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The Sub Hub Of Sioux Falls Offers Fresh Options For Summer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Since 2010, Jon and Michelle Hoffman have been serving up fresh sandwiches, wraps and more out of their food truck, The Sub Hub of Sioux Falls. With two little boys, the Hoffmans say they love working as a family. They started their food truck back in 2010. Jon says it was a challenging time for food trucks…

Summer Home Decor Trends From Conversation Piece

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A local mother-daughter duo has taken their sense of style and business skills to open Conversation Piece, a new home decor and furniture store in Sioux Falls. Patience Pickner and her daughter, Chelsea Tracy from Conversation Piece stopped by KDLT News Today to show off their new pieces for summer, focusing on silk flowers and versatile pieces, like trays…

8th Grade Girl Uses Her Summer To Help Others

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- For many kids, summer is a time to sleep in and play outside; for 12-year-old Camilla Portz, it’s a time to serve her community. Portz got the idea for Embe’s Camp ChangeMaker after participating in Embe’s Camp CEO, a four-day camp for girls in sixth to eighth grade to learn about leadership. Portz says volunteering was her…

Adventures With Ahtra: Canaries Baseball

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Canaries expect nothing but the best from their players, so only a select few actually make the team. “It’s fierce competition out there. It’s a grind. You know, you have to be willing to put in the time, the effort,” says Field Manager Mike Meyers. Baseball is a mental game, which is why the coach says women…

Squealer’s Smoke Shack Introduces New Menu

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Family-owned Squealer’s Smoke Shack is rolling out a new menu for summer at their barbecue restaurant in Tea. The new menu includes specials that were frequently requested by customers, like their “Angry Boss” sandwich and Grandma’s Mac and Cheese. To see the full new menu, click here. Andrea Kuiper and her husband started Squealer’s with a food truck in…

Ella Reid Kicks Off Midwest Tour In Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Texas-based singer and songwriter, Ella Reid is bringing her Americana-style music to the Midwest with tour stops in Sioux Falls, Stillwater and Minneapolis. Reid will be performing at McNally’s Irish Pub in Sioux Falls on Wednesday, June 21 at 7 p.m. When Reid isn’t on tour, she’s busy writing and recording her next album. She grew up…

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…