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Icon Lounge Working To Comply With Noise Ordinances

Sioux Falls, S.D. – One of Sioux Falls popular night life destinations is going through renovations to comply with city ordinances. “We are now a very active entertainment district and we really need to talk about what the standards should be for sound,” says Icon Lounge Partner Stacy Newcomb-Weiland. When Icon Lounge opened in 2012, it hosted live music events…

Metallica Making Their Way Back To Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, S.D. – One of rock’s biggest bands is making their way back to Sioux Falls for the first time in 26 years. “Sioux Falls really is a home for rock and roll,” says KBACK Rock Radio Co-owner and DJ, Crash. For the first time in 26 years, legendary rock band Metallica will perform in Sioux Falls.  They’ll be…

Residents Remember the Old Canton Ski Hill

Canton, S.D. – With the Winter Olympics wrapping up, most are unaware that a small South Dakota town was once a hot spot for winter sports due to having their own ski hill. “It was good for the city and good for the sport,” says Canton resident, Omar Peterson. In 1912, the Canton Ski Hill was built two miles east…

Renner Fire Department Hosts Pancake Benefit

Renner, S.D. – The Renner Fire Department is continuing their yearly fundraising tradition with a pancake breakfast. Since the Renner Fire Department is volunteer based, they use fundraising events and donations to supply the station with expensive fire equipment. Last year, the fire department raised around seven-thousand dollars which was put towards buying a Lucas device, which is an CPR…

Gianni Farinacci Back Home After ATV Accident

Harrisburg, S.D. – A Harrisburg boy who was critically injured in an ATV accident has finally come home, and the Harrisburg community continues to rally around him. “It’s funny how you always want your kids to look up to you, but we look up to him,” says his mother, Nicole Farinacci. In November, 11-year old Gianni Farinacci was involved in…

Young Bowlers Compete In Howie Kolhoff Invitational

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The sixth annual Howie Kolhoff Invitational bowling tournament is happening this weekend at Eastway Bowling. $5,500 worth of scholarship money will be awarded to the top men’s and women’s high school teams in the two-day event. The tournament honors the memory of past Washington High School bowling coach Howie Kolhoff. This year, there are 12 girls teams…

Sioux Falls Community Theatre Asking For Public’s Help

Sioux Falls, S.D.-  A Sioux Falls community theatre is turning to the public for help with donations. The Sioux Empire Community Theatre is celebrating 15 years of entertaining Sioux Falls audiences. But with rising costs of licensing and show production, staff say tickets sales alone cannot make up for those costs. Another addition to the problem is the growing community…

Sioux Falls Public Works Staying Busy With Snowfall

Sioux Falls, S.D. – With Sioux Falls issuing a snow alert, public workers are hard at work to make sure the roads are clear and safe for travel. “We started out pretty slow.  We’re at about a little over half of what we normally get.  We average about 44 inches but march is the snowiest month for us, we get…

Auction For Borrowed Bucks Roadhouse Memorabilia Set For Friday

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The last memorabilia from Borrowed Bucks Roadhouse will be auctioned off later this week. Borrowed Bucks closed their doors in august of last year. The managers and owners auctioned off memorabilia in December and are having a second auction this week to sell the last pieces of memorabilia left. The auction will be Friday night, but…

Sioux Falls Thunder FC Gearing Up for 2018 Season

Sioux Falls, S.D.- “People are actually going to want to come out and watch us because I see something great coming,” says Amadu Myers. The Sioux Falls Thunder Football Club is a semi-professional soccer club that plays in the National Premier Soccer League, the 4th tier of american soccer. Amadu Myers is one of the Thunder’s best players and interestingly…

Yankton Hosts The 2018 World Archery Indoor Championships

Yankton, S.D. – Yankton is hosting the 2018 World Archery Indoor Championships. 32 countries from all over the world are competing for the chance to get the gold medal. The World Championships kicked off last week with seven days of practice, qualification rounds, individual matches and team matches before being seeded for the finals. With different events planned,tournament organizers say…

Watertown Residents Make An Ice Rink On Lake Kampeska

Watertown, S.D.- Folks in Watertown are taking advantage of the winter cold to turn frozen Lake Kampeska into an outdoor ice rink. “This is like a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a 1967 Zamboni, that doesn’t come along very often so we took a chance and had some fun with it,” says Liam Culhane Culhane and his friend…

Delivering Roses at Active Generations for Valentine’s Day

Delivering Roses at Active Generations for Valentine's Day

The crew from KDLT spent time delivering roses at Active Generations for Valentine’s Day on Wednesday. Tom, Kelsie Joe and Mark might have left with bigger smiles than those who received roses… We hope everyone had a Happy Valentine’s Day! Categories: Community Top Story, KDLT Cares, News Tags: Active Generations, KDLT News, Roses

Dakota Wesleyan University Partners With Apple To Bring Technology To The Classroom

Mitchell, S.D.- A South Dakota university plans on changing the way their students learn by introducing technology in the classroom by partnering with Apple. “I think this is going to be huge. I think it’s really going to set us up well for getting jobs and being successful in the workforce,” says Junior Athletic Training Student Maria Koenen. Dakota Wesleyan…

Noem, Local Businesses Talk Rising Crime Rates

Sioux Falls, S.D.- Drug crimes are increasing which is motivating Sioux Falls business owners and officials on finding a solution to keep the community safer. “It surprises me to still hear that people don’t feel that crime is a problem in Sioux Falls because the numbers and the stats that we see will say the opposite. Its growing and it’s…

What’s It Like To Attend A Super Bowl? A Lennox Resident Got To Find Out

Lennox, S.D. – Most football fans were watching the super bowl on TV at their home or at a bar. “Oh we were super excited because we knew that this is a once in a lifetime opportunity,” says Jonathan Hagena. Imagine you had the chance to go to a Super Bowl, and all you had to do was write an…

“Ahead of the Game” Event Held At The Sanford Pentagon

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Concussion awareness was on the mind of many people today at the Sanford Pentagon. “Ahead Of The Game” was hosted at the pentagon today to provide athletes, parents and coaches about concussion information and studies. The event was free to the public and including booths, many of which having interactive activities. A panel included Sanford sports researchers,…

Crew 52 Volunteers Reminisce On Super Bowl Week

Sioux Falls, S.D.-  An estimated 103.4 million people watched the Philadelphia Eagles beat the new England Patriots in Super Bowl 52 last weekend. “Do it.  Sign up, it’s a once in a lifetime thing and the benefits you get far outweigh any work you have to get to get there,” says Crew 52 Volunteer Dave Rowe They’re called Crew 52. …

Sioux Falls Hosts First-Ever Hockey Day

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Sioux Falls Youth Hockey celebrated it’s very first South Dakota Hockey Day today. The Sioux Falls Flyers are partnering with the Scheels Iceplex and the Sioux Falls Stampede to create the first South Dakota Hockey day. As you may expect, the day consists of youth hockey games being played at the Iceplex and the Denny Sanford…