Interviews

Out and About with Kali: Week of Dec 10

If you are still looking for just the right gift for that special someone in your life this holiday season, there are some fun opportunities to get out this week and shop. Till you drop, if you're up for it.…

Eyes and Ears Toy Challenge 2018

Sioux Falls Family Vision and Midwest Ear, Nose & Throat staff thought a friendly challenge for a greater good, was a nice idea last year. But after seeing the…

First Friday In DTSF

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - If you've been a scrooge on your Christmas shopping, you may want to head downtown tonight. Today is the December First Friday in downtown Sioux Falls. Tons of shops have great deals in order to cross…

Managing Depression Over the Holidays

The high expectations and pressure we often put on ourselves over the holidays to be happy, at times, have the exact opposite effect. For millions of Americans, the stress over buying gifts, baking cookies, sending out cards, lack of sunlight,…

Keeping Kids Warm Through 'Project Warm Up'

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Over nine hundred Sioux Falls students are homeless, according to the Sioux Falls School District. Tracy Vik, Principal of Sonya Sotomayer Elementary School, started 'Project Warm Up' 12 years ago. The project aims to lend out…

A Holiday Spectacular - Christmas With the SD Symphony Orchestra

For those concerned the symphony may be too pretentious, or just 'not for you', there's a good chance this weekend's performance of "'Tis the Season: Christmas with the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra" will change your mind. The action-packed, theatrical holiday…

Out and About with Kali: Week of December 3

The events this week, as you can imagine, are all about the holidays. Find out what Kali Trautman with the Event Company was able to track down for you - and that you'll want to put on the calendar! [gtxvideo…

Disney Takes Over The Denny

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - If you're looking to get your fill of 'Disney,' you don't need to wait until the new Lion King hits the big screens. 'Disney on The Ice' invades the Denny Sanford Premier Center to celebrate 100…

A Christmas Carol at The Oprheum

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Even though it's still November for a couple days, it's never too early to get into the Christmas spirit. If you're looking to take in some Christmas cheer, there's a show at The Orpheum for you.…

5 Great Tech Gifts for the Holidays

From gifts for the home to taking tech with you on the go, Verizon's Gadget Guy, Steve Van Dinter stopped by the KDLT News Today studio with some of his favorite gift picks for the holidays. You're going to want…

400 SD Non-Profits Participate In 'Giving Tuesday'

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Lending a helping hand and taking care of our peers is a staple of the Midwest. You have the opportunity to do just that today. It's 'Giving Tuesday' nationwide, but for the first time, there's a…

Why Giving Thanks Year-Round Matters

When it comes to giving thanks for the people, places and things she's been blessed with in this life, Carla White doesn't mess around. It's not a once a year deal, she tells KDLT News Today, as the Thanksgiving holiday…

The Best Holiday Advice for Those With Hearing Loss

Big family gatherings can be pretty daunting for those with hearing loss. Without a hearing device, it can be isolating to never really know what is fully being said on in a conversation. Even with hearing aids, too many people…

Out and About with Kali: Week of November 19

There are a lot of reasons to celebrate this week - the weather, the shortened school and work week, time with family and friends over what we hope will be a hearty Thanksgiving meal. Kali Trautman with The Event Company…

Easy Make Ahead Side Dishes for Thanksgiving

 Chef Scott Teal of Hy-Vee on Louise is back with some easy, delicious sides to go with that golden brown turkey this Thanksgiving. Bon apetit! Asparagus Feta Salad: 2 lbs cooked asparagus, 4 oz. crumbled feta, 1 pint quartered…

Healthy Thanksgiving Meals

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - It's hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is less than a week away. It can be tough to make a dish that pleases everyone, but Annie 'Fit Chic'…

Mitchell Businesses Fight Holiday Hunger

MITCHELL, S.D. - Three businesses in Mitchell are doing their part to fight holiday hunger. Pepsi, Coborn's, and The Mitchell Food Pantry have teamed up to organize the 'Cobbler Giveaway.' Families who don't have the means to have a holiday…

School Zone: Completed Canton Performing Arts Center

CANTON, S.D. - A new facility is giving the arts programs at canton schools opportunities they've never had before. Crews have finished, and opened, the new Performing Arts Center. The state of the art center features a new auditorium, a…

School Zone: MMCRU

Marcus, IA - The agriculture and industrial tech programs are flourishing at MMCRU due to the presence of new facilities. In addition, school officials are lifting student's spirits in a unique way. We bring you to Marcus in this edition…

Why You Should Really Look Into That Hearing Loss

Can't hear well anymore? You're far from alone. Hearing loss affects upwards of 48 million Americans each year, and because it is often considered a normal sign of aging, many often go without help. But doing so may damage more…

Out and About with Kali: Week of November 12

Every Monday, Kali Trautman with the Event Company joins us in studio with a look at the events worth checking out! And you can definitely feel magic in the air with this line-up of holiday- (and beer) themed events! [gtxvideo…

