Monthly Archives: February 2020

Covenant falls to defending champ Life Christian in state semifinals

Feb 29, 2020 |

Covenant falls to defending champ Life Christian in state semifinals Even after watching their season end with a 69-51 loss to reigning VISAA Division III state champion Life Christian Academy, the Eagles couldn’t be …See all stories on this topic Coronavirus, Christians, and a Christ-Centered Response Yet in times of confusion and urgency, Christians need to […more]

Everyday Religion: Exploring the split in the Christian church

Feb 29, 2020 |

Everyday Religion: Exploring the split in the Christian church Christianity started with the ministry of Jesus. In the apostolic period, a limited number of disciples and followers spread the word to people in Asia …See all stories on this topic Christians in Nigeria feel targeted after pastor’s death Some Christians in Nigeria wore black this week […more]

Chinese maker of 'Amazon coat' weathers coronavirus impact with tax breaks, rent waivers

Feb 28, 2020 |

Chinese maker of ‘Amazon coat’ weathers coronavirus impact with tax breaks, rent waivers By Pei Li and Brenda Goh. BEIJING/SHANGAHI (Reuters) – Orolay, the maker of the ‘Amazon coat’ that became a darling of U.S. fashion and social …See all stories on this topic Amazon people turn to water tanks after environmental disaster Chocula, as the […more]

Milwaukee Brewer Christian Yelich Scores Malibu Development Opportunity

Feb 28, 2020 |

Milwaukee Brewer Christian Yelich Scores Malibu Development Opportunity Though he’s never played for an L.A. team, Major League Baseball outfielder Christian Yelich, traded in 2018 on a three year contract from the Miami …See all stories on this topic Caden Starr is cornerstone for Santa Clarita Christian’s third straight CIF final appearance Caden Starr is cornerstone […more]

STM boys to close regular season with Yankton, Brandon Valley

Feb 27, 2020 |

STM boys to close regular season with Yankton, Brandon Valley “The Rapid City schools don’t see the value in it and that is their choice,” he … Although the Class AA state tournament is in Sioux Falls this season, …See all stories on this topic Marauders onto Sioux Falls The University of Mary Marauders have advanced […more]

Evansville Christian basketball team heads to final four of ICSAA state tournament

Feb 27, 2020 |

Evansville Christian basketball team heads to final four of ICSAA state tournament EVANSVILLE — At the beginning of the season, Evansville Christian boys basketball head coach Aaron Thompson had two major goals for his team: …See all stories on this topic Archbishop: The government of Nigeria does not do enough to protect Christians and Muslims How […more]

Department Stores' Biggest Threat Isn't Amazon—It's TJX

Feb 26, 2020 |

Department Stores’ Biggest Threat Isn’t Amazon—It’s TJX Amazon may be the easy scapegoat for many brick-and-mortar retailers losing customer traffic and shutting stores, but what department stores and a …See all stories on this topic Amazon signs lease for space at Rentar Plaza in Queens Just over a year after Amazon scuttled its plans to build […more]

Evangelical Christians in Brazil resolve to 'bring Jesus' to carnival revelers

Feb 26, 2020 |

Evangelical Christians in Brazil resolve to ‘bring Jesus’ to carnival revelers Evangelical Christians, a large and increasingly assertive demographic in Brazil, played a key role in the election of far-right president Jair Bolsonaro, …See all stories on this topic Mityana Christians gather to start Lent season Bishop Zziwa tipped Christians on how best they can live […more]

"Is Religious Liberty Only for Conservative Christians?" A debate with Prof. Franke and Jordan …

Feb 25, 2020 |

“Is Religious Liberty Only for Conservative Christians?” A debate with Prof. Franke and Jordan … Jordan Lorence serves as senior counsel and director of strategic engagement with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he plays a key role with the …See all stories on this topic Church urges Christians ‘not to shake hands during service’ over coronavirus fears […more]

SPORTS BRIEFS: USD women stay at No. 20

Feb 25, 2020 |

SPORTS BRIEFS: USD women stay at No. 20 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota junior guard Chloe Lamb has been named the Summit League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week.See all stories on this topic TERRY HERSOM COLUMN: Sioux City Explorers manager Steve Montgomery building around … SIOUX CITY — If you’ve been following the […more]

