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Mrs. Jansen's Class

3rd Graders Tour Downtown

Sheldon, Iowa — The third grade classes of Mrs. Arnold, Mr. Buchholtz and Mrs. Jamsen at East Elementary in Sheldon went on a tour of downtown Sheldon on Friday, September 30th. This tour coincided with their social studies unit on the history of Sheldon and ...

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Police Chief Urges Caution At Sheldon Intersection

Sheldon, Iowa -- An intersection in Sheldon has been an issue for pedestrians lately. That according to Sheldon Police Chief Lyle Bolkema. He says that drivers commonly understand that they must yield the right of way to pedestrians when they are in a crosswalk. But he ...

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Bethel Church Service to be Held at SHS

Bethel Reformed Church’s October 2nd service will be held at the Sheldon High School auditorium at its regular time, 9:30 a.m. There will be no Sunday School.

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Coats For Kids Accepting Outer Wear To Give Away

Sheldon, Iowa – Fall has officially arrived, and winter will be here before we know it. This year marks the sixteenth year of the Coats for Kids Program in Sheldon. It was started back in 2000 by Jeri and Mark Postma, owners of Bubbles Dry ...

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News


September 30th, 2016 - 6:25 pm
Sheldon Man Dies After Accident

Sheldon, Iowa– A Sheldon man has died in a Sioux Falls hospital after an accident in Sheldon this past week.

The …

September 30th, 2016 - 3:55 pm
Mrs. Jansen's Class

Mrs. Jansen’s Class
Sheldon, Iowa — The third grade classes of Mrs. Arnold, Mr. Buchholtz and Mrs. Jamsen at East Elementary …

September 30th, 2016 - 2:40 pm
Experts: Everyone Should Get A Flu Shot

Northwest Iowa — Flu season is approaching. Experts say that flu vaccination has important benefits. It can reduce flu illnesses, …

September 30th, 2016 - 2:40 pm
Extension: Focus On Safety This Harvest Season

Northwest Iowa — With harvest season getting underway, many northwest Iowa farmers are out in their fields harvesting the crop, …

Sports


September 30th, 2016 - 11:52 pm
Estherville Outlasts Sheldon for Homecoming win

Estherville Iowa — After a scoreless first quarter Estherville Lincoln Central and Sheldon combined for 74 points the rest of …

September 30th, 2016 - 10:16 pm
Nighthawks Defense Dominant in Win

Hull, Iowa — #5 Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley defeated the Cherokee Braves 56-15 at A.R. Hesla Field in Hull on Friday night.
Cherokee’s …

September 30th, 2016 - 10:15 pm
KIWA Pick ‘Em Week 6 Results

The Coach has regained the lead after week 6, but the Audience is right behind, and Stino makes his first …

September 30th, 2016 - 7:40 pm
Iowa Volleyball Regional Tournament Pairings Released

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union has released parings for Girls Regional Volleyball Tournaments.  Tournament action begins in Class 1A …



Obituaries


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Bonnie Jetter

Bonnie Jetter, age 86, of Sheldon, Iowa, passed away on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in …

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Bernard “Bernie” Van Aartsen

Bernard “Bernie” Van Aartsen, age 90 of Rock Rapids, IA died on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Prairie Ridge Care …

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Eleanor Freimuth

Eleanor Freimuth, age 99, of Sibley, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Sibley Specialty Care in Sibley.
Funeral …

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Dolores E. Wiertzema

Dolores E. Wiertzema, age 87 formerly of Little Rock, IA died Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Sibley Specialty Care in …

Police Blotter


September 30th, 2016 - 5:10 pm
Rock Valley Teen Receives Minor Injuries In Rollover Crash

Rock Valley, Iowa — A Rock Valley teen suffered minor injuries Thursday afternoon in single-vehicle rollover near Rock Valley.
According to …

September 30th, 2016 - 9:40 am
Collision at Intersection Near Sheldon

Sheldon, Iowa — Two vehicles were damaged in an accident near Sheldon on Tuesday, September 27th.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office …

September 29th, 2016 - 9:25 pm
Rock Rapids Woman Receives Suspended Sentence

Rock Rapids, Iowa — A Rock Rapids woman received a suspended prison sentence as the result of a plea agreement …

September 29th, 2016 - 6:55 pm
Three Vehicles Collide Near Rock Valley

Rock Valley, Iowa — A Rock Valley teen suffered minor injuries in a 3-vehicle crash Wednesday, September 28th, near Rock …