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Dishing Up Easy, Quick and Healthy Easter Sides

Chef Scott Teal from Hy-Vee shares a few of his faves for the holiday

We look forward to celebrating family traditions during the holidays, and for many of us, that includes the food that graces our tables. There are always dishes you remember your mom or maybe your grandfather making growing up, alongside the ones you’ve come to love of your own as an adult. But if you’re looking this year for something a…

Upcoming Conference Aims to Connect, Inspire Rural South Dakota

For those looking to have an impact on their rural communities, an upcoming two-day conference may give you some serious inspiration. In 2018, community leaders from 14 different states were part of Dakota Resources ruralX Conference. This year, June 19-20, the non-profit will once again bring motivated community members from throughout the midwest the Mitchell forum. RuralX, according to organizers, is…

Why You Need a Better Password (and How to Manage Them All)

You know you should have different passwords for different internet sites. But are you aware the best passwords to have are not just words – they’re now phrases? Katie Shuck explains why, and some other important developments in the hopes of best protecting your identity and information online, in this week’s edition of Wired Wednesday. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT…

Pushback – or No Problems for Noem?

Political pundits weigh in the Governor's latest initiatives and first few months in office

When it comes to pheasant habitat, or movement on the Keystone XL Pipeline in South Dakota, there are frustrations that perhaps not everyone that should have been at the table on those conversations, was. At least that’s opinion of Sam Parkinson, Executive Director for the State Democratic Party, based on what he’s hearing from others in state government and the…

Encouraging Women to Better Explore South Dakota Outdoors

The Great Outdoor Store hosts Ladies Night to answer questions, get women outside

Eastern South Dakota may not have the most challenging hiking and biking trails, mountainous regions to climb, or rivers to run, but there is still a lot of land available to explore. At the Great Outdoor Store in downtown Sioux Falls, the staff encourages everyone to get out and enjoy what the region has to offer. Megan and Emily, who…

How South Dakota Hopes to Give Businesses Better Access to Resources

Kristi Noem has given the team at the Governor’s Office for Economic Development a directive – make South Dakota an easier place for businesses to do business. Among the first places she asked them to start – the state’s workforce development website. Check out the changes for yourself here at sdreadytowork.com. And learn more about what officials hope to provide…

Creating a World Without Type 1 Diabetes

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk is this Saturday

Not only can juvenile diabetes be difficult to treat in and of itself, but new studies show a growing number of side effects can result for those living with the disease. Diabetes-related emotional distress (diabetes distress) is considered one of the most important psychosocial concerns in people with diabetes because it is regarded as a major barrier to optimal diabetes…

Beauty of National Parks Then and Now Showcased in New Book

South Dakota photographer Paul Horsted on tour with his most recent work

Paul Horsted is passionate about both history and photography. And he’s truly created a unique niche for himself in both our region and across the nation with his work, seeking out the precise locations other historic photos have been taken, and recreating the scene from then, to now. In his 40 years as a photographer, he’s worked in newsrooms, shot…

Addressing an Epidemic of Sexual Harassment

Sioux Falls crisis intervention program works with Remedy Brewing to kick off new campaign

“It went fantastic. The staff were so involved, it was a pretty fantastic experience,” said Matt Hastad, CEO of Remedy Brewing in Sioux Falls. The business just held the first ever sexual harassment recognition training this week in Sioux Falls as part of a new initiative to come out of The Compass Center – a local non-profit that provides crisis…

Cheese & Ice Cream Festival Coming To Strawbale Winery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota is well known for it’s beef and pork production, fields of corn, soybeans, and sunflowers, but not necessarily dairy. An upcoming new event aims to shed some light on a growing industry in our state! Don South with Strawbale Winery joined us with details on the first ever Cheese & Ice Cream Festival! For…

Out and About with Kali: Week of April 1

It’s April, it’s warming up and it’s time to get back out there and explore all the region has to offer if you’ve spent the last five months in a mild form of hibernation! The Event Company’s Kali Trautman was back in again on Monday with some of the more notable events happening this week! Check out the details in…

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…

A Trip That Could Change Everything

Cyber Security students at Dakota State University details the opportunities that could come from a national conference this week

Only a handful of students nationwide ever get this opportunity. The 6th annual Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS) Conference kicks off Thursday in Pittsburgh. The best and brightest in their fields from industry, government, and academia will be there. And eight Dakota State Students have been accepted to attend as well. The 500 students selected to attend all have to…

Cyber Security Students Look Forward to “Trip of a Lifetime”

They know the experience is unique and rare. But Dakota State University students also know their professors wouldn’t want them anywhere else. A group of eight students left Sioux Falls Regional Airport Thursday morning alongside professors and CybHER co-founders Dr. Ashley Podhradsky and Pam Rowland, for a national Women in Cyber Security Conference in Pittsburgh. DSU continues to push the…