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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 ...

Washington Pavilion to celebrate 20 years  KELOLAND TV

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

Artwork used to raise awareness about addiction  KELOLAND TV

Within the last week, at least four people have overdosed in Sioux Falls.

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 ...

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.

Helpline Center Recognizes Student Community Service  KDLT News

Students are learning in the classroom and outside the classroom through the Helpline Center's Serve and Learn Student Association.

Washington High School hosts Best of Show Video  KSFY

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

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 ...

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.

Paulson, Sally M. | Obituaries |  Rapid City Journal

RAPID CITY | Sally Matson Paulson, 96, died March 21, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Society in New Underwood, SD.

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.

Photos: Lincoln vs. Washington high school boys basketball  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Photos from the Washington vs. Lincoln boys basketball game.

Erna M. Gullickson  Moody County Enterprise

Erna M. Gullickson, 85, of Flandreau, SD, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Palisades Healthcare Community, Garretson, SD. Erna was born March ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Whooping cough warning sent to Washington High parents  KELO AM-FM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ( -- Sioux Falls School District officials sent out a warning to parents of Washington High School students that their children may ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

High school guitarist set to perform with Jazz Institute  KSFY

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Fundraiser Thursday Evening To Help Washington High School Student  KELOLAND TV

You can help out a local teenager recovering from an accident on Thursday.

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.

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 ...

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 High School students take pledge not to text and drive  KSFY

Students at Washington High School got behind the wheel of a new simulator that showed them the dangers of texting and driving.

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 ...

LIVE: Sioux Falls High School graduation ceremonies  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

More than 1500 Sioux Falls students will earn their diplomas this weekend.

79 nominated for Sioux Falls Teacher of the Year award  KSFY

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

Washington HS Girls Soccer Team Finds Purpose In Their Project  KELOLAND TV

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - It affects everyone in some way or another, and it's often devastating: cancer. But a local high school soccer team has reached out to those ...

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.'

Augustana University, USF announce signing day classes  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The Augustana football team added 23 and USF 30 on signing day.

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.

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.

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 ...

Shooting Has Gang Ties, According To Prosecutors  KELOLAND TV

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Sioux Falls Student Hurt In Diving Accident At Wall Lake  KELOLAND TV

Students across KELOLAND are getting ready for school but for one Sioux Falls senior, returning to class isn't an option.

Sally Graff, 88  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Sally grew up in Sioux Falls but lived on a farm outside of Brandon for 50 years.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

WHS guitarist invited to jazz tour after organizers notice 'incredible talent'  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The program is normally only open to students of 11 public performing arts high schools.

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 ...

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...

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.

WHS Activities Director Marks Milestone In Cancer Fight  KELOLAND TV

Nate Malchow was diagnosed with stage 3 Hodgkin's Lymphoma in August.

First Class: WHS student overcame academic struggles to find passion for art, math  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Sioux Falls School District Updates Open Enrollment Policy  KELOLAND TV

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

Lynx coach thinks playing Washington in opening game built confidence  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Opening the season with a loss is never a good momentum builder. But for Brandon Valley, a 28-14 setback to the top ranked team in Class 11AAA on opening ...

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.

Former Washington Warrior Dan Marlette leads North Dakota State into FCS semis  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Dan Marlette almost came to South Dakota State. A standout linebacker at Washington High School and younger brother of former Argus Leader Elite 45 captain ...

Nold leaves Washington High for district offices  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Washington High School will need a new principal.

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

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

Washington stays in-house for new track and field coach  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

USF alum Shane Reilly will assume track and field coaching duties beginning in 2017-18.

Class Of '68: Pioneering Patriots  KELOLAND TV

The graduating Class of 1968 was the first to complete all three years at Lincoln High School.

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 ...

First Class: Granddaughter of Morrell worker hopes to become FBI agent  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Katherine Rogel, a Washington High School senior, is one of 12 winners of the inaugural Argus Leader First Class scholarship.

Zimmer: Murren leaving giant legacy at Washington High  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Longtime Washington High School wrestling coach and social studies teacher Marc Murren is retiring.

Does Washington High have nickname problem?  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Stu Whitney examines the history of Washington High's nickname and questions its future.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

This weekend's KSFY Sport Expo is an opportunity to check out different options for healthy, active lifestyles for you and your kids, and put down the devices.

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 ...

Congressman-elect Dusty Johnson announces leadership team  KSFY

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

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 ...

Does Sioux Falls need another high school? District weighs options  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Sioux Falls isn't ready for the class of 2025. The city's public high schools are on pace to burst at the seams before today's kindergartners make it to graduation.

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, ...

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 ...

Newsletter connects classmates from the 1950s  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Two classmates served as team managers for all sports at Washington High School in the late 1950s: Sam Fantle and Bob Bottge. Fantle was viewed as the ...

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.

PREVIEW: Brandon Valley Lynx to have more balanced offense in 2018  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Following the graduation of tailback Braiden Petersen, look for Brandon Valley to have a more balanced look this season.

Hansen, Dale R.  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.

New High School Coaches Hired at Mitchell, Sioux Falls Washington  ESPN

The coaching carousel in South Dakota continues to roll on. Washington High School has a new gymnastics coach, while Mitchell has hired a new basketball ...

Students Make Rockets At Annie Sullivan Elementary  KELOLAND TV

Sioux Falls students are celebrating National Science Week. This year's theme is 'out of this world.'

4th annual KSFY Media Camp underway  KSFY

Area high school teens helped kick off the 4th annual KSFY Media Camp Monday morning.

Victims family reacts to Holler's sentencing for fatal shooting of teen  KSFY

A young man who admits to shooting a teenager at a city park is going away for a long time.

John Stengle | Obituaries  Watertown Public Opinion

PIERRE — John Michael Stengle passed away on Friday, February 1, 2019 in Sioux Falls, SD.

Dakota Wesleyan Tigers reload with 2019 recruiting class  Victory Sports Network

The Dakota Wesleyan University football team looks to reload for the future, thanks to the recruiting class of 2019. The Tigers have signed a total...

Malchow Discusses Cancer Journey, Support From Community  KELOLAND TV

A school official many Sioux Falls families have come to know over the years, just took a step forward in his cancer fight.

Meet the winners of the inaugural Argus Leader First Class scholarship  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

These students will be the first in their family to attend college. Argus Leader and Augustana University plan to help them get there.

Higher ground: South Dakota's top sports stories of 2018  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

South Dakota has become accustomed to *fresh* landmarks when it comes to the local sports scene, but 2018 took things to a whole new level. South Dakota ...

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