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SPORTS BRIEFS: Iowa State's Schaben named All-American honorable mention

Trenton Frerichs is a 6-0, 180-pound shortstop/right-handed pitcher from Sioux City North HS in Iowa where he is a four-year starter in baseball and basketball. As a pitcher, Frerichs posted an 8 ... More Info...

Sioux City bishop discusses child abuse with Iowa attorney general

Sioux City Bishop Ralph Walker Nickless and diocese officials met last week with Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller in Des Moines. The diocese has faced scrutiny after it was revealed that it concealed ... More Info...

Democratic presidential early birds flock to Iowa, in search of elusive rural su

The key to winning the state is west of I-35: It's red but willing to listen to an honest voice. Rep. John Delaney of Maryland flew into Sioux City, Iowa, on the back of a full blizzard last weekend a... More Info...

Iowa city votes to give EMS providers salary raise

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The Sioux City Council voted unanimously Monday to adopt a new salary schedule for Emergency Medical Services employees. Sioux City Fire Rescue started the new EMS Division Jan. 1 t... More Info...

The key to winning Iowa in 2020

Rep. John Delaney of Maryland flew into Sioux City, Iowa, on the back of a full blizzard last weekend and rolled into Storm Lake at 9 a.m. the next day to spend an hour at our little newspaper. He mad... More Info...

Sioux City federal judge Bennett retiring from bench to teach full time

SIOUX CITY -- Most of us would count ourselves fortunate ... teaching at least one law school class each year at Drake, the University of Iowa, the University of Nebraska and in Hawaii. More Info...

Letters: Thank you Annapolis for hosting Sioux City, incident at Lake Shore Elem

As one of hundreds of people traveling from my hometown of Sioux City, Iowa I personally wanted to let you know, for the brief time that I was a tourist in your city, you made Annapolis, feel like a v... More Info...

Stampede Spoil Teddy Bear Toss In Sioux City

Sioux City, IA—Brian Chambers and Ryan Sullivan tallied a goal and an assist each as the Sioux Falls Stampede rolled over the Sioux City Musketeers 5-1 Saturday night at the Tyson Events Center. Jaxso... More Info...

The Sioux City Human Rights Commission awards three recipients of the 2018 War E

SIOUX CITY (KTIV)- The Sioux City Human Rights Commission ... Sharon Wegner alleges Iowa Sen. Nate Boulton repeatedly put his hand on her buttocks at a bar in November 2015. More Info...

Sioux City Drops Three Straight For First Time This Season

SIOUX CITY, IA - The Musketeers were back in action on Tuesday night against the Fargo Force. Sioux City was looking for a bounce-back game after losses in their last two games. Unfortunately the Musk... More Info...

College Quick Shots: Tony Cassioppi off to huge start for Iowa

Now, as a freshman heavyweight at Iowa, he’s already 11-0 with 10 pins ... Daytona Bryden signs with Sioux City Daytona Bryden (Hononegah), the 2018 Division III National Position Player of the Year, ... More Info...

Downtown Sioux City Rotary Club Student of the Month September: Kathrine Johnson

(KTIV) – Morningside College presents the Downtown Sioux City Rotary Club’s Student of ... Kathrine is part of the National Honor Society and the Iowa Association of Student Council. More Info...


Livestock farmers have achieved an unprecedented victory in the 2018 f

Livestock farmers have achieved an unprecedented victory in the 2018 farm bill conference report passed through the Senate on Tuesday and the House on Wednesday. More Info...

The Washington Apple Commission has two new members.

The Washington Apple Commission has two new members. More Info...

The 2018 Farm Bill crossed the second of three hurdles on Wednesday wh

The 2018 Farm Bill crossed the second of three hurdles on Wednesday when the House approved the measure two days after the final conference report was made public. More Info...

If you don’t know where your farm business is going, you might never r

If you don’t know where your farm business is going, you might never reach your destination. It’s the manager’s job to provide a map so everyone on the team is going in the same direction. More Info...

Dalton Thomas of Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers is the 2019 Apple Citizen

Dalton Thomas of Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers is the 2019 Apple Citizen of the Year. More Info...

Crop insurance might not be sufficient

Crop insurance might not be sufficient More Info...

More farmers are considering corn-after-corn or continuous soybeans

More farmers are considering corn-after-corn or continuous soybeans More Info...

