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Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Lyon County Deputy, Stephanie Schreurs and the members of the Lyon County Sheriff's Office.

In the early morning hours of Friday, August 9th the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single motor vehicle accident involving Deputy Stephanie Schreurs, a 24-year veteran. Deputy Schreurs sustained incapacitating injuries and was flown by air ambulance to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for injuries sustained in the accident. Deputy Schreurs succumbed to her injuries on Tuesday, August 13.

Latest news & Announcements

New School Year safety reminder

August 21, 2019

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reminds all motorists that area schools will soon begin for a new school year. Now is the time to prepare for school bus traffic on all roadways and children walking and riding their bicycles to and from schools. Please reduce your speeds, especially around school zones and be prepared to … Read moreNew School Year safety reminder

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Sioux Center Police Department seeking help with investigation

August 12, 2019

The Sioux Center Police Department is seeking your help identifying the male and blue pickup in these photos regarding an investigation. If you recognize this person or know who the blue pickup belongs to, please contact them at 712-722-0761 or by calling our 24-hour Sioux County Communications Center at 712-737-3307; if you wish to remain … Read moreSioux Center Police Department seeking help with investigation

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Job opening for position of female part-time jailer

August 5, 2019

Sioux County Detention Officer ONE PART-TIME FEMALE DETENTION OFFICER (JAILER) The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of a female part-time Detention Officer (Jailer). Applicants will be required to pass a physical, written and psychological examination.  All applicants will be subject to a background check and drug test. Applications can be … Read moreJob opening for position of female part-time jailer

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Tips to avoid scams

August 2, 2019

An old cliché that has been around for a long time: If it seems too good to be true, it probably is. Be cautious of unsolicited e‐mails and phone calls ‐‐ many are fraudulent. Be wary of anyone who asks for personal information. Do not give out any information to a person, business or Web … Read moreTips to avoid scams

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Train Derailment northwest of Hull *drone video* – July 31

July 31, 2019

On Wednesday, July 31, at 8:32 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office received reports of a train derailment that occurred on the BNSF Railway, five miles northwest of Hull, IA. Upon further investigation, responding personnel discovered that approximately 25 of the 83 car train derailed. The train cars consisted of refrigerated, tank, freight and rock … Read moreTrain Derailment northwest of Hull *drone video* – July 31

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Drone Response team assists at explosion – July 23

July 24, 2019

On Tuesday, July 23, at 3:46 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office Drone Response Team assisted the Sheldon Fire Department, Sheldon Ambulance, Sheldon Emergency Management, O’Brien County Emergency Management and Sheldon Police Department at the location of an explosion that occurred at the Deluxe Feeds Elevator dairy building in Sheldon, IA. The Sheriff’s Office Drone … Read moreDrone Response team assists at explosion – July 23

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