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Magician Travis Nye Pulls Trick On Unsuspecting Anchor

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Magician Travis Nye is always one step ahead of his audience, which is what makes his performances something you have to see to believe. He performs across the Sioux Empire and also teaches magic classes for kids. When our morning anchor, Ahtra Elnashar invited him on KDLT News Today, she expected to learn a magic trick and…

Adventures With Ahtra: Industrial Workout At Coast 2 Coast Fitness

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It seems like every week someone invents a new type of workout, so when Ahtra heard about a gym that hits tires with sledge hammers for exercise, she knew she had to try it. Trainers at Coast 2 Coast Fitness live by the philosophy, “Make it work,” using whatever they have, whether it be tires or boxes,…

St. Patrick’s Day “People’s Parade” Coming To Downtown Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The streets of downtown Sioux Falls are expected to be filled with spectators for this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 18. The grand marshal of this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Larry Fuller says he’s honored to carry the responsibilities of leading this year’s festivities, beginning with the Painting of the Shamrock at the…

Spring into Service by Volunteering in Sioux Falls

Feel good about yourself and help the community by becoming a volunteer.

  On Monday, March 27th, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. the Helpline Center will hold, “Spring into Service,” a day of volunteering at the Nonprofit Center. The event will provide hands on volunteer projects with area nonprofit organizations.   All projects are open to kids, adults, groups, businesses and anyone who would like to volunteer. If you are interested…

Pita Pit Offers Healthy Food Alternatives

Looking for a healthy food choice while on the go? Pita Pit is right up your alley.

Tom and Annette Cruse, owners of all three Pita Pit locations in the Sioux Falls area, stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to share healthier and more flavorful alternatives to traditional fast food. “It’s more of a flatbread,” Pita Pit owner Tom Cruse said, “You won’t be stuffed with the thick bread. We stuff it with 90 percent ingredients and only…

Put Your Best Fork Forward

Health tips to help seniors and their family caregivers make better food choices and create a healthy eating style.

March is national nutrition month and Tony Mau from “Right at Home,” made a visit to the KDLT Kitchen to share health tips for seniors and their family caregivers to make better food choices and create a healthy eating style.   Changing your diet for the better doesn’t have to be a drastic overhaul. Instead of an unhealthy snack, grab…

Author Credits South Dakota Roots For His Success

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Starting the fastest-growing United Methodist church at age 24 wasn’t something South Dakota native, Adam Weber ever thought was possible. Now 10 years later, he’s releasing his new book, “Talking with God” to share his experiences and help others develop their faith. Weber says his book is for anyone who is looking to further their faith…

Four Part Harmony to Dazzle Sioux Falls Area

Gospel quartet Ernie Haase and Signature Sound will perform Sunday in Sioux Falls.

  One of the best nationally known gospel music groups will perform in Sioux Falls. Ernie Haase and Signature Sound has traveled the world and awarded numerous Dove Awards and nominated for a Grammy. The quartet sang at the Grand Old Opry  delight as well as encourage audiences of all ages with their high energy and unmistakable four part harmonies. Susie Cromwell…

Helping Families At The Ronald McDonald House

When hard times hit a family, having enough resources or support can be a struggle, especially when a child is sick. Staff at the Ronald McDonald Houses in South Dakota do everything they can to improve a child’s life and advance a family’s potential. Before serving as executive director of the Ronald McDonald Houses here in South Dakota, Kevin Miles spent…

Outdoor Living Expo 2017

The first annual event offers everything from a farmers market to raising chickens in your backyard.

    The 1st annual Outdoor Living Expo starts in Sioux Falls on Friday, March 10th. It’s a unique mix of contractors and suppliers from the area displaying items such as nursery stock, landscaping, supplies, concrete contractors, outdoor kitchens, mowing and maintenance equipment. “We as an industry need an outlet,” Organizer Jodi Anfinson said, “Somewhere to vend to the retail customer….

Pairing Foods And Beers In The KDLT Kitchen

Meats, eats and treats all made to order at Prairie Berry East Bank. Oh, and don't forget about the beer!

  Neil Jones from Miner Brewing Company at Prairie Berry East Bank joined the KDLT Kitchen with two special craft beers that are featured in the first ever Brewer’s Row Mash Madness in downtown Sioux Falls. Currently, the underdog, Mango Cream Ale has a slight edge in voting over the favorite, Mr. Valentine. You can decide for yourself by tasting…

Camille’s Sidewalk Café Shares Special Lent Dishes

No matter the time of day or occasion, Camille's offers something for everyone

Camille’s Sidewalk Café continues to grow and provide the market with a fresh alternative to fast food, in an atmosphere where you can eat, relax and enjoy. Mike Sandstrom, a catering coordinator at Camille’s Sidewalk Café, joined the KDLT Kitchen to share some of the new menu items for the season of lent. Mike brought with him a breakfast pizza and…

SDSO Presents “The Fellowship Of The Strings”

Among the thriving art and music scenes in Sioux Falls, South Dakota Symphony Orchestra is a gem of musical excellence. The orchestra will be showing off their pop music repertoire at their upcoming “The Fellowship of the Strings” concert this weekend. Jake Windish, a marketing assistant with SDSO, says the concert will appeal to film-lovers of all ages. He says they’ll even…

Free Short Stacks to Benefit Children’s Miracle Network

IHOP and the Children's Miracle Network team up to help local children

  Since launching in 2006, IHOP National Pancake Day has become a pop-culture phenomenon with millions of guests and communities helping IHOP and its franchisees raise $24 million to-date for youth health and wellness organizations. All of the money raised on IHOP National Pancake Day stays local and directly helps children in need. In Sioux Falls, all of the money…

Filleting Fish With Ted Takasaki

GEARING UP FOR 2017 SIOUX EMPIRE SPORTSMEN'S SHOW

Renowned sport fisherman, Ted Takasaki stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to show Ahtra Elnashar how to filet a walleye before he heads to the 50th Annual Sioux Empire Sportsmen’s Show this weekend. Takasaki is a world record holder and a member of the Worldwide Walleye Fishing Hall of Fame. He’ll be holding seminars at the Sportsmen’s Show throughout the weekend…

Using Karate To Encourage Good Choices

Chief Master Larry Hoover teaches an important message to elementary students throughout the Sioux Falls area. Hoover is one of seven people in the U.S. who are 8th degree black belts, and the only one who teaches kids. Hoover offers the opportunity to talk to classrooms about making good choices, character, integrity and respect. “The goal is to get the students to…