Sheldon School Board Selects Superintendent Search Firm

Sheldon, Iowa — Superintendent search firms were a big topic of conversation during Wednesday night’s regular Sheldon School Board meeting. Four separate search firms made presentations to the Board at Wednesday’s meeting, with the Board making the decision to hire Grundmeyer Leadership Search LLC to conduct the search for a replacement for current Superintendent Robin Spears. Spears plans to retire at the end of June, 2018. Read more

2nd Ward Council Seat Decided By Write-In

Ssheldon, Iowa — As we told you earlier, a Sheldon man was the victor in Tuesday’s municipal election, winning a Sheldon City Council seat for which there were no names on the ballot. Read more

140 Sex-Related Charges Filed Against Sioux Center Christian School Teacher

Sioux Center, Iowa — A couple of weeks ago we told you about a Sioux Center Christian School teacher who had been charged with a pair of sex-related crimes. Sioux Center Police say further investigation has led to 140 counts of various sex crimes charged against 35-year old Curtis Van Dam of Sioux Center. Read more

Thursday Is Winter Weather Awareness Day

Northwest Iowa — It’s early November. That means the harvest is moving closer to completion, college football is in full swing, it seems like every day is windy, and it’s time for Winter Weather Awareness Day. Read more

First Two Acts Announced For RiseFest 2018

Sheldon, Iowa — Rise Ministries, the group behind the RiseFest Christian music festival which is held each Father’s Day Weekend in Sheldon, has announced the opening of the Super Savingsticket specials, as well as announce first two acts for RiseFest 2018. Read more

Sioux County Schools Receive ALICE Training

Sioux County, Iowa — Schools in Orange City and Hull have recently undergone what is called ALICE Training. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evaluate, according to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office. Read more