How to delete an Amazon review you've written on a computer or mobile device

Feb 24, 2020 |

How to delete an Amazon review you’ve written on a computer or mobile device You can easily edit or delete an Amazon review you’ve written if you change your mind about a product. While you are signed into your Amazon …See all stories on this topic The Daily Dirt: Amazon mulls buying WeWork’s Lord & Taylor […more]

Jury's work continues after Jeremy Christian found guilty; recap of trial's fourth week

Feb 24, 2020 |

Jury’s work continues after Jeremy Christian found guilty; recap of trial’s fourth week After delivering unanimous guilty verdicts on all 12 counts, jurors in the double-murder trial of Jeremy Christian aren’t done yet. The jury will return to …See all stories on this topic Christian Vital, James Bouknight steady the ship down the stretch as UConn […more]

Insecurity: Catholic Bishops Urge Christians To Wear Black On Wednesday

Feb 23, 2020 |

Insecurity: Catholic Bishops Urge Christians To Wear Black On Wednesday “We invite the universal church and all Christians to join us in prayers for our dead brothers and sisters and for peace and security in Nigeria.See all stories on this topic Hockey’s state tournament bracket is out; Valor Christian claims top seed The state tournament […more]

Amazon Delivery Partner Event Draws Nearly 200 In Stratford

Feb 23, 2020 |

Amazon Delivery Partner Event Draws Nearly 200 In Stratford STRATFORD, CT — Amazon had to turn people away at a recent Stratford event for those interested in working with the company as part of its delivery …See all stories on this topic 47 Cheap Products That Have Suddenly Become Huge Hits On Amazon Other times, products […more]

Presiding Bishop joins other Christian leaders opposing Trump's proposed cuts to social services

Feb 22, 2020 |

Presiding Bishop joins other Christian leaders opposing Trump’s proposed cuts to social services [Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has added his signature to an open letter from a group of Christian leaders expressing …See all stories on this topic Iowa Legislators Are Considering Nine Bills Promoting Christian Nationalism Iowa legislators have proposed nine bills […more]

Holocaust Educators Urge Amazon to Stop Selling Nazi Propaganda

Feb 22, 2020 |

Holocaust Educators Urge Amazon to Stop Selling Nazi Propaganda Two organizations that educate the public about the Holocaust are calling on Amazon to stop selling Nazi propaganda, rekindling a debate over what …See all stories on this topic Amazon to hire 250 for Delta Township facility, its first in Greater Lansing DELTA TWP. – Amazon will […more]

Why Does God Care Who I Sleep With?

Feb 21, 2020 |

Why Does God Care Who I Sleep With? Why are Christians so obsessed with sex? It’s a question that’s often assumed, if not asked outright, by people who aren’t Christians. The question …See all stories on this topic Jeremy Christian trial: Jury asks for clarification PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The jury deliberating the evidence in the […more]

PREP ATHLETICS: Marshall's Zach Matzner signs National Letter of Intent to compete in cross …

Feb 21, 2020 |

PREP ATHLETICS: Marshall’s Zach Matzner signs National Letter of Intent to compete in cross … PREP ATHLETICS: Marshall’s Zach Matzner signs National Letter of Intent to compete in cross country, track and field at the University of Sioux Falls.See all stories on this topic Basketball Roundup: Stevens boys pull away to beat Central RAPID CITY, […more]

Amazon heads east of Dallas for this week's real estate deal

Feb 20, 2020 |

Amazon heads east of Dallas for this week’s real estate deal And this week’s Amazon location is: Forney. The Seattle-based digital retailer has been on a building binge in North Texas snapping up warehouse …See all stories on this topic Why Amazon Stock Is Headed to $2500 Has the market gotten ahead of itself? Depending on […more]

Amazon and Flipkart are India's top m-commerce apps, but it's Club Factory that catches the eye

