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What It’s Like Being An Eagles Fan In Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, S.D.- “I know I’m definitely not alone, there are Eagle fans out here.  More so in North Dakota now than South Dakota, but there’s some in Sioux Falls,” says Co-Pastor Don Vanderlip. Vanderlip is a Co-Pastor at the Flandreau United Methodist Church and the Southern Hills United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls. Originally from Philadelphia, Vanderlip came to…

Sole Sioux Falls Curling Club

SIOUX FALLS, SD- There are 17 days to go until the 2018 Olympic Winter Games kick off in Pyeongchang, South Korea, but you don’t have to wait for the start of the games to see or try a number of the winter sports that are showcased. Curling is one example. The Sioux Falls Curling organization hosts a variety of events to…

Dakota Spirit Hosts 17th Annual Valentines Classic

Sioux Falls, S.D.- A local cheer competition is bringing out big crowds in Sioux Falls this weekend. The Dakota Spirit Cheer Leading program hosted the 17th annual Valentines Classic at the Sanford Pentagon. The first day of competition included dance teams as well as solo and duet performances, the second day included cheer teams. Dakota Cheer officials say this is…

King Of Glory Church Hosts Kings Kloset

Sioux Falls, S.D.- Dozens of people went home with needed necessities and toiletries today, thanks to the work of the King Of Glory Church. The giveaway is called Kings Kloset and it’s an event the ministry holds every third Saturday of the month. It’s a chance for individuals to come by the church and collect household goods like soap, shampoo,…

School Rallies Behind Sick Teacher

Waverly, S.D.- “Someone goes down, something happens to someone.  And the snap of a finger, everyone’s together to make it right, and help that person get back on their feet,” says Assistant Track Coach Nathan Lamb. In September of 2017, Waverly South Shore teacher and track coach Ryon Gross was diagnosed with Stage Four Lung Cancer. Students at the K-12…

Dairy Program at SDSU Flourishing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s fair to say the dairy program at South Dakota State University is doing well. Along with an education, students gain real world experience, as well as an incredible 100% job placement. However, in many cases students have a job waiting for them before they graduate, due to the high demand in the industry. Members of…

Wired Wednesdays: What to Watch for in 2018

From chat-bots to self-driving cars, big changes may be coming, ready or not

That television you just bought, are you aware of how much it is capable of? Or the cars coming onto area lots, what will they soon feature? Will Bushee, Vice-President of the data mining company Bright Planet, co-founder of Code Bootcamp of South Dakota and author of Wired for Coding, offers up the changes he thinks we’ll see in 2018.

Someone You Should Know: The Only Woman Firefighter in Town

CANTON, S.D. – Canton, South Dakota is a one-stop light town. “The one and only,” said Solem. The only town 25-year-old Andrea Solem has ever called “home.” ”You know everybody and if something were to happen, everybody comes together.” By night, Andrea is a firefighter. In fact, she’s the only woman firefighter in the whole department. “I took it as a…

Volunteers Needed For Annual Statewide Homeless Count

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Every year, volunteers across South Dakota brave the January cold to help learn more about the state’s homeless population. Stacey Tieszen, from the Homeless Advisory Board in Minnehaha County tells us about this annual project. Please contact the correct individuals in your area for more information on training and organization plans for communities. Sioux Falls Contact: Stacey…

Maintenance Generalist

Volunteers of America, Dakotas

PRIMARY PURPOSE/FUNCTION OF POSITION:   Responsible for daily implementation of maintenance and housekeeping functions in your assigned agency facilities to insure that the equipment, building, and grounds are maintained as required in a timely and efficient manner.   REPORTS TO: Managing Director   PRIMARY DUTIES: 1.Assist in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the facility’s preventative maintenance program for buildings…

Staying True To New Years Resolutions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A few weeks into the year, how are those resolutions going? https://www.statisticbrain.com/ reports that only 9.2 percent of people ever achieve their new year’s resolutions and break free from bad habits. Chef Scott Teal from the Louise Ave Hy-Vee in Sioux Falls talked with KDLT’s Simon Floss about healthy food-options to keep your resolutions on track….

Sioux Falls Students Get Scare Of Their Life In Hawaii

SIOUX FALLS ,S.D. – “It’s surreal, that’s the only thing i can say, is it was surreal.  The beach is empty, the streets were empty,” says University Of Sioux Falls Political Science Professor Beth O’Toole. In Hawaii this weekend, a normal missile threat test was supposed to be conducted. But a Hawaii Emergency Planning employee accidentally hit a wrong button sending…