PHOTOS: Sioux City hospitals past and present
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PHOTOS: Sioux City hospitals past and present

Vault through the history of healthcare in Sioux City, from its first hospital to modern-day, state-of-the-art medical facilities.

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Nicole Ann Trometer, 27, contacted Iowa law enforcement agencies at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday to tell them she was in Vermont. She later confirmed her identity at the Franklin County Sheriff's Office in Vermont, and the missing person investigation in Iowa was closed.

The $32 million, physician-owned and directed surgical center will a wide variety of medical care. The first surgeries are scheduled for the second week of October. "We want to be a destination. This state-of-the-art facility will help make us a destination," the mayor said.

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services said Monday that the unidentified person died in May, was older than 65 years old and lived in the Omaha area. No other details were given. Nebraska currently has 11 cases of vaping-related illness and two under investigation. 

Construction is expected to begin at the Mitchell House, named for the late Ray Mitchell Jr., next spring, with the doors open by next October. The house will have room for six hospice residents to live in a "home-like environment." 

At about 3:20 p.m., Woodbury County Sheriff's deputies and the Lawton Ambulance crew were dispatched to a rural residence at the 7600 block of Correctionville Road for a fatal ATV crash. The boy has not been identified.

A Sanford executive laid blame with UnityPoint, saying in a statement, "we are disappointed that the UnityPoint Health board failed to embrace the vision." The merged company would have seen as much as $11 billion in operating revenue.

Social advocacy groups believe 57 students from Brazil and Chile were lured to WIT under false pretenses and have been used as a cheap source of labor. WIT says students must have misunderstood the extent of the benefits they would receive.

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