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Articles from the May 2, 2019 edition

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 By Mari Radtke    News    May 2, 2019

Solving the EMT Shortage

Jared Johnson, O'Brien County Emergency Management Administration (EMA) Director convened its second gathering of medical emergency response personnel to continue the conversation that addresses the...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    May 2, 2019

County Begins Comprehensive Planning

O'Brien County supervisors have selected its five standing members to develop a new comprehensive land use plan. The plan the county is currently operating under was updated in 1978. Dennis Vanden...

 
 By Scott Chrisman    Sports    May 2, 2019

Lady Wolverines battle for second at Okoboji Relays

A number of high finishes kept South O'Brien in the mix for second place in the team race as the girls competed in the Okoboji Relays April 23. With updates being done at Okoboji this spring, Hartley...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Help Sutherland finalize Marketing Plan On May 22

PRIMGHAR, Iowa – What should Sutherland do to attract new residents? That is the topic of a community meeting at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 at the R.L Johannsen Building, 110 Ash Street,...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Wings and Wetlands Festival

Each year several northwest Iowa counties cooperate to celebrate the return of spring in Northwest Iowa. Over the years swan releases, bird hikes, canoe events, wildflower walks and more have engaged... Full story

 
 By staff    News    May 2, 2019

Law and Order

Traffic Miesso Woyessa Hami, Worthington, Speeding Donald James Hemphill, Spencer, Speeding Faydra Storm M Decker, Sanborn, No Valid Drivers License; Speeding Gavin Eric Moser, Sheldon, Failure to...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Clippings from ISU Extension

Climate Change is a tough topic to address with any group of individuals. However, it is something that is affecting all of us, and it is especially affecting our growing season. We hear about rising...

 
 By staff    Entertainment    May 2, 2019

Past News From The Files Of The O'Brien County Bell

20 years ago – 1999 Plans for new jail complete - After months of planning and discussion, the plans for O'Brien County's new law enforcement center have been finalized and dates for bid letting...

 
 By staff    Entertainment    May 2, 2019

Past News From The Files Of The Paullina Times

20 years ago – 1990 Improvements underway in Mill Creek State Park - The campground at Mill Creek State Park near Paullina "officially" opened for the season on Saturday, May 1. Some camping...

 

Past News From The Files Of The Sutherland Courier

20 years ago – 1999 Council ponders implementing curfew - At its regular May meeting Monday evening, the Sutherland City Council reviewed possible actions regarding juvenile activities in. town....

 
 By Scott Chrisman    Sports    May 2, 2019

South O'Brien boys third at Okoboji Relays

South O'Brien's boys finished third behind strong squads from Sibley-Ocheyedan and Sioux Center in competition at the Okoboji Relays April 23. The event was held at Hartley this year due to...

 
 By Coach Reichle    Sports    May 2, 2019

Wolverine boys settle for split on links

The weather was perfect and the course was in outstanding condition April 23 for our home conference meet vs. Trinity Christian. South O'Brien was able to come away with a win by shooting a season...

 
 By Coach Faust    Sports    May 2, 2019

Lady Wolverines return from break to post win

After taking a short Easter break, the South O'Brien Girls Golf Team was back in action at home on Tuesday, April 23. It was a perfect night for golf with temps in the upper-60s and no wind. The Wolve...

 
 By Scott Chrisman    Sports    May 2, 2019

Lady Wolverines win seven events at Royal Coed Relays

Seven was heaven for South O'Brien's girls as they were victorious in as many events at the Royal Coed Relays hosted by MMCRU April 26 at Marcus. The Wolverines surpassed the competition in four...

 
 By staff    News    May 2, 2019

Community Cleanup Days

Paullina Household Hazardous Materials (HHM) pickup - Thursday May 9 from 9:00am to Noon. Drop off in front of City Hall Junk Pickup - Monday May 6 - Contact City Hall, 949-3428, for cost of electronics, appliances, tires or other items. Have trash... Full story

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Sun's Out, Arms Out!

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (April 22, 2019) – Roll up your sleeve, save three local lives and show off your superpower this summer with LifeServe Blood Center! LifeServers who give blood May 1-September 28... Full story

 

American Life In Poetry

I was very sorry to read that the literary journal Field, with a long history of publishing the finest of American poetry, was ceasing publication. All good things must come to an end. Here's a poem...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Next Generation of Eldridge Family Purchases Funeral Homes

Primghar, Iowa, April 17, 2019 –Ben and Sara Eldridge are the new owners of the Eldridge Family & Vander Ploeg Funeral Homes in Paullina, Primghar, Sheldon and Boyden. The younger Eldridges recently purchased the four homes from Ben’s parents,... Full story

 
 By Angela Nyunt    News    May 2, 2019

South O'Brien FFA Parliamentary Procedure team competes at Sub-District Leadership Contest

Five sophomore South O'Brien FFA members participated in one of the several leadership contests that took place at the Sub-District FFA Leadership Contest at Sibley-Ocheyedan High School. The...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Sutherland and Primghar Dinner Date

Sutherland and Primghar Thursday, May 2 - Roast Turkey, Roasted Red Potatoes, Garlic Parmesan Green Beans, Berry Mix. Friday, May 3 - Baked Potato Bar, Chili, Pulled Chicken, Broccoli/Toppings, Apricot. Monday, May 6 - Salisbury Ground Beef, Potato...

 

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