Sioux Falls

Sanford Health announces new partnership with Intermountain Health

The organizations are nearly doubling in size by merging

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Big changes are coming to Sanford Health as it merges with another major health organization. Utah based Intermountain Health and Sanford Health will be coming together to share their best practices. The merging will create a $15 billion health system. Both will keep their names for now, but Intermountain will become the parent company Together it has…

Antibody Testing In The Works For All Sanford Health Locations

It is one way to determine who has previously been infected

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health in Fargo is getting ready to provide antibody testing throughout its health system locations. Their lab in Sioux Falls now has equipment in place to process the antibody tests. It is one way to determine who has previously been infected. It does not tell you if you currently have COVID-19. The test can also lead…

COVID-19 By The Numbers For April 2, 2020

A member of the NDSU community has tested positive for COVID-19

FARGO, N.D. — One more person in Minnesota has died from COVID-19, raising the state’s total to 18. There are 53 new cases for a total of 742 since the outbreak began. Clay County is reporting 8 cases. 75 patients are now hospitalized, a jump of 21 since Wednesday, with 38 in intensive care.   Cass County, North Dakota has…

Sioux Falls Man Arrested For Killing Domino’s Pizza Delivery Driver

Thirty-year-old Casey Bonhorst was killed February 26 as he was making a delivery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A 21-year-old Sioux Falls man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Domino’s Pizza delivery driver. Jahennessy Deunique LaPaul Bryant was arrested Wednesday afternoon. Thirty-year-old Casey Bonhorst was killed February 26 as he was making a delivery to a home on the city’s east side. As Bonhorst walked back to his car,…

$25,000 Reward Offered After Pizza Delivery Driver Shot Dead In Sioux Falls

The suspect, wearing a light-colored hoodie sweatshirt and light-colored pants, fled the scene

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A $25,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the shooting death of a pizza delivery driver in Sioux Falls. Thirty-year-old Casey Bonhorst was making the delivery to an east side home Wednesday night when he was killed. The suspect, wearing a light-colored hoodie sweatshirt and light-colored pants, fled the scene. The…

Daycare Provider Charged After Baby Dies While Sleeping In Car Seat

30-year-old Kayla Styles was arrested Tuesday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Sioux Falls daycare provider is charged with manslaughter after a baby became strangled in a car seat and died. Prosecutors say Kayla Styles left the 9-month-old boy in the seat to nap on November 14. When she checked on him two hours later, he was slumped down with the seat’s straps pressing against his neck….

After U.S. Supreme Court Delay, South Dakota Executes Charles Rhines

He was scheduled to be executed at 1:30 for the killing of 22-year-old Donnivan Schaeffer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota has gone through with the execution of Charles Rhines after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected three appeals to delay his execution. Rhines was given a lethal injection around 7:35. He was scheduled to be executed at 1:30 for the killing of 22-year-old Donnivan Schaeffer during a burglary in 1992 in Rapid City. But the…

American Red Cross Dakotas Region Helping Out in Sioux Falls

They're still in the early stages of assessing the damage from the tornado

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — American Red Cross Dakotas Region is helping people in Sioux Falls affected by the tornado. The organization has opened shelters and is feeding people. If there aren’t enough volunteers in the Sioux Falls area, more volunteers will be deployed from the Dakotas region. The CEO says they’re still in the early stages of assessing the damage….

National Weather Service Confirms 3 EF-2 Tornadoes Hit Sioux Falls

The last time a tornado touched down in Sioux Falls was in October 1996.

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–The National Weather Service has confirmed that 3 EF-2 tornadoes hit the city of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, overnight. The National Weather Service says all three tornadoes touched down just before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night. The first confirmed tornado caused significant damage to businesses. A second tornado caused damage to the Avera Health Complex. The third tornado…