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Sioux City seeks answers, unpaid fines from Big Ox for wastewater violations

SIOUX CITY -- Big Ox Energy owes the city of Sioux City $77,500 in fines levied against the company for dumping excessive amounts of suspended solid waste into the city's wastewater treatment plant and other violations, a review of city records shows.

Sioux City School District looking to draw more substitute teachers

SIOUX CITY -- On a single day last fall, nearly 200 Sioux City public school teachers took an excused leave of absence, requiring district administrators to locate dozens of substitutes to cover classes.

'Vicious' methamphetamine on the rise in Iowa

SIOUX CITY -- Based on a rising number of drug users seeking treatment, methamphetamine use in Iowa is increasing, state public health officials announced recently.


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Sears to end 90-year brick and mortar presence in Sioux City

SIOUX CITY -- The story of Sears in Sioux City was, for decades, a story of expansion: new stores, attractive merchandise, enthusiastic customers and retail success. 

Support overwhelming for Crofton family dealing with sudden tragedy

CROFTON, Neb. -- That Siouxlanders would turn out to help a family in need should be of little surprise to anyone.

Twice the doubles: Sioux City family shows life with two sets of twins

SIOUX CITY -- Matt and Lindsey Rixner are the parents of a seemingly improbable family: two sets of twins, both born in October. 

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