Please follow the guidelines below when filling out forms
for engagements, anniversaries, weddings, birthdays or
For questions CLICK HERE or call (712) 293-4236.
All announcements are published on Sundays and must follow these guidelines:
Note: All announcements are subject to space availability.
- The anniversary announcements are for those married 25 years or more.
- Birthdays are for those 80 years and older.
- Birth announcements are limited to children under the age of 6 months.
Forms can be obtained for engagements, anniversaries, weddings, birthdays and birth announcements as follows:
Announcements will appear on The Journal's website for five weeks and will be placed in our archives.
- All forms are available at front desk of the Sioux City Journal
- Forms may be mailed or (712) 293-4236
- Complete the download form, print and mail it. Links for online forms can be found below.
ALL announcements need to be submitted 10 days prior to the Sunday publication date.
- If your photograph is copyrighted, you must have the permission of your photographer to publish your photos in the Journal.
- If a photo is used for anniversaries and birthdays, it needs to be a recent photo.
- Black and white or color photos may be used.
- In lieu of a height discrepancy, the most satisfactory photos are when the couple's heads and shoulders are close together.
- Please write the last name(s) of the couple on a small piece of paper taped to the back of the photo.
- Photos need to be left at The Journal and may be picked up after the announcement publication. Photographs not picked up after 6 months will be discarded.
- Photographs can be returned by mail if accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
- The Sioux City Journal is not responsible for lost or damaged photographs.
- Photos may be submitted via e-mail. Call 712-293-4236 for more information on email options.
Options and charges
The Journal provides the following packages for publication of anniversaries, engagements, and weddings:
Payment must be received before your announcement can be published. There is no charge for birthday or birth announcements
- Announcement without a photo. No charge
- Announcement with a small photo, $37.50
- Announcement with a large photo, $57.50
The Sioux City Journal, 515 Pavonia, Box 118, Sioux City, Iowa 51102
Telephone: (712) 293-4236 or 1-800-397-9820, ext. 4236
The Journal's website address is www.siouxcityjournal.com