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Dog park committee no longer recommending permit system

SIOUX CITY -- The City Council will be asked Monday to approved a second reading of an ordinance designed to improve safety … Read more

Van Oort leads West Sioux wrestling to 3rd place finish

HAWARDEN, Iowa | When Mark Van Oort took over as the head coach of the West Sioux wrestling program, the Falcons had two sta… Read more

Pospisil and his linemates lead Muskies to crucial win over Fargo

SIOUX CITY | This is what really happens when the Sioux City are playing with full force. Read more

Islamic Center of Siouxland offers prayers, condolences for victims of New Zealand attack

SOUTH SIOUX CITY -- The Islamic Center of Siouxland Sunday night held a prayer service and vigil for the 50 victims of the m… Read more

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This week's most-read stories


The Sears Diaries: A part-time cashier tells all in a department store's final days

Last spring, I took a part-time job as a clerk at the venerable retailer Sears, Roebuck & Co. at the Southern Hills Mall… Read more

Local news

Le Mars-based SmithCo sold to Minnesota pork producer; company president retires

LE MARS, Iowa -- SmithCo Side Dump Trailers has been purchased by a Minnesota-based firm.  Read more

Government and Politics

Woodbury County will allow ATV's on rural roads

SIOUX CITY --  People will be able to drive all-terrain and off-road utility vehicles on Woodbury County gravel and blacktop… Read more

Siouxland Crime & Courts

MUGSHOT: Siouxland man sought by Fugitive Task Force

SIOUX CITY -- The U.S. Marshals Service Northern Iowa Fugitive Task Force is seeking the public's help in locating the follo… Read more

Local news

Denison City Council votes to end payments for investigation: 'I would like our money back'

DENISON, Iowa -- The words "I would like our money back" were uttered more than once at another colorful Denison City Counci… Read more

Government and Politics

Steve King posts Civil War meme showing Iowa and other 'blue' states getting punched

SIOUX CITY -- U.S. Rep. Steve King in a social media post speculated that red states, with "about 8 trillion bullets," would… Read more

Siouxland Crime & Courts

3-year-old found in rancid conditions in Sibley home; 2 relatives arrested on drug charges

SIBLEY, Iowa -- Osceola County authorities found a 3-year-old child in a home filled with trash, no running water and moldy … Read more

Iowa news

Iowa teacher accused of being drunk at school pleads guilty

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — A teacher accused of being drunk at her school in Dubuque has pleaded guilty. Read more

Siouxland Crime & Courts

Sioux City man arrested after more than 450 THC cartridges found in barn

SIOUX CITY -- A Sioux City man was arrested Saturday on felony drug charges after investigators found a large number of THC … Read more

Local news

Corps again raises Gavins Point Dam water releases due to rain, snowmelt

YANKTON, S.D. -- Releases from Gavins Point Dam were increased for a second straight day Thursday to leave room in Lewis and… Read more

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This week's Photo Galleries

Photos: Morningside at Briar Cliff Baseball

Morningside at Briar Cliff baseball action in Sioux City, Iowa on Saturday, March 23, 2019. Read more

Photos: Briar Cliff vs. Ottawa Volleyball

Briar Cliff vs. Ottawa volleyball action in Sioux City, Iowa on Friday, March 22, 2019. Read more