July 28, 2011 - 12:37 pm - Posted in News

On Wednesday, July 27 at 5:32 pm, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a traffic accident that occurred at the intersection of Eagle Avenue and 340th Street, four miles southwest of Rock Valley, IA.

Sonia Ranschau, age 36, of Rock Valley was driving a 1998 Plymouth Breeze Read The Full Story…

July 28, 2011 - 12:08 pm - Posted in News

On Saturday July 23, at 12:54 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a traffic accident that occurred near the intersection of Dipper Avenue and 510th street seven miles southeast of Hawarden, Ia. Read The Full Story…

July 28, 2011 - 10:05 am - Posted in News

 

 

 

 

 

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June held steady at 6.0 percent for the third consecutive month. And unemployment in northwest Iowa is slightly up, but still quite good compared to the state and national rates.

One year ago, the states jobless rate was 6.1 percent. Meanwhile, the U.S. economy experienced a soft patch during second quarter that pushed the national unemployment rate to 9.2 percent in June from 9.1 percent in May.

Teresa Wahlert, director of Iowa Workforce Development, says that Iowas economic recovery remains on track as we move into the second half of 2011. She says that the states unemployment rate averaged 6.0 percent for the first six months of the year compared to 9.0 percent for the nation. Read The Full Story…

 


 

The Iowa Corn Growers Association has launched an effort to form a relationship with the presidential candidates campaigning in the state. Bruce Rohwer is the organization’sPolitical Action Committee chair and a farmer Read The Full Story…

July 27, 2011 - 8:06 am - Posted in News

 


 

Deer Licenses Go On Sale August 15

Resident deer hunters may begin purchasing licenses for the Read The Full Story…

July 26, 2011 - 11:15 am - Posted in News

Debi Durham, State Director of the new Iowa Partnership for Economic Progress (IPEP), was in Orange City on July 22 to address approximately 50 area business and community leaders.  Director Durham shared with the group how the State will be re-organizing its economic development department and assistance programs. With the Governor’s signature on July 18, the new Iowa Partnership for Economic Progress legislation has become a reality. The initiative had been a key Read The Full Story…