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 2021-08-31 22:28 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Spike in COVID cases continues South Dakota...

South Dakota's total infection number to 133,279....

 2021-08-31 22:23 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Union County woman first West Nile death in South Dakota...

A 42-year-old woman in Union County is South Dakota's first human West Nile Virus death of the 2021 season. "We are encouraging residents to take the necessary precautions to avoid contracting West Nile Virus. Simple, yet key mitigation strategies...

 2021-08-31 21:54 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

U.S. Dept. of Ed Secretary calls Iowa law banning mask mandates an 'overreach'...

U. S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona is calling Iowa's law banning mask mandates in schools an "overreach. "Secretary Cardona spoke with Iowa's News Now Tuesday, one day after the U. S. Department of Education announced i...

 2021-08-31 21:33 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

SD Legislative Redistricting committee considers new census data with little time to spare...

The South Dakota legislative redistricting committee is considering recently released census data while attempting to redistrict the state's legislative districts on an incredibly tight timeline....

 2021-08-31 21:33 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

SD Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg gets speeding ticket, his 7th since 2014...

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg obtained his 7th speeding ticket in as many years just mere days before heading to trial in an accident he was involved in that led to one pedestrian death in September 2020....

 2021-08-31 21:32 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

The final test is underway at Hideaway Hills...

It will finally tell us what is going on underground...

 2021-08-31 19:38 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Art galley in Rapid City gives reservation artists a place to sell their work...

The art scene in Rapid City continues to expand as more galleries pop up throughout town. Two artists from the Pine Ridge reservation opened a gallery in June aimed to give indigenous artists the opportunity to sell their work off the reservation....

 2021-08-31 15:16 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

McDonald's on 8th and Hamilton closed after grease fire...

McDonald's at 729 Hamilton Blvd will be closed on Tuesday after a grease fire. Sioux City Fire Rescue responded to the fire at about 9:30 a. m. Tuesday morning. A grease fire had started in one of the fryers and was quickly extinguished. The restauran...

 2021-08-31 14:59 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

South Dakota is seeing gas prices decline, but how long will it last?...

Now that tourism season in the Black Hills is trickling down, gas prices are expected to follow that trend....

 2021-08-31 14:49 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

No injuries after apartment fire on Transit Ave...

Sioux City Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire on the 3600 block of Transit Ave. just after 8:00 a. m. Tuesday morning. The fire was contained to one of the apartment units inside the structure. Light smoke was seen coming from the residence. No inj...

 2021-08-31 14:48 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

MidAmerican crews heading to Louisiana to help restore power...

Des Moines-based MidAmerican Energy is sending 120 employees and crew members to southern Louisiana to help restore electricity after service was knocked out during Hurricane Ida. The company says more than a million people are still without power. "O...

 2021-08-31 11:23 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Strong storms leave trails of damage overnight, clearing Tuesday morning...

Strong storms overnight brought damage to the Sioux City metro in the form of downed trees and golf ball sized hail made its mark as well. Strong storms toppled trees overnight (Siouxland News Graphic) If you have any storm reports please send them to us ...

 2021-08-31 04:51 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Utah homicide victim connected to Rapid City revenge shooting...

Dominique Brave, 23, was traveling with three people wanted in connection to a Rapid City shooting when she was shot in the head in Utah....

 2021-08-31 04:23 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

State wants to drop charges for man accused of kidnapping girlfriend, holding her in shed...

Woodbury County is dropping charges against a man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend from South Sioux City and holding her in a shed near Bronson. In a motion to dismiss filed late last week, the county attorney's office seeks to dismiss the char...

 2021-08-31 04:17 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

S.D. Rep. Dusty Johnson holds town hall in Elk Point, discusses COVID-19 and Afghanistan...

South Dakota's lone congressman was in Union County Monday. Rep. Dusty Johnson held a town hall at the Ollie's Drive Inn in Elk Point. He was asked about a wide range of topics including some of his past voting history, various COVID topics and th...

 2021-08-31 04:07 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Stormy weather in Siouxland causes trees to topple, damaging cars and structures...

Two vehicles and a shed have been crushed after a tree toppled on Sioux City's west side during a round of severe weather that moved to Siouxland. Sioux City Fire Rescue and MidAmerican Energy were called to West 4th and John Streets shortly before 10...

 2021-08-31 01:22 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Man charged in Memorial Day shooting wants trial moved out of Woodbury County...

The man charged with murder in a shooting on Memorial Day in Luton wants his trial moved out of Woodbury County. Marvin Hildreth Jr. and his attorneys moving for a change of venue in the case to Polk, Johnson, Black Hawk or Linn counties citing extensive ...