Feb 20, 2020 |

Amazon and Flipkart are India’s top m-commerce apps, but it’s Club Factory that catches the eye Flipkart and Amazon may be India’s favourite shopping apps but a Chinese rival is fast catching up. The two e-tailing behemoths’ horizontal spread, …See all stories on this topic Only on 10: Amazon driver rescues Suffolk man while delivering package […more]

Christian parents sue their school district to force it to out trans kids

Feb 19, 2020 |

Christian parents sue their school district to force it to out trans kids A group of fourteen unnamed parents – most of whom are Christian – are suing the Madison, Wisconsin school district over its policy to allow students …See all stories on this topic Stupid Arguments Christians Should Avoid #50: The Argument from Biblical Consistency […more]

As brand concerns over search algorithm escalate, Amazon is testing 'Stores' results in search

Feb 19, 2020 |

As brand concerns over search algorithm escalate, Amazon is testing ‘Stores’ results in search Amazon is making it easier for companies to get their products in front of more people with a renewed push for its branded “Amazon Stores”.See all stories on this topic Amazon is pushing Shopbop brands onto the platform to build its […more]

Man seeks arrest of Raveena Tandon, others for 'hurting' sentiments of Christians

Feb 18, 2020 |

Man seeks arrest of Raveena Tandon, others for ‘hurting’ sentiments of Christians The man who filed a complaint last year against actor Raveena Tandon, film director Farah Khan and comedian Bharti Singh for allegedly ‘hurting …See all stories on this topic Christian Lawmakers Group Blames Satan After Twitter Poll Goes Badly Awry The National Association of […more]

Man posing as Amazon delivery driver tries to steal woman's cancer drugs

Feb 18, 2020 |

Man posing as Amazon delivery driver tries to steal woman’s cancer drugs Good neighbors helped to stop a man from stealing a San Diego woman’s prescription drugs. Stephen Rosso told KSWB that his fiancee was coming …See all stories on this topic Work on new Amazon fulfillment center in Rossford on track, hiring set to begin […more]

This Person's Attempt To Order A Box Of Boxes From Amazon Fails So Badly, It Becomes A Meme

Feb 17, 2020 |

This Person’s Attempt To Order A Box Of Boxes From Amazon Fails So Badly, It Becomes A Meme Dave Meslin just posted what could be considered as a modern-day social media version of Groundhog Day. In the original 1993 fantasy comedy, …See all stories on this topic Amazon, Google Own US, Europe In Smart Speakers As […more]

Coss' AP boys basketball ballot for Feb. 17

Feb 17, 2020 |

Coss’ AP boys basketball ballot for Feb. 17 Here is how Quad-City Times sports editor Matt Coss voted in this week’s Iowa … Next five (in order): Dowling Catholic (13-6); Sioux City East (15-4); …See all stories on this topic Missouri Southern softball sweeps Sunday games … had two hits and drove in two. Southern takes […more]

Could drones launch satellites into space by cracking one giant whip?

Feb 16, 2020 |

Could drones launch satellites into space by cracking one giant whip? First reported by GeekWire, Amazon has patented a satellite-launching process that, while untested at full scale, aims to summon the power of wave …See all stories on this topic Portable Extendable Tripod Stand & Selfie Stick with Remote only $11.59 (reg. $19.99) $19.99) with this […more]

Washington pulls away from Central girls

Feb 16, 2020 |

Washington pulls away from Central girls The combination of solid free throw shooting in the first half and improved shooting from the field over the final 16 minutes pushed Sioux Falls …See all stories on this topic Highlights from Stevens and Central basketball games The Stevens boys beat the Sioux Falls Lincoln Patriots 65 to 54. […more]

Full Armor Christian Academy going to 4-day school week

Feb 15, 2020 |

Full Armor Christian Academy going to 4-day school week Josh Woolridge is the Headmaster at Full Armor Christian Academy and he tells KLTV, “We’re going to launch In August of 2020 a 4-day week and this …See all stories on this topic 3 thoughts for Christians to consider BEFORE endorsing a candidate While Christians are among […more]

