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Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Investigated in NW Minnesota

CROOKSTON, Minn. – The state Department of Health is investigating four recent cases of Legionnaires’ disease in northwestern Minnesota. The department said Friday the four people became ill between Jan. 22 and Jan. 27 after visiting the Crookston Inn and Convention Center. The four did not stay overnight but had visited the hotel. Investigators are working with the hotel to…

Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Sioux Falls Business

Officials are investigating a reported armed robbery at a business in Sioux Falls. Police responded to a robbery at the 1800 block of E Rice Street Sunday. Authorities say a white male entered the business and displayed a handgun. Police describe the suspect at 5’7″ tall with a medium build. He was reportedly wearing a Carhartt style coat and a…

The Latest: Snowstorm Closes Schools, Grounds Flights

MINNEAPOLIS – The Latest on a major snowstorm hitting the Upper Midwest (all times local): 6:30 a.m. Heavy snow and gusting winds have created blizzard-like conditions across the Upper Midwest, prompting officials to close hundreds of schools, courthouses and businesses, and ground air travel. Even snowplow drivers are having trouble keeping up with conditions Monday . And once the snowstorm…

Sanders Says Stone Arrest Unrelated to Trump

WASHINGTON – White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the arrest of former Donald Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone in the special counsel’s Russia probe has nothing to do with the president. Sanders’ comments came hours after Stone was arrested Friday during a pre-dawn raid at his Fort Lauderdale, Florida, home. Stone was charged in a seven-count indictment that…

Sioux Falls Women Runners Offer Advice for a Better Race

How teaming up with Sanford Power has changed runners times, goals, and confidence

If you need motivation to get out and run, or feel stuck with your current routine of a slow pace just to get out and say you did something, members of an area running group have some sound advice for you. Add some weight training to your day. Not only has Sioux Falls Women Run, a group 2,000 plus strong,…

12-year-old Girl Dies In Snow Fort Collapse Outside Church

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – A 12-year-old girl has died after a snow fort collapsed while she was playing outside a church in suburban Chicago. Arlington Heights police are calling the death a “tragic accident.” Police say the girl, Esther Jung, was playing with a 9-year-old girl in the snow outside Rothem Church on Sunday. Their families began looking for the…

Illinois College Settles Unfair Practice Case With 48 States

DES MOINES, Iowa – A Chicago-area for-profit college has agreed to reform its recruiting and enrollment practices and forego collecting about $493 million in student debt owed by 179,529 students. Career Education Corp., of Schaumberg, Illinois, agreed to a settlement with attorneys general from 48 states and the District of Columbia to close an investigation that began in 2014. New…

Sports Betting Will Be No Home Run for State Budgets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The race to legalize sports betting is on now that the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed it in all 50 states, but will it provide enough extra tax revenue to make much of a difference for schools, roads or pension debt? Don’t bet on it. Just look to the states that capitalized immediately after the court’s…

Wired Wednesday: Why So Many Are Donning This Dotted Suit

Best-selling app creator, Carla White, bravely wore a tight-fitting black and white polka dotted suit Wednesday on KDLT News Today to explain what she says has become a somewhat unintended fitness trend. If you haven’t heard of the ZOZOSUIT, it’s meant to be a product that allows you to custom order clothing to fit whatever your size is. White explains…

Managing Depression Over the Holidays

Advice for those who struggle and for those who love them as well

The high expectations and pressure we often put on ourselves over the holidays to be happy, at times, have the exact opposite effect. For millions of Americans, the stress over buying gifts, baking cookies, sending out cards, lack of sunlight, and time with family is enough to induce both anxiety and depression. Recognizing the signs and taking steps that might…

A Holiday Spectacular – Christmas With the SD Symphony Orchestra

Check out the performances scheduled for the weekend of December 8-9

For those concerned the symphony may be too pretentious, or just ‘not for you’, there’s a good chance this weekend’s performance of “‘Tis the Season: Christmas with the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra” will change your mind. The action-packed, theatrical holiday performance in front of a stage full of incredibly talented musicians has already won over the hearts of many first-time…

5 Great Tech Gifts for the Holidays

They're easy, affordable, and definitely products you can use.

From gifts for the home to taking tech with you on the go, Verizon’s Gadget Guy, Steve Van Dinter stopped by the KDLT News Today studio with some of his favorite gift picks for the holidays. You’re going to want to check these out…   Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today – Top Stories, KDLT News Today Interviews, News,…

Difficult Decision for Some Midwest Farmers Heading into 2019

It wasn’t that long ago, the farming industry was experiencing record profits. That trend in recent years however, has been on the decline. In fact, a new report shows the number of farmers in the upper Midwest filing for bankruptcy is growing. And, as we near the end of 2018 with commodity prices still down, trade deals uncertain, and another tough…

Easy Make Ahead Side Dishes for Thanksgiving

 Chef Scott Teal of Hy-Vee on Louise is back with some easy, delicious sides to go with that golden brown turkey this Thanksgiving. Bon apetit! Asparagus Feta Salad: 2 lbs cooked asparagus, 4 oz. crumbled feta, 1 pint quartered cherry tomatoes, 2/3 c. roasted walnuts. Toss with the following dressing. Dressing: 6 T balsamic vinegar, 4 T olive oil,…

Out and About with Kali: Week of November 5

Check out these holiday-themed stops worth making this week as you fill out your calendar!

The holiday shopping and events season is kicking in to high gear with a number of fun events throughout the Sioux Empire this week. Check out everything from a craft vendor fair featuring upwards of 300 booths to a hot cocoa and coffee crawl. Friday, November 9 – Saturday, November 10 – Sioux Empire Arts & Crafts, Sioux Falls  Saturday, November 10…

What the Rise of Streaming Services May Cost You

Love your shows on Netflix and Amazon Prime? Hopefully for you, that’s where they’ll stay. But there’s a good chance they won’t. Just about every platform that can right now is getting in on streaming services, meaning whatever you like to watch, may move to its own location. According to Will Bushee, author of Wired for Coding, co-founder of Code Boot…

Insights Into the Gubernatorial Race and What’s at Stake

Pundits for the GOP and South Dakota Dems offer perspective on the upcoming midterms

We are less than two weeks away from midterm elections and one race in South Dakota that is being closely watched nationwide, is the race for governor. The two major party candidates, specifically, look to be in a much tighter race than originally expected. Executive Director of the State Democratic Party, Sam Parkinson, and County Chair and State Finance Director…

One Reason You May Be Struggling to Lose Weight

Sleep is not only important for your overall health, but also keeps you from these scale climbing habits

With the return of Daylight Saving Time on November 4, 2018, there will be a lot of discussion about the importance of sleep and what it means to our overall health. One issue that doesn’t perhaps get as much attention as others when it comes to necessary shut-eye, is the need for sleep in the constant battle to lose weight….