 2021-08-30 23:10 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

New FEMA flood maps released for Woodbury county, appeals process begins...

It has been 10 years since the flood maps of Woodbury county have been updated but now the new maps are out and that means updates across the board. "Our main goal is to show people where their flood risk is, so that they can protect themselves and th...

 2021-08-30 22:39 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Mollie Tibbetts' mother says daughter's murder had impacts beyond their family...

The name Mollie Tibbetts captured the attention of the nation back in 2018. First in July, when the 20-year-old University of Iowa student vanished from an evening jog in her hometown of Brooklyn. Then again just over a month later, when her body was reco...

 2021-08-30 22:27 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City man awarded by U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson for helping catch a burglar...

Rapid City man awarded Strength of South Dakota by U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson...

 2021-08-30 22:23 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

New mural coming soon to West 7th corridor...

The city of Sioux City is adding a new piece of public art to the west side. A new mural is being painted on the exterior wall of 214 west 7th Street depicting a hawk flying over corn and prairie. When it's finished in about two weeks the new mural wi...

 2021-08-30 22:21 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Local restaurants and bars honor fallen soldiers...

Several local restaurants are taking steps to honor the military personnel killed in the August 26th Kabul suicide bombing. Eddie's Tavern in Sergeant Bluff, as well as Red Robin and Texas Roadhouse in Sioux City's Lakeport Commons, have all put o...

 2021-08-30 22:20 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Lennox High School could resume classes Tuesday...

After severe weather including an EF-1 Tornado classes could resume at a Southeast South Dakota school that was damaged on Saturday, August 28th. The Lennox High School lost part of its roof in the storm. The district says the damage is mostly contained t...

 2021-08-30 21:51 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

New soy processing plant to be built in Buena Vista County, Iowa...

A new soybean crushing plant will be built in Buena Vista County near Alta, Iowa, pending state and local approvals, which will propel value-added agriculture forward in Iowa. Development partners Mike Kinley and Nick Bowdish have joined forces to develop...

 2021-08-30 21:09 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

SSC PD arrested six during a multi-state human trafficking operation...

The South Sioux City Police Department arrested six individuals during a multi-state human trafficking operation. OMFO FBI, HSI, Omaha Police Department, Sioux City Police Department, Nebraska State Patrol, Dakota County Sheriff's Office, Nebraska Att...

 2021-08-30 20:06 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Two injured in Plymouth County motorcycle accident...

Two people were injured in a motorcycle accident Saturday in Plymouth County. The sheriff's office says that on August 28th, just after 3:00 p. m. , they were notified of a motorcycle accident on C38 just west of K22 in rural Plymouth County. A Plymou...

 2021-08-30 19:40 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Rapid City community's youth bands together with local organizations to stand against violence and drug use...

Rapid City youth organize a walk against violence and substance abuse...

 2021-08-30 18:49 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Man gets life sentence in 2018 killing of Mollie Tibbetts...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- A man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the stabbing death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts three years ago. Judge Joel Yates sentenced Cristhian Bahena Rivera on Monday to the m...

 2021-08-30 18:02 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gov. Reynolds issues disaster for 11 counties for recent severe weather...

Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a new disaster proclamation for 11 counties due to recent severe weather. This past week, parts of northern Iowa saw a tornadoes touch down and have been dealing with major flooding. Allamakee, Buchanan, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Cl...

 2021-08-30 17:48 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

North Rapid community reacts to recent violence...

In the northern Rapid community, a sense of pain as crime continues. Also, a sense of urgency and calls for the community to do better by coming together....

 2021-08-30 17:42 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

State mask bans face federal civil rights inquiries...

The Education Department announced Monday that it's investigating five Republican-led states that have banned mask requirements in schools, saying the policies could amount to discrimination against students with disabilities or health conditions. The...

 2021-08-30 16:55 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe runs out of COVID-19 hospital beds...

To get help, they've had to send people over 400 miles to Cheyenne, Wyoming and as far as 500 miles to Denver, Colorado for ICU COVID-19 medical care....

 2021-08-30 16:34 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Police identify man that drove into Missouri River Saturday night during storm...

UPDATE: Officers identified 69-year-old Gerald M. Reed of Smithland, Iowa as the driver of the pick-up truck that died after his vehicle went into the Missouri River on Aug. 28th. Previous Story: SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Sioux City Fire Rescue and the Urb...

 2021-08-30 15:03 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

$2 million Powerball ticket sold in Yankton...

