Sheldon, IA

Four hurt in collision near Sioux Center

SIOUX CENTER—Four people received minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision about 1:05 p.m. Friday, July 29, at the intersection of 430th Street and Garfield Avenue, five miles southwest of Sioux Center. Thirty-five-year-old Roman Enique Huerta Nunez of Le Mars was driving north on Garfield when his 2014 Chevrolet van...
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Teen Passenger Dies After Accident In Side-By-Side UTV Owned By Orange City Man

Spirit Lake, Iowa– One teen was killed and one was injured after a side-by-side UTV accident near Spirit Lake on Sunday, August 7, 2022. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 2:30 p.m., a 14-year-old was driving a 2012 Polaris Ranger 800 side-by-side, owned by Scott Groeneweg of Orange City, southbound on Basswood Lane in East Oaks North (that’s between Camp Foster and The Narrows on the east side of East Lake Okoboji), or about 3.3 miles up into East Lake from the East/West crossover.
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Little Rock Man Arrested On Warrant, Plus Felony, Misdemeanor Drug Charges

Little Rock, Iowa — A Little Rock man has been arrested and faces felony and misdemeanor charges. According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, their officers arrested 41-year-old Anton Alsip of Little Rock on Monday, August 8th, on an active Lyon County warrant for Violation of Probation. The warrant carried a $5,000 cash or surety bond. Additionally, they say Alsip was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (methamphetamine)-3rd Offense, a Class D Felony; Possession of Marijuana 3rd Offense, an aggravated misdemeanor; and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and No Insurance, both simple misdemeanors.

Pizza Ranch Deploys Revel Systems’ Cloud Platform Chain-Wide

Pizza Ranch, the largest pizza chain in the Midwest, has chosen Revel Systems’ Revel Enterprise to drive increased revenue across all of its ordering channels. Pizza Ranch’s Jon Moss said the move “dramatically lowered our cost of ownership while…gaining flexibility for the future.”. Pizza Ranch, headquartered...

Marcus Woman Charged With Drug and Child Endangerment Offenses

Marcus, IA (KICD)– A Marcus woman has on a warrant for drug and child endangerment charges. 29-year-old Marissa Hageman was taken into custody Sunday evening accused of exposing her child to methamphetamine while possessing drug paraphernalia in the home. The Marcus Police Department was assisted during the investigation by...

Steve Blom named 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient

Steve Blom, executive director at Bright Promise Fund in Chicago, Illinois, has been named the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient at Dordt University. This award recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves in an extraordinary fashion, who give evidence of living out a Reformational worldview, and who demonstrate exemplary service to the community and the world.

Are You Ready To Rally In The (Rock) Valley?

Rock Valley, Iowa — Events for the next area town festival are ramping up, with more activities each day for Rally in the Valley — Rock Valley’s annual summer celebration. This Wednesday, there will be Crazy Days at the merchants, a farmers market, food trucks, and the...

Reptostyle offers unique pets for sale

SHELDON—A downtown Sheldon business is wrangling reptiles for pet owners everywhere. John Daniels opened Reptostyle Scales N Tails on 205 Ninth St. in February, wanting to fill a void in local reptile resources. “I felt like there was a niche that needed to be filled,” Daniels said. “To get...

Sheldon Officers, Love, INC Help Families Through Shop With A Cop

Sheldon, Iowa — It’s a way to help out families in the school district, plus it’s a chance for public relations for the police department. That describes Sheldon’s Shop With A Cop program. The shopping is done at back-to-school time, says Sheldon Police Chief Scott Burtch.

Little Rock Man Arrested On Warrant Faces Multiple Other Charges

A Little Rock man was arrested Monday on a warrant and drug charges. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office says 41-year-old Anton Alsip was wanted out of Lyon county for a probation violation. Bond on the warrant was set at $5,000. Alsip was additionally charged with possession of a controlled...

Sheffield man injured in motorcycle crash near Boyden

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motorcycle accident that occurred on Highway 18, four miles east of Boyden, early Sunday morning. The Sheriff's office says that shortly after 6am, 41 year old Matthew Lane of Sheffield, IA, was driving a 2017 Harley-Davidson motorcycle eastbound on Highway 18 when he lost control of the vehicle and was ejected from it.

City Of Sioux Center To Give Money To Private School

Sioux Center, Iowa — The City of Sioux Center is going to be giving money to a private school in that town. According to Sioux Center officials, the Sioux Center City Council has approved creating an economic development agreement with the Sioux Center Christian School for the expansion of the school’s facilities.

Boyden Motorcycle Accident Sends Eastern Iowa Rider To Hospital

Boyden, Iowa — A northeast Iowa man was taken to a hospital after an early morning motorcycle accident near Boyden on Sunday morning, August 7th, 2022. According to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, about 6:05 a.m., 41-year-old Matthew Lane of Sheffield, Iowa, was driving a 2017 Harley-Davidson motorcycle eastbound on Highway 18, four miles east of Boyden, when he lost control of the vehicle and was ejected from it.

Aaron Van Beek named 2022 Horizon Award recipient

Aaron Van Beek (’18) has been named the 2022 Horizon Award recipient at Dordt University. This award identifies alumni who are community-minded and​ entrepreneurial—those who are using their knowledge, gifts, and talents to participate in God's redemptive work in the world. “I am humbled to have been...

Virginia Christensen, 91 of Spencer Formerly of Royal

Services for 91-year-old Virginia Christensen of Spencer, formerly of Royal, will be Friday, August 12th, at 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal with a private family burial taking place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Warner Funeral Home...
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Everly man charged with 2nd domestic assault

Following a report of domestic assault on Friday, Aug. 5, from the alleged victim in Everly, the Clay County Sheriff's Office performed an investigation and determined Timothy Curry, 42, of Everly, assaulted his girlfriend on the evening of Aug. 5.

Ada Wieman

Ada Wieman age 89 of Little Rock, Iowa died Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at Sibley Specialty Care in Sibley, IA. Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 12, 2022, at the Salem Reformed Church in Little Rock, with Reverend Barry Wynveen officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant View Cemetery of Little Rock. Visitation will be Thursday, August 11th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., with family present from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Salem Reformed Church in Little Rock.