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ISU Extension and Flavors of Northwest Iowa to host Bike-N-Bite event

SIOUX CITY | Woodbury County's Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Flavors of Northwest Iowa will be hosting a Siouxland Bike-N-Bite event from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. July 29. Bike-N-Bite is a community bike ride that celebrate local food in Siouxland. More Info...

Developer of Sioux City building files for bankruptcy

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - A California-based developer of a 12-story historic art deco building in downtown Sioux City has filed for bankruptcy protection, indefinitely delaying an effort by an eastern Iowa bank to foreclose on it. The Sioux City Journal ... More Info...

Sioux City IA Real Estate

Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Pitney Bowes and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries. About the ratings: GreatSchools ratings are based on a ... More Info...

NW Iowa law enforcement now encrypting radio traffic

SIOUX CITY — Police radios have been crackling in the background ... On June 9, STARCOMM fully switched to upgraded radio equipment and joined Iowa’s statewide radio system, which allows agencies to communicate with their local contacts from anywhere ... More Info...

Sioux City residents shoot off fireworks for first time under new state law

Sioux City residents shot off fireworks for the first time Sunday under the new Iowa state law. State legislators signed a bill into law in May that lets Iowans buy, use, and sell fireworks from June 1 through July 8. Iowans can also buy fireworks from ... More Info...

Nebraska fireworks sellers see opportunity in Iowa

Bellino said 10 to 15 percent of his Omaha-area business comes from Iowa, but the company now plans to open temporary stands in Council Bluffs, Sioux City and Clarinda near Iowa's western border. Dan Williams, owner of Wild Willy's Fireworks in Springfield ... More Info...

Sioux City teams take a pair from Marshalltown

JOHNSTON — The Marshalltown baseball team found no reprieve outside the Central Iowa Metropolitan League this weekend, and there’s little solace waiting for the Bobcats on the other side of it. A pair of Sioux City teams defeated Marshalltown during ... More Info...

Catholics Face Fewer Options In Northwest Iowa

The Diocese of Sioux City is rolling out changes that will close or consolidate many Catholic churches in northwest Iowa as part of its Ministry 2025 plan. A shortage of priests and declining participation in weekly Mass fueled the Diocese to find more ... More Info...

Grassley staff member hosts office hours in Eastern Iowa

Grassley’s offices in Iowa regularly help constituents contact federal agencies ... His state offices are located in Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines, Sioux City and Waterloo. “Open office hours are designed to help more Iowans ... More Info...

Speaking at the Lean Healthcare Exchange Event in Iowa

If you’re in Iowa or one of the nearby states ... President/CEO, Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City. I’ve met Jim before and I am predicting his talk will be outstanding. More Info...


Video Monitoring Adds Another Layer of Security for Animal Welfare

To maintain and improve animal welfare in poultry facilities, Tyson Foods has started using remote video auditing systems. More Info...

"Library Trends" Examines Growth of Agricultural Information

The first “Agricultural Libraries and Information” issue of Library Trends was published in 1990, and today the journal returns to reassess the topic. More Info...

Machinery Pete: Strong Buyer Demand on Pre-Emissions Tractors

Machinery Pete has been touring auctions in Iowa lately, and he’s tracking trends. More Info...

The Butter Texas Two Step

The butter market, after being down at the end of last week, was up just over 3 cents on Monday More Info...

Milk Production Not Phased by Arizona Heat Wave

Despite near record heat, dew points and humidity are still low. More Info...

Ranking States By ARC/PLC Payments

ARC and PLC payments are on pace to exceed the old 2008 Farm Bill payments, however, by the end of this farm bill, there may not be that much difference.​ More Info...

How the Paris Climate Accord Works

Many of you may be familiar with this example. Your church needs a new roof. The trustees get bids from contractors and when they see them think they have misplaced the decimal point. More Info...

Dicamba Tresspassing

First, off-target herbicides are a form of trespass, and in my book property rights are to be respected scrupulously. More Info...

