SBA approves Economic Injury Disaster Loan Fund Program access for South Dakota

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem announced today that small businesses and non-profit organizations in South Dakota that have been negatively impacted by the global COVID-19 virus are now eligible for economic assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The following are additional details provided by the SBA: SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up …

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COVID-19 related unemployment claims have jumped

The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) reports a dramatic increase in activity at the Unemployment Insurance Call Center during the last week due to COVID-19 related layoffs.“We are adding additional staff to the Call Center to handle the influx of claims, assigning additional staff to help reset passwords, and adding more phone lines,” said …

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Marquette’s Howard named to AP All-American first team

Marquette guard Markus Howard is joined on the first team with Dayton’s Obi Toppin, Iowa’s Luka Garza, Myles Powell of Seton Hall and Oregon’s Payton Pritchard.

One Thing to Watch: Rob Gronkowski being “Gronk” before he hosts WWE Friday Night SmackDown

We bring you the ‘Gronkiest’ of Gronk moments before the former New England Patriots tight end hosts Friday Night Smackdown.

From the Archives: When Rockers was soccer (VIDEO)

We take a deep dive into our tape library

Top Flyer: Dayton’s Obi Toppin leads AP All-American team

Dayton breakout star Obi Toppin is the lone unanimous first-team choice to The Associated Press men’s college basketball All-America team

Coronavirus live updates: 100% of New York workforce must stay home

mrtom-uk/iStock(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of novel coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than 10,000 people worldwide, mostly in Italy and China. The new respiratory virus, known officially as COVID-19, has reached every continent except Antarctica as well as every European country since emerging in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December. There are …

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AP Was There: Worthy, Jordan lead UNC to ’82 title vs. Hoyas

A panel of Associated Press sports writers has come up with the top 10 men’s basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament

Miami mayor’s message to spring breakers amid coronavirus pandemic: It’s ‘worth going back home’

ABC News(MIAMI) — Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, who recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, shared a piece of advice to young people who are ignoring social distancing recommendations and gathering on the beaches of Florida. Suarez, 42, was tested positive for COVID-19 last Friday, four days after attending an event for Brazilian President …

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The Latest: Dolphins owner Stephen Ross pledges $500,000

The Miami Dolphins and owner Stephen Ross have pledged $500,000 toward critical needs for elderly and youth in South Florida as a result of the coronavirus

COVID-19 impacting veterans services

The COVID-19 virus concerns are impacting some veterans services. Davison County Veterans Service officer Craig Bennett says the VA hospital in Sioux Fall is open, and is checking anyone coming in, but not allowing visitors on the CLC wing at this time. “They are taking limited appointments, they are verifying that there is a need …

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Top Tweets: Giannis picks up new hobbies while season is suspended

FOX Sports Wisconsin rounds up the top tweets and Instagram posts from the past week.

Top Tweets: Okogie picks up new hobby as NBA suspension continues

FOX Sports North compiles the top tweets and Instagram posts from the past week of Minnesota sports.

Operation Weed Eradication Radio Road Show 3/20/20

BASF is leading an initiative to defend acres in new ways and eradicate pigweeds on the farm. Operation Weed Eradication takes a balanced approach of utilizing cultural and mechanical practices, chemical control and eradication diligence to help growers take a step in the right direction towards a weed-free future. In this Operation Weed Eradication Radio …

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RFA officials warn of ‘potential collapse’ of ethanol industry

The coronavirus and its deep impact on the energy markets has hit the ethanol industry hard. Renewable Fuels Association CEO Geoff Cooper says the industry needs help. “To help our industry survive these disastrous market conditions, we are calling on Congress and the administration to take action immediately to avert a potential collapse in the …

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NBA shuttering facilities as more teams face positive tests

League wants its teams to keep distance

Flood Warning issued March 20 at 8:34AM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in South Dakota…Iowa… Big Sioux River Near Brookings Big Sioux River above Hawarden Big Sioux River At Akron Little Sioux River near Milford

Global coronavirus death toll surpasses 10,000, California governor asks all 39M residents to stay at home

narvikk/iStock(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of novel coronavirus, which began in China just three months ago, has tightened its grip around Europe and North America. The new respiratory virus, known officially as COVID-19, has spread to every continent except Antarctica as well as every single European country. There are at least 244,517 diagnosed cases globally …

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Coronavirus live updates: At least 200 dead in US, Tax Day pushed back

mrtom-uk/iStock(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of novel coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than 10,000 people worldwide, mostly in Italy and China. The new respiratory virus, known officially as COVID-19, has reached every continent except Antarctica as well as every European country since emerging in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December. There are …

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US financial markets rise after volatile week

Chaay_Tee/iStock(NEW YORK) — U.S. financial markets opened up slightly on Friday, possibly on news of government actions taken to help quell investors’ ongoing anxieties over the coronavirus crisis. The Dow Jones Industrial Average saw an opening jump of approximately 300 points, or about 1.5%. The S&P 500 similarly saw an opening rise of just over …

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