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Wired Wednesday: Is Your Computer Spying On You?

Tech expert Will Bushee outlines how to avoid creeper video feeds and hacking attempts

Can someone turn on your computer’s webcam without you knowing it? Absolutely, according to tech expert, Will Bushee. All web browsers, including those on your phone, can enable the camera and microphone just by going to a webpage. While on a malicious site, they may be able to see you and hear you without you knowing it. How is this…

Kaufman Leads in Australia, Happy to be Back on Tour

Kaufman Leads in Australia, Happy to be Back on Tour

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA… Clark native Kim Kaufman lost her LPGA Tour card in 2018 and had to go back to the grueling Q-School to regain status on tour. She did exactly that and gained a new appreciation for how hard it is to succeed. “You know it would be nice to be that consistent player who finishes 4th on the money list…

Teachers Sharpen Skills as Computer Science Gains Popularity

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The field of computer science continues to gain popularity. That’s why teachers across South Dakota and Minnesota are sharpening their skills, so they can teach students more about it. This year is Jill Vincent’s first time teaching computer science with the Sioux Valley School District in Volga. “Computer science is a growing field that we need to…

Inside South Dakota Politics: Week of February 5

There are a lot of bills in this year’s legislature that the Democratic Party and GOP have not been all that far apart on. There is a need, legislators know, to come together on issues like the nursing home crisis, transparency in government, the meth epidemic, and more. But there are a few bills coming up this week in Pierre…

SD Senate Panel To Debate Expanding Lobbying Restrictions

PIERRE, S.D. – More state employees would be covered under rules barring officials from private lobbying for two years after leaving government under a bill South Dakota lawmakers plan to debate this week. Republican Sen. Stace Nelson said Monday that his measure would prohibit former state employees from using their relationships for the benefit of private companies to lobby. A…

Viborg-Hurley Sweeps Exciting Doubleheader From Canistota

Viborg-Hurley Sweeps Exciting Doubleheader From Canistota

HURLEY, SD… The Cougars of Viborg-Hurley spent a doubleheader Monday night in Hurley from Canistota. But it wasn’t without a supreme effort from the Hawks. In the girls game the Hawks actually led by as many as 9 points in the second quarter as Jordan Engelbrecht scored 21 for  James Strang’s team. But the 11-4 Cougars finished the half with…

KDLT Valentine’s Day Giveaway

It’s the KDLT Valentine’s Day giveaway! Win your special Valentine one of five amazing prizes. One prize will be given away each day from February 7th-13th on the KDLT News Facebook page. We will announce one prize each week day on the KDLT News Facebook page starting February 6th. All you have to do is ‘like and share’ the KDLT…

25th Annual MallWalk For Lifescape

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Over three thousand lives are being transformed thanks to the organization Lifescape. Saturday the Sioux Falls community went the distance to ensure that Lifescape can continue helping people. Step-by-step over one thousand people made their way around the entire Empire Mall. Completing a mile, but more importantly changing live by helping raise money for Lifescape, an organization that…

EU approves U.S. Soybeans for Biofuel Production

BRUSSELS – The European Union has approved U.S. soybean exports to be used in the production of biofuels in an effort to boost such imports following last summer’s trans-Atlantic meeting between President Donald Trump and his EU Commission counterpart Jean-Claude Juncker. The summit meeting was able to stave off a tariffs war on industrial goods like cars but Juncker made…

Out and About with Kali: Week of January 28

You're going to want to get out and enjoy these events! (And they should all be after the cold spell passes)

The forecast may keep a lot of us indoors, and rightly so, early this week. But after that arctic blast passes, it will be nice to have some fun things to get out and celebrate. Especially, for the kids. And there are at least two events this week they will love. Trust us. Check out Kali’s suggestions for great stops…

Democrat Harris Gets Support From Iowa’s Deidre DeJear

DES MOINES, Iowa – California Sen. Kamala Harris is announcing the backing of Iowa Democrat Deidre DeJear as she travels to the early 2020 caucus state Monday. DeJear was Iowa’s first African American to win a primary for statewide office last year, but lost in her attempt to unseat Iowa’s Republican secretary of state. DeJear has since been courted by…

The Latest: Snowstorm Closes Schools, Grounds Flights

MINNEAPOLIS – The Latest on a major snowstorm hitting the Upper Midwest (all times local): 6:30 a.m. Heavy snow and gusting winds have created blizzard-like conditions across the Upper Midwest, prompting officials to close hundreds of schools, courthouses and businesses, and ground air travel. Even snowplow drivers are having trouble keeping up with conditions Monday . And once the snowstorm…

Women – What Do You Really Know About Your Heart?

With Wear Red Day around the corner, important reminders about your health and the advances in technology to address this leading cause of death

While efforts over the past fifteen years of the Go Red for Women initiative have made a difference, Chrissy Meyer of the American Heart Association says we still have a long way to go when it comes to women taking better care of their health, and their hearts. Heart disease remains the leading cause of death for women in the…