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Watch For Buses, Kids As School Year Begins

Northwest Iowa — The first day of school for most students in our area is this Friday, August 23rd. The beginning of a new school year also means the return of the big yellow vehicles that transport schoolchildren to and from class. Read more


Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull

Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull has the following openings:

Full Time Day Shift (6:30a-7p) RNs/LPNs

Full Time Overnight (6:30p-7a) RNs/LPNs

Full or Part Time CMAs

Full Time & Part Time Day Shift C.N.A (6a-2p)

Full Time & Part Time 2nd Shift C.N.A (2p-10p)

Full Time & Part Time Overnight C.N.A (10p-6a)

Full Time Dietary Cook

Full Time Housekeeper

Apply in person at Pleasant Acres Care Center, 309 Railroad in Hull.


Council Removes Fees From Proposed Utility Franchise Agreements

Sheldon, Iowa — Discussion on the proposed franchise agreements with MidAmerican Energy again took center stage at Wednesday’s Sheldon City Council meeting. Several of the speakers opposing the agreements complained that the council was now trying to ‘ram this through’, and proposed that the matter be delayed for six months. Former Mayor Katricia Meendering pointed out that the idea of a franchise had been brought up in goal planning sessions as long as four years ago. It was again brought up in 2017 , and later discussed as a way of funding the increased costs of emergency services, where the cost of new equipment has gone up sharply. Read more


NCC Hosts ‘Taste Of Sheldon’ Event For Students

Sheldon, Iowa — With the new school year starting, Northwest Iowa Community College held a special event Wednesday that brought the college’s students and community businesses and organizations together on the NCC campus. Read more