Sioux County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa State Patrol to Unite on Traffic

Saturation Projects

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa State Patrol have joined forces to put together 4 separate saturation patrol Read The Full Story…

March 31, 2011 - 10:11 am - Posted in Obituaries

Mrs. Katie Van Berkum, age 94, of Orange City, passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the Heritage House Nursing Home in Orange City.

There will be a memorial service on Monday, April 4, at 10:30am, in the chapel of the First Reformed Church in Orange City. Mr. Thomas Hydeen will officiate. Interment will be prior to the service at the Sherman Township Cemetery, near Maurice. There will be a prayer service on Monday, at 9:15am, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.

Visitation will be after 4:00pm on Sunday, with the family present from 4:00pm to 6:00pm, at the funeral home.

Katie was born on November 17, 1916, near Ireton, the daughter of John and Maggie (Roelfson) Peuse. She was raised near Ireton, Alton, and Orange City.

In 1936, her mother passed away. In 1946, her father, her sister, Mattie, and Katie moved into Orange City. There she did housework for many people. Her father passed away in 1948.

On August 25, 1955, she married Alvin John Van Berkum in Orange City. They farmed northwest of Orange City. In 1961, they moved into Orange City, where Katie was employed at the Golden Rule Store, Ben Franklin Store, ABC Grocery Store, and Dutch Mill Restaurant. Alvin passed away on November 8, 1995, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

In October of 2000, she became a resident of the Pioneer Memorial Home in Orange City. Later, she transferred to the Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen, and in 2006, she returned to Orange City, to live at the Heritage House.

Mrs. Van Berkum was a member of the First Reformed Church. She enjoyed bowling and belonged to a women’s league for many years, well into her 80s.

Survivors include a step-son and his wife, Douglas and Linda Van Berkum, of Orange City; three step-grandchildren and their spouses, Gayle and Jeff Hayden, Rachel and Rick Drago, and David and Jane Van Berkum, all of Colorado; six step-great-grandchildren, Olivia Mae, Gabryelle, and Hannah Hayden; and Mary-Anne, Caroline, and Derek Van Berkum; and many nephews and nieces.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Sarah Den Ouden, Jennie Van Roekel, Minnie Bras, and Mattie Peuse; and four brothers, William, Everett, John, and Henry Peuse; and a step-daughter, Glenda Van Berkum.

Memorials will be directed to the church.

Online Expressions of Sympathy can be sent to: http://www.oolman.com

March 29, 2011 - 11:49 am - Posted in News

Do you have info about a theft from a 96 red Honda Civic in Granville? HTC cell phone, XBox controllers, etc.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a theft from a vehicle that occurred on Read The Full Story…

March 29, 2011 - 11:44 am - Posted in News
The Orange City Chamber of Commerce Business EXPO starts today.  Be sure to visit KIWA radio in booth #6 and Orange City Tip Top Tux and Luxury Rides in Booth #1.
Expo Exhibitors Layout
Please see the layout below to see where the booths are located. Read The Full Story…
March 29, 2011 - 11:18 am - Posted in News

On Sunday, March 27 at 7:05 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mark Breuer, age 36, of Rock Valley, IA. He was charged with three [3] counts of Assault with Intent to Commit Sexual Abuse. Read The Full Story…

March 29, 2011 - 11:13 am - Posted in News

On Sunday, March 27 at 4:20 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested, Barry Arends, age 20 of Little Rock, IA  for operating while intoxicated first offense, driving while revoked, and minor in possession of alcohol. Also Read The Full Story…

March 29, 2011 - 11:08 am - Posted in News

On Friday, March 25, at 7:15 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a traffic accident that occurred one mile north of Sioux Center, IA on 370th St.

Paul Clark, age 34, of Boyden IA was driving a 2010 Chevrolet Read The Full Story…

March 29, 2011 - 11:03 am - Posted in News
 On Friday, March 25, at 7:24 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a traffic accident that occurred on Hwy. 75, one mile north of Sioux Center, IA. Read The Full Story…
March 29, 2011 - 10:44 am - Posted in News

On Thursday, March 24, at 11:00 am, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a traffic accident that occurred on Colfax Street in Boyden, IA. Read The Full Story…

March 29, 2011 - 10:26 am - Posted in News

On Friday, March 25, at 8:00 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a traffic accident that occurred near the intersection of Center Street and Division Street in Hull, IA.  Matthew Moeller, age 28, Read The Full Story…