COVID-19

SIOUX CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR PAST WEEK

The Sioux City Community School District says 11 students tested positive for Covid-19 that attended school in the past week. The district has 10 reports...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR OCTOBER 30TH

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTS THAT THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE CONTINUES TO RISE IN THE COUNTY, CLIMBING TO 17.1 PER CENT...

REYNOLDS SAYS STATE HOSPITALS ARE HANDLING INFLUX OF COVID PATIENTS

Governor Kim Reynolds says while escalating Covid patient counts in Iowa hospitals have set records every day this week, hospitals aren't being overrun and...

USD COVID-19 NUMBERS RISE AND FALL

The University of South Dakota dashboard is reporting thirty-seven students and four employees as having active cases of COVID-19. USD President Sheila Gestring says they...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR OCTOBER 29TH

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 97 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY THURSDAY. THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE JUMPED TO 16.4 PERCENT....

SIOUXLAND SLEEP OUT MOVES TO NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR

This year's 16th annual Siouxland Sleep Out to help the homeless is going to be a little different this year. Event co-founder Cindy Wood says...

DORDT UNIVERSITY REVISES PLANS FOR FALL SEMESTER CLASSES

Dordt University in Sioux Center has changed its plans for the fall semester. Face-to-face, in-person classes will end on Tuesday, November 24th. Mark Buss explains: OC............soq :49

NEBRASKA ALSO TO HELP PROVIDE INTERNET ACCESS TO NEEDY STUDENTS

The State of Nebraska is also helping students who have been lacking home internet capability for remote learning in school. Department of Education Commissioner Matt...

LONG TERM CARE CENTER POSITIVE CASES AT WOODBURY COUNTY FACILITIES EXCEED 70

WOODBURY COUNTY STILL HAS FOUR LONG TERM CARE CENTERS REPORTING MULTIPLE OUTBREAKS OF COVID-19. THERE ARE 35 POSITIVE CASES REPORTED AMONG RESIDENTS AND STAFF OF...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR OCTOBER 28TH

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 44 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY WEDNESDAY. THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE JUMPED TO 15.9 PERCENT....

SOME SOUTH DAKOTA STUDENTS TO RECEIVE FREE HOME INTERNET

South Dakota K-12 students who do not currently have internet in their homes will be able to have it at no charge for the...

MORNINGSIDE & BRIAR CLIFF CAMPUS COVID UPDATE

MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE REPORTED 9 NEW STUDENT CASES AND ONE NEW STAFF MEMBER TESTING POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 IN THE PAST WEEK. THERE ARE SIX STUDENTS IN...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR OCTOBER 27TH

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 55 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY TUESDAY. THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE DROPPED TO 15.4 PERCENT....

NEBRASKA READIES COVID VACCINE DISTRIBUTION PLAN

Even though there is not a vaccine available yet for Covid-19, Nebraska and other states have developed plans to distribute a vaccine when it...

SALVATION ARMY SETS 2020 RED KETTLE CAMPAIGN GOAL

The Salvation Army of Siouxland has set a goal of $300,000 for this year's Christmas fundraising campaign. The red kettles will be set up at...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR OCTOBER 26TH

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 60 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY MONDAY. THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE INCREASED TO 15.6 PERCENT....

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR OCTOBER 24-25

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 65 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY SUNDAY AND 77 ON SATURDAY. THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE...

COVID PANDEMIC PARALLELS LOCAL POLIO EPIDEMIC OF 1952

SATURDAY IS "WORLD POLIO DAY" WHICH ACKNOWLEDGES THE NEAR ERADICATION OF POLIO AS A FATAL ILLNESS ON OUR PLANET. KEVIN GRIEME, DIRECTOR OF SIOUXLAND DISTRICT...

KIND WORLD FOUNDATION CONTRIBUTES TO CITY EFFORT AGAINST THE PANDEMIC

The Friends of Sioux City Police Department have received a $15,000 donation from the Kind World Foundation to help fight efforts relating to the...

BARSTOOL OPEN MINI GOLF PUB CRAWL CANCELLED

THE PANDEMIC HAS CAUSED ANOTHER LOCAL EVENT TO BE CANCELLED ON HALLOWEEN. RIVER-CADE SPOKESMAN PHYL CLAEYS SAYS THE BARSTOOL OPEN MINI GOLF PUB CRAWL SET...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR OCTOBER 23RD

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 77 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY FRIDAY. THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE EDGED UP TO 14.9...

RAILROAD MUSEUM CANCELS UPCOMING HOLIDAY EVENTS

The Sioux City Railroad Museum’s has decided to cancel a pair of popular upcoming holiday events because of the pandemic. Rail Museum officials say the...

MRHD AWARDS OVER $150,000 IN COVID RELIEF GRANTS

Missouri River Historical Development awarded another round of grants to 15 non-profit organizations and governmental entities Thursday. MRHD President Stacy Harmelink says the Covid-19 Emergency...

METRO COVID-19 CASES FOR OCTOBER 22ND

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 71 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY THURSDAY. THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE EDGED UP TO 14.6...

REYNOLDS DEFENDS USE OF PANDEMIC RELIEF FUNDS FOR SOFTWARE

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds says she thinks federal pandemic relief money can be used to buy new computer software for state government. On Monday, Democratic...

VOTER APP AVAILABLE FOR WOODBURY COUNTY RESIDENTS

A new mobile app has been made available for Woodbury County voters with information for the General Election on November 3rd. The app lets voters...

METRO COVID-19 CASES FOR OCTOBER 21ST

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 29 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY WEDNESDAY. THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE DROPPED TO 14.4 PERCENT...

SOUTH SIOUX CITY SCHOOLS TO CONSIDER SEATING LIMITS FOR WINTER INDOOR SPORTS

As Nebraska returns to phase three Covid protocols Wednesday, South Sioux City School officials are planning ahead for the winter sports season. Under the governor's...

LAUNCHPAD ANNOUNCES BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS

The LaunchPAD Children's Museum has improved their facility to promote continued good health indoors. LaunchPad has installed ionizers into their HVAC units as a part...

BLOMSTEDT SAYS NEBRASKA SCHOOLS WILL ADJUST TO NEW PROTOCOLS

With Nebraska going back to phase three Covid protocols Wednesday, schools will also have to adapt again. State Education Commissioner Matt Blomstedt says schools have...
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