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Highway 46 is closed due to flooding over the roads

CENTERVILLE, S.D. (KSFY) - Highway 46 near Centerville is closed due to flooding over the roads. The road is closed east of Irene and about eight miles west of Beresford. The highway is closed for a little over a mile.


A look at Yankton County roads

YANKTON COUNTY, S.D. (KELO)-- The flooding is causing headaches in many areas of the state. In Yankton County, damage is estimated at $19 million. That's not all; soft gravel roads have led to county officials implementing a burn ban because emergency vehicles may have a difficult time making it dow


South Dakota U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson returns from, “eye opening” trip to southern border (Audio)

YUMA, AZ.–South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson is back from an, “eye opening” trip to the U.S. –Mexican border…. Johnson tells KWAT News he spent the majority of his time at the border crossing near Yuma, Arizona….


Sheriff highlights Drug Court during State of the County luncheon

HURON – Methamphetamine is a highly addictive controlled substance that is a major problem in Huron, but Beadle County’s drug court – functioning now for four years – is successfully turning around the lives of otherwise prison-bound individuals, Sheriff Doug Solem said Thursday.


No-wake zones imposed at four South Dakota lakes

The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks joined Governor Kristi Noem in declaring no-wake zones within 300 feet of shore on four bodies of water in several counties Thursday night.


Burn ban for Yankton County

YANKTON COUNTY, S.D. (KELO) -- Thanks to all the water KELOLAND's gotten, Yankton County has issued a burn ban. It may sound backwards, but officials have a good reason. All of the water and flooding has made the ground so soft it can make it hard to drive on some roads.


Yankton County Roads Still In Tough Shape

YANKTON COUNTY, S.D.- It has been a little over a month since flooding from the snow melt rattled the KDLT viewing area. Fast forward to today, and rural roads in Yankton County still are travel not advised.


South Dakota volunteer firefighter dies from medical emergency on duty

A volunteer firefighter has died after suffering a medical emergency while in route to a fire in western South Dakota. Dwain Hudson was a firefighter for the Argyle Volunteer Fire Department.


Moody, Sayler awarded Legends for Kids Scholarship

Menno's Eisley Sayler and Sanborn Central's Madison Moody both received the fourth annual Legends for Kids Scholarship. It's a $5,000 scholarship for high school student-athletes who display leadership in sports, school and community. There were nine recipients total.


FEMA approves South Dakota enhanced mitigation plan

DENVER – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved South Dakota’s Mitigation Plan. The plan meets the criteria for “enhanced” status, signifying the state’s commitment to hazard mitigation and making the state eligible for increased federal mitigation funding.


Court Papers Shed Light On How Erickson Swindled $2.3 Million

A breaking story published by the Rapid City Journal Monday reveals that previously secret court documents relating to Vermillion native Paul Erickson were unsealed earlier that day.


Saturday is Safe Driving Day in South Dakota!

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO.com) -- Gov. Kristi Noem has declared Saturday, April 20, as Safe Driving Day in South Dakota. The proclamation states that impaired and distracted drivers pose a significant threat to the lives of others. The proclamation encourages drivers to be safe by slowing down, not becomin


Brookings archers compete at state tournaments in Yankton

YANKTON – Archers from the Brookings area traveled to Yankton to compete in the 2019 USA Archery South Dakota State Indoor Championships and the 2019 NFAA South Dakota State Indoor Championships the weekend of March 29-31. USA Archery winners include: Jason Overby – first place in the Male-Recurve d


NDSU Shuts Down South Dakota 2-0, 10-0 in Summit League Doubleheader

VERMILLION, S.D. (NDSU Athletics) – KK Leddy and Paige Vargas threw back-to-back one-hitters and Maddie Hansen collected five RBI on the day as North Dakota State defeated South Dakota 2-0 in eight innings and 10-0 in five innings to complete a Summit League doubleheader road sweep on Friday, April


Wallace Post 1 Celebrates 100 Years

A 100th birthday celebration wouldn’t be complete without cake and members of the American Legion Wallace Post 1 cut the cake in a memorable way. They used the saber once carried by the American Legion Post’s namesake – Col. Elmer Wallace.


Johnson Wants To ‘See The Beef’ Of Mueller Report

While Republican U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson was visiting with a class of University of South Dakota political science students on the Vermillion campus Monday, news broke that the Justice Department expects to release on Thursday a redacted version of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s report on P



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Locals React To Notre Dame Fire

As news of the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, spread this week, some Vermillion area residents, especially those who have visited the iconic church, were feeling sadness and shock.


New greenhouse aims to piques students’ interest in ag

Teaching agriculture is becoming harder and harder according to Brandon Wagner, the Yankton, South Dakota FFA chapter advisor and Yankton High School CTE teacher. Wagner and his FFA team from Yankton have almost finished a multi-season project building a fully functioning greenhouse in town. The gre


USD Leading Scorer to Transfer

VERMILLION, S.D. — Stanley Umude, the leading scorer last season for the University of South Dakota men’s basketball team, announced Thursday that he intends to examine his options to transfer according to a report in today’s Yankton Press and Dakotan. The 6-foot-6 sophomore guard, who was a first t