*Highway 18 from Rock Valley to Sheldon
*Highway 10 from Hawarden to K30
The 2012 Sheldon Home and Design Expo is this weekend at the new Lifelong Learning and Recreation Center at Northwest Iowa Community College. We talked to Sheldon Chamber rep Shanelle Matus. She says attendees of all ages can expect to be informed, entertained, and well-fed.[audio:http://www.kiwaradio.com/files/ShanelleSHDE1.mp3|titles=ShanelleSHDE1]
She says it’s a great time of year to get out and find out what’s going on with the vendors.[audio:http://www.kiwaradio.com/files/ShanelleSHDE2.mp3|titles=ShanelleSHDE2]
Some new prizes are available as well.[audio:http://www.kiwaradio.com/files/ShanelleSHDE3.mp3|titles=ShanelleSHDE4]
Matus says they’ll have concessions from Prairie Queen Bakery and for vendors, it’s everything from heating and cooling to food vendors to media to health and beauty. Matus advises you can go to sheldoniowa.com for the full list.
Again the Sheldon Home and Design Expo is from 9 to 4 on Saturday. It’s not at the high school this year, but at the Lifelong Learning and Recreation Center at NCC.
A Bancroft man was taken to the hospital after an accident last Tuesday (2/28) near Hospers.
The Iowa State Patrol reports that about 7:40 AM, 57-year-old Larry Howard Black of Guthrie Center was westbound on B40,near Hospers in a 2007 Volvo semi. Twenty-one-year-old Jacob Becker of Bancroft was northbound on Highway 60 in a 1997 Ford pickup.
The semi attempted to stop for the stop sign at Highway 60 and slid through the intersection due to ice on the roadway. Becker applied his brakes but was unable to stop. The pickup collided with the back duals of the semi in the intersection.
Becker was transported to Sanford Sheldon by personal vehicle.
Black’s Volvo semi received $100 damage. Becker’s Ford pickup received $10,000 damage.