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Former Washington football player killed in car crash  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

A recent Washington High School graduate was killed Saturday in a car crash near Madison. Tavian Shaw, 18, was the passenger of a 2011 Honda Accord that ...

Families spend freely to gain edge in travel sports  Coeur d'Alene Press

In an era of increasingly competitive youth travel sports, families in South Dakota and across the country are committing larger chunks of time and money to try to ...

Classroom to Careers pilot program coming to Washington High School next year  KSFY

Sioux Falls, S.D. - A group of high school students in the Sioux Falls School District are getting a unique opportunity next fall. They're getting to take duel credit ...

Washington High quadruplets reflect on same start, different futures as they graduate  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The siblings will be the first set of quadruplets to graduate from the Sioux Falls School District.

McCormick & Kray To Tee Off With Champions Tour Pros  KDLT News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The First Tee of South Dakota is excited to announce that two of our participants, Shannon McCormick and Jack Kray, are among 78 ...

Washington High School hosts Best of Show  KSFY

Sioux Falls Washington's High School will host their 19th annual Best of Show Friday & Saturday, March 8-9.

Washington High School Student Gets Unique Opportunity  KELOLAND TV

Learning to play an instrument can take years of practice. For one Sioux Falls student, his hard work is paying off.

Injured Washington Senior Reunited with Family This Christmas  KDLT News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Nearly five months ago, Washington High School senior Malik Paulson was injured in a swimming accident at Wall Lake. He says he was ...

Sioux Falls high school guitarist leaves to perform with Jazz Institute  KSFY

Sioux Falls, S.D. - A young Sioux Falls musician is getting ready to perform in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Emmanuel Michael is a guitarist at Washington ...

Former student athlete killed in crash near Madison  KTIV

MADISON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say the teen killed in a weekend crash near Madison had recently graduated from high school where he played football.

Picasso, Joseph "Joe" | Veterans |  Rapid City Journal

SPEARFISH | Joe Picasso, 95, passed away July 5, 2019 at Garden Hills Assisted Living in the care of hospice.

Dorothy Beck 1920 – 2019  Drgnews

HIGHMORE, SD – Dorothy L. Beck, 99, of Highmore, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019 at the Highmore Health in Highmore, SD. Funeral Mass will be 2:00 ...

Whitney: Nate Malchow's reaction to cancer diagnosis is simple. It's time to compete.  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Washington activities director and former coach finds support while battling lymphoma. "He's not used to losing," says a former assistant.

It's been 20 years for the Washington Pavilion! | News  KELO AM-FM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ( -- From one of the nation's biggest public high schools to a center of art, culture, and science, the Washington Pavilion ...

Sioux Falls Police Investigating Incident At Gas Station Near Washington High School  KELOLAND TV

Sioux Falls police are involved in an investigation that started late Monday night.

Ultimate Warrior: Washington's Tupak Kpeayeh roars into record books  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

This year's Argus Leader Elite 45 captain shattered state rushing marks while helping Washington become a fixture in state finals.

Washington High School senior heads to college with 12 AP college courses  KSFY

A senior at Sioux Falls' Washington High School is proving it pays to plan ahead. Samantha King, who graduates this weekend, is headed to college out of state ...

Photos, video of Sioux Falls high school graduation ceremonies  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

More than 1500 students from Sioux Falls' four public high schools will earn their diploma's Sunday in ceremonies at the Sioux Falls Arena.

Washington Senior Hospitalized After Diving at Wall Lake  KDLT News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A regular swimming trip at Wall Lake has turned into tragedy for one Sioux Falls family. The incident has left a Washington High School ...

High school guitarist set to perform with Jazz Institute  KSFY

A guitarist from Washington High School is set to join a jazz tour.

Washington High School AD Battling Disease  KELOLAND TV

A social media post is asking for support for Sioux Falls Washington High School Activities Director Nate Malchow.

Washington's Lily Bartling named Gatorade South Dakota Volleyball Player of the Year  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

In its 34th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, Gatorade announced Washington senior Lily Bartling as its 2018-19 Gatorade South Dakota ...

International Warriors: Washington soccer team had to unify before taking next step  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

With players representing 11 different countries, the Washington boys soccer team is defined, at least in part, by its diversity.

Roosevelt shuts out Washington at Presidents Bowl  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Rough Riders roll to 29-0 victory over three-time defending champs, snapping Warriors' 35-game win streak.

Police: Student arrested after assaulting, spitting on officer  KSFY

Police in Sioux Falls say a student has been arrested after he assaulted and spit on a school resource officer.

