June 7, 2016

Primary Election Results

Northwest Iowa — Barring any write-in or independent candidate surprises, it appears that the next O’Brien County Sheriff will be Deputy Allen Schuknecht. He defeated Sheldon Police Officer Todd Wood

O’Brien County Offers IT Job

Primghar, Iowa — The O’Brien County Board of Supervisors has offered the county’s computers and technology job to someone. At their board meeting this Tuesday, June 7th, they approved the appointment of

Pickup Destroyed In Ocheyedan Area Fire

Ocheyedan, Iowa — A pickup was destroyed in a fire on Sunday, June 5, 2016 near Ocheyedan. According to Ocheyedan Fire Chief Dan Hartwig, about 6:08 PM, the Ocheyedan Fire

New Dentist Coming To Sheldon

Sheldon, Iowa — Sheldon will be getting an additional dentist starting next month. Dr. Cory Borer of Sheldon Family Dental Clinic says that Dr. Erin Anderson will be joining his

NCC Tuition Up A Modest 4.67% For Next Year

Sheldon, Iowa — Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon will be increasing tuition by 4.67% for next year, according to Mark Brown, the College’s Vice President of College Operations &

Teen Taken To Hospital After Accident

Hartley, Iowa — A Melvin teen was taken to the hospital after an accident near Hartley. The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 1:14 PM on Monday, June 6,

Tractor Damaged In Fire Near Rock Valley

Rock Valley, Iowa — A tractor was damaged in a fire on Monday, June 6, 2016 near Rock Valley. According to Rock Valley Fire Chief Brent Eshuis, about 2:30 PM,

Sheldon School Board To Recognize Retiring Teachers

Sheldon, Iowa — When the Board of Education of the Sheldon Community School District meets in regular session Wednesday evening one of the items on their agenda is the recognition