THE REMODELING OF THE DOWNTOWN WILBUR AALFS CITY LIBRARY HAS REACHED THE HALFWAY POINT.
THE LIBRARY CLOSED IN AUGUST FOR THE RENOVATIONS, AND DIRECTOR BETSY THOMPSON HOPES TO REOPEN IN JANUARY.
THOMPSON SAYS SEVERAL UPGRADES ARE BEING MADE TO THE LIBRARY INCLUDING MORE COMPUTERS AND LARGE PRINT BOOKS:
THE PERRY CREEK AND MORNINGSIDE BRANCH LIBRARIES ARE OPERATING WITH EXTENDED HOURS WHILE THE DOWNTOWN LIBRARY IS CLOSED
A TWO VEHICLE COLLISION ON HIGHWAY 75 SOUTH OF HINTON HAS SENT TWO PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL.
PLYMOUTH COUNTY SHERIFF MIKE VAN OTTERLOO SAYS THE ACCIDENT INVOLVED A SEMI HAULING FEED AND A SKIDLOADER.
THE SEMI WAS FULLY ENGULFED IN FLAMES WHEN AUTHORITIES ARRIVED:
THAT ACCIDENT HAPPENED IN THE NOON HOUR NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF C-70 AND HIGHWAY 75.
THE NORTHBOUND LANE WAS STILL BLOCKED AS OF 5:30PM FRIDAY EVENING.
A Siouxland man has been convicted of supplying alcohol to a teenage girl who later died in trafficaccident.
Seventeen-year-old Mary Hughes, of Salix, died Feb. 21 in a collision as she was driving on Interstate 29 south of Sioux City.
Authorities later said her blood alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit.
The Iowa State Patrol says it learned that the alcohol Hughes drank before her death had been supplied by 26-year-old Robin Armfield, of Hornick.
Armfield was found guilty on Thursday of supplying alcohol to a minor, a serious misdemeanor.
He faces up to a year in jail.
A SIOUX CITY WOMAN IS BEING TREATED AT A LOCAL HOSPITAL AFTER BEING STABBED MULTIPLE TIMES.
SIOUX CITY POLICE RESPONDED TO A STABBING INCIDENT THURSDAY MORNING AT 6166 HARBOR DRIVE.
OFFICERS FOUND THAT 30 YEAR OLD LYNDEA BOETGER HAD BEEN STABBED AT LEAST TWICE AND TOOK A SUBJECT INTO CUSTODY.
THE INVESTIGATION FOUND 26 YEAR OLD CARLOS THOMAS BARRERA OF SIOUX CITY HAD GOTTEN INTO AN ARGUMENT WITH BOETGER AT ANOTHER LOCATION.
HE STRUCK HER IN THE MOUTH AND STABBED HER TWICE. THE TWO RETURNED TO A HOTEL WHERE BOETGER CONVINCED BARRERA TO ALLOW HER TO CALL FOR MEDICAL HELP.
HOTEL STAFF BECAME AWARE OF THE SITUATION AND PROVIDED FIRST AID.
OFFFICERS SAY BOETGER IS BEING TREATED FOR NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES.
BARRERA HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH WILLFUL INJURY AND AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC ASSAULT AS THE TWO ARE IN A ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP.
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