South Dakota

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 2020-09-18 04:40 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Former legislator Lynne DiSanto charged for false reporting of strangulation...

A former South Dakota state senator is fighting a legal battle for allegedly reporting physical threats to her person and her life....

 2020-09-18 00:56 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Flying Horse formally charged for September shooting...

A man wanted in connection to a Sept. 6 shooting death received a formal reading of his charges....

 2020-09-18 00:56 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Lead-Deadwood school district receives money from the Coronavirus Relief Fund...

The Lead-Deadwood school district receives about $387,000 from the Coronavirus Relief Fund....

 2020-09-17 23:39 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

One injured in motorcycle crash on Gordon Viaduct...

A motorcycle rider has been seriously injured following a crash on the Gordon Drive viaduct Thursday evening. That crash happened shortly after 5:30 p. m. , closing the viaduct to traffic. Caption: One injured in motorcycle crash on Gordon Viaduct. Sioux ...

 2020-09-17 23:06 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

High School football, volleyball and soccer games postponed in Pierre due to COVID-19...

All high school football, volleyball and soccer games are postponed this week in Pierre because of an increase in COVID-19 cases....

 2020-09-17 22:28 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Local doctors encouraging early flu shots for Siouxlanders...

They are encouraged every year around this time, the flu shot, but now doctors say they could be more important than ever. Doctors at MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center are encouraging Siouxlanders to get their flu shot this year to help prevent a double i...

 2020-09-17 22:27 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Area truckers receive free lunch, gifts as part of trucker appreciation...

A local group is helping celebrate truckers for national truck drivers appreciation week. The Nebraska Trucking Association teamed up with the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and the South Sioux City Chamber of Commerce to reward truckers in that community. ...

 2020-09-17 22:25 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

City opens new bike lanes in Morningside; part of Leech Ave. reconstruction project...

A project re-building a major road in Morningside is complete and it's made it safer for bicyclists. The city cut the ribbon on new bike lanes built along Leech Avenue between South Fairmount Street and South Rustin Street. Those lanes come as part of...

 2020-09-17 22:24 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

LEC Authority issues $25 million bond; changes initial design plans for new jail...

Woodbury County is moving forward with its new jail project. Now that both City and County have signed off on the site for the new jail, the authority set up to build it has approved issuing a $25 million bond to start construction. The jail authority wil...

 2020-09-17 22:23 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Woodbury Co. absentee ballots to be mailed out to residents in early October...

Woodbury County residents who requested an absentee ballot will soon be getting them in the mail. Woodbury County Auditor Pat Gill says absentee ballots will be mailed out on October 5th, which is the same day in-person early voting can begin. Gill says h...

 2020-09-17 22:22 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gill responds to Iowa Supreme Court's decision to reject ballot request form appeal...

The Iowa Supreme Court will not hear an appeal of orders invalidating thousands of absentee ballot request forms in three Iowa counties. Woodbury County Auditor Pat Gill appealed the order personally after the judge ruled partially pre-filled out forms ma...

 2020-09-17 22:22 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Cherokee cancels varsity football game Friday due to COVID-19...

The Cherokee football coaches and administration decided that they are unable to play the varsity football game on Friday night at Okoboji. The school says several players are out due to COVID-19 related reasons and do not have enough Varsity ready player...

 2020-09-17 22:16 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Iowa Public Health says state can't help nursing homes meet federal testing requirements...

The Iowa Department of Public Health and State Hygienic lab do not have the resources to help nursing homes routinely test staff in accordance with federal guidelines, a new letter released Thursday says....

 2020-09-17 22:11 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Black Hills Area Community Foundation receives a $25,000 grant...

Affordable housing in Rapid City is an issue many groups are trying to tackle....

 2020-09-17 22:11 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Gov. Noem travels to Michigan to headline Trump campaign event, other appearances planned...

She was headlining a Thursday event sponsored by Workers for Trump....

 2020-09-17 22:11 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Want to buy STAN? One of world's biggest T. rex skeletons is for sale...

Scientists have been studying him for the past two decades and now it's time for him to go to his forever home....

 2020-09-17 22:10 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

New Pizza and Ice Cream Parlor opening at Southern Hills Mall...

