KDLT News Today Interviews

Helping Families At The Ronald McDonald House

When hard times hit a family, having enough resources or support can be a struggle, especially when a child is sick. Staff at the Ronald McDonald Houses in South Dakota do everything they can to improve a child’s life and advance a family’s potential. Before serving as executive director of the Ronald McDonald Houses here in South Dakota, Kevin Miles spent…

Outdoor Living Expo 2017

The first annual event offers everything from a farmers market to raising chickens in your backyard.

    The 1st annual Outdoor Living Expo starts in Sioux Falls on Friday, March 10th. It’s a unique mix of contractors and suppliers from the area displaying items such as nursery stock, landscaping, supplies, concrete contractors, outdoor kitchens, mowing and maintenance equipment. “We as an industry need an outlet,” Organizer Jodi Anfinson said, “Somewhere to vend to the retail customer….

Pairing Foods And Beers In The KDLT Kitchen

Meats, eats and treats all made to order at Prairie Berry East Bank. Oh, and don't forget about the beer!

  Neil Jones from Miner Brewing Company at Prairie Berry East Bank joined the KDLT Kitchen with two special craft beers that are featured in the first ever Brewer’s Row Mash Madness in downtown Sioux Falls. Currently, the underdog, Mango Cream Ale has a slight edge in voting over the favorite, Mr. Valentine. You can decide for yourself by tasting…

Camille’s Sidewalk Café Shares Special Lent Dishes

No matter the time of day or occasion, Camille's offers something for everyone

Camille’s Sidewalk Café continues to grow and provide the market with a fresh alternative to fast food, in an atmosphere where you can eat, relax and enjoy. Mike Sandstrom, a catering coordinator at Camille’s Sidewalk Café, joined the KDLT Kitchen to share some of the new menu items for the season of lent. Mike brought with him a breakfast pizza and…

SDSO Presents “The Fellowship Of The Strings”

Among the thriving art and music scenes in Sioux Falls, South Dakota Symphony Orchestra is a gem of musical excellence. The orchestra will be showing off their pop music repertoire at their upcoming “The Fellowship of the Strings” concert this weekend. Jake Windish, a marketing assistant with SDSO, says the concert will appeal to film-lovers of all ages. He says they’ll even…

Free Short Stacks to Benefit Children’s Miracle Network

IHOP and the Children's Miracle Network team up to help local children

  Since launching in 2006, IHOP National Pancake Day has become a pop-culture phenomenon with millions of guests and communities helping IHOP and its franchisees raise $24 million to-date for youth health and wellness organizations. All of the money raised on IHOP National Pancake Day stays local and directly helps children in need. In Sioux Falls, all of the money…

Filleting Fish With Ted Takasaki

GEARING UP FOR 2017 SIOUX EMPIRE SPORTSMEN'S SHOW

Renowned sport fisherman, Ted Takasaki stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to show Ahtra Elnashar how to filet a walleye before he heads to the 50th Annual Sioux Empire Sportsmen’s Show this weekend. Takasaki is a world record holder and a member of the Worldwide Walleye Fishing Hall of Fame. He’ll be holding seminars at the Sportsmen’s Show throughout the weekend…

Using Karate To Encourage Good Choices

Chief Master Larry Hoover teaches an important message to elementary students throughout the Sioux Falls area. Hoover is one of seven people in the U.S. who are 8th degree black belts, and the only one who teaches kids. Hoover offers the opportunity to talk to classrooms about making good choices, character, integrity and respect. “The goal is to get the students to…

Meet KDLT News Today’s Scott Gross

Scott will join Ahtra Elnashar weekday mornings

KDLT News Today is proud to announce another exciting change for 2017. Minnesota native and anchor for the #1 station in Rapid City, Scott Gross joins Ahtra Elnashar and Blaise Keller on  KDLT News Today, weekday mornings from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. beginning Monday, March 6th. Scott completes the morning show team transformation. Throughout the first week of March, watch the…

Help Boost Local Blood Drives

Hy-Vee stores to host blood drives throughout February and March to help boost local blood supplies

Hy-Vee stores in Sioux Falls are teaming up with Community Blood Bank to host blood drives throughout February and March to help boost local blood supplies. Rita Nelson with the Community Blood Bank visited the KDLT News Today set to explain the importance of giving blood. “Donors are down this winter and we want to keep enough blood on the…

Springtime Strawberry Smoothie By The Fruit Club

If you’re ready for a taste of spring, The Fruit Club has fresh Florida strawberries that will hit the spot. Healthy breakfast smoothie This quick, easy and healthy recipe is the perfect way to start off your morning 2 cups of strawberries 1 tsp of honey 1 banana 1/2 cup oats 1/2 cup peanut butter ice as desired protein powder…

The Daily Scoop 2-24-17

Box office preview Daniel Kaluuya is the guest of horror in “Get Out.” He’s the boyfriend of “Girls” star Allison Williams, who invites him upstate to meet the parents. Nerves of interracial undertones give way to a more insidious discovery that could lead to subliminal enslavement. “Get Out” is written and directed by Jordan Peel. Baltimore giraffe  Thousands of enthusiastic…

Oh My Word Luxury Paperie launches custom stationery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– These days, it seems the art of a handwritten letter is going by the wayside in exchange for text messages or emails, but Oh My Word Luxury Paperie has new custom stationery that might have you picking up a pen again! Owner Melissa Johnson says they are now creating and selling notebooks, cards, and custom personalized stationery…

Sioux Empire Home Show attracts customers and dreamers alike

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– The Sioux Empire Home Show takes over the Sioux Falls Convention Center this Friday, Saturday and Sunday February 24 through 26. Whether you’re searching for the latest home trends to remodel your house or just dreaming of the future, the Home Show is the place to go! For more information about the Sioux Empire Home Show, click…

Scooping Up Yumminess at Stensland Family Farms

There’s never a shortage of yummy ice cream at Stensland Family Farms! They always have between 24-28 flavors available, which they make from scratch from the cows at their family farm just outside Larchwood, Iowa. Ahtra Elnashar stopped by to learn their “scooping technique” and try some flavors out. Watch the video above to see how she did and get a peek…

Baby Barre: The Ultimate New Mommy Workout

Believe it or not, there’s a workout designed to help new moms and dads stay in shape while they bond with their babies. It’s called Baby Barre at Santosha Hot Yoga in Sioux Falls and it’s taught by new mom, Rachael Halgerson. Halgerson says it’s still a really thorough workout, even though there are babies there! She says the class, like…

Benefits Of A Mediterranean Lifestyle

Eating Mediterranean food isn’t just a change in diet, it’s a lifestyle change. That’s according to Sanaa Abourezk, who loves sharing her passion for Mediterranean food with Sioux Falls at her restaurant, Sanaa’s. In addition to being fresh and delicious, Abourezk says a Mediterranean diet can reduce the risk of strokes, heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer’s. Grains, beans, nuts and olive…