Author: Carleen Wild

Chef Scott Teal on Easter Brunch Options

Set aside the ham, we're savoring bacon (and all things eggs) with these dishes

For those looking to entertain over the Easter holiday weekend but tired of the same routine menu, Hy-Vee’s Chef Scott Teal offers up ideas for a fresh and savory brunch. Among the menu items shared: Fritatta: 6 eggs, 2 oz. cheese, 1 1/2 cup roasted vegetables, 1/2 cup cooked meat (bacon), 1 T parsley, salt and pepper to taste. In…

Competition Back for Small Businesses Looking to Expand

The annual Accelerator Competition at Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship offers resources and coaching

If you have a business you’d like to grow but are stuck on how best to do that, or the finances to make it happen, this may be your ticket to the big leagues. The Zeal Accelerator Program in Sioux Falls is taking applications for a program that helps entrepreneurs realize their growth potential. Four serious entrepreneurial teams/companies will be…

Out and About with Addie: Week of 3/26

Easter events galore and something special for wanna-be ukulele players

It’s not often music lessons are offered for free but if learning to play the ukulele has ever been on your bucket list, or taking your dog to their very own Easter Egg Hunt, here’s your chance. Check out a few of the events happening this week in eastern South Dakota, courtesy of Event Specialist Addie Graham-Kramer and her team…

6 Foods To Help You Sleep Better

Tart Cherry Juice – ever heard of it? If not, and if you struggle to get a solid night’s sleep, you may want to pick up a bottle, says Sanford Dietitian, Lizzie Kasparek. Kasparek explains why it works and several other foods that could help you get better rest each night, in the video above. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT…

Wired Wednesday: Taking Deliveries to New Heights

Where will we truly see drones entering our every day in the future?

Drone delivery service, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, could be coming to your home in the near future. But will it really? What the future of drone service and use looks like along with the opportunities and potential privacy issues and concerns over their widespread use, in this week’s edition of Wired Wednesday with Will Bushee. Categories: KDLT News…

Where More of Us Want to Be

Outdoor Living Expo to showcase the incredible opportunities to live more outdoors

Close to 60 percent (58%) of homeowners are planning to spend money on home improvement projects in 2018, according to a new survey. LightStream shows budgets for renovations are on the rise with 45% of all homeowners looking to spend $5,000 or more — an all-time survey high. Those planning to spend $35,000 or more doubled from 2017. Among the…

State Offices Close in 13 South Dakota Counties

Storm conditions prompt declaration by Governor Daugaard

The South Dakota Department of Public Safety announced Monday that all state offices in 13 counties will be closed today due to the blizzard and winter storm conditions. “State offices are closed in the counties of: Brule, Campbell, Faulk, Hand, Hughes, Hyde, Jones, Lyman, Potter, Stanley, Sully, Tripp and Walworth. Only essential personnel within state offices in those counties should report…

Update: Webster Officials Say Water Restrictions Removed

UPDATE – As of 6:18 a.m. Thursday, city officials in Webster say the water restriction has been lifted after a break in the water main earlier this week. City officials are “cautiously optimistic” all leaks have been located and repaired. Overnight, city workers were able to restore enough water in the city’s reserve system they were able to lift the…

A Top Priority for Family Farms

While many view the growing number of large-scale farms as corporate entities and producers and growers more worried about their bottom line than sustainability, this South Dakota farmer says that’s just not the case. Ninety-seven percent of the farms in the United States are family owned according to Charlotte Rommereim, who spoke with KDLT on behalf of the South Dakota Soybean…

Eating Disorders: Be Aware of the Signs

An estimated 30 million Americans struggle with eating disorders, millions more are battling food and body image issues. Yet, the issue is one rarely discussed between friends or in public. This National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Mary Dressing, a licensed professional counselor and registered dietitian with Avera Internal Medicine for Women, talked about the prevalence of the illness and the…

Semi Crashes Into Two Vehicles and Local Business

A semi driver is hospitalized hospital after running a stop sign this morning and crashing into two oncoming vehicles as well as a local business. Our Simon Floss was on the scene shortly after the call came in. Police received the call at 7:45 am.  A preliminary investigation suggests that the semi driver was heading eastbound on 54th St. N and failed to…

One of the Easiest Ways to Check On Your Heart

$25 may be all it takes to buy you some peace of mind

Sanford Health is offering through the end of the month, heart and vascular screenings that are $25 each at its main campus. The screenings check your cholesterol and blood pressure. An EKG is also performed along with a CT calcium score, among other tests. This is all recommended for anyone 40-75 years of age whether you have heart disease in…

The Difference Volunteers Can Make in Area Schools

"I went to present some grant checks ... and I was hooked," says Board Chair.

Educators and school districts continue to make the most of what funding they have available. But there are a lot of programs teachers and students might benefit from – on every level – if the money were there. That’s where, in Sioux Falls, the Public Schools Education Foundation comes in. Learn what motivates those engaged with the Foundation to continue the…