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Are you craving ‘feel-good’ stories? Do you want characters to cheer for?  Leave the bleak headlines behind as Kelsey and Jenn shine a light on likeable characters in fiction in this episode of The First Fifty Pages.

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen

The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg

Isabel Dalhousie mysteries by Alexander McCall Smith

One Day by David Nicholls

Otro residente del condado de Woodbury murió por el coronavirus. De acuerdo con el Distrito de Salud de Siouxland, el hombre tenía entre 61 y 80 años. La muerte elevó el total del condado de Woodbury a 38. A partir de esta mañana había 17 casos nuevos confirmados de COVID-19 en el condado, con un total de 2, 931.

Iowa informaba otras cuatro muertes de COVID-19 desde el recuento del estado ayer, lo que eleva el total estatal de Iowa a 606. Hay 21,919 casos confirmados de COVID-19, en Iowa. Eso es un aumento de 330 desde ayer.

Một cư dân khác tại quận Woodbury đã chết vì vi khuẩn corona. Theo báo cáo Y Tế huyện Siouxland, người đàn ông này trong độ tuổi từ 61-80 tuổi. Cái chết đã nâng tổng số của quận Woodbury lên 38. Tính đến sáng nay, đã có 17 trường hợp nhiễm bệnh mới được xác nhận nhiễm Covid-19, với tổng số là 2,931.

Iowa đã báo cáo thêm bốn trường hợp tử vong do Covid-19 kể từ ngày hôm qua, đưa tổng số toàn tiểu bang Iowa lên tới 60. Có 21,919 trường hợp được xác nhận nhiễm Covid-19 ở Iowa. Đó là mức tăng 330 kể từ ngày hôm qua.

Jiraatan magaala Woodbury county kan biraa sababa coronavirus du’eera. Akka manni fayyaa Sioux land gabaaseti namichi du’e kun nama umrii 61-80 jidduu jiruudha. Waliigalatti magaala Woodbury county keessati namni du’e 38 gaheera. Akka ganama kanaati magaala himaameti namni covid-19 haarawa qabame 17 yoo ta’u waliigalatti namni qabame 2,931 gaheera.

Akka gabaasa kutaan Iowa guyyaa kaleeti namni 4 du’uu hime. Waliigalatti namni Iowa keesati du’e 606 gaheera. Namni Iowa keessatti covid-19 qabame 21,919 dha. Namni 330 kalee keessati itti dabaleedha.

ሌላ የ Woodbury ካውንቲ ነዋሪ በኮሮናቫይረስ ህይወቱ አልfuaል ፡፡ በSiouxland ዲስትሪክት ጤና መሠረት ሰውየው ዕድሜው ከ 61 - 80 ዓመት ነበር ፡፡ ሞት በWoodbury ካውንቲ አጠቃላይ ወደ 38 ከፍ ብሏል ፡፡ ከትናንት ጀምሮ እስከ ዛሬ ካውንቲ ውስጥ ለ COVID-19 የሚሆኑ 17 አዳዲስ የተረጋገጡ texaqiwoch  ነበሩ ፣ በድምሩ 2931 dersawal ፡፡

አዮዋ ትናንት ከስቴቱ ትዕይንት ጀምሮ ሌላ አራት be COVID-19 መሞቱን ሪፖርት እያደረገ ሲሆን የአዮዋ አጠቃላይ ሁኔታን mot ወደ 606 አምጥቷል ፡፡ በአዮዋ ውስጥ COVID-19 የተረጋገጠ 21,919 ጉዳዮች አሉ ፡፡ከትናንት ጀምሮ ይህ የ 330 ጭማሪ ነው ፡፡ 

Qof kale oo degen Gobolka Woodbury wuxuu u dhintey cudurka coronavirus. Marka loo eego Caafimaadka Degmada Siouxland, ninku wuxuu jiray 61 - 80 sano jir. Dhimashadu waxay kor u qaadday isugeynta gobolka Woodbury County ilaa 38. Ilaa maantadan la joogo waxaa jira 17 xaaladood oo cusub oo la xaqiijiyey in COVID-19 laga helay gobolka, oo guud ahaan ah 2, 931.

