Author: Carleen Wild

Valentine’s Day Homemade Chocolate Hearts

Store bought is great, but these are a pretty good match if you're looking to craft something of your own with love

Hy-Vee’s Chef Scott Teal dishes up some delicious Valentine’s Day treats for the KDLT News Today crew.From oysters to chocolate and a lot of other foods in-between, it’s not difficult to stir up something delicious up for your sweetie this Valentine’s Day. Even if you’re going low-carb, there are still some easy options, according to Chef Scott Teal, of Hy-Vee…

Out and About with Kali: Week of February 11

From a Valentine’s Day Party for Kids to a week-long celebration of the season called Frost Fest in Brookings, there is a little something for everyone this week in eastern South Dakota. Check out what Kali Trautman with The Event Company offers up in this week’s edition of Out and About. February 11th – 17th – 5th Annual Frost Fest, Brookings February…

“Strongly Worded” Letter Writing Workshops Held Across State

Have something you want to tell your legislators but unsure of how to say it?

If you’ve ever wanted to make your ideas, concerns, or thoughts known to your legislators but were unsure of how, this opportunity is for you. The ACLU of South Dakota is currently hosting a series of workshops designed to help you construct a letter that will grab your lawmakers attention – whatever the issue may be that you may want…

Sioux Falls Police Search for Suspect in Stabbing

Sioux Falls Police are searching for the person responsible for a stabbing Sunday night in the 700 block of West 6th Street. The call came in just before 10:30 p.m. Police say they found the victim with multiple stab wounds. The injuries are not expected to be life-threatening. A witness described a possible suspect as a black male, 5’8″-6’0” tall…

Legislation Allowing for Publication of South Dakota Drivers License in Spanish Advances

A bill many are watching as it makes its way through the South Dakota legislature right now is SB 117. The legislation is asking lawmakers to legalize state drivers license tests in Spanish as well as English. South Dakota remains among only a handful of states that don’t already provide the service. There is bipartisan support for the bill, and…

Inside South Dakota Politics: Week of February 5

There are a lot of bills in this year’s legislature that the Democratic Party and GOP have not been all that far apart on. There is a need, legislators know, to come together on issues like the nursing home crisis, transparency in government, the meth epidemic, and more. But there are a few bills coming up this week in Pierre…

Event to Benefit Survivors of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence

As more people feel compelled to come forward with stories of domestic violence or sexual assault, the Compass Center looks to expand the resources available to victims. This next Tuesday, an event to help raise funds for the Sioux Falls non-profit will get underway. It’s the 10th annual “It’s in the Bag” fundraiser. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, February…

Keith Urban to Perform at 80th Annual Sioux Empire Fair

Keith Urban, with special guest, Chris Janson, announced Friday morning that they will be among this year’s performers at the 80th Annual Sioux Empire Fair. Urban and Janson will take the stage Friday, August 2nd. Ticket prices start at $79.50 and are sold separately from the 2019 Sioux Empire Fair. All tickets are general admission with no refunds, rain or…

Win Big With This Spread at Your Super Bowl Party

These sandwiches can be quick and easy to make, and bring together even the biggest of Super Bowl rivals

Stuck on what to feed the guests this weekend as you gather for the big game? Or, just plain tired of the same old thing you’ve always made? Give these fun and easy, comfort sandwiches a try. The combination of turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce is enough to satisfy even the most rabid of football fans – regardless of whether…

Political Insiders Preview Week Four of South Dakota State Legislature

South Dakota state legislators are just starting to wade through dozens of new bills introduced earlier this week. Among the proposed legislation catching the collective eye of our pundits – drivers licensing in another language, early childhood education and a committee to look at the tax exemptions offered in South Dakota. While these new bills have yet to be taken…

Sioux Area Metro to Offer Free Fixed Route Rides Through Thursday

A supervisor with Sioux Area Metro (SAM) confirms fixed bus routes throughout Sioux Falls will be free for riders over the next couple of days due to the frigid temperatures. The call was made late last night, given the increasing concern over the forecast. Rides will be readily available to anyone needing warm transportation as the temperatures plummet to possible…

Out and About with Kali: Week of January 28

You're going to want to get out and enjoy these events! (And they should all be after the cold spell passes)

The forecast may keep a lot of us indoors, and rightly so, early this week. But after that arctic blast passes, it will be nice to have some fun things to get out and celebrate. Especially, for the kids. And there are at least two events this week they will love. Trust us. Check out Kali’s suggestions for great stops…

Cold Temps, Wind Chills Suspend Winter Activities at Great Bear

Due to the wind chill warming, cold temperatures and high winds forecast over the next couple of days, officials with Great Bear Recreation Park announced Monday morning they are closed for skiing and tubing Monday, January 28 through Wednesday, January 30. The park will re-open at 3 p.m. on Thursday, January 31. For more information and current conditions, please visit…

Women – What Do You Really Know About Your Heart?

With Wear Red Day around the corner, important reminders about your health and the advances in technology to address this leading cause of death

While efforts over the past fifteen years of the Go Red for Women initiative have made a difference, Chrissy Meyer of the American Heart Association says we still have a long way to go when it comes to women taking better care of their health, and their hearts. Heart disease remains the leading cause of death for women in the…

Dems, GOP React to Noem’s Budget Address

Governor Kristi Noem is looking to the state legislature to approve a nearly $1.7 billion budget for the 2020 budget year, something she outlined in her address before lawmakers on Wednesday at the state capitol. The request includes $54 million in new ongoing spending, along with some other increases to fund priority issues she says the state is facing. Executive…

Miller’s Final NBC Call Will Be Third Round of Phoenix Open

He's been on the mic for the network and a lead analyst since 1990

(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)Johnny Miller’s final broadcast as NBC’s golf analyst will be during the third round of the Phoenix Open. The network said Wednesday that it will honor Miller during the Feb. 2 broadcast since the final round on Feb. 3 is about crowning a champion. The final round is on the same day as the Super Bowl. Miller,…

Sioux Falls Women Runners Offer Advice for a Better Race

How teaming up with Sanford Power has changed runners times, goals, and confidence

If you need motivation to get out and run, or feel stuck with your current routine of a slow pace just to get out and say you did something, members of an area running group have some sound advice for you. Add some weight training to your day. Not only has Sioux Falls Women Run, a group 2,000 plus strong,…