It used to be a place "where a kid can be a kid" but now Sioux City's old Chuck E. Cheese is being transformed into a fun zone for people of all ages. The space in the Southern Hills Mall will soon host "Maude's Pizza and Ice Cream Par...

 2020-09-17 20:22 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Smoke from Western wildfires impacting Black Hills air...

Black Hills sees smoke from Western Wildfires....

 2020-09-17 20:21 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

South Dakota education groups say containing coronavirus a 'nightmare'...

Administrators have taken on the extra work of assisting contact tracing investigations from the Department of Health to keep track of which students could be exposed to someone with an infection....

 2020-09-17 20:01 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

SLPD unveil new community outreach vehicle...

The Storm Lake Police Department has announced the completion of their new community outreach vehicle. In June, the Storm Lake Police Department was awarded a community grant from Tyson Foods. The grant allowed the department to repurpose a utility milita...

 2020-09-17 19:26 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

South Dakota confirms 1 new death, 395 new cases Thursday...

The new death is reported as a Union County resident and brings the state total to 193....

 2020-09-17 19:26 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

South Dakota COVID-19 hospitalizations rise, Black Hills not hit as hard...

The number of patients hospitalized due to COVID-19 is still on the rise here in South Dakota....

 2020-09-17 19:08 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Pioneer Village Christmas Wonderland postponed this year...

The Pioneer Village Christmas Wonderland in Le Mars this year is postponed due to COVID-19. In a Facebook post, they say that It is with our deepest regrets that we are going to postpone the 2020 Pioneer Village Christmas Wonderland until 2021. With the C...

 2020-09-17 18:41 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Outgoing US ambassador to China to help Republican campaigns...

Outgoing U. S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad said he will help Republicans campaigning in his native Iowa after returning home next month. Branstad also told Hong Kong's Phoenix TV that he considered the "phase one" trade deal between Chi...

 2020-09-17 18:31 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City Regional Airport saw passenger numbers increase in August...

Tourism season and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally brought August numbers back up to the tens of thousands....

 2020-09-17 18:14 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

COVID-19 outbreak reported at South Dakota women's prison...

(AP) — More than 100 inmates have tested positive at a minimum-security women's prison in Pierre, according to the Department of Corrections. Mass testing of inmates resulted in the Department of Corrections finding 102 active cases, according t...

 2020-09-17 17:36 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Isolation areas featured in many South Dakota public schools...

From dorm and apartment-style to curtain divided areas....

 2020-09-17 15:30 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Iowa Supreme Court lets rulings on absentee requests stand...

The Iowa Supreme Court is refusing to review lower court decisions that invalidated tens of thousands of voters' absentee ballot requests at the urging of President Trump's reelection campaign. The court issued orders Wednesday denying requests to...

 2020-09-17 13:40 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Iowa workforce sees another decrease in new and continuing unemployment claims...

For the third straight week, the Iowa Workforce Development has reported a decrease in both new and continuing unemployment claims. Between the week of September 6 and September 12, there was 4,962 new unemployment claims for Iowa workers. This is a decre...

 2020-09-17 12:09 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

String of nice weather to continue...

It looks like mother nature has turned on autopilot, with weather conditions about as quiet as they can be for late summer heading into early fall here in Siouxland. Outside of the remnants of Sally dumping torrential rain across parts of the southeastern...

 2020-09-17 03:48 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Wayne State College reserves block of rooms for students exposed to COVID-19...

Wayne State College has taken a different approach when it comes to quarantine for their students. They've teamed up with the local Super 8 motel in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus and flatten the curve. "They're in the business...

 2020-09-17 03:41 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

UnityPoint Health hacked again...

The Des Moines Register is reporting that a data breach at a third party fundraising software firm may have led to the personal information of 27,000 UnityPoint Health patients and donors being compromised including donors to the St. Luke's Foundation...

 2020-09-17 02:42 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Local mental health organizations encouraging suicide prevention efforts...

September is Suicide Prevention Month and as part of that, mental health is more important than ever especially during the pandemic. Monday night on Siouxland News, we'll look at the resources available to anyone suffering from depression and suicidal...

 2020-09-17 02:41 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Homeless in Siouxland struggle to get COVID-19 testing...

Drive through COVID-19 testing centers and physician-administered tests have become the norm amid this pandemic, but for the homeless community, testing is hard to come by. It's a community that's often overlooked but Siouxland's homeless have...

