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Now Four Candidates for Sioux City Community School Board

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Woodbury County officials could move ahead today with planning for a possible new county jail. The Woodbury County Board of Supervisors meets today to pass a motion to set a Sept. 17thdeadline for financial advisor firms to submit proposals to consult on the project.  

Twenty-seven-year-old Taylor Goodvin is the 4thcandidate to announce plans to run for the Sioux City Community School Board. He previously worked as director of the Woodbury County Taxpayers Research Council and as an education policy advisor for U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, and now works as a business operations analyst.

Board member Miyuki Nelson and challengers Dan Greenwell and Monique Scarlett are also running for one of the four open seats on the board in the November election. 

It’s been 25 years since the founding of Ho Chunk, Inc. by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.  Since then the economic development arm of the tribe has lowered its poverty level and raised its housing numbers.

Lance Morgan is a Winnebago Tribal citizen and founder, president and CEO of Ho Chunk, Inc. Morgan says, the numbers don’t tell the whole story. 

If a median income jumps 83 percent, and three-hundred of your 500 hundred houses are reserved for low-income, that means the people who are doing well, are really doing well, to help drag up that statistic that high.  SO we are thrilled with what’s happened.

Ho Chunk, Inc. is holding a 25thanniversary celebration tomorrow at the Land of Wellness, an outdoor sports complex, on the south side of Winnebagofrom 4-7 p.m.  There will be food, music, and activities for the kids.  Ho Chunk, Inc. is an underwriter of Siouxland Public Media.

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