Skip to main content
AgweekTV: Combining Ag and Learning
Southwest Minnesota murder suspect name revealed
Renowned guitarist Melendez to perform in Worthington
Dayton calls for fast insurance fix
Admitted Downwind killer testifies Friday in Rossbach trial
Prep football: H-LP finishes off perfect regular season
Prep volleyball: Setters are crucial to winning
Blast From the Past: Lefty Krohn was a pitching legend
Prep soccer: WHS has five on All-Big South boys team
Section 2A soccer: So close; Trojans edged by Mankato West
Column: Using assistive technology to overcome barriers
Column: In the third debate, Donald Trump erupts
Column: Become educated on referendum facts
Column: House Republicans bring shared priorities to state government
Letter: Choice for president shouldn't be difficult
Margaret R. Drahota
Laurine Mary Somers
Grace Marie Honkomp
Jerry Lee Flatgard
Column: Worthington is no stranger to election hullabaloo
New adaptation of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ arrives at Guthrie
Princess pride: Madilynn Mandelkow, 7, and family make community service a priority with The Den
Chris Tomlin simulcast is Tuesday at Grace Community Church
Disheveled Theologian: A porcine parable
out and about
Van Der Linden-Lindell wedding
Hogan 90th birthday
Henning 60th anniversary
Data: Oct. 22, 2016
City of Worthington Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes September 2016
Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Abatement Request
Data: Oct. 21, 2016
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
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
September 11, 2008
School boards elected in Iowa
WORTHINGTON -- New members were elected to the Sibley-Ocheyedan School Board Tuesday with nearly 11 percent voter turnout. In the race for director of District 3, Jeff Knobloch received 214 votes, beating out incumbent Cindy Onken, who had 153 votes. Paul Feldkamp was elected as...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am