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State attracts Canadian business, sees lower unemployment
Walz given award for advocacy
Grace Lutheran in Luverne to host Live Nativity
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Hockey roundup: Cards sweep Worthington, Windom splits at Fairmont
Girls basketball roundup: Trojan girls pounce on PA
Prep wrestling: JCC tops Blue Earth Area
Column: Lessons from the auto bailout
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Editorial: Other sports are rightly off the hook
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The Disheveled Theologian: Reveling in the joy of the Christmas story
Looking Back: 1963 - Armour and Company facility is under construction
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Obermoller 90th birthday
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July 31, 2013
Primghar celebrates quasquicentennial
PRIMGHAR, Iowa -- Primghar -- the county seat of O'Brien County, Iowa -- is celebrating its quasquicentennial with a full slate of special events scheduled throughout the weekend. The name of the community is one of its biggest sources of pride as it is "the only Primghar in the world."...
July 31, 2013 - 10:54pm
May 27, 2013
Primghar man killed in crash
PRIMGHAR, Iowa -- A 24-year-old Primghar man is dead following a one-vehicle crash reported at 3:39 p.m. Friday, near the intersection of 390th Street and Redwood Avenue in O'Brien County. Derrick Austin Rensink was driving a 2005 GMC Denali westbound on 390th Street when he veered...
May 27, 2013 - 10:48pm
February 6, 2013
Suspect arrested in Iowa burglaries
PRIMGHAR, Iowa -- The O'Brien County Sheriff's Office has reported the arrest of a suspect in the investigation into business burglaries that occurred during the late spring and summer of 2012. Matthew Schoneman, 20, of Ashton, Iowa, was arrested Saturday and charged with three counts...
February 6, 2013 - 9:54pm
November 1, 2012
Primghar teen killed in rollover
PRIMGHAR, Iowa -- An 18-year-old from Primghar was killed Thursday after he lost control of his car, it rolled several times and he was ejected, according to a report issued by the Iowa State Patrol. Dylan Lynn Logan was driving a 1998 Chevy Monte Carlo westbound on 400th Street...
November 1, 2012 - 9:56pm
September 20, 2010
Four arrested after convenience store burglary
PRIMGHAR, Iowa -- The O'Brien County Sheriff's Office and the Sutherland Police Department have arrested four people in connection to a July burglary at a Sutherland convenience store, according to a news release. Authorities stated the offenders broke a window in the store to gain...
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September 20, 2010 - 10:37pm
June 30, 2010
Iowa man charged with sexual abuse
PRIMGHAR, Iowa -- The O'Brien County Sheriff's Office arrested a 49-year-old man on charges of sexual abuse Wednesday afternoon. Sheriff's deputies served an arrest warrant on Jonathan, William Strain, 49, of Primghar. Strain is charged with second-degree sexual abuse, a Class B...
June 30, 2010 - 9:21pm
May 26, 2010
More arrests in Broken Arrow operation
PRIMGHAR, Iowa -- The O'Brien County Sheriff's Office released the names of several more individuals arrested in the "Broken Arrow" operation that has now put at least 22 people behind bars in northwest Iowa. The Iowa Great Lakes Drug Task Force, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and...
May 26, 2010 - 8:31pm
October 30, 2008
Brief: Primghar Health Center opens
PRIMGHAR, Iowa -- Residents have moved into a new adult residential care facility for people with mental disabilities. Construction on Primghar Health Center, owned by the Pride Group Inc., was completed in mid-June. The center will feature 18 rooms, house 34 people and have its...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
Brief: Police chief pleads not guilty
PRIMGHAR, Iowa -- David Johannsen, the Sutherland police chief, has pleaded not guilty to charges of second- and third-degree theft and conspiracy to commit a felony. Johannsen stands accused of being involved in hog thefts from Liberty Properties Inc. on six occasions and unlawfully...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
Brief: Primghar man faces arson charge
PRIMGHAR, Iowa -- Jeremy Poulin, 28, of rural Primghar, has been charged with second-degree arson, a class C felony, in O'Brien County, Iowa. A press release states Poulin was arrested Monday on a warrant. The charge stems from a storage building fire on July 16. The O'Brien County...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am