Meet Young Farm Executives At Tomorrow's Top Producer

Network with the best and brightest young farmers in the industry at the 2017 Tomorrow's Top Producer conference July 20-21 in Nashville. More Info...

When a Grandson Found His Grandpa's Old Tractor at an Auction...

"I always wanted to go find it. I can remember riding on the armrest of the tractor when I was too small to run it. I spent countless hours in myself once I was a bit older. " More Info...

Yellowstone Wants Brucellosis Quarantine Facility for Bison

Yellowstone National Park is taking steps toward turning part of its bison trap at the northern edge of the park into a certified brucellosis quarantine facility. More Info...

Economists Predict $17 Milk for Balance of 2017

Prices will get there if production stays steady and exports continue strong, More Info...

Patience Makes Good Welds

Farm Journal's "In The Shop" columnist Dan Anderson admits welders are paid on a flat-rate system that rewards fast, efficient work. But he was reminded last week that welding is one place where "quick" often results in flawed results. More Info...

Agrium / PotashCorp Merger Will Get New Name

The merger between Agrium and Potash Corporation is expected to close later in 2017. And once it does, the companies will emerge with a new name, they report. More Info...

Are Wheat Prices About to Wake Up?

It’s finally starting to look like the world wheat glut has peaked. More Info...

Global Dairy Prices Pulling U.S. Prices Higher

Even as production increases and inventories rise, U.S. dairy prices are following global prices higher More Info...

Crop Conditions Expected To Show Improvement

Grain markets are mixed with corn and soybeans higher wheat lower. Last week’s change in fund positions is weighing on wheat. Stock indices are recovering from last Friday’s decline. More Info...

Grandson Finds and Buys Grandpa's JD 4440 Tractor Thursday

Young Minnesota farmer braved the rain Thursday at an auction in Rogers, MN to buy and bring home the 1981 John Deere 4440 tractor his grandfather bought new. An emotional day with lots of memories More Info...

Patience Makes Good Welds

You'd think I'd learn, after all these years, to slow down for better welds. More Info...

Gulke: Commodity-Price Darkness Before The Dawn?

The grain and livestock markets capitulated and headed lower this week, though it’s unclear whether this is the start of a new trend or the culmination of a sell-off before USDA’s June 30 acreage report. More Info...

Machinery Pete: Sprayers Spark Interest

What’s the biggest surprise in the used equipment market thus far this year? More Info...

Be Weather Wary When Scouting

Insects and diseases likely to vary this season—here’s what should be top of mind More Info...

Breaking Farming's Veil of Secrecy

Secrecy is farming’s seductive mistress, but concealing production tips isn’t a formula for long-term success, according to some top-yielding producers. More Info...

Summer Weather: Smooth Sailing?

Wet spring should turn into an agreeable summer, but forecasters are watching jet stream More Info...

Hose Type Impacts Carryover

Auxin herbicides are devastating to sensitive crops—know your risk More Info...

Damage Watch

Is it dicamba, another herbicide or disease? More Info...

Time to Choose Your Pest Boss

Designating one person to keep an eye on crop conditions can pay big dividends More Info...

Editor's Notebook: Focus on Now

Every word in this issue is aimed at helping you get the most from the crop now in the ground.  More Info...

Flexibility is King

Normally we learn more about a crop as late spring turns to summer. This year, the outlook will likely be less clear, which makes flexibility all the more important.  More Info...

Use Tech to Streamline Decisions

It used to be, the only way to determine what exactly is going on with your crop was to walk the fields and take notes.  More Info...

Farmers Take the Driver's Seat at AgTech Expo

Registration is now open for the first Farm Journal AgTech Expo, designed by farmers for farmers who want to explore how to use today’s newest ag technologies on their operations. More Info...

Torpedoed

In last week’s Minesweeper themed column, we noted that wheat and soy oil were still rising, but that corn and soybeans were taking on a little water. This week, it appeared that all four were hit by torpedoes and are down at the bow. Some of the bull convoy is still intact. The notable exception is [...] More Info...

