Monthly Archives: August 2016

Amazon to add another Chicagoland warehouse

Aug 31, 2016 |

Amazon to add another Chicagoland warehouse Keeping with its strategy of providing the fastest delivery times by locating fulfillment centers close to customers, Amazon plans to open another facility …See all stories on this topic After boosting FedEx, is Amazon about to pull an AWS in shipping? Amazon’s growing shipping operation is profiled at length in […more]

A Little Late For Back-To-School Shopping?

Aug 31, 2016 |

A Little Late For Back-To-School Shopping? Sioux Falls, SD While many students across the state are already back in the classroom, Sioux Falls Public Schools don’t start for another week. If you haven’t gotten your back-to-school shopping done yet, you could have a difficult time finding some items. Jen Adler and her kids are picking up […more]

Don't avenge killings in North, cleric tells Christians

Aug 30, 2016 |

Don’t avenge killings in North, cleric tells Christians RENOWNED cleric and Rivers State Overseer of Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Mr. Edison Daminabo, has called on Christians in the North not to …See all stories on this topic Christianity at risk of dying out in Syria, Lebanon and Iraq, Orthodox Church leader warns Christianity is in danger […more]

Recruiting Young Veterans

Aug 30, 2016 |

Recruiting Young Veterans Local veterans’ groups are looking for new ways to bring in young veterans. See all stories on this topic New Details In The Madison Arson Case Madison, SD A man accused of arson in Madison is behind bars on an $80,000 bond, after making his first appearance in court. 25-year-old Travis Smith […more]

O'Gorman takes Huron Invitational

Aug 29, 2016 |

O’Gorman takes Huron Invitational HURON — With two players finishing within the top four scores, the Sioux Falls O’Gorman Knights overpowered the field, en route to the win at Friday’s …See all stories on this topic Minnehaha County told, not asked , re joining city building Minnehaha County was told–not asked–about how it would participate in […more]

Co-founder of Stewart hair salons, beauty schools dies

Aug 29, 2016 |

Co-founder of Stewart hair salons, beauty schools dies Stewart served in the Army during World War II and attended Sioux Falls College — now the University of Sioux Falls — before dropping out to pursue …See all stories on this topic RedHawks blast three home runs, keep precarious playoff hopes alive The RedHawks cracked three home […more]

Starting Your College Students' Financial History Off Right

Aug 28, 2016 |

Video posted below. Starting Your College Students’ Financial History Off Right You’ll need to make a lot of financial decisions in a short period of time. See all stories on this topic Former School Custodian Loses Appeal Of Sex Crime Sentence The court rejected his argument that the sentence was “unreasonable.”See all stories on this […more]

On-line dating is becoming popular with Christians

Aug 28, 2016 |

On-line dating is becoming popular with Christians Sat, Aug 27, 2016 | from Michael Harrington 0 Comments · Download. On-line dating is becoming popular with Christians. SRN’s Michael Harrington …See all stories on this topic Early Christians didn’t mention abortion — Jim Miller It is interesting that a practice widely discussed in the ancient world, but […more]

Insurance agent earns two honors

Aug 27, 2016 |

Insurance agent earns two honors She has been a New York Life agent since 2000 and is associated with New York Life’s Great Plains General Office in Sioux Falls. She serves the …See all stories on this topic High School Football: RC Central Falls to SF O’Gorman in Season Rapid City – When summer begins to […more]

Friday scoreboard

Aug 27, 2016 |

Friday scoreboard Team scores: 1, Ipswich, 1:44:30.21; 2, Beresford, 1:45:57.14; 3, Sioux Falls Christian, 1:51:45.50; 4, Vermillion, 1:54:04.12; 5, Luverne, 1:56:22.42; 6, …See all stories on this topic CROSS COUNTRY Varsity team standings: Sioux Falls Christian 28, Lennox 62, Sioux Falls Lincoln 69, Beresford 120, Parkston 132, Dakota Valley 144, Luverne 170, …See all stories on this […more]

