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bring it back to siouxland. more than 500 business executives from around iowa will be in attendence. conference-goers will have the chance to take a tour of downtown, the orpheum theatre and american popcorn, and other locations. a-b-i president says this is an opportunity to showcase the growth of sioux city. "there's so much energy and so much excitement in sioux city that really led to a resurgence in our group. we wanted to build on that. we knew there was a ton going on in greater siouxland that our folks haven't seen yet. we want to bring all those corporate ceos and business owners back to the region," said mike ralston, president of iowa association of business and industry's (abi). not only will the conference show off what siouxland has to offer, but it will give local companies a chance to connect with iowa executives. "this is a networking opportunity of them. it's a great opportunity for them to meet c- sweet executives from throughout iowa. maybe a new supplier or new vendor, someone that they can do business with," said chris mcgowan, president of the siouxland chamber of commerce. the conference is set for june 14-th through the 16-th.
attending or learning more about the event we have embedded the conference's website in this story at ktiv- dot-com. this is a chance to show hundreds of business leaders what sioux city is all about. i'm joined by abi's vice president of member development and programs, kathy anderson. >> kathy, what led the abi back to sioux city after 10-years? >> what, in your opinion, is sioux city doing that these other businesses can benefit from? >> local businesses can "show off" for these business leaders, but couldn't it also build
shifting gears... we might be seeing some fog move back in the forecast, tonigh, and tomorrow. chief meteorologis t ron demers has details in his first look at out forecast. weather ad-lib yesterday's snow moved to the east although a lot of clouds were left behind. despite the mostly cloudy skies, most of us made it into the 30s and this is the coolest of the next several days. we still have a lot of moisture out there meaning some areas of fog will be possible tonight into early wednesday. we should see a little sun by the afternoon as we get a little further into the 30s. with the first in the nation caucus just six days away, state political party leaders are
state to make sure everything is prepared. there are about 1,700 caucuses across the state, one in each precinct. candidates continue to campaign throughout iowa to make sure they clinch their parties ticket. and chairs for both the iowa republican and democratic parties say their candidates are going into the caucus strong. "each of us are going to support a candidate of our choosing on caucus night," said dr. cody hoefert, chair of the republican party of iowa. "but at the end of the day we are going to rally and unify and rally around our nominee, cuz we believe it's most important to defeat hillary clinton. "we had a town hall last night in des moines and they are really pushing to the end and they're telling people you're sort of closing the deal," said dr. andy mcguire, chair of the iowa democratic party. "they're telling people why they should vote for them." both party leaders say iowa's standing as the first in the nation caucus is an important one. they say this caucus will be a reflection of that. "i anticipate with the depth of our field that there'll be more tickets out of iowa, i anticipate you can see five, possibly six tickets out of iowa moving forward as candidates gain momentum," said hoefert. "all three of our candidates have
be first and i think that's very important," said dr. mcguire. "we appreciate that. and i think we've picked pretty good winners in the past, not always. but i think iowa will remain first in the nation." both party chairs say they are expecting record turnouts this caucus. they will be partnering with microsoft for an application that will help report votes to des moines more quickly. students at one siouxland school practiced exercising their right to vote. ktiv's tiffany lane shares how they learned the prpress behind voting.
so you have someone nice to control your state and country," said sunnyside 4th grader cali cooper. students signed in at the check-in booths and then made their way to the voting booths where they chose one candidate for each party. their votes came after a week of class discussion on candidates...and that's where they decided who they like... "i voted for ted cruz because i think he'd be a great president," said raeleigh cooper, a 4th grader at sunnyside. "hillary clinton has experience with stuff like going to places," said sam clausen, a 3rd grader at sunnyside. and who they don't like... "i really don't think donald trump is going to make it cuz i think he's only there for the fame and the fortune," said jeremiah dean, a 5th grader at sunnyside. su "after the students fill out their voter forms they bring it to this official ballot box given by the county auditor's office, and students say it helps them prepare for the future when they get to vote." "it's really important to think about the children and what they think about politics and to take their voting and what they think into value," said sunnyside 4th grader luke sayonkon. one of the organizers at sunnyside says it was nice to see students vote with open minds. "they don't have those lines so rigid in their mind about things, that they are open and you know
things from different perspectives," said elizabeth buster, co-sponsor of sunnyside elementary's student council. but the kids say sometimes politics may not be so friendly. "some of them are nice to each other," said grace stibbs, a 3rd grader at sunnyside elementary school. "and what about the others?" "some of them yell at each other, like donald trump." in sioux city, tiffany lane, ktiv news 4. >> results from sunnyside's straw poll show hillary clinton as the democratic winner and ben carson as the republican winner. another school taking part in the straw poll is mater dei. 8th grade students at mater dei school have been learning about the iowa caucus and the presidential candidates. after learning what's important when picking a candidate, the 8th grade students cast their vote for both a republican and democratic nominee. two students spoke up about
"he really defends the second amendment and i think he's going to have a great plan for america by defeating isis and getting out of national debt," said mater dei 8th grade student, zach uhl. "i've learned more about what these politicians are trying to do for our country and it helped me learn more about the people i felt i wasn't really going to learn from," said mater dei 8th grade student, howie warren. statewide results of the youth straw poll will be announced later this evening. and in case you missed it it's not just siouxland students getting into the caucus spirit. students at dallas center-grimes high school in grimes, iowa made an iowa caucus video. the students said the musical parody highlights what 2016 presidential candidates are doing to get iowans to caucus for them. to see the full video, head on over to our website and the link is inside the story. starting on friday there will be six candidates making stops in siouxland over the course of three days. to see where and when those candidates are making their stops, you can go to ktiv dot com.
