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September’s 1st Friday Event

Downtown Sioux Falls is brimming with activity for the whole family at the start of the holiday weekend.

The revitalization of downtown Sioux Falls is fully on display to anyone who ventures into the heart of the city right now. New buildings are going up in nearly every direction, old buildings are being restored, store fronts once vacant are full again, and there are inviting aromas everywhere wafting out onto the sidewalk, giving passers-by just a small sample…

Golfer Kassidy Teare Makes Stop In Sioux Falls For GreatLIFE Challenge

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- As the Symetra Tour prepares some of the best young female golfers for the LPGA, Kassidy Teare is making a name for herself as she stops in Sioux Falls for the GreatLIFE Challenge. At the young age of 23, Teare has already earned the 2016 title of Big West Player of the Year and holds the record of…

Sioux Falls Little League Welcome Home Celebration

A big crowd is expected for Tuesday night's free event at the Sanford Pentagon.

  As if their all-star season could have gotten much better, coming back bigger and stronger next year is now the goal for the Sioux Falls Little League. The first-year program had the team playing earlier this month in the national Little League World Championships. We talked with players Leo Hueners and Bennett Dannenbring, and coach, Travis Eastman, on KDLT…

Giveback Giveaway

Two local businesses, both voted among Sioux Falls' "Best Of", Share the Love

There is a lot of competition (and camaraderie) when it comes to great local small businesses. Look no further than Tuesday’s guests for a great example of that. To say ‘thank you’ for voting each of them among Sioux Falls best, Filly Flair and Suntan City are teaming up to give back to their loyal fans and customers. Details on…

Beauty and the Beast Extreme Rodeo Challenge

Annual event helps fund programming at McCrossan Boys Ranch

Thousands are expected for the 11th Annual Extreme Rodeo Challenge to benefit McCrossan Boys Ranch outside of Sioux Falls this Saturday, August 26. All are welcome, and tickets can be purchased in advance or the day of the event. More details are included in the video above. The rodeo helps to fund programming for dozens of at-risk teen boys every…

5 Simple And Healthy School Lunch Ideas To Try This Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- As parents prepare for crammed school nights and busy mornings, Chef Scott Teal from Hy-Vee is offering a few creative ways to make preparing lunches quick and easy. Keeping lunches healthy and colorful is key. As a dad, Chef Teal knows green is a big no-no for kids! He suggests avoiding green vegetables and packing colorful bell peppers. When…

5th Grader Uses Art Contest To Help Other Kids

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The winner of a t-shirt design contest is helping the organization that gave him the opportunity to express himself. The Boys & Girls Club of the Sioux Empire partnered with Scratchpad Tees to hold an art contest for kids to design a t-shirt with part of the proceeds benefiting the Boys & Girls Club. They chose Roni, who…

Hundreds Of Local Women Unite To Fund Mental Health Programs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. Sioux Empire United Way is using their annual WomenUnite Event to fund mental health programs for children in public schools. For 12 years, this event has been connecting women with causes in their communities. This year, the event will address mental health needs for local students. The WomenUnite luncheon will be on Wednesday, August 16 from 11:30 a.m….

‘You And Me Make Glee’ Gives Performers Confidence

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- An interpretive dance performance by a local non-profit is giving people of all abilities a creative outlet and the opportunity to build confidence. LifeScape’s mission is to empower people living with disabilities. Their “You and Me Make Glee” dance performance will feature 30 performers who benefit from LifeScape’s programs and services. The show will begin at 7 p.m….

Back-To-School Shopping Just Got Trendier With Oh My Word Luxury Paperie

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Accepting the end of summer and heading back to school is made a little easier with fresh and trendy school supplies in your backpack. Oh My Word Luxury Paperie is stocked up with the newest and cutest school and office supplies that will make you excited to be back in the classroom. Owner Melissa Johnson has a meticulous…

LifeScape And Dairy Queen To Host ‘Livin’ It Up For LifeScape’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- LifeScape is inviting the public to their Livin’ It Up for LifeScape event on August 17 to help fund their mission to empower people living with disabilities. The carnival event will be at Dairy Queen on Minnesota Avenue in Sioux Falls from 3:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 17. Jill Willard with Dairy Queen says they’re always happy to…

Coast 2 Coast Fitness Crew Gears Up For Cancer Run

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- In accordance with their industrial workout philosophy, the crew at Coast 2 Coast is gearing up for their Coastin’ for Cancer event on August 20 that will give runners more of a workout than the typical 5k. This event will be a spin on a traditional race. Coast 2 Coast will be adding check points throughout the run…