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Likely Repeal of Affordable Care Act Has Many on Edge

Tue 1-24-2017

The likely repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act has many healthcare providers and patients on edge.

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State Representative John Wills Says Legislature May Consider Bike Light Bill

Tue 1-24-2017

A northwest Iowa man who hit five cyclists without bike lights several years ago is now pushing for stricter bike laws.

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Winter Games Favorite the Polar Plunge is Back for Another Year

Tue 1-24-2017

One of the most popular events associated with the University of Okoboji Winter Games is back for another year.

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Winter Storm Could Dump More Than A Foot Of Snow On The Region

Tue 1-24-2017

(Spirit Lake)-- Get the snowblower gassed up and the shovels handy. A winter storm warning for the possibility of heavy snow and strong wind goes into effect for most of the region, including the Iowa Great Lakes, at noon today (Tues.) and continues through 6:00 pm tomorrow (Wed.).

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Area Jazz Bands Turn In Strong Performances

Tue 1-24-2017

Congratulations to the Dickinson County High School Jazz Bands for receiving outstanding evaluations at the Iowa High School Music Association Jazz Band Festival held in Spirit Lake Monday evening.

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National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Warning

Mon 1-23-2017 Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-Heavy snow, strong winds expected to develop on Tuesday.

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Annual Iowa Lakes Show & Jazz Choir Festival January 24-25

Mon 1-23-2017 Estherville,IA

(Estherville)-25 choirs from around the region set to attend.

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4th Annual Winter Games Benefit January 26th

Mon 1-23-2017 575 Highway 71 S Arnolds Park,IA

(Arnolds Park)-Funds raised will go to Dickinson County Food Bank.

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IRRMA Hires New Executive Director

Mon 1-23-2017 Arnolds Park,Ia

(Arnolds Park)-Christopher Glenn brings non-profit experience to association.

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Spencer Officials Overjoyed By RAGBRAI Announcement

Mon 1-23-2017

City officials in Spencer say they're thrilled the city has been selected as the first overnight stop on this year's RAGBRAI route.

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Spirit Lake Traffic Stop Sends Lake Park Man To Jail

Mon 1-23-2017

A weekend traffic stop landed a Lake Park man in the Dickinson county jail.

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RAGBRAI to Trek Across Northern Iowa with Overnight Stops Planned for Spencer & Algona

Mon 1-23-2017

A major announcement over the weekend for some area cities when it comes to RAGBRAI.

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O'Brien County Economic Development Officials Planning a Career Day for Youth

Mon 1-23-2017

Officials with the O'Brien County Economic Development office are hoping some initiatives they're working on will help both retain and bring young people back to that county.

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Trouble Spots Developing On Some Area Lakes

Mon 1-23-2017

While ice conditions overall appear to be good on the Iowa Great Lakes, there is at least one trouble spot out there.

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Ruthven Man Arrested On Warrant

Mon 1-23-2017

A Ruthven man wanted on a warrant charging him with theft has been taken into custody.

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Winter Storm Promises to Deliver Fresh Snow for Winter Games

Mon 1-23-2017

Winter Storm Warning now in effect beginning Tuesday am.

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Semi Crash Injures Wisconsin Man

Mon 1-23-2017

A Wisconsin man was injured when a semi he was driving collided with some cattle.

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Wilcox Performing Arts Center to Open Sunday Evening at Algona High School

Fri 1-20-2017 Algona,IA

(Algona)-Benefactors to be recognized at 5:30 show.

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IRRMA presents Elvis Celebration January 21st at table 316 in Arnolds Park

Fri 1-20-2017 Arnolds Park,Ia

(Arnolds Park)-Appetizers and menuĀ items from official Graceland Cookbook.

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Spirit Lake High School to Host IHSMA State Jazz Band Festival January 23rd

Fri 1-20-2017 612 28th St,Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-150 students from Northwest Iowa to participate.

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Longtime Lakes Area Venue Changing Hands

Fri 1-20-2017

A longtime hangout in the Iowa Great Lakes will be shutting it's doors at the close of business of February 4th.

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Outdoor Classroom Project at Okoboji Elementary School Gets a Boost

Fri 1-20-2017

A project to construct an outdoor learning center at the Okoboji Elementary School in Milford is getting a boost.

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