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who the 12 year old boy allegedly showed the handgun to. dr. gausman said the student was searched when he arrived on school property and that's when they found the gun and it was not loaded. "we don't believe in the initial conversations that we had that there was the intent to bring a weapon to school to do harm to that student, to another student, to a staff member, anything like that," said dr. gausman. "again, that doesn't make it any less serious to us." school officials contacted police when they received the information. su "crime prevention officer chad sheehan calls the police department's relationship with the school district, a "good working relationship and used monday's incident as an example." "when the information was obtained, the school district did what needed to be done and took the information immediately to law enforcement," said chad sheehan, crime prevention officer with the sioux city police department. "they didn't sit on any information. they acted very quickly." dr. gausman said an automated phone call was sent to parents of students about the incident around 6 p.m. "we needed to go through all of the steps necessary to make certain that our students and staff members are safe," said dr. gausman. "we needed to get things moving in
he said said the school district has a lot of actions they need to take and there are a number of steps the school district must go through with the student. they will have hearings with the student, many won't happen in public. but until they are over, the student is not allowed on campus.>> sioux city police say the student was taken into juvenile detention and had a hearing this morning. they say the gun belonged to his parents who were unaware he found the combination to where the handgun was stored. authorities in sac county, iowa have now released the name of a man killed in a fire last week. it broke out overnight on friday between the communities of breda and auburn. when fire crews arrived on they found the house had already burned to the ground. the sheriff says 48-year- old daniel robert mielk died because of the fire. foul play isn't suspected. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. after a big cooldown today, we'll see a warmup tomorrow. let's toss it over to chief meteorologist ron demers with more. weather ad-lib there was sun today but there sure wasn't warmth as temperatures were a good 20
of us. but as quickly as we cooled down, we're going to warm right back up. clouds will move in tonight which could give us a few flurries. but with those clouds, temperatures won't fall much and then a warm front moves in sending temperatures into the 20s and 30s for siouxland already tomorrow. unlike his past "condition of the state" speeches, iowa governor terry branstad offered few new programs. rather, the six-term
do more with programs already in place. still, school funding took center stage. ktiv's matt breen is with "live link 4", at the state captiol in des moines, with a recap. make no mistake, the governor's goal is to increase school funding. but, terry branstad has raised some eyebrows by planning to extend a state sales tax to tie that boost funding for both school frastructure and water quality.
"this is a monumental investment in both education funding and water quality and does it without raising taxes," branstad said. still, some in the governor's own party are skeptical. "i'm uncomfortable changing the direction of the tax, and i'm uncomfortable extending it without the voters saying so," said sen. jason schultz, (r) schleswig others, like john wills, who represents the environmental ly-sensitive iowa great lakes, want to know more about the plan. "i'd be cautiously optimistic," said rep. john wills, (r) spirit lake. "of course, i do want to make sure that we don't do something that the voters back at the counties-- every county approved the save-- but they approved it with 100-percent of the money going to the schools." for educators, and administrator s, the promise of funding beyond the sales tax sunset in 2029 may be too good to pass up. "i'm really thankful that today we're talking about what to do with the extended penny, not talking about whether to extend the penny," said dr, paul gausman, sioux city community
>> the largest, and loudest, applause came during thehe governor's call for criminal justice reform. protecting kids from human trafficking, combating domestic violence and finding funding for drug and mental health courts. back to you. (sheila) thanks matt. today the governor of south dakota laid out his agenda for the year with his state of the state speech. dennis daugaard says lawmakers should pass a half-cent tax increase to improve south dakota's teacher pay. he says doing this would make teacher's pay more competative with neighboring states. the sales tax increase would raise more than 100-million dollars. some of that would be put toward helping raise the state's average teacher
thousand, 500 dollars per year. nebraska gov. pete ricketts says he won't meet with the president on wednesday when he visits omaha. he will send the lt. governor in his place. rickets says he has a scheduling conflict. the governor plans to give his state of the state on thursday. you can watch for coverage of that right here on ktiv. a siouxland community may be getting a facility to help children with behavioral disabilities. ktiv's tommie clark attended a public meeting today in o'brien county and joins us with more tonight. tommie? sheila, at the meeting today the county met with the executive director of seasons center for behavioral health. they're asking county leaders to help them reach their goal of creating a special camp for kids.
