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 By Mari Radtke    News    January 23, 2020 

Shortee's PitStop and Speedway Café

The Smith Family began took over the operation way back in 2003. It involved the entire family and opened its doors through thick and thin. On December 3, 2019 the operation transferred to the Tracey...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    January 23, 2020 

Several Resolutions Approved by Primghar Council

It is standard operating procedure for cities to resolve a variety of operating rules for the coming year. Among the resolutions are setting depository banks, investment limits, providers for city...

 

Paullina Chamber Annual Meeting Change of Date

The date of the Annual Meeting of the Paullina Chamber of Commerce was changed due to weather. It will now be held on the 25th of January. The location has been changed to the back of J&D Tavern. As previously planned there will be snacks and the...

 

Law and Order

Traffic James Carl Roscovius, Sioux City, Following Too Close Usmaro Alvarez Diaz, Cherokee, Speeding, No Valid Drivers License Ameigh Elizabeth Bauman, Rock Rapids, Following Too Close Joshua J....

 

Iowa State University announces fall 2019 Dean's List

AMES, Iowa (January 17, 2020) – A total of 10,066 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the fall semester 2019 Dean’s List. Students named to the Dean’s List must have earned...

 

Drake Bechtel graduates from the University of Iowa

IOWA CITY, IA (01/14/2020)-- Drake Bechtel of Larrabee, IA 51029was one of more than 1,800 University of Iowa students to celebrate earning their degree from the UI during commencement ceremonies staged in December after the completion of the UI’s...

 

The 'Flu' or Food Poisoning? And What to Do About It

by Renee Sweers, Human Sciences Specialist, Nutrition and Wellness Influenza (often referred to as the 'flu') is caused by a virus that infects the respiratory tract (the nose, throat and lungs)....

 
 By State Point    News    January 23, 2020 

The Same Tools at School and Home Can Help Students Achieve

(StatePoint) Cutting-edge technologies have long been used in classrooms to help students engage with material and better grasp tough concepts. And now, many of these same technologies are becoming available for use at home. Here are a few ways that...

 

Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings to be held in Rock Rapids, Sibley, Spirit Lake and Orange City

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa – Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach, in partnership with Project STOMP, will offer four free Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings in Northwest Iowa during February and early-March. The training is open to any...

 

Trees or 5 Free Crapemyrtles from the Arbor Day Foundation

Local residents can ring in the New Year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January. By becoming a part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, new members will receive 10 free flowering trees or five...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 23, 2020 

Upcoming Conservation Programs

The O'Brien County Conservation Board is offering people of all ages the opportunity to "Emerse in Nature – Spend Time Outdoors." This 2020 outdoor series will offer a monthly experience for people...

 

Basketball Clinic Held for K-3 Youth Boys

A basketball clinic was held on Saturday, January 11 for TK-3rd boys. Coach Nate Struve was the head clinician. The varsity boys basketball team assisted. They played at halftime of the varsity girls...

 

Alumni Basketball Game Held

On Saturday, January 11 the South O'Brien Alumni game was held at the high school gym in Paullina. The teams were set up to be divided up as even as possible. The organizers tried to keep brothers or...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    January 16, 2020

Primghar Community Building Board Stunned by Bid

For years the board that operates the Primghar Community Building has been working to upgrade the restroom facilities. The highest priority has been to make them ADA compliant. The board advanced...

 
 By staff    News    January 16, 2020

Law and Order

Traffic Rosimeiere A. Santos, Sheldon, Permitting an Unauthorized Driver Mose Mohamed Mohamud, Minneapolis, Safety Regulations Violation Reierd Jay Bosma, Round Lake, MN, Speeding Kacy LaVonne Wolf, M...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 16, 2020

Sutherland and Primghar Dinner Date

Thursday, Jan. 16 - Philly Sloppy Joe, WW Bun, Sweet Potato Fries, Mixed Vegetables, Peanut Butter Cookie. Friday, Jan. 17 - Roast Beef, Roasted Red Potatoes, Broccoli Spears, Mixed Fruit or Hot Milk Cake w/Berry Mix. Monday, Jan. 20 - Tuna and...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    January 16, 2020

Organizational Resolutions of Sutherland Council

The first of each year can be difficult for many boards and councils to have much new information for consideration or decisions. That was the case at the Sutherland City Council meeting on January...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 16, 2020

Scholarships Offered

Conservation Districts of Iowa and the O’Brien County Soil & Water Conservation District is offering several scholarship opportunities to High School Seniors to help defray college expenses. Students that are interested in conservation and agricult...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 16, 2020

Record-Breaking Running Back Commits to Northwestern College

By Kanner Bauer  South O'Brien Senior Tristan Wilson signed to continue his athletic career at Northwestern College in Orange City. Wilson signed for two sports, football and track and field, on...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 16, 2020

Jazz Ensemble Competitions Begin

By Josie Guthridge South O'Brien High School's Jazz Ensemble competed in its first competition on January 9. Director Jared Lancaster, along with the seventeen member ensemble, attended Triton Jazz...

 

SOHS Girls Youth Tournament Raises $1,000

By Skye Rehder and Kenna Bauer South O’Brien has held a youth basketball tournament for girl’s grades 5-8 for almost 30 years. The first individuals to organize the tournaments were science teacher and Coach Kevin Brasser and previous school...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 16, 2020

Highlights of 2019

By Shara Wallin and Jaden Bobzien Summer 2019:  The Wolverines softball team finished with a 27-4 season. The team set several new school records: 301 hits, 300 runs, 56 doubles, 15 home runs, 27...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 16, 2020

Quarter Two High School Class Competitions

By Kylie Swanson and Arianna Frerk The second quarter class competitions came to an end on Friday, January 10, which also concluded the first semester. Grades 9 - 12 took part in activities and...

 
 By Submitted    News    January 16, 2020

Mock Legislature

By Abrahm Rohwer, Caden Hale, Jake Anderson Students in government class recently took part in a 4-week legislature simulation activity. Government teacher Kiley Yates designed the mock legislature...

 

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