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 2020-07-10 01:28 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

Wyoming governor talks budget cuts...

Governor Gordon also spoke about the budget challenges that Wyoming is facing due to COVID-19 and the downturn in the energy sector....

 2020-07-10 01:28 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Forest Service Officials assess tornado damage and plan next steps...

Forest Service officials continue to evaluate the impacts of a tornado that touched down on the Forest in the Northern Black Hills of Wyoming and South Dakota....

 2020-07-09 22:43 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Motorcycle safety tips...

Safety is key. Here are a few motorcycle safety tips for riders and drivers....

 2020-07-09 22:22 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Co-Founder of Sioux City Knights Special Olympics, Lori Emery, passes away from cancer...

The co-founder of the Sioux City Knights Special Olympics team has passed away. Lori Emery, who was our Jefferson Award recipient in August of 2016, had been fighting pancreatic cancer. She started the Knights in December 2012 and held several roles with ...

 2020-07-09 22:05 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Return To Learn: SCCSD discusses Hybrid Learning model for upcoming school year...

The start of the 2020-2021 school year is quickly approaching and questions are piling up about what the school year will look like with COVID-19. The Sioux City Community School district released its "Return To Learn" plan in early June. The Siou...

 2020-07-09 21:30 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

MercyOne Healthcare System says job cuts coming to offset losses from COVID-19...

We're still waiting to find out what proposed job cuts could mean for MercyOne Medical Center in Sioux City. The MercyOne Healthcare System, which has more than 400 locations, has announced it's going to adjust staffing levels and make other chang...

 2020-07-09 21:18 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Heelan Baseball suspends season over COVID-19 concerns among players...

The Bishop Heelan High School baseball team has decided to suspend their seasons because of COVID-19 concerns. The team met Thursday to make that decision after a player tested positive for COVID-19. At this time, the baseball season has been suspended an...

 2020-07-09 19:50 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Test Iowa program ramps up, now producing promised number of tests per day...

New information from Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds' office shows the state has now tested 100,000 individuals for COVID-19 through the Test Iowa program. The program has experienced some hiccups since it launched on April 25. State health officials said ...

 2020-07-09 19:50 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Test Iowa program ramps up, now producing promised number of tests per day...

New information from Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds' office shows the state has now tested 100,000 individuals for COVID-19 through the Test Iowa program. The program has experienced some hiccups since it launched on April 25. State health officials said ...

 2020-07-09 19:41 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Big Ten to move to conference-only model for fall sports, including football...

The Cy-Hawk Trophy will stay in Iowa City for another year. The Big Ten confirmed an ESPN report saying it will move to conference-only seasons for all fall sports, football included. The key phrase included in the Big Ten's statement, released Thursd...

 2020-07-09 18:48 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

City of Newell lifts water advisory...

The city of Newell in Buena Vista County lifted a "do not use" water advisory Wednesday night after laboratory test results showed the city's drinking water is clear of mercury contamination. There was no detection of mercury in water samples ...

 2020-07-09 17:58 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Racial discrimination complaint filed against Tyson and JBS...

A nationwide coalition of organizations filed an administrative civil rights complaint with the U. S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday. The complaint alleges that Tyson and JBS have engaged in racial discrimination prohibited by the Civil Rights Act...

 2020-07-09 17:20 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Noem says she is not interested in 2024 presidential run...

(AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Wednesday said she is not interested in running for president in 2024 and would rather stay in South Dakota. The first-term Republican governor has drawn attention from conservative commentators for avoiding l...

 2020-07-09 17:12 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Updates on Nemo Road bridge collapse...

Some updates on repairing Nemo Rd. bridge....

 2020-07-09 17:12 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City to investigate cause of multiple water main breaks...

Rapid City to investigate cause of multiple water main breaks...

 2020-07-09 16:17 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

South Dakota records 79 new COVID-19 cases; Active cases decline Wednesday...

Officials confirmed 79 new COVID-19 cases, though active cases declined for the second straight day Wednesday....

 2020-07-09 13:22 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

More than 10,000 people file new claims for unemployment benefits in Iowa last week...

The number of unemployment claims in Iowa, filed between June 28 and July 4, was 10,698. There were 9,896 initial claims by individuals who work and live in Iowa, and 802 claims by individuals who work in Iowa and live in another state. The number of cont...

