Closings, Cancellations and Delays


Rapid City Council approves final reading of ordinance putting restrictions on public gathering places
RAPID CITY, S.D. - The Rapid City Council on Friday night approved second and final reading of an ordinance that will temporarily put some restrictions on certain businesses to help curb the spread of COVID-19. The council voted 7-2 to require businesses like bars, restaurants, food courts, coffee houses and the like that offer on-site consumption to close their indoor consumption areas. Those bu...
March 27, 2020
Noem signs hemp and other bills, but says budget in doubt
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Gov. Kristi Noem has signed 15 bills that allocate millions of dollars to South Dakota programs, including industrial hemp. But the governor offered no guarantee on whether...
March 27, 2020

South Dakota cities, counties take action on COVID-19
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Some South Dakota cities are moving to close restaurants and retail stores as Gov. Kristi Noem declines to bring severe restrictions on business. Health experts have called...
March 27, 2020

SD Dept of Health catches up on testing - 12 additional COVID-19 cases reported
PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Health reports an additional 12 cases of COVID-19 in its latest report out today – bringing the state total to 58. Two of those cases are in ...
March 27, 2020

Monument Health asking for help to gather more personal protective supplies for staff
RAPID CITY, S.D.  – Wearing swim goggles for face protection and trash bags for surgical gowns, frontline healthcare workers in many parts of the country have been forced to fend for themse...
March 27, 2020

Nest Predator Bounty Program begins April 1
PIERRE, SD - The 2020 Nest Predator Bounty Program will begin on April 1. However, due to concerns of COVID-19, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will not be accepting tails for the program ...
March 27, 2020

Prisoner's fear COVID-19 infection, warden resigns
PIERRE, SD- Prisoners fleeing from possible coronavirus infection and a warden’s abrupt resignation have thrown the South Dakota Women’s Prison into turmoil. Three more of the women who e...
March 27, 2020

Tribe confirms first diagnosed case of COVID-19
TODD COUNTY, S.D. — The Rosebud Sioux Tribe announced on Thursday, March 27 that a case of COVID-19 has been confirmed. The person who has contracted the virus is an adult who resides in Todd C...
March 27, 2020

Wyoming governor signs daylight saving time bill
GILLETTE, Wyo. (The Gillette (Wyo.) News Record) — Wyoming's governor has signed a bill making daylight saving time permanent in the state. The Gillette News Record reports Republican Gov. Mark ...
March 27, 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

Remainder of college rodeo season canceled, finals still on
WALLA WALLA, Wash. - The National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association has canceled the remainder of the season. “It is heartbreaking for all of our athletes, coaches, and fans, but the health and safety of everyone is the most important at this time,” a release from th...
March 26, 2020

Panthers sign QB Teddy Bridgewater to 3-year contract
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Panthers have signed free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to a three-year contract. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press last week that the contract is worth $63 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity beca...
March 26, 2020

Royals new owner patiently awaiting rescheduled opening day
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This was supposed to be the first opening day for the Royals under new owner John Sherman. The fulfillment of a lifelong ambition. Instead, Kauffman Stadium sat empty under sunny skies and amid continued uncertainty whether baseball will be played at ...
March 26, 2020

Panthers release quarterback Cam Newton
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Cam Newton era is over in Carolina, as the Panthers released the quarterback after nine seasons. The move became a formality after the Panthers made it clear last week they were moving on from Newton, giving him permission to seek a trade before agre...
March 24, 2020

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