Morgan Matzen, Sioux City Journal

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Past articles by Morgan:

PROGRESS: Floyd Valley partners with Sioux City Musketeers on 'Hot Shots' program

LE MARS, Iowa -- Floyd Valley Healthcare teamed up with the Sioux City Musketeers hockey team for a special promotion during the 2018-19 season that honors pediatric patients at the → Read More

Q&A with Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz

SIOUX CITY -- Counting Crows, best known for hits “Mr. Jones,” “Accidentally in Love” and “Round Here,” headlines the final outdoor concert of the summer at the Hard Rock Hotel → Read More

Counting Crows prepare to play at Hard Rock

Counting Crows, a band best known for hits “Mr. Jones,” “Accidentally in Love” and “Round Here,” are playing the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Saturday night. → Read More

Grown up: The Offspring aren't just kids anymore

SIOUX CITY -- They may be “offspring,” but they aren’t just someone’s kids anymore. → Read More

Rallypoint Church rallies around Jesus, seeks permanent location

SERGEANT BLUFF -- Rallypoint Church pastor and founder Drew Hanson never thought he’d come back to Siouxland, nor did he think his decision to move back would involve a urinal. → Read More

Gee, that's easy: G-Eazy to headline Battery Park Monday night

SIOUX CITY -- Judging by the places he goes and the people he hangs out with, it must be easy to be G-Eazy. → Read More

Sioux City Art Center's 'E Pluribus Unum' exhibition showcases repetition, pattern

SIOUX CITY -- “Out of many, one.” The Sioux City Art Center’s latest exhibition, titled “E Pluribus Unum,” represents this traditional motto for America. +8 Todd Behrens, curator of Sioux City Art Center, looks on at Mark Kochen's "Mixers" in the "E Pluribus Unum" exhibition. Morgan Matzen, Sioux City Journal Todd Behrens, curator for the SCAC, said he wanted to bring the collection together to… → Read More

Couples find Grandview Park Rose Garden a romantic wedding venue

SIOUX CITY -- Lovebirds need look no further for a wedding destination than the historic Grandview Park rose garden. → Read More

Look up: Positive affirmations march to encourage smiles, solidarity

In the wise words of Bobby McFerrin, “Don’t worry, be happy.” → Read More

Five fabulous reasons to watch Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’

This Netflix reboot of the original “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” is back with a bang. If you’ve seen the hype for it on social media, and aren’t convinced → Read More

Sliming celebrities for a cause at LaunchPAD Children's Museum

SIOUX CITY -- More than 750 people participated in a “Sloppy Science” fundraiser for the LaunchPAD Children’s Museum Sunday afternoon, which included a local celebrity slime event. → Read More

'Moana' creator to return home for 14th Sioux City International Film Festival

SIOUX CITY -- Five-time Academy Award nominee Ron Clements, a Sioux City native known for Disney classics such as “Moana,” “The Little Mermaid” and “Aladdin,” will return to his hometown → Read More

Wilson to open for Theory of a Deadman

SIOUX CITY -- From the same city that brought Motown, Iggy Pop and the Stooges, Funkadelic, White Stripes and countless more musicians into the mainstream is Wilson, a rock-meets-hip-hop band → Read More

The boys are back: O-Town comes to town

SIOUX CITY -- From MTV’s “Making the Band” to the forthcoming release of its “Part 2” EP, O-Town has grown from its highly publicized inception in 2000 to its reunion → Read More

Floyd Valley Healthcare partners with Sioux City Musketeers for "Hot Shots" program

LE MARS, Iowa -- Floyd Valley Healthcare is teaming up with the Sioux City Musketeers hockey team for a special promotion during the 2018-19 that honors pediatric patients at the → Read More

Vermillion steakhouse adds ketogenic diet options to menu

VERMILLION, S.D. -- A high-fat, low-carb and low-calorie diet may sound like a problem, but for Jerad Higman, owner of RED Steakhouse, it was the solution. → Read More

'Sioux City Sue' takes reign for 55th annual River-Cade

SIOUX CITY -- Red hair, blue eyes and a love for the Gene Autry song of the same name made this year’s “Sioux City Sue,” Morgan Shafer, the right fit → Read More

Officials say concertgoers are obeying rules for amped-up security

SIOUX CITY -- Those planning to see Nickelback perform Tuesday night at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Battery Park are advised to keep concert security procedures in mind before they → Read More

Your nickel's worth: Things you may not know about Nickelback

Canadian band Nickelback has been a staple in pop culture for much of the last two decades -- and a point of contention in the music world. → Read More

House venue 'The Ox' attracts touring bands through underground DIY network

A new house venue known as “The Ox” has been a hot spot for local bands just starting out, and for touring bands on their way through town, for more → Read More