JURY SELECTION STARTS TODAY IN THE DRUG TRIAL OF A SIOUX CITY MAN WHO IS SEPARATELY CHARGED IN A FATAL ASSAULT OF IN OCTOBER OF 2010.
BRADLEY GREGG FACES FIVE CHARGES IN THE DRUG TRIAL INCLUDING DISTRIBUTING DRUGS NEAR A SCHOOL, USING A MINOR IN A DRUG TRADE, AND WEAPONS POSSESSION.
HE WILL STAND TRIAL LATER THIS SPRING ON INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER AND ASSAULT CHARGES IN THE DEATH OF JOE MCDONALD OF IDA GROVE.
GREGG'S FIRST TRIAL LAST FALL ON THOSE CHARGES ENDED WITH A HUNG JURY.
IOWA COURTS ONLINE INCORRECTLY HAD THE SECOND MANSLAUGHTER TRIAL LISTED AS STARTING JANUARY 10TH.
Northeast Community College has chosen an experienced administrator for its next president.
Northeast's board chose Michael Chipps after he visited campus for an interview on Friday.
Chipps has led Mid-Plains Community College since 2003. Before that, Chipps led North Platte Community College after holding a variety of positions at Central Community College.
Northeast's board president Steve Anderson says Chipps is a good fit because of his love of the state and his passion for community colleges.
Chipps will start his new job this summer. The Nebraska college's main campus is in Norfolk and haseducation centers in South Sioux City, O'Neill and West Point.
SIOUX CITY'S WILBUR AALFS LIBRARY HAS RE-OPENED DOWNTOWN.
DIRECTOR BETSY THOMPSON SAYS THE LIBRARY QUIETLY RE-OPENED THURSDAY AS MUCH OF A ONE-POINT-SEVEN MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATION PROJECT HAS BEEN COMPLETED:
THAT INCLUDES THE ABILITY TO CHECK OUT A BOOK BY YOURSELF WITHOUT A CLERK.
THOMPSON SAYS THE LIBRARY HAS A NEW, WARM FEEL TO IT, AND A LOT OF EVENTS ARE BEING PLANNED:
THOMPSON SAYS SOME REMODELING IS STILL BEING FINISHED, BUT THE LIBRARY IS NOW OPEN ON A FULL TIME BASIS WITH REGULAR HOURS AGAIN.
THE SIOUX CITY COUNCIL WILL START THE ANNUAL BUDGET PROCESS NEXT WEEK.
BOB SCOTT CONDUCTED HIS FIRST NEWS CONFERENCE AS THE CITY'S NEW MAYOR FRIDAY, AND OUTLINED SOME OF HIS PRIORITIES:
FLOOD RECOVERY AND PREVENTION ARE ON THE C-I-P BECAUSE OF LAST SUMMER'S MISSOURI RIVER EVENT.
SCOTT SAYS INFRASTRUCTURE LIKE AN AUTOMATIC PUMP SYSTEM IN RIVERSIDE SHOULD BE LOOKED AT:
SCOTT SAYS THE BUDGET PROCESS WILL NOT BE EASY. THE CITY COUNCIL WILL HOLD THE FIRST OF THE LONG TERM CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BUDGET SESSIONS NEXT TUESDAY AT 8AM.
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