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New All Seasons Park Breaks Ground

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held on Thursday, August 25 for Cone Park. The $4 million project is being developed on the east side of the ibp Ice Center and will include a tubing hill, ice-skating rink, day lodge, splash pad and recreational trail. Construction will begin next week with anticipated completion in December 2017.

Houlihan Finishes 11th at Olympics

Sioux City is proud of Shelby Houlihan as she placed 11th in the Olympic finals of 5,000 meters on Friday! She ran a 15:08.89, just off her best time of 15:06.14 run at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Houlihan's efforts were tremendous and the community enjoyed rallying around her as she showed us all that dreams do come true!

Sioux City's Shelby Houlihan to Compete in 2016 Olympics

Former East High School graduate Shelby Houlihan is the first female track runner from Sioux City to qualify for the Olympics. She joins F. Morgan Taylor, a Central graduate who made the Olympic team three times winning gold in the 400 hurdles in the 1932 Olympics in Paris, and Central grad George Howard Lambert who competed in the Modern Pentathalon receiving silver and bronze medals at the 1956 and 1960 Olympic Games.

Houlihan competed in the 5,000 meter run in Rio on Tuesday, August 16 and qualified for the Friday, August 19 race. An "Olympic Watch Party" will be held at the Sioux City Convention Center to see Shelby compete at 7:40 p.m. The public is invited to watch and admission is free.

Shelby has inspired the entire community with her passion and drive. Community support is strong and we are excited to watch her compete!

Yamanashi City Delegation Visits Sioux City

We welcome a delegation from our Sister City, Yamanashi City, Japan, visiting Sioux City this weekend! The cultural exchange began with a breakfast and gift exchange with City Council members Thursday morning. The Superintendent of Yamanashi City, Mr. Kesanori Ichikawa, is joined by two adults citizens, three adult chaperones and ten middle school students. They will tour Chesterman Bottling Co., the Orpheum Theatre, Wells Blue Bunny Ice Cream, visit Girls Inc, Morningside College, and attend a Sioux City Explorers game and the Woodbury County Fair during their stay.

Coffee with Council

Join the Mayor and City Council members for an informal coffee on Thursday, August 4 at 9:30 a.m. at City Hall, Council Chambers, 5th Floor, 405 6th Street. The monthly “Coffee with Council” provides an opportunity for community members to meet with council members in a relaxed atmosphere and discuss the issues that matter most to our residents.

Please note the date and time change of the August Coffee with Council.  The Yamanashi City, Japan Delegation will be in attendance.


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