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Final city payment to Hard Rock waiting on occupancy permit

Officials in the city's finance department say per their agreement with Sioux City Entertainment, the final $5.5 million payment won't be released until the casino meets its final benchmark, an occupancy permit allowing it to open. More>>

Algae limits activities at one NE Nebraska lake Video included

Activities are limited at one Siouxland lake due to a common yet toxic algae. Willow Creek Lake in Pierce, Nebraska is under a health advisory due to toxic levels of blue-green algae. More>>

Special law enforcement effort in Nebraska results in almost 100 officer contacts Video included

The Nebraska State Patrol partnered with officers from the Norfolk Police Division and Madison County Sheriff's office in the effort on Saturday, which used the Patrol helicopter for high visibility patrols.
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Sioux City schools donate desks, shelves to Wisner-Pilger schools to stock portable classrooms Video included

A school that was destroyed in a tornado over the summer is finally getting a little bit of life back this fall; and, it's all thanks to the end of an era at another Siouxland school district. More>>

Suspect arrested in NW Iowa bank robbery Video included

The Woodbury County Sheriff Department took Michael Dutcher, of Sioux City, into custody.  He was wanted in connection with the armed robbery of the United Bank of Iowa in Holstein, Thursday.

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Executive from Nebraska tribe honored for leadership

The leader of the Winnebago Tribe's economic development company is receiving a national award for leading a successful minority-owned business. More>>

KTIV flings Bings at Milford Days parade Video included

Despite the hot weather, hundreds line up in Milford Saturday to see fire trucks, floats, and the flinging on Bings.
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Norfolk community leaders discuss the 2015 city budget

A Siouxland community begins looking ahead at how best to spend taxpayer money in the upcoming fiscal year. More>>

Municipal band says goodbye to storied conductor

A staple in the Sioux City music community waved his baton for the last time Sunday night. More>>

Dorothy Pecaut is closing for construction, but isn't taking a break Video included

For hikers, bikers, and explorers alike, the trail through Iowa's prairie can get kind of bumpy. But the staff at Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center says the road to get the trails shouldn't be bumpy, too. More>>

Siouxland's Girl Scouts head to Georgia Video included

A 48-member pilgrimage took off from Sioux City Sunday, as the group of Girl Scouts travel to see where their organization got its start. More>>

5k raises money for both Siouxland Paramedics and Boys Club of Sioux City Video included

The Siouxland Paramedics and the Boys Club of Sioux City teamed up for some fundraising fitness Saturday morning. More>>

Special Olympians work and play at Leif Erikson Pool Video included

A tradition 27 years strong came back to Leif Erikson pool Saturday morning, as Special Olympians from around the area joined together with city officials for a day of fun. More>>

Military father & daughter reunited at hospital following car crash Video included

A 9-year old Sioux City girl and her mother were hospitalized Wednesday after a one vehicle accident in Plymouth County. More>>

Tyson plans to close plant in Cherokee, Iowa Video included

Friday, Tyson Foods announced it plans to close its Cherokee plant on September 27. More>>

Sioux City teen competing for Miss Teen USA Video included

A Sioux City teenager will be competing for the title of Miss Teen USA next weekend. Amanda Armstrong will head to the Bahamas for the competition.
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Production decreases mean meat prices will remain high Video included

Officials say, Iowa's cattle herd is the smallest in decades. Hog production is also on the decline.  Despite the high meat prices this has caused, demand doesn't seem to be going down.

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Madison and Pierce, NE County Planning and Zoning Administrator resigned

Officials in Madison and Pierce counties in Nebraska are looking for a new head for both counties planning departments. More>>

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Iowa Supreme Court lifts stay; Argosy will close on July 30 at 5 p.m. Video included

The Iowa Supreme Court has denied the Argosy Casino's application to stay open. More>>

Police are searching for suspects after firearms are stolen from a Spencer, IA business

The Spencer, Iowa Police Department is investigating a burglary at Southern Archery located at 305 11th Street SE in Spencer. More>>

Sioux City Fire Rescue reminds residents about the 4 reasons warning sirens will be activated

Listed below are 4 reasons the Woodbury County Communications Center will activate the sirens in Sioux City. More>>

10-month-old girl dead after being left in hot car in Kansas Video included

A baby is dead after being left inside a hot car in southern Kansas. More>>

Sioux City cycling advocate remembered for generosity Video included

A Sioux City man has died of a heart attack in his sleep on the RAGBRAI route. More>>

A SD man has been fined for his involvement in a fatal crash in Pierce County, NE

Twenty-one year old Carlos Espinoza-Sanchez pleaded no contest to three counts of motor vehicle homicide in Pierce County Court this week as part of a plea agreement.
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  • KTIV Web Poll

  • What should the city of Sioux City do with the money left to it by philanthropist Ruth Cone?

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    Build an outdoor ice-skating rink
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    85 votes
    Build an indoor/outdoor water park
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    75 votes
    Something else
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  • AP PHOTOS: Building boom in N. Dakota's oil patch

    AP PHOTOS: Building boom in N. Dakota's oil patch

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:03:55 GMT
    President Theodore Roosevelt once came to North Dakota's Badlands to find solitude and solace amid the area's "desolate, grim beauty." But Roosevelt's Dakota is barely visible today.More >>
    President Theodore Roosevelt once came to North Dakota's Badlands to find solitude and solace amid the area's "desolate, grim beauty." But Roosevelt's Dakota is barely visible today.More >>
  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:03:42 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...More >>
    The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football,...More >>
  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:50:11 GMT
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.More >>
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.More >>

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