Sioux City is at the center of a tri-state region known as “Siouxland” where Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota meet. KTIV’s legacy as the news leader in the Siouxland market provides for outstanding career opportunities for those seeking their first job and for seasoned professionals, all within a city that has a lot to offer.
As the largest city in Siouxland, Sioux City is known for its rich history and for great amenities. Sioux City is home to the Sioux City Public Museum, the Sioux City Art Center, the beautiful and recently restored Orpheum Theatre, and the Sioux City Symphony. There are many opportunities for outdoor recreation with the Missouri River, which is the border between Iowa and Nebraska, Stone State Park, recreational trails and parks, and the nearby “Iowa Great Lakes.”
Root for your favorite team
Sports fans love their Sioux City Musketeers, Sioux City Bandits and Sioux City Explorers. Siouxland’s universities and colleges each have their own sports teams, concerts and forums.
Enjoy great eats
Foodies will enjoy Sioux City and Siouxland’s wide range of restaurants, a craft brewery and wine bars and food-oriented events. The Sioux City Farmers Market features locally grown vegetables, fruits, meat and cheese.
Celebrate the arts and local events
Sioux City offers a vibrant night life and a wide variety of performing arts. The Tyson Events Center Gateway Arena and the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino bring in many different types of entertainment and the Orpheum Theater is the home for the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra and touring Broadway shows. Sioux City is also home to three local theater companies, an eclectic local music scene and plays host to large events such as the annual “Big Parade” and Mardi Gras Festivale along with Saturday in the Park, a free concert held at Grandview Park. Art Splash, held in September, is a large outdoor art festival with music, local artist exhibitors, kids projects, food and fun.
Enjoy your family
Sioux City has a great hometown feel. You’ll find safe neighborhoods, great schools, both public and private, and all kinds of health care options. Sioux City parks offer a variety of family activities. Located in the downtown area, the Launch Pad Children’s Museum, the Sioux City Public Museum and the Sioux City Art Center are great places for families to visit. Sioux City is an educational hub and is home to Morningside College, Briar Cliff University and Western Iowa Tech Community College. KTIV partners with many cities and towns to participate in community events, including parades along with Palmer Candy Company to toss out their famous Bing candy bars. Remember to say “Hey, KTIV, Fling Me a Bing!”
Live an active life
Sioux City, South Sioux City and North Sioux City have running and biking trails. The area has many state and city parks and a dog park is located within Bacon Creek Park. The Missouri River allows for recreation by boat. Nearby “Iowa Great Lakes” cities such as Okoboji, Arnolds Park and Spirit Lake are destinations for swimming, boating and fishing and host events year-round, providing a great vacation destination less than a couple hours’ drive from Sioux City.
There’s so much more to explore and enjoy in Sioux City and Siouxland when you join the team at KTIV News 4, Siouxland’s News Channel.
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