Helen Van Gelder

Mrs. Helen Van Gelder, age 93, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, formerly of Orange City, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the Dow Rummel Village in Sioux Falls.

There will be a memorial service on Monday, June 26, at 11:00am, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Orange City. The Revs. Mark Vande Zande and Wick Hubers will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. There will be a family prayer service on Monday, at 10:00am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Visitation will be after 6:00 pm on Sunday, with the family present from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home.

Sutherland Woman Injured After Rear End Collision

Sutherland, Iowa — A Sutherland woman was injured after her vehicle was struck from behind near Sutherland on Wednesday, June 21st.

The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports that at 8:40 pm on Wednesday, 40-year-old Shondra Murphy of Urbandale was driving a 2016 Honda Pilot westbound on Highway 10, west of Sutherland. Fifty-year-old Charlotte Hale of Sutherland was driving a 2004 GMC Envoy westbound on Highway 10 in front of Murphy. According to the report, Murphy was distracted by a GPS and ran into the back of Hale.

The Honda received $5,000 damage; the GMC received $2,000 damage.

Hale reported minor injuries and took herself to the hospital.

6/22/17 Softball Rankings

The latest IGHSAU High School Softball rankings have Akron-Westfield maintaining their #2 position in Class 1A, while West Sioux slips to the 6 spot, and Remsen St. Mary’s jumps into the rankings at 14. Class 3A features Sioux Center edging up to the #2 position and BHRV sliding into 3rd. Cherokee jumped to the 12 spot, and Spirit Lake slipped to 14.

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KIWA Marketplace for June 23

KIWA Marketplace is on KIWA FM 105.3 Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 9:15 am;

Call during the program at 712-324-5377, text 712-324-2597, or email

All items and garage sales called/texted/emailed in will be added to this web page

For Sale:

John Deere STX 46-hydro riding lawn mower, $375 — 712-461-2059

Window A/C Unit – $200 — 507-962-3453.

Oak- Roll top desk-39″ wide, 29″ deep, 45″ height. EXCELLENT condition! $350 or best offer. 507-962-3453

80.5″ tall;26.5″ deep; 29″ from corner to each side; 43″ wide. Upper slide out shelf. You pick up (Hills, MN)-507-962-3453(home) 507-935-8480(cell)

Farm fresh eggs – $1 dozen — 712-441-5091

Shiba inu puppies for sale $120 a puppy — 712 584 5823

’93 F250 single cab long box — $700 – 712-631-0667 in Sibley

HP laser jet printer — 712-324-2246


Riding mower. Bagger a plus but not necessary — Text 712-461-1741

Handrail that clamps over the side of the bathtub, Tranfer seat — 712-756-8842

14 foot lund fishing boat with trailer, 15 hp Evenrude motor, and life jackets – $1600 — 712-577-9895

Good used outdoor carpet — 712-470-0256

Garage Sale:

Multi-family rummage sale: Thursday and Friday, June 28th and 29th from 1-7pm and Saturday July 1st from 8-noon. 840 Industrial Road, Hull

SEVERAL FAMILY GARAGE SALE – 914 6TH Ave in Sheldon. Garage in alley – Wedding Décor, Outdoor Christmas Décor, Haviland China, Metal Cabinet, Salad Master Pans, Dining room Table with 5 chairs, Young Men and Women Name Brand Clothes, Adult Clothes, Mason jars – clear & blue – used for wedding décor, LOTS of Misc. items. Fri., June 23 8 a.m., – 6 p.m.


Help Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers This Fourth of July

Statewide Iowa — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding boaters and anglers to check for unwanted hitchhikers on their boats and equipment this Fourth of July to help protect Iowa lakes and streams.

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