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 2022-01-17 15:29 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Siouxlanders taking part in the "Betty White Challenge" benefiting local animal shelters...

One thing the late, great Betty White loved more than just about anything in this world was animals. Throughout her life, she adopted 26 dogs and in 2017 she received the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal for her commitment to wildlife and efforts to crea...

 2022-01-17 15:17 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City turns 165 years old...

Sioux City is celebrating 165 years. On January 16, 1857, the general assembly of the State of Iowa incorporated the first official boundaries of Sioux City. The area of Sioux City was inhabited by the Yankton Sioux tribe when it was first reached by Span...

 2022-01-17 15:13 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Seminar on Critical Race Theory scheduled for next week in Sioux City...

The Sioux City Human Rights Commission will host an educational seminar on Critical Race Theory. The Commission will host Morningside University Professor Dr. Patrick Bass as he presents "Critical Race Theory: What It Is Not" next Tuesday, January...

 2022-01-17 12:32 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Another arctic cooldown is on the way...

After last Friday's snowstorm it looks like our pattern will take a break from the snow this week. The heaviest snow totals from last week were located in eastern Siouxland, with some spots reporting almost a foot of snow! The heaviest snow from Frida...

 2022-01-17 03:30 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Betty White beer on tap at Siouxland brewery raising money for local animal shelters...

A local brewery is celebrating the life of Betty White on Monday, January 17th with the re-release of its popular white stout beer and a fundraiser. Brioux City Brewery is holding aBetty White Celebration and Fundraiser for Sioux City Animal Shelters on h...

 2022-01-16 23:04 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

UPDATE: DCI identifies suspect in fatal officer-involved shooting...

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is identifying the suspect fatally shot in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday night in Sgt. Bluff. The suspect who was shot by a Woodbury County Sheriff's Deputy has been identified as 35-year-old ...

 2022-01-16 01:09 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Black Hills Equality group responds to bathroom bill, women's sports bill...

HB 1005 is a bathroom bill, which seeks to designate school bathroom use to the sex assigned at birth. There are also two bills, HB 1006 and SB 46 would restrict students to only play in sports teams that match their gender assigned at birth....

 2022-01-16 01:09 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Blood supply is decimated by the Omicron variant and other factors...

Vitalant is experiencing this shortage, as they say, their blood supply is at a two-year low....

 2022-01-15 22:30 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Snow Reports from Friday's Storm...

Some spots in Siouxland saw nears a foot of snow from Friday's system, while others saw a light dusting farther west. Northwest Iowa saw the heaviest snowfall from this system. (Siouxland News Graphic) Snow totals get lighter the farther west you look...

 2022-01-15 02:10 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Feeding South Dakota taking part in 'day of service'...

The organization is hosting its first-ever 'Bring Your Child to Serve Day.'...

 2022-01-15 02:10 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

RCAS Superintendent Lori Simon resigning at end of year...

Rapid City Area Schools superintendent to resign effective the end of this school year....

 2022-01-15 01:16 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City Councilmember, Ritchie Nordstrom, appointed to National League of Cities Committee...

According to the Rapid City Communications Division, Rapid City Council member, Ritchie Nordstrom, has been selected to join the National League of Cities (NLC) 2022 Transportation and Infrastructure Services Federal Advocacy Committee....

 2022-01-15 00:22 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

State prison inmate placed on escape status...

An inmate, currently serving time in minimum-security state prison has been placed on escape status....

 2022-01-15 00:21 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

HealthWatch--Kids and COVID...

The COVID-19 pandemic has left people with a lot of uncertainty, especially parents.Just what does this mean for their kids?...

 2022-01-14 23:30 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Local company makes large donation to MercyOne Child Advocacy Center...

A local company is donating $30,000 to MercyOne Siouxland's Child Advocacy Center. Barnhart Crane & Rigging will make that donation over a five-year period, starting with $2,000 this year. The Child Advocacy Center specializes in providing a safe plac...

 2022-01-14 23:27 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

PFAS chemicals found in Rock Valley, Iowa drinking water...

The state of Iowa says it's detected the "forever chemical" known as PFAS in a northwest Iowa town's drinking water. The Iowa DNR's PFAS monitoring program detected the chemical in the water supply of Rock Valley, a community of just o...

 2022-01-14 22:31 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

10 years of Burning Beetle: Custer community prepares for annual event...

