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Madison residents dig out after snow storm

MADISON, S.D. (KSFY) - The City of Madison saw at least seven inches of snow from the latest snow storm. KSFY News found many people in their driveways and sidewalks, using snow blowers to remove the several inches of powder.


One dead in crash near Dell Rapids

DELL RAPIDS, S.D. (KSFY) - Highway patrol officials confirm one person is dead in a semi crash near Dell Rapids Thursday morning. The semi-truck hit an overpass traveling north on I-29 south of Dell Rapids.


Landlord Locked Out Of Lake Home

MADISON, S.D. - It's a dream for many people -- owning a lake home. It can be a way to enjoy family time relaxing on the weekends. Or it can be a good source of income if rented out.


UPDATE: Fatal crash on I-29 north of Sioux Falls

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO.com) -- A woman semi-truck driver was killed early Thursday on Interstate 29 north of Sioux Falls. The State Highway Patrol says her 2018 Kenworth T370 semi was northbound near Dell Rapids when it drifted right off the roadway. The big rig struck and traveled over a guardrail befo


South Dakota backs out of Minnesota city's wild turkey relocation plan

The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks has apparently backed out of the partnership recently struck with the city of Moorhead, according to councilwoman Sara Watson Curry.


New Madison Regional Health ambulance sports a new look

Madison Regional Health System is rolling out a new ambulance with a new look, but the passion for providing quality care for people in the Madison area remains the same. Charlotte Charles, director of acute care services -- which includes the ambulance service -- said their commitment grows out the


Feeding South Dakota gets new mobile food pantry

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Feeding South Dak. ota is now mobile. As of Wednesday, the organization now has a way for them to bring food donations right to the people who need it. Thanks to a generous citizen, Feeding South Dakota is now able to transport food directly to the communities that need it by load


Dennert, Bundy file petitions for city, school board elections

Madison voters should expect to cast their ballots in an election for mayor this spring because a second candidate, Marshall Dennert, a Madison business owner, has filed a petition to run for office.


South Dakota Might Offer Written Driver-License Test In Spanish

PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota's written test for driver licenses might soon be in a second language. State senators voted 19-15 Thursday to offer it in Spanish. The measure goes next to the House of Representatives.


South Dakota won’t take Moorhead turkeys after all. They’re ‘too urban’

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A plan to relocate nuisance wild turkeys from this northwestern Minnesota city to South Dakota has taken a twist. The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks has apparently backed out of the partnership recently struck with the city of Moorhead, according to councilwoman Sa


Three arrested after Salem beating

SALEM—Three people were arrested in McCook County last week for allegedly tasing, beating and robbing a man. At about 10:20 p.m. on Feb. 13, deputies from the McCook County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the westbound rest area on Interstate 90 in Salem. According to court documents, when they


PREVIEW: How Long Can Law Enforcement Seize A Home?

MADISON, S.D. - If a crime is committed on your property, how long can law enforcement seize it? That's the question at the center of our KELOLAND News investigation Wednesday night.


Man arrested after stabbing in north Sioux Falls

MINNEHAHA COUNTY, S.D. (KSFY) - A man has been arrested and a woman is in the hospital after a stabbing in north Sioux Falls. It happened Wednesday around 2 p.m. in the 6200 block of North Cliff Avenue.


State reaches plea deal with South Dakota woman in attempted murder, arson case

MITCHELL, S.D. — A former Mitchell woman originally accused of trying to kill her ex-husband and setting her house on fire pleaded no contest to aggravated assault Thursday afternoon, Feb. 21.


Senate Panel Wants State Supremacy Enforced On South Dakota Firearms Regulations

PIERRE, S.D. - A state lawmaker from Minnehaha County wants South Dakota's attorney general to take legal action against any local government that adopts its own firearms regulation.


Rural funding initiatives help to fill health care gaps in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) -- A lack of access to quality health care in rural America, including in remote areas of South Dakota, leads to increased mortality rates for rural residents.

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Rep. Dusty Johnson Back in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-It’s already been a busy year in Washington and Congressman Dusty Johnson has been there for it all, while trying to settle into his new role as South Dakota’s US Representative. KDLT’s Miranda Paige caught up with him to see how the new job is going.


Voting more simple in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - Governor Kristi Noem signed into law House Bill 1027 Tuesday. The bill was set out to revise provisions regarding vote centers and precinct workers. This means some counties can establish vote centers as the place for registered voters to cast their ballot on election day r


Foster Care In South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says she wants to use her position to promote foster care. So how do you become a foster parent?. To become a foster parent in South Dakota, you have to be 21 years old and able to financially support your family. There's a criminal background check


SDSU faculty recognized for excellence in research, teaching and service

BROOKINGS – The annual South Dakota State University Celebration of Faculty Excellence recognized 27 faculty members, researchers and scientists Tuesday in the University Student Union. The event honors faculty members in the university’s colleges for outstanding research, teaching and service.