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> yesterday's snow moved to the east although a lot of clouds were left behind. despite the mostly cloudy skies, most of us made it into the 30s and this is the coolest of the next several days. we still have a lot of moisture out there meaning some areas of fog will be possible tonight into early wednesday. we should see a little sun by the afternoon as we get a little further into the 30s. the warming continues as 40s may make it into siouxland from friday into saturday. we could see a little mix by saturday night with a larger system possibly affecting us early next week with snow possibilities. a senate panel has approved a lawmaker's push to make it permanently daylight saving time in south dakota because she's sick of changing her clocks. the committee sent the measure to the senate today. senator betty olson's bill says south dakota "elects to reject standard time." olson says she and many of her neighbors are "darn sick" of switching clocks and having to adjust to the change. a republican senator says he doesn't see the harm in more discussion. we want to know what you think! do you think daylight saving time should be permanent? head on over to our website to cast your vote. we'll show you the results on news 4 at ten. a spencer house was damaged after a fire this morning. spencer fire-rescue was
a house fire on east 7th street. firefighters located the fire in the attic area. fire damage was confined to the attic and roof with water damage and light smoke to the living area from the extiguishment efforts. an investigation determined the cause to be an electical failure in the attic which caught rafters and insulation. still to come... area fisherman now have more reasons to go fishing at bacon creek lake. the iowa department of natural resources held a trout
farmers are gearing up for the upcoming growing season. and the iowa state university extension and outreach program is arming them with research. throughout the month, they've been hosting a crop advantage series like this one in le mars. the workshops are intended to give farmers the latest information to help for the season. one isu agronomist says usda reports indicate profits will be slim for many this year. the 13 topics discussed at the workshops revolved around creating revenue while managing margins. "they get a lot of unbiased information [and] local data that i can, hopefully, put on my farm to make my farm profitable," said luke homan, a
there's two more workshops in the series. one in carroll on thursday and one in moline, illinois on friday. area fisherman now have about 1,500 more reasons to go fishing at bacon creek lake. the iowa department of natural resources held a trout stocking at the lake this afternoon. the stocking was originally supposed to take place on january 16th, but was postponed due to unsafe ice conditions. the trout were sent through a long tube and into a hole in the ice. one d-n-r official said the stocking is a good way to continue to provide outdoor recreation. "these fish are normally cold water species that live in northeast iowa in our spring fed streams, but during the winter time, we can bring them out to some of these lakes and stock them, and provide a really neat and unique fishing opportunity for people." said ben wallace, fisheries biologist for the iowa department of natural resources. wallace also said that although most of these fish are caught in the winter months, some anglers will occasionally catch them in the summer as well. brad's here -- it's turning into a special season at dakota valley. the panther boys basketball team
to number-1 in the south dakota polls this week. our mark freund will talk with d-v head coach jason kleis. and, the hawkeyes get ready for a top ten battle at maryland later this week. sports fource is next. congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system
homer. ktiv's mark freund has a preview from north sioux city, south dakota. dakota valley's 11- and-0
start is the best in school history. just one season after finishing 7-and-14, the panthers are primed to make a run at rapid city and the state tournament. offensive efficiency has been key for d-v so far - heading into tonight's game with homer, the panthers are averaging 65-point-2 points per game. they're also shooting 48 percent on the season, which is second in class a. the top-ranked panthers can go inside and out - but with an unblemished mark, they know they're going to get everyone's best shot. "yeah, i think we've got a target on our back," said junior center john prochello. "teams know we're not going to give up, no matter what the score is. we've just always got to find a way to get the win." "when we come out and we're d-ing up and we're going hard, we're hard to stick with," said junior guard robert rosenquist. "if we can get that good jump right at the beginning of the game, that's going to help us win right away." "our schedule coming up, we have four ranked teams in the next
kleis. "i don't know that we've played many ranked teams yet. we know it's going to get tougher, and we know there's a great chance we're probably not going to go undefeated. but our kids are battlers. we're going to try and we're going to see what happens." dakota valley and homer are set to tip off at 8 o-clock - we'll have the highlights coming up tonight on sportsfource extra. in north sioux city, south dakota, mark freund, ktiv sportsfource. we'll have highlights of ten games, at ten. they include bishop heelan visiting sgt. bluff-luton -- the boys game was decided by 2 points in the last meeting. the north boys host number-5 abe lincoln, and the west girls try to stay perfect in the conference against last place t-j. the sixth-ranked ridge view guys host 15 and 0 ar-we-va. a top ten girls battle in nebraska has emerson-hubbard taking on pender. that and much more, later tonight. the hawkeyes moved up to number-3 in the ap poll on monday -- their highest ranking during the tenure of head coach fran mccaffery. iowa faces a big challenge when they visit number-8 maryland on thursday. this is iowa's highest ranking since 1987. iowa won twice last week,
the road and topping purdue at home on sunday. the hawkeyes are 7-0 in conference play and are tied for first place with indiana. iowa is second in points scored in the big ten, while maryland is third in fewest points allowed. the terrapins are also 11-0 at home and winning on the road is never easy. "you really have to be together on the floor and you have to hold on to the game plan because there is so much noise and you've got to really -- it's hard to communicate sometimes, so you have to really communicate with each other and you have to pull each other over and you have to help and support one another on the floor," said head coach fran mccaffery." "it takes poise, poise under pressure," said senior adam woodbury. "every big ten place gets loud and you've got to be able to control yourself and control what you do on the court." iowa and maryland tipoff at 6 o'clock thursday on espn. briar cliff men third in new naia
you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you
should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.