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Former Sioux City Explorer Scholten pitches his fitness for Iowa's 4th District

SIOUX CITY -- J.D. Scholten was a sinker-slider pitcher during a professional baseball career that took him around the globe. After hanging up his cleats, he then worked as a paralegal in two major U.S. cities for several years. In 2017, Scholten moved ... More Info...

Nvidia vs. AMD - KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports

The Nvidia vs. AMD debate is like stirring up a den of snakes. Fans on both sides will strike out in defense of their preferred brand. The debate will never end as long as both manufacturers continue to feed the graphics market. With AMD’s new Vega-based ... More Info...

25 Years Ago: 232 wreckage finally leaves Sioux City

Business award: Elmer K. Hansen, president of North American Manufacturing Co. of Sioux City, has been named Iowa “Small Businessman of the Year” by the Small Business Administration. Hansen, who fed 600 hogs and 100 cattle on his Nebraska farm ... More Info...

Case of Sioux City man accused of ISU dorm sexual assault dismissed

Charges against a Sioux City man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in an Iowa State University dorm room in September 2017 has been dismissed after Story County Attorney Jessica Reynolds said her office determined there wasn’t enough evidence to ... More Info...

Sioux City unlikely to reactivate traffic cameras in wake of Iowa high court rul

SIOUX CITY -- A recent Iowa Supreme Court ruling that the state's Department of Transportation cannot force cities to shut off traffic enforcement cameras means Sioux City likely will have the go-ahead to activate its cameras at will. But city officials ... More Info...

Iowa’s biggest player disappointment in Kirk Ferentz era

A 4-star recruit from Sioux City (Iowa) Heelan, Wegher was blessed with good size and incredible speed. In 2009, Wegher played right away and gained 641 yards and scored a freshman-record 8 rushing touchdowns. He helped pace Iowa to an 11-2 overall record ... More Info...

Steve King not fazed by primary election in Iowa

SIOUX CITY -- Steve King may never have had so many people lined up to replace him in the U.S. House, but he's still confident he will win re-election to the Iowa 4th congressional district in November. First, King has to win a Republican primary on June 5 ... More Info...

Democrats drop lawsuit over Iowa governor's fund transfer

Kim Reynolds that challenged her use last year of emergency funds to balance Iowa's state budget ... Rep. Chris Hall of Sioux City filed the lawsuit in January against Reynolds and Department of Management Director David Roederer. Six other lawmakers ... More Info...

Iowa baseball gets No. 6 seed in Big Ten tournament after sweeping Penn State

IOWA CITY — Fun with numbers ... run single in a five-run second inning in what was likely his final game at Banks Field. The junior from Sioux City is expected to be picked somewhere in the top five or six rounds of the upcoming Major League Baseball ... More Info...


Prices on Missouri Online Dealer Auction Today

Machinery Pete reports on sale prices from the online dealer inventory reduction auction today (May 23, 2018) in Cameron, MO for Early Tractor, Inc. Late model CaseIH tractors plus more. Sale by the Steffes Group More Info...

Livestock haulers may get some relief from transportation rules if a b

Livestock haulers may get some relief from transportation rules if a bill proposed by a bipartisan group of Senators moves forward in Congress. More Info...

A recent study says pesticide levels in organically grown foods is equ

A recent study says pesticide levels in organically grown foods is equal to conventionally grown foods. Yes, consumers are paying more for organic foods that still use pesticides. But that won't change their minds. More Info...

U.S. and Mexican senior officials are meeting in Washington this week

U.S. and Mexican senior officials are meeting in Washington this week in an effort to break an impasse over auto-production rules in an updated NAFTA.​ More Info...

Four days after the two countries suspended plans to impose tariffs on

Four days after the two countries suspended plans to impose tariffs on up to $200 billion worth of each other's goods, Pres.Trump declared in a tweet that a more detailed agreement "will be too hard to get done." More Info...

Jay Hill is a farmer in Texas is saving more than 1,000,000 gallons of

Jay Hill is a farmer in Texas is saving more than 1,000,000 gallons of water a day. More Info...

