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Safe exchange site established
Sioux Falls creates 820-acre industrial park
It’s summertime again in Sibley
More funds authorized to clean up railroad ties
Tuning up for the summer
Section 3A baseball: Rogers, Dragons shut down Windom Area
State boys team tennis: Luverne goes two and out
State softball: Dutchmen confident but respectful
Prep boys tennis: Johnson, Luverne ready to make noise at state
Iowa prep girls golf: Peters shoots 106 on Day 1 of state
Column: GOP is out of tune once again
Column: 2015 session offers example of need for legislative reform
Column: Reality show jumps 19 sharks
Letter: Special session represents ‘do-over’ for Greater Minnesota
Column: Class of 2015 -- live with purpose
Travis Lee Johnson
Bernard "Ben" Bradley
Ginger K. Rogers
Oh, honey! Bees + recipes = cookbook
Looking Back: 1990 -- Adrian schools chief retires after 22 years
Column: The star of the skyline, and an unlikely achievement
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Religion briefs: May 28
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Douglas 80th birthday
Sprik 85th birthday
Pierce 85th birthday
Rients 85th birthday
Alexander 90th birthday
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May 20, 2015
Possible levy, building demolition top S-O school board agenda
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sibley-Ocheyedan school board met Monday night to discuss the fate of the Ocheyedan Elementary building while also receiving a legislative update from Iowa State Sen. David Johnson. Johnson, R-Ocheyedan, said progress at the Capitol has been slow. “We are...
May 20, 2015 - 8:46pm
May 18, 2015
Iowa girls regional golf: Sibley-Ocheyedan reaches finals
ORANGE CITY, Iowa — Sibley-Ocheyedan earned a second-place team score Monday at the Class 2A-Region 1A Tournament to clinch a spot in the Region 1 Final. The Generals carded a 421, putting them just six strokes behind tournament champion Unity Christian, which came in at 415. Sarah...
sports / prep
May 18, 2015 - 10:43pm
May 17, 2015
Sibley man publishes second book
SIBLEY, Iowa — In his free time, like millions of Americans, Tom Kuiper observes politics. The Sibley native has now morphed those observations into two books about 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. “It’s actually traced back to an author I have long admired,...
May 17, 2015 - 7:33pm
George, Iowa man found guilty Friday
SIBLEY, Iowa — Friday, Joseph Lee Daggett, 28, of George, Iowa, was found guilty Friday of the crimes of theft in the fourth degree, a serious misdemeanor; eluding, an aggravated misdemeanor; false imprisonment, a serious misdemeanor; and assault with a dangerous weapon, an aggravated...
May 17, 2015 - 6:57pm
May 14, 2015
Man alleges company offered prostitute for pipeline right-of-way
IOWA CITY, Iowa — A southeast Iowa landowner claiming a land agent offered him a prostitute in exchange for letting a pipeline cross his property...
May 14, 2015 - 8:30pm
May 13, 2015
Supervisors approve budget, urban renewal changes
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Board of Supervisors had a public hearing Tuesday on a budget amendment and voted on changes to the current urban renewal area established in the Kirk Grau Addition, which includes Noteboom Implement and Jackrabbit Junction. Budget amendment A...
May 13, 2015 - 8:08pm
May 12, 2015
Data: May 12, 2015
Accidents LEOTA — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated a crash reported at 7:27 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of 110th Street and Bedford Avenue. ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a two-vehicle crash reported at 9:20 a.m. Tuesday...
May 12, 2015 - 8:38pm
Four new cases of avian flu in Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is responding to three probable cases and one confirmed case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Buena Vista, Lyon and Osceola counties. With these new announcements, Iowa now has 49 cases of...
May 12, 2015 - 8:34pm
Column: A Medicare boost for Iowans
WASHINGTON — Young, old or in between, every worker collecting a paycheck has a stake in Medicare. The federal health insurance program covering older and permanently disabled citizens is funded through a payroll tax collected on wage earners and cost-sharing by recipients. Medicare...
opinion / columns
May 12, 2015 - 7:44pm
May 10, 2015
All in the family
LAKE PARK, Iowa — When Lake Park’s grocery store closed April 18 the town was devastated. Luckily, when Scott and Teresa Vogelaar heard about the business opportunity they purchased the store last week. The Vogelaar’s have owned Sanborn Foods in Sanborn, Iowa, since 2011....
May 10, 2015 - 7:59pm
May 4, 2015
Data: May 4, 2015
Accidents GEORGE, Iowa — The Lyon County, Iowa Sheriff’s Office investigated a one-vehicle rollover in the 3900 block of 230th Street at approximately 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Adriana Hernandez Juarez, 21, of Rock Valley, Iowa, was westbound on 230th Street when she lost control of...
May 4, 2015 - 7:16pm
May 1, 2015
Le Mars artists find unusual medium for large-scale murals
LE MARS, Iowa — In Jean Weiner’s artistic eye, a farm can yield a field of frozen novelty treats while fence posts can be made out of Popsicle...
May 1, 2015 - 9:27pm
April 29, 2015
Hy-Vee recalls Summer Fresh Pasta Salad
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. issued a recall Monday for Hy-Vee Summer Fresh Pasta Salad that is sold in its stores’ kitchen department cold cases and salad bars. The pasta was recalled after Hy-Vee was notified the frozen vegetables used to make the ready-to-eat pasta...
April 29, 2015 - 5:35am
April 27, 2015
Prep track and field: Harris-Lake Park boys take 7th, Sibley-Ocheyedan girls 5th
MILFORD, Iowa — Among some tough competition, the Harris-Lake Park boys took seventh place Monday at the Okoboji Invitational. The Wolves’ top individual performance was a 41-foot, 3-inch leap by Skylar Cudmore, giving him third place in the triple jump. Cale Hellinga and Darin...
sports / prep
April 27, 2015 - 11:00pm
Another round of avian influenza rocks Iowa
SIBLEY, Iowa — Five more probable cases of avian influenza in northwest Iowa were reported Monday by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. The report brings the total cases up to eight for the state. Osceola County now has a reported second case of the disease...
April 27, 2015 - 10:50pm