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Unity Christian falls to Van Meter at state semis in Schoonhoven's final game

CARROLL, Iowa — At the very end, Marlin Schoonhoven walked away from the game of baseball with his head held high. Read more


REVIEW: 'Jungle Cruise' goes for a 'Pirates' effect in storytelling

You may want to reference “The African Queen” when you talk about “Jungle Cruise” but, really, it’s more like “Pirates of th… Read more


Woman faces murder charge for Lake Park homicide

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Authorities have arrested a woman suspected of being involved in the December death of a Lake Park, Iow… Read more


WATCH NOW: Remsen St. Mary's baseball falls to Kee in state semifinals

CARROLL, Iowa — A Class 1A state title just wasn’t in the cards for the Remsen St. Mary's High School baseball team this yea… Read more

This week's most-read stories

Local news | Sioux City, Iowa

Sioux City nursing home eligible for a list of the nation's worst

SIOUX CITY -- A Sioux City nursing home with a long list of alleged violations that include staff ignoring residents' cries … Read more

Local Business

Sioux City woman opens clothing boutique to women on the go

SIOUX CITY -- Always interested in fashion, Gabriel Druilhet was also always on the go. Read more


THE REGULARS: Goodbye to a friend who was a giant and never took a step

I’m in my eighth year as a columnist for the Sioux City Journal. I occasionally fret over subject matter, but this week’s co… Read more

Local news | Sioux City, Iowa

WATCH NOW: Panoramic views from the 11th floor; rooftop bar opens at Warrior Hotel

SIOUX CITY -- What's one of the first things visitors to the Warrior Hotel's new rooftop bar notice when they step outside? Read more

Iowa - Nebraska - South Dakota News

Barn collapsed the day after being installed on property, killing Iowa father and son

“What everybody needs to know is that Andy was so overly cautious with anything with his kids,” a neighbor said. “There’s no way if there was any danger that Andy saw that he would have had his kids anywhere near it.” Read more

Local news | Sioux City, Iowa

Body identified in July 20th train bridge incident

SIOUX CITY -- The body of the man who was seen falling from the train bridge connecting Sioux City and South Sioux City on J… Read more

Local news | Sioux City, Iowa

Newcastle, Nebraska, school closed due to dwindling student numbers

NEWCASTLE, Neb. -- For the first time in well over a century, there will be no public school classes this fall in the Dixon … Read more

Local news | Sioux City, Iowa

Sioux City Fire Rescue recovers body from Missouri River

SIOUX CITY -- Authorities recovered a body from the Missouri River Friday, which matches the description of a person seen en… Read more

Local Briefs

UPDATED: Investigation continues into Wednesday morning shooting

SIOUX CITY -- Sioux City Police continue to seek suspects and a motive for an early Wednesday shooting. Read more


Simone Biles says she withdrew from final to protect team, self; plus more from Tokyo

Simone Biles says she withdrew from the Olympics gymnastics team final because she wasn't in the right headspace to compete. Here's the latest. Read more

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This week's Photo Galleries

PHOTOS: Plymouth County Fair kicks off

Photos at the Plymouth County Fair with livestock and dirt bike racing Read more

PHOTOS: Class 1A and 2A state baseball semifinals

Remsen St. Mary's plays Kee in Class 1A semifinals while Unity Christian plays Van Meter and Camanche plays Centerville in Class 2A semifin… Read more