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Sioux Falls Area Humane Society Celebrating 100 Years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – Another non-profit is celebrating this week. The Sioux Falls Area Humane Society is turning 100. The organization has had events all week — including movie night, a micro-chip clinic and special tours to see the animals. The big event is the “Third Annual Kiddie Carnival” on Sunday. Organizers say the family friendly event will also commemorate…

T. Denny Sanford, City Donate $5M for State Theatre Restoration

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The State Theatre in Downtown Sioux Falls will be completely restored and functioning by spring 2020. Denny Sanford and the city of Sioux Falls are donating enough money to finish the project. Sanford is donating $3.5 million dollars along with $1.5 million coming from the city of Sioux Falls. The project will include new reclining seating. Supporters…

Hy-Vee Donates $50K to Great Plains Zoo

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Great Plains Zoo received a $50,000 donation from Hy-Vee Tuesday morning. The money will continue the sponsorship of the Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm. Hy-Vee has provided consistent support for the Great Plains Zoo. In 2005 the zoo faced closure, but was saved by a generous donation from the supermarket company. Now the zoo shows a 230…

Wired Wednesday: The Basics of Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency

Will Bushee weighs in on the proposed digital payment system

There is a lot of excitement over Facebook’s plan to launch its own global form of cryptocurrency. The tech giant officially announced this week plans for Libra and one of our Wired Wednesday experts, Will Bushee outlines the most important things for you to know about it before it launches. He adds, that despite some of the heavy criticism Facebook…

Florida Residents Arrested on Grand Theft Charges

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Two Florida residents are behind bars after police say they used stolen credit card accounts at a number of Hub  City businesses. 30-year-old Pedro Pablo Pastrana and 29-year-old Carlos Miguel Moreno Vazques are both facing grand theft charges. Police say they received a tip last week about fraudulent purchases at several Aberdeen business. When they located the…

FEMA Assesses Flood Damage at Lake Poinsett

LAKE POINSETT, S.D.- FEMA officials are finally getting a chance to assess water damage in the Lake Poinsett area. It comes after high winds and waters have backed off in recent weeks. Now that help could be on the way, many are looking to the future with a little more hope. The waves on Lake Poinsett have calmed down compared…

Trial for Sioux Falls Woman Charged in Cold Case Moved to September

The trial for a Sioux Falls woman charged in a nearly 40 year cold case that was scheduled to begin today, has been postponed to September 3, 2019. 57-year-old Theresa Bentaas faces murder and manslaughter charges after allegedly leaving her baby outside to die in 1981. Back in March, Bentaas pleaded “not guilty” to those charges and a judge set…

Citibank, American Red Cross Partner to Make Essential Kits for Veterans in Need

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Citibank is partnering with the American Red Cross in support of veterans. The organizations have teamed up to bring essential resources to homeless veterans and veterans that just need a little extra help. Citi purchased a number of different hygiene items and an employee volunteer group known as City Salutes assembled around 100 essential needs kits….

Scoreboard Tuesday, June 4th

Scoreboard Tuesday, June 4th

Scoreboard Tuesday, June 4th American Association Canaries 11, Cleburne 8 *9 runs in 5th after trialing 6-1 American League Cleveland 5, Twins 2 *Rosario HR (18th) Girls State Golf Tournaments Class “AA” @ Watertown (Cattail Crossing) +38 O’Gorman +93 Aberdeen, Yankton +101 Roosevelt +115  Pierre 149-Shannon McCormick (OG) 150-Carly Kunkel (OG) 152-Masy Mock (Mitchell) 153-Reese Jansa (HB)/Megan Dockter (Watertown) Class…

Hot Springs Woman Crowned Miss South Dakota 2019

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A new Miss South Dakota has been crowned. Hot Springs native Amber Hulse has been crowned Miss South Dakota 2019. On top of taking home the title, Amber won a number of other awards, including overall interview and the community service award. She also won a $13,000 scholarship. Amber will go on to compete at the…

WATCH: Flooding Closes Portion of I-29 in Iowa

IOWA – Flooding continues to take its toll on I-29. Check out the video above from northwest Iowa. Flooding from the Missouri River has closed portions of I-29, including the area near I-680. Right now, I-29 is closed from just South of Missouri Valley to Council Bluffs. It’s also closed from Grand Junction to St. Joseph, Missouri due to flooding….

Thomas Rhett VIP Giveaway

Country Music Star Thomas Rhett is coming to Sioux Falls on Thursday, September 5th at the Denny Sanford Premier Center. You could win an Exclusive VIP Experience for two. To enter visit the KDLT News Facebook page and share a photo of yourself watching KDLT News and you could win. The winner will be chosen May 31st. Click here for official…