Mar 8, 2018
The Sioux City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) secured a hard-earned “three-peat” by climbing to the top of national economic development rankings for the third consecutive year. After achieving the first in the nation ranking in both 2015 and 2016, the Sioux City MSA completed the trifecta by securing the top spot in calendar 2017 according to results released by Site Selection magazine earlier this week.
Feb 20, 2018

Sioux City was presented with a 2018 Healthy Hometown Community Award during the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative awards ceremony held on Feb. 15, 2018. The award recognizes Sioux City for its accomplishments in health improvement initiatives within the community. 

Feb 6, 2018

A multitude of Siouxland organizations will co-sponsor Entrepalooza, an eight-day celebration of entrepreneurial spirit in Siouxland.

Feb 6, 2018

Sioux City Growth Organization (SCGO) is in search of new business ideas for its 8th Annual Innovation Market competition. Entrepreneurs can submit their ideas now at The submission portal will close at midnight on Sunday, February 11.

Nov 7, 2017

Officials at Sioux Gateway Airport/Col. Bud Day Field in Sioux City announced today that American Airlines will add a second roundtrip flight out of Sioux City to their hub in Dallas/Ft. Worth from February 15, 2018 to March 3, 2018.  This is the third time in the past three months that American has announced additional seasonal flights to their Dallas/Ft. Worth hub. American had previously announced a second daily flight from November 20-28, 2017 and December 23, 2017 – January 5, 2018.

The scheduled time for the additional seasonal flight is:

Nov 1, 2017

A week of events relating to innovation and entrepreneurship will take place in Sioux City as part of the 5th annual Launch Week, November 10th – 17th. With speakers, startup presentations and plenty of networking, Launch Week aims to inspire, motivate, and promote collaboration among professionals.

Oct 30, 2017

The Sioux City Growth Organization (SCGO) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Ripple Awards. The Individual award winner is Jeana Goosmann and the Business award recipient is Ho-Chunk Inc. SCGO presented the awards on Friday, September 28th during their celebration of Sioux City Young Professionals Day, hosted at the Diving Elk.

Oct 20, 2017

Real estate development firm, J Development, has announced plans to redevelop three historic buildings in Sioux City, including 413 Pierce Street (former Hatch Furniture Building), 520 Nebraska Street (Commerce Building) and 2825 Douglas Street (former St. Luke’s/Methodist Hospital Building). J. Development, an Omaha, NE-based firm, will purchase the three properties for development into mixed-use and market-rate residential facilities. Redevelopment of the three projects will add more than 175 market-rate housing units to the market with a total capital investment of $34 million.

Oct 20, 2017

LAMB Arts Regional Theatre & School announces a capital campaign to turn the building at 625 Douglas St., (previously home to KCAU-TV), into a performing arts center that will be the new home for the theatre. The 625 Douglas project is contingent on City Council approval of a $350,000 Economic Development loan from the City of Sioux City that will allow the nonprofit organization to purchase the KCAU-TV building.

Oct 3, 2017

A “Growing Sioux City Award” was presented to Ho-Chunk, Inc. today at a ribbon cutting and open house event for 103 Virginia Square. Presented by Mayor Bob Scott, the award recognizes the company’s growth and investment in Sioux City. The “Growing Sioux City Award” was accepted by Ho-Chunk, Inc. Chief Investment Officer Dennis Johnson. Sioux City wind shirts were provided to company executives and a new tree will be planted at the Virginia Square properties, signifying the company’s commitment to growing in Sioux City.