O'Brien County's Bell-Times-Courier -

Articles from the April 30, 2020 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 20 of 20



 By Mari Radtke    News    April 30, 2020

Absentee Voting Gets Push in O'Brien County

Iowa’s Secretary of State serves as the state’s election commissioner. Rules, methods and guidance come out of that office. Counties report to the office. Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has initiated a big push for absentee voting in Iowa...

 

Student Lunches

Students of the South O’Brien Community School District can pick up bagged lunches in each of the 4 communities of South O’Brien. This is a service provided by the school district. Pick up locations are as follows: Paullina – First...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    April 30, 2020

Growing Body of Research Supports UV Lighting Disinfection

O'Brien County uses Ultra Violet (UV) Lights to disinfect spaces and surfaces. According to Jared Johnson, O'Brien County EMA Director, studies showing UV lighting products as useful to disinfect...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    April 30, 2020

Johnson Updates Supervisors About COVID-19

Between the physical health of the O'Brien County public and the economic health of the same public as well as the county, and each of the taxing districts within, concern over moving forward under the constant presence of a viral threat is always a...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    April 30, 2020

Councilman by Appointment

By Mari Radtke It was as brief of a governmental special meeting as anyone can imagine. The City Council of Sutherland held a special meeting Thursday April 23 to appoint a city council person. A council vacancy happened when Dennis Templer resigned...

 

New Arrival

Brent and Robyn McDowell of rural Hartley are the parents of a baby boy born April 24 at Sanford Sheldon Hospital. He has been named Braden Roy and was welcomed home by big bother Evan. Grandparents are Brad and Jane McDowell of Primghar and Bill...

 

Orange City Area Health System Receives the 2019 Women's Choice Award® as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience for the sixth consecutive year

Orange City Area Health System has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Orange City Area...

 

Law and Order

Traffic Austin Thomas DeYoung, Sheldon, Driving While Suspended Moises Adrian Caloca Briones, Sioux City, Speeding Luis Danilo Chilel Ramirez, Sioux City, Speeding James Robert Thomson, Primghar, Failure to Maintain Control Gavin Jeffrey Leng,...

 

Northwest Iowa Community College is Hosting a Virtual NW Iowa Visual Arts Show

Northwest Iowa Community College is hosting the NW Iowa Visual Arts Show virtually on the NCC website opening on Friday, May 22. Each student can submit two works of art up to a total of thirty pieces per school. All submitted artwork is original...

 

Sister Donard Collins, BVM

Sister Donard Collins, BVM, 88, of 1050 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa, died Monday, March 23, 2020, at Marian Hall. Natural Burial Rite of Committal was Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in the Marian Hall...

 

Imagining a World with Better Faucets and Cleaner Hands

I’m about to break into a chorus of “Happy Birthday” in a public restroom when—oh no! The faucet is one those where you push down the handle instead of turning it. Then the handle, which can’t possibly know how dirty your hands are, decides...

 
 By INS    News    April 30, 2020

Rural Areas Across IA Would Suffer from Postal Service Collapse

by Mike Moen SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- Leaders of the United States Postal Service have warned about its increasing financial woes before and during the pandemic, and concerns are growing over how a system collapse would impact residents of rural areas....

 

Wells Enterprises sponsors International Society of Automation (ISA) Competition as part of new sponsorship partnership with NCC

Due to high industry demands for quality, trained instrumentation technicians, Wells Enterprises has established a sponsorship opportunity for Industrial Instrumentation and Electrical Technology students at Northwest Iowa Community College. The...

 

Governor Reynolds, Secretary Naig, Iowa Pork Producers Association Launch "Pass the Pork"

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 27, 2020) – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today announced a new “Pass the Pork” program to connect Iowa pig farmers with food insecure Iowans. The program is an...

 
 By State Point    News    April 30, 2020

How to Make the CARES Act Part of Your Financial Plan

(StatePoint) For many Americans, the current state of the economy is creating real financial challenges and concerns. However, the federal government’s recently enacted CARES Act is intended to provide some financial relief to families and...

 

American Life In Poetry

Most of the school-age athletes I know or have known would have been embarrassed to show any vulnerability, and this fine poem by Al Ortolani, from his chapbook Hansel and Gretel Get the Word on the Street, published by Rattle, really catches what I...

 

Op - Ed - Iowa's Senior Health Care Workers Need Our Support

By Brent Willett, President and CEO, Iowa Health Care Association COVID-19 is a brutal villain, infecting millions and taking more than 185,000 lives of some of our most vulnerable worldwide, just over 100 of which were Iowans as of the time of this...

 

USDA Reports Record Enrollment in Key Farm Safety-Net Programs

Producers signed a record 1.77 million contracts for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2019 crop year, which is more than 107 percent of the total contracts signed...

 

Iowans Who Refuse to Return to Work Without Good Reason When Recalled Will Lose Eligibility to Unemployment Benefit

DES MOINES – Iowans who have been placed on a temporary layoff related to COVID-19 but refuse to return to work when recalled by their employer will lose unemployment benefits, except for certain circumstances including: • If you have tested...

 

Sutherland and Primghar Dinner Date Meals are available for Delivery to Paullina, Sutherland and Calumet

Sutherland and Primghar Dinner Date are 5 days each week, Monday – Friday. Host locations are Willoway in Sutherland, at 409 Ash Street and the Primghar Community Building at 215 1st Street SE in Primghar. DURING THE COVID-19 PHYSICAL DISTANCING th...

 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020