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College Theater Competition Takes Over Downtown Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — You might have noticed that downtown Sioux Falls has gotten busier this week. The town is hosting hundreds of students who have dreams of making it big. From singing to dancing and endless artwork nearly 1600 college students are taking over downtown Sioux Falls this week. “We broke an attendance record. Year fifty one of doing this…

Levitt at the Falls Names Its First CEO

Levitt at the Falls, the outdoor music venue opening in 2019 at Falls Park West, has hired its first CEO. Nancy Halverson is currently the President and CEO of The Children’s Museum of the Upstate (TCMU), in Greenville, South Carolina. TCMU, under her leadership, the 7th largest children’s museum in the country has received numerous awards and accolades including an invitation…

Spring Sports Compete with Weather

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Several spring sports have had to bat with the snow this season causing some headaches and stress. Augustana Softball and Baseball teams have to compete with the weather. They’ve moved a lot of their practices to their indoor training facility. They’ve also had to reschedule games which has taken some work. It can be hard to move plans…

Augustana Athletic Director Larscheid Stepping Down

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Augustana University athletic director Slade Larscheid is stepping down to pursue other opportunities and spend more time with family. The 34-year-old Larscheid has been on the job at the Sioux Falls school for about four years. His last day on the job will be Jan. 26. The university plans to appoint an interim AD and…

One of the Best, Most Unused Features of Fitness Trackers

If you're serious about losing weight, your food is also something you need to follow

Fitness trackers continue to be one of the most commonly requested gifts for the holidays. We love them, but we appear to rarely be using them to their full potential. Augustana Assistant Professor of Exercise Science, Brittany Gorres-Martens explains the benefits of tracking what you eat.   Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews Tags: Augustana, Augustana University, fitness trackers,…

Most Powerful Foods to Pack for Lunch

Avoid that struggle to stay awake in the middle of the afternoon

You get plenty of sleep, you know that’s not the problem. So why do you keep dozing off at your desk in the middle of the afternoon? Try getting serious about what you’re having for lunch each day. A protein packed meal, or even just some smart snacks, can help keep you and your family stay focused and awake. Check…

Expert: South Dakota Won’t Feel Big Economic Impact From Recent Hurricane Activity

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – An economics professor at Augustana University says South Dakota likely won’t see any huge negative effects due to the recent hurricanes. Robert Wright, the Nef Family Chair of Political Economy, says that gas prices will probably continue to rise a little, only because some oil refineries in Texas were shut down as a result of Hurricane…

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin To Be Augustana’s 24th President

SIOUX FALLS – Augustana University will introduce former congresswoman Stephanie Herseth Sandlin as its 24th president at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Edith Mortenson Center Theatre. The appointment, made by the Augustana Board of Trustees following an extensive national search, marks the first time in Augustana’s 157-year history that a woman will serve as president. Herseth Sandlin is currently serving…