A winning ticket from Saturday's Powerball drawing will soon make a South Dakota Lottery player's dreams come true. The South Dakota Lottery's weekend drawings were highlighted by a $2 million Powerball winner. The winning ticket was purchased...

 2021-08-30 14:05 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Proposed carbon pipeline could cross 30 Iowa counties, public input wanted...

A company that wants to build a multi-million dollar pipeline across parts of Siouxland to capture carbon from biofuel plants, plans to hold a series of meetings on the project. Summit Carbon Solutions proposes building a 700-mile underground pipeline tha...

 2021-08-30 11:21 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Stormy trend continues this week...

Severe storms rolled through Siouxland on Saturday, with one in particular that produced an EF-1 tornado in Lennox, SD. A confirmed EF-1 tornado touched down near Lennox, SD on Saturday along with large hail and severe winds which tipped over two semi tra...

 2021-08-30 04:09 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Oldest Lutheran Church in Nebraska hosts service...

Since it has opened its been welcoming worshipers since the mid-1800s and now several Siouxlanders attended a service at Nebraska's oldest Lutheran church. Emmanuel Lutheran Church sits in Dakota City and is currently listed as the oldest standing Lut...

 2021-08-30 03:53 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Adam's Homestead asks for public's solving vandalism...

Adams homestead and nature preserve need the public's help finding a group of people who vandalized their archery range last week. Late Monday, August 23rd around 11:30 p. m. some of their targets were damaged by the archery tower. They shared 2 photo...

 2021-08-29 23:27 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Baseball sized hail does damage at Hart Ranch Camping Resort...

A severe storm made its way through the Black Hills last night, producing lots of lightning, high winds, and some hail. Although the storm system has passed, its damage is only starting to be assessed....

 2021-08-29 23:26 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Veteran police officer Francis Kistler pleas guilty to sexual involvement with a 17 and 13-year-old girl...

Kistler admitted to having a sexual relationship with the girls and said that he "loved them," knowing they were 17 and 13 years old. He says his love is why he didn't see it as child pornography....

 2021-08-29 16:38 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Rescue crews recover vehicle that drove into Missouri River...

Sioux City Fire Rescue and the Urban Search and Rescue Task force Dive Team are currently at the Sioux City riverfront recovering a vehicle that lost control and drove into the Missouri River Saturday night. According to Sioux City Police shortly before 1...

 2021-08-29 00:38 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Severe storm damage in Lincoln County Saturday...

Extensive damage is being reported in Lincoln County, SD following several severe storms that moved through Saturday evening. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office in Canton, SD posted photos of widespread damage in Lennox, SD. Two semi's tipped ove...

 2021-08-28 18:35 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Severe storms expected Saturday...

The atmosphere is prime for severe storms in Siouxland Saturday. Temperatures have already stretched into the upper 80s early this afternoon, with highs expected to reach the low 90s by early this evening. Highs are anticipated to reach the low 90s by the...

 2021-08-28 00:33 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Police now investigating Friday shooting as a homicide...

The 16-year old victim in a Friday morning shooting in Rapid City has died....

 2021-08-28 00:32 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

UPDATE: Shooting suspect in custody...

A juvenile shooting victim has been transported to the hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries. North side schools have been placed on secure status out of an abundance of caution. Updates as we have them....

 2021-08-27 23:38 

KEVN

[ FOX Rapid City ]

Health Watch: At home workouts...

Health Watch: How to do some at-home workouts without any equipment...

 2021-08-27 22:31 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

ArtSplash happening next weekend, moving to Art Center in Downtown Sioux City...

We are one week from the return of the Sioux City Art Center's "ArtSplash" festival. There are several changes to the annual Labor Day Weekend event which is now free. It's also moved from Riverside Park to the grounds of the Art Center in...

 2021-08-27 22:25 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Judge James Daane sworn in to Third Judicial District in Iowa...

Northwest Iowa has a new judge hearing cases. The Third Judicial District's new Chief Judge, Patrick Tott, administered the judicial oath to James Daane who's filling the seat of former Chief Judge Duane Hoffmeyer, who retired and assumed "sen...

 2021-08-27 22:23 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Local union seeking answers from Authority over use of local contractors for jail project...

As if the building of a new Woodbury County Jail isn't already creating some controversy, now there are concerns about who's building it! At a meeting of the jail authority, a representative of a local contractors union urged more local workers to...

 2021-08-27 22:19 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Millard South grad, marine killed in Afghanistan Attack...

A former Millard South student who later became a marine was killed in Thursday's attack in Afghanistan. Corporal Doegan Page's family confirmed his death Friday afternoon. He was one of 13 U. S. service members killed in the attack. Page was a me...

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