 2020-09-17 01:03 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Native American groups sue South Dakota over voting rights...

The Oglala Sioux Tribe, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Four Directions, a voting rights group, brought the lawsuit against the South Dakota Secretary of State, Department of Public Safety, Department of Social Services and Department of Labor and Regulation....

 2020-09-17 01:03 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Monument Health warns against scam calls...

Monument Health warns of a scam in the Black Hills in which someone who claims to be with "Regional Health" calls and asks for personal information....

 2020-09-17 00:21 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

READ: White House task force urges Iowa mask mandate to help nursing home outbreaks...

Iowa should issue a mask mandate to help stem outbreaks in the state's long term care facilities, the White House Coronavirus Task Force recommended this week. The report, dated Sunday but released by the Iowa Department of Public Health Wednesday, sa...

 2020-09-17 00:08 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Federal judge awards thousands to those forcibly catheterized for urine samples...

A federal judge approved a settlement in a legal challenge against the practice of some South Dakota law enforcement agencies of using forced catheterizations to obtain urine samples....

 2020-09-16 23:58 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Adapting with the Pandemic: Sioux City & South Sioux City Police Chiefs talk COVID-19...

They are an essential part of our community, keeping us safe each and every day, but how has COVID-19 impacted local law enforcement? Both the Sioux City and South Sioux City Police Departments have had officers and staff contract the virus. They've e...

 2020-09-16 23:57 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gov. Reynolds: Bars can re-open in four counties, but social distancing strictly enforced...

Bars can re-open in four counties after a weeks-long shut down, but social distancing will be strictly enforced and businesses can face swift penalties for not complying with the rules, Gov. Kim Reynolds said Wednesday. Reynolds during a news conference s...

 2020-09-16 23:53 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Crime Rates: Did Sioux City and South Sioux City see a drop or rise during the pandemic?...

In Mid-March, restrictions and business closures began throughout the tri-state area. With more people staying and working from home during March and April, did that impact local crime rates? "We speculated that we would possibly see an increase in do...

 2020-09-16 23:13 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

8 additional COVID-19 deaths in South Dakota Wednesday...

The South Dakota Department of Health reported eight new deaths due to COVID-19 Wednesday....

 2020-09-16 23:05 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City man arrested after showing up with gun shot wound to local hospital...

A man who was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound ended up behind bars on a drug charge. Sioux City Police say shortly before noon, a man was transported by a friend to Unity Point Health St. Luke's with a gunshot wound to the hand. The man was...

 2020-09-16 22:53 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Republicans and Democrats in the state agree: Iowa is a 'purple' state...

President Trump won Iowa handily in 2016 during an election that devastated Democrats down the ballot, too: the Iowa Senate flipped, creating a Republican trifecta between both chambers of legislature and governor's office, and the GOP nearly swept th...

 2020-09-16 22:30 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Artists taking over Downtown Sioux City for Alley Art Festival...

Downtown Sioux City is starting to gear up for a new makeover this year. Artists are starting to paint the alleyways between 4th and 5th Street and Nebraska and Pierce Streets to get ready for the Alley Art Festival. They will have over 30 artists paintin...

 2020-09-16 22:25 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

"100 Things To Do In Sioux City and Siouxland Before You Die" book highlights local haunts...

Did you know you could attend an authentic tea party or view 500 million stars at one time, right here in Siouxland? Those are just two of 100 things to do in Sioux City and Siouxland, all part of a new book by local writer Lindsay Hindman, who is the cre...

 2020-09-16 22:20 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City PD investigate drive-by shooting...

Sioux City Police are investigating a drive-by shooting on the 700 block of 16th street that happened just after 4:30 p. m. Wednesday. Witnesses told police that a male exited from the passenger side and fired rounds and then the car fled. Police say two ...

 2020-09-16 22:18 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Guns sales are still on the rise...

Many people buying a gun now are first-time buyers....

 2020-09-16 22:18 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Stevens High School senior named National Merit semifinalist...

Michael Tang ranks among was chosen as a semifinalist among about 16,000 high school seniors from across the U.S....

 2020-09-16 22:18 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

The Dahl Arts Center will be offering a new after school program...

A new after school art program at the Dahl Arts Center....

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