By: Hollie Hojek firstname.lastname@example.org Kaitlyn Bourn is spending her Memorial Day Weekend making a splash at AquaVenutre water park in Norfolk, Nebraska. "You just play around here, you play in the waterMore>>
AquaVenture Water Park Opens Up in Norfolk, Nebraska. More>>
By: Hollie Hojek email@example.com For the 3rd Memorial Day Weekend in a row, the Girls of '68 celebrated and shared part of Sioux City's rich history. The local organization dedicated to keeping SiouxMore>>
Girls of '68 Share Story of Sioux City's First White Settler, Theodiphile Bruguier. More>>
By: Diana Johnsen firstname.lastname@example.org On Saturday, at Wal-Mart and the Southern Hills Mall in Sioux City, the Sioux City Police Department helped parents create "children identification kits". TheMore>>
On Saturday, at Wal-Mart and the Southern Hills Mall in Sioux City, the Sioux City Police Department helped parents create "children identification kits". More>>
By: Diana Johnsen email@example.com On your mark…get set...paddle! About 130 kayakers took to the Missouri River in the "3rd Annual South Dakota Kayak Challenge" on Saturday. "It's an opportunityMore>>
About 130 kayakers took to the Missouri River in the "3rd Annual South Dakota Kayak Challenge" on Saturday.More>>
By: Hollie Hojek firstname.lastname@example.org Rain, rain go away, come back and other weekend but this one. The rain in the forecast isn't ruining everyone's plan, but it is keeping some campers away. The sunMore>>
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By: Tim Seaman email@example.com On Thursday, a pretty cool relay put on by law enforcement officers from across the state ran through central Iowa for the Special Olympics Torch Run. The event helpsMore>>
When the torch arrived Sioux City West sophomore JJ Reeg–Beckner had the honor of igniting the Special Olympic cauldron. Reeg-Beckner was selected from more than 2,500 athletes to finish the run.More>>
By: Channel 9 Eyewitness News (AP) About 110,300 South Dakotans are expected to travel over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a slight decline from last year. AAA says that mirrors an expected dropMore>>
About 110,300 South Dakotans are expected to travel over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a slight decline from last year.More>>
By: Channel 9 Eyewitness News (AP) Nebraska students showed improvement in this year's statewide writing proficiency test. Nebraska Education Commissioner Roger Breed announced Friday that 66 percentMore>>
Nebraska students showed improvement in this year's statewide writing proficiency test.
Nebraska Education Commissioner Roger Breed announced Friday that 66 percent of 8th graders met or exceeded state standards, a 2 percent increase over the previous year.More>>
By Channel 9 Eyewitness News firstname.lastname@example.org Iowa investigators say the discovery of blood of a missing 15-year-old girl has diminished hope of finding her alive. Bill Kietzman of the Iowa DivisionMore>>
15-year old Kathlynn Shepard went missing on Monday.More>>
By: Scott Larson email@example.com How comfortable do you feel strolling the streets in Sioux City? That's a question that the Blue Zones Project is asking. And today they brought in an expert toMore>>
Walkable and Livable Communities Institute's Dan Burden assists Sioux City & Blue Zones Project with working out more pedestrian friendly roads.More>>
Approximately 10 Airmen from the 185th Air Refueling Wing, Iowa Air National Guard, Sioux City will assist the 57th Presidential Inauguration on Monday.
The National Guard Bureau, Washington, D.C., has requested approximately 120 Soldiers and Airmen from the Iowa National Guard to assist federal, state, and local agencies with support missions for the 57th Presidential Inauguration on January 21, 2013.
The Iowa National Guard has activated the following personnel: approximately 100 Soldiers from Mason City's 1133rd Transportation Company, Iowa Army National Guard; approximately 10 Airmen from the 185th Air Refueling Wing, Iowa Air National Guard, Sioux City; and approximately 10 personnel total from the 135th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, 185th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, and Joint Forces Headquarters, all based in Johnston, and the 71st Civil Support Team, located at the Des Moines Airbase. It is anticipated these Soldiers and Airmen will serve in support of the inauguration for approximately eight days, which includes personnel readiness processing and travel.
Duties will include transportation, attendee management, event ingress/egress, and support of military personnel. Additional information will become available as this mission develops.
A total of approximately 6,000 National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from 25 states and territories will supplement security, communications, medical evacuation and other support during the presidential inauguration period. Military involvement in the Presidential Inauguration dates back to April 30, 1789, when members of the U.S. Army, National Guard, and Revolutionary War veterans escorted George Washington to his first inauguration ceremony.