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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
July 9, 2010
Brief: Lyon County part of disaster declaration
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Governor Chet Culver on Friday issued a disaster proclamation for Black Hawk, Jasper and Lyon counties in response to recent flash flooding. The disaster proclamation authorizes the implementation of the State Individual Assistance Grant Program to assist eligible...
July 9, 2010 - 9:47pm
May 13, 2010
Update: Gaming commission approves Larchwood casino
9:35 p.m. Update ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- Construction will begin next month on a resort and casino near Larchwood following the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission's approval of a casino license application on Thursday. The commission unanimously approved the Lyon County casino, noting...
May 13, 2010 - 2:40pm
May 4, 2010
Community Foundation of Lyon County announces grant recipients
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Community Foundation of Lyon County has announced it will award $108,550 in grants to 18 organizations in 2010. The foundation disperses funds though the Endow Iowa program, which funnels a portion of Iowa gambling revenues to counties without a gambling...
May 4, 2010 - 9:54pm
April 8, 2010
Rock Rapids is 'City of Murals': Iowa community takes cue from city in Washington state
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- With its sleepy streets and stereotypically low number of stoplights, it would be easy to mistake Rock Rapids for just another...
April 8, 2010 - 12:00am
March 1, 2010
Shooting victim still in critical condition
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Lyon County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the victim in Sunday's shooting in Rock Rapids, Iowa -- Levi David Hofer, 50, was still considered to be in critical condition in a Sioux Falls, S.D. hospital Monday afternoon. According to information...
March 1, 2010 - 4:15pm