KDLT News Today Interviews

Maintaining a Healthy Sleep Schedule During the Holidays

Juna Sleep Systems talks about the importance of a proper sleep schedule, especially for kids

“Bedtime” might not be the most popular time of day for kids, but a small business in Sioux Falls wants to help make sure the whole family is getting the sleep they need. Justin Waggoner, owner and founder of Juna Sleep Systems, stopped by the KDLT News studio to offer tips on finding consistency during a hectic holiday season.

Badlands Weekly: What to Know Before Hitting the Range

It's business as usual at the Badlands Gun Range and Gun Shop

It’s business as usual at the Badlands Gun Range and Gun Shop.  The range has a variety of firearms from handguns to fully automatic assault rifles and 14 lanes available for shooters. Military members are invited every Monday. Service men and women enjoy 50% off all lane and gun rentals. Wednesday is ladies night at the range. Women receive 50%…

Sanford Profile in the KDLT Kitchen: Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

Lead Dietitian for profile Alyssa Sorenson joined us in the KDLT Kitchen

Christmas is quickly approaching and with numerous holiday parties, family gatherings, and of course, you can’t forget the desserts, it’s hard to stay on track with eating healthy for the holidays. Lead Dietitian for profile Alyssa Sorenson joined us in the KDLT Kitchen with a few tips on how to not overindulge this holiday season. “Swapping” is a good method…

Trendy Tips to Dress Up Your Gifts: Christmas Wrapping the Unique Way

Blank Paper Opens to Opportunity for A Unique, Customizable Gift

Christmas is less than a week away and with the holiday, comes all the wrapping. Whether the gifts are large or small, there are always little ways to dress up the packaging. Calligrapher Chelsey Burtis stopped by KDLT News Today to share some tips on how to make your Christmas gifts unique and fun. Her main tip: invest in plain…

Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign Behind On Fundraising Goals

The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign has set a goal of $350,000. The fundraiser ends the afternoon of Christmas Eve, which is this Saturday, but the Salvation Army is far behind its goal. Major Tom Riggs says they’re over $100,000 behind, and he attributes the shortage to poor weather conditions and a “shorter” December. He says because Christmas Day falls…

Critter Corner: Keeping Pets Safe During Winter

If it's too cold for you, it's too cold for them

Winter didn’t go easy on us this weekend, and when it’s too cold for you to be outside, it’s too cold for your pets to be outside, too. Justin Shatto from Woofs and Waves says just because your dog has a thick coat of fur, severe wind chills and air temperatures can cut through their coat quickly. Shatto says putting…

Badlands Gun Range Still Open for Business

The Badlands Gun Range and Gun Store are still open for business, and they have everything you need to find a last-minute gift for the hunter in your family. Tim Maxon, the manager at Badlands Gun Store, says he’s taken quite a few calls lately from people asking if the gun range and store are still in business. He says…

Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s Mark Wood Performs With 3,000 Students

Sioux Falls Public and Catholic Schools Students perform "Electrify Your Symphony"

World-famous rock violinist and original member of Trans-Siberian Orchestra Mark Wood is bringing his talents to the PREMIER Center this weekend. He’ll be performing with nearly 3,000 local students from Sioux Falls Public and Catholic Schools for the “Electrify Your Symphony” concert. Wood says he travels the country performing with students in each city he visits. He says he feels…

Recipe: Holiday Drinks from the FitChic

The FitChic Annie Mello from CPMFITness shares some low-calorie drink ideas for the adults that can also be substituted to be mocktails, too. Fit Chic Pumpkin Martini 4 oz Vanilla Vodka (3 olives or sSmirnoff) 1 teaspoon of stevia 5 oz coconut creamer 2 Tbsp Pumpkin Puree Pumpkin Pie Spice and cinnamon to taste Directions: Add all ingredients to a cocktail…

Stampede Sport Ugly Sweater Jerseys Friday Night

Sioux Falls Stampede take on Lincoln Stars

Our Sioux Falls Stampede takes on the Lincoln Stars this Friday night at the PREMIER Center. They’ll be wearing some ugly sweater jerseys for the game that were designed by a fan. Jim Olander with the Stampede says they teamed up with the Salvation Army last year for the inaugural Ugly Christmas Sweater jersey game. The Stampede organization wanted to…

Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons Holds Parents Meetings

This weekend, the Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons will be making stops around the area to meet with parents about getting girl involved. Plus, it’s a fun event for the girls too and they’ll get to meet some princesses. Nancy Tapken with GSDH says the hour-long meetings will be for parents to learn more about the Girl Scouts, how it can…

Maxwell Food Equipment Has What You Need For Christmas Baking

One of the best parts of Christmas, besides being with your family, is baking. For all that baking comes a need for some good tools in the kitchen Aaron Montecuollo from Maxwell Food Equipment shares some great options to make your baking extravaganza a success. Watch the video above for more! Maxwell Food Equipment is located at 1212 S. Cliff…