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July 29, 2015
Construction, public hearing top Osceola County agenda
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday for a public hearing on the transfer of land in the county’s Enterprise Park. Likewise, the board approved easement agreements with three property owners near Harris, Iowa, for an upcoming construction project. Osceola...
July 29, 2015 - 9:46pm
July 26, 2015
Storm Lake man pleads guilty to Osceola County drug charges
SIBLEY, Iowa — Christian Lee Wunder, 34, of Storm Lake, Iowa, pleaded guilty recently to possession of marijuana, second offense, which was committed on May 26. Wunder is to pay a fine of $625, a 35 percent surcharge of $218.75 (however, this fine and surcharge are suspended) for...
July 26, 2015 - 9:10pm
July 17, 2015
Going to the dogs: Osceola County Fair hosts Dog Agility Showcase
SIBLEY, Iowa — Canines took center stage at the Osceola County Fair late Thursday morning for the Dog Agility Showcase. Just under a dozen...
July 17, 2015 - 11:57am
July 15, 2015
‘Dare to Discover’ at the Osceola County Fair
SIBLEY, Iowa — Today marks the beginning of the Osceola County Fair, which will continue through Saturday. The fair will start with a splash — today’s 4-H events include a magician, barbecue cookout and fashion revue. The following days will give 4-H and FFA members an opportunity...
July 15, 2015 - 2:57pm
July 14, 2015
Supervisors approve memorandum with Ackerman Construction
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday morning to discuss economic development, public safety and requests from two communities within the county. Osceola County Economic Development Director Mike Earll reported Tuesday that Tom Ackerman of Ackerman...
July 14, 2015 - 9:26pm
June 11, 2015
Home Base Iowa provides opportunities for veterans
SIBLEY, Iowa — Following a military career, many soldiers are left with the task of rebuilding their civilian lives by finding jobs and homes....
June 11, 2015 - 8:18pm
June 9, 2015
Urban renewal amendments pass
SIBLEY, Iowa — Finalizing agreements with both JRJ Hospitality and Capital Armament (Cap Arms), the Osceola County Board of Supervisors approved resolutions adding both entities to an amended urban renewal district. Likewise, the resolutions authorized tax increment payments for...
June 9, 2015 - 9:09pm
May 13, 2015
Supervisors approve budget, urban renewal changes
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Board of Supervisors had a public hearing Tuesday on a budget amendment and voted on changes to the current urban renewal area established in the Kirk Grau Addition, which includes Noteboom Implement and Jackrabbit Junction. Budget amendment A...
May 13, 2015 - 8:08pm
May 12, 2015
Four new cases of avian flu in Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is responding to three probable cases and one confirmed case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Buena Vista, Lyon and Osceola counties. With these new announcements, Iowa now has 49 cases of...
May 12, 2015 - 8:34pm
April 21, 2015
Bird flu brings financial strain
DES MOINES, Iowa — The discovery of avian influenza in a major egg-laying chicken farm in Osceola County will cause significant financial loss to the farmer, but the impacts will likely reverberate through the communities where its employees live and the businesses who supplied...
April 21, 2015 - 9:37pm
April 20, 2015
Osceola County chicken farm tests positive for avian flu
HARRIS, Iowa — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed Monday the presence of the...
April 20, 2015 - 10:10pm
April 14, 2015
Supervisors discuss urban renewal, construction bids
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Board of Supervisors discussed litigation, urban renewal and construction bids Tuesday morning, then met via teleconference with the Dickinson County Board of Supervisors to move forward with work on their shared drainage district. Osceola Economic...
April 14, 2015 - 9:12pm
April 9, 2015
Osceola County part of FTZ, offers potential business boost
SIBLEY, Iowa — Joined by five counties in northwest Iowa, Osceola County is a part of a foreign trade zone. The idea was hatched years ago by the late Kirk Grau, former Osceola County Economic Development director. Grau’s vision has come to life in recent years, offering an incentive...
April 9, 2015 - 3:28pm
March 27, 2015
Primghar man arrested on burglary charges
PRIMGHAR, Iowa — Numerous northwest Iowa law enforcement agencies — including the O’Brien, Osceola, Lyon and Sioux County sheriff’s offices and the Sheldon, Sutherland and Paullina police departments —have worked jointly on a series of burglary and theft investigations that...
March 27, 2015 - 9:51pm
March 24, 2015
Supervisors say ‘yes’ to Harris
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Board of Supervisors listened to a request Tuesday morning from Harris Mayor Greg Spaethe to help the town establish an urban renewal district and TIF (tax increment financing) with windmills to pay for a mandated sewer project. “We could...
March 24, 2015 - 8:40pm