KDLT News Today Interviews

“It’s One of the Best Ways I’ve Had to Learn”

One of the student ambassadors for New Tech High explains why project-based learning works, how it’s changed her life and why other students at this alternative school in Sioux Falls can’t wait to get back into the classroom next fall. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Local News, News, School Zone Tags: alternative school, High School, New Tech…

School Zone: Pipestone

PIPESTONE, M.N. – For this week’s edition of ‘School Zone’ we take you across the border to Pipestone, Minnesota. Students at Pipestone High are benefiting from numerous programs geared towards improving mental health in the classrooms, as well as outside of them. One room in the school, dubbed the ‘wellness room’ offers students a safe place and also equips them…

National EMS Week

Thanking those who put their life on the line

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – When emergencies and tragedies happen many times those who respond don’t get the thank you recognition they deserve. This week is a good way to say thank you to those that put their life on the line to save ours. It’s National EMS Week! Division Chief from Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Steve Fessler stopped by the…

Out and About With Addie: Week of May 21

Looking for something fun to get you out ahead of the Memorial Day Weekend? The Event Company’s Addie Graham-Kramer offers this weekly round-up of events to get you in the mood for summer music, down time, and fun! Monday, May 21 – Zoo Brew 2018 Release Party Tuesday, May 22 – Create YOUR Style Workshop  Thursday, May 24 – REACH Silent Book Club …

2018 Tulip Festival Underway

ORANGE CITY, IA – For the 78th year Orange City celebrates it’s Dutch heritage. The Tulip Festival started as a small celebration of Dutch culture in 1938, but has since grown to become one of the biggest attractions for the area. Volunteers and organizers say there’s something for everyone at the festival, and the community takes great pride celebrating the…

6 Healthy Snacks Your Kids Will Love This Summer

When summer rolls around, kids typically look for whatever they can get their hands to eat on between lounging around the house and running off to their next ballgame or the pool. So, how do you ensure some of what goes into fueling them is flavorful, fun and healthy? Lizzie Kasparek, a Nutritionist with Sanford Sports Science Institute offers up…

Canaries Season Opens Friday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – With summer right around the corner, America’s favorite past time heats up. Including here at home! The upcoming season of the Sioux Falls Canaries kicks off this Friday and there’s plenty of reasons to get excited. From a renovated dining experience to booking your own suite, there’s a great ballpark experience waiting for you. KDLT’s Simon…

Why Facebook is Doing Away With Some of Your “Friends”

Facebook has reportedly deleted 583 million fake accounts in the first 3 months of 2018.  Will Bushee, Vice-President of the data mining company BrightPlanet, co-founder of Code Bootcamp of South Dakota, and the author of Wired for Coding talks about why this matters and what you can do about it, above. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Local…

Tickets For Sanford International Release Today

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The opportunity to attend a once in a lifetime golf tournament in Sioux Falls starts today. Tickets go on sale for The Sanford International presented by Cambria today at 10:00 a.m. The tournament comes to the Minnehaha Country Club in Sioux Falls September 17th and concludes the 23rd. KDLT’s Simon Floss talked with Tournament Director Greg…

Memorial Services Scheduled for Fallen Law Enforcement

Memorial services are scheduled this week for South Dakotans who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The Attorney General is asking everyone to take a moment to reflect on the contributions that police officers make to our communities every day. According to a press release from the Attorney General’s office, the South Dakota Law Enforcement Memorial Service will…

Spring Parade of Homes Kicks Off

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – If you’re looking to rebuild, remodel, buy, or upgrade this will be a great weekend to get some inspiration. The 2018 Spring Parade of Homes tour kicks off today, continues throughout this weekend, and picks up again next weekend. With over 80 homes available to view throughout the Sioux Empire, there’s something for everyone. KDLT’s Simon…

School Zone: Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D. – For this week’s edition of ‘School Zone,’ we head west to Mitchell. Students at Gertie Belle Rodgers Elementary School are learning through ‘personalized learning classrooms.’ P-L-C’s focus on student’s learning at their own pace, not through traditional measures. Things like a traditional classroom, K-5 grade levels, and ‘A’ through ‘F’ grading scales are thrown out. Students are…

‘Food Truck Wednesday’ at Brandon Lutheran

BRANDON, S.D. – Around this time of year, we starting seeing more and more of those mobile restaurants that we all love–food trucks. Tonight, the Brandon Lutheran Church is hosting ‘Food Truck Wednesday,’ an event geared towards bringing the public together and strengthening the community. With over 7 food trucks including Berkes BBQ, Hunny & Bunny, Tasty Trolley, Papa Woody’s wood…