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Mitchell CTE Students Prepare For ProStart Invitational

MITCHELL, S.D. – It’s safe to say culinary students at the Mitchell CTE Academy know their way around the kitchen. In 2018 the group took home top honors in the ‘culinary division’ at the South Dakota ProStart Invitational. ProStart is a nationwide, two year program for high school students that sharpens culinary skills are prepares them for a career in culinary…

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Sioux Falls Man Shares 20-Month-Long Travel Experience

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A few of us have had the opportunity to travel around the world, but very few can say they’ve done so for 20 months straight. However, Sioux Falls resident Paul Ryen did just that, and now, he wants to share his advice and experience. KDLT News Today met with Ryen, talking about his trip in general,…

South Dakota Joining Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Campaign

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota is joining a movement that gives adults and communities the information and skills to prevent child sexual abuse. South Dakota on Tuesday is becoming the eighth state to join the national Enough Abuse Campaign. The announcement comes as part of Children’s Day at the Capitol. The campaign offers educational information to youth, parents and other…

Fly Boy Donuts Gear Up For Glazed Donut Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – If you’re a fan of glazed donuts, you’ll be excited about the next two days. Saturday, January 12th, is National Donut Day. Flyboy Donuts is a local donut shop that’s been around since 2014. Even though the official day isn’t until tomorrow, they’re celebrating a day early. Since opening, the shop’s popularity has flourished around the…

Dakota Access Pipeline Developer Slow To Replace Some Trees

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline missed a year-end deadline to plant thousands of trees in North Dakota. But Energy Transfer Partners says it’s still complying with a September 2017 agreement settling allegations it violated state rules during construction. ETP was accused of removing too many trees and improperly handling a pipeline route change….

Kick Start Your New Year Resolutions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Many of us have resolutions to be healthier in the new year, but don’t know where to start, or overwhelm ourselves right away. Sanford Profile Coach Kimberly Hendersen stopped by to give us a few recommendations to keep in mind during the new year. For more information on Sanford Profile, click here. Categories: Health, KDLT Kitchen,…

Out and About: Week of 12/17/18

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s hard to believe, but we’re now the single digits for our Christmas Day countdown. Kali Trautman from The Event Company stopped by the KDLT Studio for another edition of ‘Out and About,’ highlighting some fun and festive events to get you and your family into the holiday spirit. Week of December 17th, Garden Glow, Brookings….

School Zone: Viborg-Hurley Students Fight Holiday Hunger

VIBORG, S.D. – It can be easy to forget, but food insecurity plagues many communities throughout the Sioux Empire. Students in the Viborg-Hurley School District are doing what they can to fight hunger throughout the holiday season. KDLT News went to Viborg for this week’s edition of ‘School Zone.’ For more information, click here. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News…

FEMA Denies Individual Disaster Aid To Iowa Storm Victims

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has again denied Gov. Kim Reynolds’ request for disaster assistance to flood victims in four Iowa counties. Reynolds announced Monday that FEMA had denied her appeal of the agency’s earlier denial of help to victims in Buchanan, Dickinson, Polk and Winnebago counties. The request followed severe storms and flooding from June…

2 Neighbors Die Ice-Fishing On Central Minnesota Lake

CUSHING, Minn. – Crews have recovered the bodies of two neighbors who died while ice-fishing on a lake in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen says the fishermen were reported overdue Sunday evening on Fish Trap Lake north of Cushing. The sheriff’s office also learned that a side-by-side ATV was missing. Responders first found the body of 69-year-old Wayne…

First Friday In DTSF

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – If you’ve been a scrooge on your Christmas shopping, you may want to head downtown tonight. Today is the December First Friday in downtown Sioux Falls. Tons of shops have great deals in order to cross off everything on your holiday shopping list. Restaurants and Clubs also have specials going on tonight, if you’re just looking…

Keeping Kids Warm Through ‘Project Warm Up’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Over nine hundred Sioux Falls students are homeless, according to the Sioux Falls School District. Tracy Vik, Principal of Sonya Sotomayer Elementary School, started ‘Project Warm Up’ 12 years ago. The project aims to lend out blankets to students, and their families, who don’t have the means to stay warm themselves. Roughly one hundred blankets were…

Delta Queen Riverboat Can Cruise Again

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The historic 1920s Delta Queen riverboat will cruise again. President Donald Trump signed legislation on Tuesday to help the riverboat that was sidelined a decade ago by a federal law prohibiting overnight excursions on wooden vessels. The new law includes an exemption that requires modifications of the wooden portions of the vessel, most of which are…

400 SD Non-Profits Participate In ‘Giving Tuesday’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Lending a helping hand and taking care of our peers is a staple of the Midwest. You have the opportunity to do just that today. It’s ‘Giving Tuesday’ nationwide, but for the first time, there’s a huge effort from various non-profits to emphasize the importance of the day state-wide. Nearly 400 South Dakota organizations and non-profits…