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Articles from the September 19, 2019 edition

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 By Mari Radtke    News    September 19, 2019

Flood Insurance Rate Maps in Appeals Process

Following 2008 flood event IDNR and Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) received funds to remap each county and create new flood insurance rate maps. The two bureaucracies entered into an agreement to develop and maintain accurate flood...

 

County To Auction Surplus Property

At a public hearing held in board chambers on Tuesday September 10 to designate property owned by O'Brien County as surplus property. No one was present and no comments were received by the public on...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    September 19, 2019

Recognizing 40 Years of Service

Mary Helfter began her teaching career as the Primghar High School softball coach in the summer of '79. The 1979-80 school year was her first full year as a high school math teacher. She filled that...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    September 19, 2019

Wash Me! Car Wash Now Open

It's an outsized, state-of-the-art car wash right on Highway 10 just as you enter Sutherland from the west. The 2-bay self-service car wash offers a variety of conveniences for a variety of vehicles....

 

State Meats Evaluation

After a summer of preparing, 4 members of the South O'Brien FFA Chapter and 12 O'Brien County 4-H members competed at the State Meats Evaluation contest held on August 24th in Ames, Iowa.  For the...

 

Law and Order

Traffic Reynaldo Esteban Martinez Niz, Sibley, Speeding Lori Lee Stein, Hartley, Registration Violation Allie Marie Seivert, Sheldon, Registration Violation Ryan J. Greenfield, Sheldon, Seatbelt...

 

Burleigh H. Jurgensen

Burleigh Hartwig Jurgensen, age 82 of Paullina, Iowa who passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the Countryside Living in Sioux City. His funeral service was 2:00 P.M. Sunday, September 15,... Full story

 

C-S Agrow Service Scholarship Awarded By The Northwest Iowa Community Scholarship Foundation

The C-S Agrow Service Scholarship is to support the achievement of students who choose to attend Northwest Iowa Community College and enroll as a full-time student. This $1,000 scholarship is made possible by donations from C-S Agrow Service in...

 

Fall Sports Preview: Seniors Leading the Way

By Alex Presthus and Tristan Wilson Football The South O’Brien Football Team came out hot with 2 home wins to start the season over GTRA and Sheldon. After 2 games, they are looking to improve on defensive focus and blocking. Senior quarterback and...

 

Meet the New Fall Coaching Staff at South O'Brien

By Sydney Struve, Rachel Sohn, and Kenna Bauer Aaron Giese Coach Aaron Giese is one of the new assistant football coaches this year. This is also his first year teaching at South O’Brien as the high school 7-12 business teacher. After finishing...

 

First Day of School Fun

By Josie Guthridge, Kylie Swanson, and Reagan Lepley South O’Brien High School started off the 2019-2020 school year with some fun. On Friday, August 23, the students kicked off the first day of school with doughnuts, followed by a “Welcome...

 

South O'Brien's New Staff

By Caden Hale, Abrahm Rohwer, and Jake Anderson South O’Brien High School welcomed three new teachers to the high school this year: Kevin Hanlin, Aaron Giese, and Jared Lancaster.  Kevin Hanlin is serving as the new history teacher, in...

 

Wolverines withstand the Warriors

Submitted by Coach Fuhrman Friday night in Aurelia proved to be a test for the visiting Wolverines. In the end the Wolverines held on for a 15-0 win, but the Warriors proved to be a tough opponent....

 

Home Court Advantage

What a night the Wolverines had at home on the Volleyball court Thursday night! The team opened the match with a slim loss, 22-25. But they regrouped, got focused and dominated the next three games...

 

South O'Brien Travels to Orange City

The short trip to Orange City to face the Unity Christian Knights on the Volleyball court took place Tuesday September 10. Unity is the current state 2A runner up. The always strong team swept the...

 

The Importance of School Gardens

by Katelyn Brinkerhoff, Horticulture Educator School gardens aren't a new concept. In fact, they have been around since World War I. For decades school gardens have provided a place for children to...

 

Earth's Shadows

The O'Brien County Conservation Board has been offering a variety of events to celebrate space this year. The next event on the calendar is "Earth's Shadows." This event will be held at the Prairie...

 

Blood Donations Needed Locally

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (September 17, 2019) – LifeServe Blood Center is urging blood donors to roll up a sleeve to save local hospital patients this September. LifeServe Blood Center is the sole provider...

 

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