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Mapleton City Council and public at odds over recent police department occurrences Video included

Folks in Mapleton, Iowa came out Wednesday night to voice concern over the recent firing of Police Chief John Holton and the resignation of council member Becky Nichols. More>>

Argosy Casino closes Wednesday at 5 p.m. Video included

The Iowa Supreme Court ordered the Argosy casino to shut down by 5 p.m. Wednesday. More>>

Police release the name of a Sergeant Bluff, Iowa man injured in a motorcycle accident on I-29 Video included

Sioux City Police said 60-year-old Steven Hough, of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, was involved in a motorcycle accident on Interstate 29 in Sioux City Wednesday. More>>

Skin cancer on the rise in the U.S. Video included

Dermatologist Dr. Raymond Kuwahara with Tri-State Specialists share tips on how to protect ourselves from this health threat. More>>

Siouxlanders say farewell to the floating casino in downtown Sioux City Video included

Many said they felt they had to come bid the boat farewell with one last afternoon of gambling entertainment and some said they did so with a bit of sadness in their hearts, as they watched the older tradition of riverboat gambling float away. More>>

Osceola Sheriff: Avon, SD woman arrested after she leads an officer on a high speed chase through Sibley

The Osceola County Sheriff said 49-year-old Shelley Rae HighBear, of Avon, South Dakota was arrested after she led an officer on a high speed chase through Sibley, Iowa on Tuesday around 10 p.m. More>>

UPDATE: Sioux City fire crews called to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino for reports of smoke Video included

Workers putting the finishing touches on the Hard Rock Casino and Hotel had to put their efforts on hold for a while Wednesday morning after reports of smoke in the building. More>>

Gov. Heineman seeks disaster relief following June storms

Governor Dave Heineman submitted a request Tuesday for a disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help Nebraskans in five northeast Nebraska counties who were impacted by severe storms in June.
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Cherokee city council discusses impact of Tyson closure Video included

On September 27, the Tyson plant in Cherokee, Iowa will close, leaving almost 450 people out of a job.But Tuesday in Cherokee, a special meeting was held to discuss what impact that closure will have on the city. More>>

County creates new process for gambling revenue grants Video included

Previously, any interested agency simply had to write a letter to the Board of Supervisors, leading to criticism that the county was not being totally transparent. More>>

Important Woodbury County Courthouse artifacts donated to Sioux City's Public Museum Video included

The courthouse was named a national landmark the same day as the Apollo astronauts' space suits.

"It was noted as one of the most beautiful landmarks in the United States. This courthouse is the only public facility that was designed by a person that was in the Frank Lloyd Wright entourage are architects,” said Board Chairman George Boykin.

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Workforce Development help in Cherokee

Help is on the way for workers at the Tyson Foods plant in Cherokee, Iowa who will be losing their jobs. More>>

Embankment slide forces an emergency lane closure on IA 12 north of Sioux City

An embankment slide forces an emergency lane closure for Iowa 12 north of Sioux City. More>>

READY 4 THE BELL: Iowa's tax free weekend is only days away Video included

This years shopping treat runs August 1st and 2nd. This means that for two days you won't have to pay tax on certain clothing and shoes under a hundred dollars.
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Union and Lincoln County, SD residents with June flood damage are urged to call 211 for assistance

Lincoln and Union county residents with flood damage from the June 13-20 storms are urged to call 211 and make an appointment with a disaster-recovery case manager. More>>

Storm Lake nursing home fined after woman's fall

A Storm Lake nursing home has been fined more than $31,000 after an incident in which a woman fell on her head while being transferred onto a bed and later died from the injury. More>>

Nebraska workshops to educate teachers about bats

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The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and Fulbright's EcoLeadership Program have scheduled two educator workshops on bats.
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Officials are concerned that an ebola outbreak in West Africa may make it's way to the U.S. Video included

Now that two Americans have been diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa, U.S. officials are warning anyone traveling there to steer clear of people who may be infected. More>>

Sioux City celebrates American Pop Corn Company's 100-Years in business Video included

“Being in Sioux City is a perfect place for us for some many reasons, but mostly because it's home,” said Garry Smith, American Pop Corn Company President. More>>

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>>

Argosy riverboat could sit in Sioux City for two months

Sioux City's legal department says according to the lease agreement, the casino must be removed within 60 days from the date the lease expires. More>>

Sioux City woman charged with stealing from federal program

A Sioux City woman is accused of stealing thousands in government money and property. 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>>

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