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Getting a Jump Start on Spring Gardening

The experts at Cliff Avenue Greenhouse have advice for those ready to get their hands dirty!

It’s been a long spring here in South Dakota! For those who just can’t wait to get back outside and into the garden, there are a few steps you can take to get ready for the growing season while we wait for the snow to melt! Check out the link above as the crew at Cliff Avenue Greenhouse  in Sioux Falls…

Author of “Code Girls” Coming to Dakota State University

High school girls who either aspire to a career in cyber sciences, computing and technology or who have already accomplished some pretty amazing things will be recognized this coming Monday at an event at Dakota State University. Aspirations in Computing will feature several guest speakers – among them, Liza Mundy, author of “Code Girls, The Untold Story of the American Women…

Runoff Candidates Gearing Up For Another Election

Paul TenHaken and Jolene Loetscher face off in upcoming runoff election

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Late Tuesday night, we learned the two candidates who are inching closer to becoming the next Mayor of Sioux Falls. This morning, we learned how they’re preparing for another election. A runoff election between Paul TenHaken and Jolene Loetscher will take place on May 1st after the field of candidates was trimmed from 6 to 2….

These Kids Could Use a Super Hero

The campaign underway to raise awareness and funds for Court Appointed Special Advocates

There are hundreds of children each year, and right now, waiting for the help of a Court Appointed Special Advocate in the Sioux Falls region. These are children, that through various circumstances, need someone to be a voice for them. And the Red Cape Campaign now underway aims to raise awareness both of the need for volunteers and support for…

South Dakota State University Students Set Incredible Goal

State A Thon Saturday culminates year-long fundraising effort for Sanford Children's Miracle Network Hospital!

After a year of events and initiatives to support families of sick children throughout the Sioux Empire, South Dakota State University students will hold a 12 hour Dance Marathon on Saturday to both celebrate the results of their hard work and dedication, and continue to raise additional funds. Families that benefit from the money raised through the Children’s Miracle Network…

Professional Bull Riders Return to Sioux Falls

Why one of our own has a whole new level of respect for the sport, as the PBR gets set to come out of the gate

It is a big weekend in the Sioux Empire for rodeo fans as the Professional Bull Riders Tour returns to the Denny Sanford Premier Center. Scheduled to ride are the top 35 bull riders in the world and as the dust settled on prep work ahead of the opening event, PBR professionals gave KDLT’s Simon Floss the chance to get…

2018 Restaurant Week In DTSF

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, DTSF Inc. has you covered. Downtown Sioux Falls Inc. is hosting the 8th annual ‘Restaurant Week,’ with 9 restaurants participating this year. KDLT’s Simon Floss and Tiffany Sommer stopped by ‘Ode To Food and Drink’ to find out what Chef Bob and Theresa Flannery-Kramer are cooking up…

Farming Through Prolonged Winter

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  When winter weather lingers around, many of us grumble. However, for farmers in our region the prolonged cold can be devastating. KDLT’s Simon Floss and Photojournalist Grant Sweeter took a trip to John Hemmers farm in Moody County for a first hand look at how the unusually long lasting cold affects their day to day operations….

If You’ve Ever Considered Fostering a Child – Why Now May Be the Time

There is an incredible need right now in South Dakota for foster families, and that need most likely won’t go away anytime soon. Ondrea Patzlaff, Community Based Services Program Director at Children’s Home Society, talked again with KDLT ahead of an upcoming Open House to help educate interested families on the issue. There are hundreds of kids in South Dakota…

Encouraging Women to Enter the Field of Cyber Forensics

  Just back from a national conference on Women in Cyber Security that she helped pull together in Chicago, Ashley Podhradsky isn’t taking any time to rest. In the ever-demanding field of digital forensics, there are a growing number of highly concerning cyber crime cases to investigate. Including right here in South Dakota. Podhradsky has been a force in her…