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 2020-11-27 12:33 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Quiet weather week ahead...

Sunny skies are sure to put a smile on your face as we head into the beginning of December! Highs will reach the mid-40s today thanks to sunshine and shifting winds. We'll jump into the mid-50s Saturday with abundant sunshine, easily making it the bes...

 2020-11-27 10:20 

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[ Sioux City ]

One Killed in Motor Home Crash...

One person is dead after an accident involving a motor homelast night. Shortly after 9:30 last night, the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office got a call about a crash just north of Remsen. A motor home left the road and rolled several times. Ambulances f...

 2020-11-26 23:26 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Thanksgiving meals warm the hearts of many in Siouxland...

Community meals are a staple of this holiday, especially here where people make sure those in need have a place to celebrate the holiday and get a hot meal. It happens every year, but this Thanksgiving, local organizations across Siouxland will be serving...

 2020-11-26 20:33 

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[ Sioux City ]

Black Friday in Siouxland: What's open and when...

Black Friday looks to be different for many this year with COVID-19, but many stores are still doing door-buster Black Friday sales. Here is a look at what is open around Siouxland on Friday. Barnes and Noble: Opens 8 a. m. Bath and Body Works: Opens 6 a....

 2020-11-26 03:34 

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[ Sioux City ]

Bars and customers complying to guidelines on Thanksgiving Eve...

The day before Thanksgiving is a day bar owners tend to do a lot of business. However, COVID-19 mandates are preventing large groups from gathering this year, meaning, the atmosphere won't be like year's past. It appeared bars and their customers ...

 2020-11-25 23:42 

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[ Sioux City ]

With goals to advance both parents & kids education; SSC Literacy Program finds home at Y...

There are countless people involved in a child's education. One of the most important is that of the parent. But for some, these days can be especially challenging. Now, a program in South Sioux City is working to help parents find their voices. Nearl...

 2020-11-25 23:35 

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[ Sioux City ]

Local firefighter union raises funds for non-profits in Siouxland ahead of holidays...

They help their communities and keep them safe every day and now one local fire department is giving back even more. The Sioux City Fire Department handed out checks of $1,000 each to five local organizations. The donations came from the Local 7 Firefight...

 2020-11-25 23:33 

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[ Sioux City ]

18th Annual March for Children hopes to bring awareness to natives taken from their homes...

Wednesday morning,a group of Siouxlanders joined together to honor native children taken from their homes by government agencies. The annual March For Children commemorates native children who were taken from their families and put into foster care. The m...

 2020-11-25 23:32 

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[ Sioux City ]

Deep frying your turkey? SCFR has a few tips to keep everyone safe...

If your Thanksgiving plans include deep-frying your bird, one local fire department has a word of warning. Deep frying turkeys have led to numerous house fires across the nation. But if that extra crispy main dish is what you are craving, there are a few ...

 2020-11-25 23:29 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gospel Mission still preparing Thanksgiving meal with COVID-19 safety...

With Thanksgiving less than a day away, Sioux City's Gospel Mission is still planning to hold their annual meal, but with some changes for COVID-19. The mission serves hundreds each year and this Thanksgiving, they are still planning a meal with all o...

 2020-11-25 21:36 

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[ Sioux City ]

185th Air Refueling Wing earns Outstanding Unit Award...

The Iowa Air National Guard's 185th Air Refueling Wing recently learned that they have been awarded the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for their efforts during 2019. The award is earned by units like the 185th for exceptionally meritorious service t...

 2020-11-25 19:47 

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[ Sioux City ]

Eight J-1 Visa students file lawsuit against WITCC and others...

A release from Parrish Law Firm in Des Moines says that Wednesday, eight Chilean J-1 Visa students filed a historic lawsuit on corrupt, fraudulent, and coordinated conspiracy to import forced labor through human trafficking....

 2020-11-25 19:23 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Nov. 1st shooting on W. 7th now ruled a homicide...

Sioux City Police are now investigating a homicide stemming from the Nov. 1st shooting on West 7th Street in Sioux City. In a news release Wednesday, SCPD says the victim in the shooting, 27-year-old Brian Henderson, has passed away, 25 days after being i...

 2020-11-25 19:21 

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[ Sioux City ]

Gov. Ricketts to hold press conference...

Governor Pete Ricketts will hold a press conference to provide an update on the work the State of Nebraska is doing to slow the spread of coronavirus and protect hospitals....

 2020-11-25 14:40 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

IWD: New unemployment filings in Iowa up more than 3,000 from last week...

DES MOINES, Iowa (IOWA'S NEWS NOW) — New unemployment filings and continuing claims are up in Iowa. Iowa Workforce Development is reporting 9,458 initial jobless claims for the week of November 15th - 21st - a jump of 3,466 from the previous wee...

 2020-11-25 14:38 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

South Sioux City to close city buildings to the public Nov. 30th...

City buildings in South Sioux City, Neb. , including city hall, will be closing to the public beginning Monday, November 30th. The City of South Sioux City will still accept utility bills through the drive-up window or the drop box at city hall. Meetings ...

