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Washed away

June 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

LEOTA — Like many farmers with crops under water or obliterated by hail, Harley Buys of rural Edgerton is in limbo.

“Everything we farm is gone,” he said Tuesday afternoon, 24 hours after a 6-inch rain and a 45-minute hail storm pummeled his…continue reading on

Lyon County losses total $400,000

June 11, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Wrong payments and collections encompass road work, septic system, scrap salesDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) A state audit released Tuesday shows that Lyon County in northwest Iowa missed out on collecting more than $400,000 for road work and septic system inspections, and county engineer department employees kept more than $9,000 from the sale of scrap materials. Continue Reading

Lyon Sheriff calls off abduction investigation

September 12, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa The Lyon County Sheriff was able to disprove a report of a possible abduction Wednesday in Rock Rapids. Continue Reading

Lyon County investigates employee misconduct

July 22, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa In two separate cases, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office has filed criminal charges against county employees. Continue Reading

Burglaries plague Lyon County

July 16, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa An Appleton, Wis., man was arrested Sunday following a string of burglaries in Lyon County. Continue Reading

Weber victorious in Osceola County sheriff’s race

June 5, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

SIBLEY, Iowa After winning his third election, Osceola County Sheriff Douglas Weber is pleased with the amount of support he got from citizens of the county. Continue Reading

Pilot dies in Lyon County crash

March 28, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

LARCHWOOD, Iowa A Sioux Falls, S.D., man was pronounced dead at the scene of an airplane crash Wednesday afternoon near Larchwood. Continue Reading

Lyon County deputy involved in high speed chase

April 12, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa A Lyon County deputy was involved in a high speed chase Monday after attempting to stop a vehicle allegedly driven by Eric Matthew Hopewell, 48, of Sioux Falls, S.D. Continue Reading

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