New charge in Sioux City slaying: 2nd-degree murder
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man has been formally charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of his roommate in Sioux City.
Thirty-eight-year-old Abdiqadar Sharif is accused of stabbing 40-year-old Guled Nur on Oct. 28. The new charge was contained in a court document prosecutors filed ...
HARTINGTON, Neb. (AP) — An order to boil tap water has been issued for the northeastern Nebraska city of Hartington.
Sioux City, Iowa, television station KCAU ...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese issued an apology Tuesday for covering up an Iowa priest’s sexual abuse of boys for decades and promised to identify all priests who have faced credible allegations.
The actions by the Diocese of Sioux City come in response to
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Officials in a northwest Iowa city are considering banning people from carrying some types of “toy” firearms, which police say are becoming increasingly difficult to distinguish from actual guns.
The Sioux City Council tentatively approved an ordinance on Monday ...
Abuse cover-up over, priest leaves home next to Iowa school
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — A retired priest who lived for months next to a Roman Catholic school in Iowa moved out Thursday, hours after his history of sexually abusing boys became public knowledge following a 32-year cover-up.
The Rev. Jerome Coyle left the Marian Home in Fort Dodge, Iowa, ...
The Latest: Accused priest moves out of home by Iowa school
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on abuse and cover-up by Roman Catholic clergy in Iowa (all times local):
A priest has moved out of an Iowa retirement home close to a Roman Catholic school, one day after his history of sexually abusing boys became public.
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese acknowledged Wednesday that it concealed for decades a priest’s admission that he sexually abused dozens of Iowa boys — a silence that may have put other children in danger.
The Rev. Jerome Coyle, now 85, was stripped of his parish ...
The Latest: Diocese kept quiet about priest’s 1986 admission
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on a priest who admitted to having sexually abused dozens of Iowa boys in 1986 (all times local):
A Roman Catholic diocese in Iowa is acknowledging that it kept quiet for 32 years about a priest’s admission to having sexually abused ...
MACY, Neb. (AP) — A northeast Nebraska couple accused of locking their 10-year-old foster son in a basement room have pleaded not guilty.
Authorities release name of Sioux City stabbing victim
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was stabbed to death in Sioux City.
Police say 40-year-old Guled Nur was fatally injured early Sunday morning during an altercation with his roommate, ...
Man sentenced in Omaha Tribal Council bonuses case
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Omaha Tribal official who admitted using federal funds to give himself a bonus has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay restitution.
December trial set for man accused of northwest Iowa heist
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A trial is scheduled to start Dec. 3 for a man accused of robbing a bank in the northwest Iowa community of Moville.
Court records show that 43-year-old Brendon Reed pleaded not guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Sioux City to bank robbery. Authorities say he ...
Sioux City man facing charges after another man dies
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Sioux City man is facing charges after another man died during a weekend altercation.
The Sioux City Journal reports ...
Man gets 5 years in Iowa prison for ramming police vehicles
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Sioux City man accused of ramming police cars on a chase that began in Nebraska has been sentenced to five more years in an Iowa prison.
Woodbury County court records say 43-year-old Larry Johnson II pleaded guilty to felony eluding after prosecutors dropped an ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Officials say a cyberattacker might have taken patient data from a Sioux City vision and surgical practice.
Historic Sioux City building set to be sold at auction
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A financially troubled historic Sioux City building is set to be sold at auction next month to settle debts of the California development that owns it.
A-H-S-T-W, Avoca 19, St. Albert, Council Bluffs 14
AGWSR, Ackley 55, Twin Cedars, Bussey 18
Akron-Westfield 76, Marcus-Meridian-Cleghorn/Remsen Union (MMCRU) 13
Alburnett 12, MFL-Mar-Mac 9
Alta/Aurelia 20, Sioux Central, Sioux Rapids 6
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a passing truck driver rescued four children from a house fire in Sioux City.
Firefighters were dispatched to the home a little after 10:30 p.m. Thursday. Police say the truck driver saw smoke coming from the house. He stopped, broke a house window ...
Iowa governor candidates debate tariffs, sexual harassment
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds and Democratic challenger Fred Hubbell offered contrasting views on tariffs, education spending and other topics at their second debate.
The debate Wednesday night in Sioux City came less than three weeks before the general ...
60 years in the making: Iowa’s Highway 20 expansion finished
HOLSTEIN, Iowa (AP) — After six decades of construction, an expansion project to build a four-lane expressway across northern Iowa is finished.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Friday in Holstein for the completed U.S. Highway 20 corridor, which now extends 302 miles (486 kilometers) ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three of nine current and former Omaha Tribal officials who admitted using federal funds to give themselves bonuses have been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay restitution.
Another trial date set for man accused of 2 fatal stabbings
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A trial has been delayed until next year for a 19-year-old in northwest Iowa accused of stabbing to death his ex-girlfriend and another young man.
Woodbury Country District Court records say prosecution and defense attorneys requested another delay in the trial of ...
A-H-S-T-W, Avoca 32, Southwest Valley 13
ADM, Adel 42, Winterset 21
Akron-Westfield 38, South O’Brien, Paullina 13
Alburnett 22, Maquoketa Valley, Delhi 14
Algona 30, Spirit Lake 24
Alta/Aurelia 50, St. Edmond, Fort Dodge 22
Ankeny 62, ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds and Democratic challenger Fred Hubbell will meet in the Des Moines area for their first debate.
The candidates for governor will debate at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Ankeny campus of Des Moines Area Community College.
The debate is ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A judge has sentenced a former Sioux City special education teacher to probation after she admitted to stealing from a school account for Special Olympics and other programs.