Some sheriff officers received death threats due to the release of the

Some sheriff officers received death threats due to the release of the alleged animal abuse videos. More Info...

Farm Journal Agronomist Ken Ferrie announces the kick off of ugly corn

Farm Journal Agronomist Ken Ferrie announces the kick off of ugly corn week for a lot of folks. He covers who is most likely to see this and what some of the causes are. More Info...

Jim Wiesemeyer, well-known economist and Washington Policy Analyst for

Jim Wiesemeyer, well-known economist and Washington Policy Analyst for Pro Farmer, shares seven of his key insights on current news from Washington, D.C.​ More Info...

While the west suffers through drought, farmers across parts of the Mi

While the west suffers through drought, farmers across parts of the Midwest deal with ponding, excess moisture and excess humidity. More Info...

The imports of South African corn are still a fraction of the amount t

The imports of South African corn are still a fraction of the amount the EU buys from Brazil, Ukraine, or US but lower prices have changed buyers attitudes.​ More Info...

AgriTalk After The Bell Host Chip Flory welcomes Sam Hudson of Cornbel

AgriTalk After The Bell Host Chip Flory welcomes Sam Hudson of Cornbelt Marketing to the program. Newsman Davis Michaelsen covers market action. More Info...

AgriTalk Host Chip Flory talks sorghum with Tom Sleight, hears about a

AgriTalk Host Chip Flory talks sorghum with Tom Sleight, hears about a farmers 30 year EPA battle from Chris Bennett, and talks the economy with Todd Horowitz.​ More Info...

Grain Market Update (5.23.18)

Are grains due for a pullback? More Info...

Millions of pounds of plastic end up in our oceans and waterways each

Millions of pounds of plastic end up in our oceans and waterways each year. More Info...

Business Matters: Keep One Eye on the Budget

As we cruise into the growing season, it’s difficult to think about anything other than planting.  More Info...

From equipment to infrastructure, it's an area that thrives on cotton.

From equipment to infrastructure, it's an area that thrives on cotton. Machinery Pete says moisture is what drives equipment interest in the West Texas area.  More Info...

DSM introduces Rovimix HyD Solution, and Sensaphone offers three new s

DSM introduces Rovimix HyD Solution, and Sensaphone offers three new sensors for humidity, carbon dioxide and dew point. More Info...

Student, advisers taking research from lab to marketplace.

Student, advisers taking research from lab to marketplace. More Info...

When It Comes to Succession Planning, Plan Before Need

Succession planning is critical for every farmer, regardless of age More Info...

53% of Americans keep bacon on hand at all times—so it's easy to wrap

53% of Americans keep bacon on hand at all times—so it's easy to wrap up these food combos. More Info...

Back and Forth on Trade Continues

Back and Forth on Trade Continues More Info...

U.S. Representatives sent a letter to Virachai Plasai, ambassador of t

U.S. Representatives sent a letter to Virachai Plasai, ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the U.S., calling for the removal of restrictions on imports of U.S. farm products, including U.S. pork. More Info...

A new report from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology

A new report from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) outlines research and advancements in understanding of animal welfare since CAST’s last review of the issue in 1997. More Info...

Will China Send Soybeans Higher?

Over the weekend the US and China announced that they had been working on an agreement to drop tariffs on each other's imported goods. This is certainly...​ More Info...

Livestock Roundup (5.22.18)

Cash cattle lower this week? More Info...

College seems like fun in the movies, but partying isn't all you do.

College seems like fun in the movies, but partying isn't all you do. More Info...

The thought that a rising tide raises all ships suggests that increasi

The thought that a rising tide raises all ships suggests that increasing trade should be palatable to Republicans and even the Kennedy Democrats (if there are any left) would agree. More Info...

Gulke: China Framework Agreement

The thought that a rising tide raises all ships suggests that increasing trade should be palatable to Republicans and even the Kennedy Democrats (if there are any left) would agree. More Info...

