Monthly Archives: May 2018

Amazon works its way deeper into customers' lives

May 31, 2018 |

Amazon works its way deeper into customers’ lives Amazon has a vision of the future and it is on display in a model home in Irvine, California. Visitors can use the company’s Alexa voice assistant to turn …See all stories on this topic Amazon Rankles Australian Customers by Pushing Them to a Local Site The Amazon […more]

Why Amazon Prime should be free to everyone

May 31, 2018 |

Why Amazon Prime should be free to everyone (CNN) If you were looking for proof that Amazon is leveraging its ever-expanding shipping and distribution capacity to clobber every last competitor …See all stories on this topic Amazon Is Driving Around a Jurassic-Sized Box, and You Can Ask Alexa What’s Inside The last time we noticed Amazon […more]

WePlenish smart containers are the future of Amazon Dash reordering

May 30, 2018 |

WePlenish smart containers are the future of Amazon Dash reordering Smart containers can sense you’re running low on inventory and keep you stocked up, automatically ordering refills from Amazon. A South Florida …See all stories on this topic Amazon Has Three More Bookstores Set To Open Two more locations of Amazon Books are scheduled to open […more]

Governor's Race Is Getting Ugly

May 30, 2018 |

Video posted below. Governor’s Race Is Getting Ugly 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, KCLO) […more]

Following a hot Memorial Day, chances for storms likely for Siouxland

May 29, 2018 |

Following a hot Memorial Day, chances for storms likely for Siouxland SIOUX CITY — It is hard to imagine that a high in the mid-80s can represent a cool-down, but Kerry Hanko, a meteorologist with the National Weather …See all stories on this topic Families Displaced, Pets Deceased After Overnight Structure Fire SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – […more]

Jeff Bezos Details Plan to Make Blue Origin the Amazon of the Moon

May 29, 2018 |

Jeff Bezos Details Plan to Make Blue Origin the Amazon of the Moon Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ plans to splurge some of his jaw-dropping wealth pushing his private spaceflight company Blue Origin towards the business …See all stories on this topic Amazon saves The Expanse with season four Prime Video deal One week ago, we heard […more]

Brockel wins state title for Sunshine Bible Academy

May 28, 2018 |

Brockel wins state title for Sunshine Bible Academy RAPID CITY — Sunshine Bible Academy sophomore Shariah Brockel … Sioux Falls Linclon cruised to the state title in the Class AA boys’ division, …See all stories on this topic State Track Meet results Boys: 1, St. Thomas More 109.5; 2, Sioux Falls Christian 80; 3, Lennox 49; […more]

How Cemeteries Are Dealing With The Emerald Ash Borer

May 28, 2018 |

Video posted below. How Cemeteries Are Dealing With The Emerald Ash Borer 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 […more]

Budget Battle Brews As Trump Threatens Another Shutdown

May 27, 2018 |

Video posted below. Budget Battle Brews As Trump Threatens Another Shutdown 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]

PHOTOS: State track and field championships, day 2

May 27, 2018 |

PHOTOS: State track and field championships, day 2 Elizabeth Schaefer, right, of Rapid City Stevens, smiles with Josephine Dal, of Sioux Falls Lincoln, following the 300-meter hurdles Saturday during …See all stories on this topic Photos: Brandon Valley beats Pierre in Class A state baseball … (7) celebrate after a run scored against Pierre in the […more]

Black Hills National Forest Offers Up Some Wildfire Safety Tips

May 26, 2018 |

Black Hills National Forest Offers Up Some Wildfire Safety Tips This Memorial Day, many families will be heading out to the Black Hills National Forest  for a weekend of camping. Officials want to remind campers of some wildfire safety tips ahead of the holiday. Before you go camping, check for current fire restrictions in your area.  Open fire […more]

What is Christian hospitality?

May 26, 2018 |

What is Christian hospitality? The term hospitality is being thrown around more and more in Christian leadership and church growth circles. Thom Rainer’s popular book, “Becoming …See all stories on this topic Christians and Muslims walking ‘shoulder to shoulder,’ imam tells Church of Scotland Assembly A leading Muslim cleric has said the Church of Scotland is […more]

What Amazon would've looked like in the 1980s

May 25, 2018 |

What Amazon would’ve looked like in the 1980s I love Amazon’s convenience, but hate its interface. The overload of options and links everywhere, the tiny buttons, the product pages that go on …See all stories on this topic Amazon banned this shopper. Then he outsmarted them We’ll call him “Mark.” About three years ago, Mark got […more]

Don't Freak Out About That Amazon Alexa Eavesdropping Situation

May 25, 2018 |

Don’t Freak Out About That Amazon Alexa Eavesdropping Situation A Portland family discovered that a snippet of private conversation had been recorded by an Amazon Echo and sent to a random person in their …See all stories on this topic Amazon closing 130-person Seattle delivery support unit, moving the jobs to Phoenix Amazon is eliminating a […more]

