Being Lost in Siouxland

20 May

To area residents, Siouxland represents a pretty specific area, or at least an area they have grown up in or learned about when relocating here. There are different ideas about Siouxland. Its geographic confines, mostly denoting Northwest Iowa, Northeast Nebraska and Southeastern South Dakota. Its defined by rivers, farmland, small communities and big heart. People lead simple lives, but during tough times they pull together and help one another. Neighbors, friends, strangers even, making sure that someone in distress isn’t by himself. Otherwise, Siouxlanders go about their lives and live them. Participating in a variety of activities and jobs supporting local sports teams and organizations. Some those activities and people will be found here in coming months. Sharing their lives and thoughts as time moves forward, occasionally looking backward to reminisce. I hope you enjoy their stories.

Jerry Mennenga, Sioux City, Iowa

2 Responses to “Being Lost in Siouxland”

  1. Wayne Dominowski June 12, 2012 at 3:03 pm #

    Jer… looked at your fabulous site. Like I said, you are very talented.

  2. Michele Fiddelke June 14, 2012 at 8:24 pm #

    Jerry, so nice to see your work again. Very cool, and very ambitious. Loved the rodeo, especially. You had shots other photogs don’t seem to see, or at least don’t publish. Thanks for putting them all online.
    Michele

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