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Rescued By Deputy

Deputy pulls woman from sinking car in Minnesota lake

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) – A deputy went into a central Minnesota lake to rescue a woman from her sinking car. The Douglas County sheriff’s office says it happened Saturday night in a construction zone on Interstate 94 near Lake Latoka, southwest of Alexandria. The sheriff’s office says 76-year-old Beverly Toso, of Hoffman, couldn’t stop in time before she drove off…

Crop Report Update

South Dakota corn and soybean crops in decent shape

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Corn and soybean crops in South Dakota are looking in decent shape as they emerge. The federal Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that 89 percent of the corn crop and 90 percent of the soybean crop is rated fair or good. The state’s spring wheat and winter wheat crops also are rated…

Why LetMeBe83 is Recipient of 2018 Charity of Choice Golf Tourney

Dr. Joe Moen of Vitality Chiropractic and the Sioux Empire Chiropractic Society Board of Directors talks about the Charity of Choice Golf Tournament held each year in Sioux Falls and why he’s so passionate about supporting this year’s recipient organization, LetMeBe83. The tournament is this June 21. Click the links above for further details and to register!

Out and About: Week of June 6/11

Addie Graham Kramer joins the KDLT News Today team with a look at fun events for the upcoming week

Once again, entertainment guru Addie Graham-Kramer from The Event Company joined the KDLT News Today show with a sneak peak of all the happenings to look forward to throughout the Sioux Empire this week! Take a look at the interview and the details to each event below. Wednesday, June 13, 2018 – Wednesday Night Music & More Saturday, June 16,…

Kidnapping Court Appearance

Accused of taking 1-year old family member

TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) – A Tyndall woman is facing a first-degree kidnapping charge after she was accused of taking the 1-year-old child of a family member. Angela Heier is due in court later this month for an initial appearance at the Bon Homme County Courthouse. Authorities say a baby sitter called the sheriff’s department May 10 to report a woman…

Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain Found Dead

Apparent Suicide in France

PARIS (AP) – American celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. He was 61. CNN confirmed the death, saying in a statement he was found unresponsive Friday morning by friend and chef Eric Ripert, and calling it a suicide. CNN said…

Why Kids Are Logging Off of Facebook

And where they're now fairly constantly logged into

This may not surprise all that many parents or tech users in general, but 45 percent of teens now say they are online “almost constantly.” Where they are logged into though, is changing.  A new survey reveals that Facebook use has decreased in popularity among America’s teenagers! Find out where they’re spending time and what advice one of our tech…

Where to Spend At Least One Summer Night With the Family

There aren't a whole lot of drive-in theater's left - why you should frequent those still flinging the gates wide open

With a dwindling number of drive-in theaters across the nation, it may be a good weekend to celebrate National Drive-In Theater Day. There are a dedicated group of theaters still turning the lights on each week for die hard fans and newcomers to the venue. We visited with the owner of the Verne Drive-In in Luverne, Minnesota for some perspective…

Big Races To Be Decided Across South Dakota in Today’s Primary Elections

GOP governor, House races top South Dakota primary ballot

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Republican primary voters picking a nominee for South Dakota governor also will select a candidate for a statewide congressional seat while joining other residents in weighing changes to the “Marsy’s Law” victims’ bill of rights. The polls will be open Tuesday from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. local time, with Republicans choosing in their governor…

Old Explosives Found at New Construction Site

Demolition explosives found at Sioux Falls construction site

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls police bomb squad was called to a construction site after some old demolition explosives were unearthed. Authorities got a call about suspicious devices on Friday in a construction zone northeast of Interstate 229 and East 26th Street. Authorities determined the devices were old construction demolition explosives. The bomb squad detonated them early Saturday,…

Top Military-Themed Movies By State

Favorite True War Movies

Hollywood has a history of honoring the veterans and fallen of US wars, perhaps because most true war stories and heroes seem larger than life. And Hollywood’s true stories about feats of strength, unwavering loyalty in the face of adversity, and overcoming incredible odds are captivating. Trust us—once we compiled an incredible list of war movies based on true stories,…

STEM Event Inspires Girls to Take Apart Electronics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-May 26th was the second annual Girls Breaker Day. It’s an event designed to expose girls to activities centered around STEM or science, technology, engineering and math. “A couple years ago my daughter was taking things apart at home and she thought it was really neat and I thought well I bet a lot of girls don’t have…

Prosecution Says Alcohol Was a Factor In Fatal Hit-And-Run

CANTON, S.D. – A mourning family is beginning to get answers. Authorities arrested Christian Dixon, a 21-year-old Sioux Falls man, after a 34-year-old Tessa Jacobs was killed in a hit-and-run Wednesday night near Worthing. Dixon appeared in court for the first time to face first degree manslaughter charges.  KDLT’s Allison Royal was in the Lincoln County courtroom on Friday afternoon. Dixon…