Monthly Archives: April 2018

Parker, Thoelke keep their seats on the Sioux Falls school board

Apr 11, 2018 |

Parker, Thoelke keep their seats on the Sioux Falls school board Parker, 44, has said her main priority in reelection is to see the district through the final phases of its facilities discussion. She also wants to see improvement in third-grade reading scores and graduation rates. Thoelke, 55, also hopes to increase Sioux Falls’ graduation […more]

Daily Record: Arrests

Apr 10, 2018 |

Daily Record: Arrests Francisco Gonzalez, 41, Sioux Falls, was arrested Friday on a warrant for second-degree theft by insufficient funds check. … Todd Hastings, 49, Sioux Falls, was arrested Monday for unauthorized ingestion of a controlled drug or substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug …See all stories on this topic Experts explain: […more]

When The Madness Ends

Apr 10, 2018 |

Video posted below. When The Madness Ends Every March nationwide, college basketball captures our imagination with all the stories, dreams, and drama it brings us. Then, it’s over. While fans just have to wait for next year to re-live the thrills, it can be a different story for the athletes. Frost Arena on the campus […more]

Parlour Ice Cream House Set To Open In May

Apr 9, 2018 |

Parlour Ice Cream House Set To Open In May Parlour Ice Cream House will open on Thursday, May 3 at Washington Square near South Main Avenue and West 12th Street.  The owner of CH Patisserie, Chris Hanmer, is behind the new business. The ice cream shop will feature 18 flavors which will be rotated in and […more]

Montana bull rider Jess Lockwood wins Sioux Falls Professional Bull Riders stop

Apr 9, 2018 |

Montana bull rider Jess Lockwood wins Sioux Falls Professional Bull Riders stop Jess Lockwood, pictured here riding Mi Vida Loca for 86.75 points at the PBR at Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark in 2016, claimed the title at the Professional Bull Riders stop in Sioux Falls, S.D., over the weekend. Gazette file photo. Facebook · […more]

Amazon didn't kill Toys R Us, greedy Wall Street profiteers did it

Apr 8, 2018 |

Amazon didn’t kill Toys R Us, greedy Wall Street profiteers did it The so-called Retail Apocalypse can be attributed to Amazon and Walmart, but this is only part of the story. Another part belongs to private equity, whose methods of leveraging immense debt are wreaking havoc on the retail landscape. Toys R Us is the […more]

Feeding South Dakota Hosts Pack The Pickup Event

Apr 8, 2018 |

Feeding South Dakota Hosts Pack The Pickup Event The first Pack The Pickup event was held across KELOLAND today, with Billion Automotive, KELOLAND Media Group, and Walmart joining forces to bring in truckloads of food for the people in our communities who need it the most. “We just came and donated some canned goods and […more]

After cold start to weekend, more snow

Apr 7, 2018 |

After cold start to weekend, more snow SIOUX FALLS (KELO.com) — Summer is not that far away, but winter is hanging on. After a cold start Saturday morning, more snow is on the way. Snow is expected to start late Saturday night and continue through Sunday evening. The National Weather Service has issued a winter […more]

Potential Trade War With China Already Having An Impact

Apr 7, 2018 |

Potential Trade War With China Already Having An Impact We Welcome discussion on KELOLAND News stories but will delete any comments that contain swearing or make threats against others. 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, […more]

Email Glitch Causing Headache For Brown County Departments

Apr 6, 2018 |

Email Glitch Causing Headache For Brown County Departments 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 WWE Bringing Monday […more]

Indian Christians charged with 'hurting religious sentiments' by handing out Easter tracts

Apr 6, 2018 |

Indian Christians charged with ‘hurting religious sentiments’ by handing out Easter tracts Four Christians, including the wife of a church leader, have been charged with “hurting religious sentiments” after they handed out Christian tracts during an Easter procession in India’s southern Telangana state. Rayapuri Jyothi, 38, Meena Kumari, 52, Mahima Kumari, 35 and Bagadam Sudhakar, […more]

Huron's Busch named to second team in Class AA

Apr 5, 2018 |

Huron’s Busch named to second team in Class AA All six players made at least a dozen three-pointers on the season, with three of them — 6-7 Matthew Mors of Yankton, 6-4 Jaron Zwagerman of Sioux Falls O’Gorman and 6-5 Diang Gatluak of Sioux Falls Lincoln — shooting 40 percent or better from deep. Peyton […more]

Amazon will open Spheres to public twice a month

Apr 5, 2018 |

Amazon will open Spheres to public twice a month Amazon’s jungle-like biodomes, a workspace for the retailer’s Seattle employees, will open to the general public two Saturdays a month, according … To get into the glass-domed spheres, which hold tens of thousands of plants, visitors previously needed to hop onto a broader Amazon headquarters tour.See […more]

It's official: April 4 cold record broken

Apr 4, 2018 |

It’s official: April 4 cold record broken Mike Gillispie, a meteorologist with the Sioux Falls National Weather Service, said Sioux City shattered its previous April 4 cold temperature record of 15 degrees, set in 2002. “Looks like … For those who are wondering, Sioux City’s hottest-ever April 4 was in 1929, when temperatures hit 90 […more]

Christians aren't the only ones reading the Bible

Apr 4, 2018 |

Christians aren’t the only ones reading the Bible Christine Emba’s intent was right in her March 31 op-ed, “ ‘Iraq’ or ‘a rock’? The answer is in the Good Book ,” but its online headline, “Even atheists should read the Bible,” got it wrong. I agree that increasing cultural literacy could serve to bolster our […more]

Trump Offers Support For Head Of EPA

Apr 3, 2018 |

Video posted below. Trump Offers Support For Head Of EPA President Donald Trump is offering strong support for Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency who is at the center of swirling ethics questions, the White House said Tuesday. The president called Pruitt on Monday and told him that “we’ve got your back” […more]

How Can These Big Weather Swings Happen?

Apr 3, 2018 |

Video posted below. How Can These Big Weather Swings Happen? We turned the page on March this weekend and April came in with weather that is more like winter than spring. But these constant changes are pretty normal for us in KELOLAND. If you spent any season in KELOLAND, you have probably heard the saying, […more]

Winter returns to Sioux City on Tuesday, with 2 – 3 inches of snow in the forecast

Apr 2, 2018 |

Winter returns to Sioux City on Tuesday, with 2 – 3 inches of snow in the forecast SIOUX CITY — The calendar may say we’re in the first week of April, but don’t put away your snow shovels yet. Sioux City may be digging out from under 2 to 3 inches of new snow on […more]

Competing Retailers Don't Want Anything to do With Amazon.com

Apr 2, 2018 |

Competing Retailers Don’t Want Anything to do With Amazon.com Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is much more than a retail company. Two of its fastest-growing businesses are its cloud computing service, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and its burgeoning digital advertising business. Both are bringing in billions of relatively high-margin revenue for the online retail giant, …See all stories on […more]

'Jesus Christ Superstar': Why Jews, Christians and even its composer hated it at first

Apr 1, 2018 |

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’: Why Jews, Christians and even its composer hated it at first On Easter Sunday, singer John Legend will star in the latest iteration of “Jesus Christ Superstar,” a live production on NBC. The rock opera is one of the most frequently staged productions in history, but when it debuted on Broadway in […more]

Years later, new Gophers hockey coach Bob Motzko is still answering the call

Apr 1, 2018 |

Years later, new Gophers hockey coach Bob Motzko is still answering the call That love affair has taken Motzko from Austin to Dubuque, Iowa; to Oxford, Ohio; to Sioux Falls; to St. Cloud; and many stops in between. And finally, it landed him at a place that kept calling his name — on the University […more]