Impressive hauler: One of Hewitt Trucking’s semis is parked by the trees in their lot on Highway 59. Hewitt Trucking has a fleet of 24 trucks and around 30 employees. Photo by Brent Harm
06/05/2023 - 9:01pm
Based just west of Ida Grove on Highway 59, Hewitt Trucking is a family-owned business with strong ties to the community. The company is owned by Justin Hewitt and his four siblings, James, Joe, Jeff, and Holly Lansink. Justin is also the general...


04/24/2023 - 9:47pm
We just finished week 15 of the Iowa legislative session, and we are nearing completion of our work for the year. In this edition of Freedom Watch, I will highlight legislation passed this week, and what is likely to come before the end of session....


Hoffman heads for home: Anna Hoffman of OABCIG races to home plate after a wild pitch, scoring before the East Sac catcher can make the throw. Photo by Brent Harm
06/05/2023 - 8:34pm
The Falcon softball team squared off against East Sac on Thursday night in Battle Creek. The two squads treated the crowd to an exciting contest, with the outcome not decided until the final inning. Following a scoreless first inning, East Sac...


06/06/2023 - 11:02am
Rose Nielsen 1933 – 2023 IDA GROVE - Rose Nielsen, 90 of Ida Grove, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at the Horn Memorial Hospital of Ida Grove, Iowa. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 9, 2023, at the St. Paul...

The Ida County Courier

Ida County Courier
214 Main Street
PO Box 249
Ida Grove, Iowa 51445
Phone:  712-364-3131
Fax:  1-800-340-0805

Mid-America Publishing

This newspaper is part of the Mid-America Publishing Family. Please visit for more information.