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Pilot found dead in plane crash wreckage

PIERCE, Neb. -- Authorities responding to a plane crash in northeast Nebraska's Pierce County found the pilot had died. The small, single-engine aircraft went down Wednesday a little after 6:15 p.m., about 5 miles northwest of Pierce near the intersection of Hwy 13 and Hwy 121. Officials from the Ne

WOWT - 2018-03-22 13:21:00

Plane crash leaves one dead in northeast Nebraska

PIERCE, Neb. - Authorities in Pierce County are investigating a plane crash that left one person dead. A 911 dispatcher said a downed plane was reported after 7:30 Wednesday night, 5 miles north and west of Pierce near the intersection of Hwy 13 and Hwy 121. Authorities said they believe that the c

1011NOW.COM - 2018-03-22 13:19:00

Which of these 16 popular chain restaurants would you like to see open in Sioux City?

Of the 50 top restaurant chains in the United States, 16 have no locations in the Sioux City area. Which ones would you like to see open nearby? Restaurant rankings, which are based on sales, provided by Nation's Restaurant News. Of the 50 top restaurant chains in the United States, 16 have no locat

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 15:00:00

Wisner to start advertising for Police Chief

With the approaching retirement of current Wisner Police Chief Terry Soden, the Wisner City Council on Monday voted to post a job description/requirements ad seeking a replacement. The city is accepting applications from experienced law enforcement individuals. Minimum requirements are: Must be a U.

WEST POINT NEWS - 2018-03-22 15:57:00

Officials ID pilot killed in small engine plane crash

PIERCE, Neb. (AP) - Authorities have identified the pilot killed in a plane crash in northeast Nebraska's Pierce County. Sheriff Rick Eberhardt tells radio station KNEN that 69-year-old James Fritz was found dead at the crash site by deputies responding to the crash. An autopsy was performed Thursda

NEWSPRESSNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 21:48:30

One accident, one year later, one new bridge, one low offer

More than eight months following an accident that resulted in the demolition and replacement of a county bridge, the Antelope County Board of Commissioners were offered a sum for damages, but not near the amount they hoped. "It's a real slap in the face," Road Boss Casey Dittrich said, referring to

NELIGHNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 16:00:00

Shot fired into Sioux City home

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Sioux City police are searching for a man believed responsible for firing a gun into a home on the cities east side. The call came in just before 6pm Wednesday night after reports of a gunshot on the 2100 block of South Magnolia Street. Police say it's believed the shooter knew

SIOUXLANDPROUD.COM - 2018-03-22 04:02:02

Norfolk Man Arrested After Breaking Down Apartment Door

NORFOLK - A Norfolk man is in jail after witnesses say he broke down a door to enter an apartment in which he wasn't supposed to be. Norfolk Police Capt. Michael Bauer says 40-year old Shannon Vowell was arrested late Tuesday. Bauer says police were called to an apartment in the 100-block of North 3

SAND HILLS EXPRESS - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Nine Months After Being Destroyed by Fire; Osmond Grocery Store Re-Opens

OSMOND - Last summer, an electrical fire gutted a town staple in Osmond, the Tiger Town Food Center and Floral...the only grocery store for the city of 783 people. Now nine months later, Tiger Town is back. The completely rebuilt grocery store opened back up last Friday. The name and location are f

KWBE.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

New population estimates: Hughes County half a point up; Stanley County slips by a half point

Based on new estimated figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau at midnight Thursday, South Dakota appears to be continuing a geographic pattern of increasing population in some areas, surrounded by areas that are decreasing. Percentage-wise, the top 10 South Dakota counties for estimated growth s

CAPITAL JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 06:29:00

Two Northeast Nebraska sites land on National Register of Historic Places

The decorative fountain in the Emerson, Nebraska city park is shown above. The park has been selected for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.Provided EMERSON, Neb. -- Two sites in Northeast Nebraska have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places The National Parks Se

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 21:12:00

Odebolt man sentenced for conspiring to distribute meth

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced March 20, 2018, to five years in federal prison. Dennis Yorgensen, 59, from Odebolt, Iowa, received the prison term after an October 31, 2017, guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Yorgensen was twi

SIOUXLANDPROUD.COM - 2018-03-21 19:42:20

MUGSHOT: Siouxland woman sought by Fugitive Task Force

The U.S. Marshals Service Northern Iowa Fugitive Task Force is seeking the public's assistance in locating the following person: * Winona Freemont,33. Freemont is five feet five inches tall and weights 170 pounds. She is wanted by the Woodbury County Sheriff's Office for violating her probation. Fre


Gud-N-Free, allergy-free restaurant, closing in April

A restaurant on Sioux City's northside catering to diners with food allergies is closing next month. Gud-N-Free, owned by Mike and Brenda Orlando, says its last day of business will be April 28th. In a Facebook post, the Orlandos cited low sales and high overhead costs as the reason for closing. Gud

SIOUXLANDNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 18:23:37

Drive-by shooting damages west side Sioux City home, car

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - On Sioux City's west side, a drive-by shooting by an unknown gunman left a home and car damaged. Sioux City Police were called to a home in Sioux City around 5:30 A.M. Monday morning. The home located at 511 West 27th Street has multiple bullet holes in the windows and siding of


No serious injuries in Tuesday morning crashes on Highway 30

No serious injuries were reported in three separate crashes Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 30 east of Kearney, partially attributed to slick road conditions. At 6:24 a.m. a 19-year-old man lost control of the 2001 Dodge Dakota pickup he was driving near Lakota Road as he tried to pass a slower movi


Free ice cream cones offered at Dairy Queen

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Did you bundle up and grab some free ice cream today? On this first day of spring, Dairy Queen is handing out free ice cream cones. It is the fourth consecutive year that the Minneapolis chain has raised money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, and local DQ's were in on th


Wigs returned to Siouxland cancer patient

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - A turn of good luck today for a local cancer patient who feared a donation has been stolen from her. Christina Carter was expecting a box of donated wigs to arrive at her doorstep, but they never showed up, even though UPS said they were delivered. Carter confirmed with KCAU 9 New


Sioux City PD identify man in weekend standoff

SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Authorities have identified the individual that was in a standoff with Sioux City police over the weekend. The Sioux City Police Department say in a press release that Robby Rusk, 58 of Sioux City, was the man that was in a standoff Saturday with law enforcement. Police were call


Spring arrives today - KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports

Spring arrives with a little bit of snow. Rain mixed with light snow is falling in parts of Siouxland Tuesday morning. It won't amount to much just enough to remind us that early spring doesn't always mean sunshine and warm temperatures. Accumulation of less than an inch of snow is expected in Sioux