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450 To Lose Jobs When Tyson Plant In Cherokee Closes In September

450 To Lose Jobs When Tyson Plant In Cherokee Closes In September

Date posted - July 26, 2014

Cherokee, Iowa — The Tyson plant in Cherokee will close in three months.
In a prepared statement, a Tyson Foods, …

Informational Meeting About Orange City Communications Vote Will Be Monday Night

Informational Meeting About Orange City Communications Vote Will Be Monday Night

Date posted - July 26, 2014

Orange City, Iowa — A northwest Iowa community is considering getting out of the telephone, cable, and Internet business.
The Orange …

O’Brien County Value-Added Agriculture Steering Committee Pays It Forward With Donations To Dairy Expo, FFA Chapters

O’Brien County Value-Added Agriculture Steering Committee Pays It Forward With Donations To Dairy Expo, FFA Chapters

Date posted - July 25, 2014

Primghar — The O’Brien County Value-Added Agriculture Steering Committee has decided to “pay it forward.”
Last year, the committee, which is …

UPDATE — RMT Evacuated Due To Thursday Evening Fire

UPDATE — RMT Evacuated Due To Thursday Evening Fire

Date posted - July 25, 2014

Sheldon , Iowa — A manufacturing plant was damaged in a fire on July 24, 2014 in …

Most Kids Activities Free In Doon For Doon Days

Most Kids Activities Free In Doon For Doon Days

Date posted - July 25, 2014

Doon, Iowa — It’s Doon Days this weekend in Doon, and the community is celebrating in a number of different …

Spencer Police Investigating Reported Theft Of Firearms From Southern Archery

Spencer Police Investigating Reported Theft Of Firearms From Southern Archery

Date posted - July 25, 2014

Spencer, Iowa — Spencer Police are investigating the theft of firearms from a local store, and are looking for the …

Second Reported Tool Theft Burglary In Two Days In O’Brien County

Second Reported Tool Theft Burglary In Two Days In O’Brien County

Date posted - July 25, 2014

Primghar, Iowa — It’s the second reported burglary in two days in O’Brien County in which tools were reported stolen.
The …

SBA Disaster Relief Offices In Rock Valley And Rock Rapids To Close Next Week

SBA Disaster Relief Offices In Rock Valley And Rock Rapids To Close Next Week

Date posted - July 24, 2014

Along the Rock River, Iowa — Flood cleanup efforts are winding down in northwest Iowa, and some disaster assistance personnel …

President Approves Federal Disaster Declaration For Several Counties Including Lyon, Sioux

President Approves Federal Disaster Declaration For Several Counties Including Lyon, Sioux

Date posted - July 24, 2014

Washington, DC — More flood relief is coming to government subdivisions in northwest Iowa, this time in the form of …

Burglary Reported At Calumet Construction Firm

Burglary Reported At Calumet Construction Firm

Date posted - July 24, 2014

Calumet, Iowa — The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office is trying to solve a burglary case in Calumet.
They advise that their …