Monthly Archives: February 2017

VA holding open house today

Feb 28, 2017 |

VA holding open house today The Sioux Falls VA Medical Center will hold an open house today for its new primary care addition along with a Veterans Benefits Fair. It runs from 4 …See all stories on this topic Sanford Health Reaches Out To Those In Need “Basically what they’re going to do is offer free […more]

Trump Looks To Refocus His Presidency In Address To Congress

Feb 28, 2017 |

Video posted below. Trump Looks To Refocus His Presidency In Address To Congress President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress gives him a welcome opportunity to refocus his young administration on the core economic issues that helped him get elected — and, his allies hope, to move beyond the distractions and self-inflicted wounds that have […more]

Some Black Hills Bike Races Lacking Needed Permits

Feb 27, 2017 |

Some Black Hills Bike Races Lacking Needed Permits Some popular bike races aren’t getting the permits they need this year from the Black Hills National Forest rangers.See all stories on this topic Tough Security Question For Churches After Break-Ins Comments We Welcome discussion on KELOLAND News stories but will delete any comments that contain swearing […more]

Trump Toasts Nation's Governors Ahead Of Health Care Talks

Feb 27, 2017 |

Video posted below. Trump Toasts Nation’s Governors Ahead Of Health Care Talks WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump toasted the nation’s governors Sunday night, welcoming state leaders to a black-tie ball at the White House ahead of discussions about his plans to repeal and replace the so-called Obamacare law. Trump welcomed 46 governors and their spouses […more]

Are Iowa Immigration, Sanctuary Cities Bills Needed?

Feb 26, 2017 |

Are Iowa Immigration, Sanctuary Cities Bills Needed? The proposed bills include a so-called sanctuary cities banSee all stories on this topic If GOP Overhauls Taxes, What Popular Tax Breaks Are At Risk? Washington (AP) © 2017 Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. Material may not be redistributed….See all stories on this topic Video posted below.

No. 11 MSUM falls in NSIC Quarterfinals

Feb 26, 2017 |

No. 11 MSUM falls in NSIC Quarterfinals SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (MSUM Athletics) — The No. 11 Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team’s comeback fell short as the …See all stories on this topic Top seeded MSUM Women upset by Sioux Falls in NSIC tournament The University of Sioux Falls senior forward Sam Knecht scored 25 […more]

ESU Softball splits DH with Sioux Falls

Feb 25, 2017 |

ESU Softball splits DH with Sioux Falls ST. CLOUD, Minn. — The Emporia State softball team split its doubleheader with Sioux Falls during the second day of play at St. Cloud State’s Indoor …See all stories on this topic Three Arrow grapplers advance to semifinals, five secure top-eight spots Watertown’s Brady Bollinger (top) battles Sioux Falls […more]

Iraqi Christians Raise Giant Cross on Land Liberated from Islamic State

Feb 24, 2017 |

Iraqi Christians Raise Giant Cross on Land Liberated from Islamic State A group of Christians has erected a massive cross outside the city of Mosul on land recently liberated from domination by the Islamic State terror group …See all stories on this topic Egypt Christians flee Sinai as sixth of their kin killed Egypt officials: Militants […more]

Amazon may be coming to Australia, so what does that mean for you?

Feb 24, 2017 |

Amazon may be coming to Australia, so what does that mean for you? Amazon hasn’t confirmed it, but various observers think they’ve pieced together enough evidence to indicate that this year the online retail giant will …See all stories on this topic Amazon wants to protect your Alexa history from being subpoenaed According to a Vice […more]

Dangerous Winter Storm Enters South Dakota; Sioux Falls Under Blizzard Warning

Feb 23, 2017 |

Dangerous Winter Storm Enters South Dakota; Sioux Falls Under Blizzard Warning National Weather Service situation map for Thursday, February 23rd, 2017. Southern South Dakota is under a Winter Storm Warning, with Sioux Falls …See all stories on this topic Arrows shooting for high finish in state tourney Fourteen Watertown High School wrestlers will make the 100-mile […more]

Photos; Herseth Sandlin through the years

Feb 23, 2017 |

Photos; Herseth Sandlin through the years President Bill Clinton speaks with Stephanie Herseth Sandlin during a rally at The District in Sioux Falls on May 20, 2016, for Hillary Clinton.See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls Schools react to deadly crash, more details may come Thursday Sioux Falls, SD (KELO AM) – A Sioux […more]

