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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
June 4, 2015
Shea named SWCD District Manager
WORTHINGTON — A farm boy from northwest Iowa, John Shea still gets home to the family farm south of Sheldon on weekends to help, whether it’s...
June 4, 2015 - 9:01pm
May 25, 2015
Iowa state track and field: Sibley-Ocheyedan makes noise in shuttle hurdle relay
DES MOINES, Iowa — Sibley-Ocheyedan showed that in both boys and girls competition it is among the elite when it comes to the shuttle hurdle...
May 25, 2015 - 10:03pm
May 22, 2015
Iowa State Track and Field: Sheldon 6th in 4x800; Sibley-Ocheyedan's Wolter 15th in shot
DES MOINES, Iowa — Sheldon placed sixth in the Class 2A boys 4x800-meter relay Thursday at the Iowa High School state track and field meet in Des Moines. Mark Ahlers, Jaden Kleinhesselink, Chad Nelson and Matt Buenger completed the event in 8:11.65. Monticello won the race in 7:50.39. Finals...
May 22, 2015 - 12:04am
May 18, 2015
Iowa girls regional golf: Sibley-Ocheyedan reaches finals
ORANGE CITY, Iowa — Sibley-Ocheyedan earned a second-place team score Monday at the Class 2A-Region 1A Tournament to clinch a spot in the Region 1 Final. The Generals carded a 421, putting them just six strokes behind tournament champion Unity Christian, which came in at 415. Sarah...
May 18, 2015 - 10:43pm
April 29, 2015
Man sentenced for Sheldon burglaries
SHELDON, Iowa — A Sheldon man has been sentenced in conjunction with a series of burglaries that occurred in August, September and October of last year. As part of a plea agreement, Travis Dean Staab, 27, will serve two five-year sentences, which will run concurrent to each other,...
April 29, 2015 - 8:20pm
April 6, 2015
Sheldon police looking for tips
SHELDON, Iowa — The Sheldon Police Department is investigating two criminal mischief incidents during which suspects used a sharp instrument to scratch the paint on vehicles, causing a significant amount of damage to the paint surfaces. The incidents occurred sometime Wednesday...
April 6, 2015 - 8:44pm
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 17, 2015
Woman faces charges after string of thefts
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sheldon Police Department has filed multiple criminal charges against a Sibley woman for her alleged involvement in several package thefts in Sheldon, Iowa. Becky Lynn Vander Plaats, 43, is facing third-degree theft charges and an aggravated misdemeanor after...
March 17, 2015 - 8:07pm
February 20, 2015
Iowa boys basketball playoffs: Harris-Lake Park, Central Lyon advance
HULL, Iowa — Harris-Lake Park led from start to finish as it took down Akron-Westfield 68-49 in the opening round of Class 2A District 2 playoffs. Jordan Kyle paced the Wolves with 25 points, seven rebounds, and five assists. Bret Sohn and Skylar Cudmore scored 13 and 12 points,...
February 20, 2015 - 12:23am