Monthly Archives: March 2018

Overwhelm naysayers, Sioux Falls arena backer tells Rapid City

Mar 31, 2018 |

Overwhelm naysayers, Sioux Falls arena backer tells Rapid City Dykhouse said those efforts were necessary to overcome a contingent of 6,000 to 7,000 people in Sioux Falls who, in his words, “will vote ‘no’ on everything.” “We kind of … He was asked what advice he has for Rapid City ahead of its June 5 […more]

Amazon-owned school curriculum maker TenMarks to shut down

Mar 31, 2018 |

Amazon-owned school curriculum maker TenMarks to shut down TenMarks, an Amazon-owned builder of math and writing curriculum tools for classrooms, is closing its doors. The company posted a notice on its website this week saying it was winding down its operations. “TenMarks will no longer be available after the 2018-2019 school year,” the message said.See […more]

Judge Demands Explanation In Dakota Access Lawsuit

Mar 30, 2018 |

Video posted below. Judge Demands Explanation In Dakota Access Lawsuit Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic Rapid […more]

Obaseki, Lalong advise Christians on sacrifice, peace

Mar 30, 2018 |

Obaseki, Lalong advise Christians on sacrifice, peace The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, and his counterpart from Plateau State, Simon Lalong, have called on Christians to imbibe the virtue of selfless service in commemoration of the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ at Calvary. This was contained in Obaseki’s message to Christians to mark …See […more]

Official says Sioux Falls park review wasn't a safety audit

Mar 29, 2018 |

Official says Sioux Falls park review wasn’t a safety audit SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A 2-year-old review of Falls Park that Sioux Falls officials used to defend safety protocol at the park where a 5-year-old girl drowned on March 18 was actually a training exercise. Documents released to the Argus Leader newspaper show that […more]

Millennials: Spending Green At Green Restaurants

Mar 29, 2018 |

Video posted below. Millennials: Spending Green At Green Restaurants It’s a big trend across the country; restaurants are going green, and by doing that, making more green. Haskett is the owner of M.B. Haskett in downtown Sioux Falls. In addition to the forks, you’ll also find to-go containers made out of sugar cane. “When you […more]

At Trump's Mar-a-Lago, Christians and Jews celebrate Israel, unity and a strong partnership

Mar 28, 2018 |

At Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, Christians and Jews celebrate Israel, unity and a strong partnership As many as 500 evangelical Christians and Jews from around the world gathered on Sunday night at U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla.—otherwise known as the “Winter White House”—for a one-of-a-kind event celebrating Israel’s upcoming 70th anniversary, as […more]

| Amazon's new two-hour delivery service 'Prime Now' looks to open near campus

Mar 28, 2018 |

| Amazon’s new two-hour delivery service ‘Prime Now’ looks to open near campus As Amazon narrows down choices for its second headquarters — a list of 20 which includes Philadelphia — the second most valuable company in the U.S. may be opening a delivery service right next to Penn’s Campus. The Amazon service Prime Now, […more]

County Commission Repeals Turkey Barn Building Permit

Mar 27, 2018 |

Video posted below. County Commission Repeals Turkey Barn Building Permit Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic Snowmobile […more]

Sweet Jesus: Ice cream store upsets Christian community

Mar 27, 2018 |

Sweet Jesus: Ice cream store upsets Christian community Online photos show that some locations of the store use an upside-down cross for the “t” in “sweet. Cups holding the sweet treats also bear the inverted crucifix. There are also images showing what some believe are vampire teeth and symbolism of blood. Some Christians live by […more]

Flood warnings set across the Big Sioux River

Mar 26, 2018 |

Flood warnings set across the Big Sioux River Flood warnings continue along the Big Sioux River as we enter a week filled with potential precipitation. The National Weather Service has put the warnings into effect for the river in areas near Bruce, Brookings, Dell Rapids and I-90 in Sioux Falls. As of 9 a.m. Sunday […more]

Inside KELOLAND: Sioux Falls Housing Market, Million Dollar Homes and Staging Your House

Mar 26, 2018 |

Inside KELOLAND: Sioux Falls Housing Market, Million Dollar Homes and Staging Your House The housing market in Sioux Falls is growing and we’re talking about that in a special Your Money Matters edition of Inside KELOLAND.  We break down the latest RASE Report with real estate agent Eric Harms from HEGG.  Page 1 of City of Sioux […more]

