Author: Carleen Wild

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…

SDSU Names Eric Henderson New Men’s Basketball Head Coach

The move comes just hours after T. J. Otzelberger announces he's leaving for Las Vegas

South Dakota State University has named Eric Henderson the new head coach of the men’s basketball team. Henderson will be taking over for T.J. Otzelberger, who is leaving for Las Vegas. Otzelberger, according to Athletic Department officials, resigned earlier in the day Wednesday, according to a statement on the team’s website. He has accepted the head coach position at UNLV….

Cyber Security Students Look Forward to “Trip of a Lifetime”

They know the experience is unique and rare. But Dakota State University students also know their professors wouldn’t want them anywhere else. A group of eight students left Sioux Falls Regional Airport Thursday morning alongside professors and CybHER co-founders Dr. Ashley Podhradsky and Pam Rowland, for a national Women in Cyber Security Conference in Pittsburgh. DSU continues to push the…

Warmer Temperatures, Better Prices Signal Hope for Farmers

The forecast is higher prices and drier days ahead for our farmers. Neither can't come soon enough.

Things were already tough for farmers across the nation when the trade war escalated this past fall. A brutally cold winter and now a devastating wet spring have only compounded the problem for growers and producers locally. With calving season underway, the cold and the snow and now the floodwaters have been a deadly mix for many ranchers. But there…

How You’re Sabotaging Your Child’s Online Privacy

Cyber expert shares mistakes she sees more and more parents making

How young were your children when you started posting photos of them online? If you’re like most young parents these days, it started before they were even born, and you’ve posted thousands since. The journaling of their growth through social media is the norm anymore. But as you look to protect them, both online and otherwise, you may want to…

Take These Safety Precautions in Flood-Stricken Areas

Avera Health is among the organizations offering assistance in many communities struggling to recover

While it may not appear an emergency to many throughout the Sioux empire because they just haven’t been affected, there are thousands impacted by the ongoing spring flooding. Avera’s Director of Community Partnerships, Micki Lundin, joined Carleen Wild on KDLT News Today Tuesday to talk about the safety precautions people throughout the Midwest might take as they approach flood recovery…

Missing Garbage Truck Found in Flooded River; Status of Men Unknown

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Authorities in South Dakota have recovered a garbage truck that went into a flooded river, but the status of the two men believed to be inside isn’t clear. The men were last known to be driving the truck away from the Mitchell landfill on Thursday. They were reported missing Friday. Authorities began searching the James River…

Local Children’s Book Author Says Ranchers Need This Voice

Tired of seeing farmers and ranchers often made out to be the villain, Amanda Radke took matters into her own hands.

There is no shortage of stories about farms, especially when it comes to children’s books. But Amanda Radke noticed a few years ago, as she was raising her own family, that there was rarely a fair depiction of the farming and ranching life they so enjoy when it came to stories she might read to her own kids. So she…

South Dakota Farmers Brace for Further Impact of Floods

While many in the east may suffer losses, they understand it's nothing compared to some of their neighbors

The hits just keep coming for many in agriculture right now. Between the ongoing trade war, lower prices for commodities, livestock losses through a tough winter and now in many areas, historic levels of spring flooding, there is grave speculation there are a lot of family farms that may not survive this latest disaster. North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa…

Why a Local Entrepreneur is Embracing Failure

While it’s important to share secrets of success when talking about life and business, one local entrepreneur is hoping a conversation about failure will be equally, if not more insightful. Chelsea Tracey, owner of Chelsea’s Boutique in downtown Sioux Falls is hosting a three-time over sold-out event this next week. How you can still listen in, in the interview below….

Social Media Platforms Weigh Live Streaming In Wake of Horrific Events

Last week’s massacre in New Zealand where dozens were killed while the gunman live streamed his actions, has critics of the service once again calling for change. The gunman was able to stream the first 17 minutes of his rampage before it was taken offline. Despite all attempts to disable the feed since, it continues to be uploaded by those…

2019 Legislative Wins and Losses for South Dakota

GOP and Dem pundits weigh in on what lawmakers got done

The 2019 Legislative Session wrapped up early this past week, due in part, to a massive winter storm bearing down on the state. With the weather dominating the headlines since, we’ve heard little about the biggest and perhaps most interesting legislation to come out of this year’s assembly. Dave Roetman with the South Dakota Republican Party and Sam Parkinson with…

City Officials Announce Daily Press Conference as Floodwaters Rise

With potentially historic floodwaters expected through the Big Sioux River basin in the coming days and weeks, Sioux Falls city officials announce they will be holding daily press conferences to offer residents the most up-to-date information about what is happening. City officials, in a press release Tuesday morning, stated they will be providing revised flood forecasts and operational updates each day…

Out and About with Kali: Week of March 18

College planning, beer and cookies, a lesson in planting succulents, and a fun daddy/daughter date caught event specialist, Kali Trautman’s eye when she was planning out her segment this week! Check out some of the fun events happening throughout the region this week, in the interview and links below. Wednesday, March 20 – College Planning Workshop, Sioux Falls, SD EGE College Solutions…