Christine Manika is the new Morning Co-Host on KXRB! She graduated from Saint Xavier University in Chicago, Illinois with a degree in Mass Communications concentrating in News and Sports Broadcasting. Christine earned Summa Cum Laude honors as an undergraduate student. During her undergraduate career, she was the Sports Reporter for WXAV 88.3 FM, SXU-TV, and “The Xavierite” Newspaper at SXU. Christine was also a regular DJ on Friday nights for WXAV 88.3 FM. Before her senior year in college, Christine completed an internship with Fox 32 Chicago News as a Newsroom Intern. Her experience also includes her time at Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Indiana where she was also the Sports Reporter and Anchor for 93.3 The Joe: WPUM and TV6 News. Like WXAV, Christine also hosted a Friday night show on WPUM. Shortly after graduation, Christine moved to Sioux Falls in 2018 to jump-start her career as a Multimedia Journalist at a television station. She would write, edit, shoot, and report stories throughout the Sioux Empire. Christine was able to connect with public officials and community members to share their stories with viewers. Christine hails from North Riverside, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago. When she’s not cracking jokes, Christine can be found running on the bike trails or exploring her new city! She also loves spending time with her family and friends. Some fun facts about Christine: she is a twin! Christine’s twin sister Katie is studying to be an Agricultural Veterinarian at the University of Illinois! Christine is very passionate about all types of music and sports. Her favorite band is U2 and her favorite sports team is the Chicago White Sox.
Welcome Jeff Griffin: The New CEO & President of the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
Jeff Griffin is the new President and CEO of the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce! Since he entered the Sioux Falls in January, Jeff has been busy developing big ideas for the city.
Trying To Stay Healthy? Here’s How To Support Your Immune System
People in the Sioux Empire are more than likely taking extra health precautions due to COVID-19, including washing their hands more frequently and carrying hand sanitizer. That being said, how can you strengthen your immune system?
PAve Suspends Operations For The Next 14 Days
It's not always easy to do the right thing. But PAve is literally paving the way and setting an example they hope bars will soon follow.
The Diocese of Sioux Falls Suspends Services
The new bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls, Donald DeGrood sent a heartfelt message to the community on Tuesday evening. Starting today (March 18th), Catholic masses and gatherings are suspended.
Hometown Tuesday: The Treasury at Hotel on Phillips
I always love to find the hidden gems in the Sioux Empire. The Treasury at Hotel on Phillips is one of those places you'll have to enter inside to see for yourself!
Your Diet Coke Could Be In Jeopardy
Whether you call it soda or pop, your favorite drink could be in trouble due to the Cornoavirus. How does this impact the Sioux Falls consumers?
National Girl Scout Day: What’s South Dakota’s Favorite Cookie?
Who doesn't love Girl Scout Cookie Season?! What's everyone's favorite Girl Scout Cookie?
Hometown Tuesday: Minervas
If you're looking for a nice evening in Downtown Sioux Falls, Minervas is a great way to start your night!
Over 40% Of Americans Are Obese
There really isn't a pleasant way to say it...a new study shows that over 40% of American adults are overweight. The really bad news: this trend doesn't seem to be improving at the moment.
The Banquet West Debuts In Sioux Falls!
Today, the City of Sioux Falls officially welcomes The Banquet West with a ribbon cutting ceremony and an open house!