Golf Course In Platte Vandalized; Police Seek Public's Help

Aug 26, 2016 |

Golf Course In Platte Vandalized; Police Seek Public’s Help The vandals damaged several greens and yardage markers last weekend. Authorities say video surveillance captured two people driving a golf cart erratically, and a black sports car leaving the course early Sunday.See all stories on this topic Brewer AB Inbev To Cut Thousands Of Jobs In […more]

Unflagging Devotion

Aug 26, 2016 |

Video posted below. Unflagging Devotion The best sprint car drivers in the world can’t move an inch on the dirt track without a Sioux Falls man first waving them through.See all stories on this topic Brookings Business Growth Brookings, SD Freshmen at South Dakota State University aren’t all that’s new in Brookings. Over the past […more]

Amazon Media Room: Press Releases

Aug 25, 2016 |

Amazon Media Room: Press Releases With Amazon Vehicles, customers can now view specifications, images, videos, and customer reviews for thousands of new and classic car models on …See all stories on this topic Amazon offers up car advice with Amazon Vehicles Amazon Vehicles could help solidify Amazon’s place as the search engine for shopping. Bypassing Google’s […more]

Teen walks three hours to work; SD Highway Patrol present him new bike

Aug 25, 2016 |

Teen walks three hours to work; SD Highway Patrol present him new bike A photo of a Sioux Falls teen being presented a refurbished bike has been shared 1,000 times in five short days. Imagine walking three hours to work …See all stories on this topic City of Sioux Falls and Police Department dispute over contract […more]

Video: Seal Avoids Predators By Jumping Onto A Boat

Aug 24, 2016 |

Video posted below. Video: Seal Avoids Predators By Jumping Onto A Boat British Columbia, Canada (MEDIA GENERAL) I mean, that’s one way to do it. One plucky seal decided to take his chances by jumping onto a boat while being hunted by a pod of orcas. The friendly boaters let the seal hang out while […more]

New health care offerings to open

Aug 24, 2016 |

New health care offerings to open Sioux Falls health systems are back to building. After several years without many big-ticket construction projects, several now are in varying stages of …See all stories on this topic Databank for Aug. 24, 2016 BUILDING PERMITS. The following are building permits for $20,000 or more issued for Aug. 1-5, 2016, […more]

Amazon Reportedly Launching Echo-Only Music Service

Aug 23, 2016 |

Amazon Reportedly Launching Echo-Only Music Service Amazon is planning to launch a music streaming service specifically for its Echo connected speaker device, Recode reports. The service will …See all stories on this topic Amazon is reportedly making a half-priced Spotify—but there’s a big catch Jeff Bezos isn’t one to cower from a challenge, which is why […more]

On Trial: Four Christians in Sudan

Aug 23, 2016 |

On Trial: Four Christians in Sudan VOM Concerned by Sudan’s Imprisonment of Christian Leaders. August 22, 2016. VOM and other organizations concerned about the treatment of …See all stories on this topic Christians, Jews Ban Together to Combat Delegitimization of Israel In an attempt to fight against BDS, about 100 Christian leaders and Israeli Knesset members […more]

Live at 10:30: Opponents deliver city building petitions

Aug 22, 2016 |

Live at 10:30: Opponents deliver city building petitions Sioux Falls citizens opposed to a planned $25 million city administration building plan to deliver petitions to City Hall after a 10:30 a.m. news …See all stories on this topic Tigers edge Washington to collect first win SIOUX FALLS — The Huron girls’ tennis team edged Sioux Falls […more]

Amazon Tests a Paid Customer Support Model

Aug 22, 2016 |

Amazon Tests a Paid Customer Support Model Amazon is testing a paid customer support model. For small sellers, it may sound ridiculously expensive at $400/month, but for larger merchants, that …See all stories on this topic Amazon Seeks Women, Couch Potatoes, and Car Shoppers In today’s Amazon News Brief for August 22, 2016: Amazon is seeking […more]

Davison County Commission Decides To Approve Lighting Plan

Aug 21, 2016 |

Video posted below. Davison County Commission Decides To Approve Lighting Plan Commissioner John Claggett says the plan seems like a “no-brainer.”See all stories on this topic Rapid City School District Taking In Nearly $200K In Grants The Rapid City school district is getting almost $200,000 in grant funds for technology upgrades.See all stories on this […more]

