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Franken attends groundbreaking of new school
Concerns raised about EpiPens costs
Lakeside Church welcomes new pastor
Better late than never: Grant dollars target fields damaged in 2014 flooding
Minnesota’s average ACT scores drop
Prep soccer: Experience will be key to Trojans quest for conference championship
Prep volleyball: Southwest Minnesota volleyball talent is easy to find
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Letter: DFL political games hurt millions of Minnesotans
Column: Hillary's heel
Column: Trump's 360-degree 'pivot'
Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Ryan L. Shea
Curtis Lowell Schmidt
Ladene M. Nelson
Nina Mae Eernisse
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
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Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
Hemmen 60th anniversary
Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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September 13, 2015
Prep volleyball: Pipestone Area, Westbrook-Walnut Grove take tourney titles
LUVERNE — Pipestone Area came away with a narrow victory over the hosting Cardinals Saturday at the Luverne Tournament. The Arrows finished the day with a perfect 4-0 record, winning two of their matches by the total points tiebreaker after a 1-1 split. Luverne came in second with...
September 13, 2015 - 10:41pm
September 8, 2015
Iowa prep cross country: Sieperda, Anderson lead GLR/CL in Sibley
SIBLEY, Iowa — Gable Sieperda placed second and teammate Joe Anderson placed third, helping George-Little Rock/Central Lyon to a third-place finish in the boys standings of the Sibley-Ocheyedan Invitational Tuesday. Western Christian won the team competition with 61 points, led...
September 8, 2015 - 11:49pm
September 7, 2015
Iowa prep volleyball: Sheldon goes 3-1, Sibley-Ocheyedan 0-4 at tournament
SHELDON, Iowa — Tournament host Sheldon recovered from a tough, three-set loss in its opener Saturday to finish the afternoon with a record of 3-1. Sibley-Ocheyedan got better as the day went along, but couldn’t quite come out with a win despite taking Newell-Fonda to three sets...
September 7, 2015 - 10:41pm
September 2, 2015
Iowa prep volleyball: Harris-Lake Park splits; Sheldon goes 1-2
HAWARDEN, Iowa —Harris-Lake Park settled for a split Tuesday at West Sioux, first sweeping the hosting Falcons before dropping a 3-0 decision to Unity Christian. In the first of the two games, the Wolves dominated the West Sioux Falcons, 3-0. The Wolves’ well-balanced attack...
September 2, 2015 - 12:04am
August 31, 2015
It's a good time to celebrate
SHELDON, Iowa — While many may count down the days to a long weekend, residents of Sheldon are preparing for Celebration Days. Sheldon’s annual festival will kick off Thursday evening. Chamber of Commerce Coordinator Allison Cooke said there are several new family-friendly...
August 31, 2015 - 9:07pm
August 27, 2015
Prep football: Rivalries on tap Friday
It’s not even September, but already interesting matchups dot the high school football landscape in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa. One such meeting will be that between Worthington and St. Peter. The Trojans enter the Week 2 matchup off of a 34-0 loss at the hands of Luverne....
August 27, 2015 - 9:30pm
August 24, 2015
Prep volleyball: Changes abound for area squads
First-year Westbrook-Walnut Grove co-head volleyball coach Mark Takle said there are a lot of unknowns in the Red Rock Conference opening the...
August 24, 2015 - 11:28pm
July 23, 2015
Letter: Many made July 3 VNU event a big success
By Lisa Johnson, Director of Development, Village Northwest Unlimited, Sheldon, Iowa From the residents, staff, and Board of Directors at Village Northwest Unlimited, I would like to extend a huge thank-you to all who attended our annual Independence Day Celebration on July 3....
July 23, 2015 - 9:34pm
July 10, 2015
Prairie Arts Council to host 'Tom Sawyer' event
SHELDON, Iowa — “I hope to have a terrific turnout. A lot of hands makes an easier job.” So said Harold Tuttle, board director of the...
July 10, 2015 - 10:04pm
July 5, 2015
Liberal Sanders draws sizable crowd in conservative country
SHELDON, Iowa — In an area known for its conservative political leanings, Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders was greeted...
July 5, 2015 - 9:11pm
July 1, 2015
Bobby Jindal to visit northwest Iowa
SHELDON, Iowa — Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal will make the rounds in northwest Iowa Friday with stops in Sioux Center, Rock Rapids, Sheldon, Sibley and Spencer. Jindal’s itinerary includes: 8 to 9:30 a.m., Sioux Center Livestock Company Restaurant, Sioux Center;...
July 1, 2015 - 8:44pm
June 29, 2015
Iowa prep softball: Sheldon, Sibley-Ocheyedan take losses
ORANGE CITY, Iowa — MOC-Floyd Valley plated six runs in the bottom of the sixth to pull away in an otherwise tight contest with Sheldon Monday. The Orabs trailed just 5-3 before the big frame. The rally earned the Dutch an 11-3 Siouxland Conference win. Sami Kleinwolterink was...
June 29, 2015 - 11:20pm
Bernie Sanders to speak in Sheldon
As part of his campaign, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will appear at the Sheldon, Iowa, town hall meeting. The meeting is at 9 a.m. July 3 in the basement meeting room of the Sheldon Community Building.
June 29, 2015 - 9:39pm
June 18, 2015
Iowa Great Lakes Drug Task Force makes arrests in Sheldon
SHELDON, Iowa — Officers arrested two adults on multiple charges and four juveniles will likely be charged following execution of a search warrant Tuesday in Sheldon. At approximately 8:40 a.m., officers executed the warrant at 315 W. Ninth St., 315½ W. Ninth St. and 1502 E. Ninth...
June 18, 2015 - 9:23pm
June 15, 2015
Iowa preps: George-Little Rock/Central Lyon softball, Central Lyon baseball out-slug Sheldon
GEORGE, Iowa — The George-Little Rock/Central Lyon softball team saw its bats catch fire Monday in a 9-6 Siouxland Conference win over Sheldon. Six different Mustangs enjoyed multiple-hit games and as a team, they struck out only twice. Early on, it was the Orabs who came out...
June 15, 2015 - 11:30pm