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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…

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…