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Sioux City School Board reveals results of Gausman investigation

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Sioux City School Board reveals results of Gausman investigation

- SIOUX CITY | After a new director of finance for the Sioux City School District was hired Monday, School Board President Mike Krysl revealed that Superintendent Paul Gausman won't be disciplined after the completion of an internal investigation into whether he had created a hostile workplace, as alleged by the former finance director. "No disciplinary action was needed, according to the final decision of the board," Krysl said in a Journal interview after the end of the two-hour school board meeting

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Developer of Sioux City building files for bankruptcy

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Developer of Sioux City building files for bankruptcy

- SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - A California-based developer of a 12-story historic art deco building in downtown Sioux City has filed for bankruptcy protection, indefinitely delaying an effort by an eastern Iowa bank to foreclose on it. The Sioux City Journal reports that Mako One Corp., of Carlsbad, California, has notified the court that it's filing a Chapter 11 petition in U

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Photos: Civil War Graves Rededication

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Photos: Civil War Graves Rededication

- Rededication ceremony for the Civil War veterans of Hancock Post #22 Grand Army of the Republic at Floyd Cemetery in Sioux City, Iowa on Saturday, June 24, 2017.

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National Park Service geotourism project launch set for Tuesday

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National Park Service geotourism project launch set for Tuesday

- SIOUX CITY | The Sioux City Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center will host a “Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail ‘Geotourism’ Project” launch from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Betty Strong Encounter Center. Admission will be free; refreshments will be served. Siouxland residents, cultural leaders, educators and representatives of government, business and industry are encouraged to participate in the public event

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Solid waste collection delayed July 4

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Solid waste collection delayed July 4

- SIOUX CITY | The Fourth of July holiday will delay solid waste collection the week of July 3. Starting July 4, collection will be delayed one day, according to the city of Sioux City. Sioux City's Citizens Convenience Center will also close on the holiday.

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Sioux City native had a hand in film score

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Sioux City native had a hand in film score

- LOS ANGELES, CA | A new horror film features a musical score partially composed by a Siouxland native. Jordan Dykstra, who now lives in Middletown, Connecticut, was born and raised in Sioux City. His parents, Dan and Sharon Dykstra, still live here. The younger Dykstra is credited in the film "It Comes At Night," released earlier this month, as a musical collaborator and string arranger and assistant composer, among other credits

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Veteran Sioux City commercial real estate agent strikes out on his own

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Veteran Sioux City commercial real estate agent strikes out on his own

- SIOUX CITY — A new Sioux City commercial real estate firm is being led by one of the region’s most seasoned agents. Dick Salem, who has nearly 50 years of experience in the field, opened Salem Real Estate at 700 Pierce St., Monday. The 77-year-old has spent the last 16 years as an executive and Realtor with United Real Estate Solutions Inc

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Forgotten Civil War graves rededicated in Sioux City Saturday

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Forgotten Civil War graves rededicated in Sioux City Saturday

- SIOUX CITY | Twenty long-forgotten Civil War veterans from Sioux City were remembered Saturday at a ceremony in Floyd Cemetery. Members of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, dressed in Civil War-era military attire, rededicated the graves, which, for reasons unknown, had remained unmarked for so many years. Gleaming white headstones were recently laid at the graves in the cemetery's Grand Army of the Republic Section

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Iowa law enforcement now encrypting radio traffic

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Iowa law enforcement now encrypting radio traffic

- SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Police radios have been crackling in the background of Jeff Wessendorf's life for more than 40 years. Growing up, he fondly remembers his parents running the Bearcat police scanner they bought from Greenville Pharmacy in Leeds. As he grew up, the 52-year-old kept at least one scanner in his home or vehicle, for use as a personal hobby and to monitor conditions during the winter for his snow removal business

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Spirit Lake man arrested on attempted murder charge

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Spirit Lake man arrested on attempted murder charge

- SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa | A Dickinson County man has been arrested on an attempted murder charge after police said he stabbed two people Thursday. The Spirit Lake Police Department on Friday identified the suspect as Nicholas Thompson, 29, of Spirit Lake, Iowa. Police were called at 5 p.m. to home in the 900 block of 22nd Street to aid a person who had been stabbed

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3 juveniles arrested for arson in Milford park

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3 juveniles arrested for arson in Milford park

- MILFORD, Iowa | Police arrested three juveniles on charges of arson and criminal mischief in Milford on Friday. The Milford Police Department in a release said the arrests date back to events on two days earlier in June. Police on June 10 investigated vandalism at Florence Park, where multiple fires were started in bathrooms and a dumpster. Police also investigated buildings and vehicles being spray painted at Okoboji High School on June 16

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Bicyclists wary of sharing roads in age of distracted drivers

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Bicyclists wary of sharing roads in age of distracted drivers

- IDA GROVE, Iowa | Doug Clough is giving up bicycling on Iowa county roads, so these days he is only churning miles on recreational trails that don't put him in proximity with two-ton steel vehicles hurtling by at 55 mph or more. It is a change, Clough, 52, of Ida Grove, Iowa, didn't want to make. He has enjoyed biking on roads since embracing the sport back in his teens when growing up in Des Moines

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Meat companies had concerns about odor, quality of BPI's product

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Meat companies had concerns about odor, quality of BPI's product

- ELK POINT, S.D. | Videotaped depositions continued Friday in the defamation lawsuit brought by Beef Products Inc. against ABC News for a series of news reports in 2012 that questioned the quality and safety of Lean Finely Textured Beef. In recorded testimony, representatives of beef packing companies said they did not have any safety concerns about BPI’s product, but there were occasional concerns about quality and smell

