Handling COVID At Sanford Sheldon

Sheldon, Iowa — The country is still feeling the effects of COVID-19, and that is also true here in Sheldon. Many residents were wondering how COVID is being handled at our local hospital. Read more

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Week Of 6th-12th

Statewide Iowa — The number of initial claims in Iowa, filed between Sunday, Sept. 6, and Saturday, Sept. 12, was 4,962. There were 4,462 initial claims by individuals who work and live in Iowa, and 500 claims by individuals who work in Iowa and live in another state.  The number of continuing weekly unemployment claims for Sept. 6-12 was 65,653, a decrease of 5,300 from the previous week. Read more