August 23, 2023

Heat-related explosion in Manchester

Officials confirm it was heat that caused an explosion at a farm co-op in Manchester this afternoon. Initial reports indicate one anhydrous tank overheated and exploded, knocking over another anhydrous

Cherokee 4-H Members Take Home Honors at Iowa State Fair

Three Cherokee County 4-H Members were awarded top honors from this year’s Iowa State Fair. The members are Branden Whited, Brittney Schmillen, and Sam Schmillen. Cherokee County Youth Coordinator with

Fundraising for tear down in Villisca downtown

Fundraising is underway to help finance demolition of three buildings in downtown Villisca. One of the buildings — the Rialoto Theater — has been a landmark in the southwest Iowa

Teens Arrested Following Pursuit in Storm Lake

Two teenagers were arrested following a brief pursuit in Storm Lake this past weekend. According to the Storm Lake Police Department, an officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high

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