"South Dakota, at least not right now, is not in that higher level of transmission. We're actually at that lower scale. It's important to keep an eye on that every week, because it does change." Health officials say that the Delta Variant has become the dominant strain of COVID-19, and it transmits from person to person far more effectively than the original virus.
Homeowners struggling to pay the bills have an extra month before the eviction moratorium expires. Friday The United States Department of Agriculture revealed that homeowners faced with eviction have until September 30th to better position themselves financially, if they financed their home with a with USDA mortgage.
President Donald Trump urged senior Justice Department officials to declare the 2020 election results “corrupt” in a December phone call, according to handwritten notes from one of the participants in the conversation.
One Florida man took his motorcycle all the way from the beach to the mountains. Retired Gainesville Florida Police Officer, Matthew Nechodom is traveling across the country with his motorcycle, making pit stops along the way to provide free lunches for law enforcement.
The nationwide eviction moratorium comes to an end Saturday, the moratorium put in place by the White House prevented landlords from evicting tenants who couldn’t pay their rent due to the economic impact of the pandemic. This shift in law calls into question how Rapid City is preparing for the change.
Deadwood invited Roger Brooks back for suggestions, "If Deadwood's going to carry that mantle of being a really true old west town, it needs to stick to some authentic and not lose it." He says Deadwood is a place for people to visit with Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok, not a place for chain fast food restaurants, souvenir shops and vehicular traffic.
One of the most decorated Olympic gymnasts sent shock waves around the world, Simone Biles withdrew from the gymnastics final, saying it was for mental health reasons. Some call the decision controversial, others call it brave, either way mental health professionals think her decision paints a good picture of how serious mental health can be.
"I think it’s time for government to sit back, wait, watch and not expect great compliance with mandates related to the spread of a virus.” He says that some of the public thinks that medical professionals are being given a script to read by government agencies in order to get control of the constituency. He says that these thoughts take people’s eyes off what’s important -- the spread of the virus.
At around 2:15pm Wednesday, July 28, law enforcement were alerted to a drowning at Pactola Reservoir. The report said that a man had been swimming near his boat when he disappeared under the water and did not re-surface. His location was in a portion of the reservoir that is 100-feet-deep.
Firearm sales are through the roof, and part of the reason why has to do with new gun owners. The Firearm Industry Trade Association reported that 5 million Americans purchased a gun for the first time in 2020. Leaving all those new gun owners in need of a place to practice.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The state of California. New York City. Hospitals and nursing homes. Colleges and universities. Employers are putting COVID-19 vaccine requirements into place and it’s getting attention. But what happens if workers refuse?