10 years of Burning Beetle: Custer community prepares for annual event...

 2022-01-14 20:16 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Storm Lake Police investigate death of 7-year-old...

Storm Lake Police are currently investigating the death of a 7-year-old child. Police say on Tuesday evening, January 11th, at approximately 11:30 PM, they and Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Ambulance were called to a residence in the 1400 block of S...

 2022-01-14 19:33 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City Community Schools report 309 new cases of COVID-19 in the district...

The Sioux City Community School District has released the latest COVID-19 numbers for the district for the week ending January 14th. The SCCSD had reports of 200 students reported as positive for COVID-19 and 109 reports of positive COVID-19 cases from st...

 2022-01-14 19:14 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

People rescued after ATV/snowmobile go through ice in Okoboji...

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is encouraging ice anglers and snowmobilers to use caution when going out on the ice after a snowmobile and an ATV broke through the ice on West Okoboji Lake and East Okoboji Lake Thursday night. The individuals we...

 2022-01-14 18:29 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

UnityPoint-St. Luke's gets grant for onsite daycare...

UnityPoint Health St. Luke's has been awarded $993,750 from Governor Reynolds' Future Ready Iowa initiative to assist in the development of onsite childcare for team members. UnityPoint Health St. Luke's will retrofit current office space into...

 2022-01-14 17:56 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

First child COVID-19 death was from Pennington County...

The South Dakota Department of Health says the child was less than ten years old and was from Pennington County....

 2022-01-14 17:15 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Tri-state region get billions from infrastructure plan to fix bridges...

The tri-state area will be getting billions of dollars in funding to improve bridge conditions through the new infrastructure plan. The U. S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced Friday that Iowa will get $86. 4 million to fix poor infrastructur...

 2022-01-14 16:59 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Nebraska governor limits certain surgeries at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha...

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts announced a new Directed Health Measure Friday morning. It only affects the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. The measure suspends class C, D, and E surgeries, something the medical center largely was doing on its own over ...

 2022-01-14 16:59 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Nebraska governor limits certain surgeries at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha...

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts announced a new Directed Health Measure Friday morning. It only affects the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. The measure suspends class C, D, and E surgeries, something the medical center largely was doing on its own over ...

 2022-01-14 16:02 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

IDOT hits the roads to take care of icy road conditions...

Iowa Department of Transportation plows hit the roads this morning as early as 6 a. m. in parts of District 3 which includes most of the northwestern counties in Iowa. Friday morning a few workers were called in early to take care of early icing over road...

 2022-01-14 15:27 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Teen accused of killing parents found competent to stand trial...

A Cedar Rapids teen has been found competent to stand trial in the murder of his parents. Ethan Orton, 17, was in a Linn Count Courthouse Friday for the competency hearing. Orton is accused of killing his parentsMisty Scott Slade, 41, and Casey Orton, 42,...

 2022-01-14 14:03 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Congresswoman Hinson confirms positive COVID-19 test result...

Congresswoman Ashley Hinson (IA-01) released the following statement upon testing positive for COVID-19. "Yesterday afternoon, I began experiencing mild, cold-like symptoms. I took a COVID-19 test and the results were positive. I am fully vaccinated a...

 2022-01-14 13:30 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Heavy snow is expected in Iowa Friday...

It has been over a month since the majority of Siouxland saw snow, but it looks like that streak will break today. It has been over one month since most of Siouxland has had accumulating snow. (Siouxland News Graphic) Winter Storm Watches and Winter Storm...

 2022-01-14 04:08 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

RCPD will be seeing a uniform change following an annual department meeting...

Historically, Police Chief Don Hedrick says the meeting has brought big things to the department like the K-9 unit and body worn cameras....

 2022-01-14 04:07 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

St. Thomas Moore High School students raises money to help fight human trafficking...

January is Human Traffic Prevention Month and St.Thomas More High School students raised money to help fight the problem....

 2022-01-14 04:05 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City man caught and facing 17 charges made in just over a week...

Charges range from grand theft, identity theft, felony vandalism, tampering with a video lottery machine, burglary and more. On the day of his arrest alone, Carney committed crimes that resulted in three warrants for his arrest....

 2022-01-14 02:15 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

"It's a crisis here in our state and they don't take it seriously, so that's an issue, that's a huge issue."...

