March 1, 2016

De Groot to Play for NWC

Orange City, Iowa — Cruise De Groot has signed a letter of intent to continue his football career at Northwestern College next fall. De Groot is a 6’10”, 230-pound defensive

Two Vehicle Accident in Hospers

Hospers, Iowa — Two vehicles backed into each other in Hospers on Sunday, February 28th. The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 11:38 am, 26-year-old Megan Walburg of Hospers

Sioux Center Falls in 3A Quarterfinals

Des Moines Iowa — Sioux Center fell to defending 3A State champion Nevada Tuesday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the State Tournament in Des Moines. Nevada showed its championship mettle

Feed Truck Cab Destroyed In Fire

Rock Rapids, Iowa — A cab of a feed truck was destroyed in a fire on Monday, February 29, 2016 near Rock Rapids. According to Rock Rapids Assistant Fire Chief

Barn, Contents Destroyed In Blaze

Boyden, Iowa — A barn near Boyden and its contents were destroyed in a fire fought by four fire departments on Sunday. Boyden Fire Chief Chris Starkenburg reports they were called out

UPDATE: Everly School Evacuated By Bomb Threat

Everly, Iowa — More information has been released on the bomb threat Tuesday morning at the Clay Central-Everly school in Everly. Clay County Sheriff Randy Krukow says his department was

Discussion To Continue On Events Center

Sheldon, Iowa — The Sheldon City Council will continue their discussion on the proposed Events Center at their meeting this Wednesday, March 2nd. Mike Bell of RDG Planning and Design will

Area, Regional Economy Improving

Northwest Iowa — Our area, along with the rest of Iowa and the entire Midwest is showing signs of economic improvement, according to a monthly survey. Creighton University economist Ernie

Senator Johnson Wants Oversight Of Medicaid Switch

Des Moines, Iowa — A bill to establish more state oversight after 560-thousand Iowa Medicaid patients are shifted into privately-run managed care plans was up for debate in the Iowa Senate