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 2021-02-26 03:46 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City school board discussing how to use COVID-19 relief funds...

The Sioux City School board is figuring how to spend Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief funds. So far, the school district has spent all the money it received from the first round of the program. "We received in Sioux City, $2. 6 millio...

 2021-02-26 00:43 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Noem promises to release more documents in AG's fatal crash...

Gov. Kristi Noem promised more information from the investigation would be released Thursday or Friday, adding that her administration had received permission from the victim's family to release the documents and video of Ravnsborg's interviews....

 2021-02-26 00:42 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

23% of South Dakotans have been vaccinated...

More South Dakotans have been vaccinated than had the virus....

 2021-02-25 23:47 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

37 people indicted for involvement meth trafficking operation in South Dakota...

So far, 34 people have been arrested and most are pending trial. Four of the 37 people have already pleaded guilty....

 2021-02-25 23:47 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Noem to deliver remarks at CPAC event this weekend...

Several high-profile conservative leaders will deliver remarks at CPAC this weekend, Gov. Kristi Noem is one of them....

 2021-02-25 23:38 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Spencer to celebrate 150th anniversary during FlagFest 2021...

The City of Spencer will hit a significant milestone in 2021: the 150th Anniversary of its founding! The city will celebrate its 150 years during its annual Flagfest weekend beginning Friday, June 11th. During the celebratory weekend, a time capsule that ...

 2021-02-25 23:11 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Ribbon placing for Woodbury County COVID-19 victims coming Sunday...

Siouxland Wears Masks, a local group that works to advocate for the wearing of masks, will be placing white ribbons around downtown Sioux City Sunday. They'll place 211 ribbons to honor the number of Woodbury County Residents who have died from the pa...

 2021-02-25 23:10 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

WEL-Life at Elk Point now allowing visitors...

Indoor visitation is back at the local assisted living facility in Elk Point. Wel-Life at Elk Point was one of the first nursing homes in South Dakota where residents and staff received the COVID-19 vaccine and now they're taking steps to allow loved ...

 2021-02-25 22:22 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Kansas man convicted for the 2018 murder of Sioux City girlfriend...

A Kansas man has been convicted of 2nd-degree murder for killing his Sioux City girlfriend in 2018. 34-year-old Zackery Bassett had been charged with 1st-degree murder in the death of 50-year-old Andrea Sokolowski who was found dead in Webster City in Sep...

 2021-02-25 22:17 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Noem promises to release more documents in AG's fatal crash...

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Thursday ratcheted up pressure on the state's attorney general to resign as she promised to release more documents on his fatal crash and enlisted a senior cabinet member to join the chorus calling for his removal from...

 2021-02-25 22:11 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Ice jams threaten flooding along the Loup, Platte and Elkhorn rivers...

Warm temperatures across the Midwest are melting snowpack and increasing flow in our rivers. Extra water and thinning ice may cause the built-up ice to break up and could eventually cause ice jams. The National Weather Service is monitoring the situation ...

 2021-02-25 22:01 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

USD encouraging students to take free campus COVID test before, after spring break...

Spring break is coming soon for students at the University of South Dakota and the school wants them to get tested before and after their trips away from campus. The school is offering free saliva test kits to students, faculty and staff as part of its &#...

 2021-02-25 21:57 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Protest against transgender legislation in South Dakota planned in South Dakota communities...

Protests are planned in Sioux Falls, Watertown, Pierre, Brookings, Vermillion, Eagle Butte and Rapid City....

 2021-02-25 21:01 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

South Dakota expects to get 7K Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses to weekly allotment...

Pending FDA approval, South Dakota is expected to receive an additional 7,000 Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines next week, the Secretary of Health said....

 2021-02-25 20:27 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Ernst denounces potential minimum wage increase...

U. S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), a member of the Senate Small Business Committee, is continuing to highlight the devastating impacts of a Washington-mandated $15 per hour minimum wage—being pushed by Democrats. In a new video, Ernst and Iowa small...

 2021-02-25 20:05 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

8 additional COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Thursday...

State officials reported eight new coronavirus-related deaths in South Dakota Thursday as active cases crept upward....

