October 10, 2019 - 3:58 pm - Posted in News

Maurice, Iowa — A Sioux County government partnership has been honored for cooperation.

The cities of Sioux Center and Orange City and Sioux County have been honored for joint efforts to create the Sioux County Regional Airport about a year ago with a 2019 All-Star Community Award from the Iowa League of Cities.

Sioux Center Mayor David Krahling tells us about it.


He gives us his thoughts and those of the Sioux Center City Council on the award.


The new Sioux County Regional Airport, set midway between Sioux Center and Orange City, is also able to handle business jets and charter flights, along with heavy agricultural usage. Business jets previously had to land in Sioux Falls or Sioux City. Multiple businesses are based on the airfield.

Photo above: Business jets can land at the Sioux County Regional Airport

Photo Left to right – Mark Gaul, Community Development Director, City of Orange City; Kent Anderson, Finance Director of Orange City; Duane Feekes, City Administrator of Orange City, Sioux Center Mayor David Krahling, Sioux Center City Manager Scott Wynja, and Sioux Center Assistant City Manager Dennis Dokter accept the honor from Scott Neuman, Iowa League of Cities, Board President.

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