serving and their families," said seasons center for behavioral health executive director, kim scorza. as an extension of autumn's center, they're now working to create a therapeutic camp for children. they're seeking a more than half-a- million-dollar grant to purchase property ininutherland, iowa for the facility. and now, o'brien county supervisors are deciding if they want the camp in their county. "i think it's a good thing for the children and i understand the children she's talking about doing. the biggest thing is financial wise, we don't want to all of a sudden have this come back at us," said county supervisor, tom farnsworth. "this is where the therapeutic camp would be located with over 150 acres of land." the land seasons wants used to be mauer manufacturing and it's been vacant for years, but neighbors are still concerned with their own property value if the camp gets put in. "makes us a little nervous, like i say i'm not against what they do i
location. if it goes through there won't be any hard feelings or anything. i've met with kim and we'll be able to work together and try to be neighborly," said neighbor, mark shriver. >> at today's public hearing, the o'brien county board of supervisors decided to wait on making their final decision. so, seasons center for behavioral health will bring a firmer business plan to the board by the end of the week. then they hope to reach a decision as to if they are going to apply for the grant to fund the camp by next week. sheila? thanks tommie. everyone wants to win...but what happens when you do? see what steps a legal expert says needs to be taken should you win wednesdays powerball jackpot.
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there was sun today but there sure wasn't warmth as temperatures were a good 20 degrees below average for most of us. but as quickly as we cooled down, we're going to warm right back up. clouds will move in tonight which could give us a few flurries. but with those clouds, temperatures won't fall much and then a warm front moves in sending temperatures into the 20s and 30s for
siouxland already tomorrow. highs by thursday will rise even more with highs in the 30s and 40s across the region. then cooling takes over yet again with highs dipping into the 20s by friday with temperatures dipping back below zero again by saturday night with highs on sunday not getting out of the single digits for most of us. friday is the only chance of precipitation with somm flurries in the forecast. the beef cattle herd could expand in 2016. ter this month, the e s. department of agriculture will release the annual cattle inventory report, and, the national herd count is expected to see an increase. heifer retention looks to increase throughout the next year and into 2017 and 18. production of beef may grow 4 to
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hawaii and alaska are the other two states that don't participate. brad's here -- there are some big basketball games on the schedule. sioux city east is trying to catch council bluffs abe lincoln in the conference race. we'll have a live interview with black raider head coach ras vanderloo. and, find out how the hawkeyes big season means almost another million dollars for coach kirk ferentz.
the top two teams in the missouri river athletic conference meet tonight at sioux city east. the black raider boys, 4 and 1 in the league play, host council bluffs abe lincoln -- who is 5 and 0. the lynx are ranked eighth in the latest class 4a poll. sports fource is "on the road" at east high school. head coach ras vanderloo is live.. 1. coach -- you're 8 and 2 -- one of those losses was to abe lincoln just a week
ago - by 21 points. how do you turn it around tonight? 2. you are fourth in class 4a in scoring, at about 68 points per game. you're led by connor murrell's 22 points a game -- but you have nice balance. 3. you have four straight games in sioux city -- is this a good time to get in a groove before
at l-s-u. alabama outscored clemson 24-16 in the fourth quarter to win. alabama gets all
61 votes in the final associated press poll. clemson was second, followed by stanford and ohio state. iowa was ninth -- at 12 and 2. the hawkeyes were ranked sixth before losing to stanford in the rose bowl. it's their first top ten ranking at the end of a season since '09. head coach kirk ferentz is ready to turn the page. "the next thing is to evolve and improve," said ferentz. "that's what sports are about. that's certainly what life's about. to me it's all based on the fundamentals, it always has been. whether it's the skills that go into being a good football player, the fundamentals of good team work and certainly the fundamentals of being a good citizen, being a good student." ferentz gets a 250-thousand dollar bonus for finishing in the top ten. in total, ferentz received an extra 900- grand in bonuses. he's the 14th-highest paid coach in the nation -- making just over 4-million dollars this season. morningside women move back into #1
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tonight on news four at ten.... crew members of two small navy craft are being held by iran. u.s. officials are being told the crew and vessels will be returned safety and soon. a pentagon spokesman said the boats were moving between kuwait and bahrain when the u-s lost contact with them. we'll
have more on that on news 4 at ten. tonight: flurries possible. low: 8 wind: s 5-10 mph