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Bystander shoots video of police chase outside restaurant
Release of calls to Prince estate offer glimpse into Paisley Park life
University of Iowa, police investigate reported racially motivated attack
Recall expanded: U.S., Takata confirm another 35 million-40 million Takata air bag inflators added to recall
Planning commission discusses new apartments, garage addition
Track and field: Competition keen at Nangle Relays
Boys tennis: Trojans play Redwood Valley tough
Prep golf: Brinkman paces JCC girls
Prep softball: MLA downs Flying Dutchmen
Prep baseball: Volk hit jump-starts HL-O
Letter: Half-cent tax can do a lot more good
As others see it: Let's all fight teen drug use
Column: Cruz-Fiorina -- a musical comedy
Letter: Walz deserves kudos for bipartisan efforts
Column: Trump, in his own words
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Looking Back: 1966 -- Parachutist treated at local hospital
Detective work: Dave Hoffman recognized as one of the ‘Faces of Hope’ by Crisis Center
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Kremer 98th birthday
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February 14, 2016
Iowa district wrestling: Seven from Sibley-Ocheyedan headed to state
Sibley-Ocheyedan put seven of its eight Class 1A-District 6 qualifiers into the state tournament Saturday with another stellar performance. That accounted for all but one of the area wrestlers who will be making the trip to Des Moines to begin the individual state wrestling tournament...
sports / prep
February 14, 2016 - 8:44pm
Iowa girls basketball regionals: Seasons end for Sibley-Ocheyedan, Sheldon
SIOUX RAPIDS, Iowa — Sibley-Ocheyedan saw its season come to a close Saturday in the first round of the Class 2A-Region 1 Tournament. The Generals were on the wrong end of two teams that had much different results from 3-point range en route to a 66-48 loss. The Rebels connected...
sports / prep
February 14, 2016 - 8:32pm
February 12, 2016
Sibley doctor fined; Rosman denies allegations but agrees to settlement
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Iowa Board of Medicine released a statement of charges and settlement agreement earlier this month with Dr. Mary Pat Rosman...
February 12, 2016 - 10:19pm
February 11, 2016
CFOC Awards announced Tuesday
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Community Foundation of Osceola County (CFOC) is celebrating 11 years of philanthropy by announcing 28 2015/2016 grant awards. An awards ceremony and celebration will take place at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Sibley Senior Center. Award recipients, foundation members...
February 11, 2016 - 8:27pm
Data: Feb. 11, 2016
Accident ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle crash at 2 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. 75, at the intersection of 180th Street, two miles south of Rock Rapids. Angela Lanz, 25, of Madison, S.D., was driving a 2005 Kia Sedona eastbound on 180th...
February 11, 2016 - 8:27pm
As others see it: Broadband a priority in Iowa, too
There was much fanfare last year when the Legislature passed and Gov. Terry Branstad signed a bill designed to help expand broadband access. The goal, Branstad said, is “connecting every acre of Iowa to high-speed broadband.” But companies trying to expand said they’re concerned...
opinion / editorials
February 11, 2016 - 5:02pm
February 10, 2016
Iowa prep wrestling: Sibley-Ocheyedan headed to state tournament
SIBLEY, Iowa — Sibley-Ocheyedan was dominant in clinching a spot in the Class 1A State Dual Team Tournament Tuesday. The Generals cruised through the district with a 45-25 win over West Lyon in the title bout after a 48-32 victory against Alta-Aurelia. Zak Stanton got the home team...
sports / prep
February 10, 2016 - 12:25am
February 9, 2016
Okoboji Summer Theatre announces 2016 season
OKOBOJI, Iowa — The Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST) announce nine productions Tuesday for its 59th season. Productions are as follows: “The Spitfire Grill,” musical, rated PG, June 14-19; “A Murder Is Announced,” mystery, PG, June 21-26; “There Goes the Bride,” farce, PG,...
February 9, 2016 - 8:33pm
Green with energy: Osceola County Board moves forward with solar power project
SIBLEY, Iowa — After a lengthy debate, the Osceola County Board of Supervisors made a pledge to go green during Tuesday morning’s regular meeting. Osceola Electric Cooperative (REC) is in the process of creating a community solar park near Hawkeye Point, north of Sibley. REC...
February 9, 2016 - 8:30pm
February 7, 2016
Hy-Vee achieves fresh seafood goal
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. announced Tuesday that 100 percent of its fresh and private label frozen seafood now comes from responsible sources. In 2011, Hy-Vee committed to procuring its fresh and frozen seafood from environmentally responsible sources by the end of 2015....
February 7, 2016 - 10:13pm
February 4, 2016
Ag practices event set for Feb. 15
SHELDON, Iowa — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a Level 1 workshop covering Good Agricultural Practices (GAP). This one-day workshop is for farmers who sell directly to consumers or are considering expanding to foodservice or other markets. The training is...
News / agriculture
February 4, 2016 - 9:34pm
February 3, 2016
Trump: Cruz stole Iowa
NEW YORK — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday accused rival Ted Cruz of stealing a victory in the Iowa caucuses and called for another vote or nullification of Cruz’s win. Trump, who finished second behind Cruz, lit up Twitter on Wednesday with a series...
News / politics
February 3, 2016 - 9:58pm
February 2, 2016
Cruz’s Iowa victory could show Big Corn’s waning influence
NEW YORK — U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s victory Monday in corn-rich Iowa could represent a major blow to the country’s...
February 2, 2016 - 7:10pm
February 1, 2016
‘I want my voice heard’: Osceola County residents gather Monday night
SIBLEY, Iowa — The first national caucus held in Osceola County, Iowa, had one of the largest turnouts in years. Last night, Iowans gathered at 1,681 precincts to vote for delegates for 99 county conventions. At the Republican caucus at the Osceola County Courthouse, 326 voters...
February 1, 2016 - 11:14pm
Cruz beats Trump in Iowa: Clinton, Sanders in tight battle
DES MOINES, Iowa — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz beat billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa’s Republican presidential nominating contest Monday, upsetting...
February 1, 2016 - 10:47pm