Bill to Restrict Medical Treatments for Transgender Adolescents Passes Committee

As the legislative session in Pierre heats up, a bill aimed at blocking minors from receiving certain medical and surgical procedures causes controversy. Rep. Bethany Soye introduced House Bill (HB) 1080, which would ban healthcare professionals from “attempting to alter the appearance of a minor’s sex… if that appearance or perception is inconsistent with the […]

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Basketball Player Pleads Not Guilty to Rape Charges

Mihai Carcoana, a sophomore men’s basketball player arrested on rape charges last month, pled not guilty during his arraignment at the Clay County Courthouse Thursday morning.  In addition to the arraignment, Carcoana’s attorney filed a motion to modify bond conditions to allow travel to meet with his attorney in Sioux Falls, to Georgia to visit […]

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​​Democrats Will Keep the Senate, Republicans Flip the House

Last week’s election yielded unexpected outcomes in many key races, but Republicans flipped the House of Representatives now that they have officially won 218 seats. It is projected that Democrats will retain a minimum of 50 Senate seats and thus their majority, with the Georgia Senate race going to a runoff next month.  Georgia election […]

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Trump holds rally in Sioux City to campaign for Iowa GOP candidates

Former President Donald Trump held a rally at the Sioux Gateway Airport in Sioux City last Thursday to bolster support for Republican candidates ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. During the speech, Trump floated the idea of a 2024 presidential run. “In order to make our country very successful, and safe and glorious, I will […]

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Siouxland Chamber of Commerce, 36th Annual Dinner

The Siouxland Chamber of Commerce hosted its 36th annual dinner last Thursday at the Sioux City Convention Center. Mike Pompeo, the 70th Secretary of State and former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), delivered the keynote address with over 1,400 people in attendance. It was estimated to be the largest indoor gathering in Sioux […]

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