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Sioux Falls, SD 60 Second Forecast

Sioux Falls, SD 40 second local forecast from The Weather Channel. Current conditions, 5 day outlook, with highs, lows, and chance of rain Dailymotion 1:43 More Info...

South Dakota’s Olympic Hockey Connection Through Father-Son Duo

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Winter Olympics are in full force in PyeongChang, and there’s a special connection to the U.S> Women’s Hockey Team right here in the Sioux Empire. Head Coach Robb Stauber is leading the U.S. Women’s team after being an ... More Info...

Is Gerrymandering a problem in South Dakota?

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - Gerrymandering is once again making national headlines as the U.S. Supreme Court ruled voting districts in several states are unconstitutional. But is it a problem in South Dakota? Gerrymandering is the manipulation of district ... More Info...

Sioux Falls Rolls out the Orange Carpet to 28,868 Attendees at National Pheasant

“The city of Sioux Falls and the state of South Dakota hosted what will undoubtedly be remembered as one of the top National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic conventions since the show’s debut in 2003. Thank you to all of our partners, sponsors, and ... More Info...

Sioux Falls cultural center launches new programs, exhibits

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Change is on the horizon for the ... The third floor, sponsored by Avera, will have a South Dakota theme and is set to reopen by Christmas break. The exhibits will highlight all things native to South Dakota, from wildlife ... More Info...

South Dakota quietly became a leader in national trust field

Mark Mickelson, Robin Aden, Richard Corcoran, Dan Donahue, Pierce McDowell and Terry Prendergast of Sioux Falls. Trusts chartered in South Dakota can operate elsewhere in the nation using trust service offices. During calendar 2017, the division approved ... More Info...

SD governor hopefuls battle for birds: Noem, Jackley share five-point plans to b

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — It's a Republican rooster battle. South Dakota gubernatorial candidates Marty Jackley and Kristi Noem revealed over the weekend detailed initiatives to enhance the state's pheasant population while campaigning at the 2018 National ... More Info...

Lenny Wipf Named 2017 South Dakota Master Pork Producer

... named a 2017 South Dakota Master Pork Producer and one of three South Dakota pork producers recognized during the S.D. Master Pork Producer banquet held this January in Sioux Falls. The S.D. Master Pork Producers is a volunteer organization comprised ... More Info...

Up to 9 inches of snow falls in northeast, central SD

There’s another storm system on the way, though northeast South Dakota shouldn’t see a lot of snow, Telken said. The area that looks like it will be hit hardest Thursday is between Sioux Falls and Brookings. Follow @evarin_AAN on Twitter. More Info...

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Livestock Roundup (2.20.18)

Cattle futures look like they may be running out of steam in the near term. More Info...

By the end of 2018, liquidity will keep some farmers from accessing cr

By the end of 2018, liquidity will keep some farmers from accessing credit. More Info...

Get In The Zone To Reduce Inputs, Improve Yields

A lot of the fields Brad Beutke farms look flat and black from the road. But as the old saying goes, looks can be deceiving. “There’s a lot of variability out here that you wouldn’t necessarily expect in central Illinois,” says Beutke, who grows 2,600 acres of corn and [...] More Info...

Immigration was a leading cause for the Brexit campaign in the UK. But

Immigration was a leading cause for the Brexit campaign in the UK. But there are concerns how leaving the European Union may impact agriculture's ability to hire workers. More Info...

AgriTalk After The Bell Host Chip Flory talks with Andy Shissler of A&

AgriTalk After The Bell Host Chip Flory talks with Andy Shissler of A&W Trading. Chip and Andy talk about the weather market and Andy makes some bold predictions. More Info...

How Fast Can We Depreciate Vines and Plants

Farmers who grow apples, grapes, oranges and other fruits were required to capitalize these costs for a number of years. Under new law, this may be changing. More Info...

AgriTalk Host Chip Flory gets an update on exports with experts Joe Sc

AgriTalk Host Chip Flory gets an update on exports with experts Joe Schuele from the US Meat Export Federation and Tom Sleight with the US Grains Council. More Info...

