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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
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