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Parent company of former Argosy casino owner added to lawsuit

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Parent company of former Argosy casino owner added to lawsuit

- SIOUX CITY | The parent company of the former Argosy Sioux City riverboat casino has been added to a lawsuit in which local nonprofit groups are seeking nearly $2 million in unpaid revenue-sharing funds. The addition of Penn National Gaming Inc. also serves to debunk arguments made by the former casino's lawyers that the Belle of Sioux City, which operated the Argosy, and Iowa Gaming Company do not have any funds to make those payments
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Sunday lake walk set to aid North Sioux City Library

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Sunday lake walk set to aid North Sioux City Library

- SIOUX CITY | A recreational event will be held Sunday to help raise money for the North Sioux City Library. The nonprofit Friends of the North Sioux City Library group announced plans for the first Lake Loop Run/Walk/Ride. The event will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve, 272 Westshore Drive, in the McCook Lake area of North Sioux City
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6 cats, 2 ferrets killed in Sioux City house fire

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6 cats, 2 ferrets killed in Sioux City house fire

- SIOUX CITY | Six cats and two ferrets perished in a house fire on Sioux City's west side Thursday afternoon. Assistant Fire Chief Dan Cougill said crews received an alarm at 3:38 p.m. for a structure fire at 1917 W. First St. Upon arrival, smoke was coming from the front of the house and firefighters located a fire in a joined living room and kitchen area
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Sioux City School Board candidate forum set for September

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Sioux City School Board candidate forum set for September

- SIOUX CITY | The League of Women Voters of Sioux City will hold a debate/forum for people to hear views of the five candidates running for three Sioux City School Board positions in September. The election will be held on Sept. 12, and the forum will be held a week earlier, at 7 p.m. Sept. 5, at City Hall, 405 Sixth St
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Sioux City crew hits gas line Thursday morning

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Sioux City crew hits gas line Thursday morning

- SIOUX CITY | Streets surrounding the neighborhood of West First and Leonard streets are blocked, as workers respond to an incident where city crews struck an underground natural gas line Thursday morning. Several workers from police and fire units are on the scene, as city crews work on the break, which occurred just after 8:15 a.m. The leak started when a two-inch plastic natural gas line was struck in the 2400 block of West First Street
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Hard Rock manager leaving Sioux City job

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Hard Rock manager leaving Sioux City job

- SIOUX CITY | Hard Rock Hotel & Casino General Manager Todd Moyer is leaving his position, after helping direct the major steps to build and open the facility in downtown Sioux City three years ago. Moyer said Thursday there will be more information later today on his departure. The Hard Rock, which opened in August 2014, features more than 883 slot machines and 28 table games
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Soup Kitchen manager to retire after 25 years

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Soup Kitchen manager to retire after 25 years

- SIOUX CITY | On a recent Wednesday afternoon at the Siouxland Soup Kitchen, manager Evelyn Marsh took a moment to talk about her career. During the conversation, a woman entered the dining hall and offered up some desserts. The conversation paused. "Hey, I just came from our golf luncheon, and I have a big box of lemon bars that are leftover," the woman said
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PlyWood trail public meeting drafts landowner concerns

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PlyWood trail public meeting drafts landowner concerns

- HINTON, Iowa | Tom Keehn sat near the entrance to a public session concerning the PlyWood trail Wednesday with a bucket and a cardboard sign that read: "Homeless Bike Trail Please Help God Bless!" "I'm just begging for money like they are," Keehn said, referencing organizers to the proposed 16-mile trail. "That's what they are doing, they have no authority to do this at all
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Don't put an eye out: Here's what you'll need to watch the Aug. 21 eclipse safely

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Don't put an eye out: Here's what you'll need to watch the Aug. 21 eclipse safely

