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Lamb Arts seeks one-year extension of city loan

SIOUX CITY -- Lamb Arts will ask the Sioux City Council Monday for a one-year extension of its loan to purchase a historic d… Read more

NW Iowa religious activist burns LGBTQ library books in protest of OC Pride

ORANGE CITY, Iowa -- The leader of a northwest Iowa pro-life, anti-homosexuality group on Friday made a Facebook Live video … Read more

Morningside receiving corps has plenty after Niles

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – No. 1 Morningside answered a lot of questions with its 42-34 victory over No. 3 Northwestern on Saturday… Read more

In final TV debate, Gov. Reynolds and Democrat Fred Hubbell make cases to lead Iowa

DAVENPORT, Iowa -- The top two candidates for Iowa’s chief executive post shared starkly different views of the state’s traj… Read more

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Local Business

Sears files for Chapter 11; Cherokee Kmart to close, Sioux City Sears now last in Iowa

CHEROKEE, Iowa — Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggerin… Read more

Local news

Sioux City could see 1 to 2 inches snow Sunday

SIOUX CITY -- The Sioux Falls National Weather Service is forecasting a possible first snow of the 2018-19 winter to fall Sa… Read more

Siouxland Crime & Courts

Prison inmate from Sioux City dies in Fort Dodge

SIOUX CITY -- A prison inmate from Sioux City died Monday of an apparent suicide, the Iowa Department of Corrections has sai… Read more

Government and Politics

Scholten again outraises Steve King in Iowa race, now at $1.4 million over 2 years

SIOUX CITY -- After topping eight-term U.S. Rep. Steve King in campaign cash for a fourth straight period, Democratic challe… Read more

Food and Cooking

Sgt. Brew bring sports pub comfort food favorites to Sergeant Bluff

SERGEANT BLUFF -- Come for the pizza and burgers, stick around for the fun atmosphere. Read more

Iowa news

Mystery illness confirmed in Iowa, suspected in Nebraska

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say a rare illness that can paralyze children has been confirmed in two Iowa cases and is … Read more


Dordt College places band director on leave

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa -- Dordt College has placed its band director on leave amid reports he had "inappropriate contact with st… Read more

Nebraska news

Nebraska unveils new tourism slogan -- but is it for everyone?

A new Nebraska tourism promotion opens with a boy with tousled white-blond hair, 9-year-old Carter Frey, peering through ove… Read more

Government and Politics

Steve King backs white nationalist for Toronto mayor

KIRON, Iowa -- U.S. Rep. Steve King on Wednesday endorsed a white nationalist candidate for mayor of Toronto who has claimed… Read more


THE REGULARS: Winnebago story deserves to be told, celebrated

As I thought about a subject for this column, I came to the conclusion I wanted to share a “good news” story that needs to b… Read more

This week's promotions

2018 Jill Miller Holiday Concert

Enjoy the spirit of the season with the 2018 Jill Miller Holiday Concert a benefit event for Sunrise Retirement Community on Friday, Nov. 3… Read more

ARTilicious Event Tickets

The annual ARTilicious event, held at the Sioux City Art Center, is a chance to sample amazing food and seasonal select beers and wines fro… Read more

This week's Photo Galleries

Photos: Bernie Sanders With J.D. Scholten in Sioux City

Bernie Sanders campaigns for J.D. Scholten, Democratic challenger for Iowa Fourth District, in Sioux City, Iowa on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2019. Read more

Photos: Morningside at Northwestern Football

Morningside at Northwestern college football action in Orange City, Iowa on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Read more


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Recent Videos

Movies in a Minute: 'Halloween' & 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?'

"Halloween" rewards those who have been loyal through so many unnecessary sequels. Read more

Kim Reynolds at Journal Editorial Board

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks to Journal editorial board in Sioux City, Iowa on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Read more