Serving N’West Iowa since 1972

Elijah Helton

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REGIONAL—N’West Iowa hospitals faced a year like no other when the coronavirus pandemic broke out in early 2020.

ROCK RAPIDS—Lyon County is considering a $3.6 million, seven-year lease to replace its fleet of motor graders to maintain secondary roads and …

Robert Gruis regrades Lily Avenue in eastern Lyon County on April 27. The board of supervisors is considering a $2.2 million leasing deal to r…

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REGIONAL—The Iowa Legislature went into extra innings last week as lawmakers have yet to pass a budget as well as several other bills left on base.

Eighth-grader Carson Zoet is plugged into his digital assignment at Boyden-Hull Junior High School in Hull. In the fall, the district will inv…

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REGIONAL—The Boyden-Hull School District will install computer science courses next academic year for fifth grade through the high school level.

The three O’Brien County public school districts each received a new defibrillator with funds left over from a Siouxland Health District grant…

School nurses (front, from left) Savannah Sauer of Sheldon, Brittany Goodchild of South O’Brien and Holly Jungers of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn me…

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PRIMGHAR—O’Brien County public school districts got a jolt from the health department Friday with additional defibrillators bought with grant …

The new Zub’s Shop location will be right next to Wash Me in Sutherland. The gas station and car wash are co-owned by Kevin Zubrod.

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