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Wired Wednesday: Why a Career in Coding is Worth Pursuing

Tech expert Will Bushee has been in the field for years, and he’s often asked if it’s worth pursuing a career in coding. For those unfamiliar with the tech term – it is in reference to the set of instructions forming a computer program which is executed by a computer, according to Wikipedia. There are incredible coding opportunities in just about every field one…

Best Tips to Dine with Children (on a Budget)

Actually, if you're on a budget, why financial experts recommend you don't eat out

Fall often means your family is constantly on the go – you’ve got sports, after school activities and family outings that leave you little time to think, let alone eat. But if all of the running has you dining out more than you’d like, spending more money and possibly even gaining more weight than you might appreciate, Christina Lynn of…

DTSF Businesses Prepped For ‘Art & Wine Walk’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Local art is one of the strongest aspects about Sioux Falls. That’s according to numerous businesses in the downtown area. You have the opportunity to see some of the best artwork in the area, Friday night. KDLT News talked more on the DTSF First Friday & Art & Wine Walk Thursday morning. Categories: KDLT News Today,…

Pause the Wi-Fi? A Break Down of Alexa’s Latest Upgrades

Wired Wednesday regular, Will Bushee offers insights into what you might love with this latest software

Amazon recently announced a slew of upgrades to Alexa’s technology arsenal – all designed to make your life easier and better connected. Getting the most attention might be a clock, at least on the surface. Some of the other improvements however, you may truly love. Will Bushee explains. Categories: Agriculture, KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today – Top Stories, Local…

South Dakota Pundits on Declining University Enrollment, Impeachment

Democratic State Senator Reynold Nesiba joins South Dakota GOP Finance Director in the KDLT Studio to talk impeachment, what it means on the local level – if anything, and why state universities may see enrollment continue to decline. Categories: KDLT News Today – Top Stories, KDLT News Today Interviews, Politics, South Dakota Tags: Dave Roetman, Dems, GOP, Politics, Reynold Nesiba,…

Money Goals? Do These 3 If You’re Serious About Reaching Them

Christina Lynn of Lynn Financial is adamant – write down your goals and be specific about them. Without that, you are far less likely to succeed. And she wants you to find success. Here’s what else she recommends to reach important financial milestones. Categories: KDLT News Today – Top Stories, KDLT News Today Interviews, News, South Dakota Tags: Christina Lynn,…

Where Are Your Kids Spending Time Online?

Parents, if you don't know, there are 15 apps you might want to investigate

It can be tough staying on top of your own activity online, so to make time to check in on what your kids might be sharing or doing can be tough. It may even feel invasive. But it’s important, tech and social media experts like Carla White and law enforcement are reminding us.   Just this week, police in Charleston,…

Tribal Complaints Prompt National Park to Stop Selling Pipes

PIPESTONE, Minn. – The Pipestone National Monument in southwestern Minnesota says it will stop selling pipes following decades of tribal complaints that the sales desecrate sacred grounds. Minnesota Public Radio News reports that Faith Spotted Eagle of the Yankton Sioux Tribe calls the pipestone from which the pipes are carved “the blood of our people.” Superintendent Lauren Blacik says the…

Mitchell Beef Producer Responds to Ellen’s #BeNeatEatLessMeat Campaign

Amanda Radke believes armed with the facts, the comedienne and talk show host might feel differently

Ellen’s post. Four million views and counting. Amanda’s post. Let’s just say she’s not there. Not yet, anyway.   View this post on Instagram   Be neat. Eat less meat. It’s good for the planet, for the animals, and you. @wearetheweather_book #wearetheweather #eatdifferently #EatLessMeat #BeNeatEatLessMeat #ByeBye A post shared by Ellen DeGeneres (@theellenshow) on Sep 17, 2019 at 11:47am PDT…

Sanford International Title Sponsor Weighs In on Why Company is Involved

An ambassador for Cambria, the Minnesota-based producer of engineered quartz surfaces in the United States, visited with our morning show team as to why the company is a proud sponsor of The Sanford International golf tournament. Former host of HGTV’s Bath Crashers, Matt Muenster talked about the tournament, the company, and why he grew to love what the company stands…

Pundits Discuss Dem Party Office Closures, New Executive Director, Trade

South Dakota’s new Democratic Party Executive Director, Stacey Burnette joins the South Dakota GOP’s State Finance Director, Dave Roetman to talk politics in South Dakota, and of South Dakota. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today – Top Stories, Politics, South Dakota Tags: Dave Roetman, Politics, SDDP, SDGOP, south dakota, Stacey Burnette

Financial Lessons We Can All Learn From Natural Disasters

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s been a tough year here in South Dakota, and across the nation when it comes to natural disasters. We’ve experienced a lot of flooding locally, and recovering from that can really take a huge financial toll on a family. Christina Lynn of Lynn Financial joined us with what we might all learn from these recent…

Opening Day of 2019 Sanford International

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s opening day for the 2019 Sanford International. Officials called the inaugural year a success, and are looking to take this year to another level. KDLT News Today got a preview of the week this morning. For more information, click here. Categories: Community, KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today – Top Stories, KDLT News Today Interviews,…

Organizers, Runners Ready For Sioux Falls Marathon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – We’re only days away from a huge weekend for local runners: the Sioux Falls Marathon! Sports Authority handles preparations for the race. Race Director Thomas Lee says it’s a year long process, but things really pick up in the six months leading up to the race. Along with ordering shirts, medals, and handling registrations, Lee and…

DTSF Inc., PBR Team Up For September Block Party

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s either the last party of the summer, or the first party of the fall. DTSF Inc., and PBR have once again teamed up to organize the upcoming September Block Party. The event will also host the 5th Annual Mechanical Bull Media Challenge. Along with bragging rights, 6 local celebrities will compete against 6 first responders…