The fate of the Tilden Community Hospital may be decided this week. The hospital has been losing $60,000 a month. Last week, the hospital board recommended discontinuing in-patient services on July 1st. The city council meets Tuesday and may vote to convert the hospital to an outpatient clinic and close the emergency room.
A Siouxland farmer is helping to grow markets for Iowa farm products in other countries. Brian Kemp of Sibley is president of the Iowa Soybean Association. He's in Thailand right now on a trade mission to tap a potential market for Iowa crops. Kemp just returned from a trip to Brazil where he led a delegation to learn more about that nation's soybean crop.
Seventy-seven high school juniors from across Siouxland meet in Sioux City to prepare for their academic and professional futures. The National Council on Youth Leadership held the Youth Salute Leadership Session Sunday, prepping the council's newest inductees. The students get training and experience to prepare them for college and the world beyond. They were selected based on their good citizenship, involvement and academic performance.
The All-American Concert Band wrapped up its season with a fundraising finale on Sunday. Proceeds from the final concert are going to Opportunities Unlimited. The band is made up of volunteer musicians who put on several concerts throughout the year, all of which raise money for charitable organizations in Siouxland. KTIV's Ron Demers was featured and played "You Raise Me Up" for the crowd.
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