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Authorities identify man killed in crash in north central South Dakota

(KSFY) - State officials have identified the man killed in a crash in Walworth County. Fifty-five-year-old Scott Goldade of Selby was killed in Thursday night's crash, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.


Northern State Univ. to Start Construction on New Athletic Facility

ABERDEEN, SD—Northern State University is in the final stage of their fundraiser for an “On-Campus Regional Sports Complex.”. The complex will include a new football stadium and softball field which is anticipated to seat an estimated 4,000 to 8,000 fans.


One person dead after crash in Faulk County

One person has died and another was injured in a two-vehicle crash west of Faulkton Sunday afternoon. Authorities say a Cadillac Seville was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 212 when the vehicle crossed the center line and struck head-on with a Chevrolet Traverse.


Andover woman concentrates on hobby of helping horses through farrier service

At the 2019 Ag Fair in Aberdeen, farrier Lynn Miller of Andover confidently trimmed the hoof and attached a shoe to one of her quarter horses. Her audience of young fourth-grade students watched in wonder as she easily moved through the steps, coaxing the big animal to lift its foot into her hands a


Trap Shooting Season Set to Begin

1,154 students from 43 South Dakota high school teams are participating in the South Dakota State High School Clay Target League’s (SDSHSCTL) 2019 spring season, which began March 31st.


Tornado history in South Dakota: 18 dead, 465 injured since 1950

Since 1950, tornadoes in South Dakota have killed 18 people and injured 465 more. The state has had a confirmed tornado as early in the year as March 29, that one in 1982. The latest tornado during the year since 1950 was one on October 29, in 1996.


Aberdeen, Pierre & Spearfish Walmarts getting facelifts

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) -- Some South Dakota Walmart stores will soon look different. The retailer has plans to remodel three locations in the state, including in Aberdeen, Pierre and Spearfish.


Police agencies struggling to recruit, retain officers in South Dakota

Law enforcement agencies across South Dakota are struggling to find qualified candidates to serve as police officers, potentially putting the safety of the public and existing officers at risk.


Church donates nearly 70,000 pounds of food to Feeding South Dakota

Feeding South Dakota recently got a 70,000-pound boost. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently donated 69,644 pounds of food to the statewide hunger relief organization, according to a news release.


Severe Weather Awareness week in South Dakota

Monday through Friday is Severe Weather Awareness Week in South Dakota. A statewide tornado drill will be held Wednesday morning. The test watch is scheduled for 10 a.m. CDT. And the test warning will be issued at 10:15 a.m. CDT.


FEMA Denies Federal Assistance to Repair Lake Hiddenwood Dam

SELBY, S.D. – The future of a South Dakota recreation area is in doubt tonight. Lake Hiddenwood has been closed due to heavy rains washing out the dam in May 2018. FEMA has since denied requests for federal assistance to help rebuild it. Officials say the state has no plan to repair or restore the d


Feeding South Dakota to benefit from Walmart's "Fight Hunger. Spark Change." Campaign

One in eight Americans in communities across the U.S. struggle with hunger, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Specific to South Dakota, one in nine residents in our state are food insecure.


Man named in fatal crash near Akaska

AKASKA—Authorities have identified the man who died last week in a single-vehicle crash in Walworth County. At 8:05 p.m. on Thursday, Scott Goldade, 55, of Selby, was northbound in a 2002 Ford F150 near the intersection of 303rd Avenue and 140th Street when he lost control on the gravel road, accord


Selby man killed in rollover was Bowdle postmaster, Navy vet

Scott Goldade, 55, of Selby, who died Thursday in a one-vehicle rollover near Akaska, was postmaster in Bowdle, South Dakota. Goldade was driving a 2002 Ford F150 pickup truck north on 303rd Ave. about two miles north of Akaska about 8 p.m.,Thursday, April 18, when he lost control on the gravel road


Emily Chandler gets 200th hit in Wayne State softball's split

ABERDEEN, S.D. -- Senior first baseman Emily Chandler recorded her 200th career hit Saturday in Wayne State's NSIC softball doubleheader at Northern State in the opener and then capped her milestone day going 3-for-4 with a two-run homer in the second game leading the 'Cats to a 9-1 win over the Wol


Northern State studies how bacteria damages plants

Researchers at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, are studying the way bacteria infects plants, and it could help answer questions about everything from crop disease to cancer in humans.


Intersection closed after street collapsed

The massive hole on Washington Street in Aberdeen is a result of high water levels in the city this Spring. "The sanitary sewer was taking on water from the ground water and a little bit from the storm sewers," said Jeremy Thorstenson, Assistant Public Works Director.


Pierre Tennis Recovers from Monday, Wins in Aberdeen

The Pierre Tennis team traveled to Aberdeen on Thursday and were supposed to play both Aberdeen Roncalli and Aberdeen Central. However, the Governors were only able to play Aberdeen Roncalli and not both Aberdeen schools. But it didn’t stop the team from competing well and picking up a team victory


Aberdeen man gets 20 years in motel robbery case

ABERDEEN, S.D. - An Aberdeen man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in connection to the 2018 robbery of Super 8 East. Nicholas A. Peterson, 32, pleaded guilty Wednesday morning, April 17, to felony robbery and ingestion of methamphetamine. The charges stem from two separate cases.


Aberdeen Wings Go For the Sweep Friday Night

ABERDEEN, SD… The Aberdeen Wings travel to Austin Friday night attempting to sweep their best of 5 playoff series after 2-1 and 6-2 wins at the Odde. The Wings had a record-setting season with 97 points and had a 19 game win streak to their credit. Head coach Scott Langer thinks that incredible run