Một đám đông ước tính gồm 300 người đã tụ tập khá hoà bình và lành lặn tại trung tâm thành phố Sioux City vào chiều Thứ Năm sau cái chết của George Floyd ở Minneapolis.

Các nhà lãnh đạo thực thi pháp luật địa phương và đại diện của trung tâm Đoàn Kết trong Cộng Đồng (Unity in the Community) và NAACP đã tham dự sự kiện Cùng nhau Cầu Nguyện (Unity in Prayer).

Dad lagu qiyaasay 300 oo qof ayaa si wada jir ah ugu soo wada duulay nabadaynta iyo bogsiinta magaalada Sioux City galabnimadii Khamiista ka dib geeridii George Floyd ee Minneapolis.

Hoggaamiyeyaasha fulinta sharciga maxalliga ah, iyo wakiillo ka socda Midnimada bulshada iyo NAACP ayaa ka soo qayb-galay munaasabaddii Midnimada ee Salaadda.

Kamisa se’aati booda sababa du’aa George Floyd Minneapolisiti du’eef namni 3000 ol walgahii nagahaa fi fayyama magaala sioux City waliitti qabamani.

Itti gaafatamtota seera eeysistoonni naanno, tokkuma hawaasa irraa fi bakka buutonni NAACP kadha kannaa irratti argamaniiru.

Sioux city keessati Jum’aa borii se’aati booda hiriiraf qophaaha jiru, ummanni parkii Cook biratti sa’ati 2 p.m waalgahee qophaahan, garuu hiriiri kan jalqabuu sa’aatti 3 pm tti. Ijoole man barumsa West High school tu hiriira kana qopheesse.

ሐሙስ ከሰዓት በኋላ ጆርጅ ፍሎይድ በሚኒያፖሊስ ከሞተ በኋላ በSioux City ከተማ ለሰላም እና ለመፈወስ 300 የሚሆኑ ሰዎች ተሰብስበው ነበር ፡፡

የአካባቢያዊ የሕግ አስከባሪ አመራሮች እና የህብረተሰቡ አንድነት እና NAACP ተወካዮች በጸሎቱ አንድነት ላይ ተገኝተዋል ፡፡

አርብ ከሰዓት በኋላ ሰልፍ ታቅduwል። ሰዎች በ 2 ሰዓት በኩክ ፓርክ ውስጥ ለመሰብሰብ አቅደዋል ። ዝግጅቱ የተደራጀው ከምእራብ ከፍተኛው ተማሪ ነው ፡፡

የአዋዋ ዴሞክራቶች እና የጥቁር አመራሮች የዘረኝነትን ግፍ ለማስቆም በመንግስት ጠበቆች አስቸኳይ እርምጃ እየወሰዱ ሲሆን በአጭር ጊዜ የህግ መወሰኛ ጊዜ ውስጥ ብዙ ሂሳቦችን አቅርበዋል ፡፡

አንድ ሰው ማስፈራሪያ ካላመጣ ፖሊስ ለቅሶ ወይም የአንገት መቆጣጠሪያን መጠቀምን ሕገወጥ ያደርገዋል ፡፡

Una multitud estimada de 300 personas se unió por la paz y sanidad en el centro de Sioux City el jueves por la tarde después de la muerte de George Floyd en Minneapolis. 

 

Líderes locales encargados de hacer cumplir la ley y representantes de Unity in the Community y NAACP asistieron al evento Unidos en Oracion.. Se planea una marcha para el viernes por la tarde. La gente planea reunirse en Cook Park a las 2 p.m. con la marcha a las tres. 

El evento fue organizado por un estudiante de West High. 

 

June 4, 2020
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An estimated crowd of 300 joined together for peace and healing in downtown Sioux City Thursday afternoon after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Local law enforcement leaders, and representatives from Unity in the Community and NAACP attended the Unity in Prayer event.

