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Gas Prices Staying Higher Than Normal

Northwest Iowa — Northwest Iowans who are filling up the gas tanks of their cars and trucks, and until recently, their snowblowers, are paying more for that gasoline lately. Read more


Benefit For Mike Kraayenbrink Is Saturday In Sibley

Sibley, Iowa — A fundraiser is scheduled for this Saturday for a much-loved Sibley-Ocheyedan Middle School teacher and coach who is battling a rare form of cancer. The illness that Mike Kraayenbrink of Sibley is fighting has no known cure, and is, reportedly, so rare that very little research is being conducted. Read more


Ester Adkins

Ester Adkins, age 90 of Ashton, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Sibley Specialty Care in Sibley.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 21st at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton, with Fr. Siby Punnoose, celebrating.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery at Ashton.

Visitation will be Friday, April 20th from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. with the family present at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ashton.  There will be a rosary at 4:30 p.m. with a vigil service to follow at the church. Read more