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O’Brien County Food Pantry Needs Your Help

O’Brien County, Iowa — Despite generous donations, the O’Brien County Food Pantry is finding its shelves bare of several necessity items due to the recent large numbers of residents needing the Food Pantry’s assistance. Read more


Trump To Hold Iowa Campaign Rally

Iowa — President Donald Trump has scheduled a campaign rally in Iowa days before the state’s first-in-the-nation precinct caucuses, which are scheduled for February 3rd. Read more


Council To Review Development Agreement For Nuisance Property

Sheldon, Iowa — When the Sheldon City Council meets this Wednesday, January 15th, they will review a draft re-development agreement with Kent Lohrenz for the purchase of the former DJ’s Can Redemption Center at 428 Park Street (Highway 18 West).  The next step in the process will be to set the date for a public hearing, which is required by ordinance for the sale of any city-owned property.  The council will also discuss the redevelopment of the old Sunset Motel property as well as the property located at 1023 Garfield Avenue.  Both Kerwin Sterler and Tim Pottebaum have submitted proposals for the re-development of those two properties. Read more


Cold With Periods Of Light Snow Through Midweek

Light snow will develop across portions of the area today (Sunday, January 12,2020), with 1 to 3″ of accumulation possible over southern Minnesota, northwestern Iowa, and far southeastern South Dakota. Highs will be in the upper teens to mid 20s. Otherwise, remaining cold with periods of light snow through midweek.