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2018 Pheasant Fest Kicks Off Friday

Pheasant enthusiasts from all over flood Sioux Falls this weekend

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – One of the biggest tourist attractions for South Dakota, ‘Pheasant Fest’, starts tomorrow. The fest is chalk-lined full of events, that will once again be kicked off by the Bird Dog Parade at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, at the Denny Sanford Premier Center. Presented by the Federal Premium Ammunition  ,The National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic…

Woman Turns 104 Years Old, Shares Secret to a Long and Healthy Life

SIBLEY, I.A. – A great-great grandmother is celebrating her 104th birthday in Sibley. “What’s the best part about being 104?” said Thiele. “ I don’t know I have to say I’ve never been there before.”> As Zita Thiele grows another year older, her world keeps getting bigger. She has 48 great-grand children and six great-great grandchildren, with two more on…

‘Share Your Love’ with Feeding South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – This Valentines Day, share your love by feeding those in need. Feeding South Dakota is encouraging you to ‘share your love’ by donating to their program. The non-profit organization helps to secure that 3,100 children in Sioux Falls have food to eat while they are away from school. For a gift of $50, you can sponsor…

Winterfest Of Wheels Kicks Off

Event proceeds go to Cure Kids Cancer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – If you’re a fan of classic cars, we’ve got something right up your alley! The 10th annual Winterfest of Wheels kicks off at 5 p.m. today at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. Dozens of classic cars ranging from 1923-present day are packed in the arena, but it’s much more than just a car show. This entire…

Fit Chic’s Best Foods For Weight Loss

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – If you’re trying to lose weight, and are still struggling to do so, have you done a gut check on what, and how much you’re eating? ‘Fit Chic’ and owner of CPM Fitness Annie Mello joined KDLT’s Simon Floss to discuss what foods you should, and shouldn’t, be eating to get to your goal of losing…

Dairy Program at SDSU Flourishing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s fair to say the dairy program at South Dakota State University is doing well. Along with an education, students gain real world experience, as well as an incredible 100% job placement. However, in many cases students have a job waiting for them before they graduate, due to the high demand in the industry. Members of…

Staying True To New Years Resolutions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A few weeks into the year, how are those resolutions going? https://www.statisticbrain.com/ reports that only 9.2 percent of people ever achieve their new year’s resolutions and break free from bad habits. Chef Scott Teal from the Louise Ave Hy-Vee in Sioux Falls talked with KDLT’s Simon Floss about healthy food-options to keep your resolutions on track….

Production Of ‘No Exit’ Opens This Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Debbi Jones and Jeff Larsen of ‘Monstrous Little Theatre Company’ sit down with KDLT’s Simon Floss talking about their company, the local art and theatre scene in Sioux Falls, and an upcoming show entitled ‘No Exit.’ ‘No ‘Exit’ premiers this week on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. with performances continuing through Saturday. The shows will be held…

ICYMI: 2018 Burger Battle

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Downtown Sioux Falls Inc.’s Vaney Hirari joins KDLT’s Simon Floss highlighting the first week of competition for the 5th annual 2018 Burger Battle. The competition features six Sioux Falls restaurants. Tommy Jacks Pub, The Market, PAve, Ode To Food and Drink, and JL Beers are all competing this year. They will be graded by the customers, who…

Frosty Frolics Weekend

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The City of Sioux Falls has no shortage of fun winter activities. This weekend is the 30th annual Frosty Frolics Weekend put on by Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation. A wide variety of free Winter hobbies are available for the public to enjoy. Tube for $5 at Great Bear Recreation Park this afternoon and evening from…

The Importance of Giving Kids a Break from Technology

Boys & Girls Club launches new social media detox program, "Around the Table"

Billy Mawhiney and Caitlin Hoffman, both with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sioux Empire, talk about a new initiative for 2018 called “Around the Table”. Club officials say it’s become all too apparent how addicted to their phones kids have become and there are definitely downsides to the trend. Their goal is to help teach them the interpersonal…

Top 5 Fitness Trends of 2018

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – At the turn of the New Year, many of us resolve to eat better, hit the gym, and live an overall healthier lifestyle. Joining us Thursday morning to talk more about getting into shape is Brittany Gorres-Martens from the Exercise and Sport Sciences Department at Augustana University, with a list of the top fitness trends for…

Home For The Holidays: Phoenyx’s Forever Family

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Meet Phoenyx. This six-year-old girl loves to laugh, sing her favorite song, and play with her two pugs. Life wasn’t always easy for Phoenyx. When Phoenyx was only three-months-old, her biological mother’s boyfriend shook her, leaving her with severe brain trauma and in foster care. Yes, life hadn’t been fair to Phoenyx, but then Emily enters…