Monthly Archives: April 2019

Amazon opens online truck brokerage, expected to put pressure on existing brokers

Apr 30, 2019 |

Amazon opens online truck brokerage, expected to put pressure on existing brokers Amazon recently announced the launch of a truck brokerage segment, and the move is expected to put pressure on margins of existing freight brokers …See all stories on this topic Amazon will open a new Denver office, add 400 jobs This expansion of its […more]

Amazon begins hiring process in Arlington ahead of HQ2 opening

Apr 30, 2019 |

Amazon begins hiring process in Arlington ahead of HQ2 opening WASHINGTON – Ahead of Amazon’s second headquarters opening in Northern Virginia, the company announced Monday they have started the hiring …See all stories on this topic Amazon’s One-Day Shipping Plan Sparks Backlash From Labor Union Amazon’s Dave Clark, senior vice president of worldwide operations, shot back […more]

Are you a local startup? Here's what you should know about Forward Sioux Falls.

Apr 29, 2019 |

Are you a local startup? Here’s what you should know about Forward Sioux Falls. If you’ve ever been curious about the forces behind the city’s continuously growing economy and quality of life, a fitting place to turn is Forward Sioux …See all stories on this topic 2019 SD Workforce Education Grant recipients announced Sioux Falls Catholic […more]

In pictures: Thousands of Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter in Syria

Apr 29, 2019 |

In pictures: Thousands of Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter in Syria Thousands of Orthodox Christians came out to celebrate Easter across Syria, many in previously rebel-held areas where followers mark their faith’s …See all stories on this topic PHOTOS: Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter Orthodox Christians around the region and around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday. Those […more]

Triad Amazon Prime shoppers may see one-day delivery through new distribution centers

Apr 28, 2019 |

Triad Amazon Prime shoppers may see one-day delivery through new distribution centers The plans for two Amazon facilities in the Triad appear tied to the online retailer’s planned push to emphasize free one-day shipping for Prime …See all stories on this topic Which Tech Company Is Uber Most Like? Its Answer May Surprise You But just […more]

Annihilation of Christian Life and People: Where is the Outrage in the West?

Apr 28, 2019 |

Annihilation of Christian Life and People: Where is the Outrage in the West? The Islamic extremists have seen that the West has not mobilized to prevent them from repressing Christians, as if unconsciously there were a strange …See all stories on this topic Sri Lanka attacks: Christians pray at home one week after bombings Christians in […more]

Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter – in pictures

Apr 27, 2019 |

Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter – in pictures Orthodox Christians are gathering to celebrate Easter around the world. … most important festival day on 28 April, one week after fellow Christians.See all stories on this topic Christian Terrorist Deliberately Drove Into Crowd Believing ‘Some Were Muslim’ Christian terrorist: Isaiah Peoples was on his way to Bible […more]

Chargers draft former Sioux Falls OT Trey Pipkins in third round

Apr 27, 2019 |

Chargers draft former Sioux Falls OT Trey Pipkins in third round COSTA MESA — Trey Pipkins’ only full college offer came from Division-II program Sioux Falls in South Dakota. Five years later, Pipkins could be …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls School District sees record year for snow days From 1995 to 2013, the […more]

Jeremy Christian's courtroom outburst: 'I'm the victim!' he yells, interrupting black woman from …

Apr 26, 2019 |

Jeremy Christian’s courtroom outburst: ‘I’m the victim!’ he yells, interrupting black woman from … Double-murder defendant Jeremy Christian couldn’t contain himself as one of the named victims in the case against him spoke during a hearing …See all stories on this topic Unlearning my Christian stereotypes about Pharisees In the Christian narrative, Pharisee has been a […more]

Family displaced because of garage fire in Sioux Falls

Apr 26, 2019 |

Family displaced because of garage fire in Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – According to Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, the fire broke out about 6:20 PM on Thursday at a home on South Hawthorne Avenue.See all stories on this topic Authorities investigating Sioux Falls garage fire A garage fire is under investigation in central Sioux […more]

Storm prepare for Western Conference Finals against Sioux Falls

Apr 25, 2019 |

Storm prepare for Western Conference Finals against Sioux Falls KEARNEY, Neb. — The Western Conference Finals are set. The Tri-City Storm are moving on in the Clark Cup Playoffs. “It’s only going to get harder …See all stories on this topic Escaped State Prison Inmate Arrested in Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – An escaped prison […more]

Walmart vs. Amazon: Who Will Win in 2019?

