South Dakota

The Most Delicious Pumpkin Bars with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

If you are looking for an easy to make delicacy this holiday season (or any time of year, quite honestly, this pastry is incredible), look no further than local baker Staci Perry Mergenthal’s Pumpkin Bars with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting. Mergenthal stopped into the KDLT News Today studio Friday morning to offer up a sample and some advice on how…

Booming Market for Tech Developers Hosts Local Networking Conference

Sioux Falls is seeing a boon in tech companies, in particular along one local corridor

Even if coding isn’t your thing, this is the place to be this weekend if you’re into technology and have any interest in learning about the opportunities that exist here locally, according to Tyler Harms. Harms is one of the organizers behind what will be the 8th annual event in Sioux Falls. For more information, click here or the link…

Out and About with Kali Trautman: Week of November 4, 2019

Career inspiration and hot cocoa for a good cause – what more can you ask for on a cold, dreary start to the week here in South Dakota? Well, you can ask for a lot more and probably find it in this week’s list of events throughout the region. Kali Trautman with The Event Company offers details on what’s happening!…

Krispy Kreme Orders Student to Halt Doughnut Resale Service

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Minnesota college student says Krispy Kreme has told him to stop making doughnut runs to Iowa. Twenty-one-year-old Jayson Gonzalez of Champlin, Minnesota, would make weekend runs to a Krispy Kreme store in Clive, Iowa, and pack his car with boxes of doughnuts that he would deliver to customers around the Twin Cities. But less than…

State GOP Weighs In on Dem Party Resignations, Hemp Canvassing, Impeachment Inquiry

Democratic Party declines ongoing opportunity to provide a spokesperson on current events

For the better part of the past year, KDLT News Today has worked to consistently address, even briefly, current events in politics and provide context on relevant issues, both local and national. This is a segment we worked to bring to our morning show through numerous conversations with party leaders, and ultimately through an agreement with both the Democratic Party…

Wired Wednesday: Selecting Just the Right Wireless Router

This next story was born out of necessity. Chris Prendergast, Chief Strategy Officer with Click Rian one of our Wired Wednesday experts, disclosed he had moved to a new home and in the process, needed a new wireless router. Below is the advice he has for anyone going through the same process. Categories: KDLT News Today – Top Stories, News,…

Report: SD Democratic Party Struggling with Finances

PIERRE, S.D. – A Federal Election Commission report shows South Dakota’s Democratic Party continues to have financial problems. The report says the party’s federal campaign committee owes nearly $47,000 in debts and obligations and has a negative balance of about $8,600. The party owes nearly $12,000 to The Sutton Group, a computer consulting company in Silver Spring, Maryland. The Rapid…

Should You Give Your Teen a Credit Card?

Increasingly, parents are allowing kids to have credit cards purely out of convenience – you don’t have to be with them to help fill up the car with gas and you can make sure they’re fed. But with the rewards, come risks for both parents and teens. Financial expert, Christina Lynn of Lynn Financial outlines some potential pitfalls for your…

Wreckage of Single-Engine Plane Found North of Aberdeen

UPDATE: Authorities have released the name of the pilot involved in a single-engine plane crash near Aberdeen. Brown County authorities located the wreckage of an airplane that went missing Wednesday, October 9. Authorities recovered the body of the pilot of the plane later on Tuesday. The pilot and registered owner of the plane has been identified as 70-year-old Gerald Seliski…

114th Fighter Wing to Conduct Readiness Training Exercises

Expect a lot of noise in the local skies this Thursday - Sunday

The South Dakota Air National Guard is scheduled to conduct Readiness Exercises in the Sioux Falls region this Thursday through Sunday, which means you’ll see and hear a lot of aerial activity in the skies this weekend. The 114th Fighter Wing will be working with Marines from Attack Squadron 231, among others, in the exercise. The initiative is said to…

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,…

Dell Rapids Man Announces 2020 Campaign for U.S. Senate

Dell Rapids, S.D. – A former state legislator has announced plans run for U.S. Senator Mike Rounds’ seat in 2020. Democrat Dan Ahlers says he will officially kick off his campaign Monday, September 30th at Papa’s Pub and Eatery in Dell Rapids. “Washington has been taken over by partisan politics. Politicians are more concerned with the next election then getting…

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,…

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…

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