The U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and

The U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade discussed problems surrounding rural communities in the Midwest and solutions agricultural technology can continue to provide on Feb. 15, 2018. More Info...

Yum! Brands Inc.’s KFC warned that a supply-chain breakdown that has s

Yum! Brands Inc.’s KFC warned that a supply-chain breakdown that has shut more than half of its 900 U.K. outlets would persist for the rest of the week, continuing to deprive fans of their fried-chicken fix. More Info...

ADM and Syngenta recently reached a settlement regarding the Viptera l

ADM and Syngenta recently reached a settlement regarding the Viptera lawsuit. More Info...

Cash cattle prices rallied $3-plus per cwt. last week, and average fee

Cash cattle prices rallied $3-plus per cwt. last week, and average feedyard margins remain above $200 per head. More Info...

Co-hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine and Entrepreneurship a

Co-hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine and Entrepreneurship at Cornell, the competition invited students from any college or major to come up with innovative solutions in the animal health sector. More Info...

A trace investigation from a bovine tuberculosis (TB) infected herd in

A trace investigation from a bovine tuberculosis (TB) infected herd in Ottawa County has led to the identification of a bovine TB positive roping cattle herd in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. More Info...

Strong prices are being reflected in strong cattle demand, and to Chip

Strong prices are being reflected in strong cattle demand, and to Chip Nellinger of Blue Reef Agri-Marketing, the feedlots have the upper hand, while the packers are short bought. More Info...

The USDA’s prospective plantings report will be released in 37 days, a

The USDA’s prospective plantings report will be released in 37 days, and analysts and producers are making their own estimations as to what the acreage mix will be. More Info...

The U.S. livestock industry is realizing that animal ID might soon bec

The U.S. livestock industry is realizing that animal ID might soon become a necessary part of doing business.  More Info...

The strong start for beef and cattle markets is encouraging but plenty

The strong start for beef and cattle markets is encouraging but plenty of challenges remain in 2018. More Info...

AgriTalk After The Bell Host Chip Flory catches up with Jarod Creed of

AgriTalk After The Bell Host Chip Flory catches up with Jarod Creed of JC Marketing after the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville. More Info...

AgriTalk Host Chip Flory looks back to a couple interviews from the Na

AgriTalk Host Chip Flory looks back to a couple interviews from the National Ethanol Conference in San Antonio last week and catches up with Machinery Pete after a busy weekend at the NFMS in Louisville. More Info...

The Texas Farm Bureau made a video called "Our Food" with a very power

The Texas Farm Bureau made a video called "Our Food" with a very powerful message. More Info...

Little 2 mo. old Brynlee Delynn Domke of Alpena, MI doesn't know it ye

Little 2 mo. old Brynlee Delynn Domke of Alpena, MI doesn't know it yet, but chances are extremely high that farming will play a large part in her life to unfold. How can I tell? More Info...

Money spent on U.S. export market promotion are failing short, as othe

Money spent on U.S. export market promotion are failing short, as other countries are investing more into trade agreements. More Info...

Through its “Thank You Farmers” Project, Culver’s launches its fourth

Through its “Thank You Farmers” Project, Culver’s launches its fourth annual FFA Essay Contest this week. More Info...

Farm Bill Down Payment in Recent Budget Deal

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, enacted on February 9th, contains a number of provisions that should prove to be very helpful to American farmers. This includes language establishing new baseline levels for funding for cotton and dairy producers, which will help in the upcoming farm bill. More Info...

Six Ways To Make Safety A Priority

  Two file cabinets, one red, the other yellow, stand along an open wall in J. R. Simplot’s office in Fresno, Calif. They are a silent testament to Paul Simpson’s ever-vigilant attention to details, both large and small, that play a role in the company’s emergency action [...] More Info...

Pest Prevention For This Season Starts Now

How much easier farming would be if pest threats never changed. But of course pests, and the products used to counter them, are constantly evolving (just like everything else about farming). So keeping up with pests is a year-around process. Think of the process as continuing education. &ldquo [...] More Info...

John Phipps tackles the issue of occupational licensing this week in J

John Phipps tackles the issue of occupational licensing this week in John's World on U.S. Farm Report More Info...