Harvesting and Handling High-quality Baleage

Baleage can provide a high-quality fermented forage, but careful attention to management is needed to produce a consistent, uniform feed.  More Info...

Emergency Grazing Opened in Drought Impacted Northern Plains

Emergency grazing on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands by  Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue for producers in South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana impacted by drought.   More Info...

Don't Drink The COOL-Aid

Mandatory Country Of Origin Labeling (COOL) is back in the news. Dropped after WTO rulings and predictions of financial losses, the controversial labeling issue has resurfaced in a lawsuit against the USDA.  More Info...

U.S. Supreme Court breathes new life into Trump's travel ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by reviving parts of a travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries that he said is needed for national security but that opponents decry as discriminatory.

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Senate Republicans revise health bill, add penalty on coverage lapse

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans released changes on Monday to their healthcare bill to replace Obamacare, adding a measure that would penalize people who let their insurance coverage lapse for an extended period, following criticism that the original bill would result in a sicker - and more expensive - insurance pool.

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Exclusive: U.S. warship stayed on deadly collision course despite warning - cont

TOKYO (Reuters) - A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its crew, according to a report of the incident by the Philippine cargo ship's captain.

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U.S. to list China among worst human trafficking offenders: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to place China on its global list of worst offenders in human trafficking and forced labor, said a congressional source and a person familiar with the matter, a step that could aggravate tensions with Beijing that have eased under President Donald Trump.

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Trump says Obama 'colluded' on Russia, without giving evidence

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday demanded that investigators apologize for looking into Russian interference and possible collusion with his 2016 election campaign, accusing predecessor President Barack Obama of having "colluded or obstructed," but he did not provide evidence.

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U.S. top court backs church in major religious rights case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Churches and other religious entities cannot be flatly denied public money even in states where constitutions explicitly ban such funding, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday in a major religious rights case that narrows the separation of church and state.

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May offers to protect benefits of EU citizens living in Britain

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled details of her plan to protect the rights of EU nationals living in Britain on Monday, saying the government would work to offer them largely the same benefits as British citizens.

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Mosul battle to end in days as troops advance in Old City: Iraqi general

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - The battle to wrest full control of the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State will be over in a few days, the Iraqi military said on Monday, as elite counter-terrorism units fought militants among the narrow alleyways of the historic Old City.

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Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold their first face-to-face meeting in Washington on Monday, seeking to boost U.S.-Indian relations despite differences over trade, the Paris climate accord and immigration.

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Japanese airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy, gets Chinese backing

Japan's Takata Corp , at the center of the auto industry's biggest-ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it had agreed to be largely acquired for $1.6 billion by the Chinese-owned U.S.-based Key Safety Systems.

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Texas sanctuary city law could lead to immigration police state: lawyer

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A small border town and some of the largest cities in Texas told a federal judge on Monday a new state law aimed at punishing sanctuary cities could lead to an immigration police state and asked him to halt it because it was unconstitutional.

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U.S. top court backs church in major religious rights case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Churches and other religious entities cannot be flatly denied public money even in states where constitutions explicitly ban such funding, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday in a major religious rights case that narrows the separation of church and state.

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St. Louis reaches deal to remove Confederate monument

(Reuters) - A controversial Confederate monument in St. Louis will be dismantled by the end of the week under an agreement announced on Monday, city officials said.

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U.S. seeks stiff sentence for pharmacist in 2012 meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal prosecutor on Monday asked a judge to sentence a former Massachusetts pharmacy executive to 35 years in prison for the "devastation" caused by a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak.

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Move to rename Harlem sparks outrage over erasing black history

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City real estate companies' attempts to rename a Harlem neighborhood "SoHa" have enraged long-time residents of the historically black enclave, who say the move erases the community's rich cultural history.

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Delaware school cuts professor over post on North Korea captive

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The University of Delaware has cut ties with an anthropology professor who posted on Facebook that an American student who died last week after his release from a North Korean prison "got exactly what he deserved."

