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Top Stories This Week

New cost estimate for Convention Center nearly $1 million higher than original

SIOUX CITY -- An architect's second attempt at the cost estimate for a series of renovations to the Sioux City Convention Ce… Read more

Explorers sweep series from Goldeyes

WINNIPEG, Man. -- The Sioux City Explorers swept a three-game series with Winnipeg with a 6-2 victory here Sunday to improve… Read more

Remsen grocery store sustains damage in Sunday morning fire

REMSEN, Iowa -- The only grocery store in Remsen suffered a serious fire early Sunday morning.  Read more

Today's poll: Have you ever camped?

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This week's most-read stories

Siouxland Crime & Courts

Couple charged with depriving children of food

DAKOTA CITY -- An Emerson, Nebraska, couple faces child abuse charges stemming from allegations they locked cupboards and th… Read more

Education

Former Morningside Elementary principal resigns from district 'under duress'

SIOUX CITY -- The former principal of Morningside Elementary School announced to the Sioux City Community School District in… Read more

Siouxland Crime & Courts

Sioux City woman charged in insurance fraud investigation

DES MOINES, Iowa – A Sioux City woman has been charged with fraudulent submissions, a class D felony, following an insurance… 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

Siouxland Crime & Courts

Yankton man arrested in sex trafficking operation

RAPID CITY, S.D. -- A Yankton, South Dakota, man is among six people who have been arrested in a sex trafficking investigati… Read more

Siouxland Crime & Courts

Sioux City Police seeking suspect in fatal Fourth Street assault

SIOUX CITY -- Arrest warrants have been issued for a 24-year-old man believed to be involved in a fatal July 29 assault. Read more

Local news

Fleet Farm opens at Sunnybrook Village Friday

SIOUX CITY -- The Sunnybrook Village development area is adding the newest jewel to its crown Friday.  Read more

Government and Politics

Big day set for Highway 20 completion in October

SIOUX CITY -- After 60 years in the making, the end is a tantalizingly close nine weeks off. Read more

Iowa news

Hull driver involved in fatal traffic crash

JEFFERSON, Iowa -- A Hull, Iowa, truck driver was involved in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday in which the driver of the other… Read more

Siouxland Crime & Courts

Sioux City man accused of sexual contact with 12-year-old girl

SIOUX CITY -- A Sioux City man was arrested Monday and charged with having sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl. Read more

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Recent Videos

Movies in a Minute: 'Crazy Rich Asians' & 'Mile 22'

It certainly can put smiles on the faces of everyone who isn’t a crazy rich Asian. Read more

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