Osceola County, IA

Worthington Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Illegally Possessing Shotgun

Sioux City, Iowa — A Worthington man who led authorities from southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa on a high-speed chase more than two years ago, was sentenced Thursday to 10-years in federal prison. Federal authorities say 36-year-old Michael Anthony Hangman, of Worthington, received the prison term after a guilty...
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Osceola County discusses care need

SIBLEY—Trying to balance department needs now with planning has been causing a standstill to moving forward with repairs or replacement of the ambulance garage for the Osceola County Board of Supervisors. On the agenda once again for the meeting Tuesday, July 26, supervisor Mike Schulte requested to table the...
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Osceola County gets set for Relay

SIBLEY—Relay For Life of Osceola County is ready to get back on the track Wednesday, Aug. 3. The high school track in Sibley will again hold the cancer fundraiser. An abbreviated schedule includes a community meal at 5 p.m. and the Survivor Lap at 7 p.m., with the event’s signature luminaries on display throughout the evening.
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Sibley man charged for OWI, no insurance

SIBLEY—A 34-year-old Sibley man was arrested about 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23, on charges of first-offense operating while under the influence; driving while his license was denied or revoked; and driving without required high-risk insurance. The arrest of Eduardo Sanchez Hidalgo stemmed from the stop of a 2011 Nissan...

Nebraska passenger cited for marijuana

SIBLEY—A 24-year-old Omaha, NE, woman was cited about 11:35 p.m. Thursday, July 21, near Sibley on charges of first-offense possession of a controlled substance — marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The citing of Rianna Unique Worthington stemmed from the stop of a northbound 2019 Kia Sorento for...

Survey shows more bullying in N'West Iowa

REGIONAL—Several types of bullying behaviors are on the rise in N’West Iowa, according to data in the most recent Iowa Youth Survey Report. The findings from the survey, which was conducted by the Iowa Department of Public Health’s Division of Behavioral Health Sept. 28-Nov. 19, were released in May.

Latest Drought Monitor: Moderate Drought Moves Into Lyon County, Other Parts Of Our Area Stable

[1]Northwest Iowa — We’ve had scattered rain showers, but as a whole, it’s still pretty dry in northwest Iowa. And it’s drier the further south you go, up to a point. According to the latest information from the US Drought Monitor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the area of extreme drought in Plymouth, Cherokee, and Woodbury counties hasn’t changed much. It still involves all but the very northern tier of Plymouth County, basically the northwest half of Woodbury County, and nearly the west half of Cherokee County, and extends across the Big Sioux River into South Dakota, and across the Missouri River into Nebraska.

Osceola County Fair Barbeque Contest Is Saturday

Sibley, Iowa — The smell of barbeque will be in the air Saturday at the Osceola County Fair. If you make great barbeque you’re encouraged to enter. The competition begins at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, with judging at 3 p.m. Dave Huisenga, one of the organizers tells us how it all got started.

Ashton cabins, Sibley pond on Osceola docket

SIBLEY—Proposed building projects along the Highway 60 expressway again received attention from the Osceola County Board of Supervisors during its meeting Tuesday, July 12 in Sibley. Ashton mayor Patrick DeVries returned to the board room to give an update on the proposal he received from a county resident to...

Sibley Is 150 Years Old, Good Old Summertime To Help People Celebrate

Sibley, Iowa — Sibley is 150 years old. Normally the Good Old Summertime celebration is in June. But this year, since both Sibley and Osceola County are 150 years old, those in charge decided to combine the festival with the Osceola County Fair which is on now. Sibley Chamber...

Iowa History Bus To Visit Sibley For 150th

Sibley, Iowa — One of the events going on at the Osceola County Fair and Sesquicentennial this week is a museum, mounted on a bus. Organizers of the State Historical Society of Iowa’s mobile museum say it is packed with 56 artifacts and a video that explores 13,000 years of Iowa history.

Osceola County Fair Celebrates County’s And Sibley’s 150th

Sibley, Iowa — It’s a special edition of the Osceola County Fair in Sibley. Both the county and the City of Sibley are celebrating 150 years this year. We talked with Osceola County Fair Board President Steve Voss, and he highlights some activities going on right now and this week for us.