Powerball Jackpot Tops $400 Million For 1st Time In Months

Feb 22, 2017 |

Video posted below. Powerball Jackpot Tops $400 Million For 1st Time In Months The Powerball jackpot has climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months.See all stories on this topic Trump Lays Out Tougher Approach To Illegal Immigration Washington (AP) Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire […more]

South Dakota House Panel Votes To Table Abortion Measure

Feb 22, 2017 |

Video posted below. South Dakota House Panel Votes To Table Abortion Measure See all stories on this topic Millions Targeted For Possible Deportation Under Trump Rules WASHINGTON (AP) Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation — including people simply arrested for traffic violations — under a sweeping rewrite […more]

LIVE at 10:30: Daily police briefing 2-21

Feb 21, 2017 |

LIVE at 10:30: Daily police briefing 2-21 Get the latest crime updates at 10:30 a.m. during the daily briefing from the Sioux Falls Police Department. Off-duty trooper helps teens out of fiery …See all stories on this topic Closing in on a state budget SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) – The sales tax revenue shortfall for […more]

Amazon lowers minimum amount for free shipping back to $35

Feb 21, 2017 |

Amazon lowers minimum amount for free shipping back to $35 The offer does not apply to Amazon Prime account holders, who have free two-day shipping for any order under Amazon’s Prime membership …See all stories on this topic Treasure Me World: local business going global on Amazon Prime Now anticipating a major boost in business, Hobbs […more]

Many Options For US When Investigating Russian Ties

Feb 20, 2017 |

Many Options For US When Investigating Russian Ties Washington (AP) When it comes to investigating Trump administration ties to Russia, the U.S. government has options. U.S. intelligence agencies and Congress have pledged to probe Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election, and pressure on them to do so has grown after President Donald Trump fired […more]

African Viewpoint: Where are Western Christians when we need them?

Feb 20, 2017 |

African Viewpoint: Where are Western Christians when we need them? The spread of violent jihadist fundamentalism is exposing a chasm between Christians in Africa and the West. Christians under attack in Nigeria, Egypt …See all stories on this topic VIDEO: Islamic State calls on followers in Egypt to slaughter Christians In a newly released 20-minute video, […more]

SpaceX Launches Rocket From NASA's Historic Moon Pad

Feb 19, 2017 |

SpaceX Launches Rocket From NASA’s Historic Moon Pad A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off Sunday morning from Kennedy Space CenterSee all stories on this topic Milwaukee To ‘Pokemon Go’: Get A Permit To Enter Parks The ordinance signed Feb. 10 requires game developers to get a permit and pay a fee to use county parksSee […more]

Roundup: Cartwright's record-setting game lifts OG

Feb 19, 2017 |

Roundup: Cartwright’s record-setting game lifts OG For Brandon Valley, Evan Talcott tallied 17 points and Cade Terveer finished with 15. Sioux Falls Christian vs. Tea at Sioux Falls Christian — 7:30 p.m..See all stories on this topic #ARGUSPREPS ROUNDUP: Feb. 18 Lincoln (8-10) hosts South Sioux City (Neb.) on Tuesday. Pierre vs. Brandon Valley at […more]

Christian Leaders Who Remain Silent About Barronelle Stutzman: Shame on You

Feb 18, 2017 |

Christian Leaders Who Remain Silent About Barronelle Stutzman: Shame on You It is the silence of Christian leaders across America, leaders who choose convenience over confrontation, leaders who would rather be popular than …See all stories on this topic Christian hip-hop artist, retailer clash Popular hip-hop artist Sho Baraka has taken aim at Southern Baptist retailer […more]

Trump Leaps Back Into Campaign Mode, Raps Media Anew

Feb 18, 2017 |

Trump Leaps Back Into Campaign Mode, Raps Media Anew NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Hoping to shift attention from his troubled White House, President Donald Trump hit the road Friday to deliver a pep talk to American workers and the rest of the nation, resurrecting the jobs promises that powered his election victory and pledging in […more]

Police union blasts mayor for blocking back pay

Feb 17, 2017 |

Police union blasts mayor for blocking back pay SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The union representing Sioux Falls police officers is responding to the mayor’s roadblock to back pay. The Fraternal Order …See all stories on this topic Learn To Curl With Sioux Falls Curling If you’ve ever seen curling on TV and wanted to know […more]

