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Dayton offers $41 billion budget
Counting the lives lost to intimate violence
A gathering of ‘deer’ friends
Traffic stop leads to drug bust
Minnesota man survives home explosion
Prep boys basketball: Boever shines in Worthington win over Ellsworth
Seahawks' Lynch: 'I'm here so I won't get fined'
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Prep girls basketball: Worthington knocks off Murray County Central
Column: A blueprint for success in 2015
Letter: A common-sense approach to energy policy
Letter: Bowled over by football -- literally
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Letter: Look to commandments for answers
Judy & Bruce Schmidt
Dennis Palmer Luitjens
Allan (Al) Altnow
Raymond E. Barrett
Revving for retirement: Ricker leaves full-time ministry after almost 20 years at First Lutheran
Looking Back: 1940 -- Nobles County ranks among top flax producers in Minnesota
Looking Back: 1940 - Steamed turned into blades of new turbine at Worthington power plant
Column: On a mild, windy January day, some storm stories
Out & About: Jan. 16-31
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Ruesch 80th birthday
Altman 80th birthday
Hitzemann 85th birthday
Spessard 90th birthday
Hallstrom 99th birthday
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Special School Board Meeting January
December 14, 2014
Data: Dec. 14, 2014
Accidents ROCK RAPIDS, IOWA — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a three-vehicle accident at 4:31 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of First Avenue. Peggy Reck, 51, of Rock Rapids, was attempting to parallel park a 2004 Ford Explorer and struck a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban...
December 14, 2014 - 8:50pm
December 12, 2014
December 12, 2014 - 10:11pm
Farm bill meeting offered Tuesday
SIBLEY, Iowa — Northwest Iowa farmers and landowners are invited to learn about the new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill) at an informational meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church in Sibley. The meeting...
news / agriculture
December 12, 2014 - 9:54pm
Data: Dec. 13, 2014
Accidents ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle crash at approximately 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Indian Avenue and 100th Street. Involved was a 2012 Ford F-550 driven by Chad Dreesen, 44, of Ellsworth, and a 2007 Chevy...
data / police
December 12, 2014 - 9:46pm
December 3, 2014
Column: False Claims Act reminiscent of ‘little engine that could’
By Chuck Grassley, U.S. Senator WASHINGTON — Holding wrongdoers to account helps to uphold the public trust held by government, recover hard-earned tax dollars lost to fraud and strengthen our system of voluntary tax compliance. A federal law I beefed up nearly three decades...
opinion / columns
December 3, 2014 - 5:19pm
December 2, 2014
New year brings new business to Sibley
SIBLEY, Iowa — Tuesday’s short agenda of the Osceola County Board of Supervisors has the potential to make a big impact on the county. The supervisors unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding with Minnesota-based Capital Armament Co. to move its business from Mendota...
December 2, 2014 - 8:26pm
December 1, 2014
‘Reason for the Season’ at Lake Park
LAKE PARK, Iowa — The Lake Park Historical Society is sponsoring “Reason for the Season” Christmas 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Lake Park Community Center. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. by the Lake Park Fire Department. Santa will be on hand for...
December 1, 2014 - 8:43pm
The tradition continues
SIBLEY — The Sibley Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting Traditions of Christmas beginning at 8 a.m Saturday. The annual event has expanded in recent years to include activities around the community. Chamber director Sheryl Peters offered details on two new events this year,...
December 1, 2014 - 8:41pm
November 30, 2014
Iowa legislator Alons dies
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa state Rep. Dwayne Alons, who was battling renal cancer, died Saturday. He was 68. Alons, a Republican from Hull, announced his diagnosis last month, but at that point he planned to continue serving in the state legislature. Alons was a retired farmer...
news / politics
November 30, 2014 - 9:23pm
Railroads say delays improving in Great Plains
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Rail delays have been a problem for farmers throughout much of the Great Plains this year, but they’ve been less of an issue in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. Grain elevators around Sioux City say their rail shipments of grain this year have been mostly...
November 30, 2014 - 9:22pm
Sibley man named sports physician of the year
SIBLEY, Iowa -— Dr. Brian Sayler is no stranger to folks here. For more than 16 years, Sayler has operated his practice at Sibley Chiropractic and Acupuncture (formerly Sibley Family and Sports Chiropractic) on the city’s main street. Recently, Sayler was recognized for...
news / business
November 30, 2014 - 9:21pm
November 28, 2014
Christie, with eyes perhaps on Iowa, vetoes pig crate bill
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a politically charged bill that would have banned the use of certain pig cages in his state, a move many observers see as aimed at appeasing Iowa voters ahead of a potential 2016 presidential run. In a veto message issued...
news / agriculture
November 28, 2014 - 9:38pm
November 27, 2014
Sibley-Ocheyedan students help community through art
SIBLEY, Iowa — While small in number, the four members of the Sibley-Ocheyedan High School chapter of the National Art Honor Society have big ambitions to help others in their community. The group is soliciting donations of canned food and other non-perishable items to create...
news / education
November 27, 2014 - 8:48pm
Data: Nov. 28, 2014
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated an accident at 7:19 p.m. Tuesday at Sanford Worthington Medical Center. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a hit-and-run accident reported at 7:48 a.m. Wednesday from the intersection...
data / police
November 27, 2014 - 8:44pm
November 19, 2014
As others see it: Confusion over voting rights continues
Iowa City Press-Citizen Back in April, the Iowa Supreme Court added itself to the long list of people and government entities who aren’t exactly sure who is and isn’t — should be and shouldn’t be — allowed to vote in Iowa. That list also includes the Iowa Secretary of...
opinion / editorials
November 19, 2014 - 5:29pm