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 By Mari Radtke    News    January 24, 2019

Ambulance Service for Archer Coming into Focus

A regular city council meeting at Archer on Monday January 14 led to a decision by the Archer council in how to proceed with the confusion created by a Sheldon City Council person's funding requests...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    January 24, 2019

South O'Brien School Board Vacancy

On January 16, during the regular school board meeting, a resignation submitted by Sue McCauley. McCauley has served on the South O'Brien School Board since 2004, representing District 2 of the...

 

Law and Order

Traffic Alexis Del Rio Reyes, Grand Island, Dark Windows Tiersa Renee Backley, Sioux Center, Speeding Tenille Lynn Broesder, Little Rock, Use of Electronic Device Wade A. Weaver, Sutherland, Dark Wind...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    January 24, 2019

Kids Kampus Gives Report

The Primghar City Council meeting met in regular session on Monday January 14. Following updates from city employees of activities the council heard a report from Whitney Wright, Director, Kids...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    January 24, 2019

Lutheran Schools Week Celebrated by Zion-St. John

Each year Lutheran schools take time to celebrate and be recognized. In Paullina, Zion-St. John holds a variety of activities each year. Many of the activities are annual, like the book fair. For kids...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 24, 2019

Iowa State University announces fall 2018 Dean's List

AMES, Iowa (January 21, 2019) - Approximately 9,752 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the fall semester 2018 Dean's List....

 

"Clippings" from Iowa State Extension

Years ago, I had a weeping fig otherwise known as Ficus benjamina. The genus Ficus includes a large group of plants that come in a variety of shapes and sizes and leaf forms. The weeping fig is a...

 

King Votes to Continue GOP Assault on Health Care

On January 9, the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill to intervene against a GOP-led lawsuit which seeks to destroy the ACA and repeal protections for people with pre-existing...

 
 By Paul Pate    Opinion    January 24, 2019

A survivor shares her story of human trafficking

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate January is both Human Trafficking and Stalking Awareness Month. Trafficking and stalking are problems that continue to plague our society. Estimates show there are...

 
 By Dan Huseman    News    January 24, 2019

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

January 17, 2019 The first session of the 88th General Assembly convened at 10 a.m. on January 14, 2019. The opening day of a new session is filled with much pomp and ceremony. A new Speaker of the Ho...

 

Editorial Cartoon

The Wall...

 

Sheldon/South O'Brien gets one win at A-W quad

Sheldon/South O'Brien traveled to Akron January 15 for a wrestling quadrangular hosted by the Akron-Westfield. The Orabs came away with one victory in the three duals. Sheldon/South O'Brien picked up...

 

Orabs host triangular and finish 1-1

The wrestlers from Sheldon/South O’Brien entertained their counterparts from West Lyon and West Sioux at a triangular January 17 at Sheldon. The hosts defeated West Lyon 52-24 before losing to the F...

 

Lady Wolverines record loop win over Hinton

Following two road losses, South O'Brien was ready to enjoy some home cooking once again. Hannah Dau fired in 25 points and the Lady Wolverines handled Hinton 54-33 January 17 at Paullina. With the...

 

Lady Wolverines suffer loss at Sheldon

South O'Brien ventured out of conference January 14 to take on Sheldon. The hosts from the Siouxland Conference proved inhospitable, handing the Lady Wolverines a 58-46 loss. The visitors struggled...

 

Wolverines storm past Hinton

South O'Brien took early hold of its game with Hinton, leading by 19 points after one quarter on the way to an 81-32 victory January 17 at Paullina. With the win, the Wolverines moved to 6-2 in the Wa...

 

Lady Wolverines start well, finish with win over Comets

A good start by South O'Brien established a six-point lead after one quarter and led to a 62-51 victory over Boyden-Hull January 19 at Paullina. The conquest of the visitors from the Siouxland Confere...

 

Past Files of the O'Brien County Bell

20 years ago – 1999 Primghar Community Playhouse to present Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" Apr. 9-11 - The 20th season of the Primghar Community Playhouse will kick off with the production of...

 

Past Files of The Paullina Times

20 years ago – 1999 Fund driver underway to renovate Paullina Golf Clubhouse - A drive is currently underway to raise about $25,000 to renovate the physical aspects of the Paullina Golf Clubhouse....

 

Past Files of The Sutherland Courier

20 years ago - 1990 Bertha and Chester Wittrock to celebrate 60th Anniversary - Bertha and Chester Wittrock of Sutherland will observe their 60'" wedding anniversary on February I, 1999. Their...

 

Sheldon shoots down Wolverines

Sheldon led wire-to-wire in dealing South O'Brien's boys a 61-49 setback January 14 at Sheldon. The Siouxland Conference member Orabs shot 59 percent (22-of-37) from the field and hit seven of their...

 

Unbeaten Boyden-Hull slips past Wolverines

In a game that was close throughout, Boyden-Hull held South O'Brien to five points in the fourth quarter and pulled out a 52-49 win January 19 at Paullina. Boyden-Hull improved to a perfect 13-0 on...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 24, 2019

2019 Winter Games Enforcement Effort

Did you know that 94 percent of all traffic crashes are due to driver error? These crashes are preventable, and the Iowa State Patrol will be working with our enforcement partners throughout the Winter Games period to reduce these crashes. The Iowa...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 24, 2019

Iowa Records First Flu-Related Death of the Season

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced the first flu-related death of the 2018-2019 influenza season, a middle aged (41-60 years of age) Eastern Iowa man, who had underlying conditions or contributing factors. IDPH Medical...

 

Tips for a Smooth Tax Season

(StatePoint) Though Tax Day happens every year, it still seems to take many Americans by surprise. This year, don’t miss the deadline or let this crucial to-do loom large over your head. To have a smooth tax season, consider the following: • Gett...

 

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