A NEW HOUSE IS BEING BUILT BY LOCAL VOLUNTEERS FOR HABITAT FOR HUMANITY IN RIVERSIDE THIS WEEK.
THE HOUSE IS A "BLITZ BUILD" PROJECT, AND WILL BE FULLY CONSTRUCTED IN LESS THAN A WEEK.
DARRYL BULLOCK IS THE LEAD CONTRACTOR ON THE PROJECT:
MEMBERS OF THE SIOUXLAND HOMEBUILDERS ASSOCIATION ARE HELPING TO CONSTRUCT THE HOME, WHICH IS LOCATED AT 2219 BRYANT STREET.
DESPITE SEVERAL LOCAL RACES OF INTEREST IN WOODBURY COUNTY, ELECTION OFFICIALS SAY IT'S BEEN A DISMAL TURNOUT AT THE POLLS TODAY.
WOODBURY COUNTY AUDITOR PAT GILL SAYS ONLY 3100 VOTES HAD BEEN CAST AS OF 4PM. ON MONDAY GILL PREDICTED A TURNOUT OF AROUND 10-THOUSAND VOTERS IN THE COUNTY.
THERE'S STILL TIME TO GET TO THE POLLS IN IOWA. THEY DON'T CLOSE UNTIL 9PM. SOUTH DAKOTA IS ALSO HOLDING THEIR PRIMARY TODAY. POLLS IN THAT STATE CLOSE AT 7PM.
A man who escaped from a residential work release center in Sioux City is back in custody.
State prison officials say 40-year-old Cletus Armell was captured Tuesday. He was taken to the Woodbury County jail.
Armell failed to return to the facility on Sunday from a shopping pass. He was serving a 15-year sentence for armed robbery. He was transferred to the work release center in Sioux City in December.
From Associated Press
THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE SIOUX CITY DIOCESE CATHOLIC SCHOOLS IS TAKING ON ADDITIONAL DUTIES.
DAN RYAN WILL ALSO SERVE AS INTERIM PRESIDENT OF BISHOP HEELAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS UNTIL A SUCCESSOR IS FOUND FOR FATHER PATRICK WALSH.
FATHER WALSH RETIRED ON JUNE 1ST. RYAN JOINED THE DIOCESE THREE YEARS AGO AND HAS WORKED WITH HEELAN AND OTHER CATHOLIC SCHOOLS ON LONG RANGE PLANNING, ENROLLMENT AND OTHER ISSUES.
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