Author: Carleen Wild

Dishing Up Easy, Quick and Healthy Easter Sides

Chef Scott Teal from Hy-Vee shares a few of his faves for the holiday

We look forward to celebrating family traditions during the holidays, and for many of us, that includes the food that graces our tables. There are always dishes you remember your mom or maybe your grandfather making growing up, alongside the ones you’ve come to love of your own as an adult. But if you’re looking this year for something a…

Upcoming Conference Aims to Connect, Inspire Rural South Dakota

For those looking to have an impact on their rural communities, an upcoming two-day conference may give you some serious inspiration. In 2018, community leaders from 14 different states were part of Dakota Resources ruralX Conference. This year, June 19-20, the non-profit will once again bring motivated community members from throughout the midwest the Mitchell forum. RuralX, according to organizers, is…

Why You Need a Better Password (and How to Manage Them All)

You know you should have different passwords for different internet sites. But are you aware the best passwords to have are not just words – they’re now phrases? Katie Shuck explains why, and some other important developments in the hopes of best protecting your identity and information online, in this week’s edition of Wired Wednesday. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT…

Pushback – or No Problems for Noem?

Political pundits weigh in the Governor's latest initiatives and first few months in office

When it comes to pheasant habitat, or movement on the Keystone XL Pipeline in South Dakota, there are frustrations that perhaps not everyone that should have been at the table on those conversations, was. At least that’s opinion of Sam Parkinson, Executive Director for the State Democratic Party, based on what he’s hearing from others in state government and the…

Encouraging Women to Better Explore South Dakota Outdoors

The Great Outdoor Store hosts Ladies Night to answer questions, get women outside

Eastern South Dakota may not have the most challenging hiking and biking trails, mountainous regions to climb, or rivers to run, but there is still a lot of land available to explore. At the Great Outdoor Store in downtown Sioux Falls, the staff encourages everyone to get out and enjoy what the region has to offer. Megan and Emily, who…

How South Dakota Hopes to Give Businesses Better Access to Resources

Kristi Noem has given the team at the Governor’s Office for Economic Development a directive – make South Dakota an easier place for businesses to do business. Among the first places she asked them to start – the state’s workforce development website. Check out the changes for yourself here at sdreadytowork.com. And learn more about what officials hope to provide…

New Half Day Summit a Unique Leadership Opportunity for Local Students

High school sophomores and juniors are encouraged to apply, but the deadline is today

Sioux Falls Rising Leaders is a new program in 2019 that aims to introduce young, local talent, to a broad and diverse group of Sioux Falls best and brightest. Leadership Sioux Falls, a program that has been around for more than 30 years, was tasked with creating a community impact project. Rising Leaders is the result. Craig Dewey, an administrative…

Creating a World Without Type 1 Diabetes

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk is this Saturday

Not only can juvenile diabetes be difficult to treat in and of itself, but new studies show a growing number of side effects can result for those living with the disease. Diabetes-related emotional distress (diabetes distress) is considered one of the most important psychosocial concerns in people with diabetes because it is regarded as a major barrier to optimal diabetes…

Line Crews Work to Restore Power to Thousands Throughout Region

Power companies across the region continue to work to restore electricity to homeowners and businesses in this latest winter storm – as high winds and ice weigh down miles upon miles of overhead lines. While the situation is fluid, XCel Energy Thursday morning was reporting outages to more than 5,000 of its customers. Sioux Valley Energy is reporting no power…

Dramatic Rise in Need for Volunteer Advocates for Children in Court

There has long been a huge need for volunteers when it comes to representing abused or neglected children in local courts. But the growing crisis with opioid and meth has the need reaching critical levels, advocates for Sioux Falls area Court Appointed Special Advocates tell KDLT News. CASA Sioux Falls is reporting a 60% increase in the number of children…

Dakota State, SDSU Cancel Classes Ahead of Winter Storm

Officials with South Dakota State University have closed the college’s main campus and all supporting research farms and offices in Brookings County. The closure goes into effect Wednesday at 5 p.m., it will remain in effect until 10 a.m. Friday, April 12. All classes and campus events are canceled and only employees classified as “essential” are asked to report to…

Flood Meeting Postponed Due to Pending Winter Storm

FEMA will be in North Sioux City Tuesday night, Brookings meeting for Wednesday will be rescheduled

Three flood assistance meetings were scheduled this week in eastern South Dakota in the wake of spring flooding. The first was held Monday night in Sioux Falls. Dozens showed up to learn about their options for recovery. City officials also questioned during that meeting, how many home and business owners in areas that consistently experience flooding might be interested to…

Beauty of National Parks Then and Now Showcased in New Book

South Dakota photographer Paul Horsted on tour with his most recent work

Paul Horsted is passionate about both history and photography. And he’s truly created a unique niche for himself in both our region and across the nation with his work, seeking out the precise locations other historic photos have been taken, and recreating the scene from then, to now. In his 40 years as a photographer, he’s worked in newsrooms, shot…

Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour Announces Sioux Falls Date

Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris and Pistol Annies to play the Premier Center October 12

Live Nation has announced a Sioux Falls tour date for the Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars tour, featuring Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris. The Denny Sanford Premier Center Friday morning announced tickets will go on sale April 12th at 10 a.m. for the October 12th performance. Special guests the Pistol Annies and Tenille Townes are also scheduled to be a…

Addressing an Epidemic of Sexual Harassment

Sioux Falls crisis intervention program works with Remedy Brewing to kick off new campaign

“It went fantastic. The staff were so involved, it was a pretty fantastic experience,” said Matt Hastad, CEO of Remedy Brewing in Sioux Falls. The business just held the first ever sexual harassment recognition training this week in Sioux Falls as part of a new initiative to come out of The Compass Center – a local non-profit that provides crisis…

Out and About with Kali: Week of April 1

It’s April, it’s warming up and it’s time to get back out there and explore all the region has to offer if you’ve spent the last five months in a mild form of hibernation! The Event Company’s Kali Trautman was back in again on Monday with some of the more notable events happening this week! Check out the details in…