Funding for a position focused on investigating missing and murdered Indigenous people "cannot be found"....

 2022-01-14 00:26 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Intentional killings of police officers reached 20-year high in 2021, FBI says...

The FBI reported 55 officers were killed by gunfire in 2021 through the end of November....

 2022-01-14 00:25 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

At Monument Health, COVID-19 testing is being increased...

Hospital and ICU beds are filling up, and healthcare professionals are hard at work to mitigate the spread....

 2022-01-14 00:25 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City schools are ravaged by COVID, other illnesses...

Of those out of class, 276 students and 77 teachers are actively infected with COVID-19, and an additional 365 students and 19 staff members were in close contact with someone with the virus....

 2022-01-13 23:25 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Body camera footage withheld for now in Sgt. Bluff officer-involved shooting...

Body camera footage from last night's deadly officer-involved shooting in Sergeant Bluff will not be released to the public until authorized by the county attorney. That update coming from Woodbury County Sheriff Chad Sheehan. Two deputies and a Serge...

 2022-01-13 23:23 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gutierrez to plead guilty in fatal New Years Day shooting...

The 4th person charged in connection to the fatal 2021 New Year's Day shooting in Morningside is expected to plead guilty. 21-year-old Liliana Gutierrez is charged with three counts of reckless use of a firearm and one count of intimidation of a dange...

 2022-01-13 22:43 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Siouxland urgent care locations feeling strain of COVID-19, short staffing...

Some Siouxland urgent care facilities are struggling due to high patient intake, and short staffing. Over the past week, UnityPoint Health has had several urgent care locations includingSunnybrook Urgent Care andUnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care havefluctuati...

 2022-01-13 22:38 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City Rush prepares for 'Rodeo Night' just before 64th annual Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo...

Rapid City Rush prepares for 'Rodeo Night' just before 64th annual Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo...

 2022-01-13 22:37 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses...

The court's orders Thursday during a spike in coronavirus cases was a mixed bag for the administration's efforts to boost the vaccination rate among Americans....

 2022-01-13 22:36 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Jensen requests $5 million for a larger security presence at his State of the Judiciary speech....

South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Steven R. Jensen is requesting $5 million to bolster court security during his annual State of the Judiciary speech....

 2022-01-13 22:02 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

State of the State puts focus on tax relief, ARPA funding...

Thursday's State of the State was Governor Ricketts final chance to address to the legislature as Governor but before he could even start his address one senator posed a question to the body about whether the timing was right for a State of the State ...

 2022-01-13 21:40 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Attorney General says funding to investigate missing indigenous people unavailable...

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg tells state lawmakers that he has been unable to find funds to hire someone to coordinate tribal, state and local law enforcement agencies to investigate missing Indigenous people....

 2022-01-13 20:58 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

List of snow emergencies declared in Siouxland...

Several cities around Siouxland have issued snow emergencies ahead of the winter weather predicted for Friday. Check out the list below: STORM LAKE: Snow Emergency effective January 14, 2022, at 10:00 PM and running through Tuesday 18, 2022 at 6:00 AM. CI...

 2022-01-13 19:51 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City woman's car nearly stolen with her kids in the backseat...

Police say the victim was in Walgreens at the time, and when she came out, she noticed her car was being stolen. Her two kids were in the back....

 2022-01-13 19:26 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

South Sioux cancels school Friday for weather, student /staff absenteeism...

The South Sioux City Community School District says that there will be no school tomorrow (1/14/22) due to the predicted weather and excessive student/staff absenteeism. There will be no Beyond the Bell services, no activities or practices Friday, Jan. 14...

 2022-01-13 19:02 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Governor Kim Reynolds cancels public events due to illness...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds canceled official activities on Thursday and Friday due to an illness, but her spokesman said she tested negative for COVID-19. Reynolds was absent from the Condition of the Guard address Thursday morning in the Iowa House by Iowa N...

 2022-01-13 18:00 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Spearfish breaks a new record in building valuation for 2021...

Proof the city is growing...

 2022-01-13 17:54 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Indiana man arrested, woman rescued following incident near Grand Island...

An Indiana man is behind bars and a kidnapping victim was rescued following an incident Wednesday night on I-80 near Grand Island. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, troopers were alerted by law enforcement authorities in Indiana that a suspect and k...

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