 2021-02-25 20:05 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Sen. Thune opposes $15 minimum wage hike...

"Businesses in small towns survive on narrow margins. Mandating a $15 minimum wage would put many of them out of business."...

 2021-02-25 19:32 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

When could you get your COVID-19 vaccine? Gov. Reynolds reveals projected timeline...

On Thursday, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds held a press conference to address the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic and vaccine rollout. Gov. Reynolds revealed a projected vaccination timeline from the Iowa Department of Health (pictured below...

 2021-02-25 19:10 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Speaker Spencer Gosch proposes impeachment plan...

South Dakota Speaker of the House Spencer Gosch is preparing the South Dakota State Legislature for a looming impeachment trial....

 2021-02-25 19:10 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Cheney clashes with McCarthy over whether Trump should speak at CPAC...

Congresswoman Liz Cheney told reporters on Wednesday that former President Trump should have no future in the Republican Party or the country....

 2021-02-25 19:09 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Hill City: 9th Annual Polar Bear Chili Cook Off heats up...

Over 25 contestants are expected for this year's chili cookoff being held at 11 am on February 27th in Hill City, S.D. Janet Wetovick, executive director for the Hill City chamber of commerce, is particularly excited about this year's events becau...

 2021-02-25 18:14 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Thom outlines Jumping Eagle timeline...

Sheriff Kevin Thom clarifies Jumping Eagle warrants and arrest....

 2021-02-25 17:20 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Wall Meats to start meat processing program with WDT...

Wall Meats will teach students how to evaluate meat, including things like fat to protein requirements....

 2021-02-25 17:19 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Johnson & Johnson vaccine could ramp up state rollout...

Health officials are reminding people that the virus is still a problem and that a lot more people are going to have to get vaccinated before a return to normalcy is possible....

 2021-02-25 14:48 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Iowa DOT Motor Vehicle Enforcement Officer hit, injured in southwest Iowa Wednesday...

An Iowa Department of Transportation officer was injured after being hit in southwest Iowa yesterday. The DOT says the Motor Vehicle Enforcement Officer luckily only sustained minor injures after being hit while providing traffic control on I-29. The DOT ...

 2021-02-25 14:33 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

South Dakota doctors can be penalized for not giving care to abortion survivors...

Gov. Kristi Noem signed a bill that requires doctors to provide babies who survive an attempted abortion the same medical care as babies born other ways into law on Wednesday....

 2021-02-25 11:03 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Several spring heat waves headed our way...

Our unseasonably warm weather trend continues today with highs in the mid-40s and sunny skies. These beautiful conditions are all thanks to a shift in our winds this morning, resulting in a southerly breeze by the afternoon which will continue to bring in...

 2021-02-25 00:36 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City Popeye's manager stars in national commercial...

A Sioux City man is making his national TV debut after he was chosen to be featured in a commercial for Popeye's. Sioux Citian Dexter Johnson is a store manager at the Popeye's on Singing Hills Boulevard. He won a nationwide contest after submitti...

 2021-02-24 23:51 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

S.D. tied for second-lowest car insurance cost...

S.D. car insurance cost likely to rise 5-15% in coming years....

 2021-02-24 23:51 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Bennett County Commission passes '2nd Amendment Sanctuary' resolution...

The resolution is a symbolic gesture by the commission stating that they strongly support the 2nd Amendment and gun rights at-large....

 2021-02-24 23:51 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Police arrest man after Wyoming boy found dead in dumpster...

The boyfriend of a Wyoming woman whose 2-year-old son was found dead in an apartment complex dumpster has been arrested, police said Tuesday....

 2021-02-24 23:50 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Impeachment proceedings begin against Ravnsborg...

Impeachment of S.D. Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg in process....

 2021-02-24 23:25 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

St. Luke's College opens "College Cupboard" for students who need assistance...

St Luke's College is giving back to students who need a little help. They have opened their "College Cupboard" stocked with non-perishable foods as well as basic home needs. This cupboard is fully stocked by donations from the public and the s...

 2021-02-24 23:11 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Woodbury County continues vaccination clinics...

