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Search resumed for vehicle in Missouri River

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Woodbury County now seeking regional mental health agency dissolution

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Woodbury County now seeking regional mental health agency dissolution


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P's Pizza House coming to Dakota Dunes

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P's Pizza House coming to Dakota Dunes


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Artist paints barn quilt to mark Nebraska's 150th anniversary

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Artist paints barn quilt to mark Nebraska's 150th anniversary


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Your commute: Third Street work almost done

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Your commute: Third Street work almost done


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Tyson intern program to aid nonprofits in Sioux City, Storm Lake

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Tyson intern program to aid nonprofits in Sioux City, Storm Lake


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Journal second in National Newspaper Association contest

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Family searches for relatives who went missing same day car submerged in river
SIOUX CITY | As strong currents again prevented rescue crews from reaching a vehicle submerged in the Missouri River Wednesday, a local family began its third day searching for three relatives who had disappeared Monday around the same time the vehicle went underwater. Standing at the Missouri riverfront Wednesday afternoon, Fernando and Brenda Rodriguez said, through a translator, that Brenda's parents, Angelica Gonzales and Salomon Medina, and Brenda's sister, 17-year-old Vanessa Medina, had left for the Walmart Supercenter on Floyd Boulevard around 3 p   Read More ...
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Sioux City teacher victim of fatal accident Tuesday
HINTON, Iowa | A health teacher with the Sioux City Community School District died Tuesday after being struck by a pickup while walking on a road south of Hinton. Superintendent Paul Gausman said Susan Gottsch, 53, had worked for the district for five years. The Hinton-native first taught at West High School for two years and most recently was an instructor in the Health Sciences Career Academy program at the district's downtown campus   Read More ...
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Ben's to resume brewing in Yankton
After an eight-year hiatus, beer will once again be brewed at Yankton's Ben's Brewing Company, according to owner Ben Hanten. The brewery will celebrate with an event at 5 p.m. on October 27 at the brewery, 222 W. 3rd Street, in Yankton, South Dakota. Five beers will be launched during the event: an IPA, West Side Park; an oatmeal stout, Sabbatical; a Kolsch, My Lawyer Made Me Brew It; a single malt and single hop amber, Meridian SMASH Amber; and a raspberry flavored variant of My Lawyer Made Me Brew It   Read More ...
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Hinton woman who died after being struck by pickup identified
HINTON, Iowa | The woman who died Tuesday night after authorities say she was struck by a pickup truck while walking on a road south of Hinton has been identified. Susan Gottsch, 53, of Hinton was walking south on Imperial Road when she was hit by a southbound pickup driven by Stanley Jauer, 68, a press release said. The incident occurred shortly after 7 p   Read More ...
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Hinton woman, 53, dies after being struck by pickup
HINTON, Iowa | The woman who died Tuesday night after authorities say she was struck by a pickup truck while walking on a road south of Hinton has been identified. Susan Gottsch, 53, of Hinton was walking south on Imperial Road when she was hit by a southbound pickup driven by Stanley Jauer, 68, a press release said. The incident occurred shortly after 7 p   Read More ...
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'Elf the Musical' coming to Sioux City Orpheum Nov. 19
SIOUX CITY | The Broadway show "Elf the Musical" is coming to Sioux City in mid-November to play a pair of performances at the Orpheum Theatre. The musical will play at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the theater, 528 Pierce St. "Elf" is the tale of Buddy, an orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole   Read More ...
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Woman dies after being struck by pickup near Hinton
HINTON, Iowa | A woman was pronounced dead Tuesday night after authorities say she was struck by a pickup truck while walking on a road south of Hinton. The incident occurred shortly after 7 p.m. on Imperial Road north of C-70, according to a news release from the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to a report of a struck pedestrian along with Hinton Police and Hinton Fire and Ambulance   Read More ...
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Search resumed for vehicle in Missouri River
SIOUX CITY | Dive teams were deployed early Tuesday afternoon to confirm whether the outline of an object located in the Missouri River is a vehicle that splashed into the water a day earlier. The vehicle entered the river at about 4:20 p.m. Monday near the site of the former Argosy riverboat casino, but searchers were unable to determine whether the outline is that of the car that is believed to a small, dark-colored vehicle, a press release said   Read More ...
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Big Ox contributed to toxic fumes in South Sioux City
