Protestors Again Ask IUB To Revoke Bakken Pipeline Permit

Northwest Iowa — The Iowa Utilities Board has once again been asked to revoke the permit it approved for the Dakota Access Pipeline.  That’s the pipeline that passes diagonally across Iowa, through portions of Lyon, Sioux and O’Brien Counties, and ships crude oil from the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota to a refinery in Illinois.  The requests came at the IUB’s meeting Thursday. Read more


Volunteers Still Needed at East to Assemble Playground

The Excellence for East committee is still looking for volunteers to help set up the new playground equipment at East Elementary in Sheldon on Tuesday, June 27th. Assembly will begin at 7:30 a.m. and they hope to finish at 5:00 p.m.

Anyone who is able to volunteer their time can add their name to the volunteer sign up sheet HERE. If you cannot sign up for a full morning or afternoon shift you are still welcome to help out for as long as you can. Thank you in advance for helping get the playground ready for the students!