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 2021-04-23 03:26 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Warrior hotel turns blue to support autism awareness...

A local downtown landmark turned blue tonight for autism awareness. The Warrior Hotel was lit up in blue to bring awareness and support to those in Siouxland with autism. April is Autism Awareness Month. One in 54 people are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum...

 2021-04-23 02:49 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Oyate Health hopes to combat vaccine hesitancy in native community...

CDC data shows vaccination rates are continuing to grow for native populations....

 2021-04-23 02:47 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Hope and help on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day...

The Drug Enforcement Administration is partnering with federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies for the 20th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....

 2021-04-23 00:03 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Summit Arena to be completed by Oct. 1...

Since construction began on the Summit Arena, crews have already put its highest beam in place and are working to have the exterior of the building completed in the next few months....

 2021-04-23 00:03 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City Greenhouse spends Earth Day planting thousands of flower plugs...

The community can expect to see multiple flowers in their parks this year including zinnias, marigolds, and salvias....

 2021-04-23 00:03 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

City clean-up day is ready to beautify Rapid City...

Clean-up day was canceled last year due to the pandemic, so the landfill says there is plenty of trash scattered across the community that needs to be taken care of....

 2021-04-22 23:08 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

South Dakotans fight back against COVID-19...

There were 134 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday in South Dakota. This brings the state's total known case number to 120,848. Two new death has been reported bringing the states total death toll to 1,956....

 2021-04-22 23:07 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Strategic housing fund set up by Black Hills Area Community Foundation...

The Strategic Housing Trust Fund aims to provide housing for under $900 in rent....

 2021-04-22 22:58 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

ACLU of Iowa files lawsuit fighting for Medicaid coverage for transgender surgeries...

Aiden Vasquez is a transgender living in Iowa. His doctor prescribed him gender affirming surgery to treat his gender dysphoria. A surgery he said would change his life. "I would like everyone to understand that we are not talking about cosmetic surge...

 2021-04-22 22:44 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Medical examiner takes the stand on day three of the Paul Belk trial...

A state medical examiner took the stand Thursday morning, on day three of the murder trial for Paul Belk. Belk is charged for the stabbing death of his mother Lisa Belk last April. Coverage of the trial so far can be found at this link. Associate medical ...

 2021-04-22 22:28 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Morningside College dedicates tree to retiring president...

Morningside College students have presented their retiring president with a gift appropriate for this Earth Day. The student council planted a tree on campus in honor of President John Reynders, who agreed to stay on an extra year after COVID-19 hit. The ...

 2021-04-22 22:16 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Annual credit checks can protect against identity theft for you and your kids...

Local police are urging people to do a periodic credit check in order to avoid falling prey to identity thieves. They say checking your credit report and score once a year can help protect you against identity theft and identify any unusual activity that&...

 2021-04-22 22:13 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

What the Biden infrastructure plan will mean for rural broadband...

According to the South Dakota Action plan in the White House's proposed infrastructure package, 13% of residents live in areas without broadband service, and 48% live in areas where there's only one internet provider....

 2021-04-22 22:11 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Local leaders discuss resources, assistance for domestic violence survivors...

Where can local victims of domestic violence turn for help? Thursday, a group of speakers gathered at the Woodbury County Courthouse to offer resources and advice. The event was put on by the "Domestic Violence Workgroup," with information coming ...

 2021-04-22 22:01 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Girl died of carbon monoxide poisoning at Iowa hog plant...

The Iowa Medical Examiner's Office says a 17-year-old girl died of carbon monoxide poisoning after she helped clean a hog confinement building in Kossuth County. Victoria Marie Parra-Lerdo died Monday night after being found unconscious at the rural S...

 2021-04-22 20:49 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Senators question who should control property taxes in Lb408 debate...

Will limiting property tax growth limit local control? That is the question that has been shaping the debate around Lb408, the latest proposal looking to tackle the property tax issue that has dominated the legislature for years now. Its no secret in Nebr...

 2021-04-22 19:28 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City Police Department evaluates own standard of practice...

Captain Scott Sitts of the Rapid City Police Department says this murder is a tragic injustice and something that must be addressed within the community....

 2021-04-22 18:31 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Mistrial declared for man accused of killing woman, kids...