A march is planned for Friday afternoon.  People plan to gather at Cook Park at 2 p.m. with the march at three.  The event was organized by a student from West High.

Reading for enjoyment can be difficult when you're feeling anxious.  In this episode, Kelsey and Jenn discuss their go-to 'comfort' reads.  They also share ideas for reading when you're feeling anxious and favorite literary escapes for your #stayathome. 

Looking for something good to read? On this episode of The First Fifty Pages, Kelsey and Jenn share some of their favorite nonfiction books, as reviewed by Sioux City Public Library staff in clips from the Check It Out series.  Your To-Be-Read list is about to get longer... 

Cultural Continuum 3-13-20

Mar 13, 2020

The Symphony has been postponed but there are still things you can do. Join Steve Smith and Amy Roth and remember to call ahead as some events may have been postponed or cancelled.

Cultural Continuum 3-06-20

Mar 6, 2020

The SCSO Concert Master performs for Sioux City Chamber Music on Sunday, also you can head to Snyder's Bend Park for a waterfowl migration watch and The Line Becomes a River is discussed in South Sioux. Plus find out how Picasso might paint you at the Sioux City Art Center.

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Siouxland Community Reads begins in a few weeks.  The program is taking over from One Book, One Siouxland.  That program chose one book to read and reflect on each year. Siouxland Community Reads will feature more books and more programming.  At a press conference, this morning at the Sioux City Public Library, Readers Services Specialist Kelsey Patterson listed the books being offered by the program this Spring.

Do you have a “Reading Resolution” for the New Year? In this episode of The First Fifty Pages, Jenn and Kelsey discuss realistic ways to help you reach your reading goals, and they might even persuade you to join a book club.  (Spoiler alert: You’re likely to live longer if you do!)

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Jan 31, 2020

Shelby Pierce from sits down with Steve as they peek into what's happening in February and this very last day of Januray and they discuss everything from soul singers to snowmen to slacker spiders.

How have we evolved as readers? Whch trends picked up steam? What were the most sought out books in the last ten years? Jenn and Kelsey reflect back on the last decade to address these questions.

What is the true cost of eBooks and audiobooks for libraries? What is Bridges? How does the Macmillan embargo affect libraries? In this installment of The First Fifty Pages, Jenn & Kelsey invite Becky Heil, District Consultant from the State Library of Iowa, to help address these questions and further discuss Libby.

In part one of the Libby series, Jenn and Kelsey dive into the app, which lets users borrow eBooks and audiobooks from their local library. Special guest Alex Watters, City Councilmember of Sioux City, helps Jenn and Kelsey discuss why audiobooks are so popular right now, whether listening is the same as reading and Libby hacks. 

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. 

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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.

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Today is veterans day and vets, city and county officials met this morning at the Woodbury County Courthouse to pay tribute.   Mary Jordan is the director of the Sioux City Vet Center.  Jordan told the group of around 125 people that her organization serves combat veterans, and helps them readjust to civilian life.

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Nov 1, 2019

Comedy Rocks or..."Rox", coffee is pretty great too plus there are a few art shows to check out and SPM hosts another candidate forum, this time it's for next week's Sioux City School Board election.

How does one find the perfect scary story? Is there a one-size-fits-all when it comes to the horror genre? What is your monster? Special guest Gregg Winsor, Reference Librarian and Reader's Advisory Specialist at the Johnson County Library in Kansas, helps Jenn and Kelsey address these questions.

Viewers Advisory

Oct 24, 2019

On this episode, Jenn & Kelsey discuss the vast collection of DVDs the library offers along with special guest Sara Leiss, Operations Manager at the Sioux City Public Library. Sara helps dissect appeal factors, viewing styles and the book to movie connections.

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Oct 4, 2019
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The Sioux City International Film Festival and the 16th Annual Kingdom of Riverssance are both happening this weekend in and around your usual assortment of theater, art and live music. Plus Brioux City hosts the 2nd annual Briouxfest.

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