O’Brien County gets Federal Grant

October 02, 2015

THE O’BRIEN COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION IS ONE OF FIVE RECIPIENTS IN IOWA AWARDED 196-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN GRANT FUNDS THROUGH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. THE MONEY WILL BE USED TO START A NEW REVOLVING LOAN FUND.

Northwest Iowa Community College enrollment

October 02, 2015

ENROLLMENTS AT NORTHWEST IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE ARE UP FOR THE FALL OF 2015 AS COMPARED TO FALL OF 2014. 1,612 STUDENTS ARE ENROLLED THIS FALL, AN INCREASE OF 2.81% OVER LAST FALL. THIS REPRESENTS ABOUT AN 80%

Domestic Violence Helpline opens in SIoux Center

October 01, 2015

VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ANYWHERE IN IOWA HAVE A NEW OUTLET FOR HELP ANYTIME OF THE DAY. SARA EASTMAN IS DIRECTOR OF THE IOWA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELPLINE, WHICH OPENED TODAY (THURSDAY). “WE ARE ANTICIPATING ABOUT 60,000 CALLS

Northwest Iowa Harvest underway

September 29, 2015

THE HARVEST IS IN FULL SWING IN NORTHWEST IOWA. I-S-U EXTENSION FIELD AGRONOMIST JOEL DE JONG SAYS HARVEST ACTIVITY HAS REALLY PICKED UP IN THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS.  DE JONG SAYS EVEN WITH THE RAIN LATE

Ireton man Arrested

September 29, 2015

THE SIOUX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTED AN IRETON MAN SATURDAY EVENING AFTER RECIEVING A COMPLAINT OF A CAR BEING DRIVEN IN A DANGEROUS MANNER NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF 470TH STREET, AND HIGHWAY 75 IN MAURICE. DEPUTIES LOCATED

Candidates visit

September 29, 2015

6 NORTHWEST IOWA COUNTIES WILL BE HOSTING FOUR REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES NEXT MONTH IN ORNAGE CITY. THE SIOUX, PLYMOUTH, OSCEOLA, O’BRIEN, LYON, AND CHEROKEE COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTIES WILL HOST A RALLY ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30TH, AT THE

Rock Valley man sentenced for Controlled Substances

September 29, 2015

A ROCK VALLEY MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED IN SIOUX COUNTY DISTRICT COURT FOR PERJURY, AND GATHERING WHERE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ARE UNLAWFULLY USED. 46 YEAR OLD CLARENCE EARL WERNER VIOLATED A NO CONTACT ORDER BY CALLING HIS EX-WIFE

Sanborn Man Sentenced for possession of Meth

September 29, 2015

A SANBORN MAN WAS SENTENCED IN O’BRIEN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT FOR FELONY POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE THIRD OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE AS AHABITUAL OFFENDER. THE SIOUX COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE PROSECUTED THE CASE IN A COLLABORATIVE EFFORT WITH THE O’BRIEN

Fatal Accident near Hull

September 28, 2015

A HULL MAN DIED AFTER A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT FRIDAY AFTERNOON THAT OCCURRED IN A FARM FIELD ABOUT ONE-AND-A-HALF MILES SOUTH OF HULL. THE SIOUX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED A CALL FROM A MOTORIST REPORTING THAT A

Rock Valley Man Arrested on Drug Charges

September 25, 2015

THE ROCK VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT ARRESTED A ROCK VALLEY MAN ON WEDNESDAY AFTER AN INVESTIGATION OF A METHAMPHETAMINE LAB THAT WAS DISCOVERED IN ROCK VALLEY LAST OCTOBER. 27 YEAR OLD TAYLOR JOHNSON OF ROCK VALLEY WAS CHARGED

Fatal accident near Granville

September 25, 2015

A TWO-VEHICLE COLLISION THURSDAY AT AN INTERSECTION ABOUT THREE MILES SOUTHWEST OF GRANVILLE CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A GRANVILLE MAN. THE IOWA STATE PATROL SAYS 55-YEAR-OLD DOUGLAS JAMES OF GRANVILLE WAS DRIVING A 1990 CHEVROLET PICKUP NORTHBOUND

Hit and Run in Hospers

September 25, 2015

THE SIOUX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS ASKING FOR INFORMATION IN A HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT THAT OCCURRED TUESDAY ON A PARKING LOT AT DEN HARTOG INDISTRIES IN HOSPERS. AN UNKNOW VEHICLE STRUCK A 2015 DODGE DART THAT

Rural Larchwood man injured by gunshot

September 25, 2015

A RURAL LARCHWOOD MAN WAS INJURED BY A GUNSHOT AT A RESIDENCE LOCATED IN RURAL LARCHWOOD ON MONDAY. THE LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED A 9-1-1 CALL JUST BEFORE 5pm FROM SOMEONE AT THE RESIDENCE LOCATED AT

Hull Man Arrested After Accident

September 25, 2015

THE SIOUX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTED A HULL MAN AFTER AN ACCIDENT THURSDAY AFTERNOON ON HIGHWAY 18 IN HULL. THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THAT 22 YEAR OLD JESSE EPPINGA WAS EASTBOUND ON HIGHWAY 18 WHEN HE LOST

Distracted driver talks to students at Sioux County schools

September 23, 2015

A SOUTH DAKOTA MAN WHO PLEADED GUILTY TO CRIMINAL VEHICULAR HOMICIDE IN MINNESOTA TOLD HIS STORY TO STUDENTS IN SIOUX COUNTY ON TUESDAY. 26 YEAR OLD CHRIS WEBER OF MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA SPOKE AT FOUR SIOUX COUNTY