Author: Joe Farrell

Fernson Buys Bro Brasserie Location, Plans to Open Taproom and Eatery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The restaurant business is tough, and businesses come and go. Many fans of a popular Sioux Falls eatery were bummed to find out it was closing with the new year. But there was something happening behind the scenes, and it may not be a sad story after all. Fernson Brewery purchased the Bro Brasserie location and…

Snow Removal Budgets Tight for Sioux Empire

MITCHELL S.D. – The city of Sioux Falls needed an increase to the snow removal budget after last April’s snowstorm. But are other areas having the same struggles? In Mitchell, like most places, a lot of white also means a lot of green. As in money for snow budgets. “We kinda keep track and monitor each storm., inches, hours worked…

Snowfall Totals: Winter Storm From November 30th – December 2nd

Snowfall Totals: First Winter Storm This Season

KDLT Viewing Area- Our first winter storm of the season is in the books and there were some impressive snowfall totals. For some, we saw very little snow because of two dry pockets of air that developed over the Sioux Falls area, which kept those of us there from seeing the snow. Here is a full look at snowfall totals…

Sanford International: A Very Unique Journey

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Golfers and fans are gearing up to tee off tomorrow for the Sanford International. But there is a uniqueness to this tournament that the fans will be able to enjoy. Just like every journey, this one starts with a single step. “I give all the credit in the world to Sioux Falls they’ve really embraced it….

Sanford International Week Arrives

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Some big names in professional golf are arriving in Sioux Falls. Excitement has been building up for the Sanford International. The week is finally here, and we got a look at the final preparations. If you have driven down Kiwanis Avenue in Sioux Falls you may have noticed the Minnehaha County Club looks a little different….

Pella Tornado Hits Close to Home for Vermeer Employees

TEA, S.D. – On Thursday, a tornado hit the town Pella, Iowa, where the headquarters for the AG manufacturing company Vermeer is located. Vermeer General Manager Ryan Vos and his crew made it out before tragedy struck. The Vermeer General Manager was celebrating 70 years with clients and dealers from across the world. “We’re on our way home with our…

Sidewalk Construction Causing Traffic Backups on Sioux Falls’ Busiest Streets

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Unfortunately, our long winters can do a lot of damage to our roadways, but sometimes it isn’t just the roadways that need repairing. You may have noticed the traffic backups at 41st and Kiwanis Avenue, but those lane closures are actually for the sidewalks. Making them more wheelchair friendly according to ADA compliance regulations. “They’re replacing…

April Snowstorm Round Two

It is no secret that the Sioux Empire has seen its fair share of snow this April. In fact, after April 18th’s snow, Sioux Falls is now at 5th all time for seasonal snowfall sitting at a mark of 70.4″. That is a lot of snow folks, with 31.4 of those coming in just this month of April. While we…

Rep. Kristi Noem Speaks With High School Students

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Rep. Kristi Noem paid a visit to some Sioux Falls high school students to talk about issues they care about. She also spoke about faith and explaining that it helped her, and her family through the tough life of politics. Noem has always stressed that it is all about South Dakotas next generation, and today was all…

NSIC Championships Expecting To Draw Big Crowds

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Preparations for the NSIC tournament at the Sanford Pentagon are pretty much wrapping up. Although the Sanford Pentagon hosts multiple basketball tournaments, Jesse Smith, director of operations at the Pentagon, says, “These tournaments are always interesting each one’s a little bit different and so the preparation for each one of them is unique and a very…

How Much Do You Know? 2018 Winter Olympics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Today, February 8th, the 2018 Winter Olympic Games began. You can watch all the action on KDLT! KDLT’s Joe Farrell hit the streets to see how much people knew about this years’ games. The most popular answer? “I’m late to a lunch meeting”. The people that gave us a moment to answer? Very entertaining. Categories: Community Tags:…

Mayor Huether Announces Top Ten Wins For 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- This morning, February 7th, Mayor Mike Huether announced his top ten list of wins for the city of Sioux Falls in the year 2017. A couple of them on the list, made headlines in being controversial with the public. Number five on this list was was Elmwood golf course and their grand re-opening, but what came with…

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s On 69th Closes Its Doors

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Fans of the restaurant ‘Beef ‘O’ Brady’s’ got some disappointing news this week. The restaurants location on 69th street in Sioux Falls, closed its doors. Wednesday, January 31st, was their closing day. This comes about a year after the franchise closed its doors on the location near the Sanford Pentagon. Talks of closing the restaurant started a…

Sexual Violence Forum Held For Area Universities

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Compass Center is a non-profit organization that helps victims of sexual abuse. They help victims of all ages. Wednesday, January 24th, they wanted to help out another important group. Area college representatives were gathered at the University Center in Sioux Falls. The Compass Center wanted to provide an open dialogue setting where the area colleges discussed…

Rep. Kristi Noem Visits Rapidly Growing Company In Tea

TEA, S.D.- Weisser Distributing company is one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. They were able to make the Inc. 5000 list in 2017 for that exact reason. Rep. Kristi Noem took a visit to the company today to congratulate them on this honor. She was able to take a tour of the company, speak with employees, and…