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Stepping Out for Diabetes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Some folks are at risk of developing diabetes and they don’t even know it. The South Dakota Diabetes Coalition held its first-ever Stepping Out For Diabetes event Saturday. Organizers focused on raising awareness and offered education about the disease and what can lead up to it. Some people have prediabetes without knowing it, which is when their blood…

Taco Bar Fundraises For Lifescape

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- One Sioux Falls Mexican restaurant is celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day by stirring up some luck for others in the community. Rudy M. Navarrete’s Tex-Mexican Restaurant is holding a fundraiser Sunday for Lifescape, a local organization that serves kids and adults with disabilities. Customers can pay $12 for adults and $5 for kids for an all-you-can-eat taco bar…

Youth in Alcester Serve Locally and Globally

ALCESTER, S.D.-In the small town of Alcester, folks at the Nathanael Lutheran Church hope to make a small difference in the world. They believe it starts with their youth.  For over nine years the youth ministry at Nathanael Lutheran Church have been putting Mission Meals together. Every third weekend of the month, they dedicate their time to prepare and serve…

Americans to Eat 1.3 Billion Chicken Wings on Super Bowl Sunday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Snacks play a big role in the overall Super Bowl experience and there’s one food that always scores a touchdown over the rest.  This year Americans are estimated to eat more than 1.3 billion chicken wings for the Super Bowl according to the National Chicken Council. For Wing Stop in Sioux Falls, it’s their busiest day of the…

Someone You Should Know: Garretson Chef Gives Back

GARRETSON, S.D.- Free coffee and soup on an extremely cold day. Although Garretson Chef, Omar Thornton closed his restaurant Wednesday, his doors were open to anyone who needed a place to warm up. This is just one of many things he’s done for his community. KDLT’S Miranda Paige introduces you to this week’s “Someone You Should Know.” Omar Thornton has…

Resources and Tips Available to Stretch SNAP Benefits

SOUTH DAKOTA-More than 93,000 South Dakotans depend on SNAP to feed themselves and their families. Due to the partial government shutdown many have had to make those funds last longer than usual because February SNAP benefits were released early on January 20th. Usually they’re released on the 10th of each month. According to the family and community health field specialists…

Oh My Cupcakes! Opens New Location

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-One family owned Sioux Falls business that’s been around for over a decade is expanding. You no longer have to be just on the south side of town to enjoy a gourmet cupcake from Oh My Cupcakes. January 18th and 19th was the grand opening weekend for the business’ second storefront location .It’s on the east side of…

Restaurant Claims They Appeared On Delivery Apps Without Permission

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -With snowy weather on the way, it can be tempting to stay home and order-in. Food delivery apps offer convenience, but one Sioux Falls family business says these apps cause more of a headache. It’s busy during lunch hour at The Keg Chicken, where they’ve been serving up warm chicken for 40 years. While employees are used…

Local Organizations Help Federal Workers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-It’s day 26 of the partial government shutdown. Some federal employees are still out of work or not getting paid. That includes some in the Sioux Empire like people at EROS, the Federal Courthouse and local offices for the U.S. Ag Department. So businesses around the Sioux Empire are offering up some support. The Original Pancake House has…

Pet Holiday Dangers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-The holiday season can be a fun time for decorating the house and cooking holiday meals and treats, but it is also one of the most dangerous times of year for pets. It was a trip to the vet for 19-week-old mix puppy, Bernadette who decided her owners decorations were a toy. “We did very well with the…

Thanksgiving Leftovers Food Safety

After Thanksgiving many of us have leftovers like turkey, stuffing and pie. However, if you want to enjoy the food after the holiday  there are some common food mistakes you want to avoid. It can be nice to take advantage of all the holiday leftovers and not have to cook for awhile, but Personal Chef Ellen Doerr says you have…

Fall Dining Destinations Worth the Drive

Local food writer shares thoughts on Cattleman's Club and Valley Restaurant

Food writer Staci Perry joined us with a few favorite destinations for food in the Sioux Empire. Check out her thoughts on the Cattleman’s Club in Pierre and Valley Restaurant in Volga if you’re thinking it might be fun to take a drive and try somewhere new this fall. For the regulars who already know how good these places are,…

Harrisburg Businesses Collect Food For Kids In Need

HARRISBURG, S.D-Several businesses in harrisburg teamed up today to help kids in their community before the start of the new school year. Their mission was to fill a large school bus full of food. Stores in the Schoeneman’s Strip Mall off Cliff Avenue organized the Back to School Bash. People donated food items in exchange for activities like the bouncy…