Amazon's Annual Report Reveals a Lot About How Its Business Is Evolving

Feb 17, 2017 |

Amazon’s Annual Report Reveals a Lot About How Its Business Is Evolving For a company whose last earnings report contained over 2,700 words (not counting the financial tables), Amazon.com (AMZN) can be pretty …See all stories on this topic Google Home just caught up with Amazon Echo in one key area While Google’s Home is every […more]

Report warns Christians in Egypt face increasing persecution

Feb 16, 2017 |

Report warns Christians in Egypt face increasing persecution The study by Christian Solidarity Worldwide documented that since 2011 there has been a rise in the number of blasphemy cases brought against …See all stories on this topic In awe of Japan’s hidden Christians In the novel and in the film, one can attribute silence to the […more]

Wednesday Night Scoreboard – February 15th

Feb 16, 2017 |

Video posted below. Wednesday Night Scoreboard – February 15th Here are Wednesday’s results from across KELOLAND.See all stories on this topic Summit Tourney To Feature First FanFest A free FanFest at the arena will coincide with the weekend games at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. See all stories on this topic

Keeping the wheels turning

Feb 15, 2017 |

Keeping the wheels turning “Our coordinator in Sioux Falls went to the Southeast Tech auto tech class and they fixed the old van and did body work for us,” Timperley said.See all stories on this topic “Into the Woods” performs for a final night Wednesday in Sioux Falls “Into the Woods” performs for a final […more]

Amazon.com Gives a New Clue About Prime Member Numbers

Feb 15, 2017 |

Amazon.com Gives a New Clue About Prime Member Numbers One ofAmazon.com’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) most closely guarded metrics is how many Amazon Prime members there are. For years, Amazon has merely …See all stories on this topic Caavo’s $400 streaming box unites Amazon, Apple, and everything else into one TV interface And you still can’t get certain […more]

LETTER: Where is the outrage at persecution of Christians?

Feb 14, 2017 |

LETTER: Where is the outrage at persecution of Christians? While petulant children throw temper tantrums on college campuses, a million angry women have meltdowns in Washington and American Christians …See all stories on this topic Ask John: Can a Christian and atheist be happily married? Question: My sister, who is a Christian, has gotten engaged to […more]

After School Program Aims To Get Kids Healthier

Feb 14, 2017 |

After School Program Aims To Get Kids Healthier According to the South Dakota Department of Health, one out of six kids struggles with childhood obesity. That’s why the Sioux Falls School District …See all stories on this topic Obituary: Terry Wolf The family moved to Sioux Falls in 1979. Terry was employed as a retail manager […more]

Sioux Falls Theater

Feb 13, 2017 |

Sioux Falls Theater As Ben Brantley of The New York Times wrote, “Mind the wolf, heed the witch and honor the giant at this musical about wishes and what really …See all stories on this topic ‘Into the Woods’ Stopping in Sioux Falls Venture back ‘Into the Woods’ and see the critically acclaimed production that became […more]

Prince

Feb 13, 2017 |

Prince Online shopping for Prince from a great selection at Digital Music Store.See all stories on this topic Jobs Amazon’s corporate offices are centered in Seattle’s South Lake Union district, just blocks from the Lake Union waterfront and the new Museum of …See all stories on this topic

Russian Orthodox Church, Vatican to Work Closer on Christians' Persecution

Feb 12, 2017 |

Russian Orthodox Church, Vatican to Work Closer on Christians’ Persecution MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian Orthodox Church plans to strengthen its cooperation with Vatican on the issue of monitoring persecution of Christians …See all stories on this topic How One Man’s God-Given Vision Shows the World that Jesus Answers Prayer While there has been a great deal […more]

Sioux Falls Skyforce Surrender to Vipers on Second Straight Night

Feb 12, 2017 |

Sioux Falls Skyforce Surrender to Vipers on Second Straight Night For the second straight night, the visiting Rio Grande Valley Vipers reigned supreme by vanquishing the Sioux Falls Skyforce 122-108 at the Sanford …See all stories on this topic Local results: Basketball, gymnastics Callie DeWitt, Sioux Falls O’Gorman 35.100; 9. Haleigh Diede, Yankton 35.025; 10. Alyssa […more]

Former Mitchell mayor's memory lives on through humanitarian award

Feb 11, 2017 |

Former Mitchell mayor’s memory lives on through humanitarian award Armstrong moved to Sioux Falls in 1945 with her husband, Jack, to start an auto repair shop — the first African American-owned business in the city …See all stories on this topic Alyamany: Loves cars, customers Tahir Alyamany is the general manager of Billion Auto in Clinton. […more]

