Chicken Keeping 101

'Fruit Of The Coop's' Stephanie Peterson to offer chicken keeping classes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Chickens aren’t just on the farm anymore. Friends and neighbors are sharing eggs across backyard fences in towns throughout the Sioux Empire through the popular trend of ‘chicken keeping.’ KDLT’s Simon Floss went to Stephanie Peterson’s farm in Brandon to learn more about chicken keeping, the resurgence of buying local produce, and where to take chicken…

Pet Of The Week: Ashes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s Monday, which means it’s time we introduce you to a four legged furry friend. This week we introduce you to Ashes, a cat at the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society. For more information, click here. Categories: Family, KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Life, Pets Tags: Animal Adoption, ashes, KDLT Pet Of The Week,…

2018 Pheasant Fest Kicks Off Friday

Pheasant enthusiasts from all over flood Sioux Falls this weekend

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – One of the biggest tourist attractions for South Dakota, ‘Pheasant Fest’, starts tomorrow. The fest is chalk-lined full of events, that will once again be kicked off by the Bird Dog Parade at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, at the Denny Sanford Premier Center. Presented by the Federal Premium Ammunition  ,The National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic…

Adventures With Ahtra: Wild Kingdom

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Since 1962, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom has entertained and educated viewers about wildlife and nature. Now, Wild Kingdom is back as a web series to bring viewers a closer look at the animal kingdom. One of the wild guides of Wild Kingdom is Stephanie Arne, who stopped by KDLT News Today to introduce Blaise and Ahtra to some of…

Critter Corner: Keeping Pets Safe During Winter

If it's too cold for you, it's too cold for them

Winter didn’t go easy on us this weekend, and when it’s too cold for you to be outside, it’s too cold for your pets to be outside, too. Justin Shatto from Woofs and Waves says just because your dog has a thick coat of fur, severe wind chills and air temperatures can cut through their coat quickly. Shatto says putting…

SF Area Humane Society Reaches Maxiumum Capacity

The shelter currently has 98 dogs and 256 cats

From kittens to puppies, cats to dogs, the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society has them all.Almost too many, the shelter is at maximum capacity, and the numbers are causing problems for both the workers and the animals.”It takes hours upon hours just to clean this one room itself,” says kennel manager Luverne Aventi.

Scheels Hosts Dock Dog Competition

Area canines can participate in three categories: height, length and speed

With the pheasant opener and goose hunting season right around the corner, Scheels held an outdoor exposition in Sioux Falls.But it was more than just a big sale.They had activities for people of all ages, and even their pets.Dogs got in on the fun, participating in a dock-dog jumping competition.