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Experts: Logan, Iowa teen accused of murdering his brother is competent for trial

Two psychiatric experts say an 18-year-old suspect is competent to stand trial on a charge that he killed his 5-year-old foster brother in Harrison County, Iowa.

UPDATE: Owner talks about barn fire near Salix, Iowa Video included


When they arrived on scene, a barn was on fire and it's so far gone, firefighters let it burn out by itself.

State appeal board hears arguments surrounding Sioux County budget Video included

Representatives from Iowa's State Appeal Board were in Orange City, Iowa Thursday for a special public hearing. That hearing focused on questions about the county's budget, and allegations about county workers. More>>

Changes for Walleye Weekend tournament on the Iowa Great Lakes Video included

A new law that's intended to curb the spread of aquatic invasive species is forcing a rule change for the annual Walleye Weekend tournament on the Iowa Great Lakes. More>>

Children gathered at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center in Sioux City Thursday to expand their knowledge on animal tracks

Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center teaching Siouxland children about animal tracks

Children gathered at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center in Sioux City Thursday to expand their knowledge on animal tracks. More>>

One Siouxland school district is putting the passion of its students front and center Video included

Students in the Estherville Lincoln Central School District are being asked a simple question: "What matters most to you and why?" Unlike most questions students are asked, this one has no right or easy answer."When we talk about what matters to us, we discover things about our own self.

IRGC: Argosy Casino has to stop all gaming by July 1; Commission voted unanimously Video included

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission denied the Belle of Sioux City's application for an extension of the Argosy Casino's gaming license. More>>

Sioux City man charged after police say he robbed three people on the northside of Sioux City

Vasean Markworth Vasean Markworth

22-year-old Vasean Markworth is charged with two counts of robbery and one count of false imprisonment. More>>

Branstad backs extension of health care policies

Gov. Terry Branstad says Iowa has agreed to a federal recommendation that will allow thousands of residents to hang onto health insurance policies that don't meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. More>>

Students and parents invited to town hall meeting to fight underage drinking Video included

A Siouxland group is working to fight underage drinking in our area.  This event is hosted by Siouxland CARES, the Sioux City Mayor's Youth Commission, and Jackson Recovery Centers.

Branstad will release 2013 tax returns

Gov. Terry Branstad is releasing his tax returns, something he's done every year he's served as governor to promote transparency

Work continues on CF Industries training center near Salix, IA plant Video included

 Tuesday, Woodbury County's Board of Supervisors approved an underground utilities permit for construction of a new CF industries recruiting and training center. More>>

Woodbury Co. looks to further economic growth Video included

Tuesday, the county's rural economic development director went before the board of supervisors, giving them a full update about the direction his department is going.  More>>

Woodbury County addresses progress on health & wellness plan

Staying healthy is important for yourself, and for your work place, so you can be productive and get work done. More>>

Bankrupt Plymouth County company purchased, set to open summer 2014 Video included

More jobs, and a new company will soon be coming to Merrill, Iowa. The business is starting up in a place that not long ago shut down because of a foreclosure, but the new owners say they have big plans for the future of that once financially troubled plant.. More>>

Siouxland gets a great view of the celestial show Video included

The moon begins to emerge from the earth's shadow in image captured from the KTIV parking lot early Tuesday morning The moon begins to emerge from the earth's shadow in image captured from the KTIV parking lot early Tuesday morning

Did you get up and take a look at the eclipse?Siouxland had a perfect, unobscured, clear sky view of the full lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning.

Branstad: Action needed to protect Iowa students

Gov. Terry Branstad has called on the Legislature to take action following an Iowa Supreme Court ruling that found school coaches cannot be convicted of sexual exploitation by a school employee under current law. More>>

The Sioux City School Board passes its 2015 budget

Despite spending $11 million more this year than last, the tax levy is actually dropping by 16-cents. More>>

WIT cuts the ribbon on Le Mars, IA center

Western Iowa Tech Community College has cut the ribbon on a new center in Le Mars, Iowa. More>>

Sioux City close to allowing exceptions to pit bull ban

Sioux City leaders took a step forward to allow animal rescue groups to bring pit bulls temporarily into the city for veterinary care and adoption events.

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