IA Sioux Falls SD Zone Forecast

Mar 25, 2018 |

IA Sioux Falls SD Zone Forecast Copyright 2017 AccuWeather. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. © 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Discuss; Print; ShareShare. Posted on Sunday, March 25 …See all stories on this topic Family planning […more]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Amazon.com (AMZN) Stock Price

Mar 25, 2018 |

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Amazon.com (AMZN) Stock Price Amazon.com logo Headlines about Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a …See all stories […more]

HOTA set to host the Gold Coast's biggest Easter gathering as Christians around world gather

Mar 24, 2018 |

HOTA set to host the Gold Coast’s biggest Easter gathering as Christians around world gather The event will be the first Christian gathering of its kind for the city and will be held at the Home of The Arts (HOTA) new outdoor amphitheatre. The gathering will give local and visiting Christians of different denominations an […more]

Amazon.co.uk: Prime Video

Mar 24, 2018 |

Amazon.co.uk: Prime Video Eurosport Player. Motorsports See More · European Rally Championship – Portugal: Day 1 · Test Drive: Geneva Motor Show – Switzerland · See More. Amazon Channels …See all stories on this topic Amazon pitch video casts Chicago as ‘a destination for dreamers and doers alike’ Shatner works to establish parallels between Chicago’s history […more]

See inside the massive Amazon fulfillment center in Michigan

Mar 23, 2018 |

See inside the massive Amazon fulfillment center in Michigan LIVONIA, MI – Amazon’s fulfillment center in Livonia is finished with a capacity to hold more than a million items from microwaves to ladders, and ship upwards of 250,000 products each week to southeast Michigan and beyond. Located at 39000 Amrhein in Livonia, the facility is […more]

Christianity at the Crossroads by Michael J. Kruger

Mar 23, 2018 |

Christianity at the Crossroads by Michael J. Kruger IS IT possible to take a unified view of such a desultory phenomenon as the cult of Jesus Christ in the second century? Professor Kruger begins this ambitious project with a chapter on early Christian sociology, rebutting the ancient claim that the Church housed only the poor […more]

Bridgewater Believes He Can Again Play At High Level

Mar 22, 2018 |

Video posted below. Bridgewater Believes He Can Again Play At High Level Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this […more]

Crash leads to temporary closure of I-229 in Sioux Falls

Mar 22, 2018 |

Crash leads to temporary closure of I-229 in Sioux Falls A Wednesday night accident on Interstate 229 in Sioux Falls led to the temporary closure of the interstate’s southbound lanes between Western and Louise avenues. At least two vehicles were involved in the incident. The accident was first reported around 7:30. We have not yet […more]

Gary Catron

Mar 21, 2018 |

Gary Catron Gary Ray Catron died peacefully at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, S.D. on March 15, 2018 at the age of 67 of Lewy Body Dementia as well as Parkinston’s Disease. Gary was born June 9, 1950 in Mt. Vernon, Ill. to Ray and Frances Catron. He will be remembered as a […more]

Amazon elbows Alphabet aside as second most valuable company

Mar 21, 2018 |

Amazon elbows Alphabet aside as second most valuable company Amazon overtook Alphabet on Tuesday to become the world’s second most valuable company, capping a year-long surge that has added about $350bn to its stock market value. A 2.7 per cent rise brought the jump in the retailer’s shares over the past year to 85 per […more]

Great culture at Amazon AWS in Cambridge/Boston

Mar 20, 2018 |

Great culture at Amazon AWS in Cambridge/Boston Great leadership and corporate strategy. Local culture is exceptional.See all stories on this topic Amazon invests in Denver internet sprinkler startup Rachio Asking Amazon’s Alexa to turn on the sprinklers helped Denver-based Rachio attract Amazon as an investor. The Amazon Alexa Fund, which invests in select companies that […more]

Gross Reflects On Being National Champion

Mar 20, 2018 |

Video posted below. Gross Reflects On Being National Champion South Dakota State University junior Seth Gross made history Saturday, becoming the Jackrabbits’ first division one national champion. KELOLAND News met with Gross Monday for the story. A national championship has been a long time coming for Seth Gross: an entire career plus 364 days since […more]

Trump Keeps Up Attacks On Escalating Russia Investigation

Mar 19, 2018 |

Trump Keeps Up Attacks On Escalating Russia Investigation President Donald Trump kept up his attack on the escalating Russia investigation, insisting in a new tweet Monday that it was “a total WITCH HUNT with massive conflicts of interest!” The comment came a day after a top White House lawyer tried to calm speculation that the […more]

