KDLT Cares

31st Annual KDLT Coats for All!

KDLT- TV, along with Billion Auto and Shipley’s Garment Spa are teaming up with The Salvation Army to help make the winter season a little warmer for those in need. This year marks the 31st annual “Coats for All” coat drive campaign. Please join us and donate your new or gently-used coats, hats, gloves and other winter attire. Shipley’s Garment…

KDLT Cares: One Autumn Night

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s an evening of fun and friendship, food and live entertainment, and it’s all for a good cause. Tesse Dee with LifeScape joins us in the studio to preview the event called One Autumn Night. Categories: Community, KDLT Cares

SF Woman is Taking Steps to End Alzheimer’s After Father’s Death

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Alzheimer’s disease is growing rapidly. Experts say almost every minute someone else in the United States develops it. One Sioux Falls woman has made it her mission to help find a cure one step at a time. “I thought that Alzheimer’s was something that only affected elderly people,” says Christina Moody. Moody is reminded every day that…

Beyond Backpacks: 6,000 Backpacks Going To Children In Need

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s almost back to school, and with it comes a list of school supplies that just seems to get longer every year. However, not every family can afford the price tag that comes with brand new backpacks. Now, student-athletes, retirees, and friendly neighbors are lining up to help. It’s a busy Friday here at the Banquet….

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….