Study Tracks Walleye Population at Iowa Great Lakes

For the past 21 years, every walleye caught during the April gillnetting season at the Iowa Great Lakes received a unique alpha numeric tag, gave up a spine and was measured before heading back to the cool water from which they came.
That information has been feeding a database now stretching 24,000 walleyes strong and is being used to keep track of the health of one of the most important populations used for Iowas fish culture program.
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Sports schedule for Tuesday 2/7/12

Sports schedule for Tuesday 2/7/12


Basketball Doubleheaders

Sheldon at West Lyon
Broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3. Pregame for the girls at 6:05 tip off at 6:15 with the boy’s game to follow. We’ll stream from the website at

G-LR at Central Lyon

MOC Floyd Valley at Okoboji

Sioux Center at Rock Valley

Sibley Ocheyedan at Boyden Hull

Akron Westfield at Hinton

MMC at Unity

Spalding at Remsen St Mary’s

West Sioux at Gehlen

Western at E-LC

Spirit Lake at Spencer

LeMars at Storm Lake

Ventura at Harris Lake Park

Dual Team Wrestling Class 2A at Sheldon 6pm start

Boyden Hull Rock Valley vs Sergeant Bluff Luton

Spirit Lake vs OA-BCIG

Winners meet for a trip to the State Dual Team Tournament

Class 1A at Britt West Hancock 6pm start

Okoboji vs Clarion Goldfield

Emmetsburg vs Lake Mills

Winners meet for a trip to the State Dual Team Tournament

Kibbie Resigns; Johnson Will Not Have To Run For Re-Election

Senator Jack Kibbie, a Democrat from Emmetsburg has tendered his resignation from the Iowa Senate, effective at the end of this session.

That could be good news for Senator David Johnson, a Republican from Ocheyedan.

Johnson currently serves Osceola, O’Brien, Dickinson, Clay, and far eastern Sioux Counties.

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Fire In Sioux Center Destroys Out Buildings

On Saturday, February 4, at 3:22 pm, the Sioux County Communications Center received a report of a fire in progress at 2533 410th St., seven miles southwest of Sioux Center.

The fire fully engulfed an outbuilding containing a tele-handler tractor, silage equipment, tarps and other items. It was considered a total loss.

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