Local News in Sheldon, Iowa

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Northwest Iowa Community College training crane operators to fill a gap in area education
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:30:07 -0700

A brand new educational program at a Siouxland community has taken the area by storm; rather, by wrecking ball.

Northwest Iowa GOP fundraiser to headline Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:44:53 -0800

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will headline a multi-county Republican fundraiser in Sheldon, Iowa.

2 remain hospitalized after 2-vehicle collision near Ashton
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:30:00 -0700

Two men hurt in a two-vehicle collision Monday near Ashton, Iowa, remained hospitalized in a Sioux Falls hospital Tuesday.

Milo Sheldon, former Mobridge minister, passes in Yankton
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:42:37 -0700

M. Milo Sheldon, 74, of Yankton, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton. Memorial services were held Friday, March 13, 2015, at United Church of Christ (Congregational) in Yankton. Burial of cremated remains will be held at a later date under the direction of Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home and […]

Iowa Tops Axemen
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:58:54 -0700

Bemidji, Minn. (Sanford Center) - The first game between Bemidji and Iowa saw the Axemen fall to the Barnstormers 38-26. Bemidji started off the game with two touchdowns and led 20-15 going into halftime.

Big 12 spring battle spotlight: Iowa State RBs
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 15:52:32 -0700

Iowa State lost its top two running backs from last season. How will the Cyclones rebound? Departed: Aaron Wimberly and DeVondrick Nealy comprised 54 percent of Iowa State's carries last season (QB Sam B. Richardson totaled another 31 percent). Wimberly has graduated, while Nealy left the team after the season, leaving Iowa State with the most inexperienced backfield in the league. Spring ...

Police accuse Sibley, IA woman of stealing packages from Sheldon homes
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:30:18 -0700

.Last week, officers searched the Sibley home of 43-year-old Becky Vander Plaats and seized several items they considered to be evidence in the case.

Rubio dines with Republican mega-donor
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 13:05:06 -0700

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio dined with Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson at a steakhouse in Washington Monday night, a person with direct knowledge of the meeting told Fox News.

IOWA DISTRICT WRESTLING — Area sends eight to state
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 06:26:13 -0700

Teams from the NEWSpapers of Iowa County area will be sending eight wrestlers to state following this weekend’s district wrestling meets from sites around the state. The state meet is Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 19-21, at Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines. Here’s what happened Saturday afternoon: * Iowa Class 1A at Wilton: English Valleys’ Zach […]

Syracuse falls to Pitt
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 08:49:44 -0700

Chris Jones said he felt "pretty comfortable" on the Carrier Dome floor, and his shooting made Syracuse look uncomfortable on its home court. The Tar Heels opened the game by scoring on a "Four Corners" play as a tribute to the late Dean Smith. Smith was known for using the tactic to spread the floor and work the clock, which helped lead to a shot clock. Karl-Anthony Towns scored 19 points to ...