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 By Mari Radtke    News    September 17, 2020 

Conservation Board Meeting Show of - Strength?

Denise Steffens showed the courage to make public statements at the September 8 O’Brien County Supervisors meeting about the personnel changes and her concerns about the future direction of O’Brie...

 

County Farm Ground Lease Auction

The lease for farmland owned by O'Brien County comes up for new terms set at auction. At the September 1 meeting of the O'Brien County Board of Supervisors the auction was set for Tuesday October 27,...

 

Live statewide broadcast and livestream Monday, September 28, 7 p.m.

JOHNSTON, Iowa (September 14, 2020) - Iowa PBS will hold an Iowa Press debate for the U.S. Senate race on Monday, September 28 at Iowa PBS studios in Johnston. The hour-long debate will begin at 7 p.m. The program will air live on statewide Iowa PBS...

 

Law and Order

Traffic Conner Jay Sybesma, Sanborn, Failure to Yield Jose Maldonado Hernandez,d La Hubra, CA, Hunting/Fishing License Violation Bonilla Juan Islas, Joensboro, AR, Hunting/Fishing License Violation...

 
 By State Point    News    September 17, 2020 

How Cool Tech Can Inspire Your Child

(StatePoint) Many kids gravitate toward technology, leaving parents looking for ways to introduce it to them in a safe, age-appropriate way. Here are three examples of how kids can turn to their gadgets and gear to inspire their creative side, build...

 

Tips to Quit Smoking for Good

(StatePoint) Kicking a smoking habit is a gift that keeps on giving. Your body will experience health benefits almost immediately and in the years to come. While quitting is often easier said than done, relying on tools and support can help. Here...

 

Sutherland and Primghar Dinner Date

Sutherland and Primghar Dinner Date Call (712) 577-7696 for delivery in Paullina Thursday, September 17 - Crispy Baked Chicken, Potato Wedges, Green Beans, Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp. Friday, September 18 - Chicken, Orange and Almond Salad, WW Roll,...

 

One additional death associated with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the county

The O'Brien County Public Health Department today announced one additional death associated with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the county, bringing O'Brien County's total number of reported deaths to 9. "We wish to extend our sympathy to this...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    September 10, 2020

"I totally give her credit for building the place."

Shock and surprise reverberated throughout O'Brien County since mid-August, when news spread of O'Brien County Conservation receiving the resignation of Naturalist Charlene Elyea. Elyea submitted her...

 

Denny Mueller's clubs meet a watery grave

Submitted On Saturday, August 23rd, Denny Mueller was playing number 13 at the Hyperion Field Club in Johnston, when he sliced his tee shot toward the pond on the left that generally does not come into play on #13. It did today so Denny, who walking...

 

Law and Order

Traffic Shelby Marie Cases, Paullina, Registration Jessie Bricen Miller, Marcus, Speeding Dakota James Reinert, Paullina, Dark Windows Terry Henderson, Paullina, speeding Leopoldo Martinez, Jr., Hawarden, No Valid Drivers License; Dark Windows...

 

Grain Quality Concerns Abound as Iowa Enters Harvest Season

The combination of drought, derecho and hot weather has Iowa crops maturing earlier than usual, and with a host of grain quality concerns. “Storm damaged corn is on the ground and it is quickly becoming moldy which creates food safety hazards,...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    September 3, 2020

Grassley Visits Primghar

Iowa senior Senator Charles Grassley made a planned stop at MercyOne hospital at Primghar in Wednesday August 26. It was part of his 99 county tour. Following a tour of the clinic, hospital and wound...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    September 3, 2020

Keeping the Public Safe

By Mari Radtke Kim Morran, the newest Nurse Administrator of O'Brien County Public Health is from Sheldon and grew up in Sibley, Iowa. Morran, a Primghar resident, married and with 1 high school age s...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    September 3, 2020

Support Historic Preservation

Donna Youde, Sutherland Remembers When Society, announced that a challenge has been made to the public and to the visitors to Sutherland over the Labor Day weekend. Youde said an anonymous benefactor...

 

Law and Order

Traffic Dakota James Allen Clark, Ashton, Speeding; Driving While Suspended Julie Ann Marr, Spirit Lake, Illegal Passing Bailey Mae Anderson, Everly, Speeding Arturo Nieves, Northfield, MN, Speeding;...

 

Explosion at AgPartners Elevator in Royal Damages Building and Ignites Fire

On Tuesday, August 25, an explosion was reported at the Ag Partners Elevator in Royal, Iowa at approximately 3:30 p.m. Smoke and fire could be seen pouring from the top of the solo which had been blown off, according to witnesses. Firefighters from...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    August 27, 2020

Archer Conducts Survey

The Archer City Council has worked hard to either eliminate or improve dilapidated housing in town. Recently, it found itself as the proud owner of one such property. The council agreed to efforts to sell the property under certain restrictions, but...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    August 27, 2020

General Election Absentee Voting

The Iowa legislature approved the mailing to every active voter in Iowa Requests for Absentee Ballots. The Iowa Secretary of State’s office, campaigns and special interest groups all send out absentee ballot request forms. Essentially, the...

 
 By Mari Radtke    News    August 27, 2020

Paullina Airport Finance and Operations Scrutinized

The realization that payment for use of the Paullina airport by air sprayers hired by area agronomy businesses opened a can of worms. Much public discussion about the the leases owned by the city for the airplane hangars has been held. Of the 2...

 

Clover Explorer activities-by-mail offered to area 1st through 3rd graders

PRIMGHAR, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach O’Brien County Youth Coordinator Sarah Fiddelke and K-12 Program Specialist Kate Stewart love hosting Clover Kids for first through third graders throughout the county each school...

 

Law and Order

Traffic Shad R Hiser, Blair, NE, Speeding Elizabeth Ayala Lopez, Sibley, Speeding Hayden Michael Case, Paullina, Failure to Maintain Control; Seatbelt Violation Jacob J Schnider, Sheldon, No Valid Drivers License Ricardo Bernal Hernandez, Sheldon,...

 

Embrace Your Support Network

by Lori Hayungs, Human Sciences Specialist, Family Life As human beings, we feel many emotions and the calling to be connected to one another. The connections give us a sense of security, safety and...

 
 By Submitted    News    August 27, 2020

Secretary Pate provides PPE, $2 million to counties to protect voters and poll workers

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is distributing personal protective equipment (PPE) and more than $2 million in funds to Iowa counties to utilize for the November 3 general election. The PPE includes face shields, masks, gloves,...

 

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