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A Reminder for the Summer

     (SB) - As the weather turns nice, the City of Sergeant Bluff is reminding residents of the responsibilities that come with the season. Property owners are required to adhere to …

     (SB) – When Roger Waterbury arrived in Sergeant Bluff (May 8, 2004) and established Waterbury Funeral Service, located at 400-4th Street, he may not have known that what he …
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AG NEWS
AG NEWS
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Detected in a Flock of Commercial Layer Chickens in Sioux County
(SBA) - The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) have detected a case of …
MRHD Awards $600,000 in Target Grants
SIOUX CITY – Missouri River Historical Development (MRHD) awarded $600,000 to 33 local organizations during an awards ceremony today for its annual Target Grant program. Roughly 100 people …
Learn about Smart Agricultural Drainage Systems
     (SB) - AMES, Iowa – Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University and Michigan State University, will host two smart agricultural drainage system workshops …
Solar development has minimal impact on ag land use
(SBA) - As renewable energy development grows in rural areas, so do concerns about protecting agricultural land, especially from utility-scale solar projects. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) …
Feenstra Secures Victories for Iowa Agriculture in the Farm Bill
(SBA) - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Feenstra (R-Hull) applauded the introduction of the Farm Bill in the U.S. House of Representatives and announced major legislative victories …
Sports
LOCAL ATHLETICS

SB L Golf Program: Celebrating Achievements and Upcoming Events

     (SB) - On May 15th, the Lady Warriors showcased their skills and determination at the Districts held at Nishna Hills Golf Course in Atlantic, Iowa. They were on the brink of …

Share the fun of fishing

(SBA) - Free fishing weekend is a great time to share the fun of fishing with a kid, your family or a friend. Outdoor fun awaits at hundreds of Iowa lakes, thousands of miles of rivers or a …

Expect heavy boat traffic on Iowa waters for Memorial Day Weekend

(SBA) - The Memorial Day weekend marking the unofficial beginning to Iowa’s boating season is days away and boaters across the state are busy preparing their watercraft for the holiday. …

Sergeant Bluff-Luton Girls Golf Team Keeps Racking up the Wins

     (SB) - The Sergeant Bluff- Luton girls’ golf team continues to dominate the greens, consistently adding victories to their tally. On May 3rd, the Lady Warriors showcased …

SB-L Boys’ Tennis Team Triumphs:

     (SB) - The SB-L Boys’ Tennis Team, in their triumphant return from Spencer, brought with them a collection of District victories. These wins have propelled them to the …

Iowa PBS to provide free, live coverage of the 2024 IGHSAU Girls State Soccer Championships

(SBA) - JOHNSTON, Iowa (May 15, 2024) - Don't miss any of the girls state soccer action! As Iowa girls battle to get their tickets punched to the state tournament, Iowa PBS is preparing for live …

SPORTS

Iowa’s state shooting sports championship

(SBA) - Iowa’s state shooting sports season is here, where thousands of student athletes from elementary to high school and colleges across the state compete in seven shooting sports …

National Archery in the Schools Program Nationals Results

(SBA) - Several Iowa NASP Archers qualified for and participated in the recent US Eastern and Western Nationals. 2024 NASP® Western Nationals - Sandy, Utah - April 26-27 Bullseye …

Sergeant Bluff Youth Baseball Travel Team program

      (SB) – Never let anyone tell you that Sergeant Bluff doesn’t do more for its community than anyplace else. Municipal Pool, Splash Pad, Community Center, Police and …

Girl’s Golf Team Continues to Impress in an Outstanding Season

      (SB) - The Sergeant Bluff-Luton (SB-L) girls’ golf team has been showcasing an impressive performance throughout their recent matches.       On April 22nd, …

SB-L Archery Team Hits the Mark at 2024 NASP Western Nationals

     (SB) - SANDY, UT - The Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School archery team made their mark at the 2024 National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Western Nationals, held at the …
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Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center

Yoga at the Nature Center

Yoga at the Nature Center

     (SBA-SC) - Join us for yoga class at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. Class dates and times vary. Call or go to https://woodburyparks.org/ for more information. This is an …

Lady Warrior Golf Swings Into Action

     (SB) - On Monday, April 15th the Lady Warriors headed to Floyd Park Golf Course for a matchup with Sioux City West. The ladies came off the greens with a resounding defeat against …

School news
Kirkwood Community College graduates announced
     (SBA) - CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (May 21, 2024) – The 2024 Kirkwood Community College Commencement Ceremony was held on Saturday, May 11, at 10 a.m. at the Alliant Energy …
Morningside University announces spring 2024 Dean’s List
(SBA) - SIOUX CITY, Iowa (May 23, 2024) - Morningside University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Chris Spicer announced the 427 students named to the Dean’s List for the spring …
Clark Kiple, Madeline Aman, Elizabeth Barto, Jason Klingensmith (back), Madeline Meehan, Hannah Peterson, and Nathanial McClure.
Kiwanis honors top seniors from area schools
     (SB) - At a recognition banquet held recently in downtown Sioux City, six Sergeant Bluff-Luton seniors were honored as the top five percent of their class: Madeline Aman, …
SB-L senior Clark Kiple earns academic honors
     (SB) - Clark Kiple, a senior at Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School, was recently recognized with two academic accolades. He was chosen to attend the Iowa Governor’s Scholar …
Several Sergeant Bluff-Luton students received scholarships from the SB-L Schools Foundation. The Foundation provides scholarships and teacher grants to the SB-L schools through their non-profit.  Winners of the scholarships include Ashlyn Prosser, David Gehling, Riley Fitzgerald and Taylor Prosser. Center of photo is Cyndi Nelson Owner of Hawks Coffee Shop in Sergeant Bluff.
SB-L Students win scholarships from SB-L Schools Foundation
     (SB) - The SB-L Community Schools Foundation, a local organization dedicated to supporting our students and teachers, announced the ten recipients of this year’s SB-L …
Spotlight on Business
Floyd Senior Living Front Entrance.
Sergeant Bluff’s Floyd Senior Living
     (SB) – Everything about Floyd Senior Living tells you that you’re at home. Quiet, warm sunlight, well-appointed tables for breakfasts (8 a.m.), lunches (Noon), and …
Sioux City Sprinkler
    (SB) – A successful business always, always, provides superior customer service. No matter what the business is, whether a grocery store, barber shop, restaurant, auto body …
The SB Advocate puts the Spotlight on LOCAL Businesses
The Sergeant Bluff Advocate’s Spotlight on Business are Local stories on LOCAL businesses.
Enhancing lives through Respect, Dignity and Kindness
(SB) – Embassy Rehab Care Center of Sergeant Bluff has been a part of the community for many years and the center of professionals take pride in that fact.
A nice place to hang out
    (SB) – Seated in a comfortable lounge chair located near Hawks Coffee Shop huge front window, a customer passing by spotted me, smiled, and said: “This is a nice place to hang out, isn’t it.” Yes, I said while nodding to confirm her comment.
Entertainment

Food Truck Fridays Start June 7 in Sioux City

(SBA) - Sioux City Food Truck Fridays, a tasty summer tradition, is back for its 9th season starting Friday, June 7th. Food truck enthusiasts and regional foodies can look forward to a delicious …

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Boomers have a drug problem, but not the kind you might think
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Since the first cellphone came out in the '80s, how have they changed?
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