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 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...

 2021-09-06 21:15 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Grant seeks to help healthcare shortages by offering tuition relief to students studying healthcare work...

They're paying 50-percent of student tuition for nursing school and are paying a full ride to anyone who wants to become a CNA....

 2021-09-06 21:13 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

1 in 9 South Dakotans faces hunger insecurity, 14th year of Feeding America's September Hunger Action month...

"There's about one in nine South Dakotan's who are food insecure or in danger of being food insecure, 100,000 people 'ish,' and it's worse for kids. It's more like one in six for children. So, it's a big deal. It's a bi...

 2021-09-06 16:25 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Man charged in beating death last year of Iowa toddler...

Police in north-central Iowa have arrested a man suspected of beating a nearly 2-year-old boy to death last year. The Hampton Police Department reported that Jhonny Junior Salvatore Suarez Rivera was arrested Sunday in the 2020 death of 23-month-old boy. ...

 2021-09-06 13:56 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Iowa patrol: Kayak that fell from trailer kills motorcyclist in NE Iowa...

A motorcyclist was killed in the northeastern corner of Iowa when he was hit by a kayak that had fallen from a trailer, the Iowa State Patrol reported. The crash happened Sunday morning on a county road in Allamakee County, according to the Telegraph Hera...

 2021-09-06 13:53 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

One injured after motorcycle accident in Dickinson County Saturday...

A Terril, Iowa man was seriously injured after he crashed his motorcycle on Saturday in Dickinson County, Iowa. 62-year-old Gerald Kirchner was driving a 2007 Harley when he failed to make a turn on 260th Avenue and 160th Street. Kirchner went into the di...

 2021-09-06 13:29 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Early morning fire damages Norfolk restaurant...

An early morning fire has damaged a restaurant in Norfolk, Nebraska. The Norfolk Fire Department was dispatched to 1417 S. 1st Street around 4:45 a. m. Labor Day Monday after Norfolk Police noticed smoke coming from a window. Firefighters found the source...

 2021-09-06 12:54 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Registration open for fall bike ride hosted by RAGBRAI...

Registration is now open for RAGBRAI's Great Iowa Fall Ride. The 37-mile ride is going to be held on October 10th, starting in Cummings, Iowa. RAGBRAI's website says "it's the end-of-season ride through the heart of Des Moines via its'...

 2021-09-06 10:35 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Calm weather week ahead...

Lots of sunshine and perfect conditions have made the holiday weekend fantastic, and that trend is expected to continue today for Labor Day. Highs will reach the upper 80s by this afternoon, with increased humidity making it the hottest day of the week. I...

 2021-09-06 03:53 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Lake Alvin Recreation Area shut down to swimmers...

A popular lake in Southeast South Dakota was shut down due to harmful bacteria. According to the South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Department, a routine water testing at Lake Alvin Recreation Area near Harrisburg, South Dakota showed that bacteria could po...

 2021-09-05 23:10 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Prairie Rattlesnakes welcome newest bundles of joy this fall...

South Dakota is home to only one venomous snake and its offspring is joining the world right now....

 2021-09-05 20:25 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rescued animals in path of Hurricane Ida brought to Rapid City...

A program called Good Flights conducted emergency evacuations of several cats and dogs that were in the path of the hurricane....

 2021-09-05 19:33 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux Center woman dead after being struck by SUV while on bicycle...

A Sioux Center woman died after injuries that she sustained after being struck by an SUV when riding her bicycle near Hull, Iowa. The Sioux County Sheriff said 69-year-old Lorna Moss was riding her bike a little before 6 p. m. Friday night on Hickory Aven...

 2021-09-04 18:39 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

A collection of Swedish cars found their home in Sturgis...

A collection of Swedish cars is calling Sturgis home, one western South Dakota couple has put their lifelong collection of Saabs on display....

 2021-09-04 03:01 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Monument Health prepares for COVID-19 booster shots...

According to new documents from the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, there's only enough data at this time to recommend a third shot to those who are immunocompromised....

 2021-09-04 02:33 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects slow winter for Gavins Point Dam...

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers says continued dry weather means a slow winter for Gavins Point Dam near Yankton. The Corps announced winter releases from that dam will be just 12,000 cubic feet per second the minimum amount to keep the Missouri River n...

 2021-09-04 00:15 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Author, Dr. David Wolff, releases The Savior of Deadwood: James K. P. Miller on the Gold Frontier...

An untold character, James K.P. Miller helped turn a gold camp into a permanent settlement....

 2021-09-04 00:14 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Gov. Noem signals intent to bring abortion restriction legislation to South Dakota...

Governor Kristi Noem is strongly considering passing an even stricter abortion law than the one recently passed into law in Texas....

 2021-09-03 23:21 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Haze winds up in Rapid City by catching a ride on the jet stream from a California fire...

You may have noticed the smoke, one sneeze at a time....

 2021-09-03 23:21 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City Red Cross sends vehicle to help out with Hurricane Ida...

The vehicle will be manned by Greg Vonwald and his partner, who are going to drive 24 hours on Saturday. Reporting to the New Orleans area, their mission is to deliver food and water to those in need, and refer them to other volunteers with the Red Cross ...

 2021-09-03 22:53 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Driver of stolen car out of Sioux City arrested in Plymouth Co. after pursuit...