Victorian Christians Juiced the Olympics

Aug 21, 2016 |

Victorian Christians Juiced the Olympics We’ve always been told about the altruistic intentions of the Olympics, but what about their origins as a way to perfect Christian men at a Victorian …See all stories on this topic The Hope 95: Examples of what Christians do WORLD has reported on Christian poverty-fighting groups since the magazine began […more]

Repeal Or Retain? Election Opens Final Act For 'Obamacare'

Aug 20, 2016 |

Repeal Or Retain? Election Opens Final Act For ‘Obamacare’ What happens next could affect health insurance for nearly every American.See all stories on this topic Judge Says Vote On Controversial Rock Quarry Should Proceed Mountain View Ranches LLC, which wants to build the quarry, filed a lawsuit in July seeking to block the election.See all […more]

Fiala quickly making most of opportunity

Aug 20, 2016 |

Fiala quickly making most of opportunity On Friday night the Sioux Falls Washington grad was working in the hitting cage with the other Canaries preparing for the soggy opener of a …See all stories on this topic WEB EXTRA: Inside the future home of KSFY – August 19th SIOUX FALLS – Meteorologist Aaron Doudna gives us […more]

Amazon to create another 1500 UK jobs

Aug 19, 2016 |

Amazon to create another 1500 UK jobs Amazon is creating jobs in the UK at a far faster rate than previously planned. Today it announced another new warehouse, this time in Tilbury, Essex, …See all stories on this topic Amazon now lets you rent its virtual desktops, Amazon WorkSpaces, by the hour Amazon is rolling out […more]

Railcats Slip Past Canaries 3-2

Aug 19, 2016 |

Video posted below. Railcats Slip Past Canaries 3-2 GARY, IN — Starter Kris Regas threw seven scoreless innings, but the Gary Railcats rallied late to top the Birds 3-2 on Thursday night. Regas had himself a day on Thursday. He pitched seven masterful, scoreless innings, throwing 109 pitches, 64 for strikes, scattering six hits and […more]

Severe storms could last through Friday

Aug 18, 2016 |

Severe storms could last through Friday Areas including Sioux Falls down to Yankton have the lowest chance of severe weather, while areas to the north and west lWatertown, Aberdeen and …See all stories on this topic Weekend events: Bob Zany, two block parties, a movie and music Zany also has several local connections. He recorded his […more]

Wednesday Sports Broadcast – August 17th

Aug 18, 2016 |

Video posted below. Wednesday Sports Broadcast – August 17th Click the video player to view Wednesday’s 10 p.m. sports broadcast.See all stories on this topic CFB: USF Looks To Take Next Step In 2016 The USF football team will be seeking its second straight playoff appearance in 2016.See all stories on this topic

Pierre Starts Work On Last 2011 Flood-Related Repair Project

Aug 17, 2016 |

Pierre Starts Work On Last 2011 Flood-Related Repair Project Commissioners on Tuesday awarded a bid for repairs to an amphitheater parking lot. City Administrator Leon Schochenmaier says the project will restore the lot to its pre-flood condition.See all stories on this topic Monstrous California Wildfire Drives Over 80,000 From Homes Los Angeles (AP) It tore […more]

Amazon Courts Women Entrepreneurs With Event to Boost Sales

Aug 17, 2016 |

Amazon Courts Women Entrepreneurs With Event to Boost Sales Amazon.com Inc. is making an effort to woo more women entrepreneurs to its online marketplace, which attracts 300 million shoppers from 185 …See all stories on this topic Amazon’s Twitch buys videogame service Curse The deal, for an undisclosed amount, underscores Amazon’s growing interest in the videogame […more]

Sioux Falls man killed in crash near Presho

Aug 16, 2016 |

Sioux Falls man killed in crash near Presho A Sioux Falls resident has been identified as the man killed in a motorcycle crash near Presho on Sunday. James Woldt Jr., 58, died after his …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls man identified in fatal motorcycle crash near Presho A second Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven […more]

One of the most vocal Christian groups in the country is turning against the death penalty

