First @ 4: Noem meets the prison staff; Fatal I-229 crash update; Changes in the management of SD Corn



SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) – Discover the Best Stories from 4 p.m.

Just over a week after the state penitentiary director and deputy director were sacked, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem meets with prison staff this afternoon.

This meeting was scheduled for 3 pm; At 4 p.m., Noem is supposed to speak last with the Department of Corrections at a press conference.

Look for the latest news on these developments on and KELOLAND News at 5, 6 and 10.

A 22-year-old man and two other people died in a fatal crash on Interstate 229 Thursday night.

Authorities believe the car was heading north on I-229 when it rolled off the roadway to the right, struck a tree and caught fire.

The 22-year-old driver and the two female passengers were both pronounced dead at the scene.

The longtime South Dakota Corn executive director is absent and replaced on an interim basis by Mike Jaspers.

Jaspers, a corn farmer, former secretary of state for agriculture and former lawmaker, was on the phone Friday morning when the organization’s government side met, but did not speak during the open party Of the reunion.

Learn more about the reshuffle in this story from Capitol News Bureau reporter Bob Mercer.

A man from Sioux Falls is already planning his next adventure shortly after hiking 340 miles on the Missouri River from Kansas City just outside of St. Louis.

Thomas McClelland has completed an endurance race across the state of Missouri where participants have 85 hours to complete.

He shares his impressions of the race in a Original now online.

Take a look at the KELOLAND Live Doppler HD StormCenter weekend forecast in the video player above.



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