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this weekend, and warmer weather next week. it's time for local news that matters! "sometimes we can run really short really fast" sioux city's police department wants extra eyes on the ststets. but, will the city council foot the bill? "(we've been) knocking on doors, making phone calls, talking to nebraskans," sanders and clinton supports converge in nebraska... for the state's democratic caucus. and, not all valentines day gifts are chocolates or roses... "singing " jenna: good evening and thank you for joining us tonight im jenna rehnstrom. sioux city's police department wants to add two new members to its department, but city council will have to make that
about if that would be money well spent. abc 9's bria bell tells us why local police say they need a little more help on the streets. bria: jenna, during this week's city council budget meeting, sioux city police chief doug young asked to add two additional positions to the department's traffic team. council members will now have to decide if there is room in the budget for more officers to be on payroll. "officers are just getting pulled thinner and thinner and thinner," says sheehan. on wednesday, city council members deliberated how the city's budget will be spent. sioux city police chief doug young took the opportunity to request two more positions for the department's traffic unit, causing a divide amongst council members. officer sheehan says he supports the cheif because the current lack of officers is taking a toll on the boys in blue. "there are alot of shifts that have to be back filled because they're short shifted and so they have to hire back and pay someone for overtime to come in
sheehan. discussions to transfer some law officials from the drug unit to traffic came about, but sheehan says that's just not logical. "i would be very caucious about taking away from the efforts that we have put in place to investigate and prosecute the drug crimes because a lot of crime that we deal with directly relates back to drug related crime," says sheehan. as council members are set to vote on where the city's dollars will go in early march, council members dan moore and rhonda capronre in favor of the possible new addidtions to the police force. "we need to step up our traffic enforcement," says moore. "i believe that we need to be proactive not reactive... a lot of things have changed in the city, we're getting bigger, we're growing and we're going to need more police and fire," says capron. both dan and rhonda say they believe the budget will be equipped for the add ons... and officer sheehan says no matter what, "we will do everything we can to go out...24 hours a day, and keep the
can keep them," says sheehan. bria: city council will hold another budget meeting on febuary 18th and will vote for a final decision on the additional positions in early march. reporting live in studio, bria bell abc 9 news. jenna: police in west omaha spent the afternoon outside a residence where a hostage situation was taking place. according to police, swat investigators reported to the scene and eventually were ableo get one person out of the home. there is believed to be an armed person still in the home, and there's still no word on how many people are being held hostage. authorities have been negotiating with the suspect since early this afternoon. jenna: march 5th is the nebraska caucus organized by the state's democratic party. and with that political event date so near, both campaigns have opened up shop in the cornhusker state.
from the abc station in omaha has more. " campaign spotlights turn to nebraska as democrats are preparing to caucus in three weeks on march 5. there are all kinds of visitors at bernie sanders' new nebraska office near 60th and pine.sanders' state director said 200 volunteers have signed on this week, joining five field organizers and four paid interns. "(we've been) knocking on doors, making phone calls, talking to nebraskans," sanders' campaign state director mackenzie ewing dozens of clinton supporters opened her campaign's new nebraska office near 40th and vinton. "i think our supporters are as excited now as they've ever been organization that we successful," state director kane miller said. offer specifics on staff or volunteers but said they'll have presence. "we were going to work hard to earn
and this is proof positive that we're living up to that," miller said. both teams paid leaders moved to the metro from iowa after their caucus. they said nebraska's system requires outreach. "just having people on the ground, educating people about the caucuses is going to really help get a better voter turnout here in nebraska," ewing said. both sides hoped thursday's debate would shift a dynamic race in their candidate's favor." jenna: scrolling through your facebook feed, you've prbably seen several political ads and memes, but one meme getting attention right now originated in iowa. a des moines woman named maddi epping poked fun at hillary clinton's
the emailed asked maddi to donate just a dollar... saying quote: "i'm not kidding maddi, i'm asking you to give one dollar right this second." the internet exploded in memes and viral images using the hashtag "im not kidding maddi". the real maddi says she's surprised by the popularity. jenna: ever dream of being serenaded on valentine's day? a local barber shop quartet is spreading the love this holiday. "singing" members of the siouxland discovery chorus surprised some lucky folks at sunrise retirement home friday with a valentine's song. they've been providing singing valentines for almost 20 years now. " we get a whole range of emotions, some folks are very excited and we like to make the girls cry if we get the chance to make the girls cry but there's alot of satisfaction in it and we look forward to it every year." says memeber jim malek. jenna: they'll be out all weekend giving the gifts of song,
