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Articles from the October 3, 2019 edition

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 By Mari Radtke    News    October 3, 2019

Passing the Torch

The best news for rural America and Main Streets across the nation is that a young person has chosen to take the plunge to become a hometown entrepreneur. We're not talking about professional...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    October 3, 2019

Listen Up! Ask Questions.

A series of candidate forums around O’Brien County have been scheduled to hear from or meet city council and/or school board candidates. The Paullina forum had been scheduled for Tuesday October 15. Due to homecoming changes that forum will be...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    October 3, 2019

SOS Homecoming Schedule Changes

The first week of October is South O'Brien's regularly scheduled homecoming week. Many festivities will carry on, like the various daily dress-up contests and other fun. The volleyball game scheduled...

 

Local Youth will celebrate National 4-H Week Oct. 6-12

PRIMGHAR, Iowa – The anticipation is building for National 4-H Week, Oct. 6-12, during which time millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country will celebrate everything 4-H. The theme of this year’s National 4-H Week is...

 

Law and Order

Traffic Morgan Haley Rouse, Paullina, Registration Violation; Child Restraint Violation Miranda Elizabeth Wetrich, Sanborn, Registration Violation Lucas Wade Williams, El Dorado, KS, Speeding Jason...

 

Primghar Public Library Events in October

Story Times: October 4th – Pumpkins October 11th – Ghosts October 18th – Skeletons October 25th – Halloween Book Club October 23rd with the book Grief Cottage by Gail Godwin Speaker Linda McCann – on POW’s in Iowa – will be held at the...

 

Curtis L. Koehlmoos

Springfield, NE Survived by wife, Cynthia (Glover) Koehlmoos, son, Jason Koehlmoos (Jennifer,) daughters, Jairren Flodine (Brett,) Jessica Fitzgerald (Jeff,) and five grandsons. He was preceded in death by his parents, Burnell and Clara (Bruns)...

 

Verla J. Hibbing

Services for Verla J. Hibbing, age 88, of Paullina, who passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Prairie View Home in Sanborn. Her funeral service was held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, October...

 

Fr. Harry D. McAlpine

Fr. Harry D. McAlpine, age 84, of Sioux City, Iowa and formerly of Sheldon who passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at MercyOne Regional Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. His Funeral Service...

 

Wendy Lu Waund

Wendy Lu Waund, daughter of William "Bill" Waund and Emily (Getting) Waund, was born December 13, 1962 at Primghar, IA. She grew up on her parents' farm near Primghar, along with her two brothers,...

 

Upcoming Blood Drive

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 of blood to more than 120 hospitals...

 

Trick Or Treat At Mill Creek

The O'Brien County Conservation is getting ready to celebrate another holiday in the park this year! Ghosts, princesses and action figures are invited to come out to Mill Creek Park in early October!...

 

Youth Pheasant Hunt

An exciting opportunity for youth to get involved in outdoor activities will be held on Saturday, October 19. The O'Brien County Conservation Board is hosting a Youth Pheasant Hunt at the Crosbie...

 
 By Submitted    News    October 3, 2019

Clay County Fair Livestock Judging

By Angela Nyunt, South O'Brien FFA Reporter On September 14, 8 members of the South O'Brien FFA Chapter participated in the Clay County Fair Livestock Judging contest in Spencer, Iowa. This event...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    October 3, 2019

Wolverines Go to 5-0

Submitted by Coach Fuhrman The South O'Brien Wolverines traveled to Hartley Friday for the District opener. The Wolverines were looking to start the District season out strong and continue the...

 
 By Mari Radtke    Sports    October 3, 2019

Wolverine Volleyball

On Tuesday September 24 Gehlen Catholic Jays hosted the South O'Brien Wolverines in LeMars. It was a difficult and exciting 5 game match with the Wolverines opening a 2 game lead, 25-16 each. The...

 

HMS Tournament

South O'Brien played 3 games Saturday at Hartley in the HMS tournament. They walked away winning 1 match, 2 games to 0, against Rock Valley. Game scores were 21-16 and 21-7. SOCS fell to Newell-Fonda...

 
 By Submitted    News    October 3, 2019

Understanding SOCIAL SECURITY spouses' benefits

By Brian DeMoss Social Security District Manager Spencer/Storm Lake Marriage is a tradition that exists on every continent and in nearly every country. Having a partner not only means creating a...

 

American Life In Poetry

I'd guess that at least every other person reading this column did at one time, as a child, carry home some animal that he or she wouldn't be able to keep. Here's Connie Wanek, who lives in New...

 

David F. Runge

Funeral services for David F. Runge, age 70, of Sutherland, Iowa who passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019 at Pearl Valley Nursing Home in Sutherland. His funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. on...

 

One Dead, Two Injured In Wake Of Sunday Evening Crash

Primghar, Iowa - A Primghar man is dead, and two young boys injured as the result of a collision early Sunday evening northwest of Primghar. The Iowa State Patrol identifies the victim as 61-year-old...

 

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