Author: Carleen Wild

Difficult Decision for Some Midwest Farmers Heading into 2019

It wasn’t that long ago, the farming industry was experiencing record profits. That trend in recent years however, has been on the decline. In fact, a new report shows the number of farmers in the upper Midwest filing for bankruptcy is growing. And, as we near the end of 2018 with commodity prices still down, trade deals uncertain, and another tough…

Easy Make Ahead Side Dishes for Thanksgiving

 Chef Scott Teal of Hy-Vee on Louise is back with some easy, delicious sides to go with that golden brown turkey this Thanksgiving. Bon apetit! Asparagus Feta Salad: 2 lbs cooked asparagus, 4 oz. crumbled feta, 1 pint quartered cherry tomatoes, 2/3 c. roasted walnuts. Toss with the following dressing. Dressing: 6 T balsamic vinegar, 4 T olive oil,…

Kids’ Chance Scholarship Aims to Assist Children of Injured Workers

A statistic that is very rarely talked about, is the number of adults injured or killed on the job – any job. But there are an incredible number of families, farm families in particular in our state, that are impacted by such accidents. When that happens, a family’s income can be significantly affected. College or post-secondary school opportunities for children,…

Wired Wednesday: Protecting Yourself From Credit Card Theft

"There's really nothing you can do to stop it from happening," said one of our tech experts. So do this...

Will Bushee, Vice-President of the data mining company, Brite Planet, co-founder of Code Boot Camp of South Dakota, author of ‘Wired for Coding’, and one of our regular tech experts on KDLT News Today, says theft of your credit card numbers happen far more often than anyone realizes. And one of the first signs yours is in someone else’s hands?…

Area Golfers Are Invited to Take Advantage of Warmer Temperatures

The return of warmer temperatures to the Sioux Empire have local public golf courses reopening for a short period of time. The following GreatLIFE Courses will be open Wednesday, November 14th – Thursday, November 15th: Bakker Crossing, Central Valley, and Willow Run will open at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday with carts available. The driving ranges are closed. The front nine is also opens at…

How to Avoid Packing on Additional Pounds at the Office This Holiday Season

You know they will be there waiting for you – the cookies, donuts, cupcakes, eggnog, all lined up neatly in a row on the counter at work come this holiday season. They’re there just for you, you know, and the generous colleagues who brought them will be offended if you don’t indulge. At least that’s what we say to try…

Why You Should Really Look Into That Hearing Loss

Not only do you miss out on a lot in conversation, it may also be affecting your memory

Can’t hear well anymore? You’re far from alone. Hearing loss affects upwards of 48 million Americans each year, and because it is often considered a normal sign of aging, many often go without help. But doing so may damage more than the conversations and relationships around you. It may also steal from your mind. A growing number of studies suggest…

Out and About with Kali: Week of November 12

5 Fun holiday-themed events to get out and enjoy!

Every Monday, Kali Trautman with the Event Company joins us in studio with a look at the events worth checking out! And you can definitely feel magic in the air with this line-up of holiday- (and beer) themed events! Tuesday, November 13 – Brewmaster Showing, Sioux Falls, SD Thursday, November 15 – Holiday Ladies Night, Sioux Falls, SD Saturday, November 17 – Holiday Shopping…

Sioux Falls Police Investigating Online Threat Against Roosevelt High

While there is heightened security today at Roosevelt High School in Sioux Falls, students are being encouraged to go about their day as normal after district officials were made aware overnight of an online threat. Families received the following note from the Sioux Falls Police and and the district this morning: “Good morning Roosevelt families, The Sioux Falls School District…

Out and About with Kali: Week of November 5

Check out these holiday-themed stops worth making this week as you fill out your calendar!

The holiday shopping and events season is kicking in to high gear with a number of fun events throughout the Sioux Empire this week. Check out everything from a craft vendor fair featuring upwards of 300 booths to a hot cocoa and coffee crawl. Friday, November 9 – Saturday, November 10 – Sioux Empire Arts & Crafts, Sioux Falls  Saturday, November 10…

What the Rise of Streaming Services May Cost You

Love your shows on Netflix and Amazon Prime? Hopefully for you, that’s where they’ll stay. But there’s a good chance they won’t. Just about every platform that can right now is getting in on streaming services, meaning whatever you like to watch, may move to its own location. According to Will Bushee, author of Wired for Coding, co-founder of Code Boot…

Suspicious Package Found Near Bill and Hillary Clinton’s Home

Secret Service: Packages sent to Hillary Clinton and former President Obama “were immediately identified during routine mail screening procedures as potential explosive devices and were appropriately handled as such;” they were not “at risk of receiving them.” According to NBC News, police in New Castle, New York, said they are investigating a suspicious package found early this morning near the…

Insights Into the Gubernatorial Race and What’s at Stake

Pundits for the GOP and South Dakota Dems offer perspective on the upcoming midterms

We are less than two weeks away from midterm elections and one race in South Dakota that is being closely watched nationwide, is the race for governor. The two major party candidates, specifically, look to be in a much tighter race than originally expected. Executive Director of the State Democratic Party, Sam Parkinson, and County Chair and State Finance Director…

One Reason You May Be Struggling to Lose Weight

Sleep is not only important for your overall health, but also keeps you from these scale climbing habits

With the return of Daylight Saving Time on November 4, 2018, there will be a lot of discussion about the importance of sleep and what it means to our overall health. One issue that doesn’t perhaps get as much attention as others when it comes to necessary shut-eye, is the need for sleep in the constant battle to lose weight….