Dan Greenwell

Sioux City Community Schools

Emotions run high when it comes to education during COVID-19; parents with varying outlooks, teachers' unions worried about safety and school leader trying to balance health and education.  Siouxland Public Media reached out to members of the Sioux City Community School District's Board of Directors for their opinions.

Statement from Sioux City School Board Member Dan Greenwell:

WOODBURY COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Siouxland Public Media

Sioux City experienced a few close races on election day. 

Siouxland Public Media’s Sheila Brummer was there for the results.

A few dozen people and members of the media watched as results came down at the Woodbury County Courthouse on election night.

There are more than 57,000 registered voters in the county with races in 15 cities and 10 school districts.

Six candidates are vying for four seats on the Sioux City Community Schools Board of Education.  Siouxland Public Media news scheduled a candidate forum for Friday, November 1, 2019 at noon at the downtown Sioux City Public Library.  The election takes place on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

Biographical information provided by the candidates.

JULINE ALBERT 

October 15, 2019
League of Women Voter

League of Women Voters of Sioux City hosted a candidate forum for the six people running for four open seats on the Sioux City School Board.

Miyuki Nelson is the only current school board member in the election.

“I am currently serving on the board for one reason,  I want to make sure I made a difference that I make a difference through our kids by improving our community by their achievements.”

Juline Albert is Vice President of Learning at Western Iowa Tech Community College and has 27 years of educational experience.

092019-noon news

Iowa's unemployment rate remained at 2.5% in August.

Iowa Workforce Development reported today that the rate didn't change from the previous month as the number of unemployed people and the number of residents with jobs both increased.

Iowa is tied for the nation's third-lowest unemployment rate, behind Vermont and North Dakota. Iowa's rate ties with the rate in New Hampshire.

The national unemployment rate for August was 3.7%.