Aug 16, 2016 |

One of the most vocal Christian groups in the country is turning against the death penalty Last fall, the national association revised its 1973 position and acknowledged, “Evangelical Christians differ in their beliefs about capital punishment.See all stories on this topic Syrian Christians: Targeted in Aleppo, ignored in the New York Times Numerous outlets have […more]

Chance for thunderstorms expected for Monday night

Aug 15, 2016 |

Chance for thunderstorms expected for Monday night SIOUX CITY | Sunny, dry conditions on Monday may give way for a chance of … a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, said.See all stories on this topic $75M capital raise will set Meta up for more growth Meta Financial Group’s growth spurt doesn’t […more]

Where The Wild Things Eat

Aug 15, 2016 |

Where The Wild Things Eat A behind the scene’s look at what goes into feeding hundreds of animals daily.See all stories on this topic Motorcyclists Report Lighter Traffic On Trip Home From Sturgis Motorcyclists are headed home after a big gathering in western KELOLAND. See all stories on this topic Video posted below.

Frontman for Twin Cities rock band killed in South Dakota rollover crash

Aug 14, 2016 |

Frontman for Twin Cities rock band killed in South Dakota rollover crash The frontman for a Minneapolis rock band was killed along with his female friend in a rollover crash in South Dakota on Thursday. The Sioux Falls …See all stories on this topic Car crash kills Mpls. rock ‘n’ roll singer/guitarist, passenger About 90 minutes […more]

ISIS's New Order: Kill Christians

Aug 14, 2016 |

ISIS’s New Order: Kill Christians Boko Haram is not the most important ISIS subsidiary, but the coup that replaced its leader puts the Islamic State’s focus on killing Christians in hopes …See all stories on this topic Defeating Christians is Hillary’s ‘career goal,’ says Metaxas Hillary hand outstretched spotlight Christian scholar and bestselling author Eric Metaxas […more]

St. Paul Saints defeat Sioux Falls Canaries, Rob Coe becomes all-time winningest pitcher in …

Aug 13, 2016 |

St. Paul Saints defeat Sioux Falls Canaries, Rob Coe becomes all-time winningest pitcher in … St. Paul Saints defeat Sioux Falls Canaries, Rob Coe becomes all-time … that record, as the St. Paul Saints defeated the Sioux Falls Canaries 6-3.See all stories on this topic High school soccer: Central girls open season today Aberdeen Central’s […more]

Firefighters Use Language Line To Break Down Barriers

Aug 13, 2016 |

Video posted below. Firefighters Use Language Line To Break Down Barriers When firefighters arrive on a scene in Sioux Falls, flames might not be their only obstacle.See all stories on this topic More Couples Say “I Do” To Barn Weddings Getting married in a barn might not sound glamorous, but more couples are saying “I […more]

Flight Turbulence Injures 24 Over South Dakota

Aug 12, 2016 |

Flight Turbulence Injures 24 Over South Dakota JetBlue says more than 20 passengers and crew members were injured when turbulence rocked their flight from Massachusetts to California, forcing the aircraft to be diverted to South Dakota.See all stories on this topic Weather Threat Forces Teams Indoors Weather can also cause safety concerns which is why […more]

Broncos Blank Bears In Preseason Opener

Aug 12, 2016 |

Video posted below. Broncos Blank Bears In Preseason Opener Mark Sanchez threw for 99 yards and a touchdown to lead Denver past Chicago 22-0.See all stories on this topic Still Close To Home Sioux Falls pastor Jenina Gatnoor has been in the United States since 1994. He fled his home in South Sudan to escape […more]

Q&A: What Record Low Interest Rates Mean For Savers, Economy

Aug 11, 2016 |

Q&A: What Record Low Interest Rates Mean For Savers, Economy Frankfurt, Germany (AP) Record low interest rates were meant to be a temporary response to the global financial crisis. But eight years later, rates are still near zero or even below in much of the developed world, and some experts are warning of long-term side […more]

Amazon Video pilots will launch on Twitch

Aug 11, 2016 |

Amazon Video pilots will launch on Twitch Twitch, the Amazon-owned live streaming platform famed for its eSports community, will play host to pilot episodes from three new Amazon Prime …See all stories on this topic Walmart’s Latest Move In Its War On Amazon The latest chapter in the “war on Amazon” has ventured over to big […more]

