SIBLEY, Iowa — A former Sibley-Ocheyedan football coach and middle school teacher has been charged with sexual assault, according to the Sioux City Journal.
WILMONT — Nobles Cooperative Electric hosted its annual meeting April 8 at the Wilmont VFW with 200 registered members.
LUVERNE — Papik Motors is partnering with the Luverne Community Education in Luverne, joining forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program to provide new equipment and an opportunity for community members to earn donations for their league via a Test Drive fundraiser.
BOONE, Iowa — The Muscular Dystrophy Association of Iowa announces that its 2017 Fareway Shamrocks fundraising program raised $159,312 to help free kids and adults from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases. it’s is the highest donation amount raised through the Shamrock program during the history of the Fareway Stores and MDA partnership.
OKOBOJI, Iowa — John James Audubon actually had no role in the organization that bears his name — the Audubon Society — though he left quite the legacy from his intriguing life as an ornithologist, naturalist and painter. Hear all about Audubon’s life and work during an Earth Day celebration at 6 p.m. April 21 at the Pearson Lakes Art Center, 2279 170th St., Okoboji. The Dickinson County Conservation Board and art center will host storyteller Brian “Fox” Ellis to share the tale of Audubon’s explorations.
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — Northwest Iowa youths are encouraged to register for the upcoming ‘PLUNGE! into 4-H’ camp April 28-29 at Camp Foster near Spirit Lake. The camp is open to all 6th through 8th grade 4-H members and/or youths interested in joining 4-H. The two-day event begins at 5 p.m. April 28 and ends at 5 p.m. April 29.
CLOUD -- It’s a fact of fast-pitch softball life: Good pitching trumps hitting. St. Cloud Tech had the good pitching, and coupled that with good hitting Friday to win two from Minnesota West Community and Technical College, 7-0 and 10-1. Shania Kinghorn no-hit the Lady Jays in the first game, and Ashley Pool allowed just one West run in the second game.
COON RAPIDS -- Strong pitching and clutch defense helped the Minnesota West Community and Technical College baseball team sweep a doubleheader from host Anoka-Ramsey on Friday, evening the Bluejays’ overall record and establishing what they hope will be a trend within the Southern Division. After a busy road trip East, heavy on defeats, to start the season, the Jays are happy to be playing winning baseball.
Ambulance WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 6:29 p.m. Thursday to the 25000 block of Sundberg Avenue to transport an individual. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 6:59 p.m. Thursday to the 1300 block of Ray Drive. Crashes WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department received a report of a hit-and-run crash at 1:47 a.m. Friday.
MARSHALL — Community Transit of United Community Action Partnership was recently awarded a $289,200 Minnesota Department of Transportation grant to begin two pilot projects — a route between Fulda and Worthington and regular route service in Redwood Falls.