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Adventures With Ahtra: Skydiving

LUVERNE, MINN.- Jumping out of a plane is just another day at the office for the professional skydivers at Skydive Adventures in Luverne, Minnesota. Skydive Adventures has been operating as a non-profit organization to promote the sport of skydiving since the early 1960’s. Skydive Adventures use Cessna 182 and 206 jump planes. Though people like Jan Fodness, an instructor at Skydive…

Tropical Smoothies With Blaise Keller

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- You know him for his forecasting skills and sassy attitude on KDLT News Today, but Meteorologist Blaise Keller has a secret talent: he makes a killer smoothie. Blaise stepped away from the KDLT Weather Center to show us exactly how he does it. In true Keller-fashion, Blaise doesn’t use exact measurements and takes a more creative approach when…

Canaries Prep For Season Opener

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Canaries are celebrating their 25th year and opening week with events and deals for the whole family at the Birdcage. The Canaries play the Sioux City Explorers in Sioux City on Thursday, May 18 at 7:05 p.m. Their home opener will be on Saturday, May 20 at 6:05 p.m. On Thursday, visitors can get a free…

Financial Adviser’s Tips For A Profitable Stock Portfolio

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- In a volatile stock market, it can be difficult to create a profitable portfolio. Financial adviser and entrepreneur, Aaron Maguire stopped by KDLT News Today to offer some advice. Maguire says before deciding which kinds of stock to add to your portfolio, you should consider how far along you are in the retirement process. Younger people should consider…

Adventures With Ahtra: Deskercise

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Sitting in an office and staring at a screen all day can cause tense muscles and sore joints. Our staff at KDLT are no exception to falling victim to lazy posture and bad habits! Annie and Chris Mello from CPM Fitness ambushed KDLT’s newsroom to teach us some “Deskercise” moves. Annie says chairs are the biggest…

Local Mom Uses Her Bakery To Spread Love On Mother’s Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A mom in Sioux Falls is using her bakery, Brandy’s Custom Cakery to make Mother’s Day delicious this year. Brandy Engels started Brandy’s Custom Cakery three years ago and does everything herself, from decorating to delivery. Engles is a mother of three girls and says her heart has always been in decorating desserts. She says she hopes…

3 Easy DIY Gifts For Mother’s Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Mother’s Day is almost here and the Fit Chic Annie Mello has some crafty ways to show mom you care! Nuts About You Jars Take small mason jars and put chalk board stickers on the front and write any fun loving message to your mom, like “I am nuts about you mom” or “Happy Mother’s Day.” Place…

Expert Talks At-Home Approach To Senior Care

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- When a Sioux Falls man suddenly became a caretaker for his mother-in-law, he found that helping others get back on their feet brought him fulfillment. After nearly 50 days of caring for his mother-in-law, Tony Mau was proud to see her move back to her farm and living independently again. Mau decided to make it his mission…

The Daily Scoop 5-8-17

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Daily Scoop is our morning segment highlighting trending stories on social media. Anu shows off new leg A seven-year-old girl in England arrived at school with her new, pink artificial leg and was greeted with open arms by her classmates. Watch the video above for her father’s reaction when he saw her friends’ positive response. Kentucky Derby…

Adventures With Ahtra: Brewing Beer At Fernson

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Nothing says summer more than cracking open a cold, locally-crafted beer and Fernson Brewing Company makes some of the best. The two men who started the brewery are not only partners and business, they’re also best friends. Blake Thompson and Derek Fernholz started experimenting with beer recipes in Thompson’s parents’ garage years ago. “His mom, Jana would often…

Art And Wine Walk Kicks Off Downtown

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Downtown Sioux Falls’ First Friday Art and Wine Walk on Friday night offers visitors different wines at each participating business featuring free public art. Nearly 30 different downtown businesses are participating in the Art and Wine Walk from 5-9 p.m. Wristbands for the walk can be purchased at any of the locations, featured here for $20. Individual glasses…

The Girl Scouts BIG Event Gets Girls Involved In STEM Activities

Over 20 exhibitors to offer hands on science experiments to girls of all ages.

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – This year’s Believe in Girls or BIG event encourages girl scouts to explore science, technology, engineering and math in a fun and interesting way. The event is designed to get young girls involved and excited about the different things offered through STEM activities. “Last year we had little round robots that the girls used ipads…

Summer Fashion With TH Grey

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Coming from a small town in South Dakota, Trish Tilberg has mixed her sense of practicality with her love of high fashion to create her online boutique, TH Grey. Tilberg started TH Grey six months ago and runs the all operations of the boutique herself. While her collection is sold exclusively online, Tilberg says she is looking for…

100+ Women Who Care Preparing For Next Big Move

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Sioux Falls chapter of 100+ Women Who Care is preparing to make their next contribution to a local non-profit. Their mission is simple: make the community a better place. There are 100+ Women Who Care chapters across the country, raising thousands of dollars for local organizations by pledging their own money to give. Here’s a catch: they…

Adventures With Ahtra: Kickboxing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- During cold weather, a great way to blow off some steam indoors is with some kickboxing. In this week’s “Adventures with Ahtra” KDLT’s Ahtra Elnashar went to 9Round Fitness in Sioux Falls to try out their kickboxing workout. 9Round Fitness is based on nine rounds of high-intensity, full-body workouts designed to work each muscle group. Before you start,…

Taco John’s Serving Up Spice With New Pork Carnitas Taco Quesadilla

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Taco John’s is serving up spice with their limited-time Pork Carnitas Quesadilla Taco. Chris Carroll from Taco John’s says they’re really excited to roll out their new taco. It features their new Pork Carnitas, roasted tomatillo salsa and fresh Pico de Gallo. All of the ingredients are inside their corn tortillas layered with three-blend cheese. The Pork Carnitas…