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 By Mari Radtke    News    February 21, 2019 

State Competition Secured

The South O'Brien Jazz Band has competed four times this season through February 18. They first went to the Triton Jazz Festival at Iowa Central Community College. There, the band placed first out of...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    February 21, 2019 

O'Brien County Conservation Winter Series

Charlene Elyea, O'Brien County Naturalist visited libraries in both Paullina and Sutherland last week. Winter series is an apt name for her visits. Children on a snow day came with their moms one...

 

Law and Order

Traffic Jaden Elaine Rouse, Spencer, Speeding Miranda Elizabeth Wetrich, Hartley, Registration Violation John L. Stofferan, Paullina, No Proof of Insurance William Joseph Arends, Hartley, Speeding...

 
 By Renee Sweers    News    February 21, 2019 

"Clippings" from Iowa State Extension

Concerned about your brain health and memory as you get older? Dementia is a public health concern and much research is focused on ways to reduce cognitive decline. The best thing for our brain is to...

 

Primghar Community Playhouse To Present "Squabbles"

The Primghar Community Playhouse is excited to bring “Squabbles” by Marshall Karp to the Primghar stage. submitted This hilarious play pits a father in law against a mother in a comedic succession of squabbles. Jerry Sloan is a successful writer...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    February 21, 2019 

Recycle Push

Representatives of Town and Country Disposal have been canvassing their client city councils with a proposed change to the collection of recycled materials. Councils have been discussing the proposed...

 

First SemesterJunior High/High School Honor Roll

The following South O'Brien Junior High and High School students have met the requirements to be listed on the 1st semester honor roll. The honor roll is divided into two parts – high honors and...

 

Annual Bald Eagle Watch

The annual Bald Eagle Watch will be held on Saturday, March 2 at the Prairie Heritage Center. This event is a come-and-go opportunity to observe eagles throughout the day. The O'Brien County...

 

Open House

An open house honoring Deanna Akeson, Administrator, O’Brien County Veterans Affairs, who is retiring after 21 years of dedicated service to County Veterans, will be held Tuesday, February 26, 2019, from 2 - 4 PM, in the Courthouse Assembly Room.... Full story

 

Memory Loss Support Group

Please join us for the Memory Loss Support Group Meeting on February 28 at 7:00pm, Sanford Sheldon Senior Care, Sheldon, IA. The program will be “Music Can Enhance Your Life.”Please come with questions and ideas about this topic as well as ideas... Full story

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    February 14, 2019

EMA Updates to Primghar Council

Ambulance service for parts of O'Brien County remains in an uncertain state, but with informal understandings in place, direction for dispatchers and responders in a more at ease. Jared Johnson, O'Bri...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    February 14, 2019

Recycling Collection Containers Approved

The Sutherland City Council met Monday evening in regular session. The foul weather kept representatives of some agenda items from attending. City department reports were given. Economic Development...

 

Conservation Full Moon Hike

Strap on your snowshoes or boots – depending on the ground cover – and enjoy a stroll through the crisp winter evening air. The O'Brien County Conservation Board is holding a Full Moon Hike on... Full story

 

Green Teams At South O'Brien

Friday night basketball at South O'Brien introduced the "Green Teams" to the fans. The Green Teams were a tribute to the late Kirk Struve. Struve was a lifelong resident of the South O'Brien... Full story

 
 By staff    News    February 14, 2019

Law and Order

Traffic Zachary E. Buckwald, Sheldon, Failure to Obey Stop Sign; Driving While Suspended Craig Corey Schleicher, New Munich, MN, No Valid Drivers License Morgan Wall, Sanborn, Seatbelt Violation Esber...

 

Upcoming Blood Drive In Sutherland

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (February 11, 2018) – Save local lives through blood donation with LifeServe Blood Center. LifeServe Blood Center is the community blood bank and sole supplier of blood to more...

 
 By Submitted    News    February 14, 2019

"Clippings" from Iowa State Extension

The Master Gardener program teaches a lot, including the willingness to experiment. Such was the case last spring when I purchased my first canna. I really had no idea what to expect but was drawn to...

 

Snow Days and Make-up Days Explained

Over the last few months, the South O'Brien area and most of the Midwest have battled extreme winter weather. With the extreme conditions comes late starts, early dismissals, and no school days for...

 
 By Shelby Enger    News    February 14, 2019

Juniors Earn Second Quarter Reward

By Shelby Enger The Junior Class of South O'Brien has earned a reward for winning the class competition for the second quarter. This is the second quarter in a row the juniors have dominated. On...

 

State Speech Participants

By Abrahm Rohwer Three South O'Brien speech groups participated in State Speech this year in Spencer on February 2. Coached by Becky Wester, there were 4 groups that competed at Districts: Ensemble,...

 
 By Caden Hale    News    February 14, 2019

Iowa Assessments moving from paper to online

South O'Brien students in grades 7-11 took an online Iowa Statewide Assessment practice test on February 1. It was used as an infrastructure test. South O'Brien's Technology Coordinator Mary Helfter...

 
 By Alexus Babb    News    February 14, 2019

National FFA Week

National FFA week is a tradition at South O'Brien that members love. The South O'Brien chapter has 73 members enrolled. This year, National FFA Week will begin on February 20. South O'Brien FFA Adviso...

 

Dinner Theatre Tickets on Sale March 4th!

Tickets will be on sale soon for the South O'Brien Dinner Theater! The performance of Hillbilly Hankerin' will hit the stage on Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23, in the East Gym in Paullina....

 

FCA Valentine's Day Flowers

As Valentine's Day approaches, the South O'Brien FCA students will be selling roses for $6 and carnations for $3. Each color has a specific meaning. Red means "I love you," pink means "You are very...

 

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