major LGBT-Rights Group Urges Steps To Curb Gun Violence

Jun 17, 2016 |

Video posted below. Major LGBT-Rights Group Urges Steps To Curb Gun Violence Media General Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • Advertising Terms and Conditions • For problems with the FCC Public File • Children’s Programming (KELO, KDLO, KPLO, KCLO) • For assistance accessing our FCC online public files (KELO, KDLO, KPLO, KCLO) ALL CONTENT © COPYRIGHT YOUNG BROADCASTING […more]

Amazon: The Real King Of Smart Home Appliances

Jun 17, 2016 |

Amazon: The Real King Of Smart Home Appliances Competition will get knocked out by Amazon’s merciless discounting. I do not think Alphabet and Apple can match the lowball pricing of Amazon’s …See all stories on this topic Sellers gain on Amazon as it cuts own commissions BENGALURU: Amazon India has cut its own commissions by 25-30% […more]

Broncos roster 2016: John Tidwell

Jun 16, 2016 |

Broncos roster 2016: John Tidwell Over the course of his career at the University of Sioux Falls, Tidwell started every game after his redshirt season and amassed 178 tackles, 7.5 of …See all stories on this topic Compromise to spare stone pathways in historic park rejected SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Historic preservation advocates have rejected […more]

Muslims and Christians: A happy family?

Jun 16, 2016 |

Muslims and Christians: A happy family? My father and I have a very difficult relationship. But still, no matter how miserable it can get, I am his son. This means I am his successor. I am neither …See all stories on this topic Tucson’s Muslims, Christians to pray for Orlando victims Tucson’s Muslims, Christians to pray […more]

Should Christians fast during Ramadan?

Jun 15, 2016 |

Should Christians fast during Ramadan? Christians in Iraq have been the victims of the most thorough-going persecution for centuries. The stories make our hearts break. In Iraq, in Syria and …See all stories on this topic MSM Lies Again, Insinuates Christians to Blame for Orlando Terror Attack To ease into the Christian bashing host Scott Pelley […more]

GEAR UP Summer Program Begins, New Leadership

Jun 15, 2016 |

Video posted below. GEAR UP Summer Program Begins, New Leadership A restructured summer camp began today at Black Hills State University for the Gear Up program for Native American students. As Keloland’s Kevin Woster reports, new teachers and supervisors are confident the scandal-plagued program can be saved.See all stories on this topic The Outdoor Campus […more]

Orthodox Christians' global gathering unravels as five churches pull out

Jun 14, 2016 |

Orthodox Christians’ global gathering unravels as five churches pull out Hilarion Alfeyev, a bishop in the Russian church, said the Russian Orthodox church would not take part if all churches were not present. Photograph: …See all stories on this topic Christians in Pakistan Fear Children Could Be Forced to Study Quran at School Due to a […more]

For Indian sellers, Amazon clicks better than Flipkart and Snapdeal

Jun 14, 2016 |

For Indian sellers, Amazon clicks better than Flipkart and Snapdeal Amazon has the highest brand equity among Indian sellers, followed by rivals Flipkart and Snapdeal, according to a June 13 study by New …See all stories on this topic Trump attacks Amazon because he doesn’t like being held accountable by The Washington Post His campaign justified […more]

ReliaMax Names Inaugural Mark Bielen Scholarship Program Winner

Jun 13, 2016 |

ReliaMax Names Inaugural Mark Bielen Scholarship Program Winner SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ReliaMax®, the leading financial technology-based and complete private student lending solutions provider, …See all stories on this topic Firefighters Respond To Early Morning Fire At Sioux Falls McDonald’s The City of Sioux Falls Health Department was notified and arrived on scene to work with McDonald’s […more]

Why Amazon thinks differently of India and China

Jun 13, 2016 |

Why Amazon thinks differently of India and China Amazon India completed three years earlier this month, and the growth that the company has seen over this span of time is nothing less than a miracle …See all stories on this topic Apple is about to reveal how serious it is about competing with Amazon and Google […more]

Amazon Coins Rabatte

Jun 12, 2016 |

Amazon Coins Rabatte Amazon Coins können nur für Android Apps, Spiele und In-App-Artikel ausgegeben werden. Beim Anfordern des Rabattcodes entstehen noch keine …See all stories on this topic Small Chinese Brands Make It Big on Amazon.com While the product is considered a small brand in China, it gained a 4.3 out of 5 rating in Amazon […more]