SOUTH SIOUX CITY -- Big Ox Energy's renewable energy plant contributed to toxic odors that endangered the public and violated the federal Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency said in a document. In a "letter of warning" to Big Ox, the EPA Region 7 in Kansas City said its investigators during a Jan. 10-12 inspection found that "discharges of pollutants from Big Ox, alone or in conjunction with other sources, resulted in the creation of toxic gases, vapors, or fumes   Read More ...
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Woodbury County Board puts off decision on hiring more paramedics
SIOUX CITY | With big changes ahead for an Sioux City-based ambulance agency, a Woodbury County department leader wants the mid-year addition of three paramedic jobs to serve rural residents. The addition of three jobs would cost an estimated $97,555 for the first six months of 2018. If the Woodbury County Supervisors agree to fund the changes for a full allotment into the 2018-19 fiscal year, the cost will be $195,110 annually   Read More ...
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Woodbury County votes to ****** paramedic jobs
SIOUX CITY | With big changes ahead for an Sioux City-based ambulance agency, a Woodbury County department leader wants the mid-year addition of three paramedic jobs to serve rural residents. The addition of three jobs would cost an estimated $97,555 for the first six months of 2018. If the Woodbury County Supervisors agree to fund the changes for a full allotment into the 2018-19 fiscal year, the cost will be $195,110 annually   Read More ...
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Woodbury County now seeking regional mental health agency dissolution
SIOUX CITY | Continuing to push forward out of displeasure on the operation of the Sioux Rivers Regional Mental Health and Disability Services group, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors by the end of October will seek to get the three-county agency dissolved. Two weeks ago, the county supervisors voted to leave the Sioux Rivers Regional Mental Health and Disability Services group, which also includes Sioux and Plymouth counties, at the end of June 2018   Read More ...
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P's Pizza House coming to Dakota Dunes
DAKOTA DUNES | P’s Pizza House is set to open a location in Dakota Dunes next year. The sports bar and grill currently has restaurants in Le Mars, Iowa, and Orange City, Iowa. P's Pizza will join Central Bank, RBC Wealth Management, NAI United, United Real Estate Solutions and Stone Bru in the Gold Circle Development. The new 8,000 square-foot building will include a 60-seat event room, mezzanine seating and event space, golf simulator lounge and audiovisual technology for sports fans   Read More ...
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Search resumes for vehicle in Missouri River
SIOUX CITY | Area rescue agencies resumed their search Tuesday morning for a vehicle that reportedly drove into the Missouri River near downtown Sioux City Monday afternoon. The Sioux City Police Department, Sioux City Fire Rescue, Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Woodbury County Sheriff's Office resumed the search at 9 a.m. with boats equipped with side scan sonar. The unevenness of the banks and the river bottom makes the search for submerged vehicles difficult, a news release from the police and fire departments said   Read More ...
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Sioux City agencies search for car in Missouri River
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sioux City area agencies have been searching the Missouri River for a car reportedly driven off a road into the water. The search was called off around 8 p.m. Monday because of darkness. Rescue crews had been sent to the scene near Larsen Park around 4:20 p.m. Sioux City Fire Rescue Capt. Dave Ahlers says authorities aren't sure whether anyone was inside the car   Read More ...
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Sioux City agencies search for car in Missouri River
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sioux City area agencies have been searching the Missouri River for a car reportedly driven off a road into the water. The search was called off around 8 p.m. Monday because of darkness. Rescue crews had been sent to the scene near Larsen Park around 4:20 p.m. Sioux City Fire Rescue Capt. Dave Ahlers says authorities aren't sure whether anyone was inside the car   Read More ...
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Artist paints barn quilt to mark Nebraska's 150th anniversary
DAKOTA CITY | With a big celebration underway for Nebraska's 150th anniversary of statehood, Shirley Knight decided to go big with her painting hobby, too. She's spent years painting feathers, saw blades, wine bottles, jar lids and other small objects. After going to Ponca, Nebraska, with a friend to view a barn quilt display in that community, Knight began thinking bigger   Read More ...
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Students don Cyclone colors to support Spencer teen
SPENCER, Iowa | Hundreds of teens in Northwest Iowa high schools dressed in "Cardinal and Gold" on Monday, showing support for the homecoming king at Spencer High School who collapsed after a football game on Friday night in Storm Lake. Austin Crew, a senior at Spencer, collapsed in the parking lot at Storm Lake High School on Friday, not long after the Tigers upset the Tornadoes, 17-14   Read More ...
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Little Chicago Deli closes after nearly 30 years
SIOUX CITY — After nearly 30 years in business, the Little Chicago Deli & Grill has served its last sandwich. The downtown Sioux City eatery closed early Friday afternoon and then announced in a Facebook post Sunday it would not be reopening. The page gave no reason for the shutdown. “It is with great sadness after almost 30 years to announce that we are closing our doors,” the post read   Read More ...
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Argentine artist's latest mural inspired by the Sioux people
