sioux falls, sd
Crowds continue to pay their respects to former U.S. Senator George McGovern.
McGovern died on Sunday at the age of 90.
People streamed into a Sioux Falls Church all Thursday afternoon for a public viewing, and at 6:30 p.m., the First United Methodist Church is expected to be at capacity for McGovern's evening prayer service.
The service will feature a number of former colleagues and people who knew McGovern personally. Vice President Joe Biden is among the scheduled speakers. His plane was spotted in Sioux Falls just after 6 p.m.
Two prominent South Dakota Democrats are hosting the event, Stephanie Herseth Sandlin and Scott Heidepriem. Other speakers include Senator Tim Johnson, Robert Duffet and Steve Hildebrand.
You can watch the prayer service live on KELO-TV, MyUTV and KELOLAND.com.
McGovern's funeral service is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Friday. It will be held at the Washington Pavilion. You will also be able to watch that live on KELO-TV, MyUTV and KELOLAND.com.