SIOUX CENTER—Sioux Center Middle School principal Jill Hulshof and Sioux Center High School principal Brent Town are seeing a large number of English language learner students in the buildings this year.

Having spent nearly 40 years in the Navy, there isn’t much that Vice Admiral Michael Franken hasn’t done. But, as of August, he’s pursuing another new experience: running for the U.S. Senate.

Members of the 2019 Sioux Center High School homecoming court are Brooklyn Vander Velde, Lainey Pomrenke, Natalee Greenfield, Makennah Traver, Ashtyn Den Herder; (back) Damon Walhof, Isaac Hooyer, Chayce Hooyer, Domonick Roskam, Austin Faber.