Sheldon, Iowa — The Emergency Alert System or “EAS” is designed to enable the President of the United States to speak to the United States within 10 minutes. In addition to this requirement, the EAS is also designed to alert the public of local weather emergencies such as tornadoes and flash floods (and in some cases severe thunderstorms depending on the severity of the storm). There was supposed to be a nationwide test of the system on broadcast stations and mobile devices on Thursday of this week (September 20, 2018). But that test has been postponed. Read more
Orange City, Iowa — A Sheldon man has been sentenced to jail time, probation, and a suspended prison term after he participated in an assault this past winter, according to authorities. Read more
Sheldon, Iowa — Not only is this homecoming week at Sheldon schools, but it’s also what amounts to homecoming at Northwest Iowa Community College. Read more
Hull, Iowa — Five people were taken to a hospital, three of them by ambulance, after an accident on Saturday night near Hull. Read more
Sibley, Iowa — A Peterson man who authorities believe was driving a car that was involved in a pursuit two weeks ago has been arrested. The pursuit started in Ashton, went through Sheldon, and ended up near Boyden on Sunday, September 2nd. Read more
Sioux Center, Iowa– The Sioux Center Fire Department was called out to a grass fire on Sunday, September 16, 2018, in Sioux Center.