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Primghar Chamber of Commerce Christmas Holiday Festivities

The Primghar Chamber has organized a weekend full of Christmas hustle and bustle. It starts Friday, December 6 at the southeast corner of the courthouse at 6:00pm. Tree lighting and caroling starts a community Christmas weekend. The weekend wraps...

Auction lot machine shed, contents destroyed fire

Vander Werff and Associates, Inc. lost a machine shed and all its contents to fire on Friday, November 29 northeast of Sanborn. Hartley Fire Chief Brad Meendering told KIWA radio that about 10:30...

Clippings from Iowa State University Extension

by Gary Wright Recently, I had the privilege of joining Dr. Steve Meyer and Former State Senator Steve Warnstadt to discuss agriculture challenges with a group at the Western Iowa Tech Community...

Retirement Planning Workshop to be hosted in Sheldon

PRIMGHAR, Iowa – Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach invites area residents to join them for a two-session retirement preparation workshop on Thursday, Jan. 9 and Thursday, Jan. 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Northwest Iowa...

It Is About More Than Community...

Primghar - Members of Primghar Church of Christ worked together for another successful year of providing a Thanksgiving community dinner. According to Kay Hicks, about 50 people were served, either...

Swearing In New Council Members

Following approval of consent agenda items, the Paullina Council heard reports from department heads. Council members asked Street Water/Sewer Superintendent Chris Erdman how the first snow removal...

"A date which will live in infamy"

By Elaine Rassel Should we put the past in the past and not want to recall an event that changed the lives of many people? World War I was supposed to have been the end of all wars. But this was not...

Festival of Trees in Paullina

For years, decorated Christmas trees have been used to attract crowds to “oooo” and “aaaahhhh” about their beauty and creativity. Maybe a business has promoted itself in some way by decorating and displaying a Christmas tree at Paullina’s...

Sutherland and Primghar Dinner Date

Sutherland and Primghar Dinner Date Thursday, Dec. 5 - Stuffed Pork Loin, Roasted Red Potatoes, Copper Penny Salad, Strawberries and Bananas. Friday, Dec. 6 - Hot Beef w/Gravy, Sliced White Bread, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Mandarin Oranges....

Christmas Decorations Going Up Around The Area

You can always get the flavor of the season when the Christmas decorations go up around the area. Here the city crew in Paullina work on putting up the...

Sutherland Council Swears In New Members

The monthly City Council meeting of Sutherland opened with Mayor Katie Gifford thanking the two outgoing councilpersons, both of whom have served for a dozen years, for their service and for their...

Educational Farm Bill Workshop to be held in Sheldon on December 17

SHELDON, Iowa – Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach is partnering with the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) to conduct 2018 Farm Bill workshops in Northwest Iowa throughout December. Producers, agri-business personnel, landowners and...

NISYO Fall Concert on December 14

The Northwest Iowa Symphony Youth Orchestra will present its Fall Concert on Saturday, December 14, at 3:00 p.m. in the BJ Haan Auditorium on the campus of Dordt University in Sioux Center, Iowa. The concert is free and open to the public. Led by...

4-H Bottle Bucket Calf Project Educational Meeting Dec. 26

PRIMGHAR, Iowa – Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host a 4-H Bottle Bucket Calf Project educational meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Dec. 26 at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Primghar. Youth who plan to exhibit or just...

Sutherland Festival Of Tress

You are invited to General N.B. Baker Library to celebrate or participate in “Festival of Trees.” “Friends,” a support organization to the Sutherland Library is bringing back a tradition resting in the background and inviting you to be part...

Upcoming Paullina Community Blood Drive

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (November 26, 2019) – LifeServe Blood Center is urging eligible blood donors to roll up a sleeve and give the ultimate gift this holiday season: the gift of life. Blood cannot be...

South O'Brien Elementary Principal Charged.

South O'Brien Elementary principal Michael Morran, 54, has been charged in Lincoln County, South Dakota, with six varying counts of theft by exploitation, three being Class 4 felonies and one each of Class 5 and 6 felony. The money in question was...

The Pearl Harbor Speech Given December 8, 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt Before Congress

"Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Senate, and of the House of Representatives: Yesterday, December 7th, 1941-a date which will live in infamy-the United States of America was suddenly...

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Crosswords and Sudokus

Our online Crosswords and Sudokus. Have...

American Life In Poetry

Sometimes a poem can seem to be like a jeweler's setting, in which a gemlike image is presented. This one, by Chase Twichell, who lives in upstate New York, has one of those perfect gems of...

No Elephants Were Harmed in the Making of this Column

There's a box in my guest room containing one redneck coloring book (never used), four pink flamingos (brand-new), one wrench beer opener (still in the package) and an assortment of other equally...

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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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