Local News

St. Mary’s Honors Projects

Three Storm Lake St. Mary’s High School juniors presented their in-depth honors projects Sunday night at the 15th Annual St. Mary’s Honor Program culmination.

Green Murder Trial Begins

Opening arguments will come Tuesday morning in Boone in the second murder trial of 55-year-old John Green of Blairsville, Georgia… who’s accused in the 2009 killing of his former roommate, 58-year-old Mark Koster in Sac City.

Mandernach Sentenced

A Sac City man… arrested in connection with a theft in January from the Storm Lake Wal-Mart… has been sentenced in Buena Vista County District Court.

Suspect Caught In Rash of Thefts

Authorities in O’Brien County have arrested a suspect in connection with a recent rash of thefts and burglaries in that county as well as Osceola, Lyon, and Sioux counties.

Farm Bill Deadline Extended

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Friday provided farm owners and producers one additional week, until April seventh, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage, the safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill.