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 2021-09-09 16:22 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

RCAS: still short on student nutrition workers...

just 10 days into the school year, it's been a challenge to make sure that schools are fully staffed...

 2021-09-09 16:02 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Woman chagred with OWI after hitting Storm Lake CSD bus...

Storm Lake woman charged with OWI after hitting a Storm Lake CSD bus Thursday morning. Police say on Thursday, September 9th, at approximately 7:30 a. m. , they were called to the intersection of East Lakeshore Drive and 120th Avenue in Storm Lake for a r...

 2021-09-09 15:11 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

UPDATE: Authorities identify pedestrian struck and killed near Harrisburg, SD...

An Anchorage, Alaska man has been identified as the person who died late Saturday night in a pedestrian vs vehicle fatal crash near Harrisburg. Authorities say that preliminary crash information says that a 2009 Chevy Equinox was northbound on South Dakot...

 2021-09-09 14:43 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Two injured after car hits house in Sioux County...

Two people were injured on Wednesday after their car struck a house near Orange City, Iowa. The Sioux County Sheriff's Office says on September 8th, just after 1:00 p. m. , they investigated an accident that occurred on Jackson Avenue (county road K-6...

 2021-09-09 14:21 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Kid Captain named for Hawks/Cyclones game...

Urbandale girl, 8, is honorary Kid Captain Sept. 11 when Hawkeyes take on Cyclones in AmesAdopted from China, CC Hoover's medical history before she was 15 months old was a bit of a mystery, but the pediatric urology team at University of Iowa Stead F...

 2021-09-09 12:58 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

New Field of Dreams stadium named Ballpark of the Year...

When Major League Baseball brought the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees to Dyersville, Iowa on August 12, nothing short of a phenomenon took place. Tickets were in such high demand that prices on the secondary market set records for a regular-season...

 2021-09-09 12:05 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Lawton-Bronson Schools starting late Thursday after water issue...

The Lawton-Bronson Community School District will have a 2-hour late start Thursday. The district says this is due to a water issue. The latest updates will be posted online to their Facebook page....

 2021-09-09 11:35 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Smoky skies continue today...

Our weather today is going to be about as close to perfect as you can get! We'll start out chilly, with temperatures in the 40s this morning, but will quickly warm up to near 80 degrees by the afternoon. It's going to feel amazing outside today! (...

 2021-09-09 10:22 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Dead body found in car in Dakota Dunes...

A body was found in a vehicle at the Country Inn and Suites in Dakota Dunes just before 2 a. m. on Thursday, September 9th. Several different police departments were on the scene overnight. There was also a search for a suspect that was wanted for four mu...

 2021-09-09 04:04 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Farmers' market offers education to patrons...

It is not just fruits and veggies for sale at one Northwest Iowa Farmers' Market, educational opportunities are popping up too. The Akron Farmers' Market makes sure to have food for the mind alongside fresh garden goods every week, by inviting org...

 2021-09-09 00:43 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Black Hills State University selected to offer classes at Ellsworth Air Force Base...

Black Hills State University will begin offering courses on Ellsworth Air Force Base, beginning this fall....

 2021-09-09 00:42 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Governor Noem appoints Stacy Vinberg Wickre to the 7th Circuit Court...

Governor Noem has appointed Stacy Vinberg Wickre to serve as a circuit court judge for the 7th Judicial Circuit, made up of Custer, Fall River, Oglala Lakota, and Pennington Counties....

 2021-09-08 23:48 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Monument Health reports majority of severe COVID cases among the unvaccinated...

Monument Health reports majority of severe COVID cases among the unvaccinated...

 2021-09-08 22:53 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City School Board hears from both sides of the mask mandate debate...

Two separate groups protested amidst a spike in COVID-19 cases among teachers, staff, and students during the first weeks of in-person classes...

 2021-09-08 22:21 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Public transportation services expanding in Norfolk...

Public transit in and around Norfolk is getting a new name and extended service. Norfolk Public Transportation is becoming "North Fork Area Transit" in response to the growing demand for public transit in the Norfolk area. The new name will take e...

 2021-09-08 22:16 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Vermillion School District asking voters to approve $26m for new school...

Voters in the Vermillion School District are being asked to approve the use of $26 million to build a new elementary school. They'll be going to the polls on October 5th to decide if they want to build one elementary school that will replace two curre...

 2021-09-08 21:16 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Governor Reynolds announces $100 million investment into fighting Iowa's housing shortage...

During a HousingIowa conference in Cedar Rapids Wednesday, Governor Kim Reynolds announced a funding boost of $100 million to support housing development and repairs. Iowa is expected to gain 47,000 households by 2030, Reynolds explained, and this is an i...

 2021-09-08 21:03 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Calling all passengers, trolley ride gives people with mobility issues a chance to see mother nature...

One of the things western South Dakota is known for is our beautiful nature trails, and if you ever been on one you have most likely seen people running, hiking and even biking them. However, one thing you may have not seen is a trolley driving down a nat...

 2021-09-08 20:20 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sept. 8th: Vaccination rate for Woodbury County is 43%...

The Siouxland District Health Department has released new COVID-19 numbers for Woodbury County. There were 287 new cases beginning the week of August 30th. 28 people are currently hospitalized and 233 deaths were reported, 1 new death since last week'...

 2021-09-08 20:07 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Casinos wager on the success of Deadwood's sports betting...

Starting this week in Deadwood you can place your bet on your favorite sports teams, whether that's putting money on your March Madness predictions or if Tom Brady wins another Super Bowl. The Deadwood Mountain Grand however, is is wagering on the fut...

 2021-09-08 20:05 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Faces of Siouxland Multicultural Fair 2021 canceled due to COVID-19...

The Faces of Siouxland Multicultural Fair is canceled this year, due to the ongoing concern of the COVID-19 virus within the Siouxland area. Faces of Siouxland is the City's largest annual community event, with attendance in the thousands. The Human R...

 2021-09-08 19:10 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City council meets tonight with cannabis on the agenda...

The council will introduce an ordinance that would adopt a City licensing plan for all medical cannabis establishments for them to legally sell the product....

 2021-09-08 16:57 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

"This Is Iowa," ad campaign launches nationally...

The state of Iowa announced the debut of a nationally televised commercial that will introduce the state, and its quality of life, to a national audience. The 30-second spot is a natural next step in the evolution of the "This is Iowa" initiative,...

 2021-09-08 10:50 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

A mini warm up is on the way...

Tuesday's cold front has dramatically cooled down temperatures in Siouxland, resulting in a temperature change of over 20 degrees in just 24 hours! Much cooler air has moved in behind Tuesday's cold front. (Siouxland News Graphic) Highs will reach...

 2021-09-08 03:33 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Unvaccinated COVID-19 patients take up the majority of the ICU beds at Monument...

Recent data from Monument Health has released that the hospital is treating 79 patients for COVID-19....

 2021-09-07 23:54 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

COVID numbers in South Dakota...

The following numbers reflect the South Dakota Department of Health's COVID tallies through 1pm on Friday, September, 3....

 2021-09-07 23:53 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Scholarship to be awarded and created through South Dakota Community Foundation...

SD Community Foundation manages over 300 different scholarships across the state...

 2021-09-07 23:53 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

In preparation of the school board meeting, Rapid City Area School board's plans are not widely agreed upon...

The Rapid City Area School board meets tonight to discuss a number of topics, but perhaps the most pressing topic for the community, the school's COVID protocols or rather lack of....

 2021-09-07 22:59 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Korczak Day held at Crazy Horse Memorial...

Korczak was born on September 6th, 1908...

 2021-09-07 22:59 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Labor day weekend ends the summer tourism with a splash!...

Black Hills lakes have been packed with visitors and locals over the holiday weekend...

 2021-09-07 22:35 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

University of Iowa frat quickly removed two members connected to alleged sexual assault...

The Interfraternity Council at the University of Iowa confirmed to Iowa's News Now that Phi Gamma Delta removed two of its members connected to a sexual assault the allegedly happen last year. Students at UI protested for three straight nights in Iowa...

 2021-09-07 22:25 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City man arrested after Dixon Co. pursuit...

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a man from Sioux City after a pursuit in northeast Nebraska. On Monday, at approximately 8:45 a. m. , a trooper observed a Subaru Outback speeding on Highway 20 in Dixon County. The trooper attempted a...

 2021-09-07 22:22 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

As nursing home outbreaks rise again, so does fear over an impending vaccination mandate...

A federal agency tasked with finalizing an emergency regulation mandating nursing home workers to get vaccinated says it could release those rules this month. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services denied a request for interview, but provided Iowa...

 2021-09-07 22:18 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Norfolk police warn of new scam targeting businesses...

There appears to be a new telephone scam targeting Norfolk businesses. The scammer calls the business and reaches an employee. The scammer tells the employee that cash from the business needs to be immediately sent out via some type of electronic transfer...

 2021-09-07 22:15 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City man accused of robbing and kidnapping his own family member...

A Sioux City man is facing three serious felony charges after attacking his own mother last week. 34-year-old Luke Monical is charged with 1st-degree robbery, 3rd-degree kidnapping and 2nd-degree theft. Court documents allege that after getting out of jai...

 2021-09-07 21:47 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

24 -year-old struck and killed by car near Harrisburg, SD...

One man died late Saturday night in a pedestrian vs vehicle fatal crash near Harrisburg. Authorities say preliminary information indicate that a 2009 Chevy Equinox was northbound on South Dakota Highway 115 when it struck a 24-year-old man who was walking...

 2021-09-07 21:37 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Bigelow Park campground to close early for renovations...

The Woodbury County Conservation Board campground and shower house at Bigelow Park at Brown's Lake near Salix will close early for the season on Wednesday, September 8th at 4:00 p. m. Renovations to the Bigelow Park Campground are needed and the staff...

 2021-09-07 21:03 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gov. Noem blocks telemedicine abortions in South Dakota...

Governor Noem signed Executive Order 2021-12, which directs the South Dakota Department of Health to establish rules preventing telemedicine abortions in South Dakota. The executive order also restricts chemical abortions in the state. "The Biden Admi...

 2021-09-07 20:16 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Rhino escapes enclosure at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo, eats grass nearby...

A rhino at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium got out of its enclosure and ate some grass behind the scenes. During a conference Tuesday, a zoo official said, around 1:00 p. m. on Sept. 7, a male rhino got out of his main enclosure. The rhino's...

 2021-09-07 19:23 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Seaboard Triumph Foods raise wages...

Pork processor Seaboard Triumph Foods says that as of September 6th, production wages are rising. New hires will begin at a starting base wage of $20 per hour, while current production employees will receive a pay increase to a range of $20 to $22. 25, in...

 2021-09-07 18:41 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Avera Health requiring COVID-19 vaccines for employees...

Avera Health announced that it will require full vaccination for its physicians, employees and volunteers by Dec. 1, 2021. This policy also applies to students rotating in Avera facilities, contracted workers and vendors. Avera Health will consider exempt...

 2021-09-07 18:31 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City man charged in roommates death pleads not guilty...

A Sioux City man who is charged with the fatal shooting of his roommate during an argument pleads not guilty. 52-year-old Robert Buel pleads not guilty on Friday to charges of second-degree murder and going armed with intent. Buel is charged withsecond-de...

 2021-09-07 18:24 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

A fall tradition continues at Old Folsom vineyard with their annual grape harvesting...

Old Folsom vineyard has been harvesting for about 14 years and dedicates a weekend for the community to come out and help pick the grapes....

 2021-09-07 16:58 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

712 Brew Fest to be held at Tyson Events Center in October...

The 712 Brew Fest, presented by Old Chicago, has been announced for Saturday, October 9th from 1:30 p. m. to 4:30 p. m. at the Tyson Event Center. There will be an opportunity to sample over 100 beers from local, regional, and national breweries. They wil...

 2021-09-07 16:34 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Missing in Action service men and women remembered at Crazy Horse Memorial...

The Crazy Horse Memorial held an ceremony on Friday honoring of veterans and active duty military, at the event a empty chair was presented, that had the POW/MIA emblem on the seat, to give recognition to the service men and women that have gone missing o...

 2021-09-07 14:56 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

UPDATE: FAA releases more information about plane crash near Kingsley...

The FAA has released preliminary accident data on a plane that crashed in a cornfield on Sept. 6th near Kingsley. The FAA says that the CESSNA 185 experienced engine issues and landed in a field and flipped over. The report says the plane had substantial ...

 2021-09-07 11:04 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Cooler temperatures will wander into Siouxland today...

We had perfect weather for Labor Day yesterday, with highs that reached the low 90s in western Siouxland. Temperatures on Monday reached the low 90s in portions of western Siouxland. (Siouxland News Graphic) Much cooler air is headed for Siouxland today, ...

 2021-09-07 00:00 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City RV Park and campground wraps up a great summer tourism season...

Between the two campgrounds, there are more than 200 tent sites, RV sites, cabins, and rooms, the majority of which were full all summer long and with people looking to stay a little longer than normal....

 2021-09-06 22:30 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA hosts End of Summer Pool Party...

The Norm Waitt Senior YMCA Aquaplex in South Sioux City marked the end of their season today. They had an "End of Summer Pool Party" that started at 1 Monday afternoon and ended at 5:30. There's more than just swimming the YMCA is also offerin...

 2021-09-06 21:21 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Small plane crashes in cornfield east of Kingsley...

Authorities are investigating after a small plane crashed in a field east of Kingsley on C66, in Plymouth County Monday afternoon. The pilot and his passenger were not injured in the crash. The plane was located upside down about 75 yards into a cornfield...

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