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have been had," said orange city fire chief dennis vanderwel. another safety concern...the lack of ventilation. it exposes the firefighters to high levels of contamination from diesel exhaust. "we want to put that gear in a special room that is in a ventilated room. so when the guys come back from a call and the stuff is dirty; the stuff can get to the laundry right away and get the contaminates off," said orange city fire chief dennis vanderwel. the fire department expansion would take the existing meeting room and move it south, to this empty lot behind me," said michelle schoening, siouxland's news channel. the 3.5 million dollar project relies on a bond vote set for march 1st. as well as private fundraising and city funds. one community member says the vote is a definite yes. "it's very crowded in here. they need work to move, they need work to take care of the equipment and to get their gear on," said sandy nibbelink, expansion supporter. until then the fire chief says they will continue to work with what they have. >> if you live in orange city you don't have to wait till march 1st to vote. folks can head to the sioux
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and vote now. voting that day will take place at living waters church from 7 a-m to 8 p-m. for more information on the bond head over to our website ktiv-dot-com. back to you tommie. an orange city, iowa, manufacturer will have help from the state to complete a major expansion of its facility. the iowa economic development authority board approved tax benefits for vogel paint and wax company it's through the "high quality jobs" program. the amount of help the state will offer wasn't disclosed. vogel will invest nearly 30-million dollars in an 86-thousand square foot expansion of its powder coatings manufacturin g facility in orange city. the project is expected to create 49 jobs. after our little taste of spring on friday, the mild weather has not let up too terribly much. temperatures were just a little cooler for our saturday afternoon, but the lots of sunshine is still being felt making it feel quite nice outside. a front is expected to move through in the overnight hours tonight. not much moisture is associated with it, but with temperatures below freezing, we are anticipating some wintry precipitation around parts of siouxland. it may changeover to snow just in time for the early morning hours of
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thanks tj, looking forward to your forecast. a child has been abducted from fairbury in south east nebraska. the fairbury police department is looking for a child who was last seen at 916 6th street, fairbury and is believed to be in danger. the child's name is jaxon smetter. he's a 2 month old boy with blond hair and was last seen wearing a grey shirt that says awesome", and black striped
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the child may be with earnest howard, a 35 year old bald white man. they may be traveling in a brown kia rondo with nebraska license plate tef 590. if you have any information please call 911 or contact fairbury police department at 402-729-3355 immediately. a 17-year-old spirit lake teen is in custody after a pursuit that traveled through both emmet and kossuth counties wednesday afternoon. the driver had been reported by dickinson county to possibly be suicidal. an officer tried to stop the vehicle westbound on highway 9 near maple hill, that's when the vehicle sped up. as the pursuit continued, the emmet county sheriff's department deployed tire deflation devices and the suspect's front tires were flattened. the driver was taken into custody and is now charged with eluding a law enforcement vehicle and excessive speed. the driver was later transported to council bluffs for psychological evaluation and will go before a judge at a later date. a man accused of attempted
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36-year-old jeremy werneburg was arrested in sac county, iowa on wednesday. he had been on the run since sunday night when authorities say he intentionally ran a man down with his car outside a bar in carnarvon. yesterday, he was transferred from webster county jail to sac county jail and appeared before a judge. werneberg was charged with attempted murder. werneburg does have other charges in webster county having to do with his arrest. his preliminary hearing is scheduled for the 26th. switching gears... president obama says he has plans to choose a replacement for supreme court justice antonin scalia, who passed away last weekend. however, some republicans say since president obama leaves office next year... the next president should pick the replacement. as a result... iowa senator chuck grassley will be a prominent figure in the debate because he is the chair of the senate judiciary committee... which is the first step in hearings for a supreme court nominee. dave price has more.
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were almost as many questions for senator chuck grassley's traditional town hall. planned parenthood, the debt, trade deals. but no topic brought more questions than this. mos "justice scalia was the anchor to hold the constitution together." a half dozens questions on what grassley would do if president obama nominates a replacement for the late justice antonin scalia. s/ sen. chuck grassley/ (r) iowa "i'm going to take it a step at a time." people here learned grassley's answers won't step past that. mos "my question is will you continue to obstruct the president's nomination and at what point in the president's term does the constitution expire." s/ sen. chuck grassley/ (r) iowa "i don't set the agenda of the united states senate. question: in your committee?" "i will take it a step at a time. the president hasn't nominated anybody yet." if he does, grassley's washington power's on display.
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judiciary committee... and that committee's the first step in hearings for a supreme court nominee. as chair, it's grassley's call whether to hold those hearings... but he doesn't think the lame duck president should put him in that position. s/ sen. chuck grassley/ (r) iowa "i think i'm pretty clear that this should carry over to the next election but on the other hand i think take it a step at a time." after the town hall, we pushed to know that next step now. reporter off camera: "you're not ready at this point to say it doesn't matter who the name is, we're not going to take it. why are you holding back?" "i'm not holding i'm taking it one step at a time. i'm saying we're taking it one step at a time." >> that was dave price reporting. nbc news projects hillary clinton will be the winner of the democratic party caucuses in nevada. meanwhile in south carolina, their primary is underway with doors closing as we speak. we'll have the latest results tonight at 10. coming up.....
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dreams" event at the marina inn hotel. ktiv's sam curtiss will be live from the event with all the details on the big evening.
