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Lake County Sheriff Credits Multiple Agencies’ Help In Arresting Standoff Suspect

LAKE COUNTY, S.D. – A man accused of shooting a McCook County deputy this morning is in custody after a long standoff in a neighboring county. The incident spilled over into Lake County eventually to the intersection of 453rd Avenue and 243rd Street. That’s where authorities spent hours trying to take 37-year-old Matthew Rumbolz into custody. Rumbolz was armed with…

Mother’s Day Giveaway

It’s the KDLT Mother’s Day Giveaway! Make the mom in your life feel extra special by winning her one of six fabulous prizes, like Beats headphones, Ribfest tickets, gift cards, and more. One prize will be given away everyday on KDLT News Today from May 5th-12th. We will announce one prize a day on the KDLT News Facebook page starting May…

Vote For Parker! Small School Takes One More Shot At National Title

The Parker High School Art program hopes to beat out 3,000 contenders for the $50,000 prize.

    Four years ago, the Parker High School art class entered the national Vans Shoe Design Contest, not knowing what, if anything would come out of it. The school finished third in the country followed by a runner up finish the year after. The team just missed a top five finish a year ago and now are poised to…

SF City Council To Vote On New Smoking Ban Ordinance

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls City Council members are taking another stab at a smoking ban. Last year, a tobacco restriction at all city owned buildings, golf courses and properties managed by a third party like the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, failed. Now, a new ordinance has been created, one that isn’t as strict. While some agree with putting…

Two Sioux Falls Resident Get a Second Chance At Graduation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Two Sioux Falls residents had the opportunity to accomplish something today, which they never thought they’d get to do, walk across the stage and graduate. They were among other 11 men and woman who graduated from their first year of ministry school from Church at the Gate. “I’m never going to graduate the same time as my parents…

Cleanup To Continue At Lake Kampeska

Since the water spans over 5,000 acres, any project is a costly one

  WATERTOWN, S.D. – Those who live in Watertown are no strangers to water quality problems. Less than a decade ago, an excess of nutrients banned anyone from swimming, fishing or drinking out of Lake Kampeska. Now that the ban is lifted, one group wants to continue cleaning up the lake. And area residents are on board. “It used to…

Kiwanis Club Gives Free Groceries to Sioux Falls Family

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A Sioux Falls woman and her family were able to get around 900 dollars’ worth of groceries at Sunshine Foods today for free. She was selected through the Sioux Falls East Kiwanis Club’s “Supermarket Sweep Raffle”. Two minutes was all Clint had, to fill up two carts with anything he wanted in the store. “I bought some tickets…

Adventures With Ahtra: Kickboxing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- During cold weather, a great way to blow off some steam indoors is with some kickboxing. In this week’s “Adventures with Ahtra” KDLT’s Ahtra Elnashar went to 9Round Fitness in Sioux Falls to try out their kickboxing workout. 9Round Fitness is based on nine rounds of high-intensity, full-body workouts designed to work each muscle group. Before you start,…

Someone You Should Know: Experiencing, But Not Remembering

Epileptic episode causes memory loss for a 21-year-old Dell Rapids woman

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A University of Sioux Falls student is getting back on her feet after an epileptic episode changed her life forever. “I don’t really recall everything that happened, but I was really sick,” says Savannah Green. The incident happened nearly two years ago. “When we walked in and found her, she was pretty much delirious,” says her…

Terry Redlin Unfinished Art Displayed For First Time Ever

Fans and collectors of Terry Redlin now have the chance to see the artist's process.

WATERTOWN, S.D. – It’s been a year since famed artist and Watertown native Terry Redlin passed away. Never before has one of his paintings been showcased unfinished, until now. Redlin retired from painting in 2007 after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. His family found three unfinished pieces of art in his studio. “There were three paintings in particular we knew…

Cooks Get Competitive For Gourmet Guys Fundraiser

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Amateur cooks from across the Sioux Empire are competing with their best recipes in the 16th Annual Gourmet Guys Fundraiser to benefit Active Generations on Sunday. This fundraiser is Active Generations’ biggest of the year. The money raised at Gourmet Guys will help fund Active Generations’ mission to enhance the quality of life for people of all ages. Val…

Avera McKennan’s CEO Looks Back Before Moving On

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The 16th president and CEO in the 100-year history of Avera McKennan is stepping down. Dr. Dave Kapaska announced his retirement Tuesday. During his 7 years in the top position, Kapaska has led some major develops, including the placement of clinics at Dawley Farms and West Benson Road. But it’s Avera’s latest project that is driving…