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State Sen. Randy Feenstra, R-Hull, announced today that he is stepping down as chairman of the Senate Ways and Means Committee.  Feenstra says he wants to focus on running for Iowa’s 4thcongressional district.  The seat is currently held by Steve King.  

Feenstra made the announcement in a press release, saying the move was made "to allocate more time" to the congressional contest while saying he is proud of his work on the committee.

Sioux City Journal

Jim Goff walked into the Sioux City Museum & Historical Association to research his family history and ended up finding a passion for processing artifacts. Jim now spends over 550 hours volunteering annually.  To find out how to make a difference in your community, jump to

Randy Peters, a textile expert, will be studying and appraising antique textiles, clothes, and fabrics at the museum this Sunday. When he came to the station for an interview, we sprung two dresses upon him that had been stored away in our closets from since the early twentieth century and late nineteenth century. 

25 Years of the ADA

Jul 23, 2015
Tom Olin

"The Civil Rights Act of 1964 didn't include people with disabilities, and people didn't realize that. So what [the Americans with Disabilities Act] did is put in place specific parameters for what you could and could not do for employment and accommodations, and what type of barriers are or are not acceptable," described Don Dew, executive director for Disabilities Resource Center of Siouxland.