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Sheldon PD: 6 Arrests, 13 Charges & Warrants, Less Than 24 Hours

Sheldon, Iowa — Sheldon Police had a busy twenty-four hours late this week. According to Sheldon Police Chief Scott Burtch, it all started shortly before 2:30 Thursday afternoon when they arrested 57-year-old Mark Muhlbauer on four counts of 5th Degree Theft. Less than 20 minutes later, they arrested 38-year-old Jonathon Koerselman on an O’Brien County Mittimus warrant. Then, about 4:20 Thursday afternoon, Burtch says his officers arrested 57-year-old Roy Persson on warrants from O’Brien County.
SHELDON, IA
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O'Brien County OKs Lewis & Clark permit

PRIMGHAR—A construction application for the Sheldon portion of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System got the thumbs-up from the O’Brien County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, May 10. The long-awaited water infrastructure project will come into Sheldon from Sioux County to the west along the south side...
O'BRIEN COUNTY, IA
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RVSD interim to be former Sheldon head

ROCK VALLEY—A one-year interim will hold the superintendent position in the Rock Valley School District next year as the school board reached an unofficial agreement with retired educator Robin Spears. “We don’t have anything in ink yet, but I have accepted the offer. We have a verbal agreement,” Spears...
ROCK VALLEY, IA
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Judd Huffman, 78, of Primghar

Services for 78-year-old Judd Huffman of Primghar will be Tuesday, May 17th, at 1 p.m. at United Church of Primghar with burial at Liberty Township Cemetery in Calumet. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Warner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
PRIMGHAR, IA
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Orab State Track Send Off Bags

Sheldon, Iowa — Sheldon State Track participants will be heading to Des Moines to compete this Wednesday. Bags for qualifiers will be in the Middle School office if you would like to donate to help send the team off!. Items need dropped off by Tuesday at 5 pm. We...
SHELDON, IA
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Central Lyon's Lutmer commits to Iowa football

(Iowa City) -- Central Lyon standout Zach Lutmer committed to Iowa football earlier this weekend. The 6-foot-1, 195-pound Lutmer also reported scholarship offers from South Dakota and South Dakota State. Lutmer is listed as an athlete on 247Sports and ranked No. 17th in the state for the Class of 2023.
IOWA CITY, IA
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Orange City named one of the most liveable small towns in the U.S.

ORANGE CITY, Iowa — According to AARP, a Sioux County community has been named one of the most livable in the United States. Orange City, home to Northwestern University and the Orange City Tulip Festival was named the 4th most livable small town in the country. Orange City, a...
ORANGE CITY, IA
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Tulips are starting to bloom just in time for the 81st Tulip Festival

An estimated 50,000 tulip bulbs are planted throughout the Orange City community each year, all of which are imported from Holland and planted all around. Although some bulbs are still closed, tulips are in the process of blooming and will be in full bloom by the end of this week according to festival officials.
ORANGE CITY, IA
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Orange City Tulip Festival taking place this weekend

ORANGE CITY, Iowa — The Orange City Tulip Festival takes place this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 19th-21st. There are plenty of events for the entire family, including two parades through the square each day! Those parades take place at 1 p.m. and a 6 p.m. There will also...
ORANGE CITY, IA
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Matlock woman killed in head-on collision

ROCK RAPIDS—A 71-year-old Matlock woman was killed about 12:35 p.m. Thursday, May 12, in a head-on collision east of Rock Rapids. Carol Jo Fliear was driving east on Highway 9 when her 2016 Ford Taurus apparently crossed the centerline for an unknown reason and collided with a westbound 2007 Freightliner semi at the Indian Avenue intersection about three miles east of Rock Rapids, according to a preliminary report by the Iowa State Patrol.
ROCK RAPIDS, IA
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Semi Toppled When “Haboob” Hits Northwest Iowa

Northwest Iowa — It looked like a scene out of the 1930’s dust bowl late Thursday afternoon when a dust storm blew through northwest Iowa. The intense dust storm caused a temporary black out due to the amount of dust in the air. The word to describe this weather phenomenon was first used in the United States in 1972.
IOWA STATE
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N'West Iowa senior centers need more staff

REGIONAL—Keeping enough staff members on hand was a challenge at Prairie View Campus in Sanborn before COVID-19 hit in 2020. Fast-forward to the present, and the facility’s administrator Wendy Nelson said the situation there is “just impossible.”. “COVID brought the opportunity for some people to stay home...
IOWA STATE
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Central Lyon's Zach Lutmer announces commitment to Iowa football

Central Lyon High School junior Zach Lutmer is approaching his senior year with the Lions, and on Friday, he committed to the University of Iowa to play safety for the Hawkeyes. Lutmer received the offer Thursday night, took a night to think about it, and committed the next day. “They...
IOWA CITY, IA
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Car Destroyed In Friday Morning Fire

Sheldon, Iowa — Sheldon firefighters were called out Friday morning to a report of a car fire. According to a press release from the Fire Department, then were paged shortly after 7:45 Friday morning to a vehicle fire at 403 8th Street. Officials say the location was then changed to 918 4th Street.
SHELDON, IA
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Sioux Center's Franken Manor for sale

SIOUX CENTER—Sioux Center Health’s former assisted and independent living facility, Franken Manor, is for sale. The health ministry is accepting offers through May 31 for the purchase of the facility. The last residents moved out at the end of April, according to Sioux Center Health CEO Cory Nelson,...
SIOUX CENTER, IA
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Three generations participate in musical

SIOUX CENTER—Playing together as a family is one of the most important things that can be done for a family’s well-being. One Sioux Center family is putting a generational twist on that notion. Grandmother Jeri Schelhaas, 72, daughter Rebecca De Vries, 42, and grandson Nico De Vries, 10,...
SIOUX CENTER, IA
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