Thank you for reading 10 free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. If you need help, please contact our office at 712-328-1811. Thank you for reading 10 free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. If you need help, please contact our office at 712-328-1811. Partly cloudy with late night showers or thunderstorms. Low 66F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Jacob Simon, was the owner of a wholesale grocery store and meat market at 602 W. Broadway. He built this house at 725 Fifth Ave. in 1909. Jacob Simon, was the owner of a wholesale grocery store and meat market at 602 W. Broadway. He built this house at 725 Fifth Ave. in 1909. The family of Jacob Simon was one of many Jewish families who left their native homelands in the mid-to-late 19th century and settled in Council Bluffs and Omaha where they could preserve their traditions and practice their religi...