Experts say the Seeds for the Future Act will increase farmers’ access

Experts say the Seeds for the Future Act will increase farmers’ access to these 21st century seeds by making much-needed investments in public breeding programs. More Info...

Secretary Perdue says Trump understands the needs of farmers.

Secretary Perdue says Trump understands the needs of farmers. More Info...

Comparing production measures in a broader group allows us to see wher

Comparing production measures in a broader group allows us to see where we are as a business and what we should be working to improve. More Info...

The week of May 13, only 35% of the crop was planted, this week USDA s

The week of May 13, only 35% of the crop was planted, this week USDA says 56% of soybeans are in the ground, 14 percentage points ahead of the five-year-average. More Info...

U.S. launches auto import probe, China says will defend interests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has launched a national security investigation into car and truck imports that could lead to new U.S. tariffs similar to those imposed on imported steel and aluminum in March.

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Pentagon uninvites China from major U.S. military exercise

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Wednesday uninvited China from a major U.S.-hosted naval drill in response to what it sees as Beijing's militarization of islands in the South China Sea, a decision China called unconstructive.

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Trump threatens aid cut to countries that do not stop MS-13 gang migrants

BETHPAGE, N.Y. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday he was working on a plan to reduce U.S. aid to countries he says are doing nothing to stop MS-13 gang members from crossing into the United States illegally.

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U.S., in tit-for-tat, expels two Venezuelan envoys

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it has ordered two Venezuelan diplomats to leave the United States within 48 hours, a move that follows Venezuela's decision to expel two American diplomats.

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Bowing to Trump, NFL will require players to stand for anthem

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Football League will fine teams if players on the field refuse to stand for the national anthem, the league said on Wednesday in a victory for U.S. President Donald Trump, who loudly demanded an end to such protests last year.

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Trump's blocking of critics on Twitter violates Constitution: U.S. judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge in New York on Wednesday ruled that President Donald Trump may not legally block Twitter users from his account on the social media platform based on their political views.

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United Air CEO grilled over NRA discount, workers rights at annual meeting

CHICAGO (Reuters) - United Airlines executives faced questions about ending its discount for a gun rights group and how it treats its workers at the carrier's annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday.

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Trump adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner gets security clearance back

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jared Kushner, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, has had his security clearance restored, allowing him access to classified information after losing the privilege in the fallout over a fired White House aide, his lawyer said on Wednesday.

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General Electric's power unit fights for growth as wind, solar gain

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vistra Energy Corp and Dominion Energy Inc – which serve about 5.5 million electricity customers in more than a dozen U.S. states – both say they are done building combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plants.

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Hawaii volcano belches new ash plume as geothermal wells secured

PAHALA, Hawaii (Reuters) - The restive Kilauea Volcano belched clouds of ash into the skies over Hawaii's Big Island twice more on Wednesday as civil defense authorities reported that pressurized geothermal wells at a nearby power plant had been spared from approaching lava.

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Bowing to Trump, NFL will require players to stand for anthem

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Football League will fine teams if players on the field refuse to stand for the national anthem, the league said on Wednesday in a victory for U.S. President Donald Trump, who loudly demanded an end to such protests last year.

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Hawaii volcano belches new ash plume as geothermal wells secured

PAHALA, Hawaii (Reuters) - The restive Kilauea Volcano belched clouds of ash into the skies over Hawaii's Big Island twice more on Wednesday as civil defense authorities reported that pressurized geothermal wells at a nearby power plant had been spared from approaching lava.

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Wyoming approves controversial hunt of Yellowstone area grizzlies

PINEDALE, Wyo. (Reuters) - State wildlife officials approved plans on Wednesday for Wyoming's first season of grizzly bear hunting in 43 years, a move cheered by sportsmen but decried by Native Americans and conservation groups fighting to restore Endangered Species Act protections to the bears.

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Texas considers 'red flag' law in wake of school shooting: governor

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott sought consensus on firearms in a second round of talks on preventing gun violence on campus on Wednesday and may look at "red flag laws" to keep guns out of the hands of people deemed by a judge to be danger to themselves or others.

