Sioux Falls

Weather Display Boards Installed at Siouxland Library

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – If you walk into Siouxland Library in downtown Sioux Falls you might notice something a little different about the lobby. “Weathering the Storm” is a group of display boards showcasing weather in South Dakota. Whether the board showed tornadoes, blizzards, floods, or hail, each one has some history in it. The boards have been up through…

Dishing Up Easy, Quick and Healthy Easter Sides

Chef Scott Teal from Hy-Vee shares a few of his faves for the holiday

We look forward to celebrating family traditions during the holidays, and for many of us, that includes the food that graces our tables. There are always dishes you remember your mom or maybe your grandfather making growing up, alongside the ones you’ve come to love of your own as an adult. But if you’re looking this year for something a…

Artist Sculpts Local Icon at Sanford’s Cancer Center

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Art can be powerful, which is why a Sioux Falls artist is sharing his passion with others and helping memorialize a Sioux Falls icon in the process. Sioux Falls sculptor Darwin Wolf is live sculpting at the Sanford Cancer Center in the VanDenmark Building. “It’s been proven through study after study that people exposed to the arts while…

Taking the Plunge for Special Olympics South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-When it comes to giving, folks in Sioux Falls will do the extreme to help their community. About 130 people jumped into cold water Saturday for the Special Olympics South Dakota Polar Plunge. This is the 21st annual event. It’s a way to help raise money for South Dakota’s 2,500 Special Olympics athletes. Teams who raise $100 or…

New Half Day Summit a Unique Leadership Opportunity for Local Students

High school sophomores and juniors are encouraged to apply, but the deadline is today

Sioux Falls Rising Leaders is a new program in 2019 that aims to introduce young, local talent, to a broad and diverse group of Sioux Falls best and brightest. Leadership Sioux Falls, a program that has been around for more than 30 years, was tasked with creating a community impact project. Rising Leaders is the result. Craig Dewey, an administrative…

Creating a World Without Type 1 Diabetes

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk is this Saturday

Not only can juvenile diabetes be difficult to treat in and of itself, but new studies show a growing number of side effects can result for those living with the disease. Diabetes-related emotional distress (diabetes distress) is considered one of the most important psychosocial concerns in people with diabetes because it is regarded as a major barrier to optimal diabetes…

Digging Out of the April Snow Storm

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-While many are staying warm indoors, some folks in Sioux Falls had to brave the snowy, cold weather Thursday. For Sioux Falls resident James Wright, snow days are some of his busiest. He was out scraping ice off his car to get ready for a days work. Wright drives part time for Bite Squad. “People order food because…

Winter Storm Continues to Pummel South Dakota and Region

Interstate 90 remains closed Thursday morning from Sioux Falls to Rapid City as snow continues to fall, winds blow upwards of 50 miles per hour, and icy conditions persist in this latest round of winter weather. I29 from Sioux Falls to the North Dakota border also remains closed until further notice. Travel conditions are considered hazardous across Minnesota, Nebraska and…

Businesses Rewind Back To Winter For April Storm

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- This winter storm is forcing different businesses to break the winter gear back out. For Absolute Green Inc., the blizzard from a year ago taught them a lot of lessons. The Spring like temperatures didn’t fool them this time around. “We had stuff put away, but it wasn’t to the point where we couldn’t pull it out…

Dramatic Rise in Need for Volunteer Advocates for Children in Court

There has long been a huge need for volunteers when it comes to representing abused or neglected children in local courts. But the growing crisis with opioid and meth has the need reaching critical levels, advocates for Sioux Falls area Court Appointed Special Advocates tell KDLT News. CASA Sioux Falls is reporting a 60% increase in the number of children…

City of Sioux Falls Proposes Buyout for Homes in Floodplain Area

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- After one neighborhood got hit hard by spring flooding, the City of Sioux Falls could be buying some of those homes. Last week, neighbors received a letter from Sioux Falls Planning and Development Services about a buyout proposal. Back in March, folks near Lotta and Rose Street off Minnesota Avenue experienced intense flooding that caused terrible damage…

Flood Meeting Postponed Due to Pending Winter Storm

FEMA will be in North Sioux City Tuesday night, Brookings meeting for Wednesday will be rescheduled

Three flood assistance meetings were scheduled this week in eastern South Dakota in the wake of spring flooding. The first was held Monday night in Sioux Falls. Dozens showed up to learn about their options for recovery. City officials also questioned during that meeting, how many home and business owners in areas that consistently experience flooding might be interested to…

Beauty of National Parks Then and Now Showcased in New Book

South Dakota photographer Paul Horsted on tour with his most recent work

Paul Horsted is passionate about both history and photography. And he’s truly created a unique niche for himself in both our region and across the nation with his work, seeking out the precise locations other historic photos have been taken, and recreating the scene from then, to now. In his 40 years as a photographer, he’s worked in newsrooms, shot…

Addressing an Epidemic of Sexual Harassment

Sioux Falls crisis intervention program works with Remedy Brewing to kick off new campaign

“It went fantastic. The staff were so involved, it was a pretty fantastic experience,” said Matt Hastad, CEO of Remedy Brewing in Sioux Falls. The business just held the first ever sexual harassment recognition training this week in Sioux Falls as part of a new initiative to come out of The Compass Center – a local non-profit that provides crisis…

Impact of Autism on Sioux Falls Family

Less than two months ago lawmakers killed a bill that would require South Dakota health insurers to cover treatments for autism. We introduced you to Krystal Trull, a mother fighting for the bill, who had to stop taking her child to a special form of therapy. Tuesday she finally got to bring her daughter back to therapy through her husband’s…