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WORTHINGTON — “Christmas in July” will be the theme for Wednesday’s concert by the “Amazing” Worthington City Band in Chautauqua Park. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Master of ceremonies will be Bob Demuth Jr. Intermission entertainment will be by harpist Kathy Fransen.
Under the direction of Jon Loy, the band will perform holiday selections including “O Come, All Ye Faithful,” “Silent Night,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “Sleigh Ride.”
In case of inclement weather, the concert will be in the auxiliary gym at Worthington High School. The final concert of the summer season will be July 24.
JACKSON - A Jackson man is in jail after threatening two dogs and a person with a knife. Thomas Reynolds, 30, was arrested Wednesday on the 900 block of Grant Street He is currently being held at the Jackson County Jail under a $25,000 bail.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department responded to the 100 block of Thomas Hill Road in Jackson July 10 after receiving a report of a suspicious person talking to himself and wandering around a yard. The person came upon the reporting party’s dogs, pulled out a knife and threatened to stab the dogs. Upon arrival of deputies, the suspicious person had left the area. A description of the suspicious person was given to the deputies.
At around 8 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the 700 block of Brown Street in Jackson. It was reported a suspicious person approached the reporting party and placed a knife up to his chest, asking if his son was in the garage located at the residence. The suspicious person then walked into the garage and walked away.
Deputies located an individual matching the description given to them by witnesses on the 900 block of Grant Street, indentified him as Reynolds and arrested him without incident. Deputies located a camouflage folding knife in his front pocket. Reynolds was formally charged with second-degree felony assault with a dangerous weapon.
JACKSON - A rural Heron Lake man will likely face drug charges after authorities seized about a pound of marijuana and $2,200 in cash from his residence in northern Jackson County Tuesday.
Acting on what Jackson County Sheriff Roger Hawkinson on Friday termed a “reliable tip,” deputies executed a search warrant at the Joshua McNab residence on 420th Avenue in Weimer Township July 9. Deputies seized around a pound of pot and the pile of cash that Hawkinson said was located next to a scale and plastic baggies containing what was suspected to be marijuana. McNab was not taken into custody, though the sheriff said he will be charged by formal complaint at a later date.
DOON, Iowa - The Lyon County Sheriff's Office stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation on Highway 75 and 250th St, three miles east of Doon on Saturday at 12:02 a.m.. An investigation led to the driver, Jordan Lorenzen, age 26, of Luverne, MN being arrested for operating while intoxicated, a serious misdemeanor. Passengers Emily Kruger and Olivia Berghorst were both cited for minor in possession of alcohol and passenger Nathan Lorenzen was cited for open container, all simple misdemeanors.
LARCHWOOD, Iowa - The Lyon County Sheriff Department was called to investigate a two vehicle accident at Broadway St and Holder St in Larchwood, Ia. at 4:11 p.m. on Sunday. Driver of vehicle one was Theodore Underberg age 59 from Larchwood. He was driving a 1996 Buick that received about $750 damage. Driver of vehicle two was Mary Hohman age 80, from Sioux Falls, SD. She was driving a 2012 Volkswagen that received about $1000 damage.
Hohman failed to yield to Underberg after stopping at the stop sign causing the two to collide. Hohman was cited for Failure to Yield to Vehicle on the Right. No injuries were reported.
SIBLEY, Iowa — Two Sibley residents have been arrested on drug charges, thanks to a texted tip. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Wednesday, their deputies carried out a search warrant at 1016 2nd Avenue West in Sibley.
Following the search, deputies arrested 27-year-old Heather Nicole Lavoie and 26-year-old Reyes Valles Ontiveros, both of Sibley. They were charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Simple Misdemeanor), and Possession of a Controlled Substance (Serious Misdemeanor). Lavoie and Ontiveros were released after they each posted a $1,300 bond.
The sheriff’s office started the investigation after receiving an anonymous Text-a-Tip. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office has received over 90 anonymous texted tips since implementing the program in 2008.
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — He carried northwest Iowa in a big way in 2012 and was the Iowa 2012 Republican Presidential Caucus winner. Now he’s coming back to northwest Iowa for the first time since the election.
Rick Santorum is the keynote speaker at a northwest Iowa Republican fundraising dinner in Rock Rapids on August 8th.
There will be a VIP Reception at 5:00 PM at Sully’s Grill in downtown Rock Rapids. Guest check-in and social hour begins at 5:45 PM at the Forster Community Center. Supper begins at 6:15 PM.