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Today's poll: Are you ready for school to start?

Are you ready for school to start? Read more

New owners make sure Maxwell's Beach Cafe runs smoothly

ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa -- Steven Jensen was working at Emerald Hills Golf Course in Arnolds Park on July 1, 2013, when Leah Ande… Read more

GALLAGHER: Long-lost Julio

STORM LAKE, Iowa -- Three weeks ago, I stood before 100 retired teachers in Sioux City and talked about a few subjects I've … Read more

Sioux City Council considering audiovisual upgrades

SIOUX CITY -- Microphones, cables, cameras and voting panels in the Sioux City Council chambers are set for replacement as p… Read more

This week's most-read stories

Simplemost

Starbucks’ Buy One, Get One Free Iced Beverage Deal

This summer has been a scorcher, so what better way to cool down than with an iced coffee? Better yet, how about two? On Thursday, Aug. 16, Starbucks will host another one of its popular happy hour events — and this time, iced beverages are the drink of choice! From 3 Read more

Local news

Flatbed truck carrying house strikes overpasses along I-29, keeps driving

SLOAN, Iowa -- A flatbed truck carrying a house of some sort reportedly had a brush with two bridges along Interstate 29 nor… Read more

Local news

Sheriff releases name of man who died at Snyder Bend

SALIX, Iowa -- Authorities have released the identity of the man whose body was recovered from the lake at Snyder Bend Park … Read more

Local Briefs

Sioux City businessman killed in UTV accident, outside of Deadwood, S.D.

DEADWOOD, S.D. -- Sioux City businessman Craig Carrell was killed in a utility terrain vehicle accident near Deadwood on Sat… Read more

Food and Cooking

Iowa Barbeque Company brings classic Southern cuisine to Le Mars

LE MARS, Iowa -- Keaton Kimble doesn't mind contradicting a few, long-held beliefs. Read more

Television

Colton Underwood of 'The Bachelorette' says the truth comes out in 'Paradise'

LOS ANGELES – Will Colton Underwood find love on “Bachelor in Paradise”? Read more

Local news

Man flown to hospital after pickup collides with train in Dakota County

DAKOTA CITY -- A man was flown to Mercy Medical Center -- Sioux City around noon Thursday after a pickup truck collided with… Read more

Local Briefs

3 charged in Powell Broadcasting break-in were looking for 'paranormal activity'

SIOUX CITY -- Three men have been charged with criminal trespass following a July 31 incident at the Powell Broadcasting bui… Read more

Local news

Police release identities of men injured in train-truck collision

DAKOTA CITY -- Two men were taken to a Sioux City hospital with injuries Thursday after a train and a pickup truck collided … Read more

Siouxland Crime & Courts

Monona County woman sues McDonald's salad supplier over illness

SIOUX CITY -- A Monona County woman who says she was sickened by a salad purchased at a McDonald's restaurant has sued the s… Read more

This week's promotions

LAST DAY TO VOTE: Pick your favorite photo in our Destinations Travel contest!

First prize is $1,000; the contest voting period ends Monday, July 23, at 11:59 p.m. CDT. Read more

VOTE NOW: Pick your favorite photo in our Destinations Travel contest!

First prize is $1,000; the contest voting period ends Monday, July 23, at 11:59 p.m. CDT. Read more

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Movies in a Minute: 'The Meg'

It's the next best thing to attacking flying sharks with a chainsaw. Read more