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Sioux County Jail To Cooperate With ICE

Orange City, Iowa — Sioux County has been called by some, a “sanctuary county.” People said that because Sioux County Sheriff Dan Altena, upon the advice of the county attorney in 2014, instituted a policy in which if an inmate whose time was up in the Sioux County Jail was in the United States without paperwork, the Sioux County Jail would not hold them for the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or “ICE.” Read more


Jerry Smith

Jerry Smith, age 80 of George, IA died Friday, April 13, 2018 at Sanford Hospital in Rock Rapids, IA.

Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in George, IA with Rev. Dale Lint, officiating.

Prayer service for family and friends will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 17th at the Jurrens Funeral Home at George, IA. Interment with military honors will follow the prayer service in the Evergreen Lawn Cemetery at George, IA.

Visitation will be Monday, April 16th from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. with family present from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of George.