Close, But No Cigar For NCC Pickup Parade

Sheldon, Iowa — It was close to a world record but the Northwest Iowa Community College Pickup Truck parade in Sheldon today wasn't the world's longest. The record was 346, NCC had only 315 pickups show up. That, according to NCC President Dr. Aletha Stubbe. Other events ...

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Sheldon Cops To Burglary Suspect: GOTCHA!!!

Sheldon, Iowa -- A two month-long investigation into several business burglaries in Sheldon has resulted in the arrest of a Sheldon man. Sheldon Police say that on Wednesday, October 15th, at approximately 9:30 PM, officers from their department executed a search warrant at 602 6th Avenue at ...

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UPDATE: Sapp Sentenced To 100 Years In Prison

UPDATE: Sapp Sentenced To 100 Years In Prison

Orange City, Iowa -- Rochelle Sapp, the in-home daycare provider who was charged with causing the death of an Orange City toddler last year has been sentenced to 100 years in prison following a plea agreement announced this morning in Orange City. The 34-year old Sapp ...

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Area Employment Opportunities

Several job openings currently exist with various employers around the KIWA listening area.  For a complete listing, click the image below.

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NCC Thunder Road Race

Northwest Iowa Community College will be holding their 3rd annual NCC Thunder Road Race on October 25, 2014 at 9 am. Brought to you by Northwest Iowa Community College's Foundation. Proceeds from this event will go towards creating and sustaining NCC student scholarships. The event will include a ...

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Partial Solar Eclipse This Afternoon

Northwest Iowa — The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls says that much of North America will be treated to …

October 23rd, 2014 - 10:40 am | Comments Off
Ireton Woman Taken To Hospital After Ireton Area Accident

Ireton, Iowa — An Ireton woman was taken to a hospital after an accident on Tuesday near Ireton.
The Sioux County …

October 22nd, 2014 - 4:31 pm | Comments Off
Democratic Candidate For Iowa Governor Visits Northwest Iowa

Hatch (head of table) talks with potential voters at Sheldon’s Prairie Queen Bakery
Sheldon, Iowa — The crowd was small but …

October 22nd, 2014 - 2:35 pm | Comments Off
Fire In Worthington Claims Mobile Home, Dog

Worthington, Minnesota — A fire in Worthington yesterday destroyed a mobile home. A dog was lost in the fire as …

October 22nd, 2014 - 1:53 pm | Comments Off
Close, But No Cigar For NCC Pickup Parade

Sheldon, Iowa — It was close to a world record but the Northwest Iowa Community College Pickup Truck parade in …


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Sports Schedule for Friday October 24th

High school football reaches the end of the regular season tonight with the playoffs to start next Wednesday. Double header …

October 23rd, 2014 - 3:12 pm | Comments Off
This Week’s Iowa DNR Fishing Report

Des Moines, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to …

October 22nd, 2014 - 9:14 am | Comments Off
Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – No. 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the seventh time in as many weeks, Rocky Mountain (Mont.) garners the No. 1 ranking …

October 22nd, 2014 - 9:09 am | Comments Off
Qualifying for State Cross Country Thursday October 23rd

State Boy’s and Girls Cross Country Qualifiers for State will be held across the state today. Here’s where the area …

October 21st, 2014 - 9:10 pm | Comments Off
Sports Scores from Tuesday October 21st

It was opening night on the road to Cedar Rapids and the State Volleyball Tournament with opening round games in …


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Joel Bjork

Joel C. Bjork 59 of Primghar and formerly of the Paullina, Iowa area passed away on Tuesday October 21, 2014 …

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Derwood Getting

Derwood L. Getting, age 87 of Sibley, IA, formerly of Matlock, IA died from complications of Parkinson’s disease on Tuesday, …

October 22nd, 2014 - 11:00 am | No Comments »
Anna Hector

Anna May Hector, age 96 of Ellsworth, MN died Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Sunrise At Johns Creek Assisted Living …

October 21st, 2014 - 2:00 pm | No Comments »
Merna Jacobs

Merna Jacobs, age 91 of Hartley, IA, formerly of Sanborn, passed away at the Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley …

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2015 Orab Sheldon Community Schools Reunion

Save the date! The 2015 Orab Sheldon Community Schools Reunion will be Friday July 3rd, 2015 and Saturday July 4th, …

Basketball Registration

5th-6th grade youth basketball registration deadline is this Friday, October 24.