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 2020-10-30 03:30 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Safe trick-or-treat at the Tyson Event Center...

It was a night of Trick or Treating Fun at the Tyson Event Center. More than a thousand people, parents and children came to the arena collecting candy and treats from more than 35 local businesses, including Siouxland News. It was an opportunity to celeb...

 2020-10-30 02:21 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

From snow and cooler weather to warmer temperatures, does this mean we could see some fire danger?...

The fire administrator for Pennington County, Jerome Harvey, says fire crews are always prepared for any scenario....

 2020-10-30 01:26 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

In Iowa, Vice President Pence makes final pitch for Trump, Republicans before election...

Vice President Mike Pence returned to Iowa Thursday in the final stretch of the campaign, an effort to close the deal in a state where President Trump easily won four years ago. "Iowa said yes to Donald Trump in 2016. And I know Iowa is going to say y...

 2020-10-29 23:34 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

South Dakota sees record amount of COVID-19 deaths...

There have been 180 deaths in October, the deadliest month of the pandemic so far....

 2020-10-29 22:41 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Caterpillar funds School of Mines initiative to advance mining technology...

University faculty and students will work with Caterpillar engineers on autonomous robotic mining, new software used to manage mining and construction operations and on new equipment that increases efficiency and safety....

 2020-10-29 22:41 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Coffee with cause: South Dakota Outdoor Shop raises money for Custer Search and Rescue...

The South Dakota Outdoor Shop serves fresh-brewed coffee with a cause....

 2020-10-29 22:39 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Renovations in Downtown Rapid City...

Crews are renovating a historic building in Downtown Rapid City....

 2020-10-29 22:24 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Halloween safety tips from Sioux City Police...

The Sioux City Police have a few reminders for drivers and trick or treaters this Halloween. For those out on the roads, be extra cautious this Halloween as kids and families are expected to be out trick or treating. And for those heading out for candy, d...

 2020-10-29 22:22 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Scholten casts vote in general election, encouraging all Siouxlanders to vote...

J. D. Scholten has officially cast his ballot for Tuesday's election. The Democratic candidate for the 4th congressional district race voted at the Long Lines Family Rec Center in Sioux City Thursday. He talked afterward about the importance of people...

 2020-10-29 20:48 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City homeless organizations saw more people because of COVID-19 pandemic...

The COVID pandemic hit people hard, some hard enough that they needed to turn to homeless advocacy groups....

 2020-10-29 20:07 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Fazoli's to open a location in Sioux City...

Fazoli's is coming to Sioux City. The restaurant will be located at 3327 Singing Hills Blvd, in the former Pizza Hut building, across from 4 Brothers and Walmart. Fazoli's is an Italian/American fast-casual restaurant chain. GM, Krissie Schroeder ...

 2020-10-29 19:52 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

City takes further steps in Rapid City Indian School land swap recommendations...

"I think it's time that we make reparations to some of the land issues in Rapid City, so this will only start that discussion."...

 2020-10-29 18:02 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

RCPD looks for suspect who robbed Joker's Casino South...

Rapid City Police are looking for a suspect who robbed Joker's Casino South on Mount Rushmore Road early Thursday morning....

 2020-10-29 17:06 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City Area Schools sparks conversation with error page...

The page shows Mount Rushmore and the message, "Nope, your face isn't on this mountain yet. Unfortunately, whatever you were looking for isn't here either."...

 2020-10-29 16:28 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

A Yankton inmate placed on escape status...

A minimum-security inmate has been placed on escape status. Inmate Taksim Neziroski, 68, was reported missing from his community service job site on the Human Services Center campus in Yankton at approximately 7:15 Thursday morning. A blue-grey 2002 Buick...

 2020-10-29 15:19 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Theresa Greenfield resuming RV tour...

Theresa Greenfield's campaign is resuming its RV tour. On Wednesday, the campaign paused the tour after several staff members came into contact with a positive COVID-19 case. The campaign says that Greenfield has tested negative and after consulting w...

 2020-10-29 13:34 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

White House experts warn Iowa that current spread of COVID-19 is linked to home gatherings...

The White House Coronavirus Task Force in its latest report warned Iowa officials that small gatherings in people's homes are "significantly" increasing spread of coronavirus in the state as the weather cools and outdoor activities are more li...

 2020-10-29 13:26 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Governor Kristi Noem to appoint Judge Scott Myren to South Dakota Supreme Court...