Grain Market Update (2.20.18)

Grains start the week on firm footing. More Info...

(Bloomberg) -- Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat producer, wa

(Bloomberg) -- Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat producer, wants to get deeper into the snack game. In its latest attempt to move beyond traditional chicken products, Tyson has put toge More Info...

Concerns Remain for Argentina

Grain markets monitor the latest forecasts out of Argentina as concerns remain for their crops. Outside markets turn their attention to the stock market after yesterday's holiday to see if the recent volatility will return. More Info...

Researchers at South Dakota State University found antibodies against

Researchers at South Dakota State University found antibodies against influenza D in blood samples from horses. Cattle are the primary reservoir for Influenza D, which was first isolated from a diseased pig in 2011. More Info...

Ohio State University researchers say that pasteurized milk is still g

Ohio State University researchers say that pasteurized milk is still good to drink past its sell-by date. More Info...

Olympic hopefuls are from all over the United States but it helps if y

Olympic hopefuls are from all over the United States but it helps if you live in Vermont. More Info...

The used equipment market could be making a come-back, and it's equipm

The used equipment market could be making a come-back, and it's equipment sales and values that are proof. More Info...

The used equipment market could be making a come-back, and it's equipm

The used equipment market could be making a come-back, and it's equipment sales and values that are proof. More Info...

The used equipment market could be making a come-back, and it's equipm

The used equipment market could be making a come-back, and it's equipment sales and values that are proof. More Info...

Vintage Aerial is trying to match 18 million photos to the families wh

Vintage Aerial is trying to match 18 million photos to the families who have lived and worked on that land for generations. More Info...

Survivors of Florida school shooting launch gun control push

PARKLAND/TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Dozens of students and parents from the Florida high school where 17 teens and staff members were slain last week in a shooting rampage arrived in the state capital of Tallahassee on Tuesday to lobby for a ban on assault-style rifles.
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Trump moves to outlaw 'bump stocks,' considers other steps after Florida shootin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would take steps to ban an accessory that enables a rifle to shoot hundreds of rounds a minute as he considers additional firearms restrictions after last week's school shooting in Florida.
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Exclusive: Japan to buy at least 20 more F-35A stealth fighters - sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan plans to buy at least 20 additional F-35A stealth fighters over the next six years, some or all of which it may purchase directly from Lockheed Martin Corp in the United States rather than assemble locally, three sources said.
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Final version of Trans-Pacific trade deal released, rules pushed by U.S. on ice

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The final version of a landmark deal aimed at cutting trade barriers in some of the Asia-Pacific's fastest-growing economies was released on Wednesday, signaling the pact was a step closer to reality even without its star member the United States.
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Video of gun owner's assault on an AR-15 goes viral after Florida mass shooting

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A video of a man cutting his semi-automatic weapon in half has gone viral following last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school, prompting a social media movement decrying easy access to high-powered assault rifles.
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Mueller ups pressure on Trump campaign aides with new charge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday stepped up pressure on two former Trump campaign aides to cooperate in his probe into possible collusion with Russia, unsealing a criminal charge against a lawyer for lying to Mueller's investigators.
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Philippines 'concerned' as U.S. intelligence tags Duterte a threat to democracy

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is taking seriously the U.S. Intelligence Community's report tagging the firebrand leader a threat to democracy in Southeast Asia, his spokesman said on Wednesday.
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'Samurai' Goggia denies Vonn to win downhill gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Italian Sofia Goggia carved up the Jeongseon slope "like a Samurai" to win the women's downhill on Wednesday and leave American Lindsey Vonn with a bronze medal in her final run in the marquee event of Olympic Alpine skiing.
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North Korea canceled planned meeting with Pence

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to meet with North Korean officials, including leader Kim Jong Un's sister, while in South Korea for the Winter Olympics this month but the North Koreans canceled at the last minute, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.
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Walmart holiday-quarter profit drops, online struggles spook investors

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walmart Inc , the world's biggest retailer, on Tuesday posted a sharp drop in profit and online sales growth during the critical holiday period and forecast annual profit at the lower end of expectations.
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Survivors of Florida school shooting launch gun control push

