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 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....

 2020-09-16 22:18 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

UPDATE: Jayms Flying Horse taken into custody...

The Rapid City Police Department has secured approval from the Community Reward Fund to offer a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the apprehension of 22-year-old Jamys Flying Horse....

 2020-09-16 21:27 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sack lunches at West Middle after lunch staff possibly exposed to COVID-19...

Students at Sioux City's West Middle School got sack meals Wednesday, after some of the school's kitchen staff were identified as close contacts of a COVID-19 case. The Sioux City Community School District says the shift to a sack lunch was made b...

 2020-09-16 20:28 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Record sales push past CDs for first time since 80s...

One Black Hills Vinyl owner attributes this to vinyl being passed down and trendy once again....

 2020-09-16 19:01 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gov. Reynolds criticizes Des Moines for not returning to schools...

Gov. Kim Reynolds criticized the Des Moines school district Wednesday for not abandoning its online learning program and returning its more than 33,000 students to classrooms, saying other districts have managed to meet her requirement for in-person learn...

 2020-09-16 18:56 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

NSP trooper injured in two-vehicle crash...

A Nebraska State Trooper was injured this morning when his patrol unit was struck by another vehicle near Dorchester. NSP reported that at 6:50 a. m. , a trooper was on regular patrol on Highway 15 when another vehicle, a Dodge Ram 1500, crossed the cente...

 2020-09-16 17:43 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

FBI posts $5,000 reward for information about 2016 murder...

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the FBI's Minneapolis Field Office at (763) 569-8000....

 2020-09-16 16:48 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Compared to 2019, South Dakota sees increase in car-related fatalities...

The 2020 numbers are on par though with previous years....

 2020-09-16 16:21 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Palmer Williams Jr. to Speak at Sioux City Church Friday...

National black voting day is Friday September 18th, the New life in Christ Church in Sioux City's north side are gearing up to celebrate and raise awareness for voting issues. Pastor James D. Mosley Jr. will be welcoming the actor Palmer Williams Jr. ...

 2020-09-16 15:00 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

South Sioux City Community Schools to provide free meals through USDA program...

The South Sioux City Community School District will now be offering free breakfast and lunch to all students through the end of the calendar year. These free meals are made possible by the US Department of Agriculture. Those who are virtual learning at th...

 2020-09-16 14:10 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gov. Reynolds holds Wednesday news conference on coronavirus...

Gov. Kim Reynolds is holding a news conference Wednesday with updates about the state's response to coronavirus. Reynolds will allow bars to re-open in Black Hawk, Dallas, Linn and Polk counties at 5 p. m. Wednesday. She shut them down a few weeks ago...

 2020-09-16 13:32 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Big Ten football returning in October; conference adopting "stringent medical protocols"...

Big Ten football is back - and that includes the Iowa Hawkeyes. Citing an adoption of "stringent medical protocols" amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday morning the intent to start the 2020 football season the wee...

 2020-09-16 12:11 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Hazy skies persist this week...

A cold front has moved through Siouxland this morning, however it didn't do much other than kick up the wind slightly. Sadly, even though the front moved through, there isn't enough moisture in the atmosphere for rain. We'll remain dry today w...

 2020-09-16 03:33 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Woodbury County to receive $1.3 million from CARES Act...

Woodbury County is in line to get more than a million dollars in Federal CARES Act money. The county's board of supervisors signed off on applying for reimbursement of nearly $1. 3 millionon the salaries of public health and public safety employees fr...

 2020-09-16 03:24 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Omaha bar owner indicted for manslaughter...

An Omaha bar owner will be prosecuted for fatally shooting a man during anti-racism protests in the Old Market back in May. A grand jury has indicted Jake Gardner on charges of manslaughter, use of a firearm, attempted first-degree assault, and terroristi...

 2020-09-16 01:51 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Le Mars fires cop over social media posts...

The city of Le Mars has fired a police officer over concerning social media posts. In a statement this afternoon, Police Chief Kevin Vande Vegt said that his department had dismissed Officer Jeremy Singer effective September 15th, as a result of the misco...

 2020-09-15 23:21 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City Area School District is looking to hire close to 80 people...

RCAS is looking to hire in many different categories....

 2020-09-15 23:21 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

State releases few details regarding A.G. crash investigation...

Both said they cannot release details about the findings of the investigation because it is still ongoing....

 2020-09-15 23:12 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City to host 2022 Chicago & North Western Historical Society convention...

Some big news for Sioux City. The Sioux City Railroad Museum announced Sioux City will be the host community for the 2022 Annual Meeting and Convention of the Chicago & North Western Historical Society (C&NWHS). The annual meeting and convention is expect...

 2020-09-15 23:08 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Siouxland Recovery Fund hands out over $500k...

Local non-profits who have continued to serve Siouxland during the pandemic have now received support themselves. The Siouxland Recovery Fund announced Tuesday that they have awarded over $535,000 to local non-profit organizations. The United Way of Sioux...

 2020-09-15 23:02 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Trucker appreciation event near Jefferson, SD...

Great West Casualty Insurance is helping celebrate truck drivers' appreciation week this week. The company's staff is handing out lunch and snacks to drivers in Siouxland Tuesday and Wednesday. They were near Jefferson, South Dakota Tuesday mornin...

 2020-09-15 22:52 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

SSCPD investigating afternoon crash...

Police in South Sioux City are investigating a crash that happened on Dakota Avenue at the Highway 20 interchange Tuesday afternoon. All three vehicles involved were on the on-ramp heading west. One had to be towed but two others were able to drive off on...

 2020-09-15 22:35 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Morningside College reports 26 students tested positive for COVID last week...

Morningside College says its number of student cases has doubled. 26 students tested positive for COVID-19 last week (Sept. 7-13), up from 13 last week. The college also added one new faculty case. A total of 41 people are now isolated or quarantined on M...

 2020-09-15 22:26 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Will Rapid City see a mask mandate?...

At this time Mayor Steve Allende doesn't believe there will be a mask mandate anytime soon in Rapid City....

 2020-09-15 22:08 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

COVID-19 Antibody Testing Now Included in all LifeServe Donations...

A local blood bank is working to understand the spread of COVID-19 in our community. LifeServe blood center says every donation will now be tested for COVID-19 antibodies. That's part of a partnership between LifeServe and the Iowa state university. T...

 2020-09-15 21:31 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Fire at Weimer's Diner & Donuts ruled accidental...

The cause of the fire has been ruled an accident....

 2020-09-15 21:31 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Current COVID-19 hospitalizations reach new high in South Dakota...

Current hospitalizations rose to 133, an increase of 23 from Monday....

 2020-09-15 21:08 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gov. Reynolds allows bars to reopen in 4 counties starting Wednesday...

Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation that will reopen bars, taverns, wineries, breweries, distilleries, and night clubs to reopen in four of the six counties where they were closed. The proclamation is effective at 5 p. m. on Wednesday, Septemb...

 2020-09-15 20:36 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

1 dead, 1 injured after accident in Spearfish...

One person died and another was injured in a one-vehicle crash Sunday in Spearfish....

 2020-09-15 20:11 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Two injured after semis collide near Le Mars...

Two semi drivers were injured in an accident Tuesday afternoon near Le Mars. The Plymouth County Sheriff says that just after 1:00 p. m. , at the intersection of 190th and Iris Ave, SW of Le Mars two semis collided. Both drivers were injured, one driver w...

 2020-09-15 19:41 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Burn ban in effect for Pennington County...

The ban will be in effect until the grassland fire danger is no longer listed as high or extreme....

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