May 8, 2015

Bird Flu Friday Update: Seven More Cases

Des Moines, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is responding to seven probable cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in commercial poultry farms in Wright,

NW Iowa Districts Set School Start Dates

Northwest Iowa — The school start date debate was settled in April. Now, a month later, most northwest Iowa school boards have chosen a district start date. Iowa Governor Terry

Sheldon School Board Meets Monday

Sheldon, Iowa — The Board of Education of the Sheldon Community Schools will hold their Regular Monthly Meeting for May on Monday evening, May 11th, at 6:00 pm in the

Alliance Lobbying For Eminent Domain Limits

Greenville, Iowa — One of the bills still pending in the Iowa Legislature would limit the use of eminent domain authority to acquire property for the Rock Island Clean Line

Plugged Liquid Manure Line Causes Spill

Melvin, Iowa — A plugged liquid manure line gets the blame for a spill of 14,000 gallons of the natural fertilizer near Melvin on Wednesday. The Iowa Department of Natural

Sheldon Police Investigating Vandalism Spree

Sheldon, Iowa — The Sheldon Police Department is requesting help from the public with identifying who is responsible for damaging several street and traffic signs in Sheldon during the past

Northwestern Qualifies for Men’s Golf Championship

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has officially announced the qualifiers for the 2015 NAIA Men’s Golf National Championships. The 64th annual event will take place

Van Sloten To Run For NWC

Orange City, Iowa —Justine Van Sloten (Maurice, Iowa) has signed a letter of intent to continue her track and field career at Northwestern College next year. Van Sloten is a