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December 10, 2014
Prep boys basketball: Tracy-Milroy-Balaton explodes in second half; Windom Area wins by 10
PIPESTONE — Tracy-Milroy-Balaton trailed by one at halftime, but managed to outscore Pipestone Area 38-24 in the second half in a high school boys basketball game Tuesday night. That spelled a 70-57 nonconference victory for the Panthers. Brett Swenhaugen finished with 23 points,...
December 10, 2014 - 12:27am
December 5, 2014
Prep wrestling: TMB/WWG pinned; JCC tops Arrows
TRACY — Canby won five matches by fall to solidify a 42-21 high school wrestling victory Thursday over Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove. Canby’s Nick Antony secured a fall at 138 pounds over TMB/WWG’s Devin Skalak at 1:21. Other Canby falls occurred at 160 pounds...
December 5, 2014 - 12:00am
December 2, 2014
Prep boys basketball: Jahnke free throws lift Mountain Lake Area over Westbrook-Walnut Grove
MOUNTAIN LAKE — Levi Jahnke made two free throws with three seconds remaining to give Mountain Lake Area a 52-50 victory over Westbrook-Walnut Grove in Tuesday’s Red Rock Conference boys basketball game. Jahnke finished with eight points for the Wolverines, who were playing their...
December 2, 2014 - 11:49pm
October 31, 2014
Iowa volleyball playoffs: Sheldon's season comes to an end
SIOUX CENTER, Iowa — After an upset win over Spirit Lake on Monday, the Sheldon volleyball team just didn’t quite have enough in the tank to do it again on Thursday. The Orabs’ season came to an end with a 25-13, 25-18, 25-13 loss to a stellar Sioux Center squad in the Class...
October 31, 2014 - 12:00am
October 24, 2014
Iowa prep football: Harris-Lake Park clinches playoff spot; S-O and CL/G-LR also in postseason
LAKE PARK, Iowa — Harris-Lake Park entered Friday’s regular season finale against Laurens-Marathon in control of its own destiny to clinch a playoff spot out of 8-Man District 2. The Wolves pretty much had that locked down by the end of the first quarter. They jumped out to...
October 24, 2014 - 11:33pm
Prep cross country: Sibley-Ocheyedan's Taverna is district champion
HOLSTEIN, Iowa — Andy Taverna of Sibley-Ocheyedan earned a district championship Thursday at a Class 1A cross country qualifying meet in Holstein. Taverna finished with a time of 16:42.1 — 1:39 faster than his state qualifying time from one year ago — to earn the title and...
October 24, 2014 - 11:31pm
October 22, 2014
NCC attempts world record
SHELDON, Iowa — Northwest Iowa Community College (NCC) added a new event to its Homecoming Week festivities during its Days of Thunder Wednesday...
October 22, 2014 - 9:07pm
October 19, 2014
Iowa prep volleyball: Sheldon plays well in Algona
ALGONA, Iowa — Sheldon got out to a bit of a sluggish start Saturday in tournament play at Algona. It rebounded nicely, winning three straight matches to end the day with a 4-2 record. The Orabs had the unenviable task of opening the day against a perenially strong Lake Mills...
October 19, 2014 - 9:32pm
October 16, 2014
Lengthy investigation leads to arrest
SHELDON, Iowa — A two-month investigation into several business burglaries in Sheldon has resulted in the arrest of a Sheldon man. Travis Dean Staab, 27, was arrested on multiple charges after officers of the Sheldon Police Department executed a search warrant Wednesday. Officers...
October 16, 2014 - 5:44pm
October 15, 2014
Two arrested after attempt to steal cash
SHELDON, Iowa — Two men were arrested Monday after allegedly attempting to steal change from the Splish Splash Auto Bath Car Wash in Sheldon. Timothy Mark Gough Jr. 27, and Jason Samuel Bates, 37, were observed while they were allegedly attempting to steal change from the automatic...
October 15, 2014 - 8:28pm
October 3, 2014
Prep football: Sibley-Ocheyedan evens record; H-LP's Van Iperen scores eight times
SIBLEY, Iowa — Four quarters wasn’t enough to find a winner in Friday night’s Class 1A, District 2 football game. In the end, overtime belonged to Sibley-Ocheyedan in a 6-3 victory against Unity Christian. Tied at 0 after regulation, Sibley-Ocheyedan played defense first....
October 3, 2014 - 11:53pm
September 28, 2014
Police investigate string of NW Iowa burglaries
SHELDON, Iowa — The Sheldon Police Department is investigating a string of business burglaries that began in early August and has continued through much of September. All of the businesses have been accessed in the late evening or early morning hours. A variety of businesses have...
September 28, 2014 - 8:43pm
September 26, 2014
Gifts of Grain donations welcome
SHELDON, Iowa — Northwest Iowa Community College encourages people in the agricultural field to consider donating Gifts of Grain to the NCC Foundation. By offering this simple donation, not only will the donor benefit with a tax-deduction, but students at Northwest Iowa Community...
September 26, 2014 - 6:14pm
Northwest Iowa Community College announces scholarship winners
SHELDON, Iowa — The Northwest Iowa Community College Trustees Scholarship recognizes the achievement of area high school students. Recipients must rank about the 50th percentile (composite score) of the Iowa Test of Educational Development, score 20 or above on the ACT test, or...
September 26, 2014 - 6:10pm
September 13, 2014
Prep football: Windom Area shut out, Pipestone Area blows by St. James
WINDOM — Putting together a pair of sustained second-quarter drives, Redwood Valley earned a Big South Conference victory over Windom Area in a defensive-oriented high school football contest Friday, 16-0. The Cardinals (2-2) scored all of the game’s points in that second quarter,...
September 13, 2014 - 12:06am