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Kids K Fun Run Kicks Off Family Fest

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Children’s Miracle Network hospitals in South Dakota raise money and awareness for places like Sanford Children’s Hospital and the CenturyLink Kids K Fun Run is coming to Sioux Falls on July 8 to raise money for the cause and celebrate families. The run kicks off Family Fest, an event for parents and future parents to discover resources to enrich,…

Adventures With Ahtra: Color Vibe 5K

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Color Vibe 5K is coming to Sioux Falls on Saturday, June 24 to raise money for LifeScape, a local non-profit dedicated to empowering people of all ages living with disabilities. The Color Vibe 5K is no ordinary race, it covers runners with neon paint during the course. They’re held across the country to raise money for local…

Sun Tan City And Filly Flair Celebrate Anniversaries With Block Party

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Two Sioux Falls business are celebrating their time in Sioux Falls with a block party featuring a pop-up shop, food truck and music. Sun Tan City West is celebrating 15 years in Sioux Falls and Filly Flair is celebrating one year at their location at the Beacon Center. Filly Flair’s Director of Business Development and Sales Courtney VanderPol…

Local Group Of Chiropractors Golf For A Cause

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A group of chiropractors in Sioux Falls is working together to raise money for a non-profit that promotes STEM education in local schools. Each year, the Sioux Empire Chiropractic Society raises money for a local non-profit at their Charity of Choice Golf Tournament & Gala. President Dr. Joshua Schroeder says the society chose Ground Works-Midwest because their…

Celebrities Fishing For A Cause In Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Boys & Girls Club of the Sioux Empire is holding their second annual Celebrity Walleye Classic fishing tournament to raise money to support their programs for local kids. This year’s celebrity guest are: Riley Reiff of the Minnesota Vikings, Bryan Witzmann of the Kansas City Chiefs, UFC Fighter Devin Clark and National Football Champion Preston Evans….

Healthy Ways To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- June is National Candy Month and the Fit Chic Annie Mello stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to share some healthy options for satisfying your sweet tooth. Though Mello admits to having sugar cravings (especially gum,) she always sticks to organic candy. One of her favorite summer treats is a strawberry puree popsicle, which are only 90 calories…

Financial Adviser Says Wills Secure Family Future

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Financial adviser and entrepreneur, Aaron Maguire stopped by KDLT News Today to offer some advice on starting a will. Maguire says since many people don’t like to think about death, they often put off establishing a will, which can have consequences later in life. He says after college is a smart time to create a will. Maguire says once…

Sioux Falls Pride Week Advocates For Equality, Celebrates Community

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Sioux Falls Pride is celebrating the LGBT community and advocating for equality with Pride Week. Volunteers with The Center for Equality spend months organizing Sioux Falls Pride Week. In the past four years, Sioux Falls Pride Week has grown from 600 to over 8,000 attendees. Co-chair of Sioux Falls Pride, Thomas Christiansen says the organization expects around 10,000 people…

Summer Camp Teaches Kids To Build Video Games

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A summer camp is on a mission to educate kids using video game development. Gaming Bootcamp South Dakota’s summer program is a five-day camp that teaches kids to build video games. A co-founder of the camp, William Bushee says the program begins with teaching students the fundamentals of how to build a video game. Bushee says after students…

Summer White Out To Fund STEM Education

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Ground Works Midwest is holding their annual Summer White Out fundraiser to boost their elementary school STEM initiatives. Ground Works Midwest is a non-profit that specializes in “school teaching gardens.” Through interactive, hands-on learning they strive to give local elementary school students a quality STEM education. This is the third year Ground Works Midwest is holding their Summer…

Adventures With Ahtra: Soybean Planting

VALLEY SPRINGS, S.D.- During planting season, farmers like Kevin Scott always keep one eye on the weather. He’s just finishing up planting season for his corn and soybean crops. Even when mother nature isn’t on his side, he gets a little help from GMOs and pesticides. “Our technology and the seed is so much better now, it can handle these cold…

DTSF Kicking Off June With Block Party

First Friday Will Also Host First Block Party Of The Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Downtown Sioux Falls is kicking off June with their first block party of the summer! Brienne Maner, vice president with DTSF, says the event takes place in the 8th and Railroad Center parking lot located at 401 E 8th Street, from 5:30-11 p.m. on Friday, June 2. The block party is a free event featuring live…

Presidents Bowl Raising Money For Schools With 5K Run

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Presidents Bowl is gearing up for their 5K run to raise money for booster clubs at local high schools. The 5K is one of the Presidents Bowl’s most popular events of the year, according to Rick Brenneman, this year’s Presidents Bowl co-chair. The run will raise money for Roosevelt, Washington and Lincoln High Schools’ extra-curricular activities. Brenneman…

Financial Adviser Aaron Maguire Offers Advice On Hiring An Attorney

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Financial adviser and entrepreneur, Aaron Maguire stopped by KDLT News Today to offer some advice on when and how to hire an attorney. Maguire says it’s important to first consider what kind of situation you’re in. Aside from legal troubles, Maguire says hiring an attorney can be helpful when buying or selling a house. No matter the situation,…

Adventures With Ahtra: Stock Car Racing

  JACKSON, MINN- Racing season is here and drivers from around the world are heading to Jackson Motorplex to race their stock cars. Doug Johnson has been coming to races at Jackson Motorplex since he was little. He grew up 10 miles down the road and has always been a racing fan. “I just kinda grew up here on Saturday nights…

Summer Salads And Smoothies At Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Summer is on the menu at Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe with a variety of fresh salads and tropical smoothies available. Mike Sandstrom from Camille’s stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to share a few menu selections. Their Caesar salad includes romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, Parmesan cheese and croutons. Sandstrom highly recommends their Bangkok Thai salad with romaine lettuce, carrots, grilled…

Breadico Introduces Fresh Pasta Line

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- As the owner of Breadico, David Napolitano strives to create an authentic Italian eatery, which is why he’s excited to launch a new line of fresh pastas using only four ingredients. Growing up in Sioux Falls with an Italian heritage, Napolitano has a passion for creating delicious food with quality ingredients. He says his fresh pastas are made using…

Financial Adviser Aaron Maguire Encourages Living Wills

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-  Life is full of surprises, which is why establishing a living will and a durable power of attorney is an important thing to do while you’re young and healthy. Financial adviser and entrepreneur, Aaron Maguire stopped by KDLT News Today to offer some advice. To put it in simple terms, Maguire says a living will is a document…

Star Of “Pitch Perfect 3” Anna Camp Talks Less-Is-More Lifestyle

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- After wrapping up “Pitch Perfect 3” actress Anna Camp is partnering with Nestea to promote her less-is-more approach to summer. Camp joined us from Nestea’s tiny house in New York City’s Herald Square, which she says wouldn’t mind living in for a while! In collaboration with Nestea, Camp’s less-is-more approach to summer is all about simplicity and finding…