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Family searches for relatives who went missing same day car submerged in river

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Family searches for relatives who went missing same day car submerged in river


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Sioux City teacher victim of fatal accident Tuesday

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Sioux City teacher victim of fatal accident Tuesday


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EPA: Big Ox contributed to toxic fumes in South Sioux City

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EPA: Big Ox contributed to toxic fumes in South Sioux City


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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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Las Vegas shooting victim laid to rest in Sutherland

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Las Vegas shooting victim laid to rest in Sutherland


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Shelby Houlihan, Sioux City Olympic runner, honored with street naming

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Shelby Houlihan, Sioux City Olympic runner, honored with street naming


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Mom pleads not guilty to kidnapping 3 daughters in Amber Alert case

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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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Carroll man sentenced to federal prison for selling meth
SIOUX CITY | A Carroll, Iowa, man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison for selling methamphetamine. Troy Dillavou, 41, had pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Sioux City to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. He was sentenced Monday to 141 months in prison. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Dillavou began selling meth in January 2016 after being paroled from state prison, where he had been serving time for a felony drug conviction   Read More ...
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South Sioux City man pleads not guilty to murder
DAKOTA CITY | A South Sioux City man has pleaded not guilty to shooting and killing his wife. Bei Sheng Chen filed written pleas Monday in Dakota County District Court to charges of first-degree murder, first-degree domestic assault and use of a firearm to commit a felony. No trial date has been set, though District Judge Paul Vaughan scheduled a pretrial conference for Dec   Read More ...
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EPA: 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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'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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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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Sioux City restaurants remembered
Photos of restaurants no longer in Sioux City. Danny's Restaurant Normandy exterior 1974 Green Gables Crazy Bob’s BBQ Luciano's A bigger Basket Normandy buffet dee's ragin' cajun with beef sandwich Food House of Q Country Kitchen Eldon's Restaurant Black Bear Diner - Hamilton Applebee's - Hamilton Black Bear Diner -   Read More ...
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Raymond 'Ray' R. Baum
Sioux City. Raymond "Ray" R. Baum, 89, of Sioux City, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at a Sioux City hospital. Services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel, 3220 Stone Park Blvd., Sioux City. Burial will follow in Kingsley Cemetery, Kingsley, Iowa. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Online condolences may be expressed at www   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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Utech joins FEH Design
SIOUX CITY – Alyssa Utech has joined FEH Design’s Sioux City office as a marketing assistant. FEH Design is an architectural, structural engineering and interior design firm with additional Iowa offices in Des Moines and Dubuque and another in Delafield, Wisconsin. Utech is a native of Remsen, Iowa, and graduated from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City with a bachelor of arts degree in graphic des   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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Funeral held for Iowa woman killed in Las Vegas shooting
Residents of the small northwest Iowa city of Sutherland gathered on Saturday to mourn Carly Kreibaum, a 33-year-old mother of two who was among those killed in the Las Vegas mass shooting. Dozens of people converged on a chilly and damp morning at a downtown community center to remember Kreibaum, the Sioux City Journal reported. A burial was held later at a local cemetery   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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Howard A. "Hap" Swieter
Sioux City. Howard A. “Hap” Swieter, 93, of Sioux City, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be directed to meyerbroschapels.com. Howard was born Jan. 10, 1924, in Lake View, Iowa, the son of Adolph and Emma K. (Haack) Swieter. He graduated from Lake View High School in 1941, and then went to work for Douglas Aircraft Corp in Long Beach, Calif   Read More ...
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Funeral held for Iowa woman killed in Las Vegas shooting
SUTHERLAND, Iowa (AP) — Residents of the small northwest Iowa city of Sutherland have gathered to mourn the loss of Carly Kreibaum, a 33-year-old mother of two who was among those killed in a Las Vegas mass shooting. The Sioux City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2gEr2fw ) dozens of people converged Saturday morning at a downtown community center to remember Kreibaum. A burial was held later at a local cemetery   Read More ...
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Funeral held for Iowa woman killed in Las Vegas shooting
SUTHERLAND, Iowa (AP) — Residents of the small northwest Iowa city of Sutherland have gathered to mourn the loss of Carly Kreibaum, a 33-year-old mother of two who was among those killed in a Las Vegas mass shooting. The Sioux City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2gEr2fw ) dozens of people converged Saturday morning at a downtown community center to remember Kreibaum. A burial was held later at a local cemetery   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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Shelby Houlihan, Sioux City Olympic runner, honored with street naming
A street sign is shown during a dedication ceremony Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, for Houlihan Run, a section of a Sioux City street near East High School that was formerly known as Lincoln Way. The street was named in honor of Sioux City native and East High graduate Shelby Houlihan who finished 11th in the 5,000-meter run in the 2016 Olympics   Read More ...
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Woman pleads not guilty to kidnapping 3 daughters in Iowa
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A woman accused of abducting her three daughters in northwest Iowa has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping charges. The Sioux City Journal reports that 25-year-old Danica Arzaga entered a written plea Thursday to three counts. Authorities say Arzaga took the two 8-year-olds and the 4-year-old from their home in Royal on Sept. 19. The children were found abandoned in Sanborn later that day   Read More ...
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Mom pleads not guilty to kidnapping 3 daughters in Amber Alert case
A woman accused of abducting her three daughters in northwest Iowa has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping charges. Mom pleads not guilty to kidnapping 3 daughters in Amber Alert case A woman accused of abducting her three daughters in northwest Iowa has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping charges. SIOUX CITY, Iowa — A woman accused of abducting her three daughters in northwest Iowa has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping charges   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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Man sentenced to 20 years prison for stabbing
SIOUX CITY | A Sioux City man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday for stabbing four people during an argument on Historic Fourth Street. Jess Pinney, 34, pleaded guilty in Woodbury County District Court to four counts of willful injury and one count of aggravated assault. Pinney stabbed the people at about 2 a.m. March 26 in the 1000 block of Fourth Street   Read More ...
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Man sentenced to prison for stealing pickup
SIOUX CITY | A Sioux City man involved in the theft of a pickup truck and who later tried to break out of jail was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison. Faron Starr, 33, pleaded guilty in Woodbury County District Court to second-degree theft, third-degree burglary, second-offense possession of a controlled substance and escape from custody. Starr and Jeremy Adams were involved in the Jan   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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