One injured in Hawarden accident

Posted October 23, 2014 at 5:00 am

By Steve Peterson

Hawarden fire, police and ambulance personnel, and Sioux County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a one-vehicle accident in Hawarden on Oct. 16.

Virgil McKee, age 79, of Hawarden, was driving a 2014 Ford F-150 truck. He hit a tree at Avenue D and Seventh Street at about noon. McKee was transported to Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.

The accident remains under investigation.


    Historic Hawarden home torn down

    By Steve Peterson

    For the Haines family, the address 908 Avenue F in Hawarden was more than just another house address in the city of Hawarden.

    For almost 125 years, someone from the family called it home.

    On Monday morning, a wrecking crew demolished the home as family and friends looked on, including three sisters, Dolores Westcott, Barbara Kelley and Donna Peterson.

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