County & Education Reporter
I write about politics, county government and education. I'm a native Northwest Iowan who doesn’t get puns but welcomes tips on lifestyle and societal trends playing out in Siouxland.
SIOUX CITY -- Justin Wright on Tuesday morning drove out to rural Sergeant Bluff to look over an area that would be addressed in a zoning issu…
CORRECTIONVILLE, Iowa -- Emergency officials responded to a possible drowning at the beach of Little Sioux Park, just south of Correctionville…
Because no GOP candidates filed for auditor or the Board of Supervisors District 3 seat, the county party can hold a convention to nominate candidates. Former supervisor Jeremy Taylor is considering seeking the supervisor nomination.
The county's board of supervisors on Tuesday will discuss the newest amendment to the plan, which specifies which rural streets will be included and traffic counts showing why they should be on the list.
Voters will choose between Democrat Tim Kacena and Republican Justin Wright to fill the seat previously held by Republican Jeremy Taylor, who resigned in January over residency issues. The winner will serve a term that runs through 2022.
The classic movies that enthralled many Gen-X 80s kids -- who are now, um, middle-age -- are revisited with the main members of the casts, who share everything from behind-the-scenes secrets to famous lines.
The new single-story jail will be built on a 38-acre plot of land in the vicinity near 28th Street, just north of the Lake Forest Mobile Home Community, and the aging jail downtown eventually will be shuttered.
The additional laptops give the district enough for every student from transitional kindergarten through 12th grade to have a laptop, a district administrator said.
Fall courses semester include both online and flex classes. Flex courses will combine face-to-face, online and Zoom learning, with instructors delivering as much content as possible in the traditional classroom setting, President Terry Murrell said.
There were 12 newly confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus Wednesday, out of 118 individuals tested. Woodbury County has now had more than 3,100 reported cases, the majority of which are considered recovered.