Iowans who have not yet filed their 2020 individual state income taxes now will have more time. The Iowa Department of Revenue announced yesterday it had extended the filing and payment deadline to June 1 for 2020 individual returns and first-quarter estimated income tax payments for individuals.
The state's extension comes after the U.S. Treasury also lengthened the time for individuals to file their federal taxes — although those are due May 17, sooner than Iowa's new deadline.
South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem is taking unilateral action to address transgender women and girls competing in sports, after lawmakers rejected similar revisions she tried to make to House Bill 1217. The governor's office has announced the signing of a pair of executive orders that mirror what she had hoped lawmakers would pass.
That was immediately the South Dakota Legislature failed to override Noem's own veto of the measure. The bill would have made it illegal for both college and high school athletes to play in sports that do not align with their biological sex.
All Woodbury County residents 16 and older can now register to receive the coronavirus vaccine. Online registration for these clinics opens at 3 p.m. today. The next clinics are slated for April 6 and 8 at the Siouxland Expo Center. These clinics will be using the Pfizer vaccine. Go to siouxlanddistricthealth.org to sign up.
Plans to redevelop a large portion of Chris Larsen Park by the Missouri River continue to move forward. The city is upgrading the area along the Missouri River where the former Argosy riverboat casino was docked. Constructing a pedestrian bridge that connects with South Sioux City's Scenic Park has been floated as a potential feature for the Chris Larsen development project.