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Heart Walk to Support Research, Treatment, Education

2018 Eastern South Dakota Heart Walk is Saturday at Fawick Park

The goal for any of us is typically, to live a long and healthy life. So why does heart disease, a largely preventable disease, remain the leading killer of both men and women in the United States? Check out (in the video above) what the American Heart Association, and a local advocate and heart disease survivor feel is important you…

Putt Fore Pups Event to Support Almost Home

There are countless animals in the region in need of a good home. Some have been abandoned, others turned over because there just aren’t enough resources to continue to care for them. Whatever the reason, Almost Home Canine Rescue does what it can to foster the animals along with a network of volunteers, until a good forever home for the…

Calming Parents, Kids Fears Over Childhood Vaccine Schedule

Sanford Health Family Medicine Specialist outlines the importance of each shot as kids get set to head back-to-school

Parents nationwide continue to voice concerns over what has been a growing vaccine schedule in recent years, so much so, that some families are routinely skipping required shots for their children to go back to school. South Dakota doesn’t see as much push back as other states. Still, there is a risk to not only children, but entire communities for…

The Summer Camp That Has Local Girls Passion in Technology Soaring

Fourteen South Dakota teenagers have just returned from the summer camp opportunity of a lifetime. They were selected to attend a CyberCamp at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. And the excitement it has fostered for a future in technology, for one young woman in particular, is electrifying. Check out her thoughts on how the camp has changed her, as…

Best Advice to Get Your Kids to Eat a Nutritional Lunch

We all know kids can be a tough sell when it comes to eating well, especially around their friends during the school day. But as countless families look to satiate their hungry kids during the school day while they’re at their away from home, dietitian Lizzie Kasparek of the Sanford Sports Science Institute stopped by with more suggestions about how…

Paint The Northern Prairie Wet Show and Sale

WATERTOWN, S.D. – Whether you’ve been painting for years, or it’s your first time using a brush, you’ll want to check out the ‘Paint The Northern Prairie Wet Show & Sale’ this weekend in Watertown. The 3rd annual show will feature 30 artists from around South Dakota who create ‘Plein Air Painting,’ which essentially is painting the landscape in front…

Out and About with Kali: Week of 8/13

She is a phenom on the team at The Event Company and has been helping pull together KDLT’s Out and About content each week behind the scenes. So Addie Graham-Kramer, who is even more busy now with the launch of a new podcast, had no trouble turning over the reins to event specialist Kali Trautman for her weekly segment on…

Wired Wednesday: Password Protection Tips

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  Securing yourself online through a strong password is something we’ve been talking about for the last couple weeks. Last week we covered important password basics in order to ensure your safety, but for this weeks edition of ‘Wired Wednesday,’ Chief Strategist Officer at Click Rain Chris Prendergast stopped by with two of the best things you…

Young Farmers Excited to Get Into the Field in South Dakota

There are 257,454 millennial farmers in the U.S., according to the American Farm Bureau, and among those farmers, South Dakota is among the states leading the way. Brandon Wipf, a farmer from Huron, S.D., and a member of the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, says now more than ever, this younger generation is focusing on their education with…

Miracle Treat Day Underway

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – When a child is battling a life-altering or life-threatening condition, getting them well again is usually the only thing those families think about. Helping restore children back to health here locally as well as around the nation is ‘Miracle Treat Day,’ which kicked off at various Dairy Queen restaurants throughout the nation earlier this morning. Roughly…

Keeping Yourself Safe Online

Online safety is something that affects nearly everyone. In this edition of Wired Wednesday, Will Bushee stopped by to talk with Simon Floss about the importance of staying safe by keeping your passwords safe, and a frightening encounter one of his friends experienced with online hackers. For more information on last pass, click here. For more information on haveibeenpwned, click…

Levitt Shell Musical Sponsor at DTSF Block Party

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Bringing the broader Sioux Empire community together to celebrate the arts, good local food, and our neighbors. That is the goal of an increasing number of venues especially in downtown Sioux Falls. DTSF is hosting their monthly block party this Friday, and the Levitt Shell Foundation is sponsoring the music. The Foundation announced construction of a…