Canaries fall in blowout for fifth straight loss

Jun 12, 2016 |

Canaries fall in blowout for fifth straight loss It might have been the scalding late-afternoon heat at Sioux Falls Stadium, or maybe the baseball hangover from Friday night’s 18-10 result, which at …See all stories on this topic Heat continues, severe weather possible … southeastern and central South Dakota Sunday night into Monday, according to the […more]

Greenway: Vikings 'highly motivated'

Jun 11, 2016 |

Greenway: Vikings ‘highly motivated’ SIOUX FALLS — Moments after the Minnesota Vikings suffered a heart-breaking loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC playoffs in January, Chad …See all stories on this topic Lowell Rang softball tournament this weekend at Cadwell U10: Pool A: Sioux Falls Tigers, Mitchell Adrenaline (Bures), Yankton Fury; Pool B: Diamonds Xplosion, […more]

First, an apology for what Christians obsess over

Jun 11, 2016 |

First, an apology for what Christians obsess over The Times of London once asked prominent thinkers of the day to submit a response to the question “What’s Wrong With the World?” Christian …See all stories on this topic THE SOVEREIGN Here’s a funny thing: Millions of Christians have been meeting in churches, praying to God, asking […more]

Fish tacos, chili recipes earn children White House trip

Jun 10, 2016 |

Fish tacos, chili recipes earn children White House trip SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Two children from the Dakotas who created healthy versions of chili and fish tacos will be flown to Washington next month …See all stories on this topic Drivers dodge buckled roads in South Dakota heat SIOUX FALLS – This early-June heat has […more]

Stores look to fill positions this summer

Jun 10, 2016 |

Stores look to fill positions this summer SIOUX FALLS – As of April 2015 the unemployment rate in South Dakota has been 3.6 percent, a relatively low number compared to most states.See all stories on this topic Partnerships help Feeding South Dakota’s Summer Backpack Program Feeding South Dakota is joining forces with Sioux Falls Fire […more]

Hyde Stadium Upgrade In Pierre Misses Completion Deadline

Jun 9, 2016 |

Hyde Stadium Upgrade In Pierre Misses Completion Deadline Midwest Construction is subject to a $250-per-day penalty because it missed the May 15 completion deadline.See all stories on this topic Investigator: FDA Still Taking Months To Recall Tainted Food Washington (AP) Federal health officials failed to force a recall of peanut butter and almond products for […more]

Why Are So Many Christians Bored with the Bible?

Jun 9, 2016 |

Why Are So Many Christians Bored with the Bible? Unfortunately, many Christians love the idea of the Bible, but not really the Bible itself. We love having a Bible close by, even within reach, but don’t …See all stories on this topic After Kerala polls, BJP sets eyes on Christian votes After the Kerala experience, BJP […more]

South Dakota Farmers Getting Corn, Soybean Crops Planted

Jun 8, 2016 |

South Dakota Farmers Getting Corn, Soybean Crops Planted The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that 96 percent of the corn crop is in the ground, and soybean planting is 83 percent complete.See all stories on this topic Garretson School Official Accused Of Soliciting Minor Rodney Fischer, 58, was arrested Tuesday and was […more]

'A heart issue': Christians told to tithe properly to shift from poverty to prosperity

Jun 8, 2016 |

‘A heart issue’: Christians told to tithe properly to shift from poverty to prosperity The Bible has several verses that cover issues concerning money and prosperity, but surprisingly enough, there are a lot of Christians who are not …See all stories on this topic Christians and Donald Trump “Evangelical Christians are not merely choosing a certain […more]

Sons of Liberty International – Fighting ISIS and Supporting the Christian Community of Iraq

Jun 7, 2016 |

Sons of Liberty International – Fighting ISIS and Supporting the Christian Community of Iraq We work with communities, like the Christians of northern Iraq, that have been left defenseless and have not received adequate defense funding from …See all stories on this topic Now it’s HINDU extremists – Christians tortured for refusing to convert 29 Christians […more]

Tractor Tribute

Jun 7, 2016 |

Video posted below. Tractor Tribute Everyone likes a love story. However a Sibley, IA farmer had two loves; his wife of almost 20 years and his tractor collection. The purring sound of an old tractor is what triggers Twilla Bents to plow through a field of loving memories of her late husband and his tractors.  […more]

