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The Democratic presidential candidates continue to visit Siouxland in advance of the Feb 3rd,  2020 Caucuses. 

Today, one of the leading candidate’s wives came to Sioux City.  This morning at the Sioux City Public Library about 50 potential caucus-goers gathered to meet Dr. Jill Biden, who was talking about her husband former Vice President Joe Biden’s qualifications. Biden says Iowans want to talk to her about important issues. 

Eight months after flooding began along the lower Missouri River, the amount of water being released from dams upriver will start to be reduced later this month.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the amount of water being released from the Gavins Point Dam on the Nebraska-South Dakota border will start to gradually be reduced on Nov. 23 as part of its plan to cut releases for winter.

The river has remained high ever since the spring flooding because the amount of rain and melting snow flowing into the river was near record levels this year.

The Democratic presidential candidates continue to visit Siouxland in advance of the Feb 3rd,  2020 Caucuses. 

Today, one of the leading candidate’s wives came to Sioux City.  This morning at the Sioux City Public Library about 50 potential caucus-goers gathered to meet Dr. Jill Biden.  Biden has been traversing the country talking about her husband former Vice President Joe Biden’s qualifications. Biden said her husband would be a commander-in-chief voters could trust. 

Cultural Continuum 11.15-19

Nov 15, 2019

Shawn Holt leads the Teardrops for a new generation of Chicago Blues you can see them at Vangarde Arts. Klaire Lockheart and Pauline Sensenig both open shows at the Sioux City Art Center and Shot in the Dark and LAMB both have shows this weekend.

  

Authorities say one person has died in an industrial accident at a biofuels plant in central Iowa.

Television station KCCI reports that the Nevada Public Safety Department confirmed the death occurred Thursday afternoon at Verbio North America's Biorefinery in Nevada, which is about 40 miles north of Des Moines.

Boogie like a boss!

Nov 14, 2019

We've outdone oursleves with this Dance Hall Night edition of MTDP. We'll be hearing everyone from The Smiths to Blondie! From Mallrat to Pizzagirl! Plus we'll be introducing you to the incredibly seductive Jaguar Jonze! Be prepare to sweat!

Siouxland Public Media

A district court judge has rejected a request by former Gov. Terry Branstad’s lawyers to set aside a jury verdict that concluded Branstad discriminated against a former state official because he’s gay.

The ruling  rejects dozens of arguments, including challenges to legal rulings during trial and jury instructions.

Branstad’s attorneys asked the judge to set aside the July 15 jury verdict of $1.5 million awarded to former Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Chris Godfrey.

Siouxland Public Media

On “The Exchange” this week, Siouxland Public Media talks to two Democratic presidential candidates who recently visited Siouxland.  Hear from Sioux City native Chris Godfrey who was recently involved a discrimination lawsuit against former Gov. Terry Branstad.  We also commemorate Veterans Day at with a special ceremony at Western Iowa Tech Community College.  Plus, the latest on agricultural concerns for producers in northwest Iowa with an expert from ISU Extension and Outreach.

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A winter weather advisory was expected to end for parts of Siouxland at noon.

A wintry mix of sleet, rain and freezing rain created slick conditions for some parts of the tri-state area.

A semi rollover on Interstate 29 near Sergeant Bluff his morning backed up traffic in the southbound lane.  DOT traffic cameras show the road is open now.

A few schools closed down today including Whiting and the Omaha Nation Public Schools in Ponca.

UnityPoint Health and Sanford Health have abruptly halted plans to merge.

Annette Elizabeth Allen / NPR

The U.S. House of Representatives is holding open hearings in its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. All hearings will be streamed through this video player as they are live.

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