Woodbury County Newswire

Woodbury County Newswire

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  1. Bike-N-Bite set for Saturday in Sioux CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    This weekend Siouxlanders will get the chance to not only celebrate local cuisine, but get some exercise at the same time. From 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday at the Sioux City Farmers Market, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach- Woodbury County and Flavors of Northwest Iowa will be hosting the Siouxland Bike-N-Bite event.

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  2. Crittenton Center in need of foster homes in Sioux CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... "We need foster homes right now this is not, this is across the state of Iowa as well, so it's not just Woodbury County, " Says, Huff. "There's really no model for it, the biggest thing is they have to have a heart for kids.and patience to deal with ...

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  3. 'Community Connection' block party set for July 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Local law enforcement look to continue to build their relationship with the community through a block party later this month. "Unity in the Community" will be partnering with the Sioux City Police Department and the Woodbury County Sheriff's Department for the "Community Connection' block party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 21 at Dale Street Park, 913 15th Street.

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  4. Woodbury County Supervisors raise concerns on Expo CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    County Board Chair Rocky De Witt says he's concerned because one of the big contributors, Bomgaars, is rumored to be dropping out of the project. "I just want to make sure that we're taking care of our taxpayers too, and we're not funding more than we agreed to," said Rocky De Witt, Board of Supervisors Chair.

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  5. Person to Plead Guilty to Two Counts in Plea DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | KSCJ-AM Sioux City

    A plea hearing is set for Wednesday morning in the case of a Nebraska man who allegedly sexually assaulted two women in Sioux City. Woodbury County Court documents filed Tuesday state that 30-year-old Zachary Person has agreed to plead guilty to second degree burglary-habitual offender and invasion of privacy.

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  6. Boom! Northwest Iowa stands sell lots of fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Owatonna People's Press

    ... Fireworks businesses, often located in huge tents, have sprouted over the last month in Sioux City and other Woodbury County cities. Managers say shoppers will drop several hundred dollars and into the thousands, plural, to buy items that ...

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  7. Woodbury County man named as person killed in ATV crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Owatonna People's Press

    ... thrown from the vehicle in the 2800 block of Morgan Trail in rural Oto, according to a news release from the Woodbury County Sheriff's Office. Putzier was taken to Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, where he was pronounced dead.

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  8. Woodbury Authorities Identify a-T-V Crash VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | KSCJ-AM Sioux City

    THE WOODBURY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS 51-YEAR-OLD TROY PUTZIER OF OTO DIED FROM INJURIES SUSTAINED WHEN HE APPARENTLY LOST CONTROL OF THE A-T-V HE WAS DRIVING AND WAS THROWN FROM IT.

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  9. Woodbury County no longer pushing for new agreement for mental health regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | Northfield News

    Woodbury County supervisors are no longer pushing to get an amended sharing agreement with the two other counties in the Sioux Rivers Regional Mental Health and Disability Services as Woodbury begins its final year in the regional group.

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  10. Near-drowning sends two Siouxland teens to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 1 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The Woodbury County Sheriff's Office says fatigue set in for the two teens while trying to reach the buoy, and they almost drowned

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  11. Fatal ATV accident in Woodbury CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 1 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Officials say just after 8:30 p.m. Saturday night, Woodbury County Deputies, Woodbury County Emergency Services and Oto Ambulance were dispatched to a single vehicle ATV crash in the 2800 block of Morgan Trail, .

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  12. Flooding causing hazards on roadwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    "Never drive into any water over the roadway because it only takes a few inches to float your car," says Major Tony Wingert with Woodbury County Sheriff's Office. "You get shoved off into the ditch well, it gets a lot deeper then so, never drive across any water going across the roadway," says Major Wingert.

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  13. Not Done: Counties balk on signing for Sioux Rivers mental health servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | Owatonna People's Press

    Plymouth and Sioux county officials see no immediacy -- or even any compelling reason -- to sign a memorandum of understanding, which the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors say is necessary for the functioning of a mental health region for the year through June 2019.

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  14. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    But, Iowa's Department of Human Services says Woodbury County must be affiliated with a mental health service region in that year. It's meant to help transition the county back to Sioux Rivers, and keep in place the "23-hour watch" portion of their services for those who may be suicidal.

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  15. Woodbury County departments will soon use the same softwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... us a seamlessness of transferability because everyone is on the same software package." says Jeremy Taylor, Woodbury County Supervisor.

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  16. Report: Over one-third of Iowa households can't afford basic cost of livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | KCAU

    Over one-third of Iowa households and nearly a quarter of Woodbury County households struggle to afford the basics, according to a report by the United Ways of Iowa. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, and the report looks at households that earn more than the Federal Poverty Level, but less than the basic cost of living for the county they live in.

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  17. Public comment moved to end of Sioux City School Board meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Northfield News

    ... people then left before the board actually took up the agenda item for the fuller, planned discussion. The Woodbury County Board of Supervisors, about two years ago, switched to having public comment options at both the beginning and end of weekly ...

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  18. Strong To Severe Storms Target Parts of Northwest IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | KICD-AM Spencer

    ... as a precaution for a storm very quickly moving to the east at 55 mph. That storm did not make it out of Woodbury County before losing its intensity and became more of a heavy rain threat with strong winds. Heavy rain continues to be a concern ...

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  19. Hundreds of voters lacked IDs for primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... Scott County on Election Day. 99 in Dubuque County 76 in Black Hawk County. 47 in Cerro Gordo County. 41 in Woodbury County. 82 in Linn County, although that number only tracked affidavits signed under one of the county's two voting systems. The ...

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  20. Heissel Addition CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | KICD-AM Spencer

    ... there were a few including getting this addition together. Heissel said that he now works as director in Woodbury County but is very happy and proud of the work being done in Clay County and hopes that the work they've done will continue in order to ...

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