KDLT News Today Interviews

Bacon Lovers Lace Up!

Two runs in South Dakota this weekend to benefit Junior Achievement

South Dakotans will line up Saturday morning in both Aberdeen and Tea for the chance at some bacon, some exercise, and the chance to help educate many of the youth in our state. When you can have all three in the same event, why not take part? Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Local News, News Tags: Aberdeen,…

School Zone: Washington Pavilion Summer Camps

Pavilion summer courses offer unique learning experiences for all ages

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Learning new tricks, trades, and hobbies is something many of us say we don’t have time for, especially during the summer months. However, The Washington Pavilion is giving you the opportunity to pick up something new. Throughout the summer, the Pavilion offers classes and courses for any and all ages. From painting, to ceramics, to musical…

Why LetMeBe83 is Recipient of 2018 Charity of Choice Golf Tourney

Dr. Joe Moen of Vitality Chiropractic and the Sioux Empire Chiropractic Society Board of Directors talks about the Charity of Choice Golf Tournament held each year in Sioux Falls and why he’s so passionate about supporting this year’s recipient organization, LetMeBe83. The tournament is this June 21. Click the links above for further details and to register! Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT…

3 Smart Technologies to Help Your Lawn and Garden

From a better watering system to being able to finally identify the plants around your place, Chris Prendergast, Chief Strategy Officer with Click Rain and colleague, Kristina Johnson, join us for this week’s Wired Wednesday. The two outline the benefits of garden technologies and why even die-hard traditional gardeners might consider giving them a try. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News…

2 Best Ways to Care For Your Potted Plants

And if vegetables are more your thing, these are the easiest to get in the ground yet this summer!

Chris Iott from Iott’s Greenhouse and Gardens in Ward, South Dakota explains the two best things you can do for any potted plant, and even if you’ve been gardening for years, his suggestions may surprise you. Check out the quick interview above for advice on your potted plants and the video below for the most popular and perhaps some of…

Out and About: Week of June 6/11

Addie Graham Kramer joins the KDLT News Today team with a look at fun events for the upcoming week

Once again, entertainment guru Addie Graham-Kramer from The Event Company joined the KDLT News Today show with a sneak peak of all the happenings to look forward to throughout the Sioux Empire this week! Take a look at the interview and the details to each event below. Wednesday, June 13, 2018 – Wednesday Night Music & More Saturday, June 16,…

Hundreds of Contestants Line Up for Inaugural Flandreau Rodeo Weekend

Two one-day events offer "some of the richest prize packages" on the circuit

Two days and two separate rodeos this weekend in Flandreau have contestants riding for “some of the richest prize packages” on the SDRA circuit, organizers told KDLT News Friday morning. The events kick off Saturday morning in Flandreau and the community is excited to host both participants and visitors. Royal River Casino and Hotel, the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe and…

Sioux Falls Hosts 2018 Kidney Walk

Organizers explain why events like this are necessary to raise awareness and funds

There is an incredible need for America to better know their risk for kidney disease and how tragic the results can be if you realize that there is a problem late stage. The 2018 Sioux Falls Kidney Walk, which is this Saturday, aims to raise awareness and funds to help fight what can still ultimately and sadly be a death…

School Zone: Ninja Warrior Camp

Kids learn life skills through fun activities

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The end of the school year means the beginning of summer camp season. Embrace Church in Sioux Falls is hosting a ‘Ninja Warrior Camp’ open to kids from kindergarten to fifth grade and their parents on Saturday, June 9th at Terrace Park. The event will build friendships, teach teamwork, and give kids and parents a safe…

Why Kids Are Logging Off of Facebook

And where they're now fairly constantly logged into

This may not surprise all that many parents or tech users in general, but 45 percent of teens now say they are online “almost constantly.” Where they are logged into though, is changing.  A new survey reveals that Facebook use has decreased in popularity among America’s teenagers! Find out where they’re spending time and what advice one of our tech…

Where to Spend At Least One Summer Night With the Family

There aren't a whole lot of drive-in theater's left - why you should frequent those still flinging the gates wide open

With a dwindling number of drive-in theaters across the nation, it may be a good weekend to celebrate National Drive-In Theater Day. There are a dedicated group of theaters still turning the lights on each week for die hard fans and newcomers to the venue. We visited with the owner of the Verne Drive-In in Luverne, Minnesota for some perspective…

The Best South Dakota Eateries for Travelers

You have got to get off the beaten path and check out these local favs

Trips worth taking – Staci Perry, a South Dakota food writer outlines just a few of her favorites, specifically West River in this edition of KDLT in the Kitchen. You’ve got to check these out! A sample taste of what she’s talk about above: The Purple Pie Place in Custer, Cheyenne Crossing in Lead, Harriet & Oak in Rapid City,…

Rhubarb Days At W. H. Over Museum

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Doughnuts aren’t the only food being celebrated as we kick off the weekend, there’s a vegetable getting it’s due. For over 20 years the W. H. Over Museum in Vermillion has been hosting and celebrating ‘Rhubarb Days.’ Simon Floss went to get a preview of what to expect. For more information, click here. Categories: Community, KDLT…

School Zone: Sioux Falls Community Education

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – While classes may be winding down for kids, many of us are learning new tricks and trades throughout the summer. Through the Sioux Falls School District Community Education, you have the chance to learn new hobbies, crafts, lessons, and a whirlwind of other topics through signing up for different classes. Photojournalist Tiffany Sommer and Simon Floss…

Young Women Entering Cyber Security Field in Numbers Hard to Believe

“It’s unprecedented across the country,” said Dr. Ashley Podhradsky, an Associate Professor of Information Assurance and Forensics with Dakota State University. She, along with her colleague, Dr. Pam Rowland and student Kelley Criddle spoke with KDLT News in this week’s Wired Wednesday segment about the rapid rise in young women enrolling in majors including computer science, cyber operations, and network security and administration at DSU….