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Sheldon, Iowa man accused of sexually abusing boy
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:42:42 -0800

A Sheldon man is accused of sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy at a residence in Matlock.

College wrestling: No. 1 Iowa whips No. 2 Minnesota, 23-12
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:30:00 -0800

MINNEAPOLIS | Top-ranked Iowa won six matches, including a pin and a technical fall, as the Hawkeyes dealt No. 2 Minnesota a 23-12 Big Ten wrestling defeat Friday.

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights edge Orabs
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:15:00 -0800

ORANGE CITY, Iowa | Klay Byker scored 26 points as Unity Christian’s boys basketball team hung on to win Saturday afternoon’s non-conference game 59-57 over Sheldon.

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: No. 1 Unity Christian remains unbeaten
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:15:00 -0800

ORANGE CITY, Iowa | Kassidy De Jong’s game-high 22 points lifted Class 2A’s top-ranked girls basketball team, Unity Christian, to Saturday afternoon’s 75-32 non-conference victory over Sheldon.

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: South O'Brien hands Gehlen first loss
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:15:00 -0800

PAULLINA, Iowa | Dallas Jalas and Damon Struve combined to score 55 points as they helped knocker No. 4 Le Mars Gehlen from the ranks of the unbeaten 69-56 in a War Eagle Conference boys basketball showdown Friday.

Top-ranked Hawkeye wrestlers to visit second-ranked Gophers
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:13:07 -0800

The top two college wrestling teams in the country meet Friday when number-1 Iowa visits number-2 Minnesota. The Hawkeyes and Gophers are the only two undefeated teams left in the Big Ten.

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: WC's Gesink; E-Hawks' Connelly reach 1,000 points
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:45:00 -0800

HULL, Iowa | Jamie Gesink scored 19 points as the second-ranked (Class 2A) Western Christian girls basketball team defeated Emmetsburg 54-35 in a Lakes Conference contest here Friday.

A Life: Dick Sheldon, 1932-2014; ‘We All Fell for Him Instantly’
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:31:41 -0800

Richard (Dick) Sheldon, former Dartmouth College professor of Russian, pals around with students during a study abroad trip to Saint Petersburg in 1991. Sheldon, who died last February, led several student trips abroad during his 36 years with the Dartmouth Russian department.

PHOTOS: Snow hits Siouxland
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:12:50 -0800

Several Siouxland residents found inches of snow out their window from the winter storm. Here is a list of snow accumulation totals.

New York Assembly facing historic change in leadership
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:19:57 -0800

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The contest to succeed longtime New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was supposed to be an open process, giving lawmakers two weeks to mull their options.