Carleen Wild

Yankton Fatal Crash Involved Stolen Vehicle

YANKTON, S.D. – A weekend rollover crash north of Yankton that killed one person and injured another involved a stolen vehicle. Yankton County Sheriff Jim Vlahakis and Yankton Police Chief Brian Paulsen confirmed to the Daily Press & Dakotan that the sport utility vehicle that crashed about 7 p.m. Sunday had been stolen from a residence in Yankton earlier that…

Miss American Organization To Be Led By Women

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Miss America Organization is putting women in its three top leadership positions following an email scandal involving former male leaders of the scholarship group. The organization tells The Associated Press it is appointing Regina Hopper as president and CEO of the Miss America Organization, and Marjorie Vincent-Tripp as chairwoman of the board of the Miss…

Why Facebook is Doing Away With Some of Your “Friends”

Facebook has reportedly deleted 583 million fake accounts in the first 3 months of 2018.  Will Bushee, Vice-President of the data mining company BrightPlanet, co-founder of Code Bootcamp of South Dakota, and the author of Wired for Coding talks about why this matters and what you can do about it, above. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Local…

Is It Allergies – or Something More?

You’ve had a sore throat and cough for weeks and you can’t stop sneezing. Chances are, if it comes and goes with the seasons, you’ve got allergies. But if you’re just not sure and you think you might have something else going on, asthma and allergy experts say it’s important to get into your doctor so that they can help…

South Dakota Cowboy Featured in Film, “The Rider”

Brady Jandreau was told he’d never ride again after his horse stepped on his head during a rodeo in Fargo, North Dakota. That was in 2016. But Jandreau, a cowboy from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation area of South Dakota, wasn’t ready to give up and he’s got quite a story to share of what’s happened since. Jandreau’s story hits…

Memorial Services Scheduled for Fallen Law Enforcement

Memorial services are scheduled this week for South Dakotans who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The Attorney General is asking everyone to take a moment to reflect on the contributions that police officers make to our communities every day. According to a press release from the Attorney General’s office, the South Dakota Law Enforcement Memorial Service will…

Wired Wednesday: Your Intro to Arduinos

Chances are, you use something every day that has some sort of electronic control panel on it. If so, you’re already familiar with arduinos, you just don’t know it. Check out the opportunity to introduce your kids in a fun way to constructing their own technology for free this Saturday with one of our tech experts, Will Bushee and some…

Iowa Farmers Catching Up on Spring Planting

DES MOINES, Iowa – Although spring storms initially slowed spring planting progress in Iowa and Nebraska, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reports farmers have nearly caught up to five-year averages in the past week. Iowa farmers have 40 percent of the corn crop planted, about three days behind the average at this point in the season. Three percent of corn…

Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

CUSTER, S.D. – A 63-year-old man is dead after crashing his motorcycle west of Custer. The Highway Patrol says the man failed to negotiate a turn on U.S. Highway 16 shortly before 1 p.m. Monday, and his motorcycle collided with a guide rail. The man died at the scene. He wasn’t immediately identified. Categories: Local News, News Tags: Custer, Fatal…

Horse Owners Urged to Help Stop Spread of Deadly Disease

ST. PAUL, Min. – Minnesota’s Board of Animal Health is urging horse owners to help stop the spread of a disease that’s been found in neighboring states. The disease more commonly known as EHM has recently been confirmed in both North Dakota and south Dakota. There is no threat to people, but the disease is highly contagious among horses and…

Why the Right Pair of Running Shoes Matters

It’s not always easy to avoid injury as you train. But often, injuries stem from the ground up. Melissa Moyer with Sanford Sports Science Institute talks about why the right pair of shoes matters when it comes to your working out and getting back into shape. Categories: Local News, News Tags: 605 running company, running shoes, Sanford Sports Science Institute,…

Wired Wednesday: The Best Apps to Teach or Translate a New Language

Learning a new language is never all that easy, especially if you’re starting as an adult. But these apps and translators will have you talking like a local across the globe, or at least more comfortably mingling among them, in no time. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Local News, News Tags: apps, Chris Prendergast, Click Rain, language…

Justin Moore to Headline June Benefit for Feeding South Dakota

The line-up for the South Dakota Cattlemen Foundation’s fifth annual Prime Time Gala & Concert is out. Justin Moore will headline the June event at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center to benefit Feeding South Dakota and you’ll want to know who is joining him. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Local News, News Tags: Denny Sanford Premier Center,…