REPRINT 1960: Dreadful Tragedy
This is a wonderful photograph of a terrible thing: 1960's fifth traffic fatality in Osceola County. It tells the awful story so well.
At the same time, reporters always hope we don't have to cover... Posted on 9/21/10 at 11:00 AM
Ellsworth battling water woes; other communities strive to return to normalcy
WORTHINGTON — Area counties are hard at work cleaning up fallen limbs and trees following this week’s ice storm and snowstorm, and power companies continue reducing the number of residents without electricity.
Requests to tap into water system becoming more frequent
WORTHINGTON — The city of Worthington may have been able to tap added water supply from the Lincoln-Pipestone Rural Water system, but more than half a dozen rural residents in Nobles County are still on a waiting list to get rural water.
Court settlement returns Minten to office
SIBLEY, Iowa — Two years after being fired, a dismissal that was supported by his own union, Osceola County Deputy Daniel Minten is back at work patrolling the roads and protecting the citizens of the county.
Community Foundation of Osceola County awards $80,300
SIBLEY, Iowa — In an early evening ceremony Thursday, 26 nonprofit groups accepted more than $80,300 in grant dollars from the Community Foundation of Osceola County. It is the seventh year the foundation has awarded grants, and Thursday’s distribution brings the total amount of grants awarded to more than $500,000.
SIBLEY, Iowa — Now that a federal judge has granted a summary judgment for former Osceola Deputy Daniel Minten in a case against Sheriff Doug Weber, attorneys for both sides are arguing what should and should not be admissible in court during an upcoming jury trial to determine damages.
That trial is scheduled for Feb. 6 in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa.
Nation's political focus turns to Hawkeye State on Tuesday
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — Mike Koenecke is expecting such a large showing for Tuesday’s caucuses, the Dickinson County Republican co-chair had to find a bigger space.
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