Recent study examines effects of ‘whole-body vibration’ during long-te

Recent study examines effects of ‘whole-body vibration’ during long-term exposure More Info...

A man from Cameron, Texas, faces three counts of forgery after cashing

A man from Cameron, Texas, faces three counts of forgery after cashing in checks from the sale of someone else's cattle. More Info...

Machinery Journal - December 2018

Machinery Journal - December 2018 More Info...

Wisconsin has said goodbye to 638 dairy herds in 2018 alone.

Wisconsin has said goodbye to 638 dairy herds in 2018 alone. More Info...

Wedneday La Crosse Seed announced it would acquire the inventory and b

Wedneday La Crosse Seed announced it would acquire the inventory and brands of Heritage Seed Company and will take over the service and support of its customers. More Info...

Culver’s is making sure younger generations have access to agricultura

Culver’s is making sure younger generations have access to agricultural education by giving back to organizations training young leaders to maintain and improve our country’s future food supply. More Info...

Today on the Farmer Forum, Tim Recker of Iowa, Greg Anderson of Nebras

Today on the Farmer Forum, Tim Recker of Iowa, Greg Anderson of Nebraska, and Jim Jibben of South Dakota weigh in on WOTUS, the farm bill, the delay of MFP, and what they’re doing in 2019. More Info...

China is reportedly making its first buy of U.S. soybeans since the tr

China is reportedly making its first buy of U.S. soybeans since the trade truce was declared. More Info...

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scores the $867 billion farm bil

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scores the $867 billion farm bill as budget neutral. More Info...

Noting the importance of keeping the use of antimicrobials as low as p

Noting the importance of keeping the use of antimicrobials as low as possible without compromising health, three international veterinary organizations have issued a statement regarding judicious use in food animals. More Info...

Changes to Smithfield’s bacon and ground seasoned pork operation will

Changes to Smithfield’s bacon and ground seasoned pork operation will bolster its ability to support increased demand by domestic and export markets. More Info...

If health issues are suspected, obtain a representative sample that is

If health issues are suspected, obtain a representative sample that is as close as possible to what the animal consumed. More Info...

Missouri’s Clean Water Commission has rejected the proposed expansion

Missouri’s Clean Water Commission has rejected the proposed expansion of Valley Oaks Steak Co.’s feedlot near Lone Jack, reversing earlier state approval.​ More Info...

Farmers and others involved in organic production are keeping their fi

Farmers and others involved in organic production are keeping their fingers crossed as the House votes on the 2018 farm bill today. More Info...

Is it a Christmas gift, or business expense? Sometimes what’s on your

Is it a Christmas gift, or business expense? Sometimes what’s on your farmer’s wish list can be both. But whether it's gloves, warm socks or tools—when you work 24/7 these gifts can make our day all year long. More Info...

South American production threatens U.S. opportunity.

South American production threatens U.S. opportunity. More Info...

The USDA report is behind us. Now what?

What's next for corn, soybeans, wheat? More Info...

Meteorologist David Harker says we can expect some rain in the south t

Meteorologist David Harker says we can expect some rain in the south today. More Info...

Changes in the soybean export forecast look to be minimal at this time

Changes in the soybean export forecast look to be minimal at this time, according to University of Illinois agricultural economist Todd Hubbs.     More Info...

As Holiday Trade Looms Traders Look to China Purchases

As Holiday Trade Looms, Traders Look to China Purchases More Info...

For Soybeans it's How Much and When?

Trade talks between the US and China seem to be going well since the G-20 in Argentina. Markets remain skeptical that any real progress can be made, however it is seeming more and more... More Info...

Likely Only 3 Increases in Reference Price

The new Farm Bill, if passed, has a new calculation of the reference price for PLC payments. We review how it works. More Info...

Silicone Secrets

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Changes to the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rules could help ease tensio

Changes to the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rules could help ease tension in agriculture about the regulation originally enacted by the Obama Administration.​ More Info...

Both the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) and National Cattlemen's

Both the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) and National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) are happy with elements of the farm bill. More Info...

Meteorologist Cindi Clawson says quieter weather is ahead for the sout

Meteorologist Cindi Clawson says quieter weather is ahead for the south. More Info...

The 2018 Farm Bill quickly and easily crossed its first hurdle today a

The 2018 Farm Bill quickly and easily crossed its first hurdle today as the Senate approved the measure on a 87 to 13 vote a day after the final conference report was made public. More Info...