New video details how Amazon.com SPIES on your most private thoughts, fetishes and …

Feb 11, 2017 |

New video details how Amazon.com SPIES on your most private thoughts, fetishes and … (Natural News) Amazon.com isn’t merely a massive retailer; it’s also a dangerous spy machine that collects detailed profiles of your most private …See all stories on this topic Local business owners rejoice after Amazon commits to collect state sales tax LITTLE ROCK, […more]

Meth surge testing limits of state's treatment programs

Feb 10, 2017 |

Meth surge testing limits of state’s treatment programs “What we don’t have are enough treatment programs,” said Judge Robin Houwman, who operates the Second Circuit’s DUI court in Sioux Falls.See all stories on this topic SDSO Welcomes Ben Folds To Sioux Falls The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra is excited to welcome Ben Folds to Sioux […more]

Dress for Success, EmBe host In Her Shoes event to celebrate women

Feb 10, 2017 |

Dress for Success, EmBe host In Her Shoes event to celebrate women SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – It was a morning filled with awareness and empowerment as Dress for Success and EmBe hosted the In Her Shoes …See all stories on this topic Public notice bill defeated in committee Greg Jamison, R-Sioux Falls, the bill’s sponsor, […more]

Yum Blames Pizza Hut's Problems On Weak Image For Delivery

Feb 9, 2017 |

Yum Blames Pizza Hut’s Problems On Weak Image For Delivery Louisville, KY (AP) Pizza Hut is struggling in the U.S., and executives are blaming its reputation for being more of a sit-down restaurant than a pizza delivery chain. Yum Brands Inc. said Thursday that Pizza Hut’s sales declined 4 percent at established locations during the […more]

Wednesday Night Scoreboard – February 8th

Feb 9, 2017 |

Wednesday Night Scoreboard – February 8th Here are Wednesday’s results from across KELOLAND.See all stories on this topic SD: Hot Place To Be Single If you don’t have a significant other, South Dakota might be the place to be. A new WalletHub study finds South Dakota Is 2017’s fifth best state for singles. Researchers considered a […more]

Poll: More Democrats Think Muslims Worse Off in US Than Christians Are In Islamic World

Feb 8, 2017 |

Poll: More Democrats Think Muslims Worse Off in US Than Christians Are In Islamic World A new survey of Democratic voters believe Muslims are worse off in the United States than Christians are in the Muslim world—in contrast to what …See all stories on this topic Is the US Admitting More Christian or Muslim Refugees? Analysis […more]

Behold, the ACLU Amazon Dash button

Feb 8, 2017 |

Behold, the ACLU Amazon Dash button You may have heard of Amazon’s Dash Button, the physical “Buy Now” button for your home. With no interface other than a logo and a large round …See all stories on this topic Apple hires Amazon Fire TV boss to head Apple TV division Apple has hired Timothy Twerdahl, the […more]

Tyson Says It's Being Investigated, Likely Over Price Fixing

Feb 7, 2017 |

Video posted below. Tyson Says It’s Being Investigated, Likely Over Price Fixing New York (AP) Tyson Foods says it’s being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission, likely in connection over lawsuits alleging that the poultry company and others engaged in price fixing activities. The Springdale, Arkansas company says in a regulatory filing that it […more]

14 Of The Most Impressive Deals Amazon Has To Offer Today

Feb 7, 2017 |

14 Of The Most Impressive Deals Amazon Has To Offer Today This hairbrush with retractable bristles for easy cleaning Get it on Amazon for $19.99. 3. This hairbrush with retractable bristles for easy cleaning.See all stories on this topic Amazon ponders robot-run supermarket model with just three human staff The US web giant is reportedly […more]

White Christian America declining, but still packs punch

Feb 6, 2017 |

White Christian America declining, but still packs punch The book was published in the summer of 2016 — just a few months before Donald Trump rode the support of fearful Caucasian Christians all the way …See all stories on this topic Muslims Outnumber Christians At Over 30 Church Schools In England Muslim students outnumber Christians in […more]

Siri For iPhone 8 Getting Smarter But How Can It Beat Google Assistant And Amazon Alexa?

