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 2020-09-18 22:21 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Shredtastic returns to Siouxland to help safely dispose of personal documents...

A local non-profit gave Siouxland Seniors a chance to help protect their identities. The Connections Area Agency on Aging held its fall "shredtastic"; event, offering seniors a free way to securely dispose of papers with sensitive information. Whil...

 2020-09-18 22:16 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

"Chairs of Honor" dedicated to local POW/MIA at Siouxland Expo Center...

September 18th is National Prisoner of War, Missing in Action Recognition Day. It's a day to honor nearly 82,000 American servicemen and women still missing. Friday at the new Siouxland Expo Center, the first "Chair Of Honor" was dedicated, re...

 2020-09-18 22:15 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Lawton-Bronson, MMCRU confirm positive COVID-19 cases...

A fourth Woodbury County school district is now confirming cases of the virus. Lawton-Bronson says four students and one staff member have tested positive for the virus resulting in the quarantine of an additional 63 students. The district says all but on...

 2020-09-18 22:02 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

'Election eve stunt': Democrats wary of gap-year waiver block amid reports of oil aid...

Democrats in Iowa say they are wary of the Trump administration's recent decision to deny several petitions from oil refineries seeking to skirt ethanol and biodiesel blending requirements just weeks before the General Election. The Evironmental Prote...

 2020-09-18 21:27 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Early in-person voting begins in South Dakota...

Early in-person voting is underway in one Siouxland state. Voters in South Dakota can now cast their ballots for November's election. The Union County Courthouse in Elk Point is one place where voters can cast their early vote each weekday. You can vo...

 2020-09-18 21:15 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Warrant approved for Nebraska bar owner in protestor's death...

An arrest warrant has been approved for a former Omaha bar owner who shot and killed a protester during a confrontation outside his bar in May. Jake Gardner, 38, was charged Tuesday in the death of James Scurlock, 22, during a protest outside Gardner'...

 2020-09-18 21:14 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

USDA plans additional $14B for farmers reeling from virus...

The federal government said Friday that it will give farmers an additional $14 billion to compensate them for the difficulties they have experienced selling their crops, milk and meat because of the coronavirus pandemic. The U. S. Department of Agricultur...

 2020-09-18 20:59 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City PD warn residents about newest scam...

Sioux City Police are informing residents of the newest scam going around the area. Police say the caller claims to be seeking funds for their "local" police department. The calls seem to be coming from a 563 area code. The Sioux City Police Depar...

 2020-09-18 19:19 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

SCCSD releases list of buildings with positive COVID cases...

Sioux City Community School District has released this week's COVID-19 numbers. Six classes in the district moved to emergency response virtual learning. The District is also releasing the school buildings that have positive cases. For the week of Sep...

 2020-09-18 19:18 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Veteran to march 50 miles from Lincoln to Omaha to raise awareness of homeless vets...

He is taking a march to show his fellow vets that while they might be down in life, they should never be left behind. Over the next day 50 miles between Lincoln and Omaha will be marched to raise awareness of the issue of veteran homelessness, and raise f...

 2020-09-18 18:24 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Norfolk farmer leaves $2.4M to Northeast Community College...

A multi-million-dollar gift from the estate of a Norfolk area farmer will benefit agriculture education at Northeast Community College far into the future. Norman Ochsner, who died in May 2018, bequeathed approximately $2. 4 million to Northeast, accordin...

 2020-09-18 17:35 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

USDA announces additional $14 billion in coronavirus aid to farmers...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is sending an additional $14 billion in aid to farmers and ranchers affected by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-09-18 17:35 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores, threatens shutdowns...

The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S. — a move that could effectively wreck the operation of b...

 2020-09-18 17:12 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Iowa unemployment rate declines to 6% in August...

Iowa's unemployment rate was 6% for the month of August, a slight decline from July but still double the rate from the same time last year, according to new numbers released by Iowa Workforce Development Friday. The state's unemployment numbers fa...

 2020-09-18 16:41 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Health Watch: Flu season...

Health Watch at Monument Health...

 2020-09-18 16:40 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Monument Health gets new main entrance...

Monument Health is hopeful the new facility will give them an advantage when it comes to bringing in and keeping cardiovascular doctors right here in Rapid City....

 2020-09-18 16:40 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Trump blasts lessons about racism and slavery, plans 'patriotic education' commission...

During a Constitution Day speech at the National Archives Museum on Thursday, Trump blamed school curricula for inciting race-related protests....

 2020-09-18 16:40 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

RCAS moves elementary students to Level 1...

A Level 1 status means that COVID-19 cases in Pennington County are increasing by less than 50% from the two weeks prior....

 2020-09-18 15:35 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sergeant Bluff man charged with sexual abuse...

A Sergeant Bluff man has been charged with sexual abuse, lascivious acts, entice away a child, and soliciting prostitution. Sioux City Police say that 28-year-old Andrew Sander, of Sergeant Bluff, had sexual conversations with a 12-year-old victim on soci...

 2020-09-18 12:16 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Summer's last stand in Siouxland...

There's been more smoke in the skies than clouds lately. Fortunately, that smoke is hovering around 10,000 feet above us, with no health impacts expected. The combination of a very dry atmosphere and high pressure blanketing much of the central US has...

 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...

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