Police: no credible threat to Washington High School  KSFY

Police said there was no credible threat to Washington High School after a student was overheard talking about 'shooting up the school.'

Someone You Should Know: Former WHS Coach Facing His Toughest Opponent  KDLT News

When someone is sick or hurt, their family usually rallies around them for support. And when your family includes more than 1800 high school students, you're ...

Why would a new Sioux Falls high school cost $84 million?  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Compared to 25 years ago, the cost to build a new school has risen. But Sioux Falls School District officials say it's not as expensive as it sounds.

Preparing For Best Of Show  KELOLAND TV

Students from across KELOLAND are coming together to put on a performance; we are just a couple of weeks from Best of Show at Washington High School in ...

Did Bob Dylan attend Washington High School? We tracked down the rumors  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Sioux Falls sleuth discovers possible explanation for enduring Bob Dylan legend.

Washington grad Deng Geu transferring to North Texas Mean Green  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Washington High School alum Deng Geu will finish out his collegiate career at the University of North Texas .

Parents Notified of Whooping Cough Exposure at Roosevelt High School  KDLT News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- With only about a month of school left, parents received a letter last night saying there was an exposure of whooping cough at Roosevelt ...

Tupak Kpeayeh breaks all-time Washington touchdown record in rout of Mitchell  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Tupak Kpeayeh was already the all-time leading rusher at Washington High School when the Warriors took the field Friday night against Mitchell. But with the ...

Washington Pavilion celebrates 20 year milestone  KSFY

SIOUX FALLS, SD Washington Pavilion staff celebrated the 20th year of the institution's inception on a warm afternoon in Downtown Sioux Falls. It was formerly ...

Architect hired to design new Sioux Falls high school, will help decide location by Nov. 1  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Just like that, less than a week after more than 85 percent of voters approved a new high school, the Sioux Falls School District has hired the architect for the $84 ...

Finalists for South Dakota Miss and Mr. Basketball 2018-19 announced  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Among this year's boys and girls finalists are 13 First/Second Five honorees.

Washington And Lincoln High School Students Say Hallways Are Crowded  KELOLAND TV

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Sioux Falls School District has grown by 9,000 students in just 25 years. In that time, the district has stuck with three traditional high ...

South Dakota high school basketball scores: Dec. 18  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Tuesday's high school basketball scores: BOYS PREP BASKETBALL. Aberdeen Christian 67, Sunshine Bible Academy 31. Alcester-Hudson 66 ...

WHS Student Recognized As U.S. Presidential Scholar Candidate  KELOLAND TV

An outstanding student at Washington High School is being recognized as one of the top seniors in the country by the U.S. Department of Education.

Dancers React After First Season with Boys Allowed on Teams  KDLT News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — For the first time in state history this fall boys competed on high school dance teams after a ban was temporarily lifted, and soon it could ...

Washington Pavilion celebrates 20 years  KELOLAND TV

2019 marks a big milestone for the Washington Pavilion in downtown Sioux Falls. It's celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Could new Sioux Falls high school brighten the state's competitive balance?  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

A fourth Sioux Falls public high school would reduce enrollment at Roosevelt, Lincoln and Washington, possibly creating more balance across the state.

79 nominated for Sioux Falls Teacher of the Year award  KSFY

Dozens of Sioux Falls teachers have been nominated for excellence in teaching.

Show choir competition is March 17-18 at Washington High School  KSFY

The Washington Chorus Booster Club is hosting its annual show choir competition March 17-18. Friday the middle school will compete, and Saturday will be the ...

National Signing Day 2019: Tracking South Dakota's Class of 2019  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Tracking which South Dakota high school athletes have signed National Letters of Intent of National Signing Day.

Education Foundation awards 22 grants to Sioux Falls faculty  KSFY

Several programs at the Sioux Falls School District are getting a boost thanks to a grant program. The Education Foundation recently awarded Innovation in ...

Sioux Falls Graduation Times and Locations  KSOO News

It's the month of cap and gown ceremonies. Graduation! For high school and college students in Sioux Falls completing their education this will be a special time ...

DECA Leads Students Toward The Future  KELOLAND TV

This week, students that are a part of DECA got a chance to compete in the annual State Career Development Conference.

How the Washington Pavilion turned downtown Sioux Falls into a destination  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

As the Washington Pavilion celebrates its 20-year anniversary, city leaders reflect on its role in downtown development.

Argus Leader Elite 45: Meet the 2018 high school football team  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Each year, the Argus Leader selects the state's 45 top high school football players, regardless of class, to its Elite 45 team. Meet the members of this year's team ...

