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    Another former Sioux City Schools employee has been selected to serve on the Sioux City School Board. Philip Hamman was selected Monday to fill the vacant Sioux City School Board position. He will serve in the position for less than four months, filling Perla Alarcon-Flory’s seat, until the November election.

      In the Journal's Top Stories Collection for the Week of July 16, 2023: RAGBRAI descends on Sioux City, Siouxland has a state baseball champion, quilts fetch a pretty penny at the Plymouth County Fair, a presidential candidate comes through town and more.

      West High Graduate and Teacher Marguerite Cortez is running for the Sioux City School Board. Cortez announced on Tuesday she will run for one of the four, four-year terms that will open on the school board this fall, according to a news release.

      In the Journal's Top Stories for the Week of July 9, 2023: North High principal resigns, West Monona claims first state summer softball bid in decades, a Sioux City park makes its new debut, a roundup of how Siouxland legislators voted on the abortion bill and more.

      In the Sioux City Journal's Top Stories for the Week of July 2, 2023: Shelby Houlihan returns to racing, embattled Sioux City nursing home closes, Siouxland Methodist churches split over LGBTQ issues, fair season ramps up, Mike Pence campaigns and more.

      Linda Christensen, an alumna of Washington High School, explains why she wanted to keep Washington in the name when the school board proposed changing the name to Cherokee High School. They compromised with her to change the name to Cherokee Washington High School.


      The home Briar Cliff is purchasing for its new president, named the “Crowley House”, is in honor of faculty member Michael Crowley who died in February. The property will serve as a home as well as an event space for meetings and other gatherings.

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