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KDLT Cares: A Day of Giving in the Sioux Falls Community

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Two local businesses around the city have been giving back to different organizations in the community. Scooter’s Coffee is holding their “Day of Giving” in all six of their locations. 100% of sales will be donated to organizations that help foster children, like the Family Visitation Center and the Children’s Home Society. For local owners, this…

The Banquet’s Annual Project: SOS Kicks Off

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – School is almost back in session throughout the Sioux Empire, but sadly not every family can afford school supplies. Every year, The Banquet conducts Project: SOS, a school supply drive for any students in need. Supplies include backpacks, art supplies, and paper. This year, JCPenny have joined The Banquet in their mission to prepare every child…

Help Through Horsepower

SIOUX FALLS, SD —  Ericka Williams is four years old, and she loves to rise horses.  But living life like most four year olds doesn’t come without some challenges. At birth, Ericka suffered a stroke which has led to a weakness on the right side of her body along with other health challenges. “She’s got some muscle tightness and just…

Helpline Open Supports Suicide Prevention Programs

SIOUX FALLS, SD- The Helpline Center is aiming for a hole-in-one while raising awareness. On Monday afternoon, Helpline held their annual Golf Tournament at the Willow Run Golf Course.  All proceeds from the event go towards the organization, including proceeds from the raffle.  Last year, the event raised $20,000 and organizers expect to exceed that this year. Experts say being…

CyberPatriot Boot Camp Offers Students a Crash Course on Cyber Security

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Learning about computers is like learning a new language.  Think of it like Morse Code, except students are communicating with their computers to secure their programs. “We’ve kind of taken a crash course on cyber security and mostly defense of a computer system,” said camper Aidan Sanchez. The First CyberPatriot Camp took place at the C.T.T…

Volunteers Prep for 27th Annual JazzFest

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s that time of year again. The 27th annual JazzFest kicks off in Sioux Falls this weekend. Organizers have been planning this year’s concert for 11 months.   It may look quiet now, but come this weekend, 100,000 people will storm Yankton Trail Park. However, an event of this size doesn’t all just magically come together….

Wednesday: Ride of Success

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Cyclists in Sioux Falls are joining their counterparts around the world this week, in an event honoring bicyclists fallen or injured on public roadways. The Ride of Silence takes place this Wednesday as a way to promote bike safety for cyclists and motorists.Michael Christensen from Falls Area Bicyclists joins us in the studio.

Saturday: 10th Annual EmBe Community 5K

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – EmBe is encouraging people to get on their feet this weekend to celebrate the achievements of running programs in Sioux Falls. EmBe’s 10th annual community 5K takes place on Saturday. Stacy from EmBe joins us in the studio to tell us about what to expect.

KDLT Cares: KDLT Career Fair Hosts 41 Area Businesses

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Labor partnered with KDLT-TV to host a career fair on Wednesday in downtown Sioux Falls. Businesses in the Sioux Falls area welcomed career seekers to their stations. State officials say the unemployment rate in Sioux Falls is 2.9%. Rates this low make it more difficult for businesses to find people withe the…

A Chance to Be Bold: Going Bald For Children With Cancer

International charity funds research to cure childhood cancer

Getting a haircut is often something we do to change our look or feel better about ourselves.  But, for some, it’s a sign of a life-or-death journey: cancer.  This week, there’s a way to make a bold decision about your hair for those who don’t have a choice. 11-year-old Harrisburg resident Ady Hauert loves her long locks.  Her mom and…