Spencer Wrestler Died of Heart Defect

March 11, 2016

(AP) THE IOWA MEDIAL EXAMINER’S OFFICE HAS CONCLUDED THAT THE DEATH OF A SPENCER HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLER WHO COLLAPSED AT A DECEMBER MATCH WAS LIKELY CAUSED BY A CONGENITAL HEART DEFECT.  THE MEDICAL EXAMINER’S OFFICE ALSO LISTED

Sheldon Awarded CAT Grant

March 10, 2016

THE VISION IOWA BOARD AGREED TO PROVIDE THE CITY OF SHELDON WITH A COMMUNITY ATTRACTION AND TOURISM GRANT (CAT) OF $840,000 TO HELP FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION OF A MORE THAN 5 MILLION DOLLAR EVENTS CENTER.  THE 14,200

Theft & Arrest

March 10, 2016

THE ROCK VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO A REPORT OF THEFT AT HI-WAY CHEVROLET IN ROCK VALLEY ON MONDAY, MARCH 7TH.  THE DEALERSHIP REPORTED SOMEONE DURING THE OVER NIGHT HOURS REMOVED WHEELS AND RIMS FROM A 2016

Burglary Investigation

March 09, 2016

THE SIOUX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S HELP TO SOLVE A BURGLARY CASE. THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATED A BURGLARY THAT OCCURRED AT A FARM PROPERTY ON 490TH STREET, FOUR MILES SOUTH OF HAWARDEN. DEPUTIES

Canton Juvenile Arrested after Chase

March 09, 2016

A JUVENILE MALE FROM CANTON, SOUTH DAKOTA WAS ARRESTED ON SUNDAY AFTER LEADING AUTHORITIES ON A PURSUIT THAT BEGAN IN SOUTH DAKOTA, AND ENDED IN LYON COUNTY, NEAR THE WEST LYON HIGH SCHOOL. A STOLEN VEHICLE WAS

Three Injured in Head On Collision Near Rock Valley

March 07, 2016

THREE PEOPLE WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL ON SATURDAY AFTER A HEAD-ON COLLISION AT ABOUT 6:35pm, APPROXIMATELY FOUR MILES NORTH OF ROCK VALLEY ON COUNTY ROAD K-30, NEAR 270th STREET. THE LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THAT

Judge Announce Bid for U.S. Senate

March 04, 2016

DES MOINES, Iowa – Patty Judge, a lifelong Iowan, farmer, and dedicated public servant, has announced her candidacy for United States Senate.  Following two terms in the Iowa Senate, Patty was the first woman in Iowa history

Van Otterloo Running for District 4

March 03, 2016

ROCK VALLEY MAYOR KEVIN VAN OTTERLOO HAS ANNOUNCED HIS INTENTIONS TO SEEK THE SEAT FOR IOWA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR DISTRICT 4, WHICH INCLUDES TEN COMMUNITIES COVERING MOST OF SIOUX COUNTY.  IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 4 IS CURRENTLY

Orange City Public Vote

March 02, 2016

IN AN OVERWHELMING SHOW OF SUPPORT YESTERDAY, 976 PEOPLE, OR 83.6 PERCENT OF A TOTAL 1,167, VOTED TO SUPPORT A 2.7 MILLION DOLLAR BOND TO HELP PROVIDE IMPROVEMENTS TO THE ORANGE CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT .  THE VOTE

Investigation Leads to Arrest

March 01, 2016

THE SIOUX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTED 33 YEAR OLD EFIANIA LOPEZ-RAMIREZ, OF WORTHINGTON, MINNESOTA ON MONDAY FEBRUARY 29TH.  THE ARREST STEMMED FROM AN INVESTIGATION OF A REPORT OF AN IDENTITY THEFT THAT OCCURRED AT PREMIUM IOWA PORK

Collision Near Hull Injures Three

February 26, 2016

BOTH DRIVERS HAD TO BE MECHANICALLY EXTRICATED FROM THEIR VEHICLES FOLLOWING A TWO-VEHICLE COLLISION THURSDAY ON HICKORY AVENUE 1 MILE NORTH OF HULL. AUTHORITIES SAY 50-YEAR-OLD MYRA MODDER OF GEORGE WAS NORTHBOUND AND 25-YEAR-OLD JILLIAN MEYER OF

Three Taken to Hospital after Accident

February 26, 2016

THREE PEOPLE WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER AN ACCIDENT ON COUNTY ROAD B-40 ABOUT TWO MILES EAST OF SIOUX CENTER ON THURSDAY MORNING. THE IOWA STATE PATROL SAYS THAT A VEHICLE DRIVEN BY 24 YEAR OLD

Neunaber Plea Hearing

February 24, 2016

A PLEA HEARING HAS BEEN SET FOR AN AKRON MAN ACCUSED OF 1st DEGREE MURDER IN THE JULY, 2014 DEATH OF HIS MOTHER. JONATHAN NEUNABER AND HIS ATTORNEY ARE SCHEDULED TO APPEAR IN PLYMOUTH COUNTY DISTRICT COURT

More than $30,000 raised at NW Scholarship Auction

February 24, 2016

THE 33RD ANNUAL NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP AUCTION, HELD FEB. 20, RAISED ABOUT $32,000. PROCEEDS WILL HELP FUND STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS. AROUND 500 COMMUNITY MEMBERS ATTENDED THE EVENT, WHICH INCLUDED A BAKE SALE AND WAFFLE BREAKFAST SERVED BY AMERICAN

Rock Valley Man Injured in Accident

February 23, 2016

A ROCK VALLEY MAN WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL FOLLOWING AN ACCIDENT NEAR ROCK VALLEY ON MONDAY. THE SIOUX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WAYS THAT 46 YEAR OLD JAMES BLOCK OF ROCK VALLEY WAS EASTBOUND ON HIGHWAY 18,