Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day Homemade Chocolate Hearts

Store bought is great, but these are a pretty good match if you're looking to craft something of your own with love

Hy-Vee’s Chef Scott Teal dishes up some delicious Valentine’s Day treats for the KDLT News Today crew.From oysters to chocolate and a lot of other foods in-between, it’s not difficult to stir up something delicious up for your sweetie this Valentine’s Day. Even if you’re going low-carb, there are still some easy options, according to Chef Scott Teal, of Hy-Vee…

Gustaf’s Greenery: Valentine’s Day Rush Is “Controlled Chaos”

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – They say there’s really no “down time” the flower business. When it comes to Valentine’s Day, the behind-the-scenes rush is comparable to a pizza restaurant on Super Bowl Sunday. Gustaf’s Greenery on Minnesota Avenue has been preparing for Valentine’s Day, since January. With 40 years in the business, owner Pat Gustaf says he has this day down…

‘Share Your Love’ with Feeding South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – This Valentines Day, share your love by feeding those in need. Feeding South Dakota is encouraging you to ‘share your love’ by donating to their program. The non-profit organization helps to secure that 3,100 children in Sioux Falls have food to eat while they are away from school. For a gift of $50, you can sponsor…

Sweet Treats For Your Sweetheart From Half Baked

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and today’s guest is cooking up a few ways to indulge your sweetheart’s sweet tooth this year. Stuart from Half Baked in Sioux Falls tells us what flavors they have this time of year.   Categories: KDLT Kitchen

Skywriting Pilots Give Firsthand Look At Heart Display

TEA, S.D. – A couple small planes put on a big show in honor of Valentine’s Day. Two skywriting pilots drew hearts in the sky and it caught everyone’s attention. “We started around lunchtime which I guess is really convenient because everyone was out traveling around,” says Gary Middlebrooks one of the pilots behind the creation. “Dustin and I were…

Women Receive Valentine’s Gift That Keeps On Singing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – At work it’s nice to have Valentine’s Day gifts to show off, like teddy bears, flowers or chocolates. But one present Tuesday was just as much fun for coworkers. A barbershop quartet surprised a few people around town, with a song, right in the middle of the work day. Dressed to the nines wearing red bow-ties…

Decades of Love and Still Going Strong

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- All across the world, many couples are celebrating Valentine’s Day; but every day is Valentine’s Day for a few special couples in the Sioux empire. Here at Washington Crossing Senior home, they may be no Valentine’s Day decorations, but for these three couples, each day they are together is valentines. For Beryl and Dick Olson, their love story…

Valentine’s Day A Success For Gustaf’s Greenery

SIOUX FALLS – Last Friday, we spoke with Gustaf’s Greenery about their preparations for Valentine’s Day while a familiar face battles cancer. They say they have received overwhelming support and volunteer help. Co-owner, Pat Gustaf, is currently battling renal cell carcinoma, and for today’s big day, they say they have achieved a lot of their goals for the holiday. At…

Restaurant Prepares For Valentine’s Day Crowd

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Next to New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day is one of the busiest days of the year for the restaurant industry. Many restaurants have to schedule extra staff and prepare more food to handle the crowds. The tables are set and the candles are lit. All that’s missing is the flood of couples that will make their…

Flower Shops Prepare for Valentine’s Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Love is in the air and in many stores in the Sioux Empire. As Valentine’s Day approaches, flower shops are busy working to keep their customers happy. It’s been a busier Monday than usual at Flowerama in western Sioux Falls, but that isn’t a surprise to owner Chuck Kuntze. “It’s Valentine’s time, it’s supposed to be busy,”…

Volunteers Come To Lift Valentine’s Day Spirit

North Dakota Florists Come To Help Gustaf's Greenery During Co-Owner's Absence

Pat Gustaf, co-owner of Gustaf Greenery in Sioux Falls, is a staple in the florist community. However, this Valentine’s day, he’s facing a tough fight. Complications with Renal Cell Carcinoma are keeping Pat closer to home this holiday season. Unfortunately, his sister and co-owner, Jean Gustaf, said it’s during the single biggest holiday for the industry. “That’s your big day…