- As millions of Americans prepare to view the upcoming solar eclipse, vendors are stocking up on — and in some cases running out of — specialized viewers needed to avoid potentially serious and permanent eye damage. On Aug. 21, the first total eclipse of the sun in the U.S. since 1979 will sweep across the country from Oregon to South Carolina, with the rest of the country witnessing a partial eclipse
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Jenkins brings burst to RB for Morningside

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Jenkins brings burst to RB for Morningside

- SIOUX CITY | Bubba Jenkins was looking for a new home. Morningside was looking for a feature running back. For a football program that has had one of the most dominant rushing attacks in the NAIA over the last four seasons Jenkins arrival in Sioux City from NCAA Division II Southwest Baptist University (Mo.) looks to be a perfect match. Jenkins left SBU as the school’s second-leading rusher with 3,202 yards in three seasons while finding the end zone 40 times
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Guarantee Roofing wins two awards

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Guarantee Roofing wins two awards

- SIOUX CITY — Customer service is important to the staff at Guarantee Roofing, Siding and Insulation of Sioux City and now they have the hardware to back up those claims. On Wednesday, Guarantee Roofing was given two awards by GAF, one of the North America’s largest roofing supply manufacturers, including the 2016 Master Elite Excellence Award for Consumer Protection Excellence. This award is presented to GAF contractors who provide an enhanced warranty to protect homeowners that go over and above what is expected, according to standards set by the Parsippany, New Jersey-based company
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'All options' on table as city considers future of ambulance service

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'All options' on table as city considers future of ambulance service

- SIOUX CITY | Facing financial issues, Siouxland Paramedics Inc. has initiated talks with the City of Sioux City to transition the community's medical ambulance services to a "more sustainable model" by January. The discussions center on a greater involvement from the city's side, leaving the exact future of the 35-year-old ambulance services organization uncertain. Some potential scenarios include formation of a new city division to handle ambulance services or a request for proposals from private companies to take over the services
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Siouxland Paramedics discusses services with city

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Siouxland Paramedics discusses services with city

- SIOUX CITY | Siouxland Paramedics Inc. has initiated discussions with the City of Sioux City to transition its medical ambulance services to a "more sustainable model" by next year, according to a news release issued Wednesday morning. The discussions involve a request for more involvement by the city to ensure "stable quality, efficient emergency ambulance services" continue, the release said. The release cited the "increasingly difficult healthcare financing environment" in the region and across the country as the reason for the dialogue
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Siouxland fugitive arrested Tuesday

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Siouxland fugitive arrested Tuesday

- SIOUX CITY | A Siouxland man sought by the U.S. Marshals Service Northern Iowa Fugitive Task Force was apprehended Tuesday evening, a day after authorities had requested information from the public on his whereabouts. The task force reports that 40-year-old Trent Booe was arrested at a house on the west side of Sioux City Tuesday evening after U.S. marshals received a tip from a local resident
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Book club members share pot luck memories and recipes

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Book club members share pot luck memories and recipes

- SOUTH SIOUX CITY | 2017's most indulgent new food entree may turn out to be a "bacon-wrapped mashed potato casserole thing." "I pulled a bunch of ingredients, hoping they'd worked together," James Hodgins, of Sioux City, said of a dish that combines thick-sliced bacon, herbs, spices and Yukon Gold mashed potatoes baked in a 300-degree oven for about an hour. "It turned out so well that I should haven given the meal a clever name
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Case involving former Sioux City councilman’s former business referred to AG

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Case involving former Sioux City councilman’s former business referred to AG

- DES MOINES | Charges that a former Sioux City business illegally stockpiled electronics have been referred to the Iowa attorney general’s office, giving the state broader authority to investigate the business and its owner, a former Sioux City councilman. The state’s Environmental Protection Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to refer to the attorney general’s office the case involving Recycletronics --- Disabled Vets at Work as well as owner Aaron Rochester
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Mueller named next Sioux City police chief

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Mueller named next Sioux City police chief

