Press Releases

Motor vehicle accident northeast of Hudson – November 10

November 13, 2022

On Thursday, November 10, at 5:17 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Chestnut Avenue, two miles northeast of Hudson, SD.  Conrado Curiel, age 42, of Hawarden, IA, was driving a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix southbound on Chestnut Avenue when he struck a deer on the roadway.  No … Read more

Commercial motor vehicle accident west of Sheldon – November 9

November 9, 2022

On Wednesday, November 9, at 2:16 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, one-quarter mile west of Sheldon, IA. Daniel Longey, age 42, of Sioux Falls, SD was driving a 2012 Freightliner M2 straight-truck eastbound on Highway 18 when he reported he swerved to avoid … Read more

Sioux County Burn Ban lifted – November 9, effective 12:00 p.m.

November 9, 2022

PUBLIC NOTICE  From Sioux County Emergency Management: This notice is to advise Sioux County residents that the open burning ban for Sioux County will be lifted effective Wednesday, November 9, at 12:00 p.m. We thank everyone for your cooperation the past weeks through the extremely dry conditions when the burn ban was in place, by … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Hawarden – November 5

November 6, 2022

On Saturday, November 5, at 7:55 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 420th Street, two miles north of Hawarden, IA. Alyssa Kenney, age 26, of Primghar, IA, was driving a 2022 Ford F-150 westbound on 420th Street when she struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries … Read more

Motor vehicle accident east of Sioux Center – November 5 *Updated, arrest made*

November 6, 2022

*UPDATED RELEASE* On Sunday, November 20, at 12:04 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Stephanie Jimenez, age 21, of Remsen, IA. The arrest stemmed from the investigation of the accident that occurred on Saturday, November 5; the deputy suspected that Jimenez was under the influence of alcohol and through the course of that investigation, … Read more

Commercial Motor Vehicle accident east of Hull – November 5

November 6, 2022

On Saturday, November 5, at 5:04 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Ironwood Avenue, two miles east of Hull, IA. Paul Meyer, age 27, of Hull, was driving a 2014 Peterbilt 389 semi-truck pulling a 2013 Wilson trailer loaded with pigs southbound on Ironwood Avenue. Meyer reported … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Maurice – November 4

November 6, 2022

On Friday November 4, at 5:36 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 10 and Highway 75, two miles north of Maurice, IA. Shawn Madsen, age 29, of Hawarden, IA, was driving a 2014 Toyota Camry eastbound on Highway 10; she stopped for the … Read more

Motor vehicle accident east of Hull – November 4

November 6, 2022

On Friday, November 4, at 3:00 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, two miles east of Hull, IA.   Kristine Roepke, age 56, of Cherokee, IA, was driving a 2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer eastbound on Highway 18; she slowed down for a turning vehicle in front … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Rock Valley – November 2

November 2, 2022

On Wednesday, November 2, at 3:41 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 360th Street (K-24) and Dogwood Avenue, five miles south of Rock Valley, IA. Gary Taylor, age 15, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2000 Ford F-150 southbound on Dogwood Avenue. Wendell Van … Read more

**Attention area farmers** Sioux County Firefighter’s Association to hold appreciation supper

November 1, 2022

The 2022 Fall Harvest has been in full swing and will soon be winding down. Over the past two years, area farmers and first responders have been dealing with extremely dry conditions that have sparked several large field fires. During those times, Sioux County Communications has relayed requests from fire departments for help from local … Read more