COVID-19

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR JUNE 3RD

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTS JUST 2 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY WEDNESDAY. HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THE NUMBER OF TEST RESULTS RETURNED TO THE...

TYSON RELEASES AREA PLANT COVID-19 NUMBERS

Tyson Foods has announced the results of testing for COVID-19 at its Dakota City and Storm Lake meat processing facilities. As of May 29th, the...

IOWA LEGISLATURE RECONVENES ON WEDNESDAY

The Iowa Legislature will reconvene on Wednesday at 9 am. Lawmakers suspended their session back on March 16th as a precaution to slow the spread...

LOCAL HY-VEES TO GIVE AWAY FREE PEACHES ON WEDNESDAY

Sioux City and South Sioux City Hy-Vee stores will give away more than 40,400 free mini peaches to customers with a contactless, drive-thru event...

METRO AREA COVID-19 CASES FOR JUNE 2ND

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTS 25 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY TUESDAY OUT OF 193 MORE TESTS. TWO MORE DEATHS HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR JUNE 1ST

WOODBURY COUNTY REPORTED 8 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 ON MONDAY OUT OF 57 MORE TESTS. THAT BRINGS THE COUNTY TOTAL TO 2761 POSITIVE CASES WITH...

SIOUX CITY EXTENDS PARKING & UTILITY FINE WAIVERS

Sioux City officials have decided to extend the waiver of all late penalties and fees for utility bills and parking fines through June 30th. Previously...

METRO CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS FOR MAY 31ST

WOODBURY COUNTY REPORTED 19 NEW CASES SUNDAY OUT OF 131 MORE TESTS. THAT FOLLOWED 41 NEW CASES SATURDAY OUT OF 265 TESTS. DAKOTA COUNTY REPORTED REPORTED...

WOODBURY COUNTY SEES DECREASING COVID-19 NUMBERS

Woodbury County has been seeing decreasing numbers of new Covid-19 cases over the past few weeks. Tyler Brock, Deputy Director of Siouxland District Health, says...

WINNAVEGAS CASINO RESORT TO REMAIN CLOSED FOR NOW

WinnaVegas Casino Resort will remain closed due to concerns over rising COVID-19 cases on the Winnebago Indian Reservation. Although the Casino is located in Sloan,...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR MAY 29TH (Update)

The number of new coronavirus cases in Woodbury County continues to trend down. Siouxland District Health reports 15 new cases in Woodbury County as of...

SOME BUT NOT ALL CITY PARK AMENITIES OPEN JUNE 1ST

Sioux City's Parks and Recreation Department will begin a phased reopening of some facilities beginning June 1st. The Bacon Creek Dog Park will open Monday,...

TYSON SUSPENDS PRODUCTION AT STORM LAKE PLANT DUE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Tyson Foods has announced it is suspending operations at their pork processing plant in Storm Lake. The company says the closure is due in part...

HALL WANTS INVESTIGATION INTO TEST IOWA

Two Iowa House Democrats including Chris Hall of Sioux City are calling for an investigation into the state's $26 million Test Iowa program, which...

IOWA STARTS PROGRAM TO HELP HOG PRODUCERS IMPACTED BY PLANT CLOSINGS

The Iowa Department of Agriculture has launched a program to help pork producers deal with hogs they can't take to market after coronavirus shut...

IOWA HEALTH OFFICIALS CONFIRM COVID-19 OUTBREAK AT STORM LAKE TYSON PLANT

After facing several questions by Iowa news reporters on Wednesday, state health officials on Thursday confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 among workers at the...

NOEM EXTENDS SOUTH DAKOTA DRIVER’S LICENSE RENEWALS

Governor Kristi Noem has extended the temporary extension of the expiration date for certain South Dakota driver licenses. Noem has signed an executive order granting...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR MAY 28TH

WOODBURY COUNTY HAS REPORTED 23 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 THURSDAY OUT OF 191 NEW TESTS THAT WERE REPORTED. 1394 RESIDENTS ARE NOW CONSIDERED RECOVERED. DAKOTA COUNTY...

SOUTH SIOUX TO REOPEN CITY BUILDINGS ON JUNE 1ST

South Sioux City is reopening all city buildings for public use by appointment as of June 1st. City Administrator Lance Hedquist says city council meetings...

BUENA VISTA COUNTY SEES BIG SPIKE IN COVID-19 CASES

More than 400 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Buena Vista County. Storm Lake, the county seat, has two Tyson meat processing plants, but...

SCHOOL FREE LUNCH PROGRAM TRANSITIONS ON JUNE 3RD

The Sioux City School District will transition its COVID-19 Relief Meal Program to the annual Summer Meal Program on June 3rd. Food Service Supervisor Rich...

METRO COVID-19 TOTALS FOR MAY 27TH

There have been an additional 8 coronavirus cases confirmed in Woodbury County, out of a total of 84 new tests reported. Siouxland District Health reports...

GRASSLEY RESUMES ANNUAL 99 COUNTY TOWN HALL TOUR OF IOWA

U.S. Senator Charles Grassley has resumed his annual travels to all of Iowa's 99 counties to hold public forums. On Tuesday, Grassley resumed his county...

ABU BEKR SHRINE CIRCUS POSTPONED UNTIL OCTOBER

The 70th Annual Abu Bekr Shrine Circus has been rescheduled a second time. The circus has now been set for October 23-25th at the Tyson...

METRO COVID-19 TOTALS FOR MAY 26TH

Woodbury County's COVID-19 positive case count was at 2640 as of Tuesday noon with 1318 listed of those cases listed as recovered. Siouxland District Health...

REYNOLDS OK’S OPENING OF IOWA CASINOS & AMUSEMENT VENUES

Governor Kim Reynolds has given approval for Iowa's casinos, amusement parks and bowling alleys to reopen on June 1st, but at 50 percent capacity. Reynolds...

COVID-19 OUTBREAKS ANNOUNCED AT TWO PERDUE FARMS IOWA FACILITIES

Sarah Reisetter, Deputy Director of Iowa's Public Health Department, announced Tuesday that two Northwest Iowa packing plants have reported outbreaks of COVID-19: OC.........in Sioux City....

LOCAL EMS & FIRE DEPARTMENTS KEPT BUSY WITH COVID-19 CALLS

Area fire departments and ambulance crews have been busier than normal in the past several weeks because of COVID-19 related rescue calls. Sioux City Fire...

COVID-19 LOCAL TOTALS FOR MEMORIAL DAY

Dakota County reported 26 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the county's total number of cases to 1622. There were two deaths reported by...

HY-VEE TO OFFER FREE COVID-19 MASKS TUESDAY MORNING

If you need a face mask to wear because of COVID-19 and have not been able to locate one, you may get one for...
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