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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…

Spring Fashion Trends With Chelsea’s Boutique

We’re already halfway through February and spring will be here before we know it. Of course, one of the best parts of spring is the fashion! Chelsea’s Boutique in Sioux Falls is launching some hot new pieces for spring to help give your wardrobe a makeover. Of course, what’s a good wardrobe without killer shoes? Chelsea Tracy from Chelsea’s Boutique says…

“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…