US Catholics respond to Pope's 'challenging' Amazon document

Feb 15, 2020 |

US Catholics respond to Pope’s ‘challenging’ Amazon document CINCINNATI, Ohio – For the second time in fifteen years, Feb. 12 brought increased attention to the Amazon region for Catholics in the United States.See all stories on this topic Amazon EBS addresses the challenge of the CAP Theorem at scale Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) is […more]

Decade of sales tax growth continues for Sioux Falls, but slow down could be coming

Feb 14, 2020 |

Decade of sales tax growth continues for Sioux Falls, but slow down could be coming argus leader file photoMayor Mike Huether vetoed a City Council ordinance to require the Parks and Recreation Board to record its meetings and post …See all stories on this topic Breaking water mains in Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — […more]

Google Points To Amazon As 'Overwhelming Competitive Force' In EU Antitrust Case

Feb 14, 2020 |

Google Points To Amazon As ‘Overwhelming Competitive Force’ In EU Antitrust Case Amazon has been pulled into an ongoing court battle between Google and European Union competition regulators over a $2.6 billion fine involving …See all stories on this topic ‘How do Amazon pre-orders work?’: How to pre-order applicable items on Amazon You can easily pre-order […more]

'Bosch' Renewed For 7th & Final Season By Amazon

Feb 13, 2020 |

‘Bosch’ Renewed For 7th & Final Season By Amazon Bosch is getting an early renewal and an end date. Amazon has picked up a seventh and final season of the hit drama series starring Titus Welliver …See all stories on this topic Siding With Amazon, Judge Halts Work on Microsoft’s JEDI Contract The decision adds to […more]

China's new Hong Kong chief a hardliner known for crusade against Christian churches

Feb 13, 2020 |

China’s new Hong Kong chief a hardliner known for crusade against Christian churches A hardliner notorious for the demolition of thousands of Christian crosses on churches has been appointed the new head of China’s office in Hong …See all stories on this topic 40 Pakistani Christians freed after almost 5 years on ‘terrorism’ charges Forty Pakistani […more]

Latin American Christians Living in the Basque Country (Spain)

Feb 12, 2020 |

Latin American Christians Living in the Basque Country (Spain) Analysis of the data obtained so far allows us to compare across two different processes in the Christian religion: On the one hand, the religious …See all stories on this topic Assyrian Christians Indebted to Qassem Soleimani: MP The representative of Iranian Assyrians and Chaldean Catholics at […more]

Mediterranean summit to highlight threats to Christian survival in Middle East

Feb 12, 2020 |

Mediterranean summit to highlight threats to Christian survival in Middle East For many church leaders, the fate of Christians in the Middle East, including dwindling numbers and ongoing threats, will be among the most urgent …See all stories on this topic 3 things every Christian should know about Israel Academic Dean and theology lecturer at Melbourne’s […more]

Lots are out of spots at the Sioux Falls Regional Airport

Feb 11, 2020 |

Lots are out of spots at the Sioux Falls Regional Airport SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Both the long term and short term parking lots at the Sioux Falls Regional Airport are at capacity. “This is typically a …See all stories on this topic Reliable Arm, Nate Gercken, Returning to X’s Sioux City, IA (February 11, […more]

'Vikings' Season 6 Theory: Iceland Has Secretly Become A Christian Country

Feb 11, 2020 |

‘Vikings’ Season 6 Theory: Iceland Has Secretly Become A Christian Country The latest fan theory for History Channel’s Vikings sees Iceland secretly converting to Christianity and that the real reason Kjetill Flatnose (Adam …See all stories on this topic Christians in Pakistan made to pay blood money before release Pakistan (MNN) — The Pakistani government made […more]

Sony's Mike Hopkins to lead Amazon Studios and Prime Video

Feb 10, 2020 |

Sony’s Mike Hopkins to lead Amazon Studios and Prime Video In a high-level management change, Amazon has hired Mike Hopkins, a respected Sony television executive, to oversee the tech giant’s entire video …See all stories on this topic Amazon Taps Sony Executive Mike Hopkins to Lead Entertainment Unit Amazon.com Inc. has tapped a top Sony executive […more]

Higher calling: Christian café becomes a hit with Warsaw's coffee loving faithful

