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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
Boo! Windom’s haunted house will spark ‘Old School Nightmares’
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
Ralph Wellington Thueson
James G. Myers
Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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Birth: Oct. 26, 2016
Kill 80th birthday
Taylor 90th birthday
Kunze 90th birthday
Schaap 90th birthday
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Accidents ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a car-deer crash at 8:22 p.m. Friday in the 1400 block of Iowa 18. Benjamin Stark, 36, of Brentwood, Mo., was driving a 2005 Hyundai westbound when a deer entered the roadway. Stark’s vehicle sustained...
August 28, 2016 - 9:22pm
August 26, 2016
Biking Bob: 78-year-old Hibma still doing plenty of pedaling
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Nearly 20 years ago, Bob Hibma was asked to go on a bike ride. “Friends from church -- Mike and Myra Vanvoorst -- invited...
August 26, 2016 - 9:55pm
August 25, 2016
Little Rock corn show continues through Sunday
LITTLE ROCK, Iowa -- Just as gardeners are harvesting their bounties of produce, the small town of Little Rock is gathering the entries for its 69th annual Little Rock Corn Show. From cabbage and corn to tomatoes and potatoes, visitors to the show will get to see the entries and...
August 25, 2016 - 9:16pm
August 24, 2016
Rep. King pays visit to Sibley
August 24, 2016 - 10:04pm
Data: Aug. 24. 2016
Ambulance WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 12:21 p.m. Tuesday to an undisclosed location for a male having difficulty breathing. Police SIBLEY, Iowa -- The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jose Manuel Maldonado Castillo, 35, of Sibley, on Sunday...
August 24, 2016 - 6:44am
August 23, 2016
ISU Extension and Outreach hosting caregivers course
SHELDON, Iowa – Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach reminds caregivers of children with special health and behavioral needs to pre-register for the Powerful Tools for Caregivers course in Sheldon by Sept. 7. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-week course designed...
August 23, 2016 - 9:08pm
August 22, 2016
Column: Why pension oversight is important
Q: Why does our system of checks and balances matter? A: Our Constitution establishes three branches of government to create a system of checks and balances. This system is fundamental to hold government accountable to the people and protect individual freedoms, such as the right...
August 22, 2016 - 8:56pm
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
LAKE PARK, Iowa -- You’ve gotta play defense and you’ve got to be able to score points. Lane Gunderson believes his Harris-Lake Park Wolves...
August 22, 2016 - 5:28pm
August 19, 2016
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Ambulance WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 6:50 p.m. Thursday to the 700 block of Thompson Avenue for an adult male who had fallen earlier, was experiencing weakness and having difficulty standing. Police SIBLEY, Iowa -- The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office...
August 19, 2016 - 9:16pm
August 18, 2016
Rep. King to visit Osceola County on Wednesday
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Iowa 4th District Rep. Steve King will make a stop in Osceola County on Wednesday. King will tour Motorvation Engineering at 941 Fourth Ave., Sibley, beginning at 12:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.Motorvation Engineering began operations in Sibley in 1994....
August 18, 2016 - 9:00pm
August 17, 2016
Column: An apple for Iowa teachers
WASHINGTON -- It’s back to school season. Some parents may be relieved that the summer is drawing to an end and their children will soon be out of the house and back in the classroom. But more importantly, back to school time is an opportunity to reflect on the impact education...
August 17, 2016 - 9:11pm
August 15, 2016
Sibley library hosting Shakespeare Day
SIBLEY, Iowa -- The Sibley Public Library will host a Shakespeare Day event from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. All ages are welcome at the event. Attendees will be able to watch puppet shows, participate in scavenger hunts, engage in quill and ink writing, play Renaissance games and make...
August 15, 2016 - 9:34pm
August 14, 2016
Ocheyedan marks 125th with Days of Olde
August 14, 2016 - 9:22pm
August 8, 2016
Ocheyedan to celebrate its 125th birthday
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa -- A big celebration is planned to mark Ocheyedan’s 125th anniversary this weekend. People started to arrive to this area of northwest Iowa in 1884 with the construction of the Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway. However, it was not until 1891 that it...
August 8, 2016 - 9:26pm
August 7, 2016
One dead in weekend rollover crash
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- One person is dead following a rollover crash early Saturday in Dickinson County. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported rollover vehicle accident at 12:55 a.m. at the intersection of 125th Street and 260th Avenue. When emergency crews...
August 7, 2016 - 9:42pm