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Kyle Petty Charity Ride Passes Through Sioux Falls

Event For Victory Junction Kids Camp Crossed South Dakota During Eight State Trek

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—200 motorcyclist passed through Sioux Falls as they crossed their sixth state in six days. The leader of the pack was former NASCAR driver, Kyle Petty. “It’s been a good ride. We’ve seen people everywhere we’ve been. Fans have come out along the way to get autographs and make donations so that’s what it’s all about,” said Petty….

City Of Sioux Falls Breaks Ground On USD Discovery District

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Construction began on the USD Discovery district in northwest Sioux Falls this morning. The park is described as South Dakota’s first live-work-play innovation community. The district will provide access to infrastructure for research business development in the area. The 80-acre property is projected to include 26 privately developed buildings costing more than $314,000,000. The project was…

Someone You Should Know: Mom, Business Owner & ‘Professional Encourager’

Meet a super mom in Sioux Falls

One Sioux Falls mom has a way of doing it all.  She runs businesses, raises kids and relishes the chance to help others.  She’s a bonafide super-mom who’s always taking on new adventures. “I just want to leave this world a better place than when I got here,” says Melissa Johnson. Melissa Johnson does just that in a lot of ways. …

Harrisburg Students Pitch Eco-Friendly Inventions To “Shark Tank”

HARRISBURG, S.D. – Sixth graders at South Middle School in Harrisburg entered “the shark tank” this morning after studying ocean currents in science class. Students were challenged to create a solution to the plastics problem in the world’s oceans. Over the last four weeks, students came up with ideas ranging from edible water bottles to trash-scooping products. Students spent time…

Councilor Rick Kiley Appointed To Council Chair

Sioux Falls City Councilors have chosen a new leader among them, for council chair. “Councilor Kiley has done a great job in recent months communicating, discussing our concerns with our administration and has been a wonderful liaison,” says councilor Greg Neitzert. “He’s proved that he’s an effective leader so I’m proud to make the nomination.” The council unanimously approved councilor…

‘Food Truck Tuesday’ Has Returned

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The weather held out tonight to mark a new season. Not summer, but food truck season. Golf Addiction on West 57th Street held the first ‘Food Truck Tuesday’ of the year. There are some new vendors for the event’s third year, including a kettle corn and ice shaving truck. In total, seven local food trucks parked…

Feeding South Dakota Receives $10,000 Check From New York Life

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Feeding South Dakota received a generous donation today that will help provide 40,000 meals to people in need. The insurance company New York Life presenting the Social Services Organization a $10,000 check this afternoon. But this isn’t the only donation New York Life has made. In fact, they were able to present the check because the…

Canaries Prep For Season Opener

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Canaries are celebrating their 25th year and opening week with events and deals for the whole family at the Birdcage. The Canaries play the Sioux City Explorers in Sioux City on Thursday, May 18 at 7:05 p.m. Their home opener will be on Saturday, May 20 at 6:05 p.m. On Thursday, visitors can get a free…

Protecting Yourself From Cyberattacks

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A cyberattack that is said to be the biggest ever, continues to freeze networks in 150 countries including the U.S. The malware virus first hit last Friday, affecting hospitals, transport systems and universities around the globe. The number of victims is in the hundreds of thousands, but one local communications company says preventing something like this…

Lincoln Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Looking Into Weekend Vandalism

HARRISBURG, S.D. – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department is looking for the person responsible for vandalizing a baseball field concession stand. The department believes the vandalism happened overnight or in the early morning hours of Sunday. Multiple messages were spray painted on the concession stand including the words ‘you suck’, ‘yolo’ and ‘f*** off’. The Sheriff’s Department says the Harrisburg…

SIOUXPERCON Returns For Second Year

Cosplay Events Brings Fans From All Over The Universe

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.— SIOUXPERCON, a cosplay fandom event, returns to the Best Western Ramkota Hotel. Proceeds for the event go to REACH Literacy in Sioux Falls as well as the JY6 Pediatric Cancer Foundation. The event runs through Sunday, May 14th from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information on SIOUXPERCON, visit their website here.  

Recovery In Delmont Starts To Take Shape

Iconic Structures Come Closer To Completion As Town Grows Around Them

DELMONT, S.D.–It’s been two years since a tornado destroyed a third of the town. Now in the second year of recovery, iconic structures are starting to take shape. President of the Delmont Board of Trustees Earla Strid said the town is getting used to their new normal. “We haven’t quit, yet. We’re still going,” said Strid. In the midst of…

Adventures With Ahtra: Deskercise

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Sitting in an office and staring at a screen all day can cause tense muscles and sore joints. Our staff at KDLT are no exception to falling victim to lazy posture and bad habits! Annie and Chris Mello from CPM Fitness ambushed KDLT’s newsroom to teach us some “Deskercise” moves. Annie says chairs are the biggest…

Nurse Navigators: Guiding Patients Through Breast Cancer

Meet Sanford Health's two-person team who help breast cancer patients

This week, we’ve partnered with the Edith Sanford Breast Center to raise awareness of the importance of screenings for the early detection of breast cancer.  Sometimes getting through a cancer diagnosis is a little easier with help from a nurse navigator. Gloria Top (left) & Donna Dwire (right) “I feel very privileged to be able to be here, to be…

Full Story: “We Don’t Want Any Of This To Be True” – SF Mayor

Mayor Mike Huether adresses Jim Sideras investigation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s been a little over a week since authorities searched the home of former Sioux Falls Fire Chief Jim Sideras. The investigation was initially met with silence by city officials as to why the search was carried out. But we now know that Sideras is facing 10 counts of possession of child pornography. Wednesday Mayor Mike…