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Remembering Congressman Berkely Bedell, Jail Refendum Coming to Woodbury County Voters

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Legendary U.S. Congressman Berkley Bedell died over the weekend.  The Spirit Lake native served 12 years in DC. We hear about Bedell’s life and work from a former state lawmaker and Sioux City attorney Al Sturgeon.  He worked with Bedell more than 40 years ago.

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Berkley Bedele, courtesy wired2fish.com
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Sioux City attorney Al Sturgeon

It looks like Woodbury County voters will be asked to weigh in on a possible new law enforcement center in March of 202o, and we talk with Woodbury County Sheriff Dave Drew about the issues involved.

We talk with the retiring Storm Lake police chief Mark Prosser about his work and his concern for immigrants in our communities.

Storm Lake Police Chief Mark Prosser, courtesy Immigration Forum
 

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And we hear about a new class at the University of Nebraska Lincoln that focuses on the religious traditions of new immigrants to the heartland.’’

We celebrate Universal Human Rights Day in Sioux City.

There is a new art gallery opening in downtown Sioux City.  We hear the details.    

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