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“Your Best You” Development Series For Women

Sioux Falls Business and Professional Women is presenting a series of classes aimed at helping women live up to their potential in the workplace and in their personal lives. The “Your Best You” series aims at helping women make more confident decisions and be more resilient through change at work. There are two more classes left in the five-part series, one…

There Are No Losers In 10th Annual DDR Wiener Dog Races

The Sioux Falls Stampede is once again teaming with the Sioux Nation Pet Clinic and the Dakota Dachshund Rescue to host the 10th annual Wiener Dog Races this Saturday, February 18. Jim Olander with the Stampede came up with the idea after he saw a similar race online years back and decided to ask DDR if they’d be interested in…

Oroville Dam Causes Mass Evacuation in Northern California

DAMAGED SPILLWAY RISKS UNCONTROLLED FLOODING

Over 188,000 people in Northern California were ordered on Sunday night to evacuate to higher ground as the emergency spillway on the Oroville Dam is in danger of collapsing and unleashing uncontrolled flooding on surrounding towns. The dam is one of the largest in the nation, about 150 miles northeast of San Francisco. California’s National Guard plans to provide eight helicopters to…

SDSO Welcomes Ben Folds To Sioux Falls

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra is excited to welcome Ben Folds to Sioux Falls for an evening of Folds’ famous “chamber rock” on Saturday, February 11 at the Washington Pavilion. Chad Hutchinson, SDSO’s assistant conductor, said the orchestra was given the music for the performance ahead of time and will only have two hours to rehearse with Folds when he…

Fitness Friday: “Wine Down Yoga” at CPMFitness

Get it? “Wine Down” Yoga? It’s the best place to wind down and relax after a long week with some rejuvenating yoga and a glass of wine (or two!) with friends old and new. Chris and Annie Mello, owners and trainers at CPMFitness, will lead a group yoga session Friday, February 10 at the downtown CPM location at 111 S…

Want Girl Scout Cookies? Here’s Where To Find Them

Girl Scout cookie season is in full swing, but the where and how you buy cookies has changed over the years. The girls still sell door to door, but there’s now an option to buy online while still contributing to the troop of your choice. Jessica Binkerd and Ann Gerberding, two of the moms of Sioux Falls Troop 40291, say…

Portion Clip Creator Featured on QVC

It’s a chip-clip-measuring-spoon hybrid that helps you stay on track and eat the right serving sizes. The portion clip, designed right here in South Dakota, was recently featured on QVC, and it just might be a good addition to your kitchen. The Portion Clip and Portion Paw for pets, created by Sioux Falls’ Aaron Maguire was a featured product on…

Critter Corner: National Pet Dental Health Month

February is National Dental Health Month for pets. It’s something that many people don’t think about when it comes to keeping their pet healthy. Woofs and Waves has everything you need and even has some tips on keeping your pet’s smile beautiful. Justin Shatto with Woofs and Waves says oral health is very important. He says studies show that periodontal…

Compass Center Hosting “It’s In The Bag” Benefit

The Compass Center in Sioux Falls is a non-profit organization that serves survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Since their services are free of charge, the Compass Center holds benefits to fund their efforts, including their “It’s In The Bag” event. The event will include a silent auction, raffle prizes, giveaways and much more. It will be held tomorrow night, Tuesday,…

SECT To Announce New Season Productions At “The Reveal” Fundraiser

The Sioux Empire Community Theatre is taking on a “production” for the third time: a major fundraiser event. It’s when you can find out all the stage productions they’ll be performing throughout the upcoming season. Patrick Pope with SECT says they’ll only be seating 160 people at this exclusive event, and guests will be entertained with dinner and a show….

Oh My Word Paperie Celebrates First Birthday On DTSF First Friday

It’s another Downtown Sioux Falls First Friday, and Oh My Word Luxury Paperie is celebrating its first birthday too. Melissa Johnson, the owner of Oh My Word and Oh My Cupcakes, says they’ll be celebrating their birthday on Sunday, February 5, but they’ll have fun festivities going on for DTSF First Friday. Johnson says you can come in and check…

Go Red For Women Day

Throughout February the American Heart Association is promoting living a heart-healthy lifestyle. Today is Go Red For Women Day, which encourages people to wear red to raise awareness for women’s heart health. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease and stroke kill one woman every 80 seconds. Dr. Kelly Steffen, a cardiologist with Sanford Health says it’s important that…

Winterfest Of Wheels Fundraiser Supports Cure Kids Cancer

This weekend, the Sioux Falls Convention Center will be taken over by hundreds of cars, motorcycles, and more from the past 100 years. Winterfest of Wheels takes over the Convention Center Friday, February 3 through Sunday, February 5. Karen Leisinger, one of the organizers of WoW, says there will be things for everyone to enjoy- men, women, boys and girls….

It’s National Tater Tot Day!

At KDLT News Today we love celebrating fake holidays and National Tater Tot Day is no exception! Ahtra and Sarah took over the KDLT Kitchen to share some of their favorite tater tot recipes. Minnesota Tater Tot Hot Dish This Minnesota-nice tradition is the perfect comfort food to get you through the cold winter weather.  Ingredients 1 lb. ground beef…

Sioux Falls Multi-Cultural Center To Host “Decadence In Chocolate” Fundraiser

The event helps fund their 19 community programs

A sweet pre-Valentine’s Day event is coming up this Saturday, where you can not only get your fill of chocolates and wine, you can also help raise money to support some programs in the community. The Multi-Cultural Center of Sioux Falls is hosting the 5th annual Decadence in Chocolate fundraiser. Roxie Kelly, assistant director at SFMCC, says they will have…

Hungry For Truth Continues Web Series

LATEST EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS AG STUDENT IN FINAL YEAR OF COLLEGE

SDSU dairy production student, Megan Schaeffer sat down with us in the KDLT Kitchen to tell us about her experience filming with Hungry for Truth and her plans after graduation. To learn more about Hungry for Truth and their web series educating people on antibiotics and GMOs, watch the video above or click here.

February Flair Night At The District

Filly Flair Boutique and Beautycounter are teaming up to put on the first February Flair Night this Thursday, February 2 at The District in Sioux Falls. The night will include live music by Elisabeth Hunstad, dancing, a Wine-n-Canvas workshop, food and drink samples, and of course, shopping! Courtney Vanderpol from Filly Flair says it’s the perfect opportunity for a girl’s night…

Dress For Success Worldwide CEO To Speak At EmBe’s “In Her Shoes” Event

EmBe is once again holding its annual women’s empowerment breakfast In Her Shoes on Thursday, February 9 where you can hear from other women who are leaders in their communities. The event is open to all– women and men– to attend the 4th annual gathering. Erin Bosch with Dress for Success Sioux Falls says this year is especially exciting for…