Fire guts vacant Rembrandt Enterprises barn

Area firefighters battled a blaze Thursday evening (July 27) at a Rembrandt Enterprises pullet barn north of Rembrandt. The fire began at approximately 6:18 p.m. at the facility located at 4661 120th Ave., a mile west of Hwy. 71. Rob Danielson, a captain with the Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office, said there were no injuries and none of the buildings […]

Area players make all-district softball teams

Eight area prep softball players were voted to the Iowa Girls Coaches Association all-district teams, it was released. In Class 1A, two players from Newell-Fonda were represented on the Northwest team in Mia Walker and Mary Walker. The Class 2A Northwest team had three players from Sioux Central and two from Ridge View make it. Brynn Webber, Kendra Casey and […]

8 area players voted to all-district baseball teams

The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association released its all-district teams for 2023 and eight area players were recognized after voting by northwest Iowa coaches. Jake Eddie of Storm Lake was voted to the first team in Class 3A at utility. Three players from Newell-Fonda and two from Alta-Aurelia were selected to the team in Class 1A. The Mustangs’ Carter […]

Newell-Fonda, Sioux Central players head all-TLC softball team

Three players from conference champion Newell-Fonda and four from runner-up Sioux Central headline the list of selections to the Twin Lakes Conference softball team, it was released. Pitcher Mia Walker, infielder Mary Walker and outfielder Emma Erickson were represented on the first team from Newell-Fonda. Catcher Kendra Casey, infielder Bradi Krager, outfielder Brynn Webber and utility player Berkley Johannsen were […]

Baseball ain’t broke, so don’t fix it

A few weeks ago, the Iowa High School Athletic Association emailed a survey to superintendents, principals and athletics/activities directors from each high school in the state. The survey included 20 questions ranging from family week to interstate competition to football and baseball games. Two questions in particular in regard to baseball were of interest, and one of them shouldn’t have […]

Five Tornadoes make all-Lakes softball team

DeHaan, Hernandez, Harder voted first team

Five players from runner-up Storm Lake were voted to the Lakes Conference team for softball, it was released. The Tornadoes were represented on the first team by pitcher Avery DeHaan, catcher Josie Hernandez and outfielder Mackenzie Harder. Joining them were pitchers Tatum Dunlavy and Rylee Yager of Estherville Lincoln Central, infielders Jordyn Stokes of Estherville Lincoln Central, Olivia Huckfelt and […]

Ridge View lands 5 on all-WVC softball team

Five players from conference tri-runner-up Ridge View were voted to the Western Valley Conference softball team. The Raptors were represented on the first team by Tatum Shepherd and Shae Dutler. Joining them were Makenna Bowman, Hannah Koch and Jorja Howe of Kingsley-Pierson, Mya Goslar and Ava Kovarna of MVAOCOU, Izzy Deeds, Klaudia Pry and Alania Goettsch of River Valley, Carly […]

SL’s Eddie, DeMey voted first team all-Lakes, four make second team

Storm Lake had eight players represented on the Lakes Conference baseball team as voted on by the league’s coaches, it was released. Jake Eddie was selected to the first team at pitcher while Hunter DeMey was chosen to the first team as an infielder. Joining them on the first team were pitchers Jake Cornwall of Spirit Lake and Owen Larson […]

RV lands six on WVC baseball team

Six players from Ridge View were voted to the Western Valley Conference baseball team, it was released. The Raptors were represented on the first team by Cael Myrtue, Caden Biede, Blake Myrtue and Kinnick Jensen. Joining them were Oliver Deeney and Brayden Williams of Lawton-Bronson, Kolby Scott and Ethan Kuhlmann of MVAOCOU, Myles Beck of OABCIG, and Drew Kluender, Max […]

Newell-Fonda players headline all-Twin Lakes baseball team

Five players from conference co-champion Newell-Fonda headline the list of selections to the Twin Lakes Conference baseball team, it was released. Pitcher Max Carlson, catcher Mason Hoberman, infielder Mason Dicks, outfielder Carter Sievers and utility player Ryan Greenfield were all represented from Newell-Fonda on the first team. They were joined by pitchers Cale Brechwald of Alta-Aurelia and Dillon Manthei of […]