PARKLAND/TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Dozens of students and parents from the Florida high school where 17 teens and staff members were slain last week in a shooting rampage arrived in the state capital of Tallahassee on Tuesday to lobby for a ban on assault-style rifles.
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'Making of a Murderer' case may go to Supreme Court: report

(Reuters) - A Wisconsin man convicted of murder in the case that was chronicled in the Netflix documentary, "Making of a Murderer," on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to toss out his 2005 confession that his attorneys claim was coerced by investigators, the Washington Post reported.
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Democrat picks up seat in special election for Kentucky legislature

(Reuters) - A Democrat easily won a Kentucky House of Representatives special election on Tuesday, the 37th U.S. legislative seat flipped to the party from Republicans since Donald Trump's 2016 election as president, the Democratic National Committee said.
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Missouri residents sue over radioactive material storage sites

(Reuters) - Residents living near landfill sites in the St. Louis area where radioactive waste has been stored filed lawsuits on Tuesday seeking compensation, claiming negligence in handling materials they said were some of the most dangerous on Earth.
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Video of gun owner's assault on an AR-15 goes viral after Florida mass shooting

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A video of a man cutting his semi-automatic weapon in half has gone viral following last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school, prompting a social media movement decrying easy access to high-powered assault rifles.
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Mueller ups pressure on Trump campaign aides with new charge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday stepped up pressure on two former Trump campaign aides to cooperate in his probe into possible collusion with Russia, unsealing a criminal charge against a lawyer for lying to Mueller's investigators.
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FCC reversal of net neutrality rules expected to be published Thursday: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected to publish on Thursday its December order overturning the landmark Obama-era net neutrality rules, two sources briefed on the matter said Tuesday.
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TCW claims it fired female fund manager for compliance violations

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Portfolio manager Sara Tirschwell, who claims she was fired from TCW Group Inc in retaliation for complaining about sexual harassment, was terminated for violating company compliance policies, the asset management firm said in court papers on Tuesday.
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After father's plea, Texas board recommends clemency for death row inmate

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Death row inmate Thomas "Bart" Whitaker, convicted of hatching a plot that left his mother and brother dead and his father with a gun wound to the chest, received a unanimous clemency recommendation on Tuesday after his father pleaded for his life.
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Steven Cohen loses bid to seal lawsuit alleging sexism at Point72

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen's request to temporarily seal a lawsuit accusing his hedge fund firm Point72 Asset Management LP of sexism toward women.
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Empire Baptist Temple

412 S Hawthorne Ave (12th & Hawthorne),  Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 339-2038 Feature

2121 W 33rd St (Western Ave),  Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 332-2303 Feature

6300 W 41st St,  Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 361-6300 Feature

7901 S Meredith Ave (85th St.),  Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 361-3044 Feature

Linwood Wesleyan Church

1101 E 57th St,  Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 332-9080 Feature

St Mary Church

2109 S 5th Ave (E 29th St),  Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 332-6391 Feature

Spirit of Peace

6509 S Cliff Ave,  Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 334-2802 Feature

First Christian Reformed Church

2901 E 26th St (Cleveland),  Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 338-2396 Feature

4800 S Southeastern Ave (57th St),  Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 371-0047 Feature

700 N Main Ave (3rd and Main),  Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 339-3733 Feature

St. Michael's Parish

1600 S Marion Rd,  Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 361-1600 Feature

Memorial Lutheran Church

5000 S Western Ave (W 63rd Pl),  Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 334-7133 Feature

Celebrate Community Church

1000 S Sycamore Ave (btw 16th St. and 18th St.),  Sioux Falls, SD 57110
(605) 357-7067 Feature

Gloria Dei Lutheran

5500 E 57th St,  Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 371-3737 Feature

Sunnycrest United Methodist Church

4801 W 41st St,  Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 361-0899 Feature

St. Lambert Catholic Church

1000 S Bahnson Ave (E. 16th St.),  Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 336-8808 Feature

2800 E 57th St (at Cliff Ave.),  Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 271-3249 Feature

First Baptist Church

1401 S Covell Ave,  Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 336-0967 Feature

Holy Spirit Church

3601 E Dudley Ln,  Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 371-2320 Feature


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