 2020-07-09 13:21 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Thursday morning storm knocks out power to hundreds in Sioux City...

A thunderstorm that rolled through the Sioux City-area Thursday morning, July 9th, knocked out power to hundreds of customers in the metro. MidAmerican Energy reported more than 400 customers without power as of 8:15 a. m. , mostly on Sioux City's Nor...

 2020-07-09 12:23 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Torrential morning rain in Sioux City...

Thunderstorms brought heavy rain to portions of Siouxland this morning, particularly in Sioux City, where rainfall rates ranged from 2-3 inches per hour. Caption: This prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Flash Flood Warning for the Sioux City...

 2020-07-09 05:15 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Mass COVID-19 testing will be conducted in Sturgis after the rally...

Mass testing will begin after the rally, and there will be 1300 tests that will be divided into several different groups....

 2020-07-09 05:15 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City repair shops booking quick after hail storm Monday...

People need to make calls quick because car repair shops and roofers are getting an influx of calls after a major hail storm on Monday that caused a lot of damage....

 2020-07-09 05:15 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Mayor Steve Allender responds to latest protests and worries about city unemployment rate...

Mayor Steve Allender explains how much it cost to have extra law enforcement at the July 3 protests in Rapid City and Keystone....

 2020-07-09 03:59 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Students at Homer's High School finally got their prom night...

The event got underway at 6:30 p. m. with the grand march at the Country Celebrations event center in Sioux City. Homer High's principal says this event will give many of his students a sense of closure for the aborted school year. "I'm just t...

 2020-07-09 02:41 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Blind SSC 10-year-old reaches finals of national competition...

10-year-old Mellany Fernandez loves writing stories. "Mostly like fiction and fantasy," said Fernandez. The Harney Elementary School 5th grader has already written 12 of her very own stories. But what you might not realize is Fernandez is legally ...

 2020-07-09 00:40 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

It was a busy holiday weekend for Rapid City businesses...

How busy were businesses during the holiday weekend?...

 2020-07-09 00:40 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Littrell says he will plead guilty...

Box Elder man who terrorized a neighborhood claims he will plead guilty....

 2020-07-09 00:35 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Return to Learn: Superintendent explains what on-site learning may look like this year...

The start of the 2020-2021 school year is quickly approaching and questions are piling up about what the school year will look like with COVID-19. The Sioux City Community School district released its "Return To Learn" plan in early June. The Siou...

 2020-07-08 23:44 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Iowa's mental health regions welcome federal boost, but say long-term funding is essential...

Local advocates and leaders in the state's mental health system applaud Gov. Kim Reynolds for prioritizing mental health amid the pandemic with her decision to allocate $50 million in federal money for services. But despite some good news, concerns ab...

 2020-07-08 22:49 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Blake Shelton announces drive-in concert, 300 locations...

The recorded concert will feature Shelton, his longtime girlfriend Gwen Stefani and fellow country star Trace Adkins....

 2020-07-08 22:49 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

The doors are open at the Journey Museum and Learning Center...

The doors at the Journey Museum and Learning Center have been closed for 103 days due to COVID-19 precautions....

 2020-07-08 22:49 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Pennington County Offices to "soft open" July 13...

Pennington County will begin reopening offices....

 2020-07-08 22:40 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

LaunchPAD Children's Museum hosts Monster X Tour with monster trucks...

It's not the typical exhibit you'd find at a children's museum. Wednesday afternoon, the LaunchPAD Children's Museum hosted a monster truck from the Monster X Tour. Of course, it was too big to bring inside, so they were in the parking lot...

 2020-07-08 20:53 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

City of Newell issues drinking water warning...

The city of Newell in Buena Vista County reported possible mercury contamination in the drinking water. The city's water supply operator noticed what appears to be a small amount of mercury in a wastewater drain at the city's treatment plant this ...

 2020-07-08 20:41 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

ArtSplash 2020 canceled...

The Sioux City Art Center announces that the 27th annual ArtSplash art festival, the Art Center's annual fundraising event scheduled for Labor Day Weekend, September 5 and 6, 2020, will not be held due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic concerns. In consult...

 2020-07-08 20:03 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

COVID-19 lockdown for Oglala Sioux Tribe until Thursday...