The Executive Women in Agriculture conference is your opportunity to g

The Executive Women in Agriculture conference is your opportunity to gather new ideas, focus on your farm business and network with like-minded producers.​ More Info...

U.S and China officials discuss purchasing U.S. ag products on a phone

U.S and China officials discuss purchasing U.S. ag products on a phone call Monday night  More Info...

Weakened UK PM May turns to Brussels for help on Brexit

A weakened Theresa May was set to ask European leaders for help on Thursday after a mutiny by more than a third of her lawmakers failed to unseat her but left parliament heading for deadlock over Brexit.

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UK's May seeking assurances over Irish backstop: Brexit minister

British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Thursday that Prime Minister Theresa May was working to secure legal and political assurances over the so-called Irish backstop in her Brexit deal.

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China says second Canadian being probed for harming state security

Canadian businessman Michael Spavor, who worked with North Korea, is being investigated on suspicion of harming China's security, China said on Thursday, days after a former Canadian diplomat was detained in an escalating diplomatic row.

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Detained in China: Canadian businessman known for ties to North Korean leader

Canadian Michael Spavor has jet skied with Kim Jong Un, felt the ground shake from a North Korean nuclear test, and now it appears, been detained by Chinese authorities.

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UK Brexit minister: May 'fighting day and night' to secure deal

Theresa May is "fighting day and night" to secure a Brexit agreement, aiming to make progress on the issue of the Northern Ireland backstop that is recognized as a concern on both sides, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Thursday.

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Apple to build new $1 billion campus in Texas

Apple Inc is investing $1 billion to build a new campus in North Austin, Texas and will spend another $10 billion for new data centers as part of a five-year investment aimed at creating 20,000 jobs in the United States.

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France ready to take Strasbourg suspect dead or alive, says government spokesman

Hundreds of police scoured eastern France on Thursday for a fugitive gunman behind a deadly Strasbourg Christmas market attack that left two people dead and six others fighting for their lives.

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Slovak PM says EU has no intention of reopening Brexit deal

The chance of a hard Brexit is getting closer and the European Union has no intention of renegotiating its divorce agreement with Britain, Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said on Thursday.

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Brexit clarifications possible, but no further negotiations: EU's Oettinger

The European Union is open to add clarifications to the Brexit deal but there won't be further negotiations in substance on issues such as the backstop solution on Northern Ireland, European Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Thursday.

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German industry group BDI calls on Britain to pass Brexit deal quickly

German industry association BDI called on Britain to quickly pass an agreement on the country's exit from the European Union to avert a hard Brexit.

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Three rescued from West Virginia mine may have been seeking copper scrap

Rescuers on Wednesday found alive three people who had been lost in a West Virginia mine for four days after crawling in through a ventilation shaft, and brought them to the surface, a state spokeswoman said.

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Insurance claims for latest California wildfires top $9 billion

Insurance claims from the recent spate of California wildfires, including one ranked as the most deadly and destructive in state history, have topped $9 billion and are expected to grow, the state insurance commissioner reported on Wednesday.

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South Carolina boy, 16, pleads guilty in school shooting rampage

A 16-year-old South Carolina boy pleaded guilty on Wednesday to murder and attempted murder charges stemming from the 2016 slaying of his father and shooting rampage at an elementary school that killed a 6-year-old boy, prosecutors said.

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Opioid maker Insys paid kickbacks to physician assistant, jury hears

A former Insys Therapeutics Inc sales representative now married to the drugmaker's ex-CEO said on Wednesday she arranged to have a physician assistant in New Hampshire receive kickbacks to prescribe patients its addictive fentanyl spray.

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U.S. probe cites 'ineffective' safeguard in Husky oil refinery blast

An "ineffective" safeguard failed to prevent an explosive mixing of air and fuel at a Husky Energy refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, leading to a blast and fire in the plant's gasoline-producing unit in April, a U.S. industrial safety group said on Wednesday.

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Chicago mayor pushes bond sale, constitutional change to aid pensions

Mayor Rahm Emanuel laid out a multi-pronged plan on Wednesday to tackle Chicago's huge pension burden, urging the city council to approve the issuance of $10 billion of bonds to boost funding for the city's four retirement systems.

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U.S. Commerce Sec. Ross unaware of any planned warning for China travel

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday downplayed talk that President Donald Trump's administration is poised to warn Americans against traveling to China.

