COVID-19

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The rapidly developing COVID-19 pandemic is having a broad impact on Sioux Falls-area businesses and events. This page will be updated frequently, so check back often for the latest developments.

3 days ago

Restaurants, other food businesses respond to COVID-19

From additional cleaning to encourage carry-out and delivery orders, local and national restaurants are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic while attempting to carry on their businesses. This page will be updated frequently as news changes, so check back often.

3 days ago

Ahead of the game: Investment in technology prepared Augustana for online instruction before COVID-19

Before Augustana University was forced to adopt a hybrid of in-person and remote learning, new technology was already in place to make the shift successful.

5 days ago

Sanford teams work across spectrum to find answers to COVID-19

Whether patients have mild COVID-19 symptoms or are seriously ill, there’s a team at Sanford Research working to address and combat every step of the novel coronavirus.

5 days ago

Smithfield plans to contest OSHA citation, calling it ‘wholly without merit’

Smithfield Foods plans to contest a citation from OSHA that claims it failed to protect employees from COVID-19.

1 week ago

Smithfield cited for failing to protect employees from COVID-19

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Smithfield Foods in Sioux Falls for failing to protect employees from COVID-19.

2 weeks ago

Travel coalition: Even booking a trip will give you a boost in happiness

Hospitality and travel has always helped lead to happiness — and during these tumultuous times, new research finds that even the thought of travel can be enough to boost your mood.

2 weeks ago

Pavilion cancels this season’s Performance Series

The Washington Pavilion has canceled its 2020-21 Performance Series, which would have brought hit shows to Sioux Falls.

2 weeks ago

A Senior’s Story: Five months to a first day like no other

Come with us for A Senior’s Story, an ongoing series from reporter Molly Wetsch, who takes us inside a senior year like no other.

3 weeks ago

Smithfield planning to continue COVID screenings in new buildings

Smithfield Foods is spending at least $200,000 on two new buildings to allow space to screen employees for COVID-19.

3 weeks ago

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