Carleen Wild

One of the Easiest Ways to Check On Your Heart

$25 may be all it takes to buy you some peace of mind

Sanford Health is offering through the end of the month, heart and vascular screenings that are $25 each at its main campus. The screenings check your cholesterol and blood pressure. An EKG is also performed along with a CT calcium score, among other tests. This is all recommended for anyone 40-75 years of age whether you have heart disease in…

The Difference Volunteers Can Make in Area Schools

"I went to present some grant checks ... and I was hooked," says Board Chair.

Educators and school districts continue to make the most of what funding they have available. But there are a lot of programs teachers and students might benefit from – on every level – if the money were there. That’s where, in Sioux Falls, the Public Schools Education Foundation comes in. Learn what motivates those engaged with the Foundation to continue the…

The Perfect Mix for National Margarita Day

Brian White with The Carpenter Bar in downtown Sioux Falls offers up some advice

While its origins are from south of the border, Americans love their margaritas. So much so, that we’ve got a national holiday to celebrate the refreshing drink.  Brian White, co-owner of The Carpenter Bar, came in and walked us through how to make what locals say is one of the best margaritas around.

Exchange Student Shares Traditional Korean Dish Ahead of Winter Games

Americans in South Korea for The Winter Games may not have to look too far to find food that tastes like home. The western influence has become quite prevalent in South Korea, a local exchange student from the small country tells KDLT news. But the traditional dishes in South Korea are light and delicious, said Jiwon Yoon.  She and her…

Man Arrested for DUI After Crashing Truck Into Home

A Sioux Falls area family is assessing the damages to their home and vehicles after a truck slams into their residence overnight. Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 7300 Block of W 53rd St around 11 p.m. Tuesday night. Officers on the scene found a 2001 Ford F150 that had struck a legally parked vehicle in the roadway….

The Difference Your Lifestyle Can Make on Your Heart

National Go Red Day for Women aims to get women paying attention to the warning signs and taking better care of themselves

Cardiovascular diseases kill nearly 1 in 3 women each year. Fortunately, we can change that. Eighty percent of cardiovascular diseases may be preventable with education and action. Stefanie Engebretson from American Bank & Trust and Karen Starr from Principal Financial Group joined us in studio on Friday to talk about the Go Red for Women initiative.

The Danger of All That Hidden Salt in Your Food

It may seem harmless but all that sodium could be hurting your heart

High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Yet, how many of us know our number, let alone what to do to better manage it? Chrissy Meyer with the American Heart Association South Dakota branch talks with KDLT about some of the worst offenders when it comes to food and hidden salts, and what you…

Out and About with Addie: Week of 1/29

Watertown is among the hubs this week for events - but it is busy throughout the Sioux Empire!

From taking better care of our hearts to celebrating good fashion and food for a great cause, you’re going to want to check out these events this week across the Sioux Empire. President of The Event Company, Addie Graham-Kramer is back in with a few fun picks. Tuesday, January 30 – Go Red for Women, Sioux Falls Thursday, February 1…

Someone You Should Know: Lucy Henglefelt

This 30-year-old from Sioux Falls has quite a story to tell, and this is one you should take to heart

As Lucy Henglefelt thinks back over the past couple years of her life, she’s grateful – if nothing else – to be alive. Late one night in 2016, after feeling for months that she literally had a weight on her chest, Lucy could barely stand to help her husband clean their house as they prepared for buyers to come look…

Family Meals Make a Comeback

The benefits are many and Millennials are taking note

We’re done eating on the run, at least that’s what a new survey that was done by Peapod indicates. Millennials and families plan eat at home more often in 2018. The move comes as Americans look to spend less on dining out, eat healthier, control portion sizes, and get back to having the family around the table. Why that is…

Why Women Have to Pay Attention to Their Hearts

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the U.S. with

Heart disease remains the leading killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s close to one woman every minute. But, the condition affects women very differently, and the warning signs may be different for women than for men. Ahead of this year’s Go Red for Women event in Sioux Falls, Cardiologist Dr. Tom Stys from Sanford Health joined the…

Out and About: What’s Happening the Week of January 22

Yoga for a great cause and getting your taxes ready over a beer - just a couple of the events to check out this week

President of The Event Company, Addie Graham-Kramer joins us every Monday with events happening throughout the Sioux Empire! Check out what she’s got in store for you this week in the video above! Details for each event are also linked below. Tuesday, January 23 – Vision Board Empowerment Event at Chelsea’s Boutique in Sioux Falls Tuesday, January 23 – Bookkeeping…