Sheldon Emergency Responders Called To Accident Near Calvary Baptist Church Saturday Morning

Sheldon emergency crews were called to the scene of an injury accident on Saturday morning (2/18).

The Sheldon Fire Company, Sheldon Rescue, Sheldon Community Ambulance Team, Sheldon Emergency Management and Sheldon Police responded to the call, shortly after 7:45 on Saturday morning. The accident happened at Ninth Avenue and Tenth Street, about five blocks east of the Prairie Queen Bakery, near Calvary Baptist Church.

Victims were transported to Sanford Sheldon by SCAT.

Crews were on-scene for a half hour.

We’ll have the full details from the Police Department when they become available.

By Scott Van Aartsen
News Director


Sibley Man Arrested For Harassment In Boyden

A Sibley man has been arrested for harassment in Sioux County.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that they had received a complaint that 41-Gary Mcconnell of Sibley had allegedly harassed a female and then came to Boyden and personally threatened her again outside of a Boyden business.

The Sheriff’s Office reports they arrested Mcconnell for Harassment, 2nd degree, a Serious Misdemeanor.

Mcconnell was located and arrested west of Sheldon.

By Scott Van Aartsen
News Director


Sheldon Man Transported To Sanford Sheldon, Charged With OWI After Accident

A Sheldon man was transported to Sanford Sheldon and then charged with OWI as the result of an accident near Archer on Monday (2/13).
The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 1:50 AM, 26-year-old Zachary Barron of Sheldon was southbound on L40 from Highway 18, about 3 and a quarter miles north of Archer in a 2003 Chevy Impala, when he lost control.  The vehicle entered the west ditch and rolled one time, coming to rest on its top.
The Sanborn Ambulance transported Barron to Sanford Sheldon Hospital.
No seatbelts were used.
Barron was cited for OWI Second Offense, and failure to maintain control.