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01/26/23: Crime, Courts, Accidents & Incidents

• Traffic Gabriela Gonzalez Lemus, Hartley, Speeding. Bo Thomas Struve, Paullina, Speeding. Jose Manuel Duenas Topete, Hawarden, No Valid Driver’s License. Alicia Elizabeth Cortez, Sioux City, Speeding; Registration Violation. Pedro Ralios...

Blaze damages downtown Spencer buildings

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of a fire Sunday that damaged several businesses and upstairs apartments on Grand Avenue in Spencer. According to a news release from the Spencer...

Getting ahead of any problems

An agreement for scheduled service of HVAC systems in all three Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn buildings was approved by the school board on Jan. 16. Superintendent Patrick Carlin described the one-year...

Education reform bill passes in Legislature

While most Iowans were sleeping, the Legislature on Monday night and Tuesday morning passed sweeping changes to K-12 education funding that will allow taxpayer dollars to be used for tuition at...

Royal council mulls future of old water plant

The status of the old water plant in Royal is being further investigated following discussions with the city's water supplier. Mayor Josh Toft reported at this month's council meeting that Iowa Lakes...

Frosty fishing fun at Scharnberg Pond

The sight of 1,500 rainbows dazzled visitors at Scharnberg Pond near Everly Saturday, but their gazes weren't fixed on the sky above. Curious anglers and other onlookers crowded the pond's south...

Ash borer crawls into Osceola County

An invasive green beetle has made its way to another northwest Iowa county. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship on Jan. 19 confirmed that an infestation of the emerald ash borer...

Something had to give

One girls' basketball team was going to get its first win when Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn and South O'Brien played in Hartley on Jan. 17. After starting the season with 10 straight losses, the Hawks got...

Not quite enough pins

Emmetsburg's boys edged Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn to place first as a team during a bowling triangular Jan. 17 at Locomotion Lanes in Sanborn. The E-Hawks finished with a team total of 2,741. That was...

Caught in scramble mode

Defensive breakdowns against a hot-shooting team doomed Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn during a 78-49 loss to visiting West Sioux on Jan. 20. Mason Coppock and Booker Walsh outscored the entire H-M-S team...

Wrestlers compete at Herb Irgens Invite

Five Okoboji/HMS wrestlers were among the place finishers during the Herb Irgens Invitational, hosted by OABCIG on Jan. 20-21. James Gellerman was the only competitor from H-M-S to finish in the Top...

01/26/23: Area Happenings & Accomplishments

UI announces fall dean's list honorees More than 7,500 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa were named to the dean's list for the 2022 fall semester. Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn graduates...

01/26/23: Community Calendar

May City firemen hosting soup supper The May City Fire Department will hold its annual soup supper on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 5-7 p.m. Free will donations will be accepted. See the ad on Page 5 for more details. Daycare fundraiser announced The...

Come on down!

Class may have started late last Friday at Clay Central/Everly Elementary due to winter weather, but conditions were just right for an all-school assembly at the end of the day with some excitement....

Critters crawl into CC/E

Clay Central/Everly Elementary had a few creepy crawly guests of honor visit on Monday. Librarian Iesha Toft invited Clay County Conservation's AmeriCorps aide Brooklynn Wille to join all library...

Better late than never

Christmas break caused a bit of a hiccup in Clay Central/Everly's winter schedule. Unfortunately, that meant holding off on the annual holiday music program until classes resumed in January....

From Our Files

• Jan. 29, 1948 The Hartley Town Council voted to repeal the outmoded poll tax that had been on the statutes of the town for many years. The tax, which placed a levy upon the head of each able-bodied man of military age, was considered by many to...

Winifred E. "Winnie" Mack, 101, Hartley

A funeral service for Winifred E. “Winnie” Mack was held Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hartley. Pastor Chris Nitzel officiated. Pallbearers were Gary Schade, Brian Schade, Donald Nolte, Mike Hamm, Jim Wernimont and...

Daniel Alons, 98, Sanborn

A memorial service for Daniel Alons was held Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at the Cornerstone United Reformed Church in Sanborn. Rev. Dan Donovan officiated. Pallbearers were Adam Van Duyn, Nathan Van Duyn, Brad Alons, Owen Postma, Kelly Roder, Matt...

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