Author: Simon Floss

Big, Fast, and Loud: Monster Jam Comes to the Denny

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – They’re big. They’re fast. They’re loud. ‘Monster Jam’ once again has come to Sioux Falls! Drivers will jump the biggest and best trucks, weighing over ten thousand pounds, all to wow the crowd. Randy Brown has been driving for over twenty years. He says the fans reaction, and energy, has kept him going through the two…

Brush Up Before Heading Out On The Ice

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The recent temps have been a ‘kind’ reminder that winter is on it’s way. One of the most popular past-times during the colder months is ice-fishing. If you need to brush up on safety reminders, or update your equipment before heading out on the ice, you’re in luck. The Dakota Angler Ice Fishing Institute will once…

Best Next-Day Foods To Detox All That Halloween Sugar

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – As if you needed a reminder, Halloween is right around the corner. Along with costumes, spooky movies, and parties, candy is a huge component of the holiday. While it’s alright from time to time to indulge your sweet tooth, especially this time of year, too much sugar can bog you down the next day. In order…

Brookings Prepares For College GameDay

BROOKINGS, S.D. – You’ve probably heard about it by now. ESPN’s College GameDay is coming to Brookings for the match-up between the Jackrabbits and the Bison. In fact, everything is already set up. City and School officials talked with KDLT about the shuttle service that’s being offered, do’s and don’t’s for spectators, and the predicted economic impact this game will…

Washington High School Teacher Surprised with Milken Educator Award

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It started off as a normal morning for everyone at Washington High School. However, things quickly changed for one psychology teacher. Alison Ter Horst has been teaching psychology at Washington High School for 14 years and she sees a lot of kids every day. Those close to her say she’s one of the hardest working and…

Fighting Human Trafficking: Call to Freedom’s Mission in the Sioux Empire

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The biggest fundraiser of the year for those fighting human trafficking in the Sioux Empire took place this morning. Call to Freedom fights tirelessly to raise awareness on the issue impacting not only the nation but the Sioux Empire as well. Nationally, nearly 3,300 people are pulled into human trafficking every day. In South Dakota, Call…

Look Inside New Avera Specialty Hospital & Medical Group Clinic

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Two facilities on the new ‘Avera on Louise’ campus are complete. An open house for the Avera Specialty Hospital & Medical Group Clinic is scheduled for Sunday, October 13th, but KDLT News got a preview this morning. To watch the interviews, click on the videos below. Categories: Health, KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Local…

DTSF Businesses Prepped For ‘Art & Wine Walk’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Local art is one of the strongest aspects about Sioux Falls. That’s according to numerous businesses in the downtown area. You have the opportunity to see some of the best artwork in the area, Friday night. KDLT News talked more on the DTSF First Friday & Art & Wine Walk Thursday morning. Categories: KDLT News Today,…

Out N’ About! First Week of October

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Fall is officially in full swing. Fun and festive events come along with the change in season. Kali Trautman, from The Event Company, joined KDLT with details on a few fun ones for this upcoming week! (September 30th-October 7th) October Art & Wine Walk, Friday Oct. 4th. Adult Spelling Bee, Friday Oct. 4th Festival of Bands,…

Don’t ‘Fall’ Into A Fitness Funk

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – With summer over, it’s easy to forget about everything we did to get our ‘summer bods.’ Annie ‘fit chic’ Mello joined us with easy workouts to keep you on track in your fitness journey. For information on Mello’s gym, click here. Categories: Health, KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Local News, Your Health Matters Tags:…

West Central Hosts ‘Mock Funeral,’ Warns Students of Distracted Driving

HARTFORD, S.D. – Students at West Central High School saw first-hand the damage distracted driving can cause. A fatal crash scene was set up in the parking lot of the school. Six students were involved in the simulated crash. Students then filed into the gym, where the school held a ‘mock funeral.’ Even though the crash was staged, it still…

Financial Lessons We Can All Learn From Natural Disasters

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s been a tough year here in South Dakota, and across the nation when it comes to natural disasters. We’ve experienced a lot of flooding locally, and recovering from that can really take a huge financial toll on a family. Christina Lynn of Lynn Financial joined us with what we might all learn from these recent…

Opening Day of 2019 Sanford International

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s opening day for the 2019 Sanford International. Officials called the inaugural year a success, and are looking to take this year to another level. KDLT News Today got a preview of the week this morning. For more information, click here. Categories: Community, KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today – Top Stories, KDLT News Today Interviews,…

Organizers, Runners Ready For Sioux Falls Marathon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – We’re only days away from a huge weekend for local runners: the Sioux Falls Marathon! Sports Authority handles preparations for the race. Race Director Thomas Lee says it’s a year long process, but things really pick up in the six months leading up to the race. Along with ordering shirts, medals, and handling registrations, Lee and…

DTSF Inc., PBR Team Up For September Block Party

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s either the last party of the summer, or the first party of the fall. DTSF Inc., and PBR have once again teamed up to organize the upcoming September Block Party. The event will also host the 5th Annual Mechanical Bull Media Challenge. Along with bragging rights, 6 local celebrities will compete against 6 first responders…

Quick & Healthy Back-To-School Snacks!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s hard to believe, but school is in session virtually everywhere. It’s easy to get excited, but this time of year can be an adjustment period for both kids and parents. Not only classes, but just going from a ‘summer lifestyle’ to a ‘back-to-school mode,’ can present it’s challenges. One could be making sure your kids…