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 2020-09-24 07:55 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

New Underwood High School, Middle School transition online due to COVID-19 cases...

New Underwood's high school and middle schools are headed online starting Sept. 24....

 2020-09-24 02:35 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Carroll man pleads guilty to child porn charge...

A northwest Iowa man is facing decades in federal prison for possession of child porn. 29-year-old Kyler Cook of Carroll entered a plea of guilty to a single count of "receipt of child pornography" in US District Court in Sioux City. As part of a ...

 2020-09-24 01:28 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Burglars steal 40 firearms from Rapid City gun store Wednesday...

Rapid City police are investigating a burglary at First Stop Gun and Coin on Wednesday, where suspects stole 40 guns....

 2020-09-24 00:32 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Lawmakers push schools to consider transgender sports policy...

South Dakota Republican lawmakers on Wednesday pushed the state's high school activities association to reconsider its policy of allowing transgender students to compete in the gender with which they identify....

 2020-09-24 00:32 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Douglas School District plans to expand...

Plans to expand are in the works....

 2020-09-23 22:41 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Hospitalizations, active cases on rise as South Dakota sees record new COVID-19 cases Wednesday...

South Dakota set several records according to data released by the South Dakota Department of Health Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 22:41 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

As COVID-19 cases rise, health care industry sees upheaval...

Representatives from the state's health care providers told lawmakers that the pandemic has stressed their operations, revenues and staff....

 2020-09-23 22:29 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City Fire Rescue receives Mission Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award...

Sioux City Fire Rescue is being recognized for its efforts to save the lives of people fighting heart attacks. The department has received the American Heart Association's "Mission Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award" for its work to treat those pati...

 2020-09-23 22:21 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Judge to rule on absentee ballot lawsuit by Friday...

A state court judge will decide by the end of Friday whether to halt enforcement of a state law that prohibits county election officials from using information readily available in the voter registration database to fill in information that's missing ...

 2020-09-23 22:19 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Family of local Iraq War veteran receives special gift from Veterans Affairs...

He lost both arms in the Iraq War. And recently he lost his life. Now, a former member of Sioux Citian Bart Tucker's old Army platoon has come to the local VA offices to present Tucker's children and their mother with a special memorial. Tucker...

 2020-09-23 22:09 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

East Sac County Schools dismissing 1 hr. early everyday due to COVID...

Starting tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 24th East Sac County schools will be dismissing 1 hour early every day until Oct 1st. A note from the Superintendent says the Sac County positivity rate has risen above 18% and the number of students who currently are un...

 2020-09-23 22:05 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Lessons Learned: COVID-19 data has helped Siouxland District Health with pandemic response...

The first positive case of COVID-19 in the United States was confirmed on January 19th in Washington state. Almost two months later, On March 8th, Iowa announced its first 3 positive cases. It was just two weeks later That COVID-19 arrived in Woodbury Cou...

 2020-09-23 21:54 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Woman makes false report about Sioux City stabbing; instead injured herself...

Sioux City Police say Monday evenings stabbing was a false report after further interviews with the victim. In a new update by the SCPD, they say the woman first claimed that an unknown man dressed in black had entered her apartment and stabbed her. But i...

 2020-09-23 21:43 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Alley lighting in downtown Rapid City needs electricity funding...

Alley lighting in Rapid City...

 2020-09-23 21:43 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Monument Health looking for area artists for lobby installation...

Monument Health wants you to be part of a new art installation in the Rapid City Hospital's new lobby, a...

 2020-09-23 21:38 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

TRAFFIC ALERT: I-29 SB detouring at Riverside, Hamilton due to accident...

TRAFFIC ALERT: I-29 southbound is currently shut down south of downtown Sioux City near the train bridge at MM147for an accident involving a truck and tractor. The accident is closing the interstate to southbound traffic, detouring at Riverside and Hamilt...

 2020-09-23 21:05 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Orange City PD looking for suspect in car bargularies...

Orange City Police are investigating numerous car burglaries. If you recognize this person or where this vehicle is at, please contact PD by calling 712-707-4251 or 712-737-3307....

 2020-09-23 20:56 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

SIOUXLAND NEWS BRIEF - 4 PM - 9/23/20...
 2020-09-23 20:48 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

The importance of shopping local...

Supporting local businesses during the pandemic....

 2020-09-23 20:05 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Boswell trial begins as Aubrey Trail maintains her innocence...

Today jury selection began for the trial of Bailey Boswell who is accused of murdering and dismembering Sydney Loofe of Lincoln in 2017. While Boswell starts her trial today the man that she allegedly participated in the murder with, Aubrey Trail, has alr...

 2020-09-23 18:35 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Two Woodbury Co. residents each win $30,000 in lottery...

Two Woodbury County residents both won $30,000 in lottery prizes on two different scratch games. Todd Gerritson, of Moville, won his $30,000 on the "Bonus Crossword" scratch game. He purchased his winning ticket at Murphy USA, on Floyd Blvd. in Si...

 2020-09-23 18:02 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

SDSMT holds virtual career fair...

Students at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology had a chance to attend the career fair virtually....

 2020-09-23 16:20 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

HUD secretary during Iowa visit says he wants Congress to act on housing relief...

U. S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson says he hopes Congress will act soon another a pandemic relief package that includes aid to home owners and renters. The Trump administration extended a ban on most evictions through the end of the ...

 2020-09-23 16:19 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Rock Valley man killed in Tuesday night accident...

A Rock Valley man has been killed in an accident Tuesday night. Sioux County Sheriff's Office says that on Tuesday, September 22nd, just after 10:00 p. m. , they investigated a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 340th St...

 2020-09-23 12:19 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Changing weather to mark the changing seasons...

Summer isn't letting go of its control of the weather just yet. We still have several 80+ degree days in the forecast including today! Highs will reach the mid-80s with mostly sunny skies persisting through the afternoon. Clouds will build in briefly ...

 2020-09-23 02:48 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

New website offers safe Halloween options during pandemic...

Halloween is generally a pretty social holiday, with plenty of parties for adults and trick-or-treating for kids. But in the age of the coronavirus, those standard activities may not be as safe this year. For those concerned, there's now a website Hal...

 2020-09-23 02:41 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

CDC Foundation funding new contact tracers for health department...

The latest increase in local COVID-19 cases is getting the county some additional help. The CDC Foundation is going to fund three new employees focused solely on contact tracing at the Siouxland District Health Department. That agency's director says ...

 2020-09-23 01:31 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Diaper drive encourages people to donate diapers and wipes...

One in three American families doesn't have access to the diapers they need....

 2020-09-22 23:41 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Spearfish firefighters help battle western fires...

They've battled blazes throughout the West from California to Montana and Colorado....

 2020-09-22 23:40 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Two new Pennington County officers trade West Coast for West River...

From dealing with the heat in California to the rain in Oregon, these two traded that in for a home in South Dakota....

 2020-09-22 23:40 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Initiative Measure 26: A vote to legalize marijuana for medical use...

This is the first time South Dakotans will be able to vote on legalizing marijuana for medical use....

 2020-09-22 23:30 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

One person injured in rollover on Highway 75...

One person was injured in a rollover accident Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened shortly before 4:30 p. m. Iowa State Patrol says a vehicle was forced off the road and rolled heading southbound on HWY 75, near the bypass at mile marker 94. Witnesses sa...

 2020-09-22 22:45 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Hospitalizations climb in South Dakota; 320 new COVID-19 cases confirmed Tuesday...

The new cases bring total known cases in the state to 19,189. However, active cases fell by 73 to 2,817 due to additional recoveries....

 2020-09-22 22:45 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

OST will hire prosecutor for domestic violence cases with $450K grant...

The three-year grant gives the tribe $450,000 to bring a Tribal Special Assistant United States Attorney (Tribal SAUSA) to South Dakota....

 2020-09-22 22:25 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Pier Center for Autism unveils new Sioux City facility...

A local non-profit helping kids with autism is another step closer to its new facility. Siouxland News was invited to get an inside look at the new building being built on Stadium Drive, across from Drop Zone. In addition to their construction progress, t...

 2020-09-22 22:21 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Support Siouxland Soldiers make deployment dolls for military families...

Nearly 10 days ago, members of Sioux City's Army National guard were sent overseas for a year-long deployment but because of COVID- 19 family and friends were unable to say goodbye. One local organization, however, is making things a little easier for...

 2020-09-22 22:21 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Former SSC paraprofessional gets year-long sentence for enticing minor for sex...

A former paraprofessional at South Sioux City Schools will spend nearly the next year in jail after getting a student to sell drugs in exchange for sex. 37-year-old Candice Davis pleaded no contest to a charge of "Contributing to the Delinquency of a ...

 2020-09-22 22:02 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Woodbury Co. Democrats, Republicans issue joint statement on vandalized yard signs...

Both local political parties are coming out against the vandalism of political signs in the county. In a joint statement to Siouxland News, Woodbury County Democrats and Republicans say:The Woodbury County Democrat and Republican political parties look fo...

 2020-09-22 21:59 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Siouxland Chamber of Commerce endorses Jeremy Taylor for Supervisor bid...

The Siouxland Chamber of Commerce is backing a former supervisor's bid to return to the board. It's endorsed Jeremy Taylor's bid for the District 3 seat currently held by Democrat Marty Pottebaum. The Chamber says it made its decision after &#...

 2020-09-22 21:57 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sac City woman arrested following early-morning stabbing...

A Sac City woman is facing felony charges after allegedly stabbing a man early Tuesday morning. Just after 5:30 a. m. , police in Sac City were called to a home on south 9th Street and found a 26-year-old man with a stab wound. He was taken to the hospita...

 2020-09-22 21:50 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Mniluzahan Okolakiciyapi approved by city council...

Mniluzahan Okolakiciyapi approved by council...

 2020-09-22 21:50 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

With fire danger high, fire departments respond to a pasture fire...

A pasture started on fire around 2:50 p.m. north of Box Elder....

 2020-09-22 21:42 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

White House report: Wear masks in Iowa to stop 'unnecessary transmission and deaths'...

The White House Coronavirus Task Force is again urging Iowa to issue a mask mandate to "prevent unnecessary transmission and deaths in vulnerable communities," according to the group's new report to state officials this week. The report, dated...

 2020-09-22 20:55 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City mayor and city council continue the process of improving the Human Relations Commission...

The merger of MOA and the Human Relations Commission would provide support as the city moves forward....

 2020-09-22 20:00 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

SCPD looking for stabbing suspect...

Sioux City Police is asking for the public's help in finding a suspect in an alleged stabbing. Police were to called to 4230 Hickory Lane after a woman reported being stabbed in the abdomen. That victim went next door to call the police. The woman tol...

 2020-09-22 18:10 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Local lawmakers talk about special session for CARES money...

Legislature to convene on how CARES money should be spent...

 2020-09-22 17:43 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Four arrested in death of Grinnell man found burning in a ditch...

UPDATE: According to the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation, four people have been arrested and charged for the roles they are accused of holding in the murder of Grinnell man Michael Williams. Investigators say Steven Vogel, 31, was already in cus...

 2020-09-22 16:07 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Morningside College to raise operating level to orange as COVID cases increase...

In an e-mail to students, faculty, and staff, Morningside President John Reynders says that starting Wednesday, Sept. 23rd, Morningside College will move to Operating Level Orange. The move is in response to the increasing number of students in isolation ...

 2020-09-22 12:10 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Summer is sticking around in Siouxland...

Fall begins this morning at 8:31AM here in Sioux City, but it doesn't look like summer got the memo. Highs today will return to the low 80s with sunny skies helping to bump up our numbers. Temperatures will continue to linger in the 80s through the re...

 2020-09-22 02:35 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

"Pretty much every day I cried because I missed my kids so much."...

Most people who test positive for COVID-19 quarantine for two weeks, but for some, the impact of the infection can linger for a lot longer....

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