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Celebrating 35 Years of South Dakota Magazine

Editor highlights why she remains so dedicated to what has been the mission of the publication since it's inception

Katie Hunhoff’s father, Bernie, started South Dakota Magazine when she was just in the first grade. Years later, now at the helm, Katie couldn’t be more proud of the work she and her team are doing. Sharing stories about South Dakota and the people and places here remais her passion. And it shows. We also talked with Katie about a…

Nebraska Woman Arrested, Fined for Climbing Mount Rushmore

Courtesy: South Dakota Dept. of TourismRAPID CITY, S.D. – A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for climbing the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota. Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive granite sculpture Friday with bare feet and no rope, making it to about 15 feet (4.5 meters) from the top. The Rapid City Journal states Incontro chose…

An Invasive Species Has Found Its Way Into One Of South Dakota’s Most Popular Lakes

Lake Sharpe, S.D.- They latch, clog, eat and clump. According to game fish and parks, since 2015 zebra mussels have also been found in Lewis and Clark Lake, Lake Yankton and McCook Lake. Aquatic invasive species biologist BJ Schall, says, “as adults they cling to a hard surface, they can be transported from a boat or a dock or a…

Pierre Man Charged With Abusing Infant

Pierre resident Derek Berman is facing charges of abuse or cruelty to a minor under the age of seven, and aggravated battery of an infant. The 29-year-old was arrested Saturday after a report of possible child abuse was received by Central South Dakota Communications. It was reported a two-month-old infant had received serious, life-threatening injuries consistent with that of abuse….

Why You Shouldn’t Keep the House

A financial consultant's best advice for those going through a divorce

There are some incredibly important life and financial lessons those who have been through a divorce, especially with kids, will share. Among them, protect your assets. To do that, however, you may have to do some things you feel are counterproductive. Christina Lynn, of Lynn Financial, has learned this all too well, having gone through the process herself. One of…

How Much Good Headphones Should Cost You

In a world of increasingly expensive options, one tech expert says great sound shouldn't break your bank

With a growing number of high dollar headphones hitting the store shelves, what do you really need to spend to get the sound quality you want? One of our tech experts, Will Bushee, gives us some insight into what’s available and how much any of them can run you.   Categories: KDLT News Today, Local News, News, News Top Story,…

The Biggest Concern for South Dakota Farmers Right Now

Former state Ag Secretary Walt Bones talks about shifting priorities for farmers as we move through seasons

Regional growers hit hard by harsh conditions and flooding earlier this year are doing their best to take things as they come – day by day. It’s actually, what farmers have always tried their best to do, given so much of their work is at the mercy of the weather. But Mother Nature has been particularly tough on South Dakota…

Political Pundits Discuss Epstein Arrest, Borglum Announcement

Thoughts from the SD GOP and Dems on recent events this July 9

Dave Roetman, the State Finance Director for the South Dakota GOP and Aaron Matson, the Communications Director for the state Democratic Party,  discuss some of the bigger political issues before voters both on the state and national level. This week, they look at the national Fourth of July celebration and the fallout, the arrest of Jeff Epstein and political implications,…

Tom Steyer Launches 2020 Campaign After Saying He Wouldn’t

Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer arrives to speak during a news conference on Jan. 8, 2018, in Washington.Carolyn Kaster / AP WASHINGTON – Billionaire activist Tom Steyer is joining the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, reversing course after deciding earlier this year that he’d forgo a run. Steyer made the announcement Tuesday, casting himself as an outsider who will…

Texas Billionaire H. Ross Perot Dies Aged 89

DALLAS – H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who twice ran for president, has died. Family spokesman James Fuller says Perot died early Tuesday. He was 89. Perot rose from Depression-era poverty to become one of the nation’s richest men as the founder of computer services giant Electronic Data Systems Corp. In 1992, Perot jumped into the presidential…