GetCraft's bid to become the 'Amazon' of the creative industry

Mar 19, 2018 |

GetCraft’s bid to become the ‘Amazon’ of the creative industry It was that desire to speed up the agency-to-content creator process that led to Searle leaving Ogilvy in 2014, and founding GetCraft, a VC-funded open source network of writers, designers, influencers and production crews, that can be viewed and selected by anybody indeed of a […more]

Rapid City flag gets redesign after being ranked one of the nation's worst

Mar 18, 2018 |

Rapid City flag gets redesign after being ranked one of the nation’s worst Milwaukee, Wis., which came in one spot ahead of Rapid City at 147th, commissioned a contest to redesign their flag in 2016. For now, though, the city has yet to formally adopt it as the city’s new emblem. Provo, Utah (143rd), unveiled […more]

St. Patrick's Day Parade Positively Impacts Downtown Sioux Falls Businesses

Mar 18, 2018 |

Video posted below. St. Patrick’s Day Parade Positively Impacts Downtown Sioux Falls Businesses Another St. Patrick’s Day parade is in the books and besides turning downtown Sioux Falls into a sea of green, it also makes an impact on businesses in the downtown area as well. The St. Patrick’s Day parade brought kids, lots of […more]

Sioux Valley falls to Madison, 58-55, in Class A semifinal

Mar 17, 2018 |

Sioux Valley falls to Madison, 58-55, in Class A semifinal RAPID CITY – The dream of a state title for the Sioux Valley Cossacks boys’ basketball team came to an end Friday night. The third-seed Cossacks … Sioux Valley (21-3) will take on Sioux Falls Christian in the third-place game Saturday night, with tipoff scheduled […more]

This week in Amazon-o-mania: The HQ2 pick better come soon before more cities have second …

Mar 17, 2018 |

This week in Amazon-o-mania: The HQ2 pick better come soon before more cities have second … What’s this? Consternation is surfacing in the Amazon HQ2 competition. It’s a little bit of be careful what you wish for and not in my backyard. Bubbling up since Amazon named its short list of 20 are some worried […more]

Orange cone alert: 2018 brings major road projects to Sioux Falls

Mar 16, 2018 |

Orange cone alert: 2018 brings major road projects to Sioux Falls … Sioux Falls Public Works Department this week announced several major road projects that will keep crews busy and commuters frustrated this road construction season. “Almost 500 miles of streets have been repaired, rebuilt or replaced in Sioux Falls since 2010,” Mayor Mike Huether […more]

In the Age of Amazon, Toys 'R' Us and Other Bankruptcies Test Private Equity's Playbook

Mar 16, 2018 |

In the Age of Amazon, Toys ‘R’ Us and Other Bankruptcies Test Private Equity’s Playbook The regional New York grocery chain Tops filed for bankruptcy last month, citing competition from Amazon and the debt burden that its former private equity backers had heaped on it. Other buyouts are looking shaky. The television company Univision, which […more]

US Imposes Sanctions On Russians For US Election Meddling

Mar 15, 2018 |

Video posted below. US Imposes Sanctions On Russians For US Election Meddling The Trump administration on Thursday imposed sanctions on 19 Russians for alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, including 13 indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller as part of his Russia-related investigation. Also targeted were five Russian companies, including the Internet Research […more]

Square's emerging opportunities like bitcoin payments make stock 'like Amazon in its early days'

Mar 14, 2018 |

Square’s emerging opportunities like bitcoin payments make stock ‘like Amazon in its early days’ “Like Amazon in its early days, we believe that little of Square’s future revenue streams are currently visible,” analyst Dan Dolev wrote in a note to clients Wednesday entitled “SQ Survey: Merchants Say YES! To Bitcoin.” The firm’s survey “shows that […more]

Dating Christians

Mar 14, 2018 |

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Mike Pence Calls for Joy Behar to Apologize Publicly for Slandering Christians

Mar 13, 2018 |

Mike Pence Calls for Joy Behar to Apologize Publicly for Slandering Christians Vice President Mike Pence told Sean Hannity on Monday night that “The View” co-host Joy Behar should apologize publicly for “slander” of Christian faith. Behar had already apologized to Pence privately for comments she made in February, but Pence believes she should apologize […more]

Ready To Book Your Flight Through Amazon?