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California man, two others indicted in fatal Kansas 'swatting' case

(Reuters) - A man accused of making a hoax call that led police in Kansas to kill an unarmed man was indicted by a federal grand jury along with two others involved in the "swatting" incident that stemmed from a video game dispute, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

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United Air CEO grilled over NRA discount, workers rights at annual meeting

CHICAGO (Reuters) - United Airlines executives faced questions about ending its discount for a gun rights group and how it treats its workers at the carrier's annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday.

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In costly quest for security, U.S. schools face law of diminishing returns

(Reuters) - From gunshot detection devices to wireless panic buttons and bulletproof windows, schools across the United States are pursuing aggressive security measures to prevent a shooting massacre on their campuses.

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Uber shuts Arizona self-driving program two months after fatal crash

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber has shut down its self-driving car operation in Arizona two months after a fatal crash involving one of its vehicles, the company said on Wednesday.

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Democratic voters challenge Ohio congressional district map

(Reuters) - A group of Democratic voters asked a federal court on Wednesday to throw out a Republican-drawn map of Ohio's 16 U.S. House of Representatives districts, saying the boundaries were devised to entrench Republicans in power in violation of the voters' constitutional rights.

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Head of USA Gymnastics apologizes to sex abuse victims

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top executive of USA Gymnastics apologized during a congressional hearing on Wednesday to hundreds of female athletes who were sexually abused by longtime team doctor Larry Nassar and declared that "those days are over."

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St. Thomas Orthodox Church

1100 Jones St (11th),  Sioux City, IA 51105
(712) 258-7166 Feature

First Lutheran Church

3939 Cheyenne Blvd,  Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 239-3942 Feature

Congregation Beth Shalom

815 38th St,  Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 255-1990 Feature

2032 S Cypress St (4th Avenue),  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-2667 Feature

Central Baptist Church

4001 Indian Hills Dr,  Sioux City, IA 51108
(712) 239-1000 Feature

Southern Hills Baptist Church

4301 Old Lakeport Rd,  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-9376 Feature

St. Michael's Church

2223 Indian Hills Dr,  Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 239-2411 Feature

Radiant Life Community Church

1924 Jones St (20th St),  Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 560-2080 Feature

4242 Natalia Way,  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-6281 Feature

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

5000 Military Rd,  Sioux City, IA 51103
(712) 233-1652 Feature

St. Luke Evangelical Luthern Church

2039 S Saint Aubin St (At 4th Ave.),  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-3346 Feature

River Hills Church Assembly of God

1101 5th Ave,  South Sioux City, NE 68776
(402) 494-1852 Feature

4310 Old Lakeport Rd,  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-4096 Feature

700 S Martha St,  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-2511 Feature

First Christian Church

2101 Jackson St (21st St),  Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 258-6843 Feature

First Lutheran Church.

South Sioux City, NE 68776,  United States
(402) 494-5461 Feature

5601 Sunnybrook Dr,  Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 276-5814 Feature

3012 Jackson St,  Sioux City, IA 51104
(712) 277-2949 Feature

Obituaries credit to: KTIV

Lonnie L. Parrill, 77, Hubbard, Nebraska

Lonnie was born on June 25, 1940 and passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Lonnie was a resident of Hubbard, Nebraska at the time of passing. He graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1958 and attended Wayne State College for 3 semesters before enlisting in the U.S. Army. Services will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Friday, May 25, 2018 at Mohr Funeral Home 1431 W. 29th St. in South Sioux City. Visitation will begin at 5:00 P.M., with the family present at 6:00 P.M. on Friday at the funeral... More Info...

Leonard L. Burgess, 85, Onawa, Iowa

Leonard L. Burgess Leonard L. Burgess, 85, of Onawa, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Burgess Health Center in Onawa. Memorial services will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, May 25, 2018, at the First Christian Church in Onawa, with Pastor Michael Lewis officiating. Military honors will be provided by the David McNeill American Legion Post #129 of Onawa, Monona County VFW Post #2694, and the United States Army. Visitation will be 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Thursday, May 24, 2018, at the Rush Family Chapel in Onawa.... More Info...