Feb 10, 2020 |

Higher calling: Christian café becomes a hit with Warsaw’s coffee loving faithful A Warsaw entrepreneur has joined the capital’s growing passion for coffee culture with the nation’s traditional support of the church by creating a café …See all stories on this topic Can your Christian faith be reconciled with your support of Trump? Millions of Christians […more]

Celtic Steps dancers show dedication at all ages

Feb 9, 2020 |

Celtic Steps dancers show dedication at all ages SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — You don’t have to wait until St. Patrick’s Day to get into the Irish spirit. These Irish dancers at Celtic Steps in Sioux Falls …See all stories on this topic Govs’ boys losing streak continues The Pierre T.F. Riggs Governors boys basketball teams […more]

Kruse, Stephen

Feb 9, 2020 |

Kruse, Stephen SIOUX FALLS | Stephen Kruse, 62, passed away on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at Sanford Foundation Hospice Cottage. Private family services will be held …See all stories on this topic PENTAGON CLASSIC: Sioux Valley Stops Viborg-Hurley, St. Thomas More Edges O’Gorman PENTAGON CLASSIC: Sioux Valley Stops Viborg-Hurley, St. Thomas More … SIOUX FALLS, S.D. […more]

Raising awareness for the religious freedom of Christians

Feb 8, 2020 |

Raising awareness for the religious freedom of Christians According to the 2020 World Watch Report published by Open Doors USA, 260 million Christians worldwide are experiencing religious persecution.See all stories on this topic Runners Christian Louboutin Men Runners : Discover the latest Men Runners collection available at Christian Louboutin Online Boutique.See all stories on this […more]

Young Iraqi Christian eyes future with mixture of hope and dread

Feb 8, 2020 |

Young Iraqi Christian eyes future with mixture of hope and dread Everyone here knows that August 6, 2014, was a dark and painful day in Iraqi Christian history: we were subjected to violence, persecution, and forced …See all stories on this topic Pistons vs Thunder final score: The Christian Wood era off to roaring start, but […more]

'Secret' Christians in Iran tune in to 'real-time' gospel TV

Feb 7, 2020 |

‘Secret’ Christians in Iran tune in to ‘real-time’ gospel TV Despite heightened tensions between Iran and the United States, “secret” Christians in Iran are tuning in to God’s Word via “real-time” interactive …See all stories on this topic Episode 29: What Atheists Wish Christians Knew About Them What follows is an elaboration of the points I […more]

Amazon, Wyndham cited on watchdog group's 'Dirty Dozen' list

Feb 7, 2020 |

Amazon, Wyndham cited on watchdog group’s ‘Dirty Dozen’ list A national watchdog group Thursday included companies such as Amazon and Massage Envy on its “Dirty Dozen” list of businesses that facilitate …See all stories on this topic Amazon Launched 225 Tools and Services for Sellers in 2019 Amazon said it launched 225 new tools and services […more]

Twisted Sisters Sweetz will be the newest addition to downtown Sioux Falls

Feb 6, 2020 |

Twisted Sisters Sweetz will be the newest addition to downtown Sioux Falls Family-owned Twisted Sisters Sweetz is set to open at 317 S. Phillips Ave., which briefly housed Smallcake’s second Sioux Falls store before the local …See all stories on this topic Lincoln High student raises money for Australian wildlife SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — As […more]

A Crossless Gospel Makes Spineless Christians

Feb 6, 2020 |

A Crossless Gospel Makes Spineless Christians It’s a powerful, gut-wrenching experience to attend a Good Friday service, hear afresh the crucifixion accounts of John, and sing the lyrics of “Were You …See all stories on this topic Girls basketball: King’s Way Christian 50, Columbia-White Salmon 41 KING’S WAY CHRISTIAN — Avery Hsu 0, Kinsey Tindol 2, […more]

Amazon paid a 1.2% tax rate on $13285000000 in profit for 2019

Feb 5, 2020 |

Amazon paid a 1.2% tax rate on $13285000000 in profit for 2019 Last year, Yahoo Finance reported that Amazon (AMZN) paid a shockingly low amount in federal income taxes in 2018 on more than $11 billion in …See all stories on this topic 5 Reasons Why Amazon Will Continue To Grow Amazon has recently pledged to […more]

