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Last Weekend of Fall Parade of Homes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – If you’re looking to rebuild, remodel, or touch up some areas of your house there’s plenty of inspiration this weekend. The Fall Parade of Homes wraps up this weekend. The parade features nearly 50 homes to tour. All the homes, except for two feature homes, are free. The two feature homes each cost $5 to view,…

Funds Coming For Native American Crime Victims

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A U.S. Justice Department official says the agency is doubling the funding for tribal public safety and crime victims as it seeks to tackle the high-rates of violence against Native American women. Acting Associate Attorney General Jesse Panuccio reports the department recognizes “the serious nature of the problem.” The announcement comes amid increased focus on the deaths…

Sanford International Trophy Designed With Sioux Falls Theme

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Today is second day of The Sanford International golf tournament. Crews are busy finishing up last minute preparations, and players are busy practicing before the big competition this weekend. The competition doesn’t start until this weekend, but there’s a number of events to do in the days leading up to when the players hit the greens….

School Zone: Telepresence Robots

Sharing a classroom with a robot may sound like something from the ‘Terminator’ movie franchise, but instead of the big screen, it may be coming to a school near you. For this weeks edition of ‘School Zone,’ we talked with USD Assistant Professor Dave DeJong about ‘telepresence robots,’ and the benefit they can have inside and out of the classroom….

Family Of Recording Artist ‘Prince’ Sues Over Artists Death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Attorneys for Prince’s family have moved a medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuit to the county where he died. Prince’s family sued Dr. Michael Schulenberg and various health care providers in Hennepin County last month, saying they provided services to Prince in the weeks before his death but failed to treat his opioid addiction. That lawsuit was…

No Foul Play In Death Of College Student

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Police do not suspect foul play in the death of a student whose body was found in a University of Minnesota fraternity house near the St. Paul campus. St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders says authorities also do not believe the student was hazed. But he says alcohol could be a factor. The name of the…

One Dead After Gunfire In Northwest Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – One person is dead after gunfire erupted late last night in Northwestern Sioux Falls. Lieutenant Michael Colwill with the Sioux Falls Police Department reports that the department is currently investigating a shooting that happened in a residence near North Galaxy Lane and West Benson Road around 9:15 p.m. Monday. Colwill confirms that all subjects involved in…

76 Year Old Woman Dies In Crash Near Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say a woman has died after her car was rear-ended on Interstate 90 near Mitchell. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the 76-year-old driver had slowed down Monday because of a crash up ahead. The patrol says a pickup truck struck her car from behind and pushed it into a third vehicle. The woman died…

Wired Wednesday: Password Protection Tips

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  Securing yourself online through a strong password is something we’ve been talking about for the last couple weeks. Last week we covered important password basics in order to ensure your safety, but for this weeks edition of ‘Wired Wednesday,’ Chief Strategist Officer at Click Rain Chris Prendergast stopped by with two of the best things you…

Judge Orders Fall Execution For Rodney Berget

Attorney General Marty Jackley said Wednesday that Berget is scheduled to be executed between Oct. 28 and Nov. 3.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s attorney general says convicted prison guard killer Rodney Berget is set to be executed in the fall. State Attorney General Marty Jackley said Wednesday that Berget is scheduled to be executed between Oct. 28 and Nov. 3. Jackley’s office says the warden of the state penitentiary will choose the specific time and date…

Carrie Underwood Returning To PREMIER Center in 2019

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – For the second time, country music star Carrie Underwood will be coming to Sioux Falls. Underwood will perform on October 27th of 2019 as part of her ‘Cry Pretty Tour 360’, according to her website. Her performance will feature special guest appearances from ‘Maddie & Tae,’ as well as ‘Runaway June.’ The most recent Underwood performance…

Get Moving At Riverdale Park!

Many of us say we want to get fit and be in better health, but often just don’t know where to start. We may count calories, watch carbohydrate intake, and follow a specific diet, but when it comes to being active and getting to the gym we fall a little short. Public Health Prevention Coordinator with the Sioux Falls Health…

Sturgis Traffic Up Three Percent From 2017

The annual rally began it's 10 day run on Friday

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) – Traffic is up at this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The annual event in South Dakota’s Black Hills draws hundreds of thousands of people from around the world. This year’s rally began its 10-day run Friday. The state Transportation Department says that during the first three days of the rally, traffic was up 3 percent from last…

KDLT Pet Of The Week: Flash

For this weeks edition of the ‘KDLT Pet Of The Week,’ we head out to the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society to meet ‘Flash.’ Flash is an energetic, sweet, and loving dog that does great with children and other dogs, but cannot go to a home with cats or livestock. For more information on ‘Flash,’ click here. Categories: Community, KDLT…

Miracle Treat Day Underway

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – When a child is battling a life-altering or life-threatening condition, getting them well again is usually the only thing those families think about. Helping restore children back to health here locally as well as around the nation is ‘Miracle Treat Day,’ which kicked off at various Dairy Queen restaurants throughout the nation earlier this morning. Roughly…