76 Sioux Falls Families Get “Adopted” This Christmas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sunshine Hovdesven’s daughter passed away as an infant years ago. Every year at Christmas, she would wonder what would be on her daughter’s list to Santa, but now, she’s giving other kids a Christmas they’ll always remember. Hovdesven would find herself in tears in toy aisles. When she couldn’t Christmas shop for her own daughter, she…

Snow Cleanup Goes Smoothly For City Crews

SIOUX FALLS S.D. – Many folks around the Sioux Empire who were dreaming of a white Christmas got their wish Thursday night. Some areas saw more than four inches of snow – including Sioux Falls, where officials issued a snow alert as plows hit the streets to clear the way. “We made a decision at that point that we really needed…

One of the Best, Most Unused Features of Fitness Trackers

If you're serious about losing weight, your food is also something you need to follow

Fitness trackers continue to be one of the most commonly requested gifts for the holidays. We love them, but we appear to rarely be using them to their full potential. Augustana Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, Brittany Gorres-Martens explains the benefits of tracking what you eat.  

Copper Lounge Latest: Hultgren Construction Fined Over Improper Removal of Asbestos

Documents obtained show developer had construction workers remove suspect asbestos-containing pipe wrap

Legal concerns continue to mount over how a Sioux Falls developer handled a former downtown redevelopment project – the same developer now involved in a new $50 million public/private partnership on a downtown parking ramp, hotel, and commercial development. Hultgren Construction, the company that had been renovating the Copper Lounge, has settled with the state over allegations it did not…

HIGHLIGHTS: Augie Women Remain Undefeated With 84-59 Victory Over Wayne St.

HIGHLIGHTS: Augie Women Remain Undefeated With 84-59 Victory Over Wayne St.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Playing in their final game before the holiday break, the Augustana women’s basketball team completed the season sweep of Wayne State, downing the Wildcats 84-59 at the Sioux Falls Arena behind 21 points and 10 rebounds from senior Logan O’Farrell. The win sends the Vikings into the break with a perfect 10-0 overall record, which includes a flawless…

Out and About: What’s Happening the Week of 12/18

Addie Graham-Kramer joins us with fun ways to destress, treat yourself, and the kids this holiday week

If you haven’t baked cookies yet for the kids or Santa, don’t worry! Check out the great events happening this week to help you out, including a fun gathering to also make reindeer food and a chance to cut loose and de-stress ahead of company coming this weekend! Click on the link above for more information!

New Brandon Hockey Rink Has Famous Backstory

New Brandon Hockey Rink Has Famous Backstory

  BRANDON, S.D. — An outdoor hockey rink that hosted a game that broke a Guinness World Record for most fans at a single game has found a new home in South Dakota. While dasher boards are silent they’re quite steady and even have a story. The boards surrounding Brandon’s new outdoor rink hosted the 2010 Big Chill at the Big House…

Borrowed Bucks Roadhouse Tow Truck Sold

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The former Borrowed Buck Roadhouse in Sioux Falls wrapped up their two day auction at the Sioux Falls Convention Center today. The bar that closed its doors this past summer started auctioning off their items this weekend. More than four hundred signs and numerous pieces of memorabilia from the bar in Sioux Falls, as well as the…

Shantel Krebs and Trump Advisor Visit Sioux Falls While Critics Organize

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Kris Kobach, Secretary of State of Kansas is campaigning for Shantel Krebs, South Dakota’s Secretary of State. Kobach is endorsing Krebs on her run for South Dakota’s house lone seat, but concerned critics are calling the pair “islamophobic.” If there’s one thing Kris Kobach is tough on, it’s immigration. Now he’s supporting South Dakota’s Shantel Krebs, who…

Cookies & Cocktails: Easy Ways to Entertain this Holiday Season

Addie Graham-Kramer joins us with fun ways to treat family and friends

From sugar cookie decorating and take-home boxes for the kids to sprinkle rim glasses of milk and a festive eggnog for the adults, entertaining this season shouldn’t cause you anxiety or drain your wallet. Addie Graham-Kramer, president of the Event Company, offers a few fun ways to gather stress-free and provide a festive atmosphere for all.

Cutest Carolers You’ll See This Season

Children from the Boys & Girls Club of the Sioux Empire perform for local gatherings

“It is so fun to see everyone’s face light up when the kids are performing,” said Amy Sumner from the Boys & Girls Club of the Sioux Empire. Sumner joined us in the KDLT Studios Thursday morning to talk about the club’s caroling program where children come and carol in exchange for a donation to the club. She says it’s a…

#4 Lincoln Girls Hungry for State

#4 Lincoln Girls Hungry for State

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —The Lincoln Girls Basketball team opened up a new season with a win last night over South Sioux City. This season is the first time in six years the Patriots haven’t had the services of one of the Brecht sisters. All-time leading scorer Anna Brecht graduated and is at Wisconsin-Green Bay. Older sister Ellie is entering her…

Three Arrested In Connection To Recent Car Break-Ins Charged With Felonies

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police have arrested three people who they say may be connected to a string of car break-ins in the Sioux Empire. Police detained three suspects in connection with the break-ins this morning. Now police have charged 35-year-old Christopher Davis, 29-year-old Carlton Brown, and 32-year-old Tirrany Reddick, all Fort Lauderdale, FL residents, with Possession of Stolen Property….

Wired Wednesday: Carla White on the Addictiveness of Social Media

Despite Facebook denying any problems, a growing chorus of voices is raising concerns

Facebook’s first president, Sean Parker, recently said that the social media platform exploits a “vulnerability in human psychology” to addict its users. And he’s not the only one sounding the alarm right now. A former Facebook vice president, also recently told an audience at Stanford that the company is “ripping apart the social fabric of how society works.” Carla White,…

Nashville Recording Artist Headlines Hope Haven International Concert

Hear how the Sioux Falls-based international non-profit has impacted hundreds of thousands of lives

Nashville recording artist Jill Miller joined us in the KDLT studios ahead of an upcoming concert to benefit Hope Haven International. The international non-profit that aims, among other things, to increase mobility for those with disabilities across the globe. Hope Haven volunteers refurbish used and donated wheelchairs and prepare them for shipment overseas. A pediatric wheelchair, the KidChair, is manufactured new. To…