- SIOUX CITY | Capt. Rex Mueller has been recommended as the next chief of the Sioux City Police Department. City manager Bob Padmore announced his recommendation of Mueller's appointment Tuesday morning. "I will get up every morning happy to go to work for the officers and citizens of Sioux City," said Mueller, who will succeed Chief Doug Young, who is retiring
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Sioux City to name new police chief today

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Sioux City to name new police chief today

- SIOUX CITY | The City of Sioux City has scheduled a 10 a.m. press conference today to announce the new police chief who will succeed retiring Chief Doug Young. Four finalists interviewed in late July were: Sioux City Police captains Rex Mueller and Lisa Claeys; Colorado Springs, Colorado, Police Lt. Patricia Feese; and Roswell, New Mexico, Police Chief Philip Smith. Mueller has been a member of the Sioux City Police Department since August 1996
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  • Sunday lake walk set to aid North Sioux City Library
    Sunday lake walk set to aid North Sioux City Library

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    SIOUX CITY | A recreational event will be held Sunday to help raise money for the North Sioux City Library. The nonprofit Friends of the North Sioux City Library group announced plans for the first Lake Loop Run/Walk/Ride. The event will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve, 272 Westshore Drive, in the McCook Lake area of North Sioux City
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Politics & Government

  • Steve King: Trump's focus on 'fake news' contributed to BPI-ABC settlement
    Steve King: Trump's focus on 'fake news' contributed to BPI-ABC settlement

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. | Citing President Trump's efforts to hold national news media accountable for unfair coverage, Rep. Steve King said Thursday the Republican president deserves some credit for Beef Products Inc.'s out-of-court settlement with ABC. "I think that President Trump helped this case, by calling out fake news for what it is," King said. BPI sued ABC and other defendants in September 2012, claiming the network in a series of reports in March and April 2012 defamed BPI's signature beef product, which critics dubbed "pink slime," causing consumers to mistakenly believe it was unsafe
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Sports

  • PREP BASEBALL: Heelan rolls past Spirit Lake
    PREP BASEBALL: Heelan rolls past Spirit Lake

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    SIOUX CITY | Mason Heaton went 3-for-4 from the plate with four RBIs and two runs scored as the eighth-ranked (3A) Bishop Heelan baseball team downed Spirit Lake 12-2 in six innings in a non-conference game on Monday in Sioux City. Christian Velasquez pitched a complete game and allowed five hits, two runs and struck out four batters for Heelan (25-14)
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Business

Technology

  • Verizon Wireless exploring addition of 'small cell' poles in Sioux City
    Verizon Wireless exploring addition of 'small cell' poles in Sioux City

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    SIOUX CITY | Sioux City's dominant cell phone service provider is exploring adding new "small cell" poles to strengthen wireless data service throughout the city. FiberComm LC, a Sioux City telecommunications company with an extensive fiber optic network, has begun working with the city toward approval of a dozen 30- to 35-foot poles derived from specifications requested by Verizon Wireless. Al Aymar, FiberComm's CEO, told the Journal Tuesday the project
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Health

  • Winnebago Hospital patients may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis
    Winnebago Hospital patients may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis

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    WINNEBAGO, Neb. | Officials with the Indian Health Services believe patients who have recently received care at the podiatry clinic in the Winnebago IHS Hospital may have been exposed to serious infections. A Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska press release said between April 17 and June 2 a podiatry instrument may not have been properly sterilized between patients and may have caused a possible risk of exposure to HIV and hepatitis
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Family & Parenting

  • Mission to save three Tanzanian children makes pit stop in Charl - | WBTV Charlotte
    Mission to save three Tanzanian children makes pit stop in Charl - | WBTV Charlotte

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    Three young Tanzanian teenagers are in critical but stable condition after stopping in Charlotte en route to Sioux City, Iowa for emergency medical treatment. Boone, NC-based disaster aid organization Samaritan's Purse is leading the mission that began in Tanzania. The three children were the only survivors in a tragic bus crash in Tanzania that claimed the lives of 32 other children
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Society & Culture