A jury failed to reach a verdict in the case of a man accused of killing a woman and her two young children inside his Des Moines home, leading the judge to declare a mistrial on Thursday. After four days of deliberations, the jury was unable to reach a v...

 2021-04-22 17:38 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Lawrence County introducing a hands free breathalyzer kiosk...

'We feel we are very good stewards to our tax payer's money, which is one of the main motives behind this...

 2021-04-22 17:22 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Iowans talk directly to IDPH on vaccine rollout...

AARP Iowa teamed up with the Iowa Department of Public Health to provide adults within the state to ask questions about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Director of IDPH, Kelly Garcia, said in the telephone townhall that almost half of adults within the stat...

 2021-04-22 16:36 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Woman pleads guilty to hate crimes for running down children...

A Des Moines woman has pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes for intentionally driving her SUV into two children in 2019 because she said she thought one was Mexican and the other was a member of the Islamic State group. Nicole Poole Franklin, 43, entered...

 2021-04-22 14:31 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

DOC: Iowa State Penitentiary inmates given overdoses of COVID vaccine...

Two Department of Corrections medical staff incorrectly administered the Pfizer vaccine to 77 inmates at the Iowa State Penitentiary, a Department of Corrections spokesperson confirms to Iowa's News Now. The specific dosage was not released, but it &#...

 2021-04-22 10:33 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Big warm up on the way...

In typical spring fashion we're expecting to see spotty rain showers for the next several days. Today will start out sunny, however clouds will gradually move in as the day goes on, with the chance for rain showers increasing in the evening hours. Tod...

 2021-04-22 09:27 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Man arrested after leaving traffic stop, ramming police car...

Sioux City Police say a squad car was rammed early Wednesday morning by a man who was trying to escape a traffic stop. About 2 a. m. , police got a call about a man who appeared to be drunk leaving the Hard Rock in a white Hummer. They say the driver, Mar...

 2021-04-22 00:10 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

DOH confirms Brazilian COVID-19 variant in South Dakota...

The South Dakota Department of Health has confirmed a Brazilian Variant case of COVID-19 in South Dakota....

 2021-04-22 00:10 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Indigenous community center to come to Rapid City...

There are several community centers scattered around Rapid City. A local organization plans to build another one, but with indigenous culture in mind....

 2021-04-22 00:10 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

South Dakota burn permits are only issued during winter months...

In order to burn slash piles, people are required to obtain a permit from South Dakota Wildland Fire, these permits are only issued between November 1st and March 31st....

 2021-04-21 23:16 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Summer activities can help kids regain skills lost during pandemic-impacted school year...

Kids nationwide have had a school year often interrupted by COVID-19 and that could have an impact on their mental health. While virus protocols like social distancing and mask-wearing in place while learning in the classroom have been necessary to keep e...

 2021-04-21 23:15 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

In South Dakota hospitalizations down, vaccine numbers up...

There were 158 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday in South Dakota. This brings the state's total known case number to 120,714....

 2021-04-21 23:15 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Hope, help on Prescription Drug Take Back Day...

The Drug Enforcement Administration is partnering with law enforcement agencies on Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the 20th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day....

 2021-04-21 23:15 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

South Dakota "Week of Work" takes place...

The...

 2021-04-21 23:14 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Structure fire on 5th street left family with badly burned home...

Around 6:30 this morning, the Rapid City Fire Department was called to a structure fire on the 1400 block of 5th street, near Casey's Auto Rental Service....

 2021-04-21 23:13 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Brazil Variant of COVID-19 in South Dakota...

The South Dakota Department of Health has confirmed that the "Brazil variant" of COVID-19 (P.1 variant) has been detected in South Dakota....

 2021-04-21 22:36 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City woman one of three new inductees into Midwest Pool Hall of Fame...

For over 40 years, thousands of pool players from across the Midwest have shown their talents at the annual tournament. This year, the Midwest Pool Tournament is taking place in Sioux City. With over 200 tables set up inside the Convention Center, some of...

 2021-04-21 21:39 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Governors raise questions for President Biden on 30 by 30 plan...

Governor Pete Ricketts along with 14 other governors submitted a letter to President Joe Biden on Wednesday after opposing his 30 by 30 plan. The letter states that two month have passed since the plan was announced and none of the states have been told a...

