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Patrick Lalley

Engagement editor and reporter

Patrick Lalley is the engagement editor and reporter for Sioux Falls Live. He is a Sioux Falls native, O'Gorman High School and University of South Dakota graduate, with 30 years of journalism experience in the Upper Midwest. Patrick is an avid cyclist and plays tuba in the up-and-coming local band, The Brassholes. He lives in Sioux Falls with his wife, two kids, two cats and more bikes than he will admit to. Reach him at

Shaina Fertig was 3 years old when Robert Leroy Anderson came to their Canistota, South Dakota, home.