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Windom EDA property to be sold to hotel chain
Affirmed: Sibou conviction upheld on appeal
Blood drive Thursday at local hospital
5 million: Number of dead birds still multiplying from avian flu outbreak
Tax bill passes, sets up negotiations
Amateur football: Huskerz start strong with blowout win
Prep baseball: Worthington back in the win column with split
College baseball: Minnesota West starts slow in sweep
Prep baseball: No. 4 Windom Area falls to No. 3 Fairmont in thriller
Prep softball: Worthington swept; Windom Area splits at home tourney
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Roger T. Richardson, Sr.
Donna Mae Gerber
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Fun times with Florian: Chmielewski celebrates 70 years of making music on his accordion
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Vietnam Remembered: 40 Years After the War
Looking Back: 1940 -- 'Gone with the Wind' arrives in Worthington
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Resolution No. 3588
March 5, 2015
What is the real cost?
SIBLEY, Iowa — Last week, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed into a law an increased gas excise tax. Motorists felt the effect at the pumps this week, with gas prices in Sibley reaching $2.39 for unleaded gasoline at Jackrabbit Junction. The increase is the first for the state...
March 5, 2015 - 8:29pm
March 3, 2015
A new feather in the S-O STEM cap
SIBLEY, Iowa — Sibley-Ocheyedan High School and science teacher Mike Wedge have reason to celebrate. Wedge and the school have received an award for the efforts made in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education. Wedge received the 2015 STEM Education...
March 3, 2015 - 9:19pm
March 2, 2015
Iowa girls basketball: Central Lyon falls in first round at state
DES MOINES, Iowa — Central Lyon and Burlington Notre Dame met up in the first round of the Class 1A State Tournament as the last two teams to take the title. The Lions took the title in 2013 before Notre Dame captured the crown in 2014. Monday, it was the Nikes who were able to...
sports / prep
March 2, 2015 - 9:37pm
March 1, 2015
To the polls!
SIBLEY, Iowa — Last September, plans for a new hotel in Osceola County were announced. Investors with JRJ Hospitality will construct a $3.655 million motel along Iowa 60 that is slated to open this fall. Citizens in Osceola County have an opportunity Tuesday to vote on a 5 percent...
March 1, 2015 - 8:17pm
February 27, 2015
Hog heaven: Sibley-Ocheyedan FFA chapter meets fundraising goal
SIBLEY, Iowa — Students in the Sibley-Ocheyedan High School FFA chapter capped off a week’s worth of FFA week activities Friday with their second annual “Pass the Animal” scholarship fundraiser. Last year, a traveling lamb visited Osceola County businesses. This year the...
news / agriculture
February 27, 2015 - 9:59pm
Data: Feb. 28, 2015
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a hit-and-run crash reported at 2:38 p.m. Thursday from the 1500 block of Collegeway. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 5:02 p.m. Thursday from Hy-Vee. WORTHINGTON...
data / police
February 27, 2015 - 9:39pm
February 26, 2015
Iowa Senate panel OKs different broadband bill
DES MOINES, Iowa — The path to passing Gov. Terry Branstad’s highly promoted broadband legislation took an unexpected turn Thursday when a Senate economic growth subcommittee declined to advance it and instead approved a different bill aimed at expanding high-speed Internet in...
news / politics
February 26, 2015 - 9:06pm
Lawmakers try to find compromise on education funding
DES MOINES, Iowa — At odds over education funding, Iowa lawmakers began meeting Thursday to attempt to find a compromise. The Republican-majority House and Democratic-controlled Senate are still far apart on how much new money to give schools in the upcoming academic year. House...
news / education
February 26, 2015 - 9:04pm
February 25, 2015
Sibley residents to breathe easier -- they hope
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sibley City Council heard plans by Iowa Drying and Processing (IDP) during Monday night’s meeting to improve air conditions around the plant — more specifically, control the smell produced by the factory. The company’s effort to mask the odor will likely...
February 25, 2015 - 10:02pm
School bullying legislation advances in Iowa Legislature
DES MOINES, Iowa — Legislation aimed at reducing school bullying in Iowa advanced in the Legislature on Wednesday, but it remains unclear if it will have enough support to get to Gov. Terry Branstad’s desk this session. A three-member House education subcommittee gave unanimous...
news / education
February 25, 2015 - 9:49pm
February 24, 2015
Prep boys basketball: Pipestone Area clips Tracy-Milroy-Balaton in overtime
MONTEVIDEO — After trailing by 15 points in the second half, Pipestone Area battled back, sending their Section 3AA boys basketball contest with Tracy-Milroy-Balaton into overtime. Pipestone picked up the OT win by a score of 68-65, advancing to the 3AA North Sub-Section final. Dominic...
sports / prep
February 24, 2015 - 11:47pm
February 23, 2015
Iowa girls basketball: Central Lyon takes region crown; George-Little Rock falls short
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Central Lyon got out to a bit of a sluggish start Monday in its Class 1A-Region 1 Championship game against Kingsley-Pierson. But with three minutes left in the first quarter, the Lions took a 7-6 lead. They never trailed again. Central Lyon took the regional...
sports / prep
February 23, 2015 - 11:42pm
February 22, 2015
Iowa state wrestling: Area grapplers finish strong
DES MOINES, Iowa — Sibley-Ocheyedan put three wrestlers in the top eight as the Class 1A Iowa State Wrestling Tournament wrapped up at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday. Matt Naig paced the Generals with a sixth-place finish as they tallied 29 points to take 17th as a team. Central...
sports / prep
February 22, 2015 - 11:05pm
Goodwill helps 1,534 find new employment in 2014
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Thanks to the significant job search assistance provided by Goodwill of the Great Plains Connection Centers, 1,534 people found jobs with more than 500 employers within its territory in 2014. “We are ecstatic about the number because the growth rate has increased...
February 22, 2015 - 7:58pm
February 21, 2015
Iowa state wrestling: Naig, Vander Streek advance to semifinals before losses
DES MOINES, Iowa — Matt Naig of Sibley-Ocheyedan and Central Lyon/George-Little Rock’s Travis Vander Streek both reaches the semifinals in their respective weight classes Friday on Day 2 of the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament. Unfortunately for both area grapplers, they each...
sports / prep
February 21, 2015 - 12:26am