SCSO Season Finale 2.0

Apr 28, 2017

No More Heroes: An Interview with Jordan Flaherty

Apr 27, 2017

This Sunday, the Blue Cafe will host author Jordan Flaherty for a discussion of his book No More Heroes, a critique of the savior mentality and helping people from different historical, cultural, and racial contexts. Shelby Pierce and Ike Rayford of We Are Not A Monolith joined Jordan via Skype to ask how he has come to speak on this topic and what he has to say.

(Find the longer version of the interview here).

The Exchange April 16, 2017 at Pierce St. Coffeeworks

Apr 27, 2017

The Exchange was live at Pierce St. Coffeeworks with City Council members Dan Moore and Rhonda Carpon, as well as Woodbury County Sheriff Dave Drew and the Chair of the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors Mathew Ung.  We talked about the economy, building downtown, tax incentives, creating a national historic district downtown and public safety, among other issues.

WANAM: Longer Edit of Jordan Flaherty Interview

Apr 27, 2017

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Ally Karsyn

As a kid, I was always thinking about the future—what I wanted to do when I grew up and what kind of person I wanted to be. I lived for the future. When I turned 25, a landmark age, I realized that I was already growing up, and I wasn’t becoming the person I wanted to be.

Suzanne Hendrix-Case grew up in Charles City, Iowa and traveled the world as a self-employed opera singer. She recently moved to Sioux City with her husband, a photographer and web designer.


What took her back the place where pigs outnumber people? Was it the “Field of Dreams” claim to fame? The promise of never being more than 20 miles from cattle and corn? Or perhaps, the reputation of a college in one corner of the state that offered the kind of educational environment she could thrive in?

Morningside College was where she wanted to work.

Spring Friendraiser Fun

Apr 19, 2017

The fund drive continues through Wednesday. Make your pledge today, and as always, stay tuned.

Check It Out: The Lunar Chronicles

Apr 19, 2017

Nothing new under the sun is a common sentiment when it comes to remakes or retellings of popular books and movies. And while oftentimes that feeling might ring true when we read a classic work that has been redone, Marissa Meyer’s teen series The Lunar Chronicles breaks through. 

Where the Buffalo Once Roamed

Apr 19, 2017
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I’d like to think of them as ours, but they aren’t—not really. Bison will be forever associated with our own Great Plains, but evidence of their roaming has turned up from Florida to Alaska, Maine to Mexico. They don’t “belong” only to those of us who live here.

Kids Scoop: Chandra's X-Ray Universe

Apr 19, 2017
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This past month, two Kid Scoop News feature reporters, Brianna Martinez and Sydney Hopkins, interviewed author Wallace H.