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(UPDATED 12:15 pm 7/23/14) Two Transported Following Tuesday Morning Crash In Sheldon

(UPDATED 12:15 pm 7/23/14) Two Transported Following Tuesday Morning Crash In Sheldon

Date posted - July 23, 2014

Sheldon, Iowa — ¬†Two Sheldon men were taken to the Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in the aftermath of a pickup …

Sheldon Crazy Day Is This Wednesday

Sheldon Crazy Day Is This Wednesday

Date posted - July 22, 2014

Sheldon, Iowa — Downtown Sheldon will be bustling with activity this Wednesday, July 23, for Crazy Day sponsored by the …

Ashton Man Sentenced To Federal Prison

Ashton Man Sentenced To Federal Prison

Date posted - July 22, 2014

Ashton, Iowa — An Ashton man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for distributing child pornography, according …

Iowa Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Ashley K. Holbrook, of Ashton, Iowa, a Soldier with the 2168th Transportation Company from Sheldon, Iowa, takes aim at a target before firing an M203 Grenade Launcher during weapons qualification at Fort McCoy, Wis. (Iowa Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Garvey)

Northwest Iowa Soldiers Train On Grenade Launchers

Date posted - July 22, 2014

Fort McCoy, Wisconsin — Some northwest Iowa area soldiers are being trained in the use of grenade launchers during training …

Lyon County Fair Continues Through Thursday

Lyon County Fair Continues Through Thursday

Date posted - July 21, 2014

Rock Rapids, Iowa — Billed as the “best four days of summer,” the Greater Lyon County Fair continues in Rock …

Sanborn Long-Term Care Facility To Be Honored By Iowa’s Governor

Sanborn Long-Term Care Facility To Be Honored By Iowa’s Governor

Date posted - July 21, 2014

Sanborn, Iowa — A Sanborn long-term care facility is one of three statewide that have been selected to receive a …

O’Brien County Fair Informs, Entertains, Educates Through Thursday

O’Brien County Fair Informs, Entertains, Educates Through Thursday

Date posted - July 21, 2014

Primghar, Iowa — The O’Brien County Fair continues to inform, entertain, and educate through Thursday of this week. (July, 24, …

From left: LCRF's Russ Hopp and Jeff Gallagher, JFA's Joe Vander Zee, and LCRF's Margo Pedersen

Lyon County Riverboat Foundation Gives Emergency Grant To Help Lyon County Flood Victims

Date posted - July 21, 2014

Rock Rapids, Iowa — The non-profit license-holder of the Grand Falls Casino near Larchwood is reaching out to help Lyon …

Livestock At Risk Due To Heat; Farmers Encouraged To Watch Cattle Closely For Heat Stress

Livestock At Risk Due To Heat; Farmers Encouraged To Watch Cattle Closely For Heat Stress

Date posted - July 21, 2014

Ames, Iowa — One of Iowa’s beef producer groups is encouraging farmers to watch their cattle in this heat.
High temperatures, …

Minnesota USDA Disaster Declaration Means Some NW Iowa Farmers Eligible Too

Minnesota USDA Disaster Declaration Means Some NW Iowa Farmers Eligible Too

Date posted - July 21, 2014

Luverne, MN — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Rock County, Minnesota as a primary natural disaster area …