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Articles from the February 28, 2019 edition

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 By Mari Radtke    News    February 28, 2019

Bronze is Good!

It's a pretty good sign when training is your favorite part. That's what Luke Jenness of Primghar says of his climb to the success of his high school wrestling career. A core value to Jenness of his...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    February 28, 2019

Public Health Department Introduces New Mission Statement

During annual updates and budget discussions on February 12 Judy Nieuwenhuis, the O’Brien County’s new Nurse Administrator for Public Health unveiled the 2019-20 focus services and new mission and vision statements. Nieuwenhuis comes to the...

 

Roast Beef Dinner

The Primghar Comm. Building will be sponsoring a Roast Beef Dinner, catered by Red’s Café, on Sunday, March 10th, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Primghar Comm. Building. The menu includes Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Vegetable,... Full story

 
 By Angela Nyunt    News    February 28, 2019

South O'Brien FFA members take part in NW District Officer Interviews

On Saturday, February 2, South O'Brien FFA members Abigail Boardman and Eric Mars had a great experience participating in the Northwest District Officer interviews at Dordt College in Sioux Center....

 

April 15 Grant Application Deadline is Approaching

Local advisors for the O’Brien County Community Foundation (OBCCF) are again reminding the public that the deadline for submitting an application for this year’s grant cycle is April 15. Applications are available online at: w...

 

Paullina community blood drive results

For over 15 years, Paullina and surrounding communities have been supporting the local blood bank, LifeServe Blood Center, at the community blood drives coordinated by Phyllis Schnoes. The blood drive was held this past Wednesday, February 13th to...

 

Law and Order

Traffic Miranda Lee Howard, Fremont, NE, Speeding Stephanie Kay Schade, Sioux City, Speeding Carolyn Mays, Melvin, Speeding David William Steuck, Sanborn, Seatbelt Violation Debra S. Tifft, Sanborn,...

 

Jolene C. DeVries

Jolene C. DeVries, 73, of Dakota Dunes, SD passed away Thursday, February 14, 2019 at her residence. A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, February 18 at 1:00 p.m.at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sioux... Full story

 
 By Brian DeMoss    News    February 28, 2019

Your Social Security

March is Women’s History Month. It’s a time when we reflect on the achievements and contributions of our nation’s remarkable women. Many of these heroes might be people close to you: mothers...

 
 By Jan Manahan    News    February 28, 2019

"Clippings" from Iowa State Extension

No matter where you are at in your career, now is the time to give some thought to your retirement. If you are age 20, you may be thinking down the road 50 years and your main goal is to begin saving...

 

Wolverines hit their stride to dispatch Central Lyon in district semifinal

South O'Brien met the early challenge from Central Lyon with three dominating quarters. The Wolverines outscored Central Lyon by 31 points in final 24 minutes to earn a 60-29 win in a Class 1A...

 

Overtime equals heartbreak for Wolverines in substate loss to Remsen St. Mary's

For the second straight year a trip to the state tournament was oh so close but yet oh so far. South O'Brien was trying to return to Des Moines for the first time since capturing the 1A title in 2016...

 

Wolverines get past George-Little Rock in district final

South O'Brien scored 21 points in the fourth quarter to hold off George-Little Rock 56-50 in a Class 1A District 2 final played February 21 at Sioux Center. The victory avenged a loss to the Mustangs...

 

Local Knights of Columbus free throw champs advance

Area boys and girls ages 9 through 14 participated in the Knights of Columbus district free throw championship held Feb. 17 at the Sheldon Middle School gym. Winners in their respective age groups,...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    February 28, 2019

Zion St John At Sioux Falls Tournament

Zion St John recently went to Sioux Falls for a basketball tournament. Teams played were from Sioux Falls Lutheran, Worthington Christian, Fairmont/Truman/Northrop and Lakefield.  Falcons ended up...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    February 28, 2019

County Assessor Position Brings One Home

Lowell Dykstra left the position of O’Brien County Assessor when he retired in 2018 after more than 20 years in the position. The county has been on a search ever since. A few false starts gave them hope followed by let-down through the 9 months...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    February 28, 2019

Veterans Affairs Under New Leadership

For 21 years, the O'Brien County Veterans' Affairs office advanced the causes and worked tirelessly to meet the needs of county veterans. Dee Akeson, Administrator has been at the forefront of that...

 

Iowa State Patrol to Partner with Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division for Tobacco, Alternative Nicotine and Vapor Product Education and Enforcement

Spencer, IA – The Iowa State Patrol has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor products out of the hands of youth. Known as I-PLEDGE, the program is a partnership with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) to educate...

 

The Coolest Generation

Every generation since Adam and Eve has criticized the next one for their music, fashion, work ethic and inexperience, forgetting that all those same criticisms were once leveled against them. Also...

 

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

February 21, 2019 The city of Des Moines dodged a bullet Tuesday night as the prediction of 9 inches of snow fizzled and we received more like 2 inches. That was okay with everyone I talked to, because in some areas, there is simply no place to pile...

 

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Jean Carol (Hunt) Struve

Jean Carol (Hunt) Struve, 84, of Paullina, Iowa, passed away on February 28, 2019 at Prairie View Campus in Sanborn, Iowa. Her funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 4, 2019 at the... Full story

 

Stabbing Investigated In Calumet

The O'Brien County Sheriffs Office assisted by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are investigating a stabbing injury that occurred at 2 12 W. North Street in Calumet, Iowa. The sheriff's... Full story

 

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