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Future uncertain for tax credits that benefit Sioux City, other border cities in Iowa

SIOUX CITY — A 12-year-old and often under-recognized state program has been a vital contributor to some of Sioux City’s rec… Read more

Sioux City schools option: More TAG teachers or new IB program?

SIOUX CITY | The Sioux City School Board is pondering whether to add more teachers to the controversial talented-and-gifted … Read more

Traffic cams: Is there a way to avoid getting caught?

SIOUX CITY -- Dark-tinted license plate covers are a common enough sight in traffic and parking lots -- any old Sherlock Hol… Read more

Author Mohana Rajakumar trades American life for glitz of Qatar

SIOUX CITY -- On her first day on campus, Mohana Rajakumar received a  bag of gifts, including a book featuring the history … Read more

This week's most-read stories


LETTER: 'Shocked and disgusted' at school proposal

As a parent and educator of the Sioux City schools for many years, I can’t express how shocked and disgusted I was over a he… Read more

Iowa news

In stunner, Iowa Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix quits

DES MOINES — Hours after a video was posted online appearing to show Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix kissing a female lobbyi… Read more

Local Lifestyles

Super Bowl winner plants NW Iowa seeds for Fellowship of Christian Athletes

CHEROKEE, Iowa | Adam Timmerman and Bruce Dagel currently find themselves criss-crossing 17 counties in Northwest Iowa for C… Read more

Government and Politics

Proposed Aldi grocery store set for Floyd and Outer Drive in Sioux City

Discount grocery store chain Aldi has proposed to build its first Sioux City store on a 2.61-acre parcel of land at the intersection of Outer Drive and Floyd Boulevard. Read more

Siouxland Crime & Courts

MUGSHOT: Siouxland woman sought by Fugitive Task Force

Anyone with information can call the Northern Iowa Fugitive Task Force at 712-252-0211, email or text the keyword TEN99 and the tip to tip411 (847411). Read more

Local news

1 dead in I-29 traffic accident in Sioux City

SIOUX CITY | A man has died from injuries sustained in a traffic accident on Interstate 29 in Sioux City late Tuesday. Read more


Gausman: Cut in teacher pay preferable to layoffs to balance Sioux City school budget

SIOUX CITY -- Eliminating $1.4 million in supplemental pay to nearly a third of Sioux City's teachers is a more preferable w… Read more

Siouxland Crime & Courts

Sioux City man sentenced to prison on drug, porn charges

SIOUX CITY | A Sioux City man was sentenced Monday to more than seven years in prison for possession of child pornography an… Read more

Siouxland Crime & Courts

Le Mars Police charge 15 in ongoing drug investigation

LE MARS, Iowa | The Le Mars Police Department said Monday it has arrested 15 people in an ongoing investigation that began i… Read more

Government and Politics

Sioux City stockyards area receiving odor complaints

SIOUX CITY | Sioux City has received nearly a dozen odor complaints related to a location in the former stockyards area, cit… Read more

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This week's Photo Galleries

Photos: St. Patrick's Day Parade 2018

St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Sioux City, Iowa on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Read more

Photos: South Sioux City students mark "National Walkout Day"

Students at South Sioux City High School participate in student-led events to protest school gun violence and to remember recent victims.St… Read more


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Recent Videos

Movies in a Minute: 'Tomb Raider' & 'Love, Simon'

Alicia Vikander is a worthy successor to the franchise. Read more

Video: South Sioux City students mark "walkout day" with remembrance

Odell Santos, South Sioux City High School principal, tells students about efforts to help them stay safe while speaking at the conclusion … Read more