Apr 25, 2019 |

Walmart vs. Amazon: Who Will Win in 2019? Amazon AMZN is set to report first quarter earnings this week and Walmart WMT will report much later. But both companies are making a lot of …See all stories on this topic Amazon returns at Kohl’s: How it works, why they’re doing it Wisconsin-based Kohl’s says in July […more]

If You Care About Privacy, Throw Your Amazon Alexa Devices Into the Sea

Apr 24, 2019 |

If You Care About Privacy, Throw Your Amazon Alexa Devices Into the Sea Remember a couple of weeks ago when we learned that humans were monitoring Amazon Alexa commands, essentially spying on users in the name …See all stories on this topic Some Amazon Sellers Are Paying $10000 A Month To Trick Their Way To The […more]

OnePlus 7 Series

Apr 24, 2019 |

OnePlus 7 Series Online shopping for OnePlus 7 Series from a great selection at Electronics Store.See all stories on this topic Amazon Now Delivers Packages Inside Your Garage Online shoppers who trust their delivery people more than lurking porch pirates may be pleased to learn Amazon has started delivering packages …See all stories on this topic

Why The Easter Sunday Attacks Targeting Christians In Sri Lanka Were So Shocking

Apr 23, 2019 |

Why The Easter Sunday Attacks Targeting Christians In Sri Lanka Were So Shocking NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with Mathew Schmalz, associate professor of religious studies at the College of the Holy Cross, who studied Christian …See all stories on this topic The Sri Lanka bombings are part of an ugly anti-Christian pattern across the globe On […more]

French supermarket retailer Casino expands partnership with Amazon

Apr 23, 2019 |

French supermarket retailer Casino expands partnership with Amazon French supermarket retailer Casino said it was beefing up its partnership with tech giant Amazon following the success of an earlier deal between its …See all stories on this topic Clean Beauty Pop-Up with Amazon Treasure Truck & Honest Beauty Clean Beauty Pop-Up with Amazon Treasure Truck & […more]

First National Bank Sioux Falls Buys Boeing Co, iShares MSCI EAFE, 3M Co, Sells Vectren Corp …

Apr 22, 2019 |

First National Bank Sioux Falls Buys Boeing Co, iShares MSCI EAFE, 3M Co, Sells Vectren Corp … Sioux Falls, SD, based Investment company First National Bank Sioux Falls buys Boeing Co, iShares MSCI EAFE, 3M Co, Waste Management Inc, …See all stories on this topic Thomas B. Ludgate Thomas B. Ludgate, 98, of Sioux Falls, SD […more]

Caryl Mundorff, 86

Apr 22, 2019 |

Caryl Mundorff, 86 4, 1933, in Sioux Falls, S.D., the daughter of Lavern and Ariel (Donahoe) South. Caryl is survived by her husband and the love of her life, Mickey M.See all stories on this topic Robert A. Norfolk Robert Alan Norfolk, 68, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Avera Heart Hospital […more]

How much are we sacrificing for automation?

Apr 21, 2019 |

How much are we sacrificing for automation? It seems that almost every week there is a controversial story (or three) in the news about Amazon. In the past two weeks alone, there have been …See all stories on this topic ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 2 Reportedly Leaked by Amazon According to the fan site […more]

Fake review factories fooling online Amazon shoppers

Apr 21, 2019 |

Fake review factories fooling online Amazon shoppers Amazon’s online shoppers are being fooled by fake review factories running on multiple Facebook groups. The scam is supported by several large …See all stories on this topic As Amazon Echo deals slash prices to under £20 here 14 new things to ask Alexa Amazon’s Echo smart speakers have […more]

Celebrate Earth Day by Riding with Sioux Area Metro

Apr 20, 2019 |

Celebrate Earth Day by Riding with Sioux Area Metro SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — Ride the bus for free Monday on fixed Routes! The city of Sioux Falls is teaming with Sioux Area Metro on Earth Day …See all stories on this topic Music maker: Hyvari’s original musical compositions heard around the Midwest The March concert […more]

PHOTOS: Christians observe Good Friday

Apr 20, 2019 |

PHOTOS: Christians observe Good Friday Christians around the region and around the world observed Good Friday as part of annual Holy Week services. The day, which is the Friday before …See all stories on this topic Perspectives: Tragedy and a new beginning for Notre Dame and Christians This week, we witnessed a tragedy in the making. […more]

Mueller Report Book Editions Shoot to Top of Best-Seller Lists at Amazon, Barnes & Noble

