Weather Forecast


Data: May 23, 2019


Lyon County Sheriff’s Office: 3:52 p.m. Tuesday, 4400 block of Iowa 9. A VanVeldhuizen Trucking semi tractor trailer operated by Tyler VanVeldhuizen was westbound and, due to extremely windy conditions, his trailer drifted onto the shoulder. VanVeldhuizen overcorrected and crossed the center line of the roadway, and the trailer struck the trailer of an eastbound semi operated by Michael Ritter of Hazelton, Iowa. The collision caused Ritter’s semi to overturn on the roadway, and the VanVeldhuizen truck veered into the south ditch and came to rest upright. Ritter was transported to Osceola Community Hospital, Sibley, with minor injuries. VanVeldhuizen was uninjured. Both trucks and trailers were considered a total loss. The Little Rock Fire and Ambulance and the Iowa State Patrol assisted.


WPD: forgery, 6:16 p.m. Tuesday, 1700 block of Oxford Street.

WPD: drugs, 7:40 p.m. Tuesday, 200 block of 12th Street.

WPD: choking child, 9:58 a.m. Wednesday, 800 block Clement Street.

WPD: assault, 2:36 p.m. Wednesday, 300 block of 10th Street.

WPD: property damage, 3:33 p.m. Wednesday, 1300 block of 10th Street.

WPD: assault, 3:39 p.m. Wednesday, 1000 block of Maplewood Drive.