Sioux County

They were all wooden-shoe clad. I’m told klompen are wonderful insulators and they had to be because that morning the temperature was --22, if you can believe the stories, which is risky.

Snow quilted everything, and there was no road, nothing really but experience to guide those sleighs all from Orange City west to Calliope, 23 miles in insufferable cold. It was January 22, 1872.

NW Iowa Counties Registered Voters

Nov 7, 2016

In Northwest Iowa, registered Republicans far outnumber Democrats.  However, there is also a large number of undeclared voters.

Siouxland Public Media’s Mary Hartnett has this report.