Fatal accident on Hwy 182 and A34

Posted September 11, 2014 at 4:05 pm

According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department and Iowa State Patrol, on Friday, Aug. 29, at approximately 11:30 p.m., a fatal collision occurred at the intersection of Highway 182 and County Road A34. A 2008 Dodge Charger driven by Jacob Kennet, 18, of Le Mars, Iowa, collided with a 2004 Dodge Caravan driven by Susan R. Bliek, 51, of Rock Valley. Bliek was killed and others were injured. Bliek was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in Kennet’s vehicle was airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital; there has been no update on his condition. Kennet was transported by a personal vehicle to a hospital in Rock Valley.

Both vehicles received $8,000 in damages.The Iowa State Patrol was assisted by the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, Inwood Fire and Rescue, Lyon County Ambulance, and

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    Two injured in car vs bus accident

    Posted September 4, 2014 at 6:20 pm

    According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department, on Tuesday, Aug. 26, at approximately 7:48 a.m. the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a car vs bus accident. Inwood Fire, Inwood Rescue, Lyon County deputies, Iowa State

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    Local group supports Days for Girls initiative

    Posted September 4, 2014 at 6:20 pm

    It’s not something the majority of women in the U.S.A. pay much thought to, but for those living in poverty, domestically and abroad, regularly acquiring feminine hygiene products can be a challenge, if not down right

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    Inwood Christian aims to improve playground

    Posted September 4, 2014 at 6:19 pm

    As Inwood Christian School rolls into another school year, they do so with less playground equipment after removing a wooden play structure that has been in place for over three decades. However, they’ve made plans to replace

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    Roy Hoogeveen chosen as Lester Days Parade Marshal

    Posted August 21, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    Lester’s 125th anniversary celebration is fast approaching, and along with the fun and games, there will be the annual Lester Days Parade. This year, lifelong Lester resident, Roy Hoogeveen, will be leading the way as the 2014 grand

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    Leadership crucial in the U.S. Army

    Posted August 21, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    As an officer in the U.S. Army, JC Van’t Land is developing strong leadership skills.

    He is the son of Rob and Bonnie Van’t Land from Hull, a 2008 graduate of Boyden-Hull High

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    Hull pool is closing soon

    Posted August 14, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    It’s quite a process to close down and empty the pool each year. Todd Woelber is in charge of that. It takes about 48 hours to get the water ready to drain. First he has to shut

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    Ker Splash . . .

    Posted June 11, 2014 at 9:35 pm

    Swimming lessons are underway at the Westbrook Swimming Pool. Above: Swimming instructor Alexa Byers was busy working with the beginners class last Friday afternoon. The weather was perfect and the water was a beautiful aqua

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