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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…

Zombies Take Over Downtown Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D- Zombies took over the streets of Downtown Sioux Falls Saturday to prove that zombies do have hearts. At the annual Zombie Walk Parade people transformed into the living dead. The event is hosted by the Sioux Falls Roller DollZ, Roller Derby Team. All proceeds from the walk are split between the team and Ladder of Smiles,  a…

Native American Day Parade a Go, Rain or Shine

Sioux Falls inaugural event set to kick off at 8 a.m. with

The inaugural Native American Day Parade will line the streets of Sioux Falls starting at 10 a.m. Monday morning. “Honoring Our Elders” is this year’s theme and Tim Giago of Native Sun News Today has been chosen as the Grand Marshall. Giago was the one to convince Governor George S. Michelson to make the day a state holiday in 1990….

Harrisburg Homecoming Parade Celebrates 125 Years with Special Guests

HARRISBURG, S.D. – Each year the Harrisburg School District holds a homecoming parade, but today in honor of their 125th anniversary they decided to do something a little different and invite two special guests to ride in the parade. 96-year-old Grace Aleck and five-year-old Blakely Langner are the oldest and youngest Tigers in the Harrisburg community. Grace graduated class of 1940,…

Tea Firefighters Fill The Boot at Teapot Days Parade

TEA, S.D.-  The past few days residents of Tea have celebrated Teapots Days, which is a community celebration held June 13th-June 16th. June 16th was the big parade. Many businesses rode in the parade including the Tea Fire Department.  For several years they’ve been showing support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association by holding a boot drive. During the parade cadets…

Sioux Falls Man Celebrates his Irish Heritage

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Jack Doherty just added a new pin to his collection.  It’s from the 2018 Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Since 1980, when the parade began, he’s walked in every Sioux Falls Saint Patrick’s Day Parade To march in the parade requires purchasing a pin, so now he has 39. He says he never meant to start a collection…

Small Town Parade Brings in Big Crowd

Lennox Parade Continues to Grow

A record number of people showed up to watch the Lennox 4th of July Parade on Tuesday. KDLT teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Association of South Dakota to walk in the parade and hand out candy and stickers. It’s a big responsibility. We dressed up a KDLT news car in purple and took Go-Pro footage at the event to give…

Community Gathers for Annual Fourth of July Parade

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Today, the nation celebrates as the United States turns 241 years old. In honor of Independence Day, thousands of people in Sioux Falls filled the sidewalks of downtown for the Fourth of July parade. “It’s our freedom, it’s our freedom to choose and to be whatever we want,” says Garretson resident Arianna Ludewig. Thousands cheered and clapped for…

USD Student Practicing Her Wave, Will Appear On Float At Rose Parade

A University of South Dakota student was chosen to ride on one of 40 floats in the Tournament of Roses Parade. She will be representing the Occupational Therapy profession in celebration of its 100th Anniversary. For months, even years, organizations across the nation raise money and create floats for the Annual Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. “I think it’s going…