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DNR Wants Your Comments At NCC Wednesday Night

Sheldon, Iowa — Are you a hunter or a trapper? Would you like a chance to tell the DNR what works and what doesn’t rules-wise? Then your chance is this Wednesday night, February 21st at Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon. Read more


Winner Declared, But Nobody Loses

Sheldon, Iowa — The team of the Sheldon Police Department and Sheldon Community Ambulance Team have come away with the win again in the annual Heroes Behind The Badges Blood Drive. Read more


Gerald “Jerry” Roetzel

Gerald “Jerry” Roetzel age 79 of Ashton, IA died Monday, February 19, 2018 at the Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton, with Father Sibby Punnoose as celebrant.

Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Ashton.

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 21st from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m., with family present from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton. There will be a rosary service at 4:30 p.m. and vigil service at 5:00 p.m.

Jurrens Funeral Home of Ashton is in charge of arrangements for Jerry Roetzel.