Live At 10:30: Sioux Falls Police Briefing

Aug 10, 2016 |

Live At 10:30: Sioux Falls Police Briefing Sioux Falls Police will review its crime log at today’s media briefing. Doug Blomker with the Minnehaha County Emergency Management Office will join police. Watch live below, starting at 10:30 a.m.: Open the player in a new window KELOLAND News is also live tweeting today’s briefing: © 2016 […more]

Transgender protections left out of city rulebook

Aug 10, 2016 |

Transgender protections left out of city rulebook Transgender people will not be protected from discrimination in employment rules approved Tuesday by Sioux Falls city leaders. City Councilors voted …See all stories on this topic Weekend Car Crash Leaves Some Brides Scrambling That’s because a Sioux Falls woman crashed her car into the gazebo at Sherman Park […more]

The Real Theological Issue Between Christians and Muslims

Aug 9, 2016 |

The Real Theological Issue Between Christians and Muslims Last winter, the Internet was abuzz over the question “Do Muslims and Christians worship the same God?” A cacophony of largely Christian voices …See all stories on this topic Magistrates examining “destroy all Christians” hate video The case started after a film emerged on the internet showing a […more]

AMBER Alert Issued For Two Missing Children

Aug 9, 2016 |

Video posted below. AMBER Alert Issued For Two Missing Children An AMBER Alert has been issued across South Dakota for two children.  3-year-old Chance and 1-year-old Hunter Brown were abducted by their father Paul Brown.  Authorities say Chance has a complicated and life threatening medical condition (Lowe’s syndrome) and requires extensive care. Police say they […more]

Christians stiff Missouri waiter, leave anti-gay note instead of tip

Aug 8, 2016 |

Christians stiff Missouri waiter, leave anti-gay note instead of tip Eddy Cabrera, a waiter at Chelly’s Cafe in Kansas City, Missouri got an unexpected surprise from a table of homophobic customers too busy lovin’ …See all stories on this topic Challenge: Christians Who Benefit from Science Are Hypocritical As a Christian, you are taught to largely […more]

American Christians should 'take seriously' terror threats

Aug 8, 2016 |

American Christians should ‘take seriously’ terror threats The religious war launched by Muslims against Christianity is nothing new, notes Charl Van Wyk, who heroically returned fire during a terrorist attack …See all stories on this topic Mass murder of Christians is the new Isis plot Like any online magazine looking to attract traffic, Dabiq pulls all […more]

Man pulls gun on restaurant employee, flees police

Aug 7, 2016 |

Man pulls gun on restaurant employee, flees police SIOUX FALLS, SD (WCMH) — Several people are facing charges after a man pulled a gun on a restaurant employee before leading officers on a …See all stories on this topic No firm policy on guns at Rapid City civic center arena Whether cities have legal standing to […more]

Reliant Investment Management adds Amazon.com (AMZN) to its portfolio

Aug 7, 2016 |

Reliant Investment Management adds Amazon.com (AMZN) to its portfolio Amazon.com (AMZN) : Reliant Investment Management added new position in Amazon.com during the most recent quarter end. The investment …See all stories on this topic Gears of War 4 Steelbook Edition Listed By Amazon Amazon has listed that Xbox One gamers can now get a steelbook edition […more]

First Gold Medal In Rio Goes To US Shooter Virginia Thrasher

Aug 6, 2016 |

First Gold Medal In Rio Goes To US Shooter Virginia Thrasher American shooter Virginia Thrasher has won the first gold medal of the Rio OlympicsSee all stories on this topic Board Of Regents Announce Goals For 2018 State Budget Requests “Attracting students to South Dakota is critical to sustaining and growing our state’s economy,” Regents […more]

GOP VP nominee Pence to visit Sioux Falls, Council Bluffs on Monday

Aug 6, 2016 |

GOP VP nominee Pence to visit Sioux Falls, Council Bluffs on Monday Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence will be continuing his tour in Iowa next week with campaign stops in Sioux Falls and Council Bluffs …See all stories on this topic Olson holds lead after day 2 Ross Martens, of Portsmouth went 4-under Friday to […more]

