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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 …

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 …
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AG NEWS
AG NEWS
Severe Weather Moves Through Woodbury County, State Individual Assistance Approved
(SBA) - On Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at approximately 4:00 p.m., a developing storm system began moving across the Missouri River and quickly intensified over Sloan, Iowa in Woodbury County. During …
Orchard Owners Should Be on the Lookout for Fire Blight
(SBA) - This year’s rainy, warm spring could be problematic for orchards due to fire blight, says a fruit crop specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Conditions for …
Strawberry Care
(SBA) - Few can resist the allure of fresh strawberries — they're an early summer treat for many. Luckily, cultivating these delectable fruits is relatively easy. With full sun, well-drained …
Help stop the spread of invasive species
(SBA) - Governor Kim Reynolds recently proclaimed June as Invasive Species Awareness Month in Iowa. Invasive species, like emerald ash borer, Asian longhorned beetle, spongy moth and oriental …
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 …
Sports
LOCAL ATHLETICS

Get ready for the ultimate football experience

(SBA) -  Calling all Hawkeye Youth! Get ready for the ultimate football experience at the 1st Annual Cooper DeJean Youth Football Camp, hosted at Kinnick(r) Stadium! This one-of-a-kind event …

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 …

SPORTS

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’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 …
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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 …

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 …

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 …
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 …
Museum Announces Family Summer Programming
(SBA) - Opportunities at the Sioux City Public Museum to explore history through classes and family activities are available this summer. Classes are available on ancient games and pioneer lives, as …

 
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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Enjoy a Fruit-Infused Fourth of July
(Family Features) Fourth of July fun calls for favorite snacks that complement the excitement. Whether you're a pyro or prefer to leave the fiery entertainment to the experts, one thing you can take charge of is the dessert table with recipes like Apple and Berry Cream Cheese Tarts and Patriotic Apple "Donuts."
Fact or Fiction? Discover the Truth about Canine Osteoarthritis and Available Treatment Options
(BPT) - Has your dog been acting differently? Do they seem to be slowing down? What many pet owners don’t realize is that changes in behavior can also mean your four-legged friend is in pain. …
Everything You Need To Know To Host An Epic Summer Pool Party
(BPT) - Summer has arrived! If you're lucky enough to find a pool to spend the summer by, a pool party is a must. Whether you're taking advantage of the sunshine and hot weather during the day or …
Does your head ache? Discover how chiropractic care can help
(BPT) - Do you regularly experience headaches or migraines? You’re not alone. Headache disorders, including migraines, tension headaches and cluster headaches, are some of the most common …
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 …