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Someone You Should Know: 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Saturday, March 16th is the 40th annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Sioux Falls. The grand marshal this year is a man who has been participating in the parades since the start and loves to share his heritage with others. KDLT’s Miranda Paige introduces us to this week’s “Someone You Should Know.” In the Grogan household they…

Incredible Response to Local Lakota Language Class

Instructor Tim Easter says he planned for maybe a few to show

The launch of a Lakota language class recently in Sioux Falls is part of a broader movement across the nation to try and save the Native languages that remain and help Native Americans reclaim a quickly disappearing part of their heritage and culture. Languages nationwide are disappearing as older generations pass on. Recognizing this, more groups like the one Easter…

The Art of Rosemaling

Local woman hopes to teach future generations about the craft

Eileen Halverson is never sure who might show up, but every month, she gathers her painting materials and heads to the Old Courthouse Museum in downtown Sioux Falls to demonstrate a tradition unique to her heritage – Rosemaling. She is there from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17. Click the link above to learn more about Eileen…