Bret Hayworth, Sioux City Journal

Bret Hayworth

Sioux City Journal

Sioux City, IA, United States

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Past articles by Bret:

Longtime Sioux City Schools grounds director leaves post

Brian Fahrendholz has worked for the district since 2014. His "resignation is voluntary," a spokeswoman said. → Read More

Iowa Rep. Feenstra named to House Budget, Science committees

The newly elected 4th Congressional District representative was previously named to the House Agriculture Committee. → Read More

Woodbury County supervisors look to appoint ex-member Monson for temporary vacancy

Jeremy Taylor's overseas military deployment created the vacancy on the board. → Read More

Northwest Iowa teacher dies of COVID-19

Cherie Dandurand, 53, is believed to be the first teacher from Northwest Iowa to die from COVID-19 since the novel coronavirus pandemic began in Siouxland last March. → Read More

Northwest Iowa woman flown to hospital after collision

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa -- A woman seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision was flown by helicopter to a hospital. → Read More

No. 3 story of 2020: Steve King loses in primary, Randy Feenstra wins 4th District seat

King, a nine-term representative, was defeated by Feenstra, a state Senator from Hull, in the primary. → Read More

Forecast shift: Snow by Christmas after all for Siouxland

Sioux City is expected to receive snow from the mid-morning Wednesday through late afternoon. → Read More

Northwest Iowa counties report 6 additional deaths from COVID-19

Woodbury County has reported 145 deaths from the virus, by far the most of any Siouxland county. → Read More

Boil order lifted in Moville after battery backup problem

Officials lifted the order on Tuesday. It had been in place for 36 hours. → Read More

Morningside College to become Morningside University

Morningside President John Reynders said the basic difference between a college and university is that a university generally offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees. The school now serves more graduate → Read More

Sioux City police seeking suspect in Sunday murder

Police said the fatal shooting was possibly motivated by a drug deal between the victim and the suspect. → Read More

One-third of Woodbury County COVID-19 deaths have come over last month

Ten of the county's 90 COVID-19 fatalities have come in the past week. → Read More

Hopkins challenges Holt in Iowa House District 18

GOP state Rep. Steven Holt of Denison is seeking a fourth term against Democrat Damon Hopkins. → Read More

COVID-19 hospitalizations hit record high in Iowa as rural outbreaks grow

Overall, 20 of the 28 counties in Iowa’s northwest quadrant have two-week average rates of 10% or more. → Read More

Sergeant Bluff-Luton moving to hybrid learning plan for high and middle schools

The plan will begin Thursday and remain in effect at least through Oct. 9. → Read More

Only sports events for Morningside College homecoming will be held

SIOUX CITY -- The homecoming celebration at Morningside College this fall will be pared down to sports events only. → Read More

Promenade Cinema 14 to reopen Friday; AMC theater in Sioux City also set to resume films

Moviegoers in Sioux City have not been able to attend a showing in the theaters in more than five months. → Read More

O'Brien County long-term care facility added to coronavirus hot spot list

Five such facilities in Northwest Iowa currently have outbreaks of COVID-19, according to Tuesday's state data. → Read More

Businessman who founded VT Industries in Northwest Iowa dies at age 93

Roger Clausen, formerly of Holstein, died Saturday at age 93. He began the business in 1956. → Read More

Man arrested for burglaries of Sioux City businesses

SIOUX CITY -- A Sioux City man was arrested Tuesday, after police said he burglarized three downtown businesses. → Read More