Improve Communication for a Strong Family

When families are busy with their daily activities it’s easy to overlook the importance of good communication. But at the heart of every strong family lies a foundation built on open, honest …
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Woodbury County Emergency Management Announces Disaster Survival Trainings

      (SBA) - Woodbury County Emergency Management is pleased to offer a series of disaster survival trainings to be held across the county.      These free, …

New Farm Management Specialists Ready to Help Iowa's Farmers

(SBA) - Two new field specialists have joined the farm business management team  with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Joseph Lensing and Eric Weuve both joined in May. Lensing …
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AG NEWS
AG NEWS
Don’t Toss your Cicadas, They’re Garden Gold in 2024
(SBA) - It’s really happening. Cicadas are popping up in waves all across the US (especially in Illinois and the Midwest). The 13-year and 17-year broods XIX and XIII are co-emerging in 2024 …
Saving yields: Replant coverage offers a second chance for crops
(SBA) - As planting season winds down, farmers impacted by adverse weather events this spring may find themselves concerned about future crop yields.  According to the National Weather …
USDA Reminds Iowa Producers to File Crop Acreage Reports
(SBA) - Agricultural producers in Iowa should make an appointment with their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office to complete crop acreage reports before the applicable deadline after planting is …
Iowa Swine Day Will Be Held July 25th in Ames
(SBA) - Pork producers and others involved with swine production can learn the most current information on emerging critical industry topics at Iowa Swine Day , July 25 at the Iowa State Center in …
Celebrate June Dairy Month at Educational Open Houses
(SBA) - Iowans can learn more about the dairy industry and experience modern dairy farming methods as the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach dairy team  celebrates National Dairy Month …
Sports
LOCAL ATHLETICS

Missouri River Activities Conference 2023-24 All-MRC Boys Soccer Teams

1st Team FORWARD Sergio Mijangos 11 Heelan Beni Puelele 12 East Jonathan Amador 11 CBAL Charly Perez Rojas 10 West MIDFIELDER Andres Gonzalez 11 Heelan Dylan Karnes 11 Heelan Jovany Kabongo 11 LeMars …

Missouri River Activities Conference 2023-24 All-MRC Girls Soccer Teams

1st Team FORWARD Zoe Wittkop, LeMars Demi Pane, CBTJ Trelyn White, Heelan Taelin Minor, CBTJ MIDFIELDER Makenna Kramer, CBTJ Alli Smith, CBAL Brooklyn Stanley, Heelan Kendra Berglund, SB-L FULLBACKS …

Sergeant Bluff-Luton Warriors Triumph in Doubleheader

Sergeant Bluff-Luton 8 Bishop Heelan 5      Trailing 1-0 going into the second the Warriors answered with one run to tie the game up. Brooklyn Ocker led the inning off with a …

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 …

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 …

SPORTS

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’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, …
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Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center

Outdoor Yoga at the Nature Center

Yoga at the Nature Center

(SBA) - Wednesday, June 26: Outdoor Yoga Class ,  5:30 – 7:00 p.m., Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. If you enjoy yoga and nature, give this class a try! We will go for a short hike …

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 …

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 …

Education & Awards

Local Students Graduate from Buena Vista University

(SBA) - Buena Vista University congratulates more than 400 students who graduated in Spring 2024. Local students who graduated include: Katie Rivera of Sergeant Bluff graduated with a Bachelor of …

Northwestern College Local students on NWC Dean's List

(SBA) - ORANGE CITY, Iowa— Bryce Click  and  Aidan Sieperda,  students at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, earned a spot on the Academic Dean’s List for the …

Iowa State honors spring 2024 graduates

(SBA) - More than 4,450 graduates received degrees from Iowa State University this spring. Graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies were held May 9-11 at Hilton Coliseum.   …

Iowa Lakes Community College Releases Spring 2024 Honors Lists

(SBA) - ESTHERVILLE, Iowa (May 31, 2024) - Iowa Lakes Community College is celebrating the students on the Spring 2024 Honors Lists, recognizing their outstanding academic achievements. This …

Morningside University names 2024 Roadman Scholars

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (May 28, 2024) – Morningside University has named 250 students as Roadman Scholars in recognition of high academic distinction for the 2023-24 academic year.   …

Morningside University names 2024 Dimmitt Scholars

(SBA) - SIOUX CITY, Iowa (May 28, 2024) – Morningside University has named 140 students as Dimmitt Scholars in recognition of high academic distinction for the 2023-24 academic year. …

School news
2024 Summer Adventures
(SBA) - The 2024 ISU Extension and Outreach Summer Camps are back, gearing up to empower and educate the youth of today for the challenges of tomorrow. With a diverse array of programs aimed at …
SBL-CSD Offers Contract to New Elementary Principal
     (SBA) - The Sergeant Bluff-Luton Board of Education has offered a contract for the position of Elementary Principal to Sarah Konopasek.    Mrs. Konopasek is …
Read, Renew, Repeat! at the Sergeant Bluff Public Library’s Summer Reading Program!
     (SBA) - This summer the Sergeant Bluff Public Library at 503 4th Street is offering free programming that will mesmerize all ages. From June 11th until Pioneer Valley Days in …
Western Iowa Tech Mass Communication Program Granted LPFM Construction Permit
(SBA) - The Mass Communication Program at Western Iowa Tech is excited to announce that it has been granted a Low Power FM (LPFM) construction permit by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). …
Biomedical sciences major set to launch fall 2024
(SBA) - Morningside University is excited to announce the launch of a new biomedical sciences major that is designed especially for students aiming for advanced degrees in professional healthcare …

 
Spotlight on Business
Front Entrance of Pioneer Valley Living & Rehab
Pioneer Valley Living and Rehabilitation
     (SB) – Pioneer Valley Living and Rehabilitation (PVLR) located at 400 Sergeant Sq. Drive, in Sergeant Bluff, is the newest, most modern, and best-equipped and staffed …
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.
Entertainment

Meet a Turtle at the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center

(SBA) - Saturday, June 22: Meet a Turtle,  2:00 p.m., Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. Learn about and meet one of our resident Box Turtle animal ambassadors that lives at the Nature Center! Meet …

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5 great tips for hosting your summer golden hour gathering
(BPT) - Summer is the season for spending your nights outdoors, whether by a cozy bonfire, in the backyard with a movie projector, or gathered around the porch table with family and friends. With a …
The culinary comeback of cottage cheese
(BPT) - Individuals are seeking simple ways to add protein into their meals. Enter cottage cheese: a powerhouse food that can be incorporated into everything from toast toppings and smoothies to …
Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on what life is like on Earth?
Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on how life is on Earth? Couldn’t there be totally different kinds of life on other planets?
10 of the greatest father-son combos in professional sports history
In honor of Father's Day, Stacker compiled a list of 10 of the greatest father-son duos in professional sports history.
Rodent damage: Will your car insurance cover chewed-up wiring?
Cheap Insurance provides advice on how to handle rodent damage to your car and how to avoid it in the future.