KDLT News Today Interviews

Adventures With Ahtra: Eating Fire

WARNING: DO NOT ATTEMPT ANYTHING IN THIS VIDEO

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- There’s no other way to describe a performance by magician Travis Nye other than crazy. He’s a polished professional but is a self-taught fire-eater, and the process came with plenty of trial and error. “There was lots of burning my hands, stuff like that, constantly, singed and burned taste buds, having no taste, pretty much losing my taste…

Game, Fish & Parks Offering Free Outdoor Cooking Classes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Game, Fish and Parks is offering a variety of free classes to children and adults to learn how to cook outdoors. Naturalist for Game, Fish and Parks Jen Nuncio says they’ve had a great turnout this summer for their classes. Nuncio says safety is the biggest lesson they emphasize in the courses. Students don’t have to bring…

Adventures With Ahtra: Shooting Trap

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The sportsmen and women at Crooks Gun Club make shooting trap look easy. Vice President Chris Erickson says he’s been shooting since he was a little kid. Shooting trap takes more than just good aim; before you pick up a shotgun at Crooks Gun Club, there are some basics to get down first. “You start off with safety,…

Event Planner Shares 5 Tips For An Unforgettable Wedding

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Known for her “statement makers” and sharp attention to detail, Katie Jane Murphy’s passion is creating unforgettable memories for her clients at Jane Rae Event Planning. Murphy stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to share her top five wedding trends of the year that will make your special day one to remember. When choosing dresses for your bridesmaids, Murphy…

How To Transition Summer Style Into Fall With Chelsea’s Boutique

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Transitioning your wardrobe from summer to fall doesn’t have to break your bank, so Chelsea’s Boutique is showing off stylish ways to double dip your favorite pieces between seasons. Owner Chelsea Tracy says a lot of people struggle with their wardrobe between seasons because they think they have to spend a lot of money on new stuff, which…

Golf Tournament Funds Wellness Programs For Seniors

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Trail Ridge Senior Living Community is inviting the public to participate in their 3rd annual golf tournament. The tournament will fund wellness programs to help their residents lead an active lifestyle. The tournament will be held at Prairie Green Golf Course on Thursday, July 27. Registration starts at noon and the shotgun start for the four-person scramble will…

Adventures With Ahtra: Wild Kingdom

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Since 1962, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom has entertained and educated viewers about wildlife and nature. Now, Wild Kingdom is back as a web series to bring viewers a closer look at the animal kingdom. One of the wild guides of Wild Kingdom is Stephanie Arne, who stopped by KDLT News Today to introduce Blaise and Ahtra to some of…

Extreme Fundraiser For Big Brothers Big Sisters Takes Donors To New Heights

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- An extreme fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sioux Empire is taking donors to new heights. Over the Edge is partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sioux Empire to allow participants to rappel down the six-story Raven Building in the heart of downtown Sioux Falls. Participants must raise $1,000 or more to take…

Heritage Music Festival Offering Performances For All Ages

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The organizers of the 13th Annual Heritage Music Festival are inviting families to spend a day filled with musical performances to benefit local children. The festival will feature live country, gospel and variety music by performers from across South Dakota on Saturday, July 15 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Elk Point Jefferson School Gym….

Meet Miss South Dakota, Miranda Mack

Mack will compete in the Miss America pageant on September 10

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It only took Miranda Mack one try to win the crown of Miss South Dakota in the Miss America pageant circuit. Winning the Miss South Dakota crown is something Mack says she never expected. Three months before Mack won the state title, she was crowned Miss SDSU, a title she also never thought she’d win. “I thought, you…

Adventures With Ahtra: BMX

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Before claiming titles in X Games around the world and having his own video game, Reuel Erickson was practicing the basics that made him a BMX legend. “There was a group of us that went out and started travelling, and then we went through this whole explosion period of holy cow, we’re not just riding in the back…

Sanford’s Profile Perform Products Aim To Manage Weight

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Eating well and exercising is always a good idea but sometimes you need an extra boost, which is why Profile by Sanford launched their line of Profile Perform products for before and after workouts. Profile by Sanford is a program that helps clients live a healthy lifestyle with fitness, meal plans and individualized coaching. Alyssa Koens, a dietitian with…

Local Artists Headline July Downtown Block Party

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Downtown Sioux Falls is treating the public to a free block party on the Eastbank on Friday, July 7 at 5:30 p.m. The local and regional artists scheduled to perform are Taylor Riley, Erik Koskinen and Rich Show and the Working Poor. Performances will start at 5:30 p.m. and play until 11 p.m. For more on the…

The Rib Shack Serving One-Of-A-Kind Barbecue

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It started as something for their four kids to do over the summer and 10 years later, Cedrick and Annie Donaway are still running The Rib Shack as a catering business and food truck. Everything on the menu is made from scratch. The Donaways guarantee their customers won’t find barbecue like theirs anywhere else. Cedrick grew up in…

Healthy 4th Of July Recipes With The Fit Chic Annie Mello

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- To keep our 4th of July celebrations guilt-free, the Fit Chic Annie Mello stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to share some healthy, patriotic recipes that the whole family will enjoy. American Flag Fruit Skewers:  12 wooden skewers 1 pound of strawberries (halved) 6 ounces blueberries 3 bananas Directions: Rinse and dry berries. Chop the stems off strawberries, then cut into halves from…

Adventures With Ahtra: 3 Degrees Infrared Saunas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Inside the doors of 3 Degrees is a calming, spa-like atmosphere, but it’s not a spa; 3 degrees is a wellness concept consisting of infrared sauna rooms where guests sweat, sometimes as a substitute for going to the gym. “When we designed it, we wanted people to be comfortable, we wanted them to feel like they could come…

The Sub Hub Of Sioux Falls Offers Fresh Options For Summer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Since 2010, Jon and Michelle Hoffman have been serving up fresh sandwiches, wraps and more out of their food truck, The Sub Hub of Sioux Falls. With two little boys, the Hoffmans say they love working as a family. They started their food truck back in 2010. Jon says it was a challenging time for food trucks…

Summer Home Decor Trends From Conversation Piece

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A local mother-daughter duo has taken their sense of style and business skills to open Conversation Piece, a new home decor and furniture store in Sioux Falls. Patience Pickner and her daughter, Chelsea Tracy from Conversation Piece stopped by KDLT News Today to show off their new pieces for summer, focusing on silk flowers and versatile pieces, like trays…