if you want to try to book them last minute... you can call them at the number of your screen. jenna: and, if you'd still like to go with the traditional and always appreciated flowers or balloons... most flower shops will have extended hours this weekend. a step in tyme says they've been making between 20 to 30 deliveries every day leading up to this weekend. they bring in extra staff for a holiday like this. jenna: komen siouxland has a "sweetheart" of a deal. for you, but it'll only be available for a couple more days komen siouxland is opening this year's race $15. runs through sunday. you can visit komen siouxland dot org to register, or find the link on our website, siouxland matters dot com. just enter the code "sweetheart" when you the race will be held on mother's day. still to come...chris and alex have been all over siouxland shooting high school basketball. stay tuned for action from 12
the eastern parts of siouxland! 2 line super: fred hexom firstname.lastname@example.org om (fred) a wind chill advisory will be in effect for eastern siouxland in the light blue shaded areas until 9 am tomorrow morning. wind chills of -20 to -30 will be seen in these areas. and, it will be very cold elsewhere, too. another threat will be slick roads. you can see slick spots remaining. here is the port neal welding company skycam hd in sioux city. 22 was the high today and 10 the low. the storm lake skycam hd shows the scene in storm lake. we're down to 10 in sioux city. the dew point of -4 indicates dry air that will
to continue to cool to below zero tonight. single digits are seen northeast. wind chills are as cold as -16 in estherville, and they are about to get colder tonight. winds are north at 10 to 20 miles per hour. zooming out, we can see our next round of snow out west. we've been tracking the jet stream all week, and it appears that the big dig over the eastern us will flatten out a bit. that will allow temperatures to finally warm up a bit. regional temperatures show much warmer weather to our
from those warm temps will slide east tomorrow, and along that warm front we have a chance of snow late saturday, saturday night, and early sunday. warmer weather will build in sunday and monday. the snow forecast shows around 1" for sioux city but as much as 5" toward estherville. tonight, look for a low of -2 and increasing clouds. tomorrow's high will only be 16 with a chance of snow in the afternoon and evening. the 7-day forecast shows much warmer weather next week,
(fred) a wind chill advisory will be in effect for eastern siouxland in the light blue shaded areas until 9 am tomorrow morning. wind chills of -20 to -30 will be seen in these areas. and, it will be very cold elsewhere, too. another threat will be slick roads. you can see slick spots remaining. here is the port neal welding company skycam hd in sioux city. 22 was the high today and 10 the low. the storm lake skycam hd shows the scene in storm lake. we're down to 10 in sioux city. the dew point of -4 indicates dry air that will allow temperatures to continue to cool to below zero tonight. single digits are seen northeast. wind chills are as cold as -16 in estherville, and they are about to get colder tonight. winds are north at 10 to 20 miles per hour. zooming out, we can see our next round of snow out west. we've been tracking the jet stream all
everybody and welcome into the abc9 sportszone. i'm chris palmquist and alex walker is back off the disabled list tonight for our final regular season sportszone of the year. alex we have a dozen games lined up for you tonight. we'll check out ranked teams in south sioux, crofton, wynot and norfolk and metro action at north and dakota valley. but we'll start at east. chris the black raiders and stars have played some great games over the past few seasons including a couple of substate finals. tonight though, a much bigger purpose, the fourth annual rich vanderloo scholarship game pinkout night. chris: thanks for the shirts showtime....to the action...raiders looking for the season sweep of the stars early on...connor murrell...strong move to the basket...he takes the contact and finishes, raiders up 5. then on the inbounds, murrell, wins the jump ball then check out
finish...9-3 east with the lead. the deficit held at 6 points for a while...trent frerichs with the nice entry pass to trent wilson keeps it at a half a dozen. then a couple possessions later, jailen billings gives it up to wilson last second...16-10 east lead. but then the raiders stretch it...murrell ahead to aidan vanderloo, he finishes and heads to the line for the bonus, east led 26-12 after one. in the second, billings, so quick with the ball in his hand...he loops around for the lay in to cut into the lead. but east was dominant tonight...jaylen rees knocks down the 15 footer and the black raiders cruise, 71-38. alex dakota valley has dropped three of four since their 12-0 start, taking on top ranked dell rapids. off the opening tip....bubba rosenquist finds a seam and gets the runner to go....panthers take the early lead.... but jeffrey schuch silences the crowwith a corner triple.....quarriers tie the game at five......