 2020-11-25 13:05 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Weather to be thankful for this week...

After yesterday's soaking rain, it looks like Mother Nature is taking it easy for the remainder of November. Skies will clear through the day today as the system that brought us the rain Tuesday clear out of the region, with highs only reaching 40 deg...

 2020-11-25 01:10 

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[ Sioux City ]

OABCIG 4th grade students create COVID-19 parody music video...

One Classroom at OABCIG is making the most of a nearly unrecognizable school year by creating a music video all about COVID- 19. Mrs. Nettles' 4th-grade class released "The COVID Mashup" a week ago on Facebook, which shows the students dancing...

 2020-11-25 00:34 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Former SIMPCO director passes away...

A long time public transportation activist in Siouxland has passed away. Don "Skip" Meisner passed away Monday, November 23rd. He spent 35 years running the Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council or SIMPCO, and continued volunteering w...

 2020-11-25 00:31 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Dakota City Fire Department adds two new trucks to station...

The Dakota City Fire Department has two new trucks to show off, and they won't only help that community. The two more pumper trucks were funded by both the department's budget and through donations. They're replacing two trucks that were nearl...

 2020-11-25 00:15 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Youth sporting facilities are making adjustments to comply with restrictions...

A week has passed since Governor Reynolds released her new public health proclamations, and youth sporting facilities have made adjustments in order to keep providing services to their athletes. "Our mission at this point is to do two things: 1) be co...

 2020-11-24 23:30 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Hy-Vee voluntarily recalls short cut vegetable mix products...

Hy-Vee is voluntarily recalling two of its Hy-Vee Short Cuts vegetable mix products across its eight-state region (IL, IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, SD, and WI) due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The potential for contamination was discovere...

 2020-11-24 22:56 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Local meatpacking plant ordered to pay former employees unemployment benefits...

A local meatpacker does have to pay unemployment benefits for workers who quit over its handling of COVID- 19. Seaboard Triumph Foods challenged claims filed by two employees for unemployment this summer after they quit, citing unsafe working conditions a...

 2020-11-24 22:08 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Nov. 24: 9 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Dakota County...

The Dakota County Health Department is reporting 9 new cases of COVID-19 in the county today. The total positive COVID-19 tests for Dakota County is 3,118. The total number of negative tests is 15,530. The total number of deaths in the county is 49....

 2020-11-24 21:21 

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[ Sioux City ]

Police: local high school students getting scammed over job offers...

Sioux City PD received information that some of the local high school students in Sioux City have received fake job offer emails from scammers. The email promises job opportunities, but requires students to provide personal information, and sometimes mone...

 2020-11-24 19:04 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

White House Iowa report: Reduce restaurant capacity to help slow community spread...

Iowa leaders should reduce restaurant capacity to less than 25% to slow high levels of community transmission in the state, which is severely impacting nursing homes, according to the new White House Coronavirus Task Force report. The report, dated Sunday...

 2020-11-24 17:58 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Bond is denied for the accused Sonic Drive-In shooter...

A judge orderedthe Sonic Drive-In shooter, Roberto Carlos Silva, Jr. to be held without bond. Tuesday Silva, Jr. appeared before a judge in Sarpy county. He is accused of two counts of first-degree murder and other felony weapon and arson charges. Accordi...

 2020-11-24 15:44 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

TUESDAY, November 24: Gov. Kim Reynolds to hold news conference...

Gov. Kim Reynolds will hold a news conference Tuesday at 11 a. m. with updates on the state's coronavirus response efforts. Reynolds last week issued more COVID-19 restrictions, including a mask mandate for indoor public places and limits on indoor an...

 2020-11-24 10:29 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Nicer weather for Thanksgiving...

It's been a long time since we've seen a nice soaking rain here in Siouxland, but that's exactly what we'll see today. Rain showers will persist throughout the day, with the heaviest rain in the morning giving way to more scattered showers...

 2020-11-24 04:57 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Santa arrives in Siouxland to light the downtown Sioux City holiday tree...

Santa officially kicked off the holiday season in Siouxland by lighting the downtown tree Monday evening. Normally people line the streets to watch the annual downtown holiday lighted parade, but because of concerns about COVID-19, it was decided to have ...

 2020-11-24 04:47 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City City Council working on public safety measure for pedestrians...

The Sioux City City Council is working on a public safety measure to keep pedestrians safe. During the council meeting Monday evening, the council passed the first reading for "Miscellaneous City Rules of the Road. " It's a public safety measu...

 2020-11-24 04:33 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

School board president Saint steps down, Alarcon-Flory named new president...

The president of the Sioux City Community School Board announced he will not seek another term as president. Jeremy Saint made the announcement to the school board at Monday night's meeting. Saint served for the last two and a half years and will cont...

 2020-11-24 03:51 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City Schools to host virtual boundary meeting to discuss possible changes...

Next Monday, November 30th, the Sioux City Comm. School District will be holding a virtual public meeting on the district's boundary planning. The district is looking to adjust some district boundaries. This is just the discussion stage. The school di...

