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Orange City's Annual Tulip Festival

“It is my pleasure to introduce one of the most important ambassador groups for our annual Tulip Festival…” sounded a loudspeaker over Central Avenue in Orange City, Iowa. Hushed murmurs and creaking lawn chairs gave way to the crisp, practiced staccato of klompen (wooden clogs) on pavement, “the 2022 festival queen…Naomi Mellema, and her lovely court!”
ORANGE CITY, IA
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Sioux Center Declares Water Warning

The City of Sioux Center has elevated the water conservation level to a Water Warning. Previously, conservation was voluntary, but this level prohibits using water outside of set times and purposes. The purpose of the Water Warning is to decrease the demand on the local water system and aquifers, allowing...
SIOUX CENTER, IA
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Hit-and-run leads to meth arrest and more

SIOUX CENTER—A 30-year-old Sioux Center man was arrested Tuesday, June 28, on charges of first-offense possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of an open container of alcohol, leaving the scene of an accident resulting in property damage, no valid driver’s license and possession of a fictitious license, identification card or form.
SIOUX CENTER, IA
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Orange City man arrested on OWI charge

ORANGE CITY—A 48-year-old Orange City man was arrested about 10:10 a.m. Monday, June 27, on a charge of first-offense operating while under the influence. The arrest of Jason Lee Goembel stemmed from a report from Orange City Area Health System, according to the Orange City Police Department. Goembel had...
ORANGE CITY, IA
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Sioux Center, county drops local ATV/UTV fee

SIOUX CENTER—A change starts today (Friday, July 1) for all terrain vehicle and utility terrain vehicle users in Sioux Center and Sioux County. Iowa law allows UTV and ATV users to ride in any of Iowa’s 99 counties, with a few restrictions. The new law also states that...
SIOUX CENTER, IA
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Sergeant Dave Dykstra Retires After 33 Years Of “Protect & Serve”

Sheldon, Iowa — A long-time Sheldon crime fighter has hung up his badge and gun, and has headed off into retirement. Sergeant David Dykstra began his tour of duty with the Sheldon Police Department on October 1st, 1988 and completed his final shift Thursday June 30th. A retirement party...
SHELDON, IA
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Sheldon man jailed on trespassing charge

SHELDON—A 38-year-old Sheldon man was arrested about 1:55 p.m. Monday, June 27, on a charge of first-offense trespassing. The arrest of Jonathan Jay Koerselman stemmed from an incident on Western Avenue in Sheldon, according to the Sheldon Police Department.
SHELDON, IA
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Several Area Cities Asking Residents to Conserve Water

Northwest Iowa (KICD)– Several area communities are asking residents to conserve water due to ongoing dry conditions that are putting extra pressure on city systems. The cities of Storm Lake, Sheldon, Wahpeton and Marcus have all made the plea that residents avoid using water during main daylight hours for watering lawns, filling private pools and washing of vehicles, buildings and concrete.
STORM LAKE, IA
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Man jailed after hitting woman with cane

SHELDON—A 49-year-old Sheldon man was arrested about 9:45 p.m. Sunday, June 26, on a charge of assault while displaying a dangerous weapon. The arrest of Donald Wayne Sneddon Jr. stemmed from a dispute with a neighbor about loud noise, according to the Sheldon Police Department. Sneddon admitted to swinging...
SHELDON, IA
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Where Can You Find Fireworks Displays? Look Here.

Northwest Iowa — It’s almost time to celebrate the nation’s independence. The United States is 246 years old this year, and festivities are getting underway. One of the ways we celebrate is with fireworks. Several towns have fireworks displays for Independence Day. We have confirmed the schedules,...
SHELDON, IA
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Feenstra Picnic Features Nikki Haley

Sioux Center, Iowa — Fourth District Iowa Congressman, Randy Feenstra, held his second annual family picnic fundraiser Thursday in Sioux Center. The Republican from Hull got emotional as he addressed the crowd. Feenstra says he is proud to be a conservative and talked about the recent U.S. Supreme Court...
SIOUX CENTER, IA
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Vos: Sheldon’s friendly dentist

Lawrence “Larry” Baldwin started his life in Farmington in far southeast Iowa. His uncle was a dentist, and Larry was intrigued by the dental program. He admired his uncle. Larry and his parents moved to Sanborn where he graduated from Sanborn High School in 1954. By this time, he knew he definitely wanted to pursue the dental field. He attended the University of Iowa in Iowa City where he was enrolled in their dental program.
SANBORN, IA
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Former Northwest Iowa Community College President Dies After Battling Cancer

George, IA (KICD)– The former President of Northwest Iowa Community College has died after a battle with cancer. Alethea Stubbe passed away Wednesday at the age of 64. She served the college from 1991 until she retired last year holding a number of different positions including being named the first female President, a role she held for ten years.
GEORGE, IA
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Iowa Lakes Community College Names Executive Dean For Estherville Campus

Estherville, IA (KICD) — Iowa Lakes Community College has named it’s new Executive Dean at the main Estherville Campus. Erin Latona is currently the Dean of Students and Academic Services at Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon. Latona says working at colleges in Washington State, Nebraska, and now...
ESTHERVILLE, IA
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Orange City Firefighters Assist Le Mars Firefighters With Recycling Business Fire

Le Mars, Iowa — The Orange City Fire Department assisted the Le Mars Fire Department at a structure fire call that damaged a Le Mars business on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. According to Le Mars Fire-Rescue Chief David Schipper, the call went out a few minutes before 3:40 p.m. He says the call was to Van’s Sanitation at 1553 18th Street SW in the industrial area of Le Mars. Schipper says the fire started beside the recycling building. He says that when they got there, firefighters encountered a semi-trailer full of recycled materials on fire and the fire had spread to several large bales of recycled goods.
LE MARS, IA
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Feenstra’s picnic includes former U.N. Ambassador

SIOUX CENTER — Fourth District Iowa Congressman Randy Feenstra held his second annual family picnic fundraiser Thursday. The Republican from Hull got emotional as he addressed the crowd. “Between us collectively, we have achieved so much In the last year and a half. With your help your prayers, this...
SIOUX CENTER, IA
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