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Primghar - Members of Primghar Church of Christ worked together for another successful year of providing a Thanksgiving community dinner. According to Kay Hicks, about 50 people were served, either at...

 

"A date which will live in infamy"

By Elaine Rassel Should we put the past in the past and not want to recall an event that changed the lives of many people? World War I was supposed to have been the end of all wars. But this was not...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    December 5, 2019 

Sutherland Council Swears In New Members

The monthly City Council meeting of Sutherland opened with Mayor Katie Gifford thanking the two outgoing councilpersons, both of whom have served for a dozen years, for their service and for their...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    December 5, 2019 

Swearing In New Council Members

Following approval of consent agenda items, the Paullina Council heard reports from department heads. Council members asked Street Water/Sewer Superintendent Chris Erdman how the first snow removal...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    December 5, 2019 

Festival of Trees in Paullina

For years, decorated Christmas trees have been used to attract crowds to “oooo” and “aaaahhhh” about their beauty and creativity. Maybe a business has promoted itself in some way by decorating and displaying a Christmas tree at Paullina’s...

 

Upcoming Paullina Community Blood Drive

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (November 26, 2019) – LifeServe Blood Center is urging eligible blood donors to roll up a sleeve and give the ultimate gift this holiday season: the gift of life. Blood cannot be ma...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    December 5, 2019 

Primghar Chamber of Commerce Christmas Holiday Festivities

The Primghar Chamber has organized a weekend full of Christmas hustle and bustle. It starts Friday, December 6 at the southeast corner of the courthouse at 6:00pm. Tree lighting and caroling starts a community Christmas weekend. The weekend wraps up...

 

The Pearl Harbor Speech Given December 8, 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt Before Congress

"Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Senate, and of the House of Representatives: Yesterday, December 7th, 1941-a date which will live in infamy-the United States of America was suddenly...

 

Clippings from Iowa State University Extension

by Gary Wright Recently, I had the privilege of joining Dr. Steve Meyer and Former State Senator Steve Warnstadt to discuss agriculture challenges with a group at the Western Iowa Tech Community...

 

Sutherland Festival Of Tress

You are invited to General N.B. Baker Library to celebrate or participate in “Festival of Trees.” “Friends,” a support organization to the Sutherland Library is bringing back a tradition resting in the background and inviting you to be part...

 

Sutherland and Primghar Dinner Date

Sutherland and Primghar Dinner Date Thursday, Dec. 5 - Stuffed Pork Loin, Roasted Red Potatoes, Copper Penny Salad, Strawberries and Bananas. Friday, Dec. 6 - Hot Beef w/Gravy, Sliced White Bread, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Mandarin Oranges....

 

Christmas Decorations Going Up Around The Area

You can always get the flavor of the season when the Christmas decorations go up around the area. Here the city crew in Paullina work on putting up the decorations in Paullina despite the chilly...

 

NISYO Fall Concert on December 14

The Northwest Iowa Symphony Youth Orchestra will present its Fall Concert on Saturday, December 14, at 3:00 p.m. in the BJ Haan Auditorium on the campus of Dordt University in Sioux Center, Iowa. The concert is free and open to the public. Led by...

 

Educational Farm Bill Workshop to be held in Sheldon on December 17

SHELDON, Iowa – Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach is partnering with the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) to conduct 2018 Farm Bill workshops in Northwest Iowa throughout December. Producers, agri-business personnel, landowners and...

 

Retirement Planning Workshop to be hosted in Sheldon

PRIMGHAR, Iowa – Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach invites area residents to join them for a two-session retirement preparation workshop on Thursday, Jan. 9 and Thursday, Jan. 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Northwest Iowa Communi...

 

4-H Bottle Bucket Calf Project Educational Meeting Dec. 26

PRIMGHAR, Iowa – Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host a 4-H Bottle Bucket Calf Project educational meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Dec. 26 at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Primghar. Youth who plan to exhibit or just...

 
 By Scott Chrisman    News    December 5, 2019 

Auction lot machine shed, contents destroyed fire

Vander Werff and Associates, Inc. lost a machine shed and all its contents to fire on Friday, November 29 northeast of Sanborn. Hartley Fire Chief Brad Meendering told KIWA radio that about 10:30...

 

South O'Brien Elementary Principal Charged.

South O'Brien Elementary principal Michael Morran, 54, has been charged in Lincoln County, South Dakota, with six varying counts of theft by exploitation, three being Class 4 felonies and one each of Class 5 and 6 felony. The money in question was...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    November 28, 2019

Winter Weather Ready

Winter road care is up to governmental officials: state through Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT); counties through their Secondary Roads Department; and cities/towns through their own staff....

 

"Scaritage Park" Makes Donation

"Scaritage Park" donated money from its proceeds to the "Backpack for Kids" program. Several South O'Brien Elementary kids helped at "Scaritage Park". The 3 nights of hosting the public to thrills...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    November 28, 2019

School Board Members Seated

The School Board meeting was called to order without fanfare. The annual reconciliation report was explained and offered for approval of the board, which was given. The report balances the districts...

 
 By Submitted    News    November 28, 2019

South O'Brien FFA Members Attend Greenhand Fire-Up

By Angela Nyunt Each year, Northwest district and Iowa FFA officers plan Greenhand Fire-Up for members in the Northwest district. This year, the conference was held at Northwestern College in Orange...

 

Law and Order

Traffic Riley Michael Davids, Melvin, Speeding Jennifer Diane Collins, Sanborn, Registration Violation Maximiliano E. Castro Gonzalez, Sheldon, Failure to Obey Stop Sign; No Proof of Insurance Sheila...

 

Mid-Sioux's 11th Annual Mitten Campaign

REMSEN, IA - Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc. is hosting their 11th annual mitten fundraiser by partnering with local businesses in five counties to provide assistance to needy families. You can help by purchasing a mitten at any of the participating...

 

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