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Volkswagen to Stop Making Iconic Beetle

DETROIT – Volkswagen says it will stop making its iconic Beetle in July of next year. Volkswagen of America on Thursday announced the end of production of the third-generation Beetle by introducing two final special editions. The Beetle was developed in Nazi Germany in 1938 and came to the U.S. 11 years later. It sold for about 30 years before…

Work Out Like an American Ninja Warrior at 605 Ninja Academy

SIOUX FALLS, SD- We first introduced you last summer to Sioux Falls resident Jason Steinberg.He was training for the American Ninja Warrior TV show. Now he wants to help others learn these impressive skills. “Every weekend or once a month or something like that I’d have to travel long distance to go to like an american ninja warrior gym and…

Boy Scouts To Allow Girls: Local Program Will Welcome Change With Open Arms

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– Boy Scouts of America made a monumental decision this week. The organization announced it will begin allowing girls as early as next year. KDLT’s Jill Johnson talked to the local program based in Sioux Falls. The Sioux Council says they will welcome the change with open arms. Inside the Sioux Council Office is more than 70 years…

Local Red Cross Volunteer Helps In Houston, Shares Stories of Heartache And Hope

Organization Has Sent More Than 100 Volunteers From The Dakotas To Areas Hit By Hurricane Harvey, Irma

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– Since Hurricane Harvey and Irma hit, the American Red Cross has provided nearly 1 million overnight stays to victims. They have opened shelters in 8 states, as well as in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. More than 100 North and South Dakotans have answered the call for help as well. “It’s just natural for me to…

Miss North Dakota Crowned Miss America 2018: Former Contestant Says It Gives SD Hope

Miss North Dakota has been crowned Miss America 2018, the first ever titleholder from the state. Even though a Miss South Dakota has yet to earn the same honor, a past contestant says it gives others hope. “Your new Miss America is… Miss North Dakota.” Competing against 50 other women on national television, 23-year-old Cara Mund took the title of…

Trump Says US Will Buy, Hire American

WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump has tweeted that his administration will buy American and hire American. Trump has made the promise before. His tweet Thursday morning follows news that fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, continuing a nearly two-year trend that suggests his administration is inheriting a solid job market. And it follows his comments Wednesday praising plans…