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Veterans' Day programs in Northwest Iowa

For Veterans Day, there are a lot of events going on in Siouxland to honor our past and present military members.  Ridgeview Middle School in Early, Iowa is hosting a Veterans Day breakfast at eight o'clock Monday morning followed by a parade.  Gehlen Catholic School in Le Mars is hosting an appreciation service at 8:45 in the morning.  There will be a Veterans Day ceremony at the Woodbury County Courthouse at 11:00 Monday morning and in Battle Creek, Iowa there is a soup supper starting at five o'clock in the afternoon.  

NE Nebraska legion helps marine disabled in Afghanistan


A northeast Nebraska group makes a special donation to a wounded Marine.  The Sandhill Legion Riders presented Ammon Lang of Kansas with an all terrain track-style wheelchair in Neligh Sunday.  Lang lost both of his legs during combat in Afghanistan.  The wheelchair will enable him to go hunting with his two young sons.  Lang says it means a lot to see military camaraderie extend outside active service and across state borders.

UPDATE: Police release identities of murder victims in Friday's shooting


Police have released the names of those involved in Friday morning's deadly shooting in Sioux City.  Police say 35-year-old Yolanda Valdez of Orange City, Iowa and 33-year-old Michael Delgado of Sioux City were shot and killed inside the house at 507 West 27th Street and 33-year-old Luis Sanchez of Sioux City suffered a stab wound.  Police say an altercation between Sanchez and Juan Antonio Nino-Estrada over drugs escalated into gunfire.  Nino-Estrada suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.  He's charged with two counts of first degree murder and one count of attempted murder.

Memories of JFK's visit to Sioux City brought to life at the Sioux City Public Museum


As the nation prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy later this month, a Sioux Cityan who worked with him is sharing his memories.  Retired Judge Donald O'Brien spoke at the public museum Sunday about Kennedy's 1960 campaign visit to Sioux City.  O'Brien campaigned for Kennedy, and Kennedy gave a boost to O'Brien's campaign for Congress.  O'Brien called Kennedy "a charming fella" who, when he was talking to you, you knew he was talking to you.

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