After ministers refuse to invite non-Christians, Hutchinson votes to keep prayers

May 24, 2018 |

After ministers refuse to invite non-Christians, Hutchinson votes to keep prayers By a 3-to-2 vote, council members in the town west of the Twin Cities rejected calls to replace a prayer by Christian pastors with a moment of silence, …See all stories on this topic How American Christians Are Swaying Ireland’s Abortion Referendum For the Christian […more]

Amazon Web Services to invest in Chile for the long-term: executive

May 24, 2018 |

Amazon Web Services to invest in Chile for the long-term: executive SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Amazon Web Services is looking to invest in Chile for the long-term as part of a larger Latin American expansion plan, a senior …See all stories on this topic Watch: Time-lapse video shows assembly of Amazon’s Spheres Then Amazon came along. The […more]

Summit League Relocating To Sioux Falls

May 23, 2018 |

Video posted below. Summit League Relocating To Sioux Falls On Wednesday, the Division I college league announced its new conference headquarters will be at the Sanford Sports Complex after moving into a temporary location on Aug. 1. Sioux Falls has hosted The Summit League basketball tournament since 2009, setting multiple attendance records. The Summit League […more]

Maddie Poppe set for free concert in Cedar Rapids amid national tour

May 23, 2018 |

Maddie Poppe set for free concert in Cedar Rapids amid national tour The Cedar Rapids date falls conveniently between an Aug. 24 concert in Sioux Falls, S.D., and an Aug. 27 appearance at the Oregon State Fair in …See all stories on this topic Augie’s Region Champs Welcomed Home at Airport SIOUX FALLS, SD… When the […more]

Amazon bans people for returning too much, but it shouldn't act like a traditional retailer

May 22, 2018 |

Amazon bans people for returning too much, but it shouldn’t act like a traditional retailer Amazon bans customers who return too many products, according to The Wall Street Journal. This is a practice that’s used by traditional retailers, but …See all stories on this topic Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine teams with Amazon’s Audible on audiobooks and […more]

Amazon taps former NBC exec to help run TV programming

May 22, 2018 |

Amazon taps former NBC exec to help run TV programming May 21 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it had hired Vernon Sanders to help run its television productions, tapping a former NBC …See all stories on this topic Amazon reportedly talks about reviving ‘The Expanse’ after Syfy cancellation The saga is said to be […more]

Alibaba's futuristic supermarket in China is light-years ahead of the US, with 30-minute deliveries …

May 21, 2018 |

Alibaba’s futuristic supermarket in China is light-years ahead of the US, with 30-minute deliveries … Long before Amazon purchased Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, Alibaba was forging into physical retail with investments in supermarket SunArt, …See all stories on this topic Data Sheet—Tech Takes a Big Slice of Fortune 500 List Amazon cracked the top 10 […more]

Terror Attacks Rock Indonesia's Oppressed Christian Community

May 21, 2018 |

Terror Attacks Rock Indonesia’s Oppressed Christian Community The first attacks were carried out in quick succession on a Catholic, Pentecostal, and Indonesian Christian Church. That same night several terror cell …See all stories on this topic Christian leader from Nigeria warns of impending human rights disaster Sunday morning Nashville played host to a Christian leader from […more]

Street Projects Around Sioux Falls Starting Monday

May 20, 2018 |

Street Projects Around Sioux Falls Starting Monday Beginning on Tuesday morning, May 22, the outside southbound lane of North Fourth Avenue will be closed for approximately 200 feet between East Hermosa Drive and East 40th StreetNorth. This project is anticipated to be completed by the end of Thursday, May, 24. Beginning on Monday, May 21,  North […more]

Custer State Park Concerned About Deer

May 20, 2018 |

Custer State Park Concerned About Deer Hunting deer in Custer State Park could soon come with a new requirement.  South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks Department is requesting that hunters submit deer heads to be tested for chronic wasting disease.  Mike Kintigh, the GF&P’s Rapid City regional supervisor, says the procedure would check for the […more]

Saturday Morning Scoreboard

May 19, 2018 |

Saturday Morning Scoreboard Sioux Falls Canaries 9 Chicago 5. IFL Sioux Falls Storm 56 Cedar Rapids 45. Women’s Golf Division II Championship Team (Round 3) TotalSee all stories on this topic Rittershaus narrowly misses semifinal berth at state tourney RAPID CITY – Bobcat senior Dalton Rittershaus came up just short of … Third-seeded Gage Gohl, […more]

