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Wednesday: Ride of Success

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Cyclists in Sioux Falls are joining their counterparts around the world this week, in an event honoring bicyclists fallen or injured on public roadways. The Ride of Silence takes place this Wednesday as a way to promote bike safety for cyclists and motorists.Michael Christensen from Falls Area Bicyclists joins us in the studio.

Saturday: 10th Annual EmBe Community 5K

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – EmBe is encouraging people to get on their feet this weekend to celebrate the achievements of running programs in Sioux Falls. EmBe’s 10th annual community 5K takes place on Saturday. Stacy from EmBe joins us in the studio to tell us about what to expect.

KDLT Cares: KDLT Career Fair Hosts 41 Area Businesses

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Labor partnered with KDLT-TV to host a career fair on Wednesday in downtown Sioux Falls. Businesses in the Sioux Falls area welcomed career seekers to their stations. State officials say the unemployment rate in Sioux Falls is 2.9%. Rates this low make it more difficult for businesses to find people withe the…

A Chance to Be Bold: Going Bald For Children With Cancer

International charity funds research to cure childhood cancer

Getting a haircut is often something we do to change our look or feel better about ourselves.  But, for some, it’s a sign of a life-or-death journey: cancer.  This week, there’s a way to make a bold decision about your hair for those who don’t have a choice. 11-year-old Harrisburg resident Ady Hauert loves her long locks.  Her mom and…

Trick Or Treating For Charity

SF kids ask for non-perishable items instead of candy to donate them to Feeding SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – While most kids were asking for candy this Halloween, another group took a different spin on this tradition, asking their neighbors for non-perishable food items. And it wasn’t to spare them from cavities. In Jack Hilgenberg’s trick or treat bag, or wagon, you won’t find Snickers, Nerds or Twizzlers, instead, cereal and canned food. “I love…

ACS ‘Pink Party’ Raises $30,000 For Breast Cancer Research

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The American Cancer Society held a special event Friday night geared toward helping people battle breast cancer. But it wasn’t an ordinary event; those who participated in the ‘Pink Party’ were put to the test. To help raise money, nearly 50 women worked together in groups to pull a 26,000 lb. concrete mixer. Including a KDLT…

Raising Awareness For Mental Illness

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A mental health condition affects one in five people in the United States. The condition usually comes with a negative stigma about it. A grassroots organization is looking to change that, bringing light to the darkness of mental illness. “I take medicine, I see a counselor, I see a case worker, I have a psychiatrist…

Golf Tournament Expected To Raise More Than $20,000 For Cancer

Willow Run Golf Course is hosting the third annual 'Birdies and Bogeys for Val' tournament

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  It’s an illness many can unfortunately relate to these days; cancer. And the Executive Director of the South Dakota Golf Association is no exception. Wade Merry lost someone very close to him two years ago. While that battle may be over, he’s not done fighting. “We really don’t want anybody else to go through what we…

KDLT Coats for All Enters 30th Year!

The annual coat drive aims to provide warm attire for those in need

  KDLT- TV, along with Billion Auto, Results Radio and Shipley’s Garment Spa are teaming up with The Salvation Army to help make the winter season a little warmer for those in need. This year marks the 30th annual “Coats for All” coat drive campaign. Please join us and donate your new or gently-used coats, hats, gloves and other winter…

Tea Family Giving Bikes To Foster Families Through Triathlon Wins

TEA, S.D. – In a triathlon athletes are tasked with swimming, bicycling and running a variety of distances back to back. It can be grueling for adults, let alone kids. But one Tea family took on 7 youth triathlons this summer. While the sport is individual based, the siblings weren’t competing for themselves. They were competing for others in need….