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Who Do USD and SDSU Play in The 2022 MVFC-Big Sky Challenge?

The 2022 College Football schedules continue to become clearer. For all Missouri Valley Football Conference teams, the early portion of the season has been highlighted recently by showdowns with teams from the Big Sky Conference. Last season, the MVFC bested the 6 game series against the Big Sky 4-2. Since...
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Sioux City Journal

Explorers fans react to possible loss of Sioux City team, controversy over stadium seating

SIOUX CITY – Fans of the Sioux City Explorers turned out for the team's 30th home opener Tuesday, with many hoping this isn't their last season in Sioux City. Explorers owner John Roost, who has pleaded with the city to replace all 3,070 plastic seats in Lewis & Clark Park, has warned he may relocate the team to another market if negotiations fall through.
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Wednesday News, May 18

A Sioux City man was arrested by the Plymouth County Sheriffs Department on multiple charges. 38 year old Jonathan Ian Matthew Rainwater was found walking along Iowa Highway 12 in rural Plymouth County. He was the subject of two active warrants from Woodbury County. A subsequent investigation revealed that Rainwater was in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and charged with 3rd offense possession of a controlled substance, and two other drug counts. He was booked into the Plymouth County Jail and held on bond.
Government Technology

Sioux City, S.D., Police Set Up Pair of Speed Kiosks

(TNS) — Sioux City Police Chief Rex Mueller told Sioux City councilmembers that two mobile speed kiosks will be operational in Sioux City beginning Tuesday. "Obviously, our ultimate goal on anything like this is compliance. We would love for folks to get used to these, adjust their speed accordingly, so that we don't have to collect anything from the public," Mueller said during Monday's council meeting.
Grand Island Independent

Popular Sioux City winter recreation destination adds summer tubing

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The 700-foot main hill at Cone Park no longer has to be blanketed by snow for visitors to fly down it on tubes. Come mid-June, two lanes of a plastic-type surface will be installed on the hill to jumpstart new summer offerings, which are designed to make the park a year-round destination for family fun.

First Degree Murder Trial Resumes in Dickinson County

Spirit Lake, IA (KICD) — Testimony has resumed in the first degree murder case of Allison Decker in Dickinson County District Court. DCI Agent Trevor Modlin said the first contact with Decker was at a Sioux City home in January, after the body of Angel Bastman was found at a Lake Park home on December 21st. Modlin says items removed from Bastman’s residence were also found in the Sioux City location. Testimony will resume this afternoon.
Sioux City Journal

5 Bedroom Home in Sioux City - $740,000

Wanting some privacy when you get home? This custom built home on over 4 acres with hard~surface roads was designed to take full advantage of the 180~degree views and is located in desirable Plymouth County. It was custom built in 1998 and had only 2 owners. The landscaped yard features full multi~zone irrigation with native trees and grasses as well as a fire pit. Covered front porch with room for a hammock. The interior features neutral colors and custom woodwork with 2x6 construction, solid hardwood floors and 6 panel solid hardwood doors. Great room has vaulted ceiling, gas log fireplace, lots of builtins, and enough room for a piano, just repainted. Traditional formal dining with multi level ceiling. Gourmet kitchen features newer granite, backsplash, island, StarMark cabinets, new hardware, desk area, pantry, gas stove, lots of preparation areas, and access to 4 season sunroom. The 4 season room has all season windows, knotty cedar ceiling, slate flooring, energy~efficient wood burning stove and access to the deck (12x12) just refinished with outdoor speakers. Master bedroom on main floor, recently painted, with 7 x 8 WIC, one wall with cedar and updated bath with new granite, dbl sink, and custom tile shower. Two more bedrooms and a full bathroom on this level. The front bedroom would make a great office with barrel ceiling, window seat, WIC. Main floor laundry. Loft area has the best views, two double closets and french doors. Lower level finished with family room with wet bar, media room, 5th bedroom, full bath with hickory vanity, tile floor, tile shower, a work out room, a game room and tornado shelter room. Lots of living spaces for all!! In floor heat in basement. Pella windows, heat pump with boiler back up, 1000 gallon propane tank. 1124 sq ft garage with in floor heat. 32 X 38 steel outbuilding with cement floor and 12` doors. Plymouth County taxes, Hinton schools. Property backs up to a forest of walnut trees with abundant wildlife to enjoy!!!
Black Hills Pioneer

SD Special Olympics Summer Games start Thursday

SPEARFISH — Special Olympics South Dakota State Summer Games will return to Spearfish after a four-year absence. The 53rd annual observance will begin Thursday, May 19 and end Saturday, May 21. Vermillion hosted the Games in 2019 and 2021, with the COVID-19 pandemic forcing cancelation of the 2020 event.

May 18th AM: Getting warmer again

SIOUX CITY, IA(KCAU)- Yesterdays clouds and showers made the area cooler than expected, but that won’t hold over into today. We start the morning with temperatures in the 50’s for the region with variable northern winds close to 5 mph. As the day goes on the slight cloud coverage will move east, so we get more sunshine. As well as warmer weather as temperatures rise through the day with highs back to the mid 80’s in the area.

Nebraska man sentenced after stealing over $20,000 from father

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A man was sentenced in Madison County District Court on Tuesday after he stole over $20,000 from his father during a three-year period. Doug Janssen, 50, of Jackson, was sentenced for financially exploiting his father, according to a press release from the Attorney General’s Office.

Newscast 05.18.22: COVID cases and hospitalizations up in IA; Early voting begins

A human-trafficking lawsuit brought by 14 international students from Chile against Western Iowa Tech Community College has survived a round of legal challenges and it is proceeding in federal court. The defendants in the case, including the college, have denied any wrongdoing. For more information go to:. COVID-19 cases...

Athletes to watch, team race breakdowns at the 2022 Iowa girls state track meet

Three weeks after the Drake Relays, Iowa's top girls athletes are returning to Des Moines for the 2022 state track and field meet. Between Thursday and Saturday, the state's top runners, throwers and jumpers will put their talents on display at Drake Stadium. There's a lot to watch and follow, from the local central Iowa standouts to those coming in from the other corners of the state.
Sioux City Journal

Sioux City Symphony to perform Harry Potter film concert series

SIOUX CITY -- The Sioux City Symphony Orchestra (SCSO) will conclude its 2021 - 2022 season by performing "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" during a special concert, June 11, at the Tyson Events Center, 401 Gordon Drive. The concert will feature music director Ryan Haskins conducting the Sioux City...

Day Two of Decker Trial Concludes Following Further Testimony

Spirit Lake, IA (KICD)– Day two of testimony in the first degree murder trial of Allison Decker concluded Wednesday afternoon after the state called additional witnesses to help prove she is the one responsible for the death of Angel Bastman in late 2020. The entire first half and part...

Federal Judge dismisses four counts in J-1 visa program lawsuit

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — A federal judge is letting a lawsuit against Sioux City's Western Iowa Tech Community College and three local businesses to move forward. 14 students from Chile sued the school along with J & L staffing and recruiting, Royal Canin, and Tur- Pak Foods back in 2020. Students allege a student visa program they'd signed up for had instead forced them into minimum-wage work at two local food processing plants without any of the benefits they'd expected to receive via the program.