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Officials: Iowa Train Derailment Dumped An Estimated 230,000 Gallons of Crude Oil - KDLT

DOON, Iowa (AP) – A railroad official says 14 of 32 derailed oil tanker cars in the northwest corner of Iowa dumped an estimated 230,000 gallons (870,619 liters) of crude oil into floodwaters, with some making its way to nearby rivers.

KDLT - 2018-06-23 21:36:55

Bullermans to host Breakfast on the Farm

RUSHMORE — From cattle and pigs to tractors and drones — and of course, free pancakes, burgers and chips — Nobles County farm families are ready to showcase modern agricultural production during the Nobles County Farm Bureau’s Breakfast on the Farm.

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-06-23 16:58:29

Officials: 38-year-old missing Minnesota man found dead

SAVAGE, Minn. (KARE 11) --The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says a missing man from Savage has been found dead in Pine County.Savage Police and the Pine County Sheriff’s Office had asked for the public's help in locating 38-year-old Nadeem Ramji of Savage.Ramji had last been seen in Pine

VALLEYNEWSLIVE.COM - 2018-06-23 13:46:00

Gov. Kim Reynolds expresses admiration for first responders during visit to oil spill, Rock Valley floods

Buy PhotoIowa Gov. Kim Reynolds meets with emergency officials and volunteers at the staging area near the site of the BNSF Railway derailment on Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Doon.Bryon Houlgrave/The RegisterFullscreen

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-06-23 22:31:00

We're in deep water

REGIONAL—Another thrash of heavy rainfall overwhelmed drain systems, raised waters and swamped fields in N’West Iowa this week, prompting Gov. Kim Reynolds to issue a disaster proclamation on Thursday, June 21, for nine counties, including Lyon, O’Brien and Osceola.Many plains in the area looked lik


Worthington residents agree: finding daycare is a desperate ...

WORTHINGTON — The city’s child care shortage has been a hot topic for years, but for the first time, a recent survey provides data behind the struggle for child care in Worthington.

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-06-23 12:30:00

Weber, Hamilton talk failures, successes of 2018 session

District 22 Sen. Bill Weber (left), R-Luverne, and District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, speak with constituents Saturday. (Karl Evers-Hillstrom/The Globe)

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-06-24 01:36:56

Man sentenced to 60 years for producing child pornography

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ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-06-23 14:54:30

Sheldon man wants O'Brien County to defund sheriff's department

Buy NowO'Brien County sheriff Allen Schuknecht has been caught in the middle of a feud between two rural Sheldon residents. One of the residents, Harold Postma, called upon the O'Brien County Board of Supervisors to defund Schuknecht's department.Josh Harrell

NWESTIOWA.COM - 2018-06-23 15:30:00

Sibley-Ocheyedan pitcher Ellie Huls takes aim

Ellie Huls, a freshman pitcher for the Sibley-Ocheyedan High School softball team, competes this year, her first without the use of her left arm, which was amputated just above the elbow last summer following an accident on a gravel road.TIM GALLAGHER tgallagher@siouxcityjournal.com

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2018-06-24 02:00:00

WRHCF: $2 million in grants and counting

WORTHINGTON – As the Worthington Regional Health Care Foundation (WRHCF) observes the 10th anniversary of its reconfiguration, which followed the sale of the former Worthington Regional Hospital to Sanford Health Care on July 1, 2008, it’s also celebrating that it’s surpassed $2 million in grant awa

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-06-24 13:25:13

Cause of Iowa derailment, oil spill amount still a mystery

DOON, Iowa (AP) - Crews are working to clean up a BNSF oil train derailment in Iowa that dumped crude into floodwaters, while officials seek to get a handle on the extent of the spill and its cause.

DAILY MAIL - 2018-06-23 18:12:06

Anderson named circulation manager at The Globe

WORTHINGTON — Larry Anderson, Worthington, recently joined The Globe as the newspaper’s new circulation manager.

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-06-24 01:17:56

Selberg to share cancer journey at Relay for Life

Selberg hadn’t been feeling well for months — since late 2016. He wasn’t necessarily in pain, but he was making more frequent trips to the restroom. Though he noticed some blood in his urine, his regular doctor thought it might be a kidney infection.When pickleball players Denny Hale and Julie Haas

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-06-23 16:59:24

Oil from derailed train raises concern in Rock Valley

Lyon County Sheriff, Stuart Vander Stoep says leaking material from the train could negatively effect Rock Valley downstream. “When the cars derrailed they went into the water and they are now leaking oil. We don’t know how much oils is leaking, but we can smell it, so we d0 know there is some,” the


Cause of Iowa derailment, oil spill amount still under wraps

DOON, Iowa (AP) — Crews were scrambling Saturday to clean up a BNSF oil train derailment in northwest Iowa that dumped crude into floodwaters, while officials seek to get a handle on the extent of the spill and its cause.

PLAINVIEW DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-23 20:13:47

Updated: Area experiences 24-hours of rainfall mid-week

According to the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, S.D., in a 48-hour period, the Worthington-area received approximately 4.67 inches of rain. Rainfall began at 6:51 a.m. June 20 and continued through 4 a.m. June 21, said NWS Meteorologist Alex Ferguson. Light rain continued through Thursday


Sheriff issues no wake zone at Lake Okabena

Due to the consistent rainfall Wednesday and into early Thursday, high water levels and debris floating in the lake have made operating watercraft at speeds greater than a closed throttle unsafe, Wilkening said.


BREAKING: Train derailment leads to evacuations in Sioux County

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa - Details still emerging on a train derailment that occurred about a mile south of Doon around 5:30 Friday morning in Sioux County. The County Sheriff's office has issued a mandatory evacuation for residents of Garfield Avenue from 270th and 280th Street. They are asking drivers to


Flooding Causes Evacuations In Sibley

Sibley, Iowa — One of the towns experiencing major flooding in northwest Iowa is Sibley. In fact, Sibley Fire Chief Ken Huls says it may be the worst flooding that he’s ever seen in the Osceola County community.