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Students Tour the Sioux Falls Sculpture Walk for Multiple Intelligence Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – Students at Eugene Field Elementary in Sioux Falls got out of the classroom this morning for an up-close look at local art. As part of the school’s Multiple Intelligence Day, students received a tour of Sculpture Walk on Phillips Avenue, plus the Arc of Dreams. The kids learned about the artists who sculpted each statue along…

Sioux Falls Businesses Show Support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and businesses in Sioux Falls are showing their support. Obscure Brewing Company and Oh My Cupcakes! have made pink treats for breast cancer awareness. Oh My Cupcakes! is selling the Ms. Kim cupcake on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The dessert is named after the owner’s sister in law, Kim Ranae, who…

Saturday: 5th Annual Step Up for Heroes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – KDLT is teaming up again with Sioux Falls firefighters to remember those who died in the 9/11 terrorist attack. Step Up for Heroes participants walk up and down the stairs at Howard Wood Field eleven times. That equals the 110 flights of stairs in the World Trade Center buildings in New York City. The event starts…

KDLT Cares: Planning for the Sioux Falls Marathon / Half Marathon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – KDLT is sponsoring one of the biggest weekends for local runners, the Sioux Falls Marathon. The Sioux Falls Sports Authority handles preparations for the race. Race Director Thomas Lee says it’s a year-long process but things really pick up in the six months leading up to the race. Along with ordering shirts, medals, and handling registrations,…

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Funds Local Programs

Memory Forum support group

SIOUX FALLS, SD- South Dakota has the third highest death rate in the country when it comes to Alzheimer’s disease. That is why the Alzheimer’s Association of South Dakota is putting more resources into helping those affected and their families. One example is a group dedicated to helping support those in the early stages of the disease. The Memory Forum,…

Ag Appreciation Day at the Sioux Empire Fair

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Today is Ag Appreciation Day and thousands showed up to the Sioux Empire Fair this morning to celebrate. The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored the event and handed out 7,000 meal tickets. From 11am-1pm today farmers and ranchers were served lunch, enjoyed live music, and free admission to the fair. More than 300 volunteers…

Lennox Parade Draws Big Crowd

KDLT News Teams with Alzheimer's Association of S.D.

LENNOX, S.D.- Its one of the largest Independence Day parades in small town South Dakota. We’re talking about the Lennox 4th of July parade. The KDLT News crew teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Association of South Dakota once again this year. Volunteers donned purple and handed out candy and stickers promoting the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on September 14th at…

The Longest Day: Raising Funds for Alzheimer’s Association

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – From dancing to a hot dog feed to a butterfly release, people in South Dakota are marking the longest day of the year for Alzheimer’s. Fundraisers are taking place all over the state today. In Sioux Falls, the Alzheimer’s Association of South Dakota held an open house at their headquarters. A steady stream of visitors stopped…

Mark O Tees Off for Junior Achievement’s 21st Annual 100 Holes of Golf

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Dozens are on the green to raise some green for area organizations today, including KDLT Sports Director Mark Ovenden. Mark is one of 30 golfers teeing off for Junior Achievement’s 21st annual 100 Holes of Golf. It’s the organization’s 2nd largest fundraiser of the year. This year, they’re expecting to raise around $90,000. Mark is the…

KDLT Cares: Sioux Falls Fire Rescue’s Fill the Boot Drive Kicks Off

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Fire Rescue is kicking off the annual Fill the Boot drive. The event raises money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Firefighters will be outside Sioux Falls Hy-Vees with boots ready to collect donations. Those donations fund research and programs and help send more than 150 kids to summer camp. The Fill the Boot drive…

Tickets For 6th Annual Cattleman’s Foundation Gala On Sale

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The South Dakota Cattleman’s Foundation and Feeding South Dakota have once again teamed up to fight hunger. For the sixth year, they’ll be hosting the ‘Cattleman’s Foundation Gala and Concert’ on June 22nd, and they’ve booked quite the musical guest. Country music star Jake Owens will headline the concert. Tickets for the event go on sale…

Haley’s Haircut: Twin Supports Sister Battling Childhood Cancer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The word “cancer” takes on a new meaning when it happens to someone you know. It recently hit home here at KDLT. Our chief photographer Adam Huntimer’s life was turned on its head last month when his 5-year-old daughter, Holly, was diagnosed. It’s been a life changing experience for the entire family, especially for Holly’s twin…