User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


56° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Colton Toddler Found

September 5, 2012, 6:05 PM by Peggy Moyer

Colton Toddler Found
Malcolm Pulscher

NEAR COLTON, SD -

It’s a happy ending for a rural Colton family after a one-and-a-half-year-old toddler wandered away from home.

Malcolm Pulscher went into the woods near his home around 11 a.m. Wednesday and when he didn't come out, the search began.

More than 40 law enforcement officers, men on horseback and friends and family searched the heavily covered grounds.

“This one-and-a-half-year-old, according to his parents, he gets along really good so he can move pretty good but he's still one-and-a-half years old,” Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead said.

After multiple searches of the house and buildings on the property, rescue teams headed into the woods, sloughs and miles of cornfields surrounding the farm. It was an intense search, using all of the people, planes and four-wheelers on hand.

And all of the searching paid off. Malcolm was found around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Law enforcement and search teams lined up waiting to see the little boy be reunited with his parents.

"[I] just held him, was happy to have him back, happy to have him back,” Malcolm’s mother Laura Jean Pulscher said.

Brian Kegley is the one who found Malcolm nearly a quarter of a mile into the field.

"[It was] great to find him, huge relief thanks to God because he's the one who could help us find him," Kegley said. "What was his reaction? He was crying at first, but then he kept pointing at the airplane that was looking for him.”

Laura Jean Pulscher says other than a little dehydration, muddy feet and hands, her son is doing great. She planned to give him a bath and hold him close for the rest of day.

This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:
A misspelling was corrected in this story.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





RELATED STORIES


 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Jesus Take The Wheel

9/25/2014 10:00 PM

Miracle on the highway: that's how many people are describing a bad crash between a semi-truck and car in which no one was killed.

Full Story | Watch
Iowa Teen Dies Two Days After Fight At School

9/28/2014 11:42 AM

Prosecutors may file additional charges because a western Iowa teen died two days after suffering a head injury during a fight at school.

Full Story
Brandon Woman Seriously Hurt In I-229 Crash

9/30/2014 5:00 PM

Two people are hurt, one seriously, after a chain-reaction crash in eastern Sioux Falls involving a semi-truck and four other vehicles.

Full Story | Watch
Police: Missing Boy Shows Up At School

9/26/2014 6:39 AM

Sioux Falls police say a missing boy showed up for school Friday morning.  

Full Story
Emergency Crews Respond To Crash On Interstate 229

9/30/2014 11:45 AM

One woman is seriously hurt after a five-vehicle crash on Interstate 229 Tuesday morning.

Full Story


Events