answering with a three ball of his own.........both teams off to hot starts...10-5 dakota valley..... and if you aren't familiar.....allow me to introduce you to ty hoglund...this kid was killer from deep.....dell rapids goes on to win it x-----x. chris: and in the minidome, south sioux looking for an upset against ninth ranked omaha gross. we pick it up right out of half...tanner christensen, money on the corner iple...cardinals lead it 25-18. then on the inbounds, denten porter finds the big man, he knocks down the jumper from the elbow to stretch the lead to 9. after gross got within six...kalvin warner with the nice baby hook off the glass to stretch it back to 8. this one would go down to the wire...but porter goes coast to coast...and the cardinals finish off the upset, 47- 43. chris: believe it or not it's coming up on a decade since the south sioux girls have won a state title. the lady cards have been to lincoln each of the last three
won a game there or a championship since 2008. alex but coach molly hornbeck has this year's squad positioned to make a a run at the trophy. the cards are 19-1 and undefeated in the central time zone. alex south sioux looking for its 12th straight win tonight on senior night. opening minutes...alex homan sets up in the corner and drills the three ball...cougars with the early 7-2 lead.... but the cards answer.....ashley hohenstein creating space in the paint and she finishes off glass....gross lead down to four... and on senior night...augusta thramer took over....slips between defenders......maki ng it look easy amongst the treess.... she can shoot it as well......knocks one down from just inside the arc........the lady cards finished the half on a 28-2 run....they pick up their 20th win of the season.......81- 27 the final. chris back to the rushmore state, dakota valley looking to bounce back against dell rapids. the quarriers get off to a great start...sami reider into mikaela stofferahn...dell rapids opens up on an 8-0 run. there'd be no shutout tonight though...anne
sara bohan for the layup to get on the board. then the panthers, work it around the horn...peyton wingert knocks down the trifecta as the panthers cut the lead to three. but in the second, the deficit up to 11...claire johnson goes coast to coast...it wasn't enough though...dv falls, 58-46. alex and on the north side, spencer making the long trek to town to take on the stars. early first quarter......keely petzenhauser receives the dish in the paint and makes it count....spencer down 5-4... north was strong early on the glass....off the miss...madison huggins.......with the putback...the only six footer on the roster.... out in transition..reo nia harris extends the lead for the stars.....the home team up by one.... but spencer was just a tad better tonight..... nicole lauck hits the long balll....the tigers hold on 62- 58. chris:we've hit halftime
strangers to lincoln, winning seven state titles the last 11 years, and each of the last four. chris: this year the warriors have been at or near the top of class c-2 all season and have to be among the favorites to win it all again. chris: tonight though, a challenge in tenth ranked randolph. right off the opening tip...katie peterson finds an opening underneath to get the layin and open up the scoring. after randolph tied things up...kelsey sanger hits nothing but nylon on the triple...crofton back up by three. and if sanger was on nba jamz she'd be heating up...back to back triples and that warrior lead
down though...carlee thies with the nice spin arounthe defender up and in off glass to cut the lead to a half dozen. they continue to play tight...elle bermel drives in, throws it up and gets it to fall, but too muchrom crofton tonight...lady warriors win it 69-35. chris: the second- ranked wynot girls, coming off a loss in the lewis and clark championship trying to bounce back. we pick it up in the third quarter...devi up 14...camie stratman drives...she can't connect but karlie mccain is there to help her out with the board and th eputback. wynot counters...carissa kuchta drives in like she was shot out of a cannon to make the lay up. later wynot leads by 16...but sophie noecker drives in hard and gets the runner to fall. in the fourth...cortney arkfeld spins past the defender and
the win 55-41. alex and in t boys game, the blue devils looking for the sweep at home. chris: the norfolk boys have been a tough bunch to get a read on this year. a week ago, the panthers trounced fourth ranked fremont by thirty. alex but then the next night they dropped an 8 point decision to have been a tough bunch to get a read on this year. chris: the norfolk boys have been a tough bunch to get a read on this year. a week ago, the panthers trounced fourth ranked fremont by thirty. alex but then the next night they
millard west. tonight they hosted kearney. alex adam christen and wes adams from our sportszone partners at northeast community college shot this game for us. in the first...brandon villalpando kicks it out to matthew hagedorn...he drains the three pointer for the panthers. later in the quarter...villalpa ndo is on the receiving end this time...he connects on the easy layup. in the second quarter...the bearcats answer back...ryan koski finds jake teichmeier for three. but the panthers too strong ...strom, so strong...basket and the bonus, norfolk wins 74-49 chris: the same matchup in the girls game...wes and adam got this game for us too. in the first...taylor stoltz gets the rebound and back up with it for the easy deuce. but kearney has the answer...kelsey clark with the thievery and she finds mariah rost for the pair. ahead to the second...jenna jochum finds allison temple and she earns a trip to the line for the bonus.
the panthers notch their first win against an opponent with a winning record, 43-35. alex to the college ranks, the wayne state women looking for the sweep of sioux falls. the coo was on fire to start this game. going in to the post first. amber paden makes the move and puts up the shot that rolls around and in. cougars lead nine-seven. more from usf later. taylor varsho looks deep from three. it rattles home. the coo trail by two. maggie schulte hits the fade away jumper but the wildcats shot just 23 percent for the game, they fall big, 84-46 chris: the musketeers back on the road tonight taking on chicago. xx the muskies are off tomorrow night but will stop in waterloo sunday afternoon for a matchup with the black
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