SIOUX CITY — Martin Ron’s eye-popping three-dimensional street art can be found in his native Buenos Aires, Argentina; Belgium; and Malaysia. Soon Sioux City will join that exclusive list. The Argentine artist is in the midst of painting a three-story bison on the side of the Goosmann Law Firm building, 501 Fifth St. This project will be his second work in the United States after his “From Argentina with Love” mural in Miami   Read More ...
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Your commute: Third Street work almost done
Third Street west of Lewis Boulevard is closed for a contractor to install a water main underneath the roadway and railroad tracks. Work is expected to end this month. (2) Country Club Boulevard The project includes full reconstruction of Country Club Boulevard from 38th Street to West Kings Highway. Most of the work is complete. Stage Four, north of Manor Circle to 45th Street, is fully closed and paving preparation has started   Read More ...
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Unguarded rail crossing in Le Mars a 'death trap'
Le MARS, Iowa | Each day, more than 6,500 vehicles, including about a half dozen school buses, pass through a rail crossing in downtown Le Mars that one national expert describes as a “death trap.” The crossing on Iowa Highway 3, locally called Plymouth Street, is marked with warning signs and flashing lights, but doesn't have crossing gates. The nearly 45-degree angle where the tracks cross the street often makes it difficult for westbound motorists to see oncoming locomotives   Read More ...
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Las Vegas shooting victim laid to rest in Sutherland
SUTHERLAND, Iowa | On a chilly, damp Saturday morning, the community of Sutherland said goodbye to one of its citizens, 33-year-old Carly Kreibaum, who died October 2 in Las Vegas, a victim of the worst mass shooting in United States history. Kreibaum and her friends were at the Harvest Festival, a three-day country music festival in Las Vegas, when gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire on the concertgoers   Read More ...
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Olympian Houlihan honored with renamed street in return to Sioux City
SIOUX CITY | Standing underneath a freshly-minted street sign bearing her last name, Sioux City native Shelby Houlihan remarked how, a few short years ago, she had been running down the same street as an East High student, dreaming of one day having a shot at the Olympics. "It feels like it was yesterday that I was in high school, training for high school track and cross country, and running these streets – this street even – and just dreaming about my future," she said   Read More ...
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Wet conditions cancel open-house racing in Onawa
ONAWA, Iowa | With multiple inches of rain falling over the last 10 days on the Onawa Racing and Events Complex (OREC), officials have been forced to cancel the racing portion of the Open House planned for Saturday. "It surely wasn’t our intent to have to cancel racing and we are disappointed we had to” said Scott Gardner of Gardner Race Track Consultants   Read More ...
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16 arrested in western Iowa drug bust; more arrests expected
ONAWA, Iowa | The Monona County Sheriff's Office arrested more than a dozen people in a drug bust this week that involved agents with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. On Wednesday, multiple agencies served eight search warrants on residences in Onawa and Whiting, Iowa. During the execution of the warrants, methamphetamines, marijuana, guns and drug paraphernalia was found   Read More ...
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Former Sioux City student target of racist social media post after taking a knee
A former Sioux City West athlete was the target of a racist social media post last Friday night, after he took a knee for the national anthem. Darius Moore, a senior at Clear Creek-Amana in eastern Iowa, decided to kneel prior to his team's football game. Moore, his team's leading receiver, played as a sophomore and junior at West High, where his mother, Marisa Cummings, resides   Read More ...
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U.S. closes Schaller trucking firm tied to smuggling case
SCHALLER, Iowa — Federal safety regulators have shut down a troubled Northwest Iowa trucking company that owned the semitrailer involved in a human trafficking case in which 10 immigrants died in Texas. Pyle Transportation of Schaller was placed under an "out-of-service order" Monday by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration after a review found the company's safety rating was so unsatisfactory that it was unfit to remain in business, agency spokesman Duane DeBruyne confirmed to The Associated Press   Read More ...
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Tyson intern program to aid nonprofits in Sioux City, Storm Lake
SIOUX CITY — Tyson Foods will fund an internship program starting next summer that will allow college students to gain experience serving nonprofit groups in two Siouxland communities where the meat company has large plants and a diverse workforce. The Tyson Foods Summer Community Internship Program will offer eight-week paid summer internship to assist community organizations in Sioux City, Storm Lake, and Council Bluffs, Iowa and Chicago   Read More ...
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Bicycle event will cross 3 Siouxland states
SIOUX CITY | Bicyclists will have the opportunity to ride recreation trails in three states Saturday, when the Tri-State Trails Tour bike ride unfolds. The tour will be held for a 13th year, and in 2017 it is sponsored by Siouxland Trails Foundation and Women Aware. The route varies from year to year, depending on the starting point. This year people will leave from the Hilton Garden Inn, at 1100 Larsen Park Road, in Sioux City   Read More ...
