Closings, Cancellations and Delays


Resident at Sioux Falls elder care facility third person to die of COVID-19
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Sioux Falls elder care facility says that one resident has died after contracting the coronavirus. The Prince of Peace Retirement Community, ran by Avera Health, announced earlier this week that three residents had become infected. Avera says it believes that an asymptomatic staff member had unknowingly brought the infection into the facility. They isolated the pe...
April 3, 2020
Noem says COVID-19 situation remains fluid in SD
PIERRE, S.D. — During her daily press conference Friday, Governor Kristi Noem says the state is in a very fluid, or changing, situation when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic. This caveat was s...
April 3, 2020

Monument Health Foundation creates COVID-19 medical response fund
RAPID CITY, S.D. - Starting today, the Monument Health Foundation is launching the COVID-19 Medical Response Fund and is pledging to match the first $5,000 in donations to help with community efforts ...
April 3, 2020

South Dakota prisoners tasked with making PPE
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The South Dakota Department of Corrections says inmates are producing personal protective equipment for prison staff. South Dakota prisons have several manufacturing shops that h...
April 3, 2020

State records 22 additional COVID-19 cases
PIERRE, S.D. – The number of COVID-19 positive tests in South Dakota hit 187 Friday – up 22 from Thursday’s 165. All new cases were in eastern South Dakota. That means Lawrence Cou...
April 3, 2020

Lawmakers to probe if Senate leader was drunk during meeting
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - South Dakota legislators have decided to investigate allegations that Senate Majority Leader Kris Langer was drunk during a meeting earlier this week. Both Langer, a Dell Rapids ...
April 3, 2020

Meade County Commission to meet in special session Friday to discuss Coronavirus
STURGIS, S.D. - The Meade County Commission will meet in special session Friday to discuss possibly closing county offices to the public due to the spread of COVID-19. The virus continues to spread i...
April 2, 2020

Governor asking National Guard to set up hospital capacity in Sioux Falls, Rapid City
PIERRE, .S.D - South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem on Thursday says she is asking the National Guard to help in the fight of COVID-19. During her media briefing, the governor said the National Guard w...
April 2, 2020

Thune Launches Special COVID-19 Resources Page on His Website
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) today launched a microsite to provide South Dakotans with important up-to-date information about the COVID-19 pandemic. The microsite features n...
April 2, 2020

South Dakota Class AA Girls' All-State Selections
UNDATED - Five seniors and a junior have been named to the Class AA girls' basketball all-state team, which is selected by the South Dakota High School Basketball Coaches Association. Here are the teams: First Team Emma Ronsiek, O'Gorman, Sr., 16.5 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 3.2 apg, 26 st...
April 2, 2020

Changes coming to NFL playoffs
UNDATED — There will be a new format for the NFL playoffs this postseason. NFL team owners have voted to expand the playoffs by one team in each conference for a total of 14. Only two teams will get a first-round bye — the teams with the best record in the AFC and N...
April 1, 2020

Bucks try to make sure they're ready whenever season resumes
MILWAUKEE — The NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks remain confident the coronavirus pandemic won’t put a permanent halt to the season and that they’ll get to resume chasing their first league title in nearly half a century. The Bucks had a league-best 53-12 record whe...
April 1, 2020

Ciara Duffy Honored With Becky Hammon POY Award
UNDATED - On Tuesday, Her Hoop Stats announced that University of South Dakota senior basketball star Ciara Duffy was the inaugural recipient of their Becky Hammon Mid-Major Player of the Year award. “That was a cool thing to get for sure,” stated Duffy. “It&rs...
April 1, 2020

SDHSAA Keeping Door Open On Sports and Activities
PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota High School Activities Association held an urgent board of directors meeting on Friday to discuss a plan of action for high school sports and activities for both winter and spring. For starters, a lot of information was discussed and quite a few p...
March 27, 2020

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