Longtime Sheldon Pastor Retires

Photo Caption: Pastor Ken and LuAnn Snyder


Sheldon, Iowa — A Sheldon pastor, who has served his congregation for more than forty years, is retiring. Read more

Minnesota Man Charged With Felony OWI

George, Iowa — A Minnesota man faces a felony charge, as well as a handfull of misdemeanors, after a traffic stop near George late Saturday night (January 6th). Read more

Protect Yourself and Your Family Against Radon

Northwest Iowa — There may be a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas present in your home that, the American Cancer Society says, is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Radon gas can be found in many homes here in northwest Iowa, and your home could be one of them. Read more

David Hill

David Hill age 57, of Rock Rapids, died Saturday, January 6th at Hegg Memorial Hospital in Rock Valley, after a couragous battle with cancer.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Wednesday, January 10th at Holy Name Catholic Church in Rock Rapids. Burial will follow at Holy Name Catholic Cemetery near Rock Rapids.

Visitation will be Tuesday, January 9th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, with family present from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home of Rock Rapids.  There will also be a 7:00 PM Vigil service at the funeral home Tuesday night.

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