Rhonda Capron pays tribute to Siouxland’s MLK connection

SIOUX CITY — Every time she came to visit Marguerite Cordice, Rhonda Capron was called a “celebrity.”

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Fire breaks out at Spencer Hospital

SPENCER, Iowa — No one was injured Monday when a fire broke out in a surgical equipment sterilization unit at Spencer Hospital.

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Key lawmaker plans ‘special announcement’ about IPERS legislation

DES MOINES — Iowa House State Government Committee Chairman Bobby Kaufmann is promising a “special announcement” when the committee meets Tuesday. He may have stolen his own thunder in...

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UPDATED: 2 dead, 2 hospitalized after vehicle goes through ice in Storm Lake

STORM LAKE, Iowa — A man and his 8-year old son died, and his two other children were hospitalized, after a vehicle went through the ice Sunday night in...

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Cedar Rapids sees drop in homicides in 2018

In 2018, Cedar Rapids saw its lowest number of homicides in six years, according to data from the Cedar Rapids Police Department. The data shows three people were killed...

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Kamala Harris makes it official: She’s running for president

Kamala Harris, a first-term Democratic senator from California who captured national attention for her prosecutorial grilling of Trump administration officials, entered the 2020 presidential fray on Monday, casting her...

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Some police departments dump bodycam programs amid high costs

When East Dundee, a tiny suburb of Chicago, ordered body cameras for its 17 police officers, Terry Mee, the police chief at the time, told local reporters the devices...

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Marion’s Hinson considering congressional bid

DES MOINES — State Rep. Ashley Hinson is within weeks of deciding whether to run for the U.S. House in Iowa’s 1st District in 2020. “I’m definitely considering,” the...

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Brew: Jackson Street Brewing raises $1,215 for wildfire relief

Sales of a locally brewed batch of Resilience IPA has raised $1,215 to assist with relief efforts in the wake of last year’s wildfires in northern California.

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Today’s best bets around Siouxland

Today’s top picks from our online calendar. Find more events at siouxcityjournal.com/calendar.

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