Woodbury County, IASioux City Journal

Latest Woodbury County court report

Jonathan Dwayne Robinson, 41, Franklin, Louisiana, felon in possession of a firearm, failure to appear; sentenced June 10, five years prison. Dukan Gatwech Wuol, 36, Sioux City, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance; sentenced June 11, 15 years prison suspended, three years probation.
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Nebraska StateKETV.com

Two children found safe after Amber Alert issued from Winnebago

Nebraska — The Nebraska State Patrol confirmed an Amber Alert has been canceled now that two children reportedly abducted near Winnebago, NE, have been found. According to the alert, the Winnebago Police Department began looking for the children late Saturday night. NSP said local police and witnesses had last seen the children at 10:30 p.m. on June 12.
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Blair, NEWashington County Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise

PHOTOS: 2021 Gateway to the West Days

A year after the celebration was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, attendance was high for the four-day Gateway to the West Days. This year's theme was the Roaring 20s. Crowds lined the streets for the parade and packed in for events like the car show, carnival and street dance.
Blair, NEwaynedailynews.com

Dirt Devil 14s Bring Home District Runner-Up Title, 10s & 12s Both In Action

SCRIBNER/BLAIR/BENNINGTON – District competition came to a close in Mid-June for the Dirt Devil Summer softball program with a trio of Class C District 8 tournaments. The Dirt Devil 14s placed runner-up in Scribner falling by one run in a nine-inning game before Nebraska Venom won a second time in the winner-take-all championship game; the Dirt Devil 12s went 2-2 in the Blair District while the Dirt Devil 10s suffered back-to-back losses in the Bennington District.
Sioux City, IASioux City Journal

WATCH NOW: Sioux City gets its first Tesla supercharger amid growth in electric vehicle ownership

SIOUX CITY -- Seven years ago, there were two Teslas registered in all of Northwest Iowa. Both in Woodbury County. Today, Woodbury County has 20 registered Teslas, double the number of just two years ago, while all other counties in the region have at least a handful of them, according to Iowa Department of Transportation data. Dickinson County, for instance, has 10. Plymouth County has seven.
Sioux City, IASioux City Journal

LETTER: Flat tire leads to great experience in Sioux City

On May 20, at around 11 p.m., my wife and I were heading to Montana with a fully loaded van with stuff for our great-grandson and grandkids and got stopped by a (Woodbury County) deputy sheriff for no license plate light. As a result, a tire picked up a nail...
Woodbury County, IAkwit.org

The Common Memory Project

This past year subverted everyone’s idea of normal, but probably no group more so than students. In a class titled Truama in our Society, Dr. Carolina Hotchandani, Goodrich professor of English at the University of Nebraska Omaha, saw her Medical Humanities class as an opportunity to collectively mourn what had been lost. She asked her students to record and share the stories of someone they knew, quilting together the experiences that were otherwise lived through in solitude.
Sioux City, IASioux City Journal

Hausmann Construction bid accepted for new Law Enforcement Center

SIOUX CITY -- The Law Enforcement Authority approved the low bid of nearly $58.4 million from Norfolk, Nebraska-based Hausmann Construction for the new LEC building. "It's a big day in Woodbury County history," said Authority Chair Ron Wieck. The Authority, a joint city-county entity, had two options: accept the low...
Woodbury County, IASioux City Journal

MINI: Woodbury board should financially support LAMB project

The Woodbury County board should indeed provide support and funding for the LAMB Arts 625 Douglas Project. This is a project that will especially impact young people in our county for generations to come. -- The Rev. David Halaas, Sioux City. Opinions expressed in the Mini Editorial are those of...
Blair, NECreston News Advertiser

Kay Jensen

Kay Leon Jensen, 90, passed away at Carter Place Assisted Living in Blair, Nebraska, on Saturday, June 5, 2021. He was born October 4, 1930, to Roy and Lole Jensen of Fontanelle. On February 20, 1955, he married Linda Purdy in Fontanelle and they were lifetime residents of Fontanelle. They...
Woodbury County, IAKTIV

Bid accepted for Woodbury County’s new law enforcement center

SIOUX CITY (KTIV)- A decision has been made at the Woodbury County Courthouse regarding the bids for the new law enforcement center. The Woodbury County Law Enforcement Authority moved Monday to accept the lowest bid from Hausmann Construction of Norfolk, Nebraska, for the new law enforcement center. The LEC Authority says construction of the facility will begin soon.
Blair, NEFremont Tribune

Health clinic set for June 24 in Blair

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership will hold the Blair WIC and immunization clinic from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at the Garden-Hawks Center, 2848 College Dr., in Blair. This clinic does not include vaccination for COVID. For an appointment or for more information regarding the WIC or...
Logan, IAkmaland.com

Lo-Ma's Brenden finds next home at Morningside, will run track

(Logan) -- Logan-Magnolia's Marissa Brenden was looking for somewhere that reminded her of home. She found that with Morningside's track program. "It means a lot," Brenden said about her college commitment. "I've worked really hard to get to where I am." Running didn't always have Brenden's love. "When I was...
Hornick, IAmovillerecord.com

Layne Hummel

Layne G. Hummel, 59 of Hornick, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021, at his home. Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, at Waterbury Funeral Service, 4125 Orleans Ave. Burial will be in Cushing Cemetery. Visitation was from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 14, with family present 5 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.