Trygve 'Trig' Olund

Feb 5, 2020 |

Trygve ‘Trig’ Olund Trygve “Trig” Olund, 89, of Sioux City, passed away peacefully in his sleep Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, at Westwood Nursing Home after a brief battle …See all stories on this topic Boys’ Basketball: Parker Outlasts Chester 47-45 Max Nielsen led Sioux Valley to victory with 28 points and eight rebounds, and … BROOKINGS […more]

Kavell Bigby-Williams: Dealt to Sioux Falls

Feb 4, 2020 |

Kavell Bigby-Williams: Dealt to Sioux Falls The BayHawks traded Bigby-Williams to Sioux Falls on Sunday. Bigby-Williams was basically part of a one-for-one swap of bigs for Raphiael Putney, …See all stories on this topic Jaice Miller, seeking to keep playing quarterback, commits to U of Sioux Falls Jaice Miller waited and, eventually, got what he wanted. […more]

Amazon Invested $15 Billion and Launched 225 New Tools and Services in 2019 to Help …

Feb 4, 2020 |

Amazon Invested $15 Billion and Launched 225 New Tools and Services in 2019 to Help … American small and medium-sized businesses selling in Amazon’s stores had a record-breaking year, with more than 15,000 businesses surpassing …See all stories on this topic Stand-up guy shows what working at Amazon is like The facility is the size of […more]

SF task force narrows middle school boundary options in work toward high school boundary options

Feb 3, 2020 |

SF task force narrows middle school boundary options in work toward high school boundary options SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — The Sioux Falls School District’s Boundary Task Force has narrowed middle school boundary maps to two options to be …See all stories on this topic Hy-Vee cuts overnight hours, will no longer be open 24 hours […more]

Amazon paradox binds policymakers

Feb 3, 2020 |

Amazon paradox binds policymakers We’ve been writing for a while now about the yawning gap between what the public thinks inflation is (too high) and the central bankers’ view (too low) …See all stories on this topic Super Bowl ad journeys through time without Amazon’s Alexa Alexa, who will win the Super Bowl? Although Amazon’s virtual […more]

Men's basketball: Golden Eagles suffer sweep at the hands of Southwest Minnesota State and …

Feb 2, 2020 |

Men’s basketball: Golden Eagles suffer sweep at the hands of Southwest Minnesota State and … Minnesota Crookston’s losing streak grew to three games on Saturday evening, as Sioux Falls walked into Lysaker Gymnasium and left with a 77-62 …See all stories on this topic Women’s basketball: Golden Eagles shut down Mustangs before falling to Sioux Falls […more]

Small businesses discuss pros, cons of working with Amazon

Feb 2, 2020 |

Small businesses discuss pros, cons of working with Amazon While many small manufacturers and retailers weigh the pros and cons of being on Amazon, Lauren Haydel is on both sides of the issue. Fleurty Girl …See all stories on this topic Apple, Amazon were rare bright spots in a shrinking tablet market The lone bright spots […more]

Archon National Commander Dr. Limberakis to Discuss Christian Persecution on John …

Feb 1, 2020 |

Archon National Commander Dr. Limberakis to Discuss Christian Persecution on John … Dr. Limberakis will discuss how Christians are being persecuted and killed all over the world. The Archons sponsor numerous initiatives to call …See all stories on this topic WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY CLUB: The true way to salvation They wanted the Gentile Christians to be […more]

Featured content: The Gift of Language: Metro Christian offers Spanish Immersion Program

Feb 1, 2020 |

Featured content: The Gift of Language: Metro Christian offers Spanish Immersion Program Just months after starting pre-kindergarten in Metro Christian Academy’s new Spanish Immersion Program, 18 squirming 4-year-olds were on stage …See all stories on this topic Fairmont Prep boys’ basketball finishes strong to top Pacifica Christian OC The Pacifica Christian Orange County boys’ basketball team […more]