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New Nobles County assessor begins duties
Slayton getting new ambulance truck
A tough winter: Climatologist speaks at Farmer Spring Break Conference
Iowa lawmakers clash over bullying bills
Amy Senser OK'd for work release next month
Section 3A South girls basketball: Wabasso edges Southwest
Section 3A boys basketball: SWC denied state trip
Section 2A girls basketball: Mankato Loyola trims SWU
State Class A boys hockey: Luverne beats Chisago Lakes Area
Scott Rall: Puppies and the art of buying one
Column: A pilot in need of a correction
Column: Preparing students for the world's best workforce
Column: President's budget is without vision
Column: Protecting older Iowans - and protecting taxpayers
Column: Once upon a moonbeam
Family values: Rushmore native relates history and lessons of rural upbringing in book
Column: Let's fly straight to the point - the pilot was a woman
2014 Daily Globe Women's Expo - Health & Home Show
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Data: March 8, 2014
Nobles County Board Summary of Minutes
Data: March 6, 2014
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Tamara L. Meyer
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Tamara Lynn Meyer
January 2, 2014
Man charged after intoxication
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — A Sheldon, Iowa, man now faces an additional charge after showing up at the Lyon County Jail drunk. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that at 4:50 p.m. Monday, Joey Espeland, 52, reported to the sheriff’s office to serve a jail sentence on a prior...
news / crime
January 2, 2014 - 9:53pm
Democratic field for Iowa governor narrows
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After a potential rival dropped out of the primary race Thursday, Democratic candidate for governor Jack Hatch looked increasingly like he will be his party’s best option to take on popular Gov. Terry Branstad in November. Hatch, a state senator from Des...
January 2, 2014 - 9:50pm
Data: Jan. 3, 2014
Accidents GEORGE, Iowa — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a hit-and-run crash that occurred sometime between Tuesday and Wednesday. A light pole, owned by Alliant Energy of Sibley, was struck by an unknown vehicle in the parking lot of The Good Knight, 600 S. Virginia...
news / crime
January 2, 2014 - 9:43pm
January 1, 2014
Sex offender sentenced for assaulting worker
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One month after the Iowa Supreme Court ordered his release from a state treatment facility, a dangerous sex offender will stay behind bars at least through May after pleading guilty to assaulting a state employee. Anthony William Geltz, 20, pleaded guilty...
news / crime
January 1, 2014 - 9:51pm
Data: Jan. 2, 2014
Accidents GEORGE, Iowa — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated at two-vehicle accident reported at 3:56 p.m. Monday at the intersection of North Virginia Street and East Dakota Avenue. A 2005 Buick LeSabre operated by Mark Behrens, 57, of George, was traveling southbound...
data / police
January 1, 2014 - 9:39pm
December 30, 2013
Farmers say they remain busy in winter
LEMARS, Iowa (AP) — While Plymouth County farms may look empty and still without crops growing in the fields, farmers say their winter schedules are bustling with activity. Dan Albert said he hears people joke about the meaning of the label “four-by-four,” which is often printed...
news / agriculture
December 30, 2013 - 9:42pm
December 29, 2013
Lyon County hits jackpot in casino grants
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Lyon County schools, cities and the county government are cashing in with casino grants. The Lyon County Riverboat Foundation is the non-profit license holder for the Grand Falls Casino near Larchwood, Iowa. “How Iowa law operates is that there needs to be...
December 29, 2013 - 9:41pm
December 27, 2013
Lake Park city building gets new look
LAKE PARK, Iowa — Lake Park’s City Hall has recently undergone a transformation, and more updates to the structure are in the works. “I’d go as far to say that we’ve got a good start,” said City Administrator Wade Wagoner. “In my opinion, it’s still too two-dimensional,...
December 27, 2013 - 10:04pm
Dickinson County fires 911 dispatcher caught sleeping
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa sheriff has fired a 911 dispatcher who was caught sleeping on the job twice in three months, the second time in such a deep slumber that she missed repeated messages from co-workers, according to state records. Marianne Lynch, who worked the overnight...
December 27, 2013 - 10:00pm
December 10, 2013
Column: RFS comment period a chance for Iowans to be heard
By BILL NORTHEY, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture DES MOINES, Iowa — The Obama administration’s recent proposal to significantly reduce the amount of clean-burning renewable fuels that must be included in the fuel supply in 2014 is a shocking capitulation to Big Oil that threatens...
opinion / columns
December 10, 2013 - 10:38am
Spirit Lake man charged with first-degree murder
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — A 21-year-old Spirit Lake man has been arrested on charges of first-degree murder following the death of a woman Sunday night in rural Spirit Lake. The body of Sarah Renee Grimmius, 36, of Jackson, was found by Dickinson County Sheriff’s deputies...
news / crime
December 10, 2013 - 9:34am
December 4, 2013
Iowa prep boys basketball: Sheldon suits up again after historic season
Alex Purdy Daily Globe SHELDON, Iowa — There’s a lot of pressure on the Sheldon Orabs boys’ basketball team this winter. Besides finishing with a strong record of 25-3 in 2012-13, they were also the Class 2A state champions. The Orabs are returning three letter winners...
sports / prep
December 4, 2013 - 8:51pm
November 29, 2013
Jak loves Mexico: Eich moves back to Iowa, but continues to help 'kids'
LITTLE ROCK, Iowa — Paul “Jak” Eich is comfortable in his little house in Little Rock. He’s got a cushy chair parked in from of the living window from which he and pooch No. 1, a Chihuahua named Hoogie, can watch the birds outside. In the garage and backyard, he has...
lifestyles / people
November 29, 2013 - 1:24pm
November 25, 2013
Depth marks Iowa’s girls basketball contenders
Alex Purdy Daily Globe SIBLEY, Iowa — Sibley-Ocheyedan girls basketball coach Jeremy Leusink is hoping to add balance this year. Throughout last year, the Generals relied heavily on their all-conference forward Bridget Doeden to supply the team’s offense. “Last year we...
sports / prep
November 25, 2013 - 12:34am
November 22, 2013
Data: Nov. 23, 2013
Accidents ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at 7:33 p.m. Thursday on Iowa 9, two miles west of Rock Rapids. Donna Shelly, 73, of Rock Rapids, was driving eastbound on Iowa 9 when she struck a Black Angus calf on the roadway. She reported...
data / police
November 22, 2013 - 9:11pm