Veterans Day

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On “The Exchange” this week, Siouxland Public Media talks to two Democratic presidential candidates who recently visited Siouxland.  Hear from Sioux City native Chris Godfrey who was recently involved a discrimination lawsuit against former Gov. Terry Branstad.  We also commemorate Veterans Day at with a special ceremony at Western Iowa Tech Community College.  Plus, the latest on agricultural concerns for producers in northwest Iowa with an expert from ISU Extension and Outreach.

November 11th is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended World War 1 in 1918.  Armistice Day became Veterans Day, and today several ceremonies took place to commemorate the occasion, including Western Iowa Tech Community College.  

“In recognition of Veterans Day, we are holding this event.”

The president of Western Iowa Tech greets students and the community for a short ceremony to honor members of the military.

“We also welcome all of our veterans here today.”

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Democratic Presidential Amy Klobuchar campaigned in northwest Iowa this weekend.

On Saturday morning, the US Senator from Minnesota joined a caucus training session at the Sioux City Public Library.

At the event, Klobuchar said she wanted to help Iowa farmers and ethanol producers who have struggled because of the ongoing trade war with China and ethanol waivers to oil refiners.  Those changes have led some farmers to file for bankruptcy.

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Today is Veterans Day and vets, city and county officials and residents met this morning at the Woodbury County Courthouse to honor those who have served in the military.   Director of the Sioux City Vet Center Mary Jordan told those gathered in the courthouse rotunda that when the Vet Center started in the 1970s vets were not always treated with respect. 

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Today is veterans day and vets, city and county officials met this morning at the Woodbury County Courthouse to pay tribute.   Mary Jordan is the director of the Sioux City Vet Center.  Jordan told the group of around 125 people that her organization serves combat veterans, and helps them readjust to civilian life.

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Coming up today on The Exchange, in honor of Veterans’ Day November 11th, we talk with some local vets and those who help provide services for veterans.  We also hear about the Buffalo Soldiers, a group of African American Soldiers who served in the civil war and in World War One. We also take a look at the hard-fought race between Incumbent 4thDistrict Republican Steve King and Democratic challenger JD Scholten.  

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