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Articles from the June 18, 2020 edition

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 By Mari Radtke    News    June 18, 2020

BeKipp and Be Safe

Young adult athletes are expected to be the most fit, healthiest people among us. But too often, unknown conditions compromise that fitness, sometimes ending tragically. Such was the case for Kipp...

 By staff    News    June 18, 2020

"Class of 2020"

A compilation of the graduation of the South O'Brien High School Class of 2020. Our "Class of 2020" graduation video is available FREE with each new subscription purchased. A new subscription is... Full story

 By Mari Radtke    News    June 18, 2020

Primghar Refinances Bonds

At Primghar's regular council meeting on Wednesday June 10 the council made final approval of a series of resolutions leading up to this final act to finance Industrial Park streets and roll existing...

 By Mari Radtke    News    June 18, 2020

Archer Council Sets Training Date

The Archer City Council met in regular session on Tuesday June 9. Rich Welter from Mosquito Control of Iowa to answer questions council had about mosquito control in town. It was noted that the problem in Archer is flies more than mosquitoes. Welter...

 By Mari Radtke    News    June 18, 2020

There Will Be Fireworks

The fourth weekend in June is the traditional weekend for Gemboree, a festival of fun and patriotic tribute in Paullina. COVID-19 has brought into question all community events such as this. The...


O'Brien County Conservation Board

The O'Brien County Conservation Board is looking forward to hosting guided/self-guided experiences at our parks this summer. Public programming will be taking on a new look this summer. Join the...


Elaine Johannsen

Elaine M. Johannsen, age 74, of Paullina, Iowa who passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at her residence. Her funeral service will be 10:30 A.M. on Monday, June 15, 2020 at Zion Lutheran Church in...


O'Brien County Tourism Promotes Self-Guided Activities with "Tour O'Brien County – We'll See You Outside" Promotion

Primghar, Iowa, June 8, 2020 – In the past two months, O’Brien County Tourism has promoted four different tours that families can enjoy locally while maintaining a safe social distance from others. If you missed the advertising for these tours,...


Law and Order

Traffic Westley Allen Wooten, Maryville, MO, Speeding Brian Myers, Hartley, Speeding Brandon Tripp, Hartley, Speeding Ryan J Greenfield, Sheldon, Seatbelt Violation Maryrose Ebele Nwosah, Des Moines,...


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... Full story


Sutherland and Primghar Dinner Date

Sutherland and Primghar Dinner Date Thursday, June 18 - Honey Baked Chicken, Sweet Potato Fries, Mixed Vegetables, Banana Half, Peanut Butter Cookie. Friday, June 19 - Ham Salad Sandwich, Cup of Potato Soup, Baby Carrots, Pineapple, Chocolate... Full story


South O'Brien Summer Sports

Team Pictures Courtesy of Jons Gallery...


American Life In Poetry

Karla Huston was Wisconsin's Poet Laureate in 2017 and 2018, and lives in Appleton. She's published several books and chapbooks and does the good work of reviewing poetry for various journals. "Lip,"...

 By Vanessa Rohwer    News    June 18, 2020

South O'Brien Class of 2020

The South O'Brien Graduating Class of 2020 graduation ceremony was a little different then in the past with COVID 19 guidelines and social distancing in place on Sunday at the South O'Brien High...


O"Brien County Community Foundation Awards Local Grants

The O’Brien County Community Foundation (OBCCF), an affiliate of the Siouxland Community Foundation, awarded grants to totaling over $106,000 to nonprofit organizations and units of local government in support of projects throughout O’Brien...


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