Feb 6, 2017 |

Siri For iPhone 8 Getting Smarter But How Can It Beat Google Assistant And Amazon Alexa? Apple is working to improve Siri in time for its flagship phone’s launch this September. The A.I. has fallen behind after facing tough competition from …See all stories on this topic Amazon Echo is better at talking about Super Bowl […more]

JNI holds Muslims, Christians parley to promote peace in Bauchi

Feb 5, 2017 |

JNI holds Muslims, Christians parley to promote peace in Bauchi Muslim and Christian communities in Bauchi state have resolved to live peacefully irrespective of their religious and ethnic differences for the overall …See all stories on this topic Six Christians Playing in Super Bowl LI The Christian Post has rounded up six NFL players from both […more]

Sunday Boredom Busters, February 5th

Feb 5, 2017 |

Video posted below. Sunday Boredom Busters, February 5th Check out all the classic and muscle cars plus trucks and motorcycles at the Winterfest of Wheels.See all stories on this topic Houston’s Volunteers Proud Of Their Impact It’s about leaving an imprint…this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and not something they’ll be able to do again, so […more]

No Tackling? NY Lawmaker Seeks Ultimate Answer To Football Hits

Feb 4, 2017 |

No Tackling? NY Lawmaker Seeks Ultimate Answer To Football Hits Assemblyman Michael Benedetto’s proposed ban is believed to be the first of its kind in the nation. See all stories on this topic ‘Longest Hail Mary Pass Ever’: Football In Space The ball traveled 564,664 yards in zero gravitySee all stories on this topic Video […more]

Big Game Recipes: Beverages

Feb 4, 2017 |

Big Game Recipes: Beverages NEXSTAR No Big Game party is complete without a few cocktails. With that in mind, a brand new hangout in Las Vegas called Hatari Restaurant and Sports Bar shared how to concoct the perfect drink to compliment your football experience. Las Vegas Now host Stacey Gualandi has a recipe from Hatari Bartender […more]

Buy Amazon 'aggressively' on any post-earnings dip, say bullish analysts

Feb 3, 2017 |

Buy Amazon ‘aggressively’ on any post-earnings dip, say bullish analysts That’s the gist from a bullish Amazon AMZN, +0.91% analyst, Shyam Patil of SIG Susquehanna, who said investors should be ready to buy if shares of …See all stories on this topic Amazon music lyrics Amazon music lyrics From the Amazon Music app and Fire tablets […more]

Amazon misses revenue expectations because taking over the world is expensive

Feb 3, 2017 |

Amazon misses revenue expectations because taking over the world is expensive Amazon posted a profit in the fourth quarter of 2016, but missed analyst expectations on revenue. That’s just what happens, though, when you’re …See all stories on this topic Amazon’s Holiday Quarter Doesn’t Match High Expectations Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, is now […more]

Huawei Honor 6X flash sale starts 2 PM on Amazon: Here's all you need to know

Feb 2, 2017 |

Huawei Honor 6X flash sale starts 2 PM on Amazon: Here’s all you need to know Huawei, Huawei Honor 6x, Honor 6x flash sale, Honor 6x Amazon sale, Honor 6X has a dual 12MP + 2MP rear camera that comes with phase …See all stories on this topic Amazon Web Services: the secret to the online […more]

Wednesday Night Scoreboard – February 1st

Feb 2, 2017 |

Video posted below. Wednesday Night Scoreboard – February 1st Here are Wednesday’s results from across KELOLAND.See all stories on this topic PAve To Announce Re-Opening Date A post on their Facebook page says they will make the announcement over the weekend.See all stories on this topic

Payback to the Christian right? Donald Trump owes a huge debt — and Neil Gorsuch is the first …

Feb 1, 2017 |

Payback to the Christian right? Donald Trump owes a huge debt — and Neil Gorsuch is the first … The constituency that was starting to get a bit shaky was the evangelical Christians, who have backed him to the hilt despite his libertine ways.See all stories on this topic How Should Christians Think About Trump’s […more]

South Dakota Congressional Delegation Begins Push For Supreme Court Nominee

Feb 1, 2017 |

South Dakota Congressional Delegation Begins Push For Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch is an outstanding choice to serve as a justice on the #SupremeCourt. I look forward to confirming him without delay. pic.twitter.com/vsrgaQa3Oc “Neil Gorsuch is an exceptionally well-qualified, mainstream jurist, and I believe his long record of thoughtful jurisprudence will make him an asset […more]