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Financial Advisers React To Recent Dow Jones Drops

Sioux Falls, S.D.- This week has been a stressful one for wall-street experts with the big drops in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. “Honestly, I think this is fairly normal, fairly predictable,” says Thompson Private Wealth President Ray Thompson. The Dow Jones dropped over one-thousand points on Thursday. At the beginning of the week, the Dow Jones also dropped over…

Population Increases Once Again For Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, S.D.- Sioux Falls is once again seeing a population increase. The city announced the new population estimate for 2018 on Tuesday. “My goodness.  This is definitely a source of pride for all of us here in Sioux Falls,” says Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether. This year, with record construction and strong job growth, the Sioux Falls population estimate…

Car Rolls Over In Ditch On Interstate 90

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Another accident happened on Interstate 90 east of Sioux Falls. A Dodge truck rolled off the road, but it’s unclear how the truck lost control in the first place.  Fortunately, there were no injuries. South Dakota Highway Patrol Officers say there isn’t a designated speed limit when snow is on the roads,  it comes down to your…

South Dakota Highway Patrol Involved In Accident On Highway 229

Sioux Falls, S.D.- Today’s snowfall created hazardous driving conditions, resulting in several accidents in Sioux Falls. Traffic was slowed down around the lunch hour this afternoon on both lanes of I-229 near western avenue. In total, four vehicles were involved, but no one was injured in the crashes. Categories: Local News Tags: Crashes, I229, KDLT News, Sioux Falls, south dakota…

New Details From Car Vs. Apartment Building Crash

Sioux Falls, S.D.- We’re learning more about the driver who ran from police after crashing a stolen car into an apartment. Investigators believe 20-year-old Sissy Felicia was on meth when she drove away from a squad car trying to pull her over. She ended up slamming into an apartment building on south Kiwanis avenue. The car entered into a room…

Parents Trying To Keep Kids Going To School

Sioux Falls, S.D.- It’s widely considered that education is an important part of life, but how do parents keep their kids interested in going to school? “We have to force our kids to go to school because that instills a good work ethic and attendance ethic and just everything overall,” says Marilyn Whitney, a mother of five. Everyone knows going…

First Legislative Coffee Takes Place

  Sioux Falls, S.D.- Legislative Coffees are a great opportunity for the public to hear local legislators speak on new bills brought to elected officials. “I think it’s a wonderful opportunity for us to hear what the public is concerned about and for them to listen to our explanations.  They get information directly from us,” says Representative Thomas Holmes. The…

KDLT Souper Bowl Gathers Soup Donations For Feeding South Dakota

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots were pitted against each other in a different kind of “Souper Bowl” this weekend. KDLT partnered with Hy-Vee in January to host the KDLT souper-bowl. Customers were encouraged to donate soup in support the Eagles or Patriots barrels, depending on who they think is going to win the Super…

Sports Bars Aren’t Expecting Big Crowds For Super Bowl 52

Sioux Falls, S.D.- Most people think of football and busy sports bars as one, but for the Super Bowl, that may be very different. “It is a game that has become a lot of house party type things.  It’s really not a huge bar event,” Says Overtime Sports Grill Co-Owner Jeff Dougherty. Most NFL Sundays, sports bars in Sioux Falls…

Concussion Safety in Youth Football

Sioux Falls, S.D.- With the Super Bowl coming up this weekend and registration for youth football around the corner, parents in the Sioux Empire have a big decision coming up. “The game is being coached today safer than it’s ever been in the history of the game of football,” says former South Dakota Junior Football League President Larry Leveranz. Youth football…

Neal Tapio Enters Race For US House

Sioux Falls, S.D. -A  new candidate has entered the race for South Dakota’s lone seat in the US House of Representatives. Republican State Senator Neal Tapio of Watertown is joining the 2018 congressional race. He’s been a business owner for 20 years and is currently the President of NT Sales and Leasing in Watertown. As President Trump’s State Campaign Director,…

Turner County Sheriff Leaving After 36 Years To Join State Sobriety Program

Parker, S.D.- After 36 years at the Turner County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Byron Nogelmeier will be stepping down. But he won’t be getting away from helping the public. “You know I’m going to miss working with my staff here at the Sheriff’s office,” says Sheriff Nogelmeier. Byron Nogelmeier has been with the department for 36 years, half of that time…

American Outlaws Back In Full Force Following USMNT Failures

Sioux Falls, S.D.- The American Outlaws are back in full force to support their country’s national soccer team. As all US Men’s National Team fans depressingly remember, the team failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986. Only needing a draw against last-place and already-eliminated Trinidad And Tobago, the Yanks lost 2-1 while Honduras and…

Kids Learning About Science In First Lego League

Sioux Falls, S.D.- A competition is teaching kids about robotics and coding while instilling teamwork and fun. The First Lego League is an international organization teaching younger children about the fun of science as well as building valuable life skills. The league is supposed to be a spark for workplace development within the science, technology, engineering and math community, gearing…

World Health Organization Classifies “Gaming Addiction” As A Disorder

Sioux Falls, S.D.- With an international organization bringing headlines to the gaming world,  it appears too many people are becoming addicted to video games. The World Health Organization now classifies Video Game Addiction as a Disorder. “You can’t just say, ‘Well, I can control it, I can do that.’  Because if it’s truly an addiction, that’s the definition, you can’t…

KDLT “Coats For All” Distributed At Salvation Army

Sioux Falls, S.D.- The Sioux Falls Salvation Army is once again giving away winter clothing to those in need. This is the 30th year the Salvation Army has partnered with KDLT to collect donated coats. The coats are cleaned and given to people who sign up with a Salvation Army case worker. So far, about 750 people now have a coat…

KBack Radio Opens New Studio

Sioux Falls, S.D.-   If you’re looking to rock out to your favorite heavy-metal hits, you don’t have to look too far. In September of last year,the number one rated rock station KBAD radio was taken off the air. Since then the group has broadcasted from one of the DJ’s basements, re-branding their station as KBACK. They plan on going live…