Apr 19, 2019 |

Mueller Report Book Editions Shoot to Top of Best-Seller Lists at Amazon, Barnes & Noble Also on Amazon’s chart was an edition of the Mueller report from publisher Melville House (No. 9), priced at $7.40 for the paperback pre-order. Melville …See all stories on this topic Amazon Music’s free ad-supported tier is now available for all […more]

Barbara J. Ellington

Apr 19, 2019 |

Barbara J. Ellington 19, 1950, the daughter of Lester and Mary Sargent. She married Lonnie Ellington on Dec. 23, 1979 in Sioux City. Lonnie passed away in March 2018.See all stories on this topic Landscape Garden Center plans new complex, bank and retail center at 81st and Minnesota A new retail center and a bank […more]

'I'm not a guilty man': Man convicted of murder maintains innocence at sentencing

Apr 18, 2019 |

‘I’m not a guilty man’: Man convicted of murder maintains innocence at sentencing A Sioux Falls man convicted by a jury this week of second-degree murder maintained his innocence Thursday afternoon as he was sentenced to …See all stories on this topic Movers & Shakers: NAI, Woods Fuller, Hegg, L&S, Edward Jones and Global Distributing Marcus […more]

The Muskies' season comes to an end in historic 4OT loss to Stampede

Apr 18, 2019 |

The Muskies’ season comes to an end in historic 4OT loss to Stampede Sioux Falls, SD — It’s all over for the Sioux City Musketeers, who lost Wednesday night to Sioux Falls in game two of the USHL playoffs. The 3-2 victory …See all stories on this topic Sioux Falls eliminates Musketeers in fourth overtime SIOUX […more]

Anti-abortion Christians protest EPA loosening pollution standards, saying they will hurt unborn …

Apr 17, 2019 |

Anti-abortion Christians protest EPA loosening pollution standards, saying they will hurt unborn … SALT LAKE CITY — Anti-abortion Christians are among those protesting an Environmental Protection Agency proposal that would limit consideration …See all stories on this topic Pete Buttigieg exposes the Christian right’s moral contortions Just in time for uncomfortable family get-togethers this Sunday, Buttigieg […more]

Roger L. Morrow

Apr 17, 2019 |

Roger L. Morrow Roger Lee Morrow, 74, of Sioux Falls, passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at his home after a courageous four-year …See all stories on this topic Kenneth L. Wright Kenneth is survived by his wife, Marlene of Sioux City; sons, Keith (Fuzhen) Wright of Menomonee Falls, Wis., […more]

Sioux Falls' newest brewery brings Belgian, military influence

Apr 16, 2019 |

Sioux Falls’ newest brewery brings Belgian, military influence The owners of Covert Artisan Ales moved to Sioux Falls to be closer to family but brought with them a passion for beer-making and techniques picked …See all stories on this topic See: Covert Artisan Ales brings Belgian-style influence to western Sioux Falls The Sioux Falls-based owners of […more]

Flood of 'fake' five-star reviews inundating Amazon, Which? finds

Apr 16, 2019 |

Flood of ‘fake’ five-star reviews inundating Amazon, Which? finds Amazon’s customer review system is being undermined by a flood of “fake” five-star reviews for products from unfamiliar brands, a new investigation …See all stories on this topic Amazon contributes $200000 to Seattle Chamber’s political action committee Amazon is again putting its financial might behind the Seattle […more]

Michael Kruger on What 21st-Century Christians Can Learn from 2nd-Century Christians

Apr 15, 2019 |

Michael Kruger on What 21st-Century Christians Can Learn from 2nd-Century Christians Michael Kruger shares insights from his book, “Christianity at the Crossroads” and encourages Christians today to fearlessly engage their culture.See all stories on this topic Analysis: Democratic candidates are making their case to an often ignored group — the Christian left Can Democrats win […more]

Tax Season Ends, 'Operation Stop Scams' Begins

Apr 15, 2019 |

Tax Season Ends, ‘Operation Stop Scams’ Begins SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Scammers change their tactics from year to year, and it’s worth being especially vigilant this month. Fraudsters know it’s the end …See all stories on this topic A Look Back at March River Flooding that Inundated the Northern Plains [March river flooding in Sioux Falls, […more]

Alexa, play free music for me? Amazon may challenge Spotify and Pandora, report says

Apr 14, 2019 |

Alexa, play free music for me? Amazon may challenge Spotify and Pandora, report says Billboard reports that Amazon looks to launch a similar service, which would be available only if you ask Alexa. The songs could be accessed via the …See all stories on this topic Stream your heart out with one of Amazon’s discounted Fire […more]

