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Northwest Iowa — The final week of the regular season finds Sheldon at home against Cherokee with a shot at the playoffs but needing a win and some help. Sheldon posted a 34-6 win at Pocahontas last Friday to move to 6-2 on the year and 4-2 in the District. Cherokee fell 30-6  at Estherville Lincoln Central. The Braves are coming in at 1-7 on the year and 1-5 in the district.

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Kathleen Richter

Kathleen Richter, age 86, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, formerly of Ashton, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Tieszen Memorial Home in Marion, South Dakota.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, October 23, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Marys Catholic Church in Ashton, Iowa. Father Siby Punnoose and Father Kevin Richter officiating.

Burial to follow at St. Marys Catholic Cemetery in Ashton, Iowa.

Visitation will be Sunday, October 22, with the family present from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. Scriptural Wake Service at 5:00 P.M. and Parish Rosary to follow, all at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton, Iowa.

Online Expressions of Sympathy can be sent to

The Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service in charge of arrangements for Kathleen Richter.

Village Northwest Unlimited

These are the current openings at Village Northwest Unlimited in Sheldon: Full Time R.N., L.P.N., Community Skills Manager, Advocate, Recreation Advocate, and Residential Skills Trainer to work days/evenings or overnights. Part-time positions include a QIDP, Residential Skills Trainer for days/evenings or overnights, and Community Skills Trainer. They also have Substitute positions available in several areas. For information, or to apply visit

Sports Scores From Wednesday October 18th

Northwest Iowa — Class 3A tournament volleyball began with the Regional quarterfinal round Wednesday night. Sheldon opened at home with a win over Estherville Lincoln Central in a match broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3.

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