IOWA STATE TRACK AND FIELD RESULTS

May 19, 2018 |

IOWA STATE TRACK AND FIELD RESULTS Team scoring: Waukee 49, Iowa City West 42, Cedar Falls 30, Southeast Polk 26, Pleasant Valley … Others: Sioux City East 9, Sioux City North 3.See all stories on this topic PREP SOCCER SIOUX CITY – Sergio Ruiz and Eduardo Ramirez both scored one goal as the No. 11 […more]

Investigators search for cause of Sioux Falls blaze

May 18, 2018 |

Investigators search for cause of Sioux Falls blaze SIOUX FALLS, SD — Authorities in Sioux Falls are looking for what caused a fire at a welding supply company Thursday that sent massive fireballs into …See all stories on this topic Tigers play in Brookings Invite BROOKINGS — The Aberdeen Central Golden Eagles swept the top two […more]

Stan Gudmundson: A Christian Culture Warrior Embodies Its Underbelly

May 18, 2018 |

Stan Gudmundson: A Christian Culture Warrior Embodies Its Underbelly Christian leaders have been teaching their flocks for decades that “everyone worships something.” If that “something” isn’t Jesus/Christianity, then it …See all stories on this topic Alabama Christian’s Lacey Spear after split at Class 4A tournament Alabama Christian senior pitcher Lacey Spear struck out 11 batters in […more]

Amazon, New Tech Powerhouse, Losing Executives

May 17, 2018 |

Amazon, New Tech Powerhouse, Losing Executives As Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) grows its expertise in the voice-activated digital assistant market and expands its Amazon Web Services cloud computing …See all stories on this topic Now who’s on top? Walmart gains on Amazon as more shoppers click and buy online Shoppers helped Walmart pick up steam in its […more]

#ALSportsAwards: Michael Ricke capped career with rare Class A sweep

May 17, 2018 |

#ALSportsAwards: Michael Ricke capped career with rare Class A sweep “Coach Ricke had an outstanding career and he is highly respected among coaches,” added Sioux Falls Christian coach Mike Schouten. “His teams …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls VA Health Care System unveils new clinics SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Upgrades and renovations continue […more]

Amazon's fight with Seattle over head tax foreshadows battles to come in other cities

May 16, 2018 |

Amazon’s fight with Seattle over head tax foreshadows battles to come in other cities SAN FRANCISCO — If Seattle’s bitter public fight with Amazon over a new tax on employees is a sign of the future for cities vying to become the …See all stories on this topic Whole Foods Rolls Out New Discounts for Amazon […more]

Why Lawrence & Schiller Is Changing Its Brand

May 16, 2018 |

Video posted below. Why Lawrence & Schiller Is Changing Its Brand It’s no secret that companies across the country are trying to attract millennial workers and customers. One of the ways they’re doing that is by spending thousands of dollars to rebrand. 32-year-old Carrie Biondi has not one, but two job titles at Lawrence & […more]

1 Dead In Rollover Crash Near Miller

May 15, 2018 |

1 Dead In Rollover Crash Near Miller 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 First Lady To Remain […more]

Keeping Your Kids Safe At The Boys & Girls Clubs Of The Sioux Empire

May 15, 2018 |

Keeping Your Kids Safe At The Boys & Girls Clubs Of The Sioux Empire 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 […more]

Amazon vs. Whole Foods: When Cultures Collide

May 14, 2018 |

Amazon vs. Whole Foods: When Cultures Collide Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods seemed a Wall Street dream come true. But then Amazon’s data-driven efficiency met the customer-driven …See all stories on this topic Amazon Go cashier-free store could be headed to SF’s Union Square In January, after a year of prototype testing, Amazon opened its first […more]

BB: Augustana Heads To Arkansas As The No. 5 Seed In The Central Regional

May 14, 2018 |

BB: Augustana Heads To Arkansas As The No. 5 Seed In The Central Regional DISCLAIMER: The views of the author are not necessarily those of this station, its owners, officers, agents or employees. Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Use • Privacy Policy • About Our Ads • Advertising Terms and Conditions • For problems with the FCC Public File • […more]

Sunday Morning Scorebord

May 13, 2018 |

Sunday Morning Scorebord Sioux Falls Storm 40 – Nebraska Dangar 36. High School … Sioux Falls Roosevelt 10 – Yankton 1. Pierre 1 … Sioux Falls Washington 6 – Douglas 0.See all stories on this topic SD Sioux Falls SD Zone Forecast 619 FPUS53 KFSD 131105. ZFPFSD. Zone Forecasts for SE South Dakota/NW Iowa/SW Minnesota. […more]

C-SPAN Awards Students In Rapid City For Documentary Entries

May 13, 2018 |

C-SPAN Awards Students In Rapid City For Documentary Entries Students across KELOLAND are getting national attention for their video projects. On Monday, C-SPAN’s bus will pull into Pierre for an interview with the governor. Friday it made a special stop at Rapid City’s St. Thomas Moore to award winners in the StudentCam Competition.  Students across […more]

