Northwest Iowa Man Wins $100,000 Lottery Prize
Clive, Iowa — A Sheldon man has won a $100,000 lottery prize. Lyle Vanden Berg of Sheldon has won the fourth top prize in the Iowa Lottery’s “Ruby Mine” scratch game. He purchased his winning ticket at Casey’s in Hinton, and claimed his prize Tuesday at the lottery’s Storm Lake regional office.
Over 100 Pigs Lost In Trailer Fire On Highway 60 Near Hospers
Hospers, Iowa — Several baby pigs died and a livestock trailer was was damaged in a fire on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, near Hospers. According to Hospers Fire Chief Jason Overmole, at about 7:50 a.m., the Hospers Fire Department was called to the report of a truck fire with baby pigs on the trailer on Highway 60 near Hospers Drive South, just southwest of Hospers.
Business near Orange City burns down
A business two and a half miles south of Orange City, Iowa, was destroyed by a fire Thursday morning, according to the Sioux County Sheriff's website.
One Man From Hartley, One From Sheldon Taken To Hospital After Accident
Sheldon, Iowa– A Hartley man and a Sheldon man were both taken to the hospital after an accident in Sheldon on Monday, November 27, 2023. The Sheldon Police Department reports that at about 2:50 p.m., 79-year-old Roger Rosenboom of Hartley was driving a 2021 Chevy pickup northbound on Crossroads Drive in Sheldon, near Ziegler Cat and Bomgaars. They tell us that 86-year-old James De Jong of Sheldon was eastbound on Highway 18 in a 2005 Dodge pickup.
Sheldon hosts A Merry Little Christmas
SHELDON—Santa Claus will make his first appearance of the year in Sheldon for the fourth annual A Merry Little Christmas Party 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Prairie Arts Historical Park. Kris Kringle will take a seat in the corner of the Dan McKay Pioneer House at the...
Local Deer Season
Spencer, IA (KICD) — Saturday is the kickoff to one of the most popular hunting seasons in Iowa. DNR Conservation Officer Joe Yankowski stresses safety. Yankowski says Clay County has one of the largest deer populations in the region, because it also has a lot of conservation land.
Cherokee County Fair Celebrates a Century of Tradition and Community Spirit
The Cherokee County Fair is a time-honored event that has become a cornerstone of cultural and agricultural celebration in Cherokee. As it marks its centennial, the fair reflects the enduring spirit and pride of the local community. From its origins in the late 19th century, it has grown into a vibrant space for residents of Cherokee and neighboring towns like Aurelia to gather, enjoy amusement rides, games, and savor the local cuisine. The fair's success is rooted in its strong agricultural ties and the support of 4-H youth programs, which emphasize the importance of skill development in agriculture and home economics.
Red Raiders glad to have home field regardless of the weather in NAIA playoffs
ORANGE CITY, IA (Dakota News Now) -Matt McCarty’s Red Raiders of Northwestern won the NAIA championship last year... And much like SDSU, they’ve picked right up where they left off this year by going unbeaten, although it took a gutty 7-0 win over Dordt to advance to this Saturday.
MMCRU girls basketball team adds height with freshman class
MARCUS — For the first time since 6-footers Emily Dreckman and Ellie Hilbrands combined for 848 points, 375 rebounds and 56 blocked shots for the MMCRU girls basketball team that went 25-2 and was the 2022 Class 1A state girls basketball runner-up, Gillian Letsche is excited about the length her squad possesses.
Christmas Beers offered Locally
Spencer, IA (KICD) — The Iowa Project has made its first two beers in conjunction with Century Farms distillery. Two Christmas offerings were aged in whiskey casks to absorb some of that flavor. The Christmas beers will be tapped for the first time when Iowa Project Brewing opens at...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in spencer, IA
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around spencer..
The Grain House will add second site in Sanborn
SANBORN—When Faye De Kam and Mandy Hoekstra first set eyes on the historic structure under renovation on Highway 18 in Sanborn, they knew it would make a fitting home for a second location of The Grain House based in Hull. “It’s right along the highway, and so that really...
2023 Winter Sports Preview: Spencer Girls Wrestling
Spencer, Ia (KICD) – The Spencer Tiger Girls Wrestling Team finished 13th at the State Meet last season and will be hoping for some improvement in year 2 of sanctioned wrestling. That is Kaylee Nachtigal who just missed the podium a last winter at the State Meet. Coach Dave...
A Century of Resilience: The Archer Cooperative Grain Company's Journey Through Agricultural History
Nestled in the heartland of America, the Archer Cooperative Grain Company stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of historic grain elevators in agriculture. Founded in 1907 by a group of pioneering farmers in Archer, Iowa, the cooperative's innovative concrete elevator, built in 1914, marked a significant advancement in grain farming practices. Despite the seismic shifts in the industry, including the loss of main grain shipping facilities in the 1980s, the Archer Coop has demonstrated remarkable resilience. Adapting to transportation changes, the company transitioned to trucking, continuing to serve the community's needs and reflecting the ingenuity that has long defined the grain trade.
Fostering Growth and Unity: Oregon's Multifaceted Approach to Rural Community Development
In the quaint corners of Oregon, where the landscape is as rich as the community spirit, towns like Cleghorn are redefining the essence of rural charm. These small communities showcase an immense sense of belonging, where residents unite to celebrate through local festivities like the Cleghorn Harvest Fest. These events are not mere pastimes; they are the threads that weave the town's identity, supported by local businesses and residents alike, ensuring the preservation of Cleghorn's intimate atmosphere while embracing growth and new ideas.
Two Accidents Sunday Morning On Highway 60 Near Sheldon
Sheldon, Iowa– An Akron man was taken to the hospital after an accident in Sheldon on Sunday, November 26, 2023. The Iowa State Patrol reports that at about 10:15 a.m., 34-year-old Christopher Addleman of Akron was driving a 2008 Ford pickup southbound on Highway 60 on the Highway 18 overpass at Sheldon.
Orange City Man Charged With Felony Eluding
Orange City, Iowa — An Orange City man has been arrested on a felony eluding charge after a chase in Orange City last week. According to the Orange City Police Department, 19-year-old Marsellus Dean of Orange City is accused of attempting to elude officers. In his statement, the officer...
Orange City Hospital Gets Rural Health Award
Orange City, Iowa — An area medical facility has received an award from a center for rural health. Orange City Area Health System officials tell us that facility has been recognized with a 2023 Performance Leadership Award for excellence in what they call “two key categories”: Quality and Patient Perspective. Compiled by the Chartis Center for Rural Health, the Performance Leadership Awards honor top quartile performance (i.e., 75th percentile or above) among rural hospitals in Quality, Outcomes and/or Patient Perspective.
Village Northwest Unlimited Presenting “Christmas With Lights At The Village”
Sheldon, Iowa — Village Northwest Unlimited in Sheldon would like you to come see their Christmas card to the community. Every year, the Village puts together a Christmas light show. Village CEO Barry Whitsell tells us about it. Whitsell tells us about the three scenes. Again, the lights are...
Sioux Central Girls Roll Through HMS in Season Opener
Bradi Krager scored 24 for the Rebels who shot over 50 percent and forced 26 Hawk Turnovers. HMS was lead in scoring by Kylee Skipoff with 10. Next up for Sioux Central will be Estherville Lincoln Central while Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn travels to George-Little Rock.