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Woodbury, Gesell continue to give back

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Woodbury, Gesell continue to give back

- SOUTH SIOUX CITY | They are two of the best high school basketball players the metro has ever produced. They helped lead the Iowa basketball program back to the NCAA tournament after some tough years. They just got done with their first year as professional players and one of them capped his season with a championship title. However, that was not what caught the attention of more than just a few of the young campers at the second annual Gesell and Woodbury Basketball Academy

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Motorcycle, car collide on busy Sioux City street Friday

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Motorcycle, car collide on busy Sioux City street Friday

- SIOUX CITY | A motorcycle and a car collided in a serious wreck on a busy Sioux City street just after noon on Friday. A Sioux City Police Department call was made for the collision at the intersection of South Lakeport Street and Glenn Avenue. The motorcycle was laying in the street as police closed the intersection and emergency responders came to the scene

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Northwest Iowa man arrested on attempted murder charge

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Northwest Iowa man arrested on attempted murder charge

- SIOUX CITY | A Dickinson County man has been arrested on an attempted murder charge after police said he stabbed two people Thursday. The Spirit Lake Police Department in a Friday release announced the arrest of Nicholas Thompson, 29, of Spirit Lake, Iowa. Police were called at 5 p.m. to home in the 900 block of 22nd Street to aid a person who had been stabbed

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  • Sioux City School Board reveals results of Gausman investigation
    Sioux City School Board reveals results of Gausman investigation

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    SIOUX CITY | After a new director of finance for the Sioux City School District was hired Monday, School Board President Mike Krysl revealed that Superintendent Paul Gausman won't be disciplined after the completion of an internal investigation into whether he had created a hostile workplace, as alleged by the former finance director. "No disciplinary action was needed, according to the final decision of the board," Krysl said in a Journal interview after the end of the two-hour school board meeting

     

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  • Not your average rodeo: Basketball, soccer, volleyball envisioned at ag center
    Not your average rodeo: Basketball, soccer, volleyball envisioned at ag center

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    SIOUX CITY | The board planning to build an ag expo center in the city's former stockyards area isn't letting the word "ag" limit its scope. Organizers of the Bomgaars Ag Expo and Learning Center are envisioning much more than equestrian and livestock events will take place within the venue's confines, thanks to some recent modifications to the design. Planned additions of temporary turf and removable sports flooring -- capable of creating up to three small soccer fields or six regulation basketball courts -- would accommodate soccer, volleyball, basketball, baseball and softball games and practices, as well as some larger trade shows and events

     

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  • Buffalo Wings and Rings looking to enter Sioux City market
    Buffalo Wings and Rings looking to enter Sioux City market

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    SIOUX CITY — Philip Schram wants to bring an “elevated dining experience” to Sioux City, but first he needs a franchisee. Schram is the co-owner and chief development officer of Buffalo Wings and Rings, a 33-year-old Cincinnati, Ohio-based chain that markets itself as a non-traditional sports bar. “We are a franchise-based company, so we are looking for franchisees and we are already advertising," he said

     

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  • Photos: Willie Nelson concert
    Photos: Willie Nelson concert

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    Robert Earl Keen performs during a concert Saturday, June 10, 2017, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Sioux City, Iowa. Keen opened for the Willie Nelson & Family concert which was the kickoff to the casino's 2017 Battery Park summer concert series. Sioux City Journal photo by Tim Hynds.

     

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  • Sioux City School Board reveals results of Gausman investigation
    Sioux City School Board reveals results of Gausman investigation

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    SIOUX CITY | After a new director of finance for the Sioux City School District was hired Monday, School Board President Mike Krysl revealed that Superintendent Paul Gausman won't be disciplined after the completion of an internal investigation into whether he had created a hostile workplace, as alleged by the former finance director. "No disciplinary action was needed, according to the final decision of the board," Krysl said in a Journal interview after the end of the two-hour school board meeting

     

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  • Central Illinois farmers fighting weekend floods
    Central Illinois farmers fighting weekend floods

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    DECATUR — The weekend’s downpour could cost local farmers, who now must contend with flooding in the middle of planting season. Four straight days with rain, including most of the day on Saturday and Sunday, ended up dumping 3 inches of water on Decatur — nearly the average for the entire month of April, according to the National Weather Service at Lincoln

     

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  • Past food safety questions raised at BPI trial
    Past food safety questions raised at BPI trial

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    ELK POINT, S.D. | A public health expert defended Beef Products Inc.'s food safety record Thursday as a lawyer for ABC highlighted past reports of potentially harmful bacteria found in beef produced at BPI's South Sioux City plant. During her cross-examination of BPI witness Mindy Brashears, ABC attorney Dane Butswinkas attempted to cast uncertainty on Brashears' contention that BPI's Lean Finely Textured Beef is safe, wholesome beef

     

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  • Woodbury County energy efficiency moves draw national award
    Woodbury County energy efficiency moves draw national award

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    SIOUX CITY | A national group has given an honor to Woodbury County for the efforts by officials since 2015 to make county buildings more energy efficient. The National Association of Counties on Monday gave an award to the county for an initiative to replace old lighting with more energy efficiency pieces in roughly 30 county buildings. NACO gives achievement awards in 18 categories and the one for Woodbury County is called County Resiliency: Infrastructure, Energy and Sustainability

     

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