Nelva M. Schreur, 85, Orange City, Iowa

Nelva was born on May 6, 1933 and passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Nelva was a resident of Orange City, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Alita Snyder, 101, Breda, Iowa

Alita was born on July 19, 1916 and passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Alita was a resident of Breda, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Doug Hackett, 56, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Doug was born on October 17, 1961 and passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018. Doug was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. A visitation will begin at 4:00pm and a memorial service will begin at 5:30 on Friday, May 25, 2018 at Heritage Funeral Home with a time of food and fellowship to follow. More Info...

Sergiu Kirkeby, 26, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sergiu was born on January 25, 1992 and passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018. Sergiu was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 25 at Central Church, 3102 W Ralph Rogers Rd, Sioux Falls, Visitation, also at Central Church, with the family present, will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. The family requests memorials to charity in lieu of flowers. More Info...

Gary L. Finnestad, 72, Laurens, Iowa

Gary was born on August 11, 1945 and passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018. Gary was a resident of Laurens, Iowa at the time of passing. Gary graduated from Laurens High School in 1964. More Info...

Mary Farmer, 80, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Mary was born on January 6, 1938 and passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018. Mary was a resident of Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the time of passing. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Friday, May 25, 2018, at George Boom Funeral Home & Crematory, Sioux Falls. Visitation with family present to greet friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 24, 2018, at George Boom Funeral Home & Crematory, Sioux Falls. More Info...

Monica Lynn Strong, 64, Lawton, Iowa

Monica was born on August 18, 1953 and passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018. Monica was a resident of Lawton, Iowa at the time of passing. More Info...

Donna Belle Clary, 97, Sergeant Bluff, Iowa

Donna was born on November 18, 1920 and passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018. Donna was a resident of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa at the time of passing. Donna graduated from Central High School in January 1939. More Info...

Dorothy Mae Kramer, 91, Worthington, Minnesota

Dorothy was born on December 25, 1926 and passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018. Dorothy was a resident of Worthington, Minnesota at the time of passing. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., at the First Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Jeanette McCormick officiating. Private family burial will be held in the... More Info...

Joanne Thomsen, Woodbine, Iowa

Rita Joanne (Render) Thomsen was born August 10, 1928, to Gerald and Doris (Wilson) Render in Modale, Iowa. She was raised near Missouri Valley, and she graduated from Missouri Valley High School in 1945. Joanne met Keith Thomsen while she was working at a restaurant that Keith came into for lunch. The couple got married on September 9, 1946. The couple lived just west of Portsmouth. They moved to Woodbine in 1991. Keith died on May 29, 1994. Joanne married Darrell Fahrenkrog in August of 2001.... More Info...

Rita L. Herbold, 90, Cherokee, Iowa

Rita L. Herbold Correctionville, Iowa: Rita L. Herbold, 90, of Correctionville, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018 at Cherokee Specialty Care in Cherokee, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Rohde Funeral Home in Kingsley, Iowa, with Pastor Tami Groth of Salem Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Pierson, Iowa. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. More Info...

Patricia E. Irby, 82, Spencer, Iowa

Patricia was born on May 12, 1937 and passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018. Patricia was a resident of Spencer, Iowa at the time of passing. Her childhood years were spent in Escanaba, where she received her education, graduating from Escanaba High School in 1956. Memorial Services will be held 10:30 A.M., Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Warner Chapel in Spencer. Father William Schreiber Visitation will begin 5:00 P.M., Thursday, May 24th with the family present from 5 to 7:00 P.M.,... More Info...

Craig M. Schmidt, 47, Dakota City, Nebraska

Craig was born on October 14, 1970 and passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018. Craig was a resident of Dakota City, Nebraska at the time of passing. He grew up in Dakota City, graduated from South Sioux City High School in 1990, and received his associates degree in Auto Mechanics from WIT in 1992. Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, May 25, 2018 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in South Sioux City, NE. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery in South Sioux City. Visitation... More Info...