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AUGUST 4th: Over 3,500 new COVID-19 cases in Iowa, 23 additional deaths

DES MOINES, Iowa — The following totals are calculated from July 28th-August 4, 2021. The state of Iowa has added 3,570 new COVID infections; 382,401 total infections in the state. As of 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 368,613 recoveries have been recorded, up by 512; 6,193 deaths due...
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Community members enjoying 92nd annual Woodbury County Fair

MOVILLE, Iowa — The 92nd annual Woodbury County fair is officially underway. Held in Moville, since 1928, the fair is back after a year of absence due to COVID-19. The Woodbury County Fair features rides, rodeos, demolition derbies, food vendors, and much more. Despite all these great events, those attending...
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Latest Woodbury County Court report

Derek Sebastian Hovland, 45, Sioux City, possession of a controlled substance -- third offense; sentenced July 22, five years prison. Doua Mee Lor, 36, Sioux City, third degree burglary; sentenced July 29, five years prison suspended, two years probation. Lawrence Steven Bassette, 36, Sioux City, introduction of a controlled substance...
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Iowa Views: Get the vaccine to help quell rising infections

The following editorial appeared in the Sioux City Journal on Sunday:. COVID-19 infections were up last week. Some businesses implemented mask mandates. Health experts warned we possibly could be facing lockdowns again. No. No. No. We didn’t get this far to go back to the beginning. And, considering how uncomfortable...
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COVID-19 hospitalization rates increase in Siouxland, Tri-State

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – COVID-19 hospitalizations in Iowa have been leveling off since November and saw a decrease around May, but due to the Delta variant counting for a majority of cases, hospitalizations are slowly rising. The rate of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 began at the end of June...
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Four students up for Woodbury County Fair King contest

MOVILLE, Iowa -- The title of Woodbury County Fair King will be awarded from a field of four students during ceremonies that will beheld at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Flathers Hall in the Woodbury County Fairgrounds. Henry Eckhoff, of Sioux City, a 12th grader at Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School; Trey...
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Woodbury County COVID cases on the rise again

SIOUX CITY -- The number of COVID-19 infections in Woodbury County posted a marked rise during the last several weeks. For the week ended June 28, there were 16 infections in the county, according to a weekly report from the Siouxland District Health Department. For the week ended July 5, there were 26 infections reported in the county. The following week, there were 58 infections. And in the week ended July 19, there were 70 new infections.
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TOTT - 92nd Woodbury County Fair

DAKOTA DUNES, S.D. — The 92nd Woodbury County Fair is coming up on August 4th - 8th in Moville, Iowa. Mark and Mary Thompson joined Siouxland News at Sunrise Anchor Jacob Heller to talk about the fun and different daily activities that will be happening throughout the week. For more...
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Sioux City woman opens clothing boutique to women on the go

SIOUX CITY -- Always interested in fashion, Gabriel Druilhet was also always on the go. Whether it was visiting high-fashion global hot spots like London, Paris and Dubai, or meeting with clothing vendors in Los Angeles or Dallas, she was usually one step ahead when it came to cutting-edge apparel.
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LETTER: Woodbury County supervisors commended for wind ordinance

On behalf of the Iowa Conservative Energy Forum, I am writing to commend the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors on their commonsense wind ordinance that recently was approved and adopted. This ordinance balances the rights of individual property owners to make the decisions on what’s best for their own land and families, while also maintaining guard rails to ensure projects are built within certain specifications for the community.
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SDHD releases COVID-19 case numbers

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – As coronavirus remains a concern for many parts of the U.S. as cases are increasing rapidly, the Siouxland District Health Department has released COVID cases for Woodbury County over the last three weeks. Last week there were a total of 58 new cases in the...