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SEC wins latest round over how its judges are appointed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A divided U.S. appeals court handed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission a victory on Monday over how it appoints its in-house judges in a decision that could pave the way for the Supreme Court to resolve the matter.

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Kentucky lawyer in $600 million fraud scheme flees U.S.: report

LOUISVILLE (Reuters) - A Kentucky lawyer who pleaded guilty to participating in a $600 million disability fraud scheme has fled to a country that does not have an extradition treaty with the United States, local media reported.

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Ohio governor's website restored after pro-Islamic State hacking

(Reuters) - Nearly a dozen Ohio state websites, including Governor John Kasich's, were up and running again on Monday, a day after hackers posted messages of support for the Islamic State on their homescreens.

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U.S. top court deals setback to gun control advocates on felon ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dealt a blow to gun control advocates by opening the door for some convicted felons to challenge a federal ban on them owning firearms.

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St. Thomas Orthodox Church

1100 Jones St (11th),  Sioux City, IA 51105
(712) 258-7166 Feature

3012 Jackson St,  Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 277-2949 Feature

2032 S Cypress St (4th Avenue),  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-2667 Feature

First Lutheran Church

3939 Cheyenne Blvd,  Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 239-3942 Feature

700 S Martha St,  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-2511 Feature

Central Baptist Church

4001 Indian Hills Dr,  Sioux City, IA 51108
(712) 239-1000 Feature

Congregation Beth Shalom

815 38th St,  Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 255-1990 Feature

St. Michael's Church

2223 Indian Hills Dr,  Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 239-2411 Feature

900 6th St (at Jennings St.),  Sioux City, IA 51101
(712) 255-5559 Feature

401 9th St,  Sioux City, IA 51101
(712) 255-7239 Feature

First Christian Church

2101 Jackson St (21st St),  Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 258-6843 Feature

511 S. Lewis Blvd.,  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 226-3667 Feature

Heartland Community Baptist Church

2201 W 19th St,  Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 255-5989 Feature

4401 Central St,  Sioux City, IA 51108
(712) 239-1575 Feature

River Hills Church Assembly of God

1101 5th Ave,  South Sioux City, NE 68776
(402) 494-1852 Feature

4310 Old Lakeport Rd,  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-4096 Feature

First Lutheran Church.

South Sioux City, NE 68776,  United States
(402) 494-5461 Feature

5601 Sunnybrook Dr,  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-5814 Feature

Obituaries credit to: KTIV

Larry Gatrel, 83, Carroll, Iowa

Rev. Gatrel was born on November 10, 1933 and passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Rev. Gatrel was a resident of Carroll, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Amy Thoreson, 44, Sioux City, Iowa

Amy was born on May 5, 1973 and passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Amy was a resident of Sioux City, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Arleen Sylvia Pascoe, 93, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Arleen was born on October 27, 1923 and passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Arleen was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. Visitation will begin at 12 pm with the family present from 5 to 7 pm on Friday, June 30, 2017, at Miller Funeral Home, 507 South Main Ave. A funeral service will begin at 10 am on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at the Miller Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Hills of Rest Cemetery. More Info...

Shirley J. Dunlop, 78, Moorhead, Iowa

Shirley J. Dunlop Shirley J. Dunlop, 78, of Moorhead, Iowa passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at her residence. Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the Moorhead Christian Church in Moorhead, Iowa with Pastor Don Naftz and Pastor Carla Johnsen, officiating. Burial will be in the Spring Valley Cemetery, Moorhead, Iowa. Visitation will be 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Friday, June 30, 2017 at the Moorhead Christian Church with a prayer service at 7:00 P.M. Arrangements are under the direction... More Info...

Randy Balk, 57, Templeton, Iowa

Randy was born on August 22, 1959 and passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Randy was a resident of Templeton, Iowa at the time of passing. A funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 30, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Templeton. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll after 4 p.m. on Thursday where there will be a Christian Wake Service at 6:30 p.m. Randy's family will also greet friends one hour prior to the... More Info...

