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Applications now available for Clay County Fair Queen

Fri 2-12-2016 Spencer, IA

(Spencer)-Registration forms due by March 14.

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Iowa Senate Subcommittee Approves Bill To Make Passing Bicycles On Roadways The Same As For Passing Vehicles

Fri 2-12-2016

“Safe Routes to School” is a movement to get kids to walk or bike to and from school, and it’s been active in Iowa for the past decade.

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Scott Pyle To Oversee Management & Capital Improvements At The Inn

Fri 2-12-2016 3301 Lakeshore Drive Okoboji, IA

Officials with DePalma Hotels and Resorts, which operates The Inn of Okoboji, formally announced Thursday it’s hired Scott Pyle to oversee management and capital improvements at the historic resort.

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Hitmakers Reunion Tour, Starring Restless Heart, To Perform At CCF

Fri 2-12-2016

Officials with the Clay County Fair are announcing today (Fri.) the Hitmakers Reunion Tour starring Restless Heart plus Richie McDonald, Suzy Bogguss and Billy Dean will be appearing in front of the grandstand Monday, September 12th at 7:30 p.m.

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Woman Sentenced For Stealing From Former Employer

Thu 2-11-2016

A northwest Iowa woman has been given probation and an order to repay more than $19,000 she stole from her former employer.

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IUB Continues To Consider Pipeline Permit

Thu 2-11-2016

Iowa utilities regulators are meeting for the fourth day to consider whether to allow a Texas company to bury 346 miles of crude oil pipe under Iowa farmland and whether to give the company authority to force unwilling landowners to sign easements using eminent domain laws.

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Company Relocates To Estherville

Thu 2-11-2016 3950 5th Ave N, Estherville, IA

A company that specializes in hydroblasting, sponge blasting, dry ice blasting and industrial vacuum work has relocated its operations to Estherville.

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Broken Water Main Prompts Boil Advisory For Some Residents Of Royal

Thu 2-11-2016 Royal, IA

Some residents in the Clay county town of Royal are being told to boil their drinking water until further notice.

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Clay County Traffic Stop Results Arrest

Thu 2-11-2016 Spencer, IA

A traffic stop Sunday in Clay county resulted in the arrest of a Storm Lake man on a drug charge.

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Minor Injuries Reported In Car Vs Snowplow Collision On I90

Thu 2-11-2016 Worthington, Mn

Minor injuries were reported Wednesday when a car collided with a snow plow on Interstate 90 about two miles west of Worthington.

 

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Pursuit Leads To Charges Against Milford Man

Thu 2-11-2016 Spencer, IA

A pursuit Tuesday that went through portions of three northwest Iowa counties landed a Milford man in jail on multiple charges.

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PLAC Presents Close to You: Music of the Carpenters February 11th

Wed 2-10-2016 2201 Highway 71,Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-Chicago's Lisa Rock and her 6 piece band receiving rave reviews for production.

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Dickinson County FSA Holds Election For County Committee Seat

Wed 2-10-2016 Spirit Lake, IA

A farmer from Spirit Lake Township has been elected to serve on the Farm Service Agency County Committee.

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Boat Tie Off Bill Apparently Dead For Session

Wed 2-10-2016 Lake Okoboji, IA

A bill introduced in the Iowa House that would set distance limits between boats that tie off in a given area of a lake is now apparently dead for the session.

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Special Election Held To Fill Seat On Emmetsburg City Council

Wed 2-10-2016 Emmetsburg, Ia

Unofficial results from the Palo Alto County Auditor’s Office show Ryan Berkland was elected Tuesday in a special election to fill a seat on the Emmetsburg city council representing Ward 2.

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Voters Approve $16M Bond Issue For Iowa Lakes Community College

Wed 2-10-2016

Voters in the Iowa Lakes Community College service area have approved a $16 million bond referendum.

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Dickinson County Relay for Life Brings Back Daffodil Days

Tue 2-9-2016 Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-Orders must be placed by Friday, February 19.

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SHOPKO Announces Return To Estherville; To Open "Home Town Store"

Tue 2-9-2016 Estherville, IA

SHOPKO is coming back to Estherville.

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IUB Considering Pipeline Permit

Tue 2-9-2016

The Iowa Utilities Board is meeting to consider whether to approve a hazardous liquid pipeline permit for an oil pipeline that will stretch 346 miles across the state diagonally from the northwest to the southeast.

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State Senator David Johnson: Fireworks Bill Likely Dead For Session

Tue 2-9-2016

Attempts to legalize fireworks during this session of the Iowa Legislature have probably fizzled out.

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Many Roads Remain Closed Late This (Mon.) Afternoon Due To Stranded Vehicles

Mon 2-8-2016

Many state Highways, including Interstate 90, remain closed as of late this (Mon.) afternoon due to deep drifts and stranded vehicles.

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Crash Near Ashton Injures Little Rock Woman

Mon 2-8-2016 Ashton, IA

A single vehicle crash Friday in Osceola county injured a Little Rock woman.

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