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Most Recent Local News

FFA Week Begins

Iowa’s 15-thousand FFA members will mark the start of National FDA Week Saturday by driving their tractors into town, holding pancake breakfasts and other events to celebrate.

DCI Warns Of Scam

The Iowa Department of Public Safety Division of Criminal Investigation and Iowa State Patrol are warning of a scam targeting Iowans by misrepresenting the staff of the Department.

Both Drivers Injured In Pickup-Semi Crash

Two people were injured in a accident involving a pickup and a semi Thursday morning at the intersection of M-27 and highway three northwest of Alta.

Most Recent Local Sports

Storm Lake Girls Season Ends in Denison

Storm Lake built an early lead, but Denison Schleswig seized control before halftime, on their way to a 64-38 victory over Storm Lake in a girls basketball 4A region semifinal Saturday night. The Tornadoes led […]

South Central Calhoun Falls in Region Final

The Sioux Center girls basketball team led wire to wire, as they punched their ticket to the state tournament for the third straight year, defeating South Central Calhoun 73-43 in a Class 3A Region Final […]

Saturday State Tournament Wrestling Results

Alta-Aurelia – 1A-220 Nicholas Gaes (51-2) placed 5th and scored 13.00 team points. – Champ. Round 1 – Nicholas Gaes (Alta/Aurelia) 51-2 won by fall over Chaz Clark (Pleasantville) 44-5 (Fall 4:34) – Quarterfinal – […]

Most Recent Funerals

R Michael Kelly, 72, of Pocahontas

Funeral service will be Monday at 10:30am at the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in Pocahontas. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 7pm at the Powers Funeral Home in Pocahontas.