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United Airlines to add international routes from San Francisco

United Continental Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it would add flights to New Delhi, Toronto and Melbourne from San Francisco, as the No. 3 U.S. airline looks to tap higher-paying international routes.

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Conservation groups sue Trump administration over Atlantic oil testing

Environmental groups opposed to offshore drilling sued the federal government on Tuesday to prevent future seismic tests for oil and gas deposits in Atlantic waters off the U.S. East Coast.

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Ex-N.Y. state university official gets prison for bid rigging

The former president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute was sentenced to three and a half years in prison on Tuesday for helping to rig the bidding process for a billion-dollar, state-funded development project.

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Obituaries credit to: KTIV

Brenda Christ, Wakefield, Nebraska

Brenda passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Brenda was a resident of Wakefield, Nebraska at the time of passing. Memorial services are currently pending with Bressler-Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Wakefield. Read Less Express your condolences with flowers sent to Brenda's memorial service Or, Order By Phone 888-579-7953 Code: 2008023P View & Sign. More Info...

Maurice J. Wuebben, 86, Wynot, Nebraska

Maurice passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Maurice was a resident of Wynot, Nebraska at the time of passing. More Info...

Bernadette Joy Patterson, 70, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Bernadette was born on June 4, 1948 and passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Bernadette was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. Wake services will begin Wednesday at the YST Community Center Gym in the South Housing in Wagner. Funeral services are 10:30 AM, Friday at the Gym. Burial is in the Hill Church Presbyterian Cemetery, rural Wagner. More Info...

Marcella A. Nurse, 94, Carroll, Iowa

Marcella was born on June 4, 1924 and passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Marcella was a resident of Carroll, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Raymond Hurt, 62, Carroll, Iowa

Raymond was born on August 11, 1956 and passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Raymond was a resident of Carroll, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Donna E. Lanus, 73, Bradgate, Iowa

Donna was born on January 6, 1945 and passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018. Donna was a resident of Bradgate, Iowa at the time of passing. Visitation will be from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12th at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 13th at St. Mary Catholic Church in Humboldt. www.masonlindhart.com DEC 12. 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home - Humboldt 612 2nd Ave S Humboldt... More Info...

Rayma Marie Pritchett, 91, Moville, Iowa

Rayma was born on February 4, 1927 and passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018. Rayma was a resident of Moville, Iowa at the time of passing. Rayma graduated from Anthon High School in 1944, and continued her education at the National Business Training School in Sioux City, IA. More Info...

Dorothy Mae Grave, 94, Sheldon, Iowa

Dorothy was born on December 12, 1923 and passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018. Dorothy was a resident of Sheldon, Iowa at the time of passing. Her funeral service will be 10:30 A.M. on Monday, December 17, 2018 at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon with Rev. Craig Nissen ~ officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in George, Iowa. Visitation with family present will be from 5 - 6 P.M. on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at the Vander Ploeg Funeral Home in Sheldon. More Info...

Max L. Tomlinson, 80, Moville, Iowa

Max was born on August 7, 1938 and passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018. Max was a resident of Moville, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Mary Falde Oden, 91, Hawarden, Iowa

Mary was born on June 17, 1927 and passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018. Mary was a resident of Hawarden, Iowa at the time of passing. She graduated from Hawarden High School in 1944 and taught school in Chatsworth with some of her siblings as her students. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the West Sioux Lunch Program for the students at West Sioux Community Schools. More Info...

Virginia Paulson, 66, Worthington, Minnesota

Virginia was born on May 16, 1952 and passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018. Virginia was a resident of Worthington, Minnesota at the time of passing. A private family memorial service will take place at a later date. More Info...

Benjamin Lesko, 65, Glidden, Iowa

Benjamin was born on November 24, 1953 and passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018. Benjamin was a resident of Glidden, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

David Raymond Winter, 65, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

David was born on September 11, 1953 and passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018. David was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. Celebration of Life services will be held at a later date. More Info...

Roger L. Anderson, 65, Hoskins, Nebraska

Roger was born on September 19, 1953 and passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2018. Roger was a resident of Hoskins, Nebraska at the time of passing. More Info...

Joseph James Welnetz, 65, Worthington, Minnesota

Joseph was born on August 9, 1953 and passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2018. Joseph was a resident of Worthington, Minnesota at the time of passing. More Info...