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Friday News, August 19

As we approach harvest time, new concerns are rising about Iowa’s worsening drought conditions. A statewide virtual meeting is planned for next week to help address those concerns and to survey options. Field agronomist Rebecca Vittetoe, with the Iowa State University Extension, says the online meeting is free for anyone to join.
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Ireton woman injured, cited in accident

IRETON—A 27-year-old rural Ireton woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident about 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, on Dipper Avenue, three miles west of Ireton. Jade Lynn Charlotte Vlotho was driving south when she lost control of her 2015 Dodge Durango, which entered the east ditch and rolled, according to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.
IRETON, IA
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Teenager sentenced for NWC campus threat

ORANGE CITY—A 19-year-old rural Orange City man has pleaded guilty and been sentenced in a case in which he posted a threatening message on social media earlier this spring. The case against Donavan Wayne Schuiteman stemmed from a message posted on Yik Yak about 9:45 p.m. Thursday, March 31, according to the Orange City Police Department.
ORANGE CITY, IA
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Quilt Show Commemorates 9/11 attacks

The Plymouth County Historical Museum will host a quilt display to remember the 9/11 attacks. Nearly 50 “Quilts of Valor” can be seen at the Historical Museum from September 1 through Oct 9. The quilts, which were given to Plymouth County veterans, will all be displayed in one place for the first time. The display marks the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The museum is open Thursdays through Sundays from 1 to 5 pm. Admission is free.
PLYMOUTH COUNTY, IA
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Teens arrested for Santee break-ins

SANTEE, Neb. -- Two northeast Nebraska juveniles were taken into custody Thursday regarding a pair of reported break-ins. At approximately 5:53 a.m., the Santee Sioux Nation Tribal Police Department received a page from the Knox County Sheriff's Office regarding two people allegedly burglarizing a home on the east side of town. The individuals were reportedly wearing all black and driving a yellow H2 Hummer that had been allegedly stolen in Sioux City, Iowa.
SIOUX CITY, IA
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Joe Sitzmann – Citizen of the Day

Joe Sitzmann is the KLEM Citizen of the Day for Friday, August 19, 2022. Joe is the owner of P’s Pizza House. He may pick up a pizza from Pizza Hut in Le Mars, a long stem rose from Le Mars Hy Vee Floral Department and car wash from 12th Street Touchless or Highway 75 Touchless Auto Wash and Pet Wash.
LE MARS, IA
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Sgt. Floyd encampment is this weekend in Sioux City

(Radio Iowa) – The annual Sergeant Floyd Memorial Encampment is taking place this weekend in Sioux City. Floyd was the only member of the Lewis and Clark party to die during the exploration of the land acquired in the Louisiana Purchase. Dan Whitlock is a member of the Sergeant Floyd tri-state chapter, which recreates what was known as the Corp of Discovery Expedition. “On the grass area there they’re going to pitch their tents and set up a campsite and it will be arranged as well as we can make it look similar to what the campsite might have looked like when the Corps was here. We try to make it as historically accurate as we can,” he says.
SIOUX CITY, IA
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Big Ten Agrees To Big-Time Deal

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (KCAU)- The Big Ten has agreed to a big-time deal. The conference on a $7 billion deal media rights deal with multiple networks. The new deal will go into effect in 2023 and expire in 2030. According to reports, the Big Ten Football Championship will rotate between the networks even year. According […]
SIOUX CITY, IA
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Robert “Bob” Lang

Robert “Bob” Lang, 85, of Le Mars, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at Bickford Senior Living in Sioux City, Iowa. Arrangements are pending with the Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.
LE MARS, IA
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Alton man jailed for shoving girlfriend

ALTON—A 22-year-old Alton man was arrested about 11:50 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, on a charge of first-offense domestic abuse assault resulting in injury or mental illness. The arrest of Charles Tyler Oertel stemmed from an argument with a female he lives with in an apartment at 104 Seventh St., according to the Orange City Police Department.
ALTON, IA
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Sux 6: The Best Things to Do in Siouxland

Alright, we've always enjoyed the names of metal bands more than the music. Starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, The Marquee, 1225 Fourth St., will host the Midwest Metal Massacre, featuring Shotgun Facelift, Snackifice and What A Disaster, among other guests. 2 Bait & blues!. Blues singer Catfish Keith (aka Keith...
SIOUX CITY, IA
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Get in the swing of things with dance company

SIOUX CENTER—After a spin and lift, Lyle Wielenga dips his wife Hannah back toward the floor as the song comes to an end only for another to take its place. The lively, upbeat music keeps the couple and about 28 others out on the dance floor, right where they came to be Friday, Aug. 5.
SIOUX COUNTY, IA
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Sioux Center man arrested for second OWI

ROCK VALLEY—A 56-year-old Sioux Center man was arrested about 1:15 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, near Rock Valley on a charge of second-offense operating while under the influence. The arrest of Jaime Carrillo Montano stemmed from the stop of a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt on Garfield Avenue near the 340th Street intersection about six miles southeast of Rock Valley, according to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.
ROCK VALLEY, IA
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Le Mars Volleyball Prepares for First Season Under Coach Wolles

Le Mars volleyball begins a new season with a new head coach. The Bulldogs begin the 2022 season in a week under the direction of new head coach Jessica Wolles. Wolles has made sure she spent a lot of time with the team so that she could make strong relationships as soon as possible.
LE MARS, IA
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Wednesday News, August 17

A three day trip to revisit the roots of Plymouth County settlement will take place in October. Judy Stokesberry, President of the Luxembourgers, says St Donatus, north of the Quad Cities, was the area where Luxembourg immigrants first settled in Iowa. Once the area filled up, there began a migration...
PLYMOUTH COUNTY, IA
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