 2021-04-21 21:10 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Second inmate in deadly Anamosa prison attack pleads not guilty...

The second suspecthas pleaded not guilty in the deadly Anamosa prison attack that left two people dead. Thomas Woodard entered the written not guilty plea on Tuesday. Woodard and Dutcher are both facing two charges of murder, one charge of attempted murde...

 2021-04-21 20:31 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gov. Reynolds, Iowa DOC denounce call for federal investigation into Anamosa prison attack...

Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Corrections are responding to a call for a federal investigation into the deadly attacks at the Anamosa State Penitentiary last month - and into a rise in violence across all prisons in Iowa. The request co...

 2021-04-21 20:08 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Man accused of killing Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Jim Smith booked in jail...

Michael Lang, the 41-year-old man accused of shooting and killing Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Jim Smith has been booked into jail. Lang was released from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Wednesday, April 21 and transported to Grundy County Sheriff&...

 2021-04-21 20:04 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

American Airlines to start non-stop service from Eppley to New York...

American Airlines announced that it will begin daily nonstop service between Omaha Eppley Airfield (OMA) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) beginning Tuesday, November 2, 2021. The schedule for the new service is as follows: Omaha to New York flight wil...

 2021-04-21 18:55 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Woodbury Co. drug take back locations for rural areas...

The Woodbury County Sheriff's Office is participating in the DEA's Drug Take Back Day on April 24, 2021 from 10AM 2PM. This event provides the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous, ...

 2021-04-21 18:33 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Governor Kristi Noem bans "vaccine passports" in South Dakota...

Governor Kristi Noem has issued an executive order making it clear that she does not intend for...

 2021-04-21 18:20 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Emerald Ash Borer found in 3 more Iowa counties...

Emerald ash borer has been confirmed in Fremont, Lyon and Wright counties for the first time. This invasive insect has now been found in 80 of Iowa's 99 counties. Insect samples were collected from ash trees in rural Farragut (Fremont County), rural I...

 2021-04-21 17:39 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City adds incentives for lifeguards...

South Dakota is seeing a life-raft of open jobs across the state, but not too many people are applying. One organization in the Black Hills is adding incentives in a bid to attract workers....

 2021-04-21 17:39 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City man found guilty...

A Pennington County jury returned their verdict Tuesday afternoon, convicting 34-year old Billy Robertson of 1st degree burglary, aggravated assault and grand theft....

 2021-04-21 17:39 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

City of Sturgis continuing the discussion of open containers at the Rally...

The City of Sturgis is in the process of developing a proactive plan that would allow rally-goers to stroll down the streets of Sturgis, beverages in hand....

 2021-04-21 17:33 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg to get COVID-19 vaccine in Sioux City...

Gov. Reynolds announced during a Wednesday news conference that Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg will be receiving his COVID-19 vaccine this Friday in Sioux City. The clinic runs from 12:00 p. m. --2:00 p. m. at the Siouxland Expo Center. The Governor says that there ...

 2021-04-21 17:30 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Reynolds: COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy becoming "a real factor" in Iowa and across country...

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds said on Wednesday, COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy is becoming a real factor across the country and here in Iowa. Reynolds said since news of the Johnson and Johnson pause, some Iowans are reconsidering whether to get vaccinated. The...

 2021-04-21 17:07 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

SD Dept. of Health confirms Brazil variant in the state...

The South Dakota Department of Health confirms that the P. 1 variant (the 'Brazil variant") of COVID-19 has been detected in South Dakota. The findings were verified by an out-of-state commercial laboratory, and while only one case of the variant ...

 2021-04-21 14:44 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

New meters in downtown Rapid City will help donate to local organizations...

Downtown parking raised more than a million dollars for Rapid City in 2020 alone, but now one organization is planning to use the meters to help the homeless....

 2021-04-21 14:12 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gov. Noem bans vaccine passports in South Dakota...

Governor Kristi Noem signed Executive Order 2021-08 Tuesday, which bans government-instituted vaccine passports in South Dakota. "Since the start of the COVID pandemic, we have provided the people of South Dakota with up-to-date science, facts, and da...

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