Council Approves Plan To Reopen Community Services Center

Sheldon, Iowa — When the Sheldon City Council met Wednesday, they took the first step toward taking the Community Building access back to pre-COVID normal.  Currently access to the building is by appointment only, but beginning June 25th the west  entry door will be open, while both the west and north doors will be open as exits. The City Clerk’s office will be locked, but will have a doorbell for those who wish to enter, while still allowing them to maintain the proper social distancing.  The Police Department will also be accessible, but the meeting rooms will not be available for rent. City Manager Sam Kooiker says the employees will be offered masks to wear, and the public may wear masks at their own discretion. Read more

2020 Clay County Fair Still In Limbo

Spencer, Iowa — Many county fairs around the region, and even the Iowa State Fair, have been forced to cancel their fairs for 2020 due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Sheldon Black Lives Matter Protest March Remains Peaceful

Sheldon, Iowa — An estimated 75 protesters marched peacefully early Saturday evening from the Sheldon Community Service Center to the City Park to protest the death of George Floyd, an African American man, at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer. Read more