The South Dakota native will fill the seat of newly appointed Supreme Court Justice Steven Jensen, who filled the slot of the retiring Chief Justice David Gilbertson....

 2020-10-29 13:26 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Police identify man who brandished knife, baton at Noem's Trump campaign event...

Peter Beitzell, was harassing and exchanging words with others in the crowd before brandishing weapons at a Trump campaign event in Bangor, Maine, Noem's security team said....

 2020-10-29 11:05 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Much warmer weather headed our way...

Despite the sunshine lately, temperatures have remained below normal for late October. This trend will continue today with highs in the low 40s and partly cloudy skies. Temperatures will warm up as we head into the weekend, reaching the mid-40s Friday and...

 2020-10-29 00:31 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Person brandishing 2 weapons arrested at Trump event hosted by Gov. Noem...

The person was arrested. And Noem's staff confirmed there were no injuries....

 2020-10-29 00:31 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

9 more people die from COVID-19 in South Dakota, hospitalizations pass 400...

COVID-19 has claimed nine more lives in South Dakota, as current hospitalizations and active cases continued to rise Wednesday....

 2020-10-28 23:36 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Even with the pandemic, the fall tourism season in Rapid City is going well...

Tourism plays a key role in South Dakota's economy, and during the summer, visitors still made the trip to the Black Hills, despite COVID 19....

 2020-10-28 22:36 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Nebraska's Initiative 428 working to lower interest rates on payday loans...

PayDay Loans. They're quick, fast, and easy. It's why many people resort to these services when in desperate need of cash, but the quick fix can come with high costs. "Well currently in Nebraska, payday lenders charge an average of 400% in int...

 2020-10-28 22:23 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

JROTC plans Veteran's Day vigil with changes to accommodate COVID-19...

The Sioux City detachment of the Air Force Junior ROTC is making changes to this year's Veterans Day vigil. The cadets will still hold a 12-hour vigil at the Floyd Monument on November 11th from 8 a. m. to 8 p. m. This year's vigil will honor the ...

 2020-10-28 21:54 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

On 90th anniversary, Hy-Vee celebrates its humble beginning...

A heartland grocery store chain known for having a helpful smile in every aisle turns 90 years old this month. Hy-Vee opened its first market in Beaconsfield, Iowa in 1930 and has since expanded to 275 stores across eight states. The company also has a ri...

 2020-10-28 21:42 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Health officials investigate 28 possible COVID-19 reinfections in SD...

Health officials have identified 28 possible reinfections, though the state cautioned that these reinfection cases have not been confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control....

 2020-10-28 21:26 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Iowa DOT prepares for winter road conditions...

Unseasonable snow has moved across eastern Iowa this month making it the 5th snowiest October on record. Several snow events caused crashes around the state due to slick roadways. Luckily, the Iowa Department of Transportation works year round to prepare ...

 2020-10-28 20:48 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Drifter paints life on the plains...

Anyone can make works of art through practice, but the materials to create are just out of reach for some....

 2020-10-28 20:27 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Man arrested at Trump rally featuring South Dakota Governor...

(AP) — Police in Maine on Wednesday arrested a man who they said displayed a knife and a wooden baton at a campaign rally for President Donald Trump where South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem was appearing. Noem spokeswoman Maggie Seidel said Noem's se...

 2020-10-28 19:52 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Billboard-worthy art inspires students to be drug free...

Red Ribbon Week...

 2020-10-28 18:37 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Raffle fundraiser to benefit Siouxland Freedom Park Interpretive Center...

Volunteers with Siouxland Freedom Park are hosting a raffle fundraiser to raise money for the park. $100 will give you a chance to win a 2020 UTV Polaris General 1000 Sport, valued at $18,274. 00. The second prize will be a 50" 4k UHD Smart TV. No mor...

 2020-10-28 17:07 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

23rd Festival of Lights Parade will happen, despite pandemic...

The annual holiday tradition will go on....

 2020-10-28 17:07 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

People comment on Rapid City mayor's press conference...

Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender held a press conference Monday in response to the increase in coronavirus cases... where he issued a mask mandate for city buildings. During KOTA's Facebook live stream, citizens of Rapid City gave their opinion on the ...

 2020-10-28 17:06 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

State gives free internet to households with K-12 students...

