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Minnesota, Wisconsin ponder reciprocity renewal
Pregnancy discrimination claims more common in low-wage, male-dominated jobs
State wrestling: Worthington's Carson Hagen ends with a silver
College basketball: Minnesota West women headed to nationals
Section 3A south girls basketball: Hills-Beaver Creek upsets Edgerton
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State wrestling: Three JCC matmen win championships together
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Letter: Vote ‘yes’ for Osceola County hotel/motel tax
Column: A step forward in Afghanistan
Column: District 518 moving forward with high school addition project
Cleonora G. Hoffman
Gloria J. Wiese
Joseph L. Tolver
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Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
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Tax-Forfeited Land Classification Public Meeting Notice
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Notice of Proposed City Ordinance
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...
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March 1, 2010 - 4:15pm
February 26, 2010
Perjury charges dismissed in cold case murder
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- Perjury charges against 83-year-old John Van Gammeren have been dismissed without prejudice, according to a news release issued Thursday afternoon by the Lyon County Attorney's Office. Van Gammeren was charged in August 2009 with six counts of perjury -- charges...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
January 20, 2010
Brief: Lyon County hires new director
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- Larchwood native Stephen Simons has been hired as Lyon County's new economic development director. Simons signed a contract Monday and will begin his duties Feb. 1. "We interviewed a number of candidates and hands down his marketing ability his communication...
January 20, 2010 - 12:00am
January 16, 2010
Financing reviewed for proposed Lyon County casino
LARCHWOOD, Iowa -- The equity and financing commitments for the proposed Lyon County Resort & Casino, LLC were reviewed Thursday by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, but formal action has not yet been taken. The commitments presented by the Lyon County Riverboat Foundation Inc....
January 16, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2008
Two males arrested after Lyon County burglaries
GEORGE, Iowa -- Two George males have been arrested by the Lyon County Sheriff's Office after residents reported two separate burglaries. A news release from Lyon County states authorities were called at 12:08 p.m. Wednesday after a male subject entered a home in George and fled...
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am
September 13, 2008
Brief: New vote totals in Lyon County
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- A change in the number of votes cast didn't change the outcome of the race for school board positions in Lyon County. Steven Sieperda received 595 votes, winning the Central Lyon slot. Patrick McCarty, who was originally in third place with 305 votes, earned...
September 13, 2008 - 12:00am