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Iowa’s Best Christmas Lights Display is Worth the Drive
If you haven't seen this awesome display of lights, you better put this one on your bucket list. This property is distinctively the perfect location for such a display of lights, and that's not by coincidence. In fact, the owner specifically sought out such a spot with the dream of the display in mind.
Local Residents Involved in Albany Avenue Car Accident on December 9
A car accident took place in Orange City, IA, on Albany Avenue NE, on December 9. The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reported that the accident involved Brent Van Leeuwen, 35, of Orange City, and Jeffrey Bylsma, 57, of Hull, IA.
RURAL PLYMOUTH COUNTY MAN ARRESTED ON TRACTOR
A RURAL LE MARS MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED AND CHARGED AFTER HE WAS FOUND WEDNESDAY SLUMPED OVER THE STEERING WHEEL OF A TRACTOR NEAR 200TH AND K-42. THE PLYMOUTH COUNTY SHERIFF SAYS DEPUTIES TOOK 56-YEAR-OLD LAMONT ROHLFS INTO CUSTODY AFTER HE HAD BEEN OPERATING A TRACTOR EASTBOUND ON 200TH AT K-42.
KLEM News for Saturday, December 9
MULTIPLE ACCIDENTS THIS WEEK IN UNCONTROLLED INTERSECTIONS. There were three separate car accidents at two uncontrolled intersections this week in Le Mars. The first occurred Tuesday the 5th at the intersection of 7th Street SW and 4th Ave SW around noon. The second occurred on Thursday, a few blocks to the northeast at the intersection of 6th Street SW and 1st Ave SW around 3:30. And on Friday, there was a three-vehicle collision at the same intersection as the first crash, 7th Street SW and 4th Ave SW, which is just a block north of Le Mars Community High School.
Galles turns office building into upscale condos
LE MARS — There’s a new living space available in Le Mars for those 55-plus who are looking for a stress-free environment. South Greenview Estates opened its doors when the first residents moved in July 1. It is a project long in the making for Joe Galles of...
Loose Cattle Leads to Arrest of Motorist
A report of loose cattle on Harrison Avenue northeast of Sioux Center led to the arrest of a Hull man. 35-year-old Juan Comacho of Hull was arrested Wednesday morning after an investigation of loose cattle led to the discovery of a rollover crash on Harrison Avenue. After the discovery of...
Beloved Iowa Bakery To Close Its Doors After 49 Years in Business
A historic bakery in Iowa made the shocking announcement that its doors will be closing after almost 50 years in business. The Dutch Bakery in Orange City, Iowa will be closing on Saturday, December 30th after 49 years of making delicious sweets for the community. The owner plans to sell the building and auction off all the bakery’s equipment.
Weekly Safety Report: Trespassing and Theft Incidents in Orange City, Iowa
Two incidents occurred in Orange City, Iowa this week resulting in arrests. The first incident involved a 21-year-old Sioux Center man who was arrested for trespassing and fourth-degree criminal mischief after breaking down a door at an apartment complex. The second incident involved a 43-year-old Orange City man who was arrested for fifth-degree theft after stealing items from a local store. Both incidents were reported to the Orange City Police Department.
Sioux Center student creates lunch petition
SIOUX CENTER—One Sioux Center Intermediate School fifth-grader is hoping that his call for changes to the school’s lunch menu will be heard after his petition was shared at the Nov. 20 Sioux Center School District Board of Education meeting. Like many students, the school meals aren’t a favorite...
Le Mars Chamber December Employees of the Month
Staff of Red’s Printing Le Mars Chamber Employees of the Month. Thursday night, at an after 5 celebration, the staff at Reds Printing was presented the Le Mars Chamber of Commerce Employees of the month. This took place at Reds Printings 40th anniversary party at Willow Creek Country Club.
Deb Olson – Citizen of the Day
Deb Olson of Seney is the KLEM Citizen of the Day for Friday, December 8, 2023. Deb will celebrate her birthday on Saturday, December 9th. She 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.
Weekly Safety Report: Fake ID Arrest, Murder Verdict, and Bird Strike in Sioux City
This week in Sioux City, Iowa, several incidents occurred that require attention in the weekly safety report. These incidents include a man being charged for possessing a fake ID and various other offenses, a Sioux City man being found guilty of second-degree murder in a trial, and a bird crashing through a helicopter windscreen and hitting the pilot in the head.
Le Mars Basketball Goes 1-1 at Western Christian
The Le Mars basketball teams stepped out of conference play to tangle with Western Christian in Hull on Thursday night. The ninth-ranked Le Mars girls took down the Wolfpack 61-54 to open the night, and Le Mars struggled to pull away most of the night. The Bulldogs never led by more than double digits until the late part of the game. Head coach Sidney Baumgartner says it was good to see the girls fight hard and come away with a win.
PlyWood Trail update: Le Mars to Merrill nearly complete
Plymouth and Woodbury counties are one step closer to being connected for cyclists.
Northwestern advances to second NAIA title game
ORANGE CITY, Iowa (Northwestern)– On another cold, windy, wintery day in Northwest Iowa, the top-ranked Northwestern College football team (14-0, 10-0 GPAC) didn’t skip a beat as they downed the Tigers of Georgetown College (Ky.) (10-2, 6-0 Mid-States), 35-10, to advance to their second-straight National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) national championship game. “Proud of how our […]
Iowa High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Plymouth County Today - December 9
In Plymouth County, Iowa, there are exciting high school basketball games on the calendar today. Information on how to watch them is available in this article. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 7:30...
GOP presidential candidate campaign in northwest Iowa
SIOUX CENTER, IA (Associated Press) — Republican presidential candidates will cross paths again in Iowa just days after a bitter debate and as the countdown to the caucuses nears the one-month mark. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley and businessman Vivek Ramaswamy, along with pastor Ryan...
FV Auxiliary Goodie Sale ready to go
LE MARS — It is that time of year for tasty goodies and what a better place to get some than at the Floyd Valley Heathcare’s Holiday Goodie Sale. This year’s event will run from 2-6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 13, in the Community Education Room. Please enter through the west entrance of the Floyd Valley Healthcare Clinic.
Sioux Center Man Faces Several Charges After Traffic Stop
A Sioux Center man was arrested on felony OWI, assault, and other charges after a traffic stop in Sioux Center on Sunday. The incident started when an officer pulled over to follow 26-year-old Adelso Chavez Chavez. When the officer pulled over, Chavez Chavez made an illegal U-turn and took off at a high rate of speed. Chavez Chavez stopped at a home, ran inside, and attempted to barricade the door. The officer attempted to force the door, and a fight ensued.
Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public Help
On Monday, December 4, at 1:45 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a theft that occurred on a farm property, six miles west of Sioux Center, IA. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that multiple custom-made cattle gates were stolen from the property. The cattle gates are unique in the fact they only have four crossbars, compared to the typical 5-6 crossbars. This theft is believed to have occurred within the last two weeks prior to December 4.