Mrs. Sylva Kiernan, age 97, of Alton, passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City.
Sibley, Iowa — An Ashton man who was charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana and other drug charges has received a suspended prison sentence. Read more
Larchwood, Iowa — A Larchwood teenager has been apprehended and charged with felony burglary after a search warrant was carried out on Friday (September 7th). Read more
Holstein, Iowa — The first “Empowering Rural Iowa” Ideas Summits were held this week as part of the Governor’s Empower Rural Iowa Initiative. And Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds heard that better broadband is needed in northwest Iowa. Read more
Sheldon, Iowa — Manure is the most likely cause of a fish kill that began on the North Fork of the Floyd River about seven miles northeast of Sheldon in mid-August, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Read more
Statewide Iowa — Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds says that for the third year in a row, Iowa has made progress in improving the reading skills of students in kindergarten through the third grade. She also announced a new early literacy blueprint to strengthen teachers’ skills in reading instruction. Read more