Local Poet to Sign Books at Release Party Friday

R.H. Swaney has loved poetry since he was just a boy, there was just something about it that he connected with. Now, as an adult, he self-published his work through a Kickstarter campaign. Until  a national publisher recognized the value…

Out and About with Kali: Week of November 5

The holiday shopping and events season is kicking in to high gear with a number of fun events throughout the Sioux Empire this week. Check out everything from a craft vendor fair featuring upwards of 300 booths to a hot…

What the Rise of Streaming Services May Cost You

Love your shows on Netflix and Amazon Prime? Hopefully for you, that's where they'll stay. But there's a good chance they won't. Just about every platform that can right now is getting in on streaming services, meaning whatever you like…

Insights Into the Gubernatorial Race and What's at Stake

We are less than two weeks away from midterm elections and one race in South Dakota that is being closely watched nationwide, is the race for governor. The two major party candidates, specifically, look to be in a much tighter…

One Reason You May Be Struggling to Lose Weight

With the return of Daylight Saving Time on November 4, 2018, there will be a lot of discussion about the importance of sleep and what it means to our overall health. One issue that doesn't perhaps get as much attention…

Out and About with Kali: Week of October 22

Halloween is the theme this week for just about every event throughout the Sioux Empire. Kali Trautman with The Event Company offers up a taste of the candy-filled festivities in store for you! [gtxvideo vid="HRgGJrvr" playlist="" pid="GmT2rpoq" thumb="//content.jwplatform.com/thumbs/HRgGJrvr-120.jpg?cachebust=1540218331835" vtitle="Out and About…

Pheasant Hunting Season Tips

ALEXANDRIA, S.D. - A staple of South Dakota kicks off this weekend. Hunting pheasants has been one of the states most popular past-times and hobbies. Hunters from all over the nation flock to South Dakota each year to experience the…

Free Health Fair Saturday in Sioux Falls

  Keeping kids and families healthy is the focus of the Annual Health Connect Fair. Organizers say over 400 attended last year's event. This year, they're hoping to reach even more, knowing there is incredible need in the community for…

First Cases of Flu Seen in South Dakota

Health officials, hoping to avoid a repeat of last year's deadly flu season, are encouraging everyone over the age of six months, to get vaccinated for the flu. The request comes on the heels of news the state of Florida…

Out and About with Kali: Week of October 15

Every Monday, Kali Trautman with The Event Company joins us in the studio with a glimpse at some of the events worth putting on your calendar for the week ahead! We want to be sure to share details of the…

Pet Of The Week: Puddin'

For this weeks 'KDLT Pet of the Week' we introduce you to Puddin'. Puddin has been at the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society for close to a year. He came to the shelter because his owner couldn't take care of…

Out and About with Kali: Week of October 8

It's a fantastic week to get out and enjoy fall in South Dakota! From a Farm to Fork dinner and a harvest celebration at a local winery, to the doors opening at one of the region's best haunted houses, there…

Most Sought After Home Remodeling Projects in Sioux Empire

The Showcase of Remodeled Homes and Outdoor Living Showcase kick off Saturday, October 6 in Sioux Falls and Harrisburg. Homeowners with their eye on improvements to both indoor and outdoor living spaces will want to soak up all that the…

Bond Set at $100,000 Cash Bond for Rapid City Priest

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Bond has been set at $100,000 cash for a priest in the Rapid City Catholic Diocese who's accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old child. Thirty-eight-year-old John Praveen appeared in Pennington County court via video from jail…

4 Ways to Manage Your Overflowing Inbox

If you are an average user of email, chances are you have if not a hundred unopened email in your inbox, thousands upon thousands. Do you really need all of those solicitations, newsletters and updates? If not, how do you…

Two South Dakota Comfort Food Dining Destinations

It could very well be worth setting aside the time for a little drive one of these beautiful fall days for a trip to the east central part of the state. Food writer and baker Staci Perry explains why both…

Out and About with Kali: Week of October 1

Fall has arrived, not only officially on the calendar, but the events happening this week absolutely embrace the change of seasons. Check out some of the more fun events happening throughout the Sioux Empire, including the fall Art & Wine…

Sioux Falls Premier Rodeo Gets Underway

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - When you think of bullfighting, you typically think of Spain. However, you have the chance to see professional bullfighters first hand this weekend in Sioux Falls. The Sioux Falls Premier Rodeo kicks off Friday at 7:30…

Ensuring Everyone Can Get Out and Enjoy the Hunt

The weather should be almost perfect for a group of hunters set to head out Saturday morning, into a private wildlife preserve just north of Flandreau. Even if the conditions are a little rough, the opportunity is still very exciting…

Why Your Kids Are Still Spending Too Much Time Online

This week, NBC News did a special series of reports on the concern over how much time our kids are spending online.  "Are iPads bad for kids?" and "Predators Using Fortnite to lure in kids"  were just two of the…

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