A South Dakota woman has been arrested after the pursuit of a stolen car out of Sioux City Friday afternoon. The Plymouth County Sheriff's Office saying in a news release that they received reports that a vehicle that had been stolen out of Sioux City...

 2021-09-03 21:08 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Trash delayed in Sioux City for Labor Day weekend...

Trash pick-up will be delayed for Labor Day weekend. The City of Sioux City says there will be no pickup of garbage, yard waste or recyclables on Monday. All collections will be pushed back one day, with Monday pickups happening Tuesday and so on, with Fr...

 2021-09-03 21:00 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Nebraska pro-life and pro-choice advocates react to Supreme Court decision...

Its a first of its kind piece of legislation that has been causing commotion across the country. This week the Supreme Court ruled against an emergency injunction looking to stop a Texas law regarding abortions and that decision could have consequences ac...

 2021-09-03 20:49 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Two dozen Siouxlanders welcomed as new U.S. citizens ahead of Labor Day weekend...

There are more than two dozen new US citizens in Siouxland this weekend. Federal officials administered the oath of allegiance to the 26 new citizens Friday afternoon at the Mary J. Treglia Community House. The new Americans came from 9 countries, includi...

 2021-09-03 20:25 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

ArtSplash Festival taking place this weekend in Downtown Sioux City...

A Labor Day weekend staple is returning this year after taking 2020 off due to the pandemic, ArtSplash! This year's festival has moved from Riverside Park to the Sioux City Art Center downtown. The setup is finished and the festival will begin at 10 a...

 2021-09-03 20:22 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Mead community rocked by second AltEn spill amid clean-up and heavy rains...

At least two containment berms surrounding the AltEn plant were breached following heavy rain on Tuesday. According to the Perivallon Group (PG), containment berms surrounding the plant's pesticide-laden wet cake piles were breached due to a storm sys...

 2021-09-03 20:04 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Less than 50 COVID-19 cases reported in South Sioux City Schools...

South Sioux City Community Schools continue to report the number of COVID-19 cases in the district daily. According to the latest report, there have been a total of 44 cases since the first day of school. Total confirmed cases since the first day of schoo...

 2021-09-03 19:48 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City Schools release number of weekly COVID-19 positive cases within district...

With school back in session, the Sioux City Community School District is releasing weekly positive COVID-19 numbers within its buildings. For the week of August 30th through Sept. 3rd, the district recorded 19 positive cases among students and 5 among sta...

 2021-09-03 19:45 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Hurricane Ida rescues arrive at Siouxland Humane Society...

More than a dozen pets have arrived in Siouxland, rescued from Hurricane Ida in Louisiana. The Siouxland Humane Society welcomed 9 dogs and 6 cats Friday into the shelter who will soon be waiting for their forever homes. These furry friends were already s...

 2021-09-03 19:40 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Sioux City Fire Rescue EMS Team awarded Gold Pass for critical heart care...

Sioux City Fire Rescue and their EMS team have been awarded a gold star for heart care in Siouxland. The American Heart Association awarded Sioux City's rescue team the Mission Lifeline Gold Plus Award for their work in getting patients who experience...

 2021-09-03 18:19 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Nebraska State Board of Education votes to postpone health education changes...

LA VISTA, Neb. (FOX42KPTM) - The Nebraska State Board of Education voted Friday to postpone any changes to health education standards. The decision comes two months after Governor Pete Ricketts held a townhall about the subject in Nebraska City. It raised...

 2021-09-03 18:06 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

What you need to know for game day at Kinnick...

IOWA CITY, Iowa The University of Iowa announced several important operational changes for football game days at Kinnick Stadium for the 2021 season. These changes range from new entry gates and mobile parking and ticketing to the new alcohol pilot progra...

 2021-09-03 18:06 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

What you need to know for game day at Kinnick...

IOWA CITY, Iowa The University of Iowa announced several important operational changes for football game days at Kinnick Stadium for the 2021 season. These changes range from new entry gates and mobile parking and ticketing to the new alcohol pilot progra...

 2021-09-03 17:46 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Parents of disabled kids sue over Iowa ban on mask mandates...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A group of parents of disabled students filed a lawsuit Friday seeking to strike down Iowa's law banning schools from requiring masks, arguing it endangers their health and denies equal access to education. The lawsuit, ba...

 2021-09-03 16:52 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

A month of volunteering in the Black Hills has kicked off...

Thursday kicked off the first day of United Way's annual "Month of Caring," an event that unites local businesses with non-profits and neighborhoods in need for over 20 years....

 2021-09-03 16:22 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

19-year-old injured after colliding with cow on roadway...

A man was injured in an accident Thursday night after striking a cow in the roadway. 19-year-old Blake Chessmore of St. Paul was driving on Highway 57 south of Stanton, Nebraska when he struck a large cow that was on the highway. The Stanton County Sherif...

 2021-09-03 15:54 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Tyson to give more benefits to fully-vaccinated frontline workers...

Tyson Foods plans to give additional benefits to fully-vaccinated frontline workers in the U. S. Beginning Jan. 1st, 2022, fully-vaccinated team members can start earning up to 20 hours of paid sick leave per year. New hires will also get one week of vaca...

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