1,500 vaccines were administered to those 65 years or older, or in the Tier 1 group of Phase 1B. This clinic was by appointment only and provided the first dose of the vaccine for those a part of the eligible groups. According to the Siouxland District He...

 2021-02-24 22:57 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

House passes legislation for additional civics instruction...

The South Dakota House has passed a bill that directs $900,000 to Gov. Kristi Noem's plan to increase classroom instruction of the state's history, government and economics....

 2021-02-24 22:55 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

South Dakota reports 262 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday...

The Department of Health reported 262 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the state's total known cases to 111,808....

 2021-02-24 22:24 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

"I just assumed it was a deer": Interview tapes with investigators detail Ravnsborg crash...

Investigator: "They're Joe's glasses. "Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg: "I wondered, worried, wondered about that. "Investigator: "So that means his face came through your windshield. "In more than three hours of interview...

 2021-02-24 22:02 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Nickelodeon introduces Lakota character to animated show...

The character is the first Lakota figure to appear in a major American animated-television production....

 2021-02-24 22:02 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

House passes recreational marijuana in North Dakota...

The Republican-controlled House has passed legislation to legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota....

 2021-02-24 21:07 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

First female superintendent of Mount Rushmore enjoys retirement...

It's said that behind every great man is a great woman. And until 2019, Cheryle Schreier was the woman behind the founding father's at Mount Rushmore as the first female superintendent....

 2021-02-24 20:24 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sergeant Bluff man claims $500,000 Powerball prize...

A Woodbury County man learned during his morning stop for coffee that he'd won a $500,000 Powerball prize. Gene Dice Sr. of Sergeant Bluff said he stops for coffee most days at a local convenience store and during his visit there on Sunday, he asked t...

 2021-02-24 20:10 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

More information emerges about murder suspect...

Federal court documents reveal new information about man accused of Rapid City murder....

 2021-02-24 19:19 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

UPDATE: Endangered missing advisory canceled for Burt Co., Nebraska girl...

UPDATE: The alert has been canceled due to the girl being found safely in Iowa. Previous Story: The Burt County Sheriff's office is attempting to locate Jade Nicole Sides, a 20-month-old girl. Sides is 33 inches tall and 25 pounds with brown hair and ...

 2021-02-24 19:16 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Custer kicks off 2021 Restaurant Week Wednesday...

13 restaurants are offering their regular menus, in addition to featured menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner that are only available during Restaurant Week which begins Wednesday and goes through the weekend....

 2021-02-24 19:14 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

People with underlying medical conditions can now register for vaccine in South Dakota...

South Dakota Department of Health is getting ready to start vaccinating the next group in Phase 1D. South Dakota Secretary of Health, Kim Malsam-Rysdon says that vaccine coordinators will start scheduling appointments for those with underlying medical con...

 2021-02-24 17:25 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Economic impact of potential Mount Rushmore fireworks could be even greater than last year...

The tourism industry and economy of the Black Hills saw a boost from last year's display, which included a visit from former President Donald Trump....

 2021-02-24 16:30 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

New Video: Investigators say Joseph Boever's Phone was Found in Attorney General Ravnsborg's Car...

The South Dakota Department of Public Safety has released three hours of video of interviews conducted with South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg after a fatal crash....

 2021-02-24 16:28 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Police say ISU student Olivia Chutich died from alcohol and hypothermia...

An autopsy has determined the cause of death of Iowa State University student Olivia Chutich, the daughter ofMinnesota Supreme Court Justice Margaret Chutich. The autopsy revealed the cause of death was accidental by "acute alcohol intoxication and hy...

 2021-02-24 16:13 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Open skate at IBP Ice Center reopens Friday...

The IBP Ice Center is reopening to the public beginning Friday, February 26. The IBP Ice Center is scheduling public skate on Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p. m. to 9 p. m. 50 skaters will be allowed per session and you must register at webtrac@sioux-city....

 2021-02-24 16:04 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Emerald Ash Borer found in Cherokee County...

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship announced that they have detected the emerald ash borer in Cherokee County. The ash tree that was damaged was found in Aurelia by a city worker. The emerald ash borer poses a significant threat to as...

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