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Journal second in National Newspaper Association contest
TULSA, Okla. | The Sioux City Journal finished as runner-up in the general excellence category in the 2017 National Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest. The award was presented Saturday at the NNA's annual convention in Tulsa. Antelope Valley News in Palmdale, California, placed first in the category, which is the top honor for daily publications given by the 2,200-member group, which represents community newspapers   Read More ...
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Iowa woman dies when SUV pushed into path of school bus
Authorities say a woman has died after her vehicle was rear-ended on a northwest Iowa road and pushed into the path of a school bus. The Sioux City Journal reports 68-year-old Linda Zahnley, of Correctionville, died in the Tuesday afternoon crash on state Highway 31. The Woodbury County Sheriff's Office says Zahnley was stopped, waiting to turn east when her sports utility vehicle was rear-ended by a pickup truck driven by 54-year-old Clifton Cockburn, of Correctionville   Read More ...
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NW Iowa woman dies when SUV pushed into path of school bus
CORRECTIONVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a woman has died after her vehicle was rear-ended on a northwest Iowa road and pushed into the path of a school bus. The Sioux City Journal reports 68-year-old Linda Zahnley, of Correctionville, died in the Tuesday afternoon crash on state Highway 31. The Woodbury County Sheriff's Office says Zahnley was stopped, waiting to turn east when her sports utility vehicle was rear-ended by a pickup truck driven by 54-year-old Clifton Cockburn, of Correctionville   Read More ...
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Woman who died in Tuesday crash with school bus identified
CORRECTIONVILLE, Iowa | The Woodbury County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman who died after her vehicle was struck by a school bus Tuesday afternoon as 68-year-old Linda Zahnley, of Correctionville. Zahnley died of her injuries after her sport utility vehicle was rear-ended by a pickup truck in the southbound lane of State Highway 31 and pushed into the path of an oncoming River Valley school bus, which struck the SUV as it entered northbound lane of traffic, according to a press release   Read More ...
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Nebraska man sentenced to 10 years in Iowa prison
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has been sentenced to 10 years in an Iowa prison for the death of his uncle in a Sioux City crash. The sentence was handed down Tuesday to Jerell Wilson, of Omaha, Nebraska. A Woodbury County jury had found the 24-year-old guilty last month of vehicular homicide and other crimes. Authorities say Wilson's car crashed on Nov   Read More ...
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Woodbury County investigates joining Rolling Hills agency
SIOUX CITY | The Woodbury County Board of Supervisors will initially look east when trying to find a new group of counties to join to deliver mental health services to low-income residents. The supervisors by a 4-0 vote in a county board meeting Tuesday approved embarking on negotiations with Rolling Hills Community Services Region. The need for a new home for the county comes because of the vote last week by the supervisors to pull out of the Sioux Rivers Regional Mental Health and Disability Services, which also includes Sioux and Plymouth counties   Read More ...
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Crash involving school bus leaves one dead near Correctionville
CORRECTIONVILLE, Iowa | One person is confirmed dead after a school bus and a vehicle collided in rural Woodbury County Tuesday. No students were inside the River Valley school bus at the time of the accident, which took place around 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 31 and O'Brien Avenue near Little Sioux County Park, authorities said. As a result of a collision, the bus ended up in the southeast ditch, with a heavily damaged red vehicle on its side jammed into the bus   Read More ...
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AGP against latest RFS proposal
SERGEANT BLUFF — Consider Ag Processing Inc. one of the dozens of private and public entities disappointed in the latest proposed version of the Renewable Fuel Standard or RFS. The Omaha-based agribusiness, which operates a biodiesel plant in Sergeant Bluff, has expressed heavy opposition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s latest RFS proposal, which would reduce the amount of biodiesel required to blend with traditional biodiesel in 2018 and 2019   Read More ...
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Weber picked to lead Woodbury County juvenile detention department
SIOUX CITY | An assistant director is being promoted to become the new director of the Woodbury County Juvenile Detention Department. Woodbury County Board of Supervisors Chairman Matthew Ung announced Monday that Ryan Weber will be promoted to the director position, to succeed Mark Olsen, who is retiring. The selection of Weber will be made official on Oct. 17 and Olsen is retiring Oct   Read More ...
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Ponca celebrates world's largest barn quilt
PONCA, Nebraska | Seven years ago, Iris Dutton experienced her first barn quilt tour in Sac County, Iowa. She tucked away an inspirational memory, knowing its promise for the future. Enter Florine Curry, if Ponca, who asked her daughter earlier this year: "Why don't we paint a mural of a farm quilt on a building downtown?" The idea lit a figurative fire for Curry's daughter, Barbara Cox, who responded, "No, let's build the world's biggest barn quilt   Read More ...
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