Sheldon Redemption Center Is Open

Sheldon, Iowa — Sheldon Redemption Center, a bottle and can redemption center is now open on South 2nd Avenue in Sheldon, otherwise known as Business 60 South. Read more

Dean Foods Enters Purchase Agreement, Continues To Seek Better Offers

Le Mars, Iowa — Dean Foods Company has announced that it and certain of its subsidiaries have entered into an asset purchase agreement with Dairy Farmers of America through which they will acquire a substantial portion of Dean Foods’ business operations — but for now, they are open to better offers. Read more

Lawmakers Consider Expanding Deer Hunting For Out-Of-Staters

Statewide Iowa — A small group of Iowa House members and hunting enthusiasts are debating whether to increase the number of licenses for out-of-state deer hunters. Under current law, six-thousand deer hunting licenses are available for residents of OTHER states. Read more

Council To Discuss Redevelopment Agreement For Sunset Motel & Garfield Avenue Projects

Sheldon, Iowa — At their last meeting the Sheldon City Council opened bids for redevelopment of the old Sunset Motel property and the lot at 1023 Garfield Avenue.  The council chose to move forward with the proposal submitted by Kerwin and Kathy Sterler.  The council directed the City Manager and City Attorney to work out the details with the Sterlers.  The draft agreement will come up for discussion at the council meeting this Wednesday February 19th.  After their review of the agreement the council will set the date for a public hearing, which is required for the sale of any city-owned property. Read more