Shaun Broyhill

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.

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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%.

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Officials in one southwest Iowa county are advising people to consider evacuating. 

The Missouri River’s levels are rising, triggered by recent heavy rainfall in northerly states and dam releases upstream. Sheri Bowen (BOE-win) with Mills County says water is beginning to come back in through a levee breach in the southwest part of the county and is migrating north.

That standing water is only going to deepen. It’s not moving with any significant force right now. But it is moving and increasing a little bit. 

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A second Siouxland area ethanol plant is shutting down. The first was Plymouth Energy in Merrill, and now Sioux Center-based Siouxland Energy,  a farmer-owned cooperative, has also stopped operations. The closures at both Iowa ethanol plants are temporary.   A written statement blames the Trump Administration’s waivers so ethanol doesn’t have to be blended in gasoline produced at what the board said were “many large oil refineries.” 

The Exchange, August 30, 2017

Sep 11, 2017

The event at the City Council chambers included five candidates for the Sioux City Community Schools Board of Directors.  They are:

Perla Alercon-Flory--Incumbent

Ron Collings-Retired teacher in the Sioux City schools

Jeremy Saint-A Sioux City attorney

Miyuki Nelson-A school and community activist

Shaun Broyhill-a former school board elected member and educational activist

This week on The Exchange, we hear from the candidates for the Sioux City school board elections, which are being held September 12th.  We held a roundtable discussion at the Sioux City Public Museum on Wednesday, August 30th.    This program is part of Siouxland Public Media's collaboration with the League of Women Voters of Sioux City.  The league is holding its public debate with the candidates on Tuesday, September 5th from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the City Council chambers in downtown Sioux City. The debate and forum is free and open to the public.