Miranda Paige

Sioux Falls Woman Advocates for Hydrocephalus Awareness

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- September is Hydrocephalus awareness month and one Sioux Falls woman hopes to educate people about this chronic disease. When Tayla Baca was four months old she was diagnosed with Hydrocephalus. “They told me that I wouldn’t have any of my five senses or be able to walk because my brain was compressed to the size of a…

Voters to Decide on $190 Million Bond on September 18

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-This Tuesday, voters will decide on a $190 million bond put forward by the Sioux Falls School District. The 25 year bond is meant to help with overcrowding issues in schools, by funding three new schools. If passed, the average homeowners property tax would increase by roughly $2 a month. Volunteers are going door-to-door today to remind people…

People Climb Stairs to Honor Fallen Firefighters

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-This week marks the 17th anniversary of 9/11, thousands of people lost. People gathered at howard wood field today to honor those heroes in a special way. 250 people took part in the third annual Step Up for Heroes Memorial Stair Climb. Firefighters, law enforcement, military and others in the community symbolically climbed the 110 flights of stairs…

500 Consigners Gather for Huge Children’s Consignment Sale

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-It’s a one-stop shop for all items baby and child related this weekend at the W.H. Lyon Fairground Expo Center. The company What Grows Around Comes Around is holding their fall and winter children’s consignment sale. It started ten years ago with 27 consignors and has grown to over 500 this year. Anything from baby clothes, furniture, to…

Harrisburg Homecoming Parade Celebrates 125 Years with Special Guests

HARRISBURG, S.D. – Each year the Harrisburg School District holds a homecoming parade, but today in honor of their 125th anniversary they decided to do something a little different and invite two special guests to ride in the parade. 96-year-old Grace Aleck and five-year-old Blakely Langner are the oldest and youngest Tigers in the Harrisburg community. Grace graduated class of 1940,…

Sioux Falls Runner Completes 100th Marathon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-The Sioux Falls Marathon took over the streets of Sioux Falls the morning of Sept 9th. More than 300 people competed, from all over the country.  For some, it was their first marathon. Others already had a few under their belts before hitting the pavement. For one area runner, it was a special day to be running in…

No Evidence of Gunshots After Reports of Shots Fired

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Police Department says they found no evidence of gun shots Saturday night after a person reported that someone fired a gun near W. 12th Street and Lyons Boulevard. At 7:57 pm police responded to the area. According to a press release, police say “no evidence was located to corroborate the initial report to…

A Taste of German Culture in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALL, S.D.- Folks in Sioux Falls can get a taste of the German culture at Fawick Park on Sept. 8th. The nonprofit, Sister Cities Sioux Falls are holding there 24th annual Germanfest. It’s a free festival similar to Oktoberfest that celebrates the German heritage. People drink beer and eat German food while listening to German music. Over 10 thousand…

Axe Throwing at Escape 605, Leagues Starting Soon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-If you’re not feeling challenged enough playing darts, there’s a different kind of throwing experience in Sioux Falls that involves something a bit bigger. Folks can now try axe throwing at Escape 605. It’s the next generation of escape rooms. “It’s just another team building aspect,” said Adam Stockberger, Owner of Escape 605. “I say it’s darts on…

A Lesson in Taking Action: Sanford Hospital Scare

ABERDEEN, S.D- It was a scary morning for staff at the Sanford Hospital in Aberdeen who thought they heard gunshots. It ended up being a false alarm, but as KDLT’s Miranda Paige reports the decisions staff made were important. When staff at Sanford Hospital heard banging noises believed to be gunshots coming from a patient’s room around nine this morning,…

Sharing the Road With School Buses: Driving Law Reminders

S.D.-As school starts back up there are more school buses out on the roads “Give yourself a little bit more room around those school buses because kids are often getting off that bus and they’re going all different directions to their homes,” said South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant, Matt Koll. The South Dakota Highway Patrol has some helpful reminders to…

Importance of Tracking Monarch Migration

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- This time of year, monarch butterflies begin their journey to Mexico. They’re leaving Sioux Falls with a significant purpose. Good Earth State Park hosted a tagging party on Saturday. Staff members put special stickers on the butterflies with a phone number and website, then visitors released them. The hope is that on the butterflies’ journey south, someone…

Businesses Back Open After Building Facade Scare

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-City officials say the exterior that’s protruding from the Vishnu Bunny Tattoo Parlor on Phillips Avenue isn’t as dangerous as they initially thought. This is good news for the businesses on that block. “I’m feeling good. The wall didn’t come down, so that’s a really good thing and they’ve assured it up, up front and engineers said it’s…

Augustana Lutheran Church Embraces Different Cultures

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- One church in Sioux Falls  is embracing different cultures and bringing people together. Augustana Lutheran Church offers sermons in English and Spanish.  On August 26th they held their 10th annual Block Party Fiesta for the Sioux Falls Community. It began with a bilingual church service in the morning. Then there’s free food, music and games from 11a.m.-3p.m. Everyone…

Artists Put Skills to the Test at Third Annual Sketch Crawl

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Five locations and five hours to sketch. That’s the challenge 21 artists took on today in Downtown Sioux Falls. The South Dakota Artist Alliance held their 3rd annual Sketch Crawl. It’s an opportunity for artists to test their artistic abilities while having fun. The public is also able to get involved.  People could use a map to find…

Tri-Valley School District Cracks Down on Dangerous Driving

COLTON, S.D.-The school year just started in South Dakota, but one school district is already cracking down on dangerous drivers. “When you see the stop sign on a school bus come out you need to stop, I mean that really as simple as it gets,” said Dr. Mike Lodmel, Tri-Valley School District Superintendent. However, some drivers aren’t doing that. It…

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….