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Original buildings still stand on Diemer Century Farm
Congratulations to area’s Century Farms
The Langseth legacy: Lake Ocheda farm has stayed in family since 1901
Burmeister farm continues legacy of German heritage, family involvement
Lake Park Luau and Fireworks is July 2
Amateur baseball: Cubs trail early, then take charge
Prep softball: Sheldon edges S-O
VFW baseball: Worthington takes two from Marshall
Legion baseball: Post 5 bats batter HL-O
Scott Rall: It's amazing what lives in little streams
As others see it: Legislature special session now unlikely
Letter: Key medical drug is hijacked from public
Column: Trump's Potemkin village
Column: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Letter: Minnesota Medical Assistance has 'many shortcomings'
Deborah Ann Dressen Bicknese
Eugene "Gene" Harms
Verna L. Busch
Marlyn D. Bartsch
Roger Lee Heimensen
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
Column: People are always talking about other people here
Out & About: June 17-26
Out and About
Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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June 5, 2016
Iowa advocates remain skeptical about new Medicaid oversight
DES MOINES, Iowa — Newly approved state oversight of Iowa’s privatized Medicaid program will make it one the most transparent in the country, according to Gov. Terry Branstad, but some health advocates remain skeptical as state officials begin determining plans for organizing...
June 5, 2016 - 9:01pm
Trail is latest community project in Le Mars
LE MARS, Iowa — A trail system connecting Plymouth and Woodbury counties is the latest of an array of Le Mars community betterment projects. The Le Mars Daily Sentinel reported that the PlyWood Trail involves 16 miles connecting the existing trail heads from the north end of Leeds...
June 5, 2016 - 9:00pm
June 3, 2016
The fabric of history: Quilt exhibit opens at Sibley's McCallum Museum
SIBLEY, Iowa — In conjunction with this weekend’s Good Ole Summertime celebration, the McCallum Museum and Brunson Heritage House is kicking...
June 3, 2016 - 9:45pm
June 2, 2016
Data: June 4, 2016
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a car-deer crash at 7:45 a.m. Thursday on Nobles County 25. Ambulance WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was paged at 7:16 p.m. Wednesday for an adult male lying on the road. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington...
data / police
June 2, 2016 - 9:53pm
June 1, 2016
Sierra Club sues to block Bakken pipeline
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Sierra Club Iowa Chapter has filed a lawsuit in Polk County District Court to block a planned crude oil pipeline through Iowa. Wally Taylor, a lawyer with the environmental group, filed a petition against the Iowa Utilities Board and Dakota Access seeking judicial...
June 1, 2016 - 11:11am
May 30, 2016
Sibley summer festival starts Thursday
SIBLEY, Iowa — Rain and thunder ruined many outdoor plans this past weekend, but members of the Sibley Chamber of Commerce hope their four-day festival, “Good Ole Summertime,” will bring out the sun. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. Thursday with a beach party for seventh- and...
May 30, 2016 - 8:34pm
May 27, 2016
Bakken pipeline permit yanked over possible sacred burial grounds
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -— Federal and state authorities have yanked a construction permit for a segment of the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline route to investigate reports it crosses ancient sacred tribal burial grounds in northwestern Iowa. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service notified...
May 27, 2016 - 9:36pm
May 26, 2016
Trees downed in Harris, Iowa
May 26, 2016 - 8:03pm
May 23, 2016
Historic site may be in path of Bakken pipeline
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Dakota Access officials trying to span a pipeline across Iowa may have hit another snag. The Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist has received a claim that a historically significant site falls along the proposed path of the Dakota Access pipeline. Iowa State...
May 23, 2016 - 8:39pm
May 22, 2016
Hy-Vee voluntarily recalls six trail mix products
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc., based in West Des Moines, is voluntarily recalling six trail mix products across its eight-state region due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The products include Hy-Vee Caramel Cashew Honey Crunch Trail Mix, Hy-Vee Dark...
May 22, 2016 - 8:37pm
May 20, 2016
Iowans sue Bakken pipeline developers
Two Iowa couples living along the Dakota Access pipeline route have filed lawsuits against the company’s attempts to use eminent domain to seize farmland. Bill Hanigan, of Davis Brown Law firm, filed lawsuits Friday on behalf of Verdell and Marian Johnson and Marvin and Bonnie...
May 20, 2016 - 9:20pm
May 18, 2016
Rosenboom announces expansion plans
SHELDON, Iowa — Rosenboom Machine and Tool Inc. has announced plans for a $16 million expansion of its facilities in Sheldon. Established in 1974, Rosenboom is a privately-owned company employing about 800 people at three manufacturing locations — Sheldon and Spirit Lake, Iowa,...
May 18, 2016 - 8:52pm
May 17, 2016
Police say fight involving black Iowa student wasn’t a hate crime
IOWA CITY, Iowa — An April fight involving a black University of Iowa freshman outside an off-campus bar was not a hate crime, authorities in Iowa City said Tuesday, and the student has admitted his account of the incident was “inconsistent” with police findings. The student,...
May 17, 2016 - 8:35pm
May 16, 2016
Column: We must help new grads pay for college
WASHINGTON — It’s graduation season and all eyes are on the Class of 2016. Armed with diplomas, freshly minted graduates are set to make their way in the world. For some, that may mean entering the military, getting a job or volunteering for public service. For most high school...
opinion / columns
May 16, 2016 - 4:58pm
May 15, 2016
New executive VP at Sibley State Bank
SIBLEY, Iowa — Karl Bormann, president and CEO of Sibley State Bank, has announced the hiring of lifelong northwest Iowa resident Tim Chapman as executive vice-president. Chapman, a 29-year banking veteran, graduated from Spirit Lake High School in 1983 and earned his bachelor’s...
May 15, 2016 - 8:56pm