If your K-12 student is enrolled in classes, you may be eligible for free internet service for the rest of the 2020-21 school year in South Dakota....

 2020-10-28 16:00 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Nebraska candidate tests positive for coronavirus...

Congressional Candidate Senator Kate Bolz and her finance Sean Flowerday, Lancaster County Commissioner, tested positive for COVID-19. Kate Bolz commented,"I am grateful for the care that I have received, and I will continue to quarantine while I reco...

 2020-10-28 15:49 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Taco John's to celebrate National Nacho Day...

On Friday, November 6th, Taco Johns is giving away a free side of chips and nacho cheese with any purchase. Guests can redeem the offer on Taco John's app. The app must be downloaded on or by November 6th. This offer is to celebrate National Nacho Day...

 2020-10-28 15:34 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Huskers vs. Wisconsin Badgers football game canceled...

The Wisconsin football team will pause all team-related activities for at least seven days due to an elevated number of COVID-19 cases within the Badgers' program. The team's scheduled game against Nebraska on Saturday will not be played. The join...

 2020-10-28 15:08 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

MISSING: Man suffering from brain injury in Omaha...

A man suffering from a brain injury in Omaha is missing. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is trying to find Chad Townsend. Townsend disappeared Wednesday from the area of 149th and Ellison Avenue at 6:30 a. m. Townsend is 48 years old, 5 feet and 8...

 2020-10-28 14:42 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Republicans hope to bolster their majority as Democrats seek to overhaul Iowa House...

All eyes are on the race for the White House and the U. S. Senate here in Iowa as polls show both match-ups are competitive, but in Des Moines, the battle for the Iowa Statehouse is also tight and gains for Democrats this year could end a four-years long ...

 2020-10-28 14:39 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Greenfield pausing RV tour after campaign members came in contact with positive COVID case...

Theresa Greenfield is pausing her RV tour aftersome members of the campaign came into contact with someone last week who tested positive for coronavirus. Greenfield was expected to make several stops in Siouxland Wednesday afternoon. The Greenfield campai...

 2020-10-28 11:10 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Temperatures trend up as the week winds down...

After two days of record setting cold, we're finally beginning to warm up! Highs today will make it to the mid-40s with sunny skies lasting throughout the day. Outside of a few minor cold fronts sneaking through over the next several days, the overall...

 2020-10-28 02:41 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Woodbury Co. Board of Supervisors approve new jail design...

Woodbury County remains on course to replace its Law Enforcement Center downtown with a new facility. The design of the new jail, due to be built starting next year on 28th Street near the Lake Forest Mobile Home Park, has been approved by the LEC Authori...

 2020-10-28 02:40 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Woodbury County receives $1.3 million in CARES Act funds...

Woodbury County has received a check from the State of Iowa for more than a million dollars. That money will reimburse the county for the $1. 3 million it spent on coronavirus response. It comes from the CARES Act and will pay the county back for what it ...

 2020-10-28 01:31 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Staying safe while trick-or-treating...

Halloween is only a few days away, and here are some safety tips....

 2020-10-27 23:39 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

'Mask up, South Dakota:' 12 state medical associations, healthcare systems call for better masking...

Monument Health along with 11 other medical associations in the state, launched the #MaskUpSoDak campaign to promote the simple message....

 2020-10-27 23:39 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Voting by mail isn't so easy on Native American reservations...

Oglala Lakota County had the lowest voter turnout in the state during this year's Democratic primaries. Despite the difficulties, community leaders are emphasizing the importance of voting....

 2020-10-27 23:38 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

South Dakota passes 40,000 total COVID-19 cases...

The Department of Health reported 989 new coronavirus cases in the state on Tuesday. This increases total known cases in South Dakota to 40,730. Active cases increased by 127 to 11,188....

 2020-10-27 22:32 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Former Le Mars police officer has appeal hearing delayed...

A former Le Mars police officer will have to wait a few more weeks for his appeal to be heard. Jeremy Singer was put on leave after social media posts he made came out in September. He appealed the city's decision and his appeal was scheduled to be he...

 2020-10-27 22:06 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Amazon to open fulfillment center in Sarpy county...

Amazon announces Tuesday it is opening a fulfillment center in Sarpy county. Amazon officials say they expect the fulfillment center to create more than 1,000, full-time jobs. "We are thrilled to be opening our first fulfillment center in the great st...

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