Hospers Identity Theft

March 21, 2016

THE SIOUX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTED A WORTHINGTON, MINNESOTA WOMAN FOR IDENTITY THEFT LAST WEEK. THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATED A REPORT OF AN IDENTITY THEFT THAT OCCURRED A PREMIUM IOWA PORK IN HOSPERS. THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT

Hull Woman Arrested Following Traffic Stop

March 21, 2016

THE SIOUX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTED A HULL WOMAN FOLLOWING A TRAFFICE STOP EARLY FRIDAY MORNING THAT OCCURED ON 4th STREET IN HULL. THE SIOUX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS THAT THE INVESTIGATING DEPUTY SUSPECTED 26 YEAR OLD

Candidates for Iowa House District 4 Seat

March 21, 2016

TWO MEN LAST WEEK FILED NOMINATING PETITIONS AND AFFIDAVIT OF CANDIDACY WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE IN DES MOINES SEEKING THE OPEN IOWA GENERAL ASSEMBLY HOUSE DISTRICT 4 SEAT. JEFF VAN DER WERFF, A PROFESSOR OF

Little Rock School Locked Down

March 21, 2016

A REPORT OF A POSSIBLY SUICIDAL MAN ARMED WITH A GUN LED TO A LOCKDOWN FRIDAY AT A SCHOOL IN LITTLE ROCK. THE LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS AUTHORITIES RECEIVED A REPORT SHORTLY AFTER 9:00 A.M. REGARDING

Sioux County Healthiest State in Iowa

March 18, 2016

A new report ranks the health of every one of Iowa’s 99 counties and it shows some dramatic differences between rural and urban counties. Katie Wehr (WEER, rhymes with BEER), spokeswoman for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, says

Governor’s office applauds FEMA’s decision on disaster assistance for Northwest Iowa

March 18, 2016

(Des Moines)-Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds on Friday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has reversed an earlier denial of disaster assistance to three rural electric cooperatives and one municipal utility

Hinton Elevator Explosion

March 18, 2016

Two people were hurt in an explosion and fire that happened just before 1pm Thursday afternoon at the Central Valley Ag grain elevator in the northwest Iowa town of Hinton. Hinton Fire Chief Chad Beck says the

Plymouth County wind farm could open in 2018 or 2019

March 17, 2016

LE MARS, IOWA (AP) – A SAN DIEGO-BASED COMPANY PLANNING TO BUILD A WIND FARM IN RURAL PLYMOUTH COUNTY WILL HAVE TO MEET SEVERAL REQUIREMENTS AND GOALS IN ORDER TO OPEN THE ROUGHLY $200 MILLION PROJECT. THE

End it for Autumn Rally in Orange City

March 17, 2016

SEASON’S CENTER FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH WILL HOLD ITS 2ND ANNUAL “END IT FOR AUTUMN” RALLY ON FRIDAY, APRIL 1 AT THE SIOUX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IN ORANGE CITY. KATIE PING, MARKETING AND EVENT COORDINATOR FOR SEASON’S CENTER

Pizza Ranch Chain Linked to an E-Coli Outbreak

March 17, 2016

A RESTAURANT CHAIN BASED IN NORTHWEST IOWA HAS BEEN LINKED TO A FOOD POISONING OUTBREAK IN AT LEAST NINE STATES. THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC) CONFIRMED 13 PEOPLE WHO WERE SICKENED BY E. COLI

Plymouth County Wind Farms

March 15, 2016

BC-IA–Wind Farm-Plymouth County,130 San Diego company proposes $200M Plymouth County wind farm Eds: APNewsNow. LE MARS, Iowa (AP) – A San Diego-based alternative energy company has proposed building a $200 million wind farm in rural Plymouth County.

Two Rock Rapids Residents Arrested Following Investigation

March 15, 2016

TWO ROCK RAPIDS RESIDENTS HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENSES AFTER TEST RESULTS CAME BACK FROM A SEPTEMBER SEARCH. THE LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS THAT ON SEPTEMBER 19TH, 2015, THEY CARRIED OUT A SEARCH WARRANT AT

George Man’s Death Under Investigation

March 15, 2016

THE DEATH OF A GEORGE MAN IS UNDER INVESTIGATION. THE OSCEOLA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF 20 YEAR OLD ETHAN DEAN CHRISTIANS OF GEORGE. CHRISTIANS WAS FOUND UNRESPONSIVE AT APPROXIMATELY 1:15 AM MONDAY, MARCH

Sioux Center Indoor Fair

March 14, 2016

THE SIOUX CENTER INDOOR FAIR WILL BE  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16 AND THURSDAY, MARCH 17 AT THE ALL SEASONS CENTER IN SIOUX CENTER. ADMISSION IS FREE. STOP AND VISIT OVER 120 EXHIBITS THAT ARE OPEN FROM 3:00-8:00 P.M.

Lt. Governor to Visit Area

March 14, 2016

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR KIM REYNOLDS WILL BE MAKING SEVERAL STOPS IN NORTHWEST IOWA THIS WEEK. ON WEDNESDAY, REYNOLDS WILL BE MAKING STOPS IN CHEROKEE, SIBLEY AND ROCK RAPIDS. THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR WILL TOUR FOUNDATION ANALYTICAL LAB IN CHEROKEE