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Summer Sports Return To Iowa High Schools

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced Wednesday, May 20 that summer athletic seasons may be conducted for high school baseball and softball following a two-month activities suspension due to COVID-19. The announcement approved the reopening of...

 

O'Brien County's Pioneer Cemeteries

Visit the Pioneer Cemeteries of O'Brien County this Memorial Day. Members of O'Brien County Cemetery Preservation Association with the support of O'Brien County Veteran's Administration will be...

 

Restrictions on Farmers Markets Continue

AMES, Iowa – Gov. Kim Reynolds has extended the state’s Public Health Emergency Declaration as it pertains to farmers markets. The governor’s latest proclamation allows farmers markets to continue operating, but only to sell food and farm...

 

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation easing some restrictions during Public Health Emergency

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation May 13 continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency but loosening some restrictions. Effective May 15 the proclamation permits salons, barbershops, and massage and tattoo establishments to...

 
 By Scott Chrisman    News    May 14, 2020

Gov. Reynolds allows additional reopenings

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation May 6 loosening some restrictions during the Public Health Disaster Emergency.  The proclamation permits dental services to resume in compliance...

 

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 Mari Radtke    News    April 23, 2020

Brainstorming Milestones for Seniors

The South O'Brien Board of Education held their first regular meeting since Governor Kim Reynolds in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Education closed k-12 schools in Iowa for the remainder of...

 
 By INS    News    April 16, 2020

COVID-19 Outbreaks at Meat Plants Underscore Worker Safety Concerns

by Mike Moen DES MOINES, Iowa - The temporary closing of meat-processing plants has raised concerns over food supplies during the pandemic. But in states like Iowa and South Dakota, they also renew demands for worker safety. At least two plants in...

 

Governor Announces Schools Closed For The Rest Of The School Year.

Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Education announced today that all school districts and nonpublic schools will be closed for the remainder of the school year and will continue to offer continuous learning to mitigate the spread of...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    April 2, 2020

Education Happens Outside the Classroom

Teachers and students from South O'Brien Elementary are keeping in touch. Principal Mike Morran shared that 100% communication between TK-4th grade teachers with parents and students is occurring....

 

Supervisors Reaffirm Workforce Development Region Abstain Mental Health Care Vote

By Mari Radtke Counties have some choices when acting within State regional organizations. One of the organizations that a county wants to maintain a strong working relationship is workforce...

 

Washington Policy Doesn't Match Washington Promises for Bio Fuels

Thanks to KIWA for use of this story Washington, DC — There’s strong, negative reaction from Iowa politicians and the state’s biofuels industry to this week’s EPA decision on the Renewable Fuels Standard. That’s Monte Shaw, executive...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    August 8, 2019

A County's Hallmark

Governor Kim Reynolds toured selected sites in northwest Iowa on Tuesday August 6. The visits are part of her annual 99 counties tour. She visited the Prairie Heritage Center between Peterson and Suth...

 

Local Libraries Earn Accreditation

The State Library of Iowa has announced that the Gen N.B. Baker Library in Sutherland ant the Primghar Public Library in Primghar have met the conditions for state accreditation as outlined in “In Service to Iowa: Public Library Standards Sixth...

 

Gov. Reynolds Issues Disaster Proclamation

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation today for the State of Iowa in response to flooding and severe weather beginning March 13th and continuing. On Tuesday March 12, she...

 

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

January 24, 2019 The Legislature was not in session on Monday because of the Martin Luther King holiday. A snowstorm hit central Iowa Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, and by Thursday morning, we...

 
 By Dan Huseman    News    January 24, 2019

Weekly Newsletter from Dan Huseman

January 17, 2019 The first session of the 88th General Assembly convened at 10 a.m. on January 14, 2019. The opening day of a new session is filled with much pomp and ceremony. A new Speaker of the Ho...

 

Governor Reynolds Proclaims Nov. 5-9 Agricultural Entrepreneurship Week

AMES, Iowa — Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation designating Nov. 5-9 as Agricultural Entrepreneurship Week. The Agriculture Entrepreneurship Initiative at Iowa State University and affiliated students, entrepreneurs, investors, businesses...

 

Heavy Rains Cause Damage To DD5

On June 13-14, 2018 heavy rains caused flooding across northwest Iowa. The most severe flooding in O'Brien County took place in Hartley. A disaster declaration was almost immediately signed by the Mayor and passed on to Governor Kim Reynolds. Severe...

 

Iowa DNR accepting comments on proposed increase to hunting, fishing licenses and fees

Des Moines - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is accepting comments on its proposed menu of hunting and fishing license fee increases, through Aug. 21. The proposal would set the cost of an annual resident hunting or fishing license at...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    August 9, 2018

Battle Of The Blue Chips

The world of livestock shows opens for overall grand champions at every County Fair. Notably the Iowa State Fair is one of those opportunities, if the owner has prepared to go. On Saturday August 4, S...

 

If You Can't Golf.....Fish

Well since golfing is out of the picture for a while this gentlman decided to toss in a line and see if he would get a bite on the course. All joking aside heavy rains to the north brought flood...

 

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