COVID-19

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR NOVEMBER 30TH

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 55 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY ON MONDAY. (10,386 TOTAL) THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE EDGED...

GRASSLEY BACK AT WORK ON CAPITOL HILL

U.S. SENATOR CHUCK GRASSLEY OF IOWA HAS RETURNED TO WORK IN HIS WASHINGTON OFFICE AFTER COMPLETING QUARANTINE FOLLOWING HIS TESTING POSITIVE FOR COVID-19. GRASSLEY WAS...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR NOVEMBER 28 29

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 36 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY ON SUNDAY AND 112 ON SATURDAY. (10,331 TOTAL) THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR NOVEMBER 26TH & 27TH

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 86 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY ON THURSDAY AND 95 ON FRIDAY. (10,183 TOTAL) THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR NOVEMBER 25TH

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 49 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY ON WEDNESDAY, TOPPING THE TEN-THOUSAND MARK FOR TOTAL POSITIVE CASES IN THE...

SOUTH SIOUX CITY HALL TO BE LOCKED ON MONDAY

Effective Monday, November 30th, South Sioux City Hall will be closed to the public. Meetings with the city staff will be by appointment only. Telephone numbers...

REYNOLDS CANCELS HER FAMILY GATHERING, ASKS IOWANS TO BE SAFE

Governor Kim Reynolds says she's cancelled her family's Thanksgiving gathering. The governor's current public health emergency proclamation limits the size of family gatherings to no...

KRABBENHOFT OUT AS SANFORD HEALTH CEO

Sanford Health's Board of Trustees has announced that they have agreed to part ways with longtime CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft. Krabbenhoft has been Sanford's president and...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR NOVEMBER 24TH

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 82 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY ON TUESDAY. (9953 TOTAL) DESPITE THAT, THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST...

HY-VEE REINSTATES RESERVED SHOPPING FOR AT RISK CUSTOMERS

Hy-Vee food stores have reinstated their reserved shopping hour for customers considered "high risk" in response to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases throughout...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR NOVEMBER 23RD

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 36 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY ON MONDAY. (9871 TOTAL) THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE DROPPED...

NORFOLK CITY COUNCIL PASSES MASK MANDATE

The city council of Norfolk, Nebraska has unanimously passed a mask mandate for their residents. The council voted 7-0 in a special session to require...

WEEKEND METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 111 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY ON SUNDAY AND 110 ON SATURDAY. (9835 TOTAL) THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE...

NEBRASKA PLAYS CATCH UP ON COVID CONTACT TRACING

NEBRASKA IS TAKING STEPS TO CATCH UP WITH A BACKLOG OF CONTACT TRACING OF POSITIVE COVID-19 PATIENTS CREATED BY THE RECENT UPSURGE IN CASES. ASHLEY...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR NOVEMBER 20TH

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 127 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY FRIDAY. (9635 TOTAL) THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE DROPPED TO...

IOWA NURSING HOME COVID CASES REMAIN STATEWIDE CONCERN

Iowa figures show that 982 nursing home residents have died of Covid and 117 Iowa nursing homes now have active Covid-19 outbreaks. Brent Willett is...

POLICE HOPE FOR VOLUNTARY COMPLIANCE ON PANDEMIC PROCLAMATION

The City of Sioux City and Sioux City Police Department are asking residents to cooperate with the new guidance outlined by Governor Kim Reynolds'...

LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST TYSON FOODS WATERLOO PLANT OVER COVID ISSUES

A lawsuit related to the Covid outbreak at a Tyson meatpacking plant in Waterloo, Iowa alleges managers and supervisors placed cash bets on how...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR NOVEMBER 19TH

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 133 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY THURSDAY. (9508 TOTAL) THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE EDGED UP...

SOUTH DAKOTA PLANS FOR COVID VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

South Dakota officials are planning for the first available COVID-19 vaccinations they receive to go to frontline healthcare workers. Department of Health Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon...

MINNESOTA ANNOUNCES NEW ROUND OF PANDEMIC RELATED SHUTDOWNS

Minnesota is the latest state to announce new major shutdowns because of the pandemic. Bars, restaurants, fitness centers, bowling alleys and other establishments will have...

NOEM SAYS NATIONAL MEDIA IS PORTRAYING A FALSE IMAGE OF SOUTH DAKOTA & COVID

SOUTH DAKOTA GOVERNOR KRISTI NOEM SAYS THE NATIONAL MEDIA IS NOT GIVING A TRUE PICTURE OF HER STATE WHEN IT COMES TO THE SPREAD...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR NOVEMBER 18TH

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 64 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY TUESDAY. (9375 TOTAL) THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE INCREASED TO...

IOWA PRISON COVID CASES ARE LOWER

The state Department of Corrections says coronavirus outbreaks at three of Iowa's prisons appear to be subsiding. A week ago, more than 11-hundred inmates at...

MASKS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED FOR WOODBURY COUNTY BUILDINGS

IOWA GOVERNOR KIM REYNOLDS LATEST PROCLAMATION REGARDING MASK WEARING RESULTED IN DEBATE AT THE END OF TUESDAY'S WOODBURY COUNTY SUPERVISORS MEETING. THE COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT...

THUNE HOPES FOR COMPROMISE ON NEW STIMULUS PACKAGE

As the current session of Congress winds down for this year, there have been no negotiations on a new pandemic economic relief plan since...

SENATOR CHUCK GRASSLEY TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley has tested positive for Covid-19. He learned Tuesday morning that he was exposed to the coronavirus and immediately quarantined. Late afternoon he...

BLOOD PLASMA NEEDED FROM RECOVERED COVID PATIENTS

LifeServe Blood Center is asking community members to book an appointment to give blood and especially convalescent plasma to help patients during the pandemic. Chief...

METRO COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR NOVEMBER 17TH

SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH REPORTED 42 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WOODBURY COUNTY TUESDAY. (9311 TOTAL) THE TWO WEEK OVERALL AVERAGE POSITIVE TEST RATE DROPPED A...

WAYNE STATE GRADS TO BE HONORED FRIDAY EVENING

Wayne State College graduates will be honored this Friday evening, November 20th in a ceremony at Rice Auditorium. The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m....
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