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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 2-28-17

  The Daily Scoop is our morning segment highlighting trending stories on social media. Home video view The real Best Picture Oscar winner comes home in “Moonlight.” This coming-of-age film also picked up two other Oscars this weekend. It tells the story of a young African-American growing up in Miami and his struggles to find his place in the face…

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…

Spring Fever Market opens up as first craft show of the season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– It’s the first big handmade craft show of the year. The Spring Fever Market opens up this weekend at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.  All the items are made right here in our communities. You’ll find clothes, items for the home, and so much more! Jessica Bicknese and Katie Bukrey are two of the organizers of the…

Sno Jam Comedy Festival Coming To Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls will be getting an extra round of laughs this weekend as the Sno Jam Comedy Festival comes to town to benefit the Special Olympics in South Dakota. Thirty comedians from across the country were chosen from submissions of about 100 performers to perform in the festival this weekend. The festival begins tonight, Thursday, February 16 and runs through…

South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation “Prime Time Gala” Brings The Beef

The South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation is hosting its fourth annual Prime Time Gala to raise money to provide beef food-insecure families across the state. It’s part of an ongoing partnership the foundation has with Feeding South Dakota. In true cowboy fashion, it’s go big or go home, so the event is a huge country music concert along with a special…

Healthy and Sweet Valentine’s Day Treats

RECIPES BY THE FIT CHIC ANNIE MELLO

Just because it’s Valentine’s Day doesn’t mean we can’t keep our snacks healthy! The Fit Chic Annie Mello stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to share some of her favorite recipes for eating smart and impressing your sweetheart today. Chocolate-filled Berries Pair your favorite fresh berry (Ahtra and Sarah love strawberries!) with a healthy spin on chocolate! Ingredients 1 pint fresh raspberries…