George Caleb Bingham / The Yorck Project (2002) 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei (DVD-ROM), distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH. ISBN: 3936122202.

It's morning, mid-summer. A haze lies over everything. The river valley seems veiled, the horizon indiscernible. What shrouds everything isn't fog, but a glowing wet glaze you can feel against your face. Likely as not it's August. George Caleb Bingham's style of painting is called luminist, the landscape ever so tranquil, yellow-y in the generous morning light. 

Check It Out: 2019 Adult Summer Reading Program

Jul 30, 2019

With about a week and a half left before the drawing for the grand prize, make sure to stop by any Sioux City branch library or visit their website to get your launch sequence checklist with all the challenges on them. You only need to check off five to enter the drawing. So hurry!

Support for Check It Out comes from Avery Brothers.


For 130 years, Arnolds Park Amusement Park serves up a summer of fun.   

From the historic wooden roller coaster called “The Legend,” to the log ride and midway games.

“I have my three grandkids with me and my daughter.”

Joan Negen visits with her family from Windom, Minnesota. 

“They have the rides for the kids close by and benches to sit on!” 

Grandma needs a spot to occasionally rest as she keeps up with a lively group.

REPORTER: “And, they enjoy this don’t they?” 

Yep, yep they do.” 

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As students across Siouxland enjoy their summer vacation, Siouxland Public Media took a closer look at the summer “Brain Drain”.  That’s when student lose some of the academic skills they learned through the school year.    

“O 74.”  

"Bingo!  Bingo!  Bingo!  We have some Bingos.”

REPORTER: “What do you think of Bingo night?”

“I really like it.  It’s fun.”

This is Bingo Night at Perry Creek Elementary School.  It’s a popular attraction a couple of weeks before the end of the school year.

Check It Out: The Cat in The Hat by Dr.Seuss

May 1, 2018

My name is Jose Ramirez and this is Check It Out.

Abe Stage Songwriter Spotlight - Prof

Jun 30, 2017

I was finally able to hang out with Prof a bit , thanks to Skype, and ask about how his songs take their shape; what inspired them to be written and why he writes. 

"I make music, 'cause I hear music, and I have something to contribute," says Prof, "I hear a beat or, you know, a certain drum pattern, a melody... I contribute right away."

Hailing from Minnesota, Prof is excited to be back at the Abe Stage at Saturday in the Park, having participated in the festival in past years.

Music of 66: Summer in the City

Sep 12, 2016

‘Summer in the City’ takes me to August 1966. I can see the title on the little card in the juke box in the local café with the big red and white keys that held down when you pressed them. I hear the sharp ‘clack’ it made as the keys released, taking my dime