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 By Mari Radtke    News    November 26, 2020 

Primghar Council Passes Urban Revitalization Area

The Primghar Council held a public hearing to approve or not the Urban Revitalization plan. No public comments were received. The council had passed the property tax benefit for new construction. This...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    November 26, 2020 

Conservation Board Amends Terms of Payment

O'Brien County Conservation Board (OCCB) approved a $3000 monetary award to Terry Boltjes at it regular meeting on November 11. The language used to make the award using tax dollars left a number of...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    November 26, 2020 

Paullina Airport Leases Moving Toward Finalization

The Paullina City Council on Monday November 16, 2020 approved window replacement at the library. The existing single pane windows will be replaced with double pane windows that are more energy...

 
 By Submitted    News    November 26, 2020 

FFA's Annual Fruit Sales fundraiser.

Thank you to everyone who supported the South O'Brien FFA's Annual Fruit Sales fundraiser. South O'Brien FFA Fruit is scheduled to arrive on the morning of Monday, Dec. 7th. Due to the circumstances...

 

Law and Order

Traffic Elizabeth Ann Dereus, Des Moines, Contempt – Failure to Pay Cody Aaron Lewchuck, Sheldon, No Proof of Insurance, No Valid Drivers License; Registration Violation John Joseph Nelson, Granvill...

 
 By Submitted    News    November 26, 2020 

Food Pantry Drive

Gen N.B. Baker Library is sponsoring a food drive for Primghar Upper Des Moines food pantry located in Primghar. They serve 60 families in Sutherland. Please bring nonperishable food items to the library and Nancy will see this gets to the Food...

 
 By staff    News    November 26, 2020 

Spencer Hospital, Avera Clinic Establish Drive-Through Covid-19 Testing Site

As dropping northwest Iowa temperatures make drive-through COVID-19 testing more challenging, Spencer Hospital and Avera Medical Group Spencer have jointly developed a covered drive-through testing site, available to patients whose care providers...

 

Reynolds Announces Additional Support For CVID-19-Impacted Renters and Homeowners At Risk Of Eviction Or Foreclosure

On November 18 Gov. Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that modifies existing public health measures to provide clarity and simplify the measures applicable to recreational activities and fitness centers. Except for high... Full story

 

Dairy Directions program goes virtual Dec. 8

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – With the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus and the new restrictions implemented by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, the 2020 Dairy Directions series has been combined into one single virtual program for Iowa dairy producers. It...

 

Thanksgiving Food Safety

by Renee Sweers, Human Sciences Specialist, Nutrition and Wellness It's time to 'Talk Turkey' and food safety. Data from the USDA shows that if consumers are diligent about washing their hands and fol...

 

Private Pesticide Applicator Trainings postponed in Northwest Iowa

PRIMGHAR, Iowa – The private pesticide applicator trainings originally scheduled for Dec. 8 in Paullina and Dec. 9 in Rock Rapids have been postponed in response to the governor’s latest COVID-19 guidance. The training at the Paullina Legion has... Full story

 
 By Submitted    News    November 26, 2020 

South O'Brien Junior/Senior High School Honor Roll

The following South O’Brien Junior High and High School students have met the requirements to be listed on the first quarter honor roll. The honor roll is divided into two parts – high honors and honors. A student must maintain at least a 3.75...

 

Hy-Vee Reinstates Its Reserved Shopping Hour for Those Considered High Risk

Starting today, Hy-Vee is reinstating its reserved shopping hour for customers considered “high risk” in response to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases throughout its eight-state region. The reserved hour will be offered at all Hy-Vee...

 

This Holiday Season, Doctors Urge Public to Make Safety a Top Priority

(StatePoint) With COVID-19 infections at an all-time high, medical experts urge the public to make safety their number one priority throughout the holiday season. "Nearly a year into this pandemic, people are yearning for a return to normalcy....

 

Upcoming Blood Drive

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (November 17, 2020) –LifeServe Blood Center is asking community members to book an appointment to give blood at an upcoming area blood drive. Besides COVID-19, this time of year...

 

Helpful Winter Weather Tips From the Meteorologists

(StatePoint) Preparing for unpredictable winter weather? Take stock of your home, vehicle and planning tools to ensure your family stays safe and warm all winter long. Luckily, AccuWeather’s expert meteorologists know a thing or two about...

 

Sutherland Dinner Date

Sutherland Dinner Date Call (712) 577-7696 for delivery in Paullina Thursday, November 26 - Happy Thanksgiving. Friday, November 27 - Chili, Cinnamon Roll, Coleslaw, Pears. Monday, November 30 - Ground Beef Stroganoff, Egg Noodles, Green Beans,... Full story

 

Controversy Swirls Around Proposed Bridle Trails At Conservation Meeting

The O'Brien County Conservation Board met Wednesday, November 11 at the Prairie Heritage Center. The first to speak at the meeting were Mary Helfter and Kevin Brasser. They were there to discuss an...

 

Kumm Earns Ag Teacher Honors

Educator Eric Kumm at South O'Brien High School was named 2020 Outstanding Agriculture Teacher of the Year by the Iowa Association of Agricultural Educators. Since the summer of 1995, Kumm has been...

 

As Covid-19 Hospitalizations Increase, Need For Convalescant Plasma Becomes Critical

DES MOINES, Iowa (November 11, 2020) – LifeServe Blood Center, the sole provider of blood to more than 120 hospitals across Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota, is seeking community members who have tested positive for COVID-19 or have COVID-19 antibo...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    November 19, 2020

Archer Council to Appoint to Fill Vacancy

The Archer City Council met via Zoom on Tuesday November 10. Foul weather led to slippery roads and hazardous conditions. The council received a letter of resignation for Councilman Todd Poland effect...

 

Law and Order

Traffic Brooklynn Paige Radloff, Primghar, Failure to Change Lanes Approach to Emergency Vehicle Skylar Marie Forbes, Harris, Speeding Harmony Jene Cooley, Archer, Registration Violation; No Proof of...

 

Clippings from ISU Extension

by Katelyn Brinkerhoff, Horticulture Educator Moles are a common problem for most homeowners. They are ground dwelling mammals that create unsightly tunnels throughout the yard and garden that can make mowing difficult, as well as damage the roots...

 
 By Submitted    News    November 19, 2020

Scholarships Are Free Money for College

By Tammy Bramley Vice Chair Iowa Student Loan board If your family will have a new college freshman next year, this is a great time to look for scholarships that will help offset the cost of an education. Scholarships are considered “gift aid,...

 

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