Christians-Only Town Can't Bar Non-Christians From Moving in, HUD Says

May 12, 2018 |

Christians-Only Town Can’t Bar Non-Christians From Moving in, HUD Says A cottage community affiliated with the United Methodist Church cannot bar non-Christians from buying and owning homes as it’s not exempt from fair …See all stories on this topic The immigration caravan lays bare our conflict between Jesus and power Christianity has always been an enemy […more]

Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championships: Day 2

May 12, 2018 |

Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championships: Day 2 TULSA, Okla. – Ten event champions were crowned, another meet record bit the dust and plenty of student-athletes qualified for their respective finals races tomorrow in another action-packed day at the Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championships Friday. After nine events scored, it is North Dakota […more]

LRAC votes to remain Christian-only organization

May 11, 2018 |

LRAC votes to remain Christian-only organization The Lewes Rehoboth Association of Churches will remain a Christian-only organization following a May 8 vote at Lewes Presbyterian Church.See all stories on this topic Why Happy Christian Moms Still Feel Guilty “Mom guilt is such a real issue and particularly in the lives of Christian moms. God designed […more]

Music Teacher Had To Use Her Voice To Save Her Life

May 11, 2018 |

Music Teacher Had To Use Her Voice To Save Her Life A Sioux Falls music teacher learned an important lesson that saved her life. Katie Blunck just saw her middle and elementary school students for the first time after being gone most of the year. She hopes to get back into the classroom next year, […more]

Undetectable Commands for Apple's Siri and Amazon's Alexa Raise Serious Security Risks

May 10, 2018 |

Undetectable Commands for Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa Raise Serious Security Risks Researchers in the U.S. and China have discovered ways to send hidden commands to digital assistants—including Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, and …See all stories on this topic Amazon won’t distribute Terry Gilliam’s ill-fated movie Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote really does […more]

South Dakota shut out of 2018 US News Best High School rankings

May 10, 2018 |

South Dakota shut out of 2018 US News Best High School rankings Washington was the only school from the Sioux Falls School District to receive national recognition. Brandon Valley also received a bronze medal. Here are the 37 South Dakota high schools that received bronze medals and were also named the top schools in the […more]

Forever 21 To Open This Year In Sioux Falls

May 9, 2018 |

Forever 21 To Open This Year In Sioux Falls 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 Volcanic Gases […more]

Students' survey highlights censorship of Christian college newspapers

May 9, 2018 |

Students’ survey highlights censorship of Christian college newspapers A group of Christian college students has released a survey that suggests censorship of student publications is not uncommon at American Christian schools, with student editors alleging faculty and administrators wield broad editorial control over campus newspapers and sometimes kill stories before …See all stories on this topic […more]

Planned Sioux Falls mixed-use project bigger than expected

May 8, 2018 |

Planned Sioux Falls mixed-use project bigger than expected The developer of a mixed-use parking ramp in downtown Sioux Falls says the project is going to be bigger than expected. The Argus Leader reports …See all stories on this topic Lightning rips through tree during late-night thunderstorm The snow may be gone from Sioux Falls — knock […more]

Amazon Vs. Tesla

May 8, 2018 |

Amazon Vs. Tesla Over the weekend, I ran a simple test of options market sentiment on Amazon and Tesla: Amazon passed and Tesla failed. Coincidentally, the Financial Times contrasted both companies in its lead editorial over the weekend. I describe how the results of options test are consistent with the analysis in the …See all stories […more]

Prominent Christian college in India vandalized with Hindu nationalist slogan

May 7, 2018 |

Prominent Christian college in India vandalized with Hindu nationalist slogan MUMBAI, India – A chapel at a Christian college was vandalized in India’s capital on Friday, and the national student union has said it is an attempt to “polarize” the community. St. Stephen’s College in Delhi was established in 1881 by the Anglican Church and […more]

Women Behind The Badge

May 7, 2018 |

Video posted below. Women Behind The Badge They used to be known as police men and law men, but at a growing number of South Dakota law enforcement agencies that’s no longer the case. More women are joining the ranks, but they are still few and far between. It’s just after 9:00 at night when Pennington […more]

Sunday Scoreboard – May 6

May 7, 2018 |

Sunday Scoreboard – May 6 Here are Sunday’s scores from across KELOLAND. MLB Minnesota 5 – Chicago White Sox 3 College Baseball South Dakota St. 8 – Omaha 6 High School Baseball Bon Homme 6 – Vermillion 0 Bon Homme 13 – Parker 2 Lennox 6 – West Central 1 Dell Rapids 4 – Madison […more]