See Amazon's New 'Prime Air' Jumbo Jet

Aug 5, 2016 |

See Amazon’s New ‘Prime Air’ Jumbo Jet One of the planes, a Boeing 767-300, has been painted in an Amazon … News of smaller Amazon deals to lease cargo aircraft has been previously …See all stories on this topic Jeff Bezos now has an Amazon airline, too On Thursday, Amazon pulled back the curtain at Lake […more]

State 16-Under Tournament Results, Schedule

Aug 5, 2016 |

State 16-Under Tournament Results, Schedule For Sioux Falls West, Ben Simonsen and Carson Devericks each singled, … Payton Baker was 3-3 with two RBI as Sioux Falls East routed Brandon …See all stories on this topic Tips to Start Training for Sioux Falls Marathon Come September 11, runners will take over Sioux Falls for the big […more]

Wait, Is Amazon Beating Alibaba In China?

Aug 4, 2016 |

Wait, Is Amazon Beating Alibaba In China? No, not technically, but a new study finds that Amazon is the preferred marketplace for Chinese eTailers when they want to sell their goods …See all stories on this topic Target brings back Amazon devices to its digital shelves Now, the big-box chain has reversed course, bringing back Amazon’s […more]

Sidharth Pansari: Eseller who struck gold with Amazon

Aug 4, 2016 |

Sidharth Pansari: Eseller who struck gold with Amazon KOLKATA: At 36, he is the biggest seller of FMCG, toys, gourmet food, nutrition products and pet foods on Amazon India sharing the rank with …See all stories on this topic Netflix extends lead over Amazon in streaming battle Netflix has rapidly extended its lead over its main […more]

Charges Filed in Connection With Marijuana Grow Facility In Flandreau

Aug 3, 2016 |

Charges Filed in Connection With Marijuana Grow Facility In Flandreau Eric Matthew Hagen, 34, Sioux Falls, was indicted on one count of conspiracy to possess more than ten pounds of marijuana, class 3 felony, …See all stories on this topic 2 Consultants Charged in South Dakota Tribal Pot Operation Hagen, 34, of Sioux Falls, is charged […more]

Calendar

Aug 3, 2016 |

Calendar Mike Rounds, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Ramkota Hotel, 3200 W. Maple St. Fee: $25 for chamber members, $50 for others. Registration: tschreier@siouxfalls.com …See all stories on this topic Big Rig BBQ opens in lake area Sioux Falls-based Big Rig BBQ expanded to the Okoboji area this season. While it’s a popular food truck on South […more]

Does Microsoft's Cloud Business Threaten Amazon?

Aug 2, 2016 |

Does Microsoft’s Cloud Business Threaten Amazon? Microsoft seems to see itself as a big threat to Amazon in cloud computing. Should Amazon investors worry that Microsoft could slow down the growth …See all stories on this topic Get a FREE Amazon beauty box when you spend £40 or more all this month Online retail giant Amazon […more]

AP Christians to hold protest at Bheemili

Aug 2, 2016 |

AP Christians to hold protest at Bheemili Dejected over the non-implementation of their rights issued by the state government, as many as 5,000 people from the Christian community will come …See all stories on this topic Egyptian Christians feel like second-class citizens amid intense persecution Egyptian Christians reportedly feel like second-class citizens amid the increasing incidents […more]

Building Power BI Reports on top of Amazon Redshift data

Aug 1, 2016 |

Building Power BI Reports on top of Amazon Redshift data One of the most frequently requested data sources for Power BI over the last year has been Amazon Redshift. With the Power BI Desktop July update, …See all stories on this topic Amazon.com, Inc.: 3 Reasons to Be Bullish on AMZN Stock Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) continued […more]

Surgeons: Beyond The Knife

Aug 1, 2016 |

Video posted below. Surgeons: Beyond The Knife Surgeons often get a bad wrap for being cold and abrupt with patients. See all stories on this topic Health Officials Warn Of West Nile Risk The state Department of Health says South Dakota’s peak transmission will last through the end of August.See all stories on this topic