Soon-To-Be WHS Grads Walk Through Anne Sullivan Elementary  KDLT News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Graduates from Washing High School will soon walk across the stage to earn their diplomas, but first they are walking through the...

WHS School Nurse Awarded For Her Excellence  KELOLAND TV

It's the time of year where kids are getting sick. But there's one person who's not getting sick... of taking care of your kids.

Owner of home where teenagers overdose wanted by Sioux Falls Police  KELOLAND TV

We're getting a better idea of what happened when three teenagers were hospitalized for drug overdoses in Sioux Falls earlier this month.

Highlights: What's in a school name? And as one bond election ends, another begins.  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Good morning and happy Monday, Sioux Falls! I'm back from vacation this week, and we have lots to catch up on. From a strong analysis by Jonathan Ellis on ...

Presidents Bowl primer: Championship rematch highlights 2018 edition  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

This year's Presidents Bowl should be nothing short of phenomenal with No. 5 Brandon Valley taking on No. 4 Lincoln, followed by a rematch of last year's Class ...

Nold leaves Washington High for district offices  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Washington High School will need a new principal.

South Dakota high school football scores: Sept. 14  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Stay with for updates from area high school football games. This page will be updated as scores come in. Scroll down for Twitter reports and ...

Looking Back: Path from Central School to Pavilion  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Central School was one of Sioux Falls' first schools. It was an eight-room brick building constructed in 1878 on the current site of the Washington Pavilion of Arts ...

Washington Warriors, Sioux Falls Christian Chargers among top-ranked teams in preseason volleyball poll  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Preseason South Dakota high school volleyball media poll.

CFB: DWU Reloads with 2019 Recruiting Class  KSFY

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team looks to reload for the future, thanks to the recruiting class of 2019.

Mayor TenHaken selects Jeff Eckhoff as next planning and development director  KELO AM-FM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ( -- Mayor Paul TenHaken is excited to announce the appointment of Jeff Eckhoff as the City of Sioux Falls' next Director of ...

New principal named for Washington High School  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The Warriors have a new leader. The Sioux Falls School District announced Wednesday that Dan Conrad will take over as principal for Washington High School ...

Sioux Falls School District Updates Open Enrollment Policy  KELOLAND TV

Open enrollment in the Sioux Falls School district is getting a lot tougher.

Sally Graff, 88  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Sally Graff, 88, Sioux Falls, died Monday, March 18, 2019, at Dow Rummel Village in Sioux Falls. Memorial services were Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Brandon ...

Shooting Has Gang Ties, According To Prosecutors  KELOLAND TV

That shooting Monday night near Washington High School appears to be gang related.

Spice & tea store opening in downtown Sioux Falls  KELOLAND TV

A store focusing on spices, herbs, and exotic teas is expanding to downtown Sioux Falls.

South Dakota High School Basketball Media Poll: Lincoln boys rise to No. 1 in Class AA  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

A fairly wild week-and-a-half led to some significant shakeups in the first South Dakota High School Basketball Media Poll of 2019. As expected, the Lincoln ...

Looking Back: For nearly 40 years, downtown Sioux Falls had a motel  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The two-story, H-shaped brick motel had 40 rooms, a conference room that held 20, and parking for 38 vehicles.

Finding hot careers  KELOLAND TV

South Dakota has a low unemployment rate of 2.8-percent right now. Some of those potential employees are in still in class.

Saturday Boredom Busters: April 27th  KELOLAND TV

You can safely dispose of your sensitive papers during today's Document Shred Event.

First Class: Scholarship winner graduating with 250 volunteer hours under her belt  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Editor's note: This is the second in a 12-part series looking at the winners of the inaugural Argus Leader First Class Scholarship in partnership with Augustana ...

2018 Argus Leader South Dakota high school football preview  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Links to all of the Argus Leader's 2018 high school football preview stories.

Congressman-elect Dusty Johnson announces leadership team  KSFY

Congressman-elect Dusty Johnson has announced the appointment of five leadership team positions.

Washington's Seth Benson named Gatorade football player of the year in S.D.  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Washington High School linebacker Seth Benson has been named the Gatorade South Dakota football player of the year.

Gebhart forced to resign as Washington track coach  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Everett Gebhart, head track and field coach at Washington High School since 2003, confirmed Wednesday that he was forced to resign his coaching position for ...

Lincoln standout Jaros eyes return after injury scare  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The senior's knee injury was not as serious as originally feared.