Active weather pattern this week

Apr 14, 2019 |

Active weather pattern this week SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) – Warmer weather is on the way for the week, as well as an active weather pattern. Temperatures will warm into the …See all stories on this topic Two hurt when vehicle hits tree in Nelson Park One person was seriously injured and another was also hospitalized […more]

Thousands deal with power outages Thursday morning

Apr 11, 2019 |

Thousands deal with power outages Thursday morning Several of those outages inside the city of Sioux Falls. Sioux Valley Energy throughout the Southeastern part of South Dakota and southwestern …See all stories on this topic Chester ‘Chet’ Leedom Services will be noon Saturday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in South Sioux City. The Rev. Michael Keating […more]

HB Charles Jr. warns Christians against participating in 'man-centered entertainment …

Apr 10, 2019 |

HB Charles Jr. warns Christians against participating in ‘man-centered entertainment … During a sermon delivered at the National Religious Broadcasters’ International Christian Media Convention last month, Charles said that the biblical …See all stories on this topic In northeast Syria, a Christian community fights for survival “Do not go gentle into that good night” just might […more]

Sprinkle: Here's why Christian 'hypocrites' support Trump

Apr 10, 2019 |

Sprinkle: Here’s why Christian ‘hypocrites’ support Trump Christians who voted for Donald Trump did not do so because of his choir-boy image; we did so because we were fed up with the stench and status …See all stories on this topic Right-Wingers Spread Lie That Pete Buttigieg Isn’t a Real Christian On the campaign trail, South […more]

A deep-dive Amazon adventure

Apr 9, 2019 |

A deep-dive Amazon adventure In the early 20th century the population of the Sapara people, who live in the Amazon rainforest on the border of Ecuador and Peru, was about …See all stories on this topic Amazon Is Starting to Threaten Google’s Online Advertising Supremacy It’s no secret that Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) has mastered the art of […more]

Christians committed to abortion?

Apr 9, 2019 |

Christians committed to abortion? An article in the Jamaica Observer, April 2, 2019 caught my eye, “Committed Christians in support of abortion up to 12 weeks’. These Christians, more …See all stories on this topic ‘People need to be aware’: Why child sex abuse victim won’t stop speaking out This is why he was “shocked” when […more]

SEC Allows Shareholder Votes on Amazon Facial "Rekognition"

Apr 8, 2019 |

SEC Allows Shareholder Votes on Amazon Facial “Rekognition” Amazon shareholders will get the opportunity to vote on issues concerning the Amazon Rekognition facial recognition system.See all stories on this topic Amazon’s Alexa can handle patient information now — what does that mean for privacy? Last week, Amazon announced that Alexa-enabled devices are now able to […more]

Costco, Sam's Club, vs Amazon Prime: Can warehouse stores still compete in 2019?

Apr 8, 2019 |

Costco, Sam’s Club, vs Amazon Prime: Can warehouse stores still compete in 2019? That’s what a a lot of shoppers are wondering these days, now that Amazon Prime can have almost any household product at your doorstep in two …See all stories on this topic Amazon to hold meetings about local jobs Amazon announced in November […more]

Govs win two at Huron tennis triangular

Apr 7, 2019 |

Govs win two at Huron tennis triangular Other teams competing will be the host Harrisburg Tigers, the Sioux Falls O’Gorman Knights and the Sioux Falls Christian Chargers. Action is …See all stories on this topic Heat Convert Yante Maten’s Two-Way Deal Although Maten hasn’t played any games for the Heat this season, his gaudy numbers with […more]

LGBT group protest outside Christian event offering 'help' for those with 'same sex temptations'

Apr 7, 2019 |

LGBT group protest outside Christian event offering ‘help’ for those with ‘same sex temptations’ Protesters waved rainbow flags and held placards outside a Christian conference this weekend after they claimed to offer support for people …See all stories on this topic Christians stage Trafalgar Square rally against deadly violence A rally staged by Christian groups and […more]

Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy Sign Overall Deal with Amazon

Apr 6, 2019 |

Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy Sign Overall Deal with Amazon TV to join Amazon in the streaming world. The Variety report indicates that the deal could be as much as $150 million over five years. That is Bezos’s …See all stories on this topic Amazon Swipes Westworld Creators In Another Bid for TV Dominance Amazon CEO […more]