James "Jim" W. Ehlers, 64, Soldier, Iowa

James "Jim" W. Ehlers James (Jim) W. Ehlers, 64, of Soldier, Iowa passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at his residence. Memorial services will be at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Soldier Lutheran Church, Soldier, Iowa with Vicar Shari Schwedhelm, officiating. Burial will be in the Spring Valley Cemetery, Moorhead, Iowa. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service in Onawa, Iowa. James William was born on October 18, 1952 in Denison, Iowa the son of Virgil H. and Janet I. ... More Info...

Linda (Losh) Pafford, Dunlap, Iowa

Linda (Losh) Pafford Linda Dee (Losh) Pafford was born August 30, 1967, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She started her schooling in Council Bluffs and graduated from Dunlap High School in 1986. After her graduation, Linda moved to Omaha and worked as a CNA in Fremont, Nebraska. Linda was married and blessed with three children. Linda and Kirstin moved to Dunlap in 2012, and Linda worked at Walmart and Bomgaars in Denison. Linda was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. She loved to drive her car or her brother's... More Info...

James Dykstra, 88, Orange City, Iowa

James was born on July 19, 1928 and passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017. James was a resident of Orange City, Iowa at the time of passing. There will be a memorial service on Wednesday, June 28, at 10:30am, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Orange City. Interment will be prior to the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. There will be a family prayer service on Wednesday, at 9:30am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City. Visitation will be after 5:00pm on... More Info...

Frederick Lamfers, 83, Sioux Center, Iowa

Frederick passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Frederick was a resident of Sioux Center, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Victor Wernimont, 86, Carroll, Iowa

Victor was born on March 14, 1931 and passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017. Victor was a resident of Carroll, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Sheila M. Golwitzer, 54, Crescent, Iowa

Sheila was born on April 16, 1963 and passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017. Sheila was a resident of Crescent, Iowa at the time of passing. Visitation is 6-8PM with a Vigil Service at 5:30PM on Tuesday June 27, 2017 at the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:00a.m. on Wednesday at St. Peter's Catholic Church - 1 Bluffs Street in Council Bluffs. Interment is in the Garner Township Cemetery. Vigil Service Tuesday 27 Jun 5:30 PM Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home and... More Info...

LaValle Voog, 63, Centerville, South Dakota

LaValle was born on February 16, 1954 and passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017. LaValle was a resident of Centerville, South Dakota at the time of passing. He attended county school in rural Viborg and graduated from Centerville High School in 1972. Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 27 at Scandia Lutheran Church with burial to follow at Riverview Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 5PM to 7PM at Wass Funeral Home, Centerville. More Info...

Michael Morley, 26, Sioux City, Iowa

Michael was born on March 5, 1991 and passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017. Michael was a resident of Sioux City, Iowa at the time of passing. Michael grew up in Sioux City and graduated from East High School in 1952. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sioux City with Father Brent Lingle, Celebrant. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday with a Vigil Service at 7 p.m. at... More Info...

Grace Kolb, 81, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Grace was born on October 15, 1935 and passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017. Grace was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. Grace graduated from Washington High School in 1953. Funeral Mass will begin 10:30am Thursday, June 29, 2017, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Tea, SD. A prayer service will be held and the family will be present to greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00pm on Wednesday evening at Miller Funeral Home, 507 S. Main Avenue, Sioux Falls. More Info...

Gregory "EV" Allen Clayton, 62, Salix, Iowa

Gregory "EV" Allen Clayton Gregory "EV" Allen Clayton, 62, of Salix, Iowa passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017 at his residence. Memorial services will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the Community Church of Christ in Sloan, Iowa with Dr. Emery Killian, officiating. Private family burial with military honors will be in the Sloan Cemetery, Sloan, IA. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service in Onawa, Iowa. Gregory Allen was born October 9, 1954 in Sioux City, Iowa, the son of Donald... More Info...


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