Author: Carleen Wild

3 Things to Do Now to Spring Clean Your Computer

The three steps to take to ensure it's virus-free, and clear of old files taking up space

Spring often brings with it the urge to deep clean every corner of our home. But if you’re passing over your computer – the one item you most likely use every day and that you ask to do a lot for you – it’s time you sat down and cleared out the cobwebs, if not harmful malware. Chris Prendergast, Chief…

A Healthier Salad Starts Here

Dietitian Lizzie Kasparek of Sanford Health dishes out details on her favorite ingredients to have in the bowl

Low in calories, high in vitamins and packed with fiber – there are incredible benefits to eating more leafy greens on a daily basis. Salads often get a bad rap for being boring or unfulfilling when it comes to our hunger. But it’s easy to make one that packs a punch and keeps you feeling satiated long after you’ve backed…

State Dems, GOP Debate 2020 Presidential Outlook

Sam Parkinson and Dave Roetman also address allegations of improper tactics by a South Dakota Congressman

Sam Parkinson, the Executive Director of the State Democratic Party, joined us on the KDLT News Today set one last time before leaving for a new position in Washington, D.C.. He and his counterpart with the state GOP, Dave Roetman, State Finance Director for the State Republican Party, offered insight this week into some of the political news making both…

Why Warning Signs of Stroke Are Critical to Know

Most often, Dr. Andrew Ridder says those he sees in acute stroke situations, only realize they may be having a stroke because someone else recognized the signs. The Avera neurologist sat down with KDLT News Today’s Carleen Wild to talk about the most common misconceptions about stroke, what puts us at risk, why getting to the hospital quickly is imperative,…

More Than 1000 Volunteers Sought for 2019 Sanford International

The PGA Tour Champions Event returns to Sioux Falls September 16-22

While spectators have an amazing opportunity to get up close and personal with some of golf’s greatest again this fall at the Sanford International, the volunteer roles available for the 2019 PGA Tour Champions Event offer that much greater a chance. Registration recently opened for the event. Details can be found here and in the interview below. The event this year…

Cyber Conference for Girls Launches Again in 2019

The unique camp, Rocket Girls, takes South Dakota youth to the heart of the Kennedy Space Center

If your daughter dreams of a career in the tech industry, fighting cyber crime or being at the forefront of development in the digital world, she’s got to check out Rocket Girls. The CybHER Conference out of Dakota State University, now in its second year, offers South Dakota teens one of the most incredible opportunities to learn from some of…

Dishing Up Easy, Quick and Healthy Easter Sides

Chef Scott Teal from Hy-Vee shares a few of his faves for the holiday

We look forward to celebrating family traditions during the holidays, and for many of us, that includes the food that graces our tables. There are always dishes you remember your mom or maybe your grandfather making growing up, alongside the ones you’ve come to love of your own as an adult. But if you’re looking this year for something a…

Upcoming Conference Aims to Connect, Inspire Rural South Dakota

For those looking to have an impact on their rural communities, an upcoming two-day conference may give you some serious inspiration. In 2018, community leaders from 14 different states were part of Dakota Resources ruralX Conference. This year, June 19-20, the non-profit will once again bring motivated community members from throughout the midwest the Mitchell forum. RuralX, according to organizers, is…

Why You Need a Better Password (and How to Manage Them All)

You know you should have different passwords for different internet sites. But are you aware the best passwords to have are not just words – they’re now phrases? Katie Shuck explains why, and some other important developments in the hopes of best protecting your identity and information online, in this week’s edition of Wired Wednesday. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT…

Pushback – or No Problems for Noem?

Political pundits weigh in the Governor's latest initiatives and first few months in office

When it comes to pheasant habitat, or movement on the Keystone XL Pipeline in South Dakota, there are frustrations that perhaps not everyone that should have been at the table on those conversations, was. At least that’s opinion of Sam Parkinson, Executive Director for the State Democratic Party, based on what he’s hearing from others in state government and the…

Encouraging Women to Better Explore South Dakota Outdoors

The Great Outdoor Store hosts Ladies Night to answer questions, get women outside

Eastern South Dakota may not have the most challenging hiking and biking trails, mountainous regions to climb, or rivers to run, but there is still a lot of land available to explore. At the Great Outdoor Store in downtown Sioux Falls, the staff encourages everyone to get out and enjoy what the region has to offer. Megan and Emily, who…

How South Dakota Hopes to Give Businesses Better Access to Resources

Kristi Noem has given the team at the Governor’s Office for Economic Development a directive – make South Dakota an easier place for businesses to do business. Among the first places she asked them to start – the state’s workforce development website. Check out the changes for yourself here at sdreadytowork.com. And learn more about what officials hope to provide…

New Half Day Summit a Unique Leadership Opportunity for Local Students

High school sophomores and juniors are encouraged to apply, but the deadline is today

Sioux Falls Rising Leaders is a new program in 2019 that aims to introduce young, local talent, to a broad and diverse group of Sioux Falls best and brightest. Leadership Sioux Falls, a program that has been around for more than 30 years, was tasked with creating a community impact project. Rising Leaders is the result. Craig Dewey, an administrative…

Creating a World Without Type 1 Diabetes

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk is this Saturday

Not only can juvenile diabetes be difficult to treat in and of itself, but new studies show a growing number of side effects can result for those living with the disease. Diabetes-related emotional distress (diabetes distress) is considered one of the most important psychosocial concerns in people with diabetes because it is regarded as a major barrier to optimal diabetes…