COVID19


Hy-Vee No Longer Requires Vaccinated Customers and Employees to Wear Masks, Unless Locally Mandated

May 18, 2021 WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — The health and safety of Hy-Vee’s customers and employees…

As vaccination rates rise, South Dakota’s COVID-19 cases plummet

May 17, 2021 Mike Tanner PIERRE, S.D.–Vaccination rates are rising, facemasks are no longer mandatory, and active…

Sanford Health now vaccinating individuals 12 years and older with Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

May 13, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Sanford Health is now vaccinating those 12 years of age…

More than 50 percent of South Dakota’s adult population now fully vaccinated

May 12, 2021 PIERRE, S.D. – Today, the South Dakota Department of Health announced that the adult…

Minnesota getting more COVID-19 aid than first expected

May 11, 2021 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota state government will get about $200 million more than it…

Minnesota offering incentives for people to get vaccinated

May 10, 2021 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials are trying various strategies in an attempt to…

Walz dialing back Minnesota’s COVID-19 restrictions

May 7, 2021 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota will lift nearly all its COVID-19 restrictions just before Memorial…

Walz to announce further dialing back of COVID-19 restrictions in Minnesota

May 5, 2021 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz says he’ll announce a dialing back of Minnesota’s…

Mask requirement ending at South Dakota public universities

May 5, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s six public universities will no longer require…

SDSU campus moving to “optional” face coverings on May 10th

May 4, 2021 BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State University, as part of its effort for a…