Donald Trump

KSFY TELEVISION

The city of Sioux Falls is reeling after a likely tornado struck late last night, leaving behind a trail of damage and debris.

“There is a level of destruction up here that we’re not use to seeing.” 

That’s news anchor Brian Allen who works for KSFY-Television in Sioux Falls who says the twister touched down about a mile from his home.    

“Roofs have collapsed, windows have been blown out.  There is tree damage area.. power poles are down and trees are down.”

Allen is a former anchor at KCAU Television in Sioux City.

Iowans Could Lose Coverage if ACA is Repealed

Jan 24, 2017

About 230 thousand Iowans could lose health coverage in 2019 if the Affordable Care Act is repealed without an adequate replacement, according to a new report. Siouxland Public Media’s Mary has more.

80596ACA :45

Sam Clovis Working for Trump Administration

Jan 20, 2017

Clovis Appt.  012317

An Siouxland political adviser to President Donald Trump now has a job in the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  Siouxland Public Media’s Mary Hartnett has this report.

:47

Iowans Still Signing Up for Obamacare

Nov 30, 2016

There are more Iowans signing up for Obamacare this fall than at the same time last year.  That’s despite President-elect Donald Trump's pledge to repeal the program.  Siouxland Public Media’s Mary Hartnett has this report.

:33

The Des Moines Register reports that, as of Wednesday, slightly more than 12-thousand Iowans had signed up for new or renewed policies on the government’s health-insurance exchange since Nov. 1st. That’s compared to 11,811 during the same time last year.

Sioux City Pipeline Protest

Nov 15, 2016
By NittyG - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=52776844

Large numbers of protesters continue to gather in North Dakota to oppose the Dakota Access pipeline. However, today in Downton Sioux City, a small group of protestors urged passersby to think twice about the 3.8 billion dollar project.  Siouxland Public Media Mary Hartnett has this report

Buttercup Bill

Nov 15, 2016

An Iowa lawmaker has a few words of advice to public universities providing counseling to emotionally distressed students in the wake of last week’s presidential election. Sioux land Public Media’s Mary Hartnett has more.

Republican Bobby Kaufman’s “suck it up, buttercup bill” is aimed at state universities that use extra taxpayer dollars to fund election-related sit-ins and grief counseling.  The Wilton lawmaker told the Des Moines Register Monday that “People have the right to be hysterical … on their own time.”

Chelsea Clinton in Sioux City

Oct 6, 2016

Chelsea Clinton dropped by Sioux City’s Orpheum Theater yesterday afternoon. Hillary Clinton’s daughter met with more than one-hundred supporters of the Democratic Presidential nominee.  The former first daughter talked about her mother’s achievements, what she calls the negativity of the Republican campaign and the qualities she believes will make her the nation’s first female president.  She also fielded some questions from the crowd.  Siouxland Public Media’s Mary Hartnett has more.  

Chelsea Clinton in Sioux City

Oct 6, 2016

Chelsea Clinton dropped by Sioux City’s Orpheum Theater yesterday afternoon. Hillary Clinton’s daughter met with more than one-hundred supporters of the Democratic Presidential nominee.  The former first daughter talked about her mother’s achievements, what she calls the negativity of the Republican campaign and the qualities she believes will make her the nation’s first female president.  She also fielded some questions from the crowd.  Siouxland Public Media’s Mary Hartnett has more.