Northwest Iowa — Thanksgiving is a day for giving thanks. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are for getting deals. In recent years a global day has been dedicated to giving back. #GivingTuesday is this Tuesday, December 1st, a time when charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Read more
Northwest Iowa — One new death and forty-eight new COVID cases were reported in the four northwesternmost Iowa counties on Monday, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health.
State wide — Today is the date Secretary of State Paul Pate is to certify Iowa’s election results and on December 14th the state’s six presidential electors will gather at the state capitol to cast their votes in the Electoral College. Read more
State wide — The state website tracking coronavirus data shows while hospital numbers are improving, more Iowans have died of COVID this month than during any previous month of the pandemic.
Sheldon, Iowa — Sheldon area residents added $5,050 in donations to the Sheldon United Fund’s total last week, according to United Fund Officials. Read more
Northwest Iowa — A total of thirty-eight new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the four-county area Sunday. That’s seventeen fewer new cases reported compared to the previous 24-hour period, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health. Read more