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Iowa DNR to begin annual spring burning

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources plans to conduct prescribed burns within the selected wildlife complexes in Dickinson, Cherokee, and O’Brien Counties between April 1st and May 20th to improve wildlife habitat, control invasive plant...

Sutherland and Primghar Dinner Date

Paullina Senior Meal No Senior Meals at the Laue Room at this time, but you may call Sutherland and reserve a meal for pick-up or delivery. (see below for details) Please call the day before you would like your meal. Sutherland and Primghar Dinner...

Paullina Council Approves Budget

In the March 16 City Council meeting the Council approved the budget estimate for the year after a public hearing followed by a short discussion. Other business taken up at the meeting included the...

South O'Brien Adopts Proposed Budget

A discussion was held Monday March 16 by the South O'Brien Board of Education for the approval of a proposed 2020-2021 budget and to set the date of the public hearing. Only school board officials...

Archer Council Adopts Solid Waste Ordinance Amendment

The regular meeting of the Archer City Council was held March 10. A public hearing for the proposed 2020-2021 budget was opened with discussion held. Most notably the levy rate is not changed. Revenue to be raised is expected to be $8.10 and raise...

Ringing in the Past

Once upon a time the school bell tolled for the start of a new school day. Bells mounted high into buildings were used as a communication device for a variety messages; fire, storm, church services....

O'Brien County Career Day cancelled for 2020

PRIMGHAR, Iowa – The fourth annual O’Brien County Career Day scheduled for Friday, April 24, has been cancelled for 2020, according to O’Brien County Economic Development Director Kiana Johnson. The event, designed to introduce local high...

Sub-District FFA Public Speaking Contest

By Grant Wagner South O'Brien FFA Chapter Reporter South O'Brien senior FFA member, Emily Chicoine, competed in the NE Sub-District FFA Public Speaking LDE (Leadership Development Event) on February...

Continued Support For The Community Building

In 2019 the Community Building committee began to plan for a project that would remodel and update the bathrooms making them handicap accessible. With the bathrooms nearing completion, it is time to...

Law and Order

Traffic Jennifer Rose Lloyd, Primghar, No Proof of Insurance; Driving Wrong Way Brennan Mykel Sampson, Hartley, Dark Windows Dean Lee Scott, Greenville, Registration Violation Calib Allen Lilly,...

Extension and Outreach offices closed but staff still working remotely

The following Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offices have been closed to the public until further notice; however, staff is still working remotely to serve the area:  Dickinson County; Contact Dickinson County staff at 712-336-3488...

Rick B. Ginger

Family services for Rick B. Ginger, age 62 of LeMars, Iowa and formerly from rural Primghar, Iowa who passed away at his home in LeMars on Monday, March 16, 2020 will be held at the Eldridge Family...

Crosswords and Sudokus

Our online Crosswords and Sudokus. Have...

One Sock, Two Sock, Red Sock, Blue Sock

I have blue socks to wear with blue pants, gray socks to wear with gray pants and black socks to wear with red pants. Kidding. I just wanted to make sure you were paying attention. I was content with...

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2019 O'Brien County Fair Tab

2019 O'Brien County Fair Book Please click on headline for flip...  Website

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