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Sioux City man wins $25,000 from Iowa Lottery scratch ticket

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (WHO) — A Siouxland man has won thousands of dollars through the lottery. Jesus “Danny” Gonzalez won a bingo scratch game after buying a lottery ticket at the Gordon Drive Hy-Vee in Sioux City. He claimed his $25,000 prize on Thursday in Storm Lake. The top prize of the Wild Bingo game […]
SIOUX CITY, 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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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,...
WORTHINGTON, MN
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Donna Johnson, 82, of Waukee Formerly of Spencer

A Celebration of Life for 82-year-old Donna Johnson of Waukee, formerly of Spencer, will be Wednesday, July 6th, at 11 a.m. at McLaren’s Resthaven Chapel in West Des Moines with burial at Resthaven Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. McLaren’s Funeral...
SPENCER, 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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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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Dickens woman charged following collision

DICKENS — A 38-year-old Dickens woman was charged with felony second-degree mischief and taken to Clay County Jail following a collision involving a pair of vehicles in Dickens on June 28.
DICKENS, IA
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Upcoming summer camps at Prairie Heritage Center

SUTHERLAND—The Prairie Heritage Center near Sutherland will kick off the warm-weather season with the first of four free summer day camps 9 a.m.-noon on Tuesday, June 28. Outdoor adventurers ages 8-12 will learn about area wildlife through outdoor exploration, crafts, hiking and games. This summer’s camps will be run...
SUTHERLAND, 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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Man charged after he hits other with bat

ARCHER—A 21-year-old Royal man was arrested about 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26, in Archer on a charge of assault while displaying a dangerous weapon. The arrest of Landon Michael Edward McConnell stemmed from an argument with an Archer resident at the Archer resident’s house, according to the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office.
ARCHER, 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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Zebra Mussels Create A Hazard

Lower lake water level under drought conditions is leading to prominence of zebra mussel shells. The shells can be sharp - please use caution while enjoying the Storm Lake area beaches, and especially when jumping from a boat or a dock. Foot protection is advised for wading. Photo courtesy Iowa...
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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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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