April 6, 2016

Council Approves Events Center Financing

Sheldon, Iowa — The Sheldon City Council heard a number of comments from the public at their Wednesday meeting, during a public hearing on issuance of general obligation capital loan notes

Boater Reminder, Pull the Drain Plugs

Anglers and boaters are reminded to make sure to pull the drain plug as a boat leaves a ramp to avoid spreading unwanted plants or animals to other water bodies.

Hog Confinement Damaged In Fire

Alvord, Iowa — A hog confinement building was damaged in a fire on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 near Alvord. According to Alvord Fire Chief Glen Meyer, about 11:05 AM, the

Sports Schedule for Thursday April 7th

Northwest Iowa — Another busy day of high school athletics is on the schedule for Thursday with track, golf and soccer all scheduled. Boys Track MOC-Floyd Valley, Central Lyon, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn,

NCC Named Best 2-Year College In Iowa

Sheldon, Iowa — Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon has been named the best two-year college in Iowa by a college planning resource. BestColleges.com recently published its list of the

Businesses Improve With ISU Advice

Sheldon, Iowa — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is finding that a number of downtown Sheldon businesses that took part in a couple of university programs last year to

Iowa Wages Up, Farm Income Down

Northwest Iowa — The income tax returns we’re filing so far this year provide some insight into the health of the economy. Iowa Legislative Services Agency analyst Jeff Robinson says that,

Demco Adds Dump Trailer Line

Boyden, Iowa — Officials at Dethmers Manufacturing, commonly known as Demco, have announced that their company has signed an agreement with Thurston Manufacturing Company for the purchase of Thurston’s Cirlce

UPDATE: Sutherland Boil Advisory

Sutherland, Iowa — The Boil Advisory that was announced for parts of Sutherland Tuesday afternoon has now been expanded to the entire city. Sutherland city officials say they have been forced