Amazon Announces 6 New HIPAA Compliant Alexa Skills

Apr 6, 2019 |

Amazon Announces 6 New HIPAA Compliant Alexa Skills Amazon has launched six new HIPAA compliant Alexa skills that allow protected health information to be transmitted without violating HIPAA Rules.See all stories on this topic Amazon signs nine-figure deal with ‘Westworld’ creators Amazon has inked a massive deal with Westworld’s showrunners to create original shows that […more]

Joyner-Kersee to speak at Fellowship of Christian Athletes dinner in Moline

Apr 5, 2019 |

Joyner-Kersee to speak at Fellowship of Christian Athletes dinner in Moline “I’m not sure we were ever the ‘home team,’ but Christians certainly are not now as I view the culture. Christ’s love compels us because we are …See all stories on this topic Muslim Asylum Seeker Imprisoned For Killing Wife Who Converted To Christianity A […more]

Letters: On school calendar, 'our great president,' and Christians who follow Trump

Apr 5, 2019 |

Letters: On school calendar, ‘our great president,’ and Christians who follow Trump A recent OP-ED in the Times suggested parents should have a significant say in the school calendar as to when the school year should start.See all stories on this topic Powers, Brooks Praise Buttigieg’s ‘Countercultural Approach to Christianity’ As for Powers, she focused […more]

Movers & Shakers: Lawrence & Schiller, NAIFA-SD, EmBe, USD, Xcel, Ballard Spahr

Apr 4, 2019 |

Movers & Shakers: Lawrence & Schiller, NAIFA-SD, EmBe, USD, Xcel, Ballard Spahr Jordan Calef, media coordinator. Calef earned her degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Sioux Falls. Aaron Bauer …See all stories on this topic DSU Will Offer Cyber Courses In Sioux Falls High Schools The regents approved a memorandum of understanding […more]

Steven D. Hanson

Apr 4, 2019 |

Steven D. Hanson Steven Darrell Hanson, 63, of Sioux City, passed away on April 1, 2019, due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was surrounded by his wife …See all stories on this topic UM-Crookston baseball falls late to Sioux Falls CROOKSTON – Minnesota-Crookston couldn’t overcome a costly error in the seventh inning against Sioux Falls. […more]

Legal victory for City of Sioux Falls

Apr 3, 2019 |

Legal victory for City of Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — The City of Sioux Falls has been removed from the downtown building collapse damage suit. The Fodness family …See all stories on this topic Flood Insurance Assistance meeting to be held in North Sioux City NORTH SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU/KELO) – Three federal flood […more]

Amazon Is Losing This $35 Billion Opportunity to Walmart and Target

Apr 3, 2019 |

Amazon Is Losing This $35 Billion Opportunity to Walmart and Target Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) is the dominant force in online shopping in the U.S., accounting for about half of Americans’ online spending.See all stories on this topic Amazon: Buy If You Can Handle The Risk Amazon is poised for strong performance in 2019. The company will […more]

Amazon is cutting prices at Whole Foods again: Where to find the savings

Apr 2, 2019 |

Amazon is cutting prices at Whole Foods again: Where to find the savings Good news for grocery store customers: Amazon has announced a new round of price cuts at Whole Foods that will take effect on Wednesday, April 3, …See all stories on this topic Amazon and Whole Foods Are Slashing Prices On Hundreds Of Items […more]

Amazon & Whole Foods Market offering new price cuts starting Wednesday, April 3

Apr 2, 2019 |

Amazon & Whole Foods Market offering new price cuts starting Wednesday, April 3 Amazon and Whole Foods Market just announced they will be offering new lower prices on hundreds of items throughout the store with an emphasis …See all stories on this topic Amazon’s Emmy FYC House Lets Voters Visit Fleabag’s Cafe and Work Out with […more]

Highway Patrol: Pursuit through Sioux Falls started with 'improper right-hand turn'

Apr 1, 2019 |

Highway Patrol: Pursuit through Sioux Falls started with ‘improper right-hand turn’ The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a pursuit that ended in downtown Sioux Falls on Saturday night started with a driver making an “improper …See all stories on this topic Health partners identify top community health issues The Sioux Falls Health Department, Avera McKennan Hospital […more]

Motorcycle crash at Dawley Farm

Apr 1, 2019 |

Motorcycle crash at Dawley Farm SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) — At about 10:30 PM, Sunday night, a motorcyclist recklessly crashed his bike speeding through the parking lot of …See all stories on this topic East seniors hit show choir nationals in Nashville, then all-state speech festival in Cedar Falls SIOUX CITY — Over the course of […more]