Sioux City,

Owners of Countryside Health Care Center respond to violations

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – A Sioux City nursing home that had 23 federal citations after an inspection has reached out to KCAU 9 News with a statement. An inspection report showed 23 federal violations and one state violation were filed in April against Countryside Health Care Center, which is located at 6120 Morningside Avenue. The citation was issued on April 21 by the Health Facilities Division of the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals.
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Newcastle, NESioux City Journal

Newcastle, Nebraska, school closed due to dwindling student numbers

NEWCASTLE, Neb. -- For the first time in well over a century, there will be no public school classes this fall in the Dixon County community of Newcastle. The Hartington-Newcastle School Board voted in June to close the Newcastle building, which most recently had been a pre-K-through-first grade school. School...
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Plymouth County, IAKLEM

Tuesday News, July 27th

(Le Mars) — Plymouth County Board of Supervisors will be taking the week off, as there will not be a meeting scheduled for today. They will resume next week at the County Courthouse Board Room. Chamber Ag Committee To Host Chamber Coffee Inside Round Barn. (Le Mars) — The Le...
Sioux City, IAStorm Lake Times

City council pulls reins on horse carriage ordinance

The Storm Lake City Council declined to enact an ordinance regulating horse-drawn carriages because the party that originally inquired about the city’s rules has since expressed reservations. Councilmembers Maria Ramos, Kevin McKinney and Tyson Rice wondered why the council was considering the ordinance. Ramos noted the 14-point ordinance that modeled...
Plymouth County, IAKLEM

Tuesday Afternoon News, July 27th

(Le Mars) — Wednesday is the start of the Plymouth County Fair, known as the “The Five Best Days of the Summer.” Fairboard President Loren Schnepf talks about what we can look forward to for this year’s fair. Static 4-H Exhibits Being Judged On Tuesday. (Le Mars) — More than...

Ponca State Park searching for memorabilia ahead of 100 year event

PONCA, Neb. (KCAU) — Ponca State Park is asking the public for help before celebrating an event commemorating 100 years of Nebraska state parks. According to Ponca State Park, the park is celebrating Nebraska Game and Park’s centennial with a special event, 100 Years of Nebraska State Parks: Honoring Our Past and Celebrating Our Future. As part of the event, the event committee would like to have a display of photos throughout the years, old postcards, signs, and memorabilia.
Sioux City,

Hazardous material disposal taking place in Sioux City this weekend

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – Residents can dispose of hazardous substances at an event on Saturday in Sioux City. Clean Harbors Environmental Services is holding a Hazardous Material Collection at the Long Lines Family Rec Center parking lot at the Tyson Events Center, the City of Sioux City said in a press release from . The event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sioux City, IASioux City Journal

US 20 bypass ramps to be closed for resurfacing

SIOUX CITY -- U.S. Highway 20 entrance and exit ramps in Sioux City are scheduled to be closed intermittently during nighttime hours this week for resurfacing. The Iowa Department of Transportation said closures will be in effect from 8 p.m. to 6 p.m. through Saturday, weather permitting. The closures along the U.S. 20 bypass are as scheduled:
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The Center Square

Iowa school districts discuss plans for ESSER III funding

(The Center Square) – Iowa public school district superintendents have until Aug. 20 to tell the state how they will use their share of the nearly $775 million Iowa received through the American Rescue Plan’s Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund III. Before making their plan publicly available, school...
Sergeant Bluff,

US Highway 20 recognized as ‘Medal of Honor Highway’

SERGEANT BLUFF — Iowa is the latest state to dedicate US Highway 20 as the nation’s “Medal of Honor” highway. Ceremonies this weekend in Sergeant Bluff at American Legion Post 662 marked the occasion with new signs. Local attorney Rene LaPierre led the push to get it done. “I thought...