 2020-11-24 03:50 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City School Board votes down transition to hybrid learning...

The Sioux City School Board has decided to not transition its schools to a hybrid learning plan. This decision came during a school board meeting that went well past three hours with school board members on both sides of the discussion. The Sioux City Com...

 2020-11-24 02:46 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Union, state lawmakers call for more action to curb spread of COVID-19 in Iowa prisons...

A union representing correctional officers and some Democratic state lawmakers are calling on the Iowa Department of Corrections and governor's office to step up their response to coronavirus outbreaks in Iowa's prisons, which so far have infected...

 2020-11-24 00:44 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

MakerSpace closing Sioux City location...

MakerSpace tells Siouxland News they have closed their Sioux City location after two years in business. Board Member Gary Turbes tells Siouxland News, "Due to the pandemic, we had to cancel all of our classes. Since March we have not had any income an...

 2020-11-24 00:20 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Siouxland Habitat for Humanity honors longtime volunteer Charese Yanney...

Siouxland Habitat for Humanity has honored its Volunteer of the Year. Charese Yanney owns the Guarantee Roofing and Siding Company and has been a dedicated habitat volunteer. Yanney was honored with an award and photoshoot for the upcoming Habitat for Hum...

 2020-11-23 23:03 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Siouxland Garden Show to be virtual in 2021...

The Siouxland Garden Show planning committee has announced that the 2021 event will be held in a virtual format due to the ongoing global pandemic concerning the spread of COVID-19. The two-day Siouxland Garden Show draws more than 2,500 attendees from th...

 2020-11-23 20:22 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Norfolk City Council passes mask mandate...

The Norfolk City Council mask mandate has passed 7/7, after a two and a half-hour meeting. Madison County, where Norfolk is located, has seen a rise in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, including more than 600 new positive cases and 3 deaths last week alone...

 2020-11-23 19:17 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Lynn Wold stepping down as President and CEO of UnityPoint Health- St. Luke's...

Lynn Wold is stepping down as President and CEO of UnityPoint Health- St. Luke's. A release from the hospital says that after nearly two decades of dedicated service, Wold has chosen to step down as President and CEO, effective November 25. During his...

 2020-11-23 18:39 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

MLB announces tentative plan for 2021 Field of Dreams game...

Major League Baseball has announced theirtentative plans for the 2021 Field of Dreams game in Dyersville. This year's game between the Chicago White Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Right now, the 2021...

 2020-11-23 15:49 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gov. Ricketts press conference...

Governor Pete Ricketts will hold press conferences to provide updates on the work the State of Nebraska is doing to slow the spread of coronavirus and protect hospitals....

 2020-11-23 12:12 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Wintry weather will kick-off the week...

After weeks of up and down temperatures it looks like we'll finally settle in the 40s this week. Highs today will be in the low 40s with increasing clouds giving way to rain showers this afternoon. We could even see some wintry mix, however the majori...

 2020-11-23 03:46 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Norfolk Police warn of international phone scam targeting residents...

Norfolk residents, head's up! There's a phone scam going around that you should be aware of. Norfolk Police say they have received numerous reports from residents about spam calls from a 473 area code. One resident says they've received over 5...

 2020-11-23 03:44 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Two injured after semi collides with SUV in O'Brien County...

A Paulina, Iowa woman was severely injured after the SUV she was driving collided with a semi in O'Brien County. The accident happened Saturday afternoon on Highway 10. According to Iowa State Patrol, a semi hauling farm equipment struck the SUV. The ...

 2020-11-23 03:40 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Pursuit turns fatal in Cherokee County...

Cherokee County authorities are investigating a pursuit that turned into a fatal accident Friday nightAccording to Iowa State Patrol, just before 10:30 p. m. , a Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputy attempted to stop a white Ford Mustang that was driving ...

 2020-11-22 19:32 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Two arrested after early morning burglary in Sioux City...

Sioux City Police have arrested two adults after an overnight burglary. Authorities were called to 1501 Pierce Street for an assault where two people said they had been burglarized. The two victims told authorities they knew the two suspects in the crime....

 2020-11-22 18:28 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Two people dead, two others hurt in shooting at Bellevue Sonic...

Two people have died and two more were hurt after a shooting at a Bellevue Sonic. It happened Saturday night at 9:23 p. m. Bellevue police were called to a shooting at the Sonic Drive-In at 1307 Cornhusker RD. Four people were shot there. Two people were ...

 2020-11-21 01:05 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

OPD: Man refused to show hands before officer shot him...

Omaha police have released the preliminary report Friday night on what investigators say lead up to an officer shooting and killing an Omaha man who was black. Traffic Stop. Officers say it all started Thursday night just before 7:30 in South Omaha. The c...

 2020-11-20 23:43 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gospel Missions hands out all free food boxes from USDA Food for Families program...

Dozens of Siouxland Families now have food for the holiday's thanks to a generous donation from the USDA and the Gospel Mission. The Mission got a shipment from the USDA Food to Families Food Box program. The mission teamed up with area non-profits to...

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