Iowa man seriously hurt when his camper exploded Sunday
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man was severely burned when his camper exploded after he lit a cigarette.
The Sioux City Journal
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man has been given five years in prison for making unauthorized purchases of meat and cheese while working as the head chef for a Sioux City bar and grill.
Woodbury County court records say 52-year-old Carlos Barrera pleaded guilty to a reduced theft charge before ...
MERRILL, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a young child has been killed in a crash in northwestern Iowa.
The Sioux City Journal reports that 6-year-old ...
Nebraska woman gets another start date for Iowa murder trial
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Another trial date has been set for a Nebraska resident accused of stabbing to death a woman in northwest Iowa.
Woodbury County court records show attorneys for both sides sought a delay for the trial of 20-year-old Melissa Camargo-Flores, of Dakota City, Nebraska. ...
Renewable energy plant cited for sewage discharge violations
SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska renewable energy plant has been accused of several violations of its permit to discharge sewage into a regional wastewater treatment plant.
Since issuing a compliance order in June, Sioux City, Iowa, has fined the Big Ox Energy plant in South Sioux ...
Ex-Iowa elementary teacher gets 15 years for child sex abuse
SIOUX CENTER, Iowa (AP) — A former Sioux Center private school teacher convicted of sexually abusing a child has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Des Moines television station KCCI reports that 36-year-old Curtis Van Dam sentenced in Sioux City’s ...
Prosecutor wants psychological exam for arson defendant
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A prosecutor has asked a judge for a psychological examination of a man accused of setting a fatal Sioux City fire.
Woodbury County court records show the prosecutor filed a motion Tuesday regarding 51-year-old Robert Mahoney. He’s pleaded not guilty to charges of ...
Ex-Iowa church treasurer pleads guilty to defrauding church
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former church treasurer in northwestern Iowa has pleaded guilty to defrauding the church of nearly $500,000 over 13 years.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Northern District of Iowa says 65-year-old Andrew Matheason pleaded guilty Wednesday ...
Iowa governor candidates agree on 3 October debates
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and her Democratic challenger Fred Hubbell have agreed to three televised debates in October.
The campaigns of both candidates released a joint statement Monday evening confirming the agreed upon locations, dates and times.
It appeared ...
Sioux City woman, 95, retires after 80-year retail career
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Marguerite Kuhl is convinced that the second time will be the charm.
Closing Kuhl’s Dress Shop in 1995, she retired — for the first time — at the age of 72.
But then she got bored.
She re-entered the workforce as the manager of Health Plus at the ...
Law firm sues clients for more than $2.5M contingency fee
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A law firm has sued two clients for more than $2.5 million the firm says it’s owed from the more than $7.6 million the clients have recovered from Sioux City for a 2016 collision with a city bus.
Iowa candidates for governor argue over dates for 3 debates
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The candidates for Iowa governor apparently agreed to debate but are struggling with the details.
Campaigns for Gov. Kim Reynolds and Democrat Fred Hubbell released statements within minutes of each other Tuesday night indicating debates in Des Moines, Davenport and ...
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Council Bluffs Jefferson beat Sioux City North 99-81 on Friday night in the highest-scoring game in the history of Iowa high school football.
Council Bluffs led 57-21 at halftime. North rallied to score 60 points in the second half but still managed to lose by ...
A-H-S-T-W, Avoca 45, Shenandoah 0
ADM, Adel 13, Perry 10
Algona 35, Hampton-Dumont 7
Ankeny Centennial 41, Urbandale 0
Ar-We-Va 68, Woodbine 6
B-G-M, Brooklyn 58, Grand View Christian 0
BCLUW, Conrad 14, East Marshall, LeGrand ...
Couple’s trial in girl’s death moved to Sioux City
ADEL, Iowa (AP) — The trial of an Iowa couple charged in the starvation death of their 16-year-old adopted daughter has been moved to Sioux City.
Dallas County District Court records show a judge last week set the trial of Marc Ray and Misty Bousman-Ray to begin Feb. 4 in Woodbury County ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A longtime Sioux City food distribution facility will be closing next week, affecting the jobs of 30 people.
Braunger Foods is shutting down the facility Sept. 7. The company is a wholesale distributor of meat and other food products to restaurants and has operated ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — In assessing how navigable Sioux City is for bicyclists, local officials will readily admit the city falls behind the pack.
Though it has taken large strides in recent years adding connections to its multi-use trail system, leaders agree the city has far to go to ...
SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) — A northeast Nebraska renewable energy plant has received another notice about emissions violations.
Western Iowa farmer gets probation for false tax returns
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A western Iowa farmer has been given probation for filing fraudulent tax returns.
Prosecutors say 65-year-old Kurt Neldeberg was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Sioux City to two years of probation. He also must make full restitution and serve 120 hours ...
DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A man has dropped his appeal of a judge’s ruling that the man is incompetent to be tried for murder in northeast Nebraska.
LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — When dignitaries gathered in a Wisconsin shipyard last month to celebrate a naval tradition on board the USS Sioux City, it raised Lee Mentink’s interest.
Iowa soup kitchen creates charity closet with essentials
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa soup kitchen has stocked a room with clothes, bedding, toiletry and other items for people in need.
Erik’s Closet is open on Tuesdays from 4-5 p.m. to the community and anyone can grab up to three items,
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a second man has found and arrested in Iowa on suspicion of first-degree murder in the shooting death of another man at an Omaha gas station.
Police said Friday that federal marshals and local police arrested 19-year-old Covarrubias Saturnino in Sioux ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Sioux City woman has been charged with insurance fraud, accused of lying to her insurer about the date of an accident.
Woodbury County District Court records say 42-year-old Jennifer Fuentes is charged with felony insurance fraud for a false submission. She didn’t ...