Design, fundraising underway for North Liberty dog park

BACKGROUND The North Liberty City Council redirected $225,000, which had been set aside for trail lighting, to be used to purchase land this summer for an off-leash dog park....

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Researcher discovers what turns a hobby into a business

When she visited Ravelry.com, a pattern-sharing and social-media website known as the “Facebook of knitting,” MIT Ph.D. candidate Hyejun Kim realized she was watching the journey from hobbyist to...

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City reminds residents to clean up gravesites

SIOUX CITY — The Sioux City Cemetery Division is reminding residents that all decorations should be removed from gravesites in Graceland Park, Logan Park and Floyd cemeteries before Nov....

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Argosy riverboat casino sent to western India; will be used as substitute casino boat

PANAJI, India — The Argosy IV riverboat, a floating casino that was docked in Sioux City from 2004 to 2014, has been sold off and moved to western India.

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“Power of Children” event to be held at Sioux City Public Museum Sunday

SIOUX CITY — A panel discussion will be held at the Sioux City Public Museum Sunday in connection with a new exhibit, “The Power of Children: Making a Difference.”

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Siouxlanders get a Taste of Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Few in Sioux City likely have ever sampled fresh oysters like those that were offered to them Friday night.

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Iowa law enforcement, airport getting ready for more travelers

CEDAR RAPIDS — More than 54 million Americans are expected to travel this Thanksgiving break — the most in more than a dozen years. A November AAA report projects...

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Democrat seeks recount in Iowa House 55

The Democratic challenger seeking to unseat Iowa House District 55’s Republican incumbent filed a recount request Friday in the close Northeast Iowa race that has yet to be settled...

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2018 flooding costs Cedar Rapids nearly $1 million

CEDAR RAPIDS — Protecting against three flooding episodes in September and October cost the city of Cedar Rapids nearly $1 million, city officials estimated in October, and those costs...

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What does the commissioning of a Naval ship entail?

After months of anticipation, the USS Sioux City will be commissioned Saturday at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. But what is a commissioning and what will happen?...

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