Skip to main content
Worthington watering ban lifted
‘A great place to grow up’
Honoring his brother with message of forgiveness
Sibley-Ocheyedan School Board meets
Windom Area Hospital expands
Obama declares major disaster
USA Wrestling: Keegan Moore wins Greco-Roman national title
Amateur baseball: Region 13C playoffs begin Wednesday
Doug Wolter: Arrivederci, America: Sam Fellows to play hockey in Italy
14U soccer state: Worthington remains unbeaten with state victory
VFW baseball: Post 3958 heats up
Column: The hand that rocks the ballot box
Column: Don't let big oil bully biofuels
Letter: Time to rethink time
Column: Moral clarity in Gaza
Column: A lawsuit with little merit
Kenneth Arlyn Wahl
Bessie M. Schaffer
Robert F. Harberts
John D. Coulson
On the Bourbon Trail: Jeep trip takes couple to back roads of Kentucky
Column: Advertisement - 'Travel from Hanoi to Miloma today'
Religion briefs: July 17
Column: This little light of mine
Column: 100 years later, remembering greatness
Out and About
Wietzema 50th anniversary
Greve 50th anniversary
Glaser 50th anniversary
White 80th birthday
Junger 80th birthday
Data: July 21, 2014
Data: July 20, 2014
Data: July 19, 2014
Ordinance No. 1081 - Ordinance to Amend Title XV
Ordinance No. 1082 - Ordinance to Amend Title XV, Chapter 153, Section 153.02
April 25, 2014
Ashby brothers find niche in drug-free hogs
ADRIAN — It all began with a single sow. Now, brothers Brady and Michael Ashby have a nice market for their drug-free hogs. “We started out by buying one bred sow, which our dad thought was crazy for getting into pigs because he had pigs in the ’80s when the market crashed,”...
news / agriculture
April 25, 2014 - 1:59pm
February 23, 2011
Fire in Ocheyedan
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa -- A blaze in Ocheyedan, Iowa, killed more than 300 sows Wednesday morning, with four area departments working for hours to battle the flames. According to the Osceola County Sheriff's Department, the May City Fire Department was dispatched at 6:43 a.m. Wednesday...
February 23, 2011 - 6:49pm
September 3, 2010
Hog theft halted with citizens' assistance
LITTLE ROCK, Iowa -- According to information from the Lyon County Sheriff's Office, authorities were informed of a hog theft in progress early Wednesday morning northwest of Little Rock. With the help of concerned citizens, the subjects were followed until law enforcement could stop...
news / crime
September 3, 2010 - 9:10pm
June 28, 2010
Tornado destroys four hog barns near Sibley, Iowa
Sunday 10:40 update SIBLEY, Iowa -- Dead pigs were scattered and strewn about the Travis Dagel farmsite southeast of Sibley Saturday afternoon,...
June 28, 2010 - 12:00am
March 9, 2010
Liepold, Spronk keep NPPC seats
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Pork Producers Council elected new officers and members to its board of directors during its annual business meeting March 4-6, in Kansas City, Mo. Taking over as president of the organization is Sam Carney, a producer from Adair, Iowa. Doug Wolf,...
March 9, 2010 - 12:00am
January 20, 2010
Morrell plant to close in Sioux City
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Sioux City officials say the John Morrell & Co. meatpacking plant, one of the city's largest employers, will close this spring. The plant has about 1,500 workers. Sioux City Economic Development Director Marty Dougherty says Mayor Mike Hobart received the...
January 20, 2010 - 9:37am
November 5, 2009
As others see it: U.S hogs will resume China trade
The Obama administration scored its first major foreign policy victory last week when U.S. trade officials announced from Hangzhou, China, that...
opinion / editorials
November 5, 2009 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Editorial: A bunch of 'hog' wash
"It's like rain on your wedding day; It's a free ride when you've already paid ..." -- "Ironic," Alanis Morissette There are no lines in this mid-'90s hit about hogs at Worthington's JBS Swift and Co. plant, but there well could be after Wednesday's events. "We did suspend our...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
Alleged inhumane act shuts down JBS Swift kill floor
WORTHINGTON -- Hundreds of squealing hogs sat in trailers in the blazing heat Wednesday while truckers wondered when the kill floor at JBS Swift and Co. would re-open. With little information from the plant, the truckers who waited with their loads were angry and disgusted. "I've...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am