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after our little taste of spring on friday, the mild weather has not let up too terribly much. temperatures were just a little cooler for our saturday afternoon, but the lots of sunshine is still being felt making it feel quite nice outside. a front is expected to move through in the overnight hours tonight. not much moisture is associated with it, but with temperatures below freezing, we are anticipating some wintry precipitation around parts of siouxland. it may changeover to snow just in time for the early morning hours of sunday. we will still be on the warmer side of things on sunday even with the passage of the cold front. temperatures will still climb into the upper 30s and lower 40s across the viewing area under mostly cloudy skies. another system moves into the plains just in time for monday
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a wintry mix. once that low pressure clears the area, we will clear out and drop the temperatures off with most towns around that 40 degree mark through the end of the work week. we then finally drop off into the 30s by next saturday.
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thanks so much tj. it's a big evening for stars, a local special troopers adaptive riding school. ktiv's sam curtiss is live at their "denim and dreams" event. sam, what can you tell us? tommie, i can tell you those that paid to come to tonights event will be eating good. apple wood smoked bone- in pork tenderloin is on the menu. as for the event itself, it's a
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for stars. what they do is connect people with animals as a form of therapy, specifically horses and dogs. people that use the program range in having physical, emtotional, or social challenges. ktiv's matt breen is tonight's emcee. should be fun, back to you in the studio tommie.
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still to come... siouxland students are getting hands on with stem, or science, technology, engineering, and math concepts.
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no doubt it's a good day to be
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but a good time, for some, could be found inside sioux city's convention center this afternoon. the steins and vines beer & wine festival was held for another year. 40 breweries and 12 wineries with booths are listed on the events website. lots of local and regional breweries were on hand. it's a sampling event where people go booth to booth taste testing beers or wine. while it's fun for event goers, those on the other side of the booths are having just as much fun. "it's a lot of fun," said pat kealiher, a brewer with west o beer. "it's a great way to get out there, get your name out there and see what people have to say about your beer. there's nothign better than watching people enjoy something that you take a lot of pride in." the 5th annual stem fest was held today at dordt college. stem stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. more than 150 kids were able to experience hands-on activities in the stem field. from a virtual reality lab to coding computers. all with the hopes to spark an interest in the stem fields for
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"you had to make the struddiest bridge with the least amount of money. and the least expensive was about $420,000 so that can show how expensive bridges can be," samm eester, inwood, ia. "we got interactive, we got to build certain things and it was just a fun learning experience for those who love school," said alex klarenbeek, larchwood, ia the day-long event is a partnership between dordt college, northwestern, iowa state extension and outreach, and the iowa governor stem initiative. mark's in now with sports - it's the final day of the regular season for most gpac basketball (mark) the briar cliff men were looking to close things out on a strong note before the conference tournament. it was senior day at the newman-flanagan center. we've got the highlights next. plus - state champions a a crowned at the nebraska state
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culminated in their first gpac crown. the chargers are the top- scoring team in the conference, at over 95 points per game. 17-and-2 in league play, the 6th-ranked chargers were looking to close out the regular season strong. concordia was the opponent on senior day at the newman flanagan center. clay harreld didn't make this one any fun for the bulldogs - opens things up with a three from the wing. then a bit later, another triple - harreld is the leading three-point shooter in briar cliff history for a reason, folks. and he can do it in all ways - in transition - another three - that forces a concordia timeout. i think you know where i'm going with this - harreld - another one - 9 threes, 31 points - bcu wins on
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the seniors for the charger women, also hoping to go out with a win. 9-point briar cliff lead at the half - but the chargers had a huge third quarter - morgan hansen for three. then, lexi henschke can't connect on the layup but jessi corrick is there to clean it up - corrick led briar cliff with 17. concordia's quinn wragge, from crofton, nebraska, trying to keep the bulldogs in it - wragge led all scorers with 25 points. but there was no stopping the chargers - b-c-u shot 13-of-22 in the third quarter - pulling away for good - briar cliff women by 20, 75-55. these same two teams will play in the opening round of the gpac tournament on wednesday. across town, the morningside women looking to finish the regular season strong against midland. first quarter - lexi ackerman on the run - finishes in transition - ackerman had 18, tie game
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midland, just 5-and-16 in gpac play entering the day - but they hung tough - megan kucks with 3 of her 14 points. but morningside continues to push the pace - inside to jessica tietz - the n-a-i-a player of the week led all scorers with 24 points. then ackerman goes outside - for a three ball - morningside wins it 85-75, the mustangs will be the top seed in the gpac tournament. state championships were being handed out at the nebraska state wrestling championships . several siouxlanders still had a shot at a title, including three defending champions. class a, 152 pounds has a back-to-back champion - caleb licking of norfolk - the senior goes out with his second straight state championship. same weight in class d - randolph's drew loberg finishes the season with a 48-and-1 record and a state title - loberg wins 5-4 in the finals. class c, 220 - jason hahlbeck of o'neill wins via fall - he's a state champion. as is madion's aron reynaga at
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the season unbeaten at 47-and-0 with a 6-4 decision. here are our state champs so far in nebraska. licking and loberg win at 152 pounds. o'neill's bailey thompson won the class c, 182 pound title to go along with hahlbeck at 220. reynaga of madison, undefeated at heavyweight. dominique rickard of plainview just won the class d, 113 pound
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if you own a drone, you're required to register it before you fly it. coming up monday morning at 5, what you need to know to avoid fines and possible jail time. and we'll meet the kid people are calling a genius.
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daugaard proclaimed next week bald eagle awareness week in the state. a number of free events have been scheduled between february 22nd and the 27th that will allow people across the state to learn more about birds of prey. educators from the university of minnesota's raptor center will host an event featuring live
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outdoor campus of the game, fish and parks department in sioux falls. the outdoor campus in rapid city will also host a free raptor-themed event, which is planned for the 27th. bald eagle awareness week is an annual event sponsored by conservation and outdoor recreation organizations, merchants and other conservation agencies. thanks for joining us, we'll see
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