Author: Anndrea Anderson

City of Sioux Falls to Open Sandbag Drop-Off Locations

Sioux Falls, South Dakota: People with sandbags filled in preparation for spring flooding have several options on how to manage them. People living in flood-prone areas may want to store their sandbags for future use. Sandbags can also be opened and the sand used on the owner’s property. Empty sandbags can be placed in the garbage. The City has also…

Gov. Noem Announces Nearly $55.0 Million for Statewide Environmental Projects

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Kristi Noem says the state Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved nearly $55.0 million for water, wastewater, and solid waste projects. The board met today in Pierre. The $54,971,550 total includes $11,139,000 in grants and $43,832,550 in low-interest loans, with $2,900,000 in principal forgiveness. The grants and loans awarded by the board are administered…

Someone You Should Know: Chad Pickard’s Passion for Bicycling Extends into Schools

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls man with a passion for biking is hoping to pass on his love for two wheels to the next generation. Chad Pickard’s life revolves around two wheels. He’s made his passion his life’s work, as the owner of “Spoke-N-Sport” bicycle shop. “Everybody here, we truly believe the bike is an amazing tool that…

City to Close Falls Park

Dangerous Record Water Flow Possible

  SIOUX FALLS, SD- The city of Sioux Falls is bracing for a second flood event to affect the area. It is expected to be so substantial the city plans to close down Falls Park for safety reasons. There is an estimated four to eight inches of water in the Big Sioux River Basin snow pack north of Sioux Falls….

Noem Encourages Residents of Big Sioux River Valley to Prepare for Flooding

PIERRE, S.D. – Governor Kristi Noem today encouraged people living in the Big Sioux River Valley in eastern South Dakota to start preparing for record flooding. Winter snowmelt and rain have raised the water levels in Big Sioux River Valley areas north of Watertown to south of Sioux Falls. At this time, the National Weather Service predicts that when flooding…

Body of Missing Yankton Woman Found, Man Facing Murder Charges

YANKTON, S.D. – Authorities found the body of a missing Yankton woman in Michigan, and now a man suspected in her death is in jail. Tamara LaFramboise was reported missing on March 5th. Monday afternoon in Sioux Falls, police arrested Steven Falkenberg. He’s been transported to Yankton where he remains in jail this evening. Authorities say LaFramboise’s body was discovered…

2019 Legislative Session Comes to a Close

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem closed out the main part of her first legislative session as governor with a funding boost for nursing homes, anti-pipeline protest legislation and a victory over supporters of industrial hemp. Lawmakers voted this past week to approve a state budget that included a 10 percent inflationary increase for nursing homes, funding…

KDLT Weather LIVE at 10 p.m.

KDLT News will not be on air this evening due to dangerous floodwater around our station in Sioux Falls. We are broadcasting weather updates LIVE on Facebook:   Chief Meteorologist Tyler Roney has another update on the weather and what to expect for tomorrow. KDLT Weather Posted by KDLT News on Thursday, March 14, 2019 Categories: Local News, News, News…

KDLT News LIVE at 10 p.m.

KDLT News will not be on air this evening due to dangerous floodwater around our station in Sioux Falls. We are broadcasting LIVE on Facebook: Your top stories at 10 Posted by KDLT News on Thursday, March 14, 2019       Categories: Local News, News, News Top Story

Yankton Transfer Station Accepting Flood-Damaged Debris Free of Cost

YANKTON, S.D. – Due to the anticipated disaster declaration by the Yankton Board of City Commissioners, the Transfer Station will be opened for no cost disposal of flood-damaged debris from properties within the City of Yankton. Only flood-damaged items from properties located in the City of Yankton are eligible. Loads will be weighed and written records collected from participants for…

Landfill Offers Free Access to Flood-Impacted Residents

Sioux Falls, South Dakota: Starting Friday, the Sioux Falls Regional Landfill is waiving entry fees to allow people to dispose of debris created as a result of the March 13th and 14th flood event.  Fees will be waived through Saturday, March 30. “It is important to begin home cleanup efforts as soon as possible, before water damaged items become a health concern,” says…

KDLT Weather LIVE at 6 p.m.

KDLT News will not be on air this evening due to dangerous floodwater around our station in Sioux Falls. We are broadcasting LIVE on Facebook:   Chief Meteorologist Tyler Roney has another weather update for tonight. Posted by KDLT News on Thursday, March 14, 2019 Categories: Local News, News Top Story

KDLT News LIVE at 6 p.m.

KDLT News will not be on air this evening due to dangerous floodwater around our station in Sioux Falls. We are broadcasting LIVE on Facebook:   Posted by KDLT News on Thursday, March 14, 2019 Categories: Local News, News

Rescue Crews Evacuate 17 People by Boat in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Fire Rescue and other emergency responders used boats to rescue people from their homes in the neighborhood near Minnesota Avenue and Lotta Street Thursday afternoon. Rising flood waters have made many roads impassable throughout the city and county. According to SFFR, 17 people were evacuated. Crews visited each house and residents could choose to…

KDLT Weather LIVE at 5

KDLT News will not be broadcast this evening due to floodwater surrounding our station, however we are updating LIVE on Facebook: Chief Meteorologist Tyler Roney has a weather update and will let you know when conditions will improve. KDLT Weather Posted by KDLT News on Thursday, March 14, 2019 Categories: Local News, News, News Top Story, Weather