Arthur Grafing

Arthur C. Grafing age 96 of Rock Rapids, IA died Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 22nd at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rock Rapids, with Rev. Dan Kordahl officiating.

Burial will follow in the Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids, with military honors by the Van Anne-Fields VFW Post 6960 and Rex Strait American Legion Post 103.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

A complete obituary and register can be found at

DeWalt Planer

For Sale:  DeWalt 12 1/2 inch thickness planer, Model 734.  Includes extra set of blades and drive belt — 712-754-2097

KIWA Marketplace for March 15th

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:

Christmas Cactus Flower Clipping with roots ready to be planted — 712-479-2889

GoFit 15 lbs kettle bell — 712-348-2233

Firewood, Aluminum pickup tool box — 712-631-0079

Women’s clothing spring and winter, coats and sweaters, in a women’s 3XL — 712-707-5745


Riding lawn mower with a bagger — 712-461-1741


Snow Tonight Into Tomorrow

It will be a cool start to the week, with light rain changing to light snow by tonight into early Tuesday. Snowfall totals by early on Tuesday will generally range from 1 to 2 inches. It will dry out for midweek, then rain and snow return for the end of the week along with milder temperatures.

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Heated Discussion Around Evaluation & Need For Help At Pavilion Meeting

Sheldon, Iowa – The Crossroads Pavilion Board met in regular session Wednesday, March 14th at 6:00 p.m. in the Sherwood Boardroom at the Crossroads Pavilion Event Center. Present were Brittany Behrendsen, Sean Hutchison, Pete Hamill, Marv Van Riesen, Kevin Cain, Lora Vande Brake, Peter Wagner, and Tricia Meendering.

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