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Man's face bitten by dog near downtown, animal still at large

Sioux Falls Animal Control is looking for a dog that reportedly bit a man in central Sioux Falls Tuesday. Officers responded to a report of a dog bite that occurred at around 5 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of Sunshine Foods, near the corner of 14th Street and 3rd Avenue. According to a news relea

ARGUS LEADER - 2018-03-21 21:17:29

Scam reported - Daily Leader Extra : Top Stories

Scam reported We received a report from a Madison resident today advising that they had received a phone call from a person claiming to be their grandson. The grandson stated that he was in a car accident and had been drinking and needed $15,000 in cash for bail. The grandson gave a phone number for

DAILYLEADEREXTRA.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Sioux Falls couple arrested on abuse, drug charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - Police say a Sioux Falls couple is behind bars after authorities found meth and several children living in filthy conditions at their home. Public Information Officer Sam Clemens said a parole officer went to visit 25-year-old Matthew Boyd Adams at his home in the 500 bl

KSFY.COM - 2018-03-20 19:41:00

Interstate Traffic Slows After Reported Rollover Crash

SIOUX FALLS, SD - A car crash slowed down drivers on a busy Sioux Falls interstate Wednesday night. Details are limited. According to South Dakota Highway Patrol, authorities responded to a reported rollover crash around 7:15 p.m. on I-229 South near Western Avenue. At least one car was involved. Si

KDLT - 2018-03-22 03:56:29

Strong police presence in downtown Sioux Falls

There was a strong police presence in downtown Sioux Falls on Wednesday night in the vicinity of 7th and Phillips. Several uniformed officers were taking up positions in the area as were officers with the department's Crime Lab. Officers at the scene tell KSFY News their presence in the area is par

KSFY.COM - 2018-03-22 04:41:00

Animal Control looking to identify dog that bit man in the face

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - Animal Control is looking to identify a dog that it says bit a man in the face in downtown Sioux Falls. Officers responded to the call around 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Sunshine Foods parking lot near 14th Street and 3rd Avenue. The man told officers he was sitting in his ca

KSFY.COM - 2018-03-22 02:03:00

City to review Falls Park safety features

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Stuffed animals and a card, it's a small memorial on the rocks at Falls Park for five year-old Maggie Jo Zaiger who drowned this weekend. Could any safety policies at the park change in light of this tragedy? According to Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, over the past five years, seven

KSFY.COM - 2018-03-22 05:48:00

'It literally happened in 30 seconds': Mother talks of 5-year-old daughter's drowning at Falls Park

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Ten minutes wasn't long enough for Courtney Jayne to learn about Falls Park on Sunday. This was her first time at the popular Sioux Falls landmark - her first time in South Dakota, for that matter. She didn't know that phosphorus in the water and the agitation of the falls can co


Police identify girl who drowned at Falls Park

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - Authorities have identified the girl who died after falling into the river at Falls Park over the weekend. Five-year-old Maggie Jo Zaiger of Audobon, Iowa, police spokesman Sam Clemens said Monday. Zaiger fell into the water Sunday as she reached to touch the foam that fo


Sioux Falls saturation patrol makes 11 DWI arrests on St. Patrick's Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - Police say 11 people are behind bars on DWI following a saturation patrol in Sioux Falls on the night of St. Patrick's Day. The joint patrol between the Sioux Falls Police Department and the South Dakota Highway Patrol had 20 extra officers and troopers working in the ci


Entre Nous holds meeting at Nicky's

Delores Overskei hosted Entre Nous members on March 12 at Nicky's, the meeting having been postponed from the previous week. Guests were greeted with Irish green at every turn, a reminder of St Patrick's Day. A live shamrock plant served as the table centerpiece. Alongside the plant was a bearded si


Witness: Girl fell into river at Falls Park

Authorities were called to a medical emergency at Falls Park at noon on Sunday. A witness who was in the park at the time said a girl fell into the river south of the falls. Her condition isn't immediately known. Justin Frantzen of Sioux Falls said he was at the park taking pictures when he saw a w


A century of answering the call

Note from columnist Craig Kumerfield: There are many things we should never take for granted in this world. One is the devoted and dedicated group of volunteers that make up a volunteer fire department. In this story, Shane Deranleau traces the history of the Dell Rapids Fire & Rescue. The history o


Wallace family reacts to 2nd fatal accident at Falls Park

Sioux Falls, SD (KSFY) "This shouldn't happen, this type of thing shouldn't happen over and over again, we learn from our mistakes," Lara Wallace said. Five years after her own daughter's death at Falls Park, Lara Wallace is hoping to see increased safety measures after another young life was lost.


Another tribe joins legal fight against opioid industry

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- National law firm Robins Kaplan announced Monday it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of South Dakota's Oglala Sioux Tribe against the opioid industry, joining other tribes in North Dakota and South Dakota that have filed suits alleging devastating public health effects from opioids


DEVELOPING: Girl Falls Into River at Falls Park, Condition Unknown

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Sioux Falls Police responded to a call of a girl falling into the Big Sioux River at Falls Park on Sunday afternoon. Justin Frantzen of Sioux Falls was at the park when the incident occurred. He says he heard the girl's mother screaming and searching in the foam of the river. Fra


Woman's death at South Dakota mental hospital raises concern

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - A 37-year-old woman died of alcohol withdrawal at a state-run mental hospital in December, even though the hospital wasn't equipped to handle her condition and its policy was to transfer such patients to another facility for treatment, an Argus Leader investigation has found. An


Monkey Bizness Opens In Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, S.D. - A new children's indoor playground has opened in Sioux Falls. The Colorado-based company, Monkey Bizness opened their first location in South Dakota off of S. Louise Ave and 55th St. Fun for the kids include a custom-built tree house with a foam-pit, interactive games on the floo


Sioux Falls Resident Smashing Bench Press Records

Sioux Falls, S.D. - Most 60-year-olds are probably relaxing at home watching March Madness or out on the golf course shooting a round, but not for one Sioux Falls resident. "I like the fact that it's me and this hunk of metal and I want to get to that hunk of metal and I want to be able to put it up


Employee uses loader to help put out nearby fire

BROOKINGS - An employee of Prussman Contracting jumped in a loader and used it to dump snow on a fire at a neighboring business Wednesday afternoon, according to the Brookings Fire Department. It was one of seven calls the firefighters have answered so far this month, the last three all on Wednesday