High winds damaged trees throughout O’Brien County. Sheldo was hit some power outages which were quickly responded to by MidAmerican Energy. According to the National Weather Service the wind speed at the Sheldon airport was recorded as 64 mph as the severe weather went through Sheldon. A large amount of damage to the roof occurred to the business plaza located at 101 N. Runger in Sheldon.
Gregory Lee “Greg” Niewendorp was born on May 26, 1952, at Primghar, IA to Byron and Geraldean “Jeri” (Bergeman) Niewendorp. His early life was spent on a farm east of Melvin, IA along with his sister, Christy. Greg received his … Continue reading →
Geraldean Lucille “Jeri” Niewendorp was born in Elgin, IL on May 16, 1930, to Edmund and Dorthea “Dorothy” (Zickuhr) Bergeman. She spent her youth in Oswego, Batavia and Aurora, IL before moving with her family to Sioux City, IA. There … Continue reading →
submittedLinda Betsinger McCann will be speaking about several of her books in this area during the week of September 13. Linda writes nonfiction Iowa history and has had 14 books published by Tandem Publishing Group of Des Moines. She will … Continue reading →