There will be no nonessential travel to or from the Pine Ridge Reservation for 72 hours, according to the Oglala Sioux Tribe Public Information Officer and COVID-19 Response Task Force....

 2020-07-08 16:22 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Black Hills Energy replaces old line to give Rapid City customers reliable energy...

A 55-year-old transmission line is being replaced and this project could potentially be increasing customers' bills to help pay for the $5.5 million....

 2020-07-08 16:22 

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[ FOX Rapid City ]

EPA approves first surface disinfectant products tested for COVID-19...

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved two products for killing the novel coronavirus on surfaces following laboratory testing....

 2020-07-08 16:21 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Siouxland Heart Walk announces changes to this years event...

Due to the coronavirus pandemic forcing people to stay home, the American Heart Association is embracing the new normal and moving its iconic Siouxland Heart Walk online. On August 21st, participants are encouraged not to meet in-person but walk outside, ...

 2020-07-08 16:16 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Mapleton man arrested after threatening wife, bomb and rifle found in car...

A Mapleton, Iowa man was arrested and charged Monday in Sioux City with threatening to kill his wife and eluding police. 41-year-old Christopher Moyle, of Mapleton was charged with harassment, eluding, interference with official acts and domestic assault ...

 2020-07-08 15:40 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Siouxland Regional Transit Services reopening July 15th, with mask requirements...

Siouxland Regional Transit Services announced that they are resuming their services on July 15th. Passengers will be required to wear face mask or face covering while riding until further notice. Drivers will also be wearing a facemask, as well as cleanin...

 2020-07-08 11:51 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Dangerously hot day ahead...

If you don't like the heat, then don't head outside today! Mostly sunny skies will heat surface temperatures into the low 90s, with humidity making our heat index soar to 100 degrees or above! If you don't have to go outside, I recommend stayi...

 2020-07-08 10:47 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

South Sioux City Lt. Chernock to retire after more than 40 years...

After nearly 40-and-a-half-years of service, South Sioux City Police Lieutenant Chris Chernock is retiring this week. Lt. Chernock joined the police department 6 months after being a Military Police Officer in the U. S. Army. Earlier this year he was reco...

 2020-07-08 03:58 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Many area businesses receive millions from Paycheck Protection Program...

Dozens of local employers received money from the federal Paycheck Protection Program. Data released by the Treasury Department shows that 36 entities in the Sioux City metro, including Sioux City, South Sioux City and North Sioux City, received between $...

 2020-07-08 03:52 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Hinton Cub Scouts take part in week-long outdoors camp...

The Hinton Cub Scouts are having a week-long camp this week. There are 55 kids taking part in this week-long camp. There are various stations that they are taking part in every day at this camp, including shooting bow and arrow and bb guns, performing ski...

 2020-07-08 02:46 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gov. Kim Reynolds allocates $50M in federal funds to boost mental health services...

Gov. Kim Reynolds is allocating $50 million in federal money to boost mental health services in the state, funding she says will meet increased needs during the pandemic. $30 million of that chunk of the $1. 2 billion the state received from the CARES Act...

 2020-07-08 02:33 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Election Results: Woodbury County Board of Supervisors...

The Woodbury County Board of Supervisors is filling the vacant seat left by Jeremy Taylor in a special election Tuesday night. Democrat Tim Kacena and Republican Justin Wright are vying for the open chair. Polls closed at 9 p. m. and Justin Wright has won...

 2020-07-08 01:38 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

State sees drop in active COVID-19 cases with one death...

State health officials say COVID-19 has claimed another life in South Dakota, while active cases dropped in the state Tuesday....

 2020-07-08 01:38 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday assailed plans by some local districts to offer in-person instruction only a few days a week and said schools must be "fully operational" even amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-08 01:38 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

The Rural Sturgis Ambulance Board will be holding a meeting on July 15...

For the past several months, the Rural Sturgis Ambulance group was working on creating a new ambulance district....

 2020-07-08 00:08 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

COVID-19 serology testing coming to Siouxland Comm. Health Center...

The Siouxland Community Health Center will soon be offering COVID-19 serology testing for the tri-state area. Antibody testing is an important next step in better understanding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including if someone has been previously inf...

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