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Cooks Get Competitive For Gourmet Guys Fundraiser

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Amateur cooks from across the Sioux Empire are competing with their best recipes in the 16th Annual Gourmet Guys Fundraiser to benefit Active Generations on Sunday. This fundraiser is Active Generations’ biggest of the year. The money raised at Gourmet Guys will help fund Active Generations’ mission to enhance the quality of life for people of all ages. Val…

Pink Ladies And Local Bands Host Jam To Help Kick Cancer

All four local chapters of Sioux Falls Pink Ladies band together to help families battling cancer.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Pink Ladies are a group of women who shoot darts throughout the year with all of the funds raised going to families battling cancer. In Sioux Falls, there are four chapters of Pink Ladies, and for the first time, all four chapters will be represented at the Kickin’ Cancer Jam this Sunday, April 30 at the Sioux Falls VFW. The…

38th Annual Women In Business Trade Show

The event offers women a chance to network, make connections and learn from the best of the best.

The 38th annual Women in Business Tradeshow at the Convention Center is Tuesday, April 25th. Doors open at noon with the day time is filled with a trade show, afternoon speakers and demo stage shows. The evening will feature a dinner, Women of Excellence Awards, and guest speaker gymnast Shawn Johnson. The following is a time table of events: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00…

The Time Is Now To Protect Your Pet From Outside Pests

When pets head outside, there is a good chance they'll bring back fleas and ticks.

During the KDLT News Today “Critter Corner,” Justin Shatto from Woofs and Waves, discussed the need to keep your pets protected from out side pests. “It’s been crazy,” Shatto said, “Some of the people we have talked to have already told us they have seen ticks on their kids and dogs in this month.” Pests like fleas, ticks and mosquitoes…

In A League Of Their Own

Sioux Falls Little League to kick off inaugural season with traditional opening ceremonies.

  No longer will kids in the Sioux Falls area have to dream about playing in the Little League World Series, they can now make it a reality. Travis Eastman, the president of Sioux Falls Little League says the new league will take baby steps in its inaugural season, starting with just four teams. “Within Little League, kids can start…

Serving Up Pancakes With Lifescape

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Lifescape is fueling their mission to empower local children and adults with disabilities with their 25th Annual Pancake Benefit this Sunday. Last year, the event had about 4,700 visitors, according to Kim Haiar. She says she hopes this year’s turnout is even bigger. In addition to piles of pancakes and sausages provided by Chris Cakes, Haiar says…

Adventures With Ahtra: El Riad Shrine Circus

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The circus is in town! El Riad Shrine Circus is celebrating its 76th year at the Sioux Falls Area from Thursday, April 20 through Sunday, April 23. The El Riad Shriners bring the circus to Sioux Falls every year to help raise money for their group, which “promotes the community,” according to Shriner Ried Jensen. He says…

Breadico Offers Sioux Falls A Taste Of France and San Francisco

Breadico offers a variety of breads only found in 20-30 other cities across the country.

When David Napolitano saw a need for great sourdough breads in Sioux Falls, he converted a garage stall into a commercial wholesale bakery and began selling his breads in local farmers markets and specialty stores around the city. One year and six months later he opened Breadico, his own brick and mortar bakery. Breadico is located on the East Bank…

Safe Families For Children Offers Comfort During Family Crisis

Safe Families for Children is not foster care or adoption. It's lending a helping hand during tough times.

Safe Families for Children in Sioux Falls is looking for more host families. Safe Families is not foster care or adoption, it is simply giving your time and home to children going through a hard time. “There are times when families are going through a crisis.” Erin Wescott said, “Mom and Dad perhaps are going through a tough time. Maybe they need…

Meet The Ladies Of The Orange City Tulip Festival Court

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- For the young women on the Orange City Tulip Festival Court, the celebration of Dutch heritage is more than just three days of fun; it’s a year’s worth of responsibility to their hometown. Each year, Orange City, Iowa welcomes tens of thousands of visitors for three days of parades, shows, Dutch food and more for their annual…

UPDATE: Driver Airlifted To Hospital In Early Morning Rollover

DELL RAPIDS, S.D.- A driver was airlifted to a local hospital after a rollover crash in Dell Rapids early Monday morning. The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene at Jasper Street and 482nd Avenue around 12:25 a.m. on Monday for a single-car rollover accident. Authorities say the driver was ejected after the car rolled over through a ditch…

Sioux Falls Meets Rock Opera In “Jesus Christ Superstar”

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Sioux Empire Community Theatre is taking on the challenge of a rock opera with their latest production of “Jesus Christ Superstar.” The musical is based on the life of Jesus Christ and his journey to Jerusalem. With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, “Jesus Christ Superstar” has become a global phenomenon over the last 40 years. Director…

Adventures With Ahtra: Buns-N-Guns Challenge

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Swimsuit season is quickly approaching, so CPM Fitness is issuing a “Buns-N-Guns Challenge” to get people ready for the beach. The owners of CPM, Chris and Annie Mello say from April 17 to May 14, whoever attends the most workout classes will win either a month of free membership or $100 cash. To see how Ahtra did with…

Government: 36 Islamic State Fighters Killed By Massive Bomb

KABUL, Afghanistan. (AP) – Afghanistan officials say the U.S. attack on a tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military has left 36 Islamic State group fighters dead. There were no civilian casualties, according to the Ministry of Defense statement, which also said that several IS caves and ammunition caches…

Serving Up Springtime At Crave

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The best restaurants in Sioux Falls are serving up their best for the Downtown Sioux Falls’ Restaurant Week. Crave is staying busy with reservations as guests try their limited edition menu. Head Chef Alex from Crave says even though Crave is a chain, he still got to design every recipe for Restaurant Week. He says he was inspired…

Prairie Berry Adds Local Touch To European Cuisine

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Though they’re best known for their fine wines and craft beers, Prairie Berry East Bank is showing off their culinary skills for Downtown Sioux Falls’ Restaurant Week. With a choice of either French or Spanish cuisine on their Restaurant Week menu, the chefs at Prairie Berry still manage to locally source most of their ingredients. Chef Mark…

The Market Reveals Spanish-Inspired Menu For Restaurant Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Downtown Sioux Falls’ Restaurant Week is in full swing as the top restaurants in downtown show off their best items for their limited edition menus. The Market’s Restaurant Week menu was inspired by a picture of Spanish pozole, according to their head chef. Chef Greg Springer from The Market says the dishes incorporate a unique blend of spices…

A Taste Of Ode To Food And Drinks’ Restaurant Week Menu

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Some of the most popular restaurants in Downtown Sioux Falls are showing off their top food selections for Restaurant Week. Each participating restaurant will feature a menu offering three courses for $30 per person, before tip. Ode to Food and Drinks stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to show off their special menu. Chef Bob says when he…

Embe’s “Tribute To Women” Honors Local Leadership

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It all started as a luncheon back in 1974 to honor female leaders and now, 44 years later, Embe’s annual Tribute to Women is one of the biggest celebrations of local leadership in Sioux Falls. Their event on Thursday, April 13 will recognize 64 nominees and announce the winners of awards in business, philanthropy and public service….