Tax hike for new schools 'reasonable,' officials say. Here's what it means for your wallet.  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Here's a breakdown of what a $190 million bond could mean to you in the first year.

KWSN Radio finalists for AP Awards  KELO AM-FM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ( -- KELO Radio and KWSN Radio are finalists for awards in the 2018 Associated Press Great Plains Broadcast Contest. KWSN's ...

Sioux Falls School District offers flu vaccination for students and staff  KELO AM-FM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ( – Students in the Sioux Falls School District are back in the classroom, and the summer calendar is quickly turning the page to ...

Painter, print-maker, professor: Artist Carl Grupp dies at 79  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Carl Grupp used his hands, just as much as his mouth, to convey his thoughts and teachings to those around him. The Sioux Falls artist died at age 79 on ...

Sioux Falls School District: Board worried about special ed grad rules  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Sioux Falls school board members worry statewide graduation requirement changes will limit opportunities for thousands of special education students across ...

Highlights: Harrisburg names a new leader; a bus driver retires after 50 years  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Happy Monday, South Dakota! Most of the news this week comes outside of the Sioux Falls city limits, but it's news that will change the way some of the ...

Barrel House raising money to fund scholarship in honor of shooting victim  KSFY

Just last week, a man was sentenced for the shooting death of a Sioux Falls teenager. Now, a local restaurant is raising money for a scholarship to keep the ...

Sioux Falls man remembers Bart Starr as great person off the field  KELOLAND TV

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Legendary Green Bay Packer Bart Starr died this weekend. Starr is a hall of fame quarterback on the field but to his fans, he was ...

Cheryl L. Stuhldreher -- Rochester

Cheryl Lu Stuhldreher, age 63, of Rochester, died on Feb. 9, 2019, at home surrounded by her family. The memorial *service* will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 1, ...

Sioux Falls Man Reunites With Birth Mother After 50 Years  U.S. News & World Report

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The phone call arrived last December during a faculty meeting at Augustana University, where Jason Harris teaches business law.

Highlights: As spring weather nears, so do new beginnings for school districts next year  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Good morning, Sioux Falls! I hope you're drying out from last week's flooding and looking forward to a week full of sunshine with temps near 60 degrees.

Hot air balloons to take the sky of Sioux Falls this weekend  KSFY

Many people might be seeing hot air balloons floating through the sky in Sioux Falls for the Great Plains Balloon Race.

AOTW presented by Sanford Health: Jared Jaros, Lincoln  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

This week's Argus Leader Athlete of the Week presented by Sanford Health has been unstoppable for the top-ranked Patriots.

What Happened to Ellabeth Lodermeier? | South Dakota News  U.S. News & World Report

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — On March 6, 1974, Sioux Falls police arrived at 305 North Indiana Avenue to find a puzzling scene. On the kitchen floor lay a pizza ...

Hansen, Dale R. | Obituaries |  Rapid City Journal

STURGIS | Dale Roger Hansen, 72, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at the Lippold Hospice Suite at Sturgis Regional Hospital after a short illness.

Avera Medical Minute:A technology addiction can cause issues for teens and even adults  KSFY

Technology is all around us from social media to video games. All this technology can cause significant problems for teens and even some adults.

Some Sioux Falls schools hold unity events in lieu of walk out  KSFY

Some schools in Sioux Falls opted to hold 'walk-ups' or unity events in lieu of the walk outs held around the world on Wednesday on the one month anniversary ...

South Dakota shut out of 2018 U.S. News Best High School rankings  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

South Dakota, which did not give permission to use its AP results, was the only state without at least one nationally-ranked public high school.

William "Bill" Kunz  Pipestone County Star

William “Bill” Kunz, 80, Pipestone, died on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne. Funeral services were held on Thursday, June ...

Virginia Allen | Obituaries  Watertown Public Opinion

Virginia L. Allen of Watertown, SD, passed away on Monday, April, 22, 2019 at the age of 76.

PREVIEW: Finding hot careers  KELOLAND TV

In Tuesday's Eye On KELOLAND, we'll take a look at the career list and find out what's being done to fill those in-demand jobs.

Welding competition sheds light on best & brightest students  KELOLAND TV

A competition at the CTE Academy in Sioux Falls helped spark interest in the high-demand field of welding.

Live Sunday: High school graduations  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Sioux Falls public schools will get their diplomas on Sunday at the arena, and you can watch it here.

Looking Back: Lincoln High School  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

In 1965, Lincoln High School was completed and about 1300 students began classes at the city's newest high school.

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