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    In the Journal's Top Stories Collection for the Week of July 16, 2023: RAGBRAI descends on Sioux City, Siouxland has a state baseball champion, quilts fetch a pretty penny at the Plymouth County Fair, a presidential candidate comes through town and more.

      Jessica Lopez-Walker said she will be "a fierce advocate for all" if she is elected to the Sioux City Council. Lopez-Walker, an enrolled member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, announced her candidacy in a statement issued Saturday. 

      Asked about voting yes on a bill that would ban most abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy, Rep. Megan Jones, R-Sioux Rapids, said "It's as simple as this: My constituents." Rep. Zach Dieken, R-Granville, who voted "no," said the bill falls short.

      In the Journal's Top Stories for the Week of July 9, 2023: North High principal resigns, West Monona claims first state summer softball bid in decades, a Sioux City park makes its new debut, a roundup of how Siouxland legislators voted on the abortion bill and more.


      In our Top Stories for the Week of June 25: A look at the history of SITP, former State Sen. Jim Carlin challenges voter registrations, Sioux City man dies after Monday night shooting, Winnebago restaurant specializes in Native eats and more.

      In our Top Stories Collection for the Week of June 18, 2023: Betsworth wins gold at Special Olympics, a pitbull dispute in Randolph, Nebraska, Sioux City pool re-opens after brawl, Arnolds Park mobile home residents face lease terminations and more.

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