Author: Carleen Wild

Where Do South Dakotans Fall on Trade War, Mueller Report?

Political pundits weigh in on global issues and how they're impacting residents here at home

There are a lot of big conversations swirling in the nation’s capital that have a very direct impact on residents here at home in the Midwest. Data Director for the state Republican Party, Catherine Barranco, and Communications Director for the South Dakota Democratic Party, Aaron Matson, joined us in the studio Thursday morning to talk about how South Dakotans are…

Concern Grows Over Facial Recognition Technology

The growing use of facial recognition technology, often without our knowledge it is being used, is of increasing concern to legislators on Capitol Hill. The concern very specifically centers around how law enforcement may be using the technology. The House Committee on Oversight and Reform held a hearing last week examining the need for oversight on how it is used…

4 Under 40 Awards Nominations Being Sought

Sioux Falls Young Professionals Group is looking for your insights, here's how to nominate

There is an incredible amount of talent in the region when it comes to hard-working, innovative and caring employees and entrepreneurs. So who do we need to know that we’re not yet aware of? Who is on your staff worth recognizing, often behind the scenes but doing bold things and making a difference? The Sioux Falls Young Professionals Network is…

Do This on Social Media to Enhance Your Resume

Advice this week in our Wired Wednesday segment from app creator Carla White

App creator and social media consultant, Carla White, says that there are a lot of mistakes people make when it comes to their social media profiles, especially when they may be in the market for a new job. There are people constantly watching what you post and write, White reassures us. But there are a few simple changes can clean…

Out and About with Kali: Week of May 20

Details on some of the more notable events taking place this week

The weather may not cooperate well for outdoor events earlier in the week so stay tuned if you’ve got something you’re hoping to attend, but indoor events – and there are plenty of them, should go off without a hitch! For a look at some of the events happening the week of May 20, 2019, check out Kali’s interview below…

Dressbarn Latest National Retailer to Announce Closure of All Stores

Dressbarn’s parent company, Ascena Retail Group, has announced it will be closing all approximately 650 stores across the United States. The retailer has locations in both Sioux Falls and Rapid City. No specific dates have been given, but the closures come as a number of other major national longtime brands come to an end as well, leaving shopping malls and…

Best Financial Advice for Buying a Home

Local financial expert shares four important tips she says will save you in the long run

If you’re in the market at all for new home, you have to know that it has been a seller’s market in the Sioux Falls metro area and the surrounding regions for years. With more people moving to South Dakota, land and properties are at a premium right now. That can make buying or financing a new home or an…

Judge Won’t Delay Sentencing for 2015 ‘The Bachelor’ Star

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa – A judge has refused to delay sentencing for a northern Iowa farmer who appeared on ABC’s “The Bachelor” and who was involved in a fatal crash. Thirty-seven-year-old Chris Soules pleaded guilty Nov. 13 to a reduced charge of leaving the scene of a serious injury accident. His lawyers had sought the sentencing delay, citing the prosecution’s lack…

The Pain All Women Should Have Checked Out

See your physician sooner than later if you're having abdominal pain

If you’ve been experiencing abdominal pain for any length of time, it can be tough to know what might be normal or worth calling your doctor for. But endometriosis is a common condition affecting a significant number of women, yet rarely is the issue discussed so that women are aware. If it’s not taken care of, it can cause any…

Why Few Apps Are On This Tech Experts Phone

After serious breaches to WhatsApp, Instagram and other programs, check out this cybersecurity advice

Katie Shuck doesn’t keep Facebook’s app on her phone. Or Instagram, or What’sApp. She tries her best to only log into the social media sites online. If privacy and security are important to you, you’ll want to understand why. Shuck sat down with KDLT News Today’s Carleen Wild for some insight, as well as what to do if you’re logged…

South Dakota Political Insiders Weigh In on Tariffs, State Tribal Relations

With Sam Parkinson, the former Executive Director of the State Democratic Party off to Washington, D.C. for a new role there, the Dems current Communications Director, Aaron Matson joined his Republican counterpart, Dave Roetman on KDLT News Today to weigh in on current events dominating the political landscape. The two discussed briefly, local party reaction to the escalating trade war with…

Slow Wifi? Our Wired Wednesday Expert Offers Some Solutions

Check out the three things Will Bushee suggests you try to speed things up

It’s one of the most common questions Will Bushee, one of our Wired Wednesday experts, says he gets when it comes to technology – how can anyone speed up their internet service? Make sure you have a good router, Bushee says. Just what does that mean? Check out the details in the interview below, as he sits down with KDLT…

Best Resources for Small Businesses in Sioux Empire

With more than 86,000 small businesses in the state, we know South Dakota has to be doing something right when it comes to supporting small businesses. But Jaime Wood, the newly appointed South Dakota District Office Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration, said there may be so much more for small business owners to know to both start or grow…