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Horse Rescue’s Hay Supply Suffering After Severe Summer Drought

HUMBOLDT, S.D.- The drought felt across the Dakotas this past summer had a severe impact on ranchers and farmers but it also affected other ag-industries, including one horse rescue in Humboldt. The Gentle Spirit Horses Rescue and Sanctuary is now dealing with the after-effects of the drought that left them with dried up pastures and a limited hay supply. “As…

Small Business Spotlight: Statues And Their Stories

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Meet Stephanie Wollman. She grew up painting statues. Many community members flock to her business on Russell and Louise for bird bathes, religious symbols, angels, flower pots, and military statues. Stephanie says she gets the production materials and rose quartz right here in sioux falls. “Every dollar that I generate in revenue here, I am in…

Holiday Fashion Trends with J. Ella Boutique

Midwest fashion is often understated but this season is all about adding a little sparkle

From velvet leggings to fur lined accessories, accent jewelry, and glamorous sequined crop tops, you can’t go wrong with some fun combination of them this holiday season. Jael Thorpe of J.Ella Boutique in both Sioux Falls and Brookings shares what she sees as the overall fashion trends for the 2017 holiday season. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews…

New Turkey Trends: Mixing It Up This Thanksgiving

SIOUX FALLS – Thanksgiving is only one week away and the American Farm Bureau Federation says this year’s Thanksgiving will cost the least it has in five years. With a busy schedule, it get be hard to find the time to cook an entire Thanksgiving dinner from scratch. Hy-Vee says the average shopper spends over an hour in the grocery…

Someone You Should Know: Sioux Empire’s Golf Guru

SIOUX FALLS, SD – It’s a cold November afternoon.  But, the temperature outside doesn’t matter at the Todd Kolb Golf Academy.  Inside a heated facility at Willow Run, golfers can keep their game hot in South Dakota’s colder months. “This is the time of year, like in January and February, where we can actually make some changes in the kids’…

Former School Bus Inc. Employee Sentenced in Embezzlement Case

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A former employee of a school bus company serving the Sioux Falls school district has been sentenced to a year in prison for stealing more than half a million dollars from her employer. U.S. Attorney Randy Seiler says Crystal Neuman started working for School Bus, Inc. in 1998 and started embezzling $537,000 from the company in 2006…

Warmer Weather Gives One Sport a Longer Season

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -The Prairie Green Golf Course in Sioux Falls closed its doors last week to hibernate for winter, but the sunshine makes for one last hoorah before spring. “Once you kinda say you’re closed and then you reopen, it does tend to have a little bit different reaction with people,” said Tom Jansa of Dakota Golf Management….

SD Author Details Lesser-Known Stories Of Amazing Female Athletes

Mitchell author Jean Patrick is teaching young readers about the history of women in sports in her latest book, “Long-Armed Ludy and the First Women’s Olympics.” Watch above to hear her inspiration to write the book, what drew her to the book’s central figure, track & field standout Ludy Godbold, Jean’s unique research style and what she’s up to these…

Hood Magazine’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It can be a challenge to sort through the catalogs and online specials during the holiday season, but our guests today are taking some of the guesswork out of finding the perfect gift. Steff and crew from Hood Magazine join us tonight. Categories: Community, KDLT Kitchen Tags: Holiday Gifts, Hood Magazine, KDLT Kitchen

City Council Denies Gas Station To Expand Into A Casino

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls City Council took up a disagreement between a neighborhood and gas station owner Tuesday night. The owner of Hilltop BP on the corner of 18th and Cleveland says he’s trying to grow his business – by offering video lottery. But, those who live near the gas station fear gaming will drive up crime in…

Family Donates Assault Victim’s Organs To Those In Need

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Watertown family is dealing with an unexpected loss. Forty-year-old Jeremy Buol lost his life Wednesday in a result of an assault late Saturday night. Buol was taken to a hospital in Watertown, and then transported to Sanford Health in Sioux Falls. Like many families in this situation, Jeremy’s mom, brother and aunt followed him hoping…

Two USD Football Players Arrested On Rape Charges

Dale Williamson Jr., Danny Rambo Jr.VERMILLION, S.D. – The names of two University of South Dakota football players involved in a sexual assault investigation have been released. According to The Vermillion Police Department, junior Danny Rambo Jr., 20, has been arrested for second degree rape. Sophomore Dale Williamson Jr., 21, has been arrested for attempted second degree rape. The two…

Auto Parts Store Needs Public’s Help Identifying Donation Thief

GARRETSON, S.D. – Caught on camera this week: a thief in Garretson swiping a donation jar meant for hurricane victims. The theft happened Wednesday afternoon at Ewe-Pullet Self Service Used Auto Parts.”  Surveillance video shows the suspect walk up to the counter, quickly take the jar and leave.  Nordstrom’s Automotive Inc. owns Ewe-Pullet.  Vice President & General Manager Shannon Nordstrom…

2019 Mitchell Corn Palace Murals To Honor The Military

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – For one year, Mitchell’s biggest tourist attraction will serve as a monument to the military. City officials say the theme of the 2019 corn murals on the Corn Palace will be “A Salute to the Military.” Specific designs will be released later. The Corn Palace bills itself as the world’s only palace dedicated to the commodity….

Saturday: 2017 Sioux Falls Zombie Walk

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  You might see some extra undead traffic in downtown Sioux Falls this weekend, but don’t be alarmed, it’s for a good cause. Cinda Rolla from the Sioux Falls Roller Dollz join us tonight with a whole crew of zombies to tell us about this year’s Zombie Walk.       Categories: Community Tags: Downtown Sioux Falls,…

Salem Fire Department Remembers Fallen Brother

Tracy Morehead, 39, died in a two-vehicle car accident on I-90 east of Mitchell

SALEM, S.D. – A fire department west of Sioux Falls says this week has been rough, after finding out early Sunday morning one of their members died in a two-vehicle car accident. Thirty-nine-year-old Tracy Morehead struck the back of an SUV east of Mitchell on I-90. The SUV he hit crashed into some cattle on the road. When working at…