It was a cold January morning many, many, many years ago. An 8 pound, 2 ounce baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Brown. The names Jennifer Lee and Myra Jean were tossed around but, "Karla" finally stuck. No, I wasn't named after my grandma or any other important figure in my parent's life. I was named after a soap opera character on "General Hospital." Fast forward many, many, many years and here I am. I wanted this job so bad, I started on Christmas Eve, 1994. Now, that's dedication! My interests include stalking Rick Springfield, stalking Ben Davis and stalking Todd Heitkamp. Join me from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every weekday and we'll "MIX it up!"
Chew on This: TC’s Referee is More Than a Sports Bar
"Chew on This" is a series of stories highlighting the vibrant restaurant scene in Sioux Falls. We concentrate on local, non-national chain restaurants.
My Top 5 Favorite South Dakota Made Foods
As I was slicing a piece off my block of Dimock Dairy Colby Cheese, I realized some of my favorite foods are made right here in the Mount Rushmore state.
Off the Beaten Path: Whimp’s Steakhouse in Burbank, South Dakota
Some of the best restaurants in South Dakota are hole-in-the-wall, hidden gems in tiny towns. Our first stop is Whimp's Steakhouse in Burbank, SD.
What’s the Origin Behind Chili and Cinnamon Rolls?
I've been hearing a lot about cinnamon rolls and chili lately. Apparently, this is a thing. I had to find the origin behind this unlikely combination.
58 Birthday Freebies You Can Get at Sioux Falls Businesses
Several businesses right here in Sioux Falls offer great birthday freebies. Here's a list of 58!
Why Your Favorite Restaurant Will Never Come to Sioux Falls – And The Ones That Could Come
We did some research to see why some of your favorite restaurants will never come to Sioux Falls and which ones are actually looking for franchisees.
Steve Martin and Martin Short Coming to Sioux Falls
Two of the "Three Amigos" will bring their comedy show to the Washington Pavilion.
Start a New Family Tradition at Riverview Christmas Tree Farm’s Pumpkin Festival
"Fill your life with experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show." Make memories at the Riverview Christmas Tree Farm Pumpkin Festival.
I Bought an Air Fryer. Are They Worth the Hype?
I'm a sucker for new small kitchen appliances (I'm looking at you Instant Pot), so with all the hype surrounding the Air Fryer I had to try it. Here's what I thought.
Big Head Todd and the Monsters Coming to Sioux Falls
Big Head Todd and the Monsters are coming to the District.