Miranda Paige

Scheel’s Holds Summer Bash Before School Starts Back Up

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-People in Sioux Falls are trying to get in the last few days of summer before school starts back up. Scheel’s is throwing a summer bash until 8:30 tonight, August 19th. An outdoor movie, Space Jam will play on the big screen at 7. Basketball tournaments sponsored by Sky Force are also happening in the parking lot. Organizers…

Harrisburg Businesses Collect Food For Kids In Need

HARRISBURG, S.D-Several businesses in harrisburg teamed up today to help kids in their community before the start of the new school year. Their mission was to fill a large school bus full of food. Stores in the Schoeneman’s Strip Mall off Cliff Avenue organized the Back to School Bash. People donated food items in exchange for activities like the bouncy…

Cats Over Capacity, Foster Parents and Adopters Needed

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It’s kitten season and many animal rescue centers say they are overwhelmed by the amount of cats they are receiving. The All Cats Rescue organization is full, and can not take any more animals. They even have cats on a waitlist. For the next several weekends the rescue will be at different PetSmart stores around Sioux Falls….

Wounded Veterans Fundraiser Held in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Sioux Falls shoppers might notice a little more purple when they hit the grocery store on August 11th. Folks with the Military Order of the Purple Heart will have booths at each Hyvee location and the Walmart on 60th Street North. The organization supports wounded war veterans around the country. The Sioux Falls chapter is raising money…

Dogs Compete in Water During Scheels Hunting Expo

Scheel’s annual Hunting Expo is this weekend in front of their location on 41st street in Sioux Falls. It isn’t just for humans, dogs have their own event they can participate in. It’s a Dock Dogs competition to see which furry friend can jump the highest, the farthest and swim the fastest to retrieve a toy. People travel from all…

Watertown Hardware Store to Close After a Century in Business

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- After 114 years in business, a popular fixture in downtown Watertown will be closing its doors. KDLT’s Miranda Paige spoke with the owner about why now is the time to close as he looks back on his time in business. If you’ve been to Mahowald’s Hardware, you’ll remember the sound of the squeaky floorboards. A way for…

Free Rummage Sale Helps Community Members in Need

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Hundreds of people were able to score some good summer and back to school deals Saturday, July 28th.  Messiah New Hope Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls held their annual rummage sale. The catch? Everything was free. People were welcome to take what they were in need of. Doors opened at nine, but people started lining up as early…

South Dakota AG Community: Critics of Trade War & Bailout Plan

The president announced Tuesday, July 25th, a $12 billion plan to pay farmers for their losses and find new global markets.   However, some in South Dakota’s ag industry say a bailout won’t stop the damaging domino effect of the trade war with China. “It’s kind of a poor bandaid to put on for the time being,” said Scott Stahl,…

Pop-up Park Installed at Phillips Plaza

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-There’s a new park that recently was installed in the middle of downtown Sioux Falls. It popped up in Phillips Avenue Plaza at the beginning of July. The Place Making Committee through Downtown Sioux Falls Inc. takes spaces and turns them into something a little different. For the past two years they’ve done a pop-up Park in conjunction…

Dentist Facing Charges Against Inmates at Minnehaha County Jail

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A dentist at the Minnehaha County Jail is accused of inappropriately touching female inmates. According to court documents the instances of alleged abuse include 5 women this year. “You know obviously they are very serious charges,” said Sheriff Mike Milstead. Dr. Andrew Heinisch faces four felony and four misdemeanor charges, including two counts of attempted sexual acts…

Hot Harley Nights Continues to Raise Money for Make-A-Wish

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-  Hot Harley Nights is back for the 23rd year to raise money for Make-A-Wish South Dakota. Biker enthusiasts from across the country gather for food, activities and all thing Harley-Davidson. Owner Jim Entenman says this year is the biggest turnout they’ve had yet. “The motorcycling community is absolutely fantastic and they like to give, like to have…

Residents Clean Up After Floods in Armour and Parkston

ARMOUR & PARKSTON, S.D.- Another round of rain means more flooding. Several towns across Eastern South Dakota have been dealing with excess water all day. KDLT’S Miranda Paige went to Armour and Parkston. Water runs through the streets of Armour. “You know in all honesty, I think that I haven’t really seen this go over like this before. This is…

DWU Football Finds Ways to Stay Cool During the Summer

MITCHELL, S.D.-   While many people stayed close to the air conditioner, it didn’t stop some athletes from practicing outdoors. Around 70 high schoolers from across the region attended the DWU Football Prospect Camp in Mitchell on Wednesday, July 11th. The sun was out in full force, but so were the football players. They didn’t let the heat ruin camp. Plus,…