Miranda Paige

Local Business Helps Keep the Art of Calligraphy Alive

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Technology has integrated its way into many areas of our daily lives, but one class in Sioux Falls is proving that many people still enjoy writing with good old pen and paper. At “Oh My Word Paperie” in Sioux Falls the old art of decorative handwriting comes to life. Chelsea Burtis teaches a “Basics To Hand Lettering And…

Despite The Cold People Shop Downtown For Crazy Days

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-After Christmas it can be a slow time for stores in Downtown Sioux Falls, but this weekend is one of the busiest weekends stores see in the month of January. That’s because stores participate in “Crazy Days” where they offer crazy deals. It gives stores a chance to mark older items on clearance to make room for new…

Third Annual Women’s March in Downtown Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-People across the nation and in the Sioux Empire marched Saturday Jan. 19th in support of women as a part of the 2019 National Women’s March. This is the third year of the Women’s March In Sioux Falls. Usually supporters will march the streets of downtown, but cold temperatures forced the event indoors this year. That didn’t stop…

Avoiding Scams in Video Games, Bug Recently Found in Fortnite

Online video games are catching the attention of cyber criminals who are able to scam players. The most recent game this has happened with is the popular video game “Fortnite.” Recently Epic Games, the makers of Fortnite announced that there was a bug in their system. hackers sent out links in the game. If someone clicked on the link, it…

Oh My Cupcakes! Opens New Location

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-One family owned Sioux Falls business that’s been around for over a decade is expanding. You no longer have to be just on the south side of town to enjoy a gourmet cupcake from Oh My Cupcakes. January 18th and 19th was the grand opening weekend for the business’ second storefront location .It’s on the east side of…

Keeping Pets Safe in Extreme Weather

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- When it gets colder out, it affects everyone including pets. Although dogs have fur, they’re still vulnerable to hypothermia and frostbite if left outside. This is why in South Dakota leaving a pet outside in the cold without proper shelter is considered neglect and is against the law. KDLT’s Miranda Paige found out what owners should do…

2nd Annual Hockey Day in South Dakota

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-   Hockey games are in full force across South Dakota and Saturday, January 12th was a special day for players and fans. It’s the second annual Hockey Day. “It’s a sport that’s growing and growing, but especially I think in the state of South Dakota,” said Jim Olander with the Sioux Falls Stampede. Over the past few…

Cop on a Rooftop, Raising Money For Special Olympics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It’s something you don’t see everyday. Law enforcement in Sioux Falls spent their day hanging out on the rooftops of some Hy-Vee stores. They were not out scouting bad guys, instead they were looking for donations from shoppers. It’s the 2nd annual “Cop On A Rooftop” held by South Dakota Law Enforcement Torch Run. All the money…

Filing Taxes During a Government Shutdown

Update as of January 7th:  WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayers who are owed refunds will be paid on time, despite the government shutdown that has closed many federal agencies, a Trump administration official said Monday as concern mounted over the risk that the payments could be delayed. The acting director of the White House budget office, Russell Vought, said customary rules…

Kristi Noem Sworn in as South Dakota’s 33rd Governor

PIERRE, S.D.- Saturday, March 5th marked the 2019 South Dakota Inauguration at the state capitol in Pierre. South Dakota lawmakers and leaders were sworn into office but the main event was to welcome in the new governor. Thousands of people gathered at the state capitol to witness history. Kristi Noem was sworn in as the 33rd governor of the State…

The Mitchell Mystery Machine

MITCHELL, S.D.-For more than 20 years a van resembling the Scooby-Doo Mystery Machine has been a part of the Mitchell community. To many, it brings up a feeling of nostalgia, but for the owners it has an even deeper meaning. In the Butterfield household, they’ve come to have quite the Scooby-Doo collection. However, their most prized possession will always be…

Sioux Falls Firework Seller Offers Online Pick-up and Delivery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Fireworks are now legally allowed to be sold in the South Dakota from now until the first of January. Vendors are pulling out all the stops to appeal to customers. One Sioux Falls business now lets people order fireworks from the comfort of their own homes. Fire Brothers Fireworks sells a majority of their fireworks online, and…

Helpline Center Offering Support To Farmers   

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-The suicide rate among farmers, especially in rural areas continues to grow across the nation. This year has been especially tough on farmers between trade wars, tariffs, and weeks of bad weather. It’s left many feeling tired, worn out and angry. Staff at the Helpline Center want to remind farmers who are struggling that it’s okay to “check…

Park Ridge Neighborhood Lights Up for 70th Annual “Luminary Lane”

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Every Sunday before Christmas, one Sioux Falls neighborhood lights up. Luminary Lane stretches from 26th Street to 22nd Street and Park Avenue to Glendale Avenue. It’s a tradition many people incorporate into their holiday. Christmas is a special time for the Park Ridge Neighborhood. For one night only they transform into Luminary Lane, lighting the way to christmas….

Sioux Falls Businesses Hand Out Free Christmas Dinners

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Four-hundred families have a meal for Christmas thanks to several businesses in Sioux Falls. This is the second year the Sioux Falls companies: Five Guys Burgers, Taco John’s and Wheel City Auto partnered up to hand out meals in the community. They bought the meals using money from their change boxes. The dinners include a 10 pound…

Santa’s Helper

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It’s that time of year to write a letter to Santa. One Sioux Falls man has a very important job in helping get those letters to the North Pole for Christmas. John Myer’s house in Sioux Falls has a very special mailbox out front. It’s Santa’s mailbox. This time of year is very busy for Santa,…

Someone You Should Know: Flandreau Dispatcher Retiring After 41 Years

FLANDREAU, S.D.-It’s rare to stay at any job for over forty years, but especially in a job as stressful as being an emergency dispatcher. However, one Flandreau women has accomplished just that. “Everybody knows Leetha’s voice when they call,” said Moody County Sheriff, Troy Wellman. “It can be a comforting sound when somebody calls in in distress.” Leetha Petersen is…

Jerseys for Jackson

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Remedy Brewing in Sioux Falls transformed into a Vikings watch party this afternoon all to raise money for a very special kid: Jackson Horsted. “Anyone who has met Jackson knows he is just the happiest, most cheerful, little guy. He’s just a joy,” said his mom, Kristina Horsted. Jackson loves sports, especially football. “Go Vikings,” said Jackson. So…