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Sioux Falls Pride Week Advocates For Equality, Celebrates Community

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Sioux Falls Pride is celebrating the LGBT community and advocating for equality with Pride Week. Volunteers with The Center for Equality spend months organizing Sioux Falls Pride Week. In the past four years, Sioux Falls Pride Week has grown from 600 to over 8,000 attendees. Co-chair of Sioux Falls Pride, Thomas Christiansen says the organization expects around 10,000 people…

Adventures With Ahtra: Soybean Planting

VALLEY SPRINGS, S.D.- During planting season, farmers like Kevin Scott always keep one eye on the weather. He’s just finishing up planting season for his corn and soybean crops. Even when mother nature isn’t on his side, he gets a little help from GMOs and pesticides. “Our technology and the seed is so much better now, it can handle these cold…

Financial Adviser Aaron Maguire Offers Advice On Hiring An Attorney

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Financial adviser and entrepreneur, Aaron Maguire stopped by KDLT News Today to offer some advice on when and how to hire an attorney. Maguire says it’s important to first consider what kind of situation you’re in. Aside from legal troubles, Maguire says hiring an attorney can be helpful when buying or selling a house. No matter the situation,…

Summer Salads And Smoothies At Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Summer is on the menu at Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe with a variety of fresh salads and tropical smoothies available. Mike Sandstrom from Camille’s stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to share a few menu selections. Their Caesar salad includes romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, Parmesan cheese and croutons. Sandstrom highly recommends their Bangkok Thai salad with romaine lettuce, carrots, grilled…

Breadico Introduces Fresh Pasta Line

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- As the owner of Breadico, David Napolitano strives to create an authentic Italian eatery, which is why he’s excited to launch a new line of fresh pastas using only four ingredients. Growing up in Sioux Falls with an Italian heritage, Napolitano has a passion for creating delicious food with quality ingredients. He says his fresh pastas are made using…

Financial Adviser Aaron Maguire Encourages Living Wills

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-  Life is full of surprises, which is why establishing a living will and a durable power of attorney is an important thing to do while you’re young and healthy. Financial adviser and entrepreneur, Aaron Maguire stopped by KDLT News Today to offer some advice. To put it in simple terms, Maguire says a living will is a document…

RibFest Racking Up 20 Years Of Meat And Music

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- RibFest is gearing up for its 20th anniversary with three days of barbecue and music from June 1-3 at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds. RibFest will kick off with “Throwback Thursday Night” on June 1 to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Admission that night is $5. Rick Huffman with the Denny Sanford Premiere Center says on Thursday people can see some…

Tropical Smoothies With Blaise Keller

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- You know him for his forecasting skills and sassy attitude on KDLT News Today, but Meteorologist Blaise Keller has a secret talent: he makes a killer smoothie. Blaise stepped away from the KDLT Weather Center to show us exactly how he does it. In true Keller-fashion, Blaise doesn’t use exact measurements and takes a more creative approach when…

Financial Adviser’s Tips For A Profitable Stock Portfolio

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- In a volatile stock market, it can be difficult to create a profitable portfolio. Financial adviser and entrepreneur, Aaron Maguire stopped by KDLT News Today to offer some advice. Maguire says before deciding which kinds of stock to add to your portfolio, you should consider how far along you are in the retirement process. Younger people should consider…

Local Mom Uses Her Bakery To Spread Love On Mother’s Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A mom in Sioux Falls is using her bakery, Brandy’s Custom Cakery to make Mother’s Day delicious this year. Brandy Engels started Brandy’s Custom Cakery three years ago and does everything herself, from decorating to delivery. Engles is a mother of three girls and says her heart has always been in decorating desserts. She says she hopes…

Expert Talks At-Home Approach To Senior Care

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- When a Sioux Falls man suddenly became a caretaker for his mother-in-law, he found that helping others get back on their feet brought him fulfillment. After nearly 50 days of caring for his mother-in-law, Tony Mau was proud to see her move back to her farm and living independently again. Mau decided to make it his mission…

Art And Wine Walk Kicks Off Downtown

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Downtown Sioux Falls’ First Friday Art and Wine Walk on Friday night offers visitors different wines at each participating business featuring free public art. Nearly 30 different downtown businesses are participating in the Art and Wine Walk from 5-9 p.m. Wristbands for the walk can be purchased at any of the locations, featured here for $20. Individual glasses…

The Girl Scouts BIG Event Gets Girls Involved In STEM Activities

Over 20 exhibitors to offer hands on science experiments to girls of all ages.

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – This year’s Believe in Girls or BIG event encourages girl scouts to explore science, technology, engineering and math in a fun and interesting way. The event is designed to get young girls involved and excited about the different things offered through STEM activities. “Last year we had little round robots that the girls used ipads…

Adventures With Ahtra: Kickboxing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- During cold weather, a great way to blow off some steam indoors is with some kickboxing. In this week’s “Adventures with Ahtra” KDLT’s Ahtra Elnashar went to 9Round Fitness in Sioux Falls to try out their kickboxing workout. 9Round Fitness is based on nine rounds of high-intensity, full-body workouts designed to work each muscle group. Before you start,…

Taco John’s Serving Up Spice With New Pork Carnitas Taco Quesadilla

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Taco John’s is serving up spice with their limited-time Pork Carnitas Quesadilla Taco. Chris Carroll from Taco John’s says they’re really excited to roll out their new taco. It features their new Pork Carnitas, roasted tomatillo salsa and fresh Pico de Gallo. All of the ingredients are inside their corn tortillas layered with three-blend cheese. The Pork Carnitas…

Cooks Get Competitive For Gourmet Guys Fundraiser

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Amateur cooks from across the Sioux Empire are competing with their best recipes in the 16th Annual Gourmet Guys Fundraiser to benefit Active Generations on Sunday. This fundraiser is Active Generations’ biggest of the year. The money raised at Gourmet Guys will help fund Active Generations’ mission to enhance the quality of life for people of all ages. Val…

Serving Up Springtime At Crave

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The best restaurants in Sioux Falls are serving up their best for the Downtown Sioux Falls’ Restaurant Week. Crave is staying busy with reservations as guests try their limited edition menu. Head Chef Alex from Crave says even though Crave is a chain, he still got to design every recipe for Restaurant Week. He says he was inspired…