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 ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Sioux City School Board has set dollar donation levels for businesses, groups or people making donations to get naming rights on facilities or programs in the district career academies.
SERGEANT BLUFF, Iowa (AP) — Residents in northwest Iowa have banded together to save their local park.
Jon Anderson told the
Sioux City police set to retire iconic patrol cars
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — For years, the sight of an oncoming Ford Crown Victoria has prompted drivers on Sioux City streets to steal a quick glance at their speedometers.
The iconic sedan, which served as the Sioux City Police Department’s prominent vehicle in the late 1990s and early ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A workplace safety agency has cited transportation hub Big Soo Terminal in northwestern Iowa for a March incident that killed an employee.
Dismissal of Iowa casino lawsuit ends long legal battle
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Years of litigation has ended with the dismissal of an Iowa lawsuit involving the former owner of the Argosy Sioux City riverboat casino and its nonprofit partner.
The Missouri River Historical Development and the Belle of Sioux City, along with its parent company, ...
STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — The Highway Patrol has identified victims of two fatal crashes related to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in western South Dakota.
Fifty-six-year-old James Barbier, of Aurora, Colorado, died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle crash on U.S. Highway 85 near Cheyenne ...
Sioux City Council approves $7.5M crash settlement
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The city council has approved a $7.5 million settlement connected to a November 2016 crash involving a Sioux City municipal bus.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sioux City has negotiated a settlement worth $7.5 million to the victim of a November 2016 crash involving a city bus.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man has pleaded not guilty to making unauthorized purchases of meat and cheese while working as the head chef for a Sioux City bar and grill.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The interim leader of Briar Cliff University in Sioux City has been named the new president.
The university trustees announced their choice of Rachelle Karstens on Tuesday. She’s been leading the campus since last summer, following the resignation of President Hamid ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An October trial in Sioux City has been scheduled for a man accused of ramming police cars on a chase that began in northeast Nebraska and ended in western Iowa.
Woodbury County court records say 43-year-old Larry Johnson II pleaded not guilty Friday to assault on ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An October trial date has been scheduled for an 18-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 a delay in the trial of Tran ...
SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality has issued a new violation notice to a renewable energy plant that residents have complained about over its odors.
The state agency sent Big Ox Energy a notice Monday alleging violations of Nebraska air quality ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Nebraska man died when a train moved as he was crawling underneath it in northwest Iowa.
Sioux City police say the accident occurred just after 11 p.m. Monday. Police say the train had stopped in downtown and the man tried to crawl under it to ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sioux City’s fire department is using a new station alert system that officials say should trim several seconds off response times.
The system generates a computerized voice for dispatches as data are entered from 911 calls to the Woodbury County Communications ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Advocates for the homeless in western Iowa will likely seek government funding as they push for the establishment of a detoxification center to help those who suffer from drug and alcohol addiction.
Backers of the project told the Woodbury County Board of ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A judge has ordered mental competency tests for an Iowa resident accused of helping to kill a Nebraska man in Sioux City.
Woodbury County District Court records say the tests were ordered last week for 30-year-old Daniel Levering. He’s pleaded not guilty to the July ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man accused of setting fire to a Sioux City house has been given probation.
The Sioux City Journal ...
DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A judge has approved a mental health treatment plan for a man who was acquitted by reason of insanity of killing his wife outside a northeast Nebraska police station.
District Judge Paul Vaughan said Thursday that Bei Sheng Chen must remain in the Lincoln Regional ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A convicted Nebraska sex offender has been given 15 years in an Iowa prison for taking video of a college student showering in a residence hall.
Authorities say 30-year-old Zachary Person was sentenced Wednesday in Sioux City. He’d pleaded guilty to burglary and ...
SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) — An Iowa man faces charges in Nebraska and Iowa after officials say he led officers on a high-speed chase and rammed two law enforcement vehicles.
The Nebraska State Patrol says the incident happened Friday evening when a trooper tried to stop a pickup truck ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A rededication ceremony will mark the completed restoration of a World War I cannon in Sioux City.
The public ceremony will be held Wednesday at the Memorial Park Cemetery, the
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Helen Jandt rang a hand bell and yelled out to passersby at the Leeds Park site, “Are you going to eat with us?”
A young woman and two children walked by her on June 7, and onto a colorful bus that had pizza, lettuce salads, strawberry mango slush cups and milk ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man who received child pornography has pleaded guilty to the charge in federal court in Sioux City.
Federal prosecutors say 27-year-old Joe Elliott Sinnott, of Milford, was convicted Tuesday of one count of receiving child pornography.
In a plea ...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — In a backyard garden at the Clark Early Childhood Center, Ayden Smith, 4, removed a sunflower from a container, then placed it in a hole before covering the plant with some fresh soil.
“I don’t know if Ayden really cares that much about gardening,” Charity Smith ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Shelby Houlihan grew up in Sioux City admiring fellow Iowan and middle-distance star Jenny Simpson.
Houlihan just might be poised to pass Simpson as America’s next great hope at 1,500 meters.
The 25-year-old Houlihan stormed past Simpson, 31, to win the 1,500 ...