October 19, 2016

Highway 9 Construction Planned

Lake Park, Iowa — A heads-up if your travels take you east of our area on Iowa Highway 9. The intersection of M34 and Highway 9 is under construction. Crews

Council Grants Easements; Talks With County EMA Director

Sheldon, Iowa — O’Brien County has a new EMA Director and he’s been very busy getting acquainted with the possibilities of better organization and communication among local EMA’s and facilities

Avoid Fall Plowing – Leave Food and Cover for Wildlife

Fall tillage practices, even reduced tillage techniques such as disking and chisel plowing, can eliminate important winter food and cover for many wildlife species in Iowa. According to Todd Bogenschutz,

Rock Valley Woman Hits Dog

Rock Valley, Iowa — A Rock Valley woman’s vehicle was damaged after striking a dog on Monday, October 17th near Rock Valley. The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at

2014 RTF Escapee Apprehended In Minnesota

Orange City, Iowa — A southern Iowa man who escaped from the Residential Treatment Facility (RTF) in Sheldon in early 2014 is back in custody and may face additional time

Three Different Vehicles Strike Cattle

Alvord, Iowa — Two vehicles were totaled and another was damaged after striking cattle on the roadway in the morning hours of Monday, October 17th north of Alvord. The Lyon