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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
February 19, 2015
LITTLE ROCK, Iowa — Next week families in Lyon County, Iowa will have access to a unique training program through the Iowa State University Extension office. The Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14) was established in 2001 for pre-teens and...
February 19, 2015 - 9:09pm
November 5, 2014
Lyon County election results
FEDERAL U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, 3618; Bruce Braley, 586; Bob Quast, 5; Rick Stewart, 58; Douglas Butzier, 28; Ruth Smith, 6 U.S. Representative District 4 Steve King, 3613; Jim Mowrer, 693 STATE Governor and Lieutenant Governor Terry E. Branstad and Kim Reynolds, 3756;...
November 5, 2014 - 2:24pm
June 17, 2014
LEOTA — Like many farmers with crops under water or obliterated by hail, Harley Buys of rural Edgerton is in limbo. “Everything we farm...
June 17, 2014 - 9:54pm
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...
November 22, 2013 - 9:11pm
September 8, 2013
Data: Sept. 9, 2013
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated an accident with injuries reported at 9:08 p.m. Saturday from North Humiston Avenue.
September 8, 2013 - 9:53pm
June 19, 2013
Iowa man dies in car-vs.-semi accident
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Lyon County Sheriff's Office investigated a semi-vs.-car accident at 5:06 p.m. Tuesday at A52 (260th Street) and K30 (Elmwood Avenue). Gilbert and Betty Teunissen of Inwood, Iowa were traveling north on K30. As they approached A52, there was a semi truck...
June 19, 2013 - 10:17pm
September 12, 2012
Lyon Sheriff calls off abduction investigation
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Lyon County Sheriff was able to disprove a report of a possible abduction Wednesday in Rock Rapids. The sheriff launched an investigation after witnesses reported seeing a girl, approximately 15 years of age, being forced into an older model Pontiac Grand...
September 12, 2012 - 8:37pm
July 22, 2012
Lyon County investigates employee misconduct
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- In two separate cases, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office has filed criminal charges against county employees. On Wednesday, charges of nonfelonious misconduct in office, a serious misdemeanor, were filed against eight county employees. Michael Lambert Modder,...
July 22, 2012 - 8:56pm
July 16, 2012
Burglaries plague Lyon County
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- An Appleton, Wis., man was arrested Sunday following a string of burglaries in Lyon County. The Hawarden Police Department arrested Daniel Joseph Detaege, 49, while the suspect was in the act of committing a burglary at the Ireton elevator. Detaege admitted...
July 16, 2012 - 7:58pm
June 5, 2012
Weber victorious in Osceola County sheriff's race
SIBLEY, Iowa -- After winning his third election, Osceola County Sheriff Douglas Weber is pleased with the amount of support he got from citizens of the county. Weber emerged victorious Tuesday after a primary election against fellow Republican opponent Matt Block, who announced...
June 5, 2012 - 11:37pm
June 3, 2012
Man arrested for check theft, forgery
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Lyon County, Iowa, Sheriff's Office has arrested a 48-year-old male for allegedly forging signatures and cashing checks in the amount of $283,374.76. Dale Delane Timmerman, Sibley, was arrested on Friday and charged with theft in the first degree and forgery,...
June 3, 2012 - 10:05pm
March 28, 2012
Pilot dies in Lyon County crash
LARCHWOOD, Iowa -- A Sioux Falls, S.D., man was pronounced dead at the scene of an airplane crash Wednesday afternoon near Larchwood. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about the crash at 1:10 p.m. A single-seat airplane had attempted to land at the Zangger Airport,...
March 28, 2012 - 10:07pm
April 12, 2011
Lyon County deputy involved in high speed chase
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- A Lyon County deputy was involved in a high speed chase Monday after attempting to stop a vehicle allegedly driven by Eric Matthew Hopewell, 48, of Sioux Falls, S.D. Driving a 1960s Plymouth, Hopewell was allegedly driving east on Iowa 9 one mile east of Rock...
April 12, 2011 - 8:31pm
August 27, 2010
Deadline nears for flood victim food assistance
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The deadline is Monday for flood victims in presidentially declared disaster areas to apply for emergency food assistance through the Iowa Department of Human Services. People in Lyon, Osceola and O'Brien counties who have experienced storm-related expenses -...
August 27, 2010 - 9:08pm
July 30, 2010
Lyon County A18 closed
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- County Road A-18, also known as 140th Street, will be closed from the South Dakota-Iowa state line east to K-12, aka Beech Avenue. A-18 will be detoured north on K-12 to Iowa 9 until further notice.
July 30, 2010 - 10:03pm