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Grab a Tag: Giving Trees Spread Cheer at Dairy Queen in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – There are over 600 holiday wishes waiting to be granted in Sioux Falls, such as clothing, bus passes, bedding, and kitchen utensils.  Many of these wishes. are hanging on “giving trees” throughout the city. The Christmas wishes are from  both children and adults with special needs that need a helping hand this holiday season.  A number…

Motorcyclists Deliver Toys To Children In Need

Sioux Falls, S.D. – About 70 children with special needs have a new toy tonight, thanks to some motorcyclists looking to make a difference this holiday season. Throughout the year, motorcycle rights organization “a brotherhood of awareness training & education” or ABATE, has been fundraising to buy holiday presents for children in need.     On Saturday, 21 motorcyclists personally delivered…

Small Business Spotlight: Carrie Ann’s Boutique

HARRISBURG, S.D. – A boutique owner in Harrisburg jumped at the chance to grab a unique storefront and her customers say it’s a genius location. You can find Carrie Ann’s boutique right next-door to an indoor trampoline park. Carrie Ann Bell first opened her boutique online but when a space became available alongside “Air Madness” in Harrisburg, with indoor access…

Local Organization and Business Team up to Deliver Gifts to Families in Need

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Around 30 volunteers from the Sioux Falls organization Step Up for Heroes and Billion Automotive brought some smiles to families tonight by delivering some gifts. The gifts for the families were collected by the non-profit organization Sioux Falls Cares. The organization has been providing food, clothing, and necessities to more than 500 families in need every Christmas…

Holiday Season Crafts For Kids From Hood Magazine

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – With cold winter days keeping us inside, our guests today have an activity to help the whole family get creative during the holidays. Steff and our friend from Hood Magazine join us.         Categories: Community, KDLT Kitchen Tags: Crafts, Hood Magazine, KDLT Kitchen, Sioux Falls, south dakota

New Fareway Store Located In Harrisburg Opens For Business

HARRISBURG, S.D. – Harrisburg residents no longer have to travel out of town for their groceries. Fareway Stores held a ribbon cutting and grand opening this morning at their new location on Willow Street West in Harrisburg. The 19,000 square foot store includes fresh produce and a full service meat department. City officials say the supermarket will help serve the…

Someone You Should Know: The Brendtro’s as They Fight to Cure a Rare Disease

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls family is up against the clock raising money to find a cure for a rare genetic disease. “We’ll I’m feeling a lot of things,” says Raena. That’s Raena Brendtro. She was diagnosed with Friedreich’s Ataxia at 12 years-old. FA for short is a protein deficiency that attacks nerve and heart cells with no…

Wired Wednesday: Great Tech Gifts for Kids

Will Bushee from BrightPlanet and Code Bootcamp offers a few ideas for the holidays

If your child is into gaming and technology, and you’re lost in the dark on great gift ideas for the holidays, we’ve got a few options for you. While there are hundreds of great options out there, Will Bushee of BrightPlanet and Code Bootcamp joined us with a few suggestions. Click on the link above for our interview with Will….

First Snowfall Brings Icy Roads

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Cleanup wrapped up this afternoon in the Sioux Empire, as crews worked to clear the roads after last night’s first snowfall. Sioux Falls got a little more than an inch of snow, but that wasn’t the city’s main concern. It’s hard to imagine the streets of Sioux Falls looked like this Monday night, with low visibility and 60…

Downtown Sioux Falls YMCA Transitioning To Youth Center

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The downtown YMCA in Sioux Falls will transition from a workout facility to a youth development center this month. New programming will primarily serve children during after school hours and on Saturdays. The re-purposed YMCA will still offer access to basketball and racquetball courts for adults during the day when children aren’t there. After-school activities include…

Wednesday: Fringe Salon’s Holidazzle Open House

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls salon is being recognized this week and they are hosting a special holiday party to celebrate. Bekah and the team from Fringe Salon in Sioux Falls joins us to talk about the party. Categories: Community Tags: Fringe Hair Salon, Sioux Falls

Addie’s Picks for Events the Week of December 4

Events you don't want to miss in this festive edition of our new weekly series, "Out and About"

Every Monday morning, we are working to bring you events for the upcoming week you’ll want to be sure to include on your calendar! And there are some fun ones as we head into the thick of the holiday season and with snow on the way! Addie Graham-Kramer, President of The Event Company, and her team are sorting through some…

“Food Not Bombs” Coming to Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The USDA estimates that Americans wasted 133 billion pounds and $161 billion worth of food in 2010. Now, a Sioux Falls man is bringing a global movement here to reduce food waste and help those in need, all at the same time. “Food Not Bombs” was founded in 1980. It’s a program where volunteers go around…

Breakfast with Santa Brings Hundreds to Great Plains Zoo

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Christmas might be a little ways away, but it’s never too early to tell Santa what you want for Christmas. That’s what children and their families did today at the Great Plains Zoo. The annual “Breakfast with Santa” first started out with the kids writing their Christmas wish list. After sharing with Santa whether they were nice…