Tempers Likely To Soar In Summer Congressional Session

Jun 6, 2016 |

Video posted below. Tempers Likely To Soar In Summer Congressional Session Temperatures and tempers are likely to run hot as lawmakers return to Washington on Monday for an abbreviated 6-week summertime session featuring a handful of must-do legislation and the roll-out of a House GOP campaign agenda that’s a priority for House Speaker Paul Ryan. […more]

RedHawks hit 6 homers, beat Sioux Falls 19-4

Jun 6, 2016 |

RedHawks hit 6 homers, beat Sioux Falls 19-4 Sioux Falls, SD – If the first month of the season is any indication, it looks like the RedHawks will be playing in the American Association’s toughest …See all stories on this topic 1400 Students Walk Across The Stage at Sioux Falls Graduation Students from Sioux Falls area […more]

Minnehaha County studying 10 rural Intersections for danger

Jun 5, 2016 |

Minnehaha County studying 10 rural Intersections for danger SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Minnehaha County Commission has approved spending more than $40,000 to study 10 rural intersections that are …See all stories on this topic Tweets: Meet the Class of 2016 More than 1400 Sioux Falls students will receive their diplomas Sunday afternoon. But what […more]

Prep sports hold important place in our state

Jun 5, 2016 |

Prep sports hold important place in our state Then there’s Sioux Falls, where graduating classes alone reach the several hundreds. But the Metro division could be better thought of as a breeding …See all stories on this topic Justin Wan, Sioux City Journal Chandler, A Sioux Falls real estate agent, last played the Interstate in 2001 […more]

Christians face 'bloodless persecution' in U.S. amid 'severest threats' to religious freedom, warns …

Jun 4, 2016 |

Christians face ‘bloodless persecution’ in U.S. amid ‘severest threats’ to religious freedom, warns … Most of us tend to think of persecution among Christians in the extreme and violent sense: death, torture, rape or the outright forbidding of the practice …See all stories on this topic Nigeria’s Fulani attacking Christians with “almost complete impunity” Christians in […more]

John Piper says conflict-sharing 'fraught with dangers,' reminds Christians not to speak evil against …

Jun 4, 2016 |

John Piper says conflict-sharing ‘fraught with dangers,’ reminds Christians not to speak evil against … If Christians can honestly determine there’s any “selfish motives” in conflict-sharing with one’s spouse, then they should not do so, says Piper.See all stories on this topic ‘Duck Dynasty’ star John Luke Robertson says Christians should be the least fearful […more]

Whitney: More than just a mentor

Jun 3, 2016 |

Whitney: More than just a mentor She was taking a juvenile justice class at the University of Sioux Falls in 2007 and received credit for mentoring through Lutheran Social Services, …See all stories on this topic Supt. on first year: ‘I poured myself into the position’ It’s been a busy year for Brian Maher. Maher took […more]

Christians, Jews And Muslims United To Help This Syrian Refugee Family

Jun 3, 2016 |

Christians, Jews And Muslims United To Help This Syrian Refugee Family “ACT, Abraham’s Children Together, is a group of Muslims, Christians and Jews coming together specifically to help refugees from Syria come to …See all stories on this topic The Gathering 2016: Mega-Christian leaders to convene in Dallas to pray for national spiritual … Leaders from […more]

Downtown adds new summer events

Jun 2, 2016 |

Downtown adds new summer events Downtown Sioux Falls Inc. is adding several new events this summer. On the third Thursday of June, July and August, Rock Island Block Parties will …See all stories on this topic RibFest returns Thursday for its 19th year Sioux Falls – The 19th annual RibFest starts Thursday and runs through Sunday. […more]

Amazon sues sellers for buying fake reviews

Jun 2, 2016 |

Amazon sues sellers for buying fake reviews Seller beware — if you buy reviews for your products on Amazon, the company might sue you. As part of its effort to combat fake reviews on its platform …See all stories on this topic Amazon steps up pursuit of merchants who pay for fake reviews In three cases […more]

Amazon to focus on Studios, original Prime series

Jun 1, 2016 |

Amazon to focus on Studios, original Prime series On Tuesday night, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said that two of the areas he was most interested in exploring within the company were the development of …See all stories on this topic Details Order with Free Shipping by Amazon. Orders including $25 or more of eligible books qualify […more]

Summer Job Struggles

Jun 1, 2016 |

Video posted below. Summer Job Struggles Finding summer employees in Sioux Falls is a challenge for businesses and the city.See all stories on this topic Tanner Dvorak Arrested In Sioux Falls Tanner Dvorak was arrested by Sioux Falls Police Tuesday evening. The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office says charges are pending with their office. See all […more]