Religion & Spirituality

  • Iowa church wins award for restoration project
    Iowa church wins award for restoration project

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    REMSEN, Iowa (AP) — After a painstaking restoration, a 113-year-old church in Remsen has been given a historical building award by the State Historical Society of Iowa. St. Mary's Church, part of the Diocese of Sioux City, was the recipient of the 2016 Margaret Keyes Award, recognizing "outstanding" preservation projects. The brick church, built in 1904, was sliding into disrepair before restoration started in 2010
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Free shuttle offered for Toby Keith, Alanis Morissette concerts
    Free shuttle offered for Toby Keith, Alanis Morissette concerts

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    SIOUX CITY | The city of Sioux City is offering a free shuttle service for patrons to the Toby Keith concert and Alanis Morissette concert Aug. 26. Keith plays at the Tyson Events Center and Morissette is performing at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino's Battery Park. The service will start at 5:30 p.m. and will be available for concert patrons when the shows conclude, a press release said
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Education

  • Sioux City School Board candidate forum set for September
    Sioux City School Board candidate forum set for September

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    SIOUX CITY | The League of Women Voters of Sioux City will hold a debate/forum for people to hear views of the five candidates running for three Sioux City School Board positions in September. The election will be held on Sept. 12, and the forum will be held a week earlier, at 7 p.m. Sept. 5, at City Hall, 405 Sixth St
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Farming

  • Sioux City Farmers Market opens Wednesday
    Sioux City Farmers Market opens Wednesday

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    SIOUX CITY | The Sioux City Farmers Market will open for the season Wednesday morning at the corner of Pearl Street and Tri View Avenue in the Tyson Events Center parking lot. The semiweekly market, which will open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every subsequent Wednesday and Saturday through Oct. 28, supports nearly 50 local entrepreneurs from 14 counties who are farmers, bakers, producers and artists
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Travel & Recreation

  • Downtown Holiday Inn changes management
    Downtown Holiday Inn changes management

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    SIOUX CITY -- Hospitality Management Corporation of Dallas announced that it has taken over management of Sioux City's Holiday Inn, 701 Gordon Drive. The 114-room hotel is in the midst of an expansion. Additionally, the hotel's restaurant is in the midst of being converted into a Bar Louie. HMC is one of the country’s largest third-party privately held hotel management companies, ranked in the top 40 of all third party and owner operated hotel management corporations
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Law & Crime

  • Parent company of former Argosy casino owner added to lawsuit
    Parent company of former Argosy casino owner added to lawsuit

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    SIOUX CITY | The parent company of the former Argosy Sioux City riverboat casino has been added to a lawsuit in which local nonprofit groups are seeking nearly $2 million in unpaid revenue-sharing funds. The addition of Penn National Gaming Inc. also serves to debunk arguments made by the former casino's lawyers that the Belle of Sioux City, which operated the Argosy, and Iowa Gaming Company do not have any funds to make those payments
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Motoring

  • Police search for Advanced Auto Parts robbery suspect
    Police search for Advanced Auto Parts robbery suspect

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    SIOUX CITY | Police are searching for a suspect believed to be involved in a robbery Sunday evening at a Sioux City auto parts store. A news release issued Monday stated the incident occurred around 7:45 p.m. Sunday at Advanced Auto Parts, 3129 Gordon Drive. Police say a single male suspect entered the store, demanded money and fled the scene on foot. He is described as a white male in his 20s who is approximately 6 feet tall and 180 pounds wearing a black hoodie, black leather jacket and blue jeans
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Life & Style

  • Students test their health career skills at Western Iowa Tech
    Students test their health career skills at Western Iowa Tech

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    SIOUX CITY -- More than 200 Sioux City high school students interested in pursuing health professions took part in a series of contests and aptitude tests Friday to showcase their skills and win prizes. Western Iowa Tech Community College hosted a skills day competition in the Rocklin Conference Center, with topics ranging from medical photography to pharmacology to nursing assisting. Students tried out state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, participated in a
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