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Pipestone National Monument proposes entrance fee increase
Greater MN dominates committees
Higher Minnesota taxes? Take a guess
Health starts at home
Les Knutson: Jirele follows Pater to run for Mount Marty
Communities rally at the courage of a child
Scott Rall: Family traditions should not go the way of the dinosaur
Boys hockey: Big game, big win for Luverne
Wrestling: Oeltjenbruns, Nielsen lead Luverne
Column: Inglorious hackers, or 'Revenge of the Nerd'
Column: Holiday chores made special again by visit from mom
Column: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
As others see it: The best gift -- get there safe
Paul E. Becker
Bertha Mae West
Evelyn A. Kellen
Norman Lee Teerink
Religion briefs: Dec. 24
Looking Back: 1989 -- Hadley man named state's top cattleman
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
The pageantry of it all
Out and About
Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
School Board Minutes for November
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February 12, 2009
Community Foundation of Osceola County awards 27 grants today
SIBLEY, Iowa -- The Community Foundation of Osceola County will present 27 grant awards, totaling more than $90,100, during a ceremony at 5 p.m. today at the Sibley Senior Center. The event is open to the public. In its fourth year of philanthropic existence, the foundation is a...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
Dorr claims Osceola County Sheriff's Department can be sued
SIBLEY, Iowa -- In the civil suit between Sibley native Paul Dorr and son against Osceola County, Sheriff Doug Weber, his successors and the Sheriff's Department regarding denial of concealed weapons permits, the Dorrs have filed a brief and some letters in opposition to the defendants'...
news / courts
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 6, 2008
A farm field proposal
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Courtney Scott isn't easily surprised. This, her boyfriend knows. But on a clear November day, it was Andrew Krogman who successfully pulled the wool over his girl's eyes and, in the end, she had an engagement ring on her finger. To this day, she doesn't remember...
December 6, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Defendants answer to Dorr civil suit
SIBLEY, Iowa -- According to court documents filed Monday in Iowa Federal Court on behalf of Osceola County, Sheriff Douglas Weber had a rationale basis for denying the issuance of a concealed weapon permit to Ocheyedan, Iowa, resident Paul Dorr and his 18-year-old son. Dorr filed...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
Osceola County target of lawsuit
SIBLEY, Iowa -- A complaint filed in Iowa federal court contends Osceola County Sheriff Doug Weber acted illegally when he denied Paul Dorr and his son, Alexander, a permit to carry a weapon, but an answer by the attorney representing Osceola County has not yet been filed. The class...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Iowa gun law faces challenge
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa -- Paul Dorr, 52, and his son Alexander, 18, have filed a federal lawsuit after Osceola County sheriff Doug Weber twice denied their requests to carry a concealed weapon. Paul Dorr, who had a concealed weapons license from 2001 to 2006 without incident, claims...
November 12, 2008 - 8:00am
March 13, 2008
Osceola County officials push for new radio system
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Commissioners of the Osceola County Public Safety board were informed Wednesday evening that the county's radio communication system is so obsolete that parts are not available if there is a problem. Osceola County Emergency Management Coordinator Debra Goettig told...
March 13, 2008 - 12:00am
February 20, 2008
A clarification to Tuesday's letter
In reference to my Tuesday letter, Barb Berkenpas has called me to state that she is not a member of the Osceola County Taxpayers Association and has no desire to be labeled as such. She also stated that she does not question the work ethic of the Osceola County Attorney, Robert Hansen. I...
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am
CFOC plans to distribute funds
SIBLEY, Iowa -- The Community Foundation of Osceola (CFOC) County will distribute more than $53,000 for local improvement projects tonight to 17 non-profit groups representing five areas of Osceola County. Grants ranging from $2,000 to $3,500 will be announced and distributed during...
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am
February 19, 2008
Another version of a meeting's events
I read George Braaksma's letter published Feb. 14. The politics of "spin" seems to be alive and well with Braaksma and his organization, the Osceola County Taxpayers Association. Contrary to George's letter, I did not say at the compensation board meeting that George should refrain...
February 19, 2008 - 12:00am
February 15, 2008
Osceola County sheriff takes issue with 2008-2009 preliminary budget
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Osceola County Sheriff Doug Weber is once again being shorted in his budget request for the upcoming year -- this time by more than $36,000. The Osceola County Public Safety Commission (PSC) set the preliminary 2008-2009 budget at $922,425, a 5 percent increase from...
February 15, 2008 - 12:00am