Mar 13, 2018 |

Ready To Book Your Flight Through Amazon? As Amazon continues to grow into previously unexpected sectors such as healthcare and food delivery, some believe that the travel industry may be the next major expansion opportunity. Amazon likely could quickly develop a large and profitable travel booking platform given the product’s easy fit into its …See all […more]

As Amazon HQ2 bidding war details emerge, can Triangle overcome its transit handicap?

Mar 12, 2018 |

As Amazon HQ2 bidding war details emerge, can Triangle overcome its transit handicap? North Carolina’s efforts spearheaded by a Triangle regional task force is keeping mum other than some insight from North Hills developer John Kane on a “Prime” real estate corridor in Raleigh and other minor leaks here and there. Multiple bids from the […more]

Minnesota State Mankato, Northern State will meet in NCAA Division II Sweet 16

Mar 12, 2018 |

Minnesota State Mankato, Northern State will meet in NCAA Division II Sweet 16 26 at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls. The winner Tuesday will return to the Pentagon on March 20 for the Elite Eight. Northern State 68, St. Cloud State 61: Darin Peterka hit two big three-pointers late in the game, and the […more]

Black Hills Gold Mine Plan Ignites Protests

Mar 11, 2018 |

Black Hills Gold Mine Plan Ignites Protests One paved road leads in and out of Rochford, a remote Pennington County town that suddenly has become the center of a heated and growing debate over a proposal to mine for gold in a pristine part of the northern Black Hills. With state permits in hand, a […more]

Morningside sees season end in quarterfinals

Mar 11, 2018 |

Morningside sees season end in quarterfinals SIOUX FALLS | The Crossroads League has been the conference that has made the most noise thus far in the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship. Morningside quickly discover the talent level of this 10-team league, eight coming from the state of Indiana. Evan Maxwell, a 6-foot-10, …See all stories […more]

Indiana Legislature Taking Pass on Steps Wooing Amazon

Mar 10, 2018 |

Indiana Legislature Taking Pass on Steps Wooing Amazon Indiana lawmakers are poised to wrap up this year’s legislative session without taking action to boost the chances of Indianapolis luring Amazon’s second … Republican leaders, however, maintain that such steps catering to Amazon aren’t necessary before the legislative session ends Wednesday as …See all stories on this […more]

Why Is Trump Turning His Back on Christians in Iran?

Mar 10, 2018 |

Why Is Trump Turning His Back on Christians in Iran? President Donald Trump presented himself as a defender of Christians. However, his administration recently rejected asylum applications from more than a hundred Iranian Christians. They desperately need sanctuary: the Islamic Republic is among the world’s worst religious persecutors. Does the …See all stories on this topic […more]

How to Increase Delivery Speeds and Keep up with Amazon

Mar 9, 2018 |

How to Increase Delivery Speeds and Keep up with Amazon Spurred by industry innovators like Amazon, consumer expectations for fast shipping are at an all-time high. In fact, 87 percent of online shoppers say fast shipping is a major factor in their ecommerce purchase decisions. These heightened expectations for shipping speed place increased pressure on …See […more]

Local Special Olympics Swimmer Trains Year Round, Prepping for USA Games

Mar 9, 2018 |

Local Special Olympics Swimmer Trains Year Round, Prepping for USA Games SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The 2018 Winter Olympics have come and gone but in a few months there’s another set of Olympic games being held- the Special Olympics USA Games. 27-year-old John McHale has been swimming since he was 3 years old. These days, […more]

Why Will You Go to the Sioux Empire Sportsman Show

Mar 8, 2018 |

Why Will You Go to the Sioux Empire Sportsman Show After what seems like the longest winter ever here’s the perfect weekend to get over your cabin fever and look ahead to those days of outdoor fun. The 51st Annual Sioux Empire Sportsmen’s Show begins today at the Sioux Falls Arena and Convention Center. This […more]

USD Discovery District Meets Big Milestone

Mar 8, 2018 |

USD Discovery District Meets Big Milestone The 80-acre corporate and academic research park is located in northwestern Sioux Falls, near the University Center. Anchors for the park include the Graduate Education and Applied Research Center and USD’s Biomedical Engineering Program. A couple of other businesses have also signed letters of intent, and developers are currently […more]

Facebook removes Hungarian government video about 'white Christians'

Mar 7, 2018 |

Facebook removes Hungarian government video about ‘white Christians’ BUDAPEST — Facebook has removed a controversial Hungarian government video which claimed that “white Christians” are gone from parts of Vienna and the same could happen in Hungary. János Lázár, whose title is minister of the prime minister’s office, posted the video on his official Facebook …See all […more]

First class of Siouxperheroes recognized

Mar 7, 2018 |

First class of Siouxperheroes recognized SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — Five individuals were presented with the “SIOUXPERHERO” Citizen Recognition Award at tonight’s City Council meeting by Councilor Marshall Selberg. This was the first time the award has been presented since the award program was established in January 2018.See all stories on this topic Senate votes […more]

Why Apple, Amazon, and Google are making big health care moves

Mar 6, 2018 |

Why Apple, Amazon, and Google are making big health care moves Some of the biggest and most famous brands in America are making big bets on health care. The blue chips of Silicon Valley — Amazon, Apple, Google, Uber — have announced in the past few weeks they’re interested in disrupting an industry that has […more]

Controversial Christian speaker says he was surprised by backlash in Oklahoma

Mar 6, 2018 |

Controversial Christian speaker says he was surprised by backlash in Oklahoma Ham: “Anyone who is a conservative speaker or Christian, we’re finding the free speech, free exercise of religion is sort of being curtailed in the secular universities. So, then I thought, ‘What? Oklahoma, too?’” UCO officials attributed the initial rescinding of Ham’s invitation to […more]

Weekend Crash In McCook County Kills Driver

Mar 5, 2018 |

Video posted below. Weekend Crash In McCook County Kills Driver Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic WBK: […more]

Michigan Beats Purdue To Win 2nd Straight Big Ten Tournament

Mar 5, 2018 |

Michigan Beats Purdue To Win 2nd Straight Big Ten Tournament The tenacious 6-foot point guard his coach calls a “pit bull” drove right to the basket, but instead of putting up the hook shot he usually goes to Zavier Simpson instead whipped a pass to the backup big man who became a Michigan folk hero […more]

After Parkland, Even Idle School Threats Get Tough Response

Mar 4, 2018 |

Video posted below. After Parkland, Even Idle School Threats Get Tough Response Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this […more]

Christians Are Nigeria's Major Problem, Says Preacher

Mar 4, 2018 |

Christians Are Nigeria’s Major Problem, Says Preacher Bishop Sam Zuga of the House of Joy Ministry in Benue State and founder of Sam Zuga foundation has accused Christians of being the cause of the major problem in the country. Zuga, who decried the increase in evil despite the proliferation of churches, hold sway that the […more]

Women Rising Radio: Guardians of the Amazon Rainforest

Mar 3, 2018 |

Women Rising Radio: Guardians of the Amazon Rainforest Gloria Ushigua and Aura Tegria, two legendary indigenous heroines of the Amazon rainforest, tell us about their activism to keep big oil and other exploitative industries off their ancestral territories, and out of the Amazon. They describe their struggles to guard and conserve their own cultures, which …See […more]

Zimmer: All 3 Vikings QBs 'Definitely' Being Considered

Mar 2, 2018 |

Video posted below. Zimmer: All 3 Vikings QBs ‘Definitely’ Being Considered Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • 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)…See all stories on this topic […more]

Sioux Falls Building Down Compared To Last Two Years

Mar 2, 2018 |

Video posted below. Sioux Falls Building Down Compared To Last Two Years It shows building permit valuations have dropped around 30 percent from last year and 60 percent from two years ago. The most expensive projects for 2018 so far are an apartment complex near 26th Street and Highway 11 and a Midco Tech Ops […more]

This Roosevelt grad is turning heads for his space research

Mar 1, 2018 |

This Roosevelt grad is turning heads for his space research Europa, which orbits Jupiter, has a miles-deep layer of ice on its surface, which surrounds a subsurface ocean and, within, the possibility of life. Europa’s ice-covered mystery became Bury’s entry point into astronautics. The 25-year-old Sioux Falls native is now receiving national accolades his study […more]

Wednesday Night Scoreboard – February 28th

Mar 1, 2018 |

Wednesday Night Scoreboard – February 28th Here are Wednesday’s results from across KELOLAND. NBA G League Oklahoma City 100 vs. Sioux Falls 95 College Baseball Minnesota 1 vs. SDSU 0 See all stories on this topic ‘Marsy’s Law’ Changes May Go On June Ballot In South Dakota Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy […more]