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Wired Wednesdays: What to Watch for in 2018

From chat-bots to self-driving cars, big changes may be coming, ready or not

That television you just bought, are you aware of how much it is capable of? Or the cars coming onto area lots, what will they soon feature? Will Bushee, Vice-President of the data mining company Bright Planet, co-founder of Code Bootcamp of South Dakota and author of Wired for Coding, offers up the changes he thinks we’ll see in 2018.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Hot Cocoa

Don't forget the toasted marshmallows, says Sylvia Vant Foort of LaMeilleur Bakery

It’s tough to go wrong with just about any version of hot chocolate. But homemade, real chocolate-hot chocolate is Sylvia Vant Foort’s specialty. She joined us in studio from La Meilleur Bakery in Hull, Iowa with a step by step how-to for a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Hot Cocoa with toasted marshmallows. Yum.

Staying True To New Years Resolutions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A few weeks into the year, how are those resolutions going? https://www.statisticbrain.com/ reports that only 9.2 percent of people ever achieve their new year’s resolutions and break free from bad habits. Chef Scott Teal from the Louise Ave Hy-Vee in Sioux Falls talked with KDLT’s Simon Floss about healthy food-options to keep your resolutions on track….

Flu Season Taking Off in South Dakota

Sanford physician confirms clinics are seeing an uptick in cases

This year’s deadly flu outbreak is expanding and is said to be widespread now in every state except Hawaii. Overall, national health experts say this year’s impact is shaping up to be three times worse than last year. Dr. Kayla Norenberg, a family medicine physician at 69th and Minnesota Sanford clinic, explains when it’s important to seek medical attention when you or…

Out and About: Week of January 15, 2017

From Watertown to Aberdeen and everywhere in-between, events worth checking out!

Addie Graham-Kramer, president of The Event Company, is back with another edition of Out and About. Every Monday she details events across the region that are unique, fun, and worth checking out. Check out the great list of happenings this week in the Sioux Empire. Monday, January 15 – Free Tubing at Great Bear https://greatbearpark.com/calendar/scheels-tubing-night Tuesday, January 16 – Chef…

Newly Exposed Security Flaws in Your Phones

Three steps to take now as hardware fix isn't easy, or coming soon

There are big problems in the core hardware of Intel chips (and some chips from other manufacturers) that can only be fixed by buying new machines with the new chips, Chris Prendergast, Chief Strategy Officer with Click Rain, tells KDLT. The problem is, it may be awhile before manufacturers figure out how to fix the issue. “It’s going to take…

Production Of ‘No Exit’ Opens This Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Debbi Jones and Jeff Larsen of ‘Monstrous Little Theatre Company’ sit down with KDLT’s Simon Floss talking about their company, the local art and theatre scene in Sioux Falls, and an upcoming show entitled ‘No Exit.’ ‘No ‘Exit’ premiers this week on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. with performances continuing through Saturday. The shows will be held…

ICYMI: 2018 Burger Battle

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Downtown Sioux Falls Inc.’s Vaney Hirari joins KDLT’s Simon Floss highlighting the first week of competition for the 5th annual 2018 Burger Battle. The competition features six Sioux Falls restaurants. Tommy Jacks Pub, The Market, PAve, Ode To Food and Drink, and JL Beers are all competing this year. They will be graded by the customers, who…

The Benefits of Braces as an Adult

If you've ever struggled to feel good about your smile, why now may be the time to revisit orthodontics

We typically associate braces with kids. But an increasing number of adults are signing up to revamp their smiles. And it’s not just about looks. Orthodontist Chris Wermerson outlines the benefits of straightening out your teeth and getting your smile assessed, at any age.

Out and About: Week of January 8th

From a Wild Game Feed for a good cause to yoga at a brewery, you have to check out these events

Addie Graham-Kramer, president of The Event Company, sits down with KDLT’s Carleen Wild and Simon Floss to highlight local events this week from Watertown to Harrisburg and everywhere in between. For more on the events, click on the interview above or each of the events below! Monday, January 8th – 212’s 10th Annual Wild Game Feed in Brandon Wednesday, January…

Don’t Make These Mistakes in the Morning

Sanford dietitian says these four things can sabotage your new year's weight loss efforts

If one of your goals in 2018 is to finally lose weight and get into shape, registered dietitian Tiffany Krogstad with the Sanford Cardiovascular Institute explains four things you’re probably doing to sabotage your own efforts. And chances are, you’re doing some if not most of them!

The Importance of Giving Kids a Break from Technology

Boys & Girls Club launches new social media detox program, "Around the Table"

Billy Mawhiney and Caitlin Hoffman, both with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sioux Empire, talk about a new initiative for 2018 called “Around the Table”. Club officials say it’s become all too apparent how addicted to their phones kids have become and there are definitely downsides to the trend. Their goal is to help teach them the interpersonal…

Ringing in NYE in DTSF: The List of Hot Spots

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – If you’re still looking for something to do this New Years, look no further than Downtown Sioux Falls. Whether it’s a family-oriented quintet, prix fixe dinner, or high-energy party you’re looking for, Downtown Sioux Fall has it all: JAS Quintet New Years Party (Friday, 12/29): https://www.facebook.com/events/528170044204962/ M.B. Haskett New Year’s Eve Dinner https://www.facebook.com/MBHasketts/posts/1646624795399695 Woodgrain NYE Bash:…

Top 5 Fitness Trends of 2018

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – At the turn of the New Year, many of us resolve to eat better, hit the gym, and live an overall healthier lifestyle. Joining us Thursday morning to talk more about getting into shape is Brittany Gorres-Martens from the Exercise and Sport Sciences Department at Augustana University, with a list of the top fitness trends for…