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Old 03-11-2009, 10:12 PM
 
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I moved from Sioux City before they got Kmart. I would imagine that Kmart put Bellas Hess' out of business. I don't know that it was a chain; I was too young to know.
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Old 08-26-2009, 12:30 PM
 
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Sioux City seems to be really booming right now....the last five years or so they have gotten so much economic development it's crazy! Sioux City's community is definitely on the move.
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Old 11-28-2009, 06:36 PM
 
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Does anyone remember a candy store in Morningside that sold cream-centered peanut clusters? They were the best
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Old 08-24-2010, 07:19 PM
 
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I've lived in Sioux City pretty much all my life, lived mostly on northside, moved to westside (love where i'm at now). Their are "bad spots" everywhere.
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Old 08-26-2010, 10:50 PM
 
Location: Yankton
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My Ben Franklin is gone? I lived in Morningside from 1965 to 1971 and there's some things I'm wondering about. I remember there was a shoe repair shop in the same block as Ben Franklin; dad used to go in there a lot. I'm sure it is long gone by now. What about the Rexall around the corner? Dad used to work at Bellas Hess; does anybody remember that store? I know it is not there anymore but what did the land become and when? Is SC as laid-back now as it was when I lived there? Or was it just an age? I used to take off for what I believe is East Morningside over by Whittier Elementary when I was 10 and that was nearly a mile away from home; would you let your kids do that today?

Funny. I went to grade school in the 80's (Whittier, actually) and what was then East Junior High.
In grade school my parents used to make me take craft classes at Ben Franklin (just what every boy wanted to do on a saturday afternoon). In Junior High, we used to buy candy at Ben Franklin before the bus would whisk us away home to Olive Street.
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Old 08-08-2015, 11:28 PM
 
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I lived in Sioux City from 1958 to 1966. I remember riding my bike out to Bellas Hess beginning in about 1965. We lived on South St. Mary's Street near Washington School. As a fourth grader biking out to Bellas Hess from there, it seemed miles away. It was probably only 15 minutes by bike though. I think it was to the east of where we lived in Morningside. I don't remember even why I would bike out there. I don't think I ever intended to buy anything. Maybe a pack of gum at the most. I think it was just a cool destination for a young girl keen on